Effective Date: April 9, 2013
Information We Collect and How We Collect It
In general, you can visit our Website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. When you visit the Website or use Services, we collect information sent to us by your computer, third-parties, mobile phone or other access device. This information may include your IP address, device information including but not limited to identifier, name and type, operating system, location, mobile network information and standard web log information, such as your browser type, traffic to and from our site and the pages you accessed on our website. Further, you should be aware that sections of this Website (including restricted portions of this Website) that allow for the submission of personal information (referred to for convenience as “Registration Pages”) contain a function for collecting various pieces of your personal information, which may include your name, address, email address, phone number(s), credit card or account information, company, industry, information about your interests in and use of various products, programs, and services, and any other information that you decide to provide us with. We only collect your personal information if you submit the information to us for such purposes as registering for the use of certain services or restricted portions of this Website and/or the Services or other subscription websites operated by Adways, completion of surveys, submitting applications for employment, product or service purchases, or requests for information, products, or services. For your information, through certain technologies employed by this Website and/or the Services we also collect non-personally identifiable information about you. For more details about this type of data collection, please refer to the section below on cookies.
If you open an account or use this Website or the Services, we may collect the following types of information:
• Contact information - your name, address, phone, email, “app store” login information, and other similar information.
• Financial information – PayPal account email or other payment processing information.
When you use this Website or the Services, we collect information about your transactions and your other activities on our website, application or when using the Services, and we may collect information about your computer or other access device for analytic and fraud prevention purposes.
To protect your security and privacy, we require that you (as opposed to a third party on your behalf) enter the personal information that we collect and that the information be current, although Adways disclaims any legal duty to verify the accuracy of any personal data that you provide to Adways. In order to help protect you from fraud and misuse of your personal information, we may collect information about your use and interaction with our website, application or the Services. For example, we may evaluate your computer, mobile phone or other access device to identify any malicious software or activity that may affect the availability of the Services.
You are free to access the personal information we have on file by contacting our Customer Service department by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.In addition, at any time you can request that we modify or delete your personal information by sending an email to us at email@example.com the words “UPDATE MY INFORMATION” in the subject line. Please be aware that, to protect your security and privacy, Adways may take reasonable steps to verify your identity prior to making changes to your personal information. For your information, please note that it is our practice to monitor and in some cases record calls for staff training and quality assurance purposes.
How We Use the Information We Collect and Who We Share It With
Unless otherwise specified herein, Adways reserves the right to compile, save, use within the scope of our activities, and analyze any and all data about you (contact and personal data, use history, etc.) that we collect from you through the Website or the Services. We use the personal information about you that you provide to us for our internal operational purposes such as: (i) responding to your requests for information or materials; (ii) processing and tracking payments to be credited to your Party Track account; (iii) processing payments; (iv) customizing, measuring, and improving the Services and the content and layout of our Website and applications; (v) contacting you; (vi) resolving disputes, collecting fees, and troubleshooting problems; (vii) assessing your application for a position with Adways or an entity related to Adways; (viii) conducting internal analyses such as surveys and market research; (ix) processing and completing orders; (x) administering your account; and (xi) administering and developing our business relationship with you or the company you represent. We also use your personal information to communicate with you, such as, for example, to provide you with administrative communications regarding your account, newsletters, press releases, or information relating to products, offers, or programs that may be of interest to you.
Adways has a general policy of not disclosing your personal information to third parties unless you have consented to such sharing. However, we may share the personal information about you that you provide to us with trusted companies we have hired or partnered with to provide services for us, such as sending out our newsletters, fulfilling orders you submit, collecting and processing information or payments on our behalf, or other actions otherwise necessary to provide the Services to you. These companies are contractually bound to use personal information that we share with them only to perform the services we have hired or partnered with them to provide. Among the companies whose services we employ may be companies that help us deliver online advertisements such as banner ads. These companies may collect and use information you provide to us to better understand the offers, promotions, and types of advertising that are most appealing to our customers. After the information is collected by these third parties, it is aggregated so it is not personally identifiable or tied to you or any other user. If you would prefer that these companies not collect your information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may also share your personal information in the event that the business of Adways is transferred to another entity by way of merger, sale of the company’s assets, or otherwise. If you consent to sharing of your personal information, we may share your information with Adways related entities and selected third parties so that they may provide you with or contact you regarding information and materials that may be of interest to you. Please refer to the section below on opting in and out.
We may also collect and group demographic and preferences information, responses to surveys and other personal or non-personal information that we collect from you into an aggregate, non-personally identifiable form for disclosure to our existing or potential business partners, affiliates, sponsors or other third parties. However, please be assured that this aggregate data will in no way personally identify you or any other visitors to the Website or users of the Services.
From time to time, we may collect general, non-personal, statistical information and data analytics based on your or a third-party’s use of this Website or the Services, such as how frequently someone uses the Services, how many and what kinds of clicks occur on hyperlinks, or how many visitors visit a specific page on the Website, how long they stay on that page and which hyperlinks, if any, they “click” on. We collect this information through the use of “cookies” and other tracking technologies, which are discussed in greater detail below in the section on cookies. We collect this information in order to determine which areas of the Website and Services are most popular and to enhance the Website and Services. As with other aggregated data, we may disclose such data to our existing or potential business partners, affiliates, sponsors or other third parties, but this aggregate data will in no way personally identify you or any other visitors to the Website or users of the Services.
Personalized URL Links
On occasion, we may personalize and customize websites for certain users. Invitations to visit these customized websites will generally be sent to you via an email containing a personalized URL, a notice on a registration page, or in response to you logging on to a certain portion of this Website. If you are invited to visit one of these sites, you may find it customized with references to products and/or services that we believe may be of interest to you based on your previous interactions with Adways and on information you have provided to us. While you are visiting these websites, we may collect tracking or other non-personally identifiable information about your visit to better tailor the site to your interests. If you do not want your information to be collected in this way, please do not accept the invitation to visit these sites.
Children’s Information and COPPA
We do not knowingly collect personal information on children. The content of our website and the products and services available are not intended for, or directed to, children. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access our website at any time or in any manner.
We may also employ software technology known as “web beacons” or “clear GIFs” which helps us keep track of what content on our Website and the Services is effective. Web beacons are small graphics with a unique identifier that are used to track the online movements of Internet users. Web beacons are embedded in the web pages you review, so they are not stored on your hard drive. The web beacons we use do not track or collect any personally identifiable information about you and they are in no way linked to your personally identifiable information.
Opting In and Out
When you submit personal information to us through the Registration Pages on this Website, you may opt in or be opted in to receiving additional information from Adways, Adways related entities, and/or selected third parties at the time of submitting your personal information to us. If so, you may be added to our list of users who will receive promotional and marketing communications from us, our partners, and/or other third parties. If you initially opt in to receiving such communications and you later decide that you no longer want to receive them, you may opt out of receiving promotional and marketing communications from us and/or our partners and other third parties by emailing us at email@example.com.
Links to Other Sites
For your convenience, this Website may from time to time include links to third-party sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy policies, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
Security of Information and Disclosures
Adways uses industry standard security measures to safeguard information concerning, and submitted by, users like you. Despite the security measures employed by Adways, you should be aware that it is impossible to guarantee absolute security with respect to information sent through the Internet.