Zip Code and Email Addresses: You have the choice to provide us with the zip code or the email address if you wish to receive local services or information from us. This happens in some of the websites.
Account or Profile information: You may have the ability to become a registered member and create a profile in some of the websites. We will ask for certain basic information like username, zip code and email address if you decide to become a member. If you purchase a product through anyprices.com stores, then you may have to supply us with additional account information. You may also have the choice of providing other additional information about yourself such as age, gender, interests either as part of the public profile or otherwise. Using the information that we collect, we may choose to create a user profile in relation with your account. A profile is the information that we store about an individual detailing their viewing preferences, interactions and activities.
- Information related to order and account: For you to make a purchase from a Price Store you will have to pay using an online payment processor (or â€œOur payment processorâ€) and we will have to collect the relevant information necessary to process the order. Such information may include your credit card details and other information related to your billing address. Kindly note that the information on your credit card is not given to the merchant. The other information we will collect will be relevant to your order and these may include the date which you made the order or completed the order, the date you made the purchase, your shipping address as well as the product you purchased.
- Customer Service: You may also decide to give us information about you Anyprices Store purchases such as information about merchant issues or customer service requests.
Information on your complete contact: We may collect your full name, email address, phone number as well as other relevant information and provide that information to the relevant merchant(s) or service providers(s) if you wish to be contacted by that service provider or merchant. In some instances, we may request that you complete a questionnaire you may have to disclose personal information such as financial data, address or other kind of information that may be relevant for the services. ( â€œService User Informationâ€ ). You have the option of not providing service user information whereby you will not be able to access such services.
Content or Correspondence Submitted by the User: We may collect and maintain any information posted on any on the websites where posting is allowed (e.g. a product merchant review, or wish list ) or personal correspondence to Anyprices in file that will be specific to you.
Lists: In some of the websites, you may be allowed to create lists of the products which you are interested in. Most of the lists will have a default setting where the lists will be publicly available. You have the option to change the privacy setting of your list as per the provisions of the website.
Cookies and web beacons: Cookies refers to data tied to information about the user and then stored in the userâ€™s computer. Web beacons on the other hand functions like cookies and they are used in tracking the online movement of the users. We use both session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies end when a user closes his browser while persistent cookies will remain on the userâ€™s computer unless manually deleted by the user. We and/or our third party advertisers also apply the use of web beacons.
Log Files: We use log files just like most standard web servers. These files store information such as internet protocol (IP) addresses, Internet Service Provider (ISP), the kind of browser being used by the user, platform type, timestamp, referring/exit pages, number of clicks and they are primarily used to administer the websites, analyze trends, track userâ€™s movement while on the site, and collect a wide demographic data for aggregated use. At some times, we use your IP to identify you as you browse and to collect wide demographical and technical data on the people who use our websites. We however donâ€™t tie such log files to any personal identifiable information.
Third Party Information: It is possible that we receive information about you from third party sources. For instance, we may receive purchase or product search information from merchants who you visited their sites after clicking a listing on a product on our site, updated delivery and address information from shipping carriers, updated or collected contact information from third party vendors, or credit or other related information as part of the vendorâ€™s services of detecting fraud.
Our website is not meant for use for persons under the age of eighteen (18) years. Do not send any information to use if you are under the age of eighteen years. When you access our website or services, you represent that you are 18 years of age and above.
We provide a number of uses with the information that we receive about users. For example:
- Zip Code may be used to provide you with localized services such as computing TruePrice, which will reflect the cost of shipping and sales tax, then match you with the local providers for some of the services provided by us like education opportunities, or even the products or services that are available in your area.
- Email address may be used to provide you with updates or certain information such as price alerts, our newsletter, deal or notices only if you request to. We also use them to assist in the provision of the product or merchant reviews, and also match you up with the participating service providers where you have requested the information.
- The account information may be used for managing your account, facilitate the use of certain features of our website, and also to send you information relating to our company, our partnersâ€™ and advertisersâ€™ products and services. The information about your use of our partnersâ€™ sites may be used to recommend or suggest to you and furnish you with advertising that is of more relevance and interest to you. Such information may include your searches or browsing history and the products you have purchased.
- We may also use the information to about you to match you up with an appropriate service provider in our system if you had requested for information regarding a service provider.
Web beacons assist us to effectively manage content in our sites by letting us know which content and which campaigns are effective. In addition to this, our advertisers and use clear gifs in html based emails. This is to enable us evaluate the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns and communications by telling us how many emails were opened. Web beacons are also used to enable Anyprices or third parties to server you with adverts both in our sites or third party sites which are specifically suited for your interests. Web beacons are however not tied to your personal identifiable information.
Other than the uses described above, you personal information may also be used for the following reasons:
- To contact you with regards to the status of any inquiry you make about services or products listed in the websites.
- To process, service or enforce or send any communications with regards with regards to transaction which you have made using our payment processing service. To enable you to send an email to other users who has listed an item for sale in our website where available.
- To process credit card payment processed approved in advance and to help determine and verify your identity.
- To improve you experience of using the website, improve Anyprices products and services, improve the marketing and promotions of our products and services, customize the layout and the content of the website, and make general improvements on the website to better suite your needs.
- To assist law enforcement or other government agencies carrying out investigation on possible illegal activities by third parties.
- To contact you to confirm about your service inquiry, confirm, complete or update your User Service Information or for any other business reasons in regards to your use of our Websites.
- To contact you to respond to a customer service question from you or in regards to any issues arising as a result of the agreement between Anyprices and you or to resolve or to attempt to resolve a dispute between Anyprices and you and between users.
If you want to change your preferences on how you use the websites and how we use that information including our purposes of providing you with advertisements that may be of interest to you, please click here.
Publicly available information: There are certain information which you provide which are publicly available unless you decide to change the settings to make them private e.g. lists. You can control what kind of you information to be available to the public by signing into your account and making the appropriate changes to your settings.
Aggregated Information: There is certain information which we aggregate. This information includes statistics about users, their age, traffic patterns, demographics and their usage of the website. Information such as statistics may be provided to third party by us but not in a way that would make the information personally identifiable. This data aggregation is done from millions of users who visit the Websites each and every month.
Merchants and Service Providers: When you decide to give us your full contact information as a request to be contacted by merchant(s) or services provider(s), we will supply to them your complete contact information and they will in turn contact you with your information regarding the specific question you had sought answers for. Note that merchant(s) or provider(s) who receive you full contact information may contact you regarding other product and services. If you decide to submit to use questionnaire which includes Service User Information, we may submit the information you submit in your questionnaire together in addition to other information we may obtain about you on Service User Information like information on your credit card to any of our merchant(s) or service provider(s) who may provide products or such services which are related to your requests. You consent to our disclosure of your submitted information to any of such merchant(s) or provider(s) will be your submission of the questionnaire. Anyprices do not have any control over the Service User Information the moment it is provided to the service provider(s) or the merchant(s) and their own policies will govern your rights on how the information you submit to them will be treated.
If you choose to buy products through Anyprices Store, we together with the merchant(s) form whom you make the purchase may share your information such as contact and shipping information as deemed necessary with relevance to your order. We not provide your credit card details to the merchant(s).
Service Providers: We may occasionally employ the use of external service providers to facilitate, improve or outsource some elements of our services or the operations of our Websites such as sending emails, credit card transactions, and the provisions of market analysis or assistance. We may therefore provide or exchange your information to these service providers for them to use in the provision of their services to us such as marketing analysis, fraud detection, or even the reduction of credit risk. These external service providers may be allowed access to personal information only necessary to perform their services to use and not for any other uses.
Business Transfers: Your information may be shared with companies with companies that are either our direct or indirect subsidiaries or are sister or parent companies to us. In the process of developing our business, we may buy or sell subsidiaries, business units or companies. In such situations, one of the assets that are generally transferred is the customer information but this remains subject to the promises made by the preexisting privacy agreement. If we or substantially all of our assets are acquired, then your information may be one of the acquired assets and it may be shared an actual or potential acquirer.
Other Trusted Parties: You personal data and contact information may be availed to other trusted third parties for the purposes of them providing you with information on products and services which you might have an interest in.
Registered users can make changes to their personally identifiable information by first logging into the site using their member names or email addresses and password then clicking on the â€œAccountâ€ link. We may however choose to retain some records of your information that is necessary to be in compliance with the applicable laws or that are important to manage your account. To view or change your setting with relevance on how you use the website and how we use that information, including for the purposes of serving you with advertisement, please click here.
You may also add or modify your credit card and shipping information through your accounts page. We may however choose to retain some records of your information that is necessary to be in compliance with the applicable laws or that are important to manage your account. If you use Anyprices Stores, you must choose to store your credit card information with us. When we do so, we will store your credit card information in secure servers. Kindly refer to section 7 below for find out more information on how we protect your credit card information.
In order to access and change any data, kindly contact us using the email address below. Once we receive your request, which may be subjected to identification verification, we will furnish you with reasonable access and comply with reasonable data correction requests as per the applicable laws. We will respond to you in 30 days upon the receipt of you request for access. Also take note that if we have provided your information to a third party, then you will have to make a separate request to them if you want to remove or make any changes to your information in their databases.
There are some third party internet advertising companies who are responsible for serving some of the advertisement that appear on the Websites. Such companies collect anonymous data about your visit and use of the websites using cookies, clear gifs, and such similar methods then they serve you with adverts and other marketing messages using certain technologies. Using this information and those that they have collected in the websites, the companies then serve you with adverts that are tailor made to your interests. We neither have access or control over the cookies that such companies use and our Website Privacy Statement do not cover any information practices of these advertisers and third party websites.
It is our understanding that you may want to receive promotional emails either form us or from our partners and advertisers. You can decide not to receive such promotional emails from us by selecting to opt out the moment you register in our Websites. You do this by following the unsubscribe instruction in the email we send you or you can contact us directly. You can also prevent us from sharing your contact information with our advertisers and partners for the purposes of direct marketing when you register in our Websites through following the unsubscribe instruction included in our emails or by contacting the advertisers or partners directly.
If you decide not to receive Anyprices promotional emails after you have registered, use this link or click on the unsubscribe option contained in the email body of the email that you have received. You can alternatively contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. But remember that opting out will prevent you from receiving future emails regarding our new products and services any other offers which may be of great interest to you.
We may also collect information relating to your interaction with our advertisements by using advertisement cookies. In order to opt-out o f these advertising cookies, click here. We may also give permission to our advertisement partners to record your visits to the Websites so that we can provide you with relevant advertising sites which will be relevant to you. Click here if you want to opt-out of these partner advertising cookies.
Click here to change your preferences in relations to your search, browsing and on the history about your purchases and how we use that information, including providing you with advertisement that might be of interest to you.
We take the confidentiality and the security of your personal information very seriously. We have put in place the necessary administrative, technical, and physical security measures to guarantee the safety of your data. These measures are to protect your personal information against improper use as well as unauthorized access. Our security procedures are reviewed on regular basis to update and upgrade our technology and methods. Kindly note that there is no method of transmission of information over the internet or electronic storage of information that is 100% secure. Therefore, even though we strive to use commercially acceptable means to store your information, we are in no position to guarantee its absolute security.
From January 1st, 2005, residents of California who are registered users and who utilize our services for private, family or household purposes were permitted by California Civil Code Section 1798.83 to request for certain standard information with regards to how we disclose personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. These included list of categories of data that had been disclosed in the previous calendar year including the names and addresses of data recipients. If you would like to make such a request, kindly contact us using the address given below.
It is the desire of Anyprices that you have a safe surfing experience in the internet. If you strongly believe that you have at one time or another been a victim of internet crime, you can file a complaint with the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). This is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National White Collar Crime Center. Help protect yourself. The website for IC3 is http://www.ic3.org
Any queries about the Websites Policy Statement, the Practices of the Websites or your use of the website can be channeled to us through the contacts below: