Privacy

Privacy Policy

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r “Closetphobic.com”, the provider of the Website (referred to as "us" or "we") is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our users where practicable from a business and operational perspective.  Our goal is to provide you with a secure online experience and to ensure that any information you submit to us is private and used/disclosed only for the purposes and in the means described below. This Privacy Policy describes the privacy practices and goals of Closetphobic.com and its affiliate websites (collectively, the "Website").  If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please email us at support@closetphobic.com

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING OR USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICYAND OUR WEBSITE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, PLEASE EXIT THIS PAGE AND DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE.


1. Revisions


Closetphobic.com is committed to safeguarding our users' privacy, where practicable from a business and operational perspective. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy and/or other Terms of Use at any time by posting the revisions in the respective sections of the Website. It is the responsibility of each User to review the Privacy Policy and/or Terms of Use of this Website per every visit and usage to learn of any revisions to this Privacy Policy and/or our Terms of Use. The revised Privacy Policy and/or Terms of Use are effective immediately when posted on the Website. Your continued use of the Website after such revisions will constitute your acknowledgment and acceptance of the terms of the revised Privacy Policy and/or other Terms of Use.


2. General

We collect and use various types of information about our Website Users, including but not limited to the following: Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information.  In general, we will not share information collected from our Users indiscriminately with other non-affiliates and non-business associates.

Personally Identifiable Information. Personally Identifiable Information is information that identifies a specific End User. When you engage in certain activities on the Website, such as creating an account, filling out a survey, ordering a product or service from us, posting a review, recommending a business or charity, sending us feedback, requesting information about our services, or applying for a job through the Website (collectively,"Identification Activities"), we may ask you to provide certain information about yourself. If you elect to engage in an Identification Activity, we may ask you to provide us with certain personal information about yourself, including but not limited to your first and last name, mailing address, email address, telephone number and date of birth etc. When you order products or services, we may also ask you to provide us with your credit card number, expiration date and authentication codes or related information. Depending on the activity, some of the information we ask you to provide may be compulsory while others may be optional. If you do not provide the compulsory information for a particular activity that requires it, you may not be permitted to engage in that activity.

We reserve the right to collect and use Personally Identifiable Information in various ways and for various purposes, without notice to you, and also without having to seek your specific consent for our use, including but not limited to the following: to provide products and services to you, enhance the operation of the Website and business, administer contests, improve our marketing and promotional efforts, analyze Website use and business results, improve our product and service offerings, and to tailor your experience with third parties as provided in Item 3 of this Privacy Policy.  For example, if you send our customer service an email, we may use your comments and other relevant information to tell others about our services, as testimonials and case studies, and may post your comments and other relevant details in our marketing materials, business-related correspondences and/or on our Website. In addition, if you use our Website to send information or a product to another person, we may store your personal information, and the personal information of any recipient. We may use that other person’s contact information to allow him or her to view and accept your gift or to allow the recipient to access the information you requested we send. We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to improve business results and revenues, troubleshoot, resolve disputes, accomplish administrative tasks, contact you, enforce our agreements with you, including our Website Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy, comply with applicable laws and customs, and cooperate with law enforcement activities.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information. Non-Personally Identifiable Information is information that does not identify a specific End User. This type of information may include but not be limited to the following: Uniform Resource Locator ("URL") of the website you visited before coming to our Website, the URL of the website you visit after leaving our Website, the type of browser you are using and your Internet Protocol ("IP") address. We, and/or our authorized third party service providers, affiliates, advertisers and industry partners, may automatically collect this information when you visit our Website through the use of electronic tools like Cookies and Web beacons or Pixel tags, as described in Items 4 and 8 of this Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to collect and use Non-Personally Identifiable Information in various ways and for various purposes, without notice to you, and also without having to seek your specific consent for our use, including but not limited to the following: to improve business results and revenues, to troubleshoot, administer the Website, analyze trends, gather demographic information, comply with applicable laws and customs, and cooperate with law enforcement activities. At our discretion, we may also share this information with our authorized third party service providers, affiliates, advertisers and industry partners where necessary.


3. Release of Personally Identifiable Information

Under certain circumstances, we may deem it necessary to share Personally Identifiable Information due to business and operational imperatives, including but not limited to the following:
We may share your information with Closetphobic.com’s industry partners and merchants.  From time to time, we provide offers from particular industry partners and merchants (referred to as“Closetphobic.com Merchants”) who, as part of the offer, request information on Closetphobic.com customers who purchased the offer. Sharing this Information may allow a Closetphobic.com Merchant to market directly to you should they choose to do so. We specifically disclaim any responsibility or liability for the actions of such Closetphobic.com Merchants.

We may share your information with authorized third party service providers. We provide some of our services and products through third parties. These "Third Party Service Providers" may perform certain functions on our behalf, such as sending out and distributing our administrative and promotional emails. We may share your Personally Identifiable Information with such Service Providers for performing various functions: such as to send postal or email, remove repetitive information on customer lists, analyze data, provide marketing assistance, provide search results and links, operate and support the Website, troubleshoot, and provide customer service etc. We may also collect personal information from individuals and companies with whom we have business relationships and may have to also share their information with Service Providers to accomplish our administrative tasks and other business functions. The use of your Personally Identifiable Information by such parties is governed by the privacy policies (if any) of such parties and is not subject to our control.  We expressly disclaim any responsibility for the actions of third party service providers and affiliates.

We may share your information in a Business Transfer. As with any other business, we could merge with, acquire or be acquired by another company. If this occurs, the successor company would acquire the information we maintain, including but not limited to Personally Identifiable Information.

We may share your information for our Protection and the Protection of Others. We may also disclose Personally Identifiable Information when we believe the release is appropriate to comply with the law or a court order; enforce or apply this Privacy Policy, our Website Terms of Use or other agreements; or protect the rights, property, safety or well-being of the Website, our owners, management and staff, our Users or others.


4. Release of Non-Personally Identifiable Information

We may disclose or share Non-Personally Identifiable Information with partners, affiliates, business associates and advertisers.

For example, we may share aggregated demographic information with "Third Party Advertisers" or "Third Party Advertising Companies" and other parties as provided below:

We use third party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Website. These companies may use Non-Personally Identifiable Information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide, through the use of network tags and other devices, advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you.

We also use third party service providers to track and analyze Non-Personally Identifiable information of our Users to administer our Website, improve its quality and enhance our business operations, performance and results. We may also publish this information for various promotional, marketing, operational and/or business purposes or as a representative audience or case study for advertisers and industry partners.


5. Updating and Correcting Information

To ensure that there is no mistake, problem or failure to deliver the appropriate product or service to you, you shall undertake to promptly update your Personally Identifiable Information and notify us of any changes without delay.  We shall not be held responsible for any loss, damages, non-satisfactory service or non-delivery of product or service resulting from incorrect or non-updated information.

In addition, it may be impossible for us to completely delete all of your information because we could only periodically update selective parts of backup information.


6. User Choices on Collection and Use of Information

As a condition of purchase of our products and use of our Website and services, we shall reserve the right to send you administrative, marketing, promotional and other business-related emails and notifications. Amongst other things, we may send you information regarding your account activity and purchases as well as updates about our products and promotional offers.


7. Security of Information


We take security seriously and undertake measures to protect the security of Personally Identifiable Information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we can endeavor to protect data and seek to partner with companies which do the same, we cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted to, from or through the Website, and shall not be held responsible or liable for any losses, damages or adverse consequences arising from any security breach.


8. Data Tracking


Cookies. To facilitate and customize your experience with the Website, we may store cookies on your computer. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a User's computer for record-keeping purposes which contains information about that User. We use cookies to save you time while using the Website, remind us who you are, track and target User interests in order to provide a customized experience, and improve business performance and results. Cookies also allow us to collect Non-Personally Identifiable Information from you, like which pages you visited and what links you clicked on. The use of this information could help us to create a more user-friendly experience for all visitors. In addition, we may use Third Party Advertising Companies to display advertisements on our Website. As part of their service, they may place separate cookies on your computer. We have no access to or control over these cookies. Some browsers automatically accept cookies, but you may be able to modify your browser settings to decline cookies. Please note that if you decline or delete these cookies, some parts of the Website may not work properly and we shall not be held responsible for any losses, damages or adverse consequences arising as a result thereof.

Other Tracking Devices. We may use other technologies and devices like pixeltags and web beacons to track your use of our Website pages and promotions, or we may allow our Third Party Service Providers to use these technologies and devices. Pixel tags and web beacons are tiny graphic images placed on certain pages on our Website, or in our emails and other notifications that allow us to determine whether you have performed a specific action. When you access these pages or open or click an email, pixel tags and web beacons generate a Non-Personally Identifiable notice of that action. Pixel tags allow us to measure and improve our understanding of visitor traffic and behavior on our Website, as well as give us a way to measure our promotions and performance. We may also utilize pixeltags, web beacons and other technologies and devices provided by our affiliates, business associates and/or marketing partners for the same purposes.


9. Privacy Policies of Third Party Websites


This Privacy Policy only addresses our collection, use and disclosure of information. Other websites that may be accessible through this Website may have their own privacy policies and data collection, use and disclosure practices. If you access, use and/or link to any such website, it is your responsibility to review the risks involved. We shall not be responsible or liable for the policies or practices of third parties, and/or any related losses, damages, liabilities or adverse consequences arising thereof.


10. Miscellaneous Privacy Issues


Public Areas. We may provide areas on our Website where you can publicly post information about yourself, can communicate with others, or can review products and services offered by companies and individuals, and submit media content. This information may be accessible by other consumers and companies and may appear on other websites or web searches, and therefore this information could be read, collected, distributed to and used by others. For example, if you post your email address along with a public restaurant review, you may receive unsolicited messages or legal notices from the establishment in question. We have no control over who reads your postings or what other users or companies or individuals may do with the information you post.  You shall be solely responsible for assessing the risks and also legal obligations of your actions and words; we shall not be held responsible or liable for any losses, damages, liabilities or adverse consequences arising thereof.