The Information We Collect
In the course of using RedlineDeals, we ask you to provide us with certain information that could reasonably be used to contact you or identify you personally “Personal Information”. Personal Information is information that can be used to identify, locate, or contact an individual. It also includes other information that may be associated with Personal Information.
Some features on RedlineDeals may ask users to provide certain information that is not personally identifiable, such as city or state of residence, date of birth and gender. We may use Non-Personal Information for a variety of purposes, including enhancing or otherwise improving RedlineDeals. Non-Personal Information is generally non-identifying, but, if we associate it with you as an identifiable individual, we will treat it as Personal Information.
We may ask you for Personal Information when you register, subscribe, create an account, or otherwise interact with RedlineDeals or contact RedlineDeals. For example, you may be required to provide us with Contact Information or Relationship Information in order to register for certain services.
When visitors use our RedlineDeals, we and our third-party service providers also may automatically collect some non-personally identifiable information such as the type of computer operating system you are using , for example, Microsoft Windows or Mac OS, the type of browser you are using, for example, Chrome, Firefox, the domain name of the Internet service provider you are using , Comcast, EarthLink, your activity while using our RedlineDeals, for example, which of our pages you have viewed, the content viewed, and the advertisements you have been shown. For example, we may track the coupons you view, submit or redeem, and the comments you make to the forums, bulletin boards, or to those related to our social media pages or accounts.
Please be aware that when you register to become a Member other users of RedlineDeals may be able to see your screen or user name, in addition to any comments or submissions that you post or submit via RedlineDeals. We recommend that you guard your anonymity and sensitive information and that you not use your real name as your screen or user name to the extent that allows others to identify you.
Collection Methods/Tracking Technologies
In addition to the Tracking Technologies, data collected on our web servers supply us with aggregate Usage Information about the number of visits to different pages on our RedlineDeals. We use such aggregate Usage Information to improve access to content based on our visitors’ browsers and operating system types to make our content available to as many users as possible.
Note that your browser settings may allow you to automatically transmit a “Do Not Track” signal to websites and online services you visit. There is no consensus among industry participants as to what “Do Not Track” means in this context. Like many websites and online services, our RedlineDeals currently do not alter their practices when they receive a “Do Not Track” signal from a visitor’s browser. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com.
How We Use the Information We Collect
Personal Information is used for the following purposes:
Provide and improve RedlineDeals, features and content.
Administer your use of RedlineDeals and any account associated with RedlineDeals.
Evaluate eligibility of users for certain coupons, products or services
Enable users to enjoy and easily navigate RedlineDeals
Track redemption of coupons and perform other analytics.
Better understand your needs and interests.
Fulfill requests you may make.
Personalize your experience.
Provide service announcements.
Manage our everyday business needs such as website administration, forum management, analytics, fraud prevention and Terms and Conditions to comply with the law.
Provide you with further information and offers from us or third parties that we believe you may find useful or interesting, including newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information on related services. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such communications, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications.
We use information we obtain by technical means for the above purposes and in order to monitor and analyze use of RedlineDeals and for the technical administration of RedlineDeals, to increase the functionality and user-friendliness of RedlineDeals, to better tailor both to your needs, to generate and derive useful data and information concerning the interests, characteristics and website use behavior of our users, and to verify that visitors and users to and of RedlineDeals meet the criteria required to process their requests.
Email – By registering with one of our RedlineDeals, you consent to receiving periodic notifications including: updates and newsletters, relevant account notifications, group/buddy invitations, order/download confirmations and private message notifications. In addition to these, you may opt-in to notifications including: media subscriptions and group updates. We will provide means to opt-out of any email notifications from us and will include links to opt-out in every email.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Third Parties. We will not share or sell personally identifiable information, such as e-mail address, with other organizations for their marketing or promotional uses without your express consent. From time to time, we may engage third-parties to assist in providing marketing, back-end, programming and support services. These third-parties will only have access to information to the extent necessary to provide such services. Other websites that may be accessible through links from our RedlineDeals may have their own privacy statements and personal information collection, use, and disclosure practices. Merchants and business partners may have their own privacy statements, too. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the privacy statements provided by these other parties prior to providing them with information or taking advantage of an offer or promotion.
Members of Our RedlineDeals. In addition to your username, any comments or submissions that you post via RedlineDeals will be publicly available. Any information you choose to provide in a comment or a submission should reflect how much you want other users to know about you. We recommend that you guard your anonymity and sensitive information and we encourage our Members to think carefully about what information about themselves they disclose in their comments or submissions. We are not able to control the use by third parties of Personal Information you post to public areas of RedlineDeals. Please avoid publicly posting Personal Information.
Aggregate Information and Non-Identifying Information. We may share aggregated information that includes non-identifying information with third parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling, and to deliver targeted advertising about other products and services. Any aggregated information shared in these contexts will not contain your Personal Information.
Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement. We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (including but not limited to subpoenas), to protect our (or a third party’s) property and rights, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical, inappropriate or legally actionable. Without limiting the foregoing, we also reserve the right to disclose information about you that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to take precautions against liability; protect us from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses; to investigate and defend ourselves against third-party claims or allegations; to assist government enforcement agencies; to protect the security or integrity of RedlineDeals; or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of us, our Members, or others.
If a business transfer were to happen, the successor company would perhaps acquire the information we maintain, including personally identifiable information. Such as, we may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of our assets, including your Personal Information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy.
Changing or Deleting Your Information
All Members may review, update, correct or delete the Personal Information in their registration profile by logging into their account and changing the “user preferences” associated with their account. If you completely delete all such information, your account may be deactivated. We will make good faith efforts to make the requested changes in our then active databases. If you make changes, information may persist internally for administrative purposes and that residual data may remain on backup media or for other reasons. We may also retain an archived copy of your records as required by law or for legitimate business purposes. Note, that if you have made any public postings on or through RedlineDeals, and you subsequently deactivate your account, those posts usually will not be removed.
We have put in place commercially reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures in an effort to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. However, no data transmission over the Internet, wireless transmission, or electronic storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the security of your information and cannot assume liability for improper access to it. By using our service, including our website and user interfaces, or providing information to us through any means, you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of our service. You use our RedlineDeals and provide us with your information at your own risk. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account access information and for restricting access to the computer or device through which you access your RedlineDeals account. If you disclose your password to anyone or share your account and/or devices with other people, you take full responsibility for their actions. Where possible, users of public or shared devices should log out at the completion of each visit.
Links to Other Sites