Last Updated: September 1, 2015
Privacy Mission Statement and Acceptance of Terms
Collection of Your Personal Information
In order to access some Cashmerette services, you may be asked to sign in with a username and password. If you access our services via a mobile phone, you may also use your telephone number and a PIN as an alternative credential to your username and password. As part of creating your credentials, you may also be requested to provide questions and secret answers, which we use to help verify your identity and assist in resetting your password, as well as an alternate e-mail address.
In connection with your use of our Platform, we may ask you to provide personal information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address, or telephone number. We may also collect demographic information, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, telephone number, image, contact lists, social media information and profile, preferences, interests and favorites. The foregoing personally identifiable information is referred to herein as “Personal Information.”
Cashmerette may also gather certain information automatically that is stored in log files, which does not identify you. For example, we may use Web site analytics tools on our Platform to retrieve information from your browser, including the Web site you came from, the search engine and the keywords you used to find our Platform, the pages you view within our Platform, your browser add-ons, and your browser’s width and height. We may also use technologies, such as cookies and web beacons (described below), to collect information about the pages you view, the links you click and other actions you take on our Platform. Additionally, we collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every Web site you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring Web site addresses.
We may combine information you give us with other information from Cashmerette sources, transactions and communications. This may include, but is not limited to, information from direct mail, retailers, catalogs, events, products and applications, or other Cashmerette interactions. We may also combine that information with data that is publicly available and data from third parties.
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children under 13.
Use of Your Personal Information
Cashmerette collects and uses your Personal Information to operate and improve its Platform, its products and services. These uses may include providing you with more effective customer service; making the Platform or services easier to use; performing research and analysis aimed at improving our products, services and technologies; and displaying content and advertising that are customized to your interests and preferences.
We also use your Personal Information to communicate with you. We may send certain service communications such as welcome letters, billing reminders, information on technical service issues, information on our products and services and its functionality and security announcements.
Sharing of Your Personal Information
Except as indicated within this Policy, we will not sell, disclose, rent, transfer, or otherwise provide your Personal Information to or otherwise share your Personal Information with third parties, and we do not sell your Personal Information to third parties or mass marketers without your consent. For example, we will not sell another company your name or email address without your consent. Please note that your Personal Information may be shared with Shopify, Inc.
We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, hosting websites, processing transactions (including credit card processing and shipping), or performing statistical or other market analysis of the use of our Platform, products and services and in connection with our data and promotions management. We may also share your information to administer features of our Platform. Those service providers will be permitted to obtain only the Personal Information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using it for any other purpose.
We may also disclose Personal Information as part of a corporate transaction such as a merger or sale of assets.
Public Sharing of Your Personal Information
When you join or use certain Cashmerette services, you have the option to publicly share a basic amount of information, which may include your username, city location, and profile picture.
Information that is publicly shared may be used by Cashmerette for promotional purposes.
Security of Your Personal Information
Cashmerette is committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, like other companies, Cashmerette cannot guarantee 100% the security or confidentiality of the Personal Information you provide to us.
Any Personal Information that you provide to us may be stored on our computer network servers. You may have the ability to view or edit your Personal Information online. In order to help prevent your Personal Information from being viewed by others, you will be required to sign in with your credentials (username and password at the minimum). To help protect your accounts and Personal Information, it is your responsibility to keep your password confidential. Do not share this information with anyone. If you are sharing a computer or mobile device with anyone you should always log out of the Platform before leaving such computer or mobile device to protect access to your Personal Information from subsequent users.
Our Platform may use “cookies” to enable or help you to sign in to our services and to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies contain information that can later be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.
When you sign in to the Platform using your personalized credentials, we store your unique ID number, and the time you signed in, in an encrypted cookie on your hard disk. This cookie allows you to move from page to page at the site without having to sign in again on each page.
You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use other interactive features of the Platform and services that depend on cookies.
If you choose to accept cookies, your browser may give you the ability to later delete cookies that you have accepted. If you choose to delete cookies, any settings and preferences controlled by those cookies will be deleted and may need to be recreated.
Use of Web Beacons
The Platform may contain electronic images known as Web beacons - sometimes called single-pixel gifs - that may be used to assist in delivering cookies and allow us to count users who have visited pages on the Platform. We may also include Web beacons in e-mail messages in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
Cashmerette may also employ Web beacons from third parties in order to help us compile aggregated statistics regarding the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns or other operation of our Platform.
Finally, we may work with other companies that advertise on our Platform to place Web beacons on their Web sites in order to allow us to develop statistics on how often clicking on an advertisement on our Platform results in a purchase or other action on the advertiser’s Web site.
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