Factory Overstocks - Statement of Privacy
Last updated 23rd March 2016
At Factory Overstocks, we are dedicated to protecting your privacy and to developing technology that gives you the most commanding and secure online experience. You can travel through most of our site without giving us any data about yourself. But occasionally we do need material to provide services that you request, and this statement of privacy explains data collection and use in those circumstances. This privacy statement clarifies data collection and use practices of Factory Overstocks; it does not apply to other online or offline Factory Overstocks sites, products or services. Please read the complete Factory Overstocks privacy statement.
Collecting your Personal Information
We will ask you when we need information that directly identifies you (personal information) or permits us to contact you. Normally, this information is invited when you are registering before entering a contest, ordering e-mail newsletters, joining a limited-access premium site, signing up for an event, or when buying and registering Factory Overstocks products. Personal information collected by Factory Overstocks often is limited to e-mail address, language, country or location, but may include other material when needed to provide a service you requested.
For example: If you choose a service or transaction that requires payment, such as making a purchase in the shopping area of the Web site, we will request personal information necessary for billing and/or shipping, such as: name, address, telephone number, and credit card number.
When you buy and install a new product, we may ask you to register your purchase electronically. When you do, we keep this registration information on file with any information you've already given us on previous visits to our Web site. This is considered your personal profile.
Use of your Personal Information
We use your personal information for the following purposes:
· To make the site easier for you to use by not making you enter your personal information more than once.
· To deliver services that you request or purchase.
· To help us create and publish content most relevant to you.
We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, including packaging, mailing and delivering purchases, answering customer questions about products or services, sending postal mail and processing event registration. We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.
Factory Overstocks may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
(a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served onFactory Overstocks or the site;
(b) protect and defend the rights or property of Factory Overstocks and its family of Web sites, or
(c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Factory Overstocks its Web sites, or the public.
Your information may be stored and processed in the Australia/United States/United Kingdom or any other country in which Factory Overstocks or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. Factory Overstocks abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the Canadian Ministry of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.
Control of your Personal Information
When you register, or otherwise give us personal information, Factory Overstocks will not share that information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above.
Registering also allows you to tell us how or whether you want Factory Overstocks to communicate with you.
Factory Overstocks occasionally allows other companies to offer our registered customers information about their products and services, using postal mail only.
Factory Overstocks may send out periodic e-mails informing you of technical service issues related to a product or service you requested. You will not be able to choose to unsubscribe to these mailings, as they are considered an essential part of the service you have chosen.
Access to your Personal Information
We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. You may review and update this information at any time by contacting us at [email protected]. You can:
View and edit personal information you have already given us at Facotry Overstocks. Tell us whether you want wwto send you marketing information. Choose whether you want third parties to send you their offers by postal mail. Subscribe, or cancel subscriptions, to newsletters about our services and products.
Security of your Personal Information
Factory Overstocks strictly protects the security of your personal information and honors your choices for its intended use. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission, except under conditions explained above. Inside the company, data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access.
You also have a significant role in protecting your information. No one can see or edit your personal information without knowing your login and password, so do not share these with others.
Protection of Children's Personal Information
The Factory Overstocks site/s does not publish content that is targeted to children.
To ensure we are publishing content customers need and want, Factory Overstocks collects site-visitation statistics using cookies. We only use this information in aggregated form and only use site-visitation statistics for improving our site.
When someone visits the site, a cookie is placed on the customer's machine (if the customer accepts cookies) or is read if the customer has visited the site previously.
If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the Factory Overstocks Web site, you will be able to view the text on the screens, however you will not experience a personalized visit nor will you be able to subscribe to the service offerings on the site. Your Shopping Cart will also not remember items added but not checked out.
Changes to this Statement
Factory Overstocks will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. For material changes to this Statement, Factory Overstocks will notify you by placing prominent notice on the Web site.
Factory Overstocks welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy, please contact us at [email protected]