Effective Date: April 5, 2011
If you choose to use the Site or the Services, we may require you to provide contact and identity information, billing information, and other Personal Information as indicated on the Site. Once you register on the Site, you are no longer anonymous to us. The information that we gather from you through the Site enables us to provide, maintain and improve the Site and the Services, personalize your experience, process your requests, and process the requests of others, and includes the following information:
We may use your Personal Information to:
During the course of our business, we may use your Personal Information to deliver information to you that is targeted to your interests. Upon receipt of the first communication of this type, you will have the opportunity to opt-out of future communications by clicking on unsubscribe link or by following unsubscribe instructions described within the communication. If you do not want to receive email or other communications from us, you can also contact us at support (at) bigcartel.com. However, as part of your registration for the Services, you may receive certain communications from Big Cartel, such as administrative announcements and customer service messages regarding the Services and products, and you will not be able to opt out of receiving such communications.
From time to time, we may implement solutions designed to more efficiently capture your communications preferences. In any such event, we will strive to reflect any previously stated communicated preferences within such solutions.
We do not sell or rent your Personal Information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. We may share and you hereby consent to our sharing of personal information with the following:
If you enter into a separate Merchant User Agreement with us, then you must abide by the terms provided therein with regard to customer information.
If you are registered to receive Big Cartel Services, you can access, review and modify your personal information at any time by logging into your account on the Site. Please note, however, that we may maintain a copy of the unmodified information in our records.
If You post messages using the Site’s community discussion boards or other message areas that may be made available on the Site, it will not be possible to later edit or delete those messages.
You may contact us at support (at) bigcartel.com to review any Personal Information we store about you that is not available on the Site. There may be a charge associated with such requests.
We may delete Personal Information when we no longer need it for the purposes we described earlier. However, any information that you have made public may continue to be displayed unless you remove it. Additionally, We retain Personal Information as permitted by law to resolve disputes, enforce our policies, and help prevent bad guys from coming back.
To prevent unauthorized access, promote data security, and encourage appropriate use of information, we use a variety of tools (encryption technologies, passwords, physical and electronic security, procedural safeguards) to assist in the protection of your information. However, "perfect security" does not exist on the Internet, so we make no guarantees. Third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications and you should not expect that your Personal Information will remain private. Additionally, it is your responsibility to keep your account and Personal Information safe and secure by selecting and protecting your password appropriately and limiting access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.
Big Cartel is concerned about the safety and privacy of children who use the Internet. Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, we will never knowingly request Personal Information from anyone less than 13 years of age without prior verifiable parental consent. If you become aware that your child under 13 years of age has provided us with Personal Information without prior verifiable parental consent, please contact us at support (at) bigcartel.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our files.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy at the Site, please send a detailed message to support (at) bigcartel.com. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.