This Privacy Statement is incorporated into SST’s Terms and Conditions by reference, as though set forth fully therein. Use of this Site, whether or not any purchase is made, constitutes a full acknowledgement and acceptance of the Site (and SST’s) Terms and Conditions. For questions, SST may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM USERS OF THE SITE
SST may collect or track the following information from users of the SST Site:
- Home server domain names, date and time of visit(s), originating IP address, search engine(s) used, operating system(s), and type of web browser(s);
- E-mail addresses from users that contact SST via e-mail
- Information voluntarily provided by the User in order forms, e-mail, and other online avenues (including demographic and personal profile data)
- Information regarding pages accessed by user (aggregate and User-specific)
- Financial information provided by User, including credit card number and billing address, (used only to process payments for orders placed with SST.)
- When necessary, SST may collect additional information from a User in order to access certain functionality on the Site, such as purchasing toys and other products from the Site.
If you do not wish to provide such information to the Site, you may be unable to purchase products or services from the Site.
Users of the SST Site may receive “cookies” on their computer hard drive. Many web sites place cookies on your web browser in order to save data about you (such as your name, password, user-name, screen preferences, and the pages of a site you have viewed). Cookies are small amounts of data that contain a unique identifier. When you revisit the Site, SST may recognize you by your cookies and customize your experience accordingly. At any time, you may decline to receive cookies, assuming such functionality is enabled by your web browser. Typically, the option to decline cookies is located in the preferences for your specific browser.
SST may also use “bugs” to gather, store, and track certain information related to your activity on the Site. A “bug” is a small file object which is placed on a web page or in an e-mail message to monitor user activity. A bug can gather, for example, the IP address of your computer, the time the Web page was viewed, and the type of browser used.
When users perform a search on the Site, SST may record information identifying the users or linking the users to the search performed and recording information related to the search request.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal information collected by SST may be used for various reasons, including recordkeeping, editorial and feedback purposes, SST’s own marketing and promotional purposes, analysis of users’ behavior, product development, content improvement, or to customize the content and layout of the Site. Aggregate data on users’ home servers may be used for internal purposes, and individually identifying information, such as names, postal and e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and other personal information which users voluntarily provide to SST may be added to SST’s databases and used for providing users with updates regarding new products and services.
From time to time, we may need to contact you for purchase-related activities (e.g. outstanding balances, etc.). You agree that we may use your personal information for such purchase-related contacts with you. We may also desire to contact you for market research purposes or to provide you with marketing information or newsletters we think would be of particular interest. You will have the option of opting-out of such contacts by setting the appropriate option in your preferences or contacting us directly at email@example.com.
Without limiting the foregoing, SST reserves the right to monitor any and all communications submitted to or posted on the Site. Such voluntary information provided or posted by you may be collected and used by SST in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
Personal information provided through the Site may be used and disclosed to other entities and/or business partners in the operation of the Site, in order to provide our products and services requested and for our own marketing and promotional purposes. Without limiting the foregoing, financial information may be maintained by us or by a third party for the purpose of processing payments and conducting related transactions; such information may also be supplied to collection agencies if necessary, as solely determined by SST.
Aggregate data on users’ home servers and individually identifying information, such as names, postal and e-mail addresses and phone numbers, may be provided to third parties such as marketing firms only for SST’s own promotions and marketing purposes. Any personal information provided by you on the Site could potentially be used by such third parties. Identifiable and non-identifiable User information and data may be disclosed or distributed to another party should SST enter into a corporate transaction, including a merger, consolidation, acquisition, or asset purchase. Such information and data may also be disclosed to a third party pursuant to a subpoena, court order, or other legal process, or as otherwise required by applicable law.
Any such third parties to which User information and data are disclosed are independent third parties over which SST exercises no control. SST disclaims any responsibility and any and all liability for the conduct, information handling or dissemination practices of said third parties.
SST has implemented various security features on the Site that are designed to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to users’ personal information. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the confidentiality of any communication to or from SST via the Site or via e-mail cannot be and is not guaranteed. You acknowledge that the technical processing and transmission of the Site content may be transferred unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Accordingly, SST is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION AND THIRD PARTY LINKS
RIGHT TO OPT OUT
Except as necessary to obtain the products, services, or information requested, you may opt out from having your personal information, which has been voluntarily provided by you to SST through online forms or another online feature of the Site, prospectively retained by SST, used by SST for secondary purposes, or disclosed by SST to third parties, by contacting SST via the Contact form provided on the Site or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Site is not intended for minor children under the age of 18, and SST does not knowingly collect personal information online from users in this age group. All users must be at least 18 years of age in order to use the Site and to provide information to the Site.
CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Upon your request via e-mail or the Site’s Contact Us feature, SST will provide you with a summary of any personal information retained by SST that has been voluntarily provided by you through online forms or another online avenue. You may correct, change, update or request deletion of your personal information by contacting SST directly via the same channels above. SST will comply with all such requests to the greatest extent possible, excepting that SST may be unable to comply with requests to delete certain information related to completed purchases due to financial record-keeping necessity.
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 provides you with the right to request certain information regarding disclosure of your personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes, including a description of the categories of personal information disclosed. In order to obtain such information, please email your request to email@example.com.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e‑mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.