What Information Do We Collect About Our Customers?
The information we learn from customers helps us enhance and personalize the site and the services we offer. We gather the following types of information:
Information You Give US.
We receive and store any information you enter on our Site or provide us in any other way (e.g.,) by telephone). This may include information you provide when you register as a member, engage in transactions, search, contact customer service, or participate in contests, promotions, surveys, forums, content submissions, chats, bulletin boards, discussion groups, request for suggestions or other features or services offered by us. As a result, you may be supplying us with such information as your name, address and phone numbers; credit/debit card numbers, expiration date and other billing information; people to whom purchases will be shipped, including addresses and phone numbers purchase history, names and email addresses of friends.
How Do We Use the Information we collect and How do we Share this Information?
Information about our customers is an important part of our business. We use information we collect from the site to communicate with you, to process your orders, to provide you a better service and enhance your personalized interactive shopping experience, to facilitate your transactions with our third party marketing partners and to inform you of offers and discounts. For example, you can expect to receive a welcoming email to confirm your username and password. Additionally, we communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request and to manage your account. We also send service-related announcements on occasions such as when we need to temporarily suspend a website, App or other service, for maintenance. We also will send you promotional emails on occasion. Generally, you, may not opt out of service-related communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to terminate your account. Your account is with the owner and operator of the site; and the information collected through the site is used by us for purposes of improving the site and other related services. However, you can opt-out of direct promotional communications from the site by following the unsubscribe instructions within each communication from that site or emailing us at customercare@Pennydiapers.com.
Third Party Service Providers.
We may work closely with other business (that we don’t own or control) that sell products or services on our site. In some cases, these businesses may operate stores or websites, that sell products or services to you directly. In other cases, we operate stores, provide services or sell product lines jointly with these businesses. We share customer information related to those transactions with that third party.
We periodically provide our customers with information about third party products and services we believe will be of interest to you and with opportunities to participate in offers and/or promotions on behalf of other businesses. Your participation in these events may require us to share data with such a business. If you do not want to receive such information or offers, on behalf of third party or otherwise, please opt-out during registration, email us later at email@example.com.
Other Third Parties/Select Partners.
From time to time, we might establish a business relationship with other persons or entities whom we believe are trustworthy and whom we have asked to confirm that their privacy policies are substantially consistent with ours. These are known as our Select Partners. In such cases, we might share and cross-reference information, including personal information about you that will enable such persons or entities to contact you regarding products and services that may be of interest to you. We may also combine your information with publicly available information and information we receive from or cross-reference with our Select Partners and others. We use that combined information to enhance and personalize your shopping experience with us, to communicate with you about our products and services that may be of interest to you and for further promotional purposes. If you do no not want us to share information with Select Partners, please opt-out during registration, email us later at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Village +. If you choose to use our service to tell a friend or someone else about our site, we will ask you for that person’s name and email address. We will automatically send that person an email sharing your Referral Code with him or her to use on the application Store (s). The person you referred may contact us at email@example.com.
Village +. In order for you to get credit for a referral, the person whom you refer must enter your email address or a unique password that identifies you as the sharer. We send emails on your behalf to the person you’ve identified as a Village+ new member.
If you review a product on our site, your review may be posted on the site, as well as on a partner’s network site that shares reviews with other shopping communities. When you use “Share This” to post to social networking sites or to tell your friends about any of our site, the information is collected by a third party site to facilitate your postings. “Share This” allows you to enter your friend’s email address and/or import email contact from various email service providers. Once the email addresses are imported, you must manually click on each email address you wish to send a communication to. Please note that these third party sites privacy policies govern the collection and use of the information collected on those sites. You should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit can be read, collected or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in the forums. When seeking or receiving customer testimonials or feedback, we disclose that we may post their first name along with all or a portion of their testimonial on the Site unless they inform us otherwise by following the instructions we provide.
In the event that our site, all or substantially all of their respective assets, or a line of business of our site is acquired, individually identifying information of our members may be one of the assets sold in connection with that transaction, without notice to you or your consent. We will notify users of Pennydiapers.com of such a change in ownership or transfer of assets by posting anotice on the site
Bankruptcy. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors’ rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred or used. Therefore, you should know that in such event, your personal information may be treated like any other asset of Diapersgenie.com, and sold, transferred or shared with third parties, or used in ways not contemplated or permitted hereunder, without notice to you or your consent.
Protection of and Others.
How Secure Is the Personal Information We Collect?
We have taken precautions, including the deployment of technological resources and the use of firewalls, systems and procedures, to protect the security of your personal information. When you enter credit card information on our site, we may store it so that you do not have to re-enter it every time you order, but we encrypt it when storing. While no security system is absolutely foolproof, we are constantly reviewing, refining and upgrading our security technology to protect your privacy. When you open an account with us, you are issued a password by which to access and secure your account and account information. Although we have taken these precautions, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your password, which should not be disclosed by you. When you are using a shared Device, always be sure to sign off when finished.
You must be 18 years of age or older to become a member of our site. We do not knowingly collect information from minors.
Changing Your Personal Information.
You may review, change or correct your personally identifying information at any time by accessing your account information on the site or calling us at the contact information below. You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy and completeness of your personal and other information, including your e-mail address, and we urge you to review your information regularly to ensure that it is correct and complete.
Conditions of Use, Notices and Revisions
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy at Pennydiapers.com, please contact us at customercare@Pennydiapers.com.
Orders Subject to Sales Tax
We are required by law to collect sales tax on certain items shipped to the following states: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and West Virginia. The tax rate applied to your order will generally be the combined state and local rate for the address where your order was shipped.
State Reporting and Use Tax
We do not collect sales or use taxes in all states. For states imposing sales or use taxes, your purchase is subject to use tax unless it is specifically exempt from taxation. Your purchase is not exempt merely because it is made over the Internet or by other remote means. Many states require purchasers to file a sales/use tax return at the end of the year reporting all of the taxable purchases that were not taxed and to pay tax on those purchases. Details of how to file these returns may be found at the websites of your respective taxing authorities.
Colorado HB 1193, enacted in February 2010, requires online retailers to provide a detailed purchase report to customers with more than $500 of annual Colorado purchases by January 31st and to provide a summary purchase report with the total amount of each customer’s annual Colorado purchases to the Colorado Department of Revenue by March 31st. This law is currently the subject of a legal challenge brought by the Direct Marketing Association and others. In the meantime, the U.S. District Court has suspended enactment of the law while the legal challenge proceeds.
For Oklahoma purchasers, the tax may be reported and paid on the Oklahoma individual income tax return [Form 511] or by filing a consumer use tax return [Form 21-1]. The referenced forms and corresponding instructions are available on the Oklahoma Tax Commission website, www.tax.ok.gov. We are required to provide the notice above for Oklahoma purchases based on Oklahoma law (HB 2359) enacted in June 2010.
For South Dakota purchasers, the tax may be reported and paid on the South Dakota use tax form. The use tax form and corresponding instructions are available on the South Dakota Department of Revenue website. We are required to provide the notice above for South Dakota purchases based on South Dakota law (SB 146) enacted in April 2011.
For Vermont purchasers, the tax may be reported and paid on the Vermont use tax form. The use tax form and corresponding instructions are available on the Vermont department of taxes website. We are required to provide the notice above for Vermont purchases based on Vermont law (H 436) enacted in May 2011.
Please be aware that purchases shipped to Tennessee may be subject to Tennessee Use Tax (T.C.A. § 67-6-210) unless an exemption exists under Tennessee law. A sale is not exempt under Tennessee law because it is made through the Internet. Payments of applicable Tennessee use tax may be made through the Tennessee Department of Revenue’s Website at https://apps.tn.gov/usetax.