As used herein, the “Site” shall mean our website (thriftsome.ca). In the Site, we provide Users with access to sales of consigned items and other related services (the “Service”).
- the information identifying you that we collect;
- how we use this information;
- the legal basis upon which we process it;
- with whom it is shared; and
- how it is stored.
Our Terms of Service (including Consignment Terms if you are a Consignor) apply to ThriftSome Service and this Site. If you do not agree to them, then you should not continue to use ThriftSome Service or the Site.
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Identifiers. We collect personal information of all Users of ThriftSome website, which includes identifiers such as:
- your name;
- phone number;
- postal address;
- email address.
- Internet Protocol (IP) address;
Internet or other electronic network activity information including:
- browser type;
- your Internet Service Provider (ISP);
- website referring/exit pages;
- platform type;
- date/time stamp;
- other information related to your use of the Site.
- We may receive some personal information about you from third parties such as public websites and social media platforms.
- In order to act as a Consignor to ThriftSome, we require you to register for the Site.
- information about your use of ThriftSome (including account related information such as payment information, purchase history, consign history);
- customer services information; and
- customer relationship management and marketing information.
Information Received Directly from You
- Opinion polls, surveys, contests, or sweepstakes: If you participate in our opinion polls, surveys, contests, or sweepstakes, we may collect additional personal information about you in connection with your response or entry.
- Consignment: Additionally, you may choose to make other personal information available to us in connection with the consignment of an item
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We, or third party service providers acting on our behalf, collect, use, and store the personal information we collect to:
- allow you to access and use our Site;
- communicate with you (see Communicating with You section below);
- register users;
- process requests and orders (including membership registration);
- provide technical support;
- store information about your preferences;
- recognize you when you return to our Site;
- enable you to participate in our opinion polls, surveys, contests, or sweepstakes;
- administer our Site;
- ensure the security of our services and our Site;
- comply with any procedures, laws, and regulations which apply to us – this may include where we reasonably consider it is in our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of others to comply, as well as where we are legally required to do so; and
- establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights – this may include where we reasonably consider it is in our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of others, as well as where we are legally required to do so.
Communicating with you
We will contact you (including by email or mail) with information about our products, services, and offers which either you request, or which we believe you may be interested in (including through newsletters, alerts, and reminders about recurring event sales if it is in our legitimate interests, for business development and marketing purposes, unless you have told us that you don’t want to receive these messages by sending us an email at ………………………..
From time to time we will send you service-related emails, such as a welcome email when you register for the Site.
If you provide us personal information when you communicate with us (including in person, by phone, or via email) this information may be shared with a Consignor or Customer Relations representative, employee, or expert that is most likely to be able to address your inquiry. This information will be used only for the purpose of responding to your inquiry.
When you invite a friend to join our Site, we will automatically send your friend an email invitation on your behalf. We will not use your friend’s email address for any other purpose unless they join our Site or request further information or response from us. Similarly, when you email a message using the Invite a Friend function, we do not store the email addresses that are used to facilitate email communication.
Opinion polls and surveys
We may share personal information we collect from your responses to opinion polls or surveys with third parties. If we do so, we will provide you with notice and the opportunity to consent.
Contests and Sweepstakes
If you enter a contest or sweepstakes conducted by ThriftSome, we may contact you in connection with that particular contest or sweepstakes, including in order to update you regarding your status, administer the promotion, or let you know that a promotion has ended.
Like most websites, we, our service providers, and our third-party partners may collect certain information about your interaction with our Site. This information may be stored in log files. Information stored in log files may include IP addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and other information.
Your Privacy Choices, the legal basis on which we use your personal information and right to control our use of your personal information, are described below.
SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may need to share your personal information with our contractors in the course of operating our business and providing products or services to you. These contractors include vendors and suppliers, including but not limited to payment processors, suppliers of technical and support services, logistics providers, and cloud service providers that provide us with technology, services, and/or content for the operation and maintenance of our Site or Service. We will also share your personal information with companies that assist us in our marketing, advertising and promotional activities, analytics, and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimization of our Site.
We may also disclose and use anonymized, aggregated reporting and statistics about users of our website and apps or our goods and services and from interactions with us and our brands on social media for the purpose of internal reporting or reporting to our group or other third parties, and for our marketing and promotion purposes. None of these anonymized, aggregated reports or statistics will enable our users to be personally identified.
Disclosures required by law or for business purposes
In our sole discretion, we may also disclose information we collect to a third party when we believe it is reasonably necessary to investigate or prevent harm, fraud, abuse, or illegal conduct, including to enforce or apply our terms and conditions or any other agreement or to respond to any claims, or to protect our rights or the rights of a third party. We will also disclose your personal information to third parties where it is in our legitimate interests to do so to run, grow and develop our business. Information collected from this Site may also be transferred as part of a merger or other combination, or as part of a restructuring, bankruptcy, transfer of assets, or to our successors in interest.
Retention of personal information
We keep your personal information for no longer than necessary for the purposes for which the personal information is processed. The length of time we retain personal information depends on the purposes for which we collect and use it and/or as required to comply with applicable laws and to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.
YOUR PRIVACY CHOICES
Updates to your information
You can contact us at any time to update, change or delete personal information.
Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletters, alerts, or promotional communications may opt-out of receiving these communications at any time.
How to exercise your choices
You may notify us of your choices or preferences by accessing your “Account Info” on the Site, or by contacting us as set forth in the “How to Contact Us” section below.
Third party websites
We may share aggregated information about you with third parties. Aggregated information is non-personal information about you that is combined with the non-personal information of other users.
Access by children or minors
Our Site is not directed to children under the age of 13, and our Terms of Service prohibit minors from using our Site or Service. We do not knowingly collect any information from children under 13.
We take precautions to protect the information that we collect from our Users. We protect the information entrusted to us by taking all reasonable precautions to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information, including through the use of appropriate physical, technical, and administrative safeguards and measures. These protections include restricting access to personal information to employees who need the information to perform a specific job. ThriftSome provides its employees with training on its security and privacy practices. Technical safeguards and measures include the use of encryption, passwords for access to our systems and use of anti-virus software.
However, in the course of the provision of your personal data to us, your personal information may be transferred over the internet. Although we make every effort to protect the personal information which you provide to us, no information security safeguards can be guaranteed to be completely secure, so you should use caution whenever providing personal information online, electronically or otherwise. Once we have received your personal information, we will use strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorized access to it.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access your online account, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
HOW TO CONTACT US
If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Notice, or if you would like us to update information, we have about you or your preferences, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org