Updated: March 2nd, 2016.
BY USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT THE PRACTICES SET OUT IN THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT AND THE APPLICABLE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AGREEMENT.
Note: We do not knowingly target or collect information from anybody under 18 years of age. In fact, we restrict the use of our service to adults who are at least 18 years old. This is extremely important to us - if you suspect a minor is using our services, please let us know immediately by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
2. About the information we collect from you
In order to offer you a better, personalised and relevant user experience, you authorise us to collect:
2.1 personal information (i.e. information that could be used to contact you directly (without using the Site) such as full name, postal address, phone number or email address),
2.2 financial information such as credit card numbers or passwords
2.3 demographic information is information that is neither personal nor financial information; this may include, but is not limited to, postal code, hometown, country, gender, username, age/birth date, profession, your skills, purchase history information, browsing history information, searching history information, registration history information, and the content of communications between you and other members over the Site,
Demographic can be:
A.non-public info, which consists of purchase history information and communications between you and other members of the Site;
B.public info, which consists of all other demographic information. Apart from your full name, we ask you not to enter any personal or financial information on your 'Profile', because if you do then it may be posted publicly on the Site, and the information will then be treated as 'demographic information' that is 'public information.’
2.4 And store your social media user ID or profile, when you use Facebook, Twitter, or any other social media platform account to sign in to Inspiralexchange.com,. If you connect your Inspiral Exchange account with your Social Media Platform account (i.e. to enable posting content from Inspiralexchange.com), we ask for your permission to collect certain information from your Social Media Platform account (such as the information in your profile).
2.6 Your IP Address
Like most e-commerce websites, each time you visit the site, we automatically collect your IP address and the web page from which you came. In order to administer and optimise the site for you and to diagnose problems with our site, we use your IP address to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information about you.
2.7 Server-side Sessions
InSpiral Exchange uses sessions, which will store information in the server and will persist only during your interaction with InSpiral Exchange in other words, any information collected during your visit will disappear when you log-off.
2.8 About the Information our affiliates and third parties collect from you.
At InSpiral Exchange you may find links to other websites operated by other parties. Some of them may contain our brand names and trademarks and other intellectual property that we own; others may not. When you click on these links and visit these other websites, regardless of whether or not they contain our brand names, trademarks and other intellectual property, you need to be aware that these other websites are not controlled by us and are governed by their own Privacy Policies. Consequently, the operators of these other websites may collect and treat information about you in a different way. We strongly advice you to review their privacy policies and remind you that we will not be responsible for their actions.
3. About how we use and share your personal info
We use your information, including your email address to help us efficiently operate the site, to get in touch with you regarding your transactions and other activities on InSpiral Exchange (including, but not limited to, confirmation emails or important news that could affect your relationship with Inspiralexchange.com), and to forward messages on to you from other InSpiral Exchange members. These types of communications, are known as 'Operational Communications. and may contain marketing info, such as ads and special offers.
3.1 We may also send you newsletters, information, offers and other promotional materials for InSpiral Exchange or third parties' goods or services that we consider can bring value to you as a user. By creating a profile on the site, you are opting in to receive such communications from InSpiral Exchange by email, mobile text messages and push notifications.
3.2 By registering and/or purchasing, products or services offered or sponsored by third parties on the site, or electing to receive communications (such as emails or magazine subscriptions) or electing to participate in contests or other programs (such as discount or rewards programs), offered or sponsored by third parties on the site, you consent to our providing your personal information to those third parties. Those third parties may use your personal information in accordance with their own privacy policies. You will need to contact those third parties to instruct them directly regarding your preferences for the use of your personal information by them. Additionally, you agree that we may use and disclose all such information submitted to such third parties in the same manner in which we are entitled to use and disclose any other information you submit to us.
3.3 Any third party with whom we are allowed to share your personal information is authorised to use your personal information in accordance with our contractual arrangements with such third parties and in accordance with their own privacy policies, over which we have no control, and you agree that we are not responsible or liable for any of their actions or omissions. Those who contact you will need to be instructed directly by you regarding your preferences for the use of your personal information by them.
3.4 About how we use your Financial Information
We may use your financial information to check your qualifications, billing and to enable you to participate in discount and similar programs of your choice. By making a purchase, or engaging in any other kind of activity or transaction that uses financial information, on the site, you consent to our providing your financial information to our service providers and to such third parties as we determine are necessary to support and process your activities and transactions, as well as to your credit card issuer for their purposes.
3.5 These third parties may include the credit card companies and banking institutions used to process and support the transaction or activity. By purchasing, or registering or making reservations for, products or services of third parties offered on the Site, or by participating in programs offered on the site that are administered by third parties and that require you to submit financial information in order to use them, you also consent to our providing your financial information to those third parties. Additionally, if the page on which you submit information is a Co-Branded Page, or was accessed by clicking on a link on a Co-Branded Page, then we may share your financial information with the associated Co-Branded Company. Any of these various third parties (including Co-Branded Companies) may be authorized to use your financial information in accordance with our contractual arrangements with such third parties and in accordance with their own privacy policies, over which we have no control, and you agree that we are not responsible or liable for any of their actions or omissions. Additionally, you agree that we may use and disclose all such information so submitted to such third parties in the same manner in which we are entitled to use and disclose any other information that you submit to us.
3.6 Your personal information or financial information may be passed on to a third party in the event of a transfer of ownership or assets, or a bankruptcy. We may also disclose personal information or financial information when we determine that such disclosure is necessary to comply with applicable law, to cooperate with law enforcement or to protect the interests or safety of inspiralexchange.com and other members of the site.
3.8 How We Use Public Information and Other Demographic Information
3.9 Other Uses of Information
InSpiral Exchange may use your photographs, user names, feedback, and success stories that you share with us to further promote our services and bring even more high quality users onto our platform for you to meet and exchange with. We operate a community of professional, high-quality members and encourage you to participate in surveys, forums, or polls that benefit yourself, your peers, and our ability to deliver a great service. Your submissions to these may be shared with other users, in which case your profile may be linked with your submission. Aggregate results may be shared publicly. Confidential personal data is not shared with anyone and personal profile data is not shared publicly. Please be careful not to expose your own confidential information when responding to surveys, forums, or polls.
4. Member communications, referrals and invites
By far, your personal referrals are the most important way for InSpiral Exchange to grow. We are incredibly thankful for your referrals and see each referral as an acknowledgement of the hard work we are putting in to make this service superior. We do not have access to, nor do we keep, any information including your referrals email.
5. Our Security Precautions
The site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Our secure server software (SSL) is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. We encrypt all of your personal and financial information as it travels over the Internet and we store your financial information on our servers in encrypted form. Your information may be transferred to and maintained on computer networks which may be located outside of the state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction in which you reside, and the country or jurisdiction in which these computer networks are located may not have privacy laws as protective as the laws in your country or jurisdiction. We always exercise reasonable care in providing secure transmission of information between your computer and our servers, but given that no information transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed 100% secure, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us over the Internet and hence accept no liability for any unintentional disclosure.
5.1 Change of Information
You are expected to keep your information accurate and up to date. To change you information, you may click on “Edit” on your Profile page.