At Vape.Market, we care deeply about privacy. We believe in transparency, and we’re committed to being upfront about our privacy practices, including how we treat your personal information. We know you care about your privacy too, so we provide settings that allow you to choose how certain information is used by Vape.Market. This policy explains our privacy practices for Vape.Market (the “Site”),
Vape.Market require all account owners to be at least 18 years of age (or have the permission and supervision of a responsible parent or legal guardian), therefore, this policy does not discuss use of our Site, our Apps, or services by minors.
Information Collected or Received
To use our platform, you will need to provide us with a valid email address and you may be able to choose a username. Depending on the services you choose, we may collect additional information, for example: information in private channels like Conversations, billing or payment information, a telephone number, and a physical address. Please note that for security and performance reasons, such content may need to be accessed by certain Vape.Market personnel from time to time.
Your username is publicly displayed and connected in Vape.Market. Other people may see the date you joined; ratings, reviews and related photos for items you purchased or sold; your profile information; items you listed for sale; your shop pages and policies; your favorites, followers and those you follow; sold item listings and the number of items sold; and comments you post in our community spaces. You may optionally choose to provide and publicly display your full name and other personal information (such as birthday, gender, and location).
We use technologies such as cookies, clear gifs, log files, and flash cookies for several purposes, including to help understand how you interact with our site and services, in order to provide a better experience.
USES AND SHARING
We use the information that we gather from you users in a number of ways. For example, if you purchase an item, we’ll share your shipping information with the seller; we could use your forum suggestions to improve our services; we use data analytics and work with certain third-party service providers for targeted online and offline marketing; and of course, we use your email address to communicate with you. We also partner with service providers and other third parties that collect, use, promote, and analyze information about vape.market members and visitors.
You may review and change your information in your account settings, and you may remove certain optional pieces of information.
You may control the receipt of certain types of communications from vape.market in your account settings. .
INFORMATION COLLECTED OR RECEIVED
As a vape.market member you are required to provide a valid email address at registration and you may be able to choose a username or alias that represents your identity on vape.market.
Depending on which services you choose to use, Vape.Market may require additional information to provide the service, such as a shop name, billing and payment information (including billing address, telephone number, credit card information), a telephone number, and/or a physical postal address. Vape.Market automatically receives and records information from your browser or your mobile device when you visit the Site or use the Apps, such as your IP address or unique device identifier, cookies and data about which pages you visit on the Site or on the Apps and stores it in log files. We may combine this automatically collected information with other information we collect about you. This information helps us to prevent fraud and keep the Site and Apps secure, analyze and understand how the Site and the Apps work for members and visitors, and provide a more personalized experience for members and visitors.
Some members or visitors may connect to Vape.Market or register an Vape.Market account using an external third-party application, such as Facebook, or an app developed using the Vape.Market application programming interface (API). Vape.Market may receive data from those connected third-party applications. Connecting your Vape.Market account to third-party applications or services is optional, and when you connect your account to an external app, you will be granting Vape.Market permission to receive information from the third-party applications.
Vape.Market may receive or obtain information (for example: an email address or IP address) about a person who is not yet a registered Vape.Market member (a “non-member”) in connection with certain Vape.Market features, such as when a non-member subscribes to an Vape.Market newsletter, a member invites a non-member to visit the Site, a member uploads non-member information using the contact uploader feature, a non-member engages in a transaction, or a member sends a gift card code to a non-member. Non-member information is used only for the purposes disclosed when it was submitted to Vape.Market.
Vape.Market also collects certain information from both members and non-members who visit websites hosted by the Site. This information may include your IP address or unique device identifier, and cookies and data from the pages you visit.
CHOICE & CONTROL
We know that members of our community value having control over their own information, and therefore Vape.Market gives you the choice of providing, editing or removing certain information, as well as choice over how we contact you.
You may change or correct your Vape.Market account information (except your username) on the Site. You may also remove certain optional information on the Site that you no longer wish to be publicly visible on the Site, such as your full name.
For various reasons, Vape.Market may send you messages about our services or your activity. Some of these messages are required, service-related messages for members (such as transactional messages or legal notices). Other messages are not required, (such as newsletters), and you can control which optional messages you choose to receive by changing your settings in your account.
If you have chosen to connect your account to an external, third-party application, such as Facebook, or an app developed using the Vape.Market API, you can change your settings and remove permission for the app by changing your account settings.
You may connect directly with your email service provider, your mobile device’s address book, or a social network account to import your contacts to Vape.Market. We do not retain the login information for your email service, mobile device, or social network site. You may be able to search for people you know by email address or phone number on the Site or by connecting to your mobile device’s contact list through the Apps. Finding your friends on Vape.Market helps you connect with them on our platform. For example, you can follow another member’s public activity, such as public Favorites or Treasury lists. When you begin following another member’s activity, they will receive an email notification (unless a member has opted-out of receiving this type of email).
If you do not want your contacts to be able to find you on Vape.Market through your email address, phone number, or social networking connections, then you may opt out through your account settings on the Site. If you do not wish to be located on Vape.Market via your full name, you may remove your name from your public account information on the Site. It is not possible to opt out of being found via your username.
MESSAGES FROM VAPE.MARKET
On occasion, Vape.Market will contact you. Primarily, these messages are delivered by email or by push notifications, and every account is required to keep a valid email address on file to receive messages. Vape.Market may contact you by telephone to provide member support or for transaction related purposes if you give us permission to call you. Additionally, Vape.Marketmay send you an SMS message or physical mail in order to provide you with customer support or to provide you with information about products and features you may find of interest.
Some messages from Vape.Market are service-related and required for members. Examples of service-related messages include an email address confirmation/welcome email when you register your account, notification of an order, and correspondence with Vape.Market’s support team. You may not opt out of receiving service-related messages from Vape.Market, unless you close your account.
Vape.Market may also send you messages related to certain features or your activity on the Site or Apps. Vape.Market may send you news or updates about changes to our Site, Apps, or services. From time to time, we may develop new types of messages and share them with you to inform you about our services. Primarily, members will receive these messages via email or push notifications through the Apps, but you may choose to opt out of receiving different types of messages through the settings on your account or mobile device.
Vape.Market offers optional email newsletters. When you register for an account, or choose to subscribe to a newsletter, you will receive newsletters from us. Newsletters are available to both members and non-members. Members may subscribe or unsubscribe from optional newsletters under account settings or by following the instructions contained in the newsletter emails. Non-members may subscribe by providing an email address, which will only be used by Vape.Market for these newsletters. Non-members may unsubscribe from newsletters by following the instructions contained in the newsletter emails.
A contact-importer feature is available to help you locate and connect with your friends and contacts who may be members of Vape.Market (see Findability). If someone in your contact list is not already a member, you may invite them to join Vape.Market and an email will be sent to them on your behalf. Recipients of email invitations may opt out of receiving future invitations by following instructions in the email invitation message. You may only send an invitation to someone who has given you consent to receive one.
Vape.Market is both a marketplace and a community. We offer several features that allow members to connect and communicate in public or semi-public spaces, such as Forums and Teams. Please use common sense and good judgment when posting in these community spaces or sharing your personal information with others on Vape.Market. Be aware that any personal information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by others, or could be used to send you unsolicited messages. Vape.Market generally does not remove content from community spaces, and your posts may remain public after your account is closed. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to post in community spaces on Vape.Market.
Another Vape.Market member may follow your public activity on Vape.Market to receive updates, such as when you create a public Treasury list or add an item to your public Favorites. You may choose to make certain activities private through your account settings on the Site. After a member has begun following your activity, you have the option to block that member through the Site if you do not wish to share your updates with that specific person.
INFORMATION USES, SHARING & DISCLOSURE
We respect your privacy. Vape.Market will not disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties without your consent, except as specified in this policy. We generally use the information to provide and improve our services and products, for billing and payments, for identification and authentication, for targeted online and offline marketing, to contact members or interested parties, and for general research and aggregate reporting.
Vape.Market limits access to your personal information by Vape.Market personnel to those whom we believe reasonably need that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
The security of your personal information is important to us. Your Vape.Market account information is protected by a password. It is important that you protect against unauthorized access to your account and information by choosing your password carefully, and keeping your password and computer secure, such as by signing out after using our services.
Vape.Market encrypts sensitive information (such as credit card numbers) using secure socket layer technology (SSL). Vape.Market follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once Vape.Market receives it. Unfortunately, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Vape.Market will retain your information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this policy, for as long as your account is active, or as needed to provide you services. If you no longer want Vape.Market to use your information to provide you services, you may close your account. Vape.Market will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. Please note that closing your account may not free up your email address, username, or shop name for reuse on a new account.
You may inform us of any changes or requests regarding your personal data, and in accordance with our obligations under applicable data protection law, we may update or delete your personal data accordingly. We'll respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.
If you are an Vape.Market member, you can access, correct, change, and delete certain personal information associated with your account by visiting your Vape.Market account settings. If you need further assistance, you can contact Vape.Market anytime.
We may update this policy from time to time. If we believe that the changes are material, we’ll definitely let you know by doing one (or more) of the following: (1) posting the changes on the Site and Apps, (2) sending you an email or message about the changes, or (3) posting an update in the version notes on the Apps’ platform. That way you can decide whether you want to continue using the Site or Apps. Changes will be effective upon the posting of the changes. You are responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any changes. Your use of the Site or App following the changes constitutes your acceptance of the updated policy.
If you have questions or suggestions about personal information you can contact with us. firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated on Jan 25, 2017