Squishable.com Privacy Policy


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This privacy policy describes Squishable.com, Inc.’s (“Squishable”, “we”, “us”, “our”) privacy practices. Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this policy explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used on our site www.squishable.com. To make this policy easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

TRUSTe Children privacy certification

Squishable.com, Inc. has been awarded TRUSTe's Privacy and Children’s Privacy Seal signifying that this privacy policy and practices have been reviewed by TRUSTe for compliance with TRUSTe's program requirements including transparency, accountability and choice regarding the collection and use of your personal information. The TRUSTe program covers information collected on www.squishable.com and does not cover information that may be collected through downloadable software, our wholesale site, mobile site or mobile application. TRUSTe's mission, as an independent third party, is to accelerate online trust among consumers and organizations globally through its leading privacy trustmark and innovative trust solutions. If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy policy or practices, please contact us at privacy@squishable.com. If you are not satisfied with our response you can contact TRUSTe here.

The Information We Collect

This policy applies to all information collected or submitted on the Squishable.com website. On some pages, you can order products, make requests, and register to receive emails. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:


On some pages, you can submit information about other people. For example, if you order a gift online and want it sent directly to the recipient, you will need to submit the recipient's name address, and email address. In this circumstance, the types of personal information collected are:

Contact Us

If you use the contact us form on the site, we will collect your name, email address and your question. Once your request has been fulfilled we will delete this information immediately.

The Way We Use Information

We use the addresses and phone number information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.

We use the addresses and phone number information you provide about someone else when placing an order only to ship the product and to confirm delivery. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.

We may use your name and email address to contact you about specials, upcoming events, or new releases, no more than once a week. You may opt-out of our emails at any time by using the contact us form or by following the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of each communication. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to communicate with you via that email address.

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with advertisers. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

We will share your personal information with third parties only in ways described in this privacy policy. We do not sell your personal information to third parties. Parents may consent to our collection and use of personal information collected from their child without also consenting to its disclosure to third parties, as we do not share personal information collected from a child with third parties.

We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as shipping your order, billing you for goods, or offering customer service. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services.

We may also disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.

If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, you will be notified via email and/or prominent notice on our Web site of any changes in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding the use of your personal information.


Name of Third Party Partner

What info is shared with or collected by this partner

Partner's purpose

Link to Partner's privacy policy

Google Inc.

IP Address

Service provider

http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

TRUSTe

IP Address

Privacy verification

http://www.truste.com/privacy-policy


If you have any inquiries regarding our partner’s privacy practices or how they use your personal information, please contact us directly at privacy@squishable.com.


Social Media (Features) and Widgets

Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button, and Widgets, such as the “Share this” button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Facebook Connect or other OpenID provider

You can log in to our site using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect or an Open ID provider. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign up form. Services like Facebook Connect give you the option to post information about your activities on this Web site to your profile page to share with others within your network.

Comments

Our Web site offers publicly available comments that are hosted on a third party service providers site. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from these areas of the site, please contact our third party service provider directly. If a user is under 13, they are not able to leave comments within this section of the site. If we find out a user under 13 has submitted a comment which may have their personal information attached to it, we will take the appropriate steps to delete that comment and the information immediately

Reviews

We allow users to post reviews about our products on our site. Any information provided within these reviews is moderated prior to posting. Please be aware that you may enter your name to be displayed along with your review. To request removal of your personal information from these reviews, please contact us at privacy@squishable.com. We take extra precaution not to allow children under the age of 13 to provide any personal information about themselves if they choose to submit a review.


Links to Other Sites

This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.

We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.

This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Web site.


Our Commitment to Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

When you place an order, we encrypt the transmission of your personal and your sensitive information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

Please note we do not currently store your credit card information. Your credit card information is stored by our credit card processers, PayPal.com and Google Payments, and is subject to their privacy policies and data storage commitments.

Our Commitment to Children's Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13.

Should we become aware that information has been collected from children under the age of 13 without parental permission, we will purge that information from our databases immediately.

How You Can Access or Correct Your Information

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online in order to update, delete inaccuracies, review the personal information collected, or refuse further collection and use of the personal information by logging into the site and selecting the "account" menu, or by emailing us at privacy@squishable.com.

You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error to privacy@squishable.com.

To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

Data Retention

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide services. If you wish to cancel the account or request that we no longer use the information to provide services contact us at the email address listed above. We will retain and use the information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.


Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. We do not use cookies on this site. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.

We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” file. [

We set a persistent cookie to store your passwords, so you don’t have to enter it more than once. Persistent cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.

The use of third party cookies is not covered by our privacy policy. We do not have access to or control over these cookies.

Clear Gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs)

We employ or our third party advertising partner employs a software technology called clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs), that help us better manage content on our site by informing us what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on Web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We do not tie the information gathered by clear gifs to our customers’ personally identifiable information.


Changes and Updates

We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

If we make material changes to how we use Personal Information collected from children under age 13, we will notify parents by email in order to obtain verifiable parental consent for the new uses of the child's Personal Information.

This policy was last updated July 31, 2013.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about our Privacy Policy, you can contact us at:

Squishable.com
228 Park Ave S, ECM#56124
New York, NY 10003

Phone: 646-490-9822

Email: privacy@squishable.com



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