Alvies, among other things, operates in the eCommerce space, which means that it collects, uses and discloses information, including your personal information, in order to offer and provide products to you.
Personal Information Collected and Received
Alvies may collect or receive information about each person who visits, orders from, or registers with the Alvies services, or orders a Alvies product, including, but not limited to, user name, password, first and last name, email address, street address, gender, occupation, interests, and payment information. Alvies also collects information on the pages you access, items you order, and other information you may volunteer, such as survey information. Alvies may also collect user location information, as further described in the “Global Positioning System” paragraph below.
We may collect personal information from you at various points, including but not limited to:
- when we correspond with you;
- when you visit the website and/or associated services;
- when you register or act as a buyer or an end-user of a product or service, including but not limited to when an account is created for you;
- when you order a product without registration on our site;
- when you provide information, such as user contributed content, survey information or join our mailing list;
- when you contact us for help;
- when the website, an application or services send us error reports or collect certain analytics data; and
- when engaged by a business to perform services for them or on their behalf.
When you visit the website, we may automatically collect certain information, including information about your device such as your web browser, IP address, time zone, and other information on your device in connection with our site. Additionally, we collect information as you browse the website and products, including the web pages or products you view, the referral source (such as the page, website or search terms that brought you to the site, and other information about your interactions with our site. Such information may or may not be considered personal information.
When you make a purchase or begin to make a purchase through the website, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including but not limited to credit card numbers through our third-party vendor(s)), email address, and phone number.
Alvies does not require you to include sensitive information (e.g. racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union memberships, genetic data, biometric data, data concerning health or data concerning sexual orientation). In the event that you provide such sensitive information as listed above without an express agreement covering it, you acknowledge that you have provided explicit consent concerning the collection, use and disclosure of such information.
Some personal information may also be collected by a third-party as a service provider or other vendor. If you interact with some third party services, such as social media companies, particularly where you have an account with the third party, they may collect additional information separate from Alvies.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
Alvies may use and share personal information that we collect or receive about you to:
- deliver the products and services that you have requested;
- manage your customer relationship and provide you with customer support;
- perform analysis about your use of the website and/or associated services;
- communicate with you by e-mail, postal mail, telephone and/or mobile devices about products or services that may be of interest to you;
- screen for potential risk or fraud in connection with a transaction;
- enforce our terms and conditions and other agreements;
- perform services as a processor on behalf of our customer;
- manage our business, including testing, development and other functions as part of improving and expanding the services offered;
- conduct a sale of all or substantially all of our business or assets, which includes the sale, assignment or other transfer of your personal information in connection with such transaction.
- respond to investigation, court orders, legal process, or to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, or situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required by law; and
- perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
Except as described, we will not disclose your personal information to any third party without notifying you of our intent to share the information and giving you an opportunity to prevent your information from being shared.
Alvies reserves the right to disclose information when required by law.
We use other companies to perform services necessary to our operations. In the course of providing these services, those companies may have access to your personal information. However, we will not be liable to you for any damages that may result from the misuse of your personal information by these companies.
Alvies may use your IP address to, among other things, help diagnose problems with Alvies’s server and to administer Alvies’s website. Your IP address may also be used to help identify you and your online profile and to gather broad demographic information.
The Alvies site registration form requires users to give Alvies contact information (such as your name and email address) and may include demographic information (such as company, title, location). Alvies may use your contact information from the registration form to send you information you request, information about Alvies and promotional material from some of Alvies’s partners. Your contact information may also be used to contact you when necessary.
We may also disclose statements or reviews made by our users.
Alvies may collect, use and share other information from your use of the website, application or services, or purchases, provided such information does not individually identify you or otherwise qualify as personal information (or similar) under an applicable law, including but not limited to Alvies deidentifying personal information to create such information. Alvies shall have the right to retain records of such data including, but not limited to, usage, activity logs, and click-throughs. Alvies may disclose such data, whether in the form collected or a derivative form, to third parties provided it is presented in an aggregate and/or deidentified form.
We do not knowingly collect any information from anyone who we know to be under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 18, you should use this website only with the involvement of a parent or guardian and should not submit any personal information to us. If we discover that a person under the age of 13 has provided us with any personal information, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete such person's personal information from all Alvies systems.
Global Positioning System
Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking technology may need to be enabled in Alvies products and services in order to determine the location (latitude and longitude) of users of the Alvies products and services. We will request your permission prior to such geolocation tracking. Where authorized, this information is transmitted as necessary for the products and services, which may include transmission to Alvies, its service providers (including hosting provider), and Alvies’s users or customers. This information is only used in conjunction with Alvies’s applications or otherwise in connection with the reason for its collection.
Alvies uses industry-standard technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged between Alvies and other companies to help ensure its security. This site has security measures in place designed to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under Alvies’s control. However, there is no guarantee that your personal information in any system is completely secure.
We may use standard Internet technology, such as web beacons and other similar technologies, to track your use on our sites and software. We also may include web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon. The information we obtain in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer our users to deliver targeted advertisements and to measure the overall effectiveness of our online advertising, content, programming or other activities.
We may allow third parties, including our authorized service providers, advertising companies, and ad networks, to display advertisements on our site and/or software. Alvies and these companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who view or interact with these advertisements and connect to the Alvies properties and/or software. This information allows Alvies and these companies to deliver targeted advertisements and gauge their effectiveness.
As described above, we may use your Personal Information to provide you targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by doing so at:
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
GOOGLE - https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
BING - https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads
Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
Do Not Track
Please note that we do not alter our services’ data collection and use practices as a result of a Do Not Track signal from your browser, unless required by an applicable law.
We may choose to retain personal information for as long as necessary for the fulillment of the purposes described herein, unless otherwise restricted by an applicable law.
Alvies may create links to other web sites. Alvies will make a reasonable effort to link only to sites that meet similar standards for maintaining each individual's right to privacy. However, many other sites that are not associated or authorized by Alvies may have links leading to our site. Alvies cannot control these links and Alvies is not responsible for any content appearing on these sites.
International Transfer of your Personal Information
Any website, application and services may be hosted and operated in the United States and is subject to United States law. Any personal information that we collect from you is currently stored and processed in the United States. If you are accessing the website, application or services outside of the U.S., you consent to the transfer of your personal information to the United States. Please be advised that United States law may not offer the same privacy protections as the law in your jurisdiction.
Additional Privacy Rights
If you live in a country, state or other jurisdiction that provides for additional rights regarding your personal information, such as the right to access or delete your personal information, and you wish to exercise those rights, please contact us using the contact information below.
Successors and Assigns
The Alvies site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from Alvies, except transactional correspondence. To opt-out of receiving our communications, you can (i) send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Privacy Notice of third-party partners [such as NextRoll]
Collection of Data
Our site uses technologies of third-party partners [such as NextRoll] to help us recognize your device and understand how you use our site(s) so that we can improve our services to reflect your interests and serve you advertisements about the [products and/or services] that are likely to be of more interest to you. Specifically, [NextRoll/these partners] collect information about your activity on our site(s) to enable us to:
- measure and analyze traffic and browsing activity on our site(s);
- show advertisements for our products and/or services to you on third-party sites;
- measure and analyze the performance of our advertising campaigns;
We may share data, such as hashed email derived from emails or other online identifiers collected on our site(s) with [NextRoll/ our advertising partners]. This allows our partners to recognize and deliver you ads across devices and browsers. To read more about the technologies used by [NextRoll/our partner] and their cross device capabilities please refer to NextRoll’s Privacy Notice.
Our partners [such as NextRoll] may use non-cookie technologies that may not be impacted by browser settings that block cookies. Your browser may not permit you to block such technologies. For this reason you can use the following third party tools to decline the collection and use of information for the purpose of serving you interest based advertising