- Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we willidentify the purposes for which information is being collected.
- We will collect and use personal information solely with theobjective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for othercompatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individualconcerned or as required by law.
- We will only retain personal information as long as necessary forthe fulfillment of those purposes.
- We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and,where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individualconcerned.
- Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is tobe used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should beaccurate, complete, and up-to-date.
- We will protect personal information by reasonable securitysafeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access,disclosure, copying, use or modification.
- We will make readily available to customers information about ourpolicies and practices relating to the management of personalinformation.
"Non Personal Information" is information that is not personallyidentifiable to you and that we automatically collect when you accessour Website with a web browser. It may also include publicly availableinformation that is shared between you and others.
"Personally Identifiable Information" is non-public information that ispersonally identifiable to you and obtained in order for us to provideyou our Website. Personally Identifiable Information may includeinformation such as your name, email address, and other relatedinformation that you provide to us or that we obtain about you.
Information We Collect
Generally, you control the amount and type of information you provide tous when using our Website.
As a Visitor, you can browse our website to find out more about ourWebsite. You are not required to provide us with any PersonallyIdentifiable Information as a Visitor.
Computer Information Collected
When you use our Website, we automatically collect certain computerinformation by the interaction of your mobile phone or web browser withour Website. Such information is typically considered Non PersonalInformation. We also collect the following:
When you use the mobile application, we may use GPS technology (orother similar technology) to determine your current location inorder to determine the city you are located in and displayinformation with relevant data or advertisements. We will not shareyour current location with other users or partners. If you do notwant us to use your location for the purposes set forth above, youshould turn off the location services for the mobile applicationlocated in your account settings or in your mobile phone settingsand/or within the mobile application.
We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobiledevice. This information includes the name of the website from whichyou entered our Website, if any, as well as the name of the websiteto which you're headed when you leave our website. This informationalso includes the IP address of your computer/proxy server that youuse to access the Internet, your Internet Website provider name, webbrowser type, type of mobile device, and computer operating system.We use all of this information to analyze trends among our Users tohelp improve our Website.
Like many Website operators, we collect information that yourbrowser sends whenever you visit our Website ("Log Data"). This LogData may include information such as your computer's InternetProtocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages ofour Website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, thetime spent on those pages and other statistics.
Under the Child's Online Privacy Security Act, no Website operator canrequire, as a condition to involvement in an activity, that a childyounger than 13 years of age divulge more details than is reasonablyrequired. SMSER abides by this demand. SMSER just collectsinformation willingly offered; no information is gathered passively.children under 13 can submit only their email address when sending us anemail in our "Contact Us" area. SMSER makes use of the email addressto respond to a one-time demand from a child under 13 and afterwardsdeletes the email address. In case SMSER collects and maintainspersonal information relating to a child under 13, the parent may sendout an email to us to review, alter and/or erase such info as well as todecline to enable any additional collection or use of the child'sinformation.
How We Use Your Information
We use the information we receive from you as follows:
Customizing Our Website
We may use the Personally Identifiable information you provide to usalong with any computer information we receive to customize ourWebsite.
Sharing Information with Affiliates and Other Third Parties
We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your PersonallyIdentifiable Information to third parties for marketing purposes. Wemay provide your Personally Identifiable Information to affiliatesthat provide services to us with regards to our Website (i.e.payment processors, Website hosting companies, etc.); suchaffiliates will only receive information necessary to provide therespective services and will be bound by confidentiality agreementslimiting the use of such information.
We retain the right to collect and use any Non Personal Informationcollected from your use of our Website and aggregate such data forinternal analytics that improve our Website and Service as well asfor use or resale to others. At no time is your PersonallyIdentifiable Information included in such data aggregations.
Legally Required Releases of Information
We may be legally required to disclose your Personally IdentifiableInformation, if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, orother legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcementofficials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary toinvestigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Legal Terms; (d)necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from thirdparties including you and/or other Members; and/or (e) necessary toprotect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safetyof SMSER, our Users, employees, and affiliates.
We offer you the chance to "opt-out" from having your personallyidentifiable information used for particular functions, when we ask youfor this detail. When you register for the website, if you do not wantto receive any additional material or notifications from us, you canshow your preference on our registration form.
Links to Other Websites
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, butremember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method ofelectronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commerciallyacceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannotguarantee its absolute security. We utilize practical protectionmeasures to safeguard against the loss, abuse, and modification of theindividual Data under our control. Personal Data is kept in a secureddatabase and always sent out by means of an encrypted SSL method whensupported by your web browser. No Web or email transmission is evertotally protected or mistake cost-free. For example, email sent out toor from the Website may not be protected. You must take unique care indeciding what info you send to us by means of email.
We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with theseprinciples in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personalinformation is protected and maintained. If you have any questions aboutour Privacy Practices or this Policy, please contact us.