(a) Information You Provide to Us
We may ask you to provide us: (1) your first and last name, email address, home address, phone number, or other information that could reasonably be used to identify you personally (hereinafter “Personal Information”); and/or (2) demographic information, such as your geographical region or market segment profile (“Demographic Information”).
We may collect this information from you such as when you:
Your decision to provide this information is voluntary, but if you choose not to provide this requested information it is possible that you may not be able to take advantage of all of the Site’s features or our services.
(b) Information Collected During Platform Usage
In addition to the information you provide, we and/or our service providers may automatically collect and store certain data when you visit or engage with the Platform("Usage Information"). This data can be stored and accessed from your personal computer, laptop, tablet, mobile phone, or other devices (referred to as "Device") whenever you interact with our Site
The Usage Information may encompass:
We employ various methods and technologies to gather and store Usage Information, including:
A cookie is a file placed on a Device to uniquely identify your browser or to store information on your Device. Our Platform may use HTTP cookies, HTML5 cookies, Flash cookies and other types of cookie technology to store information on local storage. Regular cookies may generally be disabled or removed by tools that are available as part of most commercial browsers, and in some (but not all) instances can be blocked by selecting certain settings. Each browser you use will need to be set separately and different browsers offer different functionality and options. Please note that these tools may not be effective with regard to Flash cookies or HTML5 cookies. For information on disabling Flash cookies, visit www.adobe.com. Please understand that if you disable or remove any type of cookie, some parts of our Platform may not function properly.
A Web Beacon is a small tag (which may be invisible to you) that may be placed on our Site’s pages and messages. Web beacons may be used by us for a number of purposes, including to count visitors to the Site, to monitor how users navigate the Site, to count how many emails that were sent were actually opened or to count how many particular links were actually viewed.
An embedded script is programming code that is designed to collect information about your interactions with the Site, such as the links you click on. The code is temporarily downloaded onto your Device from our web server or a third party service provider, is active only while you are connected to the Site, and is deactivated or deleted thereafter. The embedded script does not collect your Personal Information.
ETag, or entity tag.
An Etag or entity tag is a feature of the cache in browsers. It is an opaque identifier assigned by a web server to a specific version of a resource found at a URL. If the resource content at that URL ever changes, a new and different ETag is assigned. Used in this manner ETags are a form of Device Identifier. ETag tracking may generate unique tracking values even where the consumer blocks HTTP, Flash and/or HTML5 cookies.
The aforementioned technologies, as well as any future technologies, may be utilized for various purposes, including fraud prevention, assessing Platform performance, enhancing functionality, and delivering personalized content based on your interactions with our deals or content.
To evaluate the performance of the Platform.
To provide you with improved functionality when accessing the Platform, including recognizing your identity when signing in or remembering your specified preferences.
To deliver relevant content tailored to your interests on our platform and third-party sites based on your engagement with our deals or content.
(c) Location-Based Data
Our Platform (including our mobile apps) may utilize location-based services to verify your geographical location, deliver content and/or advertisements based on your location, and share your location with our service providers as part of the location-based services we offer. You have the option to enable or disable location-based services by adjusting the settings of your Internet browser or mobile device or by following the standard uninstallation process and removing all D&R applications from your mobile device.
(d) Data Obtained from Third Parties
(e) Data Collection When Interacting with Third-Party Sites
(f) Information You Provide About a Third Party
You may have the option to send a communication from our Platform to someone else, such as an invitation to a friend. If you choose to do so, the information you provide (such as names, email addresses, mobile numbers, etc.) will only be used to facilitate the communication and will not be utilized for marketing purposes unless we obtain consent from that individual or explicitly state otherwise. Please note that when you send to a friend from our Platform, your email address, mobile number, name or username, and message may be included in the communication sent to the recipient. Some of these tools may be third-party tools that are subject to their own privacy policies.
We may utilize your Personal Information, Demographic Information, or Usage Information for various purposes, including but not limited to:
We may share your Personal Information, Demographic Information, or Usage Information with third parties in various circumstances, including but not limited to:
(a) When You Request We Share With Third Parties.
We may share information with third parties at your request. In the event we do so, all information we disclose will be subject to the privacy policies and practices of such third parties. . Additionally, when you interact with their technologies, content, or apps on our Platform or access them through our Platform, these third parties may store, collect, or access your information. This may include using third-party tools like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or other sharing tools. It is your responsibility to review the privacy policies of these third parties before engaging with them.
(b) Third-Party Service Providers
We may engage third-party service providers to perform various services, such as e-commerce operations, customer information management, hosting the Platform, designing and operating Platform features, tracking activities and analytics, delivering special offers, and providing administrative services. These service providers may be granted access to your information to fulfill their designated tasks. Third-party analytics and service providers like Google Analytics may utilize their own technologies on your device and collect or access information about you. These providers employ the aforementioned technologies to help us analyze user behavior on the Platform. We are not accountable for the actions of these third-party technologies. However, some of these third parties may offer opt-out options regarding their practices. For instance, you can learn about opting out of Google Analytics by clicking here. Please note that we do not guarantee the effectiveness or compliance of third-party opt-out choices.
(c) Protection of D&R's Rights and Users
If we have a good faith belief that it is necessary or appropriate to: (i) protect or defend the rights, safety, or property of D&R or third parties, or (ii) comply with legal and regulatory obligations (e.g., law enforcement inquiries, subpoenas, or court orders), we may disclose your Personal Information.
(d) Affiliates and Business Transfer.
We may share your information with our parent, subsidiaries and affiliates. We also reserve the right to disclose and transfer all such information: (i)to a subsequent owner, co-owner or operator of the Site and/or our Stores; or (ii)in connection with a merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of substantially all of our interests and/or assets or other corporate change, including during the course of any due diligence process.
(e) Sweepstakes, Contests and Promotions.
From time to time, We may offer sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions (any, a “Promotion”) through the Site, in the Stores or through one of our social media pages that may require registration. By participating in a Promotion, you are agreeing to official rules that govern that Promotion, which may contain specific requirements of you, including, allowing the sponsor of the Promotion to use your name, voice and likeness in advertising associated with the Promotion. If you choose to enter a Promotion, Personal Information may be disclosed to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of such Promotion, including in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law or permitted by the Promotion’s official rules, such as on a winner’s list.
(f) Co-Branded Areas.
You might come across specific advertisements on other websites because we may engage in advertising networks managed by external parties. If we participate in such networks, they monitor your online activities across various third-party websites and online services by gathering information using automated methods, including the technologies mentioned in the "Information We Gather When You Use the Site" section above. They utilize this information to display personalized advertisements that align with your specific interests. The data they gather includes details about your visits to our Site, such as the pages you have viewed. This data collection and targeted advertising occur both on our Platform and on third-party websites that are part of the advertising network. This process also assists us in assessing the effectiveness of our marketing endeavors. We, along with our service providers like Google, utilize first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) to analyze how our online advertising strategies correlate with your visits to the Site. For more information about advertising networks and how to opt-out, please visit this link. Additionally, certain third parties, such as internet browser companies, have introduced features (e.g., browser do not track signals) that provide you with choices regarding the collection of information about your online activities across third-party websites or online services. Presently, we do not actively monitor or take action in response to these signals or other mechanisms provided by internet browsers. For additional information on self-regulatory programs that enable you to exercise your choices, you can click on the ad networks link mentioned in the preceding paragraph.
The Platform may feature content provided by third parties, and these third parties may collect Usage Information and your Device Identifier when serving pages from the Platform to you. Moreover, while you are on the Site, you may be directed to other services operated and controlled by third parties. We do not assume responsibility for the data collection and privacy practices employed by these third parties. For instance, if you "click" on a link, you may be redirected from the Platform to a different website. These external sites may independently gather information about you, and they may or may not have their own publicly available privacy policies.
Our Platform operates primarily in the United States and is intended for use by individuals located within the United States. If you are located outside the United States, please note that the information we collect will be transferred to, processed, stored, and used in the United States. The data protection laws in the United States may differ from those in your country, and your information may be subject to access requests from governments, courts, or law enforcement agencies in accordance with U.S. laws.
We implement reasonable safeguards to protect and secure your Personal Information. However, it is important to understand that no method of data transmission over the Internet, mobile networks, wireless transmission, or electronic storage can be guaranteed as 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee or warrant the absolute security of any information you transmit to or from our Site, and you provide your information at your own risk.
You can update or correct your information by accessing the account registration forms on the Platform or by contacting us via email at email@example.com. We will make reasonable efforts to process your updates and changes promptly.
You may opt out of receiving emails and/or text messages from us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org Please be sure to include your current information and the requested changes you would like us to make to your marketing profile in your communication. You may also cancel or modify our email marketing communications you receive from us by following the instructions contained within our promotional emails. Additionally, if you subscribe to text messages from us, you can terminate a particular text message subscription by reply texting “STOP.” Please allow 10 days to process your email request and 6-8 weeks to process your postal mail request, during which period you may continue to receive communications from D&R. Please note that we will retain your information for legitimate business purposes or as required by law. Also, if you have made any public postings on the Platform such as in user comment sections of the Site, these communications cannot generally be removed. Please note that we may still send you certain communications relating to your account or use of our Site, such as administrative and service announcements and these transactional account messages may be unaffected if you choose to opt-out from receiving our marketing communications.
Occasionally, we may choose to share your Personal Information, Demographic Information, and Usage Information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Under California Civil Code § 1798.83, California residents have the right to request a notice disclosing the categories of personal information we share with third parties or corporate affiliates for their direct marketing purposes. This notice will specify the categories of personal information shared and used for direct marketing, as well as the names and addresses of the third parties that received such information. If you are a California resident and would like to receive a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to the following address (limited to one request per year): D&R, Attn: Customer Service – California Privacy Rights Notice, email@example.com. In your request, please include your full name, email address, and postal address. Please allow thirty (30) days for a response.
Connecticut law mandates that any entity collecting Social Security numbers from Connecticut residents during business operations must create and publicly display a privacy protection policy. D&R does not typically collect Social Security numbers during your use of the Site. It is our policy to safeguard the confidentiality of Social Security numbers in our possession and prevent misuse and improper disclosure through the enforcement of physical and electronic safeguards. Unauthorized disclosure of Social Security numbers is strictly prohibited, and access to such information is limited to authorized personnel who require it for job-related purposes.