INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We may collect and store personally identifiable information on certain areas of the springstepshoes.com website when users register, purchase products or services, request information or a response, sign up for events, apply for jobs, or participate in user posting areas, such as bulletin boards, discussion forums and surveys. Such personally identifiable information may include your name, address, age, date of birth, sex, company or school affiliations, education level, e-mail address, driver's license number, telephone numbers, information about your interests and activities and your reviews of our website or products that we sell. If you transact business with us, such personally identifiable information may also include financial information such as your payment method (valid credit card number, type, expiration date or other financial information). You may elect not to provide certain types of information, but that may result in you being unable to use certain features of the springstepshoes.com website. We may combine the personally identifiable information that we receive from you through the springstepshoes.com website with information from other sources.
We may also collect and store personally identifiable about other people that you provide to us. If you use the springstepshoes.com website to send others (friends, relatives, colleagues, etc.) a product as a gift, information that may interest them or messages (such as invitations) through our system, we may store your personal information, and the personal information of each such recipient.
We may also automatically collect and store certain types of information when you visit the springstepshoes.com website. For example, we may use "cookies" to obtain information when you access the springstepshoes.com website. Such information may include your IP address, the type of browser you are using, the date and time of your visit, the operating system of your computer and the domain name of your Internet service provider and is used to facilitate access to the springstepshoes.com website and to personalize your on-line experience. Most browsers accept cookies automatically but allow you to disable them. We recommend that you leave cookies "turned on" so that we can offer you a better shopping experience. Utilities are available from third parties to help you visit websites anonymously, but use of such utilities may also result in you being unable to use certain features of the springstepshoes.com website.
We may use standard Internet technology, such as Web beacons and other similar technologies, to track your use of the springstepshoes.com website. We may also include Web beacons in 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 visitors to the springstepshoes.com website to deliver targeted advertisements and to measure the overall effectiveness of our on-line advertising and content or other activities.
We may allow third parties, including our authorized service providers, advertising companies, and ad networks, to display advertisements on the springstepshoes.com website. These companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies to collect information about users who view or interact with their advertisements. This information allows them to deliver targeted advertisements and gauge their effectiveness. The springstepshoes.com website does not provide any personal information to these third parties.
USE OF INFORMATION
Personal information that we collect from customers and users of the springstepshoes.com website is used to improve our relevance to you and to improve your shopping experience with us. We use the information that you provide so that we may provide the products and services that you have ordered or requested, to fulfill your requests for information, to manage our business, to process your requests to participate in events, and to review and consider any employment related inquiries that you may submit. In addition, we may send you by e-mail or offline offerings of products or services that we think may be of interest to you or ask you to participate in activities such as special surveys. We may also use personally identifiable information in analyzing the behavior of users of the springstepshoes.com website in order to measure interest in specific items posted on the website.
We may use non-personally identifiable, summary or aggregate information that we collect to improve the design and content of the springstepshoes.com website, to enable us to further enhance your experience with the Spring Step brand and for other business purposes. We may also share such aggregate information with third parties.
Personally identifiable information that you have provided to us is an asset of Spring Footwear Corp. that may be included in assets transferred to an acquirer if Spring Footwear Corp. or Shoebuy is acquired by a third party or the Spring Step is sold to a third party.
YOUR CHOICES REGARDING PERSONAL INFORMATION
You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but that may result in you being unable to use certain features of the springstepshoes.com website because such information may be required in order for you to register as a member, purchase products or services, participate in a contest, promotion, survey, or sweepstakes, ask a question, or initiate other transactions on the springstepshoes.com website. At any time, you may choose to no longer receive e-mails from springstepshoes.com by contacting us at email@example.com. You also will be given the opportunity, in any commercial e-mail that we send to you, to opt out of receiving such messages in the future. It may take up to 10 days for us to process an opt-out request. We may send you other types of transactional and relationship e-mail communications, such as service announcements, administrative notices, and surveys, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them. You may tell us not to share your personal information with third parties for direct marketing purposes by sending a written request to firstname.lastname@example.org or the mailing address below.
101 Arch Street, 16th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
ACCESS TO AND CORRECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may review, update or correct any personally identifiable information that you have provided to us through the springstepshoes.com website. You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations on the springstepshoes.com website. To do any of such things, please either follow the instructions on the page of the springstepshoes.com website on which you have provided such information or registered, or contact us at email@example.com.
We take appropriate security measures (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to help safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access and disclosure. For example, only authorized employees are permitted to access personal information and they may do so only for permitted business functions. In addition, we use encryption in the transmission of your sensitive personal information between your system and ours, and we use firewalls to help prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to your personal information. We want you to feel confident using the springstepshoes.com website to transact business. However, no system can be completely secure. Therefore, although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, searches, or other communications will always remain secure. Users should also take care with how they handle and disclose their personal information and should avoid sending personal information through insecure e-mail.
REVIEWS AND OTHER POSTED INFORMATION
CHILDREN'S PRIVACY PROTECTION
We understand the importance of protecting the privacy of children, especially in an online environment. The springstepshoes.com website is not intentionally designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger and we will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Under California law, if you are a resident of California, you have the right to control how your personal information is shared with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Following receipt of a request from you, we will provide you with a cost-free means of informing us that you do not want your personal information to be shared with third parties for the direct marketing purposes of such third parties. We provide you with a cost-free means of informing us that you do not want your personal information to be shared with third parties for the direct marketing purposes of such third parties. If you would like to exercise your right under California law to tell us that you do not wish your personal information to be shared with third parties for their direct marketing purposes, you should send your written request to firstname.lastname@example.org or the mailing address below. We will respond to your request within 30 days.
101 Arch Street, 16th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
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