Your IP Address
Like most Websites, each time you visit the Site we may automatically collect your IP address and the web page from which you came. In order to administer and optimize the Site for you, and to diagnose problems with our Site, we may use your IP address to help identify you.
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
Information We Collect From You
In order to operate the Site we may collect “personal information” such as full name, postal address, phone number or email address), this may include, but is not limited to, zip code, postal code, hometown, gender, username, age/birth date, purchase history information, browsing history information, searching history information, registration history information. Such information will be kept strictly confidential and not shared with any third party without your explicit permission.
We ask that you do not enter personal information or financial information into any public area of this site, because if you do then it may be posted publicly on the Site, and the information will then be treated as “demographic information” that is “public information.”
2001 Downloads IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR USERS WHO INTENTIONALLY OR OTHERWISE DISCLOSE PRIVATE INFORMATION IN THE PUBLIC AREAS OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROFILES, EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE OR PUBLIC FORUMS WHICH ARE PUBLICLY VIEWABLE BY USERS.
Information Other Websites Collect From You
How We Use Personal Information
We use your email address and your other personal information to help us efficiently operate the Site, to contact you in connection with your transactions and other activities on the Site including, but not limited to, confirmation emails or important news that could affect your relationship with 2001 Downloads. These types of communications, are known as “Operational Communications.” In some cases, Operational Communications may also contain commercial messages, such as text ads and special offers. We also use personal information to send you newsletters, information, offers and other promotional materials for 2001 Downloads goods or services. We attempt to send you offers that are of value to you, such as discounts, exclusive offers or special event information.
To operate the Site, including processing your transactions and supporting your activities on the Site, we may share your personal information with our agents, representatives, contractors and service providers so they can provide us with support services such as authorization of credit card transactions, email origination, receipt or support services, customer relationship management services or order fulfillment. We require these entities not to use your information for any other purpose.
In some cases, we may enter into a promotional relationship with another company in which we prominently display their brand name or trademarks on pages of the Site. These pages are known as “Co-Branded Pages” and these companies are known as “Co-Branded Companies.” Co-Branded Companies may use your personal information in accordance with their own privacy policies. You will need to contact Co-Branded Companies to instruct them directly regarding your preferences for the use of your personal information by them, your details will never be passed from 2001 Downloads to a co-branded company without your consent. Those who contact you will need to be instructed directly by you, regarding your preferences for the use of your personal information by them.
How We Use Financial Information
We use your financial information to check your qualifications, to bill you for products and services and to enable you to participate in discount, rebate and similar programs in which you may elect to participate. By making a purchase, or engaging in any other kind of activity or transaction that uses financial information, on the Site, you consent to our providing your financial information to our service providers and to such third parties as we determine are necessary to support and process your activities and transactions, as well as to your credit card issuer for their purposes. These third parties may include the credit card companies and banking institutions used to process and support the transaction or activity. By purchasing, or registering or making reservations for, products or services of third parties offered on the Site, or by participating in programs offered on the Site that are administered by third parties and that require you to submit financial information in order to use them, you also consent to our providing your financial information to those third parties. Additionally, if the page on which you submit information is a Co-Branded Page, or was accessed by clicking on a link on a Co-Branded Page, then we may share your financial information with the associated Co-Branded Company. Any of these various third parties (including Co-Branded Companies) may be authorized to use your financial information in accordance with our contractual arrangements with such third parties and in accordance with their own privacy policies, over which we have no control, and you agree that we are not responsible or liable for any of their actions or omissions. Additionally, you agree that we may use and disclose all such information so submitted to such third parties in the same manner in which we are entitled to use and disclose any other information that you submit to us. Please read the information below under the heading “Special Cases in which we Share Personal and Financial Information” to learn more ways in which we may share your financial information.
Special Cases in which we Share Personal and Financial Information
Our Security Precautions
The Site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Our secure server software (SSL) is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. We encrypt all of your personal and financial information as it travels over the Internet and we store your financial information on our servers in encrypted form. Your information may be transferred to and maintained on computer networks which may be located outside of the state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction in which you reside, and the country or jurisdiction in which these computer networks are located may not have privacy laws as protective as the laws in your country or jurisdiction.