"Non-Personal Information" (NPI) is information that is not personally identifiable to you and we automatically collect when you access our Website with a web browser.
"Personally Identifiable Information" (PII) is non-public information that is personally identifiable to you and obtained in order for us to provide you with products and services. PII may include information such as your name, address, phone number, credit card information, and other related information that you provide to us or that we obtain about you.
The terms “us” or “we” or “our” refers to DealFanatic, the owner of this Website.
A “Visitor” is someone that merely browses our Website.
A “Member” is someone who has registered with our Website to use our Service. We may also refer to Members as “Buyers”.
A “Merchant” is a business that has signed contracts with DealFanatic to sell Vouchers to our Members.
A “User” is a collective identifier that refers to either a Visitor or a Member.
A “Voucher” is a reduced-price product/service voucher sold by a Merchant.
All text, information, graphics, audio, video, and data offered through our Website, whether free to all or part of our paid Service, are collectively known as our “Content”. We may refer to Content provided by our Members as “Member Content.”
Understanding Our Service
You can visit our Website without providing or revealing PII. However, we may receive and store certain types of NPI (i.e. IP address, browser type, etc.) when you interact with our Website. We may analyze NPI for trends and statistics as to how people use our Website. Unless you wish to purchase or sell Vouchers through our Service, we typically will not require you to provide PII.
We receive and store PII that you provide to us when you become a Buyer or Merchant (i.e. name, address, phone, etc.), send an email or call us, or participate in a promotion. In addition to your PII, we may also collect PII that you submit to us about other people, such as the name and address of someone you are referring to us. Ultimately, you have the choice in deciding whether or not to provide PII to us.
We use PII that you provide for our internal purposes, including, but not limited to, placing your Voucher up for sale, confirming and tracking your order of a Voucher; analyzing statistics and demographics; and keeping you informed about our Website and Service.
We also work with affiliates that may have products, services, or offers about which you may be interested in receiving information and they may use the PII we have for you to contact you. If you don’t want to receive information from our affiliates, you can let us know so you’re no longer contacted by our affiliates with regard to their products, services, or offers.
There are times that we may have to disclose your PII to comply with state and federal laws; to assist law enforcement and governmental agencies in preventing or investigating fraud or other crimes, or in response to a court order. In such instances, we will only provide the PII requested and your PII will only be used for legal purposes as opposed to marketing.
Finally, if we sold or transferred our business, we would transfer your PII to the purchaser as appropriate and might also retain a copy of your PII for any new business ventures we would start.
You may change your PII at any time using facilities as found on our Website. If at any time you need assistance with updating your PII or removing yourself from our mailing lists, just send us an email with your request.
You can always opt out of future unaffiliated third-party disclosures of your information. Such opt-out will not affect disclosures otherwise permitted by law including but not limited to: (i) disclosures to Merchants and affiliates, (ii) disclosures to third-party service providers who provide certain services for our business, such as credit card processing, computer system services, shipping, data management, or promotional services, (iii) disclosures to third parties as necessary to fulfill your requests, (iv) disclosures to governmental agencies or law enforcement departments or otherwise required to be made under applicable law, (v) previously completed disclosures to third parties, or (vi) disclosures to third parties in connection with subsequent contests or promotions you may choose to enter, or third-party offers you may choose to accept.
We follow the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Even though our Website is not designed for use by anyone under the age of 18 (child), we realize that a child may attempt to access our Website. We do not knowing collect PII from a child. If you are a parent or guardian and believe your child is using our Website, please contact us. We may ask for proof of identification before we remove any information to prevent malicious removal of account information. If we discover on our own that a child is accessing our Website, we will delete the information as soon as we discover it, we will not use the information for any purpose, and we will not disclose the information to third parties. You acknowledge that we do not verify the age of our users nor do we have any liability to do so. If you are a child, please seek the permission of a parent or guardian before accessing our Website.
Our affiliates and we fully comply with the federal CAN-SPAM Act. You can always opt out of receipt of further email correspondence from us or affiliates. As email is not usually a secure form of communication, we suggest that you do not included personal information in any emails you send to us.
We have taken steps to build our Website using sophisticated encryption and authentication tools to protect the security of your PII. When we collect your PII through our Website, we will encrypt your PII before it travels over the Internet using industry standards as establishing for conducting secure online transactions. We also use industry standard technologies such as secure routers and firewalls to make sure that your PII is safe. Unfortunately, we cannot fully guarantee secure data transmission over the Internet due to its very nature. Once we receive your PII, we have industry standard security measures in place to protect against the loss or misuse of your PII, though again, we cannot fully guarantee against such loss or misuse. We strongly urge you to protect any password you may have for our Website not share it with anyone. You should always log out of our Website when you are done using it, especially if you are sharing a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public.
You may have to provide a credit card to purchase products and services from our Website. We use third-party billing services and HAVE NO CONTROL over these services. We do not store your credit card information and we also use our commercially reasonable efforts to make sure that your credit card number is kept STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL by using only third-party billing services that use industry-standard encryption technology to protect your credit card number from unauthorized use. However, you understand and agree that we are in no way responsible for any misuse of your credit card number.
We may also use web beacons to collect NPI about your use of our Website and those of our affiliates, and your use of special promotions or newsletters. The information we collect by Web Beacons allows us to statistically monitor the number of people that open our emails and why they opened our emails. Our Web Beacons are not used to track your activity outside of our Website or those of our affiliates. We do not link NPI from Web Beacons to PII without your permission.