Terms & Conditions
Last Updated October 21, 2011
Plastic Jungle is a licensee of the TRUSTe Privacy Program. TRUSTe is an independent, organization whose mission is to build user's trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the use of fair information practices. This privacy statement covers the Web site www.plasticjungle.com. Because this Web site wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy, it has agreed to disclose its information practices and have its privacy practices reviewed for compliance by TRUSTe.
Information You Provide To Us
We collect personal information from you when you affirmatively provide it to us, such as when you register, post, or contact us. This information may include your name, address, email address, telephone number, mobile phone number, date of birth, Plastic Jungle Service login name and password. In addition, if you choose to buy gift cards through the Plastic Jungle Service, we will ask you for your credit card information or other payment information. We may combine the information you provide us with information we receive about you from other online and offline sources.
Information We Collect Automatically
When you use the Plastic Jungle Service, we collect certain information from you, including but not limited to your browser type, operating system, IP address, device ID, Internet service provider, search query you used to find Plastic Jungle through a search engine, and the web site access immediately before and after the Plastic Jungle Service. In addition, we may collect information about your browsing behavior, such as the date and time you access the Plastic Jungle Service, the areas or features of the Plastic Jungle Service you access, the amount of time you spend using the Plastic Jungle Service, the number of times you return to the Plastic Jungle Service and other clickstream information. We may combine this information with the personal information you provide to us.
Information Collected Through Our Referral Service
If you choose to use our refer-a-friend mechanism, we will collect your friend's name and email address, which we will use solely for the purpose of sending that person an email. Your friend may contact us at email@example.com to request that we remove his or her information from our database.
Information Collected by Third Parties
Accessing Your Personal Information
You may change or update the personal information we have collected from you by going to the My Account page and clicking the "Edit Account Info" button or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Choosing to withhold or remove certain information may interfere with your ability to utilize the Plastic Jungle Service to its fullest potential. While changes you make will be reflected in active user databases promptly, we reserve the right to retain any information you provide for a variety of reasons, including fraud and abuse prevention, archival backups, and data analytics.
We or service providers working on our behalf may use the information we collect from and about you for any of the following purposes: (1) to have your gift cards picked up from you or delivered to you; (2) to communicate with you regarding our services and regarding your use of the Plastic Jungle Service; (3) to otherwise fulfill your requests for products and services; (4) to respond to your inquiries; (5) to provide you with targeted content, offers and advertising, such as special offers from merchants whose gift cards you may have in our Online Gift Card Registry or that you have purchased through the Plastic Jungle Service; (6) to contact you when necessary; (7) to ensure that Plastic Jungle Service users are adults and otherwise comply with the Terms; (8) to review Plastic Jungle Service usage and operations and conduct internal marketing and operational research; (9) to address problems with the Plastic Jungle Service, our business or our products and services; (10) to protect the security or integrity of the Plastic Jungle Service and our business, including detecting and addressing fraud and abuse; or (11) to otherwise operate, maintain and provide the features and functionality of the Plastic Jungle Service. We or our service providers may also use the information we have collected from and about you to contact you with promotional materials and offers from us, as well as from our related companies, marketing partners, advertisers and other third parties.
We care about your privacy, and we will not rent or sell your personal information with third parties for their promotional purposes. We may share the information we collect from and about you with third parties in the following instances:
- With our service providers, if the disclosure will enable them to fulfill your product or service request or otherwise perform a business, professional or technical support function for us, including, without limitation, the activities described herein, as well as verifying credit card information, fulfilling gift card orders, processing credit card transactions, disbursing payments to Sellers, hosting, developing, and maintaining our service, servers, database, and other systems, enhancing the information that we collect about our customers and transmitting our email;
- On an aggregated or non-personally identifiable basis, to merchants and issuers of gift cards to enable those entities to better understand usage trends with respect to the gift cards they issue, which may include information derived from our Online Gift Card Registry, or to other partners or third parties with respect to aggregated demographic information (such as the ages and zip codes of our Plastic Jungle Service users).
- As necessary, to identify, investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities or suspected fraud or other abuse of the Plastic Jungle Service;
- To respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law; and
- In the event that Plastic Jungle goes through a business transition, such as a merger, an acquisition by another company, or a sale of all or a portion of its assets, your personal information may be one of the transferred assets.
Opting Out of Marketing Communications
You may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or you can contact us at email@example.com.
Our Commitment to Data Security
We use certain physical, managerial, and technical safeguards intended to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant against all risks with regards to the security of any information you transmit to us, and so of necessity you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, we again take steps designed to ensure the security of your information on our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
If we learn of a security systems breach that affects the privacy of your personal information, then we will attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. We may also post a notice through the Plastic Jungle Service if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach you should notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at email@example.com.
Additional Policy Information
Our website offers a publicly accessible blog. You should be aware that any information you provide in this area may be read, collected, and used by others who access such areas.
From time to time, we post customer testimonials/comments/reviews on our website which may contain personally identifiable information. We do obtain the customer's consent via email prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial.
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, we do not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information from persons under 13 years-of-age, and no part of the Plastic Jungle Service is directed to persons under 13. The Plastic Jungle Service is expressly limited to use by persons 18 years of age or above. IF YOU ARE UNDER 13 YEARS OF AGE, THEN PLEASE DO NOT USE OR ACCESS THE PLASTIC JUNGLE SERVICE AT ANY TIME OR IN ANY MANNER. If we learn that personally identifiable information of persons less than 13-years-of-age has been collected on the Plastic Jungle Service without verifiable parental consent, then we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child under the age of 13 has obtained an account on the Plastic Jungle Service, then you may alert us at firstname.lastname@example.org and request that we delete that child's personal information from our systems.
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