Our Privacy Policy was last updated and posted on January 19, 2024. It governs the privacy terms of our Website. Any capitalized terms not defined in our Privacy Policy, have the meaning as specified in our Terms of Service, https://spangled.com/terms-of-service.

YOUR PRIVACY

Spangled follows all legal requirements to protect your privacy. Our Privacy Policy is a legal statement that explains how we may collect information from you, how we may share your information, and how you can limit our sharing of your information. You will see terms in our Privacy Policy that are capitalized. These terms have meanings as described in the Definitions section below.

DEFINITIONS

“Non Personal Information” is information that is not personally identifiable to you and that we automatically collect when you access our Website with a web browser. It may also include publicly available information that is shared between you and others.

“Personally Identifiable Information” is non-public information that is personally identifiable to you and obtained in order for us to provide you within our Website. Personally Identifiable Information may include information such as your name, email address, and other related information that you provide to us or that we obtain about you.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Generally, you control the amount and type of information you provide to us when using our Website.

As a Visitor, you can browse our website to find out more about our Website. You are not required to provide us with any Personally Identifiable Information as a Visitor.

However, if you register as a Member to use our Website, or purchase products from our store(s), you must provide Personally Identifiable Information to us in order for us to provide you with certain features our Website. As a Member, we collect your Personally Identifiable Information in the following ways:

  • MEMBER REGISTRATION When you register for membership, we collect your name, address, phone, email address, and product preferences.
  • ONLINE FORMS There may be online forms used on our Website. The information you enter into these online forms may contain Personally Identifiable Information.
  • COMMENTS When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

COMPUTER INFORMATION COLLECTED

When you use our Website, we automatically collect certain computer information by the interaction of your mobile phone or web browser with our Website. Such information is typically considered Non Personal Information. We also collect the following:

  • COOKIES Our Website uses “Cookies” to identify the areas of our Website that you have visited. A Cookie is a small piece of data stored on your computer or mobile device by your web browser. We use Cookies to personalize the Content that you see on our Website. Most web browsers can be set to disable the use of Cookies. However, if you disable Cookies, you may not be able to access functionality on our Website correctly or at all. We never place Personally Identifiable Information in Cookies.
  • THIRD PARTY TRACKING TOOLS We also use third party tracking tools to improve the performance and features of our Website. These third party tracking tools are designed to collect only Non-Personal Information about your use of our Website. However, you understand that such tools are created and managed by parties outside our control. As such, we are not responsible for what information is actually captured by such third parties or how such third parties use and protect that information.
  • AUTOMATIC INFORMATION We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes the name of the website from which you entered our Website, if any, as well as the name of the website to which you’re headed when you leave our website. This information also includes the IP address of your computer/proxy server that you use to access the Internet, your Internet Website provider name, web browser type, type of mobile device, and computer operating system. We use all of this information to analyze trends among our Users to help improve our Website.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We use the information we receive from you as follows:

  • SERVICE As a Member, we will use some of your Personally Identifiable Information to provide you the Service. Also, by using our Service, you are also agreeing to expose some of your Personally Identifiable Information to other Members with whom you interact using the Service.
  • COMMUNICATIONS AND EMAIL ALERTS When we communicate with you about our Website or for billing purposes, we will use the address and email address you provided when registering as a Member. We may also send you service alerts regarding your use of our Website. Finally, we may also send you emails with promotional information about us, unless you have opted out of receiving such information. You can change contact preferences at any time through your account. While you can opt-out of promotional messages, you cannot opt-out of receiving service alerts.
  • CUSTOMIZING OUR WEBSITE We may use the Personally Identifiable information you provide to us along with any computer information we receive to customize our Website.
  • SHARING INFORMATION WITH AFFILIATES AND OTHER THIRD PARTIES We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your Personally Identifiable Information to third parties for marketing purposes. We may provide your Personally Identifiable Information to affiliates that provide services to us with regards to our Website (i.e. payment processors, Website hosting companies, etc.); such affiliates will only receive information necessary to provide the respective services and will be bound by confidentiality agreements limiting the use of such information.
  • DATA AGGREGATION We retain the right to collect and use any Non Personal Information collected from your use of our Website and aggregate such data for internal analytics that improve our Website and Service as well as for use or resale to others. At no time is your Personally Identifiable Information included in such data aggregations.
  • LEGALLY REQUIRED RELEASES OF INFORMATION We may be legally required to disclose your Personally Identifiable Information, if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Legal Terms; (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties including you and/or other Members; and/or (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of Your Business or Website Name, our Users, employees, and affiliates.
  • DISCLOSURES TO SUCCESSORS If Spangled is acquired or merges, in whole or in part, with another business that would become responsible for providing the Website to you, we retain the right to transfer your Personally Identifiable Information to the new business. The new business would retain the right to use your Personally Identifiable Information according to the terms of this Privacy Policy as well as to any changes to this Privacy Policy as instituted by the new business.

CHANGING YOUR INFORMATION

You may change your Personally Identifiable Information at any time accessing the Client Support Portal on our Website.

PROTECTING YOUR CHILD’S PRIVACY

Our Website is not designed for use by anyone under the age of 18 (“Child”), though we realize we may have a Child attempt to make purchases through our Website. We do not verify the age of our Users nor do we have any liability for verifying a User’s age. If you are a Child, please seek the permission of a parent or guardian before using our Website.If you are a parent or guardian and believe your Child is using our Website, please contact us to remove your Child’s account; we reserve the right to ask you for verification of your relationship to the Child before we honor such a request. If we discover that a Child has created an account on our Website, we will immediately delete the account 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. However, as parent of such a Child, you understand that you are legally liable for any transactions created by the Child.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES & EMBEDDED CONTENT

Our Website may contain links to other websites that are not under our direct control. These websites may have their own policies regarding privacy. We have no control of or responsibility for linked websites and provide these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors. You access such linked Websites at your own risk.

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

These websites are not subject to this Privacy Policy. You should check the privacy policies, if any, of those individual websites to see how the operators of those third-party websites will utilize your personal information. In addition, these websites may contain a link to Websites of our affiliates. The websites of our affiliates are not subject to this Privacy Policy, and you should check their individual privacy policies to see how the operators of such websites will utilize your personal information.

OUR EMAIL POLICY

Our affiliates and we fully comply with national laws regarding SPAM. You can always opt out of receipt of further email correspondence from us and/or our affiliates. We agree that we will not sell, rent, or trade your email address to any unaffiliated third-party without your permission.

OUR SECURITY POLICY

We have constructed our Website using industry standard encryption and authentication tools to protect your Personally Identifiable Information. When we collect your Personally Identifiable Information through our Website, we encrypt this information and attempt to prevent unauthorized access to it by using industry standard technologies, such as encryption software, routers and firewalls. Unfortunately, due to the nature of the Internet, we cannot completely guarantee that your Personally Identifiable Information is completely protected. We strongly urge you to protect any password you may have for our Website and to not share it with anyone. You should always log out of our Website when not in use, especially if you are sharing a computer or mobile device with someone else or are using a public computer.

CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES

Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to indicate your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we currently do not respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online.

YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS

You have the right to access, review, update, rectify, and delete any personal information that we hold about you. You can exercise these rights by logging into your account or contacting us directly. You also have the right to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us. This can be done by following the unsubscribe link in our emails or contacting us directly with your request

DURATION OF DATA RETENTION

We retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to provide you with our services and for legitimate and essential business purposes, such as maintaining the performance of our services, making data-driven business decisions, complying with our legal obligations, and resolving disputes. We maintain a data retention policy which we apply to information in our care.

AUTOMATED DATA COLLECTION

We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use, or navigate our Website. This information does not reveal your specific identity but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, and information about how and when you use our Website.

CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS’ SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS

If you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information. California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year

PRIVACY POLICY UPDATES

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. You should review this Privacy Policy frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we may notify you on our Website, by a blog post, by email, or by any method we determine. The method we chose is at our sole discretion. We will also change the “Last Updated” date at the beginning of this Privacy Policy. Any changes we make to our Privacy Policy are effective as of this Last Updated date and replace any prior Privacy Policies.

QUESTIONS ABOUT OUR PRIVACY PRACTICES OR THIS PRIVACY POLICY

If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints about our Privacy Policy or the practices of our Services, you are encouraged to contact us here.