Last Updated: May 18, 2019
Information We Collect
When you visit our website, UpFlip collects information from you. When using certain sections of the site or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, username, password or other details. We may also request your personal information if you choose to contact us via any “Help” or “Contact” links, sign up for any services that may be offered now or in the future, or otherwise communicate with us in any manner. We may also collect the details of any requests or transactions you make through the website as well as communications between you and other users. All payment information you submit is collected and used by our payment processors in accordance with their privacy policies. We do not store your payment information.
We may use your personal information to provide services that you have requested, respond to your requests, and send you communications, as well as for auditing, research, and analysis to improve the products offered on our website. You will always be given the opportunity to unsubscribe from further emails in any promotional messages that we send to you.
You must be at least 18 years old to use our website and/or services and UpFlip will not collect any information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian of a child under 13 years of age and you believe your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us at [email protected]
In instances where you use a public area of the website or services and submit personal information for the purpose of contacting another member, contacting a user about a listing, creating a listing, adding contact information to a listing, such information becomes publicly available and UpFlip is therefore not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit to these services, forums, listings, or persons.
What additional information do we collect?
We may also collect non-personal information from you. When you access our website, we may collect such things as your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URL, service provider, and other general information about our visitors. This information, on its own, cannot usually be used to identify you. We may at times also collect automatically generated data that will help diagnose problems with our server, help administer our website, analyze trends, track user movement, or gather demographic information for purposes of improving the website and our services.
Use of Your Information
We may use the information we collect from you when you use the site or register on the site for the following purposes:
- To personalize your experience
- To improve our website in order to better serve you
- To communicate with Users
- Business purposes, e.g. using user search activity for analysis
You may have your personal information deleted or deactivated by sending an email to [email protected]
How do we protect your information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. We use regular Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your PII, we cannot ensure or warranty the security of any such PII.
WE TAKE THESE PRECAUTIONS IN AN EFFORT TO PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION AGAINST SECURITY BREACHES. HOWEVER, THIS IS NOT A GUARANTEE THAT SUCH INFORMATION MAY NOT BE ACCESSED, DISCLOSED, ALTERED, OR DESTROYED BY BREACH OF SUCH FIREWALLS AND SECURE SERVER SOFTWARE. BY USING OUR SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO ASSUME THESE RISKS.
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
- Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, some of the site’s features may not function properly.
We may also use automated devices and applications, such as Google Analytics, to evaluate usage of our website. We may also use other analytic means to evaluate our services. We use these tools to help us improve our services, performance and user experiences. We do not share your personal information with these third parties
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your PII to outside parties.
Our website includes links to other websites whose privacy policies may differ from ours. Once you are on their website, any information that you post or provide is governed by their privacy policies.
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
California residents may choose to request certain information regarding our disclosure of PII to third parties for their direct marketing purposes or choose to opt out of such disclosure. To make a request or to opt out at any time, please contact us at [email protected]. Please use the subject line “CA Request for Information”.
How does the UpFlip site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Do we allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify you via email within 7 business days.