User’s Personal Information
ShoppingKim.com collects minimal information from the user and is optional:
• E-mail – refers to the user’s valid e-mail address.
Users entering information requested by affiliated companies on this site may be contacted by those companies by email, phone or mail.
The Company e-mails free information to our users. We gather the e-mail addresses of users during our registration process. The registration process automatically subscribes users to the periodic free information mailings. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by utilizing the unsubscribe options at the end of each mailing.
Log files are used to track and monitor traffic patterns on our site for maintenance purposes. The logs are not used to track or monitor personally identifiable information.
Sharing of Information
The Company uses the information described above to tailor our content and help our advertisers and third party marketers better understand our audience’s demographics. This is essential to keeping our services free. We share personally identifiable information with our advertisers and third party marketers.
All information provided to the Company by a registrant may be used to support our suppression, validation and enhancement services to marketing companies, advertising agencies, compilers, and data companies. For example, data provided by a registrant, such as opt-out information, may be used by our customer to suppress or drop names from that customer’s prospect file; other information may be used to verify that existing data on the registrant lawfully acquired by such customer is accurate. In addition, a Company customer may use data supplied to enhance or append demographic or lifestyle data to such customer’s file.
The Company also participates in affiliate network programs and various co-marketing partnerships to promote our site. For this purpose, we receive and share information in order to analyze site traffic and pattern information so we can evaluate the effectiveness of these programs. The Company does not share or receive personally identifiable information for these site-to-site traffic-building programs.
For information about opting out of Gourmet Ads and ad serving partners please visit http://www.gourmetads.com/
The Company tracks information related to overall user traffic patterns throughout our site in order to make decisions regarding content and services.
Users have the ability to contact the Company to provide us with their feedback. The Company does not retain this information for any purpose other than to respond to the user.
ShoppingKim.com maintains historical records of both personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information. This information includes but is not limited to the IP Address, date and time of the visit, all information on the first step of the matching process along with all information asked on the second step of the matching process. This information is used to analyze traffic trends and to refine business operations, and the information is shared with third parties as described in the section above. ShoppingKim.com makes significant efforts to maintain the security of its network and the data we collect. We use various technologies, including, in certain instances, encryption, to ensure the high security standards. Any data that is stored on ShoppingKim.com servers is treated as confidential and is not generally available to the public. ShoppingKim.com has an internal security policy with respect to the confidentiality of customer and other data, limiting access only to those employees who we reasonably believe need to know such information for the purpose of performing their jobs.
Access to and Correction of Data
ShoppingKim.com allows consumers who have voluntarily provided personally identifiable data access to their data to ensure that it is correct and to make any changes. Feel free to contact us.
Notification of Changes
From time to time, the Company may sponsor sweepstakes, contests or other events that require the collection, processing, and storage of individual contact and demographic information to be used for the event. We do not require the user to provide additional information to participate in the event. The Company may also co-sponsor these events along with other companies in which case the user’s individual contact and demographic information will not be released to third party or non-participating organizations without the user’s consent. The Company will request that co-sponsors of such events uphold the privacy and appropriate use of the registrants’ information.
A Note About Minors
In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, no one under 18 years of age may use our Web site. If you are a minor below the age of 18, you may use our site only in conjunction with your parent, legal guardian or other responsible adult.
The Company takes every reasonable precaution to protect our user’s information. When you submit information, your information is protected both on-line and off-line in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.
We can be reached via email. The Company takes online privacy seriously, and does not share the information users have submitted without their permission.
The Company reserves the right to amend this policy at any time.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact us.