Last Revision: August 4, 2012
Information Flash-Clocks.com collects, and how it is used
Information submitted by users
Some Flash-Clocks.com services require registration, namely the newsletter. In order to register with Flash-Clocks.com, a user must provide a valid e-mail address and a name.
When a product or service is purchased from Flash-Clocks.com, the user has the option to pay by Paypal Transfer or Credit/Debit Card (also using PayPal), as well as with other methods, including Moneybookers. Flash-Clocks.com does not store any information in any way.
Flash-Clocks.com may set and access one or more cookies (a small text file containing a string of characters) on users' computers. Cookies are used to improve the quality of Flash-Clocks.com website and services, including for storing user preferences, identifying user logins, and tracking user trends. Flash-Clocks.com links the information stored in cookies to your Flash-Clocks.com profile and to personally identifiable information you submit while on this Website.
Flash-Clocks.com uses third-party web analytics software, such as Google Analytics, to analyze website traffic in order to improve the Flash-Clocks.com website and services. These web analytics services may set a cookie to collect anonymous traffic data.
Flash-Clocks.com uses third party advertisements. Some of these advertisers can and may use technology such as cookies when they advertise on Flash-Clocks.com, which will also send these advertisers information including a visitor's IP address, ISP, web browser and other information. Flash-Clocks.com has no access to or control over these cookies.
Like most websites, Flash-Clocks.com servers automatically record information sent by visitors' browsers. These server logs may include information such as the web request, Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of the request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify the browser. This automatically collected data is linked to Flash-Clocks.com profiles and to personally identifiable information. IP addresses are tied to personally identifiable information in order to protect users from fraud, abuse and other misconduct, and to improve the quality of Flash-Clocks.com website and services.
When users send e-mails or other communications to Flash-Clocks.com, those communications may be retained in order to process inquiries, respond to requests and improve the Flash-Clocks.com website and services.
Protecting the privacy of children is extremely important to us. Flash-Clocks.com never collects or maintains information for or from those actually known to be under 16, and no part of the Flash-Clocks.com website is structured to attract anyone under 16.
Communications from Flash-Clocks.com
Flash-Clocks.com may use individual's personal information to contact them. For instance, to respond to comments or requests for information, to provide requested services, or in regard to issues relating to users' accounts, via e-mail or telephone.
Registered users can sign up to receive various service e-mail notifications, such as alerts about new flash clocks. These service notifications are opt-in, and can be completely controlled by the user, following instructions at the bottom of each notification message.
In addition, an e-mail newsletter is periodically sent to registered users, and from time-to-time, service announcement updates are sent to those who may be affected. Flash-Clocks.com may also send marketing or promotional materials for its own services. These messages will include clear and effective instructions for opting out of future communications of that kind.
Processing personal information and user data
. Providing services to users;
. Auditing, research and analysis in order to maintain, protect and improve Flash-Clocks.com website and services;
. Ensuring the technical functioning of Flash-Clocks.com website and services;
. Developing new services.
Flash-Clocks.com processes personal information on its servers in the United States of America and in other countries. In some cases, personal information can and may be processed on a server outside a user's own country.
Choices about personal information
Individuals have full control over the personal information they provide to Flash-Clocks.com and the manner in which it is used.
Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but can be reset to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some Flash-Clocks.com features and services may not function properly if cookies are disabled.
Flash-Clocks.com may use third-party web analytics services to track trends in the way the Website is used, in order to improve the Website. Users can opt out by configuring their browsers to refuse all cookies.
Users can decline to submit personal information to any Flash-Clocks.com services, in which case Flash-Clocks.com may not be able to provide those services to them.
Flash-Clocks.com does not share, sell, rent, or trade personally identifiable information with third parties for their purposes.
Flash-Clocks.com takes appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where personal data is stored.
Access to personal information is restricted to Flash-Clocks.com employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve Flash-Clocks.com website and services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.
Accessing and updating personal information
Flash-Clocks.com efforts to provide users of its services with access to their personal information and either to correct this data if it is inaccurate or to delete such data at their request if it is not otherwise required to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes. Flash-Clocks.com asks individual users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests, and may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup tapes), where the rights of persons other than the individual would be violated, or for which access is not otherwise required. In any case where Flash-Clocks.com provides information access and correction, this service is performed free of charge, except if doing so would require a disproportionate effort.
If your personally identifiable information changes or if you no longer wish to use any Flash-Clocks.com services, you may update your information from your profile settings page or deactivate your account from the unsubscribe page. Alternately, you can request assistance from Flash-Clocks.com Administration Staff by using the Web Contact Form or contacting the Flash-Clocks.com Administration Staff by telephone at the contact information listed below. You will receive a response to your request within 30 consecutive non-business days.
Operators - Marco and Luisa
Language - English and Portuguese
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