Buy and Sell Gigs is committed to protecting your privacy. Please read the Buy and Sell Gigs Online Privacy Statement below and also any supplemental information listed to the right for further details about particular Buy and Sell Gigs sites and services that you may use.
This Buy and Sell Gigs Online Privacy Statement applies to data collected by Buy and Sell Gigs through the Web sites and services that display these terms, as well as its offline product support services. It does not apply to those Buy and Sell Gigs sites, services and products that do not display or link to this statement or that have their own privacy statements. Some products, services or features mentioned in this statement may not be available in all markets at this time.
Collection of Your Personal Information
At some Buy and Sell Gigs sites, we ask you to provide personal information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address, or telephone number. We may also collect demographic information, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. If you choose to make a purchase or sign up for a paid service, we will ask for additional information, such as your credit card number and billing address, which is used to create a Buy and Sell Gigs billing account.
We collect additional information about your interaction with Buy and Sell Gigs sites and services without identifying you as an individual. For example, we use Web site analytics tools on our sites to retrieve information from your browser, including the site you came from, the search engine(s) and the keywords you used to find our site, the pages you view within our site, your browser add-ons, and your browser's width and height. We also use technologies, such as cookies and web beacons (described below), to collect information about the pages you view, the links you click and other actions you take on our sites and services. Additionally, we receive certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring Web site addresses. We also deliver advertisements (see the Display of Advertising section below) and provide Web site analytics tools on non-Buy and Sell Gigs sites and services, and we collect information about page views on these third party sites as well.
When you receive newsletters or promotional e-mail from Buy and Sell Gigs, we may use web beacons (described below), customized links or similar technologies to determine whether the e-mail has been opened and which links you click in order to provide you more focused e-mail communications or other information.
In order to offer you a more consistent and personalized experience in your interactions with Buy and Sell Gigs, information collected through one Buy and Sell Gigs service may be combined with information obtained through other Buy and Sell Gigs services. We may also supplement the information we collect with information obtained from other companies. For example, we may use services from other companies that enable us to derive a general geographic area based on your IP address in order to customize certain services to your geographic area.
Use of Your Personal Information
Buy and Sell Gigs collects and uses your personal information to operate and improve its sites and services. These uses may include providing you with more effective customer service; making the sites or services easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information; performing research and analysis aimed at improving our products, services and technologies; and displaying content and advertising that are customized to your interests and preferences. For more information about the use of information for advertising, see the Display of Advertising section below.
We also use your personal information to communicate with you. We may send certain mandatory service communications such as welcome letters, billing reminders, information on technical service issues, and security announcements. Some Buy and Sell Gigs services may send periodic member letters that are considered part of the service. Additionally, with your permission, we may also occasionally send you product surveys or promotional emailings to inform you of other products or services available from Buy and Sell Gigs and its affiliates, information about other Buy and Sell Gigs products and services, and/or share your personal information with Buy and Sell Gigs partners so they may send you information about their products and services.
Personal information collected on Buy and Sell Gigs sites and services may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Buy and Sell Gigs or its affiliates, subsidiaries or service providers maintain facilities. Buy and Sell Gigs abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union, the European Economic Area, and Switzerland.
Sharing of Your Personal Information
Except as described in this statement, we will not disclose your personal information outside of Buy and Sell Gigs and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your consent. Some Buy and Sell Gigs sites allow you to choose to share your personal information with select Buy and Sell Gigs partners so that they can contact you about their products, services or offers.
We occasionally request the services of other people that provide services on our behalf, such as providing customer support, hosting the website, website design, logo work and other services. Those service providers will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using it for any other purpose than for delivering the service to Buy and Sell Gigs in accordance with Buy and Sell Gigs’s instructions and policies.
We may access or disclose information about you, including the content of your communications, in order to: (a) comply with the law or respond to lawful requests or legal process; (b) protect the rights or property of Buy and Sell Gigs or our customers, including the enforcement of our agreements or policies governing your use of the services; or (c) act on a good faith belief that such access or disclosure is necessary to protect the safety of Buy and Sell Gigs customers or the public.