Any comments, statuses, updates, +1, Instagram likes,  tweets, etc that you voluntarily share on a Spartabells social media page may appear on www.spartabells.com in the scrolling bar that shows activity on our pages or profiles.

We may collect and share personally identifiable information when we have a good faith belief that access, use, or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to satisfy any applicable law, rule, regulation, or enforceable governmental or administrative request, enforce our applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations, detect, prevent, or address fraud, security or technical issues, or protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Spartabells, our users or the public.

Our use of information other than for the reasons set out above is on an opt-in basis. This means that you will not receive communications from us regarding, for example, specials, new products or new services, unless you have given us affirmative permission to receive such communications.

How are the Privacy Rights of younger users treated?

Our web sites do not target and are not intended to attract children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect information from or about children under the age of 18. Child Online Privacy Protection Act.

How your information may be shared with advertisers or other Third Parties?

We provide such information to our subsidiaries and affiliated companies who may render services with us or on our behalf. We may also provide such information to other trusted business partners of ours who process information on our behalf. We require that these parties agree to process such information based on our instructions and in compliance with The Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures. We may share non-personal, aggregate information regarding customer demographics, traffic patterns, sales, and site usage with our partners, advertisers or sponsors. We may offer some services on or in collaboration with other Internet web sites. Personally identifiable information that you provide to those third-party sites may be sent to us so that we can deliver the requested service. We process such information under The Policy. Similarly, we may provide access to third party applications, such as gadgets or extensions, through our website. Any information when you enable such a third party application is processed under The Policy. Any information collected by a third party application provider is governed by their privacy policies. Except as stated elsewhere in The Policy, we will not disclose personally identifiable information about our users to any third party without your prior consent.

How is personal information changed or removed?

You may contact us any time at spartabells@gmail.com to request any of the following: 1) see what personally identifiable information we have about you, if any, 2) change or correct any personally identifiable information we have about you, 3) have us delete any personally identifiable information we have about you, 4) express any concern you have about our use of your personally identifiable information. It is not technologically possible to change or delete each and every instance of the information we hold on you from our systems, and data may remain in non-erasable or aggregate form. We may retain data for a period in our backup or temporary systems. We may also retain some information for longer periods as required by law, contract, or auditing requirements.

What is Spartabells Security?

We store your personal data on a secure server that is password protected and shielded from the outside world by a firewall. We have in place policies that are intended to ensure, as far as possible, the security and integrity of all our information, including your personally identifying information. We are PCI compliant to provide enhanced protection for your payment information.  However, no system or information can ever be fully protected against every possible hazard. As a result, we cannot ensure or warrant the security or privacy of any information you provide to us and, accordingly, you do so at your own risk.

Whenever we collect particularly sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page, or referring to the web badge that insures www.spartabells.com uses VeriSign® services.

How will you know of changes to The Policy?

We may change The Policy from time to time. We therefore ask you to check it occasionally to ensure that you are aware of the most recent version. The Policy was last updated March 18, 2015.

Does Spartabells follow the requirements of the US-EU and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework?

Yes.  Spartabells complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set out by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personally identifiable information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Spartabells has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement.

To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Spartabells certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.

Tracking

Spartabells currently does not respond to DNT signals in browsers.   While we collect personally identifiable information from you as described earlier in this privacy policy, we do not collect personally identifiable information from you to monitor your online activities across third party websites or online services (also known as behavioral advertising or interest-based advertising).

Third parties that have content embedded on Spartabells website (such as buttons, widgets, and other embedded features or content) may set cookies on a user’s browser and/or obtain information about the fact that you visited our website from a certain IP address. Third parties cannot collect any other personally identifiable information from Spartabells website unless you provide it to them directly.

What about the rights of those in Spartabells Home base, New York?

Residents of the State of New York have the right to request a list of all third parties to which Spartabells has disclosed certain information during the preceding year for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes.

However, it is our policy to neither disclose personal information, nor to sell such information to third parties for direct marketing purposes.

How can you contact Spartabells with inquiries or complaints?

If you have any questions or complaints about The Policy, please contact us at spartabells@gmail.com. You may also contact us by mail at Spartabells, 474 Atlantic Ave, East Rockaway, NY 11518. Complaints will be resolved internally in accordance with our complaints procedures. If you live in the European Union or Switzerland and efforts to resolve the matter internally are unsatisfactory, the complaint may be submitted to the American Arbitration Association, which has been selected as the independent recourse mechanism to resolve complaints and disputes relating to treatment of data originating in the European Union or Switzerland under this policy.

References to “we,” “us,” and “our” references to Spartabells, LLC and its affiliates.

This Policy does not supersede the Terms of Use that govern your use of the site. Any conflict between the two shall be resolved in favor of the Terms of Use.