Thanks for using http://www.forudesigns.com/ (“Site”). At FORUDESIGNS, we are committed to
what information we collect and how we use it. By using the Site, you expressly consent to the
Terms and Conditions. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email or by means of a
notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. In addition, if we make material changes to
how we use Personal Information collected from children under age 18, we will notify parents by email
in order to obtain verifiable parental consent for the new uses of the child’s Personal Information. We
will know what personally identifiable information we collect, how we use it, and to whom we disclose it.
But first, a note about uploading and posting information on the Site:
At the time you register for a FORUDESIGNS account, you will choose and provide us with an email address and password. When you upload a design, post a comment or message on the Site, provide information in connection with features such as fan clubs, wish lists, forums, member profiles, reviews and recommendation your user name may be visible to other users.
What information do we collect? Information provided by you:
- Register for a FORUDESIGNS account;
- Order products or gift certificates;;
- Request customer support or send us any other communication;
- Enter sweepstakes or contests;
- Sign up for, or redeem, special offers;
- Use our Email-to-a-Friend or Refer-A-Friend features; and
Approve your child’s request to open a FORUDESIGNS account in accordance with The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA).Such information may include your name, email address, billing address, shipping address, and credit card number. You may also provide us with information about other people, such as their email addresses, if you email a product to a friend or refer a friend to the Site or our promotions.If you are under 18, we will collect your email address, password and age. Once you have selected “under 18,” we will then ask for your parent’s/guardians email address so that we may send them a notice and ask for their permission for you to use the Site.
Information collected by Cookies:
and functionality may not be available to you and you may not be able to take advantage of all the features on the Site.We may work with other companies who place cookies or web beacons on our Site. We do not have access or control over these cookies. These companies help operate our websites and provide you with additional products and services. They are subject to confidentiality agreements with FORUDESIGNS and other legal restrictions. FORUDESIGNS does not permit any of these companies to collect personally identifiable information using cookies or web beacons on our websites. Certain functionalities related to the provision of additional products and services require marketers to share website usage information about visitors to the Site, who have received a targeted promotional campaign, with a reputable third-party advertising company for the purpose of targeting future
campaigns and upgrading visitor information used in reporting statistics. To this end, FORUDESIGNS ‘s third-party advertising company makes a note of some of the pages you visit on the Site through the use of pixel tags. Please note this does not opt you out of being served advertising. You will continue to receive generic ads.
Information collected by Web Beacons and Log Files:
FORUDESIGNS collects certain non-personally identifiable information through the use of web beacons and log files. Such information may include your IP address, browser type, Site usage, and whether you opened emails you received from us.
Information collected through Product Reviews:
You may choose to submit a product review. If you post a review, we may ask for certain information to validate your review such as email address, your email address will be kept private. Additionally, any personally identifiable information that you submit as part of the review can be read or used by other visitors to the Site. We are not responsible for any personally identifiable information that you choose to submit as part of your review. We believe you can post a helpful review without disclosing any personally identifiable information. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at email@example.com.
How do we secure your information?
How do we use your information?
- Provide the features and functionality of the Site;
- Fulfill your requests for our products and services;
- Pay earnings;
- Communicate with you about the status of your orders and other inquiries about our products and services;
- Send you information about our products and services;
- For our internal business purposes, such as data analysis, audits and so forth;
- Help us create content that is most relevant to you; and
- Provide notices about the results of sweepstakes, contest, and other promotions.We use your email address to communicate with you about your account and to send you certain notification emails. You can change the frequency of those emails in your FORUDESIGNS account settings.
When you purchase products from the Site, we may use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send marketing messages and notifications from time-to-time whether or not you created an account with us.
We use non-personally identifiable information to monitor the use and performance of the Site so that we can learn more about how people use the Site which helps us improve our products and services and significantly enhance your experience on our Site.
Does BUSINESS FORUDESIGNS disclose the information it collects to outside parties?
If you sign up for a promotion (e.g., a contest or sweepstakes offer) or enroll in a service we offer in partnership with a third-party, we may provide information (such as your name, email address, and account activity) to such third parties.
BUSINESS FORUDESIGNS provides its sellers with the first name and city/state/country of residence of FORUDESIGNS customers who have purchased such seller’s products. FORUDESIGNS may also release information (including your name, addresses, telephone number, and account activity) when we, in our sole discretion believe that such release is necessary or appropriate to:
- Comply with law;
- Comply with subpoenas, warrants, court orders, government investigations, or other legal process;
- Enforce or apply the terms of any of our user or license agreements;
- Investigate or respond to allegations of fraud, intellectual property infringement, or other unlawful activity
- Investigate fraud or similar claims;
- Protect the rights, property or safety of FORUDESIGNS, our users, or others.
- To protect our operations; or
- To permit us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.
In the event that FORUDESIGNS is acquired by or merges with another company, FORUDESIGNS reserves the right to transfer all information we have collected from our users, in connection with such acquisition or merger. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Site of any change in ownership or uses of your personally identifiable information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personally identifiable information.
BUSINESS FORUDESIGNS may disclose non-personally-identifiable information to third parties in aggregate form or to potential business partners and investors.
Parents have the right to consent to the collection and use of their child’s personal information without also consenting to the disclosure of such information to third parties, as we will not share your child’s information with third parties.
FORUDESIGNS may use third-party service providers to place ads on our behalf across the internet and sometimes on the Site. They may collect anonymous information about your visits to our Site, and your interaction with our products and services. They may also use information about your visits to this and other websites to target advertisements for goods and services. This anonymous information is collected through the use of a web beacon, which is industry standard technology used by most major sites. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this anonymous information used by our third-party service providers, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.In addition, FORUDESIGNS is a dynamic marketplace with a great number of branded products and content. We will offer our users the opportunity to opt-in to receive from our partners emails, notifications of promotions and the like offered by such partners. You have the right to decline to opt-in to take advantage of this service.
Social Media Features and Widgets
Facebook Connect or other Open ID provider
You can log in to our Site using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect or an Open ID provider. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign up form. Services like Facebook Connect give you the option to post information about your activities on this Site to your profile page to share with others within your network.
What about children’s privacy?
How can I change, delete, or update my information?