1. Scope of Policy.
2. Data Collection.
When you register, you may be asked to provide your name, address, email address, birth-date and gender; when you sell an item, you must also provide credit card information. To protect your personal information, users registering with the site must also enter a user name and password.
3. Use of Data.
CraftFoxes may use the personally identifiable information that you provide to to us for general purposes, such as to send you newsletters and discount offers (from us but not from third parties), inform you about a disruption or change with the site or with our service, or to send you notifications associated with your use of the site. For example, we may notify you when you sell an item, owe money, have paid a monthly fee, receive a friend request, receive a comment on your piece or win a contest. If you are a seller on the website, we will use your credit card and other personally identifiable information when processing and sending payments and invoices.
We may also use your personally identifiable information in the course of normal business activity and to improve our website, - such as for generating statistics, developing marketing plans, bookkeeping, providing customer service and providing statistical and demographic information about our site to others.
If you choose to act as a buyer on the website, and complete a transaction using PayPal, CraftFoxes may receive identifying information about you from PayPal, such as your contact information and PayPal membership information. In addition, we may share certain information that you have provided to us with PayPal in order to permit processing of the payment, such as your email address.
Your username will be displayed through the website and is available to the public, and therefore, all of your activities that you share on the publicly visible pages on the website will be available to other CraftFoxes users. We will not reveal any of your personally identifiable information on the site without your consent. Any personally identifiable information that you choose to display to others in a public forum, such as a website forum or a blog on our website, will become available for the public to view; do not disclose such information on the site if you do not want it to become public.
In order for the public to better find products listed on this website, search engines such as "Google" or "Yahoo" will generate information about our users when scanning our website. Such search engines may collect your user name, shop name, shop description, product titles and descriptions. You may delete this data by editing your profile or canceling your account. If you cancel your account, your account data will be deleted immediately, however, other submissions and content that you have submitted to the website may remain visible on the website. Data in internet search engines is generally deleted within sixty (60) days; however, we do not have any control over when your data is deleted in search engines and therefore we cannot be not liable for this.
4. Legally Compelled Disclosure.
Under certain circumstances, we may be required by law to disclose information about you to third parties. We may disclose your personally identifiable information when, in our sole discretion, we deem it is necessary to do so in order to comply with a law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.
5. TRUSTe; EU Safe Harbor.
Because we are committed to protecting your privacy, CraftFoxes.com is certified by the independent Privacy Program TRUSTe, whose mission is to promote the use of fair information practices on the internet. We have agreed to disclose information about our privacy practices and have such practices reviewed for compliance by TRUSTe. If you have questions or concerns about our privacy practices, you should first contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. If your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, then contact TRUSTe at http://www.truste.org/consumers/watchdog_complaint.php.
CraftFoxes also self-certifies compliance with the US-EU Safe Harbor regarding the collection, use, and retention of personally identifiable data from the European Union.
The security of your information is very important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our website, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). While we follow generally accepted industry standards to protect such information during both storage and transmission, we cannot guarantee that internet transmission or electronic storage will be absolutely secure, despite our best efforts. Please contact us with any questions about security on our website by emailing us at email@example.com.
7. Third Parties.
We may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf, including, but not limited to, companies performing data analysis, customer support, fraud protection and risk reduction services. Any such third party will only be allowed access to your personally identifiable information to the extent necessary to perform their business functions and will be prohibited from using your information for any other purpose.
We will not sell your user information or personally identifiable information to any third parties. However, in the future, we may decide to sell certain business assets or merge with, or be acquired by, another business entity. In such transactions, user information, including personally identifiable information, is commonly transferred as a business asset. Accordingly, your data may be transferred to other parties in such a transaction.
10. Updating Information.
You have the ability to review, change and correct the personally identifiable information you provide us at any time by clicking on the "Update Your Profile" section of your profile. You may also cancel your account and/or request that we remove information that you provided to us when you registered from our databases, by sending us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may always choose to opt out of receiving future e-mail communications from us at anytime. You may do so by changing the e-mail preferences in your profile or clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of each e-mail you receive from us and following the instructions provided.