What Types of User Information Does SmartElite Obtain?
ExpertLead (Lindentor 196. VV GmbH) may obtain the information from you and your computer devices ("Information"), which may include information that can be used to identify you as specified below ("Personally Identifiable Information"):
Credit Card Information
Social Networking Username(s)
Demographic Information (e.g., age, gender, interests, and preferences)
Activities or Content Viewed on SmartElite
Information Collected Automatically (detailed below)
Information Received from Third Parties (detailed below)
In certain cases, we may request that you provide some of the Information identified above in order to obtain specific products or services (such as registering for a SmartElite account or making a purchase or sale on SmartElite). If you choose not to provide the Information we request, you may still use SmartElite, but you may be unable to access certain features or services. When you register to receive any products or services from SmartElite or provide information to SmartElite in any other manner, you agree to provide only true, accurate, current and complete information. Live Chat Disclaimer: SmartElite stores all information discussed on the Live Chat. This may include contact details listed above, general preferences and customer feedback.
Information Received From Third Parties
SmartElite uses third parties to advertise its products and services. If you provide information to these advertisers, including by clicking on or otherwise responding to an advertisement or information request form, we may receive Information about you, which may include certain Personally Identifying Information identified above.
Third-party Websites/Social Networking Sites
If you choose to use any third-party website or service that is integrated with SmartElite, including a third-party social networking, such as Facebook, Twitter, or Google Plus ("Third-party Websites") we may receive Information, including Personally Identifying Information, from such Third-party Websites, including, but not limited to:
Nickname or Username
Photo or Graphic Avatar
Unique Third-party Website Identifier (e.g., Facebook User ID)
Biographical or Demographic Information (e.g. professional title, gender, college attended, etc.)
Likes and Interests
Any Information That Is Publicly Available on third-party Websites
For example, SmartElitemay offer the ability to use certain third-party Websites to facilitate your registration on SmartElite. We may also use information about your profile and connections on third-party Websites to allow you to identify purchasers and/or sellers with whom you have a connection or to personalize your experience. In addition, SmartEliteoffer "plug ins" and "widgets" from various third-party Websites that allow you to share SmartElitecontent off of our service, as discussed below. Your decision to use, or share with, a Third-party Website when accessing or using SmartEliteproducts and services is completely voluntary. SmartEliteis not responsible for compliance with the policies or practices of any Third-party Website. You should ensure that you are comfortable with the information such Third-party Websites may make available to SmartElite by reviewing those Websites’ privacy policies and service terms, and by modifying your privacy settings and preferences on those Services.
How Do We Use This Information?
We use the Information we obtain from or concerning you or your computer or device to provide SmartElite products and services, fulfil your requests, improve our products and services, personalize and tailor your experience on SmartElite, operate our business, communicate with you regarding our business, and understand how users are engaging with SmartElite.
In addition, we may use Information from or concerning you or your computer or device to facilitate the delivery of content or advertisements that we believe may be of interest to you, or to communicate with you about new or existing products and services or special offers. For example, we may periodically send promotional materials or notifications related to our products and services to the email address associated with your account. For such periodic promotional material or notifications related to our products and services we will provide an "opt in" option
Reviewing and Modifying Your Personally Identifying Information
We offer several ways for you to update Personally Identifying Information that is obtained and stored by SmartElite, or to change your account preferences on SmartElite:
If you have an online account with SmartElite , you can log in and update or change your account information here: <not relevant>
You may unsubscribe to any of our e-mail updates or products by following the unsubscribe instructions in the body of any message (see E-mail Communications below)
You may control the information collected from your Facebook account by changing your Facebook account settings.
You may contact us at any time at [email protected]
Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
SmartElite relies on third-party vendors and service providers to provide support and assistance for its products and services ("Service Providers"), and we may disclose your Information (including Personally Identifying Information) to these Service Providers to the extent necessary to support our products and services or as otherwise set forth below.
SmartElite uses third-party payment processors to process financial payments for certain SmartElite services. When you make payments to SmartElite and/or obtain certain SmartElite products or services, SmartElite may transfer certain Information (including Personally Identifying Information) to these payment processors for the sole purpose of facilitating the payment transaction, such as your Name, Address, and Credit Card Information.
SmartElite’s website services are hosted by AWS, a cloud data storage platform. All Information obtained by SmartElite's websites is processed and stored on servers that are owned and operated by AWS.
SmartElite offers the ability to share SmartElite content on Third-party Websites, including social networking and blogging services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus, through "plugins" or "widgets" (such as Facebook’s "Like" button). When you elect to share content and information with others on Third-party Websites, SmartElite may transmit your Information (including Personally Identifying Information) to such Third-party Websites. This Information may be visible on the Third-party Website to anyone who has access to that content or Information. Your decision to share information in this manner is completely voluntary. You should ensure that you are comfortable with how Third-party Websites may share your Information by reviewing their privacy policies and/or modifying your privacy settings directly on those Third-party Websites.
URL/Referrer Header Information
When you visit SmartElite websites, certain information about the content or activities you have engaged in on SmartElite may be reflected in the Uniform Resource Locator ("URL") for the page you are viewing on SmartElite (i.e., the Internet "address," commonly displayed in the browser window). In addition, if you are logged into a SmartElite account, certain account information (may be visible in the URL when you visit your account on SmartElite. If you leave SmartElite to visit a third-party website, including when you share information through a social plug-in (like the Facebook "share" button), the information contained in the URL may be transmitted to the third-party website by your browser.
Analytics & Advertising Services
As discussed below, SmartElite uses third-party advertisers, including ad networks, to provide advertising services to SmartElite. SmartElite also uses analytics products to obtain information about how users are using and interacting with SmartElite. These third parties may receive Information (including Personally Identifying Information) from SmartElite.
Law Enforcement/Legal Process
What Types of Information Do Third Parties Collect?
SmartElite may allow third parties to collect information from users in order to process your requests or improve SmartElite’s website, products, services, or marketing efforts. We may use third parties such as Experian to obtain, compile and analyze Information (that may include Personally Identifying Information) about users for identity verification purposes. SmartElite may allow third-party advertising serving companies, including ad networks ("Advertisers"), to provide other advertising services to SmartElite. We may provide Information (including Personally Identifying Information) to these advertising companies so we can offer you products, promotions, and offers in the future. Advertisers may use the information collected to display advertisements that are tailored to your interests or background and/or associate such information with your subsequent visits, purchases or other activities on other websites. Advertisers may also share this information with their clients or other third parties. SmartElite may also use third-party analytics providers and products to obtain, compile and analyze Information (that may include Personally Identifying Information) about how users are using and interacting with SmartElite. SmartElite may provide Information (including Personally Identifying Information) to these analytics providers for the purpose of obtaining statistics and other information about how users are using and interacting with SmartElite. SmartElite has no responsibility for the technologies, tools or practices of the third parties identified in this section that provide services on or through SmartElite.
SmartElite may allow third parties to collect information from users in order to process your requests or improve SmartElite’s website, products, services, or marketing efforts. We may use third parties such as Experian to obtain, compile and analyze Information (that may include Personally Identifying Information) about users for identity verification purposes. SmartElitemay allow third-party advertising serving companies, including ad networks ("Advertisers"), to provide other advertising services to SmartElite. We may provide Information (including Personally Identifying Information) to these advertising companies so we can offer you products, promotions, and offers in the future. Advertisers may use the information collected to display advertisements that are tailored to your interests or background and/or associate such information with your subsequent visits, purchases or other activities on other websites. Advertisers may also share this information with their clients or other third parties. SmartElite may also use third-party analytics providers and products to obtain, compile and analyze Information (that may include Personally Identifying Information) about how users are using and interacting with SmartElite. SmartElite may provide Information (including Personally Identifying Information) to these analytics providers for the purpose of obtaining statistics and other information about how users are using and interacting with SmartElite.
Comments and Public Posts; Sharing on Third-party Websites
SmartElite encourages active participation by users, including through user-generated comments or content on SmartElite. However, please be aware that if you voluntarily disclose Information, personal or otherwise, on SmartElite, that Information can be viewed, collected and used by others, including other users, search engines, advertisers, third-party applications developers, and anyone with access to SmartElite. SmartElite has no control over the use, collection or disclosure of any Information that you post publicly on SmartElite.
Change of Control
If SmartElite, or substantially all of its assets, is acquired by another company or party, user Information will be one of the assets transferred or acquired by the purchaser. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any purchaser of SmartElite or its assets may continue to collect, use and disclose your Information as set forth in this Policy.
Security and Protection of Personally Identifying Information
We have implemented reasonable security measures and practices in an effort to protect the confidentiality of your Personally Identifying Information (other than Personally Identifying Information that you have elected to disclose to others). However, no security system is impenetrable. It may be possible for third parties to intercept or access information you provide to SmartElite. SmartElite cannot guarantee the security of your Personally Identifying Information, nor can we guarantee that information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to SmartElite. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password(s) and computer or device, and to log off when using any shared computer.
We may contact you by e-mail or other equivalent electronic communications if you access SmartElite products or services or other content or services provided by SmartElite. By visiting or using SmartElite content, products or services, you specifically consent to the receipt of these e-mail message communications. If you do not want to receive emails or other communications from us, please notify us by email at [email protected] and include sufficient information for us to identify your account, including your Name, Email Address and the specifics of your request. You may also unsubscribe through the instructions included in the e-mail communication. If you unsubscribe, SmartElite may still contact you via email for administrative purposes or concerning any products, services or events for which you have registered or are using.
SmartElite does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age.
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