Information Collected: In order to access this Site, you must first complete the registration process. During the registration process, we collect personal information such as your name and email address. Once you complete and submit your registration, you have opted-in to receive email communication from GiftBar.com (opens in a new tab).
We also collect personal information when you choose to use certain other features of the Site, such as making purchases, we require you to provide additional information such as your phone number, billing and shipping addresses and credit card information, and we may request additional personal information such as your shopping preferences and demographics.
If you choose to invite an individual to join GiftBar.com, you will need to provide his/her name and email address. Gift Bar only stores this information to confirm qualifying orders attributable to your account and to track the results of the invitation referrals.
We use personally identifiable information in order to give you a more enjoyable convenient shopping experience and to help us identify and/or provide information, products or services that may be of interest to you. We use your personally identifiable information to support and enhance your use of the Site and its features, including without limitation: fulfilling your order; providing customer service; tracking email invitations you send; and otherwise supporting your use of the Site. We may also track your past purchases to provide you with a personalized profile of your shopping history. In addition, we may notify you about new services or special promotional programs, or send you offers or information.
In connection with their performance of services to maintain and operate the Site and certain features on the Site, certain trusted third parties may be permitted to access your information. For example, we may use third parties to host the Site; operate various features available on the Site; send emails; analyze data; provide search results and links and assist in fulfilling your orders.
We reserve the right to disclose information in order to comply with a subpoena, court order, administrative or governmental order, or any other requirement of law, or when we, in our sole discretion, believe it is necessary in order to protect our rights or the rights of others, to prevent harm to persons or property, to fight fraud and credit risk reduction.
We use non-personally identifiable information in the aggregate, so that we can improve the Site and for business and administrative purposes. We may also use or share with third parties for any purpose aggregated data that contains no personally identifiable information.
How We Protect Your Information: We are committed to protecting the information we receive from you. We follow reasonable technical and management practices to help protect the confidentiality, security and integrity of data stored on our system. While no computer system is completely secure, we believe the measures we have implemented reduce the likelihood of security problems to a level appropriate to the type of data involved.
The Site encrypts your credit card number and other personal information using secure socket layer (SSL) technology to provide for the secure transmission of the information from your PC to our servers. In addition, only those employees and third parties who need access to you information in order to perform their duties are allowed such access.
Accessing and Updating Your Personal Information and Preferences: If you are a registered user, you may access and update your registration information and your preferences to receive email or other communications from us by sending an email to [email protected]. Any user who receives an email invitation to join the Site may choose not to receive such invitations in the future by following the instructions in the email invitations and, in addition, if you are a member, you may also choose not to receive such invitations by changing your preferences as indicated above. In addition, you may update or change your personal information or preferences by sending email to [email protected] We will take commercially reasonable steps to implement your opt-out requests promptly, but you may still receive communications from us for up to ten business days as we process your request. While we make efforts to accommodate requests to restrict our use of your information, we reserve the right to delete all or any portion of customer information if we are not able to reasonably accommodate a requested restriction.
Children’s Privacy and Parental Controls: We do not solicit any personal information from children. If you are not 18 or older, you are not authorized to use the Site. Parents should be aware that there are parental control tools available online that you can use to prevent your children from submitting information online without parental permission or from accessing material that is harmful to minors.
California Consumer Privacy Act
The CCPA provides consumers (California Residents and other) with specific rights regarding their personal information. This section describes your CCPA rights and explains how you may exercise those rights.
Right of Access to Information
You may request access to the information that we collect on you. We will provide that information in a CSV file via email within 45 days of the request. We will include:
- The categories of personal information that our business collects out you (the consumer)
- The categories of sources of the consumer’s personal information
- The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling the consumer’s personal information
- The categories of any third parties with whom the business shares the consumer’s personal information
- The specific pieces of personal information collected about you (the consumer)
- If we have sold your information, you have a right to request access to
- The categories of personal information we collect about you
- The categories of personal information the business has sold about the consumer
- The categories of any third parties to whom the business sold the consumer’s personal information
- A list of which categories of personal information the business sold to each third party
- The categories of personal information the business discloses about the consumer for business purposes
Right to Deletion
You have the right to request the deletion of personal information that we hold on you. This right does not apple where our business needs to retain your personal information in order to:
- Provide goods or services to the consumer
- Detect or resolve issues security or functionality-related issues
- Comply with the law
- Conduct research in the public interest
- Safeguard the right to free speech
- Carry out any actions for internal purposes that the consumer might reasonably expect
Right to Non-Discrimination
We will not discriminate against you for exercising and of your CCPA rights. Unless permitted by the CCPA, we will not:
- Deny the consumer goods or services
- Charge the consumer different prices for goods or services, whether through denying benefits or imposing penalties
- Provide the consumer with a different level or quality of goods or services to the consumer
- Threaten the consumer with any of the above
Requesting Access and Deletion
To exercise your rights regarding data and deletion described above, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us by:
- Calling us at 866.989.5580
- Emailing us at [email protected]
Only you, or a person registered with the Califirnua Secretary of State that is authorized to act on your behalf, may make a verifiable consumer request related to your personal information. You may also make a verifiable consumer request on behalf of you minor child.
You may only make a verifiable consimer request for access or data portability twice within a 12-month persion. The verifiable consumer request must:
- Provide sufficient information that allows us to reasonable verify you at the person about whom we collected personal information or an authorized representative.
- Describe your request with sufficient detail that allows us to properly understand, evaluate, and respond to it.
We cannot respond to your request or provide you with any personal information if we are unable to verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm that the personal information relates to you.
To make a verifiable request, you do not need to create an account with us. However, we do consider requests made through your password protexted account sufficiently verified when the request relates to personal information associated with that specific account.
We will only use personal information provided in a verifiable consumer request to verify the requestor’s identity or authority to make the request.
Categories of information that we collect
|What we collect and why||We collect the minimum amount of information needed to identify your account, craft, create, and send a gift card. Additionally, we hold some information to ensure that we can vet an account against potential gift card fraud. We may use your personal preferences to suggest other cards or merchants in your area that you may enjoy|
|What we don’t collect||We do not collect information from children or any sensitive data on users.|
|How we share||We only share information about you with third party vendors (service providers) to comply with your requests and to provide a higher level of service.|
|Do we Sell your information?||No, we do not sell, share, rent or trade user personal information with third parties for their commercial purposes, except where you have specifically to us to (such as buying and sending a gift card)|
|Identifiers||A real name, alias, postal address, email address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, account name, other||Yes|
|Commercial Information||Records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.||Yes|
|Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).||name, signature, social security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number,||Yes|
|Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law||Race
Age (40 and older)
|Biometric information.||“physiological, biological or behavioural characteristics, including an individual's deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), that can be used, singly or in combination with each other or with other identifying data, to establish individual identity.||No|
|Internet Activity||information regarding a California resident’s interaction with an internet web site, application, or advertisement||Yes|
|Geolocation Data||location data generated by a consumer device capable of connecting to the Internet that directly identifies the precise physical location of the identified individual at particular times||No|
|Audio, electronic, visual, thermal olfactory, or other similar information||Audio, electronic, visual, thermal olfactory, or other similar information||Yes|
|Employment information||Employment information||No|
|Education information||Education information||No|
|Inferences about personal preferences and attributes drawn from profiling||Inferences about personal preferences and attributes drawn from profiling||Yes|