It is important to Fashable.org that all persons who utilize visits and/or use our web site located at http://www.fashable.org/ (the “Site”) and all persons who subscribe and/or register to one of our services included our newsletter service and/or interactive services understand what information we collect and how we use it. Fashable.org operates in several capacities as a informative internet portal for our members, clients and visitor. In all of these capacities Fashable.org maintains several databases related to each service which we provide.
In our capacity as an interactive internet portal for fashion and apparel world, we are required to collect information about you, including up-to-date, accurate and complete contact details. When you use one of our services with a form we ask for your full name, organization, country, e-mail address, and other relevant information to process your request. We may use this personally identifiable information to contact you about your members account or other matters relating to the service, such as to inform you about new features on our site. We may also use this personally identifiable information to send you our newsletter or e-mail messages regarding products or services we think you might be interested in. (See below for instructions on how you can “opt out” of our newsletter or these e-mail messages.) These communications are essential to our relationship with you and to our ability to provide you with quality products and services that are responsive to your needs. At the same time, these communications, and your responses to them, give us helpful insights about you, your preferences and the ways in which we might improve our services. We therefore may maintain this information for future use.
Cookies may also be utilized by third parties who advertise or provide links on the Site. Due to the way the Internet technically operates, Fashable.org cannot control the data collection activities by such third-party advertisers or linked web sites. These companies may use information about your visit to this Web site and other sites, such as the number of times you have viewed an ad (but not your name, address, or other personal information), to serve ads to you on this site and other sites. In addition, we use clear gifs, or pixel tags, provided by third-party ad server, to help manage our online advertising. These clear gifs enable our ad serving company to recognize a browser’s cookie when a browser visits this site. This allows us to learn which banner ads bring users to our web site. The information we collect and share through this technology is not personally identifiable. You should contact these advertisers or web site operators if you have any questions about their use of the information they collect.
As the owners for Fashable.org web services, we compile and maintain a registration database that includes basic information about each client and/or member registered with us, including the full names, countries and e-mail addresses of individuals designated as points of contact for each requested service. Some of this information is provided by business partners or third party companies. Except as otherwise agreed, Fashable.org may use this registration database information in the same manner as information collected from our customers on the site.
The information we receive from or about you is stored on systems designed to prevent the loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of that information.
Transfer of ownership of our business or a part of our business. If our business or a part of our business is acquired, sold or transferred to another business, customer information may be a part of that acquisition, sale or transfer. If you do not want us to share personally identifiable information about you with our business partners or vendors, you may send us an e-mail at [email protected]. If you wish to be removed from our e-mail subscription list, you may “opt out” before registering any new service, or, if you forget, you can reply to the link at the bottom of an e-mail or newsletter you receive from us and request to be removed from the list. You may not opt out from having your personal information displayed in our “interactive area” database. Furthermore, some information is not completely removed from our databases because our systems are periodically backed-up.
We share web site usage information about visitors to our website with a third party for the purpose of targeting our Internet banner advertisements on this site and other sites. To do this, we use Web cookies, provided by our third-party ad server, on this site. The information we collect and share through this technology is not personally identifiable.
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