What is personal information?As used herein, the term "personal information" means information that specifically identifies an individual (such as a name, address, telephone number, mobile number, e-mail address, or other account number), and information about that individual's location or activities, such as information about his or her use of the Site when directly linked to personally identifiable information. Personal information also includes demographic information such as date of birth, gender, geographic area and preferences when such information is linked to other personal information that identifies you. Personal information does not include "aggregate" information, which is data we collect about the use of the Site or about a group or category of products, services or users, from which individual identities or other personal information has been removed. In other words, information about how you use a service may be collected and combined with information about how others use the same service. Aggregate data helps us understand trends and our users' needs so that we can better consider new features or otherwise tailor our Site. This policy in no way restricts or limits our collection and use of aggregate information.
What personal information we collect?Personal information may be collected in a number of ways when you visit our Site . We may collect certain information you voluntarily provide to us which may contain personal information. We may collect personal information, such as your name, address, location, email, phone number, mobile number and other contact and demographic information when you register and set up an account, send us a text message or contact us by e-mail or other means for any reason. Personal information may also be collected if you provide such information in connection with creating a profile, leaving comments, posting content, sending an email or message to another user or participating in any interactive forums or features on the site. In addition, from time to time we may collect demographic, contact or other personal information you provide in connection with your participation in surveys, sweepstakes, contests, games, promotional offers, and other activities on the Site.
If you opt in to use a Fashion Whistle application on your mobile device, we may also automatically collect location information from your mobile device or your mobile carrier.
When you use our web site or your mobile device, some information is also automatically collected, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your operating system, the browser type, the address of a referring web site, and your activity on the Site. We treat this information as personal information if we combine it with or link it to any of the identifying information mentioned above.
How we use information we collect?In general, we use personal information we collect to process your requests or transactions, to provide you with information or services you request, to inform you about other information, events, promotions, products or services we think will be of interest to you, to facilitate your use of, and our administration and operation of the site.
- to send you a welcoming email or text message and to contact you about your use of the Site
- to provide you with customer service or to facilitate your registration
- to provide you with all of the services, features, and functionality
- to respond to your emails, submissions, comments, requests or complaints;
- to request feedback and to enable us to develop, customize and improve the Site and our publications, products and services;
- to contact you about our or a third party's services, products, activities, special events or offers.
Sharing of informationFashion Whistle will not share your personal nformation with other, third-party companies for marketing use without your express consent.
Your use of the Fashion Whistle site constitutes your consent to share this information in such manner and all such sharing of information is done at your own risk. We recommend you be cautious in giving out personal information to others in public online forums. We also recommend that you periodically review your privacy settings to ensure that they reflect your preferences.