The following sets forth the policies for the collection and use of personally identifiable information (“Information”) by DAP World, Inc. (“DAP World”) in connection with its operation of its Web site located at www.hearos.com (the “Site”) and its offline operations (the Site and offline operations together are known as the “Business”), and supersedes any previous statement of such policies.
DAP World knows that users’ personal information is important to them; DAP World respects that importance and treats that information responsibly. DAP World has created the below policy to explain the types of information it collects from users, how it uses this information, with whom and for what purposes it shares the information, and how users can interact with DAP World in connection with the information collection and use.
DAP World takes its obligations regarding privacy very seriously and it wants to ensure users are fully informed about the Information they are providing to it.
Collection of Information.
In connection with the Site, DAP World may collect Information in the following ways:
* Through forms filled out by a user on the Site
* Through purchases made by a user on the Site
* Through Information provided by a user in connection with prize promotion entries
* Through emails, telephone calls, of faxes sent to DAP World
* Via communications between a user and DAP World
DAP World may also connect non-personally identifiable information from users via “cookies” (small text files placed by DAP World on user computers), single-pixel GIF image files (also called “Web beacons”), Web server log analysis and other similar technological means. Such information may be used to track site trends and enhance the user experience, and may be shared with third parties. DAP World may share information to respond to subpoenas, court order, or legal process, or to establish or exercise it legal rights or defend against legal claims. We will transfer Information about you if DAP World is acquired by or merged with another company.
To the extent third parties may place advertising or other content on the Site, such third parties may utilize cookies or other technological means within the advertising to collect and utilize non-personally identifiable information. DAP World is not responsible for information collected by third parties in this manner, nor for the collection or use of Information by other sites to which the Site is linked.
Types of Information Collected by DAP World.
The following types of Information about a user are among those that may be collected by DAP World in connection with the Business:
* Postal address
* E-mail address
* Telephone number
* Cell phone number
* Date of birth
* IP Address
* Referring site
* Photos and Videos
* Other technical information collected by the Site’s servers
DAP World does not knowingly collect or retain information in connection with the Site from children under the age of 13. DAP World does not ask children under age 13 for personal information.
Use of Information.
DAP World may use Information collected in connection with the Site in the following ways:
* To provide requested information, products and services to users via the Site or through other online or offline channels
* To improve the user experience with the Site
* To provide to corporate sponsor of the Site
* In connection with the operation of the Site
* For users to obtain information and offers for products and services offered by DAP World
In order to do the foregoing, DAP World may provide the Information to trusted third parties, including but not limited to the Sponsor of the Site and selected third party vendors as well as third party contractors providing services to DAP World such as the operation of the Site and communication services. DAP World will use commercially reasonable efforts to limit use of the Information by such third parties to the specific uses set forth above. DAP World also utilizes electronic and physical security to reduce the risk of improper access to or manipulation of Information during transmission and storage, but cannot guarantee the security or integrity of the Information and shall have no liability for breaches of security or integrity or third-party interception in transit.
DAP World may also disclose Information when it determines it is necessary to comply with applicable laws or regulations, in connection with a merger, acquisition, asset purchase or sale of or by DAP World, or to protect the interests or safety of DAP World, its customers, or other visitors to the Site.
Opting Out from Offers from DAP World.
At any time, a user may opt out from receiving future offers from DAP World by following the instructions contained within each marketing communication or by sending an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org. Such opting out will not apply to any communications from third parties to whom DAP World may have provided Information regarding the user. Third parties’ use of the Information is subject to such parties’ own privacy policies, for which DAP World shall not be responsible.
Access to Information.
All users who provide their Information to DAP World may modify and correct such Information through their personal profile.
Your California Privacy Rights.
Beginning on January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers of DAP World who are California residents to request certain information regarding DAP World’s disclosure of personal information to third parties for such third parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write to email@example.com or 27068 La Paz Road, #648, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656.
Questions and Suggestions.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 27068 La Paz Road, #648, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656.
Policy Last Revised: April 5, 2010.