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Last modified: 14th May 2012.
“Tribesmart” is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
“Tribesmart” may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 8th September 2008.
What we collect
The only Personal Data that Tribesmart requires from you when you register as a member on the Website is your user name and e-mail address. However, you may voluntarily provide additional Personal Data to the Website by registering information on your personal profile.
Any information included in user submitted comments, forums, reviews or articles may be viewed by anyone who accesses the Website. This content may be identified with your username and cannot be subject to any expectations of privacy.
We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. Tribesmart automatically receives and records certain "traffic data" on our server logs from your browser. Tribesmart uses this traffic data to help diagnose problems with its servers, analyse trends and administer the Web site.
Tribesmart may also store various metrics such as number of products, number of lists, number of times you have earned feedback or other related metrics.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes.
- We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or helps the web application to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Cookies used by Tribesmart
This is a randomly generated number. It allows the service to remember your selections or preferences that you've already made. This cookie will expire when the user exits the browser.
This is an encrypted key which remembers the users login for when they return to the Website at a later date. This is optional and the user must opt-in for this cookies to be used. It will expire after 1 month.
Third party cookies
Tribesmart uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of the Website and compile reports for us on activity on Tribesmart. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using Tribesamrt, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
Tribesmart has links so you can use social networking websites (eg Facebook, Google and Twitter) with Tribesmart. For example, you can like a particular product and share it with your friends. These social networking websites may place cookies on your computer. Social bookmarks are a way of saving links to web pages that interest you, and sharing those links with other people. You should read their respective privacy policies carefully to find out what happens to any data that these services collect when you use them.
Doubleclick is a service provided by Google to serve relevant advertisements on epicwishlist.com. Google uses the DoubleClick cookie on AdSense sites, partner sites and certain Google services to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times a given ad is shown to you.
Tradedoubler is a service used to serve relevant adverts on the Tribesmart Website.
Affiliate Window is a service used to serve relevant adverts on the Tribesmart Website.
We sometimes embed video content from YouTube. As a result, when you visit a page with a video, you may be presented with cookies from this Website. Tribesmart does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.
For more information on any of the above third party services, click the links below...
- Cookies set by Google Analytics
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
For more information about deleting and controlling cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to opt out of any email marketing.
- If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by opting out by editing your user account details.
Data Protection and Privacy
We understand the importance of protecting children's privacy, especially in an online environment. The Website is not intentionally designed for or directed at children under 14 years of age. It is our policy to never knowingly collect or maintain information about individuals under the age of 14.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and would like to know your options in relation to not having this information used by these companies, click here.