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GETSCENTS.COM PRIVACY POLICY

Updated March 10, 2016

At GetScents, we take your privacy very seriously. This privacy policy applies exclusively to our website at www.getscents.com (the “Site”). Please read this policy (henceforth, “Policy”) to see how GetScents handles the personal information you give to us when you register to use the Site. We reserve the right to modify this Policy. Should we make a material change to the manner in which we handle your collected personal information, we will place a prominent notice on the Site, or notify you by email prior to the change becoming effective. We do not share your personal information with third parties for their promotional purposes. We do not give personal information to advertisers. We do not tolerate spam. You may occasionally be notified by email of announcements from GetScents, however you may opt out of these announcements at any time.

Information we collect

Our main purpose in collecting personal information is to provide you with an enjoyable, customized, and efficient experience on our Site, and to provide a marketplace for aromatherapy products. It is our policy to never willfully disclose any personal information about those who use our Site (“Users”) to the general public without their consent. Depending on which GetScents services you choose to use (“GetScents Services”), GetScents may require you to provide GetScents with certain information. For example, as a Buyer using the Site and GetScents Services, you may be required to disclose to GetScents your name, physical address, email address, and billing and payment information (including billing address, telephone number, and credit card information). Likewise, as a Seller using the Site and GetScents Services, you may be required to disclose to GetScents additional information, such as Seller name, telephone number, physical postal address, social security number, identification ID or tax ID, date of birth, bank account information, credit card information and/or other proof of identification in order to verify your identity, provide this service to you, and to comply with applicable law. We may store your credit card information and use it for both billing and payment purposes. GetScents may contact individual Sellers to confidentially request more information about their shops or items listed on the Site, or to ensure compliance with our rules and applicable law. Certain products or services on the Site may require you to complete an application; information you submit through the application processes will not be displayed publicly and will only be used internally by GetScents, unless otherwise specified. We also provide you the opportunity to create a profile on the Site, which, depending on your preferences, can be public or private. Please note that any information you elect to provide in your public profile or via other public areas of the Site can be viewed and used by other members of the Site to send you unsolicited messages. GetScents is not responsible for the personal information users elect to disclose on the Site and we encourage you to use discretion. We may post testimonials or product reviews on the Site. These testimonials or product reviews include users’ names. We obtain users’ permission prior to posting testimonials or product reviews on the Site. We are not responsible for the personal information a user elects to share within their testimonial or product review. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial or product reviews, you can contact us at customerservice@getscents.com. We collect some information from your browser. This includes your IP address and the name of the page you requested. This information helps us to diagnose problems with our servers and administer the Site. Basically, your IP address helps us in identifying you and your specific needs. We also collect information from cookies, which are software tags that are stored by a browser onto your hard drive. These bits of information are general in nature and they allow us to customize our Site to fit your specific preferences. Cookies also allow you to log onto or navigate through specific sections of our Site without having to re-enter certain information. You can decline the use of cookies, if any, through your browser. We tie cookie information to user accounts in order to track users who set up duplicate accounts. However, we don't make this information publicly visible/available in any way. On occasion we may also employ Web Beacons and clear Gifs on the Site to track information and traffic on the Site. A Web Beacon is a small 1x1 image that allows a Site to monitor site traffic. We may from time to time engage third parties to track and analyze non-personally identifiable usage and volume statistical information from visitors to our Site to help us administer our Site and improve its quality. Such third parties may use cookies to help track visitor behavior. Such cookies will not be used to associate individual website visitors to any personal information. Our third party partners employ clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs), images, and scripts that help them better manage content on our site. We do not tie the information gathered to our Customers’ or Users’ personal information.

How is my information used?

The information collected from GetScents users is used to improve product offerings, customize the Site’s content and layout, and for marketing and statistical reasons. Occasionally, we will send you emails about new services or promotions. You can always opt-out of receiving any information from us by updating your account preferences in your account. You can also change, access, delete, or modify your personal information by logging into your account. We reserve the right to send users service and notification emails, which are considered a part of your account; given that these messages are not promotional in nature, you generally cannot opt-out of them without deleting your account.

Who will see my personal information?

Our number one priority is to keep your personal information private and confidential. We will not willfully disclose your personal information to third parties. And we will not rent or sell your personal information to anyone. However, certain personal information will be made available to others in the process of using our Site. This information includes:

  • Other visitors to our Site may view your Seller ID, rating, city, profile (which includes multiple fields you may elect to fill out or leave blank), and other items you have for sale;
  • In order to complete the transaction, Buyer and Seller are provided with each other’s email and postal address;
  • When making an offer, the seller can view your user ID, rating and your city.

Of course, once you provide personal information to a buyer or seller on our Site, GetScents has no control over how that information is used by that individual. You should discuss any privacy concerns you may have with any individual you meet through our Site, as the only protection you will have is whatever terms you agree to directly with this individual.

GetScents will disclose your personal information to others under the following circumstances:

  • You consent to share the information;
  • To law enforcement where a formal request has been made such as in responding to subpoenas, court orders or legal process;
  • Your actions on our Site are, or appear to be, in violation of the Terms of Service and disclosure of this information will assist in efforts to enforce the Terms of Service;
  • ou post a listing, which GetScents believes in its sole discretion, may create liability for GetScents or others and disclosure of this personal information may minimize or eliminate its liability.
  • To our service providers we employ the services of a third party payment processor on the Site to fulfill payment when a purchase is executed. This third party isn't authorized to utilize your personal information for any other purposes. We also employ the services of a third party shipping agent.

Nothing in this Policy shall limit, prohibit, or otherwise deny GetScents the ability to (1) transfer, assign, or sell its assets, including, without limitation, the assets of our Site, to a third party or (2) dispose of its assets in any manner through bankruptcy or similar proceeding. GetScents also makes no representations regarding, and disclaims all liability arising out of, or related to, the accuracy or completeness of the information it collects and discloses through our Site. In the event of a business transfer of assets, which could include your personal information, we shall notify you by email or by a notice on the Site of any significant changes to the information practices governing your personal information.

Minors

Minors (those under the age of 18) are not eligible to use GetScents unless they use our Site through a parent or guardian who is a registered Member of GetScents.

Your responsibilities

We go to great lengths to protect all of your information on our Site. In order to help us maintain the security of your personal information, we ask that you do not share your password with anybody. Sharing this information could put you and your rating as a buyer/seller at risk. If you lose control of your password or you think that somebody has obtained unauthorized access to your account, immediately change your password. Please contact us if you have any questions. We employ industry accepted standards in protecting your personal information during your use of the Site and have established physical and electronic safe guards to protect your information. The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

Retention of personal information

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you GetScents Services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at legal@getscents.com. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Third-Party Sites

The Site may contain links to other web sites. GetScents is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other web sites. Customers and visitors will need to check the policy statement of these others web sites to understand their policies. Customers and visitors who access a linked site may be disclosing their private information. It is the responsibility of the user to keep such information private and confidential.

Single Sign-On

You can log in to our site using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect or an Open ID provider. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign up form. Services like Facebook Connect give you the option to post information about your activities on this Web site to your profile page to share with others within your network.

Contact Us

Your opinion truly counts. Our Site was designed to serve the needs of our users. Please contact us with any questions or comments. You may do this by sending an email to customerservice@getscents.com.
Or by mail:
GetScents, Inc
1233 Wiley RD
Savannah, NY 13146