Your privacy is critically important to Mall on Mars. Mall on Mars has a few fundamental principles:
- Mall on Mars doesn’t ask you for personal information unless it truly needs it.
- Mall on Mars doesn’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop products, or protect its rights.
- Mall on Mars doesn’t store personal information on its servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of its services.
Like most website operators, Mall on Mars collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Mall on Mars purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Mall on Mars visitors use its website. From time to time, Mall on Mars may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Mall on Mars also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on Mall on Mars stores and websites.
Mall on Mars only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that store or website commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the store or website where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Mall on Mars websites choose to interact with Mall on Mars in ways that require Mall on Mars to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Mall on Mars gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for any account on Mall on Mars to provide a full name, username and email address. In each case, Mall on Mars collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Mall on Mars. Mall on Mars does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Mall on Mars may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Mall on Mars may monitor the most popular stores and websites on the Mall on Mars site or use spam screened by our filter to help identify spam. Mall on Mars may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Mall on Mars does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Mall on Mars discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Mall on Mars behalf or to provide services available at Mall on Mars websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Mall on Mars websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Mall on Mars will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Mall on Mars discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Mall on Mars believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Mall on Mars, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of an Mall on Mars website and have supplied your email address, Mall on Mars may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Mall on Mars and its products. Mall on Mars primarily uses its various product websites to communicate this type of information, so keeping this type of email to a minimum is expected. If you send Mall on Mars a request (for example via a support email or via one of its feedback mechanisms), Mall on Mars reserves the right to publish it in order to help clarify or respond to your request or to help support other users. Mall on Mars takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns.