Vape Gears Online Vape Shop - Privacy Policy

Vape Gears - Privacy Policy


Last Updated: January 5, 2017

Nova Net LLC (“Vape Gears”) operates VapeGears.com and related websites (the “Website”). Vape Gears respects your privacy regarding information Vape Gears may collect through your use of the Website in accordance with this Privacy Policy. By accessing and using the Website, you agree to the terms and conditions contained herein.

Collection of Information
Vape Gears collects several types of information from and about users of the Website, including information: (i) by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, email address, telephone number or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (“personal information” or “personally identifiable information”); (ii) that is about you but does not individually identify you; and (iv) about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access the Website and usage details. Vape Gears collects this information directly from you when you provide it to Vape Gears and automatically as you navigate through the Website.

Information You Provide to Vape Gears. The information Vape Gears collects on or through the Website may include information that you provide by filling in forms on the Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use the Website, subscribing to the service, posting material or requesting further services. Vape Gears may also ask you for: (i) information when you report a problem with the Website; (ii) records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact Vape Gears; (iii) your financial information before placing an order through the Website; and (iii) details of transactions you carry out through the Website and of the fulfillment of your orders.

Information Vape Gears Collects Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies. As you navigate through and interact with the Website, Vape Gears may use automatic data collection technologies (such as cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies) or third parties (such as Vape Gears’s business partners) to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including: (i) details of your visits to the Website, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website; and (ii) information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type. This information helps Vape Gears better understand how you use the Website.

Users who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers may set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the Website, with the drawback that certain features of the Website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Use of Information
If you have supplied your email address through the Website, Vape Gears may occasionally send you emails to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback or just keep you up-to-date with what’s going on with Vape Gears and its services. If you send Vape Gears a request (for example, via a support email or one of Vape Gears’s feedback mechanisms), Vape Gears reserves the right to publish it in order to help Vape Gears clarify or respond to your request or to help Vape Gears support other users.

Vape Gears may collect statistics about the behavior of users of the Website and may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Vape Gears does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described herein. Users can always refuse to supply personally identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Website-related activities. In addition, users may request further information from Vape Gears concerning the collection and processing of their data.

Vape Gears reserves the right to use collected information to place a user onto a temporary black list if Vape Gears determines that such user is abusing the Website. A user on Vape Gears’s black list will be denied access to the Website and the services provided, as determined in Vape Gears’s sole discretion.

Protection of Certain Personally Identifying Information
Vape Gears takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information. Vape Gears will not rent or sell potentially personally identifying or personally identifying information to anyone.

Vape Gears discloses potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information only (i) to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (a) need to know such information in order to process it on Vape Gears’s behalf or to provide services available on the Website and (b) have agreed not to disclose it to others. Such employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country, and by using the Website, you consent to the transfer of information to them; (ii) in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request; (iii) when Vape Gears believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Vape Gears, third parties or the public at large; or (iv) for legal purposes in court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from a user’s use of the Website or related services.

If Vape Gears, or substantially all of its assets, is acquired, or in the unlikely event that Vape Gears goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired. You acknowledge that such transfer may occur, and that any acquirer of Vape Gears may continue to use your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Ads and Third-Party Links
At Vape Gears’s discretion, Vape Gears may include or offer third-party products or services on the Website through linked sites. Some JavaScript code and ads appearing on the Website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Vape Gears and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers or the privacy policies of any linked sites. Vape Gears has no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of such ads or linked sites. Nevertheless, Vape Gears seeks to protect the integrity of the Website and welcomes any feedback about the Website and the ads and linked sites.

The Website employs Google Analytics tracking to help monitor the Website’s usage and improve the platform. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Website users based on previous visits to the Website and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy. Google Analytics tracking will include demographics and interests reporting on each user it has tracked. Vape Gears, along with third-party vendors such as Google, use first-party cookies (such as the DART cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to the Website. To opt out, users can set preferences for how Google advertises using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, users can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add-on.

California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users of the Website who are California residents to request certain information regarding Vape Gears’s disclosure of personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to admin@vapegears.com.

Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Website and visiting your account profile page. You may also send Vape Gears an email at admin@vapegears.com to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to Vape Gears. Vape Gears cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. Vape Gears may not accommodate a request to change information if Vape Gears believes the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

Children Online Privacy Protection Act
The Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. Vape Gears does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on the Website or on or through any of its features, register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of the Website or provide any information about yourself to Vape Gears, including your name, postal address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If Vape Gears learns it has collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, Vape Gears will delete that information. If you believe Vape Gears might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact Vape Gears at admin@vapegears.com.

Privacy Policy Changes
Vape Gears may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Vape Gears’s sole discretion. Vape Gears encourages users to frequently check this page for any changes to this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this Website after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

Contact
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact Vape Gears at admin@vapegears.com.