Questions concerning our online privacy practices
What personal information do we collect on valiu.me?
Information you give us
We collect the personal information you knowingly and voluntarily provide when you use valiu.me, for example, the information you provide when you register, sign-in, participate in a contest or questionnaire, submit product reviews, sign up for our e-mail newsletters, or communicate with customer service. Depending on how you use this site, you may supply us with information such as your name, address, phone number, email address, or credit card information, or information about people to whom purchases will be shipped (for example, a gift recipient).
We do not share any of the personal information you enter into valiu.me about yourself with any other member of the valiu.me. We do not sell your information to any third-parties either.
Information sent to us by your web browser
We may from time to time collect information that is sent to us by your Web browser, such as your IP address, the address of the Web page you were visiting when you accessed valiu.me, the date and time of your visit, and information about your computer's operating system. Please check your browser if you want to learn what information your browser sends or how to change your settings.
The information provided by your browser does not identify you personally. We use this non-personal information primarily to create statistics that help us improve this site and make it more compatible with the technology used by our visitors. However, if you have created a user identity on one of your visits to this site or if you access this site by clicking on a link in an email we have sent you, we may combine the information provided by your browser to information that identifies you personally.
Information we collect using cookies and other web technologies
We use "cookies" and other Web technologies to collect information and support certain features of this site. For example, we use these technologies to collect information about the ways visitors use our site - which pages they visit, which links they use, and how long they stay on each page. Cookies and other Web technologies are also used to support the features and functionality of our site - for example, to save your username and password if you connect to valiu.me and wish for us to "remember you". These technologies also permit us to keep a record of your previous choices and preferences so that we can personalize your experience and save you the trouble of reentering information already in our database. Based on the primary function we perform to link multiple third-party sites to your personal valiu.me account, we rely on cookies to help insure the third party accounts you connect are properly connected.
Information we collect from other sources
We may supplement the information collected through this site with information we collect in other ways. For example, if you email us at our customer support or other customer service email. We may also supplement the information collected through this site with information from third parties, including data brokers. By supplementing your profile with information from other sources, we are better able to provide product recommendations and special offers that will be of genuine interest to you. We may also use this additional information to further personalize our site and improve your user experience.
Information we fetch from publicly available sources
We make use of available APIs to collect publicly available data on social media profiles which might or might not be associated with a particular person or company. We do not take any responsibility from the information we collect from publicly available sources, nor do we have the ability to modify or remove that information from its source.
How do we use your personal information?
We may use the personal information we collect through valiu.me
- to provide you with a personalized user experience;
- to fulfill your order for valiu.me products or services;
- to provide you with the information, products and services you request or purchase;
- for security, credit or fraud prevention purposes; (only if you ever purchase anything through valiu.me)
- to register your purchase with the manufacturer or service provider for warranty or similar purposes;
- to provide you with effective customer service;
- to display personalized advertising when you visit this site;
- to contact you with special offers and other information we believe will be of interest to you;
- to contact you with information and notices related to your use of this site or your purchases;
- to invite you to participate in surveys and provide feedback to us;
- to better understand your needs and interests;
- to improve the content, functionality and usability of this site;
- to improve our products and services;
- to improve our marketing and promotional efforts; and
- for any other purpose we identify in a specific privacy notice.
With whom do we share the personal information we collect through valiu.me?
We may share the personal information we collect through this site as described below and in any applicable privacy notices.
Our service providers
We may share your personal information with companies that perform services on our behalf. Our service providers are required by contract to protect the confidentiality of the personal information we share with them and to use it only to provide services on our behalf.
Other business partners and selected vendors
We work closely with certain business partners and carefully selected vendors to provide you with access to their product offerings. We may share personally identifiable information about you with these business partners or selected vendors, and they may use this information to offer you products and/or services that they believe will be of interest to you.
Your user information submitted to valiu.me is an asset of valiu.me and will become part of our normal business records. Your personal information may be transferred to another company (either a corporate affiliate or an unrelated third party) that has acquired substantially all the stock or assets of valiu.me, for example, as the result of a sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or liquidation. Valiu.me shall provide notice of such transfer by sending you an email to the email address in your Valiu.me account settings.
Your information may be deleted from the valiu.me system if you so choose.
Government and legal disclosures
What Choices Do You Have?
Valiu.me respects your right to make choices about the ways we collect, use and disclose your personal information. We generally ask you to indicate your choices at the time that you register as a user of valiu.me or the time and on the page where you provide your personal information. You may view cards or invitations from valiu.me without providing any information that identifies you personally and may choose not to provide the information we request, although this may mean that you cannot make a purchase or take advantage of other Valiu.me features.When you register as a valiu.me user, you may start to receive information and product promotions periodically via e-mail. You may "opt-out" of receiving our promotional e-mails at any time by following the instructions contained at the end of the particular newsletter or e-mail.
How can you update or correct your personal information?
You may update your "account settings" information, including your name, contact information, credit card information, and subscription and email preferences at any time by clicking on "Settings" at valiu.me. You can change your account settings at any time and as often as necessary.
Valiu.me has industry standard measures in place to protect the security of the personal information we collect through valiu.me. For example, we use Secure Socket Layers ("SSL") to encrypt your information as it travels over the Internet. It is important that you understand, however, that no Web site or database is completely secure or "hacker proof." You are also responsible for taking reasonable steps to protect your personal information against unauthorized disclosure or misuse, for example, by protecting your passwords.
Safety of credit card transactions
In the event you conduct an activity with valiu.me requiring payment, Under the Fair Credit Billing Act, your bank cannot hold you liable for more than $50.00 of fraudulent credit card charges. If your bank does hold you liable for any of this $50.00, valiu.me will cover the entire liability for you, up to the full $50.00. We will only cover this liability if the unauthorized use of your credit card resulted through no fault of your own from purchases made while using valiu.me. In the event of unauthorized use of your credit card, you must notify your credit card provider in accordance with its reporting rules and procedures.
Links to other web sites
Our connection to these sites is available as is granted to valiu.me by the terms and conditions of each specific site and only as they have enabled for other third parties. There is no guarantee our access is identical to other parties connecting to these sites. Our ability to conduct activity with these third party sites is at their discretion and is made available subject to this permission being granted by the third party site. This permission may be revoked by each third party site at their discretion.
Some third party sites we connect to may require financial compensation. If we require compensation you will be properly informed.
Children and minors
Valiu.me is not directed at nor targeted to children. We do not use this site to knowingly solicit personal information from or market to children. If you are under 13 years of age, you should not submit any personal information to us.
If you are under age 13, please do not attempt to register at valiu.me or provide any personal information about yourself to us. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from a child under age 13, please contact us.
We strongly recommend that minors 13 years of age or older ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet and we encourage parents to teach their children about safe internet use practices.
About email addresses in valiu.me
Your privacy is important to us so here is what you should know about email address and how we treat them. We do not display any email addresses you have entered into valiu.me.
We will send an email to you under the following conditions:
- You perform some function on our site which specifically requires a confirmation email.
- You are verifying an email address in the Valiu.me system.
- We are making changes to the valiu.me service that you should know about.
- We are confirming an action you have taken within the valiu.me service.
- We discover something about your valiu.me account we need to notify you about.
E-commerce payment card information and processing
We have partnered with Stripe as our payment card processing solution. Accepting major credit and debit cards, the Stripe payment platform is PCI compliant and very secure. Valiu.me does not store or collect any user payment card information. All user payment card information is entered and stored directly with Stripe.