Online Shopping Bid respects each individual user’s right to privacy. Online Shopping Bid does not collect personal identifying information unless such information is specifically and knowingly provided from users during contests, surveys, sweepstakes, site registration, or use of public areas, such as a forum. From time to time, we share aggregated site traffic information with our partners and advertisers. This data is not linked to any personally identifiable information.
We receive and store any information you enter on our Web site or give us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features. We use the information you provide for such purposes as responding to your interactions with our site, customizing our site for you, improving our site, working with merchants to resolve your complaints and communicating with you.
We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many Web sites, we use “cookies,” and we obtain certain types of information when your Web browser accesses dealnews.com or one of the other Web sites we produce.
If you use a bulletin board or chat room on this site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.
Users that have subscribed to Online Shopping Bid or email alerts will occasionally receive special announcement emails including updates about changes and improvements to the Online Shopping Bid site, announcements about exclusive giveaways and promotions as well as information on products, services or special deals (our’s or a third party’s).
Out of respect for the privacy of our users, these types of communications will only come from freeofferstoday (as we will never sell your email address) and there will always be the option to “opt-out” of these special announcement emails.
Our users are given the opportunity to “opt-in” to having their information used for purposes not directly related to our site at the point where we ask for information.
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law if we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a judicial proceeding, a court order, or a legal process served on our Web site.
On rare occasions, it is necessary to send out a strictly service-related announcement. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send users an email. Generally, users may not opt-out of these communications, although they can deactivate their account. However, these communications are not promotional in nature.
Uses reasonable precautions to keep the personal information disclosed to us secure. However,
If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our site, we ask them for the friend’s name and email address. Online Shopping Bid will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the site.