Your privacy is critically important to us.
TheSmarterConsumer.com is located at:TheSmarterConsumer.com
246 Livingston St, Suite #150
Northvale, New Jersey 07647
Like most website operators, TheSmarterConsumer.com 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. TheSmarterConsumer.com’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how TheSmarterConsumer.com’s visitors use its website. From time to time, TheSmarterConsumer.com may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
TheSmarterConsumer.com also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on thesmarterconsumer.com blog posts. TheSmarterConsumer.com only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to TheSmarterConsumer.com’s websites choose to interact with TheSmarterConsumer.com in ways that require TheSmarterConsumer.com to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that TheSmarterConsumer.com gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at thesmarterconsumer.com to provide a username and email address.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
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We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
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Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
TheSmarterConsumer.com 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 TheSmarterConsumer.com’s behalf or to provide services available at TheSmarterConsumer.com’s website, 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 TheSmarterConsumer.com’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. TheSmarterConsumer.com 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, TheSmarterConsumer.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when TheSmarterConsumer.com believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of TheSmarterConsumer.com, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of thesmarterconsumer.com and have supplied your email address, TheSmarterConsumer.com 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 TheSmarterConsumer.com and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. TheSmarterConsumer.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
TheSmarterConsumer.com may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. TheSmarterConsumer.com may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, TheSmarterConsumer.com does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
This site uses affiliate links and does earn a commission from certain links. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, TheSmarterConsumer.com uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Those who engage in transactions with TheSmarterConsumer.com – by purchasing TheSmarterConsumer.com’s services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, TheSmarterConsumer.com collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with TheSmarterConsumer.com. TheSmarterConsumer.com 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.
Our Collection And Use Of Personal Information
Personal Information is information you provide us that can be used to uniquely identify or contact a single person, such as your name, email address, phone numbers and tax identification number.
TheSmarterConsumer.com may supplement the Personal Information you provide with Personal Information available from other sources, such as public databases, data aggregators, and other commercially available sources.
Any personal information that you submit at the Website remains your property. However, by submitting that information to us, you grant to us the right to use your personal information for any legal purpose including, without limitation: a) effectuating a purchase from TheSmarterConsumer.com that you make at the Website; b) transferring your personal information to a third party to effectuate a purchase from a third party advertiser at the Website; c) marketing purposes such as sharing your information with third party advertisers, partners, and associates; d) providing promotional offers to you by means of e-mail advertising, telemarketing, text messaging, direct mail marketing, pop-ups, pop-unders and/or online banner advertising. If you would like to be removed from these programs, please follow the opt-out instructions in these programs. Your email address will only be shared with our mailing partner.
By filling out or submitting a registration form or partial registration form you are consenting to receive offers from us and third marketers via email, telemarketing postal mail and or SMS text message wireless or other mobile offering to your cell phone. You understand that your wireless carrier’s standard charges and rates apply to these messages.
For SMS text messages, you may remove our information by replying ‘stop’, ‘end’, or ‘quit’ to the SMS text message you have received and we will remove your personal information within 10 days of receiving such request; e) tracking compliance with our Terms and Conditions; and f) for validation, suppression, content improvement and feedback purposes. You specifically authorize, and provide your express consent to receive, telemarketing calls from us and our third-party marketing partners, including auto-dialed calls, on your landline telephone and/or your cell phone (if number was provided). You understand that wireless carrier standard rates may apply to any calls to your cell phone. You agree that TheSmarterConsumer.com may contact you at any time with updates and/or any other information that we may deem appropriate for you to receive in connection with your continued use of the Website.
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