1. The Types of Information We Collect:
In addition, we may use a service that collects data remotely by using so-called “pixel tags,” “web beacons,” “clear GIFs” or similar means (collectively, “Pixel Tags”) embedded in the website content. A Pixel Tag is an electronic image, often a single-pixel (1x1), that is ordinarily not visible to site visitors and may be associated with cookies on the visitors’ hard drives. This information is AA Data.
3. Our Use of The Information We Collect From You:
Personal Information: We will use your Personal Information to provide you with a personalized experience, to send periodic emails regarding your orders, provide information about features, products, services and other offerings that may be of interest to you, and to verify your eligibility in connection with discount codes and contests. We may use your financial information or payment methods to process payment for any purchases or sales made through the Service, or to protect against or identify possible fraudulent transactions, and otherwise as needed to manage our business.
AA Data: We may also use Personal Information in aggregate form for purposes of research or analysis. Although this aggregated data may be based in part on Personal Information, it does not identify you personally. We may share this type of AA Data with a variety of third parties, including our affiliates, agents, research partners, and current and prospective business partners. We may use AA Data collected from the Service for administration, advertising, and promotional purposes, and we may share such information with various affiliated and unaffiliated entities for such purposes.
4. Sharing Your Personal Information:
We want you to understand when and with whom we may share your Personal Information.
We may disclose your Personal Information to third parties in connection with the following:
For Business-related Functions: Friend Leaf, like many businesses, may hire other companies to perform certain business-related functions or services on our behalf, such as hosting specific portions of the Service, maintaining databases, administering contests, providing wireless services, mailing information or processing payments. When we employ a third party to perform these functions, that third party will only be provided with such Personal Information as needed to perform its function and is required to protect that Personal Information.
Promotional Offers: We may also share Personal Information with pre-screened third parties for their marketing or promotional purposes. We will provide you with an opportunity to elect or decline these services or opportunities (see “Your Choices” below). In the event you have elected to opt-out or “unsubscribe” from any of our services, we will share your Personal Information with third parties with whom we jointly offer such services solely to the extent necessary to ensure that your request not to receive such communications is honored.
5. Third-Party Advertising and Links to Other Sites:
6. CAN SPAM Act:
The CAN-SPAM Act sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations. We collect your email address in order to:
Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
Send you additional information related to the Service
Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.
To be in accordance with CAN-SPAM, we agree to the following:
Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at email@example.com
Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email. and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
7. Your Choices:
If you have previously provided Personal Information to the Service and are receiving emails or other communications from the Service and you do not want to continue receiving such emails, please discontinue your subscriptions by selecting the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of any message or contacting us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you ask that we stop using your Personal Information, we will take honor that request on a prospective basis. However, as a result, you may not be able to continue to utilize some or all of the Service.
8. Children and Privacy:
On immediate arrival to the Website or Other Services, we will ask users to confirm their age. By using the Website or Other Services you agree to respond truthfully and accurately about your age. Friend Leaf does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information from persons under 13 years-of-age, and no part of Friend Leaf is directed to persons under 18. If you are under 18 years of age, then please do not use or access Friend Leaf at any time or in any manner. Children under the age of 13 years of age are expressly prohibited from registering, submitting or posting any Personal Information on the Website or Other Services. If Friend Leaf learns that Personal Information of persons less than 18-years-of-age has been collected on Friend Leaf without verifiable parental consent, then Friend Leaf will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child under the age of 18 has obtained a Friend Leaf account, then you may alert Friend Leaf at email@example.com and request that Friend Leaf deletes that child’s personal information from its systems. Concerned parents can also obtain additional information about safe surfing through the Federal Trade Commission’s privacy initiatives at http://www.ftc.gov/privacy/privacyinitiatives, as well as other resources online that may help you in monitoring and limiting your children’s' access to certain types of material on the Internet.
9. California Online Privacy Protection Act
The website conforms to the California Online Privacy Protection Act. Users will be able to access the site using VPNs and will not be required to provide personal identifiable information in order to use the site.
10. Our Commitment to Data Security:
Friend Leaf takes reasonable security precautions to secure the Personal Information that you choose to provide against the loss, misuse, alteration or unauthorized access of such information. The website is in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (also known as the GDPR) which is the strict data protection regulation that the European Union has adopted. User information and data is protected using cryptography hash functions and user passwords are stored as a hash digest. All payment data is encrypted and the website and its third-party payment partners ensure that unencrypted payment data never touches an end-user’s device or application. Unfortunately, no transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under the control of Friend Leaf to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any Personal Information you transmit to us. Any such transmission is done at your own risk. If you believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please notify us of the problem by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If Friend Leaf learns of a security systems breach, then we will notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. We may post a notice on the Service if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach you should notify us at the above email address.
11. Applicable Law:
We control and operate this Service from the United States of America. The Service is not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any country or territory other than that of the United States. Please note that we do not represent or warrant that the Service is appropriate for use in any particular jurisdiction. Those who choose to access the Service do so at their own initiative and are responsible for complying with all laws, rules, and regulations applicable in their jurisdiction. This Service is void where prohibited by law.
13. Contacting Friend Leaf Regarding Your Privacy:
Friend Leaf LLC
572 Grand Street
New York, NY 10002
Last Updated: January 21, 2020