Effective Date April 22, 2019
We collect and use personal information from and about you.
We (and the vendors we hire to perform services on our behalf) collect, receive and develop several categories of personal information about you depending on the nature of your interactions with us. For example:
We collect contact information. For example, we might collect your name and email address if you create an account or sign up for our newsletter. We may collect your phone number if you sign up to receive messages from us. We might collect your social media handle if you interact with us on our social media channels.
We collect payment information. For example, we collect your credit card number if you make a purchase on our site.
We collect commercial and preference information. We may collect information about your purchase history and preferences. We may also collect comments and reviews that you post on our websites or submit to us.
We collect location information. We may collect your precise GPS location when you access our websites. We also collect information about your general location, using your zip code and IP address.
We collect Internet and network activity information. If you use our website, we may collect information about the browser you’re using and your IP address. We may also collect device identifiers. We might look at the areas of our site you visit, or how you use our site. We might collect information about you on the site you came from, or the site you visit when you leave us.
We collect and develop inferences. Using other pieces of personal information collected about you, we may draw inferences about you, reflecting what we believe to be your preferences and characteristics.
We collect personal information about you from various sources.
We collect personal information directly from you. For example, we collect information if you sign up for our emails or create an account. We also collect information if you contact us or sign up for our text messages. We also collect personal information you provide if you purchase a product, post a comment, or make a request.
We collect personal information from your devices. We use tracking tools like browser cookies and web beacons to automatically collect information about you. We do this on our websites, in our ads, and in emails that we (or our vendors) send to you. We collect information about users over time when you use this website. We may have third parties collect personal information this way. Learn more about these tools and how you can control them, in the “You have certain choices” section below.
We receive information from vendors working on our behalf. For example, vendors that host or maintain our websites and send emails for us may give us information. Our payment processors, order fulfillment partners, product consultants, advertising technology vendors, and analytics providers may also provide us with information.
We get information about you from third parties. For example, social media platforms may give us information about you.
We combine information. For example, we may combine information that we have collected offline with information we collect online. Or we may combine information we get from a third party with information we already have. We may also aggregate your information with other consumers’ information to understand preferences and trends over time.
We use personal information as described here.
We use information to provide you with services and fulfill your transactions.
We use information for marketing purposes. For example, we might use personal information to provide you with information about special promotions, incentives, discounts, shopping guides, or offers. We might tell you about new products, features, or services. These might be our own offers or products, or third-party offers or products we think you might find interesting. You may opt in to receive our email newsletters or to receive text messages from us. To learn about your choices for these communications, read the “You have certain choices” section below.
We use information to analyze and improve our services. We may use your information to make our website, products, and services better. We might use your information to customize your experience with us and analyze our business.
We use information to comply with our obligations and for internal operations. For example, we use information to administer our websites, including troubleshooting, data analysis, and testing. We use information to administer our product offerings and services.
We use information for security purposes. For example, we may use personal information to protect our company, our customers, and our business partners. We also use personal information to protect our websites and services, as well as to detect and investigate activities that may be illegal or prohibited (such as cyber attacks or fraudulent transactions).
We may use personal information to create deidentified or aggregated data. Deidentified or aggregated data does not identify you or any other individual. We may use and disclose this deidentified or aggregated data as we choose.
We use information as otherwise disclosed or permitted by law, or as we may notify you.
We may share personal information with others.
We share personal information under the following circumstances:
We may share personal information with our business partners and marketing companies. We might share personal information, such as contact information, with third parties who co-sponsor a promotion or promote our products. Some of these partners may send you information about products or services by mail or email. They may share your information with other third parties. We may also share the above categories of personal information with companies that help us with our marketing efforts, including social media platforms, advertising networks, and ad tech companies. For example, we may share email addresses or other contact information with social media platforms so they can serve our advertising to you on their platform. Personal information received by our partners may also be subject to their privacy policies.
We will share personal information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves, our customers, and others. For example, we may share any and all categories of personal information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may share personal information if a government agency, law enforcement, or investigatory body requests it. We might share personal information when we are investigating potential fraud or a security incident. This might include fraud we think has happened during a promotion. If you are the winner of a sweepstakes or contest, we may also share certain personal information with anyone who requests a winner’s list.
We may share personal information with a successor to all or part of our business. If part of our business is acquired by a third party, we may include personal information as part of that transaction, which may include some or all categories of your personal information. We may also share your personal information if there is a similar change to our corporate structure. We may also share your personal information with others as they conduct diligence of our corporate changes.
We may share information for other reasons we may describe to you, or as permitted by law.
You have certain choices about how we use your information.
You can opt out of receiving our marketing emails and text messages. To stop receiving our promotional emails, you can follow the instructions in any promotional message you get from us. If you receive promotional text messages from us, you may opt-out by replying “STOP.” Even if you opt out of getting marketing messages, we will still send you transactional messages. These include responses to your questions.
You can control cookies and certain tracking tools. Your browser may give you the ability to control cookies or other tracking tools. How you do so depends on the type of tool. Certain browsers can be set to reject browser cookies. Flash cookies do not reside in your browser, and your browser settings will not affect them. To control flash cookies, you need to click here.
We and third party advertising networks, social media companies, and other services may collect information about your use of our websites over time. These entities collect information over time across multiple websites or other platforms so that they or we may display interest-based advertising. To do this, we and our vendors use several common tracking tools, such as browser cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies. To set your preferences related to this type of information collection and use, click here. We use Google Analytics to better understand how our users interact with our websites. You can learn about Google Analytics’ currently available opt-outs at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
Our Do Not Track Policy: Some browsers have “do not track” features that allow you to tell a website not to track you. These features are not all uniform. We do not currently respond to those signals. If you block cookies, certain features on our sites may not work. If you block or reject cookies, not all of the tracking described here will stop.
Certain options you select are browser and device specific.
Your California Privacy Rights:
If you are a California resident, you can make the following requests with respect to your personal information:
Access – You can request that we disclose to you the categories of personal information we collected about you; the categories of sources from which we have collected personal information about you; the business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling your personal information; the categories of personal information that we have sold about you and the categories of outside parties to whom the personal information was sold; the categories of personal information that we have disclosed about you for our business purposes and the categories of vendors to whom the personal information was disclosed; and the specific pieces of personal information we collected about you over the past 12 months.
Deletion – You can request that we delete the personal information that we maintain about you, subject to certain exceptions.
We will not discriminate against you because you exercised any of these rights.
A California resident can exercise these access and deletion rights by emailing us at email@example.com. We may deny certain requests, or fulfill a request only in part, based on our legal rights and obligations. For example, we may retain personal information as permitted by law, such as for tax or other record keeping purposes, to maintain an active account, and to process transactions and facilitate customer requests. Note that for purposes of these requests, personal information does not include information about job applicants, employees and other of our personnel, or information about employees and other representatives of third-party entities we may interact with.
We will take reasonable steps to verify your identity prior to responding to certain of your requests. The verification steps will vary depending on the sensitivity of the personal information and whether you have an account with us.
California residents may designate an authorized agent to make a request on their behalf. When submitting the request, please ensure the authorized agent is identified as an authorized agent.
If you reside in California, you also have the right to ask us one time each year if we have shared personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make a request, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to us at the address listed below. Indicate in your email subject line or letter that you are a California resident making a “Shine the Light” inquiry.
These sites and apps are not intended for children.
Our sites and apps are meant for adults. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child has given us information, you can email us at email@example.com
We use standard security measures.
The Internet is not 100% secure. We cannot promise that your use of our site will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet. This includes not sharing your passwords.
We may link to third-party sites or services that we do not control.
Feel free to contact us if you have questions.
You can also write to us or call at:
I Am Threads LLC
211 W. Emporia St.
Ontario, CA 91762
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