Information We Collect and How it is Used
Our primary purpose in collecting personal information from you is to provide you with a safe, smooth, and customized experience will browsing the Indie Mart websites. You can browse the site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Once you give us your personal information, you are no longer anonymous to us. If you choose to use Indie Mart, we may require you to provide personal information such as contact and identity information, billing information, credit card information, shipping information, and other personal information. When possible, we try and specify which fields are mandatory and which are optional. You always have the option of not giving your information by choosing not to use a particular service or feature. IP addresses are automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. Your IP address is stored in Indie Mart's user registration databases when you register with Indie Mart's. IP addresses may be used for various research purposes.
If you choose to post messages on Indie Mart, in our forums, chat rooms or emails sent to other Indie Mart members, we will collect that information that you provide. We retain this information as necessary to resolve disputes, provide customer support and troubleshoot problems as permitted by law.
If you send us correspondence such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence regarding your activities on Indie Mart, we may collect such information and start a file on you.
Disclosure of Your Information
We sell or rent personal information to third parties Indie Mart stores for their marketing purposes. You might receive notification from stores on specials and services from that store if you haven't opted out of receiving the emails about promotions.
We gather data across all user accounts and disclose such information in a non- personally identifiable manner to advertisers and other third parties for their marketing and promotional purposes. In these circumstances we don't disclose passwords or personal financial information to these third parties in a personally identifiable manner without your explicit consent.
Your profile is displayed throughout Indie Mart, therefore available to the public. All of your activities on the site will be available by your User ID. Other people can see your feedback rating and associated comments, your postings on Indie Mart and so on.
The security of your personal information is important to us. Your Indie Mart account information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to work to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer by signing off once you have finished using a shared computer. You are responsible for all actions taken with your User ID and password, including fees charged to your account. Therefore, we do not recommend that you disclose your Indie Mart Password to any third parties. If you choose to share your User ID and password or your personal information with third parties, you are responsible for all actions taken with your account. Indie Mart follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once Indie Mart receives it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while Indie Mart strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, Indie Mart cannot guarantee its absolute security.