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Personal Information Collection and Use
Registration. In order to use and/or make a purchase at www.monsterguts.com (the “site”), you will need to first complete a registration form to create a username and password protected account. In the store, your selected username will be associated with your valid email address to ensure appropriate communications between the site and designers directly to you. Monster Guts is the sole owner of the information collected on the site. Monster Guts collects personal information from our users at several different points on our website. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with service. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us. We will withhold and use collected personal information as required to satisfy our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce agreements.
Monster Guts also automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
“Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier for record-keeping and access purposes. We use session cookies to store shopping cart information and for added security; these cookies expire when the local browser is closed. If you reject cookies, you may still use the site; however, your ability to use some areas of our site will be limited.
For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
“Log files” track actions occurring on the Site. We gather certain information automatically and store in the form of log files. This information includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movements around the site and gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this data to personal information.
“Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, you will be required to enter your name Your username and/or valid email address is tied to your order history to ensure we are able to provide you with excellent customer service, content delivery and order fulfillment as well as allow administrative staff and designers to communicate appropriately and effectively with you on an as-needed basis. We may use this information to further contact you regarding other services on the site in which you have expressed an interest. We refer to this information as “Order Information.”
Further, when you register in the forum/gallery on the Site (which is separate software), you will be required to enter your name and e-mail address to create a username and password protected account. When you subscribe to our newsletter you will be required to enter your name and e-mail address. When respond to a survey, fill out a form or post a comment anywhere on the site, you will be required to enter your name and email address. We refer to this information as “User Information.”
Orders. When you purchase something from our website, we maintain some personally identifiable information as collected at registration. You previously provided contact and personal information (such as name, email, mailing address and phone number). We use this information to fill your orders and maintain customer records. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.
Security. The security of your personal information is important to us. We utilize SSL for an added layer of security on our website. We implement industry standards to protect the personal information transmitted and received by our website; however, while we strive to use the foremost means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Sharing your personal information. To operate effectively as a business, we may need to pass your information on to selected and trusted third-parties. We may share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above.
The third-parties we may share information with are:
PayPal (for processing payments - https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full)
MailChimp (for sending out our email newsletter - https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/)
Constant Contact (for sending out our email newsletter) - https://www.endurance.com/privacy/privacy
SendGrid (for sending emails - https://sendgrid.com/policies/privacy/)
Google Analytics (to help us understand how our customers use the Site)
You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
In addition, any third-party to whom we may need to disclose personal information in order to comply with our legal, regulatory and statutory obligations. This may be as part of a legal process, (for example, in response to a court order or in response to a law enforcement agency’s request, or where they believe it’s necessary). This could be to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, or situations involving potential threats to the physical safety, property or rights of any person. It could also include non-compliance with our website rules, or as otherwise permitted or any third-party where you’ve given your consent.
Links to Other Sites. Monster Guts contains links to other websites that are not owned nor controlled by MonsterGuts.com We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave Monster Guts for another website. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by Monster Guts
Forum/Gallery/Blog. Any personal information you submit on the forum/gallery/blog can be read, collected, or used by other users of the forums/gallery/blog. Due to the nature of each of the environs, this personal information could be used to send unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personal information you choose to disclose in the forums/gallery/blog.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance. Our website is not directed at children under 18, and we won’t knowingly allow anyone under 18 to provide us any personally identifying information; if you’re under 18, please don’t provide any information about yourself on this website. In the event that we learn we have collected any personal information from a child under the age of 18, we will delete that information from our database as quickly as possible.
Data Retention. When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information. When a designer leaves Oscraps, the order history information may be removed from the online server, but will be maintained in company records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
Your Rights. If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the Contact Us page.
This policy was last reviewed/modified on Jan 1, 2023.
Any information you provide will be held with the utmost care and will not be used in ways that you have not consented to. If you have any questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.