Privacy Policy

At snaptoshop, we are committed to protecting your privacy online. In this notice, "snaptoshop" refers to ADVANSAS FZ LLC. Our pledge is to safeguard any personal information that you provide us, and to make every reasonable effort to use this information only as you choose. We at snaptoshop are taking a leadership role in assisting our customers and other businesses in understanding the importance of using your personal information appropriately.

We are showing here our commitment to making the Internet a safe and secure place for you to transact online.

snaptoshop Respects Your Privacy

The goal of this Privacy Notice is to advise you of the online privacy practices of snaptoshop. The Privacy Notice also describes the choices you have about the information collected on this site and how it is used. It also applies to consumer digital registration cards. For information about other offline data collections, use the contact information noted below.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • If you indicate your residence is outside the United Arab Emirate or Jordan, you may be offered a privacy notice that is specific to your country of residence. In such case, snaptoshop is operating this site for itself as well as a service provider for its global affiliates.
  • Private sites (such as those only available to dealers and distributors) and sites created for our employees (or prospective employees) may also have privacy notices unique to those sites.
  • Sites maintained by snaptoshop and subsidiaries and affiliates, although linked to snaptoshop, may have their own online privacy notices.

Your Personal Information

snaptoshop primary goals in collecting personal information about you are, first, to give you a meaningful, enjoyable, and personalized website experience and, second, to facilitate the development of new products and services relevant to consumers like you. Personal information also allows us to provide better service to you by tailoring our communications to match your interests- deliver more of what you want and less of what you don't want.

Information You Explicitly Provide:

In order to establish your account, register products, or to participate in various online programs offered through snaptoshop, you will be asked to provide certain personally identifiable information to us such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number. If you choose to purchase products or services, you will be asked to provide a valid credit card number and expiration date along with billing and shipping address information. You can choose not to provide this information but then you might not be able to participate in some of our services or offerings.

Information We Automatically Collect:

We use common internet technologies such as cookies and beacons to ensure the integrity of our site and to customize portions of the site for you.

Cookies: Cookies are small pieces of information stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive, at a web site's request. snaptoshop cookies do not contain any personal information, but are used primarily as follows:

  • to keep track of temporary information. For example, cookies allow us to keep track of the pictures you upload and download;
  • to register you in programs, such as snaptoshop Membership. Cookies allow us to remember you when you login to the places on our site that require Membership;
  • to remember your country preference;
  • to help us understand the size of our audience and traffic patterns;
  • to collect and record information about what you viewed on our Web site and what you viewed in our e-mail;
  • to manage and present site information and the pictures displayed on your computer, and
  • to deliver information specific to your interests.

Cookies and Third Party Advertisements

Web Beacons: We also place small "tracker gifs" or "beacons" on many of the pages on our website, in online advertising with third parties, and in our e-mail. We use these beacons, in connection with cookies, to collect non-personal data on the usage of our site including but not limited to the date and time of the visit, the pages visited, the referring web page, the type of browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox), the type of operating system (e.g., Windows, Linux, or Mac), and the domain name of the visitor's Internet service provider (e.g., AOL). This information is collected about thousands of site visits and analyzed as a whole. This information is useful in, for example, tracking the performance of our online advertising such as online banner ads and to determine where to place future advertising on other web sites.

Disabling Cookies and beacons: If you are uncomfortable with the collection of such information through the use of cookies and beacons, we recommend disabling these features through your browser preferences, though please understand this will limit the performance and functionality of snaptoshop Web site. Your browser documentation should provide specific procedures for disabling cookie and beacon support.

IP Address: We analyze IP addresses in the aggregate for system administration purposes and to gather broad demographic information. We do not link IP addresses to your computer's User ID, with the following exception: when you place an order using our online checkout process we record your computer's IP address with your order to help us identify fraudulent credit card use. We may share this information with the financial institution that issued the credit card with which an order was placed, or with law enforcement authorities if we determine, or are notified, that the use of the credit card was fraudulent.

Affiliate Site ID: If you entered snaptoshop by clicking a link or promotion on another website, or if you used a site that provides universal registration services to sign up for our site, we will store the ID of that affiliate site in our database along with your computer's User ID. We do this to ensure that the affiliate site receives proper credit for any subsequent order you might place. We may also use this information in conjunction with your activities on our site to help us identify what offers and services may be of interest to you.

Information from Other Sources: We sometimes obtain additional information about you, such as demographic and lifestyle information, from other sources and merge it with information we have collected on this site, as well as information you may have provided offline. We use this information as stated below.

Using your Information

snaptoshop only uses your personal information to conduct business with you. Some examples include:

  • registering you in programs and discussion groups
  • allowing you to post comments, images and other items of interest (e.g., creations, photobooks)
  • allowing you to complete online • creating and maintaining accounts
  • processing, fulfilling, and following up on orders
  • answering your e-mail
  • communicating with you
  • sending friends, families and colleagues information on your behalf
  • sending surveys
  • registering products
  • notifying you about promotions and other information regarding our products and services (see the section below entitled "Your choices about receiving Email") to help prevent fraud and to protect the rights of snaptoshop or its subsidiaries

We also use this personal information to provide you with information related to your account, the products or services you purchased from us, to better understand your needs and interests, to improve our service and to personalize communications and your web experience.

Does snaptoshop Share Your Information?

Your personally identifiable information will not be rented or sold to any third party. snaptoshop may share your personal information as follows:

  • Companies who work on our behalf: We contract with other companies to perform business support functions on our behalf, which may involve limited access to your personal information. We require these companies to use the information only to provide the contracted services; they are prohibited from transferring the information to another party except as needed to provide those services. Some examples of these business support functions include order fulfillment, coupon fulfillment, award and rebate fulfillments, customer survey execution; and information systems management. We also may make aggregate non-personal information available to select service providers.
  • Co-branded and Partner Pages: snaptoshop may share information with partner companies who jointly present special offers or promotions on co-branded pages within our site. You will be notified of this sharing when you are asked to furnish personal data on such a page. The partner's use of any information you submit will be governed by the partner's own privacy notice, which you can review before submitting your information.
  • Business Transfers: snaptoshop reserves the right to transfer your personal information in connection with the sale or transfer of all or a portion of our business or assets. If the business is sold or transferred, snaptoshop will give you an opportunity to tell us not to transfer your personal information. In some cases, this may mean that the new organization will not be able to continue providing to you the services or products that snaptoshop provided.
  • Law Enforcement: snaptoshop may disclose personal information to third parties without your consent for any of the following reasons: to comply with any law, regulation or court order, to cooperate with Government investigations, to help prevent fraud or to enforce or protect the rights of snaptoshop or its subsidiaries.
  • With Your Consent: In all other cases, snaptoshop will obtain your express consent before sharing your information with third parties. For example, snaptoshop may conduct a joint offer or contest with a third party and you will be asked whether your personal information should be shared with that third party.

Your Choices about Receiving E-mail

snaptoshop may send you e-mail about your orders or your account and in response to your questions. snaptoshop and its subsidiaries may also send you e-mail with information and/or special offers about products and services that may be of interest to you, unless you indicate you do not want to receive them. We will give you an opportunity to let us know your preference regarding the receiving of promotional e-mail when you register for a service, when you provide us with your personal information, or when we send you e-mail. If you choose not to accept this promotional e-mail, you may not receive special offers that may be of value to you. This option applies to promotional e-mail only, as we may find it necessary to send you e-mail relating to the products you have purchased or registered, your account or your order(s). Promotional e-mail that you receive from snaptoshop will tell you how to decline receiving future promotional e-mail.

Protecting Your Information

snaptoshop implements a variety of administrative, managerial, and technical security measures to help protect your personal information. snaptoshop has Internal Control Standards which relate specifically to the handling of personal information. These include certain controls to help safeguard the information we collect online. snaptoshop employees are trained to understand and comply with these controls and we communicate our Privacy Notice, practices and guidelines to our employees. However, while we strive to protect your personal information, you must also take steps to protect your information. We urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal information while you are on the Internet.

Children's Privacy

Protecting the online privacy of children is especially important, and those under the age of 13 are protected by law. For that reason, snaptoshop does not knowingly permit children under the age of 13 to become registered members of our sites, or to buy goods and services on our sites, without verifiable parental consent. snaptoshop does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information about children under 13, except with their parent's express consent.

If we ever include children under the age of 13 as part of our intended site audience, those specific web pages will be clearly identified and provide an explicit privacy notice; and we will provide processes to obtain parental approval, provide access to information and allow parents to request removal of their children's personal information.

snaptoshop encourages parents and guardians to spend time with their children online and to participate in their interactive activities and interests.

Outside Links

Some Web sites contain links to and from other Web sites and snaptoshop is not responsible for the privacy practices of those Web sites. snaptoshop encourages you to ascertain the privacy practices of those Web sites.

Keeping Your Information Accurate

If you are a registered member of snaptoshop, you can review and update your member profile using your user name and password. You also have the option of sending an e-mail to the address noted in the "Contact Us" page to request a change to your information or a copy of the personal information we have collected about you online. There may be a nominal charge for information requested. We will make every reasonable effort to make sure your requests are met. To protect your privacy, proof of identity is required.

Changes to this Privacy Notice

snaptoshop reserves the right to modify this Privacy Notice from time to time, by posting a prominent announcement on this page or, in the event of a material change, by notifying by e-mail all customers whose personal information we have retained.

This Privacy Notice was last amended on February 29, 2012