We use “cookies” (small files placed on your hard drive) on certain of our pages to help analyze our web page flow; customize our services, content and advertising; measure promotional effectiveness, and promote trust and safety.
You may encounter cookies from third parties on certain pages of the sites that we do not control or which have been developed by third parties.
You can browse our sites without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Once you give us your personal information, you are not anonymous to us. If you choose to provide us with personal information, you consent to the transfer and storage of that information on our servers.
We may make use of your personal details for different purposes like fulfilling request for products, information or services, administering contests or promotions, providing customer services, providing new products and services, improving the efficiency of our website or marketing strategies as well as adapting our offers to your choices.
We may also make use of anonymous, non-personal data to complete tracking information reports concerning the site user demographics, website purchases and website traffic patterns and after that provide those reports to advertisers and others. None of the tracking details in the reports can be linked to the identities or other confidential info of the individual user. We may also connect tracking data with personal details voluntarily provided by the site users. Once such a connection in made, all of the linked details is treated as individual information and will be used as well as disclosed only in line with this policy.
Like many other sites, we automatically gather certain non-personal details regarding the users that do not identify you. We collect IP address of your system, internet service provider and the date and time when you accessed the site, the internet address of the site from where you linked to our site, the operating system, the section of the website and the content your download from the site.
We may ask you to provide additional information to authenticate yourself or if we believe you are violating site policies (for example, we may ask you to send us an ID or bill to verify your address, or to answer additional questions online to help verify your identity or ownership of an item you list); information from other companies, such as demographic and traffic data; and other supplemental information from third parties as permitted by law.
We don’t sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. We may combine your information with information we collect from other companies and use it to improve and personalize our services, content and advertising. If you don’t wish to receive marketing communications from us or participate in our ad-customization programs, simply let us know.
Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. You agree that we may use your personal information to provide the services and customer support you request; resolve disputes, collect fees, and troubleshoot problems; prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities, enforce our Terms and Conditions for all Users; customize, measure and improve our services, content and advertising; tell you about our services and those of our corporate family; targeted marketing, service updates, and promotional offers, based on your communication preferences; and compare information for accuracy, and verify it with third parties.
6. OUR DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose personal information to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies, respond to claims that a listing or other content violates the rights of others, or protect anyone’s rights, property, or safety. Such information will be disclosed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
Without limiting the above, in an effort to respect your privacy and our ability to keep the community free from bad actors, we will not otherwise disclose your personal information to law enforcement, other government officials, or other third parties without a subpoena, court order or substantially similar legal procedure, except when we believe in good faith that the disclosure of information is necessary to prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss or to report suspected illegal activity.
If you access our sites from a shared computer or a computer in an internet café, certain information about you, such as your User ID, activity or reminders from us, may also be visible to other individuals who use the computer after you.
7. INFORMATION YOU SHARE ON SWISHTT
If you are a business seller, your contact details (such as name and geographical address) may be visible on the View Item page.
8. USING INFORMATION FROM SWISHTT
SwishTT enables you to share personal and financial information to complete transactions. We encourage you to disclose your privacy practices and respect the privacy of other users. We cannot guarantee the privacy or security of your information and therefore we encourage you to evaluate the privacy and security policies of your trading partner before entering into a transaction and choosing to share your information. To help protect your privacy, we allow only limited access to other users’ contact, shipping and financial information to facilitate your transactions. When users are involved in a transaction, they may have access to each other’s name, User ID, email address and other contact and shipping information. In all cases, you must comply with data protection laws, and give other users a chance to remove themselves from your database and a chance to review what information you have collected about them.
You agree to use user information only for: SwishTT transaction-related purposes that are not unsolicited commercial messages or other purposes that a user expressly chooses.
9. NO SPAM, SPYWARE OR SPOOFING
We and our users do not tolerate spam. Make sure to set your notification preferences so we communicate to you as you prefer. You are not licensed to add other SwishTT users, even a user who has purchased an item from you to your mailing list (email or physical mail) without their express consent. You may not use our communication tools to send spam or otherwise send content that would violate the Terms and Conditions for all Users. We automatically scan and may manually filter messages to check for spam, viruses, phishing attacks and other malicious activity or illegal or prohibited content, but we do not permanently store messages sent through these tools. If you send an email to an email address that is not registered in our community, we do not permanently store that email or use that email address for any marketing purpose. We do not rent or sell these email addresses.
10. ACCOUNT PROTECTION
Your password is the key to your account. Use unique numbers, letters and special characters, and do not disclose your password to anyone. If you do share your password or your personal information with others, remember that you are responsible for all actions taken in the name of your account. If you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your personal information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately notify Identity Limited and change your password.
11. ACCESSING, REVIEWING AND CHANGING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You can see, review and change most of your personal information by signing on to SwishTT website. Generally, we will not manually modify your personal information because it is very difficult to verify your identity remotely. You must promptly update your personal information if it changes or is inaccurate. Once you make a public posting, you may not be able to change or remove it. Upon your request to Customer Service, we will close your account and remove your personal information from view as soon as reasonably possible, based on your account activity and in accordance with applicable law. We do retain personal information from closed accounts to comply with law, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms and Conditions for all Users, and take other actions otherwise permitted by law.
We treat data as an asset that must be protected and use lots of tools (encryption, passwords, physical security, etc.) to protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure. However, as you probably know, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, and other users may abuse or misuse your personal information that they collect from the site. Therefore, although we work very hard to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private.
13. THIRD PARTIES