Privacy & Security

Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting www.designer2buyer.com (together with all content on the site including subdomains and other websites operated by D2B or its affiliates (“D2B”) (the “Site”)). Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at this Site. This Privacy Policy forms part of the Terms of Use, available at www.designer2buyer.com/termsconditions.php.

Introduction

You agree to abide by the Site's published privacy policy, as amended from time to time. All data and information collected or derived from the operation of the Site (including but not limited to registration data collected through the registration process to the Site as well as the Members Form) or other Sites powered by D2B or disclosed by or pertaining to members thereof will be the sole and exclusive property of D2B.

D2B shall take reasonable steps to protect Your Personal Information (as defined below).

We will not disclose Personal Information about our users and/or registered members to third parties except where it is part of providing a service to You - e.g. arranging for an Item to be sent to You, carrying out credit and other security checks and for the purposes of user's research and profiling.

We are committed to respecting your online privacy and recognize your need for appropriate protection and management of any personally identifiable information you share with us.

“Personal Information” means any information that may be used, either alone or in combination with other information, to personally identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, personal profile, a home or other physical address, an email address or other contact information.

You consent to the Site's collecting and processing Your Personal Information for the purposes set out in this privacy policy. This personal information includes, but is not limited to, the following: name; contact details; non-personal browsing habits and click patterns; e-mail address; IP address; and any other relevant personal data that You communicate to the Site.  

The Site's collects and processes the Personal Information listed above in order to (but not limited to) the following: (i) communicate requested information to You; (ii) communicate information to You or potential registered members regularly, for example through our Blog, newsletters, Forum, Facebook/Twitter alerts (iii) compile and maintain the Site and users database; (iv) register and/or authenticate users and/or registered members of and/or visitors to the Site and/or Items and/or services; (v) identify and take reasonable measures to prevent fraudulent uses of or access to the Site; (vi) compile non-personal statistical information about browsing habits, click patterns and access to the Site; (vii) attract advertisers and new potential users and members by showing certain selected information about the database, for example demographics; (viii) track database size and growth; and (ix) track compliance of users and/or registered members and third parties with this Agreement.           

Currently, we do not require You to provide Personal Information in order to have access to information available on our Site. However, in order to provide you with certain services given through the Site, you must create an account (“Account”) and provide us with your email address, a password that you will use for your Account and other specified information. We shall then send you an email to your email address to instruct you on the confirmation process of your registration.

Personal information collected from You may be deleted from the Site and its databases when Your account on the Site is terminated for any reason.         

In the event that Your Personal Information is inaccurately or incompletely reflected on the Site, You agree that it is Your responsibility to notify the Site of this fact and to supply the Site with the accurate or complete information to enable the Site to address Your concerns.

Any information, video, image, data, text, documents, or other content posted at your direction of user or registered member onto a public area of the Site becomes publicly published content and will be available to all users of the Site even if such content contains Personal Information. Please note that if you publish your contact information, you may receive unsolicited messages from users and registered members to the Site. We encourage you to publish only information you are sure you want to be accessible to anyone.

The Way We Use Personal Information

If you submit Personal Information to us through the Site, then we will use your Personal Information to improve our services to you, to contact you and to identify and authenticate your access to the Site’s services that you are authorized to access.

We may transfer your Personal Information within the Site or to the Site's third-party service providers, but only to provide services on the Site or to You. This information may be transferred to other countries around the world.

We may provide Personal Information and non-personally-identifiable information to our subsidiaries, affiliated companies, or other businesses or persons for the purpose of processing such information on our behalf. We require that these parties agree to process such information in compliance with our Privacy Policy, and we use reasonable efforts to limit their use of such information and to use other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

We may also use your email address to send updates, a newsletter or news regarding our services. You may choose not to receive email of this type by sending a single email with the subject "BLOCK" to [email protected]igner2buyer.com.  Please note that the email must come from the email account you wish to block.

We may disclose your Personal Information or any information you submitted via the Site and its services if we have a good faith belief that disclosure of such information is helpful or reasonably necessary to i) comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, ii) enforce our Terms of Use including investigations of potential violations thereof, iii) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud or security  issues, or iv) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of the Site, its users, registered members Yourself or the public.

We may use Anonymous Information (as defined below) or disclose it to third party service providers, to improve our services and enhance your experience with the Site and its services. We may also disclose Anonymous Information (with or without compensation) to third parties, including advertisers and partners, for purposes including, but not limited to, targeting advertisements.

"Anonymous Information" means information which does not enable identification of an individual user, such as aggregated information about the use of our Site and services.

If you have made a purchase from our Site,  we may occasionally update you on our latest services, news and special offers via e-mail, post & telephone. You will also be given the opportunity to receive such communications and selected third parties when you become a user and/or registered member of the Site.


Cookies, Statistics and Other Tracking Technologies

Some of our Site pages utilize "cookies" and other tracking technologies. A "cookie" is a small text file that may be used, for example, to collect information about Site activity. Some cookies and other technologies may serve to recall Personal Information previously indicated by a Site user. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them.

The Personal Information is collected either electronically (for example, through the use of cookies) or is provided voluntarily by registered members, users of and/or visitors to the Site. You may determine cookie use independently through Your Web browser settings.

You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies with your browser.

We may disclose aggregate, anonymized statistics about the number of users and/or registered members to the Site. We use an independent measurement and research staff to gather data regarding the visitors to the Site, using cookies and code which is embedded in the Site. Both the cookies and the embedded code provide statistical information about visits to pages on the Site, the duration of individual page view, paths taken by users through the Site, data on users' screen settings and other general information. The Site uses and stores this type of information, as with that obtained from other cookies used on the site, to help it improve the services to its users and or registered members. 

Choice

You may choose whether or not to provide Personal Information to the Site. The notices we will provide where the Site collects Personal Information should help you to make this choice. If you choose not to provide the Personal Information we request, you can still visit most of the Site, but you may be unable to access certain options, offers, and services that involve our interaction with you.

Access/Accuracy

To the extent that you do provide us with Personal Information, the Site wishes to maintain accurate Personal Information. You may check your profile and add information, delete information or correct any incorrect information we have.

Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites

Our Site may use a reputable third party to present or serve advertisements that you may see at our Site. These third party ad servers may use cookies or similar technologies to help present such advertisements, and to help measure and research the advertisements' effectiveness. The use of these technologies by these third party ad servers is subject to their own privacy policies and is not covered by our Privacy Policy.

Links to Other Sites

Our Site may contain links to other sites. Other sites may also reference or link to our Site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites.

Children's Privacy

The Site is not structured to attract children under the age of 18. Accordingly, we do not intend to collect Personal Information from anyone we know to be under 18 years of age.

In the Event of Merger, Sale, or Bankruptcy

In the event that D2B is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information we have collected from our users and/or registered members as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors' rights generally, we may not be able to control how your Personal Information is treated, transferred, or used.

Commitment

We are committed to protecting your privacy. Protecting your privacy online is an evolving area, and D2B's Sites are constantly evolving to meet these demands. If you have any comments or questions regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected]

Your Consent

By using this Site, you consent to the terms of our Privacy Policy and to the Site's processing of Personal Information for the purposes given above. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change this Privacy Policy at any time, which change will be effective immediately days following the modification. Your continued use of our Site following the posting of changes to these terms means you accept these changes.

Last modified: May 8th , 2019