Please note that as our business involves partnerships with many third party sites, the privacy policies here only reflect how Shiny Orb collects and maintains information. Third party sites have their own privacy policies, and we encourage you to read their terms before using their websites.
How do We Collect and Use Information About You?
Blogs: If you leave comments on our blog, blog.ShinyOrb.com, you may provide us with information such as email address or other contact information. How we use such email or contact information is described below.
Social Networking: We maintain accounts with social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. If you choose to add us as a friend on Facebook, to follow our Twitter account or to follow us on any other social networking site, you may provide us with email address or other contact information. How we use such email or contact information is described below.
Dressing Room: Our Site features a Dressing Room function. In order to use this function, you are required to provide information about yourself such as your email address. The Dressing Room function also allows you to provide email addresses on behalf of your friends. How we use all such email information is described below
Feedback or Contact with Our Office: If you provide feedback to us through email or otherwise contact us, including requesting further service, you may provide us with your name, telephone number, email address, and mailing address. How we use such email or contact information is described below. For customer service purposes, we retain all correspondence via email as well as notes of transcribed verbal conversations indefinitely.
Who Collects Information About You?
In addition to our collection of the information listed above, others may also collect your information as you use our Site:
Email Services: We may use a third party company to serve promotional emails that we send to our users. Images contained in the emails may be served by third parties. They collect certain information about you such as your IP address, browser type, your operating system, the country and server your computer is logged onto, where the servers that your computer is logged onto is located, the time and date that a particular email was viewed, the area code and zip code associated with your server, and whether you responded to a particular ad or email. They may use their own Cookies as well.
Blogging Services: We use a third party company to operate and host our blog. They may collect information such as those mentioned in the Browsing and Searching section above as well as any provided emails.
Who do We Share Your Information With?
We do not share, sell, or disclose personally identifiable information that we collect except in the following situations:
A. To confirm with a third party store about an individual transaction made through use of our Site.
B. When we are legally obligated to disclose information about you to the government or third parties under litigation-related circumstances, including a response to a subpoena, court order, or other legal process. We reserve the right to disclose information we collect to law enforcement or other government officials where deemed necessary or appropriate.
We may disclose aggregated data, explaining trends of populations or segments of populations to our third party partners.
Cookies and Web Beacons
When you visit our Site, we along with our ad servers, content servers,and web site analysis agents will place small text files called "cookies" on your computer hard drive that we can retrieve when you visit our Site again to make your visit more relevant and to retrieve information from prior visits. The cookies store information about your browsing session identification, browsing history, user categorization, and other information. When we send you promotional emails through our email services providers, they may also place a cookie on your computer. You can block cookies by changing the settings on your browser, but doing so may prevent us from delivering certain services to you in an effective manner. Cookies generally do not permit us to personally identify you.
A Web Beacon or action tag (also known as a clear gif or a pixel tag) is a method used to track responses or actions by users who view certain advertisements or other information on our Sites. Web Beacon are generally 1x1 pixel images embedded in a website page that are used to transparently collect information. Our ad servers, content servers, website analysis agents and email service providers may use Web Beacons in our Sites and advertisements to count the number of times that visitors click on a particular advertisement or visit the pages of our Sites and to provide information about what products are viewed or searched for or other similar actions taken. Without collecting any personally identifiable information, they use that data to tell us (and other advertisers across the internet) which ads are the most effective on particular sites or emails. They also use the information for the purpose of targeting future campaigns across the internet and upgrading visitor information used in reporting statistics. For this purpose, we and our ad servers, content servers, and web site analysis agents, and third-party e-mail distributors note some of the pages you visit on our Sites through the use of Web Beacons.
Email address and Other Contact Information
We may use the email address or other information that you provide to send you promotional materials, including, but not limited to 1) sales, coupons and specials, 2) administrative material, such as information regarding your dressing room or our service to you, 3) information about new trends and products, and 4) community information including but not limited to contests and other activities on the Shiny Orb website.
Choices Regarding Your Personal Information
You may "opt-out," or unsubscribe from our emails or promotional materials by following any unsubscribe instructions in any e-mail, newsletter or personalized on-line advertisement you receive from us.
Links To Third Party Sites
Sale of the Company
We reserve the right to disclose your information, including your personal information, in the event that we are sold, in whole or in part, either as an entire corporate entity or through an asset sale that includes a customer information database. This right is reserved whether or not the customer database is sold independently of any continuing operations of our company.
In compliance with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), the Sites are not intended for anyone under 18 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. As with all websites on the Internet, parents and guardians undertake to monitor the use by minors.
Notification of Changes
Mailing address: 1275 University Avenue, Suite 2, Berkeley, CA 94702
Phone number: (650) 691-5ORB
Last Updated July 2, 2010