Gathering and Sharing of Information, Links to External and Cobranded Web sites
We monitor traffic patterns on the Site and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use to analyze trends and administer
the Site in order to improve its layout and design and to permit Site personalization and streamlining to create the best shopping experience we can for our users. In order to perform analysis permitting such personalization
and improvement of site design and user experience, we may employ suitable third parties with whom we share the information necessary to accomplish these objectives. These statistics include no personally identifying
information. Where appropriate, we share aggregated statistical information with our business partners. These statistics include no personally identifying information.
We use a credit card processing company to
bill purchasers of goods and services from the Site, and depending upon the goods and services being ordered and where they are being shipped, we may also use outside suppliers and/or delivery companies to assist us in
fulfilling and delivering orders. We share with them the information necessary to enable such card processing, fulfillment, and delivery of goods (i.e. name, address, and as appropriate payment
Additionally, we partner with trusted third parties to provide Site users with Showerbuddy approved unique offers or services which may be of value to our users. In such instances, we will share a
user's name and address with a trusted third party to enable them to notify the user of the unique offer or service. We will never provide credit card information and you will always be provided with the opportunity to
unsubscribe from any such list.
We may provide personal identifying and account information in special cases such as enforcement of our Terms of Site Use, or as required by law or legal process to protect and defend the
rights and safety of our Site and its users. This includes exchanging information with other companies for purposes of fraud and credit risk reduction
Our Site also contains links to external Internet sites as well
as cobranded sites, which may be operated by an external party and they may have privacy practices that differ from those here at showerbuddy.com. A cobranded site is a Web site, usually operated by a third-party, and
displaying that third-party's name along with the Showerbuddy name and logo. Such cobranded sites offer Showerbuddy approved goods or services to our users. When you click on links that take you to such external or
cobranded sites, you will be subject to their privacy policies, and we encourage you to become familiar with that party's privacy policies as these may differ from those utilized on our Site. Please note that this privacy
statement applies solely to information collected by Showerbuddy on our Site and, while we strongly support the protection of privacy on the Internet, we cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of other Web sites, uses
of the information collected by other Web sites, or the content of those other Web sites.
PROVISIONS which are an integral part hereof and the user consents to the collection and use of this information by Showerbuddy as disclosed in this Internet Privacy Statement. We may revise this Internet Privacy Statement or
Use page to determine the then current policies applicable to users of the Site.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time we may request information from the users of the Site via surveys or contests.
Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary, and the users of the Site have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as your name
and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level, etc.). We use such information to notify contest winners, award prizes, and for analyzing the Site traffic to improve the user's experience on
Strong precautions are taken to protect the information of the users of our Site. When users submit sensitive information via the Site, that Information is protected both online
We take credit card information security seriously and use a variety of technical solutions to make shopping safe at our Site. Furthermore, your information is encrypted and is protected utilizing the
industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption software. While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes
locked, as opposed to unlocked, or open, when you are just 'surfing'.
While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also protect user- information off-line. All of the information of our
Site's users, including the sensitive information mentioned above, is maintained in a restricted section in our offices. Only those of our employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our
account or customer service representatives) are granted access to personally identifiable information. Furthermore, our employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices.