2. Information That TeeFury Collects
2.1 - TeeFury collects and stores personal information that you provide in order to interact and transact on the TeeFury website. Personal information means personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, Facebook account information, and other financial information.
2.2 - TeeFury also collects and stores non-personal information. Non-personal information includes your browser type, cookies, your internet service provider and its location, the URL of the previous website you visited, your operating system, your IP address, and the date and time you accessed the TeeFury website.
3. How and When TeeFury Collects Information
3.1 - If you communicate with TeeFury, TeeFury may collect and store any information that you provide to us in any such communication. This information may include, for instance, your username on the TeeFury website and your email address.
3.2 - TeeFury also collects personal information when you provide it in connection with a request for a product, service, or information. For example, if you create an account on the TeeFury website, TeeFury will collect your email address and a username that you create. If you order a t-shirt from TeeFury, TeeFury may collect your name, address, telephone number, credit card number and expiration date, and email address. If you submit a design to TeeFury, TeeFury may collect your name, tax identification number, mailing address, email address, PayPal account information, other registration information, and questionnaire responses regarding your design. If you sign up to receive a newsletter, TeeFury may collect your email address.
3.4 - TeeFury uses analytic and reporting technologies to record non-personal information. TeeFury may also use web beacons and cookies to collect your non-personal information. A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. A web beacon is an often-transparent graphic image, usually no larger than a 1x1 pixel that is placed on a web page or in an e-mail that is used to monitor the behavior of the user visiting the website or receiving the e-mail. Cookies and web beacons used by TeeFury are not linked to personal information.
4.1 - TeeFury primarily uses your personal information for processing, producing, and shipping the products that you order, administering TeeFury forums, and providing customer service and support. For example, if you submit a design to TeeFury, TeeFury may use the information that you provide us to communicate with you and pay you any commissions that you earn. Similarly, if you sign up to receive TeeFury newsletters, TeeFury will use the email address you provide to send you the newsletters. TeeFury does not share your credit card or other account information with unaffiliated third parties unless you authorize us to do so, or if it is necessary to fulfill our responsibilities including, but not limited to, delivering a product or service that you order. TeeFury may need to share certain personal information with third party vendors for reasons such as manufacturing, printing, or logistics. The personal information is not provided to these vendors for marketing purposes.
4.2 - TeeFury primarily uses your non-personal information to help TeeFury better understand how TeeFury visitors use TeeFury’s services and provide a better experience for our visitors.
4.3 - If you require help with TeeFury services, a TeeFury employee may ask you to confirm some of your private information, such as your name, delivery address, or other relevant identifying information. TeeFury will never email you directly and ask for these details unless you have requested help or support.
4.4 - Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process personal information frequently involves the transmission of data on an international basis. By providing TeeFury with your personal information, you acknowledge and agree that TeeFury may store your personal information and transfer it to and from our servers located in the United States and throughout the world.
5. Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
5.1 - TeeFury does not share, rent, or trade your personal information with third parties for their marketing purposes.
5.2 - TeeFury will disclose non-personal information, in aggregate form, to potential strategic partners, advertisers, investors, customers, and others. You may not opt-out of the sharing of this information. However, it cannot be used to identify you personally.
5.3 - TeeFury reserves the right to disclose information, including personal information, to third party governmental agencies or third parties in order to comply with applicable laws, regulations, legal processes or governmental requests (such as in order to comply with a subpoena or court order), to protect TeeFury’s rights, or to prevent, protect against, or investigate illegal activity such as credit fraud. For example, if you submit a design to TeeFury, TeeFury may disclose your information to a third party that alleges that you have infringed their intellectual property rights. Similarly, if you allege that an independent designer is infringing upon your intellectual property rights, we may disclose your information to that designer.
5.4 - TeeFury contracts with several partners to help manage, monitor, and optimize TeeFury’s business. For example, TeeFury uses a third party to process credit card payments. TeeFury also subcontracts with several shipping providers. TeeFury may also subcontract out production, fulfillment, analytics, reporting, and/or other operations. Accordingly, TeeFury may need to share personal information with these partners so that the partners can provide the services in question. TeeFury will use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent such partners from disclosing your personal information, except for the purpose of providing the services in question. TeeFury cannot guarantee that such partners will not disclose your personal information.
5.6 - In the event TeeFury goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition, or sale, your personal information will likely be among the assets transferred to a successor-in-interest. TeeFury reserves the right to transfer any personal and non-personal information to such successor-in-interest.
6. Children's Privacy
6.1 - The TeeFury website is intended for adults. TeeFury does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. However, if the parent or guardian of a child under 13 believes that the child has provided us with personal information, the parent or guardian of that child should contact us if they want this information deleted from our files so that it is not in retrievable form. If TeeFury otherwise obtains knowledge that TeeFury has personally identifiable information about a child under 13 in retrievable form in our files, TeeFury will delete that information from our existing files so that it is not retrievable.
7.1 - TeeFury endeavors to protect all personal Information collected through the TeeFury website in a safe, confidential, and secure manner.
7.2 - To this end, TeeFury uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), an advanced security protocol that protects your credit card information and promotes secure online ordering. SSL Internet connections are encrypted, and may protect credit card ordering information, including your name, address, and credit card number, so it cannot be read in transit.
7.3 - TeeFury also uses secure technology, privacy protection controls, and restrictions on employee access to safeguard your personal information.
8. Reviewing and Making Changes to Personal Information
8.1 - You can obtain a copy of and request that we correct errors in your personal information by contacting us. For your protection, you will be required to provide proof of your identity to obtain a copy of your personal information. If your personal information changes or if you no longer want to use TeeFury services, you may correct or update your personal information and/or your account through the account management screen. If you would like to deactivate your account, you can contact us to request deactivation.
9. Opting Out of Communications from TeeFury
9.1 - TeeFury wants to communicate with you via email only if you want to hear from us. When you purchase a t-shirt from TeeFury, TeeFury may from time to time send you email messages describing new products and offers. If, for any reason, you would no longer like to receive email messages from TeeFury, you can unsubscribe by clicking the Unsubscribe button at the bottom of one of those emails.
9.2 - Your privacy is important to us, and for this reason we will never share or sell your email address with any third parties for direct marketing purposes. Please note, if you decide not to receive marketing emails from TeeFury, you may still receive “Transactional” email messages regarding your order (i.e. order confirmation, shipping information, customer service notifications, etc.). If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
10. Waiver of Liability
10.1 - Whenever we obtain your personal information, we use commercially reasonable efforts to protect it from unauthorized access or disclosure. Nevertheless, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Accordingly, TeeFury assumes no liability for any disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third party access, or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions beyond our reasonable control.
10.2 - The content that you store, post, or transmit on or through the TeeFury website, such as forum postings and t-shirt designs, may be accessed by other users, including people that you do not know. We are not responsible for the actions of others. Therefore, you should use care in communicating with other users and only disclose your personal information to other users that you know to be trustworthy. You should not assume that your content will be kept private.