Your privacy is vital to our long-term relationship with you, and protecting your privacy is just one part of our mission to provide you with highly personalized and valuable service. In addition, in an effort to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we will not knowingly collect personally identifying information from children under the age of 13.
- What Information is Collected; How Information is Collected; and by Whom is Information Collected
- Data Controller and Data Processor
- The Sharing of Collected Information
- How You Can Access, Change or Limit the Information Collected About You
- Security of Information
- Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI)
- Transfer data internationally
- User Rights Regarding Personal Data
What Information is Collected; How Information is Collected; and by Whom is Information Collected
Mave.in acts both as a processor and controller in regards to personal data collecting and personal data processing for our website visitors and service users.
Required Personally Identifiable Information
To register on our Web site, you must submit your name and e-mail address. In addition, to purchase a tool, you must submit additional information, including your address, phone number and credit card information. This required personally identifiable information is necessary for us to process transactions for you, protect you against credit card fraud and contact you. When you register with mave.in, we will ask you for an "e-mail." The e-mail you select may appear on the web site in connection with future services we provide, such as discussion forums in which you may voluntarily participate.
Absent your prior consent, we will never share the information stored on that database, as well as other information we collect or you provide with any business partners or third parties, including those who offer services that complement those provided by us or which we believe may be of interest to you.
We collect general information about you when you visit our web site. This information includes technical information related to your computer and the manner in which you are accessing our site and includes such information as the internet protocol (IP) address of your computer, what operating system your computer is using, what browser software (e.g., Explorer, Netscape or other) your computer is using, and who your Internet service provider is, the Uniform Resource Locator ("URL") of the web site from which you just came and the URL to which you go next and certain operating metrics, such as the amount of time you use our Web site.
The general information that we gather about you may be aggregated with general information of all users to help us better understand how our site is used. In addition, we aggregate the general information and the personal information. We compile and analyze this aggregated information so that we can provide more meaningful information to corporate partners and more relevant content and advertisements to you
The Sharing of Collected Information
Personally Identifiable Information
As noted above, we only share certain information about you with those of our vendors who are responsible for handling your account or performing other necessary services that you require. We will not share your personally identifying information with other third parties without your consent, except for the following limited purposes:
- We are compelled to do so by law or by an order of a court or governmental authority.
- In order to cooperate with law enforcement authorities, credit card fraud investigations, credit card chargeback investigations, or governmental regulatory bodies, if we or they suspsect any illegal or fraudulent activities.
- As necessary to complete a transaction for you.
- If you use our Web site through a link from one of our promotional partners, then we may be required to share your user registration information or other personally identifying information about any search or transaction that you initiate through such promotional partner with that partner.
- A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
- Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.
- Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or "session" cookies.
- A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date).
- A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
- When you use our website, you may also be sent third party cookies.
- Our advertisers / service providers may send you cookies. They may use the information they obtain from your use of their cookies:
Any party wishing to link to this website is entitled to do so provided that the conditions below are observed:
We use only session cookies on this website.
We do not accept liability for any loss or damage that you suffer as a result of using this website.
Third party and analytics cookies
- to track your browser across multiple websites;
- to build a profile of your web surfing; and
- to target advertisements which may be of particular interest to you.
Cookies and personal information
Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer. For example:
- In Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835);
- In Firefox, you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy” and then “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and
- Chrome, you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:
- In Internet Explorer you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;
- In Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and
- In Chrome, you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.