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Privacy Policy

What Does This Privacy Policy Cover?

New York Media LLC ("New York Media") owns New York Deals, which is operated in part by NimbleCommerce, Inc. under the supervision of New York Deals. New York Deals respects and values your privacy. We have created this Privacy Policy to describe the personal information we collect when you visit New York Deals and how we use that information. This Privacy Policy applies only to New York Deals.

What Information Do We Collect?

Personal Information

Personal information is any information that allows New York Deals or NimbleCommerce, Inc. to identify an individual consumer, such as a name, phone number, home address or email address. Certain information is only personal information when it is linked to other information, such as your name. For example, your birth date and gender are only personal information when associated with you. We collect and store Personal Information when you register to use New York Deals, ask a question, complete a form, conduct a transaction, or send us an email. While you are not required to submit any information to New York Deals, if you do not provide the requested information, you may not be able to access or use some of the features and functions of New York Deals and we may not be able to provide you with certain services. New York Deals uses your Personal Information to complete transactions, respond to your requests, deliver the products and services you request, and notify you of promotions, updates, or special offers (which may be offered by New York Deals or one of its Site Affiliates via email) that we think may interest you.

We also collect personal information when you choose to use certain other features of New York Deals, such as making purchases, accessing account settings or electing to receive messages about promotions. When you choose to use these additional features, we require you to provide additional personal information such as your phone number, billing and shipping addresses and credit card information, and we may request additional personal information such as your shopping preferences and demographics.

Non-Personal Information

To gauge the effectiveness of New York Deals, we may collect non-personal information about our members and visitors, such as Internet server and browser identification, the Internet service provider used, clickstream information, the web page from which a person enters our site, webpages visited, duration of visit and domain type. However, this information does not reveal your identity. We gather this information through the use of cookies and similar devices as discussed below.

How Do We Use the Information We Collect?

Use of Personal Information

We collect personal information for several important purposes, including to operate our membership base, protect the security of our visitors and New York Deals, improve our service and New York Deals, distribute our newsletters, and for future marketing and/or promotional use. New York Deals or our operational providers may enhance or merge the information we collect with other data collected from other sources, such as demographic data including age and gender, to enhance our marketing activities.

operates the e-commerce transactions on the New York Deals site as an "operational provider." They are a third party that performs a service on our behalf. If you choose to purchase a deal through New York Deals, NimbleCommerce Inc. will request certain personal information in order to fulfill your order or request. New York Media will store this information in our membership database. We may also share personal information with operational providers for the purpose of facilitating your experience on our Site, for example, to allow you to register or log in. We also require that NimbleCommerce, Inc. only use the personal information for the purpose of conducting the sale or fulfilling the requested service or order. However, New York Deals is not responsible for the collection, use and disclosure practices of operational providers.

Use of Non-Personal Information Including Cookies

New York Deals uses cookies and other tracking devices. A cookie is a small data file that contains a unique identification number that a website places on your hard drive when you visit a website. The cookie is able to store information such as data about your computer, the type of browser you use and how many times your computer visits a certain site. The cookies we use on New York Deal do not contain any personal information. Cookies enable us to track how often visitors are visiting New York Deals and specific pages, the number of entries in specific events, the estimated audience size for sponsors and advertisers and user preferences. You can refuse to use cookies by turning them off in your browser. Please contact your browser software manufacturer for questions on how to disable your cookies. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use most of the content on New York Deals. However, you may find that some areas on New York Deals will be slower, or may not function at all, and you may not be able to participate in certain activities, such as commenting, contests or sweepstakes, if the cookies are disabled. We do not use so-called “Flash cookies” or other “Locally Stored Objects,” which allow persistent storage and retrieval of information about your browsing sessions, even if you delete or block standard cookies, however, some third party audience measurement companies which provide services to us may use such objects during your visit to New York Deals, including, but not limited to Nielsen and Quantcast. If you would like more information about these companies’ use of cookies and how to opt out, please click these links: Nielsen; Quantcast.

New York Deals also uses clear GIFs [Graphics Interchange Formats] (also known as pixel tags, web beacons or web bugs). A clear GIF is a tiny line of code, only 1 by 1 pixel in size, that is programmed to collect certain information about a visit to a particular website. We use clear GIFs to gather non-personal, aggregate information on visits to New York Deals, track usage of website links and email delivery, and assist with registration and log-on features, including in chat rooms and email. We do not disclose personal information that may be linked to our clear GIF collection practices to third parties. New York Deals is not responsible for the use of clear GIFs by other website operators.

You should review other website operators' privacy policies to determine the type and extent of tracking devices used at other websites you visit.

Who Do We Share Your Personal Information With?

Sharing of Information with Partners

We may collect and provide aggregate information about our visitors to our advertisers, promotional partners and affiliates, such as how many persons visited a particular page or activity, the average age of our visitors on New York Deals, or the likes and dislikes of our visitors, but this information does not include personal information about any individual visitor. We may obtain geographic information such as zip code clustering from other sources, but this aggregate information will not reveal any personal information about a specific visitor. We may also obtain other demographic information from third parties for marketing purposes or to display more relevant advertising.

Other Information Sharing

Other than as disclosed in this Privacy Policy, we only share or disclose your personal information with companies other than NimbleCommerce, New York Media LLC and its affiliates when it is required by law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request; when we believe disclosure would enhance or improve operation of New York Deals or certain website services and/or when we believe disclosure is necessary to protect the safety of our visitors.

New York Deals may in the future share personal information with our parents, partners, and affiliates to conduct joint activities. When you send us an email, we will reasonably safeguard your email address and other personal contact information. However, we may disclose the content of your email to other persons in accordance with our Terms of Use Agreement.

What Choices Do I Have About How My Personal Information Is Used?

You can choose not to provide New York Deals with any personal information. If personal information you provide New York Deals changes, if you no longer wish to receive a service or marketing communications from us or if you wish to inquire about the information we hold about you, please contact us through our Contact Us page and we will correct, update or remove your details or process your request to be removed from future communications. Additionally, you can opt out of any email communications you receive from us using the opt-out links found at the bottom of each email we send.

What About Links to Third Party Websites?

New York Deals contain links, sometimes in the form of ads or links to other sites, such as information about other services such as online personals services, to other sites, including sites operated by other entities. These advertisers and sites that have links on New York Deals may collect personal information directly from you and/or use their own tracking technologies. When you link to or visit an advertiser's or sponsor's website, we may frame New York Deals with one of New York Deals’ logos; however, you will be subject to the privacy policy and terms of use agreement of that website operator. New York Deals is not responsible for the privacy policies or contents of our advertisers, sponsors or other sites or businesses to which we provide hyperlinks or access. Please visit the sites of these businesses to review their privacy policies.

Is My Personal Information Protected?

We endeavor to safeguard and protect your personal information. When you submit personal information on New York Deals, such information is protected both online and offline. Only employees and supervisors with specific authorization have access to databases containing visitors' personal information. The databases are protected in a secure facility. Credit card information is transmitted via encrypted technology. Please be advised that, although we take reasonable technological precautions to protect your data, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, New York Deals cannot warrant that your information will be absolutely secure. Any transmission of data through New York Deals is at your own risk.

Customer Security

To ensure the best possible customer experience, New York Media is committed to the highest level of customer data security. We strive for the strongest industry-accepted security practices in order to protect the security of our most important asset - our customers.

How we protect our customers

  • Industry-standard SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption is always used to protect your purchase information while in transit.
  • Stored credit card information is always encrypted in our secure, PCI-compliant environment.
  • The New York Deals website is constantly scanned and validated to meet security standards on application and network security.
  • All internal security standards, policies, and practices are frequently reviewed and improved based on the most current security practices, ensuring constant, cutting edge customer protection.

Security Tips

Protecting Yourself

  • Never share your user ID or password. Remember, anybody who holds your user information can access your account and make a purchase.
  • Create a secure password. The more secure your password is, the harder it becomes for somebody to guess. While it's not required, we suggest that you choose a password that is at least 7 characters, and include a mix of letters, numbers, and special symbols.
  • Avoid using easily identifiable or personal information as your password - like a dictionary word, family or pet's name, or E-mail address
  • Be cautious about using a public computer, as they may contain keylogger software designed to steal your passphrase. If you do decide to use a public computer to shop on the New York Deals websites, don't forget to Sign Out from the website right before you leave.

E-Mail Security

  • Never share your user ID or password. Remember, anybody who holds your user information can access your account and make a purchase.
  • Create a secure password. The more secure your password is, the harder it becomes for somebody to guess. While it's not required, we suggest that you choose a password that is at least 7 characters, and include a mix of letters, numbers, and special symbols.
  • Avoid using easily identifiable or personal information as your password - like a dictionary word, family or pet's name, or E-mail address
  • Be cautious about using a public computer, as they may contain keylogger software designed to steal your passphrase. If you do decide to use a public computer to shop on the New York Deals websites, don't forget to Sign Out from the website right before you leave.

On the Phone

  • Customer service employees may validate a caller by asking information such as current shipping address, order information, last four digits or expiration date of a credit card on file.
  • Under no circumstance will any New York Media employee, including customer service, ask for your full credit card number or account password.

SSL Certificate

When you go to Login or Check Out pages on the New York Deals website, you will notice the closed lock icon at the top or bottom of your browser or the HTTPS:// prefix in the URL. It means you have established a secure SSL connection and all the transmitted data will be encrypted, ensuring sensitive purchase information cannot be intercepted. If you're receiving SSL Certificate errors when accessing the New York Deals website, that means that the domain name in the SSL certificate doesn't match the address that is in the address bar of the browser. Alternatively, it may mean that your browser is misconfigured and doesn't accept the root certificate used by the New York Deals. Please contact us here if you are in doubt.

Fraud

If you suspect that any account information has been compromised or fraudulent charges have been made on the New York Deals website, please contact Customer Support here immediately for assistance.

What About Changes to This Privacy Policy?

We may periodically modify, alter or otherwise update this Privacy Policy. We may also change or update our Privacy Policy if we add new services or features. We will notify you of any material changes to this Privacy Policy by posting the revised policy with the date it was revised on this page. We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy on a regular basis to stay informed about how we are protecting the personal information we collect. Your continued use of New York Deals constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any updates.

What if New York Deals is Sold or Goes Out of Business?

In the event of a corporate change in control resulting from, for example, a sale to, or merger with, another entity, or in the event of a sale of assets or a bankruptcy, New York Media reserves the right to transfer your personal information to the new party in control or the party acquiring assets.

What About Children’s Privacy?

We have developed New York Deals to appeal to visitors over the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from persons under the age of 13. If we learn that we have personal information for a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information.

How Can You Ask Questions or Raise Concerns?

Please do not hesitate to contact us here if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy.

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