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Last Revised: September 16, 2018
We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
247 Bits, Inc. (“247Bits”, “we,” or “us”) This Policy explains how personally identifiable information is collected, used and disclosed by 247Bits with respect to your access and use of the 247Bits websites located at https://247Bits.com (collectively, the “Site”) and 247Bits online products and services provided therein (collectively with Sites, the “Service”), so that you can make an informed decision about using the Service. For the avoidance of doubt, the collection, use and disclosure of information by merchants that issue and redeem gift cards or our card wallets using the Service are governed by the privacy policies of those merchants.
We reserve the right to change the provisions of this Policy at any time. We will alert you that changes have been made by indicating on this Policy the date it was last updated and, in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as by adding a statement to the homepage of our Sites or by sending you an email notification). We encourage you to review this Policy from time-to-time to make sure that you understand how any personally identifiable information you provide to us or collected about you will be used.
What Is Personally Identifiable Information?
As used in this Policy, the term “personally
identifiable information” means information that specifically identifies an
individual (such as a name, user name or email address), or information about
that individual that is directly linked to information that specifically
identifies an individual. Personally identifiable information does not include
“aggregate” information, which is data we collect about the aggregate use of
the Service or about a group or category of services or users, or data that has
been reasonably de-identified and from which individual identities or other
personally identifiable information has reasonably been removed. This Policy in
no way restricts or limits our collection and use of aggregate or de-identified
Information We Collect?
Active Collection: We collect information from you in various
ways when you use the Service. For example, we collect information that you
voluntarily provide to us (such as when you send us an email or create a 247Bits
account). Such information may include personally identifiable information,
such as your name, email address, social network data, other account data, and
financial information. Personal and demographic information may also be
collected if you provide such information in connection with posting data,
providing access to your online groups and other activities in connection with
Automatically Collected When You Use our
Service: When you use the
Service, some information is also automatically collected. For example, we may
automatically collect certain information such as your Internet Protocol (IP)
address (which we may use to estimate your approximate location), unique device
identifiers, your mobile number, your device model and name, your operating
system, your browser type, your preferred language, and your activity on the
Service. We may also automatically collect certain logistical information in
server logs, including information about how you use various features of our
Service and information about the number, frequency and length of each session.
We treat this information as personally identifiable information if we combine
it with or link it to any of the identifying information mentioned above.
Otherwise, this information is used in aggregate or de-identified form only.
In connection with our Site, we may collect information about the precise geolocation of your device with your consent. For information about how to disable this collection, please see “Your Choices” below. Please note that our collection of geolocation is in addition to our use of your IP address to estimate your approximate location.
We may also automatically collect certain information through the use of “cookies” when you use the Service. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive at the request of a website. Among other things, cookies help us to improve the Service and your experience. If we link cookies to any personally identifiable information, we will treat this information as personally identifiable information. If you wish to block, erase or be warned of cookies, please refer to your browser manufacturer to learn about these functions. However, if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services made available via the Service.
affiliates, tracking utility company, or Service Providers (as defined below)
is not covered by this Policy.
We may use Web beacons or similar technology
on the Service. We may link the information gathered by clear gifs to your
personally identifiable information. Web beacons are small, invisible graphic
images that may be used on the Service or in emails relating to the Service to
collect certain information and monitor user activity on the Service, such as
to count visits, understand usage effectiveness and to tell if an email has
been opened and acted upon.
Personally identifiable information will be stored
on secured servers, and we may store and process personally identifiable
information in the United States and other countries.
Information We Collect From Other Sources: We may also obtain information from other
sources and combine that with information we collect through our Service. For
example, if you create or log into your account through a social media site, we
will have access to certain information from that site, such as your name,
account information, profile photo and friends lists, in accordance with the
authorization procedures determined by such social media site.
How Do We Use the Personally Identifiable
Information We Collect?
We use personally identifiable information
collected through the Service for the purposes described in this Policy or
elsewhere on the Service. For example, we may use personally identifiable
information we collect:
What Personally Identifiable Information Do We
Share With Third-Parties?
We will not knowingly share the personally
identifiable information we collect from you through the Service with
third-parties, except as described in this Policy or on the Service. For
example, we may share personally identifiable information as follows:
You understand that when you use the Service,
information you provide via the Service, information you grant access to by
using the Service, as well as any information you share with individuals
through the Service, will be available to other users and in some cases may be
made publicly available.
We are not responsible for the actions of
Service Providers or other third-parties, nor are we responsible for any
additional information you provide directly to any other users or
third-parties, and we encourage you to become familiar with third-party privacy
practices before disclosing information directly to any such third-parties.
Nothing herein restricts the sharing of aggregated or anonymized information,
which may be shared with third-parties without your consent.
Access to Personally Identifiable Information
If your personally identifiable information
changes, or if you no longer desire the Service, you may correct, update or
delete it by making the change via the settings link available via our Service
or by emailing our customer support at support@247Bits.com
If you wish to request the deletion of an unauthorized account, you may contact us at support@247Bits.com
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide the Service. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
If you choose to use our referral service to
tell a friend about the Service, we will ask you for your friend’s contact
information. We may use telephone numbers, email addresses, Facebook and other
social networks to invite friends to use the Service. 247Bits stores the
contact information of your friends for the sole purpose of inviting your
friends to use the Service and tracking the success of our referral program.
Links to Other Websites
Security – What Steps Do We Take To Protect
Your Information Online?
We take reasonable measures to protect your
personally identifiable information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse, and
unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Please be aware,
however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or
impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can guarantee against any
interception or any other type of misuse. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute
security. To assist with the protection of personally identifiable information,
you must keep your password confidential and not disclose it to any other
person. You are responsible for all uses of the Service by any person using
your password. Please advise us immediately if you believe your password has
been misused. If you have any questions about security on our Service, you can
contact us at support@247Bits.com.
Advertising and Analytics Services
We may use third-party ad networks to display
advertising within our Service and across the Internet, and we may use our own
and third-party analytics services for various purposes including better
understanding and enabling your use of our Service. These services may involve
the use of Web beacons, cookies, and other tracking technologies to collect
information about your activities on our Service and other websites and online
services, including device identifiers, web browser, pages viewed, time spent on
pages, links clicked and conversion information. Further, your collected
information and the analytics services may be used by 247Bits and others to,
for example, provide you with targeted advertising based upon your interests,
analyze and track transaction-related and other collected data, and determine
the popularity of certain content. Many of the ad networks on our Service
participate in the Digital Advertising Alliance’s self-regulatory program,
which allows you to opt out of having your browser information used for
interest-based advertising. For more information, please visit www.aboutads.info/choices.
Please note that opting out of interest-based advertising specifically does not
opt you out of all advertising generally. You may continue to receive generic
ads from ad networks on our Service.
Connecting Via Social Networks
You can log in to the Service using sign-in services from your social network such as Facebook Connect or an Open ID provider. Certain services, like Facebook Connect, give you the option to post information and to share such information with others within your social network. If you stop using the social network from which you signed-in to use the Service, you agree that we will nevertheless retain the personally identifiable information from such social network to which you provided us access in accordance with this Policy.
Social Media Features and Widgets
Promotional Communications. You may “opt-out” of receiving marketing or promotional communications from us by following the instructions in those messages or by emailing us at support@247Bits.com. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional messages, such as messages about your account, previous transactions or our ongoing business relations.
Cookies. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Service.
If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us support@247Bits.com or by mail 247 Bits, Inc. 270 N Wood Dale Rd. Unit# 7019 Wood Dale, IL 60191.