Collection of Information
When you visit our sites, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse our sites, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to our sites, and information about how you interact with our sites. We use this information to help screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our sites.
Visitors contacting our sites and/or their designers do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. When you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through our sites we collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, etc., only when voluntarily submitted by our clients. The information provided is used to fulfill a specific request. This information is only used to fulfill that specific request, unless we are given permission to use it in another manner, for example adding someone to a mailing list.
Personal Data Access and Removal
Swank Web Hosting customers that have ordered our services have full access to login to our Client Center and view all personal information that was provided when placing your initial order. Within the client center you may update any personal information including your name, email address, postal address and phone number.
Current Swank Web Hosting customers agree to have your data stored for the duration of time that your website is active and hosted on our services.
If you are former customer who has ordered hosting services though our Client Center and/or submitted information through any of our contact or web design forms, you may contact us at any time to request that your data be deleted from all databases where your personal information is stored.
Commitment to Data Security
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from our sites allow you to opt out of further mailings.
Our sites use cookie and tracking technology. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to our sites, and understanding how visitors use our sites. Cookies can also help customize our sites for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. We use Google Analytics to help us understand how visitors use our sites. You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. To opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics, click here.
Third Party Sites
Other links within our sites to other websites are not covered by this policy. We suggest that you find out about their privacy policies on your first visit to any such website. Users should note they click on external links at their own risk and neither this website nor their owner can be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors if our websites use referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and their owner participate on are subject to the terms and conditions and privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate/engage on them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. We will never ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and strongly encourage visitors wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact us through primary communication channels such as by email or our contact form.
Distribution of Information
We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.
Privacy Contact Information
We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.