This Privacy Statement applies to this website and to related websites, applications, services and mobile applications on or in which this Privacy Statement appears or is linked or referenced. We hope that this Privacy Statement helps clarify how we collect and process your information.
This Privacy Statement describes:
- The information we collect on or through the Cheap Sense website and how we collect it.
- How we use and process the information we collect.
- Your choices regarding the collection and processing of your Personal Information.
- 0.1 1. Personal Information
- 0.2 2. Information Collection
- 0.3 3. Information Processing
- 0.4 4. Policy on Cookies, Interest-Based Advertising and “Do Not Track”
- 0.5 5. Security
- 0.6 6. Children
- 0.7 7. General
- 0.8 8. Questions?
1. Personal Information
Throughout this Privacy Statement, “Personal Information” means information associated with or used to identify a specific person. Our definition of Personal Information does not include information that has been made anonymous or aggregated so that it can no longer be used, whether alone or in combination with other information, to identify a specific person. For example, Personal Information does not include information that allows us to calculate how many users access CheapSense.com and the web pages they visit.
2. Information Collection
We collect information that you provide to us and from your use of CheapSense.com. The type of information that we collect and how we process it depends on how you use and access the website.
a. Information that You Provide to CheapSense.com: You may provide us with your Personal Information when create an account to use our services, register for a sweepstakes or other promotion, request a free sample, contact us for help or information, sign up for newsletters or otherwise voluntarily supply your Personal Information to us. We may collect location information from your mobile device that is relevant to the services that you access through your mobile device.
Some of the emails that we send to you may include a click-through link. Before you arrive at the linked website, you pass through our servers. We track these ‘click-throughs’ to help us determine your interest in particular topics and measure the effectiveness of our customer communications.
Please see Section 4 below for more information about our use of Data Collection Technologies.
3. Information Processing
a. How We Use Information
We use the information that you provide to us for the smooth operation of the business, including:
- personalizing the types of information that you receive from CheapSense;
- assessing trends in your use of our services or purchases of products or services;
- customizing, improving and developing content and functionality that helps us better serve your needs;
- facilitating communication between CheapSense and you;
- effectuating your opt-out of our direct mail campaigns;
- providing you with information that we think may interest you, such as company news, products, services, special deals and promotions;
- displaying third-party advertisements that may interest you based on your activity on the Cheap Sense;
- enforcing our agreements with you;
- preventing fraud and other prohibited or illegal activities.
We and our business partners also may combine different types of information collected from or about you through various sources, including Personal Information, and use the combined information for the purposes described in this Privacy Statement.
b. How We Share and Disclose Information
Unless you have consented, we will not share or disclose your Personal Information other than as described in this Privacy Statement. We may share and disclosure information as follows:
i. Affiliates: We may share your information with our affiliates and strategic business partners;
ii. Fulfillment of Services: CheapSense may retain third-parties to perform functions on our behalf, such as customer service, web hosting, fulfillment and data analyses companies. These third parties may have access to Personal Information needed to perform their functions but we require that they not use it for any other purpose;
4. Policy on Cookies, Interest-Based Advertising and “Do Not Track”
a. What Are Cookies? Cookies are small text files placed in your computer browser directories to store your information about your use of CheapSense.com and your activities online (collectively, “Cookies“). A Cookie typically contains the name of the domain (internet location) from which the Cookie originated, the “lifetime” of the Cookie (i.e., when it expires), and a a randomly generated unique number or other identifier.
b: Your Control of Cookies: If you wish to reject Cookies or manage the Cookies you accept, you may adjust your browser settings to reject Cookies or alert you when a Cookie is placed on your computer. The Help feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new Cookies, how your browser will notify you when you receive a new Cookie or how to disable Cookies. Although you are not required to accept our Cookies, if you set your browser to reject Cookies, you may not be able to use all of the features and functionality of CheapSense.com
c. Online Advertising In addition to Cookies, we may also use data collection technologies such as pixel tags, web beacons and clear GIF files (collectively with Cookies, the “Data Collection Technologies“) that are used in connection with online advertising. These Data Collection Technologies are provided by ad management partners and other third parties.
We and our ad management partners also may use Data Collection Technologies to record the actions of users of CheapSense.com, to measure statistics of our marketing efforts, to deliver advertisements that may be more relevant to individual consumers and to improve the consumer experience.
We support the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising of the Digital Advertising Alliance (“Principles“). This means that we allow you to exercise choice regarding the collection of information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites for online interest based advertising purposes.
CheapSense.com is committed to protecting your information. We have implemented security safeguards designed to protect your information from unauthorized access and use.
We strive to ensure that CheapSense’s agents, contractors or business partners that have access to information in connection with providing services for the CheapSense Properties keep the information confidential and do not use the information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for CheapSense.
Although we work hard to protect your information, no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure and, consequently, we cannot guarantee the security of your information. Disclosure of information to CheapSense is at your own risk. We urge you to take every precaution to protect your information when you use the Internet or store information on your computer or mobile device.
We do not knowingly collect information from minors. To use the Cheap Sense Properties, you must be the age of legal majority in your place of residence. We do not use an “age gate” or other mechanism to determine the age of users of the CheapSense Website. By using our property, you hereby represent that you are at least the age of legal majority in your place of residence. All information provided to Valassis is treated as if provided by an adult.
If we learn that a minor has submitted information about himself/herself to us, we delete it as soon as possible. If you believe that we have collected Personal Information from a minor, please contact us at wecare@CheapSense.com.
a. Links To Other Websites: Certain of the CheapSense.com may include links to third-party websites or services that CheapSense does not own or control. We are not responsible for the information collection practices of any website or service that we do not own or control. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy practices of third-party websites or services before providing any information to or through them.
b. Changes To Privacy Statement: The Effective Date of this Privacy Statement is set forth at the top of this webpage. We will notify you of any material change by posting notice on this webpage and, when possible, provide you with advance written notice of changes. We will not make retroactive changes that reduce your privacy rights unless we are legally required to do so. Your continued use of CheapSense.com after the Effective Date constitutes your acceptance of the amended Privacy Statement. The amended Privacy Statement supersedes all previous versions.
You may contact us at wecare@CheapSense.com to request corrections, amendments or deletions to any Personal Information that you have provided through the website. CheapSense will use reasonable efforts to supply you with requested Personal Information and correct any factual inaccuracy or delete your Personal Information from our marketing databases. To honor your request, we will need the exact information you wish to correct, amend or delete.
If you have questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact us at wecare@CheapSense.com.
The terms and conditions contained below govern the use of CheapSense.com. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions set forth below, please do not use the properties or any information contained therein. By using the Cheap Sense Properties and/or the information contained therein you agree to the terms set forth below.
CheapSense may change these terms and conditions at any time and such changes will be effective immediately upon posting. You should check these terms and conditions periodically because your continued use of this Property will be deemed acceptance of any modified terms and conditions. If you do not agree to the modified terms and conditions, you should discontinue use of the website.
CheapSense makes an effort to keep the information on this website reliable and accurate, but does not guarantee the reliability or accuracy of any of the information on either this Property or on sites that are linked to this site. CheapSense.com also does not guarantee that the files or information available for downloading are free of infection from viruses or other harmful components. CheapSense shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. All coupons, offers and promotions on this site are subject to change without notice. We provide you, our visitors, a venue for obtaining the information contained in this website and have no control over the legality of any coupons or other offers, the ability of any of the other companies to complete the sales in accordance with the offers, or the quality of the goods and/or services offered by the other companies. CheapSense has no control over whether the other companies will honor the offers and coupons shown on this website and does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information contained. In the event you have a dispute with another company in any way relating to this website or the use of information from this Property, you agree to waive and release CheapSense.com from any and all claims, demands, actions, damages (actual and consequential), losses, costs or expenses of every kind and nature, known and unknown, disclosed and undisclosed relating to that dispute.
5. Limitation On Liability
YOU ASSUME COMPLETE RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE. CHEAPSENSE.COM MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NON- INFRINGEMENT OR THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE). DOES NOT WARRANTY THAT THE WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. THE WEB SITE IS PROVIDED “AS-IS.” Under no circumstances will CheapSense be liable for any damages (including, but not limited to, special, incidental, consequential or indirect damages) arising out of the use of, or the inability to use the website, even if CheapSense has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
6. Termination of Use
CheapSense.com, in its sole discretion, terminate your account or your use of the website at anytime if there is breach of agreement in the use of the web services. We reserve the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any aspects of the Site at any time without prior notice.
You may not use the Services and may not accept the Terms if (a) you are not of legal age (at least 18 years old) to form a binding contract with CheapSense, or (b) you are a person barred from receiving the Services under the laws of Canada or other countries including the country in which you are resident or from which you use the Services.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of Alberta (without regard to the rules governing conflicts or choice of laws), and any action shall be initiated and maintained exclusively in a forum of competent jurisdiction in Alberta. They contain the entire understanding and agreement of the parties relating to the subject matter. In the event that any provision of these terms and conditions is determined to be invalid, unenforceable or otherwise illegal, such provision shall be deemed severed and the remainder of the terms and conditions shall remain in full force and effect. No term or condition shall be deemed waived, and no breach shall be deemed excused, unless such waiver is in writing and is executed by the party against whom such waiver or excuse is claimed.