Samples.com PRIVACY NOTICE — IMPORTANT — PLEASE READ
User Provided Information – When you use the Site, you may provide Samples.com with certain information voluntarily.
Registration Information. When you register with us or create an account, you may share some information with us. This information may include: (a) your user name, password, name, mobile or residential phone number, zip code, e-mail address, postal address, date of birth, gender, answers to survey questions and other registration information; (b) responsive information, such as when you enter sweepstakes, respond to any offers, or download or use applications from us; (c) information you provide us when you contact us; (d) information you enter into our system when using the Site, such as contact information which is clearly labeled at the time you submit it; and (e) payment and transaction information, if you choose any of our paid services.
User Provided Content. You may also provide us with certain information while socializing and interacting on our Site, including information you post on the Site, information posted on any forums, any chats, or any other User Content. Any User Content that you post on public portions of our Site may be shared or publicly posted. We have no obligation to keep private any information that you make available to other users or to the public when using our forum or chat functions.
Information Provided Through a Social Network. You may also be able to register and log in to the Site using your account from a social media network, such as Facebook, Google +, or Yahoo!. When you connect with us using your social media account, you give us permission to collect and store specified data from that social media account, which may include your public profile information, name, profile picture, gender, birthday, e-mail address, friends list, and current city. The information we obtain from these third-party services may vary depending on your personal settings or their privacy policies. You can control the information we receive from these social media networks using the privacy settings on your social media account. We use this information in order to provide our services, to present offers that are relevant to you, and to personalize your experience and your posts on the Site.
Automatically Collected Information – When you use the Site, we automatically collect certain information from you, such as Internet addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), referring and exit page, operating system, timestamps, clickstream data, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device’s unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, and your mobile operating system. We also track and analyze non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and customers. This information is logged and used for purposes such as to help diagnose technical problems and to administer our Site so that we can constantly improve it.
Cookies. Cookies are small data files placed in your browser. Cookies transmit information such as session ID, user ID, and conversion data. This information helps website providers recognize a browser or mobile device and helps us gather information such as how many users have visited the Site and which pages and advertisements have been seen and clicked on. We use first-party cookies and third-party cookies together to report ad impressions, other uses of ad services, and interactions with ad impressions related to your visit to our Site. Such information is used to tailor your experience on our Site.
Third-Party Analytics. We may collect certain information via third-party analytics services and data providers, which may collect your non-sensitive user information. This may include: the information you provide us, your session ID, your user ID, and conversion data. This information provides us with tools to calculate the numbers and frequency of visitors on the Site and to understand how you and other users use the Site so to improve your experience.
Transaction Information: Your payment and transaction information is used to process your monthly subscription to the Site. This information is processed via a third party payment processor where you will input the information to upon signing up. Samples.com never shares your payment information or your account information, unless required by law. Samples.com does not store your payment information, except for information related to the transactions, such as transaction amount(s), time and manner of the transaction, and other transaction circumstances.
Other Data Sharing: In addition, we may share information that we collect with our vendors or service providers who help us operate our business; in response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; when we believe disclosure is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of our company, our employees, our web site users, or others; or to enforce our website terms and conditions or other agreements or policies. We may also transfer any data we collect in connection with a corporate change such as a merger, our acquisition by another company, or a partial or total sale of our assets (including as part of a bankruptcy proceeding).
Attn: Legal Department
P.O. Box 12630
San Diego, CA, 92101, USA
We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Site and for a reasonable time thereafter. You will have access to the account you create, and you are able to make choices regarding your account. Within your own account, you may correct, update, and/or delete your account registration. You may cancel your monthly subscription at any time by visiting your Account Settings. If you'd like to access, update, or delete any other User Provided Data that you have provided via the Site, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or the address below and we will respond in a reasonable time. Before we are able to provide you with any information, correct any inaccuracies, or delete any information, however, we may ask you to verify your identity. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Site to function properly, and we may be required to retain certain information by law.
We take reasonable and appropriate measures to help prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of your information by carefully limiting access to the database in which your personal information is stored. Even though we follow reasonable procedures to try to protect the information in our possession, no security system is perfect and we cannot promise, and you should not expect, that your information will be secure in all circumstances.
The Site is not directed to children under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from someone under the age of 13, we will delete such information from our records.
To reach the owner of this website, contact:
P.O. Box 12630
San Diego, CA, 92101, USA