A. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
The type of Information submitted to or collected by Sonikshop. Varies depending upon the nature of the activity and relationship with Sonikshop.
- BROWSING THE WEBSITE:
When You browse the companys web site, Sonikshop may collect information regarding the domain and host from which You access the Internet, the Internet Protocol address of the computer or Internet Service Provider You are using, and anonymous site statistical data. This information is collected for the purpose of assessing the effectiveness of the companys web site and for security reasons.
The web site contains various forms, links to company e-mail addresses, and Contact numbers that You may use to solicit information about the web site, Sonikshop services, and the company in general. When You complete and submit a form, send us an e-mail, or contact us by telephone, Sonikshop may store the inquiries and their contents, including any personally identifiable information You may have provided. Any personally identifiable information You submit via an inquiry is collected only with Your knowledge and active participation.
- USE OF GATEWAY SERVICE:
When You register to use Sonikshop online processing services ("Gateway Services"), You will be required to provide personally identifiable information and to enter into a written agreement with Sonikshop If You ordered any products or services from businesses that use our Gateway Services ("Sonikshop Customers"), You were required to submit personally identifiable information ("Order Information"). Sonikshop Customers transmit Order Information to Sonikshop for the purpose of processing Orders. Order Information is maintained in our database. Sonikshop may maintain Order Information for a certain period of time to comply with audits or for disaster recovery purposes.
B. USE AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
Usage and disclosure of Your Information varies based on Your relationship with Sonikshop. Sonikshop never sells any personally identifiable information and, except as expressly set forth below, never discloses personally identifiable information to any third parties.
BROWSING THE WEBSITE:
Information collected while You are browsing our web site may be used to analyze trends, administer the web site, improve site performance, and for security purposes. Such Information may be disclosed to third parties to provide any of the aforementioned activities on behalf of Sonikshop.
Information collected during the course of You submitting an inquiry via online form, e-mail, or telephone call may be used by Sonikshop to respond to Your inquiries or to contact You to inform You of services of Sonikshop that may be of use to You. Information collected during the course of an inquiry will not be disclosed to any third party unless such third party has been contracted by Sonikshop with obligations of confidentiality, to contact You on our behalf.
- USE OF SONIKSHOP SERVICES:
If You are a Sonikshop Customer, Sonikshop will use Your Information during the course of providing You with the Gateway Services. During the course of providing such services, Sonikshop may disclose Your Information to third parties that have contracted with Sonikshop to perform certain functions of the Gateway Services on our behalf ("Subcontractors"). Sonikshop may also use Your Information to contact You about other Sonikshop offerings and to inform You about general company news and industry trends, directly or through the use of third party vendors. Sonikshop may also use Your Information for internal business analyses. If You are a customer of a Sonikshop Customer, Sonikshop will use Order Information during the course of providing processing services to such Sonikshop Customer. Sonikshop may also use Order Information at an aggregate level for internal business analyses and fraud prevention. During the course of providing Gateway Services to Sonikshop Customers, Sonikshop may disclose Order Information to banks, processors, card associations, and other financial institutions that are involved in the course of processing or screening the transaction applicable to the Order Information.
- SURVEYS AND QUESTIONNAIRES:
If You submitted an inquiry to Sonikshop or if You are a Sonikshop Customer, periodically, Sonikshop may use Your Information to contact You, directly or through a third party vendor, to complete a survey or questionnaire. Responses to any such survey or questionnaire may be used for internal business analyses and may be disclosed in aggregate form without disclosing any personally identifiable information.
- CONFIDENTIALITY OBLIGATIONS:
All contracts entered into between Sonikshop and Sonikshop Customers, Sonikshop and Subcontractors, and Sonikshop and other third party service providers contain express provisions governing the confidential treatment of any and all personally identifiable information.
- INVESTIGATIONS AND PROCEEDINGS:
Sonikshop may use Information to conduct internal investigations. Sonikshop may disclose Information to cooperate with an investigation by law enforcement agencies or other governmental authorities and may also disclose Information in response to a subpoena, warrant, court order, or other comparable legal processes.
C. POLICY UPDATES
We reserve the right to change or update this policy at any time by placing a prominent notice on our site. Such changes shall be effective immediately upon posting to this site.