Effective: December 5, 2008
Information Collection and Use
TradeUps is the sole owner of information collected on this site to purchase products from TradeUps.com. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to any outside parties, except as outlined in this policy. We collect information from our customers to process orders and better serve you with pertinent information, such as order confirmations and order status updates. Information collected includes your name, shipping address, telephone number, and information about the item you wish to trade in.
We do not make our customer information available to any outside organization. If you supply us with your postal address on-line you will only receive the information for which you provided us your address.
No registration is required to use TradeUps.com. Information is only collected if you trade in an item.
If you make a trade with us, we request certain personally identifiable information from you on our check out form. You must provide contact information such as name, email, shipping address and telephone number.
We use this information to provide you money for your trade in. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.
We employ third party service providers to perform functions on our behalf. These functions may include order processing, marketing assistance, postal and e-mail delivery, customer service, data analysis, and accounting. The third parties we contract for these purposes have limited access to your personal information and may not use it for other purposes.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. TradeUps stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.
Links to Other Sites
This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by TradeUps. Please be aware that we, TradeUps, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.
For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes only the consumer's domain name, but not the e-mail address (where possible).
The information we collect is used to improve the content of our Web page, not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.
If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to make a trade will be limited, as it is required to use our Shopping Cart.
Update/Access of Information
Upon request we provide site visitors with access to all information including proprietary information that we maintain about them. Consumers can have this information corrected by or modifying their account profile in the "My Account" section.
If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending us e-mail at the above address. We will not send any unsolicited e-mail except as it relates to your purchases. You can e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org at any time to remove your name from our lists. Please note we are required to send e-mails pertaining to your tradein. E-mails pertaining directly to your trade in or to safety information will be sent regardless of opt-in status.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Changes in this Privacy Statement
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.
If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above addresses or phone number, The Federal Trade Commission by phone at 202.FTC-HELP (202.382.4357) or electronically at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/complaint.htm.