“Personal Information” is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual. The Personal Information Switchfly obtains from you is generally necessary or useful for Switchfly to provide the services or information you have requested, and is provided directly by you in response to our request for the information.
Website Usage Information: Some information is automatically collected as you browse the Website. Our Website server automatically collects information such as the domain name of the service providing you with Internet access, the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, the average time spent on the Website, pages viewed, information searched for, access times, and other relevant statistics.
Use of Your Personal Information
Switchfly uses your Personal Information obtained through the Website for the following purposes:
Providing the services or information you have requested;
Personalizing your experience on the Website;
Providing customer support;
To improve the Website; and
For other legitimate business purposes.
We may collect and use your Personal Information when:
You have consented to the use of your Personal Information. For example, we may seek to obtain your consent for our uses of cookies or similar technologies or to send you marketing communications.
We need your Personal Information to provide you with products and services, or to respond to your inquiries.
We have a legal obligation to use your Personal Information.
We, or a third party, have a legitimate interest in using your Personal Information, such as to ensure and improve the safety, security, and performance of our products and services, to provide you with the correct version of our Website or carry out data analyses.
We indicate whether and why you must provide us with your Personal Information, as well as the consequences of failing to do so, at the time of the collection of your Personal Information. If you do not provide the Personal Information necessary to provide you with our products and services, you will not be able to benefit from them.
We maintain reasonable technical and organizational measures to protect Personal Information against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access. Unfortunately, no information security system can be 100% secure. As a result, although we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of the Personal Information against any possible loss or unauthorized access.
We take measures to delete your Personal Information or keep it in a form that does not permit identifying you when this information is no longer necessary for the purposes for which we process it in the context of the Website or when you request their deletion, unless we are required by law to keep the information for a longer period. We have established specific time limits for data deletion in our data retention policies and complete periodic review of our databases, taking into account the type of services provided in the context of the Website, the length of the customer relationship, mandatory retention periods and relevant statutes of limitations.
The Website and our services are hosted on servers located in the United States. If you are located in a non-U.S. jurisdiction, please note that your Personal Information will be transferred to the United States, a jurisdiction that may not provide an equivalent level of data protection to the laws in your home country.
We do not collect Personal Information about you on the Website without your knowledge, and all such information is collected directly from you. You are not required to provide us with this information, but if you choose not to, you may not be able to participate in some of the activities or received some of the benefits available on the Website or through our services.
You may opt-out of receiving direct marketing email or messages from Switchfly at any time by notifying us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also opt out by responding to the opt-out option included with any direct marketing email or message that we send.
If you are located in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, you have the right to request access and receive information about the Personal Information we maintain about you, to update and correct inaccuracies in your Personal Information, to restrict or object to the processing of your Personal Information, to have the information blocked, anonymized or deleted, as appropriate, and the right to data portability to transfer Personal Information to another company. If we’ve obtained your consent, then you may withdraw it any time and free of charge. These rights may be limited in some circumstances by local law. In addition to the above-mentioned rights, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority.
If you have any questions, or wish to exercise these rights, please contact us using the details provided at the end of this policy.
In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, Switchfly commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information. EU individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Privacy Shield policy should first contact Switchfly at email@example.com.
Switchfly has further committed to refer unresolved Privacy Shield complaints to JAMS, an alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint from us, or if we have not addressed your complaint to your satisfaction, please contact or visit https://www.jamsadr.com/eu-us-privacy-shield
for more information or to file a complaint. The services of JAMS are provided at no cost to you.
Switchfly is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
There exists the possibility, under certain conditions, for the individual to invoke binding arbitration when other dispute resolution procedures have been exhausted.
Switchfly is required to disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including those necessary to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
Switchfly acknowledges the potential liability in cases of onward transfers to third parties of personal data of EU or Swiss individuals received pursuant to Privacy Shield.
Effective Date: July 2018