Privacy Policy

Samplits inc. (“Samplits inc.”, “we”, “our”, or “us”) provides this Privacy Policy to inform you (“You” or “Your”, “member” or “User”) how we gather and use, and the circumstances under which we may disclose, personal information we collect from our members (“Members”) through the pages of www.samplits.com excluding links to any unauthorised third party sites (the “Site”) in connection with our service (the “Service”).

By accessing, use and/or submission of personal data through this Site, You accept this Privacy Policy and duly permit the use and disclosures referred herein.

You must immediately cease accessing this Site, If you do not agree with any of the provisions of this Privacy Policy.

Towards Children

If you are under the age of 13 years, we request you to not to share your personal information with us. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 and do not target our online services to children under 13. If at any time, we discover that you are under the age of 13, we may delete any Personal Information from our Site and server. We encourage parental controls to prevent children from submitting information or data on our Site.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

As part of your access and use of our Site and the Services, we may ask you to submit feedback on certain products, by way of surveys, testimonials, ratings and reviews or other format. In order to uniquely identify you, and so that you may receive communications from us and use our Site, we may ask for your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, age and gender or other personal information (“Personal Information”).

By logging on Site through a third party social networking platform (“SNP”), such as Facebook, you authorise us to collect Personal Information when you interact with the Service by logging into such SNP account. If you log into an SNP via the Service, you are allowing Samplits Inc. to access the Personal Information in your SNP account, as well as other information associated with your SNP account, pursuant to the SNP’s applicable terms and conditions. The information that we receive from an SNP may depend on the privacy settings you have with the SNP, so please check the SNP’s privacy policy.

Residents of Canada are notified that the personal information they provide to Samplits Inc. is stored in the company’s databases outside of Canada and may be subject to disclosure to authorized law enforcement or government agencies in response to lawful demand pursuant to the laws of that country.

NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may collect, use, transfer, and disclose information in a form that does not personally identify you (“Non-Personal Information”) for any purpose described herein.

When you access our Site, we and our third-party service providers may use a variety of technologies, now and hereinafter devised, that automatically record certain usage information This information may include your Internet Protocol address (and other unique identifiers for the particular device you use to access the Internet), browser type, your web or application request, your interaction with our Service, the webpage or other feature you were using before you came to our Service, pages of our websites that you visit, information you search for via our Service, access times and dates, and other similar information. We use this information for a variety of purposes, including analyzing and enhancing our products and services, and to help personalize our Service for you. We do not treat this information as Personal Information (except to the extent required by law), although if we combine it with the Personal Information you provide, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information.

Such Non-Personal Information may be provided to third parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. For example, we may share aggregated demographic about our members without disclosing Personal Information except as described in this Privacy Policy.

Cookies

We may automatically collect the Information using cookies. A cookie is a small data file transferred to your computer (or other device) when it is used to access our Service. You may be able to instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the online services you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of our online services or all functionality of our online services.

Clear Gifs/Web Beacons Information

When you use the Service, we may employ clear gifs (also known as web beacons) which are used to anonymously track the online usage patterns of our users. In addition, we may also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients. The information allows for more accurate reporting and improvement of the Service.

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may use your Personal Information, either alone or in combination with other information, so that we can provide, enhance and personalize our Service, offerings, contents, products, offers, and marketing efforts. The following is a non-exhaustive list of ways that we may use your Personal Information:

  1. to identify you as a user of the Service and to help authenticate any account you create with us;
  2. to communicate with you regarding campaigns, the Service, updates, offers, promotions or events and to deliver products to you for sampling;
  3. to help us develop, customize, deliver, support and improve our Service, products, samples, content, and advertising and to provide you with the best user experience possible;
  4. to administer promotions, contests, sweepstakes or other offerings;
  5. to protect the rights or property of Samplits Inc. or of our users, and prevent fraud and other prohibited or illegal activities;
  6. for our internal purposes (such as auditing, data analysis, and research to improve our services, and communications); and
  7. as may be disclosed to you at the point of collection.

SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION IS IMPORTANT TO US

Except as described in this Privacy Policy (i.e. for hosting and delivering data to brands through third party provider or other similar services) we will not share your Personal Information with other companies or individuals outside of Samplits Inc. and its affiliates, unless we have received your consent for such disclosure.

We strive to protect your Personal Information and privacy. We employ security measures to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access and disclosure. We use secure sockets layer (“SSL”) technology to secure all your information. An SSL certificate is a digital certificate that authenticates the identity of a website and encrypts information sent to the server. Encryption is the process of scrambling data into an undecipherable format that can only be returned to a readable format with the proper decryption key.

Please be advised that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you disclose or transmit to us online and are not responsible for the theft, destruction, unauthorized access by third parties or inadvertent disclosure of your Personal Information.

CONSENT

Samplits.com shall seek written consent when required. The consent may be implied through his or her conduct with Samplits. For example, the creation of account at the Site will imply consent to the use of personal information shared therein.

OTHER GENERAL INFORMATION

Service Providers of Samplits.com

We may engage third parties to perform services on our behalf, such as hosting and storage services, software maintenance services, e-mail notifications, database management, analytics and other services. These third parties may have access to your Personal Information to perform certain tasks on our behalf but they are not authorized by us to otherwise use or disclose your Personal Information.

Sweepstakes & Contests

In addition, if you voluntarily participate in a sweepstakes, contest, rewards program or other promotion through our Site or Service, we may share your Personal Information with the participating sponsors or with third parties who assist us in using the content or other information you have posted or shared with us.
Advertisements

We may also share Non-Personally Identifiable Information with our business partners to deliver online advertisements (“ads”) that may be of interest to you. Samplits Inc. may allow third-party ad servers or ad networks to serve advertisements on the Service. These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to send, directly to your browser or mobile device, the ads and ad links that appear on the Service. The ad-servers automatically receive your IP address when this happens. They may also use other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, and clear gifs) to compile information about your browser’s or device’s visits and usage patterns on the Service (without using any Personally Identifiable Information), and to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize the advertising content. Samplits Inc. does not provide any Personally Identifiable Information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent.

Please note that if an advertiser asks the Site to show an ad to a certain audience and you respond to such an ad, the advertiser may conclude that you fit the description of the audience they are trying to reach. The Samplits Inc. Privacy Policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, third-party advertisers. Please consult the respective privacy policies of such advertisers or contact such advertisers for more information.
Public Posts on the Service

Any information that you voluntarily disclose for public posting to the Site becomes available to the public and may be seen or collected by other persons, including third parties that may not adhere to the standards set forth in this Privacy Policy. Do not submit information, comments, or other content that you want to keep strictly private. We are not responsible for events arising from the distribution of any information you choose to publicly post or share through our Service.

Compliance with Laws, Legal Process and Authorities

We may disclose Personal Information or other information about you to government or law enforcement officials, in connection with subpoenas or judicial process, to protect the property and rights of third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical or legally actionable.

Business Transfers

We reserve the right to transfer or otherwise disclose your Personal Information in connection with a merger, acquisition, or other change in control, joint venture, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy or liquidation proceeding.

Data Transfers

Samplits Inc. processes Personal Information on the servers located in the United States of America. Your Information may be transferred to, and used by, entities located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. Such export is a requirement for providing the Services and processing of information by Samplits Inc. and by using the Site you consent to such transfer and use in all respects.

YOUR ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION

To view, change, or delete your Information or account

To view and change Personal Information that you have directly provided to Samplits Inc. via the Service, you can access your profile via our Site “account profile” tab. Additionally, you may raise the request for change, deletion or updation of information by writing to us at privacy@samplits.com. Please note we may retain server/backup copies of all such data, and that we may decline to process change or deletion requests that we deem to be unreasonable, or require disproportionate technical effort, or jeopardize the privacy of others.

In the event of termination or deactivation of your customer account, Samplits Inc. may retain your profile information and User Content for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, or audit purposes. Furthermore, Samplits Inc. may retain and continue to use indefinitely all information (including User Content) contained in your communications to other Users or posted to public or semi-public areas of the Service after termination or deactivation of your customer account.

To opt-out

If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive communications from us, please follow our unsubscribe instructions by emailing to privacy@samplits.com or by clicking “unsubscribe” link provided in all our communications. While you are a member of Samplits inc. you may not opt-out of important communications from us such as service related announcements or notifications about changes to our Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policy.

Your request will be promptly processed but may not be in time to remove you from promotions already in progress. Please note that even if you have opted out of receiving marketing communications, we may still contact you for purposes of administering your account.

CONTACT

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us by sending an email to privacy@samplits.com.

Version Control

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time at our discretion and will notify you of any material changes by posting an announcement notice on the Site or via email to our Members. We encourage you to revisit this Privacy Policy which was last updated on January 19, 2015.

Privacy Policy Effective Date: January 19, 2015