Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Fanticipate Inc. Privacy Notice

 

Effective Date: August 21, 2020

Fanticipate Inc. (“Fanticipate”) has developed this privacy notice (“Privacy Notice” or the “Notice”) to demonstrate our commitment to protecting the privacy of our users (a “User” or “you”).  The Privacy Notice describes how Fanticipate collects, uses, and shares personal information when you use the website, http://www.fanticipate.com, Fanticipate mobile applications (collectively referred to as the “Website”), any services offered on the Website (“Services”), or otherwise, and your choices with respect to how we use this information.

 

You Consent to This Notice

You should read this Notice carefully.  We recommend printing and retaining a copy for your future reference.  By accessing, browsing, or otherwise using the Website or Services, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed with this Notice.  If you do not agree to this Notice, you may not use the Website or Services.

This Notice applies regardless of how the Website is accessed and will cover any technologies or devices by which Fanticipate makes the Website available to you. 

Please see Fanticipate’s Terms and Conditions for other terms governing the use of this Website.

The Information We Collect and How

We collect the information you voluntarily provide directly to us, such as when you complete a form or submit information to us.  We also collect information when you interact with the Website, for example, through our use of cookies.

Information You Provide

Account Information.  In order to use the Services, you would need to provide your personal account information (the “Account Information”).  Account Information includes contact information, such as your name, e-mail address, username, mailing address, and telephone number.  We need this information in order to provide you with the Services. 
Social Media.  If you interact with our Website by sharing on a social media platform, we may collect information that you post.  Please note that your comments will be visible to the public, so you should never share personal information that you would like to keep private.
Purchase of Services.  Services purchased from Fanticipate via credit card are processed through Stripe.  The card number is processed by the third party service provider, Stripe. Information on Stripe’s Privacy Policy and other terms can be found at https://stripe.com/privacy.  At no time is your credit card number stored by Fanticipate.  However, Fanticipate does keep records of any purchases you make through the Website. 
Contacting Us.  If you send us an email or contact us, we may collect your email address and any other information that you provide.
Completing Forms on the Website.  If you request to receive information or fill out any forms on our Website, we may ask you to provide information such as your name, email address, telephone number, and/or mailing address. 
Applying for a Job.  If you apply for a job, we may collect your contact information, your employment history, and your educational history.
Submitting an Item for Auction.  If you submit an item for auction on our Website, we will collect basic contact information, such as name, mailing address, telephone number, and email address.  We also collect some banking information in order to verify your account with our third party service provider, Stripe. However, you will provide your specific banking account information, such as account and routing numbers, directly to Stripe.  Information on Stripe’s Privacy Policy and other terms can be found at https://stripe.com/privacy.
Information We Collect Automatically

We or our third party service providers automatically collect the following information through your use of the Website and Services:

Usage Information.  This includes which of the pages on the Website you access, the frequency of access, and what you click on while on our Website.  We also collect information about your use of the Services, such as frequency of use.


Location Information.  We collect information about your actual location, which may be determined from GPS and other sensors that may reveal information on nearby devices, Wi-Fi access points, and cell towers.


Device Information.  We collect information about the device you are using, such as hardware model, operating system, application version number, browser, and IP addresses.  When you access our Website via a browser on your mobile device, we collect mobile network information including telephone number, the unique device identifier assigned to that device, mobile carrier, operating system, and other device attributes.


Social Media Widgets.  Our Website includes social media features, such as the Facebook “Like” button, and other widgets, such as the “Share” button or interactive mini-programs provided by third parties.  These third parties collect information about you when you use our Website.  The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including Personal Information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services.


How Do We Use “Cookies” and Other Tracking Technologies? 

We may send one or more Cookies to your computer or other device.  We also use other similar technologies such as tracking pixels, tags, or similar tools when you visit our Website.  These technologies can collect data regarding your operating system, browser type, device type, screen resolution, IP address, and other technical information, as well as navigation events and session information as you interact with our Website.  This information allows us to understand how you use the Website.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small files created by websites, including our Website, that reside on your computer’s hard drive and that store information about your use of a particular website.  When you access our Website, we use Cookies and other tracking technologies to:

Estimate our audience size and usage patterns;
Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual needs;
Contact you to provide you with information or services that you request from us;
Advertise new content, events, and services that relate to your interests;
Provide you with more personalized content that is most relevant to your interest areas; and
Recognize when you return to our Website
We set some Cookies ourselves and others are set by third parties.  You can manage your Cookies preference as described in the “Managing Your Cookies” section below.

What Types of Cookies Do We Use and Why?

These are the different types of Cookies that we and our service providers use on the Website:

Essential Cookies.  These Cookies are required for the operation of the Website and enable you to move around the Website and use its features.  Disabling these Cookies can negatively impact the Website’s performance.
Analytics, Performance and Research Cookies.  These Cookies allow us to analyze activities on the Website.  They can be used to improve the functioning of the Website.  For example, these Cookies recognize and count the number of visitors and see how they move around the Website.  Analytics Cookies also help us measure the performance of our advertising campaigns to help us improve them and to optimize the Website’s content for those who engage with our advertising.
Functionality Cookies.  These Cookies are used to recognize you when you return to the Website.  This enables us to personalize content for you and remember your preferences.
Social Networking Cookies.  These Cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our Website through third-party social networking and other websites.  These Cookies may also be used for advertising purposes.
How Long Do Cookies Stay on My Device?

Some Cookies operate from the time you visit the Website until the end of that particular browsing session.  These Cookies, which are called “session cookies,” expire and are automatically deleted when you close your Internet browser.

Some Cookies will stay on your device between browsing sessions and will not expire or automatically delete when you close your Internet browser.  These Cookies are called “persistent cookies” and the length of time they will remain on your device will vary from Cookie to Cookie.  Persistent Cookies are used for a number of purposes, such as storing your preferences so that they are available for your next visit and to keep a more accurate account of how often you visit the Website, how your use of the Website may change over time, and the effectiveness of advertising efforts.

Managing Your Cookies

It may be possible to block Cookies by changing your Internet browser settings to refuse all or some Cookies.  If you choose to block all Cookies (including essential Cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the Website.

You can find out more about Cookies and how to manage them by visiting www.AboutCookies.org.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.  Google Analytics uses Cookies or other tracking technologies to help us analyze how users interact with the Website, compile reports on the Website’s activity, and provide other services related to Website activity and usage.  The technologies used by Google may collect information such as your IP address, time of visit, whether you are a returning visitor, and any referring website.  The technologies used by Google Analytics do not gather information that personally identifies you.  The information generated by Google Analytics will be transmitted to and stored by Google and will be subject to Google’s privacy policies.  To learn more about Google’s partner services and to learn how to opt-out of tracking of analytics by Google, click here.

We also use Google Remarketing features to collect data about visitors to our Website to, among other things, deliver advertising content on sites across the Internet in a manner that is specifically directed toward the interests expressed by the visitors while on our Website.  Google uses Cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Website.  You can opt-out of Google’s use of Cookies to serve ads based on your past visits to the Website via the following link: Google Ad Settings.

Does the Website Respond to “Do Not Track” Signals?

There is currently no industry agreed-upon response to a Do Not Track signal.  At this time, our Website does not respond differently based on a user’s Do Not Track signal.

How We Use the Personal Information

We use personal information we collect about you or that you provide to us in the following ways:

To present our Website and its contents in a suitable and effective manner for you and your device;
To provide the Services and facilitate transactions;
To contact you to provide you with information or Services that you request from us;
To advertise Services that we think may be of interest to you;
To provide customer support, troubleshoot issues, manage accounts, and respond to requests, questions, or comments;
To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts; and
To notify you about any additions, upgrades, or changes in our services.
How We Share the Personal Information We Collect

Fanticipate may share your personal information:

With third parties who perform data services on our behalf (e.g., hosting, maintenance, backup, analysis, etc.). 
To third-party service providers to prepare, deploy, and analyze advertising content;
With third-party service providers who process payments;
To the extent that we are required to do so by law;
In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
To establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights, including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention;
To any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information;
To any third parties as part of any business or asset sale; 
In the event of bankruptcy or dissolution proceedings, as part of the sale or reorganization process; and
To any other person or entity where you consent to the disclosure.
Third-Party Links

The Website may contain links to third-party websites.  When Fanticipate provides links, it does so only as a convenience and does not endorse any products or services and is not responsible for any content of any third-party website or any links contained within.  It is important to note that this Notice only applies to this Website.  We are not responsible and assume no responsibility for any personal information collected, stored, or used by any third party as a result of you visiting their website.  We also advise that you read the privacy notice of any third-party websites you choose to visit carefully.

How Long Is Your Personal Information Kept

Fanticipate retains your personal information to the extent it is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected.  Fanticipate will delete your personal information when it is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected, subject to exceptions as discussed in this Notice or under applicable law, contract, or regulation. 

Our Commitment to Data Security

The security of your personal information is important to us.  We take various reasonable organizational and technical measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.  We have policies and procedures in place to ensure team members know what is expected of them in relation to personal information.  We have in place appropriate procedures for accessing our system and access it limited by role.  We have also put processes in place to address suspected breaches of your personal information.  If required by law to do so, we will notify you and/or the relevant regulatory agency in the event of a data breach.

However, we cannot and do not guarantee complete security, as it does not exist on the Internet.

Our Commitment To Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important.  This Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.  In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification or parental consent, we will immediately delete that information.  If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us using the information provided in the “How to Contact Us” section below.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update this Notice at our discretion and at any time.  When we update the Notice, we will post the updated Notice on the Website and update the Notice’s effective date.  Your continued use of our Website or Services following the posting of changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.  If you do not agree to updated terms, you may not use the Website or Services.


This Is a U.S. Website

The servers that support this Website may be located in the United States or other countries.  Data protection laws vary from country to country; however, we will process your information in accordance with this Notice no matter where your data is stored.  By using the Website, you freely and specifically give us your consent to export your personal information to the United States and to store and use it in the United States as specified in this Notice.  You understand that data stored in the USA may be subject to lawful requests by the courts or law enforcement authorities in the USA.

How To Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please feel free to contact us at (763) 777-4232 or send us an email at [email protected]