Privacy Policy

GoodCarts Privacy Policy

GoodCarts (“GoodCarts”, “we” or “us”) recognizes that your privacy is important. This Policy describes the practices of GoodCarts regarding personal and account information collected on this site, (“Site”). This Policy does not apply to information collected on any affiliate or third-party site that may link to or be accessible from our Site.

You should read the following information carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding the collection and use of your personal information. We may change this Policy from time to time in our discretion, and your continued use of the Site is deemed acceptance of such changes. Please check the Policy periodically for updates.

Information We Collect

The amount and type of information we collect depends on your activities and use of the Site. Certain information is collected simply from your use of the site, where as other information is submitted by you voluntarily in your communications with us or to receive requested services. Below, we explain the information we collect for our various services.

Browsing the Site

When you visit the Site, our servers automatically record information such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, and the date and time of your request.

If you come to the Site via a link, we may collect the location of the link that referred you to the Site to improve the quality of our services, customized content and advertising.

We may keep track of pages you visit to help provide a more personalized user experience.

We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using “cookies” (a small file containing a string of characters) to improve services by storing user preferences and tracking user trends, such as how you search. If you do not wish us to collect cookies, you may set your browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you do so, please note that some parts of the Site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

Creating an Account, Purchasing Services or Participating in Surveys, Promotions or Other Activities

For GoodCarts coupon requesters and those who collect and/or redeem coupons we require your email address and gather web analytics information through Google Analytics. In addition to communication related to your use of coupons shared via GoodCarts, we may offer additional ongoing opt-in communication opportunities. You may unsubscribe from from any ongoing opt-in communication at any time. 

For GoodCarts Network store applicants we collect your name, email address and an account password of your choice. You can help ensure your privacy by not sharing your login information or password.

For GoodCarts Network store members, we collect credit card or other payment account information. In order to provide certain services, we may request other information such as your site administrator’s user name and password, hosting access credentials, or similar information necessary to perform requested services.

Information other than your basic account information (e.g., credit or debit card data, site administration information, etc.) will be used only for the subject activity for which the information was collected, and will not be stored or otherwise retained or used by GoodCarts.

User Communications

We collect your email address and the other information you provide in your communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.

Links to Other Sites

We may present links in a format that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been followed, and to improve our services. We do not exercise control over such other sites which may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you.

How Your Information is Used

Personal and account information that you voluntarily submit to us is used to register you for our services, to provide services you have requested, communicate with you regarding our services, respond to a communication from you, and as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy.

Account information may be used to send you promotional or service information. If you do not wish to receive such information, you may opt out of future communications by following the instructions in the email communication.

Information may be used for our internal auditing, research and analysis in order to maintain, protect and improve our services, to improve the technical functioning of our network, and to develop new services.

You can decline to submit personal information at any time, in which case you understand that GoodCarts may not be able to provide requested services or provide you with requested information.

Information Sharing

Except as stated below, we do not use or share your personal information with third parties without your authorization.

We may share your information with your consent. We require opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.

We may share your personal and account information with affiliates or third party service providers, such as credit card processors, Site developers and hosts, advertising agencies and other service providers who assist us in providing services to you. These service providers and suppliers do not have any independent right to use this information except as necessary to provide services to you.

We may disclose your personal and account information to respond to subpoenas, court orders or other legal process or governmental request, as required by law; to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims; to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Site; or in emergencies to prevent damage or injury to GoodCarts or its employees, contractors, users or the public.

Your personal and account information may be disclosed in connection with a sale, merger, acquisition, financing, reorganization, liquidation or insolvency of our business. Upon completion of the transaction or event, your personal information may be transferred to our successor in interest to be used for the purposes for which it was collected.

We may share with third parties certain aggregated, non-personal information, such as the number of users who searched for a particular term, for example, or how many users clicked on a particular advertisement. Such information does not identify you individually.

Protection of Information

We have implemented physical, electronic and administrative measures to protect your personal and account information from error, loss or unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction. Such measures include industry-standard efforts, such as [passwords, firewalls and Secure Socket Layers] to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information contained on our computer systems.

Your personal and account information and transaction history are kept behind our firewall on separate servers.

We restrict access to your personal and account information to such GoodCarts employees, contractors and other third parties who need access in order to use the information as provided in this Privacy Policy. These individuals are contractually bound to protect the confidentiality of your information.

We keep your information only for such time reasonably necessary to meet the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with any legal requirements. When we delete information that we have collected from or about you, it will be deleted from our active databases but may remain in our archives.

Data Integrity; Accessing and Updating Your Personal Information

You are responsible for the accuracy of information provided to us, and must update or correct your information whenever necessary.

We make good faith efforts to provide you with access to your personal information and will assist you in correcting inaccurate information. At your request, we will delete information not otherwise required to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes. You will be required to identify yourself and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before we can process such requests, and we may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup tapes), or for which access is not otherwise required.

Changes to Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be change from time to time in our discretion, and your continued use of the Site is deemed to be acceptance of such changes. Policy changes will be posted on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of Policy changes). Each version of this Policy will be identified at the top of the page by its effective date, and we will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive for your review.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, or wish to make changes to your personal information, please contact us by email at privacy -AT- or in writing at:

Privacy Matters
c/o GoodCarts
825 Washington Avenue SE, #200
Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA

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