Last updated: April 8, 2020
The Site is not directed at children and is offered only to users 13 years of age or older. By providing personal information through the Site, you represent that you are 13 years of age or older. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under age 13. You can find out more about online privacy for children from the Federal Trade Commission at www.ftc.gov/kidzprivacy.
Collection of Personal Information
Information You Provide: Acru Media receives and stores any information you post on or provide through the Site, including, without limitation, your personal information. For example, you may choose to register as a member of the Site, and you may need to register in order to access or use certain portions of the Site. When you register, we may request information such as your name, email address, mailing address, demographic information, relationship status, favorite shoes, favorite brands and other information for your profile. You may also provide personal information if you contact us with a question or to provide input on the Site. In addition, the Site includes interactive and community features, which may include the ability to comment on posts on the Site, interact with other members of the Site on the Site forum and comment on other member profiles. The Site may also allow you to invite your friends to register or participate on the Site. We will use the contact information you provide for your friends to send such invitations.
You understand that information you include in your profile or post or send through interactive and community portions of the Site may be available to the public and that any personal information you disclose, such as your name or email address, may be collected and used by others, including, without limitation, for unsolicited communication with you. By disclosing such personal information, you consent to the publication and distribution of your personal information as described above. You are solely responsible for all information you provide and for any content you post to the Site.
We may also conduct contests, sweepstakes, and surveys through the Site. When you choose to participate in a contest, sweepstake or survey, we may request contact information, such as your name, email address, mailing address and telephone number, and demographic and other types of information. Any personal information collected for this purpose may be associated with the information you have provided when you registered with the Site.
Acru Media may, but is not obligated to, retain the content of any emails you send or information you post or submit to the Site.
Automated Collection. Acru Media automatically receives and stores certain types of information whenever you visit the Site, such as the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet, the IP address of the computer you are using and the browser and operating system you are using; the date and time you access the Site, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked to the Site. We may associate this information with your personal information. Acru Media uses “cookies” to automatically gather some of this information. A cookie is a small text file that the Site sends to your computer to collect information about your activities on the Site. The cookie transmits this information back to the Site each time your browser requests a page from the Site, and the information is stored to help facilitate your use of the Site the next time you visit.
The Site may display advertising provided by third party advertising companies. These companies use information about your use of the Site and other websites (but not your name, address, email address or telephone number) to serve targeted advertisements of interest to you. You can learn more about such third-party advertising or how you can “opt-out” from allowing advertisers to collect this information about you or use it to display advertisements to you at the NAI website at this link: http://networkadvertising.org/consumer/opt_out.asp.
You can set your browser to not accept cookies, but then you may not be able to access or use certain portions of the Site. You can also delete currently stored cookies. If you disable or delete cookies, you will have disabled the cookies used by NAI to help prevent unwanted advertising. To avoid this, be sure you do not disable or delete the NAI cookie, or add NAI to the approved list of sites from which you will accept cookies.
Corrections/Updates. You may request that Acru Media delete or modify your personal information, such as your name or email address in accordance with our Correction/Update Procedure.
Use of Personal Information
Acru Media may share your personal information with companies that perform marketing services, fulfillment and payment processing services and other business operations for Acru Media and with entities such as CNI Merchandising and other entities under common ownership or control with Acru Media (collectively, “Site Affiliates”). Acru Media and such Site Affiliates may use your personal information to:
- Administer, maintain and improve the Site and its operation;
- Send you newsletters and other information we think may be of interest to you;
- Notify you of promotions, new releases, updates or special offers of Acru Media or Site Affiliates or of our advertisers;
- Conduct any sweepstake, contest or survey you have entered, for example to contact you if you win;
- Verify your identity, respond to your requests and otherwise communicate with you;
- Comply with applicable laws, statutes and regulations;
- Process orders and payments for purchases through the Site;
- For other purposes disclosed at the time you provide your personal information; and
Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
Acru Media does not share your personal information with third parties, except Site Affiliates and as described below and otherwise specified in this Policy. Acru Media will share your personal information as follows:
- With third parties that perform functions on Acru Media’s behalf, such as maintaining and operating the Site. Acru Media does not authorize such third parties to use your information for other purposes;
- As necessary to process purchases and payments through the Site;
- As required by a court or government agency or to respond to a claim by you or a third party;
- As part of a transfer of business assets, for example in the event of a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, sale, transfer of control, joint venture or other business combination or corporate change involving Acru Media or its, parent, subsidiaries and/or affiliates; and
- As you otherwise agree.
A court of equity, such as a bankruptcy court, may also have the authority to share your personal information or transfer it to third parties without your permission.
Subpoenas. Acru Media may respond to any subpoena received from a government agency without prior notice to you. Unless prohibited by law or by a court order, Acru Media will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any subpoena received from any other party (e.g., for civil litigation) that requires Acru Media to disclose your identity and will wait ten (10) days, or a lesser amount of time as required by the deadline in the subpoena before providing the requested information.
We may share aggregated information with third parties. This includes demographic information such as gender or location of Site visitors but does not include your personal information. We use this aggregated information to improve the Site and for marketing and promotional purposes, among other purposes.
Consent to Processing in the United States
By providing any personal information to Acru Media, Site visitors in Canada and the European Union consent to this Policy and to the transfer of such personal information across international borders in the course of Acru Media’s standard business operations, including, without limitation, the collection, storage, and processing of such personal information in the United States of America.
If you want to view, delete or modify your personal information, you may do so:
- Through the signup email or any newsletter unsubscribe link (at bottom of every email sent out of our system); or
- Sending an email to: [email protected]
You may also choose to opt-out of receiving emails from the Site by following the unsubscribe instructions included in every email, or by contacting us as provided above. Messages you receive through short message service (SMS), instant messaging or other than through email may not include an unsubscribe option. You can opt-out of such messages through the methods described above.
Acru Media reserves the right to verify the identity of any person making such a request or a request to delete or modify personal information; provided, however, that Acru Media will have no liability of any kind resulting from false or erroneous requests or any change or deletion made by Acru Media for any reason. Acru Media reserves the right to decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive, require disproportionate technical effort or jeopardize the privacy of others. Personal information collected and transferred to back-up or archival storage may be retained indefinitely. Acru Media may also retain unmodified information as necessary for business purposes and as required under applicable laws, statutes, and regulations.
Acru Media has reasonable security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under its control. While Acru Media strives to protect your personal information, it cannot ensure and does not warrant, the security of any information or data. Communication via the Internet is not failsafe, and there is always a possibility that data may be lost or intercepted by unauthorized parties during transmission or after receipt. You agree that Acru Media will have no liability whatsoever in connection with any lost or intercepted data or information.
Conditions of Use
Contacting Acru Media
Email: [email protected]