When you purchase NiteGear products, we may collect such personal information as your name, address, email address, etc. for the purpose of providing the product(s) or services you have paid or signed up for. We do not (knowingly) collect personal information from persons under the age of eighteen.
When you browse our website, we automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address and website usage information. This information helps us evaluate how our visitors use our sites on an aggregate basis, including but not limited to the number and frequency of visitors, length of visit, etc.
We often give users the options of receiving email newsletters about new products, updates, and our company. You may opt out of receiving emails at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails.
How Information is Used
We may use information collected in the following ways:
- To process, validate and verify purchases.
- To contact you to reconfirm or verify accuracy of information provided.
- To register you as a customer.
- To open and maintain a support account for you.
- To send email notifications about new, existing, enhanced products or services.
- To send information on special offers, or to obtain your feedback to help enhance existing features or provide added products and services.
- To enable us to personalize content, advertising and promotions based on preferences, needs, suggestions, or recommendations.
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange a delivery or return a product, sign up for a service, or browse our website, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for the reasons stated above.
NiteGear will never sell, rent, lease or trade your personal information to any third party. In addition, NiteGear will never share your information with a third party in any way unless required to do so by law.
However, certain third-party providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in regards to the information that we are required to provide them for your purchase-related transactions. We strongly recommend you read the privacy policies of these third-party websites so that you understand how your personal information will be handled.
Please note that some third-party providers may be located or have facilities in different jurisdictions than yourself or NiteGear. If you proceed with a transaction involving a third-party provider, your information is subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which the service provider or its facilities are located.
NiteGear takes reasonable precautions and follows industry best practices to make sure your personal information is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed.
The personally identifiable information we collect about you is stored in limited access servers. We maintain such safeguards to protect security of servers and your personally identifiable information. We retain personally identifiable information only as long as necessary to complete a purchase, provide customer service, or maintain your account with us. Please note that no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, but we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional accepted industry standards.
What Are Cookies?
We define a cookie as any string of data and information that is automatically stored on your computer upon access to our websites.
NiteGear employs cookies to assign temporary identification numbers to machines that access our services. This information enables us to deliver faster service capabilities to our customers or to our affiliates and/or other sales partners, prevent denial of service attacks on our systems, detect and prevent fraudulent transactions, and assist with awarding proper sales credit to ourselves or our partners.
NiteGear cookies are 1) of limited duration, 2) less than 5KB in length, 3) only visible to NiteGear, and 4) devoid of any personally identifiable information. You can learn more about cookies by visiting websites such as http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
You can set your web browser to warn you when cookies are sent. You can also choose not to have cookies sent at all. Both of these can be done through your browser settings. Turning off cookies may prevent you access to website features and may cause some of our services to not function as intended.
Shared objects, also known as Flash cookies, may be used to remember your preferences or personalize content based on what you view on our website. Advertisers and third parties may use Flash cookies to collect and store information. Among the differences between Flash cookies and browser cookies are the amount and type of data as well as how it is stored.
You cannot remove Flash cookies by using regular browser tools. Disabling Flash cookies may prevent you from accessing some website features and some of our website features might not function properly.
There are different categories of cookies. The below descriptions can help you decide if and how want to use our websites.
This type of cookie is essential to you navigating the website and using specific features. Without these, services such as shopping carts on some sites, for example, cannot work.
Performance cookies are used to collect information for website improvement or for other statistic gathering activities. They are used to aggregate anonymous information about how people use our websites. For example, performance cookies are used to collect information about such things as which pages are most often viewed and if you receive error messages. This information is used to fix issues and to personalize your website viewing experience so that you are shown content you have indicated you might enjoy. Third-party advertisers may be allowed to put performance cookies on your device via ads on our websites. These third-party cookies collect information to determine which ads to show, how often to show certain ads, and in which locations on websites the ads are most successful. It is easy to manage or delete performance cookies. Below there are links to easy-to-follow instructions on how to do this.
We, or service providers acting on our behalf, may put functionality cookies onto your device. These cookies are used to remember your settings and preferences and to provide enhanced features you have selected. These cookies collect anonymous information. If you have an account with us and are logged in, the information collected by these cookies may be associated with your account.
We do not collect browsing behavior information from websites that we do not operate. We never share with third parties or advertisers the information collected by functionality cookies.
There may be times where we allow third parties to provide you with content, experiences, or services. In these situations, the third party may place a functionality cookie on your device. Their functionality cookies work the same way as ours.
If you choose to delete functionality cookies, any settings you picked will not be retained.
If you see ads with the symbol, you can click it to learn more about behavioural targeting advertising. You can also find out additional information at www.youronlinechoices.eu
Third-Party Targeted Advertising Cookies
These cookies may be put onto your device by ad networks, data exchanges, third-party advertisers, service providers, or marketing analytics. These cookies collect information about your browsing activities from multiple websites. This information is used display relevant ads on our websites. These cookies may also measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.
The information collected by these cookies does not identify you personally. We can request that third-party advertising providers turn off their advertising cookies.
NiteGear Targeted Advertising Cookies
We may place targeted advertising cookies on your device (or a service provider may do it on our behalf). We may use these cookies on our websites and in tandem with our content and ads on third-party websites to try to show you relevant ads. These cookies may also be used to limit the number of times the same ad is displayed. These cookies collect anonymous information. If you have a registered account with us, the information collected may be associated with your account.
We or the third party setting the cookie is responsible for obtaining your consent.
How to Disable Cookies through Your Browser
In your web browser, you can choose to accept or decline cookies. You can also set your browser to ask you before it accepts cookies from websites you visit. If you decline cookies, you may not have access to all of the features available on our websites. If you use different computers, you need to ensure that each browser is set to your preferences. Any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your web browser can be deleted. Below are links to specific instructions for popular web browsers:
Windows Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies
Delete Flash Cookies
Use this link to delete and disable flash cookies: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager02.html#118539
Age of Consent
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. The Websites, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.