“Personal Information” is information that can be directly associated with a specific person or entity such as a customer’s name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card number, or information about activities directly linked to that person, such as his or her purchases. Personal Information also includes information that you may choose to provide to us, such as your educational, consumer and employment history profile. We collect Personal Information that you provide to us, such as when you register for eWards, provide eWards with any information or otherwise contact us, when you use any loyalty rewards or plans that eWards makes available, or when you take any consumer actions with respect to participating vendors (including making purchases or entering the physical location of such vendor).
If you choose to provide Personal Information to us, we will not share this information with third parties or other eWards users without your explicit permission, except when required by law, regulation, or court order or as expressly set forth herein.
We may use Personal Information internally – for example, to process your visits and provide you with reliable loyalty plans and rewards and to tell you about specific goods and services we believe will be of interest to you. eWards will collect this information through the Application to access your location through your mobile device. eWards uses this data for anonymous statistical purposes (see below under “Statistical Information”) If you prefer not to receive promotional information from us, we make it easy for you to let us know. You can contact us at any time to decline promotional information by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may also contact you periodically in order to provide you with service announcements regarding eWards, but these messages will not contain promotional information. In addition, we use Personal Information to diagnose problems with our servers, to make eWards more useful and to customize eWards and personalize its content for you. Except as anonymized personal information or to Vendors (if you consent), eWards will not share your Personal Information with any third party.
The Application may provide eWards with information regarding your actual location. eWards will collect this information only if you allow the Application to access your location through your mobile device. If you choose to make your visit available to Vendors, eWards will also notify the applicable Vendor when you are present in the physical location of such Vendor. eWards may provide you with different options for providing such location information to Vendors, and you may change your selection at any time by accessing the Profile tab of the Application. Except as anonymized statistical information or to Vendors (if you consent), eWards will not share your location with any third party.
eWards offers you to register by filling in your details or using a third party service (e.g, facebook).
eWards may provide participating vendors with your email address, or any other means of contacting you directly except through the eWards system. eWards 'business, however, is to provide you with loyalty plans and rewards that enhance your shopping and consumer experience. In order to achieve this goal, eWards provides vendors that you specify with some of your Personal Information, including your past shopping and/or visit history and (if you consent) if you are physically located at such vendor’s store location (see above under the heading “Location-Based Services”).
“Personal Information” does not include statistical information. By analyzing your use of our system we may compile certain statistical information, such as anonymous information about how users use our service. In addition, when you use eWards certain statistical information may be gathered about your usage of the product and used for diagnostic purposes and improving eWards. This may include certain information that eWards automatically receives from your mobile device, such as time patterns and feature usage. Statistical data helps understand trends and customer needs so that new products and services can be considered and in order to tailor existing products and services to customer desires. Aggregate statistical information is anonymous and will not be linked to any Personal Information for provision to third parties. We may share such anonymous statistical information with our partners, without restriction, on commercial terms that we can determine in our sole discretion.
Use of eWards by Children
By signing on to our platform you agree and warrant that your age is not below 18 years. You agree that you would be solely responsible for the consequences in case you misrepresent your age or provide wrong age and eWards shall not be responsible in any case whatsoever.