Our community is our asset at SitatByoot. You trust us with your information, and we’re serious about that responsibility. We believe in transparency, and we’re committed to being upfront about our privacy practices, including how we treat personal information we collect or receive. We know you care about your privacy, too, so we provide settings that allow you to control how certain information is used on SitatByoot. This policy explains our privacy practices for SitatByoot.com and services provided by SitatByoot LLC. (“SitatByoot”).
Current version published: May 6, 2015
Information Collected or Received
SitatByoot will not sell or disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this policy.
As a SitatByoot member you are required to provide a valid email address at registration and choose a username or alias that may represent your identity on SitatByoot.com.
Depending on which services you choose to use, SitatByoot may require additional information, such as a shop name, billing information (including billing address, phone number, credit card information), a mobile telephone number, a physical mailing address, and/or payment information. As a shop owner and once you enable your Shop, SitatByoot may require information such as your social security number or tax ID, date of birth, bank account information and/or credit card information in order to verify your identity and provide this service to you.
You may optionally choose to provide your full name and other personal information (such as birthday, gender, location) to be publicly displayed in connection to your account and activity.
Your username, SitatByoot ID or alias is publicly displayed and connected to your SitatByoot activity. Other people may see your joining date, feedback, ratings, profile information, items listed for sale, shop pages, sold item listings, and comments in community spaces.
SitatByoot automatically receives and records some information from your browser when you visit the site, such as your IP address, cookies and data about which pages you visit on the site through the use of log files provided by our third-party tracking-utility partners. This information helps us analyze and understand how the site works for members and visitors.
Some members or visitors may connect to or register a SitatByoot account using an external third-party application, such as Facebook, or another App. SitatByoot may receive some data from those connected third-party applications. Connecting your SitatByoot account to third-party applications or services is optional, and when you connect your account to an external app, you will be given the opportunity to grant permission. You can revoke your permission in your profile space.
SitatByoot uses the information described in this policy to provide and improve our services and products, for billing, for identification and authentication purposes, to contact members or interested parties, and for general research and aggregate reporting.
SitatByoot Terms & Conditions require all account owners to be at least 18 years of age (or have the permission and supervision of a responsible parent or legal guardian), therefore, this policy does not discuss use of our site or services by minors.
Choice & Control
We know members of our community value having control over their own information, and therefore SitatByoot gives you the choice of providing, editing or removing certain information, as well as choice over how we contact you.
You may change or correct your SitatByoot account information (except your username) at any time. You may remove certain optional information you no longer wish to be publicly visible, such as your full name.
For various reasons, SitatByoot may contact you about our services or your activity. Some of these messages are required, service-related messages for members. Other messages are not required, and you can control which optional messages you choose to receive by changing your settings in your account. Learn more in the Newsletters segment of SitatByoot.com.
If you no longer wish to use SitatByoot services or receive service-related messages, then you may close your account from your profile page.
Messages from SitatByoot
On occasion, SitatByoot will send you messages. The default, required form of communication is email. If you sign up for SMS notifications, SitatByoot may also contact you by text message when applicable. In some situations, SitatByoot may send you physical mail.
Some messages from SitatByoot are service-related and required for members. Examples of service-related messages include, but are not limited to: a welcome/confirmation email when you register your account, notification of an order, or correspondence with SitatByoot’s support team. These messages are not promotional in nature. You may not opt-out of receiving service-related messages from SitatByoot, unless you close your account.
As a member, SitatByoot may also send you messages related to certain features on the site or your activity. SitatByoot may also send you news or updates about changes to our site or services. By default, members will receive these messages via email, but you may choose to opt-out of getting certain emails under your account settings.
SitatByoot offers optional email newsletters. You must opt-in or subscribe to begin receiving newsletters, and subscription is available to both members and non-members. Members may subscribe or unsubscribe from optional newsletters under your account settings or by following the instructions contained in the newsletter emails. Non-members may subscribe by providing an email address, which will only be used by SitatByoot for these newsletters. Non-members may unsubscribe from newsletters by following the instructions contained in the newsletter emails.
Members may share with their friends links to SitatByoot.com using a convenient “Email” feature on certain pages. If you choose to use this share by email feature, SitatByoot will ask for the information needed to send the message, such as your friend’s email address. SitatByoot will then automatically send your friend an email, inviting your friend to visit the site. We won’t use your friend’s email address for any other purpose. Your friend may opt-out of receiving future similar sharing emails from SitatByoot by following the instructions in the email.
A contact-importer feature is available to help you locate and connect with your friends and contacts who may be members of SitatByoot. If someone in your contact list is not already a member, you may invite them to join SitatByoot. You may preview the invitation before SitatByoot generates and sends it. Recipients of invitations may opt out of receiving future invitations by following instructions in the invitation message.
SitatByoot is both a marketplace and a community. We offer several features that allow members to connect and communicate in public or semi-public spaces, such as Forums, Teams, Circles and multimedia chat events. Please use common sense and good judgement when posting in these community spaces or sharing your personal information with others on SitatByoot. Be aware that any personal information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by others, or could be used to send you unsolicited messages. SitatByoot generally does not remove content from community spaces, and your posts may remain public after your account is closed. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to post in community spaces on SitatByoot.
Another SitatByoot member may add you to their SitatByoot Circle to receive updates about your public site activity (like public Treasury lists and public Favorites). You may choose to make certain activities private in your account settings. After a member has added you to their Circle, you have the option to block that member if you do not wish to share your updates with that specific person.
Information Sharing & Disclosure
We want to respect your privacy. SitatByoot will not sell or disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this policy.
SitatByoot limits access to your personal information to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
As part of the buying and selling process, SitatByoot will share information between the two members involved in the transaction. You may obtain another SitatByoot member’s email address, shipping address, payment information, and/or other information. As described in SitatByoot’s Terms & Conditions, you have a limited license to use this information only for SitatByoot-related communications or for SitatByoot-facilitated transactions. SitatByoot has not granted you a license to use the information for unsolicited commercial messages. Without express consent from that person, you must not add any SitatByoot member to your email or physical mailing list.
SitatByoot may release your personal information to a third-party in order comply with a subpoena or other similar legal procedure, or when we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to comply with the law; prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss; or investigate or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, or violations of SitatByoot’s Terms & Conditions. We may disclose personally identifiable information to parties in compliance with our Copyright Policy, as we in our sole discretion believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity. In such events, SitatByoot may disclose name, address, country, phone number, email address and company name.
SitatByoot is affiliated with a variety of businesses and works closely with them. These businesses may offer promotions or sell items or services to you through SitatByoot’s services. SitatByoot may also provide services or sell products jointly with affiliated businesses. Due to the nature of our business model, when an affiliated business is associated with your transaction, we may share information that is related to such transaction with that affiliated business. SitatByoot may share aggregated demographic information with business partners.
SitatByoot employs other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf, and we need to share your information with them to provide products and services to you. Examples include but are not limited to fulfilling orders, processing payments, handling billing disputes and collections, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance and providing customer service. SitatByoot may partner with third-party services for fraud prevention and/or identity verification.
We can only speak for ourselves; this policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that SitatByoot does not own or control, or individuals that SitatByoot does not employ or manage. If you provide your information to others on SitatByoot or throughout the Internet, different rules may apply to the use or disclosure of the information you provide to them. SitatByoot does not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable. SitatByoot is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of other websites on the Internet, even those linked to or from the SitatByoot site. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.
Cookies & Tracking Technologies
SitatByoot uses a variety of technologies to help us better understand how people use our site and services.
A cookie is a small data file sent from a web site to your browser that is stored on your computer’s hard drive. SitatByoot uses our own cookies for a number of purposes, including to access your information when you sign in; keep track of preferences you specify; display the most appropriate content based on your interests and activity on SitatByoot; estimate and report SitatByoot’s total audience size and traffic; conduct research to improve our content and services. You can configure your browser’s settings to reflect your preference to accept or reject cookies. If you reject all cookies, you will not be able to take full advantage of SitatByoot’s services.
We employ a software technology called clear gifs (a.k.a. web beacons or web bugs) to help us better manage content on our site by informing us what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We do not tie the information gathered by clear gifs to your personally identifiable information.
We use Flash cookies (a.k.a local shared objects or LSOs) to store some of your viewing preferences on our site. Flash cookies are used to collect and store information, but differ from browser cookies in the amount, type and manner in which data is stored. SitatByoot does not tie the information gathered by Flash cookies to your personally identifiable information.
SitatByoot may partner with third-party services who may use various tracking technologies, such as browser cookies or Flash cookies, to provide certain services or features. These technologies allow a partner to recognize your computer each time you visit SitatByoot, but do not allow access to personally identifiable information from SitatByoot. SitatByoot does not have access or control over these third-party technologies, and they are not covered by our privacy statement.
The security of your personal information is important to us. Your SitatByoot account information is protected by a password. It is important that you protect against unauthorized access of your account and information by choosing your password carefully, and keeping your password and computer secure by signing out after using our services. SitatByoot encrypts sensitive information (such as credit card number) using secure socket layer technology (SSL). SitatByoot follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once SitatByoot receives it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
SitatByoot will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you no longer want SitatByoot to use your information to provide you services, you may close your account. SitatByoot will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
SitatByoot reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it periodically. We’ll communicate changes by posting a notice on the site. If we make material changes to this policy you will be notified here, by email, or other places SitatByoot deems appropriate.
If you have questions or suggestions you can contact SitatByoot’s support team via our Help site, by sending an email to legal@SitatByoot.com, or writing to: SitatByoot Management Team – P.O. Box 850358, Zip Code 11185, Amman, Jordan. Telephone: (+962) 6-580-5370.