Updated: 03 July 2018
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, and mailing address. Credit card information, banking information or other details may be requested as part of making a purchase or withdrawing funds from the system.
We may use the information we collect from you in the following ways:
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/payment information you supply is encrypted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All credit card transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Your password is processed with a cryptographically strong hash function before being stored on our servers. We never store clear-text passwords.
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
identify individual users interacting with our site (user sessions).
You will not be able to access the portion of the site that requires user authentication. You will only be able to access the publicly available portion of our site.
Cardsphere provides a messaging system so trade partners can communicate details about trades to one another, and negotiate dispute resolution without requiring administrator or community intervention. In such cases where a trade is disputed, recent messages between the users engaged in arbitration will be accessible to Cardsphere admins or community dispute resolution panels, including text and uploaded images.
Images uploaded using the messaging system will be retained by Cardsphere for 180 days.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website. However, content created by other users on our web site may include links to other sites, products, services.
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
Can change your personal information:
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
It's also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify you via email
Within 7 business days
We will notify the users via in-site notification
Within 7 business days
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders.
To be in accordance with CAN-SPAM, we agree to the following:
Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can:
Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email.
and we will promptly discontinue ALL correspondence.
Cardsphere aims to be compliant with the EU general data protection regulation. As per the requirement of the act we offer our users the option to request their personal information removed from Cardsphere. In order to start the process a user must notify Cardsphere via email. It may take up to 30 days to process such requests. After the process is complete the user will no longer be able to use Cardsphere and will not be considered a Cardsphere user in good standing.
Cardsphere will permanently remove the following personal information of the user:
Under the exceptions listed in Recital 65 of GDPR Cardsphere will retain the following information indefinitely: