Buyatab.com
Online Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for the Buyatab Online Inc (“Buyatab”). Please read the following to learn what information Buyatab collects from Users (the "User" or the "Users") and how Buyatab uses that information. If Users have any questions about Buyatab’s privacy policy, please contact Buyatab at info@buyatab.com.

Buyatab is a company that provides software to merchants that is embedded into merchant's websites to enable the sale of gift cards. Gift cards are prepaid obligations for specific Merchants ("Registered Merchants") that are bought by consumers and companies ("Users") for delivery to other consumers or companies ("recipient"). Gift cards may be sold in two forms – electronic gift cards and plastic gift cards. Electronic E-gift cards ("E-gift cards") are emailed to the recipient, mailed to the recipient or self printed. Plastic gift cards, which take the form of a standard gift card, are mailed through the Registered Merchant to the recipient.  

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING OR USING BUYATAB’S SOFTWARE, USERS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT USERS HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND TO ALL THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

Information Collected from User

Buyatab receives and may store any information Users enter on through Buyatab’s software. Buyatab collects information Users provide when Users purchase a gift card or contact Buyatab. This information may include Users name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, demographic information, such as date of birth, gender, geographic area and Users preferences. It may also include information Users provide about other individuals, for example the name and address of a gift card recipient.

Buyatab collects personal information when Users complete an online employment application or submit a resume to Buyatab via e-mail or voluntarily post personal information in connection with the use of Buyatab’s software.

Credit cards accepted are handled through a third party and Buyatab does not keep record of and/or store any vulnerable credit card information.

Buyatab may also receive information about individuals from other parties in order to customize services offered to Users.

When Users access or use Buyatab’s software, information is automatically collected. Information is collected through the use of technological features and devises.

Through cookies, Buyatab obtains information when Users’ web browser accesses Buyatab’s software. Cookies are identifiers that Buyatab transfers to Users computer’s hard drive through Users web browser. There are utilities designed to help Users visit websites anonymously by allowing Users to prevent Users browser from accepting new cookies, to have the browser notify Users when Users receive a new cookie or disable cookies all together.

Use of advertising as a means of visiting Buyatab’s software may result in the transfer of non-personally identifiable information to third parties. This information may include user's IP address, web pages viewed by web surfer, date and time, domain type, responses by website users to an advertisement and are used by the Third Parties for advertising and is subject to each third party companies privacy policy. Buyatab may place pixel tags on the Website in conjunction with or in an e-mail to monitor how users are navigating and/or interacting with the Website and to track purchases processed on the Website.

Updating and Correcting Information


Users may change any of Users Personally Identifiable Information by contacting Buyatab at info@buyatab.com.

Supplementation of Information

Buyatab supplements the information Buyatab receives with information from third party companies. In order to enhance Buyatab’s software to individual's preferences, Buyatab combines information about the purchasing habits of users with similar information from Buyatab's Registered Merchant to create a customized user profile. When a user purchases a gift card for one of Buyatab’s Merchant partners, they may collect and share that purchase information with Buyatab so Buyatab can customize the software to Buyatab's users' preferences. Buyatab will provide the same level of protection to personally identifying information accumulated by Buyatab in this context as personal information Buyatab directly collects from users.

Use of Information

Buyatab uses the information Users provide to enhance Users experience with Buyatab and to provide Users with high quality products and services. For example, Buyatab uses information on how to process and track Users purchases and other transactions via the software, maintain a record of Buyatab’s interactions with Users, respond to Users inquiries, update Users on Buyatab’s new and existing products and services, remind Users of important occasions and to customize Buyatab’s software for Users.

Sharing

Buyatab partners with other parties to provide services. When a user signs up for these services, Buyatab will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. The other parties are not allowed to use personally identifying information except for the purpose of providing their contracted services. In the registration form, a user provides his or her consent to the above sharing of information. Buyatab will not provide personally identifying information to any third party without Users express consent except as otherwise stated in this Agreement or to comply with applicable laws.

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

Buyatab contracts with third-party companies to allow Buyatab to provide services and process purchases with Users. Buyatab is not responsible for any additional information Users provide to these parties, and Buyatab recommends Users to become aware with their privacy practices before disclosing information directly to them.

Buyatab provides additional information regarding the use of Buyatab's software to Registered Merchant whose E-gift cards we sell, but these statistics do not include personally identifying information.

Buyatab discloses personal information when Buyatab believes it is appropriate to comply with the law (e.g., a lawful subpoena, warrant or court order); to enforce or apply this Privacy Policy or Buyatab's other policies or agreements; to initiate, render, bill, and collect for amounts owed to Buyatab; to protect Buyatab's or Buyatab's customers' rights, property or safety; to protect Buyatab's customers from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful use of Buyatab's software; or if Buyatab reasonably believe that an emergency involving immediate danger of death or serious physical injury to any person requires disclosure of communications or justifies disclosure of records without delay or as otherwise permitted by law.

Information about Buyatab's visitors may be disclosed as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing or sale of all or part of company assets, as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership in which personally identifiable information could be transferred to third parties as one of Buyatab's business assets.

Order


Buyatab requires information from the user on Buyatab's purchase engine. On the purchase form a user must provide contact information and other information. This information is used for billing purposes, to fill members' orders, among other uses. If Buyatab is have issues processing a purchase, this contact information may be used to get in touch with users.

Changes to Privacy Policy

Buyatab may change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the revised Privacy Policy in the "Privacy Policy" section of Buyatab. It is the responsibility of each User to review the Privacy Policy regularly to understand any revisions to this Privacy Policy. Users continued use of the software after the effectiveness of such revisions will constitute Users acknowledgment and acceptance of the terms of the current Privacy Policy.

User’s consent to privacy policy

Any person accessing, or otherwise using Buyatab"s software, either manually or via an automated device or program, shall be considered a User. All Users are bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy. Users consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of personally identifiable User information pursuant to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Security Information


Buyatab takes preventative measures to protect the security of Personally Identifiable Information. No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network is guaranteed to be secure. As a result, while Buyatab employ"s commercially reasonable security measures to protect data and Buyatab seeks to associate with companies which do the same; Buyatab does not guarantee the security of any information transmitted to or from Buyatab.


Software and Service Updates

Buyatab may send Users software and service announcements.

Cookies

Buyatab uses cookies to create efficiency while using the software. Cookies also allow Buyatab to collect Non-Personally Identifiable Information from the user. Use of this information helps Buyatab to create a more efficient and friendly experience for all users. As part of their service, they may place separate cookies on Users computer. Buyatab has no access to or control over these cookies. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Buyatab only and does not cover the use of cookies by any Third Parties or Advertiser. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but Users may be able to modify Users browser settings to decline cookies. Note that if Users decline or delete these cookies, various aspects of the Website may not function properly.

Log Files

Buyatab uses IP addresses to evaluate trends, administer the software, track user's movement, and gather demographic information for additional use.

Tracking Devices

Buyatab may use several industry standard technologies or Buyatab may allow a third party service providers to use these devices on Buyatab’s behalf. Technologies and devices used by Buyatab and or a third party service provider allow Buyatab to determine whether Users have performed a specific action. When Users access web pages or open or click an email, such devices generate a non-personally identifiable notice of that action. Tracking devices allow Buyatab to measure and improve Buyatab’s understanding of visitor traffic and behaviours on Buyatab’s software, as well as give Buyatab a way to measure Buyatab’s promotions and performance. We may also utilize tracking devices provided by Buyatab’s Affiliates and/or Marketing Partners for similar purposes.

Children


If Users are under 13, Users should not provide information on Buyatab's software and should consult Users parent to do so for Users. If a child has provided Buyatab with personally identifiable information, Buyatab strongly recommends that a parent or guardian contact Buyatab and Buyatab will make all efforts to delete the information about the child from Buyatab's files in accordance to this privacy policy.

Acquisition or Sale


Buyatab could merge with, or be acquired by another company. If this occurs, the successor company would acquire the information Buyatab maintains, including Personally Identifiable Information. However, Personally Identifiable Information would remain subject to the current Privacy Policy.

Applicable Law and International Issues

Information that is submitted to Buyatab will be collected, processed, stored, disclosed and disposed of in accordance with applicable laws of The Province of British Columbia. If Users are a non-British Columbia User, Users acknowledge and agree that Buyatab may collect and use Users Information, as discussed above, outside Users resident jurisdiction. In addition, such Information may be stored on servers located outside Users resident jurisdiction. British Columbia Law may not provide the degree of protection for Information that is available in other countries. By providing Buyatab with Users Information, Users acknowledge that Users have read the current Privacy Policy, understand it, agree to its terms and consent to the transfer of such Information outside Users resident jurisdiction. If Users do not consent to the terms of the current Policy, please do not use Buyatab, but if Users have already provided Buyatab with Information, please Contact Buyatab at info@buyatab.com.

Concerns and Comments

Users may e-mail Buyatab with any further questions or concerns regarding the current Privacy Policy at info@buyatab.com or call Buyatab toll-free at 1-888-267-0447 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting.