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SneakySanta.Com Privacy Policy

Effective 11/4/2019

Our privacy policy gives you an explanation of any information we collect, what we do with it, and how we keep it safe. First and foremost, we want to make it clear that we are not in the business of selling your personal information to anyone. We do not send you spam/junk mail, and your email address is only used to provide a way for you to securely log in to the website, to send you system notifications of activity in your group (someone sent you a message, name drawing completed, etc.), or in the process of providing technical support initiated by you via email or through our contact form. If any of the items in our Privacy Policy are unclear or you have any questions at all, please reach out via our contact form and we will be happy to help.

Registered Agent
1964B Ashley River Road #80363
Charleston, SC 29416

Information Collected

Here is the data we collect from you and store in our system:

  • Information you submit during registration, such as your email address, password, and group nickname in order to register as a user of SneakySanta.com.
  • Information you and your group members share with one another as you use the site, like your group name, nicknames, information you add on your wishlist, messages, photos, etc.
  • Standard website log files and website analytics data which includes IP addresses, general geographic location, browser types, date/time stamps, and pages requested

What We Do With It

We do not sell your personal information to third parties. Your information will only be disclosed to third parties under these circumstances:

  • when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation
  • to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our website and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our website
  • when a third party provides services we use to operate the website (storing data on our servers at our web hosting company and email service provider, for example)
  • to a successor entity in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, sale of assets or other corporate change respecting this website
  • you have given us permission to make the disclosure

We use your contact information (email address) within the site to send notifications of items such as name drawing, notification of messages from your fellow group members, or to reply to support requests initiated by you or your group leader.

We use our log files and web analytics data captured by Google Analytics so that we can administer the site, identify issues or trends in usage such as how users flow as they move through the site, browser types and devices used by our users, or how much traffic we get from certain geographic locations. Google Analytics may also use the data collected to personalize ads for you which are delivered from its advertising network. You can read more about Google's privacy policies on its Privacy Policy page

Cookies and/or Web Beacons

As is common with websites, we use cookies which are small text files stored on your device to maintain your session with the website, provide you with the standard services available through the website, and to store your user information or preferences if you choose the "Stay Signed In" option on the Sign In screen. In addition, to try and bring you offers that are of interest to you, we have relationships with other companies that we allow to place ads on our web pages. As a result of your visit to our site, ad server companies may collect information such as your domain type, your IP address and clickstream information. All cookies can be blocked or deleted by changing your browser settings, although some site functionality may not work as expected if all cookies are blocked.

We use Google's AdSense service to serve advertisements when you visit our website. This service may use cookies to collect data for the purpose of serving advertisements, but we do not have access to that data or control over what is collected. Ad serving companies may use information (not including your email address) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that would be of interest to you. For those ads that are served via Google, you can opt out or customize how Google serves you ads by visiting the Google Ad Settings page.

If you would like more information about digital advertising and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, visit the Network Advertising Initiative site here.

As an Amazon Associate, SneakySanta.Com earns from qualifying purchases and for information on Amazon's privacy policies, please visit https://www.amazon.com. SneakySanta.Com may also earn referral fees for purchases made through links from our site to goods or services offered by other merchant partners. This service is provided via a third-party company, Skimlinks, and they may place a cookie on your device in order to provide this service to us. You can read more about how Skimlinks uses cookies on the Skimlinks User Cookies page. These referral fees come at no cost to our users, do not affect the prices of products purchased from links on the site, and help to keep SneakySanta.Com free. We thank you for your support!

The email notifications sent from our system include a common feature known as a web beacon, which allows us to see if email notifications are delivered successfully, opened by the recipient, and/or if a link inside the email was visited. We use this information for troubleshooting purposes when users report issues receiving notifications.

Children Under 18

Some families may choose to include their children in a SneakySanta group. All children who use this site should only be registered after obtaining a parent or guardian's approval.

Security

We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to help protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site. Any information you have submitted to SneakySanta.Com (wishlists, messages, groups, etc.) is maintained on our servers located in the United States of America, and we store that data for as long as you are using the site. You can delete your account, associated data you have entered, and images you have uploaded at any time by selecting the "My Account" menu, "Account Settings", and then "Delete My Account". You may also use our contact form to contact us to remove your account or if you have any questions about your data.

Future Changes To This Policy

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically. Customers may prevent their information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by using our contact form.