Dirty Secrets Boutique has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. This document discloses our information gathering and usage practices. For additional information about Dirty Secrets Boutique, please review our Terms and Conditions.
Use of your information Dirty Secrets Boutique does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.
Dirty Secrets Boutique collects personal information about you through your use of the Services and the Website, including your registration details and information relating to your use of the Website and the content you access.
Dirty Secrets Boutique may use this personal information to help us provide the Services to you, to verify your identity, to enforce or apply our terms and conditions, to protect the rights, property, or safety of Dirty Secrets Boutique Limited, our users, or others, for internal research purposes, for promoting and marketing other Dirty Secrets Boutique products and Services to you, and for any other use that you authorise. Your membership's trading history may be published in your feedback.
We release account and other personal information only when we believe release is appropriate for legal compliance and law enforcement (including to government agencies with statutory law enforcement responsibilities); to facilitate court proceedings; enforce or apply our terms and conditions; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Dirty Secrets Boutique Limited, our users, or others. Government agencies with statutory roles enabling them to request data from us includes but is not restricted to Police, IRD and the Ministry Of Economic Development. Members can contact Dirty Secrets Boutique to ask whether such information has been provided. Where Dirty Secrets Boutique contracts third parties to undertake various services, we may provide those third parties with personal information required to fulfil those services. These contracted services may include sending you letters for address verification, or conducting research for Dirty Secrets Boutique to ensure the Services we provide you are relevant and personalised to your interests. Dirty Secrets Boutique may also use third party customer relationship management services to manage customer agreements, enquiries, and generate reports for internal use. We will require any third party to undertake strict precautions to protect any personal information against unauthorised use or disclosure.
If you wish to take Dispute Tribunal proceedings against another member, you can contact Dirty Secrets Boutique or the Disputes Tribunal for a statutory declaration, requesting contact details for the sole purpose of making a claim.
Email It is the policy of Dirty Secrets Boutique to send our members email throughout the auction process and other email they elect to receive, in addition to customary business communications (payment confirmations, etc.). Further, it is our policy to immediately remove any member from any mailing list upon the member's request. In addition, Dirty Secrets Boutique will send newsletters and other communications to members. Newsletters will contain clear and obvious instructions for how the member can remove himself or herself from that mailing list.
We do use email as a means of receiving feedback from our members, and we encourage you to email us with your questions or comments.
Photos Photos often contain EXIF data. EXIF data may include location information, such as when and where each photo was taken, and details of the device used to take it. If you upload photos that include EXIF data to Dirty Secrets Boutique, we will store this information and use it to better understand the use of photos on our site and to help us provide a safe marketplace. Your device may allow you to opt out of providing location information.
Other information we collect We use additional information to do internal research on our users' demographics, interests, and behaviour to better understand and serve you and our community. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on our site or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on our site or not), what browser you are using, and your IP address. Users who login have their IP addresses recorded. This information will only be provided to legal authorities in cases of suspected fraud or for law enforcement purposes. This information is stored securely and will not be provided to other members or non-authorised parties.
If you choose to post messages in our message areas or leave feedback for other users, we will collect that information you provide to us.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Site, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.
Customer service phone conversations may be recorded for internal training and quality assurance purposes. This helps us ensure the information we provide members is consistent and accurate. Phone records will be stored securely and will generally be retained for up to six months.
Membership removal If you wish to have your registration removed from our directory for any reason, you may send us an email requesting this.
Updates to our information practices From time to time, we make changes to our information practices or alter the functionality of our website. We always update this statement accordingly, so we encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on privacy practices at Dirty Secrets Boutique. If you have any questions about our privacy policies or any other matter, please contact us.