Last Updated: 01/01/2019
LinkVance Products may collect user registration information, survey input, opinion and related information for the following purposes:
• Understand the habits of our users in order to provide them with appropriate information and offers
• Assist affiliate companies in marketing products and presenting new ones
• Send users information about LinkVance Products
• Provide you with information about the products and services LinkVance Offers
• Provide you with a more personalized service Conduct market research
• Pass on to selected 3rd party companies to provide you with offers and promotions
• Help other companies profile and extend their databases
• Facilitate communication between yourself and others
The following provides details on the type of information LinkVance collects, how it is used and shared, as well as how to make changes to your membership.
Type Of Information Collected
Contact Information: Basic contact information such as name, postal and email address is collected so that you may participate in LinkVance Products. Postal address is required to send you samples, coupons and other offers via mail. Offers are also sent via email.
Survey Information: Information you share with LinkVance through LinkVance Products by answering survey questions include hobbies & interests, health and wellness, demographic, preferences and priories etc. The information you provide is utilized by LinkVance, it's products and its partners to provide you with the appropriate offers based on your preferences.
Email Information: Upon sending emails, LinkVance may collect data about whether the email was opened and the contents in the email that were clicked on. Web beacons or pixel tags may be placed within the email messages which enable us to collect this data and determine appropriate offers to resend or send similar emails via email. Information collected from yourself and other members may be aggregated anonymously to develop a summary report for LinkVance, its properties and our partners to enhance and improve our product as needed.
Third Party Information: In order to provide you with more relevant information and offers, LinkVance, its products and its partner companies may utilize additional information provided by other companies.
Online Activity: Certain information about your online activity may also be collected by LinkVance. Further information regarding this can be found under Cookies and Online Activities.
Other information may be collected by LinkVance with your consent, or as permitted or required by law.
How Info is Used & Shared
Product offers: Contact information and survey responses may be used by our partner companies to provide users with free product samples, coupons, product information, emails and other offers. This may be presented via email, postal mail, online advertising and infrequently by telephone. If you wish to stop receiving these offers you can cancel your membership as stated below under Choices and Managing Your Membership.
Email Offers: LinkVance may send you product offers via email based on your responses provided in our survey. These emails are sent by LinkVance and not our partner companies. You may unsubscribe at any point by clicking the Unsubscribe link in the email received or by following the instructions stated below under Choices and Managing Your Membership.
Partner companies: When supplying your contact information and survey responses, you consent to LinkVance sharing your information with our partner companies and 3rd party companies in order for them to send you samples, information and offers most appropriate for you. All of our partnerships have contractual agreements to ensure that the information they receive is handled securely. Email messages may include links to sites not affiliated with LinkVance and have privacy practices separate from those of LinkVance. It is recommended you review the privacy policies of any third party site you may be directed to from our email messages.
3rd Party Service Providers: There are several reasons your personal information may be provided to our third party service providers and they are as follows: provide you with our or partner companies product offers, deploying email, postal, and online campaigns; data processing, data warehousing, data verification and supplementation; market research, fulfillment, and technical support. You consent to this transfer, storing and processing of data, when providing your information. Personal information held by LinkVance, its affiliates, agents and/or service providers may be located in and transferred to the United States, Canada, Ireland, and India.
Legal Requests: We may also disclose your personal information, as required by law, such as in response to a subpoena, a lawful request by public authority, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements, or similar legal process, and when we believe necessary in connection with an investigation of fraud, property infringement, or other activity that is illegal or may expose us to legal liability.
Summary Reports & Analysis: Anonymous research reports are compiled with your survey responses, email activity, or online activity combined with information from other users. These reports will not personally identify you. The reports are used to help improve our and our partners offers, products and services to better serve you. These reports may be provided to third parties for analysis or other purposes.
Cookies And Online Activity
LinkVance, its properties and its partners or third party providers use the standard cookie feature of major browser applications, web beacons and similar items on our website for multiple reasons. Information is collected when you visit our site, including how you use our website, device information, browser and operating system and other information to help us determine products and services appropriate for our users.
Performance cookies - We use a number of tools that monitor visitor behavior on our website to help us improve our information and services. They are as follows:
Functionality cookies - Some cookies enable websites to remember choices their users make, for example, user name, language or text size. These cookies are known as “functionality cookies” and help to improve a user’s experience of a website by providing a more personalized service.
Other Cookies - Cookies may also be used to understand activity on our or other websites you are directed to through our email. These are used to help deliver appropriate ads to you while visiting other websites.
Modifying Your browser settings: At any point you can modify your browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie. You will have the choice of whether or not to accept it. In the event you reject cookies, you may still use LinkVance but some areas may be limited. Below are resources to information on managing your cookie settings within common browsers.
Online Targeted advertising: LinkVance Products, and its partners provide relevant and appropriate ads to users while protecting user privacy and providing choices about participation. Online Targeted Advertising utilizes the information obtained such as survey responses, interests, preferences and demographic information to provide users with relevant ads.
Personally identifiable information is not stored by cookies used by LinkVance Products. Only anonymous data such as your site behavior, browser information and your perceived interests are collected to help deliver relevant ads. Some of this information may be collected and shared with these partners such as if an ad was viewed and selected by a user.
Actions such as clearing your cookies, switching browsers or devices, purchasing a new device etc., will result in your opt-out preference reverting back on. You will need to opt-out again through the icon in then ad. The opt-out cookie can only be detected and read on your browser when present, thus alerting LinkVance you do not want to participate in targeted advertising.
Choices And Managing Your Membership
As a member of LinkVance you have the choice to decide which programs you wish to participate in and offers you receive.
Email offers: To discontinue receiving email offers at any time, follow the “Unsubscribe” instructions on any email sent to you by LinkVance or by writing to us via email at unsubscribe@LinkVance.com or by visiting http://unsubscribe.LinkVance.com/router/unsubscribe or via post mail address as indicated in “Contact Us” below.
Product offers: To discontinue receiving product offers from any of our properties you are a member of, please contact us directly via email at unsubscribe@LinkVance.com, via post mail at the address as indicated in “Contact Us” below or by visiting http://unsubscribe.LinkVance.com/router/unsubscribe online. You must include your full name and address so that we may verify your membership and advice our partner companies.
Correcting/updating your information: In order to correct your contact information you may do so by logging in and updating your profile. For all other corrections that cannot be made in this location, please contact our support team at support@LinkVance.com or in writing, via the post mail address as indicated in “Contact Us” below. To ensure accuracy with address corrections, please include name, old address and new address including city, state/province and postal code.
Your right to access and correct your information is subject to legal restrictions. Steps are taken to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
At any time you may withdraw your consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your contact information or survey responses, subject to contractual and legal restrictions and reasonable notice.
LinkVance is committed to providing data security and strives to make certain that our partners incorporate the latest encryption and security devices to prevent loss, misuse or alteration.
Terms & Conditions
LinkVance products and services are intended for residents of the United States that are over 18 years of age. To participate in the Tobacco Products category, a birth date is required to certify the respondent is at least 19 in Canada and 21 in the United States.
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