("Shifted") is committed to protecting the privacy of its users, and seeks to provide a safe and secure user experience. Shifted will use its best efforts to ensure that the information submitted or gathered remains private, and is only used for the purposes set forth herein.
"Shifted Product(s)" mean and refer to any products purchased from Shifted or through the Shifted Websites.
"Shifted Software Application(s)" or "App(s)" mean and refer to the Shifted iPhone software application, available for download from Apple, Inc. and the Shifted Android software application, available for download from Google, Inc.
"You," "Your," and "User" mean and refer to all individuals and/or entities who are accessing or using the Websites, App, or Shifted Products for any reason.
NOTICE OF BETA TESTING PHASE
Please take note that the Website and App are currently in its beta phase and undergoing beta testing. The purpose of this beta phase is to obtain feedback and perform testing on the Website and App's features and performance, and to identify any defects or inconsistencies in its functionality. Shifted will determine the length and scope of its beta phase, and has sole control as to who may access and use the Website and App.
During this beta phase, Shifted may make regular changes to the Website and App, and that at times, stability, functionality, and reliability may not be optimal. As a beta user, You therefore recognize that there may be times where You encounter problems such as loss of data, crashes, or other errors. You acknowledge such risks and will not hold Shifted or any of its agents, employees, or other individuals associated with Shifted liable for any consequences that may arise through the use of the Website and App.
This Policy applies to the Website, App, and Shifted Products. This Policy regulates the processing of information relating to You. The Website and App may contain links to other websites over which we have no control. Shifted is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of such other websites. We also do not control the data use practices of employers and third party advertising networks.
Shifted collects general information about all of our users in aggregate when they use the App or Website. Most of the information collected during the purchase and ordering process will be used to process orders. If You make purchases through the Website for Shifted Products, we do collect personal information provided to us. The personal information includes but is not limited to Your name, address, email, credit card number, and other contact information. We also may acquire personal information from third parties who provide it to us.
Shifted may collect behavioral information regarding how You use the Website or App, the areas of the Websites You visit, what services You use, and information about Your computer hardware, software, or cellular phone. This includes but is not limited to Your Internet Protocol (IP) address, location, browser, access times, operating system, and referring website addresses. This information is used to analyze the use of resources, preventing fraud, troubleshooting, and also for improving our services. Shifted also may acquire behavioral information from third parties who provide it to us. Shifted may also personalize the advertising shown to You on the Websites, based on the information provided and collected.
USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
Use by Shifted
Shifted does not disclose personal information or other information related to Your visit to the Website or use of the App to any third parties except as provided in this Policy. We use the information collected through the Website for responding to any inquiries, operating the Website or App, improving the Website or App, creating a positive user experience, and delivering any products and services offered to brands/businesses and consumers. The information gathered and collected on the Website or App may be shared internally at Shifted to deliver its products and services.
By using the Website and App, You have consented for us to use, without limitation to the following, Your information: (1) to contact You about Shifted Products and other updates, (2) to provide You with additional information and promotions, (3) to enable You to provide feedback and for us to respond to the feedback, (4) to conduct surveys, promotions, and contests, and to provide the results thereof, and (5) to generate internal reports.
Disclosure to Third Parties
We may share Your information with third parties who help us in the delivery of Shifted Products and other services. Shifted may also disclose information to third parties employed by Shifted to perform functions on our behalf. We may also disclose information to third parties if You consent to such disclosure. We may also share aggregate anonymous information about visitors to the Website to various third parties. Shifted discloses information, if legally required to do so, or at our discretion pursuant to a request from a governmental entity. We may also disclose information if we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect Your safety, protect the safety of others, or to investigate fraud.
We may disclose and/or transfer any information to a third party who acquires any or all of Shifted's business and business units, whether such acquisition is by merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a substantial portion of Shifted's assets. In addition, in the event Shifted becomes the subject of an insolvency proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, Shifted or its liquidator, administrator, receiver or administrative receiver may sell, license or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the court.
If Shifted decides to make substantial and material changes or updates to the substance of the Policy, Shifted will post such changes through a prominent notice on the Website so that You will know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it.
Your information, documents, and other data are submitted to Shifted's servers. These servers are situated in the United States and maintained by Shifted, whose principal place of business is 2-61 Young Street, Hamilton, ON L8N 1V1. If You have any questions or concerns regarding this Policy or believe that they have not been adhered to, please contact Shifted at this address. Shifted will use reasonable efforts to answer any questions and resolve any problems.
Page Tags and Web Beacons
The Website may utilize electronic images called page tags (or web beacons, clear gifs, action tags, single-pixel gifs) that allow Shifted to collect website usage information. These page tags are not used to access or collect personal information, but rather to inform us what content is effective. Page tags are techniques to compile aggregate statistics about website usage to improve the effectiveness of our services and advertisements. The information collected by the page tags may be shared with third parties for processing, so that they can understand the kinds of visitors to the websites and how those visitors use the websites. Page tags may be rendered ineffective by changing the cookie setup options in Your Internet Browser.
Headings provided in this Policy are included for reference purposes only and are not to be given any substantive effect.