Effective date: October 01, 2020
Information We Collect and How We Use It
In general, you can visit the Fivestars Online without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information. You can, however, also register at our website which enables us to contact you by email or text messages on your mobile phone to inform you about our products or respond to your comments or queries. As part of the registration process, we collect and store your personal information that you may choose to provide us with, such as your name, email address, mobile phone number and date of birth.
The website is hosted with third party data hosting specialists. Information collected is kept on servers owned and managed by data hosting companies, which may be in India or overseas. The companies being used by Fivestars have data security processes in place. However, Fivestars is not liable for any data theft or breach of security at the data centers hosting the website and holding consumer data.
Use of Personal Information by Extrawish
If you so elect, the information you provide may be used by Fivestars to create and deliver to you emails such as our newsletters, other email messages containing product and event information or promotions. If you do elect to receive them and later decide that you would no longer like to receive these Emails, see the “Your Choices” Section below. You may receive the benefit of hearing Fivestars via mail even if you have not elected to receive Emails. If you do not wish to receive direct mail, see "Your Choices" Section below.
If you so elect, you may provide your mobile phone number in order to receive text message alerts containing product and event information or promotions (“Text Messages”). There is no fee from Fivestars to receive Text Messages, however, your mobile service provider may charge you for sending and/or receiving text messages and air-time, as well as any other standard applicable rates charged by your mobile service provider. If you do elect to receive them and later decide that you would no longer like to receive these Text Messages, see the “Your Choices” Section below.
Communications to Serve You
If you have elected to provide us with your contact information, we may provide you with service related announcements by any means, including email, concerning the Site or contact you regarding your customer service requests or questions. For example, all registered users will receive a welcoming email to confirm their registration. These types of communications are necessary to serve you, respond to your concerns and to provide the high level of customer service that Fivestars offers its customers.
We may use your personal information to provide you with customized service and use of our Site. For example, we may suggest products that would be of particular interest to you.
Technologies That Allow Us to Customize Your Experience on Our Site
We use various technologies to collect information (such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request) about your visit to our Site and to enhance and customize your experience on our Site. For example, we may collect the Internet Protocol (IP) address identifying your computer or device and indicating your geographic region for statistical purposes. In some instances, we may use these technologies in combination with the personal information you provide on the Site. These technologies may provide a variety of information such as whether you have visited our Site before. They also may enable you to save your preferences. Each technology is explained below.
Web Beacons and Tracking Links
Web beacons (also called clear gifs and pixel tags); tracking links and/or similar technology consist of a few lines of code and are embedded on the pages of our Site. They are often used in combination with cookies and are often not visible to the user of the Site. Web beacons may relay information to third parties such as our service providers and may be used in order to track customer response to certain advertising, to better target interactive advertising and to enhance customer support and usability. If you reject our cookies (see “Cookies” section below), you will prevent Web beacons from relaying this information about you and may limit your use of some of our Site features.
Browser cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive when you visit our Site. Flash cookies are similar to browser cookies except that they can store data more complex than simple text and are stored in your browser rather than on your hard drive.
Information We Share and With Whom We Share It
We will not provide your personal information to third parties for their use in marketing their products or services to you without your consent, except as provided in the “Business Transfers” Section below. In addition, we do not sell or otherwise disclose personal information about our Site visitors except as described here.
In addition, in some instances, you may be offered the opportunity to consent to the sharing of your information with a third party such as an event or promotion co-sponsor. If you consent, we will share your information with such third party and the information you provide may be used by such third party for their own purposes and in accordance with their own policies.
As we continue to develop our business, we might sell certain of our assets. In such transactions, user information, including personal information, generally is one of the transferred business assets, and by submitting your personal information on the Site you agree that your data may be transferred to such parties in these circumstances. You may choose not to have your information transferred as a business asset by contacting us as described in "Your Choices".
Compliance with Law
We may disclose information that is necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. In addition, we may disclose any information when it is necessary to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with suspected or actual illegal activity.
Transfer of Data to Other Countries
If you are under 13 years of age, you may browse our Site. However, you may not provide personal information to us. For example, you cannot register. This Site is not designed for persons under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of 13 on the Site, we will delete the information from our records.