2) Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to use PakReviews.com and we do not intentionally collect or maintain Personal Information from those who are under 13 years old. Protecting the privacy of children is very important to us. Thus, if we obtain actual knowledge that a user is under 13, we will take steps to remove that user's Personal Information permanently from our databases. We recommend that children between the ages of 13 and 18 obtain their parent's permission before submitting information over the internet. By using PakReviews.com, you are representing that you are at least 18 years old, or that you are at least 13 years old and have a parent's or guardian's permission to use PakReviews.com.
3) In general, we collect Personal Information that you submit to us voluntarily through PakReviews.com. We also collect information that you submit in the process of creating or editing your account and user profile on PakReviews.com. When you personalize your profile and use the features of PakReviews.com, we will collect any information you provide, and we may also request optional information to support your use of PakReviews.com, such as your year of birth, and other information. We collect information in the form of the content that you submit during your use of PakReviews.com, such as photos, reviews, ratings and other information you choose to submit. Moreover, we may collect information about you and your friends who are members of PakReviews.com, from any social network you may have connected from, in order to provide you with a more personalized experience. For instance, we may collect your user ID or profile information that you have permitted to be displayed through PakReviews.com in order to display you as a friend or in association with your profile and collections. When you sign up for, or win, or indulge in other activities that we make available on PakReviews.com, we will collect the information designated along with such activity, which may include your contact information such as your address and phone number. If you choose to sign up to receive information about products or services that may be of interest to you, we will collect your email address and other related information. Additionally, we collect any information that you voluntarily enter, including Personal Information, into any postings, comments, or forums within the PakReviews.com community.
4) We may receive Personal Information about you from other sources with which you have registered or through Companies who we have partnered with (collectively, "Partners"). We may associate this information with the other Personal Information we have collected about you.
5) If you send an email to us, we will collect your email address and the full content of your email, including attached files and other information you provide. We may use and display your full name and email address when you send an email notification to a friend through PakReviews.com or the social network from which you have connected to PakReviews.com. Additionally, we use your email address to contact you on behalf of your friends or notifications from a social network or other website with whom you have registered to receive such notifications. We may use this email address to contact you, for things such as notifications of limited edition shop sales and other related information. You may indicate your preference to stop receiving further promotional communication as further detailed below.
12) Helping you to protect your information is a vital part of our mission. It is up to you to make sure you are comfortable with the information you choose to provide us and the information you choose to publish. You understand that when you use PakReviews.com, certain information you post or provide through PakReviews.com, such as your name, profile, comments, collections and reviews, may be shared with other users and posted on publicly available portions of PakReviews.com, including without limitation, social media applications and other public forum in which you choose to participate. Please keep in mind that if you choose to disclose Personal Information when posting comments or other information or content through PakReviews.com, this information may become publicly available and may be collected and used by others, including people outside the PakReviews.com community. We will not have any obligations with respect to any information that you post to parts of PakReviews.com available to others, and recommend that you use caution when giving out personal information to others through social media networks or otherwise.
14) We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Even though we have taken significant steps to protect your Personal Information, no company, including us, can fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information.
Our primary purpose in collecting and displaying information is to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. You agree that we may use your personal information to:
1) Provide the services and customer support you request;
2) Resolve disputes, collect fees, and troubleshoot problems;
3) Prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities, and enforce our User Agreement;
4) Customize, measure and improve our services, content and advertising;
5) Tell you about our services and those of our corporate family, targeted marketing, service updates, and promotional offers based on your communication preferences; and
6) Compare information for accuracy, and verify it with third parties.
7) Accessing, Reviewing and Changing Your Personal Information
You can see, review and change most of your personal information by signing on to PakReviews.com. Generally, we will not manually modify your personal information because it is very difficult to verify your identity remotely. You must promptly update your personal information if it changes or is inaccurate. Once you make a public posting, you may not be able to change or remove it. Upon your request to Customer Service, we will close your account and remove your personal information from view as soon as reasonably possible, based on your account activity and in accordance with applicable law. We do retain personal information from closed accounts to comply with law, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our TERMS AND CONDITIONS AGREEMENT, and take other actions otherwise permitted by law.
Our Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose your personal information to:
1) Our companies, subsidiaries and other companies within PAKREVIEWS.COM to help detect and prevent potentially illegal acts;
2) Service providers under contract who provide elements of our services, provide separate services that are complimentary to your use of the Site or otherwise help with our business operations (such as fraud investigations, bill collection, affiliate and rewards programmes and marketing activities);
3) Law enforcement agencies, other governmental agencies or third parties in response to a request for information relating to a criminal investigation, alleged illegal activity or any other activity that may expose us, you or any other PAKREVIEWS.COM user to legal liability. The personal information we disclose may include your User ID and User ID history, name, city, county, telephone number, email address, fraud complaints and bidding and listing history or anything else that we deem relevant;