So why do we collect any personal information?
Simple. The better we know about you, the better we are able to provide you with superior customer service and provide you with relevant and convenient web content. More importantly, we are able to keep you up-to-date on the latest products and updates to services and products you may already have purchased or special offers that may help you save money or would like to know about.
As we work with select partners to expand our own product and service offerings, we may choose to inform you about that as well. We always look for ways to improve ourselves and our services; so from time to time we may also use your personal information to contact you about participating in a market research survey or providing us with your feedback.
How do we collect personal information?
We collect information in several ways. Most information is gathered during a product purchase. We may also ask for your contact information when you correspond with us, call us to make a purchase or request q service, participate in an online survey or update your profile via the website. In addition, if you asked to be included in an email mailing list, we collect and store the information you provide in a secure database.
During a purchase, our website asks you to create an account with macs4u.com using your personal information. You have the option create or access your account or choose to continue the checkout as a guest; we will not store any personal information beyond the information required to bill and ship your purchase.
If you created an account with us, the system saves your information which can be accessed anytime by you anytime by logging into your account or making another purchase.
When and how do we disclose personal information?
At times we may be required by law or legal process to disclose your personal information. We may also disclose information about you if we believe that disclosure is necessary for the public interest.
How we protect your personal information?
We manage your security through electronic means and through physical and managerial procedures.
The macs4u.com website is fully PCI compliant (the highest safety standard for the credit card industry) and uses industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption on all web pages where personal information is required. This protects the confidentiality of your personal and credit card information while it is transmitted over the Internet.
For your comfort and peace of mind, macs4u.com also works with security companies like McAfee® to certify the security of our websites daily via its Hacker Safe® certification program. Check here.
You should also consider ways to safeguard your personal data when using the Internet. Change your passwords often and include combinations of letters and numbers and make sure that you are using a secure browser.
How can you access your personal information?
You always have access to your account information. You can review and update your personal contact information simply by loggin into your account and then view or edit your Account Details.
Are we collecting other personal information?
When you visit and browse the macs4u.com website, we do not require any personal information and you can browse anonymously. To help us optimize your browsing experience, we may use information your browser provides automatically, such as the type of computer and operating system you are using.
Like all other websites, the macs4u.com website uses cookie technology. When you first connect to our site, the cookie identifies your browser with a unique, random number. The cookies we use do not reveal any personal information about you, but may choose to show your first name so we can make a return visit to our website a more personal one. These cookies also help us understand which areas of our website are the most popular, where our visitors are going, and how long they spend there. We use this information to study visitor traffic patterns so we can make our website even better.
When we send you emails, we may also include "click-through URL's". By clicking these URLs, you will pass through our web server before arriving at the final website destination. This process helps us learn about your interest in particular topics and help us review the effectiveness our communications with you.
How committed are we to your privacy?
Our privacy guidelines are communicated to every employee of macs4u.com to make sure your personal information remains confidential. We also do not knowingly solicit personal information from children or send them requests for personal information.
The macs4u.com website may contain links to other websites. We do not share your personal information with those websites and are not responsible for their privacy practices. We do encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.
In case we are going to use your personal information differently from what was stated at the time of data collection, we will try to contact you via email using the most recent information we have. If you have not given us permission to communicate with you, you will not be contacted, nor will we use your personal information in a new manner.