Information Collected or Received
ibride will not sell or disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this policy.
As an ibride member you are required to provide a valid email address at registration and choose a username or alias that may represent your identity on ibride.
Depending on which services you choose to use, ibride may require additional information, such as a vendor name, billing and payment information (including billing address, telephone number, credit card information), a telephone number, and/or a physical mailing address. Credit card information on an account will not be stored or used again. ibride may contact business account owners to confidentially request more information about their shops or items listed on the site, to ensure compliance with our rules.
You may optionally choose to provide your full name and other personal information (such as birthday, gender) to be publicly displayed in connection to your account and activity.
Your username, ibride ID or alias is publicly displayed and connected to your ibride activity. Other people may see your date joined, profile information, items listed for sale, profile pages and comments in community spaces.
ibride automatically receives and records some information from your browser when you visit the site, such as your IP address, cookies and data about which pages you visit on the site through the use of log files provided by our third-party tracking-utility partners. This information helps us analyze and understand how the site works for members and visitors, and provide a more personalized experience for members and visitors.
Some members or visitors may connect to or register an ibride account using an external third-party application, such as Facebook. ibride may receive some data from those connected third-party applications. Connecting your ibride account to third-party applications or services is optional, and when you connect your account to an external app, you will be given the opportunity to grant permission.
ibride may receive or collect information (for example: email address) about a person who is not yet a registered ibride member (a “non-member”) in connection with certain ibride features, including but not limited to: a non-member subscribing to an ibride newsletter, a member inviting a non-member to visit ibride.com or a non-member engaging in a transaction. Non-member information is used only for the purpose it was originally submitted to ibride. A non-member can contact ibride Support if they do not want ibride to retain their information.
ibride uses the information described in this policy to provide and improve our services and products, for billing and payments, for identification and authentication purposes, to contact members or interested parties, and for general research and aggregate reporting.
Choice & Control
We know members of our community value having control over their own information, and therefore ibride gives you the choice of providing, editing or removing certain information, as well as choice over how we contact you.
You may change or correct your ibride account information (except your original email). You may remove certain optional information you no longer wish to be publicly visible, such as your full name.
For various reasons, ibride may contact you about our services or your activity. Some of these messages are required, service-related messages for members.
If you have optionally connected your account to an external, third-party application, such as Facebook, or an app developed using the ibride API, you can remove permission for the app by changing your account settings.
Messages from ibride
On occasion, ibride will contact you. Primarily, messages are delivered by email, and every account is required to keep a valid email address on file to receive messages. In some situations, ibride may contact you by telephone, SMS message or physical mail in order to provide you with information about products and features you my find of interest or to provide you with customer support. You may update your contact preferences in your account settings.
Some messages from ibride are service-related and required for members. Examples of service-related messages include, but are not limited to: a welcome/confirmation email when you register your account, notification of a new message, or correspondence with ibride’s support team. These messages are not promotional in nature. You may not opt-out of receiving service-related messages from ibride, unless you close your account.
As a member, ibride may also send you messages related to certain features on the site or your activity. ibride may also send you news or updates about changes to our site or services. By default, members will receive these messages via email, but you may choose to opt-out of getting certain emails under your account settings.
ibride offers optional email newsletters. By registering at ibride you agree to be subscribed to receiving newsletters. Members may subscribe or unsubscribe from optional newsletters under your account settings or by following the instructions contained in the newsletter emails. Non-members may unsubscribe from newsletters by following the instructions contained in the newsletter emails.
ibride is both a marketplace and a community. We offer several features that allow members to connect and communicate in public or semi-public spaces, such as Forums, Comments and Reviews. Please use common sense and good judgement when posting in these community spaces or sharing your personal information with others on ibride. Be aware that any personal information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by others, or could be used to send you unsolicited messages. ibride generally does not remove content from community spaces, and your posts may remain public after your account is closed. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to post in community spaces on ibride.
Information Sharing & Disclosure
We want to respect your privacy. ibride will not sell or disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this policy.
ibride limits access to your personal information to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
ibride may share aggregated demographic information with business partners.
ibride employs other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf, and we need to share your information with them to provide products and services to you. Examples include but are not limited to processing payments, handling billing disputes and collections, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance and providing customer service. ibride may partner with third-party services for fraud prevention and/or identity verification.
We can only speak for ourselves; this policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that ibride does not own or control, or individuals that ibride does not employ or manage. If you provide your information to others on ibride or throughout the Internet, different rules may apply to the use or disclosure of the information you provide to them. ibride does not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable. ibride is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of other websites on the Internet, even those linked to or from the ibride site. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.
Cookies & Tracking Technologies
ibride uses a variety of technologies to help us better understand how people use our site and services.
ibride may partner with third-party services who may use various tracking technologies, such as browser cookies or Flash cookies, to provide certain services or features. These technologies allow a partner to recognize your computer each time you visit ibride, but do not allow access to personally identifiable information from ibride. ibride does not have access or control over these third-party technologies, and they are not covered by our privacy statement.
The security of your personal information is important to us. Your ibride account information is protected by a password. It is important that you protect against unauthorized access of your account and information by choosing your password carefully, and keeping your password and computer secure by signing out after using our services. ibride follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once ibride receives it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
ibride will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you no longer want ibride to use your information to provide you services, you may close your account. ibride will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
ibride reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it periodically. We’ll communicate changes by posting a notice on the site. If we make material changes to this policy you will be notified here, by email, or other places ibride deems appropriate.