Privacy Policy

Last updated: November 10, 2023

This Privacy Policy elucidates the procedures by which information concerning individuals is acquired, utilized, and disseminated by ShopRise, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “ShopRise,” “our,” “we,” or “us”). This Privacy Policy is applicable to information collected during the use of our website, mobile applications, interactions with us, and other online services, collectively referred to as the “ShopRise Service.”

Periodic modifications may be made to this Privacy Policy. In the event of alterations, notice will be provided by updating the date at the top of this Privacy Policy. In some instances, more conspicuous notifications, such as statements on our homepage or email notifications, may also be employed. We urge you to review the Privacy Policy each time you access the ShopRise Service to remain informed about our information practices and to understand how you can contribute to the safeguarding of your privacy.

Residents of states where consumer privacy laws are enacted are directed to consult the State Specific Disclosures section below.

  1. Information We Collect and How We Collect It
  2. Information You Provide to Us

ShopRise gathers information directly provided by you when utilizing the ShopRise service. This encompasses data submitted during account registration or updates, participation in identification badge programs, posting items for sale, enrolling in third-party payment processing services linked to the ShopRise Service, communication with other users, providing reviews or comments, purchasing services, seeking customer support, or engaging in other forms of communication with us. The information collected includes, but is not limited to, your name, email address, encrypted password, telephone number, postal address, photographs of items posted for sale, written descriptions, bids, reviews, government-issued identification documents, and any additional information voluntarily provided by you.

  1. Information We Collect Automatically

Upon accessing the ShopRise Service, information about your usage is automatically collected. This includes details such as the type of browser used, access times, viewed pages, IP address, and the page visited prior to navigating to the ShopRise Service. Information about the device used, including hardware model, operating system, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information, is also automatically collected. Location information may be collected with your consent. Various technologies, such as cookies and web beacons, are employed to gather this information, aiding in the improvement of the ShopRise Service and user experience.

  1. Information from Third Parties

ShopRise may obtain information listed above from other sources and merge it with data collected through the ShopRise Service. This integration enhances our ability to serve you, prevent fraud, tailor content, deliver relevant advertising, and offer products or services of potential interest. For example, information from social media sites may be accessed if you create or log into your account through such a platform. Transaction details from third-party payment processors, such as Stripe Inc., may also be received.

  1. Payment Information Collected by Stripe

ShopRise is integrated with Stripe, Inc.’s services for payment processing. When sellers sign up to accept electronic payments, Stripe, not ShopRise, collects information, including debit card numbers, Social Security numbers, government IDs, and bank account details. Further details about third-party payment processing are available in our FAQs.

  1. How We Use Your Information
  2. Verification and Optimization

ShopRise utilizes your information for purposes including verification of login credentials, personalization of the ShopRise Service, optimization of offers, connection with other users, and the creation of a secure environment through fraud detection and prevention.

  1. Investigations and Support

Information is used to conduct investigations, resolve disputes, provide customer support, and respond to errors.

  1. Operational and Analytical Functions

Your information is employed to operate, protect, improve, and optimize the ShopRise Service. Analytical functions, research, trend monitoring, and activity analysis are conducted to enhance user experience and offer targeted content.

  1. Communication and Advertising

ShopRise communicates with you about products, services, offers, promotions, rewards, and events. Advertisements, news, and information are provided to match user profiles or interests. Additionally, information may be shared with advertisers to deliver relevant advertising on the ShopRise Service and across the internet.

  1. Legal Compliance and Business Operations

Information is used to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce agreements, and carry out other purposes for which the information was collected. It may also be shared in the context of mergers, asset sales, financing, or acquisitions.

  1. International Transfer of Data

ShopRise, being based in the United States, processes information under U.S. law. By accessing or using the ShopRise Service, you consent to the processing and transfer of information to the U.S. and other countries.

III. Why We May Share Your Information and When

  1. Information Sharing Situations

We may share collected information in various situations, including public posting on the ShopRise Service, registration for electronic payments via Stripe, collaboration with service providers, sharing with advertisers, legal compliance, protection of rights and safety, business transactions, and with your consent.

  1. Social Sharing Features and Advertising Services

ShopRise may permit partners like Microsoft and Google to serve advertisements and provide analytics services. These partners may use technologies like cookies and web beacons to collect information about your use of the ShopRise Service for targeted advertising and content delivery.

  1. Security Measures

ShopRise employs reasonable measures to safeguard information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Privacy protection is maintained by limiting the sharing of personally identifiable data with third parties. When sharing identifiable data, steps are taken to ensure that third parties offer the same level of protection as outlined in this Privacy Policy.

  1. Your Choices

  1. Account Information

You may update, correct, or remove account profile information at any time. Account deactivation options are also provided, with certain retained information as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.

  1. Location Information

Consent for the collection of location information can be revoked at any time. Even without explicit consent, IP addresses may be used to approximate location in specific features of the ShopRise Service.

  1. Cookies

Most web browsers accept cookies by default, but preferences can be adjusted to remove or reject cookies. Note that altering cookie settings may impact the functionality of the ShopRise Service.

  1. Promotional Communications

Opt-out options are available for receiving promotional emails, text messages, and other communications from ShopRise. Instructions for opting out can be found in communications or in your account Settings menu.

  1. State Specific Disclosures

The following disclosures pertain to residents of specific states. Sections I through III above detail the information categories, purposes, and sharing practices. Retention periods are outlined, and mechanisms for opting out of data sharing or selling are provided.

  1. Information for California Residents

Rights conferred by the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), including the right to know, delete, correct, opt-out, and be free from discrimination, are granted. Transparent disclosures about shared and sold personal information are presented, and opt-out options for online advertising are explained.

  1. Information for Connecticut Residents

Rights granted by the Connecticut Data Privacy Act include confirmation of processing, access, correction, deletion, and obtaining a copy of processed personal data. Opt-out rights for targeted advertising, data selling, and automated decision-making profiling are also provided.

  1. Information for Colorado Residents

Rights granted by the Colorado Privacy Act are similar to those

outlined for Connecticut residents, encompassing confirmation, access, correction, deletion, and obtaining a copy of processed personal data. Opt-out rights for targeted advertising, data selling, and automated decision-making profiling are also provided.

  1. Information for Virginia Residents

Rights granted by the Virginia Consumer Data Privacy Act include confirmation, access, correction, deletion, and opt-out options for personal information processing and targeted advertising.

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