Last updated: April 5th, 2022
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used (collectively, the “Policy”). To make this Policy easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally-identifiable information might be requested. Throughout this Policy, “we”, “us”, and “our” refers to Outward Goods LLC. and its parents, subsidiaries, and its affiliated entities, and “Website” refers to www.outwardgoods.com and the sites found on the Internet, including mobile versions of those sites.
We may collect personal data from customers online. Online, we may collect information through the Website, an affiliated site (such as outwardspaces.com), a Outward Goods page on a community website (such as Facebook or the like), when you interact with us through email, text messages, or through similar online avenues. On some pages, you may order products, make requests, submit product reviews, and register to receive materials or information and this information may also be collected. Our Policy applies to all information collected by or submitted to the Website, Outward Goods, or its employees as described herein.
The types of personal information collected include personal identifiers, financial and commercial information, and internet and device information, including, without limitation, your name, address, email address, phone number, and credit/debit card information. We may collect information about your browsing history, search history, purchase behavior, IP address, device type, cellular carrier, location information, and other information regarding your interaction with a particular website, application, or advertisement, including the Website, when and after you use the Website.
We may combine information you give us with other information from Outward Goods sources or transactions, including without limitation the Website, direct mail, catalogs, events, and automatic data collection sources. We may also combine that information with data that is publicly available and/or data from third parties.
Cookies (browser cookies) Our Website uses “cookie” technology to improve the quality of your experience. A cookie is a small file that is placed onto an Internet user’s web browser or device and is used to remember and/or obtain information about the user. Cookies store information that a website may need in order to personalize your experience and gather website statistical data. Any time you visit our Website to browse or to read or download information, we collect and store the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet (for example, msn.com, google.com, etc.); the Internet protocol address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access our Website; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our Website. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to areas of our Website, and to help us make our Website more useful and interesting to our visitors. We use information from cookies in the aggregate to analyze for trends and statistics, and then discard it.
To find more information about cookies and for instructions on how to disable them please visit www.allaboutcookies.org or visit the help section of your browser. Most browsers are initially set to allow cookies, but also offer the option to restrict cookies or warn you of their use. By disabling cookies, you won’t be able to enjoy the convenience provided by our customization.
Flash Cookies Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.
Web Beacons Pages of our Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that enable us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
We use the information you provide (about you or someone else) when placing an order to ship the product and to confirm delivery, to improve your shopping experience, help target or suggest products for you, and/or to help analyze and improve our Website’s overall performance.
If you contact us, we retain copies of your email correspondence and use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mail received. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
We will occasionally send out promotional e-mails to our previous purchasers relating to sweepstakes and catalog and e-mail signups. You may opt-in to receive e-mails from us by signing up within your Registered Customer Account. If you no longer wish to receive email marketing communications from us, you may opt-out of receiving marketing-related emails by using the unsubscribe method provided in our communications (e.g., by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in the email to unsubscribe). Please note that unsubscribing from our promotional material will not prevent us from contacting you for other reasons, such as responses to customer service inquiries, or information about a community or plan type for which you have expressed interest in.
You can opt out of remarketing and targeted advertising as follows.
Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel. We use Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel to understand how our website, services, and products perform, how you use them, and to serve you with ads on third-party websites and social networking sites like Facebook. To learn more about how Google processes your data, please visit: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. To opt out of Google Analytics, please install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on by visiting: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. To learn more about how Facebook uses your data, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
Universal Opt-out. You can also opt out from companies like Google, Facebook and other participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/. You can also opt out of participating companies from the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe: http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, or opt out using your mobile device settings.
We may share your personal information with our vendors, subsidiaries, partners, and third-party independent contractors for purposes of: (1) performing functions on behalf of us, such as processing credit card transactions; (2) providing you with product offers, marketing or promotional materials through phone, text, or electronic and/or postal mail; and (3) tracking information generated through our Website or social media sites. Our vendors, partners and third-party independent contractors are obligated contractually not to use or share your personal information for unauthorized purposes.
We may share product reviews that you submit with our authorized dealers solely for informational and promotional purposes. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Website. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Website periodically.
Finally, we never use or share the personally-identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
REGISTERED CUSTOMER ACCOUNT:
By creating a Registered Customer Account on the Website, you will be able to store certain personal information to assist your online shopping experience, such as shipping addresses, email addresses and billing information. Accounts are completely optional and provided for your shopping convenience. If you do not wish to set-up an account, you can proceed to checkout as a “Guest.”
You may access and edit any personally-identifiable information maintained within your account at any time. To do so, simply login using your email address and secured password and navigate through the information tabs on the left-hand side of your Account Dashboard. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.
You may also subscribe to receive our free newsletter, e-mail promotions, and other updates by checking the box at the time of checkout or account registration. If you wish to unsubscribe from our e-mail list, you will need to do so by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our marketing e-mails, or by updating your “Newsletter Subscription” status within your account.
We will retain your personal information as long as it is necessary for the purposes described in this Policy. We will also retain and use your personal information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place and maintain appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we strive to protect your personal information in accordance with this Policy, we will not be liable for disclosure of personal information obtained due to errors in transmission or security breaches.
We are in compliance with the requirements of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). We do not knowingly collect information from minors in the United States or elsewhere with or without the consent of their parents or guardians. Children (under the age of 18) are not eligible to use the Website unsupervised, and we ask that children do not submit any personal information to us. If you are not 18 or older, you should not visit or use our Website or social media accounts. If you become aware that a minor has provided us with personal information without appropriate consent, then please contact us using the details below so that we can take the appropriate steps in accordance with our legal obligations and this Policy.
We contract with a third party to maintain and host our Website. Therefore, any information you submit, including personal information, will be placed and stored on a computer server maintained by this third-party host. The third party has agreed to implement technology and security features and strict policy guidelines to safeguard the privacy of your personal information from unauthorized access or improper use.
Should you have other questions or concerns about this Policy, please send us an email inquiry to [email protected].
This Policy is effective as of April 5, 2022. We reserve the right to modify the terms of this Policy at any time and in our sole discretion, by posting the revised Policy on this page. We recommend that you check this page for updates when you visit our Website to ensure you are aware of and understand our current Policy. If we make a material change to this Policy regarding how we use or collect your personal data, we may post a notice to this page or send an email describing the changes. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF OUR WEBSITE FOLLOWING OUR POSTING OF A CHANGE NOTICE WILL CONSTITUTE BINDING ACCEPTANCE OF THOSE CHANGES.
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