When You register to use the Services, Apiotics collects certain Personal Information, Your username and e-mail address.
When You register to sell items using the Services, Apiotics collects certain additional Personal Information, Your address and PayPal username to allow you to engage in transactions and make use of the Services.
When You purchase items using the Services, Apiotics collects certain additional Personal Information, Your address. Apiotics does not collect or store any purchaser payment information, such as credit card information. Such information is provided directly to the seller by the purchaser with no interaction by or through Apiotics.
If You send us an email with a question or support issue, we collect Your email address and other information You provide for the purpose of responding to Your question.
We keep Your Personal Information as long as necessary to provide the Services to You and as required by applicable laws and regulations.
If you decline to provide Apiotics with any Personal Information as described above, certain features of the Services will be unavailable to You.
Information We Store When You Access the Services
Except as otherwise provided by this Policy, or when deleted or destroyed at your request, we typically maintain data and communications for a period of two years as is common in the industry.
We use the Personal Information we collect to:
Provide the requested Services.
Personalize the Services for You and to communicate with You.
Send You emails from Apiotics.com and its sister websites which may include newsletters, relationship and transactional messages, and marketing promotions.
We share information with third parties that act as an agent to perform tasks on Our behalf and under our instructions. This information is limited only to the information needed to perform the tasks.
We may share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Our terms of service, or as otherwise required by law enforcement or national security requirements. We may also disclose information when requested to comply with a court order, investigation, or governmental request.
We do not otherwise share Your information with any third parties.
We do not provide or sell email addresses or collection/wantlist data to any third party.
We do not provide or sell Your Personal Information or any other information You have provided to us to any third party for direct marketing or advertising purposes.
We use the following security measures and technologies (among others) to protect Your data:
Encrypted data transfer over SSL
Servers are located at secure locked facilities
Despite our efforts, no security measure can be absolute, and there can be no guarantee that Your Personal Information will not be accessed through malicious means, inadvertent disclosure, or mistake. If Apiotics is the source of a breach, we will contact you and describe the breach, along with Apiotics' mitigation actions.
We don't send spam and do not permit spam on Apiotics sites. We comply with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 (US).
Personally-Identifiable Information Submitted by Children Under 13
The Services are not intended for use by children under 13 years of age. IF YOU ARE UNDER 13 YEARS OF AGE, DO NOT USE OR ACCESS THE PROVIDER SERVICES AT ANY TIME OR IN ANY MANNER. If We determine that personally-identifiable information of children under 13 has been collected, We will remove the information from the Services. If You are a parent or guardian and learn that Your child under 13 has created an account, You may contact us and request that the information be removed from the Services at info -at- apiotics -dot- com.
Information Submitted by Minors under 18 in California
If You are a minor under the age of 18 residing in the state of California, You have additional rights under California law. You may request removal of any information or content You posted while under the age of 18. We cannot ensure that removal of information You provided to the Service will be complete or comprehensive but it will be complete and comprehensive on Our part. In addition, if at any time You delete Your account, we can guarantee complete removal of Your information from the Service.
Information You post to the public areas of the Services (groups / forums / searchable database) is not private, and is not protected under this Policy. Please exercise caution when disclosing Your information in these areas. You acknowledge that others not covered by this Policy will have access to your public postings and We cannot be responsible for any subsequent use of data contained in your public postings.
Third-party vendors, including Google, show our ads on sites across the Internet.
If You would like to opt-out You may use certain browser add-ons. Opting out of receiving cookies or persisting cookies may affect certain functionality of the Services.
If You believe that Your privacy rights have been breached or that Your Personal Information has been compromised as a result of using Apiotics, please contact us at info -at- apiotics -dot- com.
For complaints related to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, please contact us at info -at- apiotics -dot- com.
We may amend this Policy at any time by posting the amended terms on this site and notifying You of material changes to the Policy. All non-material changes to our terms are effective on the effective date of this policy. We encourage You to review this Policy from time to time. By continuing to use the Services after being notified of a material change you will be deemed to have accepted the changes.
In the event that Apiotics goes through a business transfer such as a consolidation, merger, restructuring, acquisition, or sale of part or all of Our assets, You acknowledge and consent to the transfer of Your information. You further acknowledge and consent to the continued use of Your information by the recipient following the transfer so long as they comply with this Policy.
You can contact us about this Policy via email at info -at- apiotics -dot- com.