safety and security in mind. We recognize that your privacy is of the
No one likes it when they sign up for a newsletter and end up
receiving spam emails from countless 3rd parties. When you share your
email or other personal information with us, we guard it as if it is our
At EcardSystem.com we are dedicated to protecting your data and privacy.
recognize that your privacy is important. This document outlines the
types of personal information we receive and collect when you use
EcardSystem.com, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard
information. This will help you make an informed decision about sharing
personal information with us.
EcardSystem.com strives to
maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all
our operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our customers'
and online visitors' privacy on our website.
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Google Analytics Cookies
EcardSystem.com uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of this
website. Google Analytics collects demographic and interest data, and
generates statistical and other information about website use, by means
of cookies. These cookies are kept on your computer. We share this
information with Google, which will store and use this information on
uses information from Google Analytics to track the number of visits to
the website, browsers and operating systems. No personally identifiable
information is obtained from these cookies. We use the information that
Google Analytics generates relating to our website to create reports
about the use of the site. These reports allow us to update the site and
improve your usage of it.
If you do not wish your data to be collected via Google Analytics, you can install its opt-out browser extension or add-on... https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
Furthermore where we use Google's Search Box on EcardSystem.com, we are required to post the following from Google:
"The search box on this web site ("Search Box") is powered by Google
(located at https://policies.google.com/privacy)
shall apply to your use of the Search Box and by using the Search Box
you consent to Google using your personal data in accordance with its
EcardSystem.com uses information from Google Analytics to track the number
of visits to the website, browsers and operating systems. No personally
identifiable information is obtained from these cookies. We use the
information that Google Analytics generates relating to our website to
create reports about the use of the site. These reports allow us to
update the site and improve your usage of it.
In order to do a
year to year comparison on any data collected by Google Analytics, we
have set our Data Retention settings at Google Analytics to 38 months,
after which Google will automatically delete the data.
do not wish your data to be collected via Google Analytics, you can
install its opt-out browser extension or add-on via this link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
Sometimes we use the following third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our website:
many times you've seen an advertisement. We share this information with
these companies, but do not provide them with any personally
identifiable information for cookie or web beacon use, so they cannot
personally identify you with that information from our website.
You may opt out of personalized ads for over 125 different ad networks. Click here to do that.
third-party advertisements are served by Google. Google's cookie
enables it to serve ads to our visitors based on their visits to other
sites on the Web. You may opt out of personalized ads by visiting the Google ad opt-out page
This link from Google provides more information about how Google manages data in its ad products.
Affiliate Products and Services
We receive an affiliate commission for some of the products/services sold on EcardSystem.com.
The affiliate services platforms we sometimes use include Amazon, ClickBank, Commission Junction, and Sitesell.
If you make a donation to our site or purchase our ecard application you might make the payment via our trusted third party vendor, PayPal.
Retargeting Ads and Tracking Pixels
EcardSystem.com uses retargeting ads, which require the setting of cookies in your browser.
EcardSystem.com uses Facebook pixels to determine the effectiveness
of some Facebook ad campaigns. You can change your Facebook ad settings
You can set your browser to accept or refuse all cookies
automatically, or notify you when a cookie is being requested. Taking
this action should not cause a problem with the continued use of our
site. Consult the Help section of your browser for guidance on how to
refuse all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is requested.
you choose to refuse EcardSystem.com's cookies, you may not be
able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.
EcardSystem.com may providelinks to social media
accounts on our website. For example, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube. Our social media links let you share content with
your friends and followers.
When you click on the link or leave a comment, your browser
connects directly with that site and sends information such as your IP
address, the date and time of your visit and information about how you
use the social site.
you wish to prevent those platforms from collecting data, please view
their individual policies by using the following links:
Personally Identifiable Information
EcardSystem.com may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:
- To run and operate our site.
- To display content on the site correctly.
- To improve customer service.
- To help us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
- To personalize your user experience.
- To understand how our users as a group use the services and resources provided on our site.
- To improve our site.
- To improve our products and services.
- To run a promotion, contest, survey or other site feature.
- To send information to you that you agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to you.
- To send periodic emails, which may include electronic newsletters and/or autoresponder series of emails.
- To respond to your questions, and/or other requests.
may collect personally identifiable information from you in a variety
of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit our site,
register on the site, or fill out a form, and in connection with other
activities, services, features or resources we make available on our
Specifically, if you subscribe to our newsletter, we will ask for your first name and will require your email address.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future
emails, we include unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email
If you complete a form, we will require your name and your email
address, and will ask for information relevant to the purpose of the
If you submit content to us, we will ask for your name
and email address. Photos you include with your submission, or details
in your submission, may personally identify you.
request to be notified about comments on any content you submit to us,
or request to be notified when others submit content, we will require
your first name and your email address.
If you purchase a product or service from us, we will collect your name, email address, billing address and credit card number.
site also uses Facebook commenting. Facebook stores all of your
comments and may show them on your timeline, depending on your Facebook
offers RSS as a way to easily follow content updates. We use FeedBurner
to let you subscribe to these updates via your email address. We also
can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information and
visit our site anonymously. However, it may prevent you from engaging in
certain site-related activities.
If we make material changes
in the collection of personally identifiable information, we will inform
you by placing a notice on our site. We will use personal information
received from you for internal purposes only and will not sell it or
provide it to third parties.
We also collect each visitor's IP
address, which helps us combat spam and fraud. We do not use IP
addresses for any other purpose.
links to other websites that may be of interest to you. However, once
you have clicked on them and leave our site, we do not have any control
over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the
protection and privacy of any information you provide while visiting
such sites. These sites are not governed by this privacy statement.
Always exercise caution by reviewing the privacy statement of the
website in question before continuing to use it.
Non-personally Identifiable Information
We may collect non-personally identifiable information about you
whenever you interact with our site. Non-personally identifiable
information may include the browser name, the type of computer and
technical information about your method of connecting to our site, such
as the operating system and the Internet service provider you used, and
other similar information.
Children's Privacy Protection
This website is directed to adults. It is not directed to children under
the age of 16. We operate our site in compliance with current
regulations. Anyone under the age of 16 must provide parental consent to
use this site. We do not knowingly collect or use personally
identifiable information from anyone under 16 years of age.
Release of Information
If we sell EcardSystem.com, the information we have obtained
from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer
to the new owner as a part of the sale so that the service provided to
you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through our
website of that change in control and practices, and we will make
reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out
requests you might make.
Personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable
information collected by this site is stored on our host's servers. That
host is SiteSell Inc., located at 1000 Saint-Jean Boulevard, Suite 702,
Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 5P1 Canada.
How You Can Correct or Remove Information
commitment to protect your personally identifiable information. If you
have submitted personally identifiable information through our website
and would like to review that information, click on GDRP Review
Next, you can also request to edit, download or delete any of your information from the servers, just click on GDRP Request
EcardSystem.com reserves the right to make changes in this
policy. If there is a material change in our cookie and privacy
practices, we will indicate on our site that those practices have
you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what
information we collect and how we use it.
Agreeing to Terms and Effective Date
posted here on this website, please do not consent to the setting of
cookies and the collection and storage of your personally identifiable