http://www.craftzbay.com and the services provided by CraftzBay, including
how CraftzBay treats personal information that CraftzBay collects and receives.
site or have permission from a legal guardian. Therefore, this policy makes no provision
for individuals under 18 years old. This policy does not apply to the practices
of third parties that CraftzBay does not own or control, or individuals that CraftzBay
does not employ or manage.
Date of last revision: March 15, 2011
Information Collection and How it is Used
- CraftzBay will not sell or disclose your name or email address to third parties
- Your username, CraftzBay ID or alias is displayed throughout CraftzBay (and so available
to the public) and is connected to all of your CraftzBay activity. Other people
can see your purchases, items for sale, store, feedback, ratings and associated
comments. You have the option to publicly display your full name.
- CraftzBay collects personal information when you register to use CraftzBay services
or to post content on CraftzBay. At registration you are asked for your email address
and certain other optional information.
- If you would like to obtain a Seller account, CraftzBay will ask for your address,
phone number, and PayPal email account.
- CraftzBay automatically receives and records information on our server logs from
your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request. This
data is only used in the aggregate.
- CraftzBay uses information for the following general purposes: products and services
provisioning, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement,
contact, research, and anonymous reporting. IP addresses are automatically reported
by your browser each time you view a web page. Your IP address is stored in CraftzBay's
user registration databases when you register with CraftzBay. IP addresses may be
used for various research purposes.
CraftzBay will send you a welcome/confirmation email when you sign up for CraftzBay's
services. Receipt of this email is required for using CraftzBay's services.
CraftzBay will send you service-related announcements on rare occasions when it
is necessary to do so.
You may not opt-out of service-related communications, which are not promotional
in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate
your account by emailing [email protected] from the email address you signed
CraftzBay may periodically email you with administrative messages. CraftzBay will
not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing
purposes without your explicit consent. Your information may be combined with information
CraftzBay collects from other companies and used to improve and personalize services,
content and advertising. If you don't wish to receive administrative messages or
participate in these programs, simply opt-out by emailing [email protected]
CraftzBay offers subscriptions to CraftzBay email newsletters. To opt-in, CraftzBay
will ask for your email address and the newsletter(s) you wish to receive. This
email address will only be used for this feature. You may change your subscription
or unsubscribe at anytime by following the instructions contained in the email.
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier,
that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's
hard drive. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies,
or notify you when a cookie is set. If you reject all cookies, you will not be able
to use CraftzBay products or services that require you to "sign in," and you may
not be able to take full advantage of the CraftzBay service. CraftzBay uses its
own cookies for a number of purposes, including to: Access your information when
you "sign in"; keep track of preferences you specify while you are using CraftzBay's
services; display the most appropriate advertising banners, based on your interests
and activity on CraftzBay; estimate and report CraftzBay's total audience size and
traffic; conduct research to improve CraftzBay's content and services. CraftzBay
cookies do not collect personal information, and CraftzBay does not combine information
collected through cookies with other personal information to tell us who you are
or what your username or email address is.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
When you post a message, your CraftzBay ID or alias is visible to other users. If
you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive
unsolicited messages from other parties in return. CraftzBay may be required to
disclose personally identifiable information under special circumstances, such as
CraftzBay may disclose personally identifiable information to parties in compliance
with CraftzBay's Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy, as CraftzBay in CraftzBay's
sole discretion believes necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation
of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity.
In such events, CraftzBay may disclose name, street address, city, state, zip code,
country, phone number, email address and company name. CraftzBay may share aggregated
demographic information with business partners.
CraftzBay is affiliated with a variety of businesses and works closely with them.
These businesses may operate stores on the CraftzBay website or sell items to you
from the CraftzBay website. CraftzBay may also provide services or sell products
jointly with affiliated businesses. Due to the nature of CraftzBay's business model,
when an affiliated business is associated with your transaction, you will share
customer information that is related to such transaction with that affiliated business.
CraftzBay employs other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and
needs to share your information with them to provide products and services to you.
Examples include but are not limited to fulfilling orders, handling billing disputes
and collections, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance and providing customer
CraftzBay will not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with nonaffiliated
you have requested or when CraftzBay has your permission. It may be necessary to
share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal
activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical
to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, customer information is typically
one of the business assets that is transferred. CraftzBay will transfer information
about you if CraftzBay is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event,
CraftzBay will notify you by email or by putting a prominent notice on the CraftzBay
web site before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different
As part of the buying and selling process, you may obtain another CraftzBay user's
email address, shipping address and/or other information. Pursuant to CraftzBay's
should only be used for CraftzBay-related communications or for CraftzBay-facilitated
transactions. CraftzBay has not granted you a license to use the information for
unsolicited commercial messages. Without limiting the foregoing, without express
consent from the user, you are not licensed to add any CraftzBay user to your email
or physical mail list.
Without limiting the above, in an effort to respect your privacy and CraftzBay's
ability to keep the community free from bad actors, CraftzBay will not otherwise
disclose your personal information to law enforcement, other government officials,
or other third parties without a subpoena, court order, legal process, or substantially
similar legal procedure, except when CraftzBay believes in good faith that the disclosure
of information is necessary to protect CraftzBay's rights, prevent imminent physical
harm or financial loss, or to report suspected illegal activity.
Forums / Chat Rooms
If you use a forum or chat room on this site, you should be aware that any personally
identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by others
or could be used to send you unsolicited messages. CraftzBay is not responsible
for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.
only the use and disclosure of information CraftzBay collects from you. If you disclose
your information to others, whether they are buyers or sellers on CraftzBay or throughout
the internet, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the information
you disclose to them. CraftzBay does not control the privacy policies of third parties,
and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable.
CraftzBay is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of other websites
on the Internet, even those linked to or from the CraftzBay site. CraftzBay encourages
you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.
Editing and Deleting Account Information
You can change your CraftzBay Account Information (except your username), at any
time. CraftzBay may send you certain communications relating to the CraftzBay service,
such as service-related announcements and administrative messages that are considered
part of your CraftzBay account. You can delete your CraftzBay account by emailing
[email protected] Please note that your identification, billing and contact
information may remain in CraftzBay's records for some period.
CraftzBay limits access to personal information about you to employees who CraftzBay
believes reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products
or services to you or in order to do their jobs. Your CraftzBay Account Information
If your personally identifiable information changes you may correct or update it
by making the change on Your CraftzBay Page. You may delete or deactivate your account
by emailing Customer Support at [email protected] CraftzBay will respond to
your request within 10-20 business days.
The security of your personal information is important to us. Your CraftzBay account
information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to
work to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer
by signing off once you have finished using a shared computer. CraftzBay follows
generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted
to us, both during transmission and once CraftzBay receives it. No method of transmission
over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while
CraftzBay strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal
information, CraftzBay cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions
about security on CraftzBay's Web site, you can email CraftzBay at [email protected]
of those changes. CraftzBay reserves the right to modify this privacy statement
at any time, so please review it frequently. If CraftzBay makes material changes
to this policy you will be notified here, by email, or other places CraftzBay deems