Privacy Policy

We are glad to welcome you to vintagefashionfairs.com

The founders and employees of Vintage Fashion Fairs take your privacy very seriously. To make it easier for you to read and understand our privacy policy, we did the unconventional thing — we wrote it in plain English and tried to keep it to a reasonably short length.

The key points of our privacy policy are:

  • Your privacy remains under your control.
  • You can end your membership at any time.
  • We only disclose information from which you may be personally identifiable to selected third parties in accordance with this privacy policy.
  • vintagefashionfairs.com does not spam.
  • By participating in the vintagefashionfairs.com community, you agree to this privacy policy.

Information collected by vintagefashionfairs.com

We collect the following types of information about you when you use vintagefashionfairs.com:

  • Information provided by you. We collect personal information, such as your name and email address, when you register to become a member of vintagefashionfairs.com. This information is used when you set up your personal profile. As part of your personal profile, you may choose to submit additional information such as your age, your hobbies and interests and other content, such as photos, music and videos.
  • Information collected automatically. Vintage Fashion Fairs receives and stores information which is transmitted automatically from your computer when you browse the Internet and use Vintage Fashion Fairs. This information includes information from cookies (which are described in paragraph 4 below), your IP address and browser type. Your IP address is the unique address of your computer which is automatically provided to other computers when your web browser or email application requests a web page or email from those computers on the Internet.

Use and Disclosure of information

  • We will display your personal information on your profile according to the preferences you set. We will use your name so that you are recognisable on our database and so that we can personalise your experience. We will use your email address to contact you from time to time and may also use it for security reasons to confirm that you are who you say you are. You can control the types and frequencies of certain emails you receive in your email preferences.
  • We may use the information collected automatically, such as your IP address and information stored via cookies, to gather statistics about the number of people who visit vintagefashionfairs.com and to customise vintagefashionfairs.com’s content, layout and services. We may share this information with third parties to help us improve Vintage Fashion Fairs and better serve our users.
  • Advertisements that appear on Vintage Fashion Fairs are delivered to you by our advertising partners. Vintage Fashion Fairs may transfer information about your use of Vintage Fashion Fairs, such as your IP address and information stored via cookies, to our advertising partners and other third parties. This information may be used to provide advertising, promotions and other products and services that may be of particular interest to you. It may also be used to provide you with a tailored choice of content and media products.
  • Our advertising and promotions partners have no access to your name or personal contact information stored by Vintage Fashion Fairs unless you choose to share it with them. vintagefashionfairs.com does not provide your name or personal contact information to an advertising partner when you interact with or view a targeted advertisement.
  • We may provide your personally identifiable information and the data generated by cookies and the aggregate information to the vendors and service agencies that we may engage to assist us in providing our services to you. Such third party entities will be obligated to use your personally identifiable information solely to provide the services to us.
  • We will disclose your personally identifiable information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority or to protect the rights and property of vintagefashionfairs..com, its affiliates or the public. We may also co-operate with law enforcement agencies in any official investigation and we may disclose your personally identifiable information to the relevant agency or authority in doing so.
  • We reserve the right to transfer your personal information in the event of a transfer of ownership of vintagefashionfairs..com, such as acquisition by or merger with another company. If an acquiring company should plan to materially change this privacy policy, we will notify you beforehand.

Tell-A-Friend

  • If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about vintagefashionfairs..com, we will ask you for your friends name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit vintagefashionfairs..com. vintagefashionfairs.com stores and only uses this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program.
  • Your friend may submit a request that we remove this information from our database by emailingcustomer services; remove requests of this nature will be completed as soon as possible.

Links to Other Sites

  • This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by vintagefashionfairs..com. Please be aware that we, vintagefashionfairs..com, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
  • We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Web site and to read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects personally identifiable information.
  • This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Web site.
  • “Masking” is a function of using programming techniques such that the displayed URL does not match the actual pages being viewed (e.g. user is on www.xyz.com, but the URL displayed is www.abc.com). In certain circumstances, vintagefashionfairs..com may use Masking and, although it will appear that you are still on the vintagefashionfairs.com Web site, you may be on a different site. For example, if in the future, we allow you to create a widget or upload a video, you may be transferred to a third party’s site and the privacy policy of the applicable third party site applies.

Testimonials

  • We post customer testimonials on our Web site which may contain personally identifiable information such as your name. We obtain your prior consent to post your name along with your testimonial.

Cookies

  • Cookies are a common Internet technology. Many web sites use cookies to provide useful features for their users. Cookies are small files that are written or downloaded to your computers hard drive when you access a site. They allow vintagefashionfairs.com to store and quickly retrieve login information on your computer and provide data that we can use to improve the quality of our service. Most Internet browsers (such as Internet Explorer and Safari) are initially set up to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies, although you may not be able to take full advantage of vintagefashionfairs..com if you do so. You can disable cookies by going to Tools on your top menu bar. This will bring up the “Internet Options” dialogue box. On the top of the dialogue box, click on “Privacy”. This will bring up the “Settings” box. Scroll up using the slide bar on the left-hand side of the box, until the wording in the box states Block All Cookies. Then click on the “OK” button on the bottom of the menu box. If you follow these instructions, your computer will not accept cookies in future.
  • vintagefashionfairs..com may link information stored in cookies such as your age, gender and country with your personally identifiable information and we may use such information to gather statistics about the number of people who visit vintagefashionfairs..com and to customise Vintage Fashion Fairs’s content, layout and services for delivery to you.
  • Our advertising partners may set and access cookies or use other technologies such as web beacons (which are electronic files that allow a web site to count users who have visited that page or to access certain cookies) in order to personalise advertising content. Use by these advertising partners of their own cookies and any other tracking technologies are subject to their privacy policies. vintagefashionfairs..com uses its reasonable efforts to ensure that its advertising partners are operating privacy policies that are in accordance with vintagefashionfairs.com’s own privacy standards as set out in this privacy policy.

You control who shares your information

  • Your vintagefashionfairs.com profile information will only be shared with people you have specifically agreed to share such information with, and to other members of groups (such as shared goals or interests) you choose to belong to. You can limit who can view certain personal information, such as email addresses and phone numbers. Please bear in mind that if you choose to share your personal information (including any comments, videos, photos or any other information) to other people on vintagefashionfairs.com, you do so at your own risk. vintagefashionfairs.com recommends that you don’t share your personal contact information.
    • Children under the age of 16 are not eligible to use vintagefashionfairs.com and must not attempt to register with vintagefashionfairs.com and/or submit any personal information to us. vintagefashionfairs.com does not knowingly collect personal information from any person who is under the age of 16 or allow them to register. If it comes to our attention that we have collected personal data from a person under the age of 16, we will delete this information as quickly as possible. If you have reason to believe that this has occurred, please contact us by emailingcustomer services, and we will delete any such information.
    • We recommend that children between the ages of 16 and 17 should not send any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet without asking their parents or legal guardians for permission beforehand.
    • The security of your personal information depends on your protection of your account password. Please do not disclose your account password to unauthorised people. vintagefashionfairs.com uses industry standard technology designed to help keep your personal information safe. Please bear in mind though, that it is impossible for vintagefashionfairs.com to guarantee that impenetrable security measures are in place. For example, we cannot control any illegal and/or unforeseen activity of other users that may allow them to get around the privacy or security settings on the vintagefashionfairs.com website. Consequently, you acknowledge that there are circumstances in which your personal information may be accessed by unauthorised persons.
    • We limit access to your personal information only to employees who we believe need to come into contact with that information in order to do their jobs in connection with the vintagefashionfairs.com service.
    • If you become aware of any breach of data security or have any other questions about the security of our website, please contact us by emailingcustomer services.

Reviewing, deleting and changing your Profile

  • You can review, delete, correct and revise your privacy settings and personal profile, including who has access to your personal profile at any time or contact us for assistance via email tocustomer services; requests of this nature will be completed as soon as possible.

Internet awareness

Whenever you voluntarily post personal information in public areas, like journals, weblogs, message boards and forums, this information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by others to send you unsolicited communications. vintagefashionfairs.com recommends that you exercise discretion in deciding what information you disclose on the Internet.

Children

  • Children under the age of 16 are not eligible to use vintagefashionfairs.com and must not attempt to register with vintagefashionfairs.com and/or submit any personal information to us. vintagefashionfairs.com does not knowingly collect personal information from any person who is under the age of 16 or allow them to register. If it comes to our attention that we have collected personal data from a person under the age of 16, we will delete this information as quickly as possible. If you have reason to believe that this has occurred, please contact us by emailingcustomer services, and we will delete any such information.
  • We recommend that children between the ages of 16 and 17 should not send any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet without asking their parents or legal guardians for permission beforehand.

Security and confidentiality

  • The security of your personal information depends on your protection of your account password. Please do not disclose your account password to unauthorised people. vintagefashionfairs.com uses industry standard technology designed to help keep your personal information safe. Please bear in mind though, that it is impossible for vintagefashionfairs.com to guarantee that impenetrable security measures are in place. For example, we cannot control any illegal and/or unforeseen activity of other users that may allow them to get around the privacy or security settings on the vintagefashionfairs.com website. Consequently, you acknowledge that there are circumstances in which your personal information may be accessed by unauthorised persons.
  • We limit access to your personal information only to employees who we believe need to come into contact with that information in order to do their jobs in connection with the vintagefashionfairs.com service.
  • If you become aware of any breach of data security or have any other questions about the security of our website, please contact us by emailingcustomer services.

Changes in Privacy

Policy If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice.

Additionally, we may send registered users an email notifying you of the change. IF ANY MODIFICATION IS UNACCEPTABLE TO YOU, YOU SHALL STOP USING THE VINTAGE FASHION FAIRS SERVICE. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE VINTAGE FASHION FAIRS SERVICE FOLLOWING OUR POSTING OF A CHANGE NOTICE OR ON OUR WEBSITE OR BLOG OR RECEIVING OUR EMAIL NOTIFYING YOU OF THE CHANGE WILL CONSTITUTE YOUR BINDING ACCEPTANCE OF THE CHANGE.

Cancelling membership

You always have the option to cancel your membership at any time. If you are a member and no longer wish to participate in vintagefashionfairs.com, you can sign in to the site and click on the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of the page; then follow the simple instructions.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact us via email to customer services.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of January 16, 2008

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