Your IP Address
Like most e-commerce Websites, each time you visit a Lead Overage Website, we automatically collect your IP address and the web page from which you came. In order to administer and optimize the Lead Overage Website(s) for you and to diagnose problems with our Lead Overage Website(s), we use your IP address to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information about you.
Information We Collect From You
In order to operate the Lead Overage Website(s) and to provide you with information about products or services that may be of interest to you, we may collect "personal information" (i.e. information that could be used to contact you directly (without using the Lead Overage Website(s)) such as full name, postal address, phone number or email address), "financial information" (i.e. credit card numbers or passwords) or "demographic information" (i.e. information that you submit, or that we collect, that is neither personal information nor financial information; this may include, but is not limited to, zip code, postal code, hometown, gender, username, age/birth date, purchase history information, browsing history information, searching history information, registration history information, and the content of communications between you and other Associates/Customers over the Lead Overage Website(s), subject to the rest of this paragraph. Demographic information is divided into two categories: 1) "non-public information", which consists of purchase history information; and 2) "public information", which consists of all other demographic information. We ask that you do not enter personal information or financial information into your "Profile" (for example, don't use your address or password as your username), because if you do then it may be posted publicly on the Lead Overage Website(s), and the information will then be treated as "demographic information" that is "public information." Please note that nowhere on any Lead Overage Website do we knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18, as we require that all users represent to us that they are at least 18 years old.
Information Other Websites Collect From You
How We Use Personal Information
We use your email address and your other personal information to help us efficiently operate the Lead Overage Website(s), to contact you in connection with your transactions and other activities on the Lead Overage Website(s) (including, but not limited to, confirmation emails or important news that could affect your relationship with Lead Overage), and to forward messages to you from other Lead Overage users. These types of communications are known as "Operational Communications." In some cases, Operational Communications may also contain commercial messages, such as banner ads and special offers.
We also use personal information to send you newsletters, information, offers and other promotional materials for Lead Overage or third parties' goods or services. We attempt to send you offers that are of value to you, such as discounts, exclusive offers or special event information. By becoming a subscriber on the Lead Overage Website(s), you are opting in to receive Lead Overage communications by Mail or email.
If you are referred by another Lead Overage member, your first name and last name initial will appear in the member's back office under their referral view section. This information is given simply to allow members to verify their referrals.
To operate the Lead Overage Website(s), including processing your transactions and supporting your activities on the Lead Overage Website(s), we may share your personal information with our agents, representatives, contractors and service providers so they can provide us with support services such as authorization of credit card transactions, email origination, receipt or support services, customer relationship management services, order fulfillment and sweepstakes and promotional fulfillment. We require these entities not to use your information for any other purpose.
By purchasing, or registering or making reservations for, products or services offered or sponsored by third parties on the Lead Overage Website(s), or electing to receive communications (such as emails) or electing to participate in contests, sweepstakes or other programs (such as discount or rewards programs), offered or sponsored by third parties on the Lead Overage Website(s), you consent to our providing your personal information to those third parties. Those third parties may use your personal information in accordance with their own privacy policies. You will need to contact those third parties to instruct them directly regarding your preferences for the use of your personal information by them. Additionally, you agree that we may use and disclose all such information so submitted to such third parties in the same manner in which we are entitled to use and disclose any other information you submit to us.
In some cases, we may enter into a promotional relationship with another company in which we prominently display their brand name or trademarks on pages of the Lead Overage Website(s).
How We Use Financial Information
We use your financial information to check your qualifications, to bill you for products and services and to enable you to participate in discount, rebate and similar programs in which you may elect to participate. By making a purchase, or engaging in any other kind of activity or transaction that uses financial information, on the Lead Overage Website(s), you consent to our providing your financial information to our service providers and to such third parties as we determine are necessary to support and process your activities and transactions, as well as to your credit card issuer for their purposes. These third parties may include the credit card companies and banking institutions used to process and support the transaction or activity.
By purchasing, or registering or making reservations for, products or services of third parties offered on the Lead Overage Website(s), or by participating in programs offered on the Lead Overage Website(s) that are administered by third parties and that require you to submit financial information in order to use them, you also consent to our providing your financial information to those third parties. Any of these various third parties may be authorized to use your financial information in accordance with our contractual arrangements with such third parties and in accordance with their own privacy policies, over which we have no control, and you agree that we are not responsible or liable for any of their actions or omissions. Additionally, you agree that we may use and disclose all such information so submitted to such third parties in the same manner in which we are entitled to use and disclose any other information that you submit to us. Please read the information below under the heading "Special Cases in which we Share Personal and Financial Information" to learn more ways in which we may share your financial information.
Special Cases in which we Share Personal and Financial Information
How We Use Public Information and Other Demographic Information
When you respond to an advertisement, however, we ask you to remember that if that ad that is targeted to a demographic group and you decide to give the advertiser your personal information, then the advertiser may be able to identify you as being a member of that demographic group. Please also be aware that we may disclose your demographic information on a non-anonymous basis as described above in the paragraph titled "Special Cases in which we Share Personal and Financial Information." Also, to read further details about how we may use your public information, see our Terms and Conditions .
Our Security Precautions
Lead Overage has security measures, such as data encryption, in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Your information may be transferred to and maintained on computer networks which may be located outside of the state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction in which you reside, and the country or jurisdiction in which these computer networks are located may not have privacy laws as protective as the laws in your country or jurisdiction.