What personal information do we collect from the people that visit and/ or transact at our Website?
When submitting a quote, trading or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address and phone number. In some cases, we may also need credit card information, social security number, credit card and frequent flyer account login details or other details to add you as an authorize user on credit card accounts and/ or frequent flyer accounts, to transfer the credit card rewards points and/ or frequent flyer miles from one account to the other and to help you ease your experience while transacting at our website. We may ask for this information directly from you or other third party source and upon visiting and/ or transacting at our website you agree to and give us consent to acquire the required information to successfully complete the transaction on our website.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by ThePointsTrader.com. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of our website.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you trade, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form, Open a Support Ticket or enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a sale or purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
• To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
• To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
• To quickly process your transactions securely.
• To follow up with them after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries)
How do we protect your information?
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. We also implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a quote form, transaction, verify your credit card and/ or frequent flyer login details, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
Do we use 'cookies'?
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled. Some of the features that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate any of our Terms of Service.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.
We have implemented the following:
• Remarketing with Google AdSense
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
Age of Consent
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your country, state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your country, state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.