What personal information do we collect?
Information collected voluntarily
We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as when you register for an account, or place an order with ALGIGROUPS.
To register for an ALIGROUPS account, you must provide us with your personal information, including your name and email address.
Purchase Order Information
You are not required to have an account to place an order with us. You may place an order either through your account or through guest checkout, which provides an opportunity to create an account during checkout.
In order to place an order with ALGIGROUPS, you must provide us with your name, shipping address, billing address, telephone number, and payment information, such as your credit card number, billing address, credit card expiration date, and credit card security code (CVC).
Information collected automatically
When you use the Site on a browser, or mobile device, which includes any mobile phone, tablet, or other device used to access the Site, we may automatically collect information from your web browser or mobile device. We may associate the information we collect from your web browser or mobile device with your account. In addition, we may associate that browser or mobile device with your account.
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
- Product and Service Fulfillment
- Fulfill and manage purchases, orders, payments, returns/exchanges, or requests for information, or to otherwise serve you.
- Provide any requested services.
- Administer sweepstakes and contests.
- Marketing Purposes
- Deliver coupons, mobile coupons, newsletters, receipt messages, e-mails, and mobile messages.
- Send marketing communications and other information regarding products, services and promotions.
- Administer promotions.
- Internal Operations
- Improve the effectiveness of the Sites, mobile experience, and marketing efforts.
- Conduct research and analysis, including focus groups and surveys.
- Perform other business activities as needed, or as described elsewhere in this policy.
- Fraud Prevention
- To prevent fraudulent transactions, monitor against theft and otherwise protect our customers and our business.
- Legal Compliance
- To assist law enforcement and respond to subpoenas.
A cookie is a small text file that is generated by a site that is stored on your computer. When you access the Site, a number of cookies are used by ALGIGROUPS and third parties. We may link data stored in cookies to the personal information you submitted while on the Site.
We may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the Site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We may store the information in log files or other types of files, which may be combined with other information that we have collected about you.
A web beacon is a small graphic image, such as a pixel or GIF, which is placed on a web page and used to provide information on when and how you use the Site, and services. We may allow third-party companies to collect non-personal information when you visit the Site. These companies typically use a cookie or web beacon to collect this information in order to provide advertisements likely to be of interest to you. The Site does not respond to “Do Not Track” signals or mechanisms.
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Who do we share your information with and why?
We may share or disclose your personal information at your direction or request, or upon your consent, such as when you authorize a third-party application to access your account.
We may also share your personal information between:
In order to process your credit card information to complete your purchase, we must share your personal and financial information with our payment processor and the merchant bank for authorization and approval. This process is protected by an enhanced security system. See the Security section below for more details on security measures and procedures.
In addition, we may employ third-party companies to perform functions on our behalf. These functions may include order fulfillment, package delivery, marketing assistance, postal and e-mail delivery, customer service, data analysis, and credit processing. The third parties we contract for these purposes have limited access to your personal information and may not use it for other purposes.
We may share your personal information we collect with all ALGIGROUPS subsidiaries and affiliates.
As our business continues to evolve, we may acquire or sell business units or subsidiaries. Customer information is one of the business assets that would be transferred in these types of transactions. In such a situation, your personal information would only be used in a manner consistent with our pre-existing Privacy Notice and terms and conditions.
As Required by Law
We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law, and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on ALGIGROUPS.
Third-Party Companies for Marketing
Testimonial/Feedback about our Services
The testimonial/feedback sections of the Site are for the purpose of sharing positive experiences and providing feedback about the Site. The testimonial/feedback sections are moderated to ensure accurate testimonial/feedback. Published testimonial/feedback are genuine and are not edited or altered by ALGIGROUPS. ALGIGROUPS reserves the right to post or remove any testimonial/feedback at its discretion.
By posting your testimonial/feedback on the Site, you give us permission to reprint or use the testimonial/feedback in connection with our business. You also are agreeing to the following: (1) The reprint or use of the testimonial/feedback will be at our discretion and without compensation; (2) We may use the testimonial/feedback with or without any pseudo (pen) name credit; (3) Our right to use the testimonial/feedback is perpetual and may be assigned by us; (4) We may use the testimonial/feedback locally, nationally or globally and such use may be made in any media, information or communication platform (including Internet advertising) currently in use or later developed; and (5) You and not someone else composed and posted the testimonial/feedback.
Please note that any information you include in a testimonial/feedback may be read, collected, and used by anyone.
Testimonial/Reviews about Products
The testimonial/reviews sections of the Site are for the purpose of sharing positive experiences and product reviews. The testimonial/reviews sections are moderated to ensure accurate testimonial/reviews. Published testimonial/reviews are genuine and are not edited or altered by ALGIGROUPS. ALGIGROUPS reserves the right to post or remove any testimonial/reviews at its discretion.
By posting your testimonial/reviews on the Site, you give us permission to reprint or use the testimonial/reviews in connection with our business. You also are agreeing to the following: (1) The reprint or use of the testimonial/reviews will be at our discretion and without compensation; (2) We may use the testimonial/reviews with or without any pseudo (pen) name credit; (3) Our right to use the testimonial/reviews is perpetual and may be assigned by us; (4) We may use the testimonial/reviews locally, nationally or globally and such use may be made in any media, information or communication platform (including Internet advertising) currently in use or later developed; and (5) You and not someone else composed and posted the testimonial/reviews.
Please note that any information you include in a testimonial/reviews may be read, collected, and used by anyone.
Social Media Platforms
We maintain presences on social media platforms including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Any information you post on a social media platform is done at your own risk and without any expectation of privacy. Please be aware that ALGIGROUPS is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
How do we protect your information?
ALGIGROUPS takes precautions to protect its customers’ information. When you submit sensitive information via the Site, your information is protected both online and offline.
When our registration/order form asks you to enter sensitive information (such as your credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected using SSL encryption software.
If you have any questions or concerns about ALGIGROUPS’s security practices, you can send us an email at email@example.com
We will retain your personal information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
To ensure that your user name and password remain confidential, DO NOT share this information with anyone.
How can you change or review your information?
You may change or review your account information and settings for the following:
When you register for a Newegg account, you enter your email address. This email address is your ALGIGROUPS ID and the email address that you use to log in to the Site. To change your email address and ALGIGROUPS ID on ALGIGROUPS, from our desktop website, please go to Account Settings. Please note that you must have your email address/ALGIGROUPS ID and password in order to access your account.
At the time of your order, you may choose to receive special offers and news by clicking the appropriate field.
If you currently receive special offers and news and wish to stop receiving special offers and news, ALGIGROUPS provides several ways to do so. You may send e-mails to firstname.lastname@example.org with a request to be removed. Finally, you may use the link provided in all ALGIGROUPS communications to automatically unsubscribe. Please note that you might still receive intermittent updates on products, services, specials or news.
We will update the date of this document each time it is changed.