LAST UPDATED: January 18, 2018
1. Information You Provide to Us. CollegeItems collects information that you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you register or update the details of your account, participate in identification badge programs such as TruYou, post information in order to sell any good through the CollegeItem Service, enroll in any third-party operated payment processing services offered in connection with the CollegeItem Service, communicate with other users, provide reviews or other comments, purchase any services from CollegeItem, request customer support or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, CollegeItem account password, telephone number, postal address including city, state and zip code, photographs, written descriptions of your posted goods, any bids you make on offers through the CollegeItems Service, any reviews or comments you make using the CollegeItem Service, all correspondence or communications with other users or with us conducted via the CollegeItem Service, government-issued identification documents (such as a driver’s license), and any other information you choose to provide.
2. Information We Collect Automatically When You Use the CollegeItem Service. When you access or use the CollegeItems Service, we automatically collect information about you, including:
2.1. Log Information: We log information about your use of the CollegeItems Service, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you visited before navigating to our CollegeItem Service.
2.2. Device Information: We collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access the CollegeItem Service, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers and mobile network information.
2.3. Location Information: If you consent to the collection of location information from your computer or mobile device, we may collect this information when you access or use the CollegeItems Service, or when you otherwise consent to the collection of this information. We may also use your IP address to infer an approximate geographic location for your computer or device. For more details, please see “Your Information Choices” below.
2.4. Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We use various technologies to collect information, and this may include sending cookies to your computer or mobile device. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that helps us to improve the CollegeItems Service and your experience, see which areas and features of the CollegeItem Service are popular and count visits. We may also collect information using web beacons (also known as “gifs,” “pixel tags” and “tracking pixels”). Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in the CollegeItem Service or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon. For more information about cookies, and how to disable them, please see “Your Information Choices” below.
5. General Uses. CollegeItem uses information about you for various purposes, including to:
5.1. Enable you to access and use the CollegeItem Service, to personalize the CollegeItem Service, and to optimize the type of offers presented to you when you use the CollegeItems Service;
5.2. Create and maintain a trusted and safer environment on the CollegeItem Service, including through detection and prevention of fraud, unauthorized access, intrusion, and service interruption;
5.3. Conduct investigations and to respond to disputes between users, error resolution, and other similar customer support service;
5.4. Enable any identification programs we may institute and in which you elect or are required to participate (e.g. TruYou), such as verifying your identity and address, and conduct checks against various publicly available databases;
5.5. Operate, protect, improve and optimize the CollegeItems Service, our business, and our users’ experience;
5.6. Perform analytics, conduct research, and monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with the CollegeItem Service;
5.7. Communicate with you about products, services, offers, promotions, rewards, and events offered by CollegeItem and others, and provide advertisements that match user profiles or interests, news and information we think will be of interest to you;
5.8. Send you service, support and administrative messages, reminders, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and information requested by you;
5.9. Comply with our legal obligations or requests from law enforcement agencies, resolve any disputes that we may have with any of our users, and enforce our agreements with third parties;
5.10. Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better service;
5.11. Assist third-party payment processors with transaction processing, error, chargeback and disputed transaction resolution, and similar payment processing functions; and
5.12. Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.
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