Collection and Use of Personal Information
Personal information is data that can be used to identify or contact a single person.
Here are some examples of the types of personal information Shapes Defined may collect and how we may use it:
What personal information we collect
When you create an account, apply for quotation request, purchase a product, download a software update, register for a photosession, connect to our services, contact us or participate in an online survey, we may collect a variety of information, including your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, contact preferences, device identifiers, IP address, location information and credit card information.
When you share your login information with colleagues, family and friends using our digital platform, or invite others to access our platform, Shapes Defined may collect the information you provide about those people such as name, mailing address, email address, and phone number. Shapes Defined will use such information to fulfill your requests, provide the relevant product or service, or for anti-fraud purposes.
In certain jurisdictions, we may ask for a government issued ID in limited circumstances or as required by law.
How we use your personal information
We also use personal information to help us create, develop, operate, deliver, and improve our products, services, content and advertising, and for loss prevention and anti-fraud purposes, when necessity arises from the conduct of an online transaction with us. For certain online transactions, we may also validate the information provided by you with publicly accessible sources.
From time to time, we may use your personal information to send important notices, such as communications about purchases and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies. Because this information is important to your interaction with Shapes Defined, you may not opt out of receiving these communications.
We may also use personal information for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis, and research to improve our target sales, products, services, and customer communications.
Source of your personal information where they are not collected from you
We may have received your personal information from other persons if that person has shared their content with you using our online platform. We may also validate the information and contact you further for mutual benefit and best practices for a comprehensive service.
For research and development purposes, we may use datasets such as those that contain images, videos or other data that in accordance with applicable law and non- disclosure agreements signed therein.
Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information
We also collect data in a form that does not, on its own, permit direct association with any specific individual. We may collect information such as occupation, language, zip code, area code, unique device identifier, referrer URL, location, and the time zone where we can better understand customer behavior and improve our products, services, and advertising.
Cookies and Other Technologies
In association to web based marketing services, Shapes Defined or its affiliates like online services, interactive applications, email messages, and advertisements may use "cookies" and other technologies . These technologies help us better understand user behavior, tell us which parts of our websites people have visited, and facilitate and measure the effectiveness of advertisements and web searches.
If you want to disable cookies and you’re using the Safari web browser, go to Safari preferences and then to the privacy pane to manage your preferences.
Shapes Defined may use this information in our marketing and advertising services.
Disclosure to Third Parties
At times Shapes Defined may make certain personal information available to strategic partners that work with us to provide products and services, or that help us market to customers or advertise.
Shapes Defined shares personal information with companies who provide services such as information processing, extending credit, fulfilling customer orders, delivering products to you, managing and enhancing customer data, providing customer service, assessing your interest in our products and services, and conducting customer research or satisfaction surveys. Like Banks, Online retouching platforms and marketing agencies. These companies are obligated to protect your information.
It may be necessary − by law, legal process, litigation, and/or requests from public and governmental authorities within or outside your country of residence − for us to disclose your personal information.
We may also disclose information about you if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our terms and conditions or protect our operations or users. Additionally, in the event of a reorganization, merger, or sale we may transfer any and all personal information we collect to the relevant third party.
Protection of Personal Information
Shapes Defined is an industry standard operator in services, and thus takes the security of your personal information very seriously. We respect creative copy rights and intellectual property. We keep measures for protecting client data from corporate espionage and unwarranted and unethical competition and plagiarism.
When you use online services, the personal information and content you share is visible to other users and can be read, collected, or used by them. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to share or submit in these instances. For example, if you list your name and email address in a forum posting, that information is public. Please take care when using these features.
Integrity and Retention of Personal Information
Third-Party Sites and Services
Shapes Defined websites, products, applications, and services may contain links to third-party websites, products, and services. Our products and services may also use or offer products or services from third parties − for example, a third-party editing app.
Information collected by third parties, is governed by their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of those third parties, as we enforce standard non-disclosure agreements with business affiliates and associates.
Our Companywide Commitment to Your Privacy
To make sure your personal information is secure, we communicate our privacy and security guidelines to all our employees and strictly enforce privacy safeguards within the company.