Privacy Policy

Welcome to our websites. The following privacy policy applies to all of our online properties (the “Websites”), including without limitation, www.cartwheelit.com and blog.cartwheelit.com. The Websites are owned and operated by Personal Technology Solutions LLC d/b/a Cartwheel (“we”, “us”, “our”). We are committed to protecting your privacy. This policy provides you with details on the information we collect from you and the uses we make of your personal information. If you do not want us accessing and/or using your personal information as described herein, please do not provide us with any! This policy may be updated from time to time without prior notice, so please check back periodically. If you continue to visit the Websites and use the services made available to you after such changes have been made, you hereby provide your consent to the changes.

In order to provide you with the best possible website experience, we collect and store some of your information (“Information”). We encourage you to read this policy to learn more about what Information we collect and how we use it and how you can “opt-out” of receiving communications from us. Additionally, this policy includes information about how we endeavor to protect your data. If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please email privacy@cartwheelit.com or call us at 212-206-9619.

The Personally Identifiable Information we Collect

All personally identifiable information (“Personally Identifiable Information”) we collect is directly related to providing you technology support and customer service. Personally Identifiable Information may include your name, email address, mailing address, date of birth and telephone number.

How we Collect your Personally Identifiable Information

We collect your Personally Identifiable Information through your voluntary disclosure.

How we use your Personally Identifiable Information

We use your Personally Identifiable Information to register you for our services, to respond to your requests for our services, to communicate with you, and to offer you additional information, opportunities, and functionality. We may also use your Personally Identifiable Information to provide you with alerts, electronic newsletters or promotional e-mails. We may share your Personally Identifiable Information with third parties to further the purpose for which you provided such information to us. We also share your Personally Identifiable Information with third parties if we believe that the law requires us to do, or to protect our own property or the property of our affiliates. Additionally, in the event of a corporate restructuring (such as, a sale, merger or other asset transfer), we may share your Personally Identifiable Information with a third party.

The Non-Personally Identifiable Information

Certain non-personally identifiable information (“Non-Personal Information”) about our visitors may be collected by the standard operation of our Internet servers and through the use of “cookies”. A “cookie” is a small amount of data sent to your browser from a web server and stored by your computer. Generally, cookies are used to enable us to deliver to you a better and more personalized service, assist us in tracking visits to the Websites and to measure visitor patterns. This information is not personally identifiable and is used by us only to improve the Websites. We do not use cookies to retrieve Personally Identifiable Information from your computer, or use cookies to retrieve other information from your computer for purposes that are unrelated to the Websites or your interaction with the Websites. We reserve the right to disclose or utilize any of this information in aggregate form, for any purpose, in our sole judgment. The Non-Personal Information we collect is used by us to improve the content of our Websites and enhance your experience. By modifying your browser preferences, you can accept or reject all cookies. If you choose to reject all cookies, you may not be able to access all portions of the Websites.

You may have certain rights under the Communications Act, Federal Trade Commission Act, and other state and federal statutes that may apply, and by accepting these terms and using the Websites, you are waiving all of these rights as to collection, use, disclosure and storage of your Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personal Information collected by us.

How we Protect your Information

We make reasonable efforts to protect your Information, including industry-standard software and security procedures. Although we use our reasonable efforts to protect the security of your Personally Identifiable Information and our system, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, no transmission via the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result of this and other factors beyond our control, we cannot guarantee the security of the information that you transmit to or through our Websites. Therefore, you assume that risk by using the Websites.

Protection for Children and Minors

These Websites are not intended for, and we have no intention of collecting personally identifiable information from persons under the age of 13. If a person under the age of 13 has provided us with personally identifiable information, we will use all reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database. If you are under the age of 13, you are not authorized to access or submit any content or information to these Websites.

What Control you have of the Information/Opt-Out

You may request deactivation of your account and removal of your Personally Identifiable Information by sending an email to privacy@cartwheelit.com. If you choose to deactivate your account, we may retain in our archives some Information in order to resolve disputes, enforce our Terms of Services or any Agreements we have with you, respect your opt-out preferences, or to comply with legal requirements.

We respect your time and your privacy, and we are an opt-out organization. If you prefer not to receive newsletters, offers, discounts, or other marketing information, you can either follow instructions to “opt-out” on all pieces of our marketing, or you can call us at 212 206 9619. You will also have the option of clicking on a link included in email correspondence you receive from us in order to remove yourself from our mailing list. Please note that it may take up to ten (10) days to remove you from our mailing lists; accordingly you may continue to receive communications from us for a limited time after you unsubscribe. We appreciate your patience.

Links to Other Sites

These Websites may contain links to other sites for the purchase of third party products and services. Please be aware that we are not responsible for such third party sites in any manner including without limitation, the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage you to be aware when you access any such third party links and to read the privacy policies of each website that you access. This Privacy Policy only applies to information collected by us by these Websites.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy and/or the practices described herein, please email us at privacy@cartwheelit.com or write us at Cartwheel, 6 W 18th Street, 2nd Fl, New York, NY, 10011.

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy and our legal obligations hereunder are subject to the laws of New York, U.S.A., regardless of your location. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of and venue in the federal and state courts located in New York County, New York, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the Services.

Your use and access of the Websites constitutes your agreement to be bound by the provisions contained in the Terms of Use and in this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on November 16th, 2014.