What information do we collect online?
Information needed to make a purchase
When you make a purchase, we ask for your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and other information necessary to fulfill and track your order. For purposes of billing, you will need to provide your credit card type, number, expiration date and billing address for the card. If your order is to be shipped, we also need the name, address and phone number of the intended recipient(s).
Information needed to create an account
You may create an account through YotaBeast.com at any time by providing your e-mail address and designating a unique access password. You do not need to create an account in order to visit our site or to place an order through YotaBeast.com. Creating an account allows you to save certain billing information so that you can track the status of your orders and set your ordering preferences.
Cookies and other computer information
When you visit YotaBeast.com, small text files known as “cookies” will be stored on your computer’s hard drive. A cookie allows us to enhance and customize your online shopping experience and improve the design of our site. These cookies store random ID numbers and information about your first and last visits, number of visits, shopping cart contents, Express Pickup locations and affiliate referrers. You may set your web browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and you may also erase cookies from your browser after your shopping session. If you delete our cookies, you limit our ability to personalize YotaBeast.com for your next shopping visit; however, deleting a cookie will not prevent you from shopping and purchasing at our site in the future.
We also may collect certain technical information from your computer when you visit YotaBeast.com. This technical information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your computer’s operating system, browser type and the address of a referring website, if any. Except in the case of IP addresses, this technical information cannot be used to identify you personally. Further, we do not normally use IP addresses to identify anyone. We may do so, however, to identify abuse to our website or other unauthorized activities.
We use third-party advertising technology to serve ads when you visit YotaBeast.com and sites where we advertise. This technology uses information about your visits to YotaBeast.com and the sites where we advertise (excluding your name, address, or other personal information) to serve our ads to you. In the course of serving our advertisements to you, a unique third-party cookie may be placed or recognized on your browser. In addition, we use web beacons, provided by our ad-serving partner, to help manage our online advertising. These web beacons enable our ad server to recognize a browser’s cookie when a browser visits this site and to learn which banner ads bring users to YotaBeast.com.
Other information we collect
Occasionally we conduct surveys and contests on YotaBeast.com. If you choose to participate in an online contest, we may request information from you that will permit us to administer the contest and notify the winner(s). In addition, we may ask for other optional survey information such as gender, age and previous shopping experience with YotaBeast.com.
Children’s online policy
YotaBeast.com is committed to the preservation of online privacy for all of its website visitors, including children. YotaBeast.com is a general audience site, and we do not knowingly collect information about children or sell products to children. Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you must ask your parent or guardian to assist you in using YotaBeast.com.
How do we use information collected online?
Information collected on YotaBeast.com may be used in the following ways:
- Schedule deliveries of merchandise that you purchase online
- Create an online account for you at YotaBeast.com
- Bill your credit card for your purchases
- Confirm and track your orders
- Respond to your customer-service inquiries or requests
- Provide promotional communications and other information to you, if you choose to receive them
- Offer the products you want
- Customize your shopping experience
- Revise our website design based on anonymous information about our site visitors
Is information shared with third parties?
We do not rent, sell, or exchange your names to third-party companies for their marketing purposes. We do provide your information to reputable organizations that help us to fulfill your order. For example, we use companies to verify and process credit card transactions, to deliver packages, to schedule and perform product installations and to administer service programs. We may share information with others who help us analyze sales data, maintain our records, and provide other services for YotaBeast.com. We also may share your information with companies that act on our behalf and at our direction to notify you of additional YotaBeast.com products and services. These companies may also conduct customer satisfaction surveys and manage other customer services and benefits for us. These third parties are not authorized to use your information for any reason other than to perform their contractually assigned functions.
We may be required to disclose your personal information to third parties if necessary to comply with applicable laws, subpoenas, or court orders.