Who We Are
At AskMeOffers, we are committed to protecting your privacy and providing a safe and secure online experience. We are a digital platform that provides users with access to coupons, deals, and discounts from a wide range of merchants across various categories.
Our mission is to make it easy for users to save money while shopping online by connecting them with the best deals and discounts available. We take the privacy and security of our users’ personal information very seriously, and we adhere to strict data protection standards to ensure that your information is always safe and secure.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it:
The personal data we collect may include your name, email address, shipping and billing address, phone number, and payment information. We may also collect information about your device, including your IP address and browser type, and information about your interactions with our website and advertisements.
We collect this personal data for a number of reasons, including:
- To process and fulfill your orders and provide you with customer support
- To personalize your experience on our website and show you relevant offers and content
- To communicate with you about your orders, our products, and promotions
- To improve our website, products, and services
- To prevent and detect fraud and other illegal activities
We will never sell or share your personal data with third parties for their own marketing purposes without your consent. However, we may share your personal data with our service providers who assist us in providing our products and services, such as payment processors and shipping carriers. We require these service providers to protect your personal data and only use it for the purposes for which we have engaged them.
When visitors leave comments on our site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Media files such as images and videos may be uploaded to our website by users. If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
By uploading any media files to our website, you agree to grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such media files throughout the world in any media.
We may also use any media files uploaded to our website for marketing and promotional purposes, but we will not sell or transfer any user-uploaded media files to third-party companies or organizations without the user’s express consent.
If you believe that any media files on our website infringe your copyright, please contact us immediately and we will remove the infringing content promptly.
When you fill out a contact form on our website, we collect the information you provide, including your name, email address, and any other details you provide in the message field. We collect this information solely for the purpose of responding to your inquiry and providing customer support. The data you provide in the contact form is not used for marketing purposes, and we do not share it with third parties without your consent. We retain contact form submissions for a certain period of time for customer service purposes, but we do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your device when you visit our website. They allow us to provide you with a better browsing experience by remembering your preferences and personalizing your experience.
We use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which remain on your device until they expire or are deleted. We also use third-party cookies, which are cookies set by a third-party website, such as Google Analytics.
- To enable certain functions of the website, such as remembering your login information.
- To analyze how our website is used and to improve its performance and functionality.
- To provide you with personalized advertising based on your browsing behavior.
We use this information to improve our website and provide better, more relevant content to our users. The information collected by these services is typically anonymous and does not personally identify you.
By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you by these analytics providers in the manner and for the purposes set out in their respective privacy policies. You can learn more about Google Analytics and how it collects and processes data by visiting https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.
Who we share your data with
We understand the importance of protecting your privacy and we do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. However, we may share your data with trusted third-party service providers in order to fulfill our services and improve your user experience. These may include:
- Payment processors – to facilitate transactions and process payments securely.
- Service providers – to provide services on our behalf such as website hosting, email marketing, and customer support.
- Analytics providers – to help us track website traffic and user behavior in order to improve our services and user experience.
- Advertisers – to display relevant advertisements on our website.
We ensure that these third-party service providers are bound by confidentiality agreements and adhere to our privacy standards. We may also disclose your personal information if required by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to comply with legal obligations or protect our rights or property.
How long we retain your data
We will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
If you submit a contact form or sign up for our newsletter, we will retain your information until you request us to delete it or unsubscribe from our newsletter.
If you have any questions about our data retention practices, please contact us using the information provided in the “Contact Us” section.
What rights you have over your data
As a user of our website, you have certain rights with respect to your personal data. These rights include:
- Right to access: You have the right to request access to the personal data we hold about you. You can do this by contacting us using the contact details provided below.
- Right to rectification: You have the right to request that we correct any inaccurate or incomplete personal data that we hold about you.
- Right to erasure: You have the right to request that we delete your personal data in certain circumstances, such as when the data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, or when you withdraw your consent.
- Right to restrict processing: You have the right to request that we limit the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances, such as when you contest the accuracy of the data or when you object to our processing activities.
- Right to data portability: You have the right to request that we provide you with a copy of your personal data in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format, or to transfer your data to another controller.
- Right to object: You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data in certain circumstances, such as when we process your data for direct marketing purposes.
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the contact details provided below. We will respond to your request as soon as possible, and in any case within the time limits prescribed by law. Please note that we may need to verify your identity before we can respond to your request.
Where your data is sent
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our privacy team will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible. Please note that we may require certain information from you in order to verify your identity before we can provide you with any personal data or take action on your request.
If you use our site, AskMeOffers.com, for commercial purposes and engage in more complex collection or processing of personal data, we would like to provide you with the following additional information:
- Third-party services: We may use third-party services to help us analyze how our users interact with the site. These services collect information about users’ behavior on the site, such as how long they spend on certain pages, which pages they visit, and what actions they take. We may share this information with third-party service providers for the purpose of improving the user experience and optimizing our site’s performance.
- Advertising: We may use advertising networks to display ads on our site. These networks may collect information about users’ online activities, such as the websites they visit, the ads they click on, and the purchases they make. This information may be used to display targeted ads to users based on their interests and online behavior.
- Affiliate programs: We may participate in affiliate marketing programs, which involve promoting products or services and earning a commission on any resulting sales. If you click on an affiliate link on our site and make a purchase, we may receive a commission from the merchant. In order to track these transactions, we may share information about your purchase with the merchant and/or the affiliate network.
How we protect your data
At AskMeOffers, we take the security of your personal data seriously and use appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect it from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We use industry-standard security protocols and technologies to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your data.
We also regularly review and update our security practices and procedures to ensure that your personal data is safe and secure. Our employees and third-party service providers who have access to your personal data are required to maintain the confidentiality and security of that data.
Despite our best efforts, no data transmission over the Internet or electronic storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We encourage you to take appropriate measures to protect your personal data, such as using strong passwords and keeping them confidential, and logging out of your account when you are finished using our services.
What data breach procedures we have in place
At AskMeOffers, we take data breaches very seriously and have implemented various procedures to prevent, detect and respond to data breaches. In the event of a data breach, we will take immediate action to mitigate the impact on our users and inform the necessary authorities.
Our data breach procedures include regular security assessments, threat monitoring, and access controls to ensure that only authorized personnel have access to sensitive data. We also have a comprehensive incident response plan in place, which includes a team of experts who will work to contain the breach, assess the damage, and notify affected users.
If you believe that your personal data has been compromised in a data breach, please contact us immediately at email@example.com. We will investigate the matter promptly and take all necessary actions to protect your data and prevent similar incidents from happening in the future.
What third parties we receive data from
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Automated decision making and profiling are not used on AskMeOffers.com. We do not make decisions based solely on automated processing that would significantly affect our users. We do not engage in any profiling activities with user data. We believe in transparency and fairness in our data processing practices and strive to maintain the trust of our users.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
As an online platform operating in the e-commerce industry, AskMeOffers.com is subject to various regulatory requirements and industry standards. We are committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations governing our operations, including but not limited to data protection laws, advertising standards, and consumer protection laws.
In particular, we comply with the following regulatory and industry frameworks:
- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): This is a European Union (EU) regulation that governs the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data of EU citizens. We are committed to complying with the GDPR, including providing our users with rights regarding their personal data, implementing appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect personal data, and reporting data breaches to supervisory authorities and affected individuals where required.
- California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): This is a California state law that gives California residents certain rights regarding their personal information, including the right to access, delete, and opt-out of the sale of their personal information. We comply with the CCPA and provide California residents with the same rights.
- Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act): This is a federal law that prohibits unfair or deceptive practices in commerce. We comply with the FTC Act and strive to provide our users with accurate and truthful information about our services and offerings.
- Advertising Standards: We adhere to advertising standards established by regulatory bodies, such as the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI), to ensure that our advertising is legal, decent, honest, and truthful.
We may update this section from time to time as we adapt to changes in regulatory requirements and industry standards.