Privacy Policy

At Makr, we respect your privacy and take it seriously. Read on to learn more about our Privacy Policy.  Please note that this Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason.  We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new privacy policy at email.  You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes.

Registration

We do not require registration in order to browse our app. You may choose to give us your contact information during registration or at other times. We then may use that information to contact you about the products and services in our app for which you have expressed interest. Registration is required to use certain interactive features such as saving projects and placing orders. We offer the ability to access Makr by logging in with or connecting via a third party social network or email service, including but not limited to Facebook or Facebook Connect (“Third Party Platforms”). If you access the App via a Third Party Platform we will access and store the information explicitly allowed by the social network platform by their Terms of Service or otherwise, once you allow us to do so, through an interface provided by the social network platform. As we do not have control over the user interface provided by social network platforms, we do not take any responsibility for any changes or problems with the interface or exchange of information provided by any of these social network platforms.

By accessing Makr via a Third Party Platform, you grant Makr permission to contact you at the email address associated with your account associated with the Third Party Platform. Members of Makr’s marketing lists will occasionally receive information on products, services, special sales, and our newsletter. We may send these emails through a third-party email service.  You have the option to opt out from receiving these types of information .   Registration allows users to utilize ‘save’ and ‘make’ functionality in the app. Users can customize an unlimited number of items. The text and design on these saved projects may contain personal information including addresses, contact information or dates of personal events. This information is only available to the registered user and Makr staff. The user also has the ability to share their saved and/or purchased projects via email or on a social network. This is functionality is available so that a user can share their projects for view or comment. Saved and ordered projects are not publicly available. Any designs or personal information shared on third party services are subject to that service’s Terms and Privacy Policy.

Information Collected

We collect personal information when you register with us and when you use our services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, phone number, Facebook Connect sign-in (if applicable), and any other information that is not otherwise publicly available. When you create a Makr account we ask for information such as your name and email address. When you place an order we need your shipping address, billing name and address, and credit card information.  We store your name, email address, Third Party Platform account log-in and the projects you have created. By accessing Makr via a Third Party Platform, you authorize Makr to receive certain pieces of your personal information that are available on or through your Third Party Platform account, , your profile information, name, email address, gender, birthday, current city, friends or follower names, your photos, profile picture, privacy settings and certain other information that will be disclosed to you during the login process.

We use a secure server (SSL) to encrypt your personal financial information. We use other physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the security and confidentiality of the personal information we have collected, and to prevent unauthorized access to or disclosure of your personal information.

We do not intentionally target our app or our services to children, and we will not knowingly collect personal information from children without obtaining prior, verifiable parental consent. We may obtain information about children who are named on invitations or other products, or that is otherwise provided by users. If we are informed that a registered user is under the age of 13 and has registered without prior, verifiable parental consent, then we will endeavor to remove such personal information from our records.

Use of Information

We use your personal information to: fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, customize the content you see, contact you, and carry out administrative and internal business operations. By creating an account or saving or purchasing a project on the app, you may be opted into receiving email messages. These messages could include changes to features of our service and additional email messages about our products, services, contests, and promotions that we feel may be of interest to you. If you no longer wish to receive these types of promotional communications from us, you may select the unsubscribe link which is present in each email. Opting out may prevent you from receiving email messages regarding special offers, improvements, or other updates.

If you use Makr, including accessed via a Third Party Platform, to send information to another person, we may store your personal information, and the personal information provided by you, of any recipient. We may use that other person’s contact information to allow him or her to access the information you requested we send. Please be assured that we do not use the email addresses you enter when sharing your projects to send any type of direct marketing to your friends and family.

We use anonymized information, such as that pertaining to web pages you’ve viewed, to analyze trends, to track user’s movements, to provide a better in-app experience and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We do not use this data in a manner that would identify you personally.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Makr will not rent, sell, or share your personal information with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services that you have requested, or unless you have granted your permission to do so. If you submit a different address for shipping than for billing, the shipping information is only used to ship the package. The shipping recipient will not be opted in to any marketing distribution lists without their permission.

If you sign in through Facebook Connect, information you provide to us may be shared with Facebook.

We may share personal information with contractors or trusted service providers who work with us under confidentiality agreements, for example our printers and online proof rendering service need this information in order to fulfill your order. We may also contract with vendors to help us analyze traffic and usage of our site, communicate with you about offers and services from Makr, and to help us provide better services. These companies will not be provided any independent right to use or share personal information.

We may share personal information in order to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. We also may share personal information when we believe it necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law. In addition, we may transfer information about you if we are acquired by, reorganized or merged with another company. In that event, we will notify active registered users if there is a need to change this Privacy Policy.

We may share personal information to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of Makr’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Makr about our users is among the assets transferred.

Security

When our registration or order forms ask you to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number), that information is encrypted for transmission. When you provide information via these forms, we use SSL encryption.

Users from Outside the USA

Our service is offered in accord with the law of New York within the United States. If you are accessing our site from any jurisdiction with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure that differ from applicable New York or United States law, then you consent via your continued use of our service to transferring your Personal Information into the United States.

Third Party Sites

Our App may contain links to or features from other websites. Our Privacy Policy only applies to the Makr App, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites. You should check the privacy policies of those sites before providing your personal information to them.

Opt-outYou may opt-out of all information collection by contacting Makr and requesting that your account be closed.

Access to Your Account Information and Preferences

You may edit your Makr account information, including your marketing preferences, at any time. You can opt in or out from future communications of special offers and new product information, or you can unsubscribe by following instructions contained in the messages you receive.

We do reserve the right to send your certain communications relating to Makr services, such as service announcements and administrative messages that are considered part of your account membership. We do not offer you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving those messages.

Questions and Suggestions

If you have questions about our Privacy Policy, you can contact us at support@makrplace.com. This Privacy Policy was last updated October 24, 2013.