PRIVACY POLICY

Last modified: February 10, 2015

Smart Home DB recognizes that privacy is important and we are committed to protecting your privacy rights (“Policy”). We use the information we collect about you to process orders, to improve the content of Smart Home DB and to provide a more personalized experience. We may also use it to periodically inform you about changes on our Website and new products and services.

This Policy applies to all of the products, services and websites offered by Smart Home DB, the mobile or tablet versions thereof, any Smart Home DB software, and any applications created by Smart Home DB whether available through a social networking site or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies (collectively, the “Service”). Please note that the availability of any Smart Home DB applications on a social networking site, mobile or tablet device, internet television or other technology platform does not indicate any relationship or affiliation between Smart Home DB and such social networking site, mobile or tablet device, or internet television or other technology platform.

By using the Service, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as outlined in this Policy. As this Policy may be amended from time to time, you should visit this page periodically to review any changes to the Policy. Through your continued use of the Website after changes are made to the Policy, you accept the Policy as modified.


Information We Collect and How We Use It

Information you provide – When you sign up for a Smart Home DB account we ask you for personal information (such as your name, e-mail address and an account password and may require your date of birth, gender, mailing and billing address, and zip code). We may combine the information you submit under your account with information from other Smart Home DB services or third parties in order to provide you with a better experience and to improve the quality of our services.

We make your profile available to other users according to the privacy settings you set for yourself as part of your profile. Your user name will be identified to us and to any recipient of messages you send through the Service

We also use your name, e-mail address and other information on our system to notify you of new product releases, service notifications, events, and to solicit your feedback and input. We may also use your information, or a portion thereof, to send you marketing materials and/or newsletters or other information Smart Home DB thinks you may need, unless you notify us that you do not wish to receive such materials.

Smart Home DB cookies – When you visit Smart Home DB, we send one or more cookies – a small file containing a string of characters – to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. We use cookies to improve the quality of our Service by storing user preferences and tracking user trends. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some Smart Home DB features and services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled. Cookies collect the date and time of your visit and your registration information.

These cookies may either be permanent or temporary. Smart Home DB uses permanent cookies. This means that the cookie stays on your hard drive until you delete it. You can delete our cookie at any time by following the instructions contained in your browser’s help file, or by contacting that company providing your browser’s technical support. Smart Home DB does not use cookies to store information such as credit card numbers, telephone numbers, or any other sensitive information.

Smart Home DB may use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests, to save your password so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit our site, or for other purposes.

Activity Information – In order to provide the best possible service and to allow us to make certain internal reports and make recommendations, we collect aggregate information about the use of the Service, including information about users accessing the Website such as internet protocol addresses, browser type, browser language, referring / exit pages and URLs, other browser history, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, and the date and time. By using the Service, you consent to our retaining all of your Activity Information.

IP Address – An Internet Protocol (IP) address is a number that’s automatically assigned to your computer whenever you’re surfing the Web. We may retain your IP address in order to help us diagnose problems with our servers, to administer our Website, to help identify you, to gather broad anonymous demographic information (such as the number of visitors from a geographic area), to enforce compliance with the Website terms and conditions, or otherwise in order to protect our services, sites, customers, or others.

Log information – When you use the Service, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, IP address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.

User communications – When you send email or other communication to Smart Home DB, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.

Affiliated sites – We offer some of our services in connection with other websites. Personal information that you provide to those websites may be sent to Smart Home DB in order to deliver the Service. We process such information in accordance with this Policy. The affiliated websites may have different privacy practices and we encourage you to read their privacy policies.

Links – Smart Home DB may present links in a format that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been followed. We use this information to improve the quality of our Website.

Other websites – This Policy applies to websites and services that are owned and operated by Smart Home DB. We do not exercise control over the websites displayed as search results or links from within our various services. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you.


Advertising and Affiliate Relationships

This site accepts advertising and sponsorship and receives other forms of compensation. Such compensation does not influence the information in this site.

Any “Ads by Google” that appear on this site are not selected by us, so if you see a Google ad and a web page about the same product or service, it is a coincidence.

This site only accepts non-Google advertising or sponsorships from providers of high-quality goods or services. We appreciate their recognition and support of this site. 

This site also has affiliate relationships with certain merchants or service providers.

SmartHomeDB.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.de, Amazon.ca and Amazon.fr.


Your Consent

By using our Website, you consent to the collection and use of information by Smart Home DB as set forth in this Policy. If we decide to change our Policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what limited circumstances we disclose it. Continued access or use of the Website shall constitute your express acceptance of any modifications to this Policy.