Privacy Policy

PROTOTYPE 81 Privacy Policy Overview

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Prototype81, LLC collects and uses information from online visitors (“you,” “your,” “yours,” “user,” and “customer”). Prototype81, LLC respects the privacy rights of its online users and recognizes the importance of protecting the information collected about you. By visiting www.prototype81.com (this “Website” or “Site”), or providing your information to us, you are bound by the practices described in this Privacy Policy. Please exit this Site immediately if you do not accept this Privacy Policy or are accessing the Website in a country or other territory where use of the Website is not permitted.

Revisions to this Privacy Policy

Prototype81, LLC reserves the right, at our discretion, to modify this Privacy Policy from time to time as we add new features and/or services, incorporate suggestions from our users or make other changes. All revisions will be posted to the Site and will apply to any personal information collected on or after the posted date. Prototype81, LLC will treat your continued use of the Website following such revision as your acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy terms.

This Privacy Policy was last updated January 19, 2017.

How Your Information is Collected and Used

PERSONAL INFORMATION: Prototype81, LLC collects and stores information from visitors to this Site, emails, contests and social media applications, including those who register their information or who use the online store. For example, when you place an order, we collect and store some or all of the following information that you provide: name, billing address, shipping address, email address, telephone number, credit card/debit card number and expiration date. This information is used to process and ship orders, to send order and shipping confirmations and to provide customer service. This information also may be used for our own marketing and internal business purposes, and to contact you about sales, special offers and new site features, unless you have opted not to receive promotional communications in connection with this Site. If you do not want to receive promotional communication, the opt-out choice can be exercised by unmarking the ‘subscribe’ box while inputting information on the Site, unsubscribing through the link at the bottom of emails, or contacting us directly. We will process your unsubscribe as soon as possible, but please be aware that you may receive a few more emails in the interim.

USAGE INFORMATION: Prototype81, LLC may also collect and store certain other non-personal information automatically whenever you interact with this Website. For example, we may collect the frequency of users’ visit, the routes by which users access the Site, IP addresses, browser information and reference site domain name every time you visit this Website. This information may be used for various purposes including, but not limited to, analysis of trends, improvement of the Site and to provide our customers with a fulfilling shopping experience. Also, like many websites, we use “cookies,” which are files stored on your computer’s hard drive by your browser. We use cookies to ascertain which web pages are visited and how often and to give you a better experience when you return to the Website. For example, cookies allow us to save your password so you do not have to re-enter it every time you visit our Site. Most browsers accept cookies automatically but allow you to disable them. We recommend that you leave cookies “turned on” so that we can offer you a better shopping experience on this Website. Please note that our third-party advertising providers may also use cookies to gather information about your web viewing activities. See below for more information about our third-party advertising providers.

THIRD-PARTY TRACKING: Prototype81, LLC works with third parties that use their own technologies to provide tailored advertisements on our behalf across the Internet. During your visit to this Site, those third parties may use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to collect information, such as, but not limited to, click stream information, your IP address, and time and date. This information may be used to analyze and track data as well as provide advertisements that may be of interest to you.

Third-Party Links

This Website may contain links to websites operated by unrelated third parties. Please be advised that the practices described in this Privacy Policy do not apply to information gathered through these other websites, as they have their own privacy policies and data collection, use and disclosure practices. We encourage you to be aware of this when you leave our Website and to read the privacy policies of each and every site that you visit. Prototype81, LLC is not responsible for the protection of the information you provide other websites.

Some websites and services also deliver advertisements for our products and services based upon data that has been previously collection about your past online behavior, not based on your personal information. If you have accessed this Website through a link from certain of our advertising or marketing partners, this Website may include a frame of the applicable advertising or marketing partner. Nevertheless, the information you provide to us through these framed web pages may be collected by us, and our use of this information is governed by this Privacy Policy.

Disclosure of Your Information

Prototype81, LLC does not share with others, or sell or rent to others, any personal information that you provide to us through this Site, except with your consent or as described in this Privacy Policy. We may engage third parties to perform services in connection with the operation of our business. Examples of these services include payment processing and authorization, fraud protection and credit risk reduction, product customization, order fulfillment and shipping, marketing and promotional material distribution, Website evaluation, data analysis and, where applicable, data cleansing. We provide personal information to these third parties, but we authorize them to use this information only in connection with the services they perform and do not disclose your personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes without obtaining prior affirmative consent. You should also be aware that we may disclose specific information about you collected on this Site if required to do so by law, governmental request, process or court order or when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the users of our Website or the public.We also reserve the right to transfer personal information in the event that we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to direct the transferee to use personal information you have provided to us in line with this Privacy Policy.

Children’s Policy

This Website is not intended for or directed at anyone under the age of 18, including registering an account with us, making purchases or receiving promotional communications. We do not sell or ship any items ordered through this Website directly to anyone whom we know to be under the age of 18, nor do we collect any personal information from anyone whom we know to be under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian of a minor under 18 and believe that they have disclosed personal information to us, please contact us by email so that we may delete the minor’s information. If you are under the age of 18, you should use this Website only with the involvement of a parent or guardian and should not submit any personal information to us.

Your California Rights

Prototype81, LLC collects various types of personal information about you both online and offline, as described in this Privacy Policy. Under California law, customers of Prototype 81 who are residents of California may request certain information about our disclosure of personal information during the prior calendar year to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please Contact Us at the following address: contact@prototype 81.com

Security

The security of your information is very important to Prototype81, LLC and we will only collect personally identifiable information to the extent deemed reasonably necessary to serve you in view of our legitimate business purposes as set out above. We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology to protect the security of your online order information. While we implement these and other security measures on our sites, please note that 100% security is not always possible. Also be aware that our staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfillment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Nevertheless, please know that you also play a role in protecting your information as well. Because your password permits access to your personal information, please keep your password secret and do not disclose it to others.

Accuracy and Retention of Your Personal Information

The personal information you provide will be retained by Prototype81, LLC in accordance with applicable laws. However, we take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify personal information if it is no longer needed for our business purposes. If you are registered with Prototype 81 on our Website and would like us to remove you from our list, please Contact Us.

PROTOTYPE81, LLC (“Prototype81”) values its customers and respects their privacy. This Privacy and Usage Policy applies to personal information we collect. This information is used to improve your shopping experience. Neither your name nor anything about you is sold to any other non-affiliated company or agency. However, we may share your information under certain circumstances with business partners that help this site function. This Privacy and Usage Policy only covers information collected when you use this Website. PROTOTYPE81 is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this Website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. This policy is effective from August 1, 2016, but may be updated periodically.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We sometimes ask you for certain kinds of personal information to provide the services you request. This information includes:

Shopping – Through this Website, you will be able to purchase PROTOTYPE81 products and gift cards. We ask for information such as your name, billing and shipping address, telephone number, email address and payment card information in order to process your purchase, confirm your order and ship the items to you.

My Account – You have the opportunity to create a personal shopping account with PROTOTYPE81, which allows you to shop faster and easier. Using your email address and a password of your choice, you may access your account online at any time to add, delete, or change information. In creating this account, you authorize PROTOTYPE81 to store your name and email address. Should you elect to do so, you may also include in your “My Account” your shipping and billing addresses birthday and due date. If you choose to include such additional information then you are also authorizing PROTOTYPE81 to store such information until such time you elect to change or delete it. Each of these options is for your convenience only. Through the “My Account” feature, you may create a Wish List of products you want and share the items on your list by copying and pasting the URL.

Email and Newsletter Lists – When you create an account with PROTOTYPE81, you will be given the option to be added to the PROTOTYPE81 email list. Whether or not you select this option, your personal information will never be shared with or sold to anyone. You will also be prompted at various points to sign up for our newsletter. All subscriptions to the email list can be cancelled at any time. To be removed from our email list, please email us at info@prototype81.com and include your name and email address in the message, or click the unsubscribe button found at the bottom of the emails we send you. Please allow us ten (10) business days from when the request was received to complete the removal, as some of our promotions may already have been in process before you submitted your request.

Purchases – When you place an order, you will be asked to provide your credit card information. PROTOTYPE81 does not store this information.

Customer Service – If you call our Customer Service center, we may ask for information such as your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number and if you choose to make a purchase, your credit card information. Please be prepared to offer this information. We use this information to assist you and to process your transaction.

Email A Friend – You may be able to share certain content from this Website with your friends. In order to do so, we may ask for information such as your name and email address. We will not include any other advertisements within the message sent your friends.

COOKIES & TAGS
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type. This is used for system administration and statistical data about how you browse our Website. Cookies enable us to offer a better and more customized experience. We use the data collected to:
• Estimate usage patterns
• Store information about your preferences and deliver an experience customized according to your interests
• Speed up your search queries
• Recognize when you return to our Website

A cookie, in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data mentioned above. We also use “pixel tags” (sometimes called “Internet tags”, “web beacons” or “clear GIFS”), which help us analyze our customers’ online behavior and measure the effectiveness of our Website and our advertising. We work with service providers that help us track, collect, and analyze this information. Pixel tags on our Website may be used to collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the features you use, the links you click, and other actions you take in connection with the site. This information may include your computer’s Internet protocol (IP) address, your browser type, your operating system, date and time information, and other technical information about your computer. We may also track certain information about the identity of the Website you visited immediately before coming to our site. We do not otherwise track any information about your use of other Websites. Pixel tags and cookies in our emails may be used to track your interactions with those messages, such as when you receive, open, or click a link in an email message from us. We also work with business partners that use tracking technologies to deliver advertisements on our behalf across the Internet. These companies may collect information about your visits to our Website and your interaction with our advertising and other communications. We may combine the information we collect through cookies and pixel tags with other information we have collected from you. This information may be used to improve our Website, to personalize your online experience, to help us deliver information to you, to determine the effectiveness of our advertising, and for other internal business purposes.

USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use the information we collect from our customers for various purposes, including:
• Improve your shopping experience and facilitate excellent and personalized customer service
• Send you relevant and compelling communications about our exclusives, products, services and promotions
• Respond to your comments and requests quickly and effectively
• Prevent and detect fraud and abuse
• Enable our service providers to perform certain activities on our behalf to better serve your needs and wants
• Manage your online account and send you notices, updates, security alerts support and administrative messages
• Personalize your online experience and provide advertisements, content or features that match your profile and interests
• Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities
• Comply with our legal obligations, policies and procedures

OTHERS WITH WHOM WE MAY SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
Service Providers – We also may disclose information to outside companies that help us bring you the products and services we offer. For example, we may work with an outside company to: (a) manage a database of customer information; (b) assist us in distributing e-mails; (c) assist us with direct marketing and data collection; (d) provide us data storage and analysis; (e) provide fraud prevention; and (f) other services designed to assist us in maximizing our business potential. We require that these outside companies agree to keep confidential all information we share with them and to use the information only to perform their obligations in the agreements.

Compliance with Law – We may provide access to information when legally required to do so, to cooperate with legal proceedings, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Website, to limit our legal liability and protect our rights or to protect the rights, property or safety of visitors of this Website or the public. We also may share information with your consent or direction.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our Website may contain links to other Websites of interest. They do not signify that we endorse the Website(s). However, once you have used these links to leave our site, your information is subject to whatever privacy and information policies are upheld by the new/third party site(s), and PROTOTYPE81’s policies no longer apply.

SECURITY
PROTOTYPE81 goes to great lengths to keep your financial information private and safe. We use Secure Socket Layers (SSL), the industry standard in transferring information to process your orders. The SSL encrypts or translates your order information into a highly indecipherable code, which seeks to protect you from any loss, misuse or alteration of information collected. While we take these precautions for your protection we cannot be responsible for any unauthorized use of your information by third parties. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We encourage interested persons to raise any concerns using the contact information below and we will investigate and attempt to resolve any complaints and disputes regarding use and disclosure of personal information in accordance with the principles. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible, at info@prototype81.com.