Privacy Policy

Privacy policy for www.OpenWebShopper.com

Last amended: May 16, 2020

Introduction and scope

DCP Marketing, Inc. respects your privacy and we are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this privacy policy (the “Policy”) in connection with the online website that we operate, OpenWebShopper.com. We understand that your privacy is important to you, and we are committed to being transparent about the information we collect and process upon your use of our websites. This Privacy Policy describes our practices concerning the personal information collected, processed and stored by DCP Marketing Services when you visit and use websites operated by DCP Marketing Services.

DCP Marketing Services can be reached via the contact form.

User consent and age requirement

By using OpenWebShopper.com, you consent to our collection and use of your information as described in the Policy. Our Services are not intended for use by children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or through our Services. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 and do not target our Services to children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information through our Services. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 13, please contact us at:

Attn: Privacy Officer

2785 Pacific Coast Highway Suite #235
Torrance, CA 90505

Information we collect, how we use it, and how and why we share it

This section will serve as the notice at collection as provided in Section 1798.100(b) of the California Consumer Privacy Act.

Access to web search results or other general content on OpenWebShopper.com does not require you to create an account. You can visit and use OpenWebShopper.com without providing us any identification (e.g., name, date of birth), contact (e.g., email address, phone number) and/or account (username and password) information.

In order to collect the data described herein we may use temporary cookies that remain on your device for a limited period of time. We may also use persistent cookies that remain on your device until manually removed in the settings of your device/browser, in order to manage and maintain the services and record your use of the Services. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to discover the identity of the user. A cookie is a small piece of information which is sent to and stored on your device. Cookies do not damage your device.

Some of the cookies that we set when you visit our Services are essential to the working functionality of the Services. Performance cookies are another type of cookies uses to provide with you a better user experience and to improve how content on our website is presented.

Most browsers or devices may allow you to block cookies block cookies but you may not be able to use some features on the Services if you block them. You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie (this enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not). We may also use web beacons via the Services to collect information. Web beacons or “gifs”, are electronic images that may be used in our Services or in our emails. We use Web beacons to deliver cookies, count visits and to tell if and when an email has been opened and acted upon.

We also use third party tracking technologies (for example, technologies of Rakuten Marketing LLC, Amazon Services LLC and eBay Partner Networks Inc.’s), such as cookies and web beacons and various third party providers to process and analyze your PII, profile end user activities and provide targeted ads, including without limitation tracking your use of the Services and third party services and sites. To learn more about interest based ads and for certain opt-out options see for example: www.aboutads.info/choices,tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout,www.allaboutcookies.org,optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1#!/.

Company 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 www.amazon.com.

The chart below describes what data we collect that qualifies as “Personal Data” in the European Economic Area, how we collect or access it, how we use it, with which third parties we share it, and the purpose for sharing. In addition, we may collect, use and disclose your personal information as required or permitted by applicable law, as directed by you, or in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We only permit third parties to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our agreements with them. Our service providers with whom we share your data may also engage vendors to help them process user data, so they can provide their services to us.

The chart below describes what data may be automatically collected by third parties when you visit OpenWebShopper.com via code that we implement on OpenWebShopper.com to allow them to access your browser. In certain cases these third parties are co-controllers of personal data with us. We only permit such third parties to collect and process your personal data in accordance with our agreements with them.

Categories of Personal Information How third parties collect it Which Partners collects it How they use it
IP address collected by Third Parties and Third Party Cookies We implement on OpenWebShopper.com certain code provided by our advertising partners that enable them to:
  • Collect the anonymous IP address that you use when you visit OpenWebShopper.com
  • Place or recognize a cookie on your browser or other tracking device (for example, tied to your mobile device ID).
  • This happens when we implement software code on our Search-Engine pages that allows our partners to interact with your browser, such as a pixel or beacon.
  1. Content partners who provide content or search targeted or contextually targeted ads on OpenWebShopper.com.
  2. Agencies who place ads on third party sites to promote OpenWebShopper.com.
  3. Publisher networks (such as Verizon or Google) on which we or our agencies place ads to promote OpenWebShopper.com
This is so they can:

  1. Provide their services to us
  2. Determine payments owed to them
  3. Analyze fraudulent traffic patterns
  4. Detecting and fixing errors in their service
  5. Internal research and improving their service, including to increase their revenues
Internet usage data collected via cookies Certain partners use cookies or tracking devices that enable them to:

  • Recognize your browser or mobile device when you visit OpenWebShopper.com and other sites
  • Collect information about your internet usage across multiple websites, including your visits to and actions on OpenWebShopper.com
  • Such information collection and use by third parties via cookies and tracking devices only occurs with your consent where required (such as in the European Economic Area). It may qualify as a “sale” of personal information under the California Consumer Privacy Act.
Advertisers and digital advertising technology intermediaries who place interest based ads on OpenWebShopper.com. They use tracking devices to place ads on OpenWebShopper.com targeted to you based on your past actions on our Site or on other sites (interest based targeting)

 

Third-parties who provide us with products and services may also place cookies, ad tags and/or beacons that collect the information outlined above in order to provide us with products and services including analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics) allowing us to analyze the performance of our Services and advertisers and ad networks allowing the delivery of relevant ads. These third parties may also collect information about you from other sources and combine it with other information collected about you from third party websites not affiliated with us. For example, advertiser and advertising networks, as well as data analytics companies who service them, may participate in interest based advertising and track your activity across various sites and/or devices where they display ads and record your activities, so they can show ads that they consider relevant to you. Where necessary, we will obtain your consent for these activities.

More details on information collected, purpose of and basis for collection

Technical information

As you interact with the OpenWebShopper.com, we may collect additional technical information via automated means:

  • Information about your computer or mobile device such as type of device, mobile device ID number, screen resolution, web browser information and operating system or platform
  • Your browser preferences and settings (time zone, language, etc.)
  • Internet provider or mobile service provider name

Aggregated user information

We routinely aggregate the personal information of all of our users into user usage statistics for OpenWebShopper.com. With this aggregation, your personal data is mixed with other user data and becomes de-identified. We are not able to identify or re-identify you or any particular user. We do not treat de-identified data or aggregate consumer information as personal information and we reserve the right to convert, or permit others to convert, your personal information into deidentified data or aggregate consumer information. Sharing de-identified aggregate data with third parties does not constitute a sale or transfer of personal information.

Legal basis for collection

We collect and use your personal information on the grounds of the legal basis described below:

Provide our services: we process your personal information to provide our web search and content services. This is so we can comply with our contractual obligations to you.

Improving our services: we analyze information about how you use OpenWebShopper.com to provide an improved experience for our users, including product testing and site analytics. It is in our legitimate business interests to use the information provided to us for this purpose, so we can understand any issues with OpenWebShopper.com and improve them.

Compensating our partners: we process your personal information for purposes of calculating compensation to be paid to our third party product/service providers and distributors and to analyze usage across products, services and distribution partner/channel. It is in our legitimate interest to appropriately determine amounts to be paid to our partners and inform our product roadmap and distribution strategy.

Communicating with you: we may use your personal information when we communicate with you, for example if we are providing information about changes to the terms and conditions or if you contact us with questions. It is in our legitimate interests that we are able to provide you with appropriate responses and provide you with notices about OpenWebShopper.com and services.

Marketing: we may use your personal information to deliver relevant ads to you to promote OpenWebShopper.com, and measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. It is in our legitimate interest to analyze the interests of our users to craft more relevant advertising messages and inform our marketing strategy. We may use automated decision-making to deliver tailored ads based on your personal information. In most cases, we use cookies and trackers placed on your browsers by our marketing network partners, such as Google Ads, Google AFS, Microsoft Advertising and Verizon.

Exercising our rights: we may use your personal information to exercise our legal rights where it is necessary to do so; for example, to detect, prevent and respond to fraud claims, intellectual property infringement claims or violations of law.

Complying with our obligations: we may process your personal information to, for example, carry out fraud prevention checks or comply with other legal or regulatory requirements, where this is explicitly required by law, such as responding to your request for data access or deletion.

Customizing your experience, including ads: when you use the OpenWebShopper.com, we may use information about your use of the OpenWebShopper.com (queries you submitted, content you viewed) to customize your experience, such as by providing and showing you content based on your recent interests. We may use automated decision-making for these activities. Upon your affirmative consent or request, we may use your browser information to send you notifications about content on our site via your browser. As required by applicable data protection and privacy laws, we will obtain your consent for these activities or enable you to opt out of these activities.

Additional information about sharing with our own OpenWebShopper.com and third parties

As part of providing the Services and/or generating and processing analytics, our affiliates, agents representatives and third party providers may have access to your PII. The Company may also share PII in the following circumstances: (a) as required for the provision, maintenance and improvement of the Services; (b) if we become involved in a reorganization, merger, consolidation, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of our assets; and/or (c) to satisfy applicable law or prevention of fraud or harm or to enforce applicable agreements and/or their terms, including investigation of potential violations thereof. The Services may link to third party content, products and services. Any PII that you provide in connection therewith is provided to a third party. We are not responsible for the privacy and data protection practices of such third parties, or for such content, products and services, and we encourage you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each third party that you choose to use or interact with. Our business affiliates on whose website or platform you use the Services will also have access to your PII. For more information about how they collect and process PII please see their privacy policy on their website. We require each of them to collect and process PII lawfully and to obtain your consent where required.

Links

Links to other services, sites and applications may be provided by the Company as a convenience to our users. The Company is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other sites and applications and you visit them at your own risk. This privacy statement applies solely to PII collected by us.

Your rights and choices

You have rights and choices regarding our collection and use of your personal information, as well as the collection and use of some of our third party partners. A few of those choices are set forth below and others are described in our Cookie Policy. At DCP Marketing Services, we do not collect sufficient data to authenticate any particular user.

Other Privacy Tools

In addition, third party tools enable you to search for and opt-out of some of these devices, such as the Ghostery browser plug-in available at https://www.ghostery.com/.

Do Not Track

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers of Company who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of PII to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us using the contact details published on our Services. Please note that we are only required to respond to one request per customer each year. You are also advised that Company does not respond to “Do Not Track” signals.

Your access, revision & deletion rights

Right to know/right of access

If you are located in the European Economic Area (EEA) or in California, or in certain other states, you have specific rights to know and have access to the personal information that has been collected and stored by the web properties that you visit (and in the EEA, right to correct such information). Your rights can only be exercised if such web properties can adequately verify that you are the same person as the user whose data is being requested. At DCP Marketing Services, we do not collect sufficient data to authenticate any particular user.

Right to delete

If you are located in the European Economic Area (EEA) or in California, or in certain other states, you have specific rights to request us to delete any personal information we have stored about you. In the EEA, you also have the right to withdraw any consent that you have previously provided to us to store or use your personal information

Contact us via our Contact Form, click the “Contact Us” button, then fill out the form. Select “Request access to or deletion of your personal data” in the drop-down for the Subject field.

Deletion of information you submit via our Contact Form

You may request us to delete all the information you submitted to us via our Contact Form by contacting us via our Contact Form. However, we reserve the right to retain any information you provided via our Contact Form in order to defend legal claims, retain a record of our compliance with laws, including privacy and data protection laws, and other statutory data retention requirements.

Non discrimination, complaints and disputes

All content and services offered on the OpenWebShopper.com are free of charge and DCP Marketing Services will not discriminate against any user who has exercised their rights as set forth in this privacy policy.

We are committed to working with you to obtain a fair resolution of any complaint or concern about privacy. If, however, you believe that we have not been able to assist with your complaint or concern, you may have the right to make a complaint with your national data protection authority.

Data retention and security

We have designed our systems so that we can manage OpenWebShopper.com while collecting as little information about our users as possible.

We retain emails for up to three years to respond to discovery requests in the event of litigation or have the ability to defend legal claims.

Updates to this Privacy Policy and contact information

We will continue to evaluate this Privacy Policy against new technologies, applicable laws, business practices, and our user’s needs, and may make changes accordingly. Please check this page periodically for updates. If we make any material changes, we will post the updated Privacy Policy on this page, along with its effective date, and notify you by means of a notice on the OpenWebShopper.com. Except in connection with updates that materially change the ways in which we process your information, your continued use of the Services after this Privacy Policy has been updated means that you agree to be bound by such updates. We will provide notice in advance of the effective date with regard to any updates that materially change the ways in which we process your personal information.

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or the manner in which your information is processed (or if you are an EEA resident, how your data is transferred outside of the EEA), or if you would like to submit a request to us, please contact us here or via mail at:

Contact:

Privacy Officer
DCP Marketing Services, Inc.
2785 Pacific Coast Highway Suite #235
Torrance, CA 90505