We may collect personal and other information about you when you use the Sites, as described below. “Personal Information” is information which can be used to distinguish or trace an individual’s identity, whether used alone or when combined with other personal or identifying information which is linked or linkable to a specific individual. Some of the Personal Information that we collect from you might include: your name, shipping address, billing address, email address, telephone number, and payment information, such as your encrypted credit card information. We typically collect Personal Information and other data from you, and use that information in the ways described in this Policy or otherwise communicated to you from time to time (subject to your consent when required by applicable laws), including the following:
When You Make a Purchase on Our Sites. Some purchases on our Sites are handled directly by Hint and others are managed and processed by third party service providers (such as Authorize.net, PayPal, and Apple Pay). These parties may or may not be affiliated with Hint and in these cases, the terms, conditions, and privacy policies of the third party will govern the data processed by the third party in the transaction. We encourage our users to be aware of how their information may be used and processed and to read the privacy statements of every third party site that collects Personal Information.
Hint or our third party service providers may collect Personal Information from you, which may include contact information (such as your name, email, phone number, billing address, or shipping information) and financial information (such as credit card number, security code, and expiration date) when you make a purchase or register on our Sites in order to receive emails or refer a friend. An online credit card transaction is required if you wish to make a purchase on our Sites. We and our third party service providers use reasonable security measures when processing your Personal Information to facilitate a purchase.
When You Join Our Loyalty Program. In order to join and receive rewards and points through our loyalty program, you must sign up for a member account that will include a valid username and password, among other account information requested. Any information you provide while participating in this program will be used to track points and to offer you rewards. The information from your account may also be compiled with other Personal Information relating to you in order to create a user profile and to provide you with relevant offers and other information. You can read more here for additional details on what Personal Information is collected through this program and how that Personal Information is used.
When You Post Content on Our Sites. Our Sites may enable users to post Content online, including via social media (this includes reference to the Hint Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and blog accounts and any future accounts Hint may create). If you post a comment or any other Content to social media that references our official accounts or you otherwise use your social media accounts in conjunction with your visit to our Sites, your comment or Content may appear on our Sites. We may receive certain Personal Information or other information to the extent provided to us by the social media platform; typically your name, list of social media connections, and other material provided to us by the social media service. Please refer to the privacy policies of those third party providers for more information and to adjust your settings regarding how your Personal Information is shared with us.
Contests and Sweepstakes. We may operate contests, sweepstakes, or other promotions (each, a “Promotion”) through our Sites, which may require registration on our Sites or through our social media channels in order to enter. Your Personal Information may be used by us to contact you for winner notification, prize delivery confirmation, or other promotional purposes. Your entry may also result in your being added to our marketing lists. If you win a Promotion, your acceptance of a prize may require you (unless prohibited by law) to allow us to post publicly some of your Personal Information on our Sites or elsewhere, such as on a winner’s page.
SMS Messaging. We may use your telephone number for the purpose of sending you SMS messaging related to marketing messages, order and shipping confirmations, and other order updates if you have opted in to receive such messaging. You may opt-out from receiving SMS messaging from us, at any time, by responding STOP to any of our messages. Messaging will be sent by an automated system initiated by our third party messaging provider. We do not share your telephone number with third parties for the purposes of receiving third party marketing messages. We also will not send messages to you promoting the goods or services of third parties. For additional information regarding our SMS messaging program, please read our Terms of Service (https://www.drinkhint.com/pages/terms-of-use), or by responding HELP to any of our messages, or by emailing our Customer Service team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We abide by Facebook’s Data Use Restrictions. Any ad data collected, received or derived from our Facebook ad (“Facebook advertising data”) is only shared with someone acting on our behalf, such as our service provider. We are responsible for ensuring that our service providers protect any Facebook advertising data or any other information obtained from us, limit our use of all of that information, and keep it confidential and secure.
We do not use Facebook advertising data for any purpose (including retargeting, commingling data across multiple advertisers’ campaigns, or allowing piggybacking or redirecting with tags), except on an aggregate and anonymous basis (unless authorized by Facebook) and only to assess the performance and effectiveness of our Facebook advertising campaigns. We do not use Facebook advertising data, including the targeting criteria for a Facebook ad, to build, append to, edit, influence, or augment user profiles, including profiles associated with any mobile device identifier or other unique identifier that identifies any particular user, browser, computer or device. We do not transfer any Facebook advertising data (including anonymous, aggregate, or derived data) to any ad network, ad exchange, data broker or other advertising or monetization related service.
We may log click-stream or similar data for purposes of system administration, to improve our Sites and marketing, to report aggregate information to our advertisers, and other uses related to the Sites. Click-stream data is information collected when you request pages from our Sites, and may include information such as the page served, the time, the source and type of browser making the request, the most recent page view, what you clicked on in order to arrive at our Sites, and other non-Personal Information. This data helps us analyze how visitors arrive at our Sites, what type of content is most popular, what type of visitors are interested in particular kinds of events, content, advertising, and the like. Where permitted, we may associate click-stream, shopping cart, and other similar data with other information we hold about you so that we can personalize or improve the relevance and quality of the services or information provided.
Other Sources of Personal Information or Data. If we receive Personal Information or data from you through our Sites other than as described in this Policy, it will still be used and managed in accordance with this Policy, unless otherwise stated at the time you provide the information.