January 01, 2019
Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at SharpTools LLC (“company”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). We
are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions
or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us
When you visit our website https://sharptools.io (“Site”) and use our services, you trust us with your
personal information. We take your privacy very seriously. In this privacy notice, we describe our privacy
policy. We seek to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it
and what rights you have in relation to it. We hope you take some time to read through it carefully, as it
use of our site and our services.
(such as https://sharptools.io), our mobile or our Facebook applications (“Apps”), and/or any related
personal information with us.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
- HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
- WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE?
- DO WE USE GOOGLE MAPS?
- HOW DO WE HANDLE YOUR SOCIAL LOGINS?
- IS YOUR INFORMATION TRANSFERRED INTERNATIONALLY?
- WHAT IS OUR STANCE ON THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES?
- HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
- HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?
- DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM MINORS?
- WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?
- DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?
- DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS POLICY?
- HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS POLICY?
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Personal information you disclose to us
: We collect personal information that you provide to us such as name, address, contact
information, passwords and security data, payment information, and social media login data.
We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when registering at the Sites or Apps,
expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and services, when participating in
activities on the Sites (such as posting messages in our online forums or entering competitions, contests
or giveaways) or otherwise contacting us.
The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Sites,
the choices you make and the products and features you use. The personal information we collect can include
Name and Contact Data. We collect your first and last name, email address, postal
address, phone number, and other similar contact data.
Credentials. We collect passwords, password hints, and similar security information
used for authentication and account access.
Payment Data. We collect data necessary to process your payment if you make
purchases, such as your payment instrument number (such as a credit card number), and the security
code associated with your payment instrument. All payment data is stored by our payment processor
and you should review its privacy policies and contact the payment processor directly to respond to
Social Media Login Data. We provide you with the option to register using social
media account details, like your Facebook, Twitter or other social media account. If you choose to
register in this way, we will collect the Information described in the section called
“Social Logins” below.
All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us
of any changes to such personal information.
Information automatically collected
In Short: Some information – such as IP address and/or browser and device characteristics – is
collected automatically when you visit our websites.
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Sites. This information
does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and
usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language
preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our
Site and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and
operation of our Sites, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.
Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies.
Information collected through our Apps
: We may collect information regarding your geo-location, mobile device, push
notifications, and Facebook permissions when you use our apps.
If you use our Apps, we may also collect the following information:
Mobile Device Access. We may request access or permission to certain features from your mobile
device, including your mobile device’s Bluetooth, calendar, camera, contacts, microphone, reminders,
sensors, SMS messages, social media accounts, storage, and other features. If you wish to change our
access or permissions, you may do so in your device’s settings.
Mobile Device Data. We may automatically collect device information (such as your mobile device ID,
model and manufacturer), operating system, version information and IP address.
Push Notifications. We may request to send you push notifications regarding your account or the
mobile application. If you wish to opt-out from receiving these types of communications, you may
turn them off in your device’s settings.
Information collected from other Sources
In Short: We may collect limited data from public databases, marketing partners, social media
platforms, and other outside sources.
We may obtain information about you from other sources, such as public databases, joint marketing partners,
social media platforms (such as Facebook), as well as from other third parties. Examples of the information
we receive from other sources include: social media profile information (your name, gender, birthday, email,
current city, state and country, user identification numbers for your contacts, profile picture URL and any
other information that you choose to make public); marketing leads and search results and links, including
paid listings (such as sponsored links).
HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
: We process your information for purposes based on legitimate business interests, the
fulfillment of our contract with you, compliance with our legal obligations, and/or your consent.
We use personal information collected via our Sites for a variety of business purposes described below. We
process your personal information for these purposes in reliance on our legitimate business interests
(“Business Purposes”), in order to enter into or perform a contract with you (“Contractual”), with your
consent (“Consent”), and/or for compliance with our legal obligations (“Legal Reasons”). We indicate the
specific processing grounds we rely on next to each purpose listed below.
We use the information we collect or receive:
To facilitate account creation and logon process. If you choose to link your account with us to a
third party account *(such as your Google or Facebook account), we use the information you allowed
us to collect from those third parties to facilitate account creation and logon process. See the
section below headed “Social Logins” for further information.
To send you marketing and promotional communications. We and/or our third party marketing partners
may use the personal information you send to us for our marketing purposes, if this is in accordance
with your marketing preferences. You can opt-out of our marketing emails at any time
(see the “Your Privacy Rights” below).
To send administrative information to you. We may use your personal information to send you product,
service and new feature information and/or information about changes to our terms, conditions, and
Fulfill and manage your orders. We may use your information to fulfill and manage your orders,
payments, returns, and exchanges made through the Sites.
To post testimonials. We post testimonials on our Sites that may contain personal information. Prior
to posting a testimonial, we will obtain your consent to use your name and testimonial. If you wish
to update, or delete your testimonial, please contact us at email@example.com and be sure to
include your name, testimonial location, and contact information.
Deliver targeted advertising to you. We may use your information to develop and display content and
advertising (and work with third parties who do so) tailored to your interests and/or location and
to measure its effectiveness.
Administer prize draws and competitions. We may use your information to administer prize draws and
competitions when you elect to participate in competitions.
Request Feedback. We may use your information to request feedback and to contact you about your use
of our Sites.
To protect our Sites. We may use your information as part of our efforts to keep our Sites safe and
secure (for example, for fraud monitoring and prevention).
To enable user-to-user communications. We may use your information in order to enable user-to-user
communications with each user’s consent.
To enforce our terms, conditions and policies.
To respond to legal requests and prevent harm. If we receive a subpoena or other legal request, we
may need to inspect the data we hold to determine how to respond.
For other Business Purposes. We may use your information for other Business Purposes, such as data
analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and
to evaluate and improve our Sites, products, services, marketing and your experience.
WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE?
: We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to protect your rights,
or to fulfill business obligations.
We only share and disclose your information in the following situations:
Compliance with Laws. We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in
order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or
legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public
authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).
Vital Interests and Legal Rights. We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary
to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected
fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or
as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.
Vendors, Consultants and Other Third-Party Service Providers. We may share your data with third
party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform services for us or on our behalf
and require access to such information to do that work. Examples include: payment processing, data
analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service and marketing efforts. We may allow
selected third parties to use tracking technology on the Sites, which will enable them to collect
data about how you interact with the Sites over time. This information may be used to, among other
things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand
online activity. Unless described in this Policy, we do not share, sell, rent or trade any of your
information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
Business Transfers. We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during
negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion
of our business to another company.
Affiliates. We may share your information with our affiliates, in which case we will require those
joint venture partners or other companies that we control or that are under common control with us.
Business Partners. We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain
products, services or promotions.
With your Consent. We may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your
Other Users. When you share personal information (for example, by posting comments, contributions
or other content to the Sites) or otherwise interact with public areas of the Site or App, such
personal information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the Site
and our App in perpetuity. If you interact with other users of our Sites and register through a
social network (such as Facebook), your contacts on the social network will see your name, profile
photo, and descriptions of your activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions
of your activity, communicate with you within our Sites, and view your profile.
information. Specific information about how we use such technologies and how you can refuse certain cookies
DO WE USE GOOGLE MAPS?
: Yes, we use Google Maps for the purpose of providing better service.
This website, mobile application, or Facebook application uses Google Maps APIs. You may find the Google
Maps APIs Terms of Service here
. To better understand
By using our Maps API Implementation, you agree to be bound by Google’s Terms of Service. By using our
implementation of the Google Maps APIs, you agree to allow us to gain access to information about you
including personally identifiable information (such as usernames) and non-personally identifiable
information (such as location). We will be collecting the following information:
For a full list of what we use information for, please see the previous sections titled
“Use of Your Information” and “Disclosure of Your Information.” You agree to allow us to obtain or cache
your location. You may revoke your consent at anytime. We use information about location in conjunction
with data from other data providers.
The Maps APIs that we use store and access cookies and other information on your devices. If you are a user
currently in the European Union, please take a look at our EU User Consent Policy.
HOW DO WE HANDLE YOUR SOCIAL LOGINS?
In Short: If you choose to register or log in to our websites using a social media account, we may have
access to certain information about you.
Our Sites offers you the ability to register and login using your third party social media account details
(like your Facebook or Twitter logins). Where you choose to do this, we will receive certain profile
information about you from your social media provider. The profile Information we receive may vary
depending on the social media provider concerned, but will often include your name, e-mail address,
friends list, profile picture as well as other information you choose to make public.
that are otherwise made clear to you on the Sites. Please note that we do not control, and are not
responsible for, other uses of your personal information by your third party social media provider. We
information, and how you can set your privacy preferences on their sites and apps.
WHAT IS OUR STANCE ON THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES?
In Short: We are not responsible for the safety of any information that you share with third-party
providers who advertise, but are not affiliated with, our websites.
The Sites may contain advertisements from third parties that are not affiliated with us and which may link
to other websites, online services or mobile applications. We cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of
data you provide to any third parties. Any data collected by third parties is not covered by this privacy
policy. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third
parties, including other websites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the Sites. You
should review the policies of such third parties and contact them directly to respond to your questions.
HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in
We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this
other legal requirements). No purpose in this policy will require us keeping your personal information for
longer than 6 months past the termination of your account.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either
delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has
been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from
any further processing until deletion is possible.
HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?
In Short: We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and
technical security measures.
We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the
security of any personal information we process. However, please also remember that we cannot guarantee
that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information,
transmission of personal information to and from our Sites is at your own risk. You should only access the
services within a secure environment.
DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM MINORS?
In Short: We do not knowingly collect data from or market to children under 18 years of age.
We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using the Sites, you
represent that you are at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to
such minor dependent’s use of the Site and App. If we learn that personal information from users less
than 18 years of age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to
promptly delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children
under age 18, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?
: You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.
If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal
information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You
can find their contact details here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm
You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by:
- Logging into your account settings and updating your account
- Contacting us using the contact information provided below
Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information
from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud,
Cookies and similar technologies
: Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default.
If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you
choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Sites.
To opt-out of interest-based advertising by advertisers on our Site visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.
Opting out of email marketing
: You can unsubscribe from our marketing email list at any
time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails that we send or by contacting us using the details
provided below. You will then be removed from the marketing email list – however, we will still need to
send you service-related emails that are necessary for the administration and use of your account.
You can also opt-out by:
- Logging into your account settings and updating your preferences.
- Contacting us using the contact information provided below
DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding
access to your personal information.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are
California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about
categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and
the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately
preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please
submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.
If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Sites or Apps,
you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Sites or Apps. To
request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include
the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make
sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Sites or Apps, but please be aware that the data may not be
completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.
DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS POLICY?
In Short: Yes, we will update this policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.
“Revised” date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material
informed of how we are protecting your information.
HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS POLICY?
If you have questions or comments about this policy, email us at email@example.com or by post to:
PO Box 631552
Irving, TX 75063
If you have any further questions or comments about us or our policies, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or contact us by post at:
PO Box 631552
Irving, TX 75063