Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us. At Direct Response Media, LLC we have a few fundamental principles:

 

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.
  • In our virtual storefront, social networking, and mobile application products, we aim to make it as simple as possible for you to control what’s visible to the public, seen by search engines, kept private, and permanently deleted.

 

 

Below is our privacy policy, which incorporates these goals:

Direct Response Media, LLC (“Design Trade”) operates several websites including DesignTrade.net (collectively, the “Websites”), as well as a number of mobile applications on behalf of our customers (collectively, the “Applications”). It is Direct Response Media, LLC‘s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our Websites and Applications.

 

Website Visitors and Application Users

Direct Response Media, LLC collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Direct Response Media, LLC‘s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Direct Response Media, LLC‘s visitors use its Websites and Applications. From time to time, Direct Response Media, LLC may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its Websites or Applications.

Direct Response Media, LLC also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Direct Response Media, LLC does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.

 

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Direct Response Media, LLC‘s Websites and users of Direct Response Media, LLC’s Applications choose to interact with Direct Response Media, LLC in ways that require Direct Response Media, LLC to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Direct Response Media, LLC gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at DesignTrade.net to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Direct Response Media, LLC are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Direct Response Media, LLC collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Direct Response Media, LLC. Direct Response Media, LLC does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Website-related and Application-related activities.

 

Aggregated Statistics

Direct Response Media, LLC may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its Websites and users of its Applications. For instance, Direct Response Media, LLC may monitor the most popular store fronts on the DesignTrade.net site. Direct Response Media, LLC may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Direct Response Media, LLC does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

 

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Direct Response Media, LLC discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Direct Response Media, LLC‘s behalf or to provide services available at Direct Response Media, LLC‘s Websites and Applications, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Direct Response Media, LLC‘s Websites and Applications, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Direct Response Media, LLC will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Direct Response Media, LLC discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Direct Response Media, LLC believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Direct Response Media, LLC, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Direct Response Media, LLC Websites or Applications and have supplied your email address, Direct Response Media, LLC may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Direct Response Media, LLC and our products. We primarily use our various blogs and social media outlets to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Direct Response Media, LLC takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

 

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Direct Response Media, LLC uses cookies to help Direct Response Media, LLC identify and track visitors, their usage of the Direct Response Media, LLC Websites, and their website access preferences. Direct Response Media, LLC visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Direct Response Media, LLC‘s Websites, with the drawback that certain features of Direct Response Media, LLC‘s Websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

 

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our Websites or Applications may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Direct Response Media, LLC and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

 

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Direct Response Media, LLC may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Direct Response Media, LLC‘s sole discretion. Direct Response Media, LLC encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a DesignTrade.net account, you should also check your dashboard for alerts to these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.