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FUTURE METHOD PRIVACY POLICY

 

Last Updated: June 26th, 2019

 

This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used and disclosed by Future Method, Inc. (“Future Method” or “we”). This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect when you use our websites and other online products and services (collectively, the “Services”) or when you otherwise interact with us.

 

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of the policy and, in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or sending you a notification). We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you access the Services or otherwise interact with us to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.

 

Collection of Information

 

Information You Provide to Us. We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you create an account, participate in any interactive features of the Services, fill out a form, participate in a contest or promotion, make a purchase, apply for a job, communicate with us via third party social media sites, request customer support or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, postal address, phone number, payment information and any other information you choose to provide.

 

Information We Collect Automatically When You Use the Services. When you access or use our Services, we automatically collect information about you, including:

 

  • Log Information: We collect log information about your use of the Services, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you visited before navigating to our Services.
  • Device Information: We collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access our Services, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers and mobile network information.
  • Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We and our service providers use various technologies to collect information, including cookies and web beacons. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us improve our Services and your experience, see which areas and features of our Services are popular and count visits. Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our Services or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits and understand usage and campaign effectiveness. For more information about cookies, and how to disable them, please see “Your Choices” below.

 

Information We Collect From Other Sources

 

We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Services. For example, we may collect information about you from third parties, including but not limited to identity verification services, credit bureaus, mailing list providers and publicly available sources.

 

Use of Information

 

We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:

 

  • Provide, maintain and improve our Services;
  • Provide and deliver the products and services you request, process transactions and send you related information, including confirmations and invoices;
  • Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages;
  • Respond to your comments, questions and requests and provide customer service;
  • Communicate with you about products, services, offers, promotions, rewards, and events offered by Future Method and others, and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you;
  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our Services; 
  • Detect, investigate and prevent fraudulent transactions and other illegal activities and protect the rights and property of Future Method and others;
  • Personalize and improve the Services and provide advertisements, content or features that match user profiles or interests;
  • Facilitate contests, sweepstakes and promotions and process and deliver entries and rewards;
  • Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better service; and
  • Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.

 

Sharing of Information

 

We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:

 

  • With vendors, consultants and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf, including, but not limited to, third-party payment processors;
  • With third parties for their own services and marketing purposes;
  • In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law, regulation or legal process;
  • If we believe your actions are inconsistent with our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property and safety of Future Method or others;
  • In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company; 
  • Between and among Future Method and its current and future parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and other companies under common control and ownership; and
  • With your consent or at your direction.

 

We may also share aggregated or de-identified information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you.

 

Social Sharing Features

 

The Services may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as, but not limited to, the Instagram “Like” button or the Twitter “Retweet” button). Your use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.

 

Advertising and Analytics Services Provided by Others

 

We may allow others to provide analytics services and serve advertisements on our behalf across the Internet and in applications. These entities may use cookies, web beacons, device identifiers and other technologies to collect information about your use of the Services and other websites and applications, including your IP address, web browser, mobile network information, pages viewed, time spent on pages or in apps, links clicked and conversion information. This information may be used by Future Method and others to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, deliver advertising and content targeted to your interests on our Services and other websites and better understand your online activity. For more information about interest-based ads, or to opt out of having your web browsing information used for behavioral advertising purposes, please visit www.aboutads.info/choices. 

 

We may also work with other websites or platforms (such as Facebook and Instagram) to serve ads to you as part of a customized campaign, unless you notify us that you prefer not to have information about you used in this way. 

 

Security

 

Future Method takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

 

Transfer of Information to the U.S. and Other Countries

 

Future Method is based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by U.S. law. By accessing or using the Services or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing, transfer and storage of information in and to the U.S. and other countries, where you may not have the same rights and protections as you do under local law. 

 

Your Choices

 

Account Information. You may update, correct or delete information about yourself at any time by logging into your online account or emailing us at info@futuremethod.com. If you wish to delete your account, please email us at info@futuremethod.com, but note that we may retain certain information as required by law or for legitimate business purposes. We may also retain cached or archived copies of information about you for a certain period of time. 

 

Cookies. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Removing or rejecting browser cookies does not necessarily affect third party flash cookies used in connection with our Services. To delete or disable flash cookies please visit http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/disable-local-shared-objects-flash.html for more information. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Services.

 

Promotional Communications. You may opt out of receiving promotional emails from Future Method by following the instructions in those emails. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account, an order you have placed, or our ongoing business relations.

 

Your California Privacy Rights. California law permits residents of California to request certain details about how their information is shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please contact us at info@futuremethod.com.

 

Contact Us

 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@futuremethod.com.