Privacy and Cookie Policy

APP Website Privacy Policies

 

American Paper & Plastics Inc. (APP Inc.) is committed to safeguarding your privacy. This statement explains our online information practices and the choices that one can make about the way the information that is provide to us is collected and used.

APP Inc. is the sole owner and the only organization that uses the information collected on this Site. We will not sell or rent this information to others under any circumstances. Please see the Third-Part Service Providers section of this Policy for an explanation of how we share certain information with some approved third party providers for specific services needed to conduct business.

 

COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may collect information about you in a variety of ways. The information we may collect on the Site includes:

Personal Data

Personally identifiable information, such as your name, shipping address, email address, and telephone number that you voluntarily give to us when you register with the Site or our mobile application, or when you choose to participate in various activities related to the Site. You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind; however, your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of the Site and our mobile application.

Derivative Data

Information our servers automatically collect when you access the Site, such as your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site. If you are using our mobile application, this information may also include your device name and type, your operating system, your phone number, your country, your likes and replies to a post, and other interactions with the application and other users via server log files, as well as any other information you choose to provide.

 

Financial Data

Financial information, such as data related to your payment method (e.g. valid credit card number, card brand, expiration date) that we may collect when you purchase, order, return, exchange, or request information about our services from the Site or our mobile application. We store only very limited, if any, financial information that we collect. Otherwise, our payment processor, Vantiv (https://www.vantiv.com/) stores all financial information.

USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We collect your name, company name, address, email address, phone number(s) and payment details (for example, your credit card information).

We use this information to provide you with our Services; for example, to confirm your identity, contact you, provide you with advertising and marketing, and invoice you. We also use this information to make sure that we comply with legal requirements. Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience.  Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Site or our mobile application to:

  • To conform to legal requirements, or to respond to lawful court orders, subpoenas, warrants, or other requests by public authorities. This may including meeting national security or law enforcement requirements.
  • Compile anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally.
  • Create and manage your account.
  • Deliver targeted advertising, coupons, newsletters, and other information regarding promotions and the Site and our mobile application to you.
  • Email you regarding your account or order.
  • Enable user-to-user communications.
  • Fulfill and manage purchases, orders, payments, and other transactions related to the Site and our mobile application.
  • Generate a personal profile about you to make future visits to the Site and our mobile application more personalized.
  • Increase the efficiency and operation of the Site and our mobile application.
  • Monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve your experience with the Site and our mobile application.
  • Notify you of updates to the Site and our mobile application.
  • Offer new products, services, mobile applications, and/or recommendations to you.
  • Perform other business activities as needed.
  • Prevent fraudulent transactions, monitor against theft, and protect against criminal activity.
  • Process payments and refunds.
  • Request feedback and contact you about your use of the Site [and our mobile application] .
  • Resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.
  • Respond to product and customer service requests.
  • Solicit support for the Site and our mobile application.

By Law or to Protect Rights

If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation.  This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.


 

 

Third-Party Service Providers

We do not share your information with a third party except for parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, such as payment processing (credit cards & ACH). We also will not share your information with advertisers or investors for any third party activity such as marketing.

 

TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

Cookies and Web Beacons

We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies on the Site and on our mobile application to help customize the Site and our mobile application and improve your experience. When you access the Site or our mobile application, your personal information is not collected using tracking technology. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can remove or reject cookies, but be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site or our mobile application. You may not decline web beacons. However, they can be rendered ineffective by declining all cookies or by modifying your web browser’s settings to notify you each time a cookie is tendered, permitting you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis.

We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies on the Site and our mobile application to help customize the Site and our mobile application and improve your experience. For more information on how we use cookies, please refer to our Cookie Policy section, which is incorporated into this Privacy Policy. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by our Cookie Policy.

 

SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION

We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information.  While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse.  Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.

 

CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES 

Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems [and our mobile applications] include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected.  No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online.  If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this Privacy Policy. Most web browsers, some mobile operating systems, and our mobile applications include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. If you set the DNT signal on your browser, we will respond to such DNT browser signals.

 

Cookie Policy

A browser cookie is a small piece of data that is stored on your device to help websites and mobile apps remember things about you. Other technologies, including Web storage and identifiers associated with your device, may be used for similar purposes. In this policy, we say “cookies” to discuss all of these technologies.

Our Privacy Policy explains how we collect and use information from and about you when you use our services. This policy explains more about how we use cookies and your related choices.

How We Use Cookies

Like most providers of online services, APP Inc. uses cookies for a number of reasons, like protecting your data and account, helping us see which features are most popular, counting visitors to a page, improving our users’ experience, keeping our services secure, and just generally providing you with a better, more intuitive, and satisfying experience.

As explained earlier, your browser or device may allow you to block or otherwise limit the use of cookies. However, cookies are an important part of how our services work, so removing, rejecting, or limiting the use of they could affect the availability and functionality of our services.

 

Browser Cookies

Your browser may provide you with the option to refuse some or all browser cookies. You may also be able to remove cookies from your browser. For more information about how to manage browser cookies, please follow the instructions provided by your browser.

Cookies also let you move around the site and use essential features like accessing your profile and posting feedback. Without these cookies, these services cannot be provided. Please note that these cookies do not gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet.

We use these cookies to:

ü  Identify you as being logged in to our site

ü  Enable you to submit information via online forms such as registration and feedback forms

ü  Enable to submit your online purchases

Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the site, so if you prevent these cookies we can't guarantee your use of our site or how the security on our site will perform during your visit.

 

 

Mobile Device Identifiers

Your mobile operating system may let you opt-out from having certain device identifiers used for interest-based advertising. You should refer to the instructions provided by your mobile device’s manufacturer; this information is typically available under the “settings” function of your mobile device.

And of course, if your mobile device offers an uninstall process, you can always stop us from collecting information through the app by uninstalling the our app.

More information about cookies

Information about cookies: useful information about cookies can be found at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org

 

CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits 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. This includes 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 Site or our mobile application, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Site or our mobile application. 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 Site or our mobile application, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) applies to websites that knowingly collect information about or target children under the age of 13. If a website collects such information, it is required by law to post privacy policies and is limited in its ability to share that information.

 

CONTACT US

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

American Paper & Plastics Inc.
550 South 7th Ave.
City of industry CA, 91746

Phone: +1 (626) 444-0000
Fax:        +1 (626) 444-1000
email:    info@appinc.com

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