Effective Date: ten 1st, 2020
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND WHEN?
Certain personal information is provided by you when you interact with our Platform, interact with a customer service center, or request information from us, attend Converse events or visit retail stores, sign up to receive special offers and updates, or otherwise request products or services from us. This personal information includes things like:
When you visit our Platform, certain information may be collected automatically, as further described below in the section titled “Cookies and Pixels,” including:
At this time, we do not respond to “do not track” signals sent by web browsers. For more information on management of trackers, please see the Cookies section below.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.
WHY AND HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We collect and use your personal information to:
Please note that we also link personal information submitted by you on our Platform with other personal information about you that Converse may have obtained via other means, such as personal information collected during a visit to one of our stores or events.
SHARING OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Converse shares your personal information with:
We may also transfer personal information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of reorganization, spin-off, dissolution, or liquidation).
We do not share your personal information with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes.
We do not sell your personal information.
PROTECTION AND MANAGEMENT OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use a variety of technical and organizational security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Despite our efforts, no website, mobile application, database, or system is completely secure of “hack proof”. You can help keep your data safe by taking reasonable steps to protect your personal information against unauthorized disclosure or misuse.
RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your personal information will be retained for as long as is necessary to carry out the purposes set out in this policy (unless otherwise required by law). In general, this means that we will keep your personal information for as long as you keep your Converse account, but we may keep your order history longer to comply with legal obligations. To delete your account or account information, please contact Consumer Services or check your account settings.
MANAGING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
If you submit photos or other User Generated Content for reviews, communities, or other features, please be aware that this data may be posted publicly. You can request removal of your posted User Generated Content on the Platform, but please note that removal may not encompass all possible locations, for example, back-ups or sharing by other users initiated prior to removal.
COOKIES AND PIXELS
Converse collects information from your browser or device when you use our Platform, including data described as “technical data” or “data about your visit” in the first section of this policy. We use a variety of methods, such as cookies and pixel tags to collect this information. We use this information for Platform functionality, performance analysis and improvement, enabling third party interoperability (like social media log-in and sharing), and advertising.
Your browser can help you manage these trackers. In your browser, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies in your browser settings. If you turn off all cookies, certain parts or features of our Platform may not work properly. There are also general resources for opting out of interest based advertising available on the websites of the Network Advertising Initiative and Digital Advertising Alliance.
Similarly, you can adjust your advertising preferences on your mobile device at the device level. For example, to adjust you ad preference in iOS, visit Settings > Privacy > Advertising > Limit Ad Tracking. To adjust your ad preferences in Android, visit Settings > Google > Ads > Opt out of interest-based ads.
SOCIAL PLATFORMS AND LINKS TO OTHER SITES
Our Platform contain third party social media plug-ins. If you interact with these plug-ins, your activity on our Platform will also be made available to those social platforms. Therefore, we encourage you to read the privacy policies of these social platforms before interacting with their plug-ins on our Platform.
QUESTIONS AND FEEDBACK
If you wish to provide feedback, or if you have questions or concerns, you can contact our Consumer Services (1-800-428-2667) or our Privacy Office, 77 East Washington Street, Boston, Massachusetts 0113, USA or