Please read this document to better understand how we handle privacy and our online information practices. As a user of this website (www.thriftstores.net) and/or mobile application, we regard your privacy as being very important to us. You agree to these policies by using our website and/or mobile application. When using the website and/or mobile application as a visitor, your privacy is the upmost importance to us.
When a user visits our website and/or mobile application, the only information that is logged and collected is typical of most websites and mobile applications on the Internet. The IP address used to access the site and/or mobile application (App) may be logged, as well as dates and times of access, referral paths, etc. The duration of your website and/or mobile application (App) visit, destinations and exit pages are all used to help us understand how to make our website and/or mobile application better for you to navigate and understand. This information is only used to analyze traffic, trends, demographics, and any regular analysis of visitor information to help us tailor and improve our website and/or mobile application (App) to serve our visitors the best way we can and help them find what they are searching for. This type of data collected will ultimately help us improve our website and/or mobile application (App) for a better user experience.
Cookies are also a necessary way of customizing our website and/or mobile application to better serve an end user with the best experience. This is a very common Internet practice and serves the purpose of making our website and/or mobile application the best that it can be. You are free to make adjustments to your web browser or mobile device to disable cookies being used on any part of our website and/or mobile application. Please understand that disabling cookies can stop the functionality or render some aspects of our website useless.
YOUR WEBSITE ACTIVITY
The information that is contributed through our website and/or mobile application is intended for public consumption, this includes posting of thrift shop, secondhand stores, consignment store locations, etc. Information included on listings are the contact information, hours of operation, and business description, etc.
All contact forms and listing update forms found on each listing are used for general contact communication and are is not used or sold to any third-party.
This website and/or mobile application uses a third-party advertising network as explained under "THIRD-PARTY VENDORS". Using networks provides our partners with some information about the way you use our website and/or mobile application so they can advertise products and services that are more likely to be relevant to you.
Advertising networks are companies that manage the advertising process on websites and many other mobile applications. For that reason, they may know information about you based on the way you use websites and/or mobile applications where they provide advertising services. They use this information to paint a picture of which types of advertisements you are likely to be interested in.
We use Googles products as our third-party vendor to help us improve our customer experience. We have Data Processing Agreement with our vendor, Google. We use several products from Google which include Google Analytics, Google Firebase Analytics, as well as Google Advertising platforms. To understand how Google manages data in its products, please view their Privacy & Terms web page.
The following information is what is usually collected by Google's products when a user visits our website or mobile application.
- Location based on IP address
- Website visits and behavior including pages visited, time on page, exit page, etc.
- All collected user data is automatically deleted after 14 months (the minimum duration)
To understand how Google manages data in its products, please view their Privacy & Terms web page.