Last Updated: August 12, 2020
When you visit TinkerTini's Website you provide us with personal information you knowingly disclose to us and Website interaction information collected by us. We request information from you (which may include name, age, employer, address, telephone number, email address, city location, and zip code) when you establish an account, ask a question, request to receive communications, or participate in other Website features. We also collect any information which you decide to share, for example by submitting product concepts or wish-lists for product concepts or by contacting us directly.
We collect your IP address when you visit the Website. We also use additional means to gather information about our users and how they use our Website. For more information, see the "Cookies and Pixel Tags" section below.
We may use the information we collect to:
In the course of operating our business, we share the information you provide with third parties as required or allowed by our agreements with our clients or others or as we deem necessary or desirable. For example, if you are an inventor submitting a product concept to a particular company, we share your information with that company. In addition, we may transfer information between TinkerTini and our preferred service providers who use that information to conduct TinkerTini business. For example, they may handle TinkerTini's data management. We may also share your information to administer a Website feature. We provide our preferred service providers with the information they need to perform their services and work with them to protect your information.
We have put physical, electronic and managerial procedures into place in order to help safeguard and prevent unauthorized access, use and/or disclosure of your information and uploads. REGARDLESS OF THESE EFFORTS, TINKERTINI CANNOT GUARANTEE THE SECURITY OR CONFIDENTIALITY OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US.
TinkerTini receives and records information from your browser when you use the Website and may use a variety of methods, such as cookies and pixel tags to collect this information. A cookie is a small removable data file that is stored by your web browser on your computer. Cookies allow us to enhance and personalize your online experience.
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. If you turn cookies off, some of our services will not function properly.
We may use pixel tags—tiny graphic images—to help us analyze your online behavior. Pixel tags also allow us to send you email in a format you can read and let us know when you have opened an email message from us. We may use pixel tags to collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the links you click and other actions taken in connection with our Website. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every Website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, username, system type, whether you have enabling software to access certain Website features, access times and referring Website addresses. Websites visited before visiting the TinkerTini Website might place personal information within the URL of your browser during a visit to that Website. TinkerTini may unintentionally collect that information as part of the referring Website information we collect.