Apple Sliced Terms and Privacy
Last updated July 30, 2010
Any modification to this document will be effective within twenty-four (24) hours of being posted on Apple Sliced unless Apple Sliced states otherwise in writing. Apple Sliced reserves the right to modify or otherwise change these terms at its discretion. You are bound by these changes and should revisit this page to be apprised of any such changes. Your continued use of Apple Sliced is contingent on your agreement to these terms and any future modification of these terms, after your review. If you do not agree with this policy, you should not use this site.
ABOUT THIS SITE
Apple Sliced provides services to help you buy different products. In order to do this, Apple Sliced partners with merchants and other third parties to find products. In addition, Apple Sliced uses Zip Code information to determine tax rates and approximate shipping rates. Apple Sliced is paid a referral fee by these merchants for each purchase driven by Apple Sliced.
At this point, Apple Sliced does not sell any products mentioned on Apple Sliced and does not act as an agent of sale for these products. Apple Sliced disclaims any responsibility or liability for the function of any products or services. Complaints should be directed to the appropriate merchant.
Apple Sliced does not warrant that the commentary, reviews, blog posts, social posts, product descriptions, pricing, or any other Apple Sliced are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. All content is provided for information purposes and does not constitute an endorsement of any type, regardless of Apple Sliced content. Apple Sliced assumes no liability or responsibility for any error in any of the information.
Through using Apple Sliced, you agree not to use any routine or exclusion to interfere with the proper function of Apple Sliced.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
Apple Sliced provides links to third party sites for merchants, news sources, and a wide range of publishers and parties. These links are purely for convenience and do not constitute an endorsement of the sites, the content of these sites, the linked content, or the accuracy of the links. Apple Sliced is not responsible for the entent of these sites in any way. Apple Sliced does not endorse, examine, or otherwise review these businesses and their policies, which you should do
Apple Sliced has no control over these third parties and is not responsible or liable for any of these partners. Apple Sliced is not responsible for any dispute that occurs with these third parties. You hereby agree that Apple Sliced is not liable for any such complaints with a third party.
If you are a California resident, by using the Site, you explicitly waive the rights granted to you under California Civil Code 1542, which states: "A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which, if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor."
Apple Sliced is provided "as is" and "as available" to the fullest extent permitted. Apple Sliced makes no warranties of any kind to the accuracy, operability, reliability, or completeness of the site. Apple Sliced makes no warranties as to the reliability of any third parties or any third party information and Apple Sliced does not guarantee operation of the site in any way.
Apple Sliced will not disclose your personal information to any third party unless: 1) it is necessary in order to provide you with a particular Service you have requested; 2) it is required of Apple Sliced in order to comply with a legal process in any applicable jurisdiction (e.g., court order, subpoena, search warrant, law enforcement request); 3) Apple Sliced determines, in its sole discretion, that disclosure is necessary to protect the rights, property, and safety of Apple Sliced, its subsidiaries, affiliates, co-brand partners or other parties under contract with Apple Sliced, our users, or others.
In certain instances, Apple Sliced may request that you provide secondary information (e.g., demographic information), which we may use, for example, to learn more about our customers and to develop and improve our services. Any requests for secondary information will be marked "optional" (or its equivalent). We may compile your personal information with that collected from other customers to create aggregate data. Aggregate data is information about groups of customers and, once compiled, will in no way identify you as an individual. We may disclose aggregate data to our business affiliates, advertisers, and other parties.
Our web servers collect from Site visitors‚Äô statistical information regarding what pages are visited, the date and time of the visits, how long it took a user to download a page, and the TCP/IP address of the user. These automated server functions do not collect this information in a manner intended to identify your individual use of the Site, nor do we use this information for any such purpose. This information is collected to assist us in maintaining a high quality site, as well as, providing necessary traffic information to our advertisers. We currently contract with several online partners to help manage and optimize our Internet business and communications. We use the services of a marketing company to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising and how visitors use our site. To do this, we use Web beacons and cookies provided by our marketing company on this site. The type of information we collect includes the product codes and prices for merchandise that visitors purchase, and the pages visited. By supplementing our records, this information helps us learn things like what pages are most attractive to our visitors, which of our products most interest our customers, and what kinds of offers our customers like to see. Although our marketing company logs the information coming from our site on our behalf, we control how that data may and may not be used.
Apple Sliced contains cookie technology, which collects non-personal information about you which is used to customize Apple Sliced for your future use. This is provided as a convenience for you to calculate sales tax rates and shipping rates (approximately).
Apple Sliced contains links to web sites of third parties. Apple Sliced is not responsible for the actions of these third parties, including their privacy practices and any content posted on their web sites. We encourage you to review their privacy policies to learn more about what, why and how they collect and use personal information. Apple Sliced adheres to industry recognized standards to secure any personal information in our possession, and to secure it from unauthorized access and tampering.