The University of Michigan (U-M) privacy statement recognizes the value of privacy of the university community members and its guests.
This unit-level privacy notice provides more specific information on how the office of Property Disposition collects and processes your personal information.
The notice applies to our practices for gathering and disseminating information related to the Office of Property Disposition ecommerce website (“we”, “us”, or “our”) and is meant to provide you an overview of our practices when collecting and processing personal information.
HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION
We collect personal information in the following circumstances
- Direct Collection:
Personal information is collected when you sign up for our newsletter or create an account on the site. Information is also collected when you complete and submit online forms.
- Automated Processes:
- Browser information is collected when you access the site.
- Purchasing history is collected after each sales transaction on the site, including attempted purchases, such as information related to an abandoned shopping cart.
- Third-Party Collection:
- Property Disposition Customer Facebook posts are collected via Facebook.
- Google Analytics, Google Search stats are collected from Google when users search or visit our website.
WHAT TYPE OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We directly collect the following personal information:
- Customer Name, Email, Business Name, Address, Date of Birth, and preferred shopping notifications.
During your visit to our site, we automatically collect and store certain information, which includes:
- Internet Domain, IP Address, Location, Type of Browser, Date/Time of access, Items Viewed, Items Purchased, and Items in Cart, Search History.
We collect personal information from vendor partners that provide goods and services to the university. The information includes Facebook Poster’s username, Date of Post, Likes, Content of post.
We may also use third-party advertising and marketing providers such as Google Analytics, Facebook, Google Adwords, and Facebook Ads. Information collected through these partners includes:
- Date/Time of visit, Information viewed, Visitor location, Visit duration, Search terms used.
HOW THIS INFORMATION IS USED
We collect and use information about you to:
- Provide you with services, such as fulfilling your orders and responding to your inquiries
- Maintain our website through monitoring website performance, making improvements to site content and navigation, and optimizing search results
- Promote our services to prospective customers.
WITH WHOM THIS INFORMATION IS SHARED
We do not sell or rent your personal information. We may, however, share your personal information in limited circumstances, such as with university partners or external service providers that support business activities. An example of a service provider is our e-commerce platform provider, Ecomitize.
We require these service providers to keep your personal information secure, and do not allow them to use or share your personal information for any purpose other than providing services on our behalf.
We may also share your personal information when required by law, or when we believe sharing will help to protect the safety, property, or rights of the university, members of the university community, and university guests.
WHAT CHOICES YOU CAN MAKE ABOUT YOUR INFORMATION
Direct and Third-Party Collection
You can choose to be added to our mailing lists and create an account on the site so they can store notification preferences about the items they wish to know are in stock. Please contact us at Property.Disposition@umich.edu to request your account be deleted or if you would like to be removed from our mailing list.
Automated Collection: Cookies
We use “cookies” to enhance your experience when visiting our website. Cookies are files that store your preferences and other information about your visit to our website. When you access our website, the following cookies may be placed on your computer or device, depending on your web browser settings:
|Magento eCommerce Functionality Cookies||Used by our site to capture product SKU’s, manage, shopping cart activities, manage account log in activities,||There is no option to disable these cookies.|
|Magento Persistent Customization Session Cookies||Stores customer-specific information related to shopper-initiated actions such as display wish list, check out information, banner functionality, etc.||There is no option to disable these cookies.|
|Magento Product Recommendations cookies||Identifies a shopper’s product interactions.||Our site requires these cookies to function and will not operate correctly if disabled in the browser.|
HOW INFORMATION IS SECURED
The University of Michigan recognizes the importance of maintaining the security of the information it collects and maintains, and we endeavor to protect information from unauthorized access and damage. The University of Michigan strives to ensure reasonable security measures are in place, including physical, administrative, and technical safeguards to protect your personal information.
PRIVACY NOTICE CHANGES
This privacy notice may be updated from time to time. We will post the date our notice was last updated at the top of this privacy notice.
WHO TO CONTACT WITH QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS
If you have any concerns or questions about how your personal data is used, please contact the U-M Property Disposition Sales office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 3241 Baxter Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.
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