Information We Collect
You are not required to provide personal information that we request. If you choose not to provide the information we have requested, we may not be able to provide you with our products or services.
When you make a purchase from this site, request to receive our electronic newsletters, participate in our message boards or forums, write a review, submit a warranty claim, and/or participate in polls, surveys, or contests, we may collect information from you, including your name, email address, phone number, mailing address, payment information, and social media handles. If you purchase a product or service from this site for another party, we may collect information from you about the other party, including the other party’s name and mailing address. We will only use this information for the specific purpose for which it is provided. If you believe that a third party has provided us with your personal information and you no longer wish us to possess your information, you may request deletion of your information by emailing us at email@example.com. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
We do not use this site to knowingly solicit information from, or market to, children under the age of 16. If you become aware that your child or any child under your responsibility has provided us with information without your consent, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How We Use Your Personal Information
The personal information we collect allows us to fulfill your order or warranty claim, and provide the services you request from us. We may supplement this with information from a third-party source, such as FedEx, in order to validate delivery address so we can properly ship your order.
If you fill out a survey or form, participate in a contest or submit a testimonial on this site, and in the process, provide us with personal information, we use this information to notify contest winners and award prizes, to monitor site traffic or personalize this site, and to send participants an email newsletter. We also display on this site personal testimonials of satisfied customers and other endorsements. With your consent we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us using our contact information below.
We provide site users the opportunity to receive communications from us, including a periodical newsletter, product promotions, polls, surveys, and any other information that we feel may be pertinent to the user. You may opt out of receiving any, non-service related communications by emailing us at email@example.com, by clicking on the 'unsubscribe' link in any email we send to you, or by replying to any email we send you and entering the word UNSUBSCRIBE in the subject line.
This site offers a publicly accessible blog. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, contact us at the contact information below. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
Otter uses information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience on this site, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites, or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.
Disclosure to Third Parties
We share all personal information that you provide to us on this website with our affiliate entity, Otter Products, LLC, which is located in the United States. By using this website, you consent to the transfer of your personal information outside of your country of residence or outside of the European Union and Switzerland to the United States. Otter Products, LLC is authorized to only use your personal information for limited the purposes necessary to provide services to us. Otter Products, LLC has certified its compliance with the EU-US Privacy Shield and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Frameworks.
We may provide your personal information to our affiliated entities and to third parties that provide services to help us with our business activities such as shipping your order or warranty claim, offering customer service, sending our communications, and administering testimonials and contest. These third parties are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us. Except as otherwise provided herein, we will not share your personal information with any other third-party organizations except with your express consent.
We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required to by law, such as to comply with a court order , or similar legal processes, and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud or response to a government request.
Log Files, Cookies, and Other Tracking Technologies
This site utilizes industry standard analytics packages that automatically gather limited information on site users, and store this information in server log files. This information may include IP addresses, browser type, referring pages, operating system used, and date/time stamps. This information is used only for site administration, as well as for analysis of site usage and trends.
Otter collects user traffic usage characteristics throughout its site. However, we do not correlate this data with individual user information. Otter may analyze usage statistics according to a user's domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from data contained in the user's browser.
Otter may collect and catalog search terms in its search function that users employ, but such collection and cataloging are not associated with individual users. We may use search terms to determine the areas of this site most important to users, based on the characteristics of usage or traffic of those areas. We will not use these search terms to track what any particular individual users read, but rather the performance of each page. This may help us to build a better web-based experience for you.
Otter and its affiliates and service providers (e.g., marketing providers, analytics providers, and/or payment processors) utilize technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags, and scripts. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering this site, tracking users’ movements around this site and gathering demographic information about our site users. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these third parties on an individual as well as an aggregated basis.
We utilize a third-party service provider to manage our advertising on other sites. This service provider may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites, in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here. Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.
We use “local storage”, such as HTML5, to store content information and preferences. Third parties that provide certain features on this site (e.g., YouTube) also use local shared objects (LSOs) such as flash cookies or local storage, and HTML5, to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5. To manage flash cookies please click here.
Access to Personal Information
If you would like to know whether we hold, or process on behalf of a third party, any of your personal information, you may request this information by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your personally identifiable information changes, you may update it by logging into your online account or by emailing us at email@example.com. If you no longer wish us to possess your information, you may request deletion of your information by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You also may make your request by telephone or by postal mail at the address/phone number indicated in the contact information below. We will respond to your request within thirty (30) days. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as necessary to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Protection of Personal Information
We follow accepted industry standards to protect any personal information you have provided to us. However, please be aware that no method of electronic transmission or storage can ever be fully secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information.
Nevertheless, the security of your personal information is extremely important to us. For instance, we employ various firewalls and other security tactics to keep your information secure. We do not store your complete credit card information on our internal web server. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using transport layer security (TLS) technology. Once your order is completed, it is entirely deleted from our web records. While there is risk inherent in every Internet transaction, be assured that we are work hard to ensure that risk is minimal.
Changes to This Policy
By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Otter. If we make any material changes, we will notify you by email or by means of a notice on this Site or by an email to your address on file prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Policy, or you wish to contact us by postal mail, our contact information is as follows:
Otter Products EMEA
2 Georges Quay,