Welcome to Pawndiary (“us”, “we”, or “our”). We are committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information and providing a secure and informative user experience for all visitors to our website. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of information we may collect, how we use and safeguard that information, and your rights and choices concerning your personal data.

By accessing or using Pawndiary, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this policy, please do not use our website.

Information We Collect

Personal Information: When you voluntarily interact with Pawndiary, such as signing up for newsletters, contacting us, or participating in surveys, we may collect personal information, which may include your name, email address, location, and any other information you provide to us.

Non-Personal Information: We may collect non-personal information such as your IP address, browser type, device type, operating system, and website usage data. This information is collected anonymously and does not personally identify you.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies: We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your experience on Pawndiary. Cookies are small text files stored on your device that allow us to recognize your browser and capture certain information. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

How We Use Your Information

Provide and Improve Services: We may use your personal and non-personal information to deliver the services and content you request from us. This includes sending you relevant information about pawn shops, pawn stars, pawn industry news, and any updates or promotions related to Pawndiary.

Analytics and Marketing: We may analyze non-personal information to improve Pawndiary, services, and user experience. Additionally, we may use your information to deliver tailored advertisements and promotions that may be of interest to you.

Legal and Security: We may use your information to comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal processes. Furthermore, we will take appropriate measures to protect our website from unauthorized access, fraud, or security threats.

Third-Party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or transfer your personal information to third parties without your explicit consent, except in the following circumstances:

Service Providers: We may engage trusted third-party service providers to assist us in operating Pawndiary and delivering services to you. These providers may have limited access to your personal information and are obligated to maintain its confidentiality.

Legal Requirements: We may share your information if required by law, or when we believe it is necessary to protect our rights, property, or safety, or the rights, property, or safety of others.

Data Security

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no data transmission over the internet is entirely secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information.

Your Choices and Rights

Opt-Out: You may choose to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us by following the unsubscribe instructions included in our emails or by contacting us directly.

Access and Update: You have the right to access, correct, update, or delete the personal information we hold about you. If you wish to exercise these rights.

Children’s Privacy

Pawndiary is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child has provided us with their personal information, please contact us, and we will promptly delete the information from our records.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the updated Privacy Policy on this page, with the “Last updated” date at the top of the page.