Last updated: February 10, 2012
COLLECTION AND TRACKING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
In order for us to provide you with the most efficient and enhanced service, we may request information about you. We may collect personally identifiable information such as names, age, gender, ethnicity, email addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers, and credit card information as well as demographic information such as age, gender and zip code. We also may collect other information when you visit the Site such as your IP address, browser type, domain name, access times and referring Web site address.
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, we do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information to or on the Site. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT WE DO WITH COLLECTED INFORMATION
We use such personal information to fulfill your requests for our services, to respond to your inquiries about our services and to offer you other products and services that we believe may be of interest to you. We also may use collected information to evaluate and administer our services, respond to any problems that may arise, and to gauge user trends to determine what part of our services are most popular with users. We may, at times, produce reports for third parties based on our analysis of aggregate information about our users such as demographic, age, gender, ethnicity, and online usage information. We will not disclose personal information separately identifying any of our users in such reports.
We may disclose personally identifiable information of persons accessing the Site (”Users”) in response to legal process including, without limitation, in response to a court order or subpoena. We further reserve the right to use or disclose any information without notice or consent as needed: (i) to satisfy any law or regulation; (ii) to conduct investigations of consumer complaints or possible breaches of law; (iii) to protect the integrity of the Site and our property; (iv) to protect the safety of visitors to the Site or others; or (v) to ensure the Site is used in conformance with the terms and conditions set forth in any agreement you may enter into with us. For example, we may share the personal information of Users with individuals or entities claiming infringement of their intellectual property rights by such Users as we in our sole discretion believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of intellectual property infringement, piracy, fraud, or other unlawful activity. In such events, we will disclose name, street address, city, state, zip code, country, phone number and email address only. Except as expressly stated herein, we will not reveal your personal information to any third party without your explicit consent.
Lastly, we reserve the right to disclose User information to protect us from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses; to assist government enforcement agencies; to protect the security or integrity of the Site; or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the Company, our Users or others.
“Web beacons” or clear .gifs are small pieces of code placed on a Web page to monitor the behavior and collect data about the visitors viewing a Web page. For example, web beacons can be used to count the users who visit a Web page or to deliver a cookie to the browser of a visitor viewing that page. We may use web beacons on the Site from time to time for this and other purposes.
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION BY THIRD-PARTY SITES, AD SERVERS AND SPONSORS
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
CHANGES IN CORPORATE STRUCTURE
In developing our business, we might sell certain assets of the Company, or parts of the Company, may be sold, merged or otherwise transferred. Users’ information, whether personally identifiable or otherwise, may be one of the transferred assets in such transactions.
It is our policy to provide notifications, whether such notifications are required by law or are for marketing or other business related purposes, to Users via email notice, written or hard copy notice, or through conspicuous posting of such notice on the Site, as determined by us in our sole discretion. We reserve the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to our Users, provided that you may opt out of certain means of notification as described below.
By providing us your email address you consent to allow us to use such email address to send you service-related notices, including among other things notices required by law, in lieu of postal mail. You may not opt out of service-related emails. We may also use your email address to send you other messages, including changes to the Site’s features and special offers. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you may opt out by changing your account settings or by sending an email to email@example.com. Opting out may prevent you from receiving email messages regarding updates, improvements, or special offers.