IMPORTANT NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN. We are a general audience site, and do not direct any of our content specifically at children under 18 years of age. We are committed to respecting the sensitive nature of children’s privacy online. If we learn or have reason to suspect that a Site user is under age 18, we will promptly delete any personal information in that user’s account.
OUR INFORMATION COLLECTION PRACTICES
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT? We collect personal information about our users that enables us to identify or contact users, and includes, among other things, full name, address, telephone number and e-mail address, as well as other information we maintain about a person in unidentifiable form.
WHAT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION DOES COMPANY COLLECT?
(a) AUTOMATIC COLLECTION. Our servers automatically recognize domain names and Internet Protocol addresses. No personal information about you is revealed in this process. The Site may also gather anonymous "traffic data" that does not personally identify you, but could be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer.
(b) COOKIES. From time to time, we may use the standard 'cookies' feature of major browser applications that allows us to store a small piece of data on your computer about your visit to our Site. We do not set any personally identifiable information in cookies, nor do we employ any data capture mechanisms on our website other than cookies. Cookies help us learn which areas of our site are useful, which areas need improvement, and to deliver personalized advertisements on ours and other websites. The Help feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by utilizing browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on's settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer. However, if you choose to disable this function, your experience at our Web site may be diminished and some features may not work as they were intended.
Notwithstanding any other provision in this policy, in visiting this Site, a third-party advertiser (or its partners) may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. These cookies enable more customized ads, content or services that could be provided to you. To trigger these cookies, we may pass an encrypted or 'hashed' (non-human readable) identifier corresponding to your email address to a Web advertising partner, who may place a cookie on your computer. No personally identifiable information is on, or is connected to, these cookies. To opt-out of these cookies, please go to http://www.privacychoice.org/companies or http://www.aboutads.info/choices.
USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION
WHAT DOES COMPANY DO WITH COLLECTED INFORMATION?
(a) PERSONAL INFORMATION. We will not share any personal information you submit to our Company with third parties without your additional consent. We may use your personal information to verify your identity, to check your qualifications, or to follow up with transactions initiated on the Site. We may also use your contact information to inform you of any changes to the Site, or to send you additional information about us. If you give your permission during the account registration process, we may send you promotional materials on our behalf. By giving your permission during the account registration process, you expressly consent to receive such promotional materials from various media channels, which includes, but is not limited to, SMS messaging (standard carrier text messaging charges will apply), browser to browser push notifications and email. You may opt out at any time be replying ‘stop’ to any SMS messages or by clicking ‘unsubscribe’ on any email message. Entering your phone number is optional and not required to access any other areas of our sites.
(b) ANONYMOUS INFORMATION. We use anonymous information to analyze our Site traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information. In addition, we may use anonymous IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our site, or to display the content according to your preferences. Traffic and transaction information may also be shared with business partners and advertisers on an aggregate and anonymous basis.
(d) DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Company or its parent company, subsidiaries or affiliates, (2) protect and defend the rights or property of Company or the users of the Site, or (3) act under other circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of the Site.
(e) SALE OF INFORMATION. In order to accommodate changes in our business, we may sell or buy portions of our company or other companies or assets, including the information collected through this Site. If Company or substantially all of its assets are acquired, customer information will be one of the assets transferred to the acquirer.
(f) ACCESS TO INFORMATION. Unfortunately, we do not maintain any procedures for you to review or request changes to the information that we collect about you, except that you may request that we remove all information about you from our database by contacting us in accordance with Section 6 below.
(g) CHOICES FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION, By submitting personal information at the Site, you agree that such act constitutes an inquiry and/or application for purposes of the Amended Telemarketing Sales Rule (16 CFR §310 et seq.), as amended from time to time (the "Rule"). Notwithstanding that your telephone number may be listed at the Federal Trade Commission's Do-Not-Call List, you give us the right to contact you via telemarketing in accordance with the Rule.
4. SECURITY. The Site has security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information that we obtain from you, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse, to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse, or alteration.
5. WEBSITE AREAS BEYOND COMPANY’S CONTROL
5.1 PUBLIC FORUMS. The Site may include interactive forums such as message boards and chat rooms. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
5.2 THIRD PARTY WEBSITES. The Site may contain links to other websites. If you choose to visit other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those other websites, and it is your responsibility to review the privacy policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.
6. POLICY UPDATES
6.1 UPDATES AND CHANGES. We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, or modify this Policy, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on the Site and without any other notice to you. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. It is your responsibility to review this Policy from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with all of its terms.