Privacy Policy

Use of this website signifies your understanding and agreement to comply with the entire Privacy Policy statement as presented here.

As part of the operations of [company], we gather certain types of information about our users through our website(s),including, but not limited to, www.[domain].com. This Privacy Policy explains the types of information we gather, what we do with it, and how you may correct or change the information that we may collect about you.

Kinds Of Information

There are two kinds of information we can obtain about you:

Personal Information: Personal Information is any information that personally identifies you. It can be your first and last name, your home address, your telephone number, age, gender or your email address. Personal information is collected when users voluntarily register for membership services. Sometimes this Personal Information is needed to send you announcements regarding our website and operations, enter contests and participate in other promotional opportunities. Other times, we may collect this information to help target advertising and marketing. We may also collect email addresses from users who send us support messages or request technical or other assistance. This information enables us to improve our website in order to make your online visits more productive and enjoyable. If we are asking for optional information, we will inform you so you know you canchoose to skip it.

Aggregate Information: Aggregate Information is anonymous data that we use to diagnose problems on our website’s servers, administer our website, and improve the quality of our website. It may be your IP address (a number that’s automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Internet), browser type (e.g., Mozilla or Internet Explorer), and domain (e.g., XYZ.com). We do this in the background so it does not interrupt your online experience. We may share Aggregate Information with third-parties. None of this information is connected with Personal Information. So, when you enter our site, you are anonymous and will remain that way unless you choose otherwise.

Use Of Information

We may use the Personal Information we collect to improve the content of our website; to customize the content and/or layout of our website for each individual user; to notify users about updates to our website or promotional offers or opportunities that we believe will be of interest to users. We may also share Personal Information with consultants and related companies for internal business or research purposes.

With user permission, we may access Personal Information on behalf of third parties for marketing or promotional purposes. We will always request permission to share such information with third-parties. You may elect not to participate by clicking or not clicking, as applicable, the appropriate link or button. In some situations, we may share your Personal Information with third-parties who perform a particular service on our behalf. These parties are notallowed to use Personal Information except for the limited purpose of providing the particular service on our behalf. In addition, we may receive personal usage and demographic information from third-parties based on our users Personal Information and their visits to our website, and use this information to improve our products and services.

We may post the name of a user (for example, a contest winner) on our website. If applicable, we will notify you of this possibility when you provide your information.

We may also divulge Personal Information if such information is subpoenaed, or if we believe that use of our website hasbeen to commit unlawful acts, or acts that may endanger the health orsafety of another user or of the general public.

We may share the Aggregate Information we collect with third-parties for advertising and promotional purposes. We may use athird-party company to serve ads when you visit our website. This company may use Aggregate information about your visits to our website in order to provide advertisements on our website about goods andservices of interest to you. For this purpose we, and the third-party company, may track and note some of the pages you visit on our website. Such Aggregate Information is not connected to your Personal Information.

Cookies

A cookie is a small data file that websites store onyour hard drive when you visit them. Cookies allow us to determine which areas and features of our website are most popular by measuring user activity, and to improve your user experience by remembering your login and viewing preferences, which allows you to visit various parts of our website without re-registering. We may also use cookies when we conduct polls, surveys, and contests to limit multiple responses and registrations.

We never use cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent in a cookie.

You may occasionally get cookies from our advertisers.We do not control these cookies, and these cookies are not subject to our Privacy Policy or Terms of Use.

Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you may set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, it is possible that some parts ofour website, such as member areas, polls, surveys, and contests, will not function properly if you choose not to accept cookies.

Search Terms

As a measure of user interest, we may track search terms that are entered into our website’s search features. Search data and user-provided information help to improve the relevancy of search results by learning user preferences and prioritizing search results accordingly. The intended result is a more efficient search feature forvisitors to our website.

Registration And Contact Forms

Our website may provide registration and contact formsin which we ask for Personal Information. We may use this information to send you information about our website and programs. We do not give this information to third-parties who may send you information about their products and services and promotional material.

Sweepstakes And Contests

We may from time to time run sweepstakes and contests in which we ask for Personal Information such as your name, email address or telephone number. This is so we can let you know if you win. Sometimes we request additional Personal Information such as your age and gender. We may require this additional information in exchange for allowing you to enter the contest. We may use the contest entry information that we collect to notify you if you are a winner, send you information about our website and programs or give to third-parties who may send you information about their products and services and promotional material. Your participation in any such sweepstakes orcontest will be subject to the official rules and regulations of such sweepstakes or contest.

If you win one of our sweepstakes or contests, we may require your permission to publish your name, home town, or other Personal Information on our website.

Membership Services

When you register to use membership services, we may share your information with third-parties who provide products and/or services utilized in our member services. You do not have to register your Personal Information with our website, but if you choose not to, certain member services will not be available to you.

Electronic Communications

We may offer free, electronic newsletters and announcements. We will not divulge your subscription to our newsletter mailing list to any third-parties, including advertisers or partners. If you subscribe to one of our email newsletters, and then decide you do not want to continue receiving such email newsletter, please use the unsubscribe link, which is included will all email newsletters and appears on our home page, and you will be automatically removed from the corresponding email list.

Children And Privacy

We encourage parents and guardians to spend time with their children online, and to become familiar with the sites their children visit. At various places on our website, we may ask you for your age and/or date of birth. We rely on our users to be truthful in responding to these questions.

Children Under 13: No information should be submitted to or posted on our website by users under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 are not allowed to become registered users of our websites or participate in any sweepstakes or contests.

Children 13 through 17: If an individual between the ages of 13 and 17 submits or posts information to our website, we may collect such information (including personally identifying information). This information may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by us. If a user or his/her parent or guardian changes his/her mind with respect to such use, that user, parent, orguardian may stop such use either by email request or by modifying his/her registration information online.

Subpoenas And Law Enforcement Agencies.

We reserve the right to cooperate with government and law enforcement agencies engaged in investigations of activities that are, or which we believe may be, illegal. Further, we may share your Personal Information with such agencies if we believe that a crime orany act that endangers the health and safety of others may have been or may be committed. We may also share your Personal Information in response to an appropriate subpoena.

Community Areas

Information posted to community areas such as discussion forums is available to the general membership and/or private member groups, and to the general public in some cases. Please use caution when posting any such information and be particularly careful not to provide any personally identifying information while using our community areas. All users must follow acceptable standards of behavior when posting messages online. We reserve the right to, but are not obligated to, refuse or delete any content that in our sole discretion is considered inappropriate.

Links To Other Sites

When you visit our site, you may be directed to other sites outside of our service. These sites may not follow the same privacy policies that we do. These other sites may send their owncookies to users, collect data, or solicit Personal Information in such a way that may be inconsistent with our own Privacy Policy. These other sites are not subject to our Privacy Policy and we are not responsible for the privacy policies for these other sites, nor for the use of any information that these sites may collect. We do not control the content that appears on these sites. Such sites may contain information that content providers independent of us have created, maintained, published, posted or otherwise made available. The use of any information or materials that you may access at these external sites ispurely voluntary. You should not rely on their content without independent and thorough review of the accuracy, completeness, effectiveness, timeliness and correct sequencing. These external sites may also refer to specific commercial products, processes, or servicesby trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise. Unless we have provided explicit authority, such references in no way indicate our endorsement, recommendation or preference.

Deleting Or Modifying Your Information

If you have given us Personal Information in the past and want to delete or update it, please do so by logging in and updating your profile.

Security Of Private Information

Any Personal Information you give us is kept in secure database files. Access is limited to the few employees who have a need to know. We would like to tell you that your information is as safe with us as it is in your own head, but as crackers/hackers have proven worldwide, no transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. Although highly unlikely, it may be possible for third-parties who are not under our control to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect your Personal Information by all possible means, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Any such transmission is done at your own risk. The most any website can do is make reasonable efforts to protect your information from theft, misuse and alteration, which is exactly what we do.

Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall [company] be liable for any special, incidental, or consequential damages that result from the use of the information or materials on our website, even if we (or an authorized representative of ours) have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Feedback

Our website has a link to a contact form so that you can send comments, complaints, suggestions, and questions. Your email address is required on this form so we can respond. We may also track your browser type and referring IP address to better diagnose technical issues you may be having. We do not share this information with third-parties and we will use it only to answer your correspondence.

We take your electronic privacy seriously. Questions regarding this statement or our practices should be directed to the [site administrator].

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Any such changes will be posted here and it is up to you to remain informed of the most current policy.