Effective: September 01, 2011
1. Information Collection and Use
We may also collect the Internet Protocol ("IP") address(es) you use to access this Site and other information that identifies the computer and network used to access this Site. Your IP address may be used to help identify you during a particular session and to gather broad demographic data.
We may place web beacons on pages of this Website and in emails we send you. A "web beacon," also sometimes called a pixel tag or transparent GIF, is an object that is embedded in a web page. It is usually invisible to you, but allows website operators to check whether you have viewed a particular web page or email communication.
2. Sharing and Using Your Information
Our Partners, Affiliates and Contractors: From time to time, we may share your information with our partners, affiliates, or contractors. For example, we may share your IP address with an analyst company to help us understand our website traffic. These companies will not share or use the information you provide for any secondary purposes outside of the services related to this Site.
We may also partner with other parties to provide specific services. If you sign up for these services, we may share information you provide to us with these third parties.
To enhance our ability to tailor the functions of this Site to an individual's preference, we may combine information about your habits with similar information about you provided to us by contractors (such as companies used to process shipping orders and credit card payments) to create your personalized user profile as well as other service enhancing features that we implement from time to time. However, we will not share these profiles with third parties.
Site and Service Updates: We may use the information you provide to us to send you site and service communications and other alerts relating to this Site. Registered users are not able to unsubscribe from site and service announcements, which contain important information about this Site and any service related to it.
Marketing Communications: Registered users may occasionally receive information on products, services, special deals and newsletters from us or our partners, affiliates or advertisers. If you do not wish to receive these communications, please refer to our choice and opt-out process in Section 6.Information You Share: You may post information on areas of this Site that may be viewed by other users or the public. We urge you to use good judgment. Do not post any information that you do not want other users to know.
To Protect Our and Our Users' Rights: There may be instances when we may disclose your information without providing notice or choice, including situations where we have a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to: (i) protect or defend our legal rights, including without limitation, those of our employees, agents and contractors (including enforcement of our agreements); (ii) protect the safety of users of this Site or members of the public; (iii) protect against fraud or for risk management purposes; or (iv) comply with the law or legal process, including subpoenas served on us.
Aggregate Data: From time to time, we may share information gathered from users of this Site in the aggregate, such as by publishing a report on trends in the usage of this Site.
3. Protecting Children
This Site is a general audience website and is not targeted at children. We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13.
4. Links and Third Party Services
If you choose to visit these sites, or interact with us through them (such as through our page on Facebook), any information those services gather and share with us will be governed by the Terms of Service and Privacy Policies of those sites.
We use commercially reasonable efforts to provide for the secure transmission of your information from your computer to our servers by using encryption software. We also seek to protect user information offline. However, due to the open nature of the Internet, we cannot guaranty that hackers or other unauthorized parties will not gain access to communications and transactions between you and us.
Our users are given the opportunity to opt-out of having their information used for purposes not directly related to this Site at the point where we ask for the information. For example, our email list subscription form has an opt-out mechanism so users who want to receive notifications from us, but do not want any marketing material from third parties, can keep their email addresses from being transferred to third parties.
Users who no longer wish to receive our email newsletter or promotional materials may opt-out simply by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email. You may also unsubscribe at any time by emailing email@example.com. Type "UNSUBSCRIBE" in the subject line. We will update your records as soon as possible, but no later than 30 days from your request.
7. Conditions of Use, Notices and Revisions
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or concerns.