Effective Date: January 1, 2015
We may occasionally update this Policy from time to time. When we do, we will revise the "Effective Date" on the Policy. Your continued use of the Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Policy periodically for updates.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of the Website, including information by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address and telephone number (“Personal Information”). The information we collect on or through the Website may include information that you provide by registering to use our Website, using our services, posting material, requesting further services or reporting a problem with the Website. We will also retain records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail addresses), if you contact us.
As you navigate through and interact with the Website, we may automatically collect certain traffic data and usage information to help us manage our content and improve your use of the Website. This may include information about your equipment, your IP address and your browsing actions and patterns when you visit the Website, including the referring and exit pages. The technologies that we use for this automatic data collection may include cookies that are stored on your computer and small embedded electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) on the Website that permit us to count users and obtain other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
We may obtain Personal Information and other data from integrated third-party applications, programs and/or devices that you may elect to use in connection with our Website (“Programs”). You should review the third party privacy policies applicable to information transferred to us from Programs, since they may allow different or broader uses of that information that would be permitted by the Policy.
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Information, to present the Website and its contents to you, to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us and to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide the information. We may also use your Personal Information to notify you about changes to the Website or services we offer or provide though it and to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us. We may also use the information that you provide in any other way that we describe when you provide the information and for any other purpose with your consent.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may convert or combine some Personal Information of users into de-identified or aggregated data that does not disclose any of the Personal Information of any individual user. We may disclose any such de-identified or aggregated data without restriction.
We may disclose Personal Information to our subsidiaries and affiliates and to any contractors, service providers and other third parties who need to know such information to support our permitted uses of Personal Information. We may disclose such Personal Information to a buyer or other successor to our business in the event of a sale of equity or assets, reorganization, merger or a similar corporate transaction.
Some of the information that we collect from cookies relates to your personal use of the Website and allows us to store information about your preferences, speed up your searches and recognize you when you return to the Website except as otherwise expressly provided in this Policy, this information is not shared with third parties. Other information that we collect from cookies and web beacons is not tied to your Personal Information and enables us to estimate our audience size and usage patterns. This traffic data may be shared with third parties.
We may also disclose your Personal Information for any other purpose disclosed when the information is provided, and for any other purpose with your consent.
Social Media Sites and Widgets
If you log onto the Website through Facebook or a similar social media site, certain information about you will be transferred to the Website, and the fact that you have logged onto the Website and some of that transferred information may be available to other users of the social media site. We will restrict access to any such transferred information about you to the extent required by the policies of any such social media site, but all transferred information will otherwise be subject to the terms of this Policy.
You may be able to use social media widgets such as the Facebook Like button on the Website. These widgets will collect your IP address and identify which page you are visiting on the Website, and make your preference information available to third parties. The information collected by such widgets is controlled by third party privacy policies.
Security of Information
To maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, by supplying information, you acknowledge that you are aware of security and privacy limitations, including but not limited to (1) the possible limitations or failures of security, privacy and authentication measures and features in this system; and (2) that data or information may be subject to third party eavesdropping or tampering. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk.
Children Under the Age of 13
The Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age, and no one under age 13 may provide any information to this Website. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on the Website. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at email@example.com.
Users Outside of the United States
The Website is hosted in the United States and our services are provided from the United States. It is possible that certain information will be stored on servers in multiple other countries on the "cloud" or other similar distributed hosting platforms. If you are a user accessing the Website or services from the European Union, Asia or any other region with laws governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure that differ from United States laws, please note that you are transferring your Personal Information outside of your home jurisdiction, and that by providing your Personal Information you are consenting to the transfer of your Personal Information to the United States and other jurisdictions as indicated above, and to our use of your Personal Information in accordance with this Policy.
Changes and Updates to this Policy
We may occasionally update this Policy. When we do, we will revise the "Effective Date" on the Policy. We encourage you to periodically review this Policy to stay informed about how we are protecting the Personal Information we collect. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your ongoing agreement to this Policy and any updates.
Additional Terms and Conditions
To ask questions or comment about this Policy and our privacy practices, contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.