Privacy & Public Profile
We do not allow you to share any profile information except your USERNAME and image on our web site. You choose what information you put in your public profile, and it is not required to use the web site.
Safe Use of the Site
We want to provide a site where people can interact safely with their friends and the people around them. To that end, we have safety and privacy controls to ensure that users share information only with those they wish to.
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register for our Community or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on our site. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, 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.
In addition, parents of children 13 years and older should consider whether their child should be supervised during the child's use of our site. We recommend that minors 13 years of age or older ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet. Despite our best efforts to ensure a safe site, we cannot guarantee that the site is entirely free of illegal, offensive, pornographic or otherwise inappropriate material, or that members will not encounter inappropriate or illegal conduct from other members. Consequently, you may encounter such content and conduct. You can help us by notifying us of any nudity, pornography, harassment or unwelcome content or unwelcome contact by clicking on the "Report" link located on pages throughout the site. We will use our best efforts to review reports made through this site reporting tool within 24 hours and remove any content that is deemed to have violated the Terms of Service. If warranted we will also disable the access of the user responsible for posting the abusive content. Where complaints about nudity, pornography, harassment or unwelcome contact are made by independent email to email@example.com, we will acknowledge receipt of the complaint and begin to address it within 24 hours. We will respond to the reporter within 72 hours of receiving the email complaint to inform the reporter of the steps we have taken to address it.
Contact here to contact us regarding our handling procedures. Please note that if you have not previously made a complaint to us you should not use this link. We are solely responsible for complaint handling, and you should address all complaints or reports of abuse directly to us using the procedures described on this page.
We will not disclose personally identifiable information about members with a California mailing address to unaffiliated third parties without your written authorization, unless otherwise permitted by law. Disclosures that are permitted under California law without written authorization include, among others, disclosures necessary to effect, administer or enforce a transaction you request; disclosures to our authorized agents and service providers; disclosures permitted or required by law or disclosures to prevent fraud or other illegal activities. California residents should contact us at the address below for instructions on how to deliver their disclosure authorizations.
What do we collect?
Every time you visit our Web site, our Web server automatically collects the following non-personally identifiable information: your Internet service provider's address, the referring URL and, information on the pages you access on our site. We also collect personally identifiable information that you provide, such as information you provide when you register on our site, for example, your name, your email address, your telephone number, your address, your gender, schools attended and any other personal or preference information that you provide to us.
When you use our site, you may set up your personal profile, form relationships, send messages, perform searches and queries, form groups, set up events, add applications, and transmit information through various channels. We collect this information so that we can provide you the service and offer personalized features. In most cases, we retain it so that, for instance, you can return to view prior messages you have sent or easily see your friend list. When you update information, we usually keep a backup copy of the prior version for a reasonable period of time to enable reversion to the prior version of that information.
We may also collect information about you from other sources, such as newspapers, blogs, instant messaging services, third party data providers and other users of our service through the operation of the service in order to provide you with more useful information and a more personalized experience and to provide our marketing partners with non personally identifiable market data. We also may collect tokens or other access information that you provide us for other accounts that you associate with your Community account (such as blogs, Twitter, Facebook or Pinterest); tokens are like an electronic key provided by the services that acts in place of a password for authentication. By using the web site, you are consenting to have your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States.
What Are Cookies
How Do We Use Your Information?
When you register with our web site, you create your own profile. We may use information about you that we collect from other sources, including but not limited to Internet sources such as blogs, instant messaging services, and social media sites that you connect to us to supplement your profile.
We may use information in your profile without identifying you as an individual to third parties. We do this for purposes such as aggregating how many people in a network like certain products and personalizing advertisements and promotions. We may use information in your profile identifying you as an individual to third parties in connection with market research conducted by us, subject to limitations on such third parties' of use of such information to our market research efforts. We do this for purposes of determining how many people in a network may be purchasing certain products in order to share such market research, on a non-personally identifiable basis, with our marketing partners.
Additionally, the information we collect is used:
When you supply us with personal information, and indicate your consent to receive promotional information, the information you provide will be added to our customer file. You may receive periodic mailings from us. If you do not want to receive such mailings from us, then please email us for information on where to contact us to remove yourself from our contact list.
- to generally improve the content and layout of our Web site
- to notify you about updates to our Web site
- to contact you for marketing purposes
- for internal review
We may send you e-mail with information on new products. If you do not wish to receive such e-mail in the future, please email us for information on where to contact us to remove yourself from our e-mail list. We reserve the right to send you notices about your account even if you opt out of all voluntary email notifications. We may also send you service-related announcements from time to time through the general operation of the service.
Sharing Your Information with Third Parties
Our site and your privacy settings allow you to make informed choices about who has access to your information. We do not provide contact information to third party marketers without your permission. We share your information with third parties only in limited circumstances where we believe such sharing is 1) reasonably necessary to offer the service, 2) legally required or, 3) permitted by you. In addition to the foregoing, we share your information with third parties (a) to the extent that it is anonymized and omits any of your information that would enable the identification of you and (b) subject to restriction on use by such third parties solely for our market research purposes, the results of which are shared by us with our clients on an aggregate basis without inclusion of personally identifiable information.
We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.
When you use our site, certain information you post or share with third parties (e.g., a friend or someone in your network), such as personal information, comments, messages, photos, videos, listings or other information, may be shared with other users in accordance with the privacy settings you select. All such sharing of information is done at your own risk. Please keep in mind that if you disclose personal information in your profile or when posting comments, messages, photos, videos, listings or other items, this information may become publicly available.
Third Party Advertising
How can you update your information?
We will provide you access to the following information:
We will evaluate each request and reply in an appropriate manner and form of communication that ensures the security of the information you have requested.
- unique identifier information (customer number or password)
- contact information (name, address, phone number)
How do you know your information is secure?
When you see either a solid key icon or a locked padlock icon at the lower portion of your browser window, then your site is secured through Secure Sockets Layer. We use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving your information on our site. If you do not see one of these icons, please contact your Internet service provider. When we transfer and receive certain types of sensitive information we will redirect you to a secure server and notify you through a pop-up screen on our site.
We have appropriate security measures in place in our facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site so you can feel comfortable and secure.
Conflict In Terms
To contact us for any reason, including a request to be added or taken off a list, or if you have any concerns or questions, please Click here. Please note: When you contact us, provide your name and address exactly as it appears on correspondence you have received from us. Email us to change your e-mail address or to unsubscribe from our e-mails.
Change in Policy
Updated August 2014
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