When you visit the Site, we send a cookie and (“Cookie”) to assign an anonymous, unique identifier to your Internet browser. A Cookie is a piece of data stored on your hard drive containing non-personally identifiable information about you. Cookies have many benefits to enhance your experience at the Site, and are in many instances necessary for the provision of the services offered on the Site. To find out more about Cookies, please visit www.cookiecentral.com. To disable and reject certain Cookies, please reference the above website for specific browser disabling information. Please be advised that where you disable or reject Cookies, you may not be able to use the certain services offered through the Site. Company reserves the right to retain Cookie data indefinitely.
Clear Gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs)
Our third party tracking utility company employs a software technology called clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs), that help us better manage content on our Site by informing us what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on Web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We do not tie the information gathered by clear gifs to personally identifiable information.
Since the use of new technology including Cookies, web beacons, and other technology is rapidly evolving, as is our use of new and evolving technology, we may change or use additional or new technology from time to time.
Use of Information Obtained by Company
Sharing of the Information Gathered/Tracked by the Site
Any personal information that you submit at the Site remains your property. However, by submitting that information to us, you grant to us the right to use your personal information, subject to applicable state and federal law, in the ways set forth herein.
We may share the personal information that you supply to us with any third party and we may work with other businesses to bring selected retail opportunities to our you. These businesses and third parties may include, but are not limited to: (a) providers of direct marketing services and applications, including lookup and reference, data enhancement, suppression and validation; (b) e-mail marketers; (c) telemarketers (where permitted by applicable law); (d) SMS text-based marketers (where permitted by applicable law); and (e) direct marketers. If you no longer wish to have your email address or mobile phone number shared with such third parties for their promotional purposes, please contact us email@example.com or contact that third party directly.
We may also employ other companies and individuals to perform certain functions on our behalf. Examples include sending direct and electronic mail, removing duplicate information from user lists, analyzing data, and providing marketing analysis. The agents performing these limited functions on our behalf shall have access to your personal information as needed to perform their functions for us but we do not permit them to use your personal information for other purposes.
We may also use your personal information for internal business purposes, such as analyzing and managing our business. We may also combine the information we have gathered about you with information from other sources. We may use third parties to help us operate our business and the Site or to administer activities on our behalf.
By registering 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”) and applicable state do-not-call regulations. As such, notwithstanding that your telephone number may be listed on the Federal Trade Commission’s Do-Not-Call List, and/or on applicable state do-not-call lists, we retain the right to contact that you via telemarketing in accordance with the Rule and the applicable state do-not-call regulations.
We may maintain separate e-mail lists for different purposes. If you wish to end your e-mail subscription from a particular list, You need to follow the instructions at the end of each e-mail message to unsubscribe from the particular list. In every e-mail communication that Company sends, there is an unsubscribe hyperlink that allows the recipient to unsubscribe from the specific marketing program by simply clicking the hyperlink provided and following the instructions that follow. Further, even where a you unsubscribe from all of our lists, we cannot guarantee that you will never receive another mailing from us, because we may obtain your e-mail address in the future through a different e-mail marketing program that you have opted-in to. However, if you should ever receive another e-mail communication from us, you will be able to remove your e-mail address via the applicable unsubscribe hyperlink. Also, you may, at any time, notify Company that you do not wish to have Company disclose your personal information to third parties for offers and promotions by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.
We provide you with the option to opt-out from receiving information sent via electronic mailings on behalf of third party advertisers. You may unsubscribe from receiving e-mail at any time by following the instructions contained at the end of every e-mailing. We may maintain separate e-mail lists for different purposes. If e-mail recipients wish to end their e-mail subscription from a particular list, they need to follow the instructions at the end of each e-mail message to unsubscribe from the particular list.
Information sent on behalf of third party advertisers is prepared several days in advance, so you may continue to receive e-mail from us for up to ten (10) days following the unsubscribe procedures detailed above.
Our Site may offer publicly accessible blogs and/or commentary. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them.
Company is very sensitive to the issue of children’s privacy and, therefore, we endeavor to protect the privacy of children using the Internet. The Site, as well as its products and services, are not developed for or directed at children. Visitors under eighteen (18) years of age are not eligible to do business with us and we do not knowingly solicit or collect personal information from any person that we actually know is under the age of eighteen (18). Company encourages parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate and monitor the interactive activities of their children. If you believe that your child has provided Company with any personally identifiable information, please e-mail email@example.com to have this information removed.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 enables California residents who have provided PII to Company, and/or to a third party who has then shared such information with Company, to request information regarding Company’s disclosure of such PII information to third parties. Within thirty days of receipt of such a request, Company will provide a list of the PII disclosed to third parties for the past calendar year, along with the names and addresses of such third parties. This request may not be made more than once per calendar year. Should you wish to exercise your rights under this Section, please use the postal address listed below. Company reserves the right not to honor and/or respond to such requests that are not sent to the address below.
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