Last modified: October 12, 2015
Children Under the Age of 13
Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the 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 this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information: * by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number or ANY OTHER INFORMATION THE WEBSITE COLLECTS THAT IS DEFINED AS PERSONAL OR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION UNDER AN APPLICABLE LAW, including without limitation any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (“personal information”); * that is about you but individually does not identify you, including but not limited to gender, race, nationality, location and like classifications; and/or * about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details. We collect this information: * Directly from you when you provide it to us. * Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies and other tracking technologies. * From third parties, for example, our business partners.
Information You Provide to Us.
The information we collect on or through our Website may include: * Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website, creating a profile and posting material. We may also ask you for information when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by us, and when you report a problem with our Website. * Records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail addresses), if you contact us. * Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes. * Details of transactions you carry out through our Website and of the fulfillment of your donations or orders. You may be required to provide financial information before placing an order through our Website. * Your search queries on the Website. You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although you may set certain privacy settings for such information by logging into your account profile, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies.
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 our Website and its contents to you. * To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us. * To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it. * To provide you with notices about your account. * To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection. * To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it. * To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website. * In any other way we may describe when you provide the information. * For any other purpose with your consent. We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third-parties’ goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please check the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data (the order form/registration form)/adjust your user preferences in your account profile). We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
Disclosure of Your Information
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
* Tracking Technologies and Advertising.
* Disclosure of Your Information for Third-Party Advertising.
The Website does not provide you with the ability to opt out of our sharing of your personal information with unaffiliated or non-agent third parties for promotional purposes. We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) on the NAI’s website.
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to email@example.com.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
Copyright Policy REPORTING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
We take claims of copyright infringement seriously. We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law. If you believe any materials accessible on or from this site (the “Website”) infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access to them) from the Website by submitting written notification to our Copyright Agent (designated below). In accordance with the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512) (“DMCA”), the written notice (the “DMCA Notice”) must include substantially the following: * Your physical or electronic signature. * Identification of the copyrighted work you believe to have been infringed or, if the claim involves multiple works on the Website, a representative list of such works. * Identification of the material you believe to be infringing in a sufficiently precise manner to allow us to locate that material. * Adequate information by which we can contact you (including your name, postal address, telephone number and, if available, e-mail address). * A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law. * A statement that the information in the written notice is accurate. * A statement, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner. Address our Copyright Agent when sending DMCA Notices: Subject field: Copyright Agent at firstname.lastname@example.org If you fail to comply with all of the requirements of Section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA, your DMCA Notice may not be effective. Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on the Website is infringing your copyright, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.
If you believe that material you posted on the Website was removed or access to it was disabled by mistake or misidentification, you may file a counter-notification with us (a “Counter-Notice”) by submitting written notification to our copyright agent (identified below). Pursuant to the DMCA, the Counter-Notice must include substantially the following: * Your physical or electronic signature. * An identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access disabled. * Adequate information by which we can contact you (including your name, postal address, telephone number and, if available, e-mail address). * A statement under penalty of perjury by you that you have a good faith belief that the material identified above was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled. * A statement that you will consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which your address is located (or if you reside outside the United States for any judicial district in which the Website may be found) and that you will accept service from the person (or an agent of that person) who provided the Website with the complaint at issue. Completed Counter-Notices should be sent to: Subject field: Copyright Agent at email@example.com The DMCA allows us to restore the removed content if the party filing the original DMCA Notice does not file a court action against you within ten business days of receiving the copy of your Counter-Notice. Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on the Website was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.
It is our policy in appropriate circumstances to disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who are repeat infringers.