This policy tells you, among other things, what information we gather from you, how we may use or disclose that information and our efforts to protect it. Please read this policy carefully, and feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions regarding its contents.
Types of Information Collected
In connection with your use of our site, we ask for and may collect a variety of information from and about you in different ways. For example, when you register to use our site, we ask for and store your name, address, email address and other identifying contact data. In addition, we collect [INSERT BUSINESS-SPECIFIC TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED].
Use of Information
We use your personally identifying information to register and identify you as a user of the site and to [INSERT BUSINESS-SPECIFIC PRIMARY USES OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION (E.G., COMPLETING TRANSACTIONS ON THE SITE, SUCH AS PURCHASING TICKETS OR MERCHANDISE, PROVIDING CONTACT INFORMATION, ETC.).] We may use your email address to contact you directly regarding services or products that we believe may be of interest to you. We may also associate your personally identifying information with information we collect about your preferences and activities at the site, such as the particular pages you request at the site and purchases or other transactions you effect through the site. We may vary the content you receive in future visits to the site based on your preferences and activities.
We may combine your personally identifying information, and information about your preferences and activities, with those of all or a particular group of our users to prepare collective profiles of our users and their activities. For example, we may track the number of our users who view certain pages or use certain features or compile the total dollar amount of sales conducted through our site in a particular geographic region. Such information, and other information we derive from individual users’ information, allows us to continue to grow and provide you with an improved web site.
Disclosure of Information
We may provide your personally identifying information, and information about your activities and preferences, to other entities wishing to contact you about products or services, but only to those that we believe impose reasonable safeguards on the privacy of your information. We may also provide these companies with collective profiles of our user groups and their activities and preferences. Such collective profiles may also be disclosed in describing our site and services to prospective partners, advertisers and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes.
Finally, we may disclose information to fulfill certain legal and regulatory requirements or if we believe, in good faith, that such disclosure is legally required or necessary to protect others’ rights or to prevent harm.
You may choose to restrict our use of your information to maintaining your registration on the site, or prohibit our disclosure of your information to others, by contacting us and directing us to impose such limits.For example, if requested, we will not provide your information to any third parties, regardless of the steps they may take to protect such information]. If you [do not wish us to provide your information to third parties, or otherwise] wish us to restrict the use or disclosure of your information, please send us an e-mail at email@example.com.
In addition, we will not send unsolicited messages to users of our site who indicate that they do not wish to receive such messages. If you do not wish to receive unsolicited email messages from us, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
At any time after you have logged on to our site, you may contact us at email@example.com to request access to information we have collected regarding you or to notify us of changes to such information. If you request any such changes, we will contact you by email or fax to confirm those changes. Once confirmed, any new item of information will replace the corresponding information previously provided.
We use industry-standard encryption methods to transmit your personal registration information from your computer to ours across the Internet, and we restrict access to any transactional portions of our site to computers running web browsers that support [Secure Socket Layer ("SSL")] protocol. To use this protection technology, you need to have an SSL-capable browser. These browsers will automatically activate the technology when you log on to our site.
Please remember that you play a valuable part in security as well. To the extent applicable your password to access our site, which you select at registration, should never be shared with anyone and should be changed frequently. And, after you have finished using our site, you should log off and exit your browser so no unauthorized persons can use our site with your name and account information. Remember that any information you voluntarily disclose on-line may be collected and used by others without your permission. Furthermore, if you provide any information to parties who operate web sites that are linked to or from our site, different rules may apply to their collection, use or disclosure of your personal information. We encourage you to review these sites’ policies before revealing any sensitive or personal information.
Regardless of the precautions taken by you or by us, "perfect security" does not exist on the Internet. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you transmit such information at your own risk.
5. Special Policy on Information Regarding Children (persons under 13 years of age)
No information should be submitted to or posted on our site by children under 13 years of age without the consent of their parent or guardian.
Before we collect or allow the submission of any personal information from a user of our site, we require the user to specify his or her age. If the user indicates an age under 13, the user’s browser will be sent a page containing a parental consent form, which describes the personal information to be submitted by or collected from the child, and the proposed uses of such information. No such information may be submitted by or collected from the child until the parent or guardian consents by signing and returning to us the consent form by [mail, fax or email] as described in the consent form. [NOTE TO USER OF THIS POLICY: THE LEVEL OF ASSURANCE THE SITE OPERATOR SHOULD SEEK REGARDING THE AUTHENTICITY OF A PARENT’S CONSENT DEPENDS ON THE SITE CONTENT AND CORRESPONDING LIKELIHOOD OF INTERACTION WITH OR HARM TO CHILDREN.]
By contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org at any time, the parent or guardian of a user under the age of 13 may review any personal information we may have regarding their child, require us to change such information or prohibit us from collecting or maintaining any such information.
6. Special Policy on Information Regarding Teens (persons 13 to 17 years of age)
Teens are required to provide the e-mail address of a parent or guardian before submitting any personally identifiable information. A notification message is sent to the parent or guardian of all guests who identify themselves as being between 13 and 17 years of age, which discloses the information provided by the teen and allows the parent or guardian to be aware of and participate in the teen’s on-line experience.
It may be necessary from time to time for us to modify this policy to reflect changes in the way we collect and use information or changes in privacy-related laws, regulations, and industry standards. Accordingly, we reserve the right to change this policy at any time by posting the revised policy on this web site. This policy was posted on January 12, 2011. Data will be handled in accordance with the policy in effect at the time the data is collected.