The Company respects your privacy and understands its value in today’s digital world. While We may collect personally identifiable information in order to make your experience with the Website more rewarding, We pledge not to sell any personally identifiable information to a third party.
INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
During your use of the Website you may be prompted to provide personally identifiable information, including but not limited to, your name, location, and email address. The Company uses the information it collects about you to, among other things, improve our service, contact you when necessary, provide anonymous reporting internally and to third parties in order to optimize the Website functionality, and to fulfill your requests for updates to the Website.
COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SITE
Promotions, Contests, and Newsletters: From time to time, the Company may conduct promotions or contests and issue newsletters. Participation in these promotions, contests, and newsletters is voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose any of your information. We may use a third party service provider to conduct the promotion or contest or administer the newsletter; such service provider will be prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose. Any use and sharing of information gathered through promotions, contests, and newsletters will be disclosed to you during the sign-up process.
Customer Service Announcements: You may receive an initial email after you sign-up to the Website. We may also communicate with you in response to your inquiries as necessary. Service-related Announcements: From time to time, We may send you announcements regarding Website access and other technical service announcements, but only when absolutely necessary. Although you may not opt-out of these communications, you may unsubscribe to the mailing list in order to stop receiving them.
INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE
Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable): We may share non-personally identifiable aggregate information with our partners and advertisers. This aggregate information does not identify individual users and individual users will never be linked to their aggregate information and shared with a third party.
Log files: As with most other Web sites, We may collect and store certain information on a regular basis. This information includes, but is not limited to internet protocol (“IP”) addresses, web browser information, Internet service provider (“ISP”), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and click data. This information is used to analyze trends, to administer the site, and to gather demographic information about the user base as a whole. It is not personally identifiable information, nor is it linked to personally identifiable information.
Message Board: Any information you disclose during your use of The Official Message Board (the “Message Board”) may be read, collected, or used by other Website visitors who access the Message Board. Therefore, We cannot be responsible for any personally identifiable information which you choose to submit to the Message Board for viewing by other users. If We become aware of any third party abuse of the Message Board, We reserve the right to take action, including but not limited to, suspending/canceling a user and/or other legal action.
Legal Disclaimer: We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by applicable laws, when necessary to protect our rights, to prevent fraud, and when required to comply with a judicial process, administrative process, court order, or other legal process served on our Website.
“Notice to California Residents / Your California Privacy Rights: Pursuant to California Civil Code Sec. 1789.3, the provider of an electronic commercial service shall provide to consumers with which it contracts to provide the service, at the time it contracts to provide the service and annually, on or before June 30 of each year thereafter, all of the following information:
1. The name, address, and telephone number of the provider of service;
2. Any charges to the consumer imposed by the provider for the use of the service; and
3. The procedures a consumer may follow in order to resolve a complaint regarding the service or to receive further information regarding use of the service, including the telephone number and address of the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the Department of Consumer Affairs.”
To make such a request, please send an e-mail to Mark McKenna at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “California Resident” in the subject line, and your full name, e-mail address, and postal address in your message.
CHILDREN UNDER THIRTEEN (13) YEARS OF AGE
The Company does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under thirteen (13) years of age unless the collection complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. If you are under thirteen (13) years of age, do not send any information about yourself to the Company. If the Company discovers that a child under the age of 13 has provided the Company with personally identifiable information, the Company will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete that child’s personally identifiable information.
ACCESS TO PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
If any of your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire registration with the Website, you may edit/delete your information by unsubscribing from the mailing list or Message Board.
SALE OR MERGER
Should the Company undergo a business transition, merger, sale, or acquisition by another entity, your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets that are transferred. Should this situation arise, the Company will notify you by prominently placing a notice on this site.
COLLECTION IN AND TRANSFER TO THE UNITED STATES
This Website is operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide will be collected in or transferred to the United States. By using the Website, participating in any of our services and/or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.