Information You Provide To Us
We collect information about you when you visit and interact with the Site. Some of this information is automatically collected, and some is collected when you interact with the Site. The type of information that is automatically collected can include date and time of access of the Site, the Internet protocol address of the computer that you are using, the domain and host from which you access the Internet, your browser software and operating system, and the specific activities you are engaged in while visiting the Site. We may also collect personally identifiable information (“Personally Identifiable Information”) from you on the Site, including your name, postal address and email address. When we collect Personally Identifiable Information from you, it is because you voluntarily submit the information to us in order to participate in activities like sweepstakes, contests, games, surveys, forums, chats or bulletin boards, in connection with content you submit to us or because you want us to furnish you with products, services or information. Of course, you may choose not to provide certain information to us, but if so, you may not be able to participate in certain of the activities and transactions available at the Site.
Use and Disclosure of Information We Collect.
The Site uses “cookie” and beacon technology to collect additional website usage data and to improve our services. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your computer’s hard disk. We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with the Site, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and to improve our services. Most browsers automatically accept cookies. The “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive new cookies or how to disable cookies altogether. However, if you reject cookies, you will not be able to participate in certain activities on the Site.
We take all reasonable steps to protect personal information, such as keeping your account information on a secured server behind a firewall. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card information), we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and we use technology such as encryption, access control procedures, firewalls and physical security. However, you should be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We are not responsible for third party circumvention of any security measures on the Site. Users are strongly encouraged to also take precautions to protect their personal data by changing passwords often using a combination of letters and numbers, and using a secure web browser.
Policy Toward Children
Our services are not directed to people under the age of 13. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account.Conditions of Use, Notices and Revisions. If you visit the Site, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Notice and our Terms of Service, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the state of California. If you have any concerns about privacy at our web site, please contact us with a thorough description, and we will attempt to resolve it.