Effective Date: May 24, 2004
Last Edited: May 11,2009
Policy applies to the following Web
(“Site” or “we/our”).
We are totally
committed to protecting your privacy and security. The following information is designed to help you understand how
we collect, use, disseminate and safeguard the information you provide to us
while accessing and using our Site. By
accessing and using our Site, you signify your assent to this Privacy
Policy. If you do not agree with our information
practices, please do not access or use our Site. As provided below, we reserve the right, at our discretion, to
change, add or remove portions of this policy at any time by posting such
changes to this page. Such changes will
be effective upon posting. The Site
Information Collection and
A. Information Collection. We are the
owner of the information collected on the Site. When users order our services, we collect information such as
name, address, email address, IP address, user name, and password. We may collect
information from our users when the user signs on to our home page, enters account information, and otherwise
uses/orders/purchases our services.
Information is collected through completion of on-line forms, mail-in
forms, and membership applications and/or sent to our payment processor for
credit card verification. If a user refuses to provide the required
information for a specific service, the user will not be able to utilize that
Use. We use
information for the following purposes: to fulfill your requests for products
and services, and to contact you. We also
use your information for market research data purposes to increase the user’s
experience according to personal interests.
We reserve the right to formulate statistical models to accomplish the
Site’s goals through surveys or contests.
Registration and Order Forms
To use, purchase, or order services on our Site, a
user must complete an on-line form. The form requires a user to provide us with
certain contact information. This
information is used to purchase products and services, manage the user’s
account, and/or ship products. If we
have trouble processing an order or otherwise need to contact a user, the
contact information is used to get in touch with the user. From time to time, we may also ask that you
provide us with additional information so that we can better tailor our
services to meet your needs.
A cookie is a piece
of data stored on the user’s hard drive when the user visits certain Web sites
additional personalized services to our users.
the join form, to tell us if the user's browser accepts cookies, to inform us
when the user has successfully logged in, to determine if the user is using the
auto-login feature, to store the user’s favorites list, and to determine
whether the user has seen the Site’s pop-up from the promotional pages. Please
example, advertisers). However, we have
no access to or control over these cookies.
Sharing and Third Party
Distribution of Information
We reserve the right to
distribute, or otherwise make available, personally identifiable information
about our users to third parties. We are not responsible for the third parties
use of this information. We also
reserve the right to make such information available to third parties in the
future in order to enhance and personalize our services, or in the case of
bankruptcy, sale of an asset, business or division, a merger or acquisition, or
similar change of ownership. The Site
also makes chat rooms, forums, message boards, live video chat rooms, clubs,
and/or news groups available to our users.
Please remember that information disclosed in these areas becomes public
information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your
We will cooperate with law enforcement authorities,
private-party litigants, and others seeking information about our end users to
the extent required by applicable law.
Examples of such cooperation include compliance with discovery requests,
subpoenas, court orders and writs.
The Site may contain links to other sites. Please be
aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other
sites. We encourage our users to be aware that when they leave our Site they
should read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects
personally identifiable information.
We agree to use
commercially reasonable efforts to protect the information you have provided to
us from unauthorized access by using encryption and other security measures.
Although we take reasonable efforts to make our network secure, the Site cannot
guarantee that the security measures in place will stop third-party “hackers”
from illegally accessing your information. We encourage you to contact us if
you are interested in learning more about our security measures.
Our Site is not intended for children under the age
of 18 or 21, depending on the age of majority in your jurisdiction. Our Site does not target children, nor do we
solicit data, or knowingly collect personally identifiable information from
them. We encourage parents and legal
guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate in the
interactive activities offered on the sites their children visit.
Data Quality, Access, and Updating Personal Information
The Site will take reasonable steps to
ensure that the Site’s information and data is complete, accurate, and timely
for the user’s desired purposes. If a user’s personally identifiable information
changes (such as email address), is inaccurate, or if a user no longer desires
our services, the user should contact us to correct or update the information.
Protecting your Privacy on the Internet
There are frequent instances where you may wish to maintain your privacy by keeping your Internet traces secure from others. We suggest that you consider using an anonymous proxy to Change IP addresses.
Private Proxy is a 128-bit encrypted anonymous proxy that guards against Internet search engines, Internet Service Providers and IT Departments from tracking the Internet communications associated with your computer.
Private Proxy is a secure tunnel that routes all Internet communication to a secure anonymous proxy server. This provides two benefits to you:
To learn more about protecting your privacy on the Internet, or to try Private Proxy for free, please click on the Change IP link.
- Secure communication to an anonymous proxy that eliminates an Internet Service Provider, or an IT Department, from knowing what websites are visited and what data is exchanged between your browser and the sites you visit;
- Secure browsing of websites without the sites being able to track back to your computer.
retain all user information indefinitely.
and Opt-out Policy
We may send our
users e-mails or other notices regarding new services, promotions, or other
information that may be of general interest. Users who no longer wish to
receive materials from us may opt-out of receiving these communications by
contacting us. We will comply will all
requests for removal.
Notification of Changes
posting such changes. If you access or
changes. If you continue to access or
If we decide to use your personally identifiable
information in a manner materially different from that stated in the Privacy
Policy at the time that such information was collected, we will attempt to
notify you of such changes. You agree
that if we send you an e-mail to the e-mail address reflected in our records,
such e-mail will constitute acceptable notice to you of the change in our
policy. The notice will provide you
with an opportunity to “opt-out” so that we may not use your personally identifiable
information in a manner which is different from the manner described at the
time that you provided us with such information. If you do not affirmatively “opt-out” pursuant to the
instructions provided to you in the notice, then you agree that we may use your
personally identifiable information in the manner described in the notice. (If we have no e-mail address for you, or if
we do not have a current e-mail address for you, then you agree that adequate
notice of the change in our policy will be effected by posting such a change
may “opt-out” so that we may not use your personally identifiable information
in a manner which is materially different from the manner described at the time
that you provided us with such information.
If you do not affirmatively “opt-out” pursuant to the instructions
posted within the time period specified, then you agree that we may use your
personally identifiable information as described in the posted notice).
you can contact us by sending an e-mail.
Please provide us with your name and e-mail address so we can service
your e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
was prepared by Lawrence G. Walters, Esq., of www.FirstAmendment.com.