Effective January 16, 2014
By using our Sites, you express your consent for your personal data to be treated pursuant to the terms and conditions of this Policy. We may need to change this Policy from time to time in order to address new issues and to reflect changes on the Sites or in the law. We reserve the right to revise or make any changes to this Policy, and your continual use of the Sites subsequent to any changes to this Policy will mean that you accept such changes. Therefore, please bookmark this page and review it periodically to assure familiarity with the most current version of this Policy. We will post updated or revised versions of this Policy on the Sites so that you will know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and when and how we will disclose that information. You can tell that this Policy has been updated by checking the last revised date posted on the top of this page.
Our Sites are not directed to children under the age of 13 and children under the age of 13 should not use any of our Sites. Administrator also does not knowingly collect or maintain information collected online from children under the age of 13.
2. Information we collect
a. Personally Identifiable Information. Depending on the nature of the Site, Administrator collects personally identifiable information including, but not limited to, your name, email address, mailing address, and telephone number when you voluntarily submit this information to us in order to participate in activities like blog comments, product reviews, online forums/communities, email newsletter subscriptions, or because you want us to provide you with products, services or information. In addition, we may also ask you for your country of residence and age so we can comply with applicable laws and regulations. We may also collect your credit card information when you purchase products, tickets or subscriptions on one of our Sites, but this information is only used to fulfill your purchase.
ii. Web beacons assist in delivering cookies and help us determine whether a web page on one of our Sites has been viewed and, if so, how many times. For example, any electronic image on our Sites, such as an ad banner, can function as a web beacon.
iii. We may use third-party technology to help tailor site content to users, to serve ads on our behalf, or to monitor general site usage. These companies may employ cookies and web beacons to measure effectiveness (such as which web pages are visited or what products are purchased and in what amount). Any information that these third parties collect via cookies and web beacons is not linked to any personal information collected by us.
c. Log Files. As with most sites, we automatically recognize and log the Internet URL from which you access our Sites. We may also log your Internet protocol address or “IP address” (which may indicate the general location of your computer on the Internet), Internet service provider, and date/time stamp. Log files are used primarily for system administration and troubleshooting purposes.
d. Other Information. We may collect and use information about your visit to the Sites, such as your browser type, computer operating system, the number of times you have viewed an advertisement, and whether you responded to a delivered advertisement, to serve advertisements to you on the Sites.
3. How we use your information
a. Order Fulfillment. We use your information to process your request for products, services or information and to provide you with customer service regarding your request.
b. Reviews / Comments / Communities. Some elements of your information may be displayed to others when you voluntarily participate in any of the community aspects of our Sites. Your name, avatar, IP address and comments may be displayed when you publically review a product or post a comment on one of our Sites. Additional information may be displayed to people when you voluntarily join one of our online communities.
c. Content / Layout / Design. We may internally use your information to enhance your experience of the Sites, or to improve the content, layout and design of our Sites and marketing efforts, and to determine general trends from visitors to our Sites.
d. Communications. We may use your information to communicate with you about your request for products, service or information, when you purchase a product, ticket or subscription from us, or when you become a member of one of our Sites. These one-time “transactional” emails are a necessary part of our fulfilling your request or order so you cannot opt-out of these. We may also use your email address to send you content-based email newsletters or communications regarding products and services for sale; however, you will have the option of opting out of these types of communications. You may also globally opt-out of any future email communication from Administrator. Please see the Opt-Out and Correction section for additional information.
e. Business and Operational Purposes. We may use your information to manage your account or to administer the Sites and help diagnose technical problems. Your information may also be analyzed so that we can provide you with useful information and can serve you in the best manner possible through enhanced features and functions on the Sites, including by delivering targeted content to you.
f. External Use. Administrator does not sell, rent, trade, license or otherwise disclose your personal information to anyone other than to entities under the direct control of Administrator, except that:
i. We sometimes need to use our affiliates or subsidiaries or third-party companies to perform specific business-related functions on our behalf. For example, we partner with third parties (such as the U.S. Postal Service, United Parcel Service, and Federal Express) to ship products, ensure delivery, and to obtain feedback, improve the quality of our service, and measure and improve the quality of the service of the third party. In the example of shippers, we provide them some personally identifiable information such as your name, shipping address, email, and phone number.
ii. Similarly, to help you buy products and provide customer service to you, we must provide your credit card number to financial-services corporations such as credit-card processors and issuers. When we submit your credit card number for authorization, we use industry standard data encryption to protect your information.
iv. Administrator or any of its assets, including the Sites, may be sold, or other transactions may occur in which your information is one of the key business assets for the transaction. In such a case, your information may be one of the business assets we transfer. Hence, Administrator reserves the right to disclose and transfer information in connection with a change in control, merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of certain of Administrator’s assets, or other corporate change including, without limitation, during the course of any due diligence process.
v. We may share non-personal information (such as the number of daily visitors to a site, or the size of an order placed on a certain date) with third parties. However, this information does not directly personally identify you.
vi. We may send third-party sponsored emails or postal mail based off the personal information you provide us. In these circumstances, we do send the mailing on behalf of the third-party or use a bonded mail house to do the mailing for us. The third-party does not have direct access to your personally identifiable information.
vii. On registration forms for certain products, services, or information, you may have the option to also submit your personal information to a third-party such as a sponsor or business partner. In these circumstances, the third-party will be clearly identified and you have the option of giving the third-party your information or declining to do so.
viii. We may share your information with our subsidiaries and affiliates in order to allow them to notify you of promotions, products, services, content and events in which we think you may be interested. You may also globally opt-out of any future email communication from us or from any of our subsidiaries or affiliates. Please see the Opt-Out, Corrections and Contact Information section for additional information.
g. Other Uses.
i. We retain information for as long as is required, allowed or we believe it useful, but we are not otherwise obligated to retain information for any period of time. Subject to applicable law, we may dispose of your information in our discretion without notice.
ii. You may engage with our Sites through third-party social networking sites, plug-ins and applications. When you do so, you may allow us to have access to certain personal information from your related social media profile.
iii. If you contact us by mail, voice, email or any other form for transmission, we may keep a record of your correspondence, including any information contained therein.
4. Data Security
Our Sites incorporate physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information, including Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”) for all financial transactions through our Sites. We use SSL encryption to protect your personal information online, and we also take several steps to protect your personal information in our facilities. Finally, we rely on third-party service providers for the physical security of some of our computer hardware.
We take reasonable precautions to protect your information from loss, misuse or alteration. We maintain reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards for your information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your information, Administrator cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or services, You use the Sites at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our systems.
Please do not divulge your password to anyone. Administrator will never ask you for your password by unsolicited phone call or unsolicited email. Also remember to sign out of your Administrator account and close your browser window when you have finished your work to ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place, such as a library or Internet cafe.
We are not liable for any breach of our systems or interception of our transmission, and we hereby disclaim, to the fullest extent provided under law, any liability associated with any claim relating to a breach of security, data or information.
5. Opt-Out, Corrections and Contact Information
Upon your request, we will (a) correct or update your personal information; (b) stop sending emails to your email address; and/or (c) disable your account to prevent any future purchases through that account. You can make these requests by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include your name, street address, email address or phone number to contact you regarding the request, a clear and precise description of the data which you would like to review, modify, or opt-out of, and anything else that will make it easier for us to locate your personal data.
6. Notice to California Residents
7. Third Party Sites
This Sites contain links to other sites. Administrator is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those sites prior to providing them with any information.
8. Applicable Law
This Policy will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity that arises out of or relates to any use of the Sites will be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Los Angeles County, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.