We do not intend to collect any personal information from children under 13, unless we believe such collection to be permitted by law. The following policies apply to all Web sites owned and operated by the Company.
In order to make this Web Site as customized as possible to your needs and interests, we will gather certain information from you. We will use this information to tailor our services, content and advertising to you. In order to accomplish this we may ask you to register with the Web Site and provide certain personal information prior to allowing you to enter any contests, post any comments or otherwise visit and utilize certain areas of the Web Site. If you opt to not register then you may not have access to the areas of the Web Site which require your personal information.
The following information is collected by the Company, and defined as follows:
Provided Information: The personal information which you provide to us, may include your name, address, email address, user name, etc., among other information, while using the Web Site, such as during a registration process, responding to surveys, uploading multimedia, posting messages or comments, entering contests, subscribing to newsletters or other mailing lists or entering promotions. In addition, the information provided may be in the format of habits or trend data, such as usage history, activity on the Web Site, or the like.
Web Beacons: While you are on the Web Site, we may use Web Beacons or clear GIFs or similar features. These tools allow use to track the online usage patterns of our customers in a non-personally-identifiable fashion. We may also use Web Beacons in HTML-based emails sent to you by the Company or its affiliates in order to determine whether or not the emails have been read.
Cookies Information: We may opt to send one or more cookies to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser while you are on the Web Site in order to better customize your experience on the Web Site. A “cookie” is a small line of text that is stored with your Web browser for record-keeping purposes and to help us provide better service to you. You can delete cookies from your computer by following the directions found in your web browser help file. If you opt to refuse all cookies on your computer you may not be able to access certain areas of the Web Site or take advantage of certain functions available on the Web Site.
Log File Information: Whenever you visit the Web Site, our web servers will automatically record certain information from the web server from which you are using, including the IP address, the type of browser which you are utilizing, the pages viewed from the web browser and other usage details available from your server. This information will allow us to assist in the analysis and correction of technical problems and to better protect the equipment of our users and ourselves.
Applications you use or download from our site may contain digital rights management systems (“DRMS”) from the Company or third parties. DRMS provide a means of communication between your software and the third parties and allows third parties to embed certain security features into the software. DRMS are often used to prevent the distribution of or access to software in the event of unauthorized use. These DRMS are subject to their own license agreements. By your use of this Web Site, you agree that the Company shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any sort relating to the use of the DRMS or your dealings with such third parties.
Notwithstanding anything else to the contrary, the Company is free to disclose your personal information if it is required to do so by law or if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to (1) comply with the law or with legal process served on us; (2) protect and defend our rights or property; or (3) act in an emergency to protect someone’s safety.
After you create an account on the Web Site, or otherwise use the Web Site, and “opt in” to providing your personal information, you may at any time unsubscribe from the Web Site. In order to “opt out,” please email us through the Web Site. Please note that there might be a delay between when you submit your email to opt-out and when it is processed. We appreciate your patience during this period. We maintain archives of our web logs, database, and other systems and information for legal, disaster recovery and other purposes. If you request that we delete your information from our active database, please understand that it is possible some of your information may remain archived after we delete the information from its active database.
The Company does not knowingly collect or maintain the personally identifiable information of children under the age of thirteen. The Web Site is not directed to children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, we ask that you do not use or view the Web Site. If the Company learns that it has collected information from someone under the age of thirteen, then the Company will take all steps necessary to delete such personal information. If you believe that your child has provided his or her information to us, please send us an email or a written letter at the address below so that we may delete such information.
If the Company is acquired by or merged with another entity, the Company shall have the right to transfer or assign the information we have collected from you in connection with such corporate transaction. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors’ rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used and assume no liability for any such improper distribution or use.