Personal Information We Collect
Personal information is information that can be used to identify, locate, or contact an individual, and includes other information that may be associated with personal information. When you interact with our site we may ask for the following personal information directly from you:
- Contact Information allows us to communicate with you and generally includes your name, addresses, email addresses, and/or telephone numbers
- Geographic Location Information but only if your mobile or other device transmits location data and/or your IP address, and you have activated one of our mobile applications or visited one of our sites
In each of the above instances, you will know what personal information we collect through our sites and services because you voluntarily and directly provide it.
How We Use Personal Information
We may use information collected from you in one or more of the following ways:
- to enable site features such as geographically specific logging, and retrieving and providing analysis of data you choose to enter into the site
- to solicit input and feedback to improve our sites and services and customize your user experience
- to inform you about new products or promotional offers, and to provide advertisements to you through our sites, email messages, text messages, applications, or other methods of communication
- to manage our sites' administration
- for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis, and research to improve our products, services, and communications, and
In addition to the uses described above, we may use personal information that we collect for other purposes that are disclosed to you at the time we collect the information, or with your consent.
Sharing Personal Information
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Other Information We Automatically Collect
We may also collect certain technical information when you use our sites and services. For example, our servers receive and automatically collect information about your computer and browser, including for instance your IP address, browser type, domain name from which you accessed the site or service, and other software or hardware information. If you access our sites from a mobile or other device, we may collect a unique device identifier assigned to that device (UDID), type of device, general GPS location, or other transactional information for that device in order to serve content to it.
In addition, we may collect information about how you use our sites such as the date and time you visit the sites, the areas or pages of the sites that you visit, the amount of time you spend viewing the sites, the number of times you return to the sites, and other click-stream data. Some of this data may be shared with partners who referred you to our site(s) and who will use the data to optimize who else they refer to our site(s).
You can set your browser to warn you about attempts to place cookies on your computer or limit the type of cookies you allow. If you disable cookies, you may lose some of the features and functionality of our sites and services.
In general, we use these technologies to remember you when you return to our sites, to understand and analyze trends, to monitor usage and administer the sites, to learn about user behavior on the sites and gather demographic information about our user base as a whole, to customize content or offers on our sites and through our services, and to conduct research to improve our sites, content and services.
Protecting Personal Information
We have implemented reasonable and appropriate administrative, physical, technical and data security procedures and controls to safeguard your personal information against unauthorized access, disclosure, loss, misuse and alteration. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. We cannot assume responsibility or liability for unauthorized access to our servers and systems.
Our sites and services are intended for adults and are not targeted to children under 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please do not disclose or provide any information. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under 18, we will take steps to promptly delete the information.
We are headquartered in the United States. Our sites and services are hosted in the United States. If you are located outside the United States, be aware that information you provide to us or that we obtain as a result of your use of our sites and services, may be processed in and transferred to and stored in the United States and will be subject to U.S. law. U.S. privacy and data protection laws may not be equivalent to the laws of your country of residence. By using our sites and services or providing us with your information, you consent to the collection, transfer, storage, and processing of information to and in the United States.
Last Updated: February 17, 2015