Privacy Policy


We respect the privacy of our users, and this Privacy Policy explains what information we collect on the Web Site and how we use such information. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. In addition, please review our Terms of Use that governs your use of the Web Site. Your use of our Web Site indicates to us that you have read and accepted our privacy practices, as outlined in this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

Applicability:

Please note that this Privacy Policy only applies to our Web Site. While on our Web Site, you may encounter links to other web sites or online material. If you "click" on a link to such a third party, the "click" takes you off our site and to a third party's web site, which is beyond our control. These other web sites may have their own privacy policies.

In addition, please note that this Privacy Policy does not apply to any information you may disclose publicly in any chat rooms, message boards, or similar web pages. You should keep in mind that whenever you publicly disclose information about yourself online - for example, via message boards or chat rooms - that information could be collected and used by people that you do not know. In addition, certain message boards and similar user forums may display IP addresses (as defined below) along with the message poster's name and message. We bear no responsibility for any action or policies of any third parties who collect any information users may disclose on the message boards, chat areas or other user forums, if any, on this Web Site.

Information Collected:

Personally Identifiable Information: Personally identifiable information is information that could reasonably be used to identify you personally (such as your name, address, birth date or e-mail address), which we refer to in this Privacy Policy as "Personal Information." Generally, you may browse our Web Site without providing us with Personal Information. However, there may be times when we ask you to provide us with certain Personal Information, such as when you choose to purchase a product, register with our Web Site and/or for newsletters, or to participate in an online contest, sweepstakes, survey or voting procedure. We may also ask you to provide us with demographic information or information regarding your interests, hobbies or similar information. We reserve the right, at any time, to add features to our Web Site that require you to register or otherwise provide Personal Information, including credit card information, or to require registration to access our Web Site. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of or participate in some of the Web Site’s features. We may combine the information we collect with information available from other sources, including information received from promotional partners or other third parties. We may provide you the opportunity to e-mail a friend an article, electronic greeting card or other special feature from our Web Site. The e-mail addresses you supply us for those activities will be used to send the requested e-mail and will not be used to send you or your friend any other e-mail communications.

The Web Site does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under thirteen (13) years of age: This is not a web site directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect any information from children under 13 years of age at the Web Site. If you are under 13 years of age, do not send any information about yourself to us. If we discover that a child under the age of 13 has provided the Web Site with Personal Information, we will delete that child's Personal Information from its system.

Anonymous Information: When you visit the Web Site, our web servers automatically collect web site usage information. Web site usage information is anonymous information that describes how our visitors use and navigate our Web Site, and it includes the number and frequency of visitors to each web page and the length of their stays. We collect the anonymous information automatically sent to us by your web browser, such as browser type, referrer data that identifies the web page visited prior and subsequent to visiting our Web Site, and IP address. We also may determine what technology is available through your browser in order to serve you the most appropriate version of a web page.

IP Addresses: An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer or network when you are on the Internet. When visitors request pages from our Web Site, our servers log the visitor's IP address. We may collect IP addresses for a variety of internal purposes, such as system administration, to report aggregate information to our business partners or to audit the number of visits to different pages on our Web Site. Please note that some services within our Web Site, such as certain message boards, may display IP addresses along with the message poster's name and message.

Cookies: Cookies are information files that our Web Site may place on your computer to provide extended functionality and to personalize your experience at our Web Site. We may use cookies for a number of purposes. For example, we may use cookies to track usage patterns on the Web Site and we may use cookies when we conduct polls and sweepstakes to limit multiple responses and registrations. Or, we may use cookies to record registration and personalization information, enabling you to save your user name and password. We do not store any Personal Information in cookies, but we may link the cookie to any information we collect. You can, of course, disable cookies on your computer by indicating this in the preferences or options menus in your browser. However, it is possible that some parts of the Web Site will not operate correctly if you disable cookies. You should consult with your browser's provider/manufacturer if you have any questions regarding disabling cookies.

Use and Disclosure of Collected Information:

We may use your Personal Information to provide you with information or content that you have requested or for other purposes disclosed at the time of collection. We may also use your Personal Information to contact you regarding your use of our Web Site or changes to our Privacy Policy, Terms of Use or other policy or terms that affect you and your use of our Web Site. If you e-mail someone else anything from our Web Site, we will use the information you provide about someone else to send that person the requested e-mail. We may use information collected about our users to improve the content and navigation of our Web Site, or for other internal purposes.

Third parties providing services on our behalf: We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on its behalf. These third parties may have access to our users' Personal Information in order to provide these services to us or on our behalf, but they are not permitted to use it for other purposes.

Other Third Parties: We may disclose anonymous, aggregated user statistics to third parties for a variety of purposes. For example, we may disclose how many individuals visited certain areas of our Web Site.

We may also rent, sell or otherwise disclose your Personal Information to Others unless you specifically request that we not disclosed such information prior to the time of such disclosure. By visiting and using our Web Site you authorize us to rent, sell, or otherwise disclose any and all information collected about you through our Web Site unless the disclosure of same violates a controlling State or Federal law. Such request not to disclose must be made in writing and directed to the Contact address below.

 

Supplemental Use and Disclosure of Collected Information:

We may also disclose information in the following limited circumstances:

Legal action: We may disclose information about our users, including Personal Information, when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Web Site and applicable laws, or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Web Site. We may also disclose user information whenever we believe disclosure is necessary to limit our legal liability, to protect or defend our rights or property or protect the safety, rights or property of our users.

Corporate change: We may sell, transfer or otherwise disclose user information, including Personal Information, to a successor entity in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, the sale of substantially all assets, or other fundamental corporate change respecting our Web Site.

Security:

We take steps to secure the data you submit to us, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to our user data. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.

Consent to Transfer:

Our Web Site is operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using our Web Site, participating in any of our services and/or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.

Acceptance / Changes to Privacy Policy:

By using our Web Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to modify, alter or otherwise update this Privacy Policy at any time in its sole discretion. We will post any changes here, so be sure to check back from time to time. However, we will only use the Personal Information you provide to the Web Site in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy, unless you give us your consent.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact Frank A. Malocu