We value your privacy and want you to know what information we gather from you when you visit our Site, how we treat this information, and how we use it.
What we collect and how we use it
We collect information from you when you submit comments or other content via the Site, place an order, participate in any registration or other login activities, or participate in or utilize other Site features and functionality. We use your IP address to analyze trends, administer the Site, track user activities and gather information about users and market segments. The comments, content or ideas you provide when utilizing Site features and functionality, including without limitation blogging and/or feedback functionality, may be published on the Site at our sole discretion and without notice to you. You may be asked to provide your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other information in order to utilize certain functionality or participate in certain activities via the Site.
We use the information we collect from you to personalize and enhance your Site experience, respond to your submissions, and administer blogs, discussions, content, and other Site features. We may share your personal information with third parties that perform data or hosting services on our behalf, provided they agree to keep this information confidential. We may also collect, report and provide to third parties aggregate information from the Site or the user profiles. Any information and content you post or provide in connection with your use of Site features and functionality, is deemed to be non-confidential and you agree we have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and that we are free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information to any third party without limitation. We reserve the right to send you notices regarding Site functionality and registration, if applicable, and re-post your blog entries.
We welcome your questions and comments about this Site and its features and functionality. However, if you send us your feedback, your creative or original ideas, or any confidential or proprietary information, we are free to use it without compensation to you and we shall not be obligated to keep any such information confidential.
Credit card information provided by you via the Site is not stored on the Site, and a third-party vendor, financial institution or payment processor will receive the credit card number and other personal identifying information to verify the credit card numbers and process transactions.
We may disclose your information when we believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce the Site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
We follow generally accepted industry security standards to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security and correctly use personal information. However, no commercial method of information transfer over the Internet or electronic data storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of that information during its transmission or its storage in our systems.
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Your California Privacy Rights
Under California’s "Shine the Light" law, California residents who provide personal information in obtaining products or services for personal, family or household use are entitled to request and obtain from us, once per calendar year, information about the customer information we shared, if any, with other businesses for their own direct marketing uses. If applicable, this information would include the categories of customer information and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we shared customer information for the immediately prior calendar year.
To obtain this information from us, please send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Request for California Privacy Information" on the subject line and in the body of your message. We will provide the requested information to you at your e-mail address in response. Not all information sharing is covered by the "Shine the Light" requirements and only covered information sharing will be included in our response.