Information Gathering and Use.
We use IP addresses and other information gathered through the cookies and web beacons to improve our Web Site, and we may share such information with our partners and sponsors.
Partner Pages. We do not share personally identifiable information received from you with our partners. However, if you submit any information to one of our co-branded partner pages, the partner operating the page may track your use of such page and the links on such page in accordance with their own respective privacy policies.
Please be advised that any information that you submit to our Web Site's public forums, message boards, or as article feedback will be disclosed to the general public and we are not responsible for monitoring such information or the use of such information.
Company Communications and Newsletters.
We use third party vendors for purposes of distributing messages to our subscribers. If you request to receive newsletters or other communications from the Company, we may share your name and email address with such third party vendors on a confidential basis for purposes of delivering communications to you.
From time to time, we may email to you a request to complete a user survey. Your completion of such surveys is optional. The survey results may be used for purposes of monitoring or improving our Web Site, and the survey results may also be shared with our partners and sponsors.
We also encourage our Web Site users to provide personal demographic information (such as child's grade level or zip code) to enable you to receive personalized services from our Web Site, but providing such information is optional. Any personal demographic information that you choose to provide will not be shared with, or sold to, any third parties.
Opt Out. You may also opt out of receiving further newsletters or communications from us by using following the "unsubscribe" instructions in our emails or by visiting the "My Account" page on the Web Site.
Our Web Site includes a referral service through which you can inform your friends about our Web Site. If you provide a friend's name and email address for our referral service, we will send a one-time email inviting your friend to the Web Site and we will not use that contact information for any other purpose. If your friend would like to request the removal of his or her contact information from our database, he or she may contact us at email@example.com.
Governmental or Legally Required Disclosures.
When our Web Site asks you to submit sensitive personal information (such as your social security number, credit card number, or passwords), the information provided will be encrypted using secure socket layer (SSL) technology. (More information about SSL may be found at http://www.openssl.org.) However, no information transmitted over the Internet or stored electronically is completely secure, and we expressly disclaim any liability for any unauthorized access to or alteration of your information sent or received through the Web Site. You agree to accept the risk that your personal information submitted to our Web Site may be accessed by third parties without authorization and otherwise subject to improper disclosure, accidental loss, unauthorized modification or alteration, or destruction, and you will hold us harmless from any claims, losses, or liabilities related to such disclosure, loss, modification, alteration, or destruction. If you have any questions regarding the security of the Web Site, you may contact firstname.lastname@example.org. In the event we become aware of any unauthorized disclosure, loss, modification, alteration or destruction of your sensitive personal information, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to notify you.
Use by Children.
The Web Site is only intended for use by individuals 13 year of age or older. If we become aware of any information submitted to the Web Site by individuals under the age of 13 without authorization from their parents, we will delete such information.
Company reserves the right to provide any notices regarding our Web Site to you through conspicuous postings on the Web Site or email, as Company deems appropriate in its sole discretion.