Persociety: Privacy Policy
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Privacy Policy

  1. OVERVIEW

  2. This website at www.persociety.com ("Site”) is owned and operated by PerSociety, Inc. We are committed to protecting the privacy of our members’ personal information. The purpose of this policy is to inform you of our information practices related to the personal information that you provide to us (“Your Information”) when using the Site. You must also review and abide by our Terms of Use in order to use the Site. Some of the defined terms in this Privacy Policy are defined in the Terms of Use.

    Please remember that this Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that we don't own or control or to people that we don't employ or manage. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information about you. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the Site.

  3. STORAGE, USE, AND PROTECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION

  4. You are able to enter Your Information at various points when you use the Site. That data is stored as part of the service that we provide to you through the Site. We follow strict industry protocols to ensure the security and protection of Your Information, including secured servers, data encryption, and restricted access.

    1. When You Register. When you register for an account on the Site you may provide certain personal information about yourself including, without limitation, your name, email or other electronic address, occupation, professional affiliations, date of birth, physical address, photographs, and other biographical information.

    2. “Share” Features. If you use our optional “Share” features on the Site, the email address that you provide is recorded, in order for us to send that person an email. This information is used to send that initial correspondence, to send reminders, and to track the use and success of these features. That person may write to admin@persociety.com to request that the removal of that email address from the database.

    3. IP (Internet Protocol) Addresses. An IP address is a number that’s automatically assigned to your computer whenever you surf the Web. Web servers automatically identify your computer by its IP address. When you requests pages from the Site, our servers log your IP address. We do not link IP addresses to any personally identifiable information. This means that your session will be logged, but you as the user remain anonymous to us. The site will identify the date, time and IP address from which you access the site when you register as a user and if you choose to opt-out of receiving emails or other communications from us.

    4. Use of Cookies. Cookies are information files that a Web server places on your computer when you visit a Web site. The Site is able to access only the cookies that it sets on your computer. We are able to determine the type of computer operating system, browser and IP address you are using and we could gather information on the city, country and time zone. We collects this information in the aggregate to improve access to our content based on our visitors’ browsers and operating systems to make our content available to as many visitors as possible. You can disable cookies on your computer by indicating this in the preferences or options menus in your browser, but if you do you may not be able to access all areas or services at this site.

    5. Log Data. Log data consists of IP addresses and information generated by cookies, and other details about a visit to our Site, such as the time of the visit and the type of Web browser used. Log data is collected passively and is not personally identifiable. Log data collected on our web servers supply us with aggregate information about the number of visits to different pages on our site. We use this information only to improve our site.

  5. SHARING YOUR INFORMATION

    1. At Your Instruction. One purpose of the Site is for our users to share information with others. We allow you to choose some of the information you provide to other users of the Site. Please note that once you share information, copies of that information may remain viewable in cached or archived pages, or it may be saved locally by others, even if you subsequently delete that information or change the privacy setting.

    2. Service Providers. We may sometimes use a third party to provide specific services on our behalf, including sending e-mails to our members, conducting member surveys, processing transactions or performing statistical analysis of our services. In these cases, we may provide certain personal information, such as your name and e-mail address and other financial information necessary for the service to be provided. However, these third parties are required to maintain the confidentiality of this information and are prohibited from retaining, sharing, storing or using this information for any other purposes.

    3. Business Transitions. In the event that we go through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition, liquidation or sale of all or a portion of its assets, our members personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. Members will be notified of any such business transition via e-mail or prominent notice on the Site.

    4. Legal Disclosure. We may disclose Your Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to applicable law, comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on us or the Site, protect and defend our rights or property, or investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or violations of our Terms of Use.

  6. CHANGING OR CORRECTING YOUR INFORMATION

  7. By logging on to your registered account through the Site, you can easily update, append, or otherwise modify Your Information. If you wish to have Your Information removed from the Site for any reason, simply complete our online removal process. Your Information will not be generally available to registered users of the Site, but we may retain Your Information for a period of time in our internal databases and systems.

  8. COMMUNICATIONS FROM US

  9. As a registered user of the Site, you will receive our customary business communications such as e-mail address confirmation, administrative messages, and our newsletter. If at any time you do not wish to receive these communications, please follow the directions provided in the communication.

  10. IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING CHILDREN

  11. While we take seriously the privacy of all our visitors, we are especially committed to protecting the privacy of children under the age of 16 years old. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16 years of age. We have installed screening mechanisms to identify the age of all visitors to any area of the Site that requires the collection of personally identifiable information. A Site visitor indicating they are under 16 years old that attempts to submit personally identifiable information will receive an error message stating that he or she must be 16 years of age or older to be a Site member. We believe our policy is in the best interests of children. We hope you understand our position concerning children’s privacy.
    Any personal information that is unknowingly collected from a child under the age of 16 years old will be deleted upon written request from the child’s parent or legal guardian. Deletion requests should be sent to admin@persociety.com.

  12. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

  13. We may update this policy from time to time as our information practices are modified or changed. Material changes will take effect within 30 days of posting on the Site; all other changes are effective immediately upon posting. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or through notice on our home page. Unless stated otherwise, our current privacy policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

  14. CONTACT US

  15. If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us at admin@persociety.com.
Published: 02/7/2013