Effective June 28, 2011
Last Revised June 28, 2011
OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY
INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
Information Bozuko Collects.
Bozuko collects the following types of information from users of the Site:
your name, e-mail address, mailing address and other information you choose to provide us if you are a Registered User or otherwise asked to provide such information, such as Facebook account information that you provide in connection with your use of Bozuko’s Services;
information provided by winners of sweepstakes offered through the Services; and
names and e-mail addresses of those who communicate with Bozuko by e-mail.
You may choose not to provide us with certain Personal Information but then you may not be able to take advantage of certain features of the Site.
Aggregate Information: When you visit the Site, we may monitor your activity on the Site. We may collect various categories of non-personally identifiable information, including, without limitation, browser information, operating system information, IP address and aggregated statistics generated from visitors to our Site. This information will not be stored in a manner that is personally identifiable with you.
We use “cookies” to help you access and navigate the Site more efficiently and to statistically monitor how many users are accessing the Site. A “cookie” is a small file or tool stored on a user’s hard drive containing information that allows us to deliver customized information to you. You may set your browser to notify you of or decline the receipt of cookies but certain features of the Site may not function properly or be available if your browser is configured to disable cookies.
We use both “session” and “persistent” cookies on this Site. Session cookies are temporary bits of information that are erased once you exit your web browser or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies are more permanent bits of information that are placed on the hard drive of your computer and stay there unless you delete the cookie. They store information on your computer for a number of reasons, such as helping to determine what areas of the Site you find most valuable. Persistent cookies placed on your computer by this Site do not store any personal information.
How Bozuko Uses Information
When you provide Bozuko with your Personal Information, Bozuko may use it to provide the Services to you, facilitate communication between Bozuko and you and/or provide you with other information Bozuko feels may be of interest to you. Bozuko also uses information collected to customize, analyze, adjust and improve the Site to meet users’ needs. Bozuko also may use the information to enforce Bozuko’s agreements with you, to prevent fraud and other prohibited or illegal activities and for other legally permissible purposes. These uses of your Personal Information may include, without limitation, the following:
Registered User Areas: Certain areas of the Site are accessible only to Registered Users (“Registered User Areas”). Bozuko may use the Personal Information that you provide when registering to become a Registered User and using Registered User Areas to: fulfill your specific requests; administer your account; send you information about enhancements, offers and features of the Registered User Areas and other information that Bozuko believes is relevant and useful to its Registered Users; and troubleshoot technical problems. Bozuko does not sell mailing lists (names and mailing addresses) or e-mail addresses of Registered Users to third parties.
Aggregate Information: The aggregate information collected by Bozuko is used to create profiles of the audience for the Site that include anonymous statistical demographic information but no Personal Information. This aggregate information is used to, among other things, determine trends and needs and enhance the Site experience for its users.
Emails and Newsletters: From time to time, Bozuko may use your Personal Information to send you important administrative information regarding the Site and related services or changes to our
DISCLOSURE OF THE INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT
We will not disclose, share, sell or trade your Personal Information to or with any third party other than as follows:
Compliance with Law and Fraud Protection: We may disclose any information, including, without limitation, Personal Information, we deem necessary, in our sole discretion and without your prior permission, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. Bozuko reserves the right to disclose Personal Information of a user who we believe is in violation of the
or in order to protect or defend Bozuko’s rights or property, even without a subpoena, warrant or other court order.
Sale or Transfer of Information: In the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, dissolution, or sale or transfer of substantially all of the assets of Bozuko or the Site, Personal Information and/or other information collected about you from the Site may be sold, assigned or transferred to the party acquiring all or substantially all of the equity and/or assets of Bozuko or the Site in order to permit the party to continue the operation of the Site. By using the Site and submitting your information to us, you consent to the sale and transfer of your information as described in this paragraph.
Except as described above, we will not disclose your Personal Information to other third parties unless you have provided consent.
Bozuko respects the privacy of your Personal Information. If you tell Bozuko that you do not wish to have your Personal information used as a basis for further contact with you, Bozuko will respect your wishes.
You may instruct Bozuko to stop sending you materials (e.g., e-mail messages, newsletters) by sending an email with your email address and your opt-out instructions to firstname.lastname@example.org or, if available, following the unsubscribe instructions provided in those materials. Bozuko may, however, continue to contact you to provide service to your account. Please note that if you use more than one name or e-mail address when communicating with Bozuko or participating on the Site, you may continue to receive communications from Bozuko to any name and/or e-mail address which you have not specified in your opt-out request.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
We may provide links to third-party web sites. Please be aware that we cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection practices of such web sites, which may differ from those of Bozuko. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy policies of these web sites before providing any information to or through them. You should be aware that Bozuko has no control over the security of other web sites on the Internet that you might visit even if a link appears to a third party site from ours.
OUR SITE IS NOT FOR USE BY CHILDREN
The Site is a general audience site and we do not knowingly market to children under the age of 13. If a child under age 13 submits information about himself or herself to us via email or otherwise and we become aware that the person submitting the information is a child, we will endeavor to delete this information as soon as possible. We require that only persons 18 years of age or older use our Site. By using the Site, you hereby represent that you are at least 18 years old.
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