A Licensee of TRUSTe
The Remembering Site is a licensee of the TRUSTe Privacy Program. TRUSTe is an independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to enable individuals and organizations to establish trusting relationships based on respect for personal identity and information by promoting the use of fair information practices. Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to our users' privacy, we have agreed to disclose our information practices with respect to the Site and have them reviewed for compliance by TRUSTe.
If users have questions or concerns regarding this statement, they should first contact email@example.com or at The Remembering Site, 309 East 49th Street, #2C, New York, NY 10017. If users do not receive an acknowledgement of their inquiry or their inquiry is not satisfactorily addressed, they should then contact TRUSTe through the TRUSTe Watchdog Dispute Resolution Process ( http://www.truste.org/watchdog.html). TRUSTe has promised to serve as a liaison with us to resolve users concerns.
Your IP Address
Like most e-commerce Websites, each time you visit the Site, we automatically collect your Internet Protocol (IP) address and the web page from which you came (usually a search engine such as Google). In order to administer and optimize the Site for you and to diagnose problems with our Site, we use your IP address to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information about you.
Third party advertisers on the Site may also place or read cookies on your browser. If you wish to disable these cookies, the "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how.
Information We Collect From You
In order to operate the Site and to provide you with information about products or services that may be of interest to you, we may collect:
- Personal Information - information that could be used to contact you directly such as full name, postal address, phone number or email address.
- Financial information - such as credit card numbers or passwords.
- Demographic Information - information that you submit and that we collect that is neither personal information nor financial information. This may include, but is not limited to zip code, postal code, countr, gender, username, age/birth date, purchase history information, browsing history information, searching history information, registration history information, and the content of communications between you and other members over the Site.
Demographic information is divided into two categories: "non-public information" which consists of purchase history information and one-on-one communications between you and other users of the Site; and "public information" which consists of all other demographic information. We ask that you do not enter personal information or financial information into your biography (for example, don't include your social security number in your written biography). If you do, it may be posted publicly on the Site, and the information will then be treated as public information.
Please note that nowhere on the Site do we knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18, as we require that all users represent to us that they are at least 18 years old.
Information Other Websites Collect From You
How We Use Personal Information
We use your e-mail address and your other personal information to help us efficiently operate the Site, to contact you in connection with your transactions and other activities on the Site (including, but not limited to, confirmation e-mails or important news that could affect your relationship with TheRememberingSite.org), and to forward messages to you from other Remembering Site users. These types of communications, are known as "Operational Communications."
We also use personal information to send you newsletters, information, and offers for The Remembering Site. We attempt to send you offers that are of value to you such as discounts, exclusive offers or special event information. The Site provides you with options to decline to receive communications from TheRememberingSite.org (other than those contained in Operational Communications). By registering to write your biography on the Site, you are opting in to receive information from The Remembering Site by e-mail. To stop receiving The Remembering Site communications, send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To operate the Site, including processing your transactions and supporting your activities on the Site, we may share your personal information with our agents, representatives, contractors and service providers so they can provide us with support services such as authorization of credit card transactions, e-mail origination, receipt or support services, customer relationship management services, order fulfillment and promotional fulfillment. We require these entities not to use your information for any other purpose.
How We Use Financial Information
We use your financial information to check your qualifications, to bill you for products and services and to enable you to participate in discount, rebate and similar programs in which you may elect to participate. By making a purchase, or engaging in any other kind of activity or transaction that uses financial information on the Site, you consent to our providing your financial information to our service providers and to such third parties as we determine are necessary to support and process your activities and transactions, as well as to your credit card issuer for their purposes. These third parties may include the credit card companies and banking institutions used to process and support the transaction or activity.
Our Security Precautions
The Site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Secure server software (SSL) is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. Financial information is transmitted across secure connections as it travels over the Internet and we store your financial information on secure servers. Your information may be transferred to and maintained on computer networks which may be located outside of the state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction in which you reside, and the country or jurisdiction in which these computer networks are located may not have privacy laws as protective as the laws in your country or jurisdiction.
How You Can Access and Update Your Email Preferences, Personal Information and Public Information