In general, you may visit the Site and view its content while remaining anonymous by not providing any personal information. By using the Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement and, if you provide us your personal information, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with this policy, please do not provide us any information and do not use the Site.
As used in this Privacy Statement, “we” includes Center, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and any third-party vendors we hire to assist in the administration of the Site, the collection, cataloging and/or analysis of data, and/or the processing or handling of any visitor transactions. These vendors are required to maintain the confidentiality of the user information and are prohibited from using it for any purpose other than as described in this Privacy Statement.
Registering with Center
In order to use certain services provided on or through the Site, you may need to register with us, which will entail your disclosure and transmission of certain information about you. In connection with your registration, or at any time after registering, you may “opt-out” or unsubscribe from receiving any communications from us by following the unsubscribe instructions on the registration page, the Site or in any email you receive from us.
Information We Collect
If you register with us, we shall collect certain personal information provided by you, which includes your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and certain other personal and demographic information about you.
Our Site may also collect non-identifiable information that becomes available to us as a result of your visit to our Site. This information includes, for example, your IP address (a number automatically assigned to your computer when you visit the Site, and which is logged by our servers), your Internet Service Provider (“ISP”), your web browser, the type of operating system, the domain name of the website which links you to our Site, the pages you visited, the average time spent on the Site, and the products searched for on the Site.
Because we are very interested in the successful dissemination of information through the Site, we will review visitor trends recorded on certain log files. In connection with such log files, analysis software will be used to generate reports that will allow us to determine how we can enhance your experience with our Site. This information will not be used to ascertain your identity or the substance of what you are viewing. The log files may be purged periodically, in our discretion, to maximize space on the server.
Collection of Personally Identifying Information from or about Children
Center does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to Center. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at email@example.com.
Use and Disclosure of Your Personal Information
The information we learn from visitors helps us personalize and improve the Site and services that we offer through the Site. We use your information to respond to your requests for information and to generate and maintain mailing lists.
We may also use your personal information for the following purposes:
- establishment and maintenance of our relationship with you;
- responding to your requests and inquiries;
- meeting legal, regulatory, insurance, security and processing requirements; and
- otherwise with your consent.
We will not share or sell personal information with unaffiliated third parties (including marketers), except as set forth in this Privacy Statement, unless we have clearly requested and obtained your explicit consent.
In addition, we may share your personally identifying information with any third-party, without your consent or approval and without notice to you, (i) as permitted or required by law, (ii) to protect and defend the rights of Center and its employees or any other user of the Site, (iii) as incident to a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution, bankruptcy or similar event, (iv) under circumstances we believe reasonably necessary to protect the personal safety of our employees, users of the Site, or the public, (v) to disclose information that is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our published policies, (vi) to operate the Site properly, or (vii) as is otherwise described in this Privacy Statement.
You can disable cookies using your Internet browser settings. Please consult your browsers’ help function for information on how to disable cookies. Note that if you disable cookies, certain features of our Site may not function properly.
We have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. While we strive to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-parties from intercepting information. You should not assume or expect that any communication that you transmit to us (such as personally identifiable or other data, questions or answers, comments, or suggestions) is confidential. Center shall not be liable or responsible if any information about you is intercepted and used by an unintended recipient.
Access, Correction and Contacting Us
You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 404-873-3089 if you wish to correct or change any information about you that we may have collected or if you wish to opt-out of receiving any communications from us.
If you have questions about anything contained in this Privacy Statement, including how your personal information is used, please contact us at email@example.com
Privacy Statement Changes
This Privacy Statement may be revised from time to time by us in our sole discretion. Any changes will be effective upon posting of the revisions at www.puppet.org. We may post changes or modifications to referenced policies and guidelines without your approval, and may determine whether and when any such changes apply to you. Your use of the Site following our posting of any changes will constitute your acceptance of such changes. Should you not wish to be bound by the modified Privacy Statement, do not use the Site.
This Privacy Statement was last revised on and is effective as of August 3, 2011.