Last Updated: 8/15/2011
We request information from you (which may include your name, address, gender, telephone number, email address, location) when you:
- Register or set up an account
- Request to receive communications
- Participate in a promotion, contest or other website feature
- Post content
- Modify your account or profile
To provide you with certain social features, we may collect information about your contacts or friends from third party websites that provide access to this information. We respect and follow the privacy policies of those third party services with regard to the data we collect from them.
It is your choice to post content (for example, notes or photos) and make it publicly available. You are solely responsible for the content you post. It is also your choice to reveal your location and make it publicly available. You are solely responsible for managing your location information and privacy modes.
PRIVACY OF MINORS
Protecting the privacy of minors is especially important. You should be aware that this website is not intended or designed to attract minors under the age of 18. Any personally identifiable information of persons under 18 years of age must be submitted or posted with parental consent.
We may use the information we collect to:
- Customize and/or personalize your communications and experience
- Better respond to your customer service inquiries
- Communicate with you about your account information or customer service needs
- Communicate with you about our products and events, and for other promotional purposes
- Display targeted advertising, announcements, sponsorships or other messages
- Improve our business
- Administer competitions, contests, promotions, surveys or other website features
Specifically, we may use certain information as follows:
- Email address may be used for login and will be the address we use to send you company related communication such as digest and newsletter (both can be opted out)
We will not use your personal information to advertise or communicate promotional offers, directly or indirectly, using direct mail marketing or telemarketing, unless you give us permission to do so.
We may enable other users of our site and third parties to view or receive information from your profile, subject to your permission to share this information. These third-parties may include social networking providers, as well as individual subscribers to these third-party services. With your permission, we may publish or distribute selected information about you, such as your recommendations, interests and other data of possible interest to other users of our site and third parties.
For the purpose of operating our business, we may transfer information between Dot Us and our preferred service providers who use that information only to conduct Dot Us business. For example, they may handle our data management, email distribution, market research, information analysis, and promotions management. We provide our preferred service providers with the information they need to perform their services and work with them to respect and protect your information.
We may provide your information to our wholly-owned companies and affiliates, which may be outside the United States. We may also sell or transfer your personal information to third parties in connection with any merger, acquisition, reorganization, change in capital structure or sale of all or substantially all of the assets of Dot Us.
We may provide information to other companies for purposes such as reporting and marketing. We may sell or transfer non-individualized information to third parties, including summary or aggregated anonymous information about all or sub-groups of users of our site.
On rare occasions, we may disclose specific information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, when required by law, to enforce our website policies, or to protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety. We may also share information with companies assisting in fraud protection or investigation. We do not provide information to these agencies or companies for marketing or commercial purposes.
PROTECTING YOUR INFORMATION
We use a variety of security measures, including authentication tools to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secure networks and is only accessible to a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. When you access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. Regardless of these efforts, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
Advertising agencies, advertising networks, and other companies who may place advertisements on our site may use their own cookies, pixel tags, web beacons, web bugs and other technology to collect information about you. We do not control these companies' use of such technology and we have no responsibility for the use of such technology by these companies to gather information about you.
Like other interactive websites, we may collect information about your use of our site and our services using cookies, log files, and techniques used to track who is reading a web page or e-mail, when, and from what computer.
A cookie is a small removable data file that is stored by your web browser on your computer. Cookies allow you to place an order on our website and allow us to enhance and personalize your online browsing and shopping experience.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookie settings.
We may also send out newsletters via email letting you know about new features and other things relating to upcoming events, contests and company info. You can opt out of all forms of communication coming from Dot Us.
HOW TO REVIEW, MODIFY OR DELETE YOUR INFORMATION
We want to communicate with you only if you want to hear from us. If you prefer not to receive information from us or would like to update or change your personal information or preferences, follow the instructions below to review, modify or delete your personal information.
To modify the information you have provided during registration, please login and update your personal settings.
To unsubscribe from an email, please follow the instructions in any email you receive.
If you request your registration information be deleted or if you unsubscribe from communications, we may maintain information about sales transactions or service inquiries for future service and record keeping purposes.
QUESTIONS AND FEEDBACK
We welcome your questions, comments, complaints or concerns about privacy. Please contact us by mail or email at:
Company Name: Dot Us, LLC
Contact Name: Dan Gish
Address: P.O. Box 4592, Boulder, CO 80306