at Busy Parents Online Magazine respect your privacy.
practices. It describes:
What personally identifiable information of yours (information from
which someone may personally identify you) is collected from you
through our Web site.
What personally identifiable information of a third party (such
as your Internet Service Provider) is collected from you through
our Web site.
How the information is used.
With whom the information may be shared.
What choices you have regarding collection, use and distribution
of the information.
The kind of security procedures that are in place to protect the
loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control.
How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
If you believe
our Privacy Patrol by e-mailing your concern to firstname.lastname@example.org
Parents Online Magazine collects information from our users
Web site includes a registration form for you to provide information
to us. You are required
to give us information if you register, so that we may contact you
(such as your name and e-mail address).
We use this information to contact you about the services on
our site for which you have expressed an interest.
In order to provide you with a more personalized experience
on our site, we give you an opportunity to provide demographic information
(such as income level and gender) and unique information that identifies
you wish to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information
such as your name and e-mail address.
request information from you on our order form.
You must provide contact information (such as name and shipping
address) and financial information (such as credit card number and
expiration date). This
information is used to fill your orders and for billing purposes.
If we have trouble processing your order, we use this contact
information to get in touch with you.
time to time our site requests information from you to conduct surveys
or contests. Participation
in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary.
Therefore, you have a choice whether or not to disclose the
information. This information
may include contact information (such as name and address) and demographic
information (such as age or zip code). Unless otherwise stated near the information form, we use survey
information to monitor or improve our site and contest information
to notify the winners and award prizes.
cookie is a message that the server for our Web site gives to your
Web browser. Your browser
stores the message in a file called cookie.txt. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, a message
is sent back to the server.
Purposes for cookies include identifying users and preparing
customized Web pages for them.
When you fill out a form on our site, this information is packaged
into a cookie and sent to your browser.
It’s stored for later use.
The next time you visit our site, your browser will send the
cookie to the server, which can use the information to present you
with a more personalized experience. For instance, the site may greet you by your name or remember your
username when you begin to fill out a form.
you reject the cookie, you may still use our site; however, you may
only receive limited information in some areas of the site.
site. We have no access
to these cookies or control over them.
use Internet Protocol (IP) addresses to analyze trends, administer
the site, track a user’s movement and gather broad demographic information
for aggregate use. “Aggregate
use” means that information from all users is collected and gathered
into a whole unit so that information as a whole can be used.
We do not link IP addresses to personally identifiable information.
you complete our registration form, we send you a welcoming e-mail
to verify your password and username.
You may occasionally receive information on products, services
and special deals. We
offer you the option to discontinue receiving these communications
by “opting out” of receiving promotional offers and material.
and Service Updates
send you update announcements that contain important information about
our site and services. If
you register on our site, you may not discontinue receiving these
announcements unless you choose to delete your registration information
and discontinue using our site.
We will communicate with your regarding your account through
e-mail or the telephone.
Parents Online Magazine is the sole owner of the information
collected on this site. We
will not share, sell or rent this information to others in any way
other than as disclosed in this policy or stated at the point where
the information is collected.
will share aggregated demographic information with our partners and
advertisers. This information is not linked to any personal information
that can identify any individual person.
use a credit card processing company to bill for goods and services
and an outside shipping company to ship orders.
These companies do not use, share, retain or store personally
identifiable information for any purposes other than to process the
transaction or to ship the order.
partner with other companies and individuals to provide specific services.
When you sign up for these services, we will share your name or other
contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide
these services. These
parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information
except for the purpose of providing these services.
editors and other Busy Parents Online Magazine
team members have been instructed (and agreed) to not harvesting e-mails
and private information for personal or business use outside of the
normal Busy Parents Online Magazine section
Choice to Opt-Out
have the opportunity to “opt-out” of having your information used
for purposes not directly related to our site at the point where we
ask you for the information.
For example, our order form has an opt-out box.
If you want to buy a product from us, but you do not want to
receive future promotional e-mails or marketing material, you simply
check the box to opt-out of the group receiving such e-mails.
notify you when your information is being collected by any outside
parties. You may then
make an informed choice as to whether or not you would like to continue
receiving services that require an outside party.
and Updating Personal Information
any of your personally identifiable information changes or if you
no longer wish to use our service, we will offer you a way to correct,
update or remove your personal data that you have provided to us.
This can be done on the member information page or by e-mailing
us at email@example.com.
want to protect your information.
When you submit sensitive information on our Web site, your
information is protected online and off-line.
you provide sensitive information on our site (such as credit card
number), that information is encrypted and protected with encryption
software. While you are
on a secure page, such as our order form page, the lock icon on the
bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet
Explorer becomes locked.
we use encryption software to protect sensitive information online,
we also use our best efforts to protect your information off-line.
All of our users’ information, not just the sensitive information,
is restricted in our office.
Only employees who need the information to perform a specific
job (such as our billing clerk or customer service representative)
are granted access to personally identifiable information.
Our employees must use password-protected screen savers when
they leave their desk. The
servers on which we store personally identifiable information are
kept in a secure environment behind a locked cage.
you have any questions about the security for our Web site, please
e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Web site contains links to other Web sites.
We are not responsible for the privacy practices of the other
sites. We encourage you
to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects
personally identifiable information.
by this Web site.
Magazine so you will always be aware of what information we collect,
how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.
If we decide to use personally identifiable information in
a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected,
we will notify you by e-mail. You
will have the choice to allow us to use the information in this different
manner. We will use information