Effective as of April 1, 2016
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- How, Why and What Information May Be Collected
- How Information May Be Shared
- Children’s Privacy Statement
- User Control Over Collection and Use of Information
I. HOW, WHY AND WHAT INFORMATION MAY BE COLLECTED
Profiles; Stories; Posts
Beccastone may have profile forms that are public. These profile forms ask you to provide information that may include member name, family description, interests, and other information. Beccastone may also obtain information regarding your use of the Site and its offerings. Beccastone uses this information to fulfill your requests with respect to Beccastone’s offerings, support the activities of Beccastone and improve the Site and its offerings. Beccastone may from time to time use your email address to contact you regarding Beccastone and issues and activities of likely interest to you.
Beccastone on occasion uses third-party vendors to provide services to its Site or to Beccastone. The information you provide on Beccastone’s Site may be provided to these vendors on a confidential basis solely for the purpose of providing these services.
From time to time, we may request information from you via online polls or surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary; you have a choice whether or not to disclose information required to enter. Information requested may include personal contact information such as your name and email addresses. This contact information will be used to provide you with further information about Beccastone’s services, as well as for the purposes of monitoring or improving the use of and user satisfaction with the Site.
Other Web Sites
The Site contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another web site for which Beccastone has no responsibility. Beccastone encourages you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different from Beccastone’s policies.
IP Addresses and Environmental Variables
Beccastone may also collect information through IP addresses or environmental variables. An “IP address” is a number used by computers on the network to identify your computer so that data can be transmitted to you. “Environmental variables” include, among other things, the domain from which you access the Internet, the time you accessed our Site, type of web browser and operating system or platform used, the Internet address of the web site you left to visit Beccastone, the names of the pages you visit on our Site, and the Internet address of the web site you then visit. We collect all of this information to allow us to detect broad demographic trends, to provide information tailored to your interests and to enhance your experience on the Site.
II. HOW INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED
We may share personally and non-personally identifiable information with our partners for purposes of developing demographic and other information about Beccastone users.
III. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
Our Site is not directed to children under the age of eighteen. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of eighteen. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a user under the age of eighteen, we will delete such information from our records.
We do not knowingly allow children under the age of eighteen without the consent of parents or legal guardians to publicly post, publish stories, or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information.
IV. YOUR CONTROL OVER OUR COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
You may set your browser to: (1) inform you when cookies are being set before a cookie is stored; (2) not accept cookies at all; and (3) erase all cookies from your hard drive. However, if you choose to reject or erase cookies, your ability to navigate our Site may be limited.
You may choose not to provide Beccastone with any contact information. However, without such information, we will be unable to respond to your request for information from and about Beccastone or to otherwise communicate with you or enable you to post comments online.