This document was last updated on January 27, 2006.
1. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Kupple.com is deeply committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement (the "Privacy Statement") sets forth our current privacy practices with regard to the information we collect when you or your computer interacts with our website. By accessing Kupple.com, you acknowledge and fully understand the Privacy Statement and freely consent to the information collection and use practices described in this Privacy Statement.
2. PARTICIPATING MERCHANT POLICIES
Related services and offerings with links from this website, including vendor sites, have their own privacy statements that can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each respective website. Online merchants and others who participate in Kupple.com services are encouraged to participate in industry privacy initiatives and to take a responsible attitude towards consumer privacy. However, since we do not have direct control over the policies or practices of participating merchants and other third parties, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of those sites. We recommend and encourage that you always review the privacy policies of merchants and other third parties before you provide any personal information or complete any transaction with such parties.
3. INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
Kupple.com collects certain information from and about its users three ways: directly from our Web Server logs, the user, and with Cookies. a. Web Server Logs.
When you visit our Website, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include:
· Your Internet protocol address.
· The kind of browser or computer you use.
· Number of links you click within the site.
· State or country from which you accessed the site.
· Date and time of your visit.
· Name of your Internet service provider.
· Web page you linked to our site from.
· Pages you viewed on the site.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. Hence, this simplifies the process of delivering relevant content and eases site navigation by providing and saving your preferences and login information as well as providing personalized functionality.
Kupple.com reserves the right to share aggregated site statistics with partner companies, but does not allow other companies to place cookies on our website unless there is a temporary, overriding customer value (such as merging into Kupple.com a site that relies on third-party cookies).
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you reject cookies by changing your browser settings then be aware that this may disable some of the functionality on our website.
c. Personal Information Users
Visitors to our website can register with us to become members of Kupple.com. When you register, we will request some personal information such as name, address, email, birth date and other relevant information. If you are purchasing a service, we may request financial information. Any financial information we collect is used only to bill you for the services you purchased. If you purchase by credit card, this information may be forwarded to your credit card provider. You may also be asked to disclose personal information to us so that we can provide assistance and information to you. For example, such data may be warranted in order to provide online technical support and troubleshooting.
Any personal information you provide to us will not be given or sold to third parties, except in those situations where we are required to do so by law or if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to (1) comply with the law or with legal process served on us; (2) protect and defend our rights or property; or (3) act in an emergency to protect someone's safety.
4. CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT
Kupple.com has the discretion to occasionally update this Privacy Statement. When we do, we will also revise the "updated" date at the top of this privacy page. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Statement and any updates.
5. CONTACTING US
If you have questions regarding our Privacy Statement, its implementation, failure to adhere to this Privacy Statement and/or our general practices, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or send your comments to:
Attention: Privacy Officer
6100 Wilshire Blvd., Ste 360
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Kupple.com will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly respond and resolve any problem or question.