for the Site, and we reserve the right to change this Policy at any time, with or without notice to you. Using the Site constitutes your consent to our collection and use of information pursuant to this Policy, and your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this Policy signifies your acceptance of such changes.
Minors / Children
The Site is not directed to minors and we do not knowingly collect any personal information from them. If you are under 18 years of age, you may not use the Site.
We collect personal information in order to provide certain products, services, and features to our users. For example, if you:
- Sign up for an account on the Site, we will collect information from you in order to facilitate the creation, protection, and maintenance of that account;
- Post content or submit ratings in any of our interactive areas, we will collect information from you regarding the device you are using to make such postings, such as its IP address; or
- Send Site links to friends through our 'send-to-friend' feature, we will collect the information from you in order to facilitate the transmission of that email.
Information you submit about yourself may be used by us to provide you requested services, communicate with you about our products, improve your online experience, or support our continuing efforts to offer you the information, content, and services you want most. We do not share your personally identifiable information with any third parties without your permission, other than those engaged by us to provide specific services for the Site, who are contractually obligated not to use such information for any other reason than the provision of such services. We do provide aggregate statistics and information about our sales, traffic patterns and related site information to third parties, but this data does not include any of your personal information. Please note, however, that we reserve the right to change our policy regarding the usage and/or sharing of your personally identifiable information at any time in the future, and you are responsible for checking this Policy periodically to monitor any changes to such data sharing practices.
Site Usage Information
Similar to other commercial websites, the Site utilizes a standard technology called "cookies" (defined in the next section) and web server logs to collect information about how the Site is used and to facilitate and optimize the use of certain aspects of it. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include, without limitation, the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent on the Site, the websites visited just before and just after our Site, the IP address of the computer or device used to access the Site, and information pertaining to the hardware or software used to access the Site. We, our advertisers, and service providers may also use certain technology or pieces of code (commonly in the form of URL redirects or web beacons) to determine the advertisements, email messages, and any other aspects of the Site our users have seen and how they responded to them.
As noted in the previous section, we collect certain information about how Site visitors use the Site by employing a technology called "cookies", which are bits of information that a website transfers to a user's computer or other device's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies can enhance your online experience by automatically saving your preferences and activity history, and we use them because they help us to provide you with a more personalized and user-friendly experience on the Site.
We use email to send our users announcements regarding new products, services, promotions, and account or site updates. Such email communications are provided on an opt-in basis only. By registering for an account on the Site or by signing up specifically to receive updates from us via email, you are opting in to receiving these email communications. You can choose to unsubscribe from these emails at any time by visiting your Account page and deselecting the types of communications you no longer wish to receive. Please note, however, that you may not opt-out of all email communications from us, such as transactional-type messages pertaining to the management of your account, important updates about the Site, or other such non-commercial communications as may be required by law. We also reserve the right to email you in response to any questions or comments you submit to us via our Contact page.
Even if you did not sign up for an account on the Site or otherwise opt-in to receive our email communications, you may receive emails from your friends suggesting you join or visit the Site by way of our 'send-to-friend' feature. If you do not wish to receive such emails from your friends, you may prevent them from being sent to you here.
Viral Ventures LLC is not liable for information or content posted in any of the Site's interactive areas. We provide interactive areas such as comment and discussion forums to enhance the user experience and build a healthy community around our Site's products and services. You acknowledge that should you participate in such interactive areas, the information you voluntarily post about yourself and third parties in such areas might be accessed, collected and used by third parties outside of Viral Ventures LLC. DO NOT POST ANY PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION SUCH AS YOUR (OR ANYONE ELSE'S) PHYSICAL ADDRESS, EMAIL ADDRESS, OR PHONE NUMBER IN ANY OF THE SITE'S PUBLIC AREAS, WHICH INCLUDES YOUR PROFILE PAGE. In addition, you may not post any defamatory, obscene, slanderous, or otherwise illegal material, or any material which infringes any third-party copyrights or other intellectual property rights on any interactive areas. Violators will be subject to termination of accounts and possible legal action.
Links to Third Party Sites
The Site may contain links to websites or services not owned or controlled by Viral Ventures LLC. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any such sites or services. You should review their terms of service and privacy policies before using them.
In addition, although Viral Ventures LLC carefully selects its third party service providers, partners, and other affiliates, is sensitive to the privacy and security of your personal information, and intends to safeguard such information, we and any such third parties cannot guarantee absolute security of such information. Such information may be transmitted through or using the Internet, other public telecommunications networks, servers, hardware, and software (collectively, "Systems") that are not owned, operated, or controlled by us, and we make no assurances that such information will remain private when transmitted by us through such Systems. Although we use industry standard practices to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personally identifiable information or private communications are impenetrable to hackers.
Closing Your Account
You may close your account at any time by clicking the 'Close Account' link on your Account page and completing the steps that follow. Please keep in mind, however, that if you close your account, you will permanently lose access to all of the information and content within it, and we may still retain any information or content associated with your account for analytical, bookkeeping, regulatory compliance, security, and other potential purposes.
Questions or Concerns
Viral Ventures LLC
P.O. Box 29452
Los Angeles, CA 90029
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