I. Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) We Collect and Use
In using the ConnectPal website and/or its services, you acknowledge and agree that ConnectPal collects PII as outlined below when you create an account on ConnectPal. PII is provide by you and collected when you use this website, purchase a subscription, or sell a subscription. ConnectPal does not utilize or share any PII with third parties except as herein described.
PII is information that can be used to identify or contact an individual. Such information may include your name, telephone number, address, email address, or credit card information. If you are a resident of the European Union (“EU”) PII is “personal data” in accord with the definition in article 2 a) of the Directive 95/46 of 24 October 1995. You are not required to provide any PII we request, but if you fail to provide us with your PII in certain circumstances and upon request, we may not be able to provide you with services via the site, or be able to facilitate your credit card purchases.
In limited circumstances, we may also ask for government identification.
II. How We Use Your PII
Your PII is used internally, and allows us to facilitate transactions and to provide and deliver you access to your profile, content, and subscriptions of your choosing. It also allows us to contact you and answer any requests or comments you may have.
We also use PII internally to create, develop, and improve our fraud monitoring and loss prevention policies. We also use your PII internally for audits and analysis to keep to site and the ConnectPal services running as smoothly as possible.
ConnectPal may use the PII you provide in conjunction with third parties that are under contract with ConnectPal such as our payment processors and vendors who ensure you have access to your subscriptions, content, and profile. ConnectPal only provides your PII to the extent necessary to ensure you are provided with these services. ConnectPal never provides your PII to third parties for marketing or advertising purposes.
Similarly, we use PII, including your date of birth, to ensure you are of suitable age to access the site and the various content available through profile owners on ConnectPal.
If you are a profile owner, some of the PII you provide may be searchable to subscribers and users of ConnectPal. Searchable PII will be limited to user name or first and/or last name.
We may create anonymous data (“Anonymous Data”) logs (logs that exclude PII) to help us conduct analysis that helps us monitor and improve ConnectPal. We reserve all rights to use Anonymous Data for any purpose and disclose Anonymous Data to third partied at our sole discretion.
It is important to note that we may access, utilize, and release your PII to comply with court orders, legal process, litigation and/or requests from governmental agencies or authorities which require us to disclose your PII. We may also disclose your information if we determine that disclosure is necessary to comply with applicable law or suspicion of violation of law.
If ConnectPal were to merge, sell, or otherwise reorganize in any way, we may transfer and deliver your PII to the relevant third party. Such transfers are ordinarily part of any business transfers.
III. Cookies and Other Technology
Cookies can be disabled by changing the corresponding settings in your web browser. It is important to note that some parts of the site, or the services provided by ConnectPal may not be accessible once cookies are disabled.
Some information we collect is gathered automatically and stored in log files. We may use third party analytics that utilize cookies to collect non-personally identifiable information regarding your use of the website.
IV. Children Under the Age of 13
Children under the age of 13 are not allowed to use the ConnectPal website. ConnectPal will not knowingly collect any PII from children under the age of 13. In accordance with the ConnectPal Terms, ConnectPal encourages parents to monitor their child’s activities online and to counsel them to never give out PII while online. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information without parental consent, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account. Children under the age of 18 may use this site only with the involvement of a parent or guardian. Parents who may be concerned for the PII of their children on ConnectPal, should contact us at [email protected].
V. Opting-Out of Communications With Us
As discussed above, you have the ability to opt-out of receiving promotional or advertising communications from us. If you would like to opt-out of promotional communications, please contact us at [email protected] so that we can provide you with instructions for discontinuing such communications.
VI.. Storing and Securing Your PII
We endeavor to protect the security of the PII you provide to us by employing reasonable measures to ensure your information remains protected. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not entirely secure. ConnectPal uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your PII. We cannot, however, guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to ConnectPal, and you do so at your own risk.
VII. Information You Can Access
VIII. Conditions, Use, and Modifications
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your PII please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected] and we will address it.
IX. Contacting ConnectPal
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Cary, NC 27519
Last Update: September 13, 2016