BLUEFISH MEDIA INC PRIVACY NOTICEOUR PRIVACY COMMITMENT:
If you are visiting this page, you may have been directed from one of our group of websites. We have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm and continuing commitment to the privacy of personal information provided by those visiting and interacting with any website controlled by Bluefish Media INC.
We hold the privacy of your personal information in the highest regard. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for our websites. BlueFish Media INC abides by the Privacy Act of 1974.
We recognize the importance of protecting your privacy and our policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use, and safeguard the personal information you provide us with and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our websites.
This policy will be continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices, and our consumers' needs.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
When you visit our websites you may provide us with two types of information: Personal information that you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis, and website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our websites.
1. PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU CHOOSE TO PROVIDE:
When you register for any of our products, services, or newsletters, you will provide us with information about yourself.
CREDIT CARD INFORMATION:
If you choose to use our products or services, you may need to give personal information and authorization to obtain information from various credit services. For example you may need to provide the following information:
-Credit card number
-Name on credit card
-Credit card billing address
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maitenance of information received by mail and telephone.
2. WEB SITE USE INFORMATION:
Similar to other commercial web sites, our web sites utilize a standard technology called "cookies" (see explanation below, "What Are Cookies?") and web server log files to collect information about how our web sites are used. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spend at our web site, and the web sites visited just before and after our web site.
HOW DO WE USE THE PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE TO US?
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for the purposes of administering our business activities, providing the products and services you requested, to process your payment, to monitor the use of the service, our marketing and promotional efforts, and to improve the content and service offerings, and customize our site's content, layout, services, and for other lawful purposes. These uses improve our site and better tailor it to meet your needs.
Furthermore, such information may be shared with others on an aggregate basis. personally identifiable information or business information will not be shared with parties except as required by law.
Ocassionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our website, new services, and special offers we think you will find valuable. You may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive these offers by emailing us at the link provided on the newsletter.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small files which are stored on a user's computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user, or the page itself can contain some script which is aware of the data in the cookie and so is able to carry information from one visit to the website (or related site) to the next.
HOW DO WE USE INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM COOKIES?
IP addresses are used by your computer every time you are connected to the Internet. Your IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer. IP addresses are automatically collected by our web server as part of demographic and profile data known as traffic data so that data (such as the web pages you request) can be sent to you.
SHARING AND SELLING INFORMATION:
We do not share, sell, lend, or lease any of the information that uniquely identifies a subscriber (such as email address or personal details) with anyone except to the extent it is necissary to process transactions or provide services that you have requested.
HOW CAN YOU ACCESS AND CORRECT YOUR INFORMATION?
You may request access to all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our database by emailing us at the usual address.
WHAT ABOUT LEGALLY COMPELLED DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION?
We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so. In other wordds, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights. we may also disclose account information when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necissary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Terms of Service or to protect the safety of our users and the Public.
WHAT ABOUT OTHER WEBSITES LINKED TO OUR WEBSITE?
We are not responsible for the practices employed by web sites linked to or from our web site or the information or content contained therein. Often links to other web sies are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that my be useful to the users of our web site.
OUR COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY:
Please note that your information will be stored and processed on our computers in the United States. The laws on holding personal data in the United States may be less stringent than the laws of your Country of residence or citizenship. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and esure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the informatio we collect online.
CHOICE TO OPT-IN AND OPT-OUT:
This web site allows visitors to unsubscribe so that they will not receive future messages. After unsubscribing we will discontinue sending the particular messages as soon as technically feasible.
SURVEYS AND CONTESTS:
From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, and age). Conact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of the web site.
CHILDREN'S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT:
This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 13. We operate our site in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 13 years of age.
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS:
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the "Shine The Light" law, permits our customers who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of personal information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request to the email address or other contact information provided on this website.
ACQUISITION OR CHANGES IN OWNERSHIP:
In the event that the web site (or a substantial portion of its assets) is acquired, your information would be considered part of those assets, and may be part of those assets that are transferred.