Accessing the Site and Personal Information Collection
Certain parts of the Site do require that you provide us with personal information for access to or use of those parts. For example, if you register to use a portion of the Site that is password protected, you may be required to provide information as described in the “Registration” section below.
From the Site, you may register to begin a relationship with the Preserve. These registrations may require you to provide the following:
- Contact information such as your name and e-mail address
- Demographic information such as ZIP Code and date of birth
- Payment information to invoice for products or services purchased (payments are handled through a third-party provider)
We may use this information to effect transactions or provide services for which the information was provided, to contact you with additional information, and to analyze use of our Site and services.
The Site contains links to other websites. The Preserve is not responsible for the privacy practices of sites other than our own. We encourage you to be aware of the privacy statements on other websites and to read these statements.
Protection of Information
Some areas of the Preserve Website are secured and can only be accessed using unique login credentials. You must have a specific user identifier (user ID) and password to access resources through any password-protected portions of the Site. Your login credentials and password are strictly confidential and you are responsible for all activity occurring on the Site using your login credentials.
The Preserve uses a third-party service provider site to effect purchases of materials offered on the Site. That service provider uses industry-standard practices and software to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal, identifying information. Firewalls and Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption protect credit card information you make available for any online purchases. Please note, however, that no form of electronic communication is 100% secure, and you should use caution whenever providing personal information online.
The collection and use of information on social media websites and applications is governed by their own privacy policies. Please remember that any information posted on or through the Preserve Pages on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, or on other social media pages or channels, is subject to the policies and practices of the applicable social media channel.
We may receive personal information from a social media site platform or application when you connect through a social media feed, post content, or otherwise interact with us using social media tools. For example, we may receive basic Facebook account information (name, e‑mail, gender, birthday, current city, and profile picture URL) through Facebook. Also, when you “like,” or send a “Tweet” to us through a social media channel, we may receive your username, handle, and any other available personal information from the social media site or application. All information received from social media sites and applications is treated and used in the same manner and for the same purposes as described in this Policy with respect to similar information we obtain through the Site.
Third-Party Data Collection/Online Tracking
We use service providers such as Google Analytics to help us understand and improve the usage of the Site and the effectiveness of our marketing efforts. Google Analytics may use your IP address or an anonymous identifier as well as certain information from your browser, together with other non-personal information about your visits to our Site and other websites, in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you on our Site and other websites and/or to provide analytical information about our Site. If you would like more information about advertising networks, including choices about the use of information by Google and other companies for multi-site advertising purposes, go to www.networkadvertising.org and www.networkadvertising.org/choices/. Also, Google offers a Google Analytics browser add-on (designed to be compatible only with certain browsers) to provide website visitors the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics. That add-on may be obtained here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en; and other privacy controls are available here: www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.
Currently, various Internet browsers offer a “do not track” or “DNT” option that uses a DNT header to indicate the DNT preference setting on the browser. The Preserve does not track your activity over time and across different websites or online services, and thus we do not currently respond to browsers’ DNT signals with respect to the Site. We do not permit our third-party service providers to collect information from the Site for other websites or for their own purposes other than as described in this Policy.
We are committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding the collection, storage, and use of personal information of minors under the age of 18, including the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998.
We do not collect personal information from minors under the age of 18. Individuals under the age of 18 are not permitted to use the Site without the supervision of a parent or legal guardian. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children under the age of 18 or knowingly allow such persons to register for an online account or to place orders or provide personal information through the Site. If we learn that someone under the age of 18 has provided any personal information through the Site, we will remove and permanently delete that information as soon as reasonably possible.
If you are a parent or guardian who believes that your minor under the age of 18 has submitted personal information or other information to us without your consent, please contact us using the contact information provided below. Once we verify that you are the parent or legal guardian, we will cooperate with you to discuss what, if any, personal information we have collected about your child and how that information may have been shared or used.
Changes to This Statement
The Preserve reserves the right to change this privacy statement at any time. Notification of changes will be posted on the Preserve website. Because these changes may affect your personal information, we suggest that you look for information regarding changes on a regular basis and review the changes as soon as they are published on the Website.
Correcting Your Information
We strive to assure the correctness of the information we maintain. If the information we have about you is inaccurate, we will correct the information in a manner as timely as possible. To provide us with corrections, please contact us in any of the following ways:
- Send an e-mail message with corrections to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Send mail with corrections to Member Services 3303 Audley St., Houston TX, 77098.
- Call us at (713)572-2555.
We employ reasonable security methods to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of your information. However, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secure. As a result, while we try to protect your information, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.
Effective Date: January __, 2018