We collect the following types of information from this web site:
- Non-personal Data/Aggregate Info
In order to evaluate which information we provide is used, how many visitors we receive, and how we might improve our services, S.P.A.R.T.A. collects and analyzes web site visitor information. We track information such as Internet (IP) address, browser type, date/time of visit and which pages visited. Personal information, such as your name and email address are not collected in this process. We use this information only to gather demographic data about our user base as a whole. We will only disclose this information in aggregate form. For example, we might disclose that a certain percentage of our viewers use our web site on Saturday. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.
- User Information/Registration
Users are requested to register for various S.P.A.R.T.A. services. You are under no obligation to provide this information, but without it, we may be unable to provide you with these services. The registration information enables us to contact you regarding our services. For example, based on the registration information you provide, we may send you a welcome email to verify your email address, username and password. In order to provide you with the highest level of customer service, we may send you details of our products and services which we think may be of interest to you. If at any time you do not wish to receive these details, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A "cookie" is a small text file stored on a userís computer that holds data relevant to a web site. For example, a cookie can be used to ensure you are not asked to register twice for the same service. Although cookies identify a userís computer, cookies do not personally identify customers or passwords. If your browser is set up to reject cookies, you may still use our web site, but your ability to use some areas of our site may be limited.
- Surveys or Contests
If you participate in contests or surveys on our web site, we will request certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary. The requested information typically includes contact information, such as your email address, and demographic information, such as your zip code. We use this information to notify contest winners, provide survey results and feedback, or monitor web site traffic.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for you and your friendís name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. S.P.A.R.T.A. stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and to track the success of our referral program. Your friend may contact us at email@example.com to request that we remove this information from our database.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, you may unsubscribe from our newsletter list at any time by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Bulletin Boards/Chat Rooms
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us however, no method of transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. We cannot guarantee that all of your private communications or personal information will never be disclosed or unlawfully accessed by unauthorized third parties. Further, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information used on this web site.
Links to Other Sites
Our web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by S.P.A.R.T.A.. If you visit these sites, we recommend that you read each of their privacy statements, along with statements from other web sites that collect personally identifiable information. S.P.A.R.T.A. is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of other web sites.
Sharing of Information
S.P.A.R.T.A. will not share, sell or rent your personal information to third parties. However, we may disclose your personal information to third party vendors that provide services on our behalf. S.P.A.R.T.A. will not make any information that we collect from users available to the general public in any form unless (a) the information is already publicly available, (b) we have your written consent, (c) such disclosure is required by law or related authority, (d) or such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of S.P.A.R.T.A. and its web site.
The information that you provide may be stored by us for an indefinite time. However, please feel free to request a change or deletion of this information by emailing us at email@example.com
S.P.A.R.T.A. respects the privacy of children and does not seek childrenís participation in services offered in connection with this web site. We strongly recommend that parents supervise their childrenís use of the Internet and instruct them not to give out personal information online.
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently.