Any personal information that you provide to our Web site will stay safe, private, and secure. We will not resell your information to outside sources.
We will not share your information with any third parties with the exception of verified secure ecommerce transaction providers.
INFORMATION THAT WE MAY COLLECT FROM OUR USERS
We may collect the following information when you sign up for a service:
- First name, last name, e-mail, address, phone number
- For processing transactions, we also collect either credit card information or bank information, depending on your form of payment. We do not store any credit card information after your transaction is complete.
When a user visits any Web site owned or operated by A2zNews.com, LLC., we may collect the IP address that requested the display of one of our sites. This address is collected for two purposes. The first purpose is to exercise our ability to restrict access to the site by users who have violated our Terms of Service. The second purpose is to support our advertising partners, so that the partners will be able to accurately count the number of unique visitors to our sites who may have viewed a given advertisement.
Sign Up and Survey information:
Any information you provide to us as part of your use of any A2zNews.com, LLC. Web site will be stored as entered.
The sole purpose of cookies is to enhance your online experience. Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer by Web sites. Through your Web browser, cookies are only used by the Web site that wrote the cookie. Data stored in a cookie from A2zNews.com, LLC. is only accessible by the A2zNews.com, LLC. Web sites. Personal information stored in our cookies is limited to: affiliate identifier, Principal Network Partner affiliate identifier, and your Username. This information enables us to run our affiliate programs, allows customized advertising, lets you automatically sign in when you visit our sites, and offers other operational site activities. The information in our cookies is kept private and secure.
USE OF COLLECTED INFORMATION
Your username, e-mail address, and password will be used to uniquely identify you as a user on any A2zNews.com, LLC. Web site. We may use or display your username for the purposes of rankings, competitions, lottery winnings, chat identification, or game high scores.
Other identifying information collected during the sign up process or through other voluntary means (e.g., via Surveys) may be used to calculate aggregate demographics figures and/or facilitate our ability to direct advertisements to your Web browser.
SECURITY OF COLLECTED INFORMATION
All data that we collect is stored on one or more secure database servers that cannot be accessed from outside out corporate network. Outside of our network, the only access to this data is that provided through our Web sites. Through our sites, access to personal information is completely controlled by user-defined e-mail addresses and passwords. Within our corporation, access to data is secured through a private user ID and password known only to key personnel who maintain the database. All employees of A2zNews.com, LLC. are legally bound by a nondisclosure agreement that prevents the disclosure of any corporate information to other parties. We have taken all reasonable precautions to safeguard the privacy of your data.
When you sign up as a A2zNews.com, LLC. user, or download any software from A2zNews.com, LLC., by default the option will be selected to allow us to communicate with you via e-mail about news, games, special offers, and events. You have the option to uncheck or check a box during the sign up process that will prevent this, although by doing so you are potentially asking us to not inform you of events and prize awards that may have tangible cash value to you. Any e-mail we send to you will contain information about opting-out of any further mailings, and all A2zNews.com, LLC. Web sites have areas where you may manually opt-out of receiving further communications. A2zNews.com, LLC. treats each of its consumer offerings individually, so if you have opted to receive mailings from more than one business entity, if you want to unsubscribe you must do so from each entity individually.
A second communication option allows A2zNews.com, LLC. to share you information with trusted partners who may also choose to communicate with you. You also have the choice to uncheck the box for this option during the sign up process.
OTHER INFORMATION COLLECTED
Your Web browser or client software that you use to access A2zNews.com, LLC. may transmit certain geographic information and information regarding the capabilities or features of your computer and/or software to us. We may also track other types of information, such as what games users play, how long our users have been members of any A2zNews.com, LLC. businesses or programs, the last time a user visited A2zNews.com, LLC., and whether a user has won any of our games, lotteries, jackpots, or contests. We may use this information to calculate aggregate statistics about our user community or for security purposes, and may provide information such information to advertisers and/or partners in aggregate form only.
HOW INFORMATION IS USED
The information you provide to A2zNews.com, LLC. will allow us to notify you about new features, enhancements, resolution of site problems, handle and/or route your customer support questions and issues, and inform you of upgrade opportunities, contests, prizes, or special events. A2zNews.com, LLC. may use personal information in combination with data from third parties for similar purposes as well.
A2zNews.com, LLC. may disclose your personal information to third-party vendors to fulfill prizes in those instances in which we do not provide prize fulfillment directly. We may also use your information to process our newsletters or e-mail campaigns, or to analyze and/or store data. Under some limited and special circumstances, we may also disclose your information if there is a violation of the Terms of Service or if we have a good faith belief that the law requires it. It is important that you understand that we cannot control the activities of such third-party vendors. While we cannot guarantee that they will adhere to the same privacy and security procedures as A2zNews.com, LLC., we will take all reasonable precautions under the circumstances to ensure the protection of your personal information.
If you are referred to A2zNews.com, LLC. by an affiliate partner, and if you do not opt-out of receiving communications from A2zNews.com, LLC., the affiliate partner will also be able to send you e-mail regarding the relevant A2zNews.com, LLC. affiliate program. However, these affiliate partners do not have direct access to your e-mail address or personal information; they will only be able to contact you through affiliate newsletter tools on the A2zNews.com, LLC. affiliate program Web sites.
CHAT & MESSAGING
A2zNews.com, LLC. sites may choose to operate message boards and/or chat areas where users can exchange ideas and communicate with one another. When posting to a message board or chat area, it is important for you to understand that the information is being made publicly available in an online environment. Any information posted is the sole responsibility of the individual user.
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