(a) Web Site Owner. Flagpole of Freedom Development, LLC d/b/a Flagpole of Freedom Park, its affiliates, parent and/or subsidiary entities (the “Park”) is the owner of this web site www.flagpoleoffreedom.com (the “Site”). Park can be contacted by mail at Flagpole of Freedom Development, LLC, PO Box 214, Harrington, ME 04643, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. This online privacy notice discloses Park information practices for this Site, including what type of personal identifiable information is requested in order to make a purchase, how the information is used, and with whom the in-formation is shared. [Note that other Park web sites may be governed by privacy notices containing different information practices applicable to those sites.]
(b) [Anonymous] Web Site Visits. In general, you can visit on the Site without disclosing or revealing any personal information. Park may keep track of the domains from which people visit us and analyze the data gathered from Web Site visits for trends and statistics, and then Park discards the gathered data.
(c) Web Site Transactions. At times, Park will need personal information regarding a member or customer or a prospect. For example to process an order for membership Park may need to know a member’s or customer’s name, mailing address, e-mail address and credit card details. It is Park’s intent to inform you know before Park collects personal information, such as user’s name and/or address on the Internet. If you tell us that you do not wish to have this information used as a basis for further contact with you, Park will respect your wishes.
(d) Safe Harbor Framework. Park abides by the Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the United States Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of information collected from the European Union.
2. Personal Information That May Be Collected.
(a) Identifying Information. In order to make a purchase, Park will request a user to provide certain personal identifying information, which may include: legal name, postal address, e-mail address, screen name, password, telephone number, facsimile number, method of payment, and, if applicable, credit card number. Park may request additional information necessary to establish and maintain a member’s or customer’s account.
(b) Service Quality Monitoring. Some Web site transactions may require a member or customer to telephone Park, or Park to call the member or customer. Park will not contact you by telephone without your prior consent, except to confirm an order placed online and/or to inform a member or customer of the status of such order. Customer should be aware that it is Park’s practice to monitor, and in some cases record such calls for staff training or quality assurance purposes.
(c) Information from Children. Park does not sell products or services for purchase by children, and will not collect or post information from a child under the age of 18 without the involvement of a parent or guardian. Park will endeavor to notify the child’s parent or guardian at the e-mail address provided by the prospective member or customer, alerting the parent or guardian to the child’s use of the Web site and providing instructions as to how the parent or guardian can delete the child’s registration from the Web site. Park does not use personally identifying information collected from children for marketing or promotional purposes, and does not disclose such information to any third party for any purpose whatsoever.
(d) Lost or Stolen Information. If a member’s or customer’s credit card and/or password is lost or stolen, the member or customer should promptly notify Park in order to enable Park to cancel the lost or stolen information and to update its records with a changed credit card and/or password.
(e) Chat Rooms, Forums and Bulletin Boards. If member or customer participates in a Park chat room, discussion forum, or posts messages to an Park bulletin board, member or customer should be aware that the information disclosed and shared will be broadly available to other persons, both inside of and/or outside Park, who have access to that chat room, forum or bulletin board. Some individual Park chat rooms, forums or bulletin boards have additional rules and conditions regarding participation. Also, participant’s expressed opinion is his or her own and should not be considered as reflecting the opinion of Park.
(f) Links to Other Web Sites. A Park Web site may contain links to other web sites. Park is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those other Web sites.
3. Uses Made of the Information.
(a) Limited Uses Identified. Without member’s or customer’s prior consent, Park will not use your personal identifiable information for any purpose other than that for which it is submitted. Park uses personal identifiable information to reply to inquiries, handle complaints, provide operational notices and in program record-keeping. Park also processes billing and business requests related to Site participation.
(b) Marketing Uses. Unless member or customer marks an “x” on the opt-out option box herein provided, Park reserves the right to provide member or customer with information about Park’s Web site, Park products and services, and related information in which member or customer has indicated an interest.
(c) Stored Information Uses. Park stores and retains information entered or posted to the Site, including the information provided by member or customer. This information is used to compile a member’s or customer’s purchase history in order to enable Park to recommend products, services, or special offers that would be of interest to a member or customer. Stored information is used by Park and/or Park agents: to support member or customer interaction with the Site; to deliver member or customer purchases; and/or to contact member or customer again about other Park services and products.
(d) Online Advertising. Some companies that help Park deliver interactive on-line advertising, such as banner ads, may collect and use information about Park’s members or customers to help Park better understand the types of advertising or promotions that are most appealing to Park’s members or customers. After it is collected the information is aggregated so it is not identifiable to a specific individual. If, however, member or customer would prefer that these companies not collect such information, please mark an “x” on the opt-out option box herein provided.
4. Disclosure of the Information.
(a) Within Corporate Organization. Park may share your personal information within the Park corporate organization, and may transfer the information to countries in the world where Park conducts business. Some countries may provide less legal protection for member or customer personal information. In such countries Park will still handle member or customer personal information in the manner describe herein.
(b) Mergers and Acquisitions. Circumstances may arise where for business reasons, Park decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize its businesses in the United States or some other country. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of personal identifying information to prospective or actual purchasers, and/or receiving such information from sellers. It is Park’s practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions.
(c) Agents. Park employs or engages other companies and individuals to perform business functions on behalf of Park. These persons are provided with personal identifying information required to perform their functions, but are prohibited by contract from using the information for other purposes. These persons engage in a variety of functions which include, but are not limited to, fulfilling orders, delivering packages, removing repetitive information from member or customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments and providing member or customer services.
(d) Affiliated Businesses. Park works closely with affiliated businesses operating web site stores, providing services or selling products on each other’s Web sites. These businesses identify themselves to members or customers. Customer information related to a transaction with an affiliated business is shared with that affiliated business.
(e) Marketing Analysis by Third Parties. Park reserves the right to disclose to third parties personal information about members or customers for marketing analysis; however, any information disclosed will be in the form of aggregate data that does not describe or identify an individual member or customer.
(f) Disclosure to Governmental Authorities. Under certain circumstances, personal information may be subject to disclosure pursuant to a judicial or other government subpoenas, warrants or orders.
5. Use of Computer Tracking Technologies.
(a) No Tracking of Personal Information. Park’s Web Site(s) are not set up to track, collect or distribute personal information not entered by visitors. Through web site access logs Park does collect clickstream data and HTTP protocol elements, which generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to our sites. This information is used for internal purposes by technical support staff for research and development, user analysis and business decision making, all of which provides better services to the public. The statistics garnered, which contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information, may also be provided to third parties.
(c) Use of Web Beacon Technologies. Park may also use Web beacon or other technologies to better tailor its Web site(s) to provide better member or customer service. If these technologies are in use, when a visitor accesses these pages of the Web site, a non-identifiable notice of that visit is generated which may be processed by Park or by its suppliers. Web beacons usually work in conjunction with cookies. If member or customer does not want cookie information to be associated with member’s or customer’s visits to these pages, member or customer can set its browser to turn off cookies; however, Web beacon and other technologies will still detect visits to these pages, but the notices they generate cannot be associated with other non-identifiable cookie information and are disregarded.
(d) Collection of Non-Identifiable Information. Park may collect non-identifiable information from user visits to the Park Web site(s) in order to provide better member or customer service. Examples of such collecting include: traffic analysis, such as tracking of the domains from which users visit, or tracking numbers of visitors; measuring visitor activity on Park Web site(s); Web site and system administration; user analysis; and business decision making. Such information is sometimes known as “clickstream data.” Park or its contractors may use this data to analyze trends and statistics.
(e) Collection of Personal Information. Park collects personal identifying information from member or customer during a transaction. Park may extract some personally identifying information about that transaction in a non-identifiable format and combine it with other non-identifiable information, such as clickstream data. This information is used and analyzed only at an aggregate level (not at an individual level) to help Park understand trends and patterns. This information is not reviewed at an individual level.
6. Information Security.
(a) Commitment to Online Security. Park employs physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard the security and integrity of personal information. Billing and payment data is encrypted whenever transmitted or received online. Personal information is accessible only by staff designated to handle online requests or complaints. All Park agents and contractors with access to personal information on the Park web site(s) are also bound to adhere to Park security standards.
(b) No Liability for Acts of Third Parties. Park will exercise all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of member or customer personal information. However, transmissions protected by industry standard security technology and implemented by human beings cannot be made absolutely secure. Consequently, Park shall not be liable for unauthorized disclosure of personal information due to no fault of Park including, but not limited to, errors in transmission and unauthorized acts of Park staff and/or third parties.
(b) Opt-Out Right. Member, customer and/or prospective member or customer has the right at any time to cease permitting personal information to be collected, used or disclosed by Park and/or by any third parties with whom Park has shared and/or transferred such personal information. Right of cancellation may be exercised by contacting Park via e-mail at email@example.com, or certified US mail RRR at at Flagpole of Freedom Development, LLC, PO Box 214, Harrington, ME 04643. After processing the cancellation, Park will delete member or customer or prospective member’s or customer’s personal information from its data base.
8. Access Rights to Data.
(a) Information Maintained by Park. Upon member’s or customer’s request, Park will provide a reasonable description of member’s or customer’s personally identifiable information that Park maintains in its data bank. Park can be contacted by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or certified US mail RRR at at Flagpole of Freedom Development, LLC, PO Box 214, Harrington, ME 04643.
(b) Corrections and Changes to Personal Information. Help Park to keep member or customer personal information accurate. If member’s or customer’s personal information changes, or if member or customer notes an error upon review of member or customer information that Park has on file, please promptly e-mail Park at email@example.com or certified US mail RRR at at Flagpole of Freedom Development, LLC, PO Box 214, Harrington, ME 0464 and provide the new or correct information.
(c) Your California Privacy Rights. Beginning on January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits member or customers of Park who are California residents to request certain information regarding Park’s disclosure of personal information for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Within 30 days of receiving such a request, Park will provide a list of the categories of personal information disclosed to third parties for third-party direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, along with the names and addresses of these third parties. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year. Park reserves its right not to respond to requests submitted other than to the address specified in this paragraph.
California’s privacy laws require a company to provide notice to California users of their rights to receive information on to which entities their information was shared for marketing purposes.