Last Updated: August 12, 2010
Online Privacy Standards. While there are no official standards governing privacy practices on the Internet, downticketdems.com follows the principles supported by the Federal Trade Commission’s Fair Information Practices Principles, currently available at http://www.ftc.gov/reports/privacy3/fairinfo.htm.
What This Policy Covers. This policy covers downticketdems.com’s treatment of personally identifiable information that we obtain when you visit our website or become a member of downticketdems.com. downticketdems.com regards personally identifiable information as information that someone can use to identify or contact you in person, your email address, your gender, your birth date and your state. Information that we use internally to identify you as a member in our system, such as your selected username, is not considered personally identifiable information.
What This Policy Does Not Cover. This policy does not cover the privacy practices of third parties that we do not own or control, such as any partners and advertisers we may work with. In addition, we may provide links to other services and on occasion to other sites that may interest you. All of these sites operate independently of downticketdems.com, and they have their own privacy or security practices. For your best online experience, downticketdems.com encourages you to review their policies before submitting any personal information to them.
1. Information You Provide.
Required Registration Information. During the registration process, we collect your email address, your gender, your birth date and your state. downticketdems.com will send you an email to verify that you are the owner of this address. You will also choose a username that we will use to identify you in the downticketdems.com system.
Access To Your Personal Information. In general, downticketdems.com makes it easy for you to view the personally identifiable information downticketdems.com has collected from you in your member profile, where you can add, edit or delete it as you see fit.
2. Information We Do Not Collect.
3. Information We Track.
Log Files. Similar to many websites, downticketdems.com gathers certain anonymous, non-personal information automatically and store it in web server log files. This information includes Internet protocol addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), site entry/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp and clickstream data. downticketdems.com uses this information to improve our site, analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movements around the site and gather aggregate information about our user base as a whole. Aggregate information is data downticketdems.com collects about a group or category of services or members from which individual member identities have been removed, and therefore does not include your personally identifiable information.
Cookies. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. It can also help us understand how downticketdems.com’s site visitors click to our site, and what pages they view during their visit. Similar to many websites, downticketdems.com stores an encrypted cookie on your computer so downticketdems.com can remember you when you come back to the downticketdems.com’s website without requiring you to log in every time. Cookies also allow downticketdems.com to track and understand the interests of our users to enhance the overall experience on our site.
You can set your web browser software to disable cookies. To do so, please refer to the help section of your specific browser for more information on how to manage or disable cookies. If you disable cookies, you may still view our site, but some areas of the downticketdems.com’s site may not work properly.
HOW INFORMATION IS USED.
- 1. In Company Communications.
downticketdems.com uses emails and/or prominent notifications on the downticketdems.com’s website as our primary means to inform our members of important service and promotional announcements.
System-related Announcements. downticketdems.com uses your email address to deliver important system-related announcements. Example system-related announcements include: email verification during registration, requests for password reset, important security or server maintenance updates or policy changes. These service-related announcements are considered a fundamental part of our service, and members cannot opt-out of these email announcements.
Promotional Announcements. In order to improve the experience for our members, downticketdems.com may offer you the ability to sign up for optional email communications, such as updates from downticketdems.com, periodic newsletters or invitations to events. These communications are enhancements to the downticketdems.com’s service and are entirely optional. downticketdems.com will ask for your consent before sending you promotional communications and will make it easy for you to unsubscribe from these communications, either through the emails or though your member profile.
- 2. On the downticketdems.com’s Website.
Identification Of Authors By Username. The downticketdems.com’s website offers opportunities for members to comment on content found on the downticketdems.com’s website, engage in dialogue, share information and submit original content. This means that to some extent, downticketdems.com depends on the contributions and actions of our members to improve the quality of the site experience. When you make a contribution to the site (such as adding a photo or posting a blog entry), you will be identified by your username as the author of that contribution.
Public Profile. When you register, we will create a public member profile based on your username. You have the option to include personally identifiable information in your public profile, but you are not required to do so. You can easily add, edit and delete information in your public member profile from the profile page. Whenever you voluntarily post public information to your public member profile, that information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications.
Site Statistics. As noted above, downticketdems.com may use information collected from our web log files to calculate and publish anonymous, non-personal, aggregate statistics that we believe our members are interested in viewing. For example, downticketdems.com may track and publish the total number of users who have viewed a particular web page. downticketdems.com may publish this data in aggregate form only and will not tie it to any personally identifiable information.
- 3. For Internal Reporting And Analysis.
As noted above, we use information gathered from log files and cookies to improve our site, analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movements around the site and to gather aggregate information about our user base as a whole. We do not tie this data to personally identifiable information.
HOW INFORMATION IS SHARED AND DISCLOSED.
- On Our Website.
Public Messages. Some of our features allow you to communicate with other members by posting public messages (such as when you make comments on a blog post, create our own blog post or respond to comments about an article). Please be aware that what you write in these public messages can be viewed, collected or used by anyone who visits our website. downticketdems.com is not responsible for any personally identifiable information that you submit or permit others to submit through public messages.
- With Third Parties.
Linked Services. In some cases, downticketdems.com allows you to access or link to other web services through our website. downticketdems.com makes it easy for you to determine when you are accessing or linking to these other web services through or website. In all of these cases, our partners may choose to collect your personal information as they deem appropriate. As noted above, downticketdems.com is not responsible for or in control of how our partners collect, use, or disclose your information obtained through these linked services. downticketdems.com encourages you to be aware when you are using these partner services and, for your best online experience, downticketdems.com encourages you to review their policies before submitting any personal information to them.
- As Necessary In Certain Legal Circumstances.
Legal Requirements. downticketdems.com reserves the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when downticketdems.com believes that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on our website.
HOW INFORMATION IS KEPT SECURE.
Security of Account Information. Your member account information is password-protected. downticketdems.com will not share your password with anyone. Please do not share your password with anyone and remember to change your password from time to time, to keep your account information secure.
Network Security. downticketdems.com has implemented a variety of commercially standard encryption and security technologies and procedures to protect information, including your personal information, stored in our computer systems from unauthorized access. Please be aware that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, thus downticketdems.com strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, but downticketdems.com cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Management Procedures. downticketdems.com also maintains standard physical and electronic procedural safeguards that limit access to your personally identifiable information to our employees (or people working on our behalf and under confidentiality agreements) who, through the course of standard business activities, need to access your personally identifiable information.
YOUR PERSONAL CHOICES.
Sharing Information With Other Members. You are able to control what personal information about you is shared with other members in your public member profile, and what information you choose to keep private. You can view, add, edit and delete information in your public member profile by visiting the profile page.
Receiving Communications. If you subscribe to any optional promotional communications, you will be able to unsubscribe from them through your member profile or through the emails we send you.
Editing, Updating Or Deleting Member Profile Information. You can view the personally identifiable information we have collected from you in your member profile where you can add, edit or delete it as you see fit. You may also request deletion of your member account through your member profile.
SPECIAL NOTE TO INTERNATIONAL USERS.