COMMUNITY FEATURES AND USER CONTENT
SEND TO A FRIEND FEATURES
We may provide you with opportunities to submit certain Personal Information about other individuals where permitted by applicable law. For instance, you may choose to send a notice through the Site to a friend regarding content on the Site. Please note that any such notices we send to third parties on your behalf may appear to be sent by you and not ITS GOLDY. You agree that you will not abuse this feature by entering names, addresses, e-mail addresses or other Personal Information of individuals from whom you have not obtained prior consent. We will not use the Personal Information of these individuals for any other purpose without their consent except in connection with legal and security obligations, and these individuals will have the opportunity to opt out of further communications from the Site after being contacted by ITS GOLDY.
INFORMATION THIRD PARTIES PROVIDE ABOUT YOU
In addition to any Personal Information or other information that you choose to submit to the Site, we and our third party service providers, including any third party content providers, may use a variety of technologies that automatically or passively collect certain information whenever you visit or interact with the Site ("Usage Information"). Usage Information may include the browser and operating system you are using, the URL or advertisement that referred you to our Site, the search terms you entered into a search engine that lead you to our Site (if applicable), all of the areas within our Site that you visit, and the time of day you visited the Site, among other information. Usage Information also includes the IP address or other unique identifier ("Device Identifier") for any computer, mobile phone, tablet or other device (any of which are referred to herein as a "Device") used to access the Site. A Device Identifier is a number that is automatically assigned to your Device, and our servers identify your Device by its Device Identifier. Some mobile service providers may also provide us or our third party service providers with information, including the physical location of the Device used to access the Site. We may use Usage Information for a variety of purposes, including enhancing or otherwise improving the Site and our products and services. Usage Information is generally non-identifying, but if we associate it with you as a specific and identifiable person, we treat it as Personal Information. The methods that may be used to collect Usage Information include the following:
A cookie is a data file placed on a Device when it is used to visit a Site or otherwise access our online content. Cookies may be used for many purposes, including, without limitation, remembering you and your preferences and tracking your visits to our web pages. If you choose to disable cookies on your Device, some features of the Site or our content may not function properly.
Small graphic images or other web programming code called web beacons (also known as "1x1 GIFs" or "clear GIFs") may be included in our web pages and e-mail messages. Web beacons may be invisible to you, but any electronic image or other web programming code inserted into a web page or e-mail can act as a web beacon. Web beacons or similar technologies may be used for a number of purposes, including, without limitation, to count visitors to the Site, to monitor how users navigate the Site, to count how many e-mails that were sent were actually opened or to count how many particular articles or links were actually viewed.
An embedded script is programming code that is designed to collect information about your interactions with the Site, such as the links you click on. The code is temporarily downloaded onto your Device from our web server or a third party service provider, is active only while you are connected to the Site, and is deactivated or deleted thereafter.
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
HOW AND WHEN WE DISCLOSE INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS
WE MAY SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE PROVIDERS' PERFORMANCE OF SERVICES TO, OR ON BEHALF OF, THE SITE. THIS INCLUDES PROVIDING CONSUMER AFFAIRS SERVICES, TRACKING SITE ANALYTICS, SHARING INFORMATION ABOUT YOU WITH THIRD PARTIES TO ASSIST US IN DELIVERING CONTENT OR ADVERTISING TO YOU ON THE SITE OR ELSEWHERE ONLINE, PROCESSING PAYMENTS, OR PERFORMING OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES.
WHEN YOU AGREE TO RECEIVE INFORMATION FROM THIRD PARTIES OR REQUEST THAT WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
ADMINISTRATIVE & LEGAL REASONS
ITS GOLDY MAY SHARE INFORMATION, INCLUDING PERSONAL INFORMATION AND USAGE INFORMATION, WITH ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, PRIMARILY FOR BUSINESS AND OPERATIONAL PURPOSES. ITS GOLDY MAY ALSO DISCLOSE AND TRANSFER YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION: (I) TO A SUBSEQUENT OWNER, CO-OWNER OR OPERATOR OF THE SITE OR APPLICABLE DATABASE; (II) IF ITS GOLDY (OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATED, PARENT, OR SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES) ASSIGNS ITS RIGHTS REGARDING ANY OF YOUR INFORMATION TO A THIRD PARTY; OR (III) IN CONNECTION WITH A CORPORATE MERGER, CONSOLIDATION, RESTRUCTURING, THE SALE OF CERTAIN OF ITS GOLDY'S OWNERSHIP INTERESTS, ASSETS, OR BOTH, OR OTHER COMPANY CHANGE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DURING THE COURSE OF ANY DUE DILIGENCE PROCESS.
SWEEPSTAKES, CONTENTS & PROMOTIONS
WE MAY OFFER SWEEPSTAKES, CONTESTS, AND OTHER PROMOTIONS (ANY, A "PROMOTION") THAT MAY REQUIRE REGISTRATION. BY PARTICIPATING IN A PROMOTION, YOU ARE AGREEING TO THE OFFICIAL RULES THAT GOVERN THAT PROMOTION, WHICH MAY CONTAIN SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS OF YOU, INCLUDING, EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, ALLOWING THE SPONSOR(S) OF THE PROMOTION TO USE YOUR NAME, VOICE, LIKENESS OR OTHER INDICIA OF PERSONA IN ADVERTISING OR MARKETING ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROMOTION. IF YOU CHOOSE TO ENTER A PROMOTION, YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE DISCLOSED TO THIRD PARTIES OR THE PUBLIC IN CONNECTION WITH THE ADMINISTRATION OF SUCH PROMOTION, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IN CONNECTION WITH WINNER SELECTION, PRIZE FULFILLMENT, AND AS REQUIRED BY LAW OR PERMITTED BY THE PROMOTION'S OFFICIAL RULES, SUCH AS ON A WINNERS LIST.
THIRD PARTY AND AFFILIATE MARKETING
WE DO NOT SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES OR AFFILIATES FOR THOSE THIRD PARTIES' OR AFFILIATES' MARKETING PURPOSES UNLESS YOU CONSENT TO SUCH SHARING.
THIRD PARTY ANALYTICS PROVIDERS & AD SERVERS
ITS GOLDY WORKS WITH CERTAIN THIRD PARTIES (INCLUDING NETWORK ADVERTISERS, AD AGENCIES, AND ANALYTICS COMPANIES) TO PROVIDE US WITH INFORMATION REGARDING TRAFFIC ON THE SITE, TO SERVE ADVERTISEMENTS, INCLUDING OUR ADVERTISEMENTS ELSEWHERE ONLINE, AND TO PROVIDE US WITH INFORMATION REGARDING THE USE OF THE SITE AND THE EFFECTIVENESS OF OUR ADVERTISEMENTS. FOR EXAMPLE, IF YOU CLICKED ON ONE OF OUR ADVERTISEMENTS THAT LED YOU TO THE SITE, OUR SERVICE PROVIDER(S) MAY BE ABLE TO TELL US WHICH ADVERTISEMENT YOU CLICKED ON AND WHERE YOU WERE VIEWING THE ADVERTISEMENT. SOME OF THESE PARTIES MAY COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION WHEN YOU VISIT THE SITE OR OTHER ONLINE WEBSITES AND SERVICES. THESE THIRD PARTIES MAY SET AND ACCESS THEIR OWN TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES (INCLUDING COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS) AND MAY OTHERWISE COLLECT OR HAVE ACCESS TO YOUR DEVICE IDENTIFIER, USAGE INFORMATION AND RELATED INFORMATION ABOUT YOU. COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS, INCLUDING THOSE SET BY THIRD PARTY NETWORK ADVERTISERS, MAY BE USED TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, TARGET ADVERTISEMENTS, PREVENT YOU FROM SEEING THE SAME ADVERTISEMENTS TOO MANY TIMES, AND CONDUCT RESEARCH REGARDING THE USEFULNESS OF CERTAIN ADVERTISEMENTS TO YOU. WE MAY SHARE DEVICE IDENTIFIER AND USAGE INFORMATION ABOUT VISITORS WITH THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING COMPANIES, ANALYTICS PROVIDERS AND OTHER VENDORS FOR SIMILAR PURPOSES. WHILE WE MAY USE A VARIETY OF SERVICE PROVIDERS TO PERFORM ADVERTISING AND ANALYTICS SERVICES, SOME OF THESE COMPANIES MAY BE MEMBERS OF THE NETWORK ADVERTISING INITIATIVE ("NAI") OR THE DIGITAL ADVERTISING ALLIANCE ("DAA") SELF-REGULATORY PROGRAM FOR ONLINE BEHAVIORAL ADVERTISING. YOU MAY WANT TO VISIT HTTP://WWW.NETWORKADVERTISING.ORG/MANAGING/OPT_OUT.ASP AND HTTP://WWW.ABOUTADS.INFO/CHOICES/, WHICH PROVIDE INFORMATION REGARDING TARGETED ADVERTISING AND THE "OPT-OUT" PROCEDURES OF NAI MEMBERS AND DAA SELF-REGULATORY PROGRAM PARTICIPATING COMPANIES. PLEASE NOTE THAT OPTING OUT THROUGH THESE MECHANISMS DOES NOT OPT YOU OUT OF BEING SERVED ADVERTISING. YOU WILL CONTINUE TO RECEIVE GENERIC ADS WHILE VISITING THE SITE AND ELSEWHERE ONLINE.
UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION, PREFERENCES & SUBSCRIPTIONS
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING THE ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION YOU SUBMIT TO US, SUCH AS YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION. IF YOU CONTACT US WITH CHANGES, ITS GOLDY WILL MAKE GOOD FAITH EFFORTS TO MAKE REQUESTED CHANGES IN OUR THEN-ACTIVE DATABASES AS SOON AS REASONABLY PRACTICABLE. NOTE, HOWEVER, THAT INFORMATION MAY PERSIST INTERNALLY FOR ITS GOLDY'S ADMINISTRATIVE PURPOSES AND THAT RESIDUAL DATA MAY REMAIN ON BACKUP MEDIA OR FOR OTHER REASONS. YOU MAY OPT OUT OF RECEIVING MARKETING E-MAILS BY FOLLOWING THE OPT-OUT INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED TO YOU IN THOSE E-MAILS. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEND YOU CERTAIN COMMUNICATIONS RELATING TO YOUR ACCOUNT OR USE OF THE SITE (FOR EXAMPLE, ADMINISTRATIVE AND SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS) AND THESE TRANSACTIONAL ACCOUNT MESSAGES MAY BE UNAFFECTED IF YOU OPT-OUT FROM MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS. IF YOU SIGN UP TO RECEIVE TEXT MESSAGES (E.G., SMS OR MMS MESSAGES) THAT MAY BE OFFERED ON THE SITE, YOU MAY UNSUBSCRIBE FROM ANY TEXT MESSAGES RECEIVED BY REPLYING "STOP."
THIRD PARTY CONTENT, LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES, AND ITS GOLDY CONTENT FOUND OUTSIDE OF THE SITE
CERTAIN CONTENT ON THE SITE MAY BE HOSTED AND SERVED BY THIRD PARTIES AND THE SITE, AND THE SITE MAY CONTAIN LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEB SITES THAT ITS GOLDY DOES NOT CONTROL. THIS INCLUDES LINKS FROM ADVERTISERS, SPONSORS, TICKET AND MERCHANDISE VENDORS, AND OTHER BUSINESS PARTNERS. SOME OF THESE THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES MAY USE OUR LOGO(S) AS PART OF A CO-BRANDING AGREEMENT. IN ADDITION, ITS GOLDY CONTENT MAY BE INCLUDED ON WEB PAGES AND WEB SITES THAT ARE NOT ASSOCIATED WITH ITS GOLDY AND OVER WHICH WE HAVE NO CONTROL. THESE THIRD PARTIES MAY COLLECT USAGE INFORMATION THROUGH THE USE OF THEIR OWN COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS, INDEPENDENTLY COLLECT DATA OR SOLICIT PERSONAL INFORMATION, AND MAY HAVE THE ABILITY TO TRACK YOUR USE OF THEIR SITES AND SERVICES. ITS GOLDY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRIVACY PRACTICES EMPLOYED BY ANY THIRD PARTY.
ITS GOLDY MAINTAINS COMMERCIALLY REASONABLE SECURITY MEASURES TO HELP PROTECT THE PERSONAL INFORMATION SUBMITTED TO US, BOTH DURING TRANSMISSION AND ONCE WE RECEIVE IT. HOWEVER, PLEASE NOTE THAT TRANSMISSION OVER THE INTERNET OR WIRELESS NETWORKS CANNOT BE GUARANTEED TO BE 100% SECURE; AND THEREFORE WE CANNOT ENSURE OR WARRANT THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION WE COLLECT. YOU USE OUR SITE AND PROVIDE US WITH YOUR INFORMATION AT YOUR OWN RISK.
USERS RESIDING OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES AND CONSENT TO TRANSFER
THE SITE IS OPERATED IN THE UNITED STATES. IF YOU ARE LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES, PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ANY INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US MAY BE TRANSFERRED TO AND PROCESSED IN THE UNITED STATES. BY USING THE SITE, OR PROVIDING US WITH ANY INFORMATION, YOU CONSENT TO THIS TRANSFER, PROCESSING AND STORAGE OF YOUR INFORMATION IN THE UNITED STATES, A JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE PRIVACY LAWS MAY NOT BE AS COMPREHENSIVE AS THOSE IN THE COUNTRY WHERE YOU RESIDE OR ARE A CITIZEN.
NOTE THAT THE SITE IS NOT INTENDED FOR CHILDREN AND DOES NOT KNOWINGLY COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN. IF ITS GOLDY DISCOVERS THAT IT HAS INADVERTENTLY COLLECTED PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM ANYONE YOUNGER THAN THE AGE OF 13, IT WILL DELETE THAT INFORMATION.