Effective March 24, 2006
Fred’s Footsteps is committed to protecting your privacy. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Fred’s Footsteps Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Fred’s Footsteps Web site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
The Fred’s Footsteps Web site collects personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, city, state, zip, phone number and e-mail address when you register with the Web site.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by the Web site. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Fred’s Footsteps for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Fred’s Footsteps Web site.
Use of your Personal Information
Fred’s Footsteps collects and uses your personal information to operate the Fred’s Footsteps Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Fred’s Footsteps also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of upcoming events for Fred’s Footsteps and its affiliates or partners. Fred’s Footsteps may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Fred’s Footsteps does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Fred’s Footsteps may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Fred’s Footsteps may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, or provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Fred’s Footsteps, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Fred’s Footsteps keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within the Fred’s Footsteps Web Site, in order to determine what Fred’s Footsteps Web services are the most popular. This data may be used to deliver customized content within the Fred’s Footsteps to Web site visitors whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
The Fred’s Footsteps Web site will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Fred’s Footsteps or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Fred’s Footsteps; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Fred’s Footsteps, or the public.
The Fred’s Footsteps Web site may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize pages, or register with the Fred’s Footsteps Web site, a cookie helps Fred’s Footsteps to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information. When you return to the same Fred’s Footsteps Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Fred’s Footsteps Web site.
Security of your Personal Information
Fred’s Footsteps secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
Changes to this Statement
Fred’s Footsteps will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect visitor feedback. We encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Fred’s Footsteps is protecting your information.
Fred’s Footsteps welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Fred’s Footsteps has not adhered to this Statement or if you would like to update or remove your personally identifiable information, please contact Fred’s Footsteps at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.