Privacy Terms

Information Collection and Use by BornBuckeye.com
BornBuckeye.com collects user submitted information such as name, email address, and age to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating to the BornBuckeye.com community and website. BornBuckeye.com also collects other profile data including but not limited to: personal interests, gender, age, education and occupation in order to assist users in finding and communicating with each other. BornBuckeye.com also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information and aggregate user data, from users and visitors to the site. This data is used to manage the website, track usage and improve the website services. This non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services and advertisements to members. User IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes. User Profile information including members’ pictures and first names are displayed to people in order to facilitate user interaction in the BornBuckeye.com social networking community. Email addresses are used for the purposes of inviting new friends to join BornBuckeye, to add users to members’ friends’ networks, and to send notifications related to BornBuckeye.com. To facilitate searching and finding friends and acquaintances on the service, BornBuckeye.com allows users to search for other members using user submitted information. We may also use a user’s email address to send updates, a newsletter or news regarding the BornBuckeye.com website. Users may choose not to receive email of this type by changing their “notification” setting to “Do not send me notification emails” in the user “Account Settings” From time to time, BornBuckeye.com or a partner, may sponsor a promotion, sweepstakes or contest on BornBuckeye.com. Users may be asked to provide personal information including name, email address or home address or to answer questions in order to participate. We may transfer personal information to certain ad partners that you have explicitly requested to receive information from. It will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the personal information and whose privacy statement will apply. Invitations and Other Communications to Non-members. Born Buckeye members can invite friends to join the service by sending invitation emails via our automated invitation system. BornBuckeye.com stores the email addresses that members provide so that the respondents may be added to the friend’s list of the member sending the invitations, and also to send reminders of the invitations BornBuckeye.com does not sell these email addresses or use them to send any other communication besides invitations, invitation reminders (up to three (3) per email address). Recipients of invitations from BornBuckeye.com may contact BornBuckeye.com to request the removal of their information from our database. Born Buckeye members may also store email addresses of people they know in their internal Born Buckeye address book and may also choose to send invitations and other communications to those addresses. You may prevent BornBuckeye.com email invitations and other messages from being sent to any email address you control by sending a single email with the subject “BLOCK” to privacy@BornBuckeye.com. Please note that the email must come from the account you wish to block.

Use of Cookies
BornBuckeye.com uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences and to record session information, for purposes including ensuring that visitors are not repeatedly offered the same advertisements and to customize newsletter, advertising, and Web page content based on browser type and user profile information. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. You may be able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set — each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences — however, you must enable cookies from BornBuckeye.com in order to use most functions on the site Please note that BornBuckeye.com allows 3rd party advertisers that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. Advertisers’ use of cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not the Born Buckeye Privacy Policy.

Links
BornBuckeye.com contains links to sites. BornBuckeye.com is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site a user should read the privacy policy stated on that site. Our privacy policy only governs information collected on BornBuckeye.com.

Chat Rooms, Blogs, Message Boards, Classifieds and Public Forums
Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post public information to Blogs, Message Boards, Classifieds or any other Public Forums that that information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications.

Correcting/Updating or Removing Information
BornBuckeye.com users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account and accessing features such as Edit Profile and Account Info.

Email Choice/Opt-out
Members who no longer wish to receive updates or notifications may choose not to by selecting ‘Do not send me notification emails’ in the user profile ‘Account Settings’. Users who do not wish to receive BornBuckeye.com newsletters may choose not to by selecting ‘Do not send me Born Buckeye newsletters’ in the user profile ‘Account Settings’. All notification emails and BornBuckeye.com newsletters also include the above instructions for opting-out of those communications in the future.

Third Party Advertising
Ads appearing on this Web site may be delivered to users by BornBuckeye.com or one of our Web advertising partners. Our Web advertising partners may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. In this way, ad servers may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by BornBuckeye.com and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Security
BornBuckeye.com member accounts are secured by member-created passwords BornBuckeye.com takes precautions to insure that member account information is kept private. We use reasonable measures to protect member information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to member information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of member account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time For any additional information about the security measures we use on BornBuckeye.com, please contact us a privacy@BornBuckeye.com.

Sharing and Disclosure of Information BornBuckeye.com Collects
BornBuckeye.com reserves the right to share, rent, sell, or otherwise disclose data it collects to prescreened third parties for marketing products and services which BornBuckeye.com determines, in its sole judgment that visitors might find of interest. By becoming a member of BornBuckeye.com you are consenting to recieve via email marketing offers from trusted third parties. For more information see the “Changes in Our Privacy Policy” section below.

Changes in Our Privacy Policy
From time to time we may make changes to our privacy policy If we make changes, we will post them on our site to make users aware of what the changes are so users will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and when we may disclose it. A User is bound by any minor changes to the policy when she or he uses the site after those changes have been posted If, however, we are going to use users’ personally identifiable information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify by posting a notice on our Web site for 30 days.

This Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy was last updated on 11/09/2007

Contacting the Web Site

BornBuckeye.com cares deeply about online privacy. If you have any questions concerning this privacy policy, please email us at privacy@BornBuckeye.com or by postal mail at: (PO Box 99862, San Diego, CA 92169)

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