Privacy Statement

 

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for Connect23.com

 

This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this web site. It will notify you of the following:

 

     - What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.

     - What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.

     - The security procedures in place to protect your information.

     - How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

 

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

 

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this website that is voluntarily provided.

 

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.

 

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

 

We will use voluntarily provided information to personalize your experience and improve the websites features, capability and general performance.

 

Your Access to and Control Over Information

 

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

 

     - See what data we have about you, if any.

     - Change/correct any data we have about you.

     - Have us delete any data we have about you.

     - Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

 

Security

 

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

 

Wherever we collect sensitive information (note we do not store, collect, or process credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.

 

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

 

Registration

 

In order to use this website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration, a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to establish and contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest. At your option, you may also provide demographic information (such as gender or birthdate) about yourself, but it is not required. Use of the site (by yourself or by your parent or legal guardian should you be under the age of 21) establishes consent to collect and use necessary information to facilitate the websites services. This site is not intended for children under the age of 18 however, because we protect external information from the public, a parent is permitted to establish an account for their own child(ren).

 

Do we disclose any information to outside partners?

 

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website (e.g. server hosting companies), conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect others or ours rights, property, or safety. We do not, in any form, share you data in any form for their marketing and advertising purposes.

 

Orders

 

We require a fee to operate and offer our services. A third party collects this fee. We do not collect store or process credit information in any way. We advise consumers to read the privacy policy and terms & condition statements provided by our credit processing vendor(s). If we have trouble processing an order, we will use other identifiable information (e.g. email address) to contact you regarding any fee related issues.

 

Cookies

 

We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Unlike most other websites, we do not use cookie information to track your habits or activities on the internet. In no case will we leverage, sell or collect in aggregate cookie or other information for the purposes of selling or marketing information to third parties. Connect23.com reserves the right to collect information you provide and to use cookie information to improve performance, offer new services, and otherwise operate the website. Usage of cookie information is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

 

Links

 

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

 

Surveys & Contests

 

From time-to-time, our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is voluntary and you may choose whether to participate and therefore disclose voluntary information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

 

Terms of Service

 

Please visit our Terms of Service section establishing the use, disclaimers and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.connect23.com/beta/help/terms.

 

Your consent

 

By using out site, you consent to our privacy policy.

 

Updates

 

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page.

 

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via email (webmaster@connect23.com) or submit a message at http://www.connect23.com/beta/help/contact