Slickdeals, Inc. (herein after "Slickdeals") values its users on the Slickdeals.net web site (herein after the "Web Site") and the services offered on it (herein after the "Services"). Slickdeals recognizes that users may be concerned about Slickdeals's collection, use, and disclosure of users personally identifiable information (herein after "Personal Information") that may be collected when users use the Web Site and the Slickdeals Services.
What Types of Information Does Slickdeals.net Collect From Me?
For each visitor to the Slickdeals Web Site, the Slickdeals Web server automatically recognizes only the consumer's domain name and IP address, but not the e-mail address (where possible).
Slickdeals collects the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with Slickdeals via e-mail, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, user-specific information on what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations.
Slickdeals also collects "non-personal" information from you, such as your browser type, the URL of the previous web site you visited, your ISP, operating system, and your IP Address. This information ("Non-Personal Information") cannot be easily used to personally identify you.
How and When Does Slickdeals.net Collect This Information?
Providing Information to Slickdeals.
Slickdeals collects Personal Information from you when you provide it to us. For example, when you register with the Slickdeals.net web site, Slickdeals may collect your username, email address, and other information that Slickdeals requests in the registration process, and any additional information that you provide on your profile page (e.g. contact information). If you sign up to receive an email notification, Slickdeals will collect your email address.
Communications With Slickdeals.
If you communicate with Slickdeals regarding the Web Site or the Slickdeals.net Services, Slickdeals will collect any information that you provide to Slickdeals in any such communication.
Analytic and Reporting Technologies.
Like the operators of most web sites, Slickdeals uses analytic and reporting technologies to record Non-Personal Information such as Internet domain and host names, Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser software and operating system types, clickstream patterns, and the dates and times that the Web Site and the Slickdeals Services are accessed.
How Does Slickdeals.net Use My Information?
Slickdeals uses Personal Information and Non-Personal Information primarily to improve the content of Slickdeals Web page, used to notify consumers about updates to the Slickdeals Web site, used by Slickdeals to contact consumers for marketing purposes, not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.
When Will Slickdeals.net Disclose My Information to Third Parties?
Generally speaking, Slickdeals does not intentionally disclose your information to third parties without your consent. However, Slickdeals reserves the right to do so because it is necessary to the operation and continued growth of Slickdeals or to protect the rights of others. These instances are discussed below:
Disclosure to Successors.
Slickdeals may disclose your Personal Information to any successor-in-interest of Slickdeals, such as a company that acquires Slickdeals. In the event Slickdeals.net goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified via email or by a notice on the Slickdeals Web Site of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.
Disclosure to Unaffiliated Third Parties.
Slickdeals may disclose your Personal Information to prevent an emergency, to protect or enforce our rights, to protect or enforce the rights of a third party, or as required or permitted by law (including, without limitation, to comply with a subpoena or court order). Winners of contests, giveaways and other promotions may have their information given to a third party for the verification of eligibility and the delivery of prizes. Slickdeals may disclose your information to a third party that alleges that you have infringed their intellectual property rights. Similarly, if you allege that a user allegedly infringed on your intellectual property rights, Slickdeals may disclose your information to that user.
Disclosure to Third-Party Service Providers.
Slickdeals may contract with various third parties who help Slickdeals provide and maintain the Web Site or the Slickdeals.net Services. Slickdeals cannot guarantee that such third parties will not disclose your Personal Information. Additionally, please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online --- for example, via message boards or chat --- that information can be collected and used by people you don't know. While SlickDeals.net Forums strives to protect your personal information and privacy, Slickdeals cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online; you make such disclosures at your own risk. However, if you violate the rules, SlickDeals.net Forums reserves the right to disclose any and all user activity to the public, third parties and or law enforcement agencies. With respect to Ad Servers: To try and bring you offers that are of interest to you, Slickdeals has relationships with other companies that allow other companies to place ads on the Slickdeals Web Site. As a result of your visit to Slickdeals.net site, ad server companies may collect information such as your domain type, your IP address and clickstream information.
What About Cookies?
Does Slickdeals.net Protect My Personal Information?
Whenever Slickdeals obtains your Personal Information, Slickdeals uses commercially reasonable efforts to protect it from unauthorized access or disclosure. However, Slickdeals is not an insurer of the security of your Personal Information. Accordingly, Slickdeals assumes no liability for any disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third party access or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions beyond Slickdeals reasonable control.
Web Site Content.
The content that you store, post, or transmit on or through the Web Site, such as message board postings, your profile page, and images you upload to the Web Site, may be accessed by other users, including people that you do not know. Slickdeals is not responsible for the actions of others. Therefore, you should use care in communicating with other users and only disclose your Personal Information to other users that you know to be trustworthy. You should not assume that your content will be kept private.
The security of your personal information is important to Slickdeals.
Slickdeals follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Information submitted to Slickdeals, both during transmission and once Slickdeals receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while Slickdeals strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, Slickdeals cannot guarantee its absolute security.
What About Children's Privacy?
The Slickdeals Services are only for users ages 13 and older. Accordingly, Slickdeals will delete any information that Slickdeals knows originates from a child under the age of 13.
Thirteen to Seventeen.
Slickdeals insists that prospective users between the ages of 13 and 17 using the Slickdeals.net Services should be under their parents' or legal guardian's supervision while accessing the Web Site to ensure their privacy.
Effective Date: September 28, 2006