What Information is Collected About Site Visitors?
The information that Wharble.com collects about you while you are using the Service falls into two basic categories:
1. Information You Provide to us:
Wharble.com may collect and store information, personal or otherwise, that you voluntarily supply while on the Service. Some examples of this type of information include your name, email address and demographic information that you electronically submit when you sign up for access to certain features on the Service and information contained in search requests or queries you submit to the Service. If you decline to make available certain information while using the Service, you may not be able to use or participate in some or all of the features offered through the Service.
2. Information Automatically Collected:
Wharble.com also collects and stores information that is generated automatically as you utilize the Wharble.com website. For example, Wharble.com uses a standard web browser feature called a "cookie" (a small text files placed on your hard drive by your web browser). Cookies help us detail user trends and patterns by showing how and when visitors use the Wharble.com site. Cookies also prevent you from having to re-submit preferences and personal information on certain areas of the Wharble.com site where such information was entered previously. Wharble.com also collects information about your connection to the internet so as to measure traffic on the Service and improve the delivery of web pages to you.
Wharble.com uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Service. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice - and to know your choices and options about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
How is this Information Used?
Wharble.com uses the data it collects while you are using the Service in a variety of ways, including the customization of features and advertising that appear on the Wharble.com website. We also may provide your information to third parties, such as advertisers, service providers, contractors and affiliates for a variety of reasons. For example, we may provide our advertisers with information about you and other visitors that will enable our advertisers to better target advertisements to specific visitor classifications.
Wharble.com reserves the right to use and to disclose to third parties all of the information that Wharble.com collects online about you and other visitors in any way and for any purpose, with one significant exception. Wharble.com will never use the information that it collects online from you while using the Service (nor will Wharble.com authorize third parties to use said information) to mail or email promotional offers directly to you unless you have specifically informed Wharble.com that you would like to receive promotional offers from Wharble.com and/or from third parties.
Please note that voluntarily provided personal information is available for viewing by third parties online – for example on message boards, through email or web statistics, or in chatrooms – and such information can be viewed, collected and used by others besides Wharble.com. Wharble.com cannot be responsible for any unauthorized third party use of such information.
For Service security purposes and to ensure that the Service remains available to all users, Wharble.com employs industry-standard methods to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information (called "computer tresspass"), or otherwise cause damage. Computer tresspass of the Service is strictly prohibited and may be punishable by law, specifically the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986. In the singular context of this security monitoring, there is no expectation of privacy. However, only in the case of actual law enforcement investigations, will we attempt to identify individual users or their usage habits. Wharble.com may release information about visitors when such release is appropriate to comply with the law or to protect the rights, property and/or safety of visitors to our site, the public, or Wharble.com.
Children's Privacy Statement
This children's privacy statement details Wharble.com's practices with respect to the online collection and use of personal information from children under the age of thirteen, and provides information regarding certain rights under federal law with respect to said information.
This Service is not directed to children under the age of thirteen and does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen as part of the Service. If Wharble.com becomes aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a user under the age of thirteen as part of the Service, we will delete such information from our database. Wharble.com does not knowingly distribute personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen to third parties. We do not knowingly allow children under the age of thirteen to publicly post or otherwise disseminate personally identifiable contact information through the Service. Because no personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen is collected as part of the Service, we do not abide or condition the participation in the Service's online activities of a child under thirteen on providing personally identifiable information.
How To Make Changes to Your Information
Registered Wharble.com members may update account information at any time by emailing email@example.com.