Types Of Information That May Be Collected
Information You Provide Us
We may ask you to provide us with two types of information: (1) personal information, which is information that could reasonably be used to identify you personally, such as your name, e-mail address cell phone number and physical address; and (2) demographic information, such as gender, zip code, or similar information. We may collect this information at various places and forms on the websites, including registration forms for magazine; when you enter or participate in contests, sweepstakes, surveys or voting; or when you purchase a product or service through the website. You may also be asked to choose a user name and password in order to identify yourself during future visits to the website. Do not use your real name or the name of any other actual person as your user name. Providing us with information about yourself is your choice, and you can always choose not to provide certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of some of the Web Site’s features.
How Information May be Collected
The website uses standard technology called cookies, which are small data files that are transferred to your computer (or other Internet-accessing device) when you visit the website and allow your browser to accept cookies. Cookies automatically identify your web browser to the website whenever you visit the website, and may make navigating and using the Web Site easier for you. Also, by tracking how and when you use the website, cookies help us determine which areas are popular and which are not.
How We Use The Information Collected
The information you provide to us may be used to:
Please note that information submitted to the website via a ‘contact us’, or other similar features will not necessarily receive a response. We will not use any such information you provide to contact you for marketing purposes unrelated to your submission.
Third Party, Serving & Audience, & Traffic Measurement Services
The website may use third party network advertisers to serve advertisements on the Web Site and may use a traffic measurement service to analyze traffic on the website. Network advertisers are third parties that display advertisements based on your visits to the website and other web sites you have visited. Third-party ad serving enables us to target advertisements to you for products and services in which you might be interested.
Although advertisers and other companies do not have access to cookies set by the website, the website’s third party ad network providers, the advertisers, the sponsors, and/or traffic measurement services may themselves set and access their own cookies on your computer if you choose to have cookies enabled in your browser or they may otherwise have access to information. These third party cookies, are set to, among other things, help deliver advertisements to you that you might be interested in, to prevent you from seeing the same advertisements too many times and to conduct research regarding the usefulness of certain advertisements to you.
With Whom Information May Be Shared
We do not share your personal information with third parties for those third parties’ marketing purposes unless you opt-in to such sharing at the time you provide your personal information. We may share non-personal information, such as aggregate user statistics, demographic information, and website usage information with third parties. In addition, we may share your information as disclosed at the time you provide your information, as set forth in this policy and in the following circumstances:
Third parties providing services on our behalf
We employ third parties to perform functions on our behalf; examples include hosting or operating website, fulfilling orders for products and services purchased through the website, sending e-mail and/or other communications, providing wireless services, removing repetitive information from customer lists, data analysis, marketing assistance, credit card payment processing, and customer service. These third parties may have access to your personal information for the purpose of performing such functions on the website’s behalf.
Sweepstakes, Contests & Promotion
We may offer sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions through the website that may require registration. If you choose to enter a sweepstakes, contest or other promotion, your personal information may be disclosed to third parties in connection with the administration of such promotion, including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law, such as on a winners list. Also, by entering a promotion, you are agreeing to the official rules that govern that promotion, which may contain specific requirements of you, including, except where prohibited by law, allowing the sponsor(s) of the promotion to use your name, voice and/or likeness in advertising or marketing associated with the promotion.
Legal Protections & Law Enforcement
We may disclose information about our users, including your personal information, in the event we are required to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process or other valid law enforcement measures; to comply with a legal obligation; at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation; to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing the website and applicable laws; or to protect the legal rights, interests, or safety of the website, our users or others. We may also use device identifiers to identify users, and may do so in cooperation with copyright owners, internet service providers, wireless service providers or law enforcement agencies in our discretion. Such disclosures may be carried out without notice to you.
Chat rooms, Forums & Message Boards
Third Party Content & Links To Other Websites
Consent To Transfer
The website is operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using the website or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.
The Lava Lizard incorporates reasonable safeguards to help protect and secure your personal information. However, no data transmission over the Internet, or wireless transmission, or electronic storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please note that The Lava Lizard cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to The Lava Lizard via its website, and you do so at your own risk.
By using the website, you acknowledge your agreement to the terms of this policy. From time to time, The Lava Lizard may update this policy. However, The Lava Lizard will use your personal information in a manner consistent with the policy in effect at the time you submitted the information, unless you consent to the new or revised policy.