THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
In order to use the Website to and submit stories or content, or enter any promotions offered at the Website, you will need to create an account. To set up an account, we collect several forms of personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”). We may also collect certain types of indirect and/or aggregate information as a result of your use of, and interaction with, the Website (“Usage Information”).
When you create your account, we may ask you to provide Personal Information, which may include but is not limited to your:
* e-mail address
* date of birth
* mailing address
* personal stories
You may choose not to provide your Personal Information; however creating an account is a prerequisite for using the full functions of the Website.
We may also certain standard web measurement and tracking technologies such as “cookies,” web server logs, or other statistics programs to collect Usage Information and track and record how you use the Website. This data is anonymous and does not personally identify you. Usage Information helps us measure the success of the Website and its features or pages and to improve your online experience. Your browser may have an option that allows you to accept cookies, reject cookies, or receive notification when a cookie is sent, but you should note that the use of such restrictive browser settings may limit your use of the Website. In addition, we may utilize use web beacons (also known as "action tags" or "one pixel .gif files"), provided by our advertising serving partner, to measure the effectiveness of, and otherwise manage, our online advertising. These web beacons enable our advertising server to recognize you when you visit the Website and to determine which banner ads bring users to the Website. We do not use spy ware, adware or any other similarly intrusive software.
USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
We use your information in order to provide the services you request and to analyze, manage and improve the Website so that we may continually strive to provide you with the best possible information. We and our partners may also use information such as your name and e-mail address to contact you, respond to your inquiries, and send you information. We and our partners with whom we share your information may use such information to notify you of special offers and other services that we believe may be of interest to you or to notify you of important new changes to the Website. Finally, we use collected information to help us diagnose problems with our server or other technical issues relating to the performance of the Website. You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information (e.g., name, email address, personal photographs) as part of your “How I got Engaged” story, such information may be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other parties. We have no control over this type use of your personally identifiable information and, as such cannot be responsible.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
You may opt-out of receiving communications about special offers or programs by clicking on a link provided at the bottom of the email communication.
Wetake commercially reasonable precautions and have implemented commercially reasonable technical measures intended to protect against the risks of unauthorized access to, erroneous disclosure of, and unlawful interception of Personal Information submitted via the Website. However, your email transmissions and/or other communications containing Personal Information may be unlawfully intercepted or accessed by third parties and/or the Website may be subject to hostile network attacks or administrative errors. We cannot and do not guarantee the security of any information transmitted over the Internet. Once we receive your Personal Information, we take steps that we believe are commercially reasonable to limit access to your Personal Information to only those employees and service providers whom we determine need access to the Personal Information to provide the requested products, services, offers or opportunities that may be of interest to you. However, even after we receive your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee that your Personal Information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed as a result of a breach of our commercially reasonable efforts or as a result of any other event beyond our reasonable control. Accordingly, we cannot and do not guarantee that your Personal Information is completely secure and safe from such risks. FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO ENSURING, GUARANTEEING OR OTHERWISE OFFERING ANY DEFINITIVE PROMISE OF SECURITY IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION OR USAGE INFORMATION.
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