Personal information collection
TOTALLYDOT may collect and use general information about your visit such as date, time and address or mobile address from which you enter the site, which is stored as anonymous, aggregate data. TOTALLYDOT also collects more specific data about you personally and your use of the Service such as demographics, profile data and frequency of use. The collection of this data may entail the use of software programs, cookies, IP addresses or other numeric codes used to identify a computer or mobile phone.
Using personal information
TOTALLYDOT uses traffic/usage data to help diagnose problems with its web servers, administer the Site and analyze User trends and behaviors. Your IP address is not linked to personally identifiable information, but is used to gather broad demographic data and monitor statistics to improve the Service. TOTALLYDOT uses user provided information to provide the Service. Such uses include, but are not limited to: logging into Twitter, logging into Facebook, and sharing what you are watching with friends and other users. TOTALLYDOT may use your personal information for contacting you if necessary or to respond to any inquiries or information concerning your preferences. Additionally, we may use your information as explained in the Sharing of Information section below. Further, at times, user provided information is used to send you information about products, services or other features that are available through the Service.
Securing your data
TOTALLYDOT will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. All information collected by TOTALLYDOT will be stored on its secure servers that are not made available to the general public. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or a wireless network is 100% secure. Therefore, TOTALLYDOT does not ensure the security of any information that you provide and you do so at your own risk. Once TOTALLYDOT receives your transmission, it will make all reasonable efforts to ensure its security on TOTALLYDOT’ systems.
Sharing of Information
Personal information, including, but not limited to, your name, address, email address, telephone number, IP address, use information and browser information (“Personal Information”) is an integral part of our business. Your personal information is used to allow you to interact with others on the Site, interact through Third Party sites, customize the advertising and offers you see. Your information is also used to improve TOTALLYDOT and sharing information about the Service with you. We may share your personal information as described below.
Provision of the Service: We may share your information with third parties in the following manner in order to provide the Service: We permit you to share what you are reading or watching through TOTALLYDOT. Information that you submit through the Service will be available to other users of the Service. Your username and profile picture will be available to other users and on the Internet.
Partners: We may provide aggregate information to our partners about how our users use our site. We provide this statistical data so that our partners understand how often people use their services and our Service.
Affiliated Businesses not under our Control: We may become affiliated with a variety of businesses who may sell items to you through the Site. Sometimes, we may provide services jointly with affiliated businesses. You can easily recognize when an affiliated business is involved with your transaction. In these situations, we will share your Personal Information as it relates to such transactions with affiliated businesses.
Agents: We may employ other companies and individuals to perform tasks on our behalf and need to share your information with them to provide services to you. Unless we tell you differently, TOTALLYDOT’ agents do not have the right to use the Personal Information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us. You hereby consent to our sharing of Personal Information for this purpose.
Business Transfers: We may choose to buy or sell assets. In these transactions, user information is typically a business asset that may be transferred. If TOTALLYDOT or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that TOTALLYDOT goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, Personal Information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of TOTALLYDOT may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this Policy.
Protection: We may release Personal Information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with the law; enforce of apply our conditions of use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property or safety of TOTALLYDOT, our employees, our users or others.
Offers and Promotions: We may provide our users with offers and promotions on behalf of other businesses and partners as part of the Service.
Consent: Except as provided above, you will be notified when your Personal Information may be shared by third parties, and you will be able to prevent sharing of this information.
TOTALLYDOT is committed to maintaining the privacy of young children. Therefore, TOTALLYDOT does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information from persons under the age of 14 and no part of TOTALLYDOT’ service is geared to anyone under the age of 14 WITHOUT VERIFIABLE PARENTAL CONSENT. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 14, THEN PLEASE DO NOT USE OR ACCESS THE TOTALLYDOT SERVICE AT ANY TIME OR IN ANY MANNER WITHOUT REGISTERING WITH VERIFIABLE PARENTAL CONSENT. If we become aware that a customer is under 14 and has registered without verifiable parental consent, we will remove that user’s information. We recommend that all children under the age of 14 seek parental consent before sending any information about themselves to any individual or over the Internet.
Updating this statement
You may elect to avoid future communication from TOTALLYDOT and terminate your registration to the Service by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org that includes your email address and includes sufficient detail so that we may identify you and your profile.
September 18, 2013