The following sets forth the policies for the collection and use of personally identifiable information ("Information") by Pouch Couch in connection with the operation of the Web site located at www.pouchcouch.com (the "Site") and supersedes any previous statement of such policies.
Pouch Couch knows that users' personal information is important to them; Pouch Couch respects that importance and treats that information responsibly. Pouch Couch has created this policy to explain the types of information it collects from users, how it uses this information, with whom and for what purposes it shares the information, and how users can interact with Pouch Couch in connection with the information collection and use.
Pouch Couch takes its obligations regarding privacy very seriously, and it wants to ensure users are fully informed about the Information they are providing to it.
Collection of Information
In connection with the Site, Pouch Couch may collect Information in the following ways:
1. Through forms filled out by a user on the Site
2. Through Information provided by a user in connection with surveys and prize promotion entries
3. Through entries made by the user in blogs and other forums on the Site
4. Through the maintenance and analysis of Web server logs
5. Via e-mail and other communications between user
6. Through the use of third-party databases from which user Information is extracted and combined with Information obtained through other means.
Pouch Couch may also collect non-personally identifiable information from users via "cookies" (small text files placed on user computers), single-pixel GIF image files (also called "Web beacons"), Web server log analysis and other similar technological means. Such information may be used to track site trends and enhance the user experience, and may be shared with third parties.
To the extent third parties may place advertising on the Site, such third parties may utilize cookies or other technological means within the advertising to collect and utilize non-personally identifiable information. Pouch Couch is not responsible for information collected by third parties in this manner, nor for the collection or use of Information by other sites to which the Site is linked. To the extent third parties may place advertising or other content on the Site, such third parties may utilize cookies or other technological means within the advertising to collect and utilize non-personally identifiable information. Pouch Couch is not responsible for information collected by third parties in this manner, nor for the collection or use of Information by other sites to which the Site is linked.
Types of Information Collected
The following types of Information about a user are among those that may be collected in connection with the Site: Name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, cell phone number, IP address, photos, videos, referring site, and other technical information collected by the Site's servers.
Collection of Information from Children
The Site is not intended for users under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect or retain Information in connection with the Site from children under the age of 13 without prior parental consent.
Use of Information
Pouch Couch may use Information collected in connection with the Site in the following ways:
To provide requested information, products and services to users via the Site or through other online or offline channels
To improve the user experience with the Site
To permit users to enter prize promotions
To enable users to participate in forums and other online communities on the Site
In connection with the operation of the Site
For users to obtain information and offers for products and services offered by Site as well as selected third parties.
In order to do the foregoing, Pouch Couch may provide the Information to trusted third parties, including but not limited to selected third party marketers and vendors as well as third party contractors providing services such as the operation of the Site, communication services and fulfillment of orders, and information verification. Pouch Couch will use commercially reasonable efforts to limit use of the Information by such third parties to the specific uses set forth above. Pouch Couch may also provide Information to other Websites Bluewater Media operates, and/or other business units within or to our affiliated entities. Pouch Couch also utilize electronic and physical security to reduce the risk of improper access to or manipulation of Information during transmission and storage, but cannot guarantee the security or integrity of the Information and shall have no liability for breaches of security or integrity or third-party interception in transit. Bluewater may also disclose Information when it determines it is necessary to comply with applicable laws or regulations, in connection with a merger, acquisition, asset purchase or sale of or by Pouch Couch, or to protect Pouch Couch's interests or safety, our customers, or other visitors to the Site.
Opting Out from Offers
At any time, a user may opt out from receiving future offers by following the opt-out instruction contained within each marketing message. Such opting out will not apply to any communications from third parties to whom Pouch Couch may have provided Information regarding the user. Third parties use of the Information is subject to such parties own privacy policies, for which Pouch Couch shall not be responsible. You may Opt-Out of third-party cookies by visiting http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.
Access to Information
All users who provide their Information to the Site may modify and correct such Information by calling: Pouch Couch - 1-877-383-6870
Your California Privacy Rights
Beginning on January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers of Site who are California residents to request certain information regarding Pouch Couch disclosure of personal information to third parties for such third parties direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please call 1-877-383-6870.