Chooseco LLC ("Chooseco") is committed to protecting your online privacy when visiting this web site operated by us. Please review the information below to familiarize yourself with our policies on web site privacy, so that you and your family can take full advantage of our sites. Please remember that this site and the servers that make this site available are located in the United States.
IF YOU ARE UNDER 18, PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THIS POLICY WITH YOUR PARENTS AND ASK QUESTIONS ABOUT THINGS YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND.
A SPECIAL NOTE FOR PARENTS AND LEGAL GUARDIANS: Chooseco LLC adheres to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) and the guidelines of the Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc. in our web sites for children. Parents, you can help by spending time online with your children and monitoring your children’s online use. Please help us protect your child’s privacy by instructing them never to provide personal information on this site or any other without your permission.
1. Does Chooseco Collect Any Personal Information About Me?
Chooseco doesn’t require anyone to share any personal information about themselves in order to enjoy our website. That means you can visit our sites without any need to register with us. We do not collect any personal information from you online unless it is voluntarily provided, for instance when registering for contests, sweepstakes, promotions, downloads, or free demos, completing our online customer surveys, or placing and order. See Question 4 below for how we use this information. We may obtain customer lists, demographic and other information from other sources. We may combine this information with information we collect online to better understand your needs, improve our site, our products, and our services, and better serve you.
2. What Ordering Information Does Chooseco Collect?
We offer the purchase of our products online in our own e-store at http://www.cyoa.com. Please visit cyoa.com for our terms of service and sale of our products when you purchase products directly from us. When orders are placed, we collect the necessary billing and shipping information, as well as e-mail addresses, but we do not retain credit card information.
Chooseco receives and stores certain information automatically whenever you visit our site. Examples of information we collect and analyze include the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; computer and connection information such as browser type and version; the operating system and platform you use; and pages viewed and time spent on our site. We may also use this automatic information to prevent and detect fraud. Collecting this information allows us to better understand our website’s visitors, where they come from, and what content on our website is of interest to them. We use this information for internal analytics purposes and to improve the quality and relevance of our website for our visitors.
Your IP address and cookies are not connected to any personally identifiable or on-line contact information like a name and address. However, if you register, all information we have about you will be associated with your customer file.
4. What Does Chooseco Do With the Information We Collect?
We use all the information we collect to improve our site, understand our customers, improve our products and services, and better serve you. We use the personal information we collect for a variety of reasons. For instance, if you register in a drawing, sweepstakes or contest, we will use the registration information to notify winners. Adults who register for sweepstakes or contests, may be added to a list to receive additional information by mail or e-mail. Occasionally, we might also e-mail you to provide information on upcoming Chooseco products, web site updates and promotions. If you want to stop receiving such updates and product information from Chooseco at any time, you can either respond to the “unsubscribe” provided with every e-mail or send us an email at email@example.com with your email address, and we will remove it from our system.
Adult visitors may be asked if they wish to provide additional optional information about family and friends who may be interested in Chooseco products and services. This information will be used to send those individuals information about Chooseco products and services and offer them an opportunity to receive special promotions by mail and email.
5. How Does Chooseco Safeguard Personal Information?
The security of your personal information is important to us. We also review our security procedures periodically to consider whether new physical, administrative or technical measures are needed. Remember, however, that despite our commitment to data security, we cannot guarantee that our systems or the Internet will always be secure. When you create a password and log-in name, we recommend that you adopt a unique name, combining letters and numbers that will be difficult for others to duplicate or guess. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished, especially when using a shared computer.
To protect you and your personal account information, Chooseco employs (Secure Sockets Layer) technology. SSL is the industry standard and the best software available for secure commerce transactions. We have taken every reasonable precaution to store the data that is collected in a secure manner.
Chooseco is a McAfee SECURE certified site and is tested and certified to be free of malware, viruses, phishing attacks, valid SSL certificate, and is regularly scanned for weaknesses that hackers may exploit.
6. Does Chooseco Share Information About Me With Others?
Chooseco will never sell or rent your information to third parties. The email address you provide to Chooseco may be used by Chooseco including, but not limited to, editorial purposes, site communication, and notification of changes to our site. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason. At times it is necessary for Chooseco to furnish your personal information to our third-party service partners, such as when conducting an e-commerce transaction or sending our e-newsletters.
Chooseco does not share names, mailing addresses or any other personally identifiable information with other companies. Chooseco may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will not include personal information. Chooseco may release personal information when we believe in good faith that such release is reasonably necessary to (i) comply with law, (ii) enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements, or (iii) protect the rights, property, or safety of Chooseco, our users, or others.
7. Links to Other Sites
This site may be linked to sites that are not operated by Chooseco or any company affiliated with Chooseco. Chooseco is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these third-party sites. This site may also be linked to websites operated by companies affiliated with Chooseco. Visitors to those sites should refer to their separate privacy policies and practices.
8. How Can I Update My Preferences on Use and Sharing of My Personal Information?
To update your contact information, change your mail or e-mail preferences on how we contact you, or provide us with any other information about your account or user preferences, please email firstname.lastname@example.org your request. Please remember that it may take time for all of our systems to be updated. To opt-out of receiving promotional e-mails from Chooseco at any time, follow the instructions in the e-mail or send us an e-mail at email@example.com.
9. Your Privacy Rights
We do not share names, mailing addresses or any other personal information with anyone. And Finally...We want you and your family to have fun online and urge you and your family to follow common sense whenever disclosing personal information—on this site or anywhere on the Internet. Thank you for reading our privacy statement. We are genuinely committed to safeguarding privacy for both you and your children. We hope you have a better understanding of the many activities we offer and how we use information to improve our site, our products and services, and to understand your needs. Remember, we may change our policy from time to time. When this happens, we will notify you of the new policy by posting it on our site.
If you have concerns about your child’s use of our service, please contact us using our feedback form.