We Want Your Trust
Our relationship with you is built on trust. We want you to feel safe and enjoy your experience at Growing Bolder. Although you do not have to provide us with any information to visit our Web site, you will not be able to fully utilize all of the services on our website if you choose not to provide certain information. Growing Bolder continually strives to ensure the privacy and accuracy of your confidential information.
Information Collection and Use by GrowingBolder.com
GrowingBolder.com collects user submitted information such as name, email and age to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating to the GrowingBolder.com service. GrowingBolder.com also collects other profile data including but not limited to: personal interests, gender, marital status, education and occupation in order to assist users in finding and communicating with each other.
GrowingBolder.com members can edit and control their profile information at any time determining how other members, visitors and the service communicates with them. As a Growing Bolder member you can remain completely anonymous except for a fictitious username, you can share personal information with only select members, or you can share personal information with the entire community. You choose.
Aggregate information on web site usage is recorded, and information volunteered by site users including all data submitted is collected and stored. This includes the use of specific services on the Web Site and/or Service(s) such as performing keyword searches, registering for events, or requesting additional information. We also collect and retain your email address and any other information you provide, when you communicate with us via email.
We use this information for several purposes, such as to understand more about our audience's interests, to communicate with you and to give you a better experience when visiting the Growing Bolder Network by personalizing tools, content, services and email messages. Growing Bolder also uses this information to build new services and develop offers that are more relevant and valuable to you.
The information collected by Growing Bolder is used to create aggregated portraits of the Growing Bolder audience, portraits which present anonymous statistical demographic information but no personally identifiable information. This aggregated information is used, among other things, to determine trends and needs, and also to supply market research to potential advertisers and partners to help them understand whom the Growing Bolder audience is.
From time to time we may use "cookie technology" to personalize content and advertisements, provide you with a more individualized delivery of information and an optimal viewing experience. So, for example, instead of seeing just a generic welcome page, you might see a welcome page with your name on it and information that relates to where you live (your zip code) and products or services that reflect your interests.
A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your Internet browser from a Web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. A cookie can't read data off of your computer hard disk or read cookie files created by other Web sites. Cookies do not damage your system. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings of your Internet browser. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies, or allow your browser to show you when a cookie is being sent -- however, you must enable cookies from GrowingBolder.com in order to use most functions on the site. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.
Our Commitment To Data Security
The confidential data you submit is secure. Because your privacy is important to us, we have installed safeguards to secure the credit card information we collect online. Our e-commerce store uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology to protect your online transactions. SSL encrypts your credit card number, name, address, and phone number before they travel over the Internet. We also use additional technologies and measures to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure and ensure appropriate use of this information.
Furthermore, all of the customer data we collect is protected against unauthorized access and is never sold, traded or rented for commercial purposes to other organizations except to provide services, information, or products you've requested, when we have your permission, or in the following circumstances: (a) in the case of a sale of all of the assets of Growing Bolder, a merger involving Growing Bolder, a sale of assets involving Growing Bolder or a corporate reorganization involving Growing Bolder; and (b) when it is necessary to share information to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected threatening or fraudulent activities, and violations of Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.
The Web Site and/or Service(s) may include a variety of features, such as public forums, bulletin boards and chat rooms, which allow interaction between site users. Growing Bolder does not control the posting of messages, information or files that others may provide through the Site. Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post public information to any Public Forums (bulletin boards, chat rooms) that that information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications.
Contacting Growing Bolder
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at: support@GrowingBolder.com
Last updated: December 18, 2008
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