The following sets forth the policies for the collection and use of personally identifiable information (“Information”) by MakeAStar.com (“MakeAStar”) in connection with its operation of its Web site located at MakeAStar.com ( the “Site”) and its offline operations (the Site and offline operations together are known as “MakeAStar.com”), and supersedes any previous statement of such policies.
MakeAStar.com knows that users’ personal information is important to them. MakeAStar.com respects that importance and treats that information responsibly. MakeAStar.com has created the below policy to explain the types of information it collects from users, how it uses MakeAStar.com information, with whom and for what purposes it shares the information, and how users can interact with MakeAStar.com in connection with the information collection and use.
MakeAStar.com 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, MakeAStar may collect Information in the following ways:
- Through forms filled out by a user on the Site
- Through Information provided by a user in connection with contest or sweepstakes or promotion or respond to a survey or purchase a product or service or prize promotion entries, if applicable
- Through the maintenance and analysis of Web server logs
- Through emails, telephone calls, or faxes sent to MakeAStar.com
- Via communications between a user and MakeAStar.com
MakeAStar’s web server automatically collects and stores your domain name, the date and time you access our Site. It may also collect non-personally identifiable information from users via “cookies” (small text files placed by MakeAStar 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. MakeAStar may share information to respond to subpoenas, court order, or legal process, or to establish or exercise its legal rights or defend against legal claims. We will transfer Information about you if MakeAStar is acquired by or merged with another company.
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. MakeAStar 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 by MakeAStar
The following types of Information about a user are among those that may be collected by MakeAStar in connection with MakeAStar.com:
- E-mail address
- IP Address
- Referring site
- Other information that you provide on the Site
- Other technical information collected by the Site’s servers
MakeAStar does not knowingly collect or retain information in connection with the Site from children under the age of 13. MakeAStar does not ask children under age 13 for personal information.
Use of Information
MakeAStar may use Information collected in connection with the Site in the following ways:
- To notify and qualify the eligibility of potential sweepstakes and contest winners
- To provide requested information, products and services to users via the Site or through other online or offline channels
- To improve the relevance of our content
- To track user trends and patterns
- To improve the user experience with the Site (paragraph 4)
In order to do the foregoing, MakeAStar may provide the Information to trusted third parties, including but not limited to selected third party vendors as well as third party contractors providing services to MakeAStar such as the operation of the Site and communication services. MakeAStar will use commercially reasonable efforts to limit use of the Information by such third parties to the specific uses set forth above. MakeAStar also utilizes 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.
MakeAStar 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 MakeAStar, or to protect the interests or safety of MakeAStar, its customers, or other visitors to the Site.
Opting Out from Offers from MakeAStar
At any time, a user may opt out from receiving future offers from MakeAStar by following the instructions contained within each marketing communication or by sending an e-mail message to unsubscribe@MakeAStar.com. Such opting out will not apply to any communications from third parties to whom MakeAStar may have provided Information regarding the user. Third parties’ use of the Information is subject to such parties’ own privacy policies, for which MakeAStar shall not be responsible.
Access to Information
All users who provide their Information to MakeAStar may modify and correct such Information through their personal profile.
Your California Privacy Rights
Beginning on January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers of MakeAStar who are California residents to request certain information regarding MakeAStar’s disclosure of personal information to third parties for such third parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions and Suggestions
Please contact us at email@example.com.