Information Collection and How it is Used
- Placetopia collects personal information when you register to use Placetopia services or post content on Placetopia. At registration you are asked for your email address and certain other optional information.
- Placetopia automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request.
- Placetopia uses information for the following general purposes: products and services provisioning, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, research, and anonymous reporting. IP addresses are automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. Your IP address is stored in Placetopia's user registration databases when you register with Placetopia. IP addresses may be used for various research purposes.
Placetopia will send you a welcome/confirmation email if you sign up for Placetopia's services. Receipt of this email is required for using Placetopia's services.
Placetopia will send you service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so.
You may not opt-out of service-related communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account by contacting us from the email address you signed up with.
Placetopia may periodically email you with administrative messages. Placetopia will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. Your information may be combined with information Placetopia collects from other companies and used to improve and personalize services, content and advertising. If you don't wish to receive administrative messages or participate in these programs, simply opt-out by contacting us.
If you no longer wish to receive administrative messages, you may opt-out by contacting us.
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. If you reject all cookies, you will not be able to use Placetopia products or services that require you to "sign in," and you may not be able to take full advantage of the Placetopia service. Placetopia uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to: Access your information when you "sign in"; keep track of preferences you specify while you are using Placetopia's services; display the most appropriate advertising banners, based on your interests and activity on Placetopia; estimate and report Placetopia's total audience size and traffic; conduct research to improve Placetopia's content and services.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Any information you include in your Placetopia profile is accessible to the public on the Placetopia.com website and through Placetopia.com partner websites and services. Do not post any information on your profile that you do not wish the public to see. Whether or not you have a Placetopia profile, when you post a message or review, the entire message or review along with your Placetopia ID or alias is visible to other users. If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.
Placetopia may be required to disclose personally identifiable information under special circumstances, including without limitation the following:
- Placetopia may disclose personally identifiable information to third parties in compliance with Placetopia's Copyright Policy;
Placetopia may share aggregated demographic information with business partners.
Placetopia will transfer information about you if Placetopia is acquired by or merged with another company.
Your Use of Other User's Personal Information
Forums / Chat Rooms / Profiles / Messages / Reviews
If you use a forum or chat room on this site, or post a profile, message or review, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, and/or used by others to send you unsolicited messages. Placetopia is not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums, chat rooms, profile pages, messages or reviews.
Editing and Deleting Account Information
You can change your Placetopia Account Information at any time. Placetopia may send you certain communications relating to the Placetopia service, such as service-related announcements and administrative messages that are considered part of your Placetopia account. You can delete your Placetopia account by contacting us. Please note that your identification, billing and contact information may remain in Placetopia's records for some period.
Placetopia limits access to personal information about you to employees who Placetopia believes reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs. Your Placetopia Account Information is password-protected.
If your personally identifiable information changes you may correct, update, , delete or deactivate your account by contacting us.
The security of your personal information is important to us. Placetopia follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once Placetopia receives it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while Placetopia strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, Placetopia cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on Placetopia's Web site, you can contact us.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy at Placetopia, please contact us. Your privacy is important to us and we will make every effort to resolve your concerns.