Placetopia Privacy Policy [Last updated on June 15, 2010]

What This Privacy Policy Covers

This privacy policy covers the use of the Placetopia web site at, including how Placetopia treats personal information that Placetopia collects and receives. Pursuant to Placetopia's Terms of Use, you must be 18 years or older to use this site. Therefore, this policy makes no provision for individuals under 18 years old.

Information Collection and How it is Used

General Information:

Service-related Announcements

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.

Administrative Messages

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 website and through 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 will not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with nonaffiliated parties except as specified in this Privacy Policy to provide products or services you have requested or when Placetopia has your permission.

Placetopia may be required to disclose personally identifiable information under special circumstances, including without limitation the following:

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

As part of transacting on Placetopia, you may obtain another Placetopia user's email address, address and/or other information. Pursuant to Placetopia's Terms of Use, you have a limited license to use this information. This information should only be used for Placetopia-related communications or for Placetopia-facilitated transactions. Placetopia has not granted you a license to use the information for unsolicited commercial messages. Without limiting the foregoing, without express consent from the user, you are not licensed to add any Placetopia user to your email or physical mail list.

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.

Third Parties

The service may permit you to link to other websites on the Internet, and other websites may contain links to the our site. In addition, Placetopia has partnered with third party businesses to provide certain services to you, which may be integrated into the Placetopia service. These other websites and third party service providers are not under our control, and such links do not constitute an endorsement by us of those other websites, the services offered through them, or their privacy practices. The privacy and security practices of websites linked to or from our site are not covered by this Privacy Policy, and Company is not responsible for the privacy or security practices or the content of such websites. We recommend that you carefully review any third party terms of use and privacy policies prior to submitting your personal information to such third party websites.

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.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Placetopia may amend this Privacy Policy at any time.


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.