COLLECTED INFORMATION AND USAGE
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Personally identifiable info provided by you
Certain websites operated by SpyFones require registration before you are able to access all of the information provided on the web page, though anyone can access our websites. The include, but are not exclusive to, email newsletters, sweepstakes, participating on message boards or forums, completing reader surveys and placing advertisements online. When requesting permissions to complete any of the above mentioned tasks, we will require a certain amount of personal information, which may include, but is not exclusive to, names, mailing addresses and a valid email address. Upon providing this information, we have permission to send you a welcome email to the email address provided, and may send you any information that may relate to your account, including any enquiries made. Our method of communication will be determined by you, where possible, whether this is by email or post. If, for any reason, you decline to provide us with the information required to access the information on our websites, we can decline your access or withhold certain information and features offered.
No volunteered information will be collected and transferred to a third party, unless you have consented to the information being passed on. All information collected will be for in-house use only, unless stated otherwise. Where a password is needed to access your account on our websites, we advise you to ensure that you sign out of the web page, and close the web browser, once you have finished, especially if the page has been accessed on a shared computer. We also believe that all possible measures should be taken by yourself to ensure that any password used is not passed onto any other individual. These safety measures will ensure that your password and accounts are not misused. You are responsible for the protection of any password required to access certain websites. Where contact details are used to send you relevant information, including email addresses collected from third party companies for promotional purposes, we offer an opt out. You can opt out of receiving the promotional information by ticking the appropriate box, where possible, by clicking the link in the email received or by contacting us directly as instructed below
Information which is collected automatically: Cookies
Cookies are small files that are collected by your web browser for future use. These are stored onto your computer’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. These cookies will provide us with automatically generated information as you click on and access multiple web sites. Cookies allow us to access information from your web browser so that we are able to track user trends successfully. Preference information is provided by cookies when completing forms online, by providing us with recently used information, which prevents the user from having to manually re-enter regularly used data.
Other collected Information
All aggregate information collect, including, but not exclusive to, your age, education level or household income, will not be shared with any third party in a way that identifies you as an individual. The only reason for sharing such information, in a way that would identify you as an individual, will be for legal reasons, as described below.
HOW DO I CHANGE MY PERSONAL INFORMATION OR OPT OUT?
As previously stated, if you wish to opt out of email advertisements, please click the link on the relevant email or contact us in the method provided below. Please be aware, it can take up to 30 days from receipt of the email for information to be removed from our systems. All changes made to your personal information must be done so in the method provided below.
CHILDREN’S ON-LINE PRIVACY INFORMATION
Although we encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their child’s internet usage, to help enforce privacy policies provided by the websites that they can access, we will never knowingly collect information from any person under the age of 18. Our websites are not intended for use by anyone under the age of 18.
OUR COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY