Collection of Personally Identifiable Information
Certain features of DSN.net require you to provide personally identifiable information. Personally identifiable information generally includes information that could be used to determine your identity, such as your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, birth date among other information. The following are certain situations in which we may collect personally identifiable information from you:
Use of Personally Identifiable Information
We use your personally identifiable information as follows:
Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information
The following describes some of the ways that your personally identifiable information may be disclosed in the normal scope of business:
Notwithstanding the foregoing, we reserve the right (and you authorize us) to share or disclose your personally identifiable information when we determine, in our sole discretion, that the disclosure of your personally identifiable information is necessary to identify or contact you, or bring a legal action, including against you if:
We may use third-party advertising companies for marketing, advertising and promotional purposes, as well as to serve advertisements to you. Using third-party advertising companies helps us and third-party advertisers better determine which advertisements or content to serve to you. For example, the third-party advertisers may use information regarding your visits to DSN.net and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services, that third party advertisers believe will be of interest to you. The types of information that may be collected by third-party advertising companies include the following:
If you would like to opt-out of third-party advertising companies’ use of such information, click here.
Changes to Personally Identifiable Information and Use Preferences
You may at any time opt-out of our use of your personally identifiable information via our unsubscribe process available at [email protected]. After we process your opt-out request, we will stop using your personally identifiable information. Please note, however, that after you opt-out of our use of your personally identifiable information, third parties may continue to use any personally identifiable information that may be in their possession and you may still receive offers from third parties. You must contact these third parties directly to opt-out of their use of your personally identifiable information. We are not responsible for any third party’s use or failure to stop using your personally identifiable information.
We send only verified, double-opt-in e-mails, specifically requested by our subscribers. We are fully compliant with the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003.
“Cookies” are alphanumeric identifiers in the form of text files that are inserted and stored by your Web browser on your computer’s hard drive. We, our external service providers, internal service providers, and third-party advertising companies, may set and access cookies on your computer to track and store preferential information about you. We, and our external service providers, internal service providers, and third-party advertising companies gather anonymous information about you through cookie technology on an aggregate level only. For example, a third-party advertising company may assign a cookie (and a Web Beacon, described below) to you, to limit the amount of times you see a particular advertisement or to help better determine which advertisements to serve to you. Please note that most Internet browsers will allow you to stop cookies from being stored on your computer and to delete cookies stored on your computer.
“Web Beacons”, also called single-pixels (1×1) or clear GIFs, are electronic images that allow a Web site to access cookies and help track marketing campaigns and general usage patterns of visitors to those Web sites. Web Beacons can recognize certain types of information, such as cookie numbers, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page where the Web Beacon is placed. No personally identifiable information about you is shared with third parties through the use of Web Beacons.
We use industry-standard security measures to protect your information. In the unlikely event that an unauthorized third party compromises our security measures, we will not be responsible for any damages directly or indirectly caused by an unauthorized third party’s ability to view, use or disseminate such information.
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Access and Use of DSN.net
DSN.net is intended to be accessed and used only by adults and is not directed to children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly permit registration of personally identifiable information by anyone under the age of 18. You hereby agree not to submit any information to us about anyone under the age of 18. We cannot verify that a submission does not constitute information about a person under the age of 18.
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