Personal Identification Information
We may collect Personal Identification Information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form electronically, respond to a survey, or in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on the Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, or telephone number. Users may also visit the Site anonymously. We will collect Personal Identification Information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users always have the option to refuse to supply Personal Identification Information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities and communicating with us.
Non-Personal Identification Information
When you visit any website, certain non-personal information may be automatically and temporarily stored, including, but not limited to the following:
- Domain name you use to access the internet.
- IP address (series of numbers assigned to a computer when accessing the internet).
- Information about the operating system of the computer and the web browser used when surfing the web generally and when accessing the Site.
- Date and time of your visit to the Site.
- Pages within the Site that you visited.
- If applicable, the IP address of the website that linked you to the Site (google.com or bing.com).
- Demographic and interest information.
We may collect this type of Non-Personal Identification Information about Users whenever they interact with the Site.
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How We Use Collected Information
We use the information that we collect to provide and maintain the Site as we deem appropriate in our sole discretion, such as to improve customer service or the Site, to personalize User experience, and to provide any other services that you and rater8 agree to. We may also use the information to contact you to further discuss interest in our company, the goods and services that we provide, and to send information regarding our company or partners, such as promotions and events, as well as to respond to Users’ requests for information. You may be invited to receive an email newsletter or other correspondence by providing an email address.
We may use email addresses to respond to User inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. Users that elect to opt-in to our mailing list may receive emails that include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time any User elects to unsubscribe from receiving future emails or contacts, the User may do so by contacting us via our Site.
How We Protect Your Information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on the Site. Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
Please note that data that is transported over an open network, such as the Internet or e-mail, may be accessible to anybody. rater8 cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted via such open networks. When disclosing any personal information via an open network, you should be aware that it is potentially accessible to others, and consequently, can be collected and used by others without your consent. In particular, while individual data packets are often encrypted, the names of the sender and recipient are not. A third party may therefore be able to trace an existing bank account or relationship or one that is subsequently created. Even if both the sender and recipient are located in the same country data may also be transmitted via such networks to other countries regularly and without controls, including to countries that do not afford the same level of data protection as your country. Your data may be lost during transmission or may be accessed by unauthorized parties. We do not accept any liability for direct or indirect losses as regards the security of your personal information or data during its transfer via Internet. Please use other means of communication if you think this is necessary or prudent for security reasons.
Changing Your Personal Information
Users can update or remove personal information at any time by contacting us via the Site, but Users should be aware that archival or back-up copies of said information will not cease to exist and rater8 shall not be liable for any problems in this editing process.
Sharing Your Personal Information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ Personal Identification Information to others unless it is to transact such business as you have contracted us to do, to comply with any legal processes and/or law enforcement requests, or in order to conduct any business as we, in our sole discretion, deem reasonable. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any Personal Identification Information regarding Users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. Users have the right to opt-out of any sharing of information described above (unless required by law), by contacting us at the Site, which is not deemed valid until processed by rater8. It is your obligation to verify that you have been opted-out. rater8 shall not be liable for problems with the opt-out procedures.
Third Party Websites
Users may find advertising or other content on the Site that link to the websites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors, or other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from the Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to the Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies. Any links to other rater8 websites are similarly subject to those websites’ terms and policies. When you access a linked site you may be disclosing private information. It is your responsibility to keep such information private and confidential.
Compliance With Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site from persons we actually know are under 13 years old, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13. rater8 does not wish to collect any personal information (or any information at all) from any persons under 13 years old. If you are under 13 years old, you may not use the Site.
Compliance With Medical Privacy Laws
Your Acceptance of These Terms