Information Collection and Use
When we collect personal information about you we will collect this information from you lawfully and fairly and not in any unreasonably intrusive way. You acknowledge and agree that we may collect this information from you in connection with or as a consequence of your use of our site, including, without limitation, the supply of the online services to you. We are the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in any. We collect information from our users at different points on our site. We collect information about you upon registration and we also collect information from any form of correspondence, such as e-mails and telephone conversations, from you or from a third party about you. We may also collect information from you if you choose to partake in special promotions or surveys conducted on our site. We will also collect financial information about you if you choose to obtain payments via ACH or wire transfer. Other information that we collect is outlined below.
In order to use our site, you must first complete the registration form. When you register we collect personal information such as your name, address, email address, telephone and fax numbers. This information is used to contact you about the services on our site and for general correspondence. We also collect additional information (such as “How did you hear about us?”). All information that is mandatory is made known on the registration form and is necessary to complete the registration process. You are encouraged to provide the additional, optional information specified on the registration form so we can provide you with a more personalized relationship.
A Cookie is a small data file that your browser writes to your own computer’s hard drive in order to remember certain information and is linked to some personally identifiable information while on our site. Cookies are used to store your Affiliate Number so that you don’t need to type this in each time you log in, thereby saving time whilst on our site. If you reject cookies, you may still browse our site. However, in order to log in, cookies are required to be turned on.
We collect statistical information about you from page hits. Every page, image or cgi program requested by your browser from our servers is logged in a log file, which also collects the following information: your remote IP address, the referring HTML page and the type of browser and computer that you are using. We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer our site, track your movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. The statistical information we gather is used internally for marketing analysis. This information and IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
We will share aggregated demographic information with our business partners and clients. When we do, you will not be personally identifiable, and your personal information will only be used as part of an aggregated compilation of information. We will release information about you when required by law to do so. Otherwise, we may release information about you, at our sole discretion, when we believe, that such release of information is reasonably necessary or appropriate to: (a) Enforce or apply the Terms and Conditions of Use of the Site; or (b) To protect the rights, property or safety of sierrastaraffiliates.com, our users or others.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this site.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as email addresses. However, it is completely at your discretion to be removed from such a list as set out in our choice and opt-out section below.
Site and Services Updates
We also send you site and services announcement updates. You are not able to un-subscribe from these because they contain important information about our site and our services.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time we request information from you via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose any information to us. Information requested may include contact information (such as email addresses) and demographic information. Survey information will be used for the purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
If we make chat rooms and message boards available to our users, please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. You should therefore exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
We take every precaution to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of all information under our control. When you submit sensitive information via our site, your information is protected both online and off-line. While we use encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. The servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment. If you have any questions about the security at our site, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Supplementation of Information
In order for this site to properly fulfill its obligation to our customers, it is necessary for us to supplement the information we receive with information from third party sources. We send all new members a welcoming email to verify password and username. Established members will occasionally receive information on our clients, services and a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of our users, our users have the option not receive these types of communications (refer to our choice and opt-out section below).
Correction/Updating Personal Information:
If your personally identifiable information changes (such as your email address), or if you no longer desire to use our services, you may correct, update or remove your personal data provided to us. This can be done at the member information page or by emailing our Customer Support at email@example.com.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter, information about products and services, surveys, or promotional materials from us or our clients you may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the unsubscribe instructions in the relevant email or by visiting the “Change Details” page.
Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy statement, we will post those changes on our Homepage and in our newsletter so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If we change the way we use your Personally Identifiable Information we will notify you by email in our newsletter. If you would like to opt out of having your information used in this new manner, we will ask you to contact us within a month and your information will not be used. If you do not contact us within that month, we will assume that you consent to have your information used in this new manner.