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Collection and Use of Personal Information
Personal information is data that can be used to uniquely identify or contact a single person.
Here are some examples of the types of personal information Richard Nieves or RichardNieves.com may collect and how we may use it.
What personal information we collect
When you create an RichardNieves.com ID, purchase a product or service, download a software or media, or participate in an online survey, we may collect a variety of information, including your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, contact preferences. If we sell products or services your personal information will be handled by a third party credit site such as Paypal and not by Richard Nieves or RichardNieves.com. Credit information is NOT viewed or obtained in any way by Richard Nieves or RichardNieves.com.
When you share your content with family and friends using RichardNieves.com, or invite others to join you on RichardNieves.com forums or Chatbox or Comments Sections in any of the RichardNieves.com pages, RichardNieves.com may have access to the information you provide about those people such as name, email address, and phone number. Limit the amount of personal information provided. Richard Nieves and RichardNieves.com do not use or need personal information.
How we use your personal information
The personal information we collect, if any, allows us to keep you posted on RichardNieves.com’s latest product announcements, software updates, and upcoming events or technical support issues. It also helps us to improve our services, content, and advertising. If you don’t want to be on our mailing list, you can Opt-Out. anytime.
We also use personal information to help us develop, deliver, and improve our products, services, content, and advertising.
From time to time, we may use your personal information to send important notices, such as communications about purchases and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies. Because this information is important to your interaction with RichardNieves.com, you may not opt out of receiving these communications.
We may also use personal information for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis, and research to improve RichardNieves.com products, services, and customer communications.
If you enter into a sweepstake, contest, or similar promotion we may use the information you provide to administer those programs.
Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information
We also collect non-personal information − data in a form that does not permit direct association with any specific individual. We may collect, use, transfer, and disclose non-personal information for any purpose. The following are some examples of non-personal information that we collect and how we may use it:
If we do combine non-personal information with personal information the combined information will be treated as personal information for as long as it remains combined.
Cookies and Other Technologies
If you want to disable cookies and you’re using the Safari web browser, go to Safari preferences and then to the privacy pane to disable cookies. On your Apple mobile device, go to Settings, then Safari, and then to the Cookies section. For other browsers or mobile phones, check with your provider to find out how to disable cookies. Please note that certain features of the RichardNieves.com website will not be available once cookies are disabled.
As is true of most websites, we gather some information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and language, Internet service provider (ISP), referring and exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information to understand and analyze trends, to administer the site, to learn about user behavior on the site, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
Disclosure to Third Parties
RichardNieves.com will NOT make personal information available to any Third Party partners that work with RichardNieves.com. The information you provide to Disqus is to Disqus alone and NOT shared with RichardNieves.com. Personal information will only be shared within RichardNieves.com to provide or improve our products, services and advertising; it will not be shared with third parties for their marketing purposes.
Again, the information you provide to Disqus is to Disqus alone and NOT shared with RichardNieves.com. Any Third Party companies are obligated to protect your information and are not affiliated with RichardNieves.com.
It may be necessary − by law, legal process, litigation, and/or requests from public and governmental authorities within the United States of America − for RichardNieves.com to disclose your personal information. RichardNieves.com does not offer services outside the United States (See Legal page). We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for purposes of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary or appropriate.
We may also disclose information about you if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our terms and conditions or protect our operations or users. Additionally, in the event of a reorganization, merger, or sale we may transfer any and all personal information we collect to the relevant third party.
Protection of Personal Information
RichardNieves.com takes precautions — including administrative, technical, and physical measures — to safeguard our information against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
When you use some RichardNieves.com services, or applications or post on an RichardNieves.com Chatbox or Comment section, or social networking service, the personal information you share is visible to other users and can be read, collected, or used by them. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these instances. For example, if you list your name and email address in a forum posting, that information is public. Please take care when using these features.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a child under 13 we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.
Third-Party Sites and Services
RichardNieves.com websites, products, applications, and services may contain links to third-party websites, products, and services. Our products and services may also use or offer products or services from third parties − for example, a recommended fix to a problem using a third party software. Information collected by third parties, which may include such things as location data or contact details, is governed by their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of those third parties.
RichardNieves.com is not a service offered to any country outside of the United States. Although the Site is accessible worldwide, its features, products or services discussed, referenced, provided or offered through or on the Site are NOT available or offered to all persons or in all geographic locations, or appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Richard Nieves and RichardNieves.com reserves the right to limit, in its sole discretion, the provision and quantity of any feature, product or service to any person or geographic area. Any offer for any feature, product or service made on the Site is void where prohibited. If you choose to access the Site from outside the United States and provide personal information, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for complying with applicable local laws.
Our Commitment to Your Privacy
To make sure your personal information is secure, we communicate our privacy and security guidelines to RichardNieves.com employees and strictly enforce privacy safeguards within our site.
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Last updated: Jul 17, 2012.