On Blackhair101.com you can download software and content, enter contests, vote in polls or otherwise express an opinion, or participate in online forums or communities. In exchange for this content or service, the user may download software, share personal information or view upfront advertising; it is up to the user. We may collect different types and levels of personal information from visitors, if the user doesn’t object.
The Information We Collect
The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected include: name, address, email address, telephone number, fax number, credit card information, and information about your interests in and use of various products, programs, and services.
There are also times when you can submit information about other people. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected about other people at these pages include: recipient’s name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number.
We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages, such as the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider.
How We Use the Information
We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our products, programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries about offerings, and to offer you other products, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you.
We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when you have won one of our contests or to fulfill a request by you or to contact you about your account with us.
We use the information that you provide about others to enable us to send them your referrals. From time to time, we also may use this information to offer our products, programs, or services to them.
If you choose to submit content for publication we may publish your screen name and other information you have provided to us.
The information we collect in connection with our online communities is used to provide an interactive experience. We use this information to facilitate participation in these online communities and, from time to time, to offer you products, programs, or services.
We sometimes use non-personally identifiable information to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to offer you products, programs, or services.
We will disclose information we maintain when required to do so by law, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request.
Blackhair101.com will not disclose personally identifiable information to companies not owned by us who want to market products or services to you without your prior informed consent.
Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors
Blackhair101.com contains links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy policies, as we have no control over information that is submitted to or collected by websites that are not our own.
From time to time Blackhair101.com may offer contests, sweepstakes, promotions or deals that are sponsored by or co-sponsored with identified third parties. By virtue of their sponsorship, these third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit. After such submissions, Blackhair101.com has no control over third-party sponsors’ use of this information.
Third-party Ad Serving
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visit to Blackhair101.com in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. In the course of serving advertisements to the Blackhair101.com website, our third-party advertising companies may place or recognize a unique “cookie” on your browser.
Our Commitment to Security
We have put in place appropriate electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and prevent unauthorized access, to maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online, but cannot protect against third party criminal acts.
Special Note for Parents
In an effort to be compliant with the Children’s Online Protection Privacy Act (COPPA) it is our policy not to collect personally identifiable information from children.
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