SAKsites does not solicit any personal information from children, and its services are not directed to children younger than 13 years old. If you are not at least 18 years old, you are not authorized to use the website. Parents should be aware that there are parental control tools available from other sources on the Internet that you can use to prevent your children from submitting information online without parental permission or from accessing material that is harmful to minors.
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Types of Information SAKsites Collects
Non-personal information is data about usage and service operation that is not directly associated with a specific personal identity. SAKsites may collect and analyze non-personal information to evaluate how visitors use SAKsites' website.
SAKsites may gather aggregate information, which refers to information your computer automatically provides to SAKsites and that cannot be tied back to you as a specific individual. Examples include referral data (the websites you visited just before and just after SAKsites'), the pages viewed, time spent at SAKsites' website, and Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet. For example, when you request a page from one of our sites, our servers log your IP address to create aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns and for purposes of system administration.
SAKsites' website also may use web beacons to collect non-personal information about your use of SAKsites' website and the websites of selected sponsors or members, your use of special promotions or newsletters, and other activities. The information collected by web beacons allows SAKsites to statistically monitor how many people are using SAKsites' website and selected sponsors' sites; how many people open SAKsites' emails, and for what purposes these actions are being taken. SAKsites' web beacons are not used to track your activity outside of SAKsites' website or those of SAKsites' sponsors. SAKsites does not link non-personal information from web beacons to personally identifiable information without your permission.
Personal information is information that is associated with your name or personal identity. SAKsites uses personal information to better understand your needs and interests and to provide you with better service. You may be able to request information, subscribe to mailing lists, participate in online discussions, provide feedback or submit information into registries on SAKsites' website. The types of personal information you provide to us on these pages may include name, address, phone number, company name or e-mail address.
How We Use Your Information
SAKsites may use non-personal information in the aggregate in order to improve our services and for business and administrative purposes. Non-personal information that SAKsites collects about you may be combined by SAKsites with other information available to SAKsites through third parties for research and measurement purposes, including measuring the effectiveness of SAKsites' services and/or services offered by SAKsites' business partners. This information from other sources may include age, gender, demographics, geographic, or other information. SAKsites may also use or share any such aggregated data that does not contain personal information with third parties for any purpose.
SAKsites may use personal information to provide services that support the activities of SAKsites.
Personal Information Sharing
SAKsites does not sell, rent, or lease any individual's personal information or lists of email addresses to anyone for marketing purposes. SAKsites takes commercially reasonable steps to maintain the security of this information. However, SAKsites reserves the right to supply any such information to any organization into which SAKsites may merge in the future.
SAKsites reserves the right to disclose personal information in connection with an investigation of fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, intellectual property infringement, piracy, other unlawful activity or as otherwise required by law. In such events, SAKsites may disclose a user's name, street address, city, state, zip code, country, phone number, email address and company name.
Security of Your Personal Information
SAKsites implements physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the personal information to which it has access. SAKsites follows accepted industry standards to protect the personal information to which it has access. No method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, while SAKsites strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, SAKsites cannot guarantee its absolute security. Under no circumstances will SAKsites be responsible or liable for any loss or damages, pecuniary or otherwise, caused by a third party's unauthorized access to or use of your personal information. If you have any questions about security on SAKsites' website, you can email SAKsites at email@example.com.
From time to time SAKsites may email you electronic newsletters, announcements, surveys or other information. If you prefer not to receive any or all of these communications, you may opt-out by following contacting firstname.lastname@example.org with “opt out” listed in the subject of the email.