(Last Updated: August 22, 2011)
2. Personal Information Collected
While using the Website, we may collect certain personal information, including, your name, address, telephone number, electronic email address, billing information (such as credit card and bank account information) and any other information requested from you (collectively, “Personal Information”). TopicBay may use your Personal Information to establish your account, to communicate with you, to remit payments to you from time to time if and when due, or to collect any charges you make, and for ongoing record keeping.
Finally, in order to provide the best possible service and to allow Us to make certain internal reports and make recommendations, we may collect aggregate information about the use of the Website, such as internet protocol addresses, browser type, browser language, referring/exit pages and URLs, other browser.
Helping you to protect your information is a vital part of our mission. It is up to you to make sure you are comfortable with the information you choose to provide Us and the information you choose to publish. TopicBay takes reasonable security measures to protect your personal information to prevent loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are impenetrable. TopicBay shall not be liable in any and will not assume any responsibility with respect to any of the above happening.
You understand that when you use our Website, certain information you post or provide through it, may be shared with other users and posted on publicly available portions of our Website. Please keep in mind that if you choose to disclose Personal Information when posting comments or other information or content through our Website, this information may become publicly available and may be collected and used by others, including people outside TopicBay. We will not have any obligations with respect to any information that you post to our Website which is available to others, and recommend that you use caution when giving out Personal Information to others in public forums or otherwise.
5. Use of Your Information
We use your personal information to provide you with services, to operate and improve the Website and for other purposes described in this Policy or disclosed to you on our Website or in connection with our services. We also use your name, email address and other information on our system to send you messages, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, support and administrative messages, service notifications, information about new promotions/products/ services offered by TopicBay and our selected partners, to conduct an aggregated analysis of the performance of our Website and to solicit your feedback and input.
You understand and agree that we may access, preserve, and disclose any information we may have about you and the contents of your account if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to avoid liability, to comply with legal process, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, or court order, or to protect our rights and property, or that of our affiliates or the public. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that such disclosure should be made for reasons of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance.
6. Transfer of Information
We reserve the right to transfer your Personal Information in the event of a transfer of ownership of TopicBay or the acquisition of substantially all the assets of TopicBay related to the business which collected such information, such as acquisition by or merger with another company.
TopicBay may disclose information about you to its partners in order to provide certain services, resolve service problems and correct errors in the Website, to communicate with you about the Website, to provide you with advertising and promotional information in connection with the Website, and to enhance your experience on the Website.
7. Termination of account
You may terminate your account with the Website at any time. However, TopicBay may (but is not obligated to) keep information about you that is on its system following your termination.
We do not intend to collect Personal Information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are under 18, do not enter information on this Website or engage our services. If you believe a child of yours under the age of 18 has entered Personal Information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to have the data removed.