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      Section 101 Privacy Policy

      Section 101 Privacy Policy

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      The Section101, LLC has created this Privacy Policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to protecting your personal information. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices relating to the websites located at http://section101.com (along with other Section101.com websites, the “Site” or the “Website”). The information you provide on this Site will not be shared other than as outlined in this privacy policy.

      Please carefully read our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.

      The Website

      This Website presents information and content that is owned, licensed, or provided by Section 101, LLC, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Section 101”). The Site may also include services provided by third parties and distributed through the Site by virtue of a license, grant or some other form of agreement between the third party and Section 101 and its customers. When used in this Privacy Policy, "we", “us” and "our" mean Section 101.

      Visiting Our Website

      You can browse our Website without providing any personal or individually identifiable information. You also may be able to set your browser to reject cookies. If you do that, the Website may be less functional for you.

      There are times when you may choose to give us personally identifiable information about you. For example, you may wish to register to post entries, comments or articles on the Website, receive e-mails from us, receive invitations, attend events, to beta-test new services, preview new content, or purchase goods and services available through the Site. We need certain information from you to register you, authenticate you, and process your entries and payments, where necessary.

      Kinds of Information We Collect

      We collect information that you voluntarily give us, as well as Site Visitorship Data as defined below, on this Website.

      Personally Identifiable Information

      In order to utilize certain features of the Website, you may be asked to provide personally identifiable information such as your e-mail address, name, mailing address, telephone number, social security number, credit card number or persistent identifier (such as a customer number held in a cookie) which is associated with personally identifiable information, as well as other information, which you may provide voluntarily. We collect such personally identifiable information that you give us so that we may:

      • provide information about Section 101 and the Site;
      • tell you about products and services, and provide information to our third party marketing partners;
      • notify you about new content and upcoming events, games, tools and other features available on the Site;
      • respond to your requests for information; 
      • process survey results and contest entries;
      • process online purchases and payments you request;
      • filter the products and services we provide;
      • authenticate registered customers; and
      • post your comments and content.

      By providing any personally identifiable information to the Website, you fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of such information in the United States of America. We will provide you reasonable access to personal information that you provided through the Website and the reasonable ability to review and correct it. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as requiring a password and user ID, before granting access to your data, where applicable.

      Site Visitorship Data

      Site Visitorship Data is information about the way a website is used that is not associated with an individual’s identity. We use aggregate anonymous data regarding online behavior to better understand how people use our Website. To that end, we may use aggregated, anonymous online traffic behavior along with information from third parties to track usage trends and thereby improve our Website. We may also use this aggregated, anonymous information to develop reports that we may share with third party marketing partners and customers. The kind of information we may collect includes:

      • your Internet Protocol (IP) address;
      • the pages visited on our site;
      • the links clicked on our site
      • any products or services you review;
      • the features used;
      • how long a visitor stays; and
      • the domain name of the site from which visitors connect to our Site and the site to which visitors connect through our service.

      Most Site Visitorship Data is collected using data collection tools such as web beacons, cookies, embedded web links, and other commonly used information-gathering tools. We use Site Visitorship Data to develop, manage, and improve the Website. Sometimes we may aggregate Site Visitorship Data with personally identifiable information from registered members. We may use that information to:

      • manage the Website;
      • help resolve problems;
      • analyze use of the site; and
      • notify you about products or services that we, our third party marketing partners, and members may offer from time-to-time.

      We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use Site Visitorship Data as well as other information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to the Site and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know you choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit the applicable advertising company website. For information on Google’s data collection practices, please click here.

      Circumstances may arise where, whether for strategic or other business reasons, Section 101 decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize businesses. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of personally identifiable information to prospective or actual purchasers, or the receipt of it from sellers. It is our practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions.

      Information Security

      We may recommend or require the use of encryption technologies for certain types of communications conducted through this Website. While we may provide those technologies and use other reasonable precautions to protect confidential information and provide suitable security, we do not guarantee that information transmitted through the Internet is secure, or that such transmissions will be free from delay, interruption, interception or error.

      Disclosure of Information

      Section 101 will not release any personally identifiable information to third parties without your consent except as follows:

      1. Anyone providing us their personally identifiable information grants Section 101 and its affiliates, the right to use their information internally without restrictions for the purposes that include without limitation, research, marketing, and content and lead development.

      2. Section 101 may share information we collect with our customers and third party marketing partners. If we do so, we will request that they treat this information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and to refrain from disclosing or using your personally identifiable information for purposes other than for the provision of services to you or for the benefit of Section 101. Our customers and third party marketing partners may also send you special promotions, event invitations and offers for related services, at their sole discretion.

      3. We may disclose information collected on this site, including personally identifiable information, to third parties as required or permitted by law. For example, we may disclose information:

      • to regulators;
      • to law enforcement authorities who subpoena it;
      • to vendors who provide us with service; or
      • to companies that may acquire part or all of an affiliated company.

      Section 101 is not responsible for the protection of the information you provide to other websites. You should be aware that when you voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information on other websites, such information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited communications.

      Communications
      From time to time, we may send e-mail to users regarding current projects, special offers, invitations to events, product testing opportunities and updates to the Site, press releases and announcements concerning the services we provide, as well as important changes in our >Terms and Conditions and this Privacy Policy. By providing us your e-mail address, you consent to receiving such communications via e-mail. If at any time you decide for any reason that you no longer wish to receive such communications, you may opt out of receiving them by using one of the following methods:

      1. Select the "opt out" or "unsubscribe" link, or follow the opt-out instructions included in each subscription communication.
      2. Where applicable, return to the web page(s) where you originally registered your preferences and follow the opt-out instructions.
      3. E-mail us. Be sure to provide your name, email and postal address, and specific relevant information about the particular service you no longer wish to receive.

      Please be aware that when you opt out of receiving communications, it may affect the services you have chosen to receive from us where accepting the communications is a condition of receiving such services.

      Hyperlinks and Referrals

      Websites accessible via our Website (through hyperlinks, banner advertisements or otherwise) have their own privacy policies and data collection, use and disclosure practices. Please consult each site's terms and conditions and privacy policy prior to use. When you click on a hyperlink, sponsored link or banner advertisement, a new browser window or frame containing a third party's website may appear in the foreground with the Website remaining in the background. Any time that you have moved to a new window or frame containing a third party’s website, you will no longer be on the Website, and are no longer protected by this Privacy Policy or our Terms and Conditions [LINK].  We do not, even periodically, review the privacy policies or terms of use for third party sites and we are not responsible or liable for their privacy practices, availability, the services they may provide, or the completeness of their content.

      Children’s Privacy

      We do not knowingly collect or distribute personally identifiable information from minor children. If you are the parent or guardian of a minor child and believe that they have disclosed personally identifiable information to us, please contact us by e-mail so that we may delete the minor's information. You can learn more about children’s privacy and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) at the Federal Trade Commission’s website at: 

      http://www.ftc.gov/privacy/privacyinitiatives/childrens.html

      Effective Date

      This Privacy Policy is effective as of October 6, 2009. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. If we change it, we will post the then-current Privacy Policy on this page. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be effective as of the day they are posted.

      Contact Us

      It is important for us to know what visitors have to say about our Website. To contact us with your questions or comments please email us at info@ Section 101.com.

      You may also contact us by mail at: 2576 Broadway, #351, New York, NY 10025. 

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