StraightTalkOnMining.com strives to establish trusting relationships based on respect for personal identity and information by promoting the use of fair information practices. This privacy statement covers the site www.straighttalkonmining.com.
- What personally identifiable information StraightTalkOnMining.com collects.
- What personally identifiable information third parties collect through the Web site.
- What organization collects the information.
- How StraightTalkOnMining.com uses the information.
- With whom StraightTalkOnMining.com may share user information.
- What choices are available to users regarding collection, use and distribution of the information.
- What types of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under StraightTalkOnMining.com control.
- How users can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
If users have questions or concerns regarding this statement, they should contact Keith Barron by using the contact page on this site.
Information Collection and Use
StraightTalkOnMining.com is the sole owner of the information collected on www.straighttalkonmining.com. StraightTalkOnMining.com collects information from our users at several different points on our Web site.
In order to view specific content within this Web site, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give contact information (such as name and email address). We use this information to contact the user about services on our site for which he has expressed interest. It is required for the user to provide demographic information such as location, and unique identifiers (such as, username and password), so we can provide a more personalized experience on our site.
We request information from the user on our order form. A user must provide contact information (such as name, email, and billing address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill customers orders. If we have trouble processing an order, the information is used to contact the user.
We store information that we collect through cookies, log files, and/or third parties to create a profile of our users. A profile is stored information that we keep on individual users that details their viewing preferences and purchases within the site. Consequently, collected information is tied to the users personally identifiable information to provide offers and improve the content of the site for the user. This profile is used to tailor a users visit to our Web site, and to direct pertinent information to them. We do not share your profile with other third parties.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the users computer tied to information about the user. We use session ID cookies. For the session ID cookie, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. [Provide a link to information on cookies.] By setting a cookie on our site, users will be able to log in to their account with a password on our site. If users reject the cookie, they may still use any free areas of our site. The only drawback to this is that the user will be not be able to purchase or view certain documents.
Third Party Advertising
This site does not participate in any third party advertising.
Like most standard Web site servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. IP addresses are tied to personally identifiable information to enable our Web-based service. We use a tracking utility called Nitrogen that uses log files to analyze user movement.
Communications from the Site
Special Offers and Updates
We send all new members a welcoming email to verify password and username. Established members will occasionally receive a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option to not receive these types of communications. Please see the Choice and Opt-out sections.
If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as name and email address. Out of respect for our users privacy we provide a way to opt-out of these communications. Please see the Choice and Opt-out sections.
We communicate with users on a regular basis to provide requested services and in regards to issues relating to their account we reply via email or phone, in accordance with the users wishes.
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.
Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable)
We do not share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers.
Third Party Advertisers
StraightTalkOnMining.com does not share Web site usage information about users.
Third Party Intermediaries
We use an outside credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. This company does not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.
We partner with Aphex Imaging Inc., to provide specific services. We share agregate information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These third parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.
In the event StraightTalkOnMining.com goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, users personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.
Our users are given the opportunity to opt-out of having their information used for purposes not directly related to our site at the point where we ask for information. For example, our order form has an opt-out mechanism so users who buy a product from us, but dont want any marketing material, can keep their email address off of our lists. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications may opt-out of receiving these communications by contacting the site administrator. We also offer an opt-out mechanism on the Account Preferences page or the user may contact Straight Talk on Mining.
This Web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we, StraightTalkOnMining.com, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.
This Web site takes every precaution to protect our users information. When users submit sensitive information via the Web site, their information is protected both online and off-line. When our registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information such as a credit card number, that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry – SSL. While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked, or open, when users are just surfing. While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our users information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job, for example, our site manager is granted access to personally identifiable information. Our employees offices are located in a secured environment. Furthermore, ALL employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Any time new policies are added, our employees are notified and/or reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure our users information is protected. Finally, the servers that store personally identifiable information are in a secure environment, If users have any questions about the security at our Web site, users can send an email to the site administrator.
Supplementation of Information
In order for this Web site to properly fulfill its bligation to users it is necessary for us to supplement the information we receive with information from 3rd party sources.
ID [Address] Verification
We use an automated third party eCommerce facilities to verify a users identity and billing address to protect ourselves from fraudulent credit card use.
Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information
If a users personally identifiable information changes (such as zip code, phone, email or postal address), or if a user no longer desires our service, we provide a way to correct, update or delete/deactivate users personally identifiable information. This can be done by contacting Straight Talk On Mining.
Notification of Changes
If, however, we are going to use users personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify users by posting a notice on our Web site for 30 days prior to the new use of information.