SCHOOLPOOL MARIN Privacy
last updated and effective as
of May 17, 2010
By accepting the SchoolPool
during registration, You expressly consent to SchoolPool Marin’s collection,
storage, use and disclosure of Your personal information as described in this
Agreement, in which case You are prohibited from accessing or using the
discontinue viewing or participating in the Website immediately. If You have
Agreement, which can be accessed at www.1stcommuter.com/termsofuse.html.
Your use of the Website and any personal information You provide on the Website
of Use Agreement. All capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined
describes how we handle Your personal information in connection with Your use
and our operation of the Website, including the kind of information we gather
informed decision about whether to use or continue using the Website.
You can browse parts of the
Website without telling us who You are or revealing any personal information
about Yourself. Once You give us Your personal information, You are no longer
anonymous. If You choose to provide us with personal information, You consent
to the transfer and storage of that information to our servers located in the United States.
We May Collect Any of the Following
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. We
may collect personal information used to identify You, including, but not
limited to, Your legal name, age, civil status, occupation; Your contact
information, including email address and/or telephone number; Your demographic
information, such as postal code, and residential and commercial addresses; and
Your preferences and interests. We may also collect information posted in any
comments or discussions You post in any q & a, feedback posting, or other
correspondence site on the Website, or any comments You provide during a
dispute resolution procedure.
COLLECTION OF NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION.
We may collect non-personal information, such as Your browser type, Your ISP or
operating system, the URL of the previous website You visited, and Your IP
address, none of which can be easily used to identify You.
COLLECTION OF COOKIES INFORMATION. When
You visit the Website, we may send one or more cookies (i.e., a small text file
containing a string of alphanumeric characters) to Your computer that
identifies Your browser. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most
web browsers automatically accept cookies, but You can usually modify Your
browser setting to decline cookies if You prefer. Cookies allow web applications
to respond to You as an individual, tailoring its operations to Your needs,
likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about Your
preferences. If You disable cookies You may be prevented from taking full
advantage of the Website because it may not function properly if the ability to
accept cookies is disabled.
What SchoolPool Marin May Do With
the Information We Gather.
HOW PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE USED. We
may use the personal information You provide for any of the following reasons:
Shared Transportation referral
Internal record keeping;
To improve the Website, our
services, and to provide the services and customer support that You want;
To periodically send promotional
emails to the email address You provide regarding new services or other
information that we think You may find interesting;
To contact You, via email,
telephone, facsimile or mail, or for market research purposes, including, but
not limited to, the customization of the Website according to Your interests;
We may use Your demographics
information (i.e., age, postal code, residential and commercial addresses, and
other various data) to more effectively facilitate the promotion of our
services to appropriate target audiences.
HOW NON-PERSONAL AND COOKIES INFORMATION MAY BE USED. We may track user
traffic patterns throughout the Website and use traffic log cookies to identify
which pages are being used. This would help us analyze data about webpage
traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We
would only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the
data would be removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide You
with a better Website, by enabling us to monitor which pages You find useful and
which You do not. A cookie does not give us access to Your computer or any
information about You, other than the data You choose to share with us.
OTHER USES. We may also use any of the
above-referenced information that we gather to (a) resolve disputes,
(b) troubleshoot problems, (c) prevent potentially prohibited or
(e) customize, measure, and improve the Website’s content and design.
with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we
will not knowingly request, collect, or maintain personally identifiable
information from anyone under the age of 13 without verified parental consent.
No part of the Website is intended for anyone under the age of 18. If we learn
that personally identifiable information of anyone under the age of 13 has been
collected on the Website without verified parental consent, then we will
promptly take the appropriate steps to remove this information.
Security. We are committed
to ensuring that Your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized
access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and
managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect
online. Your information is stored on our servers located in the United States. We treat data as an asset that must be protected and utilize many tools
(e.g. encryption, passwords, physical security, etc.) to protect Your personal
information against unauthorized access and disclosure. However, third parties
may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, and
other users may abuse or misuse Your personal information that they collect
from the Website. Although we work very hard to protect Your privacy, we do not
promise and cannot guarantee, and thus You should not expect, that Your
personal information or private communications will always remain private.
INFORMATION DISCLOSED TO UNAFFILIATED
THIRD PARTIES. We may disclose Your personal information to prevent an
emergency, to protect or enforce our rights, to protect or enforce the rights
of a third party, or as required by law (e.g. to comply with a subpoena
or court order). Specifically, if You Post any Content we may disclose Your
information to a third party that alleges that You have infringed their
intellectual property rights in any Content.
INFORMATION DISCLOSED TO THIRD PARTY
SERVICE PROVIDERS. We may contract with various third parties for the
provision and maintenance of the Website and our business operations. We will
use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent such third parties from
disclosing Your personal information, except for the purpose of providing the
specific services. We, however, cannot guarantee that such third parties will
not disclose Your personal information.
INFORMATION DISCLOSED TO CORPORATE
AFFILIATES. We may share Your personal information with our affiliates to help
detect and prevent potentially illegal acts and to provide joint services. Our
affiliates will market only to users who request such services.
INFORMATION DISCLOSED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT
OR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS. We may share Your personal information, such as Your
name, city, state, telephone number, email address, user ID history, bidding
and listing history, and fraud complaints, with law enforcement or other
government officials in response to a verified request in connection with a
criminal investigation or any alleged illegal activity.
INFORMATION DISCLOSED AT YOUR REQUEST.
We may share Your personal information with third parties to whom You
explicitly ask us to send Your information.
Links to Other Websites. The
Website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once You
have used these links to leave our site, You should note that we do not have
any control over the other website to which You are directed. We cannot,
therefore, be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information
which You provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by
this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy
statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling Your Personal
Information. You may choose to
restrict the collection or use of Your personal information in the following
You can see, review, and change most of
Your personal information by logging into the Website. You must promptly
update Your personal information if it changes or is inaccurate. Once You Post
any Content onto the Website, You may not be able to change or remove it.
Typically, we will not manually alter Your personal information because it is
very difficult to verify Your identity remotely. Nonetheless, upon Your
request we will close Your Account and remove Your personal information from view
as soon as reasonably possible. We do retain information from closed Accounts
in order to comply with the law, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve
disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations of any User,
permitted by law that we deem necessary in our sole and absolute discretion.
We will not sell, distribute or lease
Your personal information to third parties unless we have Your permission or
are required to do so by law.
Account Protection. Your password is the key to Your Account. When
creating Your password You should use unique numbers, letters, special
characters, and combinations thereof. In addition, DO NOT disclose Your
password to anyone. If You do share Your password or Your personal information
with others, You are solely responsible for all actions taken via Your
Account. If You lose control of Your password, You may lose substantial
control over Your personal information and be subject to legally binding
actions taken on Your behalf. Thus, IF YOUR PASSWORD HAS BEEN COMPROMISED FOR
ANY REASON, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY SCHOOLPOOL MARIN TO CHANGE YOUR
MARIN may, in its sole and absolute discretion, change this policy from time to
time by updating this document. ALL AMENDED TERMS AUTOMATICALLY TAKE EFFECT 30
DAYS AFTER THEY ARE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE. You should check this page from
time to time to ensure that You agree with any changes.