Information Collection and Use
You can generally visit our Site without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself. However, in certain sections of this Site and when you use our Services, we may invite you to contact us with questions or comments or request information, provide or upload documents and other content (for example, links to your blog), contact us with feedback, participate in surveys, questionnaires or contests, recommend or rate content, or complete a registration form. Due to the nature of some of these activities, we may collect personally identifiable information that you submit in your profile, such as your email address, gender, school, photo, age, phone number, city and occupation. We may also collect additional personally identifiable information that you voluntarily include in your profile or your blog or transmit with your communications to us. If you are a registered user, (i) you may be able to send a request to add friends to your network and send them messages and we will collect their personally identifiable information that you use to contact them and (ii) other users will be able to view who has posted (for registered users), recommended or rated certain content or documents and may be able to comment on or rate the documents and other content you have posted to the Site (if they are registered users) [,search user profiles and view the information that you have posted in your profile or included in your blog]. Additionally, other users will be able to view information about the documents you have posted, such as, the most recently posted documents and highest rated documents and we and other users may modify the tags or categories of the documents and other content you have posted to the Site (which will be associated with your username if you are a registered user).
We may use your personally identifiable information to register you to use our Site and Services, deliver certain services, provide notices regarding services you have purchased, and verify your authority to enter our Site, improve the content and general administration of the Site and our Services and display targeted advertising on web pages served by the Site.
SideBuck recognizes the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities and interests. This Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. SideBuck does not target its Services or this Site to children under 13. SideBuck does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.
We may use small text files called cookies to improve overall Site experience. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Cookies generally do not permit us to personally identify you.
The Site may track the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, browser type, and IP addresses, and we may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, but such information will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information. We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
We may provide your personally identifiable information and the data generated by cookies and the aggregate information to the vendors and service agencies that we may engage to assist us in providing our Services to you. Such third party entities may be obligated to use your personally identifiable information solely to provide the services to us. We will disclose your personally identifiable information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, regulation or in cooperation with any governmental investigation. We will not sell your personally identifiable information to any company or organization except we may transfer your personally identifiable information to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation or other corporate reorganization in which SideBuck participates or to a purchaser of all or substantially all of SideBuck's assets to which this Site relates.
Links to Third Party Sites/Opt-Out for Non-PII Collection for Network Services
We use third-party advertising companies and advertising networks to serve ads to you on our behalf when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp.
We may employ procedural and technological security measures that are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. SideBuck may use encryption, password protection, and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information.
Notice to European Users
Correction/Updating Personally Identifiable Information
SideBuck provides you with the ability to review, correct and delete any of your user profile. Information you post in other areas of the Site can not be deleted. If you wish to review or correct any profile information you have provided to us, you may submit a request to us at the contact email below or access your account online.