July 1st, 2008
Information Collection and Use by Thebump.ca
Thebump.ca collects user submitted information such as name, email address, and age to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating to thebump.ca service. Thebump.ca also collects other profile data including but not limited to: personal interests, gender, age, country of residence and postal code or zip code to learn more about our Members.
Thebump.ca also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the site. This data is used to manage the website, track usage and improve the website services. This non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services and advertisements to Members. User IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes.
User Profile information including screen name are displayed to people in order to facilitate user interaction in Thebump.ca social networking community. Email addresses are used for the purposes of sending notifications related to the service. Users’ full names are never directly revealed to other Members.
We may also use a user’s email address to send updates, a newsletter or news regarding the service. Users may choose not to receive email of this type by changing their “notification” setting to “Do not send me notification emails” in the user “Account Settings”
From time to time, Thebump.ca or a partner or affiliate, may sponsor a promotion, sweepstake or contest on Thebump.ca. Users may be asked to provide personal information including name, email address or home address or to answer questions in order to participate. We may transfer personal information to certain ad partners that you have explicitly requested to receive information from. It will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the personal information and whose privacy statement will apply.
Chat Rooms, Journals and WebLogs, Message Boards, Classifieds and Public Forums
If and when Thebump.ca adds Journals, Weblogs, Message Boards, Classifieds or any other Public Forums please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post public information that information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications.
Correcting/Updating or Removing Information
Thebump.ca users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account and accessing features such as Edit Profile and Account Info.
Members who no longer wish to receive updates or notifications may choose not to by selecting ‘Do not send me notification emails’ in the user profile ‘Account Settings’. Users who do not wish to receive Thebump.ca newsletters may choose not to by selecting ‘Do not send me Thebump.ca newsletters’ in the user profile ‘Account Settings’. All notification emails and thebump.ca newsletters also include the above instructions for opting-out of those communications in the future.
Third Party Advertising
Thebump.ca member accounts are secured by member-created passwords Thebump.ca takes precautions to insure that member account information is kept private. We use reasonable measures to protect member information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to member information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of member account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time. Personal information relating to Member accounts which remain dormant for longer than 24 months shall be automatically deleted from our system.
Sharing and Disclosure of Information
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org