Privacy Policy

(Updated on 8/9/2005)

Data Collected on the GrandpaTellMe.com website will be subject to the Privacy Policy described below.

What this policy covers:

  • This policy pertains to the use of the GrandpaTellMe.com website located at http://www.grandpatellme.com.

  • This policy describes how GrandpaTellMe.com treats personal information that is collected and received via its website.  Personal information is information that might personally identify an individual such as name, address, email address, telephone number, etc.

  • Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to use the GrandpaTellMe.com services and so this policy makes no provision for children's use of the site.

Information Collection and How it is used

General Information

  • GrandpaTellMe.com collects personal information when you register with GrandpaTellMe.com to use GrandpaTellMe.com services or to post content on GrandpaTellMe.com.
  • When you register for a free account we ask for your name, email address and certain optional information such as your last name.  We also ask you to select a user name and password to use when accessing the site.
  • If you would like to obtain a paid ("Pro") account, we will ask for your billing address, phone number, and credit card information.
  • In the "Profile" section of GrandpaTellMe.com, you are able to modify your personal information and you may enter certain optional information such as your address, birthday, telephone number, etc.
  • GrandpaTellMe.com automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookie, and the page you request.
  • GrandpaTellMe.com uses information for the following general purposes: products and services provision, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, research, and anonymous reporting.

IP Addresses

IP Addresses are automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page.

IP addresses may be used for various purposes, including:

  • To diagnose or service technology problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated with the IP addresses controlled by a specific web company or ISP.
  • To tailor advertising based on geographic area or other information derived from your IP address. Aggregate information derived from IP addresses may also be reported to advertisers.
  • To estimate the total number of users visiting GrandpaTellMe.com from specific geographical regions.

Cookies

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive.

  • You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set.
  • If you reject all cookies, you will not be able to use GrandpaTellMe.com products or services that require you to "sign in," and you may not be able to take full advantage of the GrandpaTellMe.com service.
  • GrandpaTellMe.com uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to:
    o Access your information when you "sign in".
    o Keep track of preferences you specify while you are using GrandpaTellMe.com's services.
    o Display the most appropriate advertising banners, based on your interests and activity on GrandpaTellMe.com.
    o Estimate and report our total audience size and traffic.
    o Conduct research to improve GrandpaTellMe.com's content and services.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

  • GrandpaTellMe.com does not rent or sell your personal information.
  • Generally, GrandpaTellMe.com does not share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies without your consent except to provide products or services you've requested and in the following circumstances:
    • GrandpaTellMe.com may be required to disclose personally identifiable information under special circumstances, such as to comply with subpoenas, warrants, court orders or legal process or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;
  • It may be necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities, including without limitation, fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of GrandpaTellMe.com's terms of use, or as otherwise permitted or required by law.  We will transfer information about you if GrandpaTellMe.com is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, GrandpaTellMe.com will notify you by email or by putting a prominent notice on the GrandpaTellMe.com web site before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy. GrandpaTellMe.com may share demographic information with business partners however, no personally identifiable information will ever be used without your permission.
  • GrandpaTellMe.com may display targeted advertisements based on personal information that is contained in people's profiles.  When you register with us, your personal information and other data will be stored and processed in the United States and this information may be subject to the laws of this jurisdiction.

Editing and Deleting Account Information. Security.

  • You can change your GrandpaTellMe.com Account Information, at any time.
  • We may send you certain communications relating to the GrandpaTellMe.com service, such as service announcements and administrative messages, that are considered part of your GrandpaTellMe.com account.
  • You can delete your GrandpaTellMe.com account at any time from your account page; however, please note that your identification, billing and contact information may remain in GrandpaTellMe.com's records for some period.
  • We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
  • Your GrandpaTellMe.com Account Information is password-protected.
  • In certain areas, GrandpaTellMe.com uses SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

GrandpaTellMe.com may update this policy at any time for any reason. If there are any significant changes to how we handle personal information we will send a notice to the primary email address specified in your GrandpaTellMe.com account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.

If you have questions or suggestions please contact us online, or at:

GrandpaTellMe.com
1921 W. Calle del Norte
Chandler, AZ 85224