What kind of information is collected?
Tipping Monkey collects information from you directly and indirectly. The information we collect directly from you includes the information necessary to communicate with you, which includes, but is not limited to: your name, email address, name, location, occupation, and date of birth.
When is the information collected?
Most of your information is collected directly from you when you sign up for a tippingmonkey.com member account or subscribe to the mailing list. We also collect information when you access Tipping Monkey services such as, but not limited to, browsing Web content, using member-only services, or using the Forum. This information enables us to offer products and services that should be of interest to you.
Why do we collect your information?
There are several reasons why we collect your information, which are all related to providing you with the best level of service and user experience. Information is collected when you sign up for a member account and allows us to contact you for important notices and updates. Information we collect indirectly helps us identify your preferences and helps us anticipate your needs as well as to help us safeguard your privacy.
How do we use your information?
Tipping Monkey cannot stress enough the importance of attaining your trust to our continued success. As a consequence, we use your personal information only as appropriate to provide you with quality services in a secure fashion. Your information is used to create your account, establish and verify your identity, and as a means to contact you. Your information also helps us provide you with additional services that you should find interesting.
In the event where you decide to close your account with Tipping Monkey, we will retain your information in order to comply with regulatory requirements and to periodically contact you to offer you the opportunity to reactivate your account or participate in other valuable offers.
Do we share information with other parties, and who are they?
Tipping Monkey may share information with affiliates if the information is required to provide the product or service you have requested or to provide you the opportunity to participate in the products or services our affiliates offer. Tipping Monkey also forges partnerships and alliances, which may include joint marketing agreements, with other companies who offer high-quality products and services that might be of value to our clients. In order to ensure that these products and services meet your needs and are delivered in a manner that is useful and relevant, Tipping Monkey may share some information with partners, affiliates and alliances. This allows them to better understand the offers that are most relevant and useful. We may also compare our client lists with those of our partners and affiliates to ensure that they are not sending messages to you if you’ve elected not to be so notiﬁed. In our strategic relationships, we will require that it be identiﬁed that an offer is being extended because of the relationship with us. The use of your personal information is limited to the purposes identiﬁed in our relationship with the partner or affiliate. Under these circumstances, the types of information shared are name, e-mail address, general account and demographic information, if applicable.
An affiliate is a company that we own or control or with which there is common ownership with us and our parent company. We may share information with our affiliates about our transactions and experiences with you such as name, e-mail address, general account and demographic information. This information may be used for internal reporting, and business development strategies.
Do we share information with other third parties?
Tipping Monkey does not sell, license, lease or otherwise disclose your personal information to any third party for any reason, except as noted earlier and as described below:
All third parties with which we share personal information are required to protect personal information in a manner consistent with the way Tipping Monkey protects personal information. Examples of information shared are identifying information such as name, e-mail address, user preferences and account activity information.
Tipping Monkey further reserves the right to disclose your personal information to third parties where permitted by law or where required by law to law enforcement, regulatory, or other government authorities. We may also disclose your information to credit reporting or collection agencies as necessary, or when necessary to protect our rights or property.
What are our efforts to protect your privacy?
When you sign up for a tippingmonkey.com member account, you are asked to enter a Username and Password of your choice that will be used to identify you when you access the tippingmonkey.com Web site. Other Tipping Monkey members may be able to obtain your personal information such as your email address or instant messenger account name, but your personal information is hidden from other members by default, unless you explicitly elect to make your personal information public. Please bear in mind that you are ultimately responsible for safeguarding the confidentially of your password, and Tipping Monkey strongly recommends that you do not share this information with others.
Content that you post on the Tipping Monkey website
Please note that any information or comments you post to a public area of the tippingmonkey.com Web site, such as a weblog, is available to all persons accessing that portion of the Web site. Tipping Monkey shall not be held responsible for any unsolicited or unwelcome communication from third parties as a result of your public posting.
Does Tipping Monkey use Encryption to protect personal and account information?
Yes. Tipping Monkey uses SSL and 128-bit encryption technologies to transfer your personal information, such as your password and email address, to and from your computer and our servers. However, it should be noted that we do not encrypt general content traffic transferred between your computer and our servers.
Who do I contact if I have further questions?
For further questions or concerns, please contact: email@example.com.
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