ONLINE PRIVACY STATEMENT
Thank you for visiting this website. Old School Geeks, LLC (hereinafter “Old School Geeks”, "OSG”, "we" or "us") has created this Online Privacy Statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used by us. This notice discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for each of the Old School Geeks websites (each a " Old School Geeks " and, collectively, the Old School Geeks Sites").
Although our computer systems are currently based in the United States of America, we operate internationally. Your personal data will be processed by us in the United States where data protection and privacy regulations may or may not be to the same level of protection as in other parts of the world, such as in the European Union. By visiting the Old School Geeks Sites from outside the United States, you consent to the collection and processing in the United States of your identifiable information.
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We use the information that you provide to respond to your requests, assist our sales team to reach an appropriate audience, improve our stores and the Old School Geeks Sites, manage our contests, and to communicate with you. Here are the types of information we gather.
1. Information You Give Us. You can enter certain information on the Old School Geeks Sites, including your name, age, e-mail address, survey information or other site registration data, hobbies, interests and your URL. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of some of the features of the Old School Geeks Sites.
2. Automatic Information. Certain data is automatically collected from you and all visitors whenever you visit any of the Old School Geeks Sites. This data includes your IP address and the type of browser you use to surf the Internet. Your IP address tells us both your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and the general geographic location from where you are connecting. We may also use your IP address to track the date and time you accessed the Old School Geeks Site, how long you stayed at the Old School Geeks Site, and what pages you visited. If you have configured your browser with your e-mail address, this data may also be available to us.
3. Cookies. Like many websites, Old School Geeks makes use of "cookies" on the Old School Geeks Sites. A cookie is a file transferred from a website to the hard drive of your computer so that the website may track your activities on the website. Cookies, by themselves, do not let a website know any personally identifying information about you, such as your real name, address, etc., unless you previously provided that information at the website or have set your preferences in your browser to provide that information. Old School Geeks does not collect personally identifiable information about any one person using cookies. Cookies technology allows Old School Geeks ® to keep track of the sites you visit and store your preferences. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, now to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.
4. Blog Comments. If you wish to participate in the "blog comments" or any other "chat room" type feature offered on any Old School Geeks Site, you will be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, and URL. When posting a comment, you can do so under a pseudonym. If you do choose to post any information about yourself, please be aware that Old School Geeks cannot control and assumes no responsibility for the collection, use or misuse of this publicly accessible information by other visitors to the Old School Geeks Sites.
5. Surveys. Occasionally, Old School Geeks will request you to fill out a user survey. Such surveys are optional to you, the users, but these surveys allow Old School Geeks to better understand the demographics and interests of our users. Your responses in combination with the responses of our other users help Old School Geeks to improve the Old School Geeks Sites.
6. Contests. Old School Geeks may occasionally run contests, sweepstakes, or other promotions sponsored by Old School Geeks or our partners and sponsors. As part of entering the contest, Old School Geeks may request your name, age, e-mail address and mailing address. Old School Geeks may share such information with the third party sponsors. Any information supplied to a third party may be retained by such third party and will be out of the control of Old School Geeks
7. E-Mail. If you contact Old School Geeks through the regular mail or via e-mail, Old School Geeks may keep a record of that correspondence. Any personally identifiable information contained within your communication will not be used for a commercial or unlawful purpose.
8. Newsletter/Bulletin. Old School Geeks may produce a newsletter or email bulletin. If you choose to subscribe to this feature, you may be asked to provide your e-mail address and mailing address. Your e-mail address will be used only by Old School Geeks to distribute the newsletter or bulletin and any promotions or marketing that we feel may be on interest to you. To no longer receive newsletters or bulletins; please review Section 4 of this Online Privacy Statement.
2. HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION
Old School Geeks puts the non-personally identifiable information gathered whenever you visit the Old School Geeks Sites and the information volunteered by you to several uses.
1. Your IP address is used to assist us in diagnosing problems with our server and to administer the Old School Geeks Sites.
2. We may use the information provided to perform statistical analyses of the characteristics and behavior of the users and decide where to invest our resources. We may use this information to update the Old School Geeks Sites, to notify you about information that may be of interest to you, or display content for which you may have shown a preference.
3. We may use personal contact information volunteered by you for promotional and/or marketing purposes.
4. If you provide us with your telephone number, you will only receive a telephone call from us with information in relation to a contest.
3. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE SHARE WITH THIRD PARTIES?
1. Unless required by law, user information provided by you, including but not limited to demographic information, will not knowingly be shared with third parties that are unaffiliated with Old School Geeks with the exception of third party sponsors of contests.
2. User information provided by you, including but not limited to demographic information, may be shared with affiliates or partners of Old School Geeks and may be used for promotional and/or marketing purposes.
3. From time to time, Old School Geeks may offer contests and sweepstakes sponsored by third party business or in connection with third party content providers. Old School Geeks may share with such third parties entrant information collected by Old School Geeks Old School Geeks encourages all third parties to adhere to our policies regarding the privacy of our users, but Old School Geeks is not responsible for the privacy practices or the third parties use of such information.
4. Old School Geeks responds to subpoenas, warrants or other court orders regarding information that is contained within our access logs concerning any user. Old School Geeks also reserves the right to release the information concerning a user who we believe is in violation of our content guidelines, even without a subpoena, warrant, or other court order. Old School Geeks cooperates with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who use our servers for illegal activities. We also reserve the right to report any illegal activity to law enforcement for prosecution.
4. WHAT CHOICES DO I HAVE TO CONTROL MY INFORMATION?
You have the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and/or to opt out of permitting us to share your information with affiliates and third parties sponsors by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or sending us a letter at Web Manager, Old School Geeks, PO Box 261279, San Diego, CA 92196 and telling us that you do not want us to send you any communications and/or permit us to share your information with affiliates or sponsors of our contests.
5. THE PRIVACY OF MINORS
1. Old School Geeks believes that it is particularly important to protect the privacy of minors online. Old School Geeks defines a "minor" as any person less than 13 years of age. Old School Geeks does not knowingly share personal information about minor users with third parties without a parent’s permission.
2. Old School Geeks recommends that parents review our Online Privacy Statement before allowing their children to access the Old School Geeks Sites, especially the message board or blog areas. Children should always ask a parent for permission before sending personal information to anyone online. They should also be instructed not to fill out any forms or register at any domain without a parent's knowledge and consent.
6. HOW DO WE PROTECT THE USER DATA WE COLLECT?
We employ several physical, electronic and managerial safeguards to protect collected user data.
1. All users should be aware while using any service where you disclose personal information online voluntarily, including on message, bulletin boards or blog, or through e-mail, that such information can be collected and used by others. If you use these services on the Old School Geeks Sites and voluntarily provide any information on our blog areas, you do so at your own risk. Old School Geeks cannot make any representations regarding the security of such transfer of information.
2. You should be aware that the Old School Geeks Sites contain links to outside sites. Old School Geeks is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
3. Old School Geeks reserves the right to change or modify this Online Privacy Statement at any time by posting such change or modification on this page. Users should check this page regularly for such updates. However, we stand behind the promises we make, and will never materially change our policies and practices to make them less protective of customer information collected in the past without the consent of the affected customers.
4. This statement and the policies outlined herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal right in or on behalf of any party.
8. CONTACTING Old School Geeks, LLC
If you have any questions about this Online Privacy Statement, the practices of the Old School Geeks, or your dealings with any of the Old School Geeks Sites, please send an email to email@example.com or send us a letter at Old School Geeks, LLC, PO Box 261279, San Diego, CA 92196, Attention: Web Content Manager.