Thank you for visiting ubAlert.com, a Disaster Alert Network LLC (DAN) website. Our users' privacy is our priority. In an effort to better protect your privacy, we offer this statement that explains our online information practices, as well as the choices our users can make about the way their information is collected used on our websites.
The Information We Collect
At some DAN sites, we may from time to time products or premium services available for sale; users can enter contests, vote in polls or otherwise express his opinion, subscribe to one of our services such as our online newsletters or participate in any of our online forums or communities. The few types of personally identifiable information that may be requested and collected on these pages might include:
- User name
- User address
- Email addresses
- Telephone or facsimile numbers
- Credit card information, or Other information regarding our users' interest in and use of various products, programs or services.
On certain pages within our websites, only users who provide us with any variation of the requested personally identifiable information shall be able to order products, programs or services or otherwise participate in the website's activities and offerings.
We also reserve the right to collect certain non-personally identifiable information when users visit many of our websites, including information regarding the browser release a user might be using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system a user is using, (e.g., Microsoft Windows or Mac OS) and the domain name of a user's internet service provider (ISP address) (e.g., America Online, EarthLink).
Other Ways We Use Collected Information
We may use the information users provide about themselves to fulfill requests for our products, programs or services to respond to inquiries about our offerings and to offer other products, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to our users.
We sometimes use this information to communicate with users, such as to send notifications when a user has won one of our contests, when changes are made to our subscriber agreements or service related issues, to fulfill a request by a user for an online newsletter or to contact a user about his account with us.
We use the information that users provide about others to enable us to send them gifts or cards ordered/requested/purchased by our users. From time to time, we also may use this information to offer our products, programs or services to them. The information we collect in connection with our online forums and communities is used to provide an interactive experience. We use this information to facilitate participation in these online forums and communities and, from time to time, to offer users products, programs or services.
If users choose to submit content for publication (e.g., a letter to our editors, comments sent to our television personalities, a posting to a blog or a discussion board), we will publish the author's screen name and other information the user has provided to us.
We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our website and to enable us to personalize our users' and visitors internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to offer products, programs or services. This is done to ensure your visit to our websites is enjoyable.
We may on occasion combine information we receive online with outside records to enhance our ability to market to users those products or services that may be of interest to them. If you have signed up to receive our e-mails and prefer not to receive marketing information from this site, follow the "unsubscribe" instructions provided on any marketing e-mail you receive from this site.
Collection of Information by Third-Parties, Ad Servers or Sponsors
Some of our websites contain links to other websites whose information practices may vary from ubAlert.com's practices. Visitors are encouraged to consult these other websites' own privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to or collected by these third parties.
DAN and its advertisers may use third parties to serve or present the ads that appear on our website and to conduct research about the advertisements. Below is a representative list of such third parties and a link to their respective privacy notices. For more information, users may visit these outside third party websites. For more general information regarding third-party ad servers, click here.
- Atlas DMT: www.networkadvertising.org or www.atlasdmt.com/privacy/
- DoubleClick: http://www.google.com/doubleclick/ or http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/
- EyeWonder: http://www.eyewonder.com/privacy.html
- Dynamic Logic: http://www.dynamiclogic.com/footer/terms-and-conditions
- IntelliQuest / Kantar Mediana: http://kantarmediana.com/privacy-policy
- Media Mind: http://www.mediamind.com/privacy-policy
Cookies and Web Deacons
To enhance your experience with our sites, many of our web pages incorporate "cookies." Cookies are text files website owners routinely place in a user's computer's browser to store his preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not reveal e-mail addresses or other personally identifiable information unless the user chooses to provide this information to us by, for example, registering at one of our sites. However, once a user chooses to furnish the site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored within the cookie.
"Web beacons" or clear .gifs are small bits of code placed on a webpage that monitors the behavior and collects data about its visitors who are viewing the web page. For example, web beacons may be used to count the users who visit a web page or to deliver a cookie to the browser of a visitor viewing that page. We may use web beacons on this site from time to time for these and other purposes.
DAN's Commitment to Security
DAN has put into place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, to maintain data security and correctly use the information it collects online.
Our information is indicative of every appropriate precaution available to protect our users. Your information is stored on a secured server with firewall protection in place at all times. If there are any questions on the security measures DAN takes for each of its websites, we encourage you to contact us via the information below.
How You May Access or Correct Information
Access to personally identifiable information that is collected from our websites may be accessible for a limited period of time from the point of collection. For example, if a user created a password-protected account within our site, he may access that account to review the information he provided.
Users may also send an e-mail or letter to the following e-mail or street address found below to request access to or correction of your personally identifiable information. For verification purposes please include your first name, last name, e-mail address and the password you use for said service.
Special Notice for Parents and Legal Guardians
The website you are visiting is considered appropriate for general audiences. For more information about our online privacy practices for children's sites, consult the privacy notice at the children's site in which you are interested.
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