Last Updated September 24, 2007
sub domains thereof ("Web Site"). The Website is made available by Cactus Media, a registered d/b/a of Search Cactus, LLC, hereafter referred to as "Company".
posting. Please check back frequently for updates as it is your sole responsibility to be aware of changes. Company does not provide notice of changes in any manner
which governs your use of this Web Site in general.
The purpose of this Policy is to describe the information collection, use, and dissemination practices of Company, its parent, subsidiaries and registered d/b/a companies
(Collectively Referred herein after as "Company") and all related websites owned or registered to Company and applies to Company's collection, use, storage and disclosure
of information by Company on its (a) websites, including all its divisions, subsidiaries and related companies (collectively, the "Websites"), (b) on various Third Party
websites, and (c) to Company's other information collection, including the acquisition of customer information from third parties. Company is not responsible for the
information collection or privacy practices of third party websites or applications.
Conditions for use of the site or services and products contained thereon.
By providing us with your personal information on our website or in the course of using our services, you consent to the transfer of your Personal Data and Sensitive
Personal Data, and any other data we acquire about you from third-party service providers.
Information Collection, Use, and Dissemination practices
This policy applies to Company's collection, use, storage and disclosure of information by Company on its, (a) websites, including all its parent companies, divisions,
subsidiaries and related companies (collectively, the "Websites"), (b) on various third party websites, and (c) to Company's other information collection, including the
transfer of opt-in customer lists from third parties, or the use of customer opt-in lists from third parties. Company is not responsible for the information collection
or privacy practices of third party websites or applications.
Collection of Information
1.1 User Direct Information :
Each time you provide transmit information via the Website, Company may obtain and collect personally identifiable information provided by you, including, but not limited
to, your name, email address, mailing address, social security number, credit card information, and telephone or cell phone number. You may also provide us with information
that, when combined with personally identifiable information, provides us with a better idea of who you are, including but not limited to your gender, birthday, marital status,
and education level (collectively referred to as "personal information"). If you choose to access our website, use our services or purchase our products, we may require you
to provide personal information as indicated on the forms throughout the site.
1.2 Survey Information :
Company may collect information from you when you voluntarily complete a Company survey, order form, or a registration page either online by using the internet, offline by
providing this information through the mail, in person or using a telephone. This information may be collected by surveys, order forms, or registration pages operated by
third parties. This method of collection is collectively known as a "Survey." In such Surveys, Company or a third party may ask you to provide personal identifiable information
including your name, email address, street address, zip code, telephone numbers (including cell phone numbers and carriers), birth date, gender, salary range, education and
marital status, occupation, social security number, employment information, personal and online interests, and such other information as may be requested from time to time.
Company may also collect such information concerning you from another source and uses that information in combination with information provided from the Websites. Completing
the Surveys is completely voluntary, and you are under no obligation to provide Survey Information to Company or a third party.
1.3 Third Party Information :
Company may collect information from you when you provide information to a third party and Company subsequently acquires or uses the information provided by the third party.
Such information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, street address, zip code, telephone numbers (including cell phone numbers and carriers), birth
date, gender, salary range, education and marital status, occupation, industry of employment, personal and online interests, and such other information as the you may have
provided to the third party. When acquiring this information, Company seeks assurances from the third party that you agreed to provide and have such information acquired by
Company. If you did not give express permission, or you would like to remove your permission, you may suppress all of your information by sending notification to us at
1.4 Other Methods of Collecting Personal Information :
Other occasions when Company obtains information from you include (1) your claiming a prize or seeking to redeem an offer by Company or by a third party, (2) your requests
for assistance through Company's customer service department, and (3) when you voluntarily subscribe to a Company service or newsletter.
1.5 Cookies, Web Beacons, and Other Info Collected Using Technology :
Company currently uses cookie and web beacon technology to associate certain Internet-related information about you with information about you in its database.
Additionally, Company may use other new and evolving sources of information in the future.
(a) Cookies :
"Cookies" are a feature on your browser software. If enabled, we may write cookies that may store small amounts of data on your computer about your visit to any of the pages
of this Site. Cookies assist us in tracking which of our features appeal the most to you and what content you may have viewed on past visits. When you visit this site again,
report aggregate, statistical information on website usage; deliver specific content to you based on your interests or past viewing history; save your password for ease of
access to our Site. You can disable cookies, although the Site may not function properly for you. Your browser preferences can be modified to accept or reject all cookies,
or request a notification when a cookie is set. You may read more about cookies at http://cookiecentral.com. In order to use all of the features and functionality of
Company's websites, you need to accept cookies.
(b) Web Beacons :
A web beacon is a programming code that can be used to display an image on a web page, but can also be used to transfer your unique user identification to a database and
associate you with previously acquired information about an individual in a database. This allows Company to track certain websites you visit. Web beacons are used to track
online behavioral habits for marketing purposes to determine products or services you may be interested in. In addition to using web beacons on web pages, Company also
uses web beacons in email messages sent to individuals listed in Company's database.
(c) IP Addresses :
Company automatically tracks certain information based upon your behavior on the site. We may use this information to do internal research on our users' demographics, interests,
and behavior to better understand, protect and serve you and our community. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on the site or not),
which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on the site or not), your computer browser information, and your IP address. Your Internet Protocol ("IP") is a unique Internet
"address" which is assigned to you by your Internet Service Provider ("ISP"). For local area network ("LAN"), DSL, or cable modem users, an IP address may be permanently assigned
to a particular computer. IP addresses are automatically logged by Web servers, collecting information about a user's traffic patterns. While the IP address does not identify
an individual by name, it may, with the cooperation of the ISP, be used to locate and identify an individual using the Web. Your IP address can, however, reveal what geographic
area you are connecting from, or which ISP you are using. Finally, other websites you visit have IP addresses, and we may collect the IP addresses of those websites and their pages.
(d) Computer Profiles :
Company may also collect and accumulate other anonymous data which will help us understand and analyze the Internet experience of our visitors. For instance, Company may accumulate
visitor data relating to referring domain names, the type of browsers used, operating system software, screen resolutions, color capabilities, browser plug-ins, language settings,
(e) Data Analysis :
Data Analysis technology may be employed from time to time if used by a Client of Company.
(f) New Technology :
The use of technology on the Internet, including cookies and web beacons, is rapidly developing. As a result, Company strongly encourages individuals to revisit this policy for
any updates regarding its use of new technology.
1.6 No Information Collected from Children :
Company will never knowingly collect any personal information about children under the age of 13. If Company obtains actual knowledge that it has collected personal information
about a child under the age of 13, that information will be immediately deleted from its database. Because it does not collect such information, Company has no such information
to use or to disclose to third parties. Company has designed this policy in order to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA").
1.7 Credit Card Information :
Company may, in certain instances, collect credit card numbers and related information when an individual places an order from Company. When the credit card information is submitted
to Company, such information is encrypted and is protected with SSL encryption software. Company will use the credit card information for purposes of processing and completing the
purchase transaction, and the credit card information will be disclosed to third parties only as necessary to complete the purchase transaction.
Use of Individual Information
2.1 General Use :
The following paragraphs in Section 2 describe how Company currently uses Individual Information, but Company may change or broaden its use at any time. As noted below, Company may
update this policy from time to time. Company may use Individual Information to provide promotional offers to individuals by means of email advertising, telephone marketing, direct
mail marketing, online banner advertising, and package stuffers, among other possible uses.
2.2 Email and Unsubscribe Policy :
Company uses Individual Information to provide promotional offers by email to individuals. Company may maintain separate email lists for different purposes. If email recipients
wish to end their email subscription from a particular list, they need to follow the instructions at the end of each email message to unsubscribe from the particular list.
To unsubscribe from all Company 's email lists, a person must send an email to email@example.com.
Company's unsubscribe process impacts only the future delivery of electronic mailings disseminated by Company on its own behalf. You may still receive electronic mailings sent
on behalf of Third Parties and your personal information may still be shared with Third Parties for use in offline marketing and data appends, including email appends.
You should also note that unsubscribing from Company's electronic mailings will not automatically unsubscribe the subscriber's information from any Third Party business associates
and licensees of the data. Since Third Party associates and licensee partners maintain separate databases from Company, and you will need to unsubscribe from each source
individually, if desired. This allows you the freedom to pick and choose which subscriptions to maintain and which to discontinue.
2.3 Content of Email Messages :
In certain commercial email messages sent by Company, an Advertiser's name will appear in the "From:" line but hitting the "Reply" button will cause a reply email to be sent to Company.
The "Subject:" line of Company email messages will usually contain a line provided from the Advertiser to Company.
2.4 Solicited Email :
Company only sends email to individuals who have agreed on the Websites to receive email from Company or to individuals who have agreed on a Third Party website to receive email from
Third Parties. As such, Company does not send unsolicited email messages. As a result, United States statutes requiring certain formatting for unsolicited email are not applicable to
Company 's email messages.
2.5 Targeted Advertising :
Company may use Individual Information to target advertising to an individual. When an individual is using the Internet, Company uses Technology Information to associate an individual
with that person's Individual Information, and Company attempts to show advertising for products and services in which the person has expressed an interest in the Surveys, indicated
an interest by means of Technology Information, and otherwise. Company may, at its discretion, target advertising by using email, direct mail, telephones, cell phones, and other means
of communication to provide promotional offers.
2.6 Telemarketing :
Company may use Individual Information to advertise, directly or indirectly, to individuals using direct mail marketing or telemarketing using telephones and cell phones. By registering
and using this Site, You acknowledge that the processing of your individual information may involve the transfer of such Individual information from within or outside the European
Economic Area ("EEA") to countries within or outside the EEA whose data protection regulation may not be as stringent as that within the European Union. We may use individual information
to provide the services you've requested, including services that display customized content and advertising.
2.7 Wireless Addresses :
If the e-mail address you provide to Company is a wireless e-mail address, you agree to receive messages at such address from Company or its business associates (unless and until you
have elected not to receive such messages by following the instructions in the unsubscribe portion of this policy). You understand that your wireless carrier's standard rates apply
to these messages. You represent that you are the owner or authorized user of the wireless device on which messages will be received, and that you are authorized to approve the
2.8 Short Message Service :
Company may make available a service through which you can receive messages on your wireless device via short message service ("SMS Service"). Data obtained from you in connection with
this SMS service may include your name, address, cell phone number, your provider's name, and the date, time, and content of your messages. You represent that you are 18 years of age
and the owner or authorized user of the wireless device on which messages will be received, and that you are authorized to approve the applicable charges. In addition to any fee of
which you are notified, your provider's standard messaging rates apply to our confirmation and all subsequent SMS correspondence. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile
service provider. Company will not be liable for any delays in the receipt of any SMS messages, as delivery is subject to effective transmission from your network operator. SMS message
services are provided on an AS IS basis. Company may also obtain the date, time and content of your messages in the course of your use of the SMS Service. We will use the information
information in connection therewith. Your wireless carrier and other service providers may also collect data about your wireless device usage, and their practices are governed by their
You acknowledge and agree that the SMS Service is provided via wireless systems which use radios (and other means) to transmit communications over complex networks. We do not guarantee
that your use of the SMS Service will be private or secure, and we are not liable to you for any lack of privacy or security you may experience. You are fully responsible for taking
precautions and providing security measures best suited for your situation and intended use of the SMS Service. We may also access the content of your account and wireless account with
your carrier for the purpose of identifying and resolving technical problems and service-related complaints.
Company may use personal information to provide the services you've requested, including services that display customized content and advertising. Company may also use personal information
for auditing, research and analysis to operate and improve our technologies and services. Company may share aggregated and non personal information with third parties business associates.
confidentiality and security measures. Company may also share information with third parties, including but not limited to, when complying with legal process, preventing fraud or
imminent harm, and ensuring the security of our network and services.
You may remove your information from Company's database. If you remove your information from Company's database it will no longer be used by Company for secondary purposes, disclosed to
third parties, or used by Company or third parties to send promotional correspondence to you. You may remove your information by sending your request in writing via email to
firstname.lastname@example.org or by sending "STOP", "END", "QUIT" to the SMS text message you have received.
2.9 Use of Technology Information :
Company uses Technology Information (1) to match a person's Survey Information and Third Party List Information to other categories of Individual Information to make and improve profiles
of individuals, (2) to track a person's online browsing habits on the Internet, (3) to determine which areas of Company's websites are most frequently visited. This information helps Company
to better understand the online habits of individuals so that Company can target advertising and promotions to them.
2.10 Profiles of Individuals :
Company uses Individual Information to make a profile of an individual. A profile can be created by combining Survey Information and Third Party List Information with other sources of
Individual Information such as information obtained from public databases.
2.11 Storage of Individual Information :
Company stores the Individual Information in a database on its' computers. Our computers have security measures (such as a firewall) in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration
of the information under Company's control. Not withstanding such measures, Company cannot guarantee that its security measures will prevent its computers from being illegally accessed, and
the Individual Information on them stolen or altered.
Use of Personal Information.
3.1 Public Forums :
When you contribute to a public area or feature of our Web Site, such as a chat room, bulletin board, list serve, blog, wiki or other open forum that we may make available on
or through our Web Site, the information that you submit will be made available to the general public and will not be considered "Personal Information" for purposes of this
would enable other users to locate you or your financial information on these areas of our Web Site. Instead, make up a username that does not disclose your personal identity.
3.2 Third Party Offers :
Company may make customer lists available to companies or other entities not affiliated with the Company that have goods, services and offers that might be of interest to you.
Company may, from time to time, provide your Personal Information to these entities so that they may send you these offers.
3.3 Marketing :
Company will use your personal information for any marketing and survey purpose on behalf of Company and its affiliates and subsidiaries to send information to you about
additional goods or services that may be of interest to you. In addition, Company will disclose your personal information to third party agents and independent contractors
to help us conduct our marketing and survey efforts and to share with other companies in connection with marketing efforts including but not limited to direct marketing.
You may have no relationship with these other companies.
3.4 Co-sponsored Contests, Sweepstakes and Offerings :
Company may provide a contest, sweepstake and other offering may be co-sponsored by another company. In those situations, the information we obtain from you in connection
with such contest, sweepstake or offering may be shared with our co-sponsor. In those situations, our co-sponsors will have the right to use your information for their own
purposes, in accordance with their own policies. If you do not wish for the information we obtain from you to be shared with our co-sponsor, then do not enter such contest,
sweepstake or other offering or otherwise provide to us any Personal Information in connection with such contest, sweepstake or other offering. We are not responsible for
how our co-sponsors may use your information.
3.5 Service Providers :
We may use third parties to help operate our Web Site and deliver products and services, and may share your Personal Information with our affiliates, service providers and
other third parties that provide products or services for or through this Web Site or for our business (such as Web Site or database hosting companies, address list hosting
companies, e-mail service providers, analytics companies, distribution companies, fulfillment companies, and other similar service providers that use such information on
our behalf). Unless otherwise stated, these companies do not have any right to use the Personal Information we provide to them beyond what is necessary for them to assist us.
When you conduct e-commerce with one of the e-commerce affiliates or service providers to which the Web Site may be linked, certain personal information such as your e-mail
and home address may be collected by the service provider's server and made available to us.
3.6 Aggregate Statistics :
We may disclose aggregate statistics regarding user behavior as a measure of interest in, and use of, our Web Site and e-mails to third parties in the form of aggregate
data, such as overall patterns or demographic reports that do not describe or identify any individual user.
3.7 Complying with Legal Process :
Company will use or disclose your personal information in response to subpoenas, court orders, warrants, or legal process, or to otherwise establish or exercise our legal
rights or defend against legal claims or in the event you violate or breach an agreement with Company. Company will use and disclose your personal information if we believe
you will harm the property or rights of Company , its owners, or those of Company 's other customers. Finally, we will use or disclose your personal information if we believe
it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats
to the physical safety of any person, violations of Company's acceptable use policy, or as otherwise required by law when responding to subpoenas, court orders and other
3.8 Order Fulfillment :
Company will transfer your personal information to third parties when necessary to provide a product or service that you order from such third party while using Company's
websites or when responding to offers provided by Company.
3.9 Data Summary :
Company may sell or transfer non-individualized information, such as summary or aggregated anonymous information about all persons or sub-groups of persons.
3.10 Third Parties :
Company may provide your personal information to third parties with whom they have a business relationship for the purposes of securing the services and products you have
requested or provide you with additional marketing materials from which you may choose additional products or services.
Privacy Practices of Third Parties
4.1 Advertiser cookies and web beacons :
Advertising agencies, advertising networks, and other companies who place advertisements on the websites and on the internet generally may use their own cookies, web beacons,
and other technology to collect information about individuals. Company does not control the use of such technology and Company has no responsibility for the use of such
technology to gather information about you.
4.2 Links :
The websites and email messages sometimes contain hypertext links to the websites of third parties. Company is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of
such other websites. Linked websites may contain links to websites maintained by third parties. Such links are provided for your convenience and reference only. Company
does not operate or control in any respect any information, software, products or services available on such third party websites. The inclusion of a link to a website
does not imply any endorsement of the services or the site, its contents, or its sponsoring organization.
4.3 Affiliations/Merger/Sale :
Company further reserves the right to disclose, transfer or sell your personal information to companies who are affiliated with Company in Company's sole discretion.
If Company changes ownership through an acquisition, merger, sale or other change of business status, it reserves the right to transfer or assign the right to use your
Personal Information collected from the Website.
Foreign use of the Website
To the extent that you are accessing the Website while domiciled outside of the United States, you acknowledge that the Personal Information you are providing Company is collected
and stored in the United States and therefore consent to the transfer of information to and storage of the information outside of your domiciled country and in the United States.
California User Consumer Rights
In accordance with California Civil Code Sec. 1789.3, California resident users are entitled to know that they may file grievances and complaints with California Department of Consumer
Affairs, 400 R Street, STE 1080, Sacramento, CA 95814; or by phone at 916-445-1254 or 800-952-5210; or by email to email@example.com. For more information about protecting your privacy,
you may wish to visit: http://www.ftc.gov
If you have questions about this policy, please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org