I. Information we collect and How We Use It
We use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that the collection of personal information is limited to that which is necessary to fulfill the purposes identified below. If we use your information in a manner different than the purpose for which it is collected, then we will ask you for your consent prior to such use Account information. If you create a login account to take advantage of the full range of services offered on TownIN.com, we will record all your personal information.
Submissions. We store and may publicly display your submissions in order to provide the services that we offer. When we display your submissions, we do so together with account name (first and last name) and picture. You may change these details on your account page. The term "submissions" refers to the information that you submit or post to TownIN.com for public display, such as business ratings, reviews and the information that you display as part of your account profile.
Feedback. If you contact us to provide feedback, register a complaint, or ask a question, we will record any personal information and other content that you provide in your communication so that we can effectively respond to your communication
Activity. We record information relating to your use of TownIN.com, such as the searches you undertake, the pages you view, your browser type, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp information. We use this type of information to administer TownIN.com and provide the highest possible level of service to you. We also use this information in the aggregate to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of TownIN.com. You cannot be identified from this aggregate information.
Cookies. We send cookies to your computer in order to uniquely identify your browser and improve the quality of our service. The term "cookies" refers to small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer's hard drive while you are viewing the site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). Persistent cookies can be removed by following your browser help file directions. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of TownIN.com may not work properly or at all.
II. Transfer of Information
TownIN.com may contain links to third party websites to which we have no affiliation. Except as set forth herein, we do not share your personal information with those third parties, and are not responsible for their privacy practices. We suggest you read the privacy policies on all such third party websites.
IV. Controlling Your Personal Data
To the extent you include personal information in your submissions (such as a photo of yourself), third parties may be able to identify you, associate you with your user account, and contact you. Please do not include information in your submissions that you expect to keep private. You hereby acknowledge that TownIN.com is not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the internet, and you hereby release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.
VI. Contacting the Website and Access to Your Personal Information