Last updated: 7 June, 2011
What We Collect
Through the usage of Aminus3 you provide Personal Information to us, such as your name, email address, contact details as well as demographic information, such as date of birth, gender, geographical location and other preferences. You provide us with Personal Information when you:
- Create an account and subscribe to any of Aminus3's hosted services (“Services”)
- Participate in a survey, contest, or challenge on Aminus3
- Contact us by email, such as to request assistance with the Services, or to provide us with your comments/feedback
- Purchase a product from Aminus3 such as photographic prints or other media
- Post personal information in connection with your photos (example, in a photo description or comment) or in other forums or interactive areas on Aminus3
We may collect "Anonymous Information" such as your IP address, the type of computer or browser you use, and the pages on Aminus3 that you have visited. We may also collect information regarding the referring sites to Aminus3. Your Personal Information may be linked to your Anonymous Information.
We do not intend that children will use Aminus3 without permission from a parent or guardian. We do not solicit or knowingly collect information from children under 13 years old, nor will we accept registration from them without parental consent.
When you sign up for an account on Aminus3 you are asked to enter your real name. This information is not displayed or shared to the public. Your identity (or "display name") on Aminus3 is determined solely by you.
In order to provide a consistent experience on Aminus3, we use browser "cookies" to track your identity as a member of Aminus3. A cookie is a small file that is transferred to your computer from Aminus3 that contains information related to your account. The main purpose of the cookie is to allow you to browse Aminus3 without entering your email and password repeatedly. In a similar way cookies are used to retain information when you post a comment as a convenience to avoid having to enter the same information the next time.
Some third parties may place cookies or web beacons on Aminus3 to track traffic or advertisement data. This recording of data is done anonymously and is not linked to, and does not track, any personally identifiable information about users of Aminus3.
You are free to delete or block cookies from Aminus3 at any time however, some basic site functions may not work as expected.
How We Use the Information We Collect
We use your Personal Information that you provide to validate that you are a legitimate user, to communicate with you, to customize content for you, and to conduct research with the aim of improving Aminus3.
We use information that is not personally identifiable to determine how people use Aminus3. For example, this data gives us information about how often users click on advertisements, which images are viewed most frequently, and which areas of Aminus3 are the most popular.
How We Share Your Personal Information
We may share aggregated Anonymous Information with third parties, business partners or affiliates. Such information does not identify you individually.
Links to External Sites
We encourage you to learn about the privacy and security policies of of any third party sites you use before providing them with personal information.
Information on Aminus3 is communicated over a standard, non-encrypted connection and may be visible to third parties such as Internet Service Providers or Employers. We cannot guarantee the protection of your information against interception, misappropriation, misuse or alteration, nor can we promise that your information will not be disclosed or accessed by the accidental or unauthorized acts of others.
All financial transactions involving credit card data are handled by PayPal. Aminus3 does not store or have access to your credit card information. Please review PayPal's security policy for more details.
When you create an account on Aminus3, you are asked to create a password. It is your responsibility to use a secure password and to ensure the confidentiality of this information. Aminus3 will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or email.
You are responsible for your conduct on Aminus3 and any activity that occurs on your account. If you believe your account has been compromised for malicious intent, please contact us.