To the extent we provide you notice on our Websites of different or additional privacy policies or practices (e.g., at the point of collection), those additional terms shall govern such data collection and use.
1. Information Collected By KWW
KWW gathers two types of information: that which users submit to us and that which is not directly submitted by users.
2. Information Submitted To KWW
There are two types of user-submitted information we collect: Public & Private. We define Public information as personal information that may be displayed on the site, such as gender, age and height, but cannot be linked to a particular user. Private information is defined as any information that allows others to contact a user other than through KWW or allows the collection of information about the user other then what is displayed on the site.
a) Public: To accomplish our goal of bringing people together, we must gather personal information. This may include, but is not limited to: customer-specified KWW username, gender, age, birth date, first name, ethnic background, appearance, religion, occupation, information and general geographic location. Some of this information is optional, and meant to be seen by members and visitors to the site, but cannot be used to identify a specific member by name, address, etc.
b) Private: This information is gathered from members and guests who apply for the various services our site offers. This information includes, but is not limited to: e-mail address, last name, credit card number for payment, a user-specified KWW password, mailing address, zip code and telephone number.
3. Information Not Directly Submitted to KWW
a) Aggregate: This is information we collect that is not personally identifiable, such as browser type and IP address. This information is gathered for all users to the site.
4. Sharing of the Information this Website Gathers
Except where you are expressly informed otherwise or as described immediately below, we do not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information except to the financial institution that processes your credit card, unless required by law or for the protection of your membership.
(a) Third Parties Providing Services on our Behalf. We may use third-party vendors to perform certain services on behalf of us or the Service, such as: (i) to assist us in Website operations; (ii) to manage a database of customer information; (iii) hosting the Websites; (iv) designing and/or operating the Websites’ features; (v) tracking the Websites’ activities and analytics; (vi) enabling us to send you special offers or perform other administrative services; (vii) processing payments for transactions; and (viii) other services designed to assist us in maximizing our business potential. We may provide these vendors with access to user information, including Device Identifiers and Personal Information, to carry out the services they are performing for you or for us. Third-party analytics and other service providers may set and access their own Tracking Technologies on your Device and they may otherwise collect or have access to information about you, potentially including Personal Information, about you. We are not responsible for those third party technologies or activities arising out of them.
(b) Sweepstakes, Contests and Promotions. We may offer sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions (any, a “Promotion”) through the Websites that may require registration. By participating in a Promotion, you are agreeing to official rules that govern that Promotion, which may contain specific requirements of you, including, allowing the sponsor of the Promotion to use your name, voice and/or likeness in advertising or marketing associated with the Promotion. If you choose to enter a Promotion, Personal Information may be disclosed to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of such Promotion, including, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law or permitted by the Promotion’s official rules, such as on a winners list.
(c) Legal Requests. We may access, use, preserve, transfer and disclose your information (including Device Identifiers and Personal Information) to third parties to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, subpoenas, governmental requests or legal process if in our good faith opinion such is required or permitted by law. Thus, KWW cooperates with law enforcement inquiries, as well as other third parties to enforce laws, such as: intellectual property rights, fraud and other rights. We can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement and other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate, in connection with any investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose us or you to legal liability. Further, we may use IP address or other Device Identifiers to identify users, and may do so in cooperation with third parties such as copyright owners, internet service providers, wireless service providers and/or law enforcement agencies, including disclosing such information to third parties, all in our discretion, subject to applicable law. Such disclosures may be carried out without notice to you.
(d) To Protect the Rights of KWW and Others. We may access, use, preserve, transfer and disclose your information (including Device Identifiers and Personal Information) to third parties: (i) to protect and/or defend the Websites’ Terms of Service or other policies applicable to the Websites, including investigation of potential violations thereof; (ii) to protect the safety, rights, property or security of the Websites or any third party; and/or (iii) to detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.
5. Targeted Advertisements
KWW may deliver targeted advertising based on personal information, however KWW does not provide personal information to the advertiser. By interacting with the vendor, however, the advertiser may assume you meet the targeting criteria and send you future advertisements based on this.
6. KWW Affiliate Partners
Information submitted by the Partner is used for establishing and maintaining a business relationship. No personal or business information is shared outside the relationship between KWW and the Partner. Partners may not view or access private information on KWW subscribers.
Cookies are a piece of data that we transfer to your device. This data allows us to recognize your device, provide features and services, etc. In order to be a subscribing member of KWW, cookies must be enabled. You can delete cookies, be notified when you receive a new cookie, or disable cookies altogether through your internet browser. Typically this is done via the browser’s Settings. Each internet browser has a help menu to assist you with locating the cookie settings.
We use data collection devices such as “cookies” on certain pages of our Websites. “Cookies” are small files placed on Your device that assist us in providing customized services. We offer certain features that are only available through the use of a “cookie.” These cookies are essential in order to enable You to move around the website and use its features.
In addition, we place cookies that collect information about how You use our website. These cookies aggregate anonymous information regarding how visitors use our site so that we can improve how our website works. For example, it will let us know which pages visitors go to the most or if our visitors are seeing an error page on our site. We also place cookies to remember the choices You make on our site so that we can provide You with a more enhanced and personalized experience.
Cookies can also help us provide information which is targeted to Your interests. We use this information to determine our Members’ demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand and serve You and our community. This information may include the URL of the website that You visited prior to our Website (whether this is on our site or not), the URL of the website You next go to (whether this URL is on our site or not), what browser You are using, and Your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address.
Most of our cookies are “session cookies”, meaning that they are automatically deleted from Your device at the end of a session. However, some cookies are persistent. This means that those cookies are stored on Your device in between Your sessions so that we can remember Your preferences and choices.
You are always free to decline our cookies if Your browser permits. To do this look in the Tools or Preference menu option for Your browser. You can also look at the Help menu to learn more information about Your specific browser and how it manages cookies. Disabling cookies will restrict Your use of our site and affect the way in which it operates.
We use third parties to serve advertisements on our behalf across the Internet and use third-party analytics and other service providers to evaluate and provide us and/or third parties with information about the use of the Websites and viewing and serving of ads and of our content. Network advertisers are third parties that display advertisements, which may be based on your visits to the Websites. Third-party ad serving enables us to target advertisements to you for products and services in which you might be interested.
There may also be a number of services offered by external service providers that help you use our Websites. If you choose to use these optional services, and in the course of doing so, disclose information to the external service providers, and/or grant them permission to collect information about you, then their use of your information is governed by their private policies, if any.
8. Editing & Deleting Your Account Information
You can edit your KWW account information at any time. We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the KWW service, without allowing you to opt out of them. You can remove your KWW account by visiting our unsubscribe page.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. KWW uses generally accepted commercially reasonable safeguards, including “firewalls” and Secure Socket Layers, to protect and secure your Personal Information. However, no data transmission over the Internet, mobile networks, wireless transmission or electronic storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please note that we cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to us, and you use our Websites and provide us with your information at your own risk.
11. Contacting KWW
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact the help desk @ firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are a parent or guardian and you believe that your child under the age of thirteen (13) has provided us with personal information without COPPA-required consent, please Contact Us at email@example.com.