PeoplePond.com, LLC, a subsidiary of Cranberry Venture Partners, LLC (“PeoplePond.com”) is committed to respecting the privacy of our users. PeoplePond.com strives to provide a safe and secure user experience. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to the web site located at (the "Site"). By using the Site, you consent to the policies and practices described in this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this Privacy Statement, do not use the Site.
The Site may contain links to web sites of both our affiliated and non-affiliated entities, including access to content, products and services of such affiliated and non-affiliated entities, over which PeoplePond.com has no control ("other sites"). In some cases, these other sites may have the same (or a similar) look and feel as our Site and therefore may appear to be part of our Site. PeoplePond.com is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other web sites to which you choose to link from the Site. PeoplePond.com encourages you to review the privacy policies of those other web sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information. This Privacy Statement applies solely to the Information (as defined below in the paragraph titled "Collection and Retention of Information") collected on the Site and does not apply to information PeoplePond.com collects in any other fashion.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact us here.
Collection and Retention of Information
In some areas of the Site, PeoplePond.com requests or may request that you provide personal information which may include your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card number, contact information, billing information and any other information from which your identity is discernible ("Personal Information"). Unless you provide it to us voluntarily, PeoplePond.com does not collect Personal Information about you. PeoplePond.com gathers or may gather certain information about your use of our Site (such as what areas you visit and what services you access) and information about your computer hardware and software, including without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web Site addresses ("Usage Information", "Non-Personal Information"). The Personal Information and Non-Personal Information we collect and/or that you voluntarily provide on the Site will be referred to in this Privacy Statement collectively as "Information."
PeoplePond.com may sometimes afford you the opportunity to provide descriptive, cultural, behavioral, preferential and/or lifestyle information about yourself which may include Personal Information, but it is solely up to you whether you furnish such information.
Remember PeoplePond.com is intended to promote your visibility online and great care should be taken when deciding whether to provide information and that if you provide any of your Personal Information to PeoplePond.com for posting in areas of the Site that may be publicly viewed or viewed by registered members of the Site. Such Personal Information may be collected and used by others over whom PeoplePond.com has no control. Except as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Statement, PeoplePond.com is not responsible for the use made by third parties of Information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of the Site.
You can correct or update your PeoplePond.com account profile at any time. Moreover, you can delete your contact, and personal information from our online database or close your PeoplePond.com account at any time by contacting us here in which event PeoplePond.com will remove all copies of your Personal Information and your PeoplePond.com account profile information.
Use of Information by PeoplePond.com
PeoplePond.com uses the Information gathered on the Site, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving the Site, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering our products and services to you.
PeoplePond.com may use your Personal Information in order to send you e-mail or other communications regarding updates at the Site, such as new PeoplePond.com opportunities and additional listings which may be of interest to you. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the Personal Information you have provided to us. In addition, at the time of registration for PeoplePond.com, you have the option to elect to receive additional communications, information and promotions including, without limitation, free informational newsletters from PeoplePond.com relating to topics that may be of special interest to you.
PeoplePond.com is not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13. If we become aware that a user under the age of 13 has registered or is attempting to register on the Site, we will notify the user that he or she is not eligible for registration. We will then delete any related Personal Information from our records.
PeoplePond.com is pleased to hear from users and welcomes your comments regarding the Site in our feedback area of the Site. Please be advised, however, that PeoplePond.com and its employees do not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new products or technologies, processes, materials, marketing plans, or new product names. Please do not send your unsolicited ideas or any original materials to PeoplePond.com or anyone at PeoplePond.com. If, despite this request, you still send PeoplePond.com your ideas and original materials, please understand that by submitting such information through this Site, you assign PeoplePond.com, free of charge, all worldwide rights, title and interest in all copyrights and other intellectual property rights in the information or materials you submit. We will be entitled to use any such information and materials for any purpose whatsoever without restriction and without compensating you in any way, and by submitting any such information and materials, you represent to PeoplePond.com that you have the right to do so.
Disclosure of Information to Others
PeoplePond.com does not disclose to third parties your Personal Information, except as set forth in the following four subparagraphs.
1. PeoplePond.com may disclose such Personal Information to third parties if you consent to such disclosure. For example, if you provide any of your Personal Information to PeoplePond.com for posting in areas of the Site that may be publicly viewed or viewed by registered members of the Site, PeoplePond.com will disclose your Personal Information to third parties who conduct searches on or through the Site or the PeoplePond.com Services.
2. PeoplePond.com may disclose your Personal Information to companies and individuals it employs to perform services on its behalf that are necessary for operation of the Site and the PeoplePond.com Services, including hosting PeoplePond.com's web servers, analyzing data, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. When we disclose your Personal Information to these persons it is subject to agreements that require these companies and individuals to process your Personal Information only on our instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Statement and appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
3. PeoplePond.com may disclose your Personal Information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if PeoplePond.com believes in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect the rights, safety or property of PeoplePond.com, its affiliates, service providers, PeoplePond.com's users or the public, or (c) prevent a crime or protect national security.
4. PeoplePond.com may disclose and transfer your Personal Information to a third party who acquires all or a substantial portion of PeoplePond.com's business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, liquidation, dissolution, consolidation or sale of all or a substantial portion of our business, trade or assets. In addition, in the event PeoplePond.com becomes the subject of a bankruptcy proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, PeoplePond.com or its trustee in bankruptcy may sell, license or otherwise dispose of your Personal Information in a transaction approved by the bankruptcy court. Subject to your election to opt out as described below, by using this Site, you consent to the sale and transfer of your Personal Information as described in this paragraph.
PeoplePond.com may also share Non-Personal Information about Site visitors to its clients, partners and other third parties so that they may understand the kinds of visitors who visit our Site and how those visitors use the Site.
The Personal Information that you submit via this Site is stored on servers in the United States. The storage on servers in the United States is necessary for the purposes described in this Privacy Statement. If you are located in another jurisdiction, you should be aware that once your Personal Information is submitted, it will be transferred to our servers in the USA using secure encryption-based transmission services, and that the USA currently does not have uniform data protection laws in place.
Subject to your opt-out choices and all of the provisions contained in this Privacy Statement, you hereby consent to the collection, processing and transfer by PeoplePond.com of your Personal Information for the purposes described under this Privacy Statement, including but not limited to the transfer of such Personal Information between PeoplePond.com and its third party service providers and affiliates in accordance with this Privacy Statement. Your consent to our right to transfer Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Statement includes consent to the transfer of your Personal Information to jurisdictions that may have different levels of privacy protection than that available to you under your local law.
PeoplePond.com uses "cookies" to help personalize and maximize your online experience, and facilitate your time online. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a web page server. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
Updating Your Information
You may review, correct, update or change your Personal Information at any time. Simply log into your PeoplePond.com account, review your account information and, if you wish, edit it with the options provided.
You may opt-out of receiving communications from PeoplePond.com concerning other products or services available from PeoplePond.com (except for communications necessary for your use of or our operation of the Site). If you previously opted not to receive such communications, you may later opt-in by sending us a message through our contact page. In the event you opt-out, we may retain your e-mail address and share your e-mail address with our third party service providers for the purpose of honoring your request to opt-out of receiving such communications from us or our third party service providers on our behalf.
PeoplePond.com has implemented reasonable technical and organizational measures, reasonably appropriate to the nature of the data concerned, which are designed to secure your Personal Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, PeoplePond.com cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your Personal Information for improper purposes.
When you place an order online at PeoplePond.com, your credit card information is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer ("SSL") protocol. SSL makes it difficult for your credit card information to be intercepted or stolen while being transmitted.
Changes to Privacy Statement
We will post any material changes to this Privacy Statement at least thirty (30) days prior to the changes taking effect. If we do make material changes to this Privacy Statement that affect our treatment of your Personal Information, we will provide you with e-mail notice. After the changes take effect, all newly collected Personal Information will be subject to the terms of the revised Privacy Statement ("Revised Privacy Statement"). If at any time, you have questions or concerns about the PeoplePond.com Privacy Statement, please feel free to contact PeoplePond.com at our customer feedback form.
PeoplePond.com, LLC a subsidiary of Cranberry Venture Partners, LLC, is a Washington corporation with its principal place of business at Cranberry Venture Partners, LLC, 2069 Main St. Ferndale WA 98248 and is the legal entity which determines the purposes and means of processing the Information gathered at the Site.
PeoplePond.com welcomes your comments concerning this Privacy Statement. If you have comments or questions concerting this Privacy Statement, please contact PeoplePond.com by sending us a message through our contact page.
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Your use of our Site is subject to and contingent upon your agreement with our Terms of Service, which are hereby incorporated by reference.
Except as described in this notice, and subject to your choices, PeoplePond.com will not use your Personal Information for any other purpose unless we first obtain your express authorization.