By accessing this site, you agree that you have read and understand the
Deal Beacon.com (Deal Beacon, we, our, us, etc.) privacy statement
(Statement) which describes how we use your personal information, and
what options you have to update or request the deletion or correction of
information submitted to us via www.DealBeacon.com (Site). If you do not
agree with the terms and conditions of this Statement, please do not use
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INFORMATION WE COLLECT & WHY
Personal Information Submitted By You. We collect Personal Information
you provide to us for purposes of (a) signing up for our newsletter; (b)
submitting comments to us regarding vendors, products for this Site; (c)
filling out and submitting one of our online surveys; (d) participating
in one of our contests; and (e) your general use of the Site such as
your participation in one of our online Forums.
The practices described in this Statement may also apply to Information
you provide to us in writing or by telephone, such as when you contact
our customer service staff. Personal Information may include items such
as your name, address, telephone number, zip code, age, and income
level. Unless you provide it to us voluntarily, Deal Beacon does not
collect Personal Information about you in connection with your use of
Information Pertaining to Minors. Deal Beacon does not wish to collect
Personal Information from minors (children under 13 years of age, or any
other age defined under applicable law). If we become aware that a minor
is attempting to or has submitted Personal Information via this Site, we
will notify the user that we may not accept his or her Personal
Information. We will then delete any such Personal Information from our
Automatic Transactional Information. Certain Non-personal Information
may be collected automatically as part of your use of this Site, as well
as from your transactions with us and our affiliates or non-affiliated
third parties. This Non-personal Information is used to improve the
overall Site operations, functionality and appearance. Non-personal
Information may include your IP address, web browser type, domain name
and the time or date upon which you visited the Site.
Cookies, Clear Gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs). Cookies may be used by us in
order to retain state-specific information and remember which menus
should be displayed. Cookies are small data files that are stored on an
Internet user's computer by a web server and may be used by some of the
advertisers in the ads contained in our Site. Our Site may also include
clear gifs within the third party advertising appearing on the Site.
Clear gifs permit the tracking of user movement in the aggregate and are
not tied to specific email addresses or other personal identifiers. Deal
Beacon has no access to the aggregate information compiled by third
party clear gif usage.
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION COLLECTED
Personal Information is used by Deal Beacon for the purpose for which it
was submitted. For example, if you submit your email address and other
information required to subscribe to our newsletter, we will use that
Personal Information to send you our newsletter. Please see below for
your Choice/Opt Out options.
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to
administer the Site.
If a user elects to use our "Tell A Friend" referral service for
informing a friend about our Site, we ask them for the friend's name and
email address. We will automatically send the friend a one-time email
inviting them to visit the Site, both email addresses are not stored.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
Demographic and aggregate Information may be shared by us with third
party advertisers. Aggregate Information contains no personal
identifiers. We do not share, sell, trade, or rent your personal
information to third parties for their promotional use.
Deal Beacon makes every reasonable effort to preserve user privacy.
However we reserve the right to disclose Personal Information when
required or permitted by law and we have a good-faith belief that such
action is necessary to comply with an appropriate law enforcement
investigation, current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal
process served on us.
SALE OR TRANSFER OF INFORMATION
In the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, dissolution, or transfer of
part of the business, trade or assets of Deal Beacon, all Information
collected about you via this Site may be sold, assigned, or transferred
to the party acquiring all or substantially all of the equity or assets
or business of Deal Beacon. Subject to your election to opt out as
described below, by using this Site, you consent to the sale and
transfer of your information as described in this paragraph.
This Site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and
alteration of the Information under our control. All employees are aware
of our policies. Safeguards are in place to keep sensitive data secure
via the use of passwords.
THIRD PARTIES; LINKS
Linking. This Statement applies only to http://www.DealBeacon.com. This
Site may include links to the web sites of both our affiliated and
non-affiliated entities (Other Sites), including access to content,
products and services of such affiliated and non-affiliated entities.
Other than as described below under "Co-Branding", whenever you choose
to access Other Sites or non-Deal Beacon' content via this Site, a
separate browser window will launch and you will leave this Site. We
urge you to familiarize yourself with the individual privacy and other
terms for each linked site prior to submitting your Personal
BULLETIN BOARD/CHAT ROOM
If you use a bulletin board or chat room on this site, you should be
aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can
be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be
used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the
personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these
Deal Beacon IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRODUCTS, PRICES, PRIVACY
PRACTICES OR CONTENT OF OTHER SITES
Your use of our Site is subject to and contingent upon your agreement
NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES
Users will be notified of changes to this Statement by a notice posted
on the Site within thirty business days prior to the changes taking
effect. Any material change in how Personal Information is collected or
used by Deal Beacon or the third parties referenced in this Statement
will cause a notice to be posted. An email will also be sent to
registered newsletter readers when a change is made, giving them the
opportunity to opt-out.
By using this Site, you consent to the use, storage and disclosure of
your Information by us in the manner described in this Statement. We
reserve the right to make changes to this Statement from time to time
and will alert you to such changes via the Notification procedure
described in the preceding paragraph.
Our Site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving
communications from us and our partners at the point where we request
Information from you.
Users may submit requests to Deal Beacon for changing, deleting, and
modifying Personal Information previously submitted, by sending an email