<p>QuestionCove collects and stores certain personally identifiable information about you when you provide it to us during registration (or when you update your account information), when you use or subscribe to QuestionCove’s products and services, including when you respond to QuestionCove’s surveys or submit content or materials to QuestionCove, or when you otherwise communicate with QuestionCove, such as through emails.
The type of personally identifiable information collected may include your name, address, email address, telephone number, credit card information, school, demographic information, and other personal information, depending upon the particular QuestionCove product or service, the information requested and provided and the category of user.</p>
<p>QuestionCove also collects and stores certain non-personally identifiable information about you when you visit and use the Web Site or otherwise interact with QuestionCove, including using QuestionCove's products and services, submitting content or materials to QuestionCove and responding to surveys and email communications.
The type of non-personal information collected may include your computer and internet connection information, including your IP address, operating system, and usage history of the website and its web pages.</p>
<p>This non-personal information may be gathered by using "cookies" and/or "clear GIF" (Graphical Interchange Format) technologies, as well as login file information.
"Cookies" are small data files with a unique identifier that we transfer to your computer's hard drive or web browser and that collect and store data about your visit to the website.
This allows our systems to identify you when you return to the website and to analyze your website usage.
"GIFs" are small graphic files with a unique identifier contained in our website that we use to track website traffic.
This non-personally identifiable information will be treated in the same fashion, and in aggregate to, all information provided by a Member, Guest or Visitor.</p>
<strong>Use of Information</strong>
<p>QuestionCove uses your personal and non-personal information in order to improve and personalize your use of the website and its related products and services, including the tracking and monitoring of traffic on the website to enhance the performance of the website.
<p>QuestionCove does not share your personal information with third parties, except to the extent necessary to process transactions with you (for example, credit card processing companies, or in cases that include a third-party partner).
However, QuestionCove may disclose any such information pursuant to law, including subpoena, warrants or other orders.
or as otherwise may be required to protect the rights of QuestionCove, its directors, officers, representatives and agents, or its Members, Guests or Visitors.</p>
<p>We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website.
These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here (optout.networkadvertising.org).</p>
<p>Except as described above, QuestionCove will not disclose any personal information about you to third parties without your permission.</p>
<p>We may share aggregated demographic information about our user base with our partners.
This information does not identify individual users.</p>
<p>QuestionCove implements reasonable steps to maintain the privacy and security of your information against unauthorized access consistent with industry standards, however, as with all online transactions, "hackers" or other third parties may intercept and misuse your personal information, including during transmission to and from the website or related services.</p>
<p>The website and its related products and services are not intended for use by children under 13 years of age and children under 13 may not submit personal information to QuestionCove.
QuestionCove will not knowingly collect or use personal information of anyone under 13 years of age, and if QuestionCove is informed or determines that any such information has been submitted, it will be deleted, unless a parent or guardian authorizes use of the service.</p>