Pass The Notes, LLC.
Pass The Notes makes it simple for users to share information. Equally important to us is allowing you to set how you would like to share your information. Pass The Notes provides you with multiple settings for determining how you share your information with others. As a user, you have full control over your privacy settings, information, and are responsible for such information. If you have any questions, concerns, or ideas, please contact us at [email@example.com].
Pass The Notes does not collect personally identifiable information from your computer when you browse this website and request pages from our servers. You are not required to provide any information in order to browse the Pass The Notes website. When you visit the Pass The Notes website, your internet service provider is automatically recognized, but you cannot be identified as an individual. Upon requesting a page from our website, we collect your HTTP request header information. This is done in order to make our website function correctly and provide you the functionality that you see on this website. This information is also used to provide generalized demographic data, such as what geographic areas our visitors are from as well as visitor browsing patterns. We also use this information to better understand how visitors use our website and how we can better adjust it, its contents, and functions to meet your needs.
The Information We Collect
When you visit Pass The Notes you provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected by us and website use information collected by us as you interact with our website (See Browsing Above).
When you register with Pass The Notes, you provide us with certain personal information, such as your name, your email address, your gender, school information and any other personal preference information that you provide.
When you use Pass The Notes, you may set up your personal profile, establish relationships with others, send messages, pass notes, share content, perform searches and queries, form groups, set up events, add applications, and transmit information through various channels. We collect this information so that we can provide you the service and offer personalized features. In most cases, we retain it so that you can return to view prior messages you have sent or easily see your contacts.
Pass The Notes may also collect information about you from other sources, such as newspapers, blogs, instant messaging services, and other users of the Pass The Notes service through the operation of the service in order to provide you with more useful information and a more personalized experience.
By using Pass The Notes, you are consenting to have your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States.
User Established Information
Any improper collection or misuse of information provided on Established Information is a violation of the Established Information Terms of Service and should be reported at [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Tell A Friend
If you choose to use our Invite Friends service to inform friends about our site, we will ask you for information needed to send the invitation, such as your friend’s email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email or instant message inviting him or her to visit the site. Pass The Notes stores this information to send this one-time invitation, to register a friend connection if your invitation is accepted, and to track the success of our referral program. Your friend may contact us at [email@example.com] to request that we remove this information from our database.
Children Between the Ages of 13 and 18
We recommend that minors over the age of 13 ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet.
Use of Information Collected
When you register with Pass The Notes, you create your own profile and privacy settings. Your profile information, as well as your name, email and notebook, are displayed to people in the networks specified in your settings to enable you to connect with people on Pass The Notes. We may occasionally use your name and email address to send you notifications regarding new services offered by Pass The Notes that we think you may find valuable.
Profile information is used by Pass The Notes primarily to be presented back to and edited by you when you access the service and to be presented to others permitted to view that information by your privacy settings. In some cases where your privacy settings permit, other Pass The Notes users may be able to supplement your profile by adding content in your notebook and profile.
Profile information you submit to Pass The Notes will be available to users of Pass The Notes who belong to at least one of the networks you allow to access the information through your privacy settings (e.g., school, geography, friends of friends, groups). Your name and other limited information will be available in search results across the Pass The Notes network and those limited pieces of information may be made available to third party search engines. This is primarily so your friends can find you. People who see your name in searches, however, will not be able to access your information unless they have a relationship to you that allows such access based on your privacy settings.
Pass The Notes may send you service-related announcements from time to time through the general operation of the service (i.e email alerts of activity with your notebook). Generally, you may opt out of such emails by contacting Pass The Notes at (See Opt-Out below), though Pass The Notes reserves the right to send you notices about your account even if you opt out of all voluntary email notifications.
Pass The Notes may periodically use personally identifiable information for marketing and communication purposes to offer information and other communications to assist in business related activities targeted to our users. Users wishing not to receive such communications from Pass The Notes may do so by “opting-out” by contacting Pass The Notes (See Opt-Out below). We may use information about you that we collect from other sources to supplement your profile. Where such information is used, we generally allow you to opt-out by contacting us (See Opt-Out below).
Sharing Your Information with Third Parties
Pass The Notes is developed and based on sharing information with others, while providing you with privacy settings that restrict other users from accessing your information. We allow you to choose the information you provide to friends and networks through Pass The Notes. Our network architecture and your privacy settings allow you to make informed choices about who has access to your information. Pass The Notes reserves the right to sell or transfer your personal information to third parties for any purpose in our sole discretion. We prohibit the sale or transfer of personal information to non-affiliated entities for their use without giving you the opportunity to opt-out. (See Opt-Out below). We may share your personally identifiable information with affiliated companies that are directly or indirectly controlled by, or under common control of Pass The Notes. We may send personally identifiable information about you to non-affiliated companies that are not directly or indirectly controlled by, or under common control of, Pass The Notes in an effort to bring selected retail opportunities to our consumers via direct mail, email and telemarketing.
Choice / Opt – Out
Sharing Information With Service Providers
We may provide information to service providers to help us bring you the services we offer. Specifically, we may use third parties to facilitate our business, such as to host the service at a co-location facility for servers, to send out email updates about Pass The Notes, to remove repetitive information from our lists, to process payments for products or services, or to provide search results or links (including sponsored links). In connection with these offerings and business operations, our service providers may have access to your personal information for use for a limited time in connection with these business activities. Where we utilize third parties for the processing of any personal information, we implement reasonable contractual and technical protections prohibiting these third parties from using your information for anything other than Pass The Notes – specified purposes.
Pass The Notes reserves the right to disclose your account and other personally identifiable information, as required, to comply with the law, applicable regulations, governmental and quasi-governmental requests, judicial proceedings, court orders or subpoenas, to enforce our Legal Notices or other agreements, or to protect our rights, property or safety or the rights, property or safety of our users or others (e.g., to a consumer reporting agency for fraud protection etc.). This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection.
Links To Other Sites
While we try to link only to sites that share our standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the applicable privacy policies and terms of conditions of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.
Third Party Advertising
Changing or Removing Information
Access and control over most personal information on Pass The Notes is readily available through your profile. Pass The Notes users may modify or delete any of their profile information at any time by logging into their account. Information will be updated immediately. Individuals who wish to deactivate their Pass The Notes account may do so through the User Profile or by contacting us at [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Removed information may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time but will not be generally available to other members of Pass The Notes. Where you make use of the communication features of the service to share information with other individuals on Pass The Notes, however, (e.g., sending a personal message or sending your notes with another Pass The Notes user) you generally cannot remove such communications.
The security of our Users and third party personally identifiable information is extremely important to us. Pass The Notes takes appropriate precautions to protect our users information. We employ generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.
Our website uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) security technology to encrypt information you provide to us through the site when entering sensitive information (such as credit card number or password). This ensures that personally identifiable information is encrypted as it travels over the Internet. SSL is an industry-standard protocol for encryption over the Internet.
After information reaches Pass The Notes, it is stored on a secure server that resides behind firewalls designed to block unauthorized access from outside of Pass The Notes. You can help to maintain the security of your online transactions by not sharing your personal information or password with anyone. Remember, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. (Example: any information you provide us by email is not encrypted) Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
If you have any questions about the security on our website, please feel free to email us at [email@example.com].
In the event our company goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred. Clients will be notified via e-mail and/or a prominent notice on our Web Site for 30 days of any such change in ownership or control of personally identifiable information.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers of Pass The Notes who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to [firstname.lastname@example.org].