Privacy Policy

Parrotschool.com

 Privacy Policy

 

Last Updated: October 1, 2012

 

This Privacy Policy outlines how Parrotschool.com (also referred to as “Company”, “we”, “our”, “us”, or “website”) conducts business, what information we collect, how such information is shared with third parties, and your options to control what communications you receive from us and our marketing partners. We reserve the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time simply by posting such revision, so we encourage you to review it periodically. We will include the date this Privacy Policy was last updated at the top of this document.

 

YOUR AGREEMENT

 

This website is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18 or those who are not legal residents of the United States. By using our website or submitting information to us, you consent to our use and sharing of the information collected or submitted as described in this Privacy Policy. If you are not 18 years of age or older and a valid resident of the United States or you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, do not provide us with any information or use any of the products or services offered or provided on this website or through our technology. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into, and part of, the website Terms & Conditions which govern your use of this website in general.

 

CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS

 

California residents who provide personal information in obtaining products or services for personal, family or household use are entitled to either: (1) a list detailing the categories of information shared and the entities to which such information was provided; or (2) to be notified of a mechanism by which a consumer may opt-out of having their information shared with third parties. We have elected the second option. To opt-out of having your information shared with third parties, contact us and follow the opt-out instructions. In accordance with California Civil Code Sec. 1789.3, California resident users are entitled to know that they may file grievances and complaints with California Department of Consumer Affairs, 400 R Street, STE 1080, Sacramento, CA 95814; or by phone at 916-445-1254 or 800-952-5210; or by e-mail to dca@dca.ca.gov.

 

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

 

We collect and combine personally identifiable information (“PII”) and non-personally identifiable information (“Non-PII”) through various sources, including those discussed below. For your reference, PII is data collected with an intention to specifically identify, contact, or locate a person, including but not limited to name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address. On the other hand, Non-PII is data that is not used to specifically identify, contact or locate an individual, including but not limited to gender, age, or IP address.

 

Website Registration Forms

 

In order to participate in the website’s promotion, you must first complete the registration form as requested. The registration form may include, but is not limited to:

• e-mail address

• full name

• mailing address

• home phone

• cell phone

• date of birth

• gender

 

Survey Questions & Special Offers

 

All survey questions on the Survey Pages are optional and not required to qualify for the reward. When you answer a survey question, we will transfer some or all of the information you submitted during the website registration process to advertisers that we believe (based on your answer) may be of interest to you without providing you with another opportunity to review the information. Specifically, by entering your information on the registration page and/or your responses to certain questions will result in a return phone call to you from the following Marketing Partners. As such, by answering such questions and/or registering on the registration form, you are providing your signature expressly requesting a return phone call from such marketing partners regardless of any do-not-call registration.

 

Similarly, we collect information about you when you complete a Special Offer. This information may include, but is not limited to: your e-mail address, name, mailing address, telephone number(s), date of birth, gender, and payment information; information about your background, interests, health, education, career goals, and shopping preferences; and any other personal information or unique preference information you provide to us or our advertisers in such Special Offers and survey questions. Completion of the Special Offers is optional and not required to qualify for the reward.

 

Distribution Partners

 

Website operators that license our ad serving technology pass information to us so that we may serve advertisements to you. The information passed may include, but is not limited to, your IP address, e-mail address, name, mailing address, telephone number(s), date of birth, and gender.

 

Publisher Partners

 

When you complete a registration or offer form that is hosted by one of our website publisher partners on our behalf, the website publisher partner may submit all or a portion of the information that you submitted on the form to us. This information may include, but is not limited to: your IP address, e-mail address, name, mailing address, telephone number(s), date of birth, gender, and payment information; information about your background, interests, health, education, career goals, and shopping preferences; and any other information you provide to our website publisher partner.

 

Marketing Partners

 

We may receive information about you, including but not limited to your IP address, e-mail address, first name, last name, mailing address, and telephone number(s), from third party marketing partners that provide us with consumer data to manage on their behalf.

 

Automatic Information/Digital Identifiers

 

We may automatically receive and store certain types of information about you through the data sources listed above. You may be familiar with the term “cookies”, which are unique alphanumeric identifiers that store information on your computer. A cookie is placed on your computer when your web browser accesses our website. We use cookies for tracking transactions and the user characteristics explained in detail throughout this Privacy Policy. If you choose, there are utilities available for purchase from independent software providers to install on your computer as well as tools/preferences you can choose through most web browsers to make website visits anonymous. Of course, cookies let you have a more satisfying website experience, so we recommend that you leave them turned on. Notwithstanding anything else herein, we may partner with third party advertisers who may (themselves or through their partners) place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. These cookies enable more customized ads, content or services to be provided to you. To trigger these cookies, we may pass an encrypted or “hashed” (non-human readable) identifier corresponding to your email address to a Web advertising partner, who may place a cookie on your computer. No personally identifiable information is on, or is connected to, these cookies.

 

We also collect information through our web server applications. This information includes your Internet Protocol or “IP” address, date/time stamp, browser type, and referring URL. Additionally, we may use pixel tracking technology to track the completion of transactions with us or our advertisers, the source information for those transactions, and your IP address, date/time stamp, browser type, and referring URL.

 

We may also use clear gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs) that helps us determine what content on our site is most effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of web users. We also use clear gifs in our HTML-based e-mails so that we know which e-mails have been opened. We use this information to monitor the effectiveness of our e-mail campaigns and to validate our results to our marketing partners.

 

We may also use log files, which are used to track and monitor traffic patterns on our site.

 

USE OF INFORMATION

 

We may use the collected PII and Non-PII for any legally permissible purpose in our sole discretion, including but not limited to those explained below.

 

Ad Serving & Pre-select/Pre-fill Offers

 

We may serve advertisements to you based, in part, on your IP address, the demographic and geographic information you submitted to the website during the registration, Survey or Special Offer process, and other socio-economic information, psychographic information, Internet behavior (i.e., browsing, search, shopping, purchase, and ad response behavior), and lifestyle information about you that we obtain from you, affiliated entities and/or from third parties. Our website technology may pre-select certain offers for you to view based on such information. Additionally, this technology may pre-fill some or all of the offers’ data fields with the information you submitted during the website registration process in order to prevent you from having to re-enter this information. We may not show all of the pre-filled data fields to you.

 

Customer Service and Fulfillment

 

We may use your information to operate the website promotion, service your account and to fulfill rewards earned through our websites. We may also use your information to verify/confirm purchases you made from us or third party advertisers. We may also use your information to verify your identity or claimed account status and, where we consider appropriate, investigate your compliance with the Terms & Conditions of the website promotion or any advertiser offer. We do retain customer service correspondence.

 

Marketing

 

We may use your information in our online (e.g., e-mail marketing) and offline (e.g., telemarketing, cell phone text messaging, skip tracing, and direct mail) marketing programs, some of which are more fully described below.

 

SMS Text Messages

 

You have the option to provide your cell phone number. If you decide to provide your cell phone number, you agree that the Company, any third party acting on behalf of Company, or a third party marketing company, may send you promotional offers and any other offer we think may be of interest to you via SMS text messages. For SMS text messages, you may remove your information by replying “STOP”, “END” or “QUIT” to the SMS text message you received and we will remove your personal information within 10 days of receiving such request.

 

Pre-recorded Messages (Parrotschool.com Subscription & Express Consent to Receive Messages)

 

By accepting the Terms & Conditions of this website and this Privacy Policy (and any associated offers, contests, giveaways, or other programs), and providing your telephone number, you are subscribing to a free Parrotschool.com (“SOS”). SOS subscribers receive pre-recorded telephone messages regarding various special product offers and purchase incentives, and are also automatically entered into various contests and sweepstakes when you receive such calls. The service is free of charge. For more information regarding the SOS and its associated sweepstakes and contests, including applicable rules, please visit Parrotschool.com.

 

By subscribing, such act constitutes your express written consent to be contacted by Worldwide Commerce Associates (“WCA”) via prerecorded telephone message for purposes of the Amended Telemarketing Sales Rule (16 CFR §310 et seq.), and the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (15 USC §96), as amended from time to time. The calls you are agreeing to receive describe goods and services offered by third parties through SOS, and any goods or services described in the call are not sold by or through WCA.

 

As such, you are subscribing to receive calls from WCA, and only at the specific number(s) you have provided. Your consent will be effective if the number you have provided is a home, business, or cell phone line, or if the number is registered on any state or federal Do-No-Call (“DNC”) list as of the date of this consent. WCA reserves the right to refrain from calling any number registered on a DNC list in connection with any promotions. This consent shall remain in effect until you revoke your consent and cancel your subscription.

 

To unsubscribe from your SOS subscription: You may cancel your SOS subscription and revoke your consent to receive calls at any time by either (a) utilizing the opt-out procedure included in any message you receive; (b) sending an e-mail that includes your telephone number to optout@Parrotschool.com; (c)  sending a written request to Free Promotional Stuff Associates, 7701 NW 15 Street Suite #NL74543 Miami, FL 33106 USA We may take a reasonable period of time to respond to any request to opt-out or cancel or modify a subscription. If you request the cancellation or modification of your subscription, such information may be retained for a period of time in our backup systems as a precaution against system failures. Some information may be retained for longer periods as required by law, contract or auditing requirements, or other policies and procedures.

 

NOTE: WCA does not send e-mail and is unable to honor any unsubscribe requests regarding e-mail sent by other companies. If you are receiving offers via e-mail, please follow the unsubscribe instructions included therein.

 

SHARING OF INFORMATION

 

We may share the collected PII and Non-PII for any legally permissible purpose in our sole discretion, including but not limited to those explained below. We may share, sell or license your information to third parties that may combine your personally identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information about your online behaviors for the purpose of sending you offers for products and services that may be of interest to you.

 

Within the Company

 

We may share information we collect with companies affiliated with the website, including our parent company and other subsidiaries of our parent company, for use in their ad serving and marketing programs.

 

Additionally, by submitting information on the registration form, you are automatically subscribed to a periodic e-mail communicating various offers that we think you might like based on the registration you provided, and any offers that you selected in this promotion. You may unsubscribe from e-mails at any time by clicking on the link provided at the end of the e-mail.

 

This Privacy Policy does not apply to affiliated companies and their collection, use and sharing of information. With respect to online behavioral advertising, certain affiliated companies may use Non-PII (which may or may not include click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) collected during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit www.networkadvertising.org.

 

Vendors

 

We may share your information with various third party vendors that are not part of the Company, including but not limited to vendors that provide us with technology to deploy commercial e-mail, vendors that sell the products or services for which you have qualified through the website, and shipping companies that we utilize to ship products to you.

 

Advertisers

 

When you participate in an offer by completing a form, we will transfer the information you submitted on the form to the applicable advertiser. When you answer a survey question, some or all of the information that you submitted during the website registration process will be transferred to advertisers that we believe may be of interest to you without providing you with another opportunity to review the information.

 

Ad Serving Companies

 

We may use third party ad networks or ad serving companies to serve advertisements on our websites. We pass information about you to these companies so that they can deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of interest to you. The information passed to these companies may include, but is not limited to, your IP address, e-mail address, name, mailing address, telephone number(s), date of birth, gender, and any other information you provide to us or we obtain about you.

 

Third Party Marketing Partners

 

We may share, license or sell your information to third parties for various marketing purposes, including their online (e.g., e-mail marketing) and offline (e.g., telemarketing, cell phone text messaging, skip tracing, pre-recorded messages, automated attendant telemarketing, and direct mail) marketing programs.

 

Data Enhancement/Appending/Validation

 

We may use third party service providers to enhance our database with additional elements, including but not limited to the information provided by you to us on the website. Further, we may use third party service providers to append telephone numbers to other data points we have in our database. We also may use third party service providers to validate the data we have in our database.

 

Additionally, we may share, license or sell your information to third parties for use in their data validation, enhancement, information verification services, and, to the extent permitted by law, individual reference or look-up services. We may also provide your information to third parties to append data points they have in their database.

 

Government Agencies or Other Companies

 

We may share your information with law enforcement officials or governmental agencies: (1) in response to their request; (2) when permitted or required by law; or (3) to establish our compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, or guidelines. We may store and share your information with third parties for suppression or opt-out purposes. We also may share your information with third parties when: (1) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; (2) investigating fraud that has already taken place; (3) enforcing or applying existing terms and conditions and/or other agreements; (4) protecting the rights, property or safety of our websites, our users or others; or (5) responding to subpoenas, court orders or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.

 

Right to Transfer

 

Should the Company choose to sell or transfer business assets, it is possible that the information we possess may be transferred as part of that transaction. The Company may decide to retain a copy of the information post sale or transfer.

 

CUSTOMER CHOICES

 

Marketing Communications

 

By completing and submitting a registration form and/or completing the survey, you are consenting to receive marketing communications from the Company and its third party marketing partners, including but not limited to these Marketing Partners. If you have registered or submitted information under more than one e-mail account, you must submit separate unsubscribe requests for each account.

 

Request for More Information

 

As it relates to marketing communications or any other questions you might have about this Privacy Policy, contact us.

 

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

 

Our websites may offer links to other websites. Other websites have their own terms of use/terms and conditions and privacy and security policies. If you choose to visit one of these sites, you should review the policies that govern that particular site.

 

 

APPLICATION OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY

 

This Privacy Policy applies to all information collected by or submitted to the Company. Other affiliated entities of the Company may obtain information independently from transactions and experiences with you or from other sources. This Privacy Policy does not pertain to that information.

 

COMMUNICATING WITH CHILDREN

 

Our intention is to fully comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). Per COPPA guidelines, we do not knowingly collect PII from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian is made aware that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with PII through any point of contact, contact us and we will delete the information about the child referenced from our files.

 

SECURITY

 

There is no such thing as complete security on the Internet or otherwise. The Company uses various security techniques on our websites to help protect against the loss, misuse or modification of information we’ve collected from you. When you access your personal information or transmit information to us, that information is stored on servers that we have taken steps to protect from unauthorized access or intrusion. While we strive to protect your information, the Company cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. You acknowledge and assume this risk when communicating with the Company, its partners and affiliates.

 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

 

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY DISPUTE OVER PRIVACY IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, AS WELL AS THE TERMS & CONDITIONS OF THIS WEBSITE (INCLUDING LIMITATIONS ON DAMAGES). YOU AGREE THAT THE COMPANY’S LIABILITY FOR ANY BREACH OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE VALUE OF THE TRANSACTIONS OR SERVICES PROVIDED TO YOU BY THE COMPANY TO THE EXTENT SUCH CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE BARRED BY OUR TERMS & CONDITIONS.

 

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