1. Information Collection
1.1. We collect the following information about you and your use of our Website and Service (the Website and the Service may be referred to herein as the “Platform”) in order to create a better, more personalized experience for you:
1.1.1. a nickname selected by you or assigned by us, your email address, your name (if provided) a password selected by you, your zip code; and
1.1.2. for purposes of this Policy, “Personally Identifiable Information” means information that could be used to identify your personally (such as your email address or IP address), which has not been previously or subsequently disclosed by you on the Website.
1.2. We automatically track certain basic information about our Members (such as internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, click patterns, etc.). We reserve the right to use this information to do internal research on our Members’ usage patterns, demographics, interests and general behavior to better understand and serve you and our community.
1.3. We [reserve the right to/currently] contract with online partners to help manage and optimize our business and communications. We [may] use the services of a site analytics partner to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising and how visitors use our site. To do this, we [may] use web beacons and cookies provided by our site analytics partner on this site. A “cookie” is a piece of data stored on your computer that is tied to information about you. The type of information [that could be] collected includes the URL you came from and go to, your browser information, and IP address, and helps us learn how to improve our service. No information shared with our site analytics partner is directly linked to your Personally Identifiable Information. If you wish to opt-out of these website analysis tools, please email email@example.com.
1.5. We may collect information such as messages you send to us, and correspondence we receive from other Members or third parties about your activities on our Platform. Our use of this information is consistent with the rights and restrictions set forth in Section 2.
2. Use of Information
2.2. We may compile the information we collect about you and use it, in an aggregate form only, in the negotiation and establishment of service agreements with public and/or private enterprises under which such enterprises will serve as NTC partners or as venues for meetings between and/or among our Members.
2.3. We may use for promotional, sales or any use that we consider appropriate your correspondence with us or photographs submitted for publication on our Website, be it via email, postings on our Website, or feedback via Member polls. Our use of such materials is consistent with the restrictions on disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information set forth in Section 3.
3. Disclosure of Your Information
3.1. Opt-in requirement. WITHOUT YOUR AFFIRMATIVE CONSENT (ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS), WE DO NOT SELL, RENT OR OTHERWISE SHARE YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION WITH OTHER THIRD PARTIES, UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUIRED AS DESCRIBED BELOW UNDER “REQUIRED DISCLOSURES”. TO THE EXTENT WE SHARE INFORMATION WITH OUR PARTNERS AND ADVERTISERS, WE SHARE ONLY AGGREGATED OR OTHERWISE NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION THAT IS NOT LINKED TO YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION. Aggregated information that we may share with our marketing partners includes, but is not limited to, information showing the relative popularity of one Venue over another.
3.2. You should understand that information you provide through the registration process or otherwise through the use of our Platform (including your name and location information) may be accessible by and made public through syndication programs and by search engines, metasearch tools, crawlers, metacrawlers and other similar programs.
4. Communications from Members
5. Reviewing, Updating, Deleting and Deactivating Personal Information
6. Notification of Changes
6.2. If we make any material changes in our privacy practices, we will post a prominent notice on our website notifying you and our other Members of the change. In some cases where we post a notice we will also email you and other Members [who have opted to receive communications from us,] notifying them of the changes in our privacy practices. However, if you have deleted/deactivated your account, then you will not be contacted, nor will your previously collected personal information be used in this new manner.
6.3. If the change to this Policy would change how your Personally Identifiable Information is treated, then the change will not apply to you without your affirmative consent. However, if after a period of thirty (30) days you have not consented to the change in the Policy, your account will be automatically suspended until such time as you may choose to consent to the Policy change. Until such consent, your personal information will be treated under the Policy terms in force when you began your membership.
6.4. Any other change to this Policy (i.e., if it does not change how we treat your Personally Identifiable Information) will become are effective after we provide you with at least thirty (30) days’ notice of the changes and provide notice of the changes as described above. You must notify us within this thirty (30) day period if you do not agree to the changes to the Policy and wish to deactivate your account as provided under Section 5.
7. Dispute Resolution
8. Contact Information
8.1. If Members have any questions or suggestions regarding this Policy, please contact New Town Connections using postal mail or email, as follows: