Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. Because we gather certain types of information about the users of the Web Site, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information.
a. Registration. Certain products or services made available through the Web Site require you to register with the Web Site. Person Information that the Company may collect during registration may include your IP address, user name, password, email address, general location (i.e., closest city), zip code, gender, birth year, wireless telephone number, and other information that you decide to provide us with, or that you decide to include in a public profile. This Personal Information is used by the Company to operate the Web Site (including by providing more targeted advertising) and to communicate with you. In addition, the Company may use contact information to communicate with you regarding additional Web Site products or services available to you. The Company will always provide you the opportunity to opt out of receiving such communications for additional the Web Site products or services. If you feel that you are receiving communications for which you previously opted out, please contact the Company at Octagon, Inc., 1751 Pinnacle Drive, Suite 1500, McLean, VA 22102, Attn: General Counsel. Except where noted otherwise, your user name, birth year, gender, location, and zip code, as well as other information you choose to display publicly (“Public Profile Information”), may be made available to other the Web Site users. The Company will obtain your consent prior to using such Personal Information for any additional purpose not noted herein.
b. Additional Information. Certain products or services made available through the Web Site may enable you to provide additional Personal Information to the Company, such as a picture or a link to a personal website. This Personal Information may be used by the Company to operate the Web Site (including by providing more targeted advertising) or to allow the Web Site users to better identify each other and communicate, and may be provided to other Web Site users. In addition, the Company may keep any email, text messages, or instant messages sent by you to the Web Site or the Company as a means to respond back to you. The Company will obtain your consent prior to using such Personal Information for any additional purpose not noted herein.
d. Cookies. The Company utilizes small data files sent to your computer (“cookies”) to collect site usage data, monitor aggregate usage and web traffic, and to improve the Web Site. Cookies are not used to collect any Personal Information. Your web browser may enable you to disable cookies. You acknowledge that certain Web Site products and services may not operate properly if you disable cookies through your browser.
5. Updating Personal Information. You may modify any Personal Information that you provide to the Company during registration by contacting the Company at Octagon, Inc., 1751 Pinnacle Drive, Suite 1500, McLean, VA 22102, Attn: General Counsel.
Last Updated: November 1, 2008