II. Kaskosan ("Kaskosan", "us" or "we") respects the privacy of the visitors to its Website, the home page of which is located at https://kaskosan.org .
III. "Personal Information" is information about you that is personally identifiable to you, like your name, address, e-mail address, or phone number, as well as other non-public information that is associated with the foregoing.
Your Personal Information may be processed by Kaskosan in the country where it was collected as well as other countries (including the United States of America) where laws regarding processing of Personal Information may be less stringent than the laws in your country.
We collect Personal Information that you submit to us voluntarily through our Website.
a) When you register for the Kaskosan network, we will collect your name, e-mail address, your gender, date of birth and ZIP code.
b) When you save other Personal Information in your profile we will collect any such information you enter.
c) When you enter Personal Information throughout the Kaskosan network using one of the features of the Kaskosan network, for example journals, testimonials, groups, or message boards, we will collect any such information you enter ("Publicly Posted Information").
d) When you contact us by sending us an e-mail, we will collect your e-mail addresses and any information contained in the e-mail you send us.
Once you register with Kaskosan and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us. If you are browsing the Website without registering with Kaskosan, you are anonymous to us, but we will collect the information listed below under Personal Information Collected Via Technology.
Use of information
Any visitor of the Kaskosan website can view your profile information and photos that you have uploaded to the Kaskosan community. You can control what part of your profile information and photos is visible to visitors of the Kaskosan members can see what information. website and which network of
To provide you with some of the features that the Kaskosan community. In order to provide useful information about social networks to people who might be interested in joining the Kaskosan community, we may use your profile information and photos on the Kaskosan website and when we send emails, for example when we send birthday reminders to Kaskosan members or when we send general newsletters to members of the Kaskosan community. When you decide to view a member's profile, we may show that Kaskosan member that you chose to view their profile. If you don't want us to show to other Kaskosan members that you viewed their profile, you can change this in your privacy settings. community offers to its members, we may use Personal Information that is stored in your profile after you have requested such features, for example to send invitation e-mails to people that you specified as being interested in joining the
If you decide to use certain features of the Kaskosan profile and any information, including Personal Information, that you enter using one of these features, might be used and displayed. network (like journals, testimonials, groups, message boards and the like), some of the Personal Information you entered into your
Kaskosan members can use the search feature to search for other members by different criteria, like location or gender. The Personal Information that Kaskosan members enter into the Kaskosan profile will be used for these searches.
Please be aware that any information that is publicly posted throughout the Kaskosan network can be accessed by every visitor of the Website.
Kaskosan may analyze any collected information for its own internal purposes. In addition, Kaskosan may remove personally identifying information from collected information to render it anonymous. Kaskosan may use Anonymous Information for any purpose and disclose Anonymous Information in its discretion.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
We provide your Personal Information to third party service providers who work on behalf of or with Kaskosan under confidentiality agreements to provide some of the services and features of the Kaskosan community and to help us communicate with Kaskosan members. These service providers may use your personal information to help Kaskosan communicate with you about offers from Kaskosan and our marketing partners. However, these service providers do not have any independent right to share this information.
If you decide to use one of the additional services that are offered by our partners, such as the e-mail finder service or the electronic fax, we may forward Personal Information to these partners to enable them to provide the services that you requested.
We also provide information to third-party advertising companies, as described in the next section.
If you would like to know (1) the categories of Personal Information about you that we disclosed in the prior calendar year to third parties for the purposes of the third parties; marketing and/or (2) the names and addresses of such third parties, please contact us.
We will disclose information in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. We may disclose information, if we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected illegal activities or fraud, situations involving the physical safety of any person, violations of Kaskosan's Terms and Conditions or as otherwise required by applicable law.
Third Party Advertising
We use third-party advertising companies to serve advertisements when you visit our Website. These companies may use Personal Information, such as gender or age, and other information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites, such as time of day of the login, IP address or information about the internet service provider (ISP), in order to provide advertisements on the Website about goods and services that may be of interest to you.
Personal Information Collected Via Technology
If you search the Kaskosan community by using a toolbar that Kaskosan, or a third party provides, we may collect Anonymous Information about you automatically, but we will not collect Personal Information.
An "Internet protocol address" or "IP Address" is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. In some cases your IP Address stays the same from browser session to browser session; but if you use a consumer internet access provider, your IP Address probably varies from session to session. We track your IP Address when you login to the Website.
"Cookies" are small pieces of information that a web site sends to your computers hard drive while you are viewing a web site. Kaskosan may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on the Website. Persistent Cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser help file directions. If you choose to disable Cookies, some areas of the Website may not work properly.
Other third parties may place advertisements and cookies on webpages within the Kaskosan network. Other companies' use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one.
Your Ability to Edit and Delete Your Account Information and Preferences
We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the Kaskosan service, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the Kaskosan Newsletter, that are considered part of your Kaskosan account. If you would like to opt out of certain messages, log into Kaskosan and go to your account settings by clicking the account link in the top right hand corner. On that page you can edit your preferences. If you would like to delete your account, log into Kaskosan, go to your account settings page by clicking the account link in the top right hand corner. On that page, right below the email address field you will see a link to cancel your account.
Confidentiality and Security
We limit access to personal information about you to employeds and third parties who we reasonably believe need access to that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information about you and your Kaskosan account information is protected by a password that you select. Kaskosan uses industry-standard SSL encryption in certain areas of the Website to protect data transmissions.
However, no company, including Kaskosan, can fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information.
We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about visitors who are under the age of 16.
kaskosan.org may update this policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat Personal Information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your Kaskosan account or by placing a prominent notice on our Website. If you object to any such changes, you must cease using our Website. Continued use of our Website following notice of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.
This Policy was last updated in May 2009