The types of Personal Information collected may include your full name, website URL, e-mail address, blog or other personal website URL, and any other information that would allow Elemental Links to identify you or contact you if needed.
In addition to the Personal Information as listed above and below, we may ask you to provide certain other information such as general demographic information, including industry, geographic location, preferences, and interests. Gathering this information enables us to improve our services.
We may receive and store any information you enter on the Service or provide to us in any other way. The Personal Information you provide may be used for providing attribution to User Postings, and/or to operate and improve our Service.
To process premium service orders, we collect the following transaction information: physical contact information and premium service purchase information. The data may be used by us and our agents (and by delivery services) for the following other purposes:
- completion and support of the current activity
- website and system administration
- research and development
- anonymous user analysis
- anonymous user profiling and decision making
Information Collected Automatically
We may receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with our Service. Elemental Links may choose to automatically receive and record information on server logs from your browser including your IP address, Service usage cookie information, and the page you requested.
Elemental Links, directly or via a contracted Third Party Service, uses “cookies” to collect non-personal data and information. Cookies are small text files a website uses to recognize repeat users, and is typically placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies contain information that can later be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. The way cookies function is by assigning a number to the user that has no meaning outside of the assigning website. You can set the browser on your computer to warn you each time a cookie is being sent, block third party cookies or block all cookies. However, by blocking all cookies you may not have access to certain features of our Service.
Sharing of Personal Information
Whenever you voluntarily post personal information in the public areas of this Service, and on the Internet, you should be aware that this information can be accessed by the public. Please exercise discretion in deciding what information you disclose.
Elemental Links only shares collected personal information with outside companies or individuals in the following limited circumstances:
Special Circumstances: We have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Elemental Links, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.
We use commercially reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard Personal Information in our possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification.
We retain your information for as long as necessary to permit us to use it for the purposes that we have communicated to you and comply with applicable law or regulations.
If you sign up to receive any of our email based feed services, newsletters or alerts, you may on occasion receive other correspondence from Elemental Links. Your e-mail address will not be shared with any third party other than an agent who has agreed to send e-mails on our behalf. You can unsubscribe directly from within these e-mails or email us: unsubscribe at elementallinks dot com
Advertisements Displayed by Third Parties
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you use our Service. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
- Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to you based on your visit to this and/or other sites on the Internet.
Links to Third-Party Sites
We may provide links to third-party services and websites as an aid to our users. Please be aware that we cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection practices of such third-party services and websites-policies that may differ from those of this Service. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy policies of these other websites before providing any information to them.