The information collection, use, and dissemination practices of The One Minute Millionaire (the "Company") are discussed in this policy. This policy applies to Company’s information collection:
- On Company’s websites
- On various third party websites
- To Company’s other information collection, including the purchase of customer lists from third parties
1. Collection of Information
1.1 Survey Information
The Company collects information from individuals when an individual voluntarily completes a Company survey, order form, registration page (online or offline), or by means of surveys (online or offline), order forms, or registration pages operated by third parties (collectively, a "Survey"). (As used herein, "online" means using the Internet, including websites, and related technologies. "Offline" means by methods other than online, including in person, in the postal mail, telephones and cell phones, and other similar means.) In the Surveys, the Company, or a third party, may ask an individual to provide various information to the Company, which may include his or her name, email address, street address, zip code, telephone numbers (including cell phone numbers and carriers), birth date, gender, salary range, education and marital status, occupation, employment information, personal and online interests, and other information as may requested from time to time (together, "Survey Information"). Company or a third party ("Third Party") may also collect information such as what browser the visitor is using, the Internet Protocol ("IP") address, etc. Completing the Surveys is completely voluntary, and individuals are under no obligation to provide Survey Information to the Company or Third Party, but an individual may receive incentives from the Company or a Third Party in exchange for providing Survey Information to the Company.
1.2 Third Party List Information
The Company collects information from individuals when an individual provides information to a third party, and the Company subsequently purchases, licenses, or otherwise acquires the information from the third party (the "Seller"). Such purchased information may include, but are not limited to, an individual’s name, email address, street address, zip code, telephone numbers (including cell phone numbers and carriers), birth date, gender, salary range, education and marital status, occupation, industry of employment, personal and online interests, and other information as the individual may have provided to the Seller (together, "Third Party List Information"). When acquiring Third Party List Information, the Company seeks assurances from the Seller that the Seller has a right to transfer the Third Party List Information to the Company and that the Seller has a right to provide offers from advertisers to the individuals whose personal information is included on the Seller’s list.
1.3 Other Information
Other occasions when the Company obtains information from individuals may include, but are not limited to:
- When an individual is making a claim for a prize or seeking to redeem an incentive offered by the Company or by a third party
- When an individual requests assistance through Company’s customer service department
- When an individual voluntarily subscribes to a Company service or newsletter (together, "Other Information")
1.4 Cookies, and Other Information Collection Technology
A cookie is a small amount of data stored on the hard drive of the individual’s computer that allows Company to identify the individual with his or her corresponding data that resides in Company’s database. You may read more about cookies at www.cookiecentral.com. Individuals who use the Websites need to accept cookies in order to use all of the features and functionality of the Websites.
- New Technology
The use of technology on the Internet, including cookies, is rapidly evolving, as is Company’s use of new and evolving technology. As a result, Company strongly encourages individuals to revisit this policy for any updates regarding its use of technology.
1.5 Outside Information
The Company may receive information about individuals from third parties or from other sources of information outside of the Company including information located in public databases ("Outside Information").
1.6 Individual Information
As used herein, Individual Information means Survey Information, Third Party List Information, Other Information, Technology Information, and Outside Information, and any other information the Company gathers or receives about individuals.
1.7 Information Collected from Children
The Company will never knowingly collect any personal information about children under the age of 13. If the Company obtains actual knowledge that it has collected personal information about a child under the age of 13, that information will be immediately removed from our database. Because it does not collect such information, the Company has no such information to use or to disclose to third parties. The Company has designed this policy in order to comply with the Children’s Online Protection Act ("COPA").
1.8 Credit Card Information
The Company may in certain cases collect credit card numbers and related information, such as the expiration date of the card ("Credit Card Information") when an individual places an order from Company. When the Credit Card Information is submitted to Company online, such information is encrypted and is protected with SSL encryption software. The Company will use the Credit Card Information for purposes processing and completing the purchase transaction, and the Credit Card Information will be disclosed to third parties only as necessary to complete the purchase transaction.
2. Use of Individual Information
2.1 Discretion to Use Information
THE COMPANY MAY USE INDIVIDUAL INFORMATION FOR ANY LEGALLY PERMISSIBLE PURPOSE IN COMPANY’S SOLE DISCRETION. The following paragraphs in Section 2 describe how the Company currently uses Individual Information, but the Company may change or broaden its use at any time. The Company may use Individual Information to provide promotional offers to individuals by means of email advertising, telephone marketing, direct mail marketing, online banner advertising, as well as other possible uses.
The Company uses Individual Information to provide promotional offers by email to individuals. The Company may maintain separate email lists for different purposes. If email recipients wish to end their email subscription from a particular list, they need to follow the instructions at the end of each email message to unsubscribe from the particular list. To unsubscribe from all Company email lists, a person must email [email protected] and write in the subject line: "REMOVE FROM ALL LISTS".
- Content of Email Messages
In certain commercial email messages sent by Company, an advertiser’s name will appear in the "From:" line but hitting the "Reply" button will cause a reply email to be sent to Company. The "Subject:" line of Company email messages will usually contain a line provided from the advertiser to Company. The subject line will not usually contain phrases such as "ADV:" or "ADVERTISEMENT". Company’s commercial email messages will contain information how an individual may unsubscribe from that particular list.
- Solicited Email
Company only sends email to individuals who have agreed on the Websites to receive email from Company or to individuals who have agreed on third party websites to receive email from third parties such as Company. Company does not send unsolicited email messages. As a result, statutes requiring certain formatting for unsolicited email are not applicable to Company’s email messages.
2.3 Targeted Advertising
The Company uses Individual Information to target advertising to an individual. When an individual is using the Internet, the Company uses Technology Information (see also Section 2.5 below) to associate an individual with that person’s Individual Information, and the Company attempts to show advertising for products and services in which the person has expressed an interest in the Surveys, indicated an interest by means of Technology Information, and otherwise. The Company may, at its discretion, target advertising by using email, direct mail, telephones, cell phones, and other means of communication to provide promotional offers.
2.4 Direct Mail and Telemarketing
The Company uses Individual Information to advertise, directly or indirectly, to individuals using direct mail marketing or telemarketing using telephones and cell phones.
2.5 Use of Technology Information
The Company uses Technology Information:
- To match a person’s Survey Information and Third Party List Information to other categories of Individual Information to make and improve profiles of individuals
- To track a person’s online browsing habits on the Internet
- To determine which areas of Company’s web sites are most frequently visited
This information helps the Company to better understand the online habits of individuals so that the Company can target advertising and promotions to them.
2.6 Profiles of Individuals
The Company uses Individual Information to make a profile of an individual. A profile can be created by combining Survey Information and Third Party List Information with other sources of Individual Information, such as information obtained from public databases.
2.7 Storage of Individual Information
The Company stores the Individual Information in a database on Company computers. Our computers have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under Company’s control. Notwithstanding such measures, the Company cannot guarantee that its security measures will prevent the Company computers from being illegally accessed, and the Individual Information on them stolen or altered.
3. Dissemination of Individual Information
3.1 Sale or Transfer to Third Parties
THE COMPANY WILL NOT SELL OR TRANSFER INDIVIDUAL INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES FOR ANY PURPOSE.
3.2 Order Fulfillment
The Company will transfer Individual Information to third parties when necessary to provide a product or service that a person orders from such third party while using Company web sites or when responding to offers provided by Company.
3.3 Legal Process
The Company may disclose Individual Information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, and other legal process.
3.4 Summary Data
The Company may sell or transfer non-individualized information, such as summary or aggregated anonymous information about all persons or sub-groups of persons.
4. Privacy Practices of Third Parties
4.1 Advertiser cookies
Advertising agencies, advertising networks, and other companies (together, "Advertisers") who place advertisements on the Websites and on the Internet generally use their own cookies, and other technology to collect information about individuals. The Company does not control Advertisers’ use of such technology and the Company has no responsibility for the use of such technology to gather information about individuals.
The Websites and email messages sometimes contain hypertext links to the web sites of third parties. The Company is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other web sites.
4.3 Affiliated Companies
The Company may disclose, transfer, and sell Individual Information to entities affiliated with Company in Company’s discretion.
5. Unsubscribe Procedure
If you wish to discontinue receiving email messages from Company, you may:
- To unsubscribe from a particular list follow the instructions in each promotional email message sent by the Company.
- A user may also contact us and request to be unsubscribed from a particular list.
6. More Information
If you have questions about this policy, please contact us.
THE COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO UPDATE THIS POLICY FROM TIME TO TIME, SO YOU SHOULD REVIEW THIS POLICY FREQUENTLY.