1. Collection of your Personal Information. Empty the Nest, Inc. collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Empty the Nest, Inc. also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by EmptyTheNest.net. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Empty the Nest, Inc. for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of EmptyTheNest.net.
Empty the Nest, Inc. encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from EmptyTheNest.net so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Empty the Nest, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of EmptyTheNest.net.
2. Use of your Personal Information. Empty the Nest, Inc. collects and uses your personal information to operate EmptyTheNest.net and deliver the services you have requested. Empty the Nest, Inc. also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Empty the Nest, Inc. and its affiliates. Empty the Nest, Inc. may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Empty the Nest, Inc. does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Empty the Nest, Inc. may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Empty the Nest, Inc. may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Empty the Nest, Inc., and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Empty the Nest, Inc. does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
EmptyTheNest.net keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within EmptyTheNest.net, in order to determine what Empty the Nest, Inc. services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within EmptyTheNest.net to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
EmptyTheNest.net will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Empty the Nest, Inc. or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Empty the Nest, Inc.; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of EmptyTheNest.net, or the public.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same EmptyTheNest.net, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the EmptyTheNest.net features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Empty the Nest, Inc. services or Web sites you visit.
4. Security of your Personal Information. Empty the Nest, Inc. secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Caring Transitions secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
5. Changes to this Statement. Empty the Nest, Inc. will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Empty the Nest, Inc. encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Empty the Nest, Inc. is protecting your information.