1. Collected Information
Information collected in aggregate form includes the number of visitors to Anniversary-gifts.ca, the pages they visit, and how long they stay. We collect these kinds of aggregate user information to help us continually improve our services and to sell sponsorships on Anniversary-gifts.ca to appropriate advertisers. Time Out discloses this aggregate user information to advertisers. Note that advertisers do not have any influence over the editorial content or reviews that appear on Anniversary-gifts.ca. In addition, Time Out collects information from visitors who click on advertisements so that we are able to measure interest in the various areas of Anniversary-gifts.ca and inform advertisers as to how many visitors have seen or clicked on their ads.
We reserve the right to access, use and share with others your personally identifiable information for purposes of health, safety and other matters in the public interest. In addition, we reserve the right to use the information we collect about your computer, mobile or other device (including its geographical location), which may at times be able to identify you, for any lawful business purpose, including, without limitation, to help diagnosis problems with our servers, to gather broad demographic information, analyze trends, track users’ movements around Anniversary-gifts.ca and to otherwise administer Anniversary-gifts.ca. Geographic location information about you and/or your computer, mobile or other device may specifically be used to show you content and sponsored messaging based on geographic location. We reserve the right to use, transfer, sell and share aggregated unanimous data about our users as a group for any lawful business purpose, such as analyzing usage trends and seeking compatible advertisers, sponsors, clients and customers.
2. IP Addresses; Cookies and Other Tracking Technology
A. Time Out logs IP (Internet Protocol) addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We use the IP address log in an aggregate fashion to track access to our Site.
B. As is standard practice on many web sites, Anniversary-gifts.ca uses “cookies” and other similar technologies such as clear gifs (collectively “Local Device Storage”) to recognize you and provide personalization, as well as to help us understand which parts of Anniversary-gifts.ca are the most popular, where our visitors are going, and how much time they spend there. We reserve the right to place cookies on your computer with unique anonymous numbers for purposes such as to ensure that your browser does not see the same ad over and over again, to sequence ads in a series, and to measure the number of unique visitors that have viewed a particular ad or visited a particular web page. You may decline Local Device Storage by using the appropriate feature of your web software, if available; however, declining to use Local Device Storage may impede the ability of Anniversary-gifts.ca to function properly.
C. In addition, we use a third-party advertising company to serve ads when you visit Anniversary-gifts.ca. This company may use information (not including your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number) about your visit to this Site, including IP address, in order to provide advertisements about products and services that may be of interest to you. In the course of serving advertisements to this Site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser.
D. In addition to Local Device Storage, we may use web beacons, web bugs and similar technologies (collectively, together with Local Device Storage, the “Tracking Technologies”). We use Tracking Technologies for all or some of the same lawful business purposes we described above for the use of Local Device Storage.
3. User Generated Content
Please remember that any personal information you disclose in comments, reviews becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. If you send us e-mails, you should be aware that information disclosed in e-mails may not be secure or encrypted and, thus, may be available to others. We suggest that you exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal or confidential information in e-mails or via the Internet.
We will use your e-mail address to respond directly to your questions or comments. Except to provide you with products and services you have requested, we will not share, sell, rent, swap or authorize any third party to use your e-mail address without providing you the opportunity to opt-out of such use. If we ever request that you volunteer additional information, such as age (e.g., in an online survey), your response will always be voluntary.
6. Third-Party Web Sites
7. Collection of Personal Data from Children
Anniversary-gifts.ca is not directed to users under the age of 18. Time Out will not knowingly collect information from individuals under the age of 18 (“children”) or provide any personally identifying information of children, regardless of its source, to any third party for any purpose whatsoever. No information provided by users self-identified as children will knowingly be used for any marketing or promotional purposes whatsoever.