Independent Lifestyles collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Independent Lifestyles 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 Independent Lifestyles . This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Independent Lifestyles for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Independent Lifestyles Web site.
Independent Lifestyles encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Independent Lifestyles so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Independent Lifestyles is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Independent Lifestyles and Independent Lifestyles family of Web sites.
USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Independent Lifestyles collects and uses your personal information to operate the Independent Lifestyles Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Independent Lifestyles also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Independent Lifestyles and its affiliates. Independent Lifestyles may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Independent Lifestyles does not sell, rent or lease its contact lists to third parties. Independent Lifestyles 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, Independent Lifestyles 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 Independent Lifestyles , and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Independent Lifestyles does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations.
Independent Lifestyles keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Independent Lifestyles , in order to determine what Independent Lifestyles services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Independent Lifestyles to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Independent Lifestyles Web sites 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 Independent Lifestyles or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Independent Lifestyles ; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Independent Lifestyles , or the public.
Independent Lifestyles web sites use "cookies" and/or session IDs to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. A session ID is the same as a cookie except the text file is saved on our servers, not your computer. Neither Cookies nor session IDs can be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies and session IDs are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie and session ID to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies and session IDs is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. They tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, by not requiring you to re-enter your search after viewing each listing, it simplifies the process so you can easily use the Independent Lifestyles features.
INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
Independent Lifestyles uses first-party cookies, which are small text files with a single string of 100% anonymous text or numbers, to collect anonymous visitor information. This information is used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity using our Web Analytics vendors. Independent Lifestyles does not collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) about website vendors using these tools.
Neither Independent Lifestyles nor the Web Analytics vendors will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. Independent Lifestyles will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifiable information from any other source.
Information recorded by these methods includes browser type, software and hardware attributes, IP address, and any pages you viewed.
When you voluntarily provide information such to us such as your name, email address, or phone number, you are not anonymous to us. When you send email, submit a form, or send other communications using Independent Lifestyles websites, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.
Independent Lifestyles uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the content you see, fulfill your requests for information, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide reporting for our clients.
INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE
Independent Lifestyles does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies except to provide the information or services you’ve requested or under the circumstances described below.
Independent Lifestyles may provide your personal 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 also provide your personal information when we believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Independent Lifestyles ’s policies, or as otherwise required by law.
Independent Lifestyles may share with third parties certain pieces of aggregated, non-personal information, such as the number of users who searched for a particular vehicle, for example, or how many users clicked on a particular link. Such information does not identify you individually.
We reserve the right to send you certain communications such as service announcements and administrative messages relating to Independent Lifestyles .
Please contact us with any questions about the management or use of personal data at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Independent Lifestyles has physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information.
Independent Lifestyles may update this policy from time to time and will post any changes on this page.
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Independent Lifestyles secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Independent Lifestyles 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.
QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us: email@example.com
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form. When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
To personalize your experience? (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
To improve our website? (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.