As of May 1, 2012
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE GATHER ABOUT YOU?
The information The Greek Star gathers falls into two categories: 1) Personal information, which includes personal information you supply when you subscribe, order, complete a survey, register for one of our sites, enter a contest or provide your e-mail address and 2) Non-personal information collected through technology, which includes tracking information collected as you use The Greek Star.
Personal Information That You Give Us
Registration for The Greek Star requires that you supply certain personal information, including, in most cases, a unique e-mail address and demographic information to register. Purchases made through The Greek Star require that you supply your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card number or other billing information.
Billing and Credit Card Information
To enable payment and donations The Greek Star, we collect and store billing and credit card information. This information will only be shared with third parties who perform tasks required to complete the purchase transaction. Examples of this include fulfilling orders and processing credit card payments.
User Generated Content and Public Activities
We offer you opportunities to engage in public activities on The Greek Star. "Public activities" are any actions you take on thegreekstar.com that are designed to be visible to other users, including comments, recommendations, reader reviews, ratings or any other items that you submit. Any information you disclose in your public activities, along with your screen name or ID, or any image or photo, becomes public and may be used by The Greek Star for online and offline promotional or commercial uses in any and all media. If you choose to engage in public activities, you should be aware that any personal information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these areas, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums and The Greek Star has no responsibility to publish, take down, remove or edit any of your public activities or any of your submissions that are a result of your public activities..
The Greek Star will/may periodically send you e-mail newsletters or promotional e-mail about services offered by The Greek Star and its advertisers.
WITH WHOM DO WE SHARE THE INFORMATION THAT WE GATHER?
The Greek Star will not sell, rent, swap or authorize any third party to use your e-mail address or any information that personally identifies you without your permission.
We contract with other companies to provide services on our behalf, including credit-card and billing processing, shipping, e-mail distribution, list processing and analytics or promotions management. We provide these companies only with the information they need to perform their services. These service providers are restricted from using this data in any way other than to provide services for The Greek Star, and they may not share, resell or use the data for their own direct marketing purposes.
We reserve the right to disclose your opt-out information to third parties so they can suppress your name from future solicitations, in accordance with applicable laws. We may occasionally release personal information as required by law, for example, to comply with a court order or subpoena.
WHAT IS OUR E-MAIL POLICY?
IS MY INFORMATION PROTECTED?
Data Security: To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place commercially reasonable physical, technical and administrative controls to protect the information. Please note that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.
Changes to This Policy