Our Principles

At Spreadtrends.com we believe that privacy is critical to your ongoing patronage of our service, the success of the Spreadtrends.com community, and to the overall vibrancy of the Internet. For these reasons, Spreadtrends.com adheres to the following privacy principles. These principles cover how Spreadtrends.com treats personal information about you (the "Subscriber") that Spreadtrends.com collects and receives, including information related to your use of Spreadtrends.com products and services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable, like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available. These principles do not apply to the practices of companies that Spreadtrends.com does not own or control, or to people that Spreadtrends.com does not directly employ or manage.

  • PRIVACY PRINCIPLE #1

    Spreadtrends.com takes the protection of your privacy very seriously. Spreadtrends.com will keep all of the personal information that you provided during the registration process private and confidential, except as specified below. Spreadtrends.com may use information that uniquely identifies you to improve your Spreadtrends.com experience. Spreadtrends.com may record your interactions with the Spreadtrends.com service in order to improve the quality of the service. SpreadTrends.com does not store your account password or your password reminder question in plaintext. Spreadtrends.com does not permanently store any credit card information. Any other personally identifiable information is strictly between you and Spreadtrends.com

  • PRIVACY PRINCIPLE #2

    We use your personal information only for "group" demographic statistics. Spreadtrends.com will not disclose your individual personal information, meaning your email address, to anyone unless acting under a good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

    -Conform to legal requirements imposed on Spreadtrends.com or to comply with a legal process;
    -Protect and defend Spreadtrends.com rights or property; or
    -Enforce the Spreadtrends.com Terms of Service.

    Spreadtrends.com may collect IP address data when you visit web pages on the Spreadtrends.com web site. An IP address is a number associated with the service through which you access the Internet, like your ISP (Internet service provider), your company, or your university. Standing alone, your IP address is not personally identifiable. At times, we also use IP addresses for purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers and sponsors, for example regarding the frequency with which our guests visit various parts of Spreadtrends.com. Spreadtrends.com may combine information about you that we obtain directly with information we obtain from business partners or other companies.

  • PRIVACY PRINCIPLE #3

    As a Subscriber, you are automatically signed up to receive email messages from us containing content and service updates and other matters of interest. Your email address is strictly confidential and Spreadtrends.com will not disclose or share it with any third parties, except as specified above. You may choose to discontinue this email service at any time by notifying us via email at support [at] Spreadtrends.com or by using your email received to opt out.

  • PRIVACY PRINCIPLE #4

    As a Subscriber, you are automatically signed up to receive email messages from us containing content and service updates and other matters of interest. Your email address is strictly confidential and Spreadtrends.com will not disclose or share it with any third parties, except as specified above. You may choose to discontinue this email service at any time by notifying us via email at support [at] Spreadtrends.com or by using your email received to opt out.

  • PRIVACY PRINCIPLE #5

    Spreadtrends.com displays targeted advertisements based on personal information. Advertisers (including ad serving companies) may assume that people who interact with, view, or click on targeted ads meet the targeting criteria (for example, men aged 35-44 from a particular geographic area). Spreadtrends.com does not provide any personal information to the advertiser when you interact with or view a targeted ad. However, by interacting with or viewing an ad you are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser will make the assumption that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad.

  • PRIVACY PRINCIPLE #6

    Spreadtrends.com may use "cookies" to store and occasionally track information on our web site, thus enabling us to provide you with customizable and personalized services. For example, we may use this information to remember your location and preferences for filtering. A cookie is no more than a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive.

  • PRIVACY PRINCIPLE #7

    At Spreadtrends.com you control your own personal information. You can reset your account password at any time through our web site at http://www.SpreadTrends.com/. Additionally, you may cancel your registration for the service at any time or request the removal of your personal information from our member records via the by sending an email to support [at] Spreadtrends.com. Thereafter, residual information may remain in our archives and records, but this information will not be used for any commercial purpose. Also, Spreadtrends.com reserves the right to maintain information on registered members who have violated our Terms of Service.

  • PRIVACY PRINCIPLE #8

    Spreadtrends.com is committed to Subscriber service and support. If at any time you believe that Spreadtrends.com is not adhering to these Privacy Principles, or if you have questions about this policy, please notify us via email as soon as possible at support [at] Spreadtrends.com. We will make all reasonable efforts to promptly respond to your inquiry.

  • PRIVACY PRINCIPLE #9

    Spreadtrends.com may update this policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the email address specified in your Spreadtrends.com account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.