What information we collect, how we use it, and with whom we may share it:
Registration information you provide.
You must register with us in order to access or use some features of our Services such as to create, modify, save and share multiple taste lists. Registration is simple. All we require is a user name (which may be pseudonymous), an account password of your choice, and a valid email address, all of which we maintain on secure servers. We do not sell, rent or share your email address with anyone.
Your communications on our Sites.
Our Sites that contain community features may allow you to send messages to your friends, communicate with others on message boards and share information on other community features (for example, personal and group pages). Only your user name will identify you in your ZuKool Site email address, messages, postings and other community features. We collect and maintain the information associated with those messages, postings and community features, including email addresses and content on secure severs. Any messages that you send or post through community features on our Sites will be considered public information and may be collected and used by others. We cannot be held responsible for any information you choose to make public.
Your communications with us.
Links and promotions.
Automatic data collection.
In order to optimize our recommendations to you, we keep track of your search requests, search criteria/parameters, the recommendations we make to you and what recommendations you prefer and select. We analyze this data to improve our search/recommendation technologies and customized content we provide to you as well as to provide targeted advertising. We share this data with third parties, such as advertisers. We do not, however, share your personal identifying information. We may also share with third parties aggregate non-personal, statistical information that does not identify you individually, such as the number of users, frequency and manner of usage of our Services, user preferences, the number of users per search criteria/parameter, and the number of users clicking through a particular link/advertisement.
When you use our Services, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Sites. This information may include your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, referring/exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, landing pages, pages viewed, the date and time of your request, and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. We keep this information for our internal security audit log, aggregate trend analysis and system administration.
Legally compelled disclosure.
Transfer of Information.
Consent to processing.
We process personal information on our servers in the United States and other countries. By providing any personal information to us, you fully understand and consent to the transfer of such personal information to, and collection and processing of such personal information in, the United States and other countries.
We use appropriate measures and procedures to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration or destruction, including storage on secure servers, encryption and other security measures. Although we take, and require our third-party providers to take, commercially reasonable security precautions regarding your personal information collected from and stored on our Sites, due to the open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that any of your personal information stored on our servers, or transmitted to or from a user, will be free from unauthorized access. We disclaim any liability for any theft or loss of, unauthorized access or damage to, or interception of any data or communications. By using our Sites and/or our Services, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
Notice to International Users.