Striped-Bass.com Respects Your Privacy:
Striped-Bass.com Respects Your Privacy and this page explains how and why we collect information on the world wide web and how we use that information.
Striped-Bass.com reserves the right to update or change this Privacy Statement but we will ALWAYS hold your Privacy as your Privacy. Your Privacy is Not For Sale – EVER! We may tweak our Privacy Statement as we bring on new features or services but again: Your Privacy is Not For Sale – EVER!
We will not collect or maintain your private and personally identifiable information without your consent. Further, if you consent to give us your personal information, we will keep it confidential and will not sell, license or disclose your personal information to any third party without your consent, unless we are compelled to do so under the law or to comply with a court order.
We do not collect any of your personal information (such as a name, address or e-mail address) when you visit the www.Striped-Bass.com website, unless you download one of our products, register or have registered to use one of our products or services, complete one of our evaluations, or otherwise agree to submit such information to us. As part of such processes, you have the opportunity to decline further promotional materials or other notifications from us regarding special offers and information from www.Striped-Bass.com. Types of information collected on specific services on the www.Striped-Bass.com are described in more detail below.
www.Striped-Bass.com requires users who want to participate in the www.Striped-Bass.com StriperTalk forums to register. In order to register, you must provide us with personal information. This allows us to protect our community from abusive postings and provides a verifiable point of contact should legal questions arise. At any time, you have the ability to keep your e-mail address hidden from other users by selecting that option within your user profile.
When you register, you have the option of providing some additional information such as occupation, location, interests, and club affiliation. This optional information is made available to other bulletin or message board users to foster a sense of community. If you have any concerns about providing this information, simply leave the fields blank and your registration will still be processed.
Messages you send to other members:
www.Striped-Bass.com provides facilities to allow you to send private messages to other members. These messages are private and only visible to the chosen recipient. www.Striped-Bass.com reserves the right to read any of your messages where we receive complaints from the recipient of a message or have reason to believe that you are in breach of our terms and conditions or code of ethics. This has happened in a handful of EXTREME cases. In all other cases, these messages remain totally private. We don’t even know your password.
IF YOU ARE UNDER 13 YEARS OF AGE you are not allowed to participate in the www.Striped-Bass.com StriperTalk forums, or to provide any personal information on our site. If you are under 17 years old, you need to have your parent(s) or legal guardian’s permission to participate. This site is not an adult site, this is a fishing site, but we do participate in mature discussion.
www.Striped-Bass.com uses browser cookies to facilitate your experience with our products and services. These cookies are small sections of code that our server sends to your browser which it can then store on your hard drive. If you choose to accept these cookies, they enable us to recognize that your browser has previously visited and used our site, products or services and, based on your browser's previous visits, assist us with tailoring the information and content you view. An example of the customization allowed by the use of such cookies is to retain your username and password on our site so you don't have to re-enter them each time you visit. These cookies do not collect, store or maintain your private, personally identifiable information. You do not have to accept these cookies to visit or use the www.Striped-Bass.com site or our products and services, and you can choose to refuse our cookie or delete our cookie from your hard drive.
Any personal information you provide to us in the course of obtaining technical support, or asking other questions about www.Striped-Bass.com will be used only for the purposes for which it was submitted. We may store the information, but we will not use it for any other purposes or disclose it to any third parties.
Use and Disclosure of Your Information:
www.Striped-Bass.com uses the personal information it collects from forms you fill out on our site or in our product and service registrations to:
Allow users to access and use our products and services;
Supply users with installation instructions, download, access or use information, and technical support information;
Provide users of products and service on our site with information about special offers and promotions; and
Improve our products and services by using statistical analysis and evaluation of user data.
We use the anonymous information we collect from the other methods described above, such as cookie information, to collect broad demographic information about user trends, count the number of users of our products and services, and to continue to enhance and improve our products and services.
We do not and will not disclose your private, personally identifiable information to any third party for any purpose without your prior consent. However www.Striped-Bass.com reserves the right to disclose your personal information if required to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, respond to claims, or to protect the rights, property or safety of our company, its employees, customers, or the public.
All reasonable care is taken by our staff in handling your personal information to ensure its security both offline and online. It is our policy to destroy server access and any personal information provided during the technical support process upon completion of the technical support incident.
Postings on Message Boards:
It is important for you to remain aware that when you provide personal information (e.g., last name, address, phone number) in a posting on any message board, that information is available to any other person or user having access and use of that message board, and may be used by someone in a manner unintended by you. For that reason, we discourage you from offering any personally identifying information within a posting to any message board.
Please remember to treat others as you wish to be treated.
We can be reached via mail:
PO Box 9183
Warwick, RI. 02889
Your Privacy is Not For Sale – EVER!