We understand that privacy online is important to users of our site, especially
when conducting business. This statement governs our privacy policies with respect
to those users of the site ("visitors") who visit without transacting business
and visitors who register to transact business on the site and make use of the
various services offered by eyecareadvice.com (collectively, "services") ("authorized
Log file use
Like most standard Web site servers this web site uses log files. This includes
recording internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type use, internet service
provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number
of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement in
the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Cookies, web beacons, and advertisers
Cookies are small files that a website may place on your hard drive to allow
websites. For example, if you allow a website to remember your login name or
password, the website places a cookie on your computer. Cookies cannot read
any other information on your computer hard drive.
Our web site may place cookies on your computer to allow us to identify you.
our site (advertisers for example). However, we have no access to or control
over these cookies, once we have given permission for them to set cookies for
A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around
a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred to as web bugs
and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic.
They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact
with the pages and content on the pages of a web site.
and web beacons in the course of ads being served on our website, to ascertain
how many times you've seen an advertisement. The owners of this web site do
not have access to this information. We provide advertisements to enrich your
web surfing and from companies including Google Adsense, Burst Media, Value
Click Media, etc. Please check the websites of these internet advertisement
providers for their respective privacy policies.
"Personally identifiable information"
Refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact,
or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including, but not limited
to, name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, financial profiles,
social security number, and credit card information. Personally identifiable
information does not include information that is collected anonymously (that
is, without identification of the individual user) or demographic information
not connected to an identified individual.
What personally identifiable information is collected?
We may collect basic user profile information from all of our visitors. We collect
the following additional information from our authorized customers: the names,
addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of authorized customers, the nature
and size of the business, and the nature and size of the advertising inventory
that the authorized customer intends to purchase or sell.
What organizations are collecting the information?
In addition to our direct collection of information, our third party service
vendors (such as credit card companies, clearinghouses and banks and including
amazon.com) who may provide such services as credit, insurance, escrow, and
sales services may collect this information from our visitors and authorized
customers. We do not control how these third parties use such information, but
we do ask them to disclose how they use personal information provided to them
from visitors and authorized customers. Some of these third parties may be intermediaries
that act solely as links in the distribution chain, and do not store, retain,
or use the information given to them.
How does the site use personally identifiable information?
We use personally identifiable information to customize the site, to make appropriate
service offerings, and to fulfill buying and selling requests on the site. We
may email visitors and authorized customers about research or purchase and selling
opportunities on the site or information related to the subject matter of the
site. We may also use personally identifiable information to contact visitors
and authorized customers in response to specific inquiries, or to provide requested
With whom may the information be shared?
Personally identifiable information about authorized customers may be shared
with other authorized customers who wish to evaluate potential transactions
with other authorized customers. We may share aggregated information about our
visitors, including the demographics of our visitors and authorized customers,
with our affiliated agencies and third party vendors. We also offer the opportunity
to "opt out" of receiving information or being contacted by us or by any agency
acting on our behalf.
How is personally identifiable information stored?
Personally identifiable information collected by eyecareadvice.com is securely
stored and is not accessible to third parties or employees of eyecareadvice.com
except for use as indicated above.
What choices are available to visitors regarding collection, use and
distribution of the information?
Visitors and authorized customers may opt out of receiving unsolicited information
from or being contacted by us and/or our vendors and affiliated agencies by
responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us at admin
How does eyecareadvice.com use login information?
eyecareadvice.com uses login information, including, but not limited to, IP
addresses, ISPs, and browser types, to analyze trends, administer the site,
track a user's movement and use, and gather broad demographic information.
What partners or service providers have access to personally identifiable
information from visitors and/or authorized customers on the site?
eyecareadvice.com has entered into and will continue to enter into partnerships
and other affiliations with a number of vendors. Such vendors may have access
to certain personally identifiable information on a need to know basis for evaluating
their collection or use of this information.
Disclosure of personally identifiable information to comply with law.
We will disclose personally identifiable information in order to comply with
a court order or subpoena or a request from a law enforcement agency to release
information. We will also disclose personally identifiable information when
reasonably necessary to protect the safety of our visitors and authorized customers.
How does the site keep personally identifiable information secure?
All of our employees are familiar with our security policy and practices. The
personally identifiable information of our visitors and authorized customers
is only accessible to a limited number of qualified employees who are given
a password in order to gain access to the information. We audit our security
systems and processes on a regular basis. Sensitive information, such as credit
card numbers or social security numbers, is protected by encryption protocols,
in place to protect information sent over the internet. While we take commercially
reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications and
databases are subject to errors, tampering and break-ins, and we cannot guarantee
or warrant that such events will not take place and we will not be liable to
visitors or authorized customers for any such occurrences.
How can visitors correct any inaccuracies in personally identifiable
Visitors and authorized customers may contact us to update personally identifiable
information about them or to correct any inaccuracies by emailing us
at admin @ eyecareadvice.com
Can a visitor delete or deactivate personally identifiable information
collected by the site?
We provide visitors and authorized customers with a mechanism to delete/deactivate
personally identifiable information from the site's database by contacting admin
However, because of backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to
delete a visitor's entry without retaining some residual information. An individual
who requests to have personally identifiable information deactivated will have
this information functionally deleted, and we will not sell, transfer, or use
personally identifiable information relating to that individual in any way moving
We will let our visitors and authorized customers know about changes to our
information that a visitor or authorized customer has previously requested not
be disclosed, we will contact such visitor or authorized customer to allow such
visitor or authorized customer to prevent such disclosure.
This site is not directed at children. Visitors and authorized customers are
required to be eighteen years or older.
This web site contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click
on one of these links, you are moving to another web site. We encourage you
to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policies
may differ from ours.