Blacksmith Interactive Respects And Values Your Privacy
Information We Collect or Maintain About Consumers
Personally Identifiable Information
Personal information is information collected through the normal correspondence and subscription service with Blacksmith Interactive and/or with Blacksmith Interactive’s third-party marketing partners. Blacksmith Interactive utilize the personal information to identify and communicate with individual consumer. Personally identifiable information collected may include, but not limited to, name (first and last name), email address, mailing address, telephone number, gender, age.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
Non-personally identifiable information is information collected by Blacksmith Interactive or Blacksmith Interactive’s marketing partners in the normal course of operating their business that does not reveal the specific identity of the consumer. Non-personally identifiable information collected may include, but not limited to, user IP address, user click stream data, user conversion data, aggregate user segmentation information.
Blacksmith Interactive places the highest value on the privacy of children. Blacksmith Interactive will never knowingly collect or accept any personally identified information about children under the age of 13. If Blacksmith Interactive obtains any personally identified information about a child under the age of 13, such information will be immediately and permanently deleted from its database.
Use of Personally Identifiable Information
Consumer personally identified information collected on this site
Blacksmith Interactive will use consumer personally identified information collected on this site to contact the consumer in response to consumer-initiated inquiries, to provide services requested by the consumer, to alert consumers to changes in services or features, and to provide consumers with requested information regarding Blacksmith Interactive or our services. Blacksmith Interactive may share this personally identified information with service providers who assist us with our marketing efforts, but those service providers will not use this personally identified information for their own marketing purposes and are prohibited by contract from sharing this personally identified information with any party other than Blacksmith Interactive. These businesses may include, but are not limited to: providers of direct marketing services and applications, including lookup and reference, data enhancement, suppression and validation services.
Blacksmith Interactive will not sell, rent, or lease personally identified information collected on this site to third-party marketers.
Blacksmith Interactive may use data-enhancement providers to augment data provided to us by consumers on this site. Data-enhancement providers will not use the data for any purpose other than to provide the enhancement information to Blacksmith Interactive, and are prohibited by contract from sharing that personally identified information with any party other than Blacksmith Interactive. Blacksmith Interactive may, in order to provide the highest level of service, use data collected through another Blacksmith Interactive property to enhance the data we collect on this site.
Blacksmith Interactive may also share personally identified information in the following limited circumstances: (1) upon receipt of a properly authorized and authenticated governmental request for information; (2) in response to a subpoena or a court order, (3) to comply with relevant laws; (4) in response to an investigation of fraud regarding a specific consumer, or (5) in an effort to safeguard the person or property of a Blacksmith Interactive employee or a third party.
Consumer information managed by Blacksmith Interactive pursuant to a list-management arrangement
Blacksmith Interactive may, in order to provide the highest level of service, use data collected through another Blacksmith Interactive property to enhance the data we manage for third parties.
Blacksmith Interactive will share personally identified information collected by third-party marketing partners and managed by Blacksmith Interactive in the following limited circumstances: (1) upon receipt of a properly authorized and authenticated governmental request for information; (2) in response to a subpoena or a court order, (3) to comply with relevant laws; (4) in response to an investigation of fraud regarding a specific consumer, (4) if Blacksmith Interactive is sold or acquired, or (5) in an effort to safeguard the person or property of a Blacksmith Interactive employee or a third party.
For personally identified information collected from consumers inside the European Union, Blacksmith Interactive will not manage that consumer data unless that consumer first requested, pursuant to clear and conspicuous notice, to receive such types of marketing communications. Moreover, the EU recipient must be given clear and conspicuous notice that the data is going to be shared with third parties for marketing purposes, and that notice must be given prior to receipt of the recipient’s permission.
Consumers may wish to remove themselves from specific Blacksmith Interactive marketing lists. Consumers can opt-out from specific mailing list by following the unsubscribe information that is present in every marketing email sent by Blacksmith Interactive. Please allow up to 10 days to be complete the request processing.
Moreover, consumers may elect not to receive advertisements from a specific advertiser at any time. In every marketing email communication we send, there is also an unsubscribe hyperlink that allows the recipient to unsubscribe from receiving commercial emails from that specific advertiser by clicking the hyperlink provided and following the instructions provided.
Unsubscribe requests are either processed on an advertiser-specific basis or on a list-specific basis, depending on the selection the consumer makes. Unsubscribing from one list managed by Blacksmith Interactive will not remove the consumer from all Blacksmith Interactive marketing lists. Similarly, unsubscribing from one advertiser will not prevent the consumer from receiving all advertisers’ emails.
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Blacksmith Interactive may employ “cookies” to help customize your access to the website, and for the delivery of targeted advertisements. A cookie is a piece of data stored on your hard drive containing information about you. Cookies have many benefits to enhance your experience at our website and to facilitate the receipt of targeted advertisements.
In addition, for the purpose of formatting and delivering future campaigns, Blacksmith Interactive may employ pixel tags (also known as clear gifs) to track: 1) the pages that our users visit on affiliate and/or partner websites; and 2) user opens of, and clicks on, our targeted email advertising. We reserve the right to employ user source information, including applicable category and interest(s), for the marketing of targeted email messages. This source information may be shared with our third party marketing partners. Blacksmith Interactive reserves the right to retain cookie and pixel tag data indefinitely.
Group Aggregate Data
Blacksmith Interactive reserves the right to provide aggregate or group data about Blacksmith Interactive users for lawful purposes. Aggregate or group data is data that describes the demographics, usage, or characteristics of Blacksmith Interactive participants as a group, without disclosing personally identified information.
Right to Contact Via Telephone
In addition, by registering at the website, you agree that such act constitutes an inquiry and/or application for purposes of the Amended Telemarketing Sales Rule (16 CFR §310 et seq.), as amended from time to time (the “Rule”). Notwithstanding that your telephone number may be listed on the Federal Trade Commission’s Do-Not-Call List, we reserve the right to contact you via telemarketing in accordance with the Rule.
We endeavor to safeguard and protect our users’ information. When users submit information at the website or when our third-party marketing partners transfer personally identified information to us, such information is protected both online and offline. The servers in which we store personally identified information are kept in a secure physical environment. Blacksmith Interactive has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of personal information under our control. Currently, Blacksmith Interactive uses Secure Socket Layer Software (“SSL”) to protect data and to secure any transactions. SSL encrypts information, including credit card numbers, names and addresses as they are transmitted over the Internet. Please be advised that, although we take reasonable technological precautions to protect your data, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, Blacksmith Interactive cannot warrant that your information will be absolutely secure. Any transmission of data at or through our website is at your own risk. However, access to your information is strictly limited, and not accessible to the public.
Consumers wishing to review personally identified information collected by Blacksmith Interactive on this site should write to Blacksmith Interactive Privacy Department, 297 Kingsbury Grade, Suite D, Lake Tahoe, NV 89449-4470. Blacksmith Interactive may take reasonable steps to confirm the identity of the consumer in an effort to prevent identity theft.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits California residents who have provided personally identified information to Blacksmith Interactive or its partners in list management arrangements to request certain information regarding Blacksmith Interactive’s disclosure of personally identified information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Within thirty days of receiving such a request, we will provide a list of the categories of personally identified information disclosed to third parties for third-party direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, along with the names and addresses of these third parties. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year. We reserve our right not to respond to requests submitted other than to the address specified in this section.