The foundation of tattoobook.com is based on trust and it is for this reason that we hold a great deal of respect for the privacy of our users.
In order to provide a richer feature set and to provide a more personalized user experience on the tattoobook.com Web site,
The Information We Collect:
To post messages on our message center or to use any of our other services we may require you to provide us with contact information, such as your name, street address, phone number, and email address.
In the event that you are using a paid service, we may collect your credit card number, expiration date, and billing information.
To collect general demographic information on our user base, we may also request that you provide us with other personal information such as age, sex, occupation and interests.
This information is strictly optional, however, and is not required to use our services.
As you use our services, our servers will automatically track certain information about you.
This information includes your IP address, the URL that you just came from, which URL you go to next, which browser you are using, and which operating system you are using.
This is not unique to the tattoobook.com website as many existing sites automatically collect this information.
Your IP address will be used solely for administrative purposes and will not be linked to any personally identifiable information.
Most cookies are automatically deleted at the end of a session. In addition, many browsers offer users the option of declining cookies. If you do not wish to accept cookies, please modify the settings in your browser.
Your browser must be set to accept cookies if you wish to use the tattoobook.com services available only to registered members.
Our Use of Your Information.
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site.
Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information.
Your IP address may be used in order to enforce certain policies within our User Agreement.
Cookies may also be used for other purposes at times.
Our online surveys at times ask visitors for contact information such as their email address.
We use contact data from our surveys to send the user information about our company.
Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; please see the "Your Ability to Opt-Out" section below.
We run contests on our site in which we ask visitors for contact information such as their email address, full name, and street address.
We use contact data from our contests to contact our winners and to send users information about our company.
Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; please see the Your Ability to Opt-Out section below.
This site contains links to many other tattoo-related sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
Since tattoobook.com does not control the privacy policies of third parties, you are subject to the privacy customs and policies of that third party.
We encourage you to ask questions and review their stated privacy policies before you disclose your personal information to others.
Our Policies Regarding the Disclosure of Your Information.
We do not sell, rent, trade or otherwise share any personally identifiable information about our users to any third party.
This includes, but is not limited to the names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of our users.
In addition, we will not disclose any personally identifiable financial or security related personally identifiable information such as credit card numbers and or passwords.
We do aggregate broad demographic information on our user base, which we disclose to our current and prospective advertisers.
In addition, this aggregated data is used internally for promotional purposes.
We use the information about the interests our users to increase the effectiveness of our marketing and promotional efforts and to customize our site's content and layout.
We believe these uses allow us to create a personalized product that better satisfies our users' needs.
We may also use information about you to deliver information to you that, in some cases, is targeted to your interests, such as targeted banners.
To participate in our message center, users are given the opportunity to create a profile that may be viewed by other users.
Users are given the option when entering this information to make it viewable by other users or request that it remain private.
If the user chooses to opt-in to this option of disclosing their information to third parties or other users, then the user may receive promotional items.
Unfortunately, we cannot ensure the absolute privacy of any personally identifiable user information.
For example, we may be forced to disclose information to government and/or law enforcement agencies or third parties under certain circumstances.
Tattoobook.com cooperates with all law enforcement inquiries and reserves the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information we know about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from your use of the services or features on the tattoobook.com website.
In addition, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. Therefore, although we make it a practice not to disclose any personally identifiable information to any third party, we do not promise that your personally identifiable information or private communications will remain private.
Our Security Measures
Tattoobook.com uses industry standard efforts such as firewalls and Secure Socket Layers to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. However, even the most robust security systems are not foolproof and users should consider this when revealing any personally identifiable information to any party over any form of media.
Your Ability to Opt-Out
Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at the point where we request information about the visitor.
However, if the user decides at any time that s/he no longer wishes to receive future communications users may remove their information from our database by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by going to http://www.tattoodesign.com/newsletter/index.html
Contacting our Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, or the privacy practices of tattoobook.com, you can contact the company by sending an email to email@example.com.
For general inquiries relating to the tattoobook.com website, users may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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