This policy is effective as of July 10, 2013.
NOTE: We will not sell, share, or rent your email address or any other personal information collected on this site.
NOTE: You will always have the option of logging-in to your account and changing your subscription preferences, to stop receiving email updates and email newsletters.
The Information We Collect
When you visit BlockitPocket.com you provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected by us and Web Site use information collected by us as you browser our website.
Interact with our Web Site
When you register with BlockitPocket.com, you provide us with certain personal information, such as your name, your email address, your telephone number, your address, your gender, and any other personal or preference information that you provide to us.
When you enter BlockitPocket.com, we collect your browser type and IP address. This information is gathered for all BlockitPocket.com visitors. In addition, we store certain information from your browser using "cookies." A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user. We use session ID cookies to confirm that users are logged in. These cookies terminate once the user closes the browser. By default, we use a persistent cookie that stores your login ID (but not your password) to make it easier for you to login when you come back to BlockitPocket.com. You can remove or block this cookie using the settings in your browser if you want to disable this convenience feature.
When you use BlockitPocket.com, you may set up your personal profile, send messages, perform searches and queries. We collect this information so that we can provide you the service and offer personalized features. In most cases, we retain it so that, for instance, you can return to view prior messages you have sent or easily see your online messages and inquiries. When you update information, we usually keep a backup copy of the prior version for a reasonable period of time to enable reversion to the prior version of that information.
Any improper collection or misuse of information provided on BlockitPocket.com is a violation of the BlockitPocket.com Terms of Service and should be reported to info@ BlockitPocket.com.
If you choose to use our invitation service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for information needed to send the invitation, such as your friend's email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email or instant message inviting him or her to visit the site. BlockitPocket.com stores this information to send this one-time invitation, to register a friend connection if your invitation is accepted, and to track the success of our referral program. Your friend may contact us at info@BlockitPocket.com to request that we remove this information from our database.
BlockitPocket.com may also collect information about you from other sources, such as newspapers, blogs, instant messaging services, and other users of the BlockitPocket.com service through the operation of the service (e.g., photo tags) in order to provide you with more useful information and a more personalized experience.
By using BlockitPocket.com, you are consenting to have your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States.
Children Under Age 13
BlockitPocket.com does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register for BlockitPocket.com or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on BlockitPocket.com. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at info@ BlockitPocket.com.
Children Between the Ages of 13 and 18
We recommend that minors over the age of 13 ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet.
Use of Information Obtained by BlockitPocket.com
When you register with BlockitPocket.com, you create your own profile and privacy settings. Your profile information, as well as your name, email and photo, are displayed to people in the networks specified in your privacy settings to enable you to connect with people on BlockitPocket.com. We may occasionally use your name and email address to send you notifications regarding new services offered by BlockitPocket.com that we think you may find valuable.
Profile information is used by BlockitPocket.com primarily to be presented back to and edited by you when you access the service and to be presented to others permitted to view that information by your privacy settings. In some cases where your privacy settings permit it (e.g., posting to your wall), other BlockitPocket.com users may be able to supplement your profile.
Generally, you may opt out of such emails from the My Account page, though BlockitPocket.com reserves the right to send you notice about your account even if you opt out of all voluntary email notifications.
Sharing Your Information with Third Parties
We may provide information to service providers to help us bring you the services we offer. Specifically, we may use third parties to facilitate our business, such as to host the service at a co-location facility for servers, to send out email updates about BlockitPocket.com, to remove repetitive information from our user lists, to process payments for products or services, to offer an online job application process, or to provide search results or links (including sponsored links). In connection with these offerings and business operations, our service providers may have access to your personal information for use for a limited time in connection with these business activities. Where we utilize third parties for the processing of any personal information, we implement reasonable contractual and technical protections limiting the use of that information to BlockitPocket.com -specified purposes.
We may be required to disclose user information pursuant to lawful requests, such as subpoenas or court orders, or in compliance with applicable laws. We do not reveal information until we have a good faith belief that an information request by law enforcement or private litigants meets applicable legal standards. Additionally, we may share account or other information when we believe it is necessary to comply with law, to protect our interests or property, to prevent fraud or other illegal activity perpetrated through the BlockitPocket.com service or using the BlockitPocket.com name, or to prevent imminent bodily harm. This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers, agents or government agencies.
When you use BlockitPocket.com, certain information you post or share with third parties (e.g., a friend or someone in your network), such as personal information, comments, messages, photos, videos, Marketplace listings or other information, may be shared with other users in accordance with the privacy settings you select. All such sharing of information is done at your own risk. Please keep in mind that if you disclose personal information in your profile or when posting comments, messages, photos, videos, Marketplace listings or other items, this information may become publicly available.
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Changing Account Information
Access and control over most personal information on BlockitPocket.com is readily available through the My Account profile editing tools. BlockitPocket.com users may modify or delete any of their account profile information at any time by logging into their My Account page. Information will be updated immediately. Individuals who wish to deactivate their BlockitPocket.com account may do so by Logging into their account and clicking on Contact Us to create an online ticket requesting the closing of their account. Removed information may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time but will not be generally available to members of BlockitPocket.com.
Where you make use of the communication features of the service to share information with other individuals on BlockitPocket.com, however, (e.g., sending a personal message to another BlockitPocket.com user) you generally cannot remove such communications.
BlockitPocket.com takes appropriate precautions to protect our users' information. Your account information is located on a secured server behind a firewall. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number or your password), we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). (To learn more about SSL, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secure_Sockets_Layer). Because email and instant messaging are not recognized as secure communications, we request that you not send private information to us by email or instant messaging services. If you have any questions about the security of BlockitPocket.com Web Site, please contact us at info@ BlockitPocket.com
Contacting the Web Site
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Salisbury, MA, 01952
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This policy is effective as of July 10, 2013.