PeachPatch Privacy Policy

At PeachPatch, safeguarding your online privacy is taken seriously. PeachPatch has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate the firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for the PeachPatch.

How We Use Data:

The registration form requests users to give us contact and profile information (such as your name, email address, postal address, zip code, and sex). Some of the requested information is required in order to receive certain services; other information is optional.

Ways we use data:

This data is used to send personalized, targeted information to the user in their email messages or on our website; to send targeted advertising and promotions in our opt-in newsletters that allows us to provide service to the users; to send opt-in email offers about products and services of interest or special deals from based on the user's chosen interests; to send confirmation of profile changes; to contact users for feedback and surveys; and to send users news about PeachPatch, including romance newsletters and updates of new or enhanced services. We never send unsolicited spam to our users.

All transactions are made thru SSL secured pages for security. We have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Your information is protected by placing it on a secure portion of the Site and by regularly backing up data, performing consistency checks with independently recorded log files to prevent tampering, and restricting access to information on our servers via several user authentication technologies. While it is the goal to safeguard personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you submit such information at your own risk and absolve us of any liability. While we do take steps to limit them, our systems, like all computers, are susceptible to "hackers" and others who illegally seek and gain access to information stored on the computers' hard drives and other memory storage devices.

I.P. Addresses/Operating System/Browser Type:

When you visit PeachPatch or click on one of our links, we may automatically record your I.P. address, operating system, and browser version. We use this information to generate usage statistics and to ensure that our site and emails are accessible to the widest possible audience. We may also use I.P. addresses to track abuse of our system and for system administration, diagnostic analysis, site tracking and reporting of aggregate usage information.

Third-Party Links:

This site (and our emails) may contain links to other sites. PeachPatch is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other Web sites.

Disclosure of Data:

We request demographic information:

(1. ) To tailor our subscribers' experience. With this information we can provide our users with content we think they might be interested in. We believe we will be able to provide users with a better service if demographic information is provided.

(2.) We may collect certain information from you in order to process your order. We may require your name, address, zip code, date of birth, email address, or credit card information. We may transfer, sell, or use the information we collect from you to third parties (with the exception of credit cards) for the purpose of targeted marketing opportunities.

(3.) We will divulge your private information if required to do so by law and/or to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud and situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person.

Furthermore, we may provide your personal information to the police or other investigating agencies to assist them in the investigation of any suspected violations of law. We also have the right to share your name and contact information with our attorneys in the event of serious violations of conduct.

If served with a subpoena, search warrant, or court order, we would be compelled to provide the required information. We may or may not provide you with the existence of the subpoena, search warrant or court order, or with advance notice of our compliance.

(4.) We do track certain general usage pattern information. This information is used in aggregate form (mass information to show trends and patterns) to improve the site. Certain information is requested so that we may provide you with targeted advertising. With targeted advertising, we deliver advertising messages to the types of audience's advertisers most want to reach. We use the personal information that you provide to assist in the identification of individuals who meet these criteria.

Children 13 or Under:

In general, PeachPatch is a general interest/audience site and is not directed at children under the age of 13. It is our policy to refrain from knowingly collecting personally identifying information from children 13 or under and to actively discourage children from providing such information.

Sharing/Co-registrations:

During the registration process, subscribers may be asked if they would like to have their registration information made available to companies and partner sites that wish to offer products and services that subscribers may be interested in. By opting in to receive email offers about products and services of interest, you are granting us permission to combine your personal information with other information, such as prior purchase history and publicly available demographic data, to provide you with email and postal offers geared towards your individual tastes and preferences, and to offer you stand alone advertising emails and third party advertising. We will never share your information with third parties unless you grant us permission to do so.

Special Relationships:

This site also may use "co-branding" with outside advertisers, so that the connection between our site and that of the advertiser is "seamless." These "co-branded" pages may be used by an outside ad company to display ads on our site. Cookies received with third party banner ads may be collected.

Referral Program:

As part of our "Send this page to a friend" program, we ask you to provide information (like the name and e-mail address) of your friends and family whom you would like to send a song or card. Users receive pick up notification e-mails, but do not become members of PeachPatch until they confirm their interest in our service.

Links:

When we provide you with links in our emails or newsletter, they may include a special tracking code unique to you which allows us to determine which content and advertisements are most popular.

Cookies:

"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. The first time a user provides an email address to PeachPatch.com, a cookie is placed on the user's PC so that when the user returns to PeachPatch.com, using the same PC, PeachPatch.com will be able to personalize the user's experience by providing special features, such as keeping track of the user's address book for sending greetings, making special offers and other forms easier to fill out. If, at any time, a user provides other information in connection with their activities (such as name, address, birth date, gender, etc. in connection with, e.g., entering a contest, completing a survey, or signing up for a promotional offer from or third-party advertisers), PeachPatch.com may store that information, along with the user's email address, in its user database.

We only use the information stored in its database (i) for the purpose for which the information was originally provided by a user, (ii) to pre-populate information fields in the event a user wishes to sign up for and/or subscribe to services, promotions or offers in the future, (iii) to ensure that a user will not be repeatedly exposed to the same ads, offers and promotions while visiting PeachPatch, and (iv) in connection with delivering content, information or newsletters which the user regularly receives from us or other chosen offers or our partner sites.

We will never use cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent in a cookie.

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Notification of Changes:

PeachPatch reserves the right to modify this privacy policy at any time.

Contacting the Web Site:

If you have questions about this privacy statement, or the practices of this site you may contact Customer Service


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