This policy covers how LocalCT.com treats personal information that LocalCT.com collects and receives, including information related to your past use of LocalCT.com products and services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.
This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that LocalCT.com does not own or control, or to people that LocalCT.com does not employ or manage.
Information Collection and Use – General
LocalCT.com collects personal information when you register with LocalCT.com, when you use LocalCT.com services and when you visit LocalCT.com pages.
When you register we ask for information such as your name, email address and zip code. Once you register with LocalCT.com and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us.
LocalCT.com automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, LocalCT.com cookie information, and the page you request. LocalCT.com uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the content on your homepage, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
LocalCT.com does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services you’ve requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with LocalCT.com under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help LocalCT.com communicate with you about offers from LocalCT.com and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.
We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;
LocalCT.com does not provide any personal information to the subscriber when you interact with or view their page.
Children (Users under age of 13)
In response to concerns about protecting children’s privacy online, Congress enacted the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (“COPPA”), which sets forth rules and procedures governing the ways in which Web sites may collect, use and disclose any personal information for children under the age of 13. In accordance with LocalCT.com’s policy and COPPA regulations, we DO NOT:
Request or knowingly collect personally identifiable online or offline contact information from users under 13 years of age;
Knowingly use or share personal information from users under 13 years of age with third parties;
Give children the ability to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information;
Entice children with the prospect of a special game, prize or other activity to divulge more information than is needed to participate in the activity.
LocalCT.com may set and access LocalCT.com cookies on your computer. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to LocalCT.com’s cookies.
Your Ability to Edit and Delete Your Registration Information and Preferences – General
You can edit your LocalCT.com Registration Information at any time after you sign-in by clicking the “Update Account Info” link in your “Account Admin” section..
New categories of marketing communications may be added to the Marketing Preferences page from time to time. Users who visit this page can opt out of receiving future marketing communications from these new categories or they can unsubscribe by following instructions contained in the messages they receive.
We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the LocalCT.com service, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the LocalCT.com Newsletter, that are considered part of your LocalCT.com account, without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.
You can delete your LocalCT.com account by visiting your Update Account page and clicking on the “Delete Account” link.
Confidentiality and Security
We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about you.
Your LocalCT.com Account Information is password-protected. In certain areas LocalCT.com uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions.
LocalCT.com may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your LocalCT.com account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.