We built MyPoolYard.com to make it easy to share information with your friends and people around you. We understand you may not want everyone in the world to have the information you share on MyPoolYard.com, that is why we give you control of your information. Our default privacy settings limit the information displayed in your profile to your networks and other reasonable community limitations that we tell you about.
MyPoolYard.com follows these core principles:
You should have control over your personal information.
MyPoolYard.com helps you share information with your friends and people around you. You choose what information you put in your profile, including contact and personal information, pictures, interests and groups you join. And you control the users with whom you share that information through the privacy settings on the Privacy page.
The Information We Collect
When you visit MyPoolYard.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 interact with our Web Site.
When you register with MyPoolYard.com, you provide us with certain personal information, such as your name, your email address, your telephone number, your address, and any other personal or preference information that you provide to us.
When you enter MyPoolYard.com, we collect your browser type and IP address. This information is gathered for all MyPoolYard.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 MyPoolYard.com . You can remove or block this cookie using the settings in your browser if you want to disable this convenience feature.
Any improper collection or misuse of information provided on MyPoolYard.com is a violation of the MyPoolYard.com Terms of Service and should be reported to firstname.lastname@example.org .
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. MyPoolYard.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 email@example.com to request that we remove this information from our database.
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 MyPoolYard.com service or using the MyPoolYard.com name, or to prevent imminent bodily harm. This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers, agents or government agencies.
MyPoolYard.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). 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 MyPoolYard.com Web Site, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.