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This policy was last modified on January 5, 2013

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register

- Baby Corner Membership Registration

- Baby Corner newsletter subscriptions

- Contest Registration

- Member Corner Personalization

Free Baby Samples Sign up page

Any information we request that is not required will be specified as voluntary or optional. Information required at various points of the site may or may not include your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, your date of birth, due date and/or your children's birth dates and genders, your gender, and other demographic information, as well as any other information that may be requested by the company providing the offer.

You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.



What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

- To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)

- To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)

- To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)

- To send periodic emails that you have opt-in to receive. We do not send emails unless you have requested to receive them from us.

- To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature

The email address you provide during member registration and/or newsletter subscriptions, or on other pages on our site may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your activity on our message boards, member notifications, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, promotions, related product or service information if you have subscribed (opt-in) to receive our newsletters.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you submit a request.

These security measures include: password protected directories and databases to safeguard your information, SSL (Secure Sockets Layered) technology to ensure that your information is fully encrypted and sent across the Internet securely or Our users are given the opportunity to opt-out of having their information used for purposes not directly related to our site at the point where we ask for the information. For example, our newsletter has an opt-out mechanism so users who do not want any marketing material, can keep their e-mail address off of our lists. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional materials from our partners may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the instructions in the email to unsubscribe in the subject line in the e-mail or e-mail us at babycorner[at]thebabycorner[dot]com with your email address. Users of our site are always notified when their information is being collected by any outside parties. We do this so our users can make an informed choice as to whether they should proceed with services that require an outside party, or not.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information, unless you specifically request, and give us permission to do so (for example, if you are signing up for free baby samples and you check the box stating that would like to receive an offer). This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Affiliate Disclosure

Baby Corner uses affiliate programs and lead generation programs for monetization, which means when you click on links to various sites that Baby Corner recommends in it's articles, and/or sponsored links and you choose to make a purchase, this can result in Baby Corner receiving a commission.

Some affiliate programs and affiliations include, but are not limited to, Commission Junction, LinkShare, Amazon.com, ClickBank, and others.

Baby Corner has chosen to only recommend products that we have used or have thoroughly researched. Baby Corner does not promote product or services that is intended to scam, or be deceptive in any way. If at any time you find a product or service promoted by Baby Corner that is a scam or is deceptive in anyway, please contact us immediately so we may take down all references to that product.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as your e-mail), or if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove that user's personal data provided to us. This can usually be done at the member information pages located inside a registered members' User Control Panel located at http://www.thebabycorner.com/boards/usercp.php. Members may also contact us for assistance with changing personal information by contacting us using the form at http://www.thebabycorner.com/contactus.php.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

CAN-SPAM Compliance

We have taken the necessary steps to ensure that we are compliant with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 by never sending out misleading information.

Third Party Advertising

We use several third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you. In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique "cookie" on your browser.

To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/.

Sharing

We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

We partner with another party to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services.

These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.

Cookies - Baby Corner and Third Party

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing a Unique ID for purposes of using the member features at the Baby Corner web site.

Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site. The only drawback to this is that the user will be limited in some areas of our site. For example, the user will not be able to participate in the members corner, message boards, contests or monthly drawings that take place, unless a cookie is registered. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.

Some of our business partners such as our third party advertisers use cookies on our site in order to deliver targeted advertising based on your Internet usage and interests. While Baby Corner does not have access to or control over these cookies you do have several options for opting out of having cookies placed on your computer.

Opt-out of Cookies

If you do not wish to have Baby Corner and/or our third party advertisers place cookies on your computer, please choose one of the options below.

Option 1

Remove cookies from your computer manually using the instructions for your Internet browser below:

Mozilla Firefox

Internet Explorer 8.x

Alternatively, Internet Explorer 8's new InPrivate browsing feature allows users to browse the internet without recording information from visited sites (including cookies). To use InPrivate mode:

Internet Explorer 7.x

For more browser instructions for deleting cookies please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=2

Option 2

Such services as provided at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp allow you examine your computer to identify advertising companies that have placed an advertising cookie file on your computer and opt-out of receiving cookies from these companies.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.thebabycorner.com/page/2304/.

Your Consent



By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change.

Contacting Us



If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.



thebabycorner.com

205 Doris Avenue

Vestal, New York 13850

United States

By Email: http://www.thebabycorner.com/contactus.php



Privacy Policy Customer Pledge

We pledge to you, our customer, that we have made a dedicated effort to bring our privacy policy in line with the the following important privacy laws and initiatives:

If at anytime you have a cause that needs to be disputed please fill out the Trust Guard Dispute Resolution form.



Respectfully,

Elizabeth Keefe

President

Baby Corner

BC Interactive Media LLC