Last updated November 4th, 2014
The information collection, use, and dissemination practices of Recent Mother. This policy applies to Recent Mother’s collection, use, storage and disclosure of information by Recent Mother, Llc on its (a) websites, including all its divisions, subsidiaries and related companies (collectively, the “Websites”), (b) on various third party websites, and (c) to Recent Mother’s other information collection, including the purchase of customer lists from third parties. Recent Mother, Llc is not responsible for the information collection or privacy practices of third web sites or applications.
1. Collection of Information.
1.1 Survey Information.
Recent Mother, Llc collects information from individuals by various methods, including, but not limited to, when an individual voluntarily completes a Recent Mother, Llc survey, order form, or a registration page either online or offline, or by means of online or offline surveys, order forms, or registration pages operated by third parties (collectively, a “Survey”). (As used herein, “online” means using the Internet, including the Websites, and related technologies, and “offline” means by methods other than online, including in person, in the postal mail, using telephones and cell phones, and other similar means.) In the Surveys, Recent Mother, Llc or a third party (a “Third Party”) may ask an individual to provide various information to Recent Mother, which may include his or her name, email address, street address, zip code, telephone numbers (including cell phone numbers and carriers), birth date, gender, salary range, education and marital status, occupation, social security number, employment information, personal and online interests, and such other information as may be requested from time to time (together, “Survey Information”). Recent Mother, Llc may also collect information concerning an individual from another source and uses that information in combination with information provided from this web site. Completing the Surveys is completely voluntary, and individuals are under no obligation to provide Survey Information to Recent Mother, Llc or Third Party, but an individual may receive incentives from Recent Mother, Llc or a Third Party in exchange for providing Survey Information to Recent Mother.
1.2 Third Party List Information.
Recent Mother, Llc collects information from individuals when an individual provides information to a third party and Recent Mother, Llc subsequently purchases, licenses, or otherwise acquires the information from the third party (the “Seller”). Such purchased information may include, but is not limited to, an individual’s name, email address, street address, zip code, telephone numbers (including cell phone numbers and carriers), birth date, gender, salary range, education and marital status, occupation, industry of employment, personal and online interests, and such other information as the individual may have provided to the Seller (together, “Third Party List Information”). When acquiring Third Party List Information, Recent Mother, Llc seeks assurances from the Seller that the Seller has a right to transfer the Third Party List Information to Recent Mother, Llc and that the Seller has a right to provide offers from advertisers to the individuals whose personal information is included on the Seller’s list.
1.3 Other Information.
Other occasions when Recent Mother, Llc obtains information from individuals include (1) when an individual is making a claim for a prize or seeking to redeem an incentive offered by Recent Mother, Llc or by a third party, (2) when an individual requests assistance through Recent Mother’s customer service department, and (3) when an individual voluntarily subscribes to a Recent Mother, Llc service or newsletter (together, “Other Information”).
1.4 Cookies, Web Beacons, and Other Info Collected Using Technology. Recent Mother, Llc currently uses cookie and web beacon technology to associate certain Internet-related information about an individual with information about the individual in our database. Additionally, Recent Mother, Llc may use other new and evolving sources of information in the future (together, “Technology Information”).
A cookie is a small amount of data stored on the hard drive of the individual’s computer that allows Recent Mother, Llc to identify the individual with his or her corresponding data that resides in Recent Mother’s database. You may read more about cookies at http://cookiecentral.com. Individuals who use the Websites need to accept cookies in order to use all of the features and functionality of the Websites.
(b) Web Beacons.
A web beacon is programming code that can be used to display an image on a web page, but can also be used to transfer an individual’s unique user identification (often in the form of a cookie) to a database and associate the individual with previously acquired information about an individual in a database. This allows Recent Mother, Llc to track certain web sites an individual visits online. Web beacons are used to determine products or services an individual may be interested in, and to track online behavioral habits for marketing purposes. For example, Recent Mother, Llc might place, with the consent of a third party website, a web beacon on the third party’s website where fishing products are sold. When Joe, an individual listed in Recent Mother’s database, visits the fishing website, Recent Mother, Llc receives notice by means of the web beacon that Joe visited the fishing site, and Recent Mother, Llc would then update Joe’s profile with the information that Joe is interested in fishing. Recent Mother, Llc may thereafter present offers of fishing related products and services to Joe. In addition to using web beacons on web pages, Recent Mother, Llc also uses web beacons in email messages sent to individuals listed in Recent Mother’s database.
(c) New Technology.
The use of technology on the Internet, including cookies and web beacons, is rapidly evolving, as is Recent Mother’s use of new and evolving technology. As a result, Recent Mother, Llc strongly encourages individuals to revisit this policy for any updates regarding its use of technology.
1.5 Outside Information.
Recent Mother, Llc may receive information about individuals from third parties or from other sources of information outside of Recent Mother, Llc including information located in public databases (“Outside Information”).
1.6 Individual Information.
As used herein, Individual Information means Survey Information, Third Party List Information, Other Information, Technology Information, and Outside Information, and any other information Recent Mother, Llc gathers or receives about individuals.
1.7 No Information Collected from Children.
2.2(b) Solicited Email.
Recent Mother, Llc only sends email to individuals who have agreed on the Websites to receive email from Recent Mother, Llc or to individuals who have agreed on third party websites to receive email from third parties such as Recent Mother. Recent Mother, Llc does not send unsolicited email messages. As a result, statutes requiring certain formatting for unsolicited email are not applicable to Recent Mother’s email messages.
2.3 Targeted Advertising.
Recent Mother, Llc uses Individual Information to target advertising to an individual. When an individual is using the Internet, Recent Mother, Llc uses Technology Information (see also Section 2.5 below) to associate an individual with that person’s Individual Information, and Recent Mother, Llc attempts to show advertising for products and services in which the person has expressed an interest in the Surveys, indicated an interest by means of Technology Information, and otherwise. Recent Mother, Llc may, at its discretion, target advertising by using email, direct mail, telephones, cell phones, and other means of communication to provide promotional offers.
2.4 Direct Mail and Telemarketing.
Recent Mother, Llc uses Individual Information to advertise, directly or indirectly, to individuals using direct mail marketing or telemarketing using telephones and cell phones.
2.5 Use of Technology Information.
Recent Mother, Llc uses Technology Information (1) to match a person’s Survey Information and Third Party List Information to other categories of Individual Information to make and improve profiles of individuals, (2) to track a person’s online browsing habits on the Internet, (3) to determine which areas of Recent Mother’s web sites are most frequently visited. This information helps Recent Mother, Llc to better understand the online habits of individuals so that Recent Mother, Llc can target advertising and promotions to them.
2.6 Profiles of Individuals.
Recent Mother, Llc uses Individual Information to make a profile of an individual. A profile can be created by combining Survey Information and Third Party List Information with other sources of Individual Information such as information obtained from public databases.
2.7 Storage of Individual Information.
Recent Mother, Llc stores the Individual Information in a database on Recent Mother, Llc computers. Our computers have security measures (such as a firewall) in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under Recent Mother’s control. Not withstanding such measures, Recent Mother, Llc cannot guarantee that its security measures will prevent Recent Mother, Llc computers from being illegally accessed, and the Individual Information on them stolen or altered.
3. Dissemination of Individual Information.
3.1 Sale or Transfer to Third Parties.
Recent Mother, Llc MAY SELL OR TRANSFER INDIVIDUAL INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES FOR ANY PURPOSE IN Recent Mother’s SOLE DISCRETION.
3.2 Order Fulfillment.
Recent Mother, Llc will transfer Individual Information to third parties when necessary to provide a product or service that a person orders from such third party while using Recent Mother, Llc web sites or when responding to offers provided by Recent Mother.
3.3 Legal Process.
Recent Mother, Llc may disclose Individual Information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, and other legal processes.
3.4 Summary Data.
Recent Mother, Llc may sell or transfer non-individualized information, such as summary or aggregated anonymous information about all persons or sub-groups of persons.
4. Privacy Practices of Third Parties.
4.1 Advertiser cookies and web beacons.
Advertising agencies, advertising networks, and other companies (together, “Advertisers”) who place advertisements on the Websites and on the Internet generally may use their own cookies, web beacons, and other technology to collect information about individuals. Recent Mother, Llc does not control Advertisers’ use of such technology and Recent Mother, Llc has no responsibility for the use of such technology to gather information about individuals.
The Websites and email messages sometimes contain hypertext links to the web sites of third parties. Recent Mother, Llc is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other web sites. Linked web sites may contain links to web sites maintained by third parties. Such links are provided for your convenience and reference only. Recent Mother, Llc does not operate or control in any respect any information, software, products or services available on such third party web sites. The inclusion of a link to a web site does not imply any endorsement of the services or the site, its contents, or its sponsoring organization.
4.3 Affiliated Companies.
Recent Mother, Llc may disclose, transfer, and sell Individual Information to entities affiliated with Recent Mother, Llc in Recent Mother’s discretion
5. Unsubscribe Procedures.
(b) Unsubscribe from all of Recentmother.com’s email lists.