Dark Futures Pty Ltd. has created this privacy statement to describe our firm commitment to your privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website: “Dark Horizons” at http://www.darkhorizons.com. We seek to protect your private information so that you have a pleasurable viewing experience on our Web site. We will not sell, rent, trade, or disclose your personally identifiable information to anyone except as explained in this policy.
A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies store information about your use of a particular Web site or service and are typically used to make services more convenient and personalized. Most cookies are “session cookies,” which are automatically deleted whenever you leave a Web site, although some cookies remain on your computer until you remove them.
Generally, a Web beacon consists of a small string of software code that represents a graphic image request on a Web page or email. Web beacons can be used for many purposes –including site traffic reporting, unique visitor counts, advertising auditing and reporting, and personalization. A significant majority of web beacons collect only anonymous data.
Third Party Cookies and Web beacons
In the course of serving advertisements to this site and/or collecting site traffic reporting statistics , our third-party advertiser(s) and/or audience measurement organizations may place or recognize cookies and/or Web beacons on your browser. We do not provide any Personally Identifiable Information to these advertisers, third party websites, or other businesses. These third party websites, businesses and advertisers or advertising companies working on their behalf may sometimes use technology to deliver the advertisements that appear on our site directly to your browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. We do not have access to or control over cookies or other technologies that they may use and the information practices of these advertisers and third party advertisers, third party websites or businesses are not covered by this policy and you should refer to their respective privacy policies.
Companies that place ads on the darkhorizons.com Web site may also use their own cookies to help determine the frequency and placement of particular ads. Your browser controls how cookies are used and can be set to not allow them. However, it is possible that some parts of the www.darkhorizons.com web site may not function properly if your browser refuses our cookies.
Cookie Notification and Disabling
Most browsers permit you to set the browser to accept, reject, or notify you of cookie use. However, some parts of the www.darkhorizons.com web site may not function properly if your browser is set to reject cookies. Users can opt out of advertising behavioral targeting through the opt-out link located here.
Personally Identifiable Information
Personally Identifiable Information is your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, and credit card information.
Where We Collect Personally Identifiable Information
We collect personally identifiable information when you (1) use the social network options, (2) use the “email a friend” option and (3) submit feedback, questions, or “contact us” messages, (4) enter contests, (5) post a comment in the ‘comments’ section of articles, (6) submit e-mails or letters to us.
How We Use Personally Identifiable Information
Dark Futures Pty Ltd. only uses your personally identifiable information to respond to your questions or requests to contact us. We are participants in the Digital Advertising Alliance’s (DAA) Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising.
Anonymous Information Collected on this Website
Dark Futures Pty Ltd. also compiles aggregate data from all of our customers such as traffic logs, number of visits or clicks on a given page, pages viewed or links to our site to prepare internal reports about which pages are popular, how many total unique users visit our site, and different traffic patterns. Dark Futures Pty Ltd. does not combine your personally identifiable information with information about pages visited or any other click-stream data.
Who We Disclose Personally Identifiable Information To
The www.darkhorizons.com web site contains advertisements and links to other Web sites. Although we do not provide any personally identifiable information to these companies, we cannot guarantee your privacy once you leave the www.darkhorizons.com web site. Dark Futures Pty Ltd. is not responsible for the privacy policies, practices, or content of Web sites with links on our site. DarkHorizons.com may disclose some personal information to outside companies who help us with the administration and delivery of promotional games, trivia contests, and sweepstakes.
Dark Futures Pty Ltd. reserves the right to co-operate fully with any law enforcement authority in any jurisdiction in respect of any lawful direction or request to disclose your identity or other information in respect of your posting any materials which violate any applicable or relevant law. We may also disclose your personal information to law enforcement personnel, government officials, or others when we, in our sole discretion, believe that disclosure is necessary to prevent violations of the law, injury to person or property, or any harm to Dark Futures Pty Ltd. or others.
Demographic information may be collected on the www.darkhorizons.com web site. The information will only be shared with any third-parties in an aggregate format.
The www.darkhorizons.com web site automatically logs information such as IP addresses, ISPs, and browser type but does not link that information to personally identifying information. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site. Your IP address is used to gather broad demographic information.
Third Party Advertising
This site uses the services of indieClick and various independent advertisers for serving and/or targeting of ads, promotions and other marketing messages when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) 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.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Access to data is limited and employees obtain access to log files by a secured password. Dark Futures Pty Ltd. periodically reviews web security and ensures that all policies and practices are adhered to within the company.
Dark Futures Pty Ltd. is committed to protecting the privacy of children. We encourage parents and guardians to explore the Internet with their children. Visitors under age 18 should not submit any personally identifiable information to the www.darkhorizons.com web site. In addition our site is not directed to anyone under the age of 13. Children under 13 years of age MUST NOT submit personally identifiable information to www.darkhorizons.com and we will not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age.
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you may contact:
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