YES! Communities is committed to protecting your privacy and delivering a safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the YES! Communities Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the YES! Communities website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
YES! Communities may, from time to time, collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. YES! Communities may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, and interests.
There may also be information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by YES! Communities. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by YES! Communities for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the YES! Communities Web site.
Use of your Personal Information
YES! Communities collects and uses your personal information to operate the YES! Communities web site and deliver the services you have requested. YES! Communities may also, from time to time, use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from YES! Communities and its affiliates.
YES! Communities does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. In addition, YES! Communities may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to YES! Communities, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
YES! Communities keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within YES! Communities, in order to determine what YES! Communities services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within YES! Communities to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
YES! Communities Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on YES! Communities or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of YES! Communities; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of YES! Communities, or the public.
The YES! Communities Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the YES! Communities services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
YES! Communities secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. YES! Communities secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
YES! Communities will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. YES! Communities encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how YES! Communities is protecting your information.