Information We Collect
We gather information from our visitors in many different ways when they interact with our Site.
We may collect personal information about you including your name or e-mail address, when you sign-up or register to our service, participate in promotions, contests, interact in our community, respond or contact with us. We may also collect some additional information such as postal address, telephone number, date of birth, gender, credit card number or other account numbers. Sometimes, we may ask about your interests, preferences when you participate in various contests, sweepstakes, or surveys.
The purpose of collecting this data is to analyze visits to our site and to know about the interests of our visitors collectively and individually. If you correspond with us by email, we may hold the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses. Moreover, you may add your personal data to your profile that you can then share with friends. You can alter, remove, and set your privacy setting for this data anytime in the My Account section of the site after signing in by using your personal password. The Site may include newsletters, online commenting areas, and other online forms that ask users to give their personal information such as names, e-mail addresses, etc.
We may customize and alter the Site with references to products or educational information that may be of your personal interest or based on your previous collaborations, data you have given to us, or your personal data that we have gathered from third-party sources. Your interests could originate from several sources, including your browsing activity and your response to online advertisements. In such circumstances, third parties collect and store data about your interests and online activity.
Automatically Collected information
Whenever you visit HeraldClub, our servers automatically record certain data that your web browser sends. These server logs may gather data about how you use our site through cookies, web log files, web beacons, tracking pixels and related technologies. Moreover, our servers collect certain information about your device (whether you visit the site from a desktop, laptop, tablet or android), browser type and version. We may automatically identify visitors’ domain names, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses (the number allocated to PCs on the Internet), referring / exit pages, URLs, number of clicks, landing pages, pages viewed, location information and such other information. No personal data about the visitors is displayed in this procedure. The Site may also collect unidentified “traffic data” that does not personally recognize the site users; however, that data might be useful for advertising purposes or for optimizing the services we offer.
The purpose of collecting data from the visitors is to determine their interests and to provide better quality information.
When you visit HeraldClub.com, we may send one or more cookies – a small piece of data containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to your computer that helps us to identify your browser. With the help of cookies, HeraldClub ensures the visitors to log in faster and improves navigation through the site. A cookie does not collect your personal data. HeraldClub may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary and vanish after closing the browser. On the other hand, persistent cookies remain on your hard drive even after closing your browser. However, persistent cookies can be deleted by following the directions of your web browser. You can change the settings on your web browser to accept or refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you choose to disable this function, some features of our services may not work properly as they were intended.
How We Use Your Personal Information
HeraldClub does not disclose or share your personal information with any third party without your consent. We only collect your personal data for the following purposes and under the following circumstances:
- To operate and improve the site, contents and services
- To enhance the functionality or the Site and to provide associated Services
- To understand your interests and preferences using our site and services
- To provide the services, contents and information according to your interests
- To maintain the standards of the site by providing you the quality features and functionality of the Service
- To analyze the use of Services, technical problems, maintaining security, and personalizing advertisements and promotions
- To conduct different contests and to deliver contest entries, winners and rewards
- To respond to your comments and frequently asked questions
- To respond to your queries and to provide customer service
- To send you surveys or questionnaires
- To send you newsletters and welcoming emails, changes to features of the Services, or special offers
- To send you important updates, technical notices, security alerts and administrative messages
- To deliver services you request
- To get feedback to enable us to customize and improve our contents and services
- To communicate with you about upcoming events, contests and rewards
- To send a one-time email on your behalf which contains a display or link to a recipe, article, advice or other content you have selected to share with a friend through our Email-a-Friend service
- To investigate and take action against illegal activities or misconduct
How We Use Your Automatic/Anonymous Information
HeraldClub uses IP addresses, cookies, clear gifs, and log file information to:
- Remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it when you visit the site next time
- Provide personalized and customized content and information
- Monitor the effectiveness of our service
- Monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors and traffic
- Diagnose or fix technology problems reported by our users
- Help you efficiently access your information after you sign in
- Analyze our site traffic
- To help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our site, or to display the content according to your preferences
- Deliver content specific to your interest or other purposes
How We Use Your Cookies Information
To evaluate Site visitor interest and perform other market research activities.
To recognize repeated usage and to facilitate a visitor’s access to our site and services
To compile aggregate data and information that will help us to improve our services and contents
To keep track of browsing patterns to improve our services
HeraldClub can only access the cookies that our site has stored in your browser while other organizations cannot get access to the cookies that we have stored.
How We Share Your Information
We may share your automatically identifiable or passive information such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks with interested third parties to help them understand the usage patterns for certain Heraldclub services.
It is important to keep in mind that when you share your comments of information through discussion board postings on our site, such actions of yours are not private. Others may use your personal information including your email address and may use your data to identify or contact you by sending you mail. We cannot control such actions by others. So be alert while sharing your personal information to public. If you share any personal data about others, be sure to respect their privacy and get consent for any data you may share about them.
We may share your personal information to respond to respond to law enforcement agencies, court orders, or legal processes to investigate or prevent illegal activities, fraudulent or physical threats.
Privacy about Children
Ensuring the protection of young children is very important. Heraldclub is not intended for children under the age of 13. HeralClub does not intentionally collect or ask any personal information including name, residential address, phone number or email address from the visitors under the age of 13. Nobody under the age of 13 is permitted to register or enroll on Heraldclub. We comprehend the sensitive nature of children’s privacy on the web. If we learn or come to know that we have gathered personal data from anyone under age 13 without confirmation of parental consent or a Site user is under age 13, we will instantly delete that data as quickly as possible. If you suspect any information from or about a child under age 13, please contact us. However, we gather information about children from their parents or legal guardians. We request our Site visitors not give any information about a child without getting the parents’ or legal guardians’ assent. By providing personal data on the Sites regarding a baby or youngster, you are certifying that you are lawfully sanctioned to do so. We encourage parents and legal guardians to keep an eye on their children’s use of Internet and the information they give to any websites.
How We Protect Your Information
HeraldClub uses technical and administrative safeguards to protect the integrity and security of your personal information. HeraldClub, however, cannot guarantee or warrant the protection of any data you transmit to our site and you do so at your own risk. After receiving your transmission of data, HeraldClub tries to ensure the security of our systems. Please note that this is not an assurance that such data may not be accessed, altered or destroyed by rupture of any of our technical or administrative safeguards. We take reasonable steps to protect your privacy and security. We request a unique password to verify your identity before giving you access to your account. You are in charge of keeping up the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email correspondences from HeraldClub, at all times.
When you click a link to go from our Website to another Website, our policy is no longer effective. All the websites have their own rules and policies including those who have a link on our website. So please do read those rules and policies before proceeding.
Whenever we change our privacy policies, we will let you inform by posting those changes on our website.