Effective October 14, 2014
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our website.
When registering on our website or enrolling your child in a class though our website, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, telephone number, credit card information, a password of your choice, child’s name, child’s age, child’s gender, name of caregiver, emergency contact information and any allergies that your child has. You may, however, visit our website anonymously. If you choose to create an account at Playground Talk by logging in through Facebook, we will extract certain information you have provided Facebook according to your Facebook privacy settings and use such information to create your account. We do not control the privacy policies of Facebook or other third party social media websites and services and, therefore, we assume no responsibility or liability for the actions of Facebook or such other third parties.
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 administer a contest, promotion, poll, survey or other website feature
- To send periodic emails. The email address you provide us may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to classes you enrolled your child in through Playground Talk, promotions, offers and notices from our partners and providers, and Playground Talk news, updates, and related information with respect to our website, our company and the classes you enroll your child in though Playground Talk.
- In the future we may use some of the information you provide us when registering to display relevant advertising to you.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails from our partners, please go to your account and click the opt-out option when asked if you would like to receive notices of promotions and offers from our partners.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit or access your personal information.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems and those authorized persons are required to keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, your credit card information will not be stored on our servers.
Yes. “Cookies” are small computer files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
We may also use “pixel tags,” “web beacons,” “clear GIFs” or similar technologies (individually or collectively “Pixel Tag”) in connection with our website to collect usage data and to collect anonymous, non-personal information about your use of our website and our website’s partners and advertisers, and your use of emails, promotions or newsletters we send to you. Pixel Tags are tiny graphic image files imbedded in a web page or email that provide a presence on the web page or email and send back to its home server information from the user’s browser. The information collected by Pixel Tags allows us (i) to statistically monitor how many people are using our website and have opened our emails and promotions and (ii) to determine the effectiveness of marketing, advertising and promotional campaigns.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
Third party links
We include and offer third party services and products 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 website and welcome any feedback about these other websites.
We may share non-personal information in the aggregate to third parties relating to user behavior in connection with actual or proposed business relationships with such third parties, such as content distributors and advertisers.
Recipients of Gift Certificates, Invitations to Join Playground Talk or a Sign up for a Class
A User who has created an account with Playground Talk may purchase a gift card from Playground Talk to be used on the Playground Talk website by a third party. In connection with the purchase of a gift card, Playground Talk will collect the name and email address of the intended recipient and the message such User drafts when purchasing a gift card will be sent from Playground Talk to the email addresses provided on such User’s behalf. The name and email address of the gift card recipient will be used by Playground Talk only for the purpose of sending the email communication containing the gift card information to such gift card recipient.
If a User desires to invite or refer a friend or family member to the Playground Talk website, Playground Talk will collect such friend’s or family member’s email address. If a User elects to add one or more email addresses to our online invite friend form, the message created in the corresponding form will be sent from Playground Talk to those email addresses on such User’s behalf. These email addresses will be used by Playground Talk only for the purpose of sending the email communication to the addressees with respect to the invitation to join the Playground Talk website.
If a User desires to share information about a class such User may enroll his or her child in through the Playground Talk website or has already enrolled his or her child in through Playground Talk to a friend or family member, Playground Talk will collect such friend’s or family member’s email address and send a message to those email addresses on such User’s behalf. These email addresses will be used by Playground Talk only for the purpose of sending the email communication to the addressees.
Any information that you may reveal in a review posting or other online discussion is intentionally open to the public and is not in any way private. Before you disclose any personally identifiable information if any public forum, please first carefully think about what you have written or posted because it may be seen by or collected by third parties and may be used by others in ways we are unable control or protect.
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We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to our website. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Thus, while we attempt to use commercially acceptable methods to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee total security.