TYPES OF INFORMATION THAT MAY BE COLLECTED
The following are the types of information we may collect:
Information You Provide Us
Site Usage Information
We may receive and store certain types of information whenever you visit the Site. For example, we may collect click-stream data and your IP address.
When you open emails from the Site, we may receive a confirmation noting you opened an email from us, if your computer supports such capabilities. We also may keep track of what emails we send you and what emails you may be receiving from us and our subsidiaries and affiliates. Additionally, we keep a record of what types of emails you have opted to and not to receive.
Information from Other Sources
We may receive information about you from other sources and add it to your personal information.
HOW INFORMATION MAY BE COLLECTED
We may collect information from you in several different areas on the Site, including but not limited to those described below:
If you choose to enroll your Visa® card into the Patriot Place Rewards Program (the "Rewards Program"), you will be asked first to complete a registration form and provide personally identifiable information; you will also be asked to choose a user ID and password in order to take advantage of certain features the Site may choose to offer, including, but not limited to, Newsletters, Contests, Forums.
As a participant in the Rewards Program, we will need to collect, use and share personal information, including financial information such as your enrolled Visa card’s credit card number, expiration date and other related information, from the transactions you enter into with Patriot Place merchants participating in the Rewards Program. By participating you authorize us to collect, use and share such transaction information for purposes of the Rewards Program. We may use third party service providers in the collection, use and sharing of such transaction information and you expressly agree to the same.
Newsletters and Site Emails
We may offer free newsletters to share information with you about the Site or Patriot Place, about us and our affiliates and subsidiaries, or about our business partners and advertisers and sponsors. You may receive a newsletter either by registering for a particular newsletter or in conjunction with a special feature or membership for which you have registered on the Site. You may cancel your free email subscription by following the instructions provided on the Site or, in some instances, in the designated area of certain newsletters or emails.
Contests or Sweepstakes
Surveys or Voting
From time-to-time we may request personally identifiable information from you via surveys or voting polls. Participation is voluntary and you will have the opportunity to decide whether or not to disclose information. At times, you may have to register to vote or to take part in a survey.
IP Addresses and Click-stream Data
We may collect IP addresses and/or click-stream data for purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers and sponsors. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet. Our computers identify your computer by its IP address. When you request Web pages from the Site, our computers log your IP address. Click-stream data is information collected by our computers when you request Web pages from the Site. Click-stream data may include such information as the page served, the time, the source of the request, the type of browser making the request, the preceding page view and other such non-personal information. When analyzed, this data helps us analyze how visitors arrive at the Site, what type of content is most popular, what type of visitors in the aggregate are interested in particular kinds of content and advertising, and the like.
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION COLLECTED
The PROVIDER owns the information collected via this Site. As applicable, the information you provide to us may be used to:
- facilitate and provide the Rewards Program to you;
- contact you about the Site;
- contact you relating to your membership status;
- confirm or fulfill a redemption order you have made;
- monitor or improve the use of the Site;
- customize the advertising and content you see;
- monitor compliance with our terms and conditions of use of the Site and the Rewards Program Rules;
- provide special offers to you from the PROVIDER and/or its respective affiliates and subsidiaries and other third parties;
- send you promotional material on behalf of our business partners; and
- inform you of a prize you have won.
WITH WHOM THE INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED
At times, we may share your personally identifiable information with others for various purposes. The following outlines the ways in which your information may be shared with others:
Agents and Service Providers: We employ other companies, businesses, certain services and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include providing transaction information related to your merchant transactions in connection with the Rewards Program, fulfilling redemption orders, sending e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, Site analysis, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These entities have access to personally identifiable information needed to perform their functions, but, unless otherwise set forth herein, may not use it for other purposes.
Promotional Offers: We may send offers by email to you on behalf of other partners. When we do this, we do not give that partner your name and address. If you do not want to receive such offers, you may opt out in response to the email.
Optional Information/Your Right to Opt-Out: We may share your demographic and other optional information, along with other personally identifiable information, with third parties in order to permit such third parties to provide offers or promotions which may be of interest to you. Some of these third parties may also be our service providers. If you do not want us to share your personal information with these companies for their own marketing and promotional purposes, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or a letter to Patriot Place Rewards, Two Patriot Place, Foxborough MA 02035. Your opt-out request will be processed within thirty (30) days of the date on which we receive it. Please note that any opt-out of this type of sharing will not affect our right to share personally identifiable information with agents and service providers, as set forth above.
Aggregate Information: We may share aggregate information such as demographics and Site usage statistics with advertisers, sponsors or other organizations. When this type of information is shared, the other parties do not have access to your personally identifiable information.
Subsidiaries and Affiliates: We may share your information (including, without limitation, personally identifiable information) with our subsidiaries and affiliates.
Business Transfers: The Site or PROVIDER may be sold along with its assets, or other transactions may occur in which your personally identifiable information is one of the business assets transferred. In such a case, your personally identifiable information, which we have gathered, may be one of the business assets we transfer.
Legal Process: In the event we are required to respond to subpoenas, court orders or other legal process your personally identifiable information may be disclosed pursuant to such subpoena, court order or legal process, which may be without notice to you.
Chat Rooms, Forums, and Message Boards
The Site may make chat rooms, forums and message boards available to its users. While you are required to register with the site for access to these areas, you are not required to provide any personal information when using these areas but you may choose to do so. If you post personal information online, it will be publicly available and you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties. The PROVIDER cannot ensure the security of any information you choose to make public in a chat room, forum, or message board. Also, we cannot ensure that parties who have access to such publicly available information will respect your privacy. Please exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information in these areas.
Links to Other Web Sites
This Site incorporates reasonable safeguards to protect the security, integrity, completeness, accuracy and privacy of the personal information that we may collect and we have put into place reasonable precautions to protect such information from loss, misuse and alteration. Certain personally identifiable information, such as credit card information, is transferred to our computers utilizing encryption software. Only those employees who need access to your information in order to do their jobs are allowed access. Our security policies are reviewed periodically and revised as required.
A SPECIAL NOTE FOR PARENTS CONCERNING PRIVACY
The Site is a general audience site. We do not currently collect any personal information from children under the age of thirteen on the Site. If in the future, the PROVIDERS knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children, we will do so in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (15 U.S.C. 6501 et seq.) including, without limitation, obtaining necessary parental consents. We encourage you to visit the Direct Marketing Association's Web site (www.the-dma.org) and explore the Get CyberSavvy! Program as well as the GetNetWise Web site (www.getnetwise.org) to learn more about parental control tools.
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Last Modified: November 17, 2008
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