eListit Privacy Statement
THIS AGREEMENT WAS LAST UPDATED ON JUNE 05, 2006.
eListit is firmly committed to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.
The protection of your privacy being very important, we have adopted the following practices to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information. We will notify all registered users via email of any material change to this Privacy Statement, unless you have opted-out of receiving email from us. From time to time, changes to this Privacy Statement will also be communicated on this site.
What information do you gather automatically from visitors?
We use your IP address (the series of numbers associated with your individual computer) to help us maintain our site and identify problems with our server. Your IP address does not disclose any personally revealing information about you.
What information will you ask me for?
When you register to use any eListit service you will be asked for some general identifying information which will enable us to provide you with this individualized service. We gather contact information (like your email address), demographic information (like your city of residence). We may share some of this information for our own research purposes with our professional advisors or consultants and third party partners, however the information shared will be limited to non-personally identifying demographic information shared under cover of a confidentiality agreement.
Once you have registered, you will be given the option of creating a contact information for your listings. This information is not linked in any way to your personally identifiable information, for other members to see. Obviously, if you provide us with a photograph some of your information may become personally identifiable information.
How will this information be used and who has access to it?
If you choose to have your contact information available on each listing, we may use your contact information to send you valuable updates and timely notices of promotions and mailbox status reports. You may modify this choice at any time by selecting "Preferences" from the member home page. We reserve the right to use your contact information at any time to advise you of any updates that may materially affect your rights or status on our site.
eListit promotional offers and service information maybe sent to your contact email from time to time.
The personally identifiable information we collect from you is used for internet review and to improve the content and functionality of our web server or customize the layout of our pages for each individual member. The specific information we collect is not shared with other organizations and we will never release your personally identifiable information to an external organization without your prior consent. We may disclose your personally identifiable information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by operation of law, which may include, but is not limited to a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on eListit.
When we use your pictures in our service or our marketing materials we include the eListit logo to serve as notice to third parties not to copy or use the pictures. The presence of this logo, or watermark does not in anyway imply copyright or other proprietary rights in and to the picture by eListit and is merely provided to discourage the unauthorized use of the picture.
How long do you keep the information I've given you?
We keep the information you have given us for as long as you are a member on the site or for as long as we are required to do so by law, which ever is longer..
Can I change the information I have already given you?
You can always verify or request the removal of the personally identifiable information we have collected and change your registration information by logging into the members area and selecting preferences form the menu on the site.
Any such request may also be made by contacting the eListit Privacy Officer at the co-ordinates listed at the bottom of this page.
Do you monitor online listings?
Our members add their listings and a eListit representative will check each listing for authorization before it becomes viewable to the public. Members listing submissions that appear on the public area of the site are moderated and, if necessary, we reserve the right to edit, delete and or remove.
What security features do you have?
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). SSL is the leading security protocol on the Internet, it ensures that information being transferred over the network is private through a process called encryption. Once encrypted the information is an unintelligible code until it is decoded upon arrival at the authorized destination.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at the co-ordinates listed below.
When you inquire about advertising opportunities on our site, you will be asked for contact information and information related to your advertising objectives. This information will be used to provide you with the business information you are seeking. Your information is only shared with internal staff and the external ad representation agencies that sell media space on the site, on our behalf. The eListit website may contain links to other sites not affiliated with eListit. Please note that these other sites may have privacy policies that differ from those of eListit. We have no control over any personal information that you provide to these sites.
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf. These companies may employ cookies and action tags (also known as single pixel gifs or web beacons) to measure advertising effectiveness. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies and action tags is completely anonymous.
Contacting us for privacy issues ONLY
Attn: Privacy Officer