information is collected by Ruby Sapphire and how is this information
automatically collect and store the following information about
you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet;
the date and time you access one of our sites; and the Internet
address of the website from which you linked directly to our site.
We use this information to measure the number of visitors to our
site, to better develop the Network sites to address our users' preferences
and to attract new users, and, in some instances, to properly credit
third-parties who refer users to our site.
addition to the information we automatically collect any time a
user visits our site, we also ask users to voluntarily provide certain
information so that users can take full advantage of the services
and features offered at our site. Users of our site are often able
to enter contests, sign up to receive electronic newsletters, greetings
and other emails or content (such as weekly jokes), become members,
play games, and participate in chat rooms. To provide these services
to our users, we generally request that the user provide no more
than a name and an email address. We do not require any of our users
to disclose more information than is reasonably necessary to participate
in an activity as a condition of participation. We use the information
collected to distribute the requested newsletter or other content,
to notify contest winners, to enable password protected access to
certain services and sections within our site, and to provide whatever
other service the user has authorized in providing the contact information.
make a purchase at our site, users are asked to provide their name,
email address, mailing address, credit card number and credit card
expiration date. Once entered, this information is usually saved
by the site. When you choose to make future purchases through our
site, this information automatically appears in the appropriate
spaces on the web page within the site for placing orders.
Ruby Sapphire may occasionally poll users and request background information
from users such as address, age range, gender, occupation, interests,
hobbies, etc. The provision of any such information is always voluntary
and never unnecessarily a condition of access or use. The information
collected in user polls is solely for the internal purpose of letting
Ruby Sapphire know who its users are and what they like in order to
be better able to serve them. User poll information is only maintained
and released by Ruby Sapphire, if at all, in aggregate statistical
fashion and never in any manner that would allow for personal identification
of a particular user.
Information does Ruby Sapphire store about my visit?
or any of its third party affiliates, may during the course
of your visit to our site, store "cookies" on your computer. Cookies
are small pieces of information that an internet website can put
on your computer to help track information about your visit. You
may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer by
adjusting the preferences of your web browser.
Ruby Sapphire disclose this information to anyone?
time to time, an Ruby Sapphire Network site may notify registered
users of product or service offerings that certain registered users
may find of interest. Additionally, when communicating with users
or responding to requests for mailings and other opt-in features,
our sites may include third-party advertisements, offers or promotions.
Our site provides users the opportunity to opt out of receiving
any promotional offerings or other mailings.
Ruby Sapphire does not sell, trade, lease or distribute the personal
information of its registered users. Please note that Ruby Sapphire's
to the Ruby Sapphire Network of sites and services.
does Ruby Sapphire protect this information?
transmissions of personal user information are through Ruby Sapphire's
secure computer servers which run authentication and data encryption
software. Access to registered users' accounts on our site is password
do we handle individually identifiable information collected from
children under the age of 13 years old?
general, Ruby Sapphire is comprised of general interest/audience sites
and is not directed at children under the age of 13. It is Ruby Sapphire’s
policy to refrain from knowingly collecting personally identifying
information from children 12 or under and to actively discourage
children from providing such information at points of collection.
you would like any additional information about
or comments, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org