No. All Web surfers who receive ads served by iPromote retain complete anonymity where iPromote is concerned. As ads are served, iPromote does not acquire or collect any personal information about you. Your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address all remain your private information. Like most standard Web servers, iPromote uses log files to collect data that is non-personally identifiable such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser types, referring pages, operating system types, and date/time stamps. iPromote uses this data to categorize users by certain categories such as sports, music, travel, food, etc., which helps us to determine which ads perform best and which content is most appropriate for different users on an anonymous basis.
A cookie is a small amount of data that your Internet browser puts on your computer's hard drive. Cookies are not viruses and cannot erase your hard drive or harm your computer. Each cookie can only be read by the server that created that cookie, and provides no personally identifiable information about the individual using the computer. Cookies are used to sequence the delivery of a series of ads to your web browser, and to limit the number of times your web browser receives the same advertisement. They are also used by our reporting system to estimate the total reach of an ad campaign, the number of times an ad is clicked on, and how many Web surfers visit an Advertiser's site.
iPromote provides you the opportunity to "opt-out" of receiving iPromote cookies. Following the opt-out process, you will continue to have one iPromote cookie on your computer, but for all intents and purposes, it will contain only an "off switch" used merely to tell us not to put any new cookies on your computer. When we see this "off switch," we will know not to attempt to assign other cookies to you in the future and we will not collect any additional information from you. Since the opt-out cookie does not contain a unique user ID number, it does not allow us to identify your browser uniquely. If you desire to "opt-out" of iPromote cookies now, click here. There are also two additional options for Web surfers who wish to opt-out of receiving cookies. At any time, you can follow the simple procedures below to either manually delete cookies from your hard drive or automatically block the use of all cookies by changing a setting in your browser.
In Europe, iPromote is a member of the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) and a signatory to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising (http://www.edaa.eu/european-principles/). The EDAA offers a Consumer Choice Page (http://youronlinechoices.eu) (opt-out). To learn more, please visit http://edaa.eu.
One way you can delete cookies stored on your computer, and therefore interrupt the process by which Web sites and advertisers collect non-personally identifiable information, is to delete all cookies on your computer's hard drive. This will delete cookies from our clients and everybody else. Depending on your Internet browser, you can delete all cookies in the following way:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x
Please consult the user manual or help file for your particular browser for any changes to the above process.
One way you can stop cookies from being put on your computer is to block all cookies by disabling cookies in your Internet browser configuration. This will block cookies from our clients and everybody else. Depending on your Internet browser, you can block all cookies in the following way:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x
Netscape Navigator 4.x
The Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) provides a way for Ad Networks and Web sites to publish their privacy policies in a machine-readable syntax. An Ad Network or Web site will deploy P3P in order to make its privacy practices more accessible to the site's visitors. A visitor's Web browser can download the machine-readable privacy statements, and compare the contents of those statements to the user's preferences. This way, the user's browser can automatically notify the user when they visit a site whose practices match the user's preferences or warn the user if the practices and preferences don't match. iPromote has incorporated this technology into their ad servers in order to make its privacy practices more accessible to users.
iPromote openly volunteers its privacy practices. If you have any questions or you feel we are violating any privacy principle, please contact us at email@example.com. If you do not receive acknowledgment of your inquiry or if you think that your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, then you may contact BBBOnline at http://www.bbbonline.org/consumer/complaint, a non-profit organization that assists customers with the resolution of such concerns. If BBBOnline finds us to be in violation of any privacy principle, we will correct the situation and stop processing the data of the user bringing the complaint.
iPromote also adheres to the IAB Europe OBA Framework and is committed to following the EDAA Good Practice Principles (http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/goodpractice.html). If you feel we are not adhering to these principles, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you think your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, then you may follow the complaint procedures at http://youronlinechoices.com/uk/make-a-complaint.
As of April 21, 2000 the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act became effective. The regulations apply to the online collection of personal information from children under the age of 13. iPromote is very sensitive to the issue of children's privacy and makes every effort to protect the privacy of children using the Internet. iPromote's Web site, products, and services are not developed for or directed at children. Our policy is not to permit anyone under the age of 18 to do business with us. If you believe your child has provided iPromote with any personally identifiable data by registering at iPromote's Web site, please e-mail us at email@example.com to have the data removed. We also request that all Web sites using our advertising network disclose in their privacy statements any and all information regarding the collection of information from children. In addition to the above, iPromote is committed to proper Internet practices and full compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 (15 U.S.C. 7701).
European Union Web surfers understand and consent to the processing of personal information in the United States.
If you are a "client" of iPromote (i.e. an Advertiser or Web Publisher who has registered with iPromote to do business with iPromote) you are requested to provide personal information in order to participate in these programs. The collection of this information is part of regular business practices and is necessary in order to complete transactions and properly run and administer these services. Should anyone be uncomfortable providing this information to iPromote, they can choose not to participate. Information collected during the registration or application processes, include: company name, name, e-mail, street address, and phone number. Overall, Advertiser and Publisher information is used for administering the program, maintaining account information, and processing billing and payments.
iPromote takes appropriate precautions to protect our users' information. Your account information is located on a secured server behind a firewall. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number or your password), we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). (To learn more about SSL, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secure_Sockets_Layer). iPromote also has an internal security policy with respect to the confidentiality of customer and other data, limiting access only to those employees who we reasonably believe need to know such information for the purpose of performing their jobs. Please keep in mind, however, that the Internet is not a 100% secure medium. Therefore, although we use reasonable efforts to protect information, the possibility of somebody defeating our security measures does exist.
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with an appropriate law enforcement investigation, current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our ad servers or Web site. In addition to the above, there is also the possibility that iPromote, or part of the company, may one day be purchased by, or merged with, another company. If that's the case, the acquiring (or merging) company will have access to our information.