What Information Does goBicol.com Collect From You?
You can visit our site and use most of our services without having to tell us who you are or reveal any personally identifiable information to us. There are, however, a few instances where we do collect personally identifiable information in order to fulfill your request.
Whenever you visit goBicol.com, our web server logs automatically receive and record anonymous information from your web browser including your IP Address, goBicol.com cookie information, the goBicol.com page(s) you request, the time spent on each web page and any search terms you query.
goBicol.com uses this anonymous information to customize your experience on our site, to show you more relevant advertising messages, and to improve our services in general. This information allows other users to benefit from the quality searches you perform, ultimately receiving the most relevant, pertinent information. We ordinarily do not attempt to link this information to a specific person.
When you register to become a Member of the goBicol.com website, goBicol.com collects certain information such as your e-mail address, and your domain URL (collectively, "Membership Information"). In addition, we may collect survey responses or other information regarding our users’ interests and preferences.
goBicol.com will not distribute, sell or rent any of the personal information about you to other people or nonaffiliated companies except to enable the provision of services or products you have requested or when we have your permission to do so.
Please remember that any personal information voluntarily disclosed by you that you choose to share is done within your sole discretion and we are not responsible for the outcome of that information. We encourage you to always remain aware of this possibility. goBicol.com encourages you to use common sense and be cautious about what information you may provide on-line, whether through our websites or elsewhere on the Internet.
You acknowledge, consent, and agree that goBicol.com may access, preserve, use, and disclose your Membership Information, including content uploaded to or downloaded from goBicol.com’s websites and services, if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to:
Enforce the goBicol.com Terms of Service;
(b) Respond to claims that any uploaded materials violate the rights of third-parties;
(c) Respond to your customer service requests;
(d) Comply with legal process; and/or
(e) Protect the rights, property, or personal safety of goBicol.com, its users, or the public.
How Do We Use Personal Information?
Our primary goal is to provide members with the most useful and enjoyable experience on the Internet. Our advertisers will never be privy to your Membership Information, unless you permit us to give it to them so that they can provide you with products or services. Your e-mail address may be used by us for communications related to the goBicol.com services, including but not limited to sending notices about new features, products, or other information of interest to you.
The goBicol.com website is constantly evolving and changing in content and in features. Member Information helps guide such changes and the evolution of our websites. Our advertisers and affiliates may be provided general information or data regarding membership usage patterns or interests, so that they too can better serve your needs and preferences, but such disclosure will not include individually identifiable information. The collection of usage and interest information allows us to provide a constantly evolving and user-sensitive package of services, products, and features that satisfy member needs, wants and desires but always with the priority of protecting individual member privacy.
Do Any Third Parties Receive or Collect Your Information Through goBicol.com?
In the few instances where goBicol.com collects personally identifiable information, goBicol.com will not share it with other companies or individuals unless:
We have your permission to share the information; or
We need to share your information with certain third parties with which we have a business relationship in order to provide a product or service you have requested. Unless we tell you otherwise, these third parties do not have the right to use your personal information we share with them beyond what is necessary to deliver your requested product or service; or
We are responding to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process, to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims; or-
If goBicol.com is acquired by another company whether through merger or purchase of its stock or all or substantially all of its assets, we will share the information with the acquiring company.
Furthermore, goBicol.com will not sell or disclose your personally identifiable information as customer lists to anyone. Nor will we share with anyone personally identifiable information about you that is of medical, financial or sexual nature.
goBicol.com shares some of the user information, such as user trends, search language, and time of day with third parties that may set and access cookies on your computer. Other advertisers or advertising services may set cookies but this information is not shared with
goBicol.com nor is it personally identifiable information.
None if these third parties nor any other advertiser or advertising service, receives personally identifiable information from goBicol.com. However, certain advertisements or contests you see on our site may provide for the collection of personally identifiable information. Such information is never shared with goBicol.com.
What Security Measures Are in Place to Protect Your Information?
goBicol.com operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection. We have security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your user data.
Only certain employees have access to the information you provide us.
goBicol.com updates this policy from time to time. If we are going to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify you via email. You will have a choice as to whether or not we use your information in this different manner. In addition, if we make any material changes in our privacy practices that do not affect user information already stored in our databases, we will post a prominent notice on our web site notifying users of the change. Bear in mind that the only way to ensure your personal privacy whenever you are on the Internet is to make sure your browser is configured so that you are alerted to all cookies.
Affiliates and advertisers, product and service providers may also use their own cookies when you interact with their sites and you should be aware of this as you do so.
How Do I Edit My Membership Information?
All of your Membership Information is located in your personal goBicol.com profile. Your profile can be edited at any time, by logging in with your User Name and password, then clicking on the "Your Settings" link.
Notice Regarding Children
We at goBicol.com take the online safety of children very seriously. goBicol.com’s websites and services are directed to adults. We do not allow children under the age of 13 to obtain User Names, and we do not intentionally collect any personal information from children under 13. If you are between the ages of 13-18 years old, we encourage you to discuss the use of this website with your parents.
If you have a privacy concern regarding any goBicol.com website or this Policy, and if you cannot satisfactorily resolve it through the use of the websites, you should complete a contact us form. Alternatively, we can be reached by postal mail address:
PO Box 3762
Winnetka, CA 91396
IMPORTANT: Read the Online Safety Tips, links from other sites for Online Safety is also provided.