- Information Provided By You
You are invited to register as a member of our PiccoloUniverse. We advise you that PiccoloUniverse.com collects certain information when you register. Registration is not required to visit the Site, enjoy our content and get to know the members of our online community. Registration, however, will allow you to become an active user of the site by, among other things, interacting with Piccolo writers and fellow community members as well as submitting user content.
There are two simple forms of registration with the Site. First, under our standard registration, we request your name (first and last), a current email address and a unique screen name and password to create your profile for the Site. Our advanced registration further collects your birthdate and zip code. As a member of PiccoloUniverse, we also collect information, including Personal Information, when you update your registration profile.
During the course of your interaction with the Site, you may elect to provide certain additional information about yourself. For example, you may elect to provide additional Personal Information to us when submitting comments to a blog entry, participating in an on-line discussion or responding to Site-posted surveys.
- General Site Use
You are able to change your browser setting to reject or remove Cookies by following your internet browser directions. Removing Cookies will not prevent you from visiting and using the Site. However, this might limit your participation and/or use of certain features of the Site.
How We Use Your Information
The information we collect from you, both Personal and Non-Personal, provided and automatically collected, is used to administer and enhance the Site and maximize your Site experience with PiccoloUniverse.com. Our use of collected information might include:
- To set up and administer membership accounts;
- To send Site related emails, including newsletters, Site updates and information, promotional information and announcements, and information about your PiccoloUniverse.com membership account (you always have the option to opt out of receiving any forms of correspondence from us);
- Analyze and assess Site usage; and
- Customize and focus Site content to address the usage needs and interests of our visitors.
Protecting Your Information
We are dedicated to protecting the security of your information so that you can feel confident using the Site. We utilize security measures and procedures such as encryption and generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Information submitted to us. Please be advised, however, that no method of data transmission or electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot ensure, guaranty or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.
Children Under the Age of 13
PiccoloUniverse.com is not directed to or intended for persons under the age of 13. We do not request or knowingly collect any personal information from persons under the age of 13, and we do not accept registration for membership from any persons known to be under the age of 13. If we discover that a person under the age of 13 has submitted information to the Site, we will take action to delete such information. If you become aware or believe that a person under 13 has submitted information to the Site, please contact us, and we will investigate and take action to delete such information as appropriate.