Last Updated November 14, 2012
Your California Privacy Rights
Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1798.83, you may request the following information, which will be provided to you via either a writing or e-mail free of charge: (1) a list of the categories of personal information disclosed by firstforwomen.com to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year and (2) the names and addresses of all third parties that received personal information from firstforwomen.com for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year and, if the nature of the third parties’ business cannot reasonably be determined from the third parties’ name, examples of the products or services marketed, if known to firstforwomen.com, sufficient to give you a reasonable indication of the nature of the third parties’ business.
Consumer requests for this information should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What types of personal information does firstforwomen.com collect?
We may collect Personal Information from you when you sign up for services at firstforwomen.com, enter contests or sweepstakes, contact us via e-mail, and in other instances where you provide us with personal information. Personal Information includes data such as your first and last name, residence address, telephone number, e-mail address, or any other information that would allow someone to identify you.
Some examples where you provide Personal Information to us include:
If you subscribe to a free newsletter or to receive notification of special offers from firstforwomen.com;
If you enter contests or sweepstakes sponsored by firstforwomen.com or featured on our Website; or
If you respond to surveys.
What is firstforwomen.com's policy for children under the age of 13?
firstforwomen.com is not intended for children’s use. If you are under the age of 13, please exit this Website and do not provide us with any Personal Information. firstforwomen.com does not knowingly accept collect Personal Information from children under 13, as doing so is restricted by the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA"). For more information on COPPA, please refer to the Federal Trade Commission website.
How does firstforwomen.com use this Personal Information?
Personal Information may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by firstforwomen.com and its parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates. We also may rent, sell or otherwise disclose your Personal Information to advertisers, sponsors, business partners and other third parties for their use.
We occasionally have third party agents and partners that perform functions on our behalf, such as marketing, analytics, or fraud protection. These entities have access to the Personal Information needed to perform their functions and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of that personal information.
Does firstforwomen.com collect non-personal information?
firstforwomen.com also collects anonymous information about your navigation of our Website, as described below.
What are cookies and how does firstforwomen.com use them?
Cookies are small pieces of data that are placed on your computer's hard drive when you visit firstforwomen.com. Cookies are standard in the industry; you'll find them at most major websites. Cookies allow firstforwomen.com to keep track of which areas of our site you have visited, how long you spend on a particular page and sites that have referred you to firstforwomen.com, to track your preferences and interests, and to personalize your experience at firstforwomen.com.
What is an IP address and how does firstforwomen.com use it?
An IP address is a number that's automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're surfing the web - your computer's unique "signature." Web servers automatically identify your computer by its IP address. When you visit firstforwomen.com, we collect some general information about your computer, including its IP address, the operating system it uses (for example, Windows XP), the browser software it uses (for example, Microsoft Internet Explorer), and your Internet service provider (for example, AOL). This information helps us better understand the people who visit firstforwomen.com.
firstforwomen.com collects this general information to identify the most popular areas on our website and to provide aggregate information to our advertisers to let them know about the number of people who have seen and clicked on their advertisements.
What are web beacons and how does firstforwomen.com use them?
firstforwomen.com may contain tiny electronic images known as web beacons. We may use web beacons to assist us in delivering cookies on the Website and to allow us to count users who have visited those pages. We may include web beacons in promotional email messages to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
Use of non-personal Information
We may share statistical or aggregated non-personal information about our users with advertisers, business partners, sponsors and other third parties. This data is used to customize our Website content and advertising to deliver a better experience to our users.
What happens when I link to or from another website?
How does firstforwomen.com protect my Personal Information?
We strive to ensure that your information is secure on our system. Only those employees who need access to your information in order to do their jobs are allowed access. firstforwomen.com sometimes asks for your credit card information in order to provide you with goods or services that you request. This information is securely stored on our computers (also called "servers"). While we use all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your information, we will have no liability for disclosure of any information obtained due to errors in transmission or the unauthorized acts of third parties. No data storage system or transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us. You do so at your own risk.
firstforwomen.com is published in the United States and is intended for users from the United States. U.S. law will govern in any and all disputes, including privacy or defamation issues or otherwise.
Will firstforwomen.com update this policy?
We also reserve the right to change or update this policy, or any other policy or practice, at any time, with reasonable notice to users of this Website.
How can you correct or update your Personal Information?
If you would like to correct or update Personal Information you previously provided to firstforwomen.com, you can let us know by sending us an e-mail at email@example.com or mailing a letter to our postal address listed below.
How can you contact firstforwomen.com?
First For Women
270 Sylvan Avenue
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632