It is always up to you whether to disclose personally identifiable information to us, although if you elect not to do so, we reserve the right not to register you as a user or provide you with any products or services. “Personally identifiable information” means information that can be used to identify you as an individual, such as, for example:
The above provision may not be appropriate if credit card information is handled by a payment processor.
If you do provide personally identifiable information to us, either directly or through a reseller or other partner, we will:
We may collect other information that cannot be readily used to identify you, such as (for example) the domain name and IP address of your computer. We may use this information, individually or in the aggregate, for technical administration of our Web site(s); research and development; account administration; and to help us focus our marketing efforts more precisely.
The Gate uses “cookies” to store personal data on your computer. We may also link information stored on your computer in cookies with personal data about specific individuals stored on our servers. If you set up your Web browser (for example, Internet Explorer or Firefox) so that cookies are not allowed, you might not be able to use some or all of the features of our Web site(s).
We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.
To help protect your privacy, be sure:
The Gate is located in the United States. If you provide information to us, the information will be transferred out of the European Union (EU) to the United States. By providing personal information to us, you are consenting to its storage and use as described herein.
You must be at least 13 years old to use The Gate ‘s Web site(s). The Gate does not knowingly collect information from children under 13. (See the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.)