Updated July 17, 2007
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Collection and Use by fubar.com
fubar.com collects user submitted information such as name, email address,
and age to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating
to the fubar.com service. fubar.com also collects other profile data
including but not limited to: personal interests, gender, age, education and
occupation in order to assist users in finding and communicating with each
also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile
information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to
the site This data is used to manage the website,
track usage and improve the website services. This non-personally-identifiable
information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services
and advertisements to members. User IP addresses are recorded for security and
User Profile information
including members' pictures and first names are displayed to people in order to
facilitate user interaction in the fubar.com social networking community.
Email addresses are used for the purposes of inviting new friends to join
fubar, to add users to members' friends' networks, and to send
notifications related to the service. With the exception of inviting friends,
adding friends, and notifications, a user's email address is not shared or
displayed to people within a user's personal network. Users within a personal
network communicate on fubar.com with each other through the
fubar.com service, without disclosing their email addresses. Users' full
names are never directly revealed to other members. To facilitate searching and
finding friends and acquaintances on the service, fubar.com allows users
to search for other members.
We may also use a user's
email address to send updates, a newsletter or news regarding the service.
Users may choose not to receive email of this type by changing their
"notification" setting in the user "Profile" settings.
to time, fubar.com or a partner, may sponsor a
promotion, sweepstake or contest on fubar.com. Users may be asked to
provide personal information including name, email address or home address or
to answer questions in order to participate. We may transfer personal
information to certain ad partners that you have explicitly requested to
receive information from. It will be clear at the point of collection who is
collecting the personal information and whose privacy statement will apply.
and Other Communications to Non-members
fubar members can invite friends to join the service by sending invitation
emails via our automated invitation system. fubar.com stores the email
addresses that members provide so that the respondents may be added to the
friend's list of the member sending the invitations, and also to send reminders
of the invitations fubar.com does not sell these email addresses or use
them to send any other communication besides invitations. Recipients of
invitations from fubar.com may contact fubar.com to request the
removal of their information from our database.
fubar members may
also store email addresses of people they know in their internal fubar
address book and may also choose to send invitations and other communications
to those addresses.
session information, for purposes including ensuring that visitors are not
repeatedly offered the same advertisements and to customize newsletter,
advertising, and Web page content based on browser type and user profile
information. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any
personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. You may be
able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or
notify you when a cookie is set -- each browser is different, so check the
"Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie
preferences -- however, you must enable cookies from fubar.com in order to
use most functions on the site Please note that fubar allows 3rd party
advertisers that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and
fubar.com contains links to sites. fubar.com is not responsible for
the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another
policy only governs information collected on fubar.com.
Please be aware that
whenever you voluntarily post public information that information can be
accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you
or Removing Information
fubar.com users may modify or remove any of their personal information at
any time by logging into their account and accessing features such as Profile.
Members who no longer wish to receive updates or notifications may choose not
to making a change in their Profile settings. All
notification emails and fubar.com newsletters also include instructions
for opting-out of those communications in the future.
Ads appearing on this Web
site may be delivered to users by fubar.com or one of our Web advertising
partners. Our Web advertising partners may set cookies. These cookies allow the
ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement.
In this way, ad servers may compile information about where you, or others who
are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are
clicked on. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted
advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy
fubar.com member accounts are secured by member-created passwords fubar.com
takes precautions to insure that member account information is kept private. We
use reasonable measures to protect member information that is stored within our
database, and we restrict access to member information to those employees who
need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service
personnel and technical staff. Please note that we cannot guarantee the
security of member account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or
software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member
information at any time
and Disclosure of Information fubar.com Collects
Except as otherwise described in this privacy statement, fubar will not
disclose personal information to any third party unless we believe that
disclosure is necessary: (1) to conform to legal requirements or to respond to
a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process received by fubar.com,
whether or not a response is required by applicable law; (2) to enforce the
protect the safety of members of the public and users of the service.
fubar reserves the right to transfer personal information to a successor
in interest that acquires rights to that information as a result of the sale of
fubar or substantially all of its assets to that successor in interest For more information see the "Changes in Our Privacy
Policy" section below.
we will post them on our site to make users aware of what the changes are so
users will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and
when we may disclose it. A User is bound by any changes to the policy when she
or he uses the site after those changes have been posted.
the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this
site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.