Children under the age of 18 may not use the Website or the Services for any purpose. If you believe your child may have disclosed personal information to Foxtrot Code, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will delete the information.
Information We Collect
When you register to become a member of the Services, sign up to receive newsletters or other notifications, or otherwise use or visit the Website you may voluntarily submit personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you and administer your account (“Personal Information”). Personal Information may include, but is not limited to, your name, telephone number, mailing address and e-mail address, affiliations, user names and passwords.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
Foxtrot Code will use the Personal Information provided by you only to the extent necessary to administer your account, to fulfill your direct requests and to provide you with full access to the Services.
Accordingly, Personal Information may be used for the following purposes: (i) to provide and improve our services, features and content; (ii) to administer your use of our services and accounts; (iii) to enable users to enjoy and easily navigate the Services; (iv) to better understand your needs and interests; (v) to fulfill requests you may make; (vi) to personalize your experience; (vii) to provide service announcements; (viii) to assess the level of general interest in the Services and specific information included in the Services; and (ix) to provide you with further information and offers from us or organizations that we believe you may find useful or interesting, including newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information on related services. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such communications, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications.
We may employ third party service providers to provide services on our behalf or to perform services related to administration of the Services (including, without limitation, maintenance, hosting and database management services, web analytics, payment processing and administration). These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to the extent necessary to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use your Personal Information for any other purpose.
Except as provided elsewhere in this policy, absent your express consent, Foxtrot Code will not disclose your Personal Information obtained through the Services to third parties outside of Foxtrot Code and its service providers, affiliates, vendors and business partners unless Foxtrot Code has the good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (1) cooperate with law enforcement authorities or comply with legal process served on Foxtrot Code; (2) protect the property and rights of Foxtrot Code, their affiliates or a third party; (3) protect the safety of the public or any person; (4) prevent or stop any activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical, inappropriate or legally actionable; (5) complete, as permitted by law, a business sale, asset transfer, merger, acquisition or reorganization; or (6) fix or debug problems with the servers, software or service.
One of the purposes of the Services is for Members to share content, code, information and ideas with other Users. Therefore, you should assume that any information that you post to any public forum or social media portion of the Website or Services will be made available to other Users of the Services and may be available to third party search engines. We recommend that you guard your anonymity and confidential or sensitive information. We are not responsible for any confidential or sensitive information you chose to disclose publically on the Website or through the Services. We may provide you the ability to create Private or Hidden groups to limit which Users have access to your forum or social media posts. Information posted to a Private or Hidden Group will be made available only to other members of the Group. We are not responsible for any confidential or sensitive information that is shared or disclosed by any member of a Private or Hidden Group.
As you visit the Website, our servers automatically record information that the browser sends whenever it points to a website or online service (“Log Data”). Log Data may include, but is not limited to, your computer’s Internet Protocol address, browser type, the web page you were visiting before you came to the Website and information you search for, or view on the Website.
Like many websites, we use “cookies” to collect information. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses, or capture your e-mail address. We use “persistent cookies” to save your username and login password for future logins to the Services. We use “session ID cookies” to enable certain features of our service, to better understand how you interact with the Services and to monitor web traffic routing on the Services and aggregate usage of the Services. You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the Services or all functionality of the services.
We may share aggregated information that includes non-identifying information and Log Data with third parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling, and to deliver targeted advertising about other products and services, all for the sole benefit of Foxtrot Code. Users of the Services shall not be entitled to any compensation stemming from the use of such aggregated or non-identifying information.
Changing or Deleting your Information
All members of the Services may review, update, hide or expose, correct or delete the Personal Information in their registration profile by going to their profile page and navigating to the “Manage” menu item (which may be collapsed under the “+” plus sign. If you request to email@example.com that your information be completely deleted, your account may be deactivated. We may retain an archived copy of your records as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.
Foxtrot Code is concerned with safeguarding your information. We employ a variety of industry-standard measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access.
Links to Third-Party Sites
The Website may contain links to other websites. If you choose to visit an advertiser by clicking on a banner ad or other type of advertisement, or click on another third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s websites. The fact that we link to a website or present a banner ad or other type of advertisement is not an endorsement, authorization or representation that we are affiliated with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. Other websites and services follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personal information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of any other websites you visit.
Transfers to the United States
Some of the Foxtrot Code servers, employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located in the United States or outside of your home country; by using the Website and the Services, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
Contacting Foxtrot Code
Your California Privacy Rights
A business subject to California Civil Code section 1798.83 is required to disclose to its California customers, upon request, the identity of any third parties to whom the business has disclosed personal information within the previous calendar year, along with the type of personal information disclosed, for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes.
If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last Updated: July 30, 2015