WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT FROM PEOPLE THAT VISIT THE SITE?
In order to provide you with information that you request from us, you may be asked to provide your name, email address or other details.
WHEN DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION? If you decide to subscribe to our newsletter, fill out a contact form, use our live chat feature, comment on forum posts, or respond to a survey, we will collect information from you. Website services such as classified ads, business ads, real estate and rental ads also require information to complete the service.
WHAT SPECIFIC INFORMATION MIGHT WE COLLECT? This policy attempts to be all inclusive, and list all the different ways we may collect your information, even if we aren’t currently doing so.
We get information about you in the following range of ways:
Information You Give Us. We may collect your name, postal address, email address, phone number, fax number, username, password, demographic information (such as your gender and occupation) as well as other information you directly give us on our Site. If you purchase our products or services, we will collect billing and credit card information so that we may complete the purchase transaction. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information from you in the future.
Information We Get From Others. We may get information about you from other sources. We may add this to information we get from this Site.
Information Automatically Collected. We automatically log information about you and your computer. For example, when visiting our Site, we log your computer operating system type, IP address, browser type, browser language, the website you visited before browsing to our Site, pages you viewed, how long you spent on a page, access times and information about your use of and actions on our Site. This information is used for the operation of the our business, to maintain the quality of our website, and to provide us general information and statistics regarding how the LakesOnline.com website is used.
Cookies. We may log information using "cookies." Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive by a website. We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our Site. This type of information is collected to make the Site more useful to you and to tailor the experience with us to meet your special interests and needs.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may also share aggregated and/or anonymized data with others for their own uses.
HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We implement a variety of security procedures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or access your personal information. We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/financial information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway provider's database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems and who are required to keep and maintain the information confidential. After a transaction, your personal private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be kept on file for more than 60 days. All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
In addition, we conduct periodic and regular scans of our Site to detect security holes and known vulnerabilities. This includes the use of regular Malware Scanning.
WHAT ABOUT ‘COOKIES’? DO WE USE THEM?
Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow). This enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
Help us to remember your login session if you choose "stay logged in".