Last Revised January 19, 2015
Changes to this Privacy Statement
Collection of Personal Information
The Website (FossilScience.com) generally collects personally identifying information with your specific knowledge and consent. For instance, when you enter a sweepstakes or contest, complete a survey, make a purchase, subscribe to our publication(s), contact us using the contact form, or register for any portion of our services, you are asked to provide information such as your e-mail address, name or phone number. Optional information such as your age or gender may also be requested.
Our hosting servers may also automatically collect information about your computer when you visit the Website (FossilScience.com), including without limitation the type of browser software you use, the operating system you are running, the website that referred you, and your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address. Your IP address is usually associated with the place from which you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider, your company or your university.
How the FossilScience.com Uses Information Provided by You
If you provide personally identifiable information, it will be used to provide you with the service you have requested. We may also use the information to communicate with you about new features, products or services, and/or to improve the services that we offer by tailoring them to your needs.
Your personal information would not be shared with any third parties. Only exception is when the website FossilScience.com is sold, we would provide all information to the new owner in order to maintain continued service to you. You may choose to terminate/un-subscribe form FossilScience.com services at that time. We will inform all out user if there is any change in ownership.
Information collected by our hosting servers is purely used to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement and gather broad demographic information for internal use. Most importantly, any recorded IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Google Adsense and the DoubleClick DART Cookie
Links to third party Websites
We have included links on FossilScience.com for your use and reference. We are not responsible for the privacy policies on these websites. You should be aware that the privacy policies of these sites may differ from our own.
Information Security and Notification
Because no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure, and no system of physical or electronic security is impenetrable, Service Provider can not guarantee the security of the information you send to us or the security of our servers or databases, and by using the Website (FossilScience.com) you agree to assume all risk in connection with the information sent to us or collected by us when you use the Website (FossilScience.com). In the unlikely event that we believe that the security of your information in our possession or control may have been compromised, we may seek to notify you. If notification is appropriate, we may notify you by e-mail (provided we have your e-mail address).
Kids and Parents
No one under the age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information or use our public discussion areas, forums and chats. Minors between the ages of 13 and 17 must get the permission of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) before using public discussion areas, forums and chats, as well as participating in sweepstakes or contest, making purchases, including subscriptions, on this site (FossilScience.com).
If you are worried about your children’s activities or their privacy on FossilScience.com, we encourage you to contact us using the Contact form.