COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY
Smoke Signals is committed to protecting your online privacy. During your use of our website, we may collect certain information about you that you may consider private or confidential. We are providing you with this notice to explain our policies for collecting Information. When you visit Smoke Signals website (www.smokesignals.org), we track and collect certain information that is non-personally identifiable. This information includes: (i) your operating system, (ii) your web browser, (iii) your IP address, (iv) the duration of your use; (v) the pages viewed; (vi) search words; and (vii) dates and times that our site is accessed. This information does not personally identify you, but is helpful for marketing purposes or for improving your experience on our website. You may be asked to provide personal information so that we can respond to your request for information. We will not require you to provide more information than is necessary to participate in any of our site activities. We may combine information collected online through the site with any other data we have collected about you using our offline resources including, but not limited to, surveys, comments and market research.
Occasionally, we may also ask you to fill out an online survey to obtain your suggestions or comments to better understand the effectiveness of Smoke Signals, this website or for similar purposes. Providing this information is solely at your choice.
We currently use "cookies" on our website to detect your web browser’s multimedia capabilities and to provide a unique identifier to your computer so that we can generate statistics regarding website usage. Cookies also may be used to help speed your future activities or to improve your user experience by remembering information from your computer that was not voluntarily provided by you (i.e., during registration), but does not include data that will identify you personally. "Cookies" are text files that store very small bits of information that help to identify you and your session interacting with a website. To learn more specifics about how cookies work, please refer to the help section of your web browser.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
The primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you, the user, with a customized experience on our network. This includes personalized services, interactive communications, electronic newsletters and many other types of services, all of which are completely free to you. By knowing a little about you, Smoke Signals is able to deliver more relevant content and better service to you. Smoke Signals does internal research on our visitors’ demographics, interests, and behavior based on the information provided to us upon registration for email newsletters and other services. We do this to better understand and serve our visitors. When you are on Smoke Signals site and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with Smoke Signals alone unless specifically stated otherwise. We do not disclose to third parties any information obtained through our website. Your information may be disclosed if necessary: (1) to protect and defend our rights or property; (2) to comply with a court order or other legal process or other legal requirements of any governmental authorities, including, but not limited to, authorities that regulate gaming activities; or (3) in our sole discretion, in extraordinary circumstances in which we deem such disclosure is prudent.
OUR COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY
We take every reasonable precaution to keep your personal information secure. We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect. Nevertheless, when disclosing any personal information, you should remain mindful that there is an inherent risk in the use of e-mail and the Internet. Your information may be intercepted without our consent and can be collected illegally and used by others without your consent. We cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online, and you do so at your own risk.
Our website may provide links to other websites. We do not endorse the materials disseminated at other websites. We are not responsible for the content, validity, privacy policies or reliability of any website linked to our site. The information practices of those websites linked to Smoke Signals site are not covered by this privacy statement.
REMOVAL FROM DATABASE
To be removed from our e-mail database, send an e-mail to us or call us. Be sure to include the e-mail address you used to register.