Makatary is committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to all of our Internet sites (unless a different privacy statement is specifically made applicable). By using a Makatary web site, you consent to the policies and practices described in this Statement.
Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in the United States. If you access a Makatary Internet Site outside the United States, your usage of that site constitutes consent to the transfer of your data out of your country and to the United States.
Our sites may contain links to other Internet sites over which we have no control. Makatary is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other Internet sites to which you choose to link from a Makatary Internet Site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other Internet sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information. This Privacy Statement applies solely to the information we collect on a Makatary web site, and does not apply to information we collect in any other fashion.
Collection and Retention of Information
In some areas of our Internet sites, Makatary requests or may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number credit card number, social security number, contact information, billing information and any other information from which your identity is discernible. In other areas, Makatary collects or may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP code, age, preferences, gender, interests and favorites. Sometimes we collect or may collect a combination of the two types of information. Examples of areas on Makatary Internet Sites where we collect personal or combined personal and demographic data are pages where you can open a Makatary account, sign up to use a service, enter a contest or purchase a product.
We also gather or may gather certain information about your use of our site, such as what areas you visit and what services you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by Makatary. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Internet site addresses.
Makatary may sometimes afford you the opportunity to provide descriptive, cultural, behavioral, and preferential and/or life style information about yourself, but it is solely up to you whether you furnish such information. If you do provide such information, you are thereby consenting to the use of that information in accordance with the policies and practices described in this Statement. For example, such information may be used for the purpose of determining your potential interest in receiving email or other communications about particular products or services.
Please remember that if you post any of your personal information in public areas of Makatary, such as in online forums or chat rooms, such information may be collected and used by others over whom Makatary has no control. We are not responsible for the use made by third parties of information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of Makatary.
Use of Information by Makatary
We use the information we gather on a Makatary Internet Site, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving The Makatary Internet System, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the products and services that we offer.
We may also use the information we gather to inform you of other products or services available from Makatary or its affiliated companies or to contact you about your opinion of current products and services or potential new products and services that may be offered. (The term "affiliated companies" is defined in the section of this Statement entitled "Contact Information.")
We have an area where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit in this area becomes our property, and we can use such feedback (such as success stories) for marketing purposes or to contact you for further information.
Disclosure of Information to Others
We do not disclose to third parties your personal information, combined personal and demographic information or information about your use of a Makatary Internet Site (such as the areas you visit or the services you access), except as set forth below.
1. We may disclose such information to third parties if you consent to such disclosure. For example, if you indicate that you would like to receive information about the products or services of third parties at the time you register for a Makatary account, we may supply your contact information to those third parties for the purpose of sending you e-mail or otherwise communicating with you. We may use data we have about you (such as the interests and preferences you have expressed) to determine whether you might be interested in the products or services of a particular third-party
2. We may disclose such information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may include hosting our Web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third party.
3. We may disclose such information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect the rights or property of Makatary or its affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.
4. We may disclose and transfer such information to a third party who acquires all or a substantial portion of Makatary's business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets. In addition, in the event Makatary becomes the subject of a bankruptcy proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, Makatary or its trustee in bankruptcy may sell, license or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the bankruptcy court.
Makatary may also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to each of its Internet sites (for example, the number of visitors to certain Makatary product) with its clients, partners and other third parties so that they may understand the kinds of visitors to Makatary's site and how those visitors use the site.
Makatary does not use "cookies" at this time, and has no plan to use them in the near future.
No SPAM. No spyware.
Makatary does not tolerate spam. We communicate with you when you log into any secure site powered by the Makatary Internet Business System.
We will NEVER use your contact information to send a bulk E-mail. You will NEVER get an E-mail from makatary.com asking you to update your account information or to inform you your account is about to expire.
We do not permanently store any email conversations, or use your email address for any marketing purpose. We do not rent or sell email addresses.
To gain access to more advanced features, you and only you can initiate the user verification code while loged into a secure makatary.com site. If you did not ask for an e-mail verification --you can believe it did not come from us!
You will NEVER get an e-mail from makatary.com associated with any marketing of any product. period.
Makatary has implemented reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.
When you place an order online at a Powered By Makatary site, your credit card information is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer ("SSL") protocol. SSL makes it difficult for your credit card information to be intercepted or stolen while being transmitted. Makatary uses a service company to process credit card transactions. We do not store your credit card numbers on any of the Makatary servers.
To verify the secure certificate of any Makatary secure site, click onto the gold padlock icon (usually located at the bottom left hand corner --outside the viewing window of your browser.
Makatary will not knowingly collect personal information from minor children.
Changes to Privacy Statement
If we decide to change our Privacy Statement for Makatary, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it. If at any time, you have questions or concerns about Makatary's Privacy Statement, please feel free to email us at email@example.com
Makatary is a Nevada Corporation with its principal place of business in Knoxville Tennessee.
We welcome your comments concerning this Privacy Statement. If you believe that we have not adhered to this Statement, please contact us by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org . We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.
Thank you for using Makatary.
Update effective June 10, 2006.