CollectionStation does not send Spam or sell e-mail addresses.
Profile Information submitted by Members to CollectionStation
CollectionStation is a social networking community that allows collectors to catalog, showcase, value, sell, and trade their collectibles. To accomplish this, each CollectionStation Member creates his or her own profile, which contains the personal information that the Member chooses to include. This personal information includes such things as:
- Gender, age, and other, similar personal information,
- Location (e.g., city and state), and
- Photos, videos or other shared content uploaded by the Member to his or her profile, to the extent that it includes personal information.
Protection of children's online privacy
CollectionStation understands the importance of protecting children's privacy, especially in an online environment. CollectionStation is not intentionally designed for or directed at children under 13 years of age. It is CollectionStations� policy to never knowingly collect or maintain information about individuals under the age of 13.
Other Information submitted by Members to CollectionStation
CollectionStation also collects Member-submitted account information such as name and e-mail address to identify Members, send notifications related to the use of the CollectionStation service and conduct market research and marketing for CollectionStation's internal use only. You should also be aware that Members may reveal other personal information while communicating on other areas of the CollectionStation web site, e.g., while participating in discussions in CollectionStation Groups. This information, in turn, might be viewed by other Members or visitors to the CollectionStation web site who are not Members.
Information Not Directly Submitted by Members or Other web site Users to CollectionStation
Finally, we also collect some information from Members, as well as from other visitors to the CollectionStation web site, that is not personally identifiable, such as browser type and IP address. This information is gathered from all Members and visitors to the web site.
Sharing by Members of Profile Information
CollectionStation is about sharing your information with others while providing you with privacy settings that restrict other users from accessing your information. We allow you to choose the information you provide to friends through CollectionStation. Our network architecture and your privacy settings allow you to make informed choices about who has access to your information.
Use of Information Obtained by CollectionStation
The personal information of a Member contained in his or her profile will be shown to those people whom the Member chooses. Each Member has two options when choosing the level of sharing of his or her profile. They are:
- "Public" which is all visitors to the CollectionStation web site, whether or not they are CollectionStation members.
- "Private" which no visitors to the CollectionStation web site, whether or not they are CollectionStation members.
Display of Members' Information
A Member's e-mail address and full name will only be used in the following circumstances:
- When the Member invites a friend via e-mail to become a CollectionStation Member,
- When the Member sends a request to another Member to add the other Member to his or her friend list,
- When we send notifications to the Member relating to his or her use of the CollectionStation service or CollectionStation web site, and
- If the Member so chooses, when we send regular notifications, weekly updates, newsletter, or other news regarding the CollectionStation service or the CollectionStation web site.
Except when inviting or adding friends or as otherwise expressly set forth herein, a Member's e-mail address will never be shared with or displayed to any other person. Members and their friends, and other Members within their personal networks (depending on the level of sharing a Member has chosen) communicate on CollectionStation with each other through the CollectionStation service, without disclosing e-mail addresses.
CollectionStation's Use of Members' Information
We use information relating to each Member's server information, IP address, and browser-type.
Sharing of the Information this Site Gathers/Tracks
Correcting/Updating or Removing Information
REMEMBER THAT YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR PROFILE TO PRIVATE AT ANY TIME. YOU CAN CHANGE THESE PROFILE SHARING SETTINGS BY CLICKING THE MENU DROP-DOWN ARROW LOCATED IN THE TOP, RIGHT CORNER OF ALL THE COLLECTIONSTATION PAGES, then the "PROFILE" LINK. ALSO, YOU CAN ALWAYS CHANGE THE PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU'VE SUBMITTED TO THE COLLECTIONSTATION WEBSITE, INCLUDING THE INFORMATION INCLUDED IN YOUR COLLECTIONSTATION PROFILE ON THE SAME �MY PROFILE� PAGE.
Invite a Friend
If a Member elects to use our "Invite" feature to invite a friend to become a Member of the CollectionStation service, we ask them for that friend's e-mail address. CollectionStation will automatically send the friend an e-mail inviting them to join the site. CollectionStation stores this e-mail address for the purpose of: (i) automatically adding the respondent to the "friends list" of the Member sending the invitation; (ii) sending reminders of the invitation and (iii) sending e-mails on recent updates by the Member on CollectionStation to the Member's invited friend. CollectionStation will never sell these e-mail addresses or use them to send any other communication besides invitations and invitation reminders. Any person who receives an invitation may contact CollectionStation to request the removal of this information from our database.
The CollectionStation account of every Member is password-protected. CollectionStation takes every precaution to protect the information of the Members, as well as information collected from other users of the CollectionStation web site. We use industry standard measures to protect all information that is stored on our servers and within our database. We limit the access to this information to those employees who need access to perform their job function such as our customer service personnel. If you have any questions about the security at our web site, please contact us.
Members who no longer wish to receive our newsletter e-mail updates or other e-mail notifications may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the instructions contained in the applicable e-mail or by logging-in and changing their settings in the "Settings" section of the CollectionStation web site. You can access this page by clicking on the drop-down menu located at the top right of any CollectionStation page and then the "Settings" link.
Third Party Advertising
Members and Users Located Outside of the United States of America
Information from Other Sources
CollectionStation allows you to sign up and log in using your Facebook account. If you sign up using Facebook, Facebook will ask your permission to share certain information from your Facebook account with CollectionStation. This includes your first name, last name, gender, general location, a link to your Facebook profile, your timezone, birthday, profile picture and your list of friends.
If you sign up to CollectionStation using Facebook, your CollectionStation account will be connected automatically to your Facebook account, and information regarding your activity on CollectionStation, specifically the sounds that you listen to on CollectionStation, will be shared with Facebook and will be published in your Facebook friends’ newsfeeds. If you do not wish to share your CollectionStation activity with your Facebook friends, you can control this from the “Settings” page.