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We have cre­ated this pri­vacy state­ment for Big Car­toon Blog in order to demon­strate our firm and con­tin­u­ing com­mit­ment to the pri­vacy of per­sonal infor­ma­tion pro­vided by those vis­it­ing and inter­act­ing with Big Car­toon Blog. We hold the pri­vacy of your per­sonal infor­ma­tion in the high­est regard. The fol­low­ing dis­closes our infor­ma­tion gath­er­ing and dis­sem­i­na­tion prac­tices for this website.

We rec­og­nize the impor­tance of pro­tect­ing your pri­vacy and our pol­icy is designed to assist you in under­stand­ing how we col­lect, use and safe­guard the per­sonal infor­ma­tion you pro­vide to us and to assist you in mak­ing informed deci­sions when using our site. This pol­icy will be con­tin­u­ously assessed against new tech­nolo­gies, busi­ness prac­tices and our cus­tomers’ needs.

What Infor­ma­tion Do We Col­lect?
When you visit this web site you may pro­vide us with two types of infor­ma­tion: per­sonal infor­ma­tion you know­ingly choose to dis­close that is col­lected on an indi­vid­ual basis and Web site use infor­ma­tion col­lected on an aggre­gate basis as you and oth­ers browse our Web site.

1. Per­sonal Infor­ma­tion You Choose to Provide

Email Infor­ma­tion

If you choose to cor­re­spond with us through email, we may retain the con­tent of your email mes­sages together with your email address and our responses. We pro­vide the same pro­tec­tions for these elec­tronic com­mu­ni­ca­tions that we employ in the main­te­nance of infor­ma­tion received by mail and tele­phone.
2. Web Site Use Infor­ma­tion
Sim­i­lar to other com­mer­cial Web sites, our Web site uti­lizes a stan­dard tech­nol­ogy called “cook­ies” (see expla­na­tion below, “What Are Cook­ies?”) and web server log files to col­lect infor­ma­tion about how our Web site is used. Infor­ma­tion gath­ered through cook­ies and Web server logs may include the date and time of vis­its, the pages viewed, time spent at our Web site, and the Web sites vis­ited just before and just after our Web site.

How Do We Use the Infor­ma­tion That You Pro­vide to Us?

Broadly speak­ing, we use per­sonal infor­ma­tion for pur­poses of admin­is­ter­ing our busi­ness activ­i­ties, pro­vid­ing the prod­ucts and ser­vices you requested, to process your pay­ment, , to mon­i­tor the use of the ser­vice, our mar­ket­ing and pro­mo­tional efforts and improve our con­tent and ser­vice offer­ings, and cus­tomize our site’s con­tent, lay­out, ser­vices and for other law­ful pur­poses. These uses improve our site and bet­ter tai­lor it to meet your needs.

Fur­ther­more, such infor­ma­tion may be shared with oth­ers on an aggre­gate basis. Per­son­ally iden­ti­fi­able infor­ma­tion or busi­ness infor­ma­tion will not be shared with par­ties except as required by law.

Occa­sion­ally, we may also use the infor­ma­tion we col­lect to notify you about impor­tant changes to our Web­site, new ser­vices, and spe­cial offers we think you will find valu­able. You may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive these offers by email­ing us at the link pro­vided on the newsletter.

What Are Cook­ies?
A cookie is a very small text doc­u­ment, which often includes an anony­mous unique iden­ti­fier. When you visit a Web site, that site’s com­puter asks your com­puter for per­mis­sion to store this file in a part of your hard drive specif­i­cally des­ig­nated for cook­ies. Each Web site can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s pref­er­ences allow it, but (to pro­tect your pri­vacy) your browser only per­mits a Web site to access the cook­ies it has already sent to you, not the cook­ies sent to you by other sites. Browsers are usu­ally set to accept cook­ies. How­ever, if you would pre­fer not to receive cook­ies, you may alter the con­fig­u­ra­tion of your browser to refuse cook­ies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cook­ies, it is pos­si­ble that some areas of our site will not func­tion as effec­tively when viewed by the users. A cookie can­not retrieve any other data from your hard drive or pass on com­puter viruses.

How Do We Use Infor­ma­tion We Col­lect from Cook­ies?
As you visit and browse our Web site, the site uses cook­ies to dif­fer­en­ti­ate you from other users. In some cases, we also use cook­ies to pre­vent you from hav­ing to log in more than is nec­es­sary for secu­rity. Cook­ies, in con­junc­tion with our Web server’s log files, allow us to cal­cu­late the aggre­gate num­ber of peo­ple vis­it­ing our Web site and which parts of the site are most pop­u­lar. This helps us gather feed­back to con­stantly improve our Web site and bet­ter serve our clients. Cook­ies do not allow us to gather any per­sonal infor­ma­tion about you and we do not inten­tion­ally store any per­sonal infor­ma­tion that your browser pro­vided to us in your cookies.

IP Addresses
IP addresses are used by your com­puter every time you are con­nected to the Inter­net. Your IP address is a num­ber that is used by com­put­ers on the net­work to iden­tify your com­puter. IP addresses are auto­mat­i­cally col­lected by our web server as part of demo­graphic and pro­file data known as traf­fic data so that data (such as the Web pages you request) can be sent to you.

Shar­ing and Sell­ing Infor­ma­tion
We do not share, sell, lend or lease any of the infor­ma­tion that uniquely iden­tify a sub­scriber (such as email addresses or per­sonal details) with any­one except to the extent it is nec­es­sary to process trans­ac­tions or pro­vide ser­vices that you have requested.

How Can You Access and Cor­rect Your Information?

You may request access to all your per­son­ally iden­ti­fi­able infor­ma­tion that we col­lect online and main­tain in our data­base by email­ing us at the usual address.

What About Legally Com­pelled Dis­clo­sure of Infor­ma­tion?
We may dis­close infor­ma­tion when legally com­pelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the pro­tec­tion of our legal rights. We may also dis­close account infor­ma­tion when we have rea­son to believe that dis­clos­ing this infor­ma­tion is nec­es­sary to iden­tify, con­tact or bring legal action against some­one who may be vio­lat­ing our Terms of Ser­vice or to pro­tect the safety of our users and the Public.

What About Other Web Sites Linked to Our Web Site?
We are not respon­si­ble for the prac­tices employed by Web sites linked to or from our Web site or the infor­ma­tion or con­tent con­tained therein. Often links to other Web sites are pro­vided solely as point­ers to infor­ma­tion on top­ics that may be use­ful to the users of our Web site.

Please remem­ber that when you use a link to go from our Web­site to another web site, our Pri­vacy Pol­icy is no longer in effect. Your brows­ing and inter­ac­tion on any other web site, includ­ing web sites, which have a link on our Web­site, is sub­ject to that Web site’s own rules and poli­cies. Please read over those rules and poli­cies before proceeding.

Your Con­sent
By using our Web site you con­sent to our col­lec­tion and use of your per­sonal infor­ma­tion as described in this Pri­vacy Pol­icy. We reserve the right to amend this pri­vacy pol­icy at any time with or with­out notice.

Our Com­mit­ment To Data Security:

Please note that your infor­ma­tion will be stored and processed on our com­put­ers in the United States. The laws on hold­ing per­sonal data in the United States may be less strin­gent than the laws of your Coun­try of res­i­dence or cit­i­zen­ship. To pre­vent unau­tho­rized access, main­tain data accu­racy, and ensure the cor­rect use of infor­ma­tion, we have put in place appro­pri­ate phys­i­cal, elec­tronic, and man­age­r­ial pro­ce­dures to safe­guard and secure the infor­ma­tion we col­lect online.

Choice/Opt-In/Opt-Out
This site allows vis­i­tors to unsub­scribe so that they will not receive future mes­sages. After unsub­scrib­ing we will dis­con­tinue send­ing the par­tic­u­lar mes­sages as soon as tech­ni­cally feasible.

Sur­veys & Contests

From time-to-time our site requests infor­ma­tion from users via sur­veys or con­tests. Par­tic­i­pa­tion in these sur­veys or con­tests is com­pletely vol­un­tary and the user there­fore has a choice whether or not to dis­close this infor­ma­tion. Infor­ma­tion requested may include con­tact infor­ma­tion (such as name and ship­ping address), and demo­graphic infor­ma­tion (such as zip code, age level). Con­tact infor­ma­tion will be used to notify the win­ners and award prizes. Sur­vey infor­ma­tion will be used for pur­poses of mon­i­tor­ing or improv­ing the use and sat­is­fac­tion of this site.

A Spe­cial Note About Children

Chil­dren are not eli­gi­ble to use our ser­vices unsu­per­vised and we ask that chil­dren (under the age of 14) do not sub­mit any per­sonal infor­ma­tion to us. If you are a minor, you can use this ser­vice only in con­junc­tion with per­mis­sion and guid­ance from your par­ents or guardians.

Acqui­si­tion or Changes in Ownership

In the event that the web site (or a sub­stan­tial por­tion of its assets) is acquired, your infor­ma­tion would be con­sid­ered part of those assets, and may be part of those assets that are transferred.

Pol­icy Mod­i­fi­ca­tions
We may change this Pri­vacy Pol­icy from time to time. If/when changes are made to this pri­vacy pol­icy, we will email users who have given us per­mis­sion to do so. We will post any changes here, so be sure to check back peri­od­i­cally. How­ever, please be assured that if the Pri­vacy Pol­icy changes in the future, we will not use the per­sonal infor­ma­tion you have sub­mit­ted to us under this Pri­vacy Pol­icy in a man­ner that is mate­ri­ally incon­sis­tent with this Pri­vacy Pol­icy, with­out your prior consent.