COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
1.1. When You Register
1.2. When You Browse the Site
Like most standard website servers, we use and maintain the information that we obtain from your browser on our server logs. This information can include Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider ("ISP"), and other data. We may use this information to analyze trends, administer the Site, track user movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We may associate this information with your Personal Information to resolve technical issues and support security for our Users.
1.3. When You Build a Personal Profile
1.7. When You Participate in Surveys
From time to time, we may request information from our Users via surveys relating to our services or on behalf of our affiliates, scientific collaborators, or third-party advertisers. When you participate in a survey, we may or may not request contact information (such as your name and email address) or demographic information (such as your zip code, age or income level). Karakavatar.nl conducts surveys in order to target advertising and content and to better understand Users' needs and opinions. Karakavatar.nl may share, in aggregate form, information it collects from these surveys with its advertisers, partners, affiliates and the general public, but will not share survey information containing personally identifiable information with any third party without your prior consent. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary, such that you have the choice of whether you wish to disclose the requested information. However, we encourage our Users to participate in these surveys as they provide us with important information that helps us to improve our services or services that may offered on our Site or via email by our affiliates or third-party advertisers.
1.8. When You or Third Parties Contact Us
If you contact Karakavatar.nl by phone, email, letter, or via a form on the Site, we may keep a record of such correspondence. Thus, if you report an issue with the Site, we may collect such information in a file specific to you. Moreover, if you contact us through our feedback area, we may require your name and email address in order to send you a reply. Additionally, if other Users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Site, we may keep the information in a file specific to you.
SHARING AND DISCLOSURE OF THE INFORMATION THAT Karakavatar.nl COLLECTS
2.2. Third Party Advertising
2.3. Scientific Research
By using Karakavatar.nl, you agree to allow us or our scientific collaborators to use the information from you and your experience on the Site to continue our research into how people perceive others. All researchers who receive data from the Site will be required to obtain approval by their home institutions to conduct research with human subjects, and all data provided to such researchers will contain no information that would personally identify you as a User of the Site. This research may be published in academic journals usually in aggregate form that describes the behavior of groups not individuals.
REMOVING YOUR INFORMATION
If you wish to terminate your registered Membership at any time, for any reason, send an email from the address you registered with to with the word "terminate" entered in the subject line. Allow five (5) business days for removal of your information from the Site. Upon removal of membership from the Site, we may retain your Personal Information for a period of time in our internal databases and systems.
THE SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
We have instituted physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to store and maintain your Personal Information in a secure environment. You may also be required to use a password to access certain pages on the Site where certain types of your Personal Information can be changed or deleted. It is therefore important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and emails which we may send you and to your computer. You take full responsibility for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. Furthermore, while we have implemented safeguards, you should be aware that Internet security technology rapidly changes. We cannot guarantee that the safeguards we employ today can protect your Personal Information from the threats of tomorrow. You should also be aware that despite our efforts, factors beyond our control may result in disclosure of your Personal Information. Accordingly, we are not in a position to guarantee that your Personal Information will be secure under all circumstances.
A SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT THE PRIVACY OF MINORS
In compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, fair information practices and various state laws, we will not knowingly allow children under the age of fourteen to become Members. If we later learn that a child under the age of fourteen is a Member, then that child's Membership will be terminated. We collect, use and disclose information about minors aged fourteen to seventeen in the same manner as we do for adults. Karakavatar.nl believes that it is especially important to protect children's privacy online and encourages parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to participate and monitor their Internet activity. If you are under 18, you must first obtain your parent's permission before using the site. We do not filter advertisements or other content that children may receive, such that they could receive content and materials that are inappropriate for children.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at with the word "privacy" entered in the subject line.