Effective Novemeber 1, 2012
Personal information collected on and/or through the Site is stored and processed in the United States and by using any the Site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country to the United States.
We may collect personal information that you provide to us such as your name, e-mail address, street address and telephone number. We may also collect your credit card number, credit card expiration date and banking information from you. We generally collect this personal information on our registration and order forms when you sign up to receive products or services from the Site. We may also collect information from our online surveys if you choose to participate, such as age, gender and income level.
For contestants in our Playboy Miss Social contest, we may collect additional personal information that you provide to us, including your photograph, your date of birth, and your social media user name(s).
If you choose to post messages, comments or other information in one of the public forums on the Site or on third party websites linked to the Site (such as the Site’s Facebook page, YouTube channel, or Tumblr) we will maintain such information about you as you choose to disclose in your posting.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, we may collect such information into a file specific to you. We will maintain a record or notes of communications with you regarding your account.
If you sign up and log in using a third party social networking account, we may collect certain information from your social networking account. This may include information such as your first name, last name, gender, general location, your, birthday, profile picture and your list of friends.
We use your information in order to process your credit card payments, to fulfill your orders and/or requests, to facilitate your viewing of our Site, to communicate with you, and to provide you with information about Playboy Miss Social, some of our partners and third party companies in which we think you may be interested. We also use this information to compile broad demographic and Site usage information about our users in general that does not contain anything that could be used to identify you personally.
Information submitted by contestants as part of her contest entry and to promote the Site and the contest.
Playboy Miss Social uses your e-mail address to contact you when necessary and to send periodic e-mail newsletters and promotional e-mails to you about services and products offered by us as well as by third party companies in which we think you may be interested.
We use IP addresses and anonymous demographic information to tailor your experiences at our Site by showing content in which we think you will be interested and displaying content according to your preferences. Anonymous demographic information is shared with advertisers and market researchers on an aggregate basis.
We use information collected to evaluate and improve our services. We may develop and use, in our sole discretion, consumer research, which may be based on your use of our services.
In some cases, we will share information we collect (including personal information and/or anonymous demographic information) with third party companies who may offer products or services in which we believe you may be interested. We also share this information with third parties with whom we partner to co-promote and administer sweepstakes and contests on our Site.
We may also share information we collect with third party service providers to manage certain aspects of the services we provide, such as maintaining our servers and processing or fulfilling orders for products and services you purchase through the Site.
We may also disclose your information in special cases if required to do so by law, court order or governmental authority or when we believe in good faith that disclosing this information is otherwise necessary or advisable, including, for instance, to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interfering with the rights or property of Playboy Miss Social.
In the event of a change in ownership or a merger with, acquisition by, or sale of assets to, another entity, including through bankruptcy, we reserve the right to transfer all user information collected in connection with the Site, including but not limited to email addresses, to a separate entity.
Information Submitted in Public Forums
The Site may offer chat rooms, forums, message boards and/or news groups to our users. Please remember that any information disclosed in these areas becomes public information. Accordingly, you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information in any public forum, and you do so at your own risk.
If you choose to link Playboy Miss Social and third party sites or applications, including your social network accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, any content you post, including photos and comments may become available to the public. Updates may also appear on your social network newsfeed. If you do not want this information shared, please change your sharing settings on your third party networks.
Although Playboy Miss Social does manage the images posted on the Site, Playboy Miss Social cannot completely control the actions of third party visitors to the Site, including whether visitors to the Site download or save images or other content from the Site.
A Special Note for Contestants
Contestants should review the contest rules carefully prior to submitting an entry into the contest. Playboy Miss Social may use any information you submit, including photos, to promote the contest and the Site, including on third party websites, at its sole discretion.
Cookies are pieces of information generated by web servers and stored on your computer for future access. The Site uses cookie technology to enhance your online experience by making it easier for you to navigate through our Site or to make a feature work better. Generally, cookies can be disabled at your discretion. However, you must accept cookies in order for certain parts of the Site to work. We may also use technology known as “web beacons” or single-pixel GIFs that allow us to count visitors to our Site and deliver co-branded services. Web beacons collect limited, non-personal information including cookie number, time and date of a page view and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides.
Playboy Miss Social takes reasonable precautions to maintain the security of any information obtained from and about you and to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control. Our third party payment processors provide you with a secure web page through which to submit your billing information, and we are not responsible for their handling or use of your information. The personally identifiable information held by Playboy Miss Social is stored in a secure location behind a firewall with limited administrative access.
In addition, your account is secured through Facebook Connect. Do not share your Facebook password or access to your Facebook profile with anyone. It is your responsibility to keep your login confidential, and Playboy Miss Social cannot be held liable for any loss or misuse of your login credentials.
Third Party Sites
The Site may contain links to other Internet sites. By clicking on any banner advertisement or other link, you will be redirected off the Site and to third party websites. Playboy Miss Social is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such websites. You should make sure that you read and understand the privacy policies of these sites and direct any concerns regarding external links to the site administrator or webmaster of that third party website.
All e-mails you receive from us will include specific instructions on how to unsubscribe, and you may unsubscribe at any time. Additionally, we give you the following options for removing your information from our database: emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may correct or update the personal information you have provided to Playboy Miss Social by sending us an email at email@example.com.
Your California Privacy Rights
California residents who have an established business relationship with Playboy Miss Social may choose to opt out of the disclosure of their personal information about them to third parties for marketing purposes.
From time to time, we may share your personal information with carefully screened companies that offer products or services that we believe you may enjoy. If you do not want us to share your personal information with such third parties, please send us your name, email address, street address and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your opt out request will be processed within 30 days of the date it was received.
Playboy Miss Social does not knowingly collect any personal information from persons under the age of 18.