2. Information You Provide to Us
The website generally collects personally identifying information with your specific knowledge and consent. This includes but is not limited to when you register for our forums, enter a sweepstakes and complete a survey. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but you may not be able to take advantage of many of our special features such as posting on our forums. – Registration: In order to use select parts of our websites such as the forum, you must complete a registration form. As part of this registration forum, we require your email address and date of birth. Optional information such as your referrer or time zone may also be requested.
3. Personal Information We Collect When You Buy from Us
4. Automatic Information
Our servers may automatically collect information about your computer when you visit our websites, including without limitation the website that referred you, your Internet Protocol (“IP”) and other usage and traffic information. BLACK SHEEP uses this statistical information to analyze trends, gather demographic information and administer our websites so we may provide improved web experiences to our readers. The information is not in a manner that would identify you personally. We may provide statistical information, not personal information, to our partners about how our users, collectively use our websites. We share this information to our partners, so that they may further understand the usage of their areas and our websites, so that they too could provide you with a better web experience. There may also be occasion when we are legally required to provide access to our database in order to cooperate with police investigations or other legal proceedings. In those instances, the information is provided only for that purpose.
5. Use of Information
We may use your information:
- To enhance or improve user experience, the website, or service.
- To process transactions and sell, transfer, and exchange your information to a third party for their marketing purposes with no additional consent.
- To send e-mails about the site or respond to inquiries.
- To send e-mails about the website and other products, news, or updates for Blacksheephtx.com.
- To send e-mails about third parties’ products or services.
7. Third Party Websites
We may link to third party websites from our own website. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, these third party websites or their use of your personal information. We recommend that you review their privacy policies and other agreements governing your use of their website.
8. Third Party Access to Your Information
- Google Analytics
9. Marketing & Communication
When registering for a BLACK SHEEP forum or BLACK SHEEP Store account, you will be given the option to opt-in to updates through the BLACK SHEEP newsletter and the BLACK SHEEP Store ‘new in’ and promotional emails. If you would prefer to opt-out from these e-mail, you can do so at any time by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the e-mail.
10. Law Enforcement
We may disclose your information to a third party where we believe, in good faith, that it is desirable to do so for the purposes of a civil action, criminal investigation, or other legal matter. In the event that we receive a subpoena affecting your privacy, we may elect to notify you to give you an opportunity to file a motion to quash the subpoena, or we may attempt to quash it ourselves, but we are not obligated to do either.
11. Security of Information
We use SSL certificates to help secure our website. However, we make no representations as to the security or privacy of your information. It is in our interest to keep our website secure, but we recommend that you use anti-virus software, firewalls, and other precautions to protect yourself from security threats.
12. California Online Privacy Protection Act