Thank you for visiting Gheos.com, a Roy Digital Design (RDD) site. Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at this RDD site.
At some pages of this site you can enter contests, vote in polls, send feedback or images, or otherwise express an opinion, subscribe to one of our services such as our online newsletters, or participate in one of our online forums or communities. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at these pages include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, credit card information, and information about your interests in and use of various products, programs, and services.
At some pages of this site, you can submit information about other people. For example, you might submit a person's name and e-mail address to send an electronic greeting card and, for the same reason, you might submit the recipient's name and address. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected about other people at these pages include: recipient's name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number.
At certain parts of some of this site, only persons who provide us with the requested personally identifiable information will be able to access information, download products, programs, and receive services or otherwise participate in the site's activities and offerings.
We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows XP or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink).
We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our information, products, programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other information, products, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you.
We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when we have updated information or when we make changes to certain parts of the website that are only accissible to subscribers, to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter, or to contact you about your account with us.
We use the information that you provide about others to enable us to send them your greetings or cards. From time to time, we also may use this information to offer our products, programs, or services to them.
The information we collect in connection with our online forums and communities is used to provide an interactive experience. We use this information to facilitate participation in these online forums and communities and, from time to time, to offer you products, programs, or services.
If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., images or additional information for travel destinations), we may publish your screen name and other information you have provided to us.
We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to offer you products, programs, or services.
We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency's request.
Agents and contractors of RDD who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for RDD.
Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Notice.
Certain pages of thiss site may disclose personally identifiable information to companies whose practices are not covered by this privacy notice (e.g., other marketers, magazine publishers, retailers, participatory databases, and non-profit organizations) that want to market products or services to you. If personally identifiable information is shared, it will provide you with an opportunity to opt out or block such uses. For instructions on how to opt out from such disclosures, please contact us at atlas@Gheos.com.
We may on occasion combine information we receive online with outside records to enhance our ability to market to you those products or services that may be of interest to you. If you prefer not to receive marketing information from this site, please reply to any of our emails, writing UNSUBSCRIBE in the subjest line.
Finally, we will not use or transfer personally identifiable information provided to us in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you with an opportunity to opt out of these unrelated uses.
Some of our sites contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
We use Commission Junction and Google Adsense to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please click here.
This site may sometimes offer content (e.g., contests, sweepstakes, or promotions) that is sponsored by or cobranded with identified third parties. By virtue of these relationships, the third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the site activity. RDD has no control over these third parties' use of this information. RDD will notify you at the time of requesting personally identifiable information if these third parties will obtain such information.
To enhance your experience with our sites, many of our web pages use "cookies." Cookies are text files we place in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering for one of our services. However, once you choose to furnish the site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.
Third party cookies may be stored in your computer's browser to enhance and manipulate advertisement banners shown to you through this site.
We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.
For instructions on how you can access the personally identifiable information that this site has collected about you online, or how to correct factual errors in such information, please contact us at atlas@Gheos.com.
To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
The site you are visiting is one of the RDD general audience sites. For more information about our online privacy practices for children's sites, consult the privacy notice at the children's site in which you are interested.
If you have any questions or concerns about the RDD online policy for this site or its implementation you may contact us at atlas@Gheos.com.