Information We Collect
How We Use Your Information
How We Use and Share Your Information
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
On PopularDownloads.com, you can download software and content, order products, enter contests, vote in polls, or otherwise express an opinion such as by commenting on or reviewing a screensaver, wallpaper, game, or other software application. In exchange for PopularDownloads� content or services, the user may decide to pay a fee, download software, share personal information, or view upfront advertising; it's up to the user. A variety of products and services are available at PopularDownloads, and PopularDownloads or any third party service provider used by PopularDownloads to provide such products and services may collect different types and levels of personal information for each model, product, or service.
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, and information about your interests in and use of various products, programs, and services.
There are also times when 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, or to refer them to our Sites or content (e.g., Tell-A-Friend). 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.
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., Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows Vista or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink).
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION
We, or a third party service provider used by PopularDownloads, may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our products, programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries about offerings, and to offer you other 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 you have won one of our contests or when we make changes to subscriber agreements or to contact you about your account with us. If you no longer wish to receive promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in the communication or by emailing us at privacy [at] populardownloads dotcom.
We use the information that you provide about others to enable us to send them your electronic greeting cards or referrals. From time to time, we also may use this information to offer our products, programs, or services to them.
If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., a review of a Product) we may publish your name and other information you have provided to us.
We also use one or more third parties to facilitate and optimize the services provided on PopularDownloads.com, and we may share personally identifiable information as necessary for such purposes.
We sometimes use non-personally identifiable information 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 will disclose information we maintain when required to do so by law, 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.
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION BY THIRD-PARTY SITES AND SPONSORS
PopularDownloads contains links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy policies, as we have no control over information that is submitted to or collected by websites that are not our own.
From time to time PopularDownloads may offer contests, sweepstakes, promotions, or deals that are sponsored by or co-sponsored with identified third parties. By virtue of their sponsorship, these third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit. After such submissions, PopularDownloads.com has no control over third-party sponsors' use of this information.
THIRD-PARTY AD SERVING
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, e-mail address or telephone number) about your visit to PopularDownloads.com in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. In the course of serving advertisements to the PopularDownloads.com website, our third-party advertising companies may place or recognize a unique "cookie" on your browser.
OUR COMMITMENT TO SECURITY
We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and prevent unauthorized access, to maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.
SPECIAL NOTE FOR PARENTS
In an effort to be compliant with the Children's Online Protection Privacy Act (COPPA) it is our policy to collect no personally identifiable information from children. Therefore, all individuals are required to be 14 years and older to submit any personal information.
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