What information do we collect?
Pinnacle may collect information from or about you when you use the Website, including your email address, Website username, Website password, bookmarks and associated content, conversations and messages on the Website, IP address, browser data, and cookies. In addition to the information you knowingly provide, Pinnacle collects the domain names and IP addresses of its visitors, along with usage statistics (e.g., types of web browsers and operating systems used) and browsing history. This data is used to more efficiently operate Pinnacle's business, promote our products and services and administer the Website. Pinnacle may combine this information with the personally identifiable information it collects.
How does Pinnacle use the information collected?
When you provide personal information for a specific purpose (for example, registering to use a feature on the Website), we generally use it for that purpose. We will generally collect and use personal information to administer our contests, promotions, surveys, reward programs and other services, to understand our customers’ responses, needs and preferences, and to generally manage our business.
We may also use the information you provide:
- To provide you with personalized content
- To process and respond to inquiries
- To improve the content and navigability of the Website
- To otherwise communicate with you
In addition, Pinnacle may use personal information you provide in combination with the information Pinnacle automatically collects through the Website to protect our property or other rights (for example, to enforce any policies or contractual provisions regarding copyright or other features of the Website).
Personal information may be shared with our agents or contractors in connection with services that they perform for us. Our agreements with such agents and contractors ensure that personal information can only be used for the purposes for which it was shared with them, and that they handle the personal information in accordance with this Policy and applicable law. We may share your personally identifiable information with other companies in the Pinnacle family and other business partners, and will require the recipient to comply with the provisions of this Policy. In the event that Pinnacle assigns its rights obtained pursuant to this agreement or is acquired or merges with another entity, the successor company will acquire the information we maintain, including personally identifiable information. However, personally identifiable information will remain subject to this Policy. Pinnacle may also share personal information with other third parties in limited circumstances, such as complying with legal requirements, preventing fraud, and protecting the safety of our users. Pinnacle will cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating any suspected illegal activity. Pinnacle reserves the right to report to law enforcement authorities any suspected illegal activity of which it becomes aware. We may disclose or share non-personally identifiable Information with partners, affiliates and advertisers. For example, we may share aggregated demographic information (which does not include any personally identifiable information) with other parties. We use third party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Website. We also use third party service providers to track and analyze non-personally identifiable usage and volume statistical information from our Users to administer our Website and constantly improve its quality. We may also publish this information for promotional purposes or as a representative audience for advertisers. Please note that this is not personally identifiable information, only general summaries of the activities of our users. Such data is collected on our behalf, and is owned and used by us.
This Website is not directed toward children under thirteen (13) years of age nor does Pinnacle knowingly collect information from children under thirteen (13) years of age. If you are under thirteen (13) years of age, please do not submit any personally identifiable information to Pinnacle Publishing.
The Website may contain links to third-party websites. Pinnacle is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
We may amend this Policy at any time by posting the amended terms on the Website. All amended terms shall be effective immediately, and we are not required to notify you of the changes.