How Melon 1 Collects Information:
A. Personal Data you provide to Melon 1 – Personally Identifiable Information – is any information that can be used to identify a specific individual such as your name, email address, home address, and phone number. Melon 1 asks you to provide Personally Identifiable Information in various places throughout the Melon 1 website. Some of these areas where the collection of such information takes place are listed below:
- Surveys and Polls – Melon 1 offers online surveys and questionnaires that ask users for opinions on various issues and/or other information. Occasionally, we may request demographic information (like zip code, age or gender) when you answer a survey. Such surveys are completely voluntary.
- Sweepstakes and Contests – We offer sweepstakes, contests and giveaways throughout our website. We typically ask you for your email address and/or phone number (to notify you if you’ve won, or not). We also ask for first and last names, and sometimes post office addresses in order to verify the entrant’s identity. In some situations, we need additional information as part of the entry process, such as a prize selection choice.
- Commerce Transactions – When you engage in an ecommerce transaction on our website you may be asked to provide credit card information and other Personally Identifiable Information in order to complete the transaction.
B. Information gathered by Melon 1 and its third party service providers. When you visit our website and interact with the services and tools that reside there, Melon 1 and third parties with whom Melon 1 has contracted to provide services to Melon 1 may collect information on your actions. This type of information is generally collected from two sources. One is from the server log files and the other is from cookies.
IP Address Your IP address is a number that is assigned by your ISP (Internet Service Provider) to your computer to identify its location. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. We also sometimes use IP addresses to communicate with members and subscribers and possibly even ban those members who are not complying with our Terms of Service.
Cookies Our site uses a feature of your browser to set a “cookie” on your computer. Cookies are small packets of information that a site’s computer stores on your computer. Melon 1 can then read the cookies whenever you visit our website.
How Melon 1 Uses Information it collects The information collected by Melon 1 is also used to create aggregated portraits of the Farm Star Living audience, portraits which present anonymous statistical demographic information but no personally identifiable information.
Third Party Advertising and Links to other Sites Melon 1 contains links to advertiser and partner websites that are not co-branded or affiliated with Melon 1 in any way. We cannot be responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such non- Melon 1 websites, and we do not control the practices of any of our advertisers or partners to whose sites we link.
How we protect and secure your information Melon 1 has numerous security measures in place to protect you from the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control, including your credit card information if you choose to conduct an e-commerce transaction on the Melon 1 . Melon 1 uses industry-standard tools, such as firewalls, to ensure that your information is secure and confidential.
Applicable Law We control and operate Melon 1 from the United States. Melon 1 is not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than that of the United States. Please note that we do not represent or warrant that the Melon 1 is appropriate for use in any particular jurisdiction. Those who choose to access the Melon 1 website do so at their own initiative and are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations.