Privacy Policy

GARYSINISE.COM PRIVACY POLICY

Effective Date: AUGUST 2, 2016


Welcome to www.garysinise.com (the “Site”).   We hope you enjoy your time here!    We believe that your privacy is very important.  The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you as to what types of information may be collected from or about you on the Site, how we use such information, and your rights and choices regarding our use of your information.   This Policy only governs our online collection of  information. Your continued use of the Site, and any submission of information to us, constitutes your consent to this Privacy Policy. 

WEB SITE IS NOT FOR CHILDREN

The Site is not designed or intended for children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.  We urge parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate in and monitor the online activities of their children.

CHANGES AND UPDATES

We reserve the right to change and update this Privacy Policy at any time in our sole discretion.  For example, we may amend this Privacy Policy to incorporate additional rules and policies and/or to comply with or adopt any changes in law or industry practices.  If we make changes and updates to this Privacy Policy, we will announce and post such changes and updates on the Site.  By continuing to use the Site after such notice, you signify your affirmative consent and agreement to all changes and updates of which you have been given notice.  

COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION 

This Site is for informational purposes only.   We only collect personal information on the Site that you voluntary provide us. 

 Log File Data and Cookie Session Information. Our web server automatically generates log files that may contain data linked to individual users, such as IP addresses, ISP domain names, browser types, operating systems, referring/exit pages, date/time stamps, clickstream data, etc.  Also, to the extent a visitor has enabled “cookies” in his/her browser, we may use “cookies” to collect session information about users’ visits to the Site, including tracking their path through the Site and where they came from (for example, if they arrive via a search engine). We use log file data and cookie session information internally for the operation of the Site as well as to generate and analyze aggregate data about our users as a group.  If we report information about the Site to third parties, we only report aggregate data (see the next paragraph) and do not knowingly report log file data or cookie session information that is linked to individual users. 

Third Party Tools: We use third party analytics tools to help understand the use of the Site. Many of these tools collect the information sent by your browser as part of interactions with the Site, including cookies and your IP address. These analytics tools also receive this information and their use of it is governed by their privacy policy.  One type of cookie/tool we may use is called “Google Analytics,  Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this Site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this Site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this Site and our other web sites. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this Site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

Aggregate Data. This is any information collected or compiled in aggregate form, without identifying any user individually.  For example, we may collect aggregate tracking information derived mainly from tallying page views throughout the Site.  Also, we may gather or compile demographic and/or other aggregate data about our users as a group.  We use aggregate data to administer and monitor the Site, to analyze Site traffic and usage patterns and trends, to improve the functionality of the Site, and to enable us to personalize and better user experience on the Site.  We may report aggregate data about the Site to our partners, sponsors and service vendors.

SHARING OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU WITH THIRD PARTIES

As a general matter, we do not share your personal information with others, except in the following limited circumstances.

(1) We may employ outside contractors, vendors and service providers to perform services for us or for the Site, and may share your personal information with such contractors, vendors and service providers to the extent necessary for them to perform such services.  For example, if you make a donation to us using your credit card, our credit card processing vendors will be given access to your credit card and other personal information for purposes of processing your donation.  As another example, our IT service providers may be given access to your personal information as necessary to perform support or maintenance for the operation of the Site, such as data backup and storage.  We require that our contractors, vendors and service providers limit their use of our users’ personal information solely to the purposes for which it was disclosed by us, and that they maintain the confidentiality, security and integrity of such information and not make any further disclosure to others.

(2) We may disclose your personal information to third parties if doing so is required by law or in response to a court or government order or subpoena or, in our good faith belief, is reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with legal process; (ii) enforce this Policy and/or our Terms of Use; (iii) respond to third-party infringement claims; (iv) respond to an emergency; or (v) protect the Site or an individual’s  rights, property or safety. 

(3) If this Site is acquired by or merged with or into another entity, your personal information may be transferred to such entity as part of the transaction, and that entity and its affiliates may use your personal information under the terms of their own privacy policies which may differ from this Privacy Policy. 

NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS – YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

We do not knowingly disclose your personal information to third parties for their direct marketing uses.  For information on how to contact us regarding our data privacy practices, see the Contact Us section at the end of this Privacy Policy.

USER CHOICES AND OPT-OUT

Electronic Mailings. If you are on our electronic mailing lists, you may opt out of such lists at any time by emailing us at: contact@garysinise.com , or by using the “opt out” or “unsubscribe” means provided in the electronic mailings you  receive from us.  We will endeavor to process your request as soon as practicable after our receipt thereof.  Once you opt out, we will not reuse your email address unless you rejoin our mailing lists or otherwise opt in to receive electronic communications from us.

COOKIES

The Site may use cookies, which is a small encrypted data string stored on your computer or device.  Cookies help us deliver content specific to your interests and permit our servers to recall information from your previous visits to the Site.  We may use internally for the operation of the Site information collected from cookies together with personal information disclosed by you.  We do not, however, use cookies to access information on your computer or device.  Most Internet browsers allow you to adjust the settings to prevent cookies from being stored on your computer or device.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

The Site may contain links to third-party websites.  We do not own, control, operate, maintain or endorse such linked sites, and we are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of such linked sites.  Privacy policies and practices of such linked sites may differ from our policies and practices.  You access and use such linked sites entirely and solely at your own risk.  We urge you to read the privacy policies of such linked sites before disclosing your personal information on such sites.

SECURITY

We understand the importance of protecting the security and integrity of information that our users have shared with us. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet and no data storage can be 100% secure.  Consequently, while we will endeavor to reasonably safeguard your information against unauthorized access and disclosure, we do not warrant or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to, from or on the Site . 

INTERNATIONAL USERS

The Site is hosted from the United States.  Users located outside of the United States consent to the transfer of their data to the United States for processing and use in accordance with this Policy.

CONTACT US


If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or our data privacy practices, please contact us at:
gsinise@gsproductions.com



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