Welcome to Franklinstein.com (the "Site").
We understand that privacy online is important to users of our Site, especially when conducting business.
This statement governs our privacy policies with respect to those users of
the Site ("Visitors") who visit without transacting business and Visitors
who register to transact business on the Site and make use of the various
services offered by Franklinstein.com (collectively, "Services") ("Authorized Customers").
Franklinstein.com are dedicated to protecting your privacy and handling any
personal information we obtain from you with care and respect. This Kid's
policies and principles with respect to children under the age of 13.
CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF THIRTEEN ARE NOT ALLOWED TO SEND MESSAGES AND/OR
FILES TO FRANKLINSTEIN.COM DIRECTLY WITHOUT PARENTAL GUIDANCE. ALSO, WHEN WE USE
THE TERM "PARENT," WE MEAN TO INCLUDE LEGAL GUARDIANS.
directed to children under the age of thirteen and we do
NOT knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under
the age of thirteen as part of the Site. We screen users who wish to provide
personal information in order to prevent users under the age of thirteen from
providing such information. If we become aware that we have inadvertently
received personally identifiable information from a user under the age of
thirteen as part of the Site, we will delete such information from our records.
If we change our practices in the future, we will obtain prior, verifiable
parental consent before collecting any personally identifiable information from
children under the age of thirteen as part of the Site.
Because we do not collect any personally identifiable information from children
under the age of thirteen as part of the Site, we also do NOT knowingly
distribute such information to third parties.
We do NOT knowingly allow children under the age of thirteen to publicly post or
otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information through the
Because we do not collect any personally identifiable information from
children under the age of thirteen as part of the Site, we do NOT
condition the participation of a child under thirteen in the Site’s
online activities on providing personally identifiable information.
Beginning on January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits
those customers who are California residents to request for
Franklinstein.com to not disclose
their personal information with third parties
for their direct marketing use.
For additional information about your privacy rights see
as described in detail above and the
as described in detail below.
"Personally Identifiable Information"
refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, financial profiles, social security number, and credit card information. Personally Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected anonymously (that is, without identification of the individual user)
or demographic information not connected to an identified individual.
What Personally Identifiable Information is collected?
We may collect basic user profile information from all of our Visitors. We collect the following additional information from our Authorized Customers: the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of Authorized Customers, the nature and size of the business, and the nature and size of the advertising inventory that the Authorized Customer intends to purchase or sell.
What organizations are collecting the information?
In addition to our direct collection of information, our third party service vendors (such as credit card companies, clearinghouses and banks) who may provide such services as credit, insurance, and escrow services may collect this information from our Visitors and Authorized Customers. We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose how they use personal information provided to them from Visitors and Authorized Customers. Some of these third parties may be intermediaries that act solely as links in the distribution chain, and do not store, retain, or use the information given to them.
How does the Site use Personally Identifiable Information?
We use Personally Identifiable Information to customize the Site, to make appropriate service offerings, and to fulfill buying and selling requests on the Site. We may email Visitors and Authorized Customers about research or purchase and selling opportunities on the Site or information related to the subject matter of the Site. We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to contact Visitors and Authorized Customers in response to specific inquiries, or to provide requested information.
With whom may the information may be shared?
Personally Identifiable Information about Authorized Customers may be shared with other Authorized Customers who wish to evaluate potential transactions with other Authorized Customers. We may share aggregated information about our Visitors, including the demographics of our Visitors and Authorized Customers, with our affiliated agencies and third party vendors. We also offer the opportunity to "opt out" of receiving information or being contacted by us or by any agency acting on our behalf.
How is Personally Identifiable Information stored?
Identifiable Information collected by
Franklinstein.com is securely stored and is not accessible to third
parties or employees of
Franklinstein.com except for use as indicated above.
What choices are available to Visitors regarding collection, use and distribution of the information?
Visitors and Authorized Customers may opt out of receiving unsolicited information from or being contacted by us and/or our vendors and affiliated agencies by responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us at:
Are Cookies Used on the Site?
Franklinstein.com use login information?
Franklinstein.com uses login information, including, but not limited to, IP addresses, ISPs, and browser types, to analyze trends, administer the Site, track a user's movement and use, and gather broad demographic information.
What partners or service providers have access to Personally Identifiable Information from Visitors and/or Authorized Customers on the Site?
Franklinstein.com has entered into and will continue to enter into partnerships and other affiliations with a number of vendors.
Such vendors may have access to certain Personally Identifiable Information on a need to know basis for evaluating Authorized Customers for service eligibility.
Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information to comply with law. We will disclose Personally Identifiable Information in order to comply with a court order or subpoena or a request from a law enforcement agency to release information. We will also disclose Personally Identifiable Information when reasonably necessary to protect the safety of our Visitors and Authorized Customers.
How does the Site keep Personally Identifiable Information secure?
All of our employees are familiar with our security policy and practices. The Personally Identifiable Information of our Visitors and Authorized Customers is only accessible to a limited number of qualified employees who are given a password in order to gain access to the information. We audit our security systems and processes on a regular basis. Sensitive information, such as credit card numbers or social security numbers, is protected by encryption protocols, in place to protect information sent over the Internet. While we take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering and break-ins, and we cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take place and we will not be liable to Visitors or Authorized Customers for any such occurrences.
How can Visitors correct any inaccuracies in Personally Identifiable Information?
Visitors and Authorized Customers may contact us to update Personally Identifiable Information about them or to correct any inaccuracies by emailing us at:
Can a Visitor delete or deactivate Personally Identifiable Information collected by the Site?
We provide Visitors and Authorized Customers with a mechanism to delete/deactivate Personally Identifiable Information from the Site's database by contacting:
email@example.com. However, because of backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to delete a Visitor's entry without retaining some residual information. An individual who requests to have Personally Identifiable Information deactivated will have this information functionally deleted, and we will not sell, transfer, or use Personally Identifiable Information relating to that individual in any way moving forward.
This web site contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving to another web site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policies may differ from ours.