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Privacy Policy

HEARD ON THE PLAYGROUND PRIVACY POLICY

Heard on the Playground (Toggin) takes your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy.

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  1. WHAT THIS PRIVACY POLICY COVERS
    • General. This policy covers how Heard on the Playground (Toggin) treats personal information that Heard on the Playground (Toggin) collects and receives, including information related to your past use of Heard on the Playground (Toggin) products and services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, e-mail address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.
    • Companies Not Controlled. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Heard on the Playground (Toggin) does not own or control, or to people that Heard on the Playground (Toggin) does not employ or manage.
  2. INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
    • General
      • Collection. Heard on the Playground (Toggin) collects personal information when you register with Heard on the Playground (Toggin), when you use Heard on the Playground (Toggin) products or services, when you visit Heard on the Playground (Toggin) pages or the pages of certain Heard on the Playground (Toggin) partners, and when you enter contests, promotions or sweepstakes. Heard on the Playground (Toggin) may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies.
      • Information Sought. When you register we ask for information such as your name, e-mail address, birth date, gender, zip code, occupation, school, industry, and personal interests. For some financial products and services we may also ask for your address, Social Security number, and information about your financial accounts or assets. Once you register with Heard on the Playground (Toggin) and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us.
      • Right to refrain from giving information. You have right to refrain from giving us certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of all of our features. We use the information that you provide for to enhance the service, such as responding to your requests. However, you may not mask your identity by providing false or misleading information. For example, you may not use IP masking to mask your Internet access location, including without limitation, proxy servers, masking software or the like.
      • Financial Services. Heard on the Playground (Toggin) collects information about your transactions with us and with some of our business partners, including information about your use of financial products and services that we offer.
      • IP Address and Cookies. Heard on the Playground (Toggin) automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, Heard on the Playground (Toggin) cookie information, and the page you request. Most web browsers have the ability to accept cookies, reject cookies, or to prompt the user before accepting them. The help portion of the toolbar of your browser will tell you how to select the option that suits you best. However, disabling the acceptance of cookies allows you to take full advantage of some of the best and most advanced features that we have to offer, and we recommend that you leave them turned on.
      • Web Beacons. Heard on the Playground (Toggin) may use web beacons to access Heard on the Playground (Toggin) cookies inside and outside our network of websites and in connection with Heard on the Playground (Toggin) products and services.
      • Software. During some visits we may use software tools such as JavaScript to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.
      • Use. Heard on the Playground (Toggin) uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.
    • Information Sharing and Disclosure
      • Sharing of Personal Information. Heard on the Playground (Toggin) does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services you have requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
        • We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with Heard on the Playground (Toggin) under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help Heard on the Playground (Toggin) communicate with you about offers from Heard on the Playground (Toggin) and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.
        • We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;
        • We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Heard on the Playground (Toggin)‘s terms of use, or as otherwise required by law; and
        • We transfer information about you if Heard on the Playground (Toggin) is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, Heard on the Playground (Toggin) will provide notice before such information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.
      • Ad Targeting. Heard on the Playground (Toggin) displays targeted advertisements based on personal information. Advertisers (including ad serving companies) may assume that people who interact with, view, or click on targeted ads meet the targeting criteria - for example, women ages 18-24 from a particular geographic area.
        • Heard on the Playground (Toggin) does not provide any personal information to the advertiser when you interact with or view a targeted ad. However, by interacting with or viewing an ad you are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser will make the assumption that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad.
        • Heard on the Playground (Toggin) advertisers include financial service providers (such as banks, insurance agents, stock brokers and mortgage lenders) and non-financial companies (such as stores, airlines, and software companies).
  3. CHILDREN UNDER AGE 17

    Heard on the Playground (Toggin) does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 17. If you are under 17, please do not register for Heard on the Playground (Toggin) or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 17 may provide any personal information to or on Heard on the Playground (Toggin). In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 17 without verification of parental consent, we will promptly delete that information. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 17, please contact us at info@Heard on the Playground (Toggin).com.

  4. COOKIES
    • Rights Reserved. Heard on the Playground (Toggin) may set and access Heard on the Playground (Toggin) cookies on your computer.
    • This Policy Not Applicable to Other Companies. Heard on the Playground (Toggin) lets other companies that show advertisements on some of our pages set and access their cookies on your computer. Other companies‘ use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to Heard on the Playground (Toggin)‘s cookies.
  5. YOUR ABILITY TO EDIT AND DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATION AND PREFERENCES
    • General
      • Editing. You can edit your Heard on the Playground (Toggin) account information, including your marketing preferences, at any time.
      • New Categories. New categories of marketing communications may be added to the marketing preferences from time to time. Users who visit this page can opt out of receiving future marketing communications from these new categories or they can unsubscribe by following instructions contained in the messages they receive.
      • Heard on the Playground (Toggin) Marketing. We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the Heard on the Playground (Toggin) products and services, such as service announcements and administrative messages, that are considered part of your Heard on the Playground (Toggin) account, without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.
      • Account Removal. You can delete your Heard on the Playground (Toggin) account by visiting our Account Deletion page. Please click here to read about information that might possibly remain in our archived records after your account has been deleted.
  6. CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY
    • Limited Access to Information. We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
    • Federal Compliance. We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about you.
    • Protection. Your Heard on the Playground (Toggin) account information is password-protected.
    • SSL-Encryption. In certain areas Heard on the Playground (Toggin) uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions.
  7. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY
    • Updates to the Policy. Heard on the Playground (Toggin) may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary e-mail address specified in your Heard on the Playground (Toggin) account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.
    • Feedback. If you have questions or suggestions, please complete contact us at: Heard on the Playground (Toggin) LLC.
      Customer Care - Privacy Policy Issues
      31300 Orchard Lake Rd. Suite 200
      Farmington Hills, MI 48334