This policy covers how Famento, Inc., a Delaware corporatio
" "we," "us," or "our") treats personal informatio
n that it collects and receives on
e"). This notice tells you what informatio
n we collect, steps we take to protect and secure it, how we use and share informatio
n, and finally, how you can contact us with questions or concerns.
n We Collect
xtimeline collects personal informatio
n when you register with us, use xtimeline products or services or post content on a xtimeline site.
xtimeline may also collect personal informatio
n when you enter into promotions
xtimeline may combine informatio
n about you that we have with informatio
n we obtain from business partners or others.
xtimeline may also collect informatio
n about your transactio
ns with us and with some of our business partners. This informatio
n might include informatio
n necessary to process payments due to us from you such as your credit card number.
xtimeline may automatica
lly receive and record informatio
n on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request.
xtimeline uses informatio
n for the following general purposes: products and services provision,
tion and authentica
tion, services improvemen
t, contact, research, and anonymous reporting.
xtimeline may occasional
ly obtain IP addresses from users depending upon how you access our web sites. IP addresses,
browser and session informatio
n may be used for various purposes, including to:
Diagnose and prevent service or technology
problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated
with the IP addresses controlled
by a specific web company or ISP.
Estimate the total number of users visiting Famento's web sites from specific geographic
Help determine which users have access privileges
to certain content, services or resources that we offer.
Monitor and prevent fraud and abuse.
Provide more relevant advertisem
ents to you.
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier
that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's
If you reject all cookies, you may not be able to use xtimeline services or products that require you to "sign in" and you may not be able to take full advantage of all offerings.
You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies or notify you when a cookie is set.
xtimeline uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to:
Require you to re-enter your password after a certain period of time has elapsed to protect you against others accidental
ly accessing your account contents.
Keep track of preference
s you specify while you are using the Famento Sites, Products and Services.
Estimate and report our total audience size and traffic.
Conduct research to improve the content and services provided on the Famento Sites, Products and Services.
Ensure that visitors are not repeatedly
offered the same advertisem
ents and to customize advertisin
g based on browser type and user profile informatio
Famento lets other entities that show advertisem
ents or provide services on some of our web pages set and access their cookies on your computer. Other entities' use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, and not this policy. Advertiser
s or other entities do not have access to Famento's cookies.
n Relating to Children
the privacy of young children is especially
For that reason, xtimeline does not knowingly collect personally
n through the xtimeline web site from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of xtimeline service is directed to persons under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access the xtimeline service or web site at any time or in any manner.
n Use, Sharing and Disclosure
xtimeline does not share personal informatio
n we learn about you from your use of the xtimeline web sites, products and services with others except as described in this policy.
When you provide personal informatio
n through using xtimeline you are however sharing your personal informatio
n with Famento and its affiliated
entities. The use of your personal informatio
n by these organizati
ons is subject to this policy.
We do not share your informatio
n with unrelated third parties for their direct marketing purposes. However, xtimeline may display targeted advertisem
ents based on personally
n (such as browser type and IP address) and/or personal selection (See the Section entitled "Third Party Advertisin
g" below for more informatio
n on how your informatio
n is shared with advertiser
xtimeline may use or share your personal informatio
n where it is necessary to complete a transactio
n, to operate or improve the xtimeline products and services, to do something that you have asked us to do, or tell you of products and services that we think may be of interest.
From time to time, Famento or a partner, may sponsor a promotion,
or contest on xtimeline.
You may be asked to provide personal informatio
n including name, email address or home address or to answer questions in order to participat
e. Famento may transfer personal informatio
n to certain advertisin
g partners that you have explicitly
requested to receive informatio
n from. It will be clear at the point of collection
who is collecting
the personal informatio
n and whose privacy statement will apply.
Where you are contacted with an offer or service based on informatio
n you have shared with xtimeline,
we will do our best to provide you with an opportunit
y to opt-out of receiving such further communicat
ions at the time you are contacted,
however, in connection
with any of our paid products and services (i.e., products or services that you license or use for a fee), we reserve the right to send you certain communicat
ions relating to those products and services, such as service announceme
nts, and administra
tive messages, that are considered
part of your Famento account, without offering you the opportunit
y to opt-out of receiving them.
When you register for xtimeline,
Famento collects user-submi
tted account informatio
n such as name, email address and age to identify users and send notificati
ons related to the use of the service. Famento also collects user-submi
tted profile informatio
n, including additional
n, location, biographic
n and photos. This additional
n will assist other users in finding and communicat
ing with you.
xtimeline will display your "Display Name" on your Timeline Site. xtimeline will display your name and any other user-submi
tted profile informatio
n on your Timeline Site according to the preference
s you set in your account.
Email addresses and full names may be used when a user invites a friend via email to join xtimeline and when xtimeline sends notificati
ons to a user related to their use of xtimeline.
When you post a message on a xtimeline Site, you have the ability to post a message which may include personally
n about yourself.
If you post personal informatio
n online that is accessible
to the public, you may receive unsolicite
d messages from other parties in return.
Famento may share personally
n about you under the following circumstan
In the course of operating our business it may be necessary or appropriat
e for us to provide access to your personal informatio
n to others such as our service providers,
s and select vendors so that we can operate xtimeline and our business.
We may share your personal informatio
n to respond to subpoenas,
court orders, or legal process, to establish or exercise our legal rights or, defend against legal claims and if in our judgment in such circumstan
is required or appropriat
We may share your personal informatio
n if we believe it is necessary in order to investigat
e, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities
, suspected fraud, situations
involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations
As we continue to develop our business, we may also buy or sell all or part of our business. In such transactio
n you have shared with us is generally one of the business assets that will be transferre
d. The transferre
policies to which you have consented.
Third Party Advertisin
ents appearing on the Famento Sites, Product or Services may be delivered to users by Famento or one of our Web advertisin
g partners. Our Web advertisin
g partners may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisem
ent. In this way, ad servers may compile informatio
n about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisem
ents and determine which ads are clicked on. This informatio
n allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisem
Famento does not share any personally
n with advertiser
s. Famento may share general demographi
n (such as aggregated
about members' interests and occupation
s) and non-person
n (such as browser type and IP addresses)
s and partners. Famento does not give advertiser
s access to your individual
personal account informatio
n. However, by selecting,
g with or viewing an ad you are consenting
to the possibilit
y that the advertiser
will make the assumption
that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad.
Famento may revise, modify or update this policy. We may notify you about significan
t changes in the way we treat personal informatio
n by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your particular
Famento account or by placing a prominent notice on our site. You are encouraged
to check this policy frequently
for any changes as your continued use of the xtimeline service indicates your consent to such changes.
ality and Security
No data transmissi
ons over the Internet can be guaranteed
to be 100% secure. Consequent
ly, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any informatio
n you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your informatio
n, we take reasonable
measures to secure it on our systems.
If Famento learns of a security systems breach we may attempt to notify you electronic
ally so that you can take appropriat
steps. By using xtimeline or providing personal informatio
n to us you agree that we can communicat
e with you electronic
ally regarding security, privacy and administra
tive issues relating to your use of those sites, products and services. We may post a notice on our applicable
web sites if a security breach occurs. If this happens, you will need a web browser enabling you to view the applicable
web sites. We may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstan
ces. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic
notice) you should notify us at
Changing your Preference
s and Personal Informatio
You can edit your account informatio
n with xtimeline at any time. Most personal informatio
n you may provide is entirely optional. For example, to the extent that parents are considerin
g whether to permit their children to use xtimeline,
we do not condition a child's participat
ion based upon their provision of any more personal informatio
n than is necessary to operate those sites, products and services.
You can delete your applicable
account by visiting the applicable
account deletion page; however, please note that some personal informatio
n, primarily your contact informatio
n, may remain in our records to the extent necessary to protect our legal interests or document compliance
The xtimeline web site is hosted in the United States and is intended for and directed to users in the United States. If you are accessing this web site from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulation
s governing personal data collection
, use, and disclosure
ng your personal informatio
n to the United States and you consent to that transfer.
If you have a privacy concern regarding xtimeline,
or this policy, and if you cannot satisfacto
rily resolve it through the use of those sites, products or services, you should complete a feedback form or you can write to us by email at
Effective Date: February 1, 2007
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