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Last updated: June 2, 2007

PEER Enterprises takes your privacy very seriously.  This notice describes PEER Enterprises’ privacy policy as it relates to peerenterprisesllc.com (the “Website”).  By visiting the Website, you are accepting the policies described in this Privacy Policy.   If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, you are not permitted to use the Website.  PEER Enterprises may revise this privacy policy from time to time.  We will post any changes here, so be sure to check back periodically.  Your continued use of this Website after changes have been posted will constitute your acceptance of such changes.

What information we collect:  PEER Enterprises may ask for and collect from you personally identifiable information at various points throughout the site.  Depending on the information and/or services you request, you may be asked to provide your name, email address, address, phone number, payment details, and similar information.  Once you provide your personal information, you are not anonymous to PEER Enterprises.

Credit Card Information:  If you choose to provide your credit card information to PEER Enterprises we will use that information for the purposes for which it was provided.

How PEER Enterprises uses your information:  PEER Enterprises may use your information:

  • To process and respond to inquiries and for the purposes for which you provided the information, such as to process donations, register or renew you as a member, purchase merchandise, or receive information about a project.
  • To personalize the content and improve the navigability of the Website.
  • To alert you to new projects, site features, special events and services.
  • To conduct surveys to measure your satisfaction with our service.
  • To enforce our Terms of Use.

PEER Enterprises processes your information on servers located in the United States.

Who PEER Enterprises shares the information with:  Subject to your right to opt-out (discussed later in this policy), PEER Enterprises may share your name and postal address (but not your email address) with organizations that offer products or services that we believe may interest you.  PEER Enterprises may also share your information with third parties in the following situations (i) to complete your request, e.g. providing information about a project, product, or service; (ii) to outsource one or more of the functions described above; or (iii) to share your information with the authorities in response to a legal order or official request, or when we believe you have acted in violation of our Terms of Use.
 
Where and when PEER Enterprises collects information on the Website:  In addition to the information you knowingly provide, PEER Enterprises also collects the domain names and IP addresses used by people that visit us, as well as site usage statistics such as web browser types and page requests. This data is not usually personally identifiable, and is used to more efficiently operate PEER Enterprises’ business, prepare for network load demands, promote our organization and administer the Website. 

How we collect information:  In addition to the information gathered as described above, there is a technology called "cookies" that can be used to provide you with tailored information from a website.  A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then – depending on your web browser’s settings – store it on your system.  For example, some pages on the Website use cookies so that PEER Enterprises can better serve you when you return to the Website.  Depending on the type of browser you use, you can probably set it to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to accept or reject it.  However, please note that disabling cookies may prevent you from taking advantage of certain features on the Website.

How we protect information:  PEER Enterprises attempts to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information. Our servers are protected by reasonable physical and electronic security. 

Children: This Website is not directed toward children under 13 years of age nor does PEER Enterprises knowingly collect information from children under 13.  If you are under 13, please do not submit any personally identifiable information to PEER Enterprises.

Choice:  PEER Enterprises may share your name and postal address with organizations that offer products and services that we believe may interest you.  You have the right to opt-out of such information sharing.  PEER Enterprises may also use your personal information to send you surveys or email messages about PEER Enterprises projects, events, and services.  You may also choose to opt-out of receiving email and information from PEER Enterprises. Finally, you may choose to de-activate your PEER Enterprises membership.  To opt-out or change your preferences at any time, send an email to request deactivation of your membership or to make any other change.

Your California Privacy Rights:  If you are a California resident, you are entitled by law to request an Information Sharing Disclosure.  If you provide notice to the address below, we will provide you with a notice of your right to prevent sharing of your personal information as well as a cost-free means of doing so.  To receive such a notice, submit a written request to the address listed in the Access section below, specifying that you seek your "California Customer Choice Notice."  Please allow thirty days for a response.

Attn:  Member Care Team
PEER Enterprises
P.O. Box 1945
Wilson, WY 83014 USA

Links:   The Website contains links to third-party websites.  PEER Enterprises is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
 
Emails:  This privacy policy applies to the Website and is inapplicable to information that you may send to PEER Enterprises by email or other means of communication.  We may retain your emails or other communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.