Some of the content on DOWN-NOLA.com is free to our visitors and does not require the collection of any personally identifiable information. This site only collects personal information from our visitors on a voluntary basis. www.DOWN-NOLA.com is a fan-oriented website for Down and related products. By accessing this website our visitors can experience much of our content free of charge.
At DOWN-NOLA.com we are committed to protecting your online privacy and the safety of all our website visitors. WE do not require our visitors to disclose more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in an activity. The following policy describes how DOWN-NOLA.com collects, protects, and uses information it receives from visitors to the website. WE recognize the importance of adhering to the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in the operation of this website and are committed to providing quality online activities and information to all visitors.
Remember, never give out your full name, home address, email address, telephone number, or any other personally identifiable information that would allow any other online user to contact you either online or offline.
Reminder for Parents
DOWN-NOLA.com encourages children to consult with their parents before submitting any information to any website, including DOWN-NOLA.com. However, WE believe parents should be involved in the online activities of their children and suggest that parents do their best to provide their children with a safe and friendly online environment.
INFORMATION COLLECTION POLICIES
Personally Identifiable Information
Some of the products and services on our site are offered without collecting any personally identifiable information from you. You may surf most of this site and its content anonymously without giving out any personally identifiable information. DOWN-NOLA.com only collects personal information from our visitors on a voluntary basis. WE don’t require any personally identifiable information to obtain access to the area of the site that is free to the public, and only collect personally identifiable information such as first and last name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, gender and date of birth when visitors register to join Down members only section of the site or to receive promotional information from US or enter a featured sweepstakes or contest where such information is required.
Personally identifiable information is collected from our members and is used to fulfill requested transactions (such as purchasing an annual membership or shipping merchandise) and to provide special offers and services through newsletters, mailings, emails and telephone calls by US. Personally identifiable information is only collected from children under 13 years of age with verifiable parental or guardian consent for the purposes defined below. If you purchase Down merchandise and services, WE may also collect a credit cardholder name, cardholder address and card number, street and billing address of any purchaser.
The Collection of Limited Personally Identifiable Information
Information provided at the Down website may be shared with Down, their management, representatives, and any existing or new record label they may join. WE are not responsible for how Third Parties handle the data once they receive it. When WE have co-branded or sponsored services, when WE host a site, or when WE join with other parties to provide specific services, WE may share (provide or receive) your personal information with them.
Reviewing Personally Identifiable Information
If you would like to review the personally identifiable information that we have collected about you or your child online, please send an email to [email protected] After verifying your identity WE will send you an email with all the personally identifiable information that DOWN-NOLA.com has collected.
Choice / Opt-out
Online visitors, including children under the age of 13 and/or their parents, who no longer wish to receive our promotional materials or would like to unsubscribe may opt-out of receiving these communications by sending us an email entitled “unsubscribe” to [email protected]
New Notice for Consent
If there are material changes in the collection, use or disclosure practices to which a parent has already agreed, WE will send a new notice and request the consent of the parents.
Sweepstakes & Contest Rules
DOWN-NOLA.com occasionally offers contests and sweepstakes but does not condition participation in an activity on disclosing more personally identifiable information than is reasonably necessary to administer the activity. When you enter or participate in a contest or sweepstakes, WE request personal information from you (such as your full name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, gender and date of birth). The information you provide is used for the purpose of conducting the promotion (i.e. identifying winners). WE may also use this information to send you newsletters and other information we think may be of interest. Recipients of our mailings can unsubscribe by sending an email to [email protected]
DOWN-NOLA.com has taken steps to make all information received from our online visitors as secure as possible against unauthorized access and use. All information related to this website is protected through proper security measures, which are periodically reviewed.
Privacy Statement for Children Under the Age of 13.
The activities of this site are carried out in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998. Under this Act, we may not ask a child to provide more personal information than is reasonably necessary to participate in the Down website.
On certain occasions, DOWN-NOLA.com may offer sweepstakes promotions and/or contests. Children under the age of 13 will be asked to check a box indicating he/she is under the age of 13. If so, he/she will be asked to submit his/her parent’s email address. After retrieving such information, DOWN-NOLA.com will send an email to the parent notifying him/her the child has registered and provide him/her with information about the program and give instructions on how the parent can remove the child from the promotion and/or contest. DOWN-NOLA.com will use the collected information (emails) ONLY to notify the promotion and/or contest winners and their parent that they have won. DOWN-NOLA.com requires the winners’ parents to provide us with all information other than as needed for legal requirements in connection with the promotion and/or contest. At DOWN-NOLA.com, we will ONLY collect the child’s email as well as the parent’s email for promotional or contest purposes and in no event will DOWN-NOLA.com use the information for any other purposes than to award prizes. The child will not be able to enter any sweepstakes or contest if he/she does not submit his/her parent’s email address.
When we receive a request to purchase merchandise from a child under the age of 13, which would require our collection of personally identifiable information, an email requesting the consent of the parent along with instructions on purchasing the membership online or via telephone or mail is sent to the parent. The parent must fill out the personally identifiable information needed including the parent’s credit card number to consent to the child’s purchase.