The personal-identifying information involved is any information that identifies, relates to, describes, or is capable of being associated with, a particular natural person. This includes name, signature, social security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver's license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, and any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information. In summary, personal-identifying information is information which identifies a person who accesses our Website and may be used to contact the person. (Personal-identifying information does not include publicly available information that is lawfully made available to the general public from federal, state, or local government records or is in the public domain and comes from a source other than information supplied to our web site by the person involved.)
This policy guides how we will store and use the personal-identifying information which people provide when accessing our web site.
We collect personalidentifying information from you when you register on our Website, to participate in our contests, establish a CMG Services account, win a prize due to your participation in a contest or prize promotion, respond to a survey, purchase any product or service through use our Website, claim a prize won by your participation on one of our contests, tournaments or prize promotions, or place content on any message boards or text communication facility made available on our Website.
We will use the personalidentifying information that we collect:
Sometimes, at our discretion, we may include or offer links to third-party web sites. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Therefore, we have no responsibility or liability for the content or activities of these linked sites.
Although we are diligent to protect your personal-identifying information and privacy, we do not promise (nor should you expect) that your personal-identifying information or private communications will always remain private. After a transaction, your private payment information may not be stored on our servers. We will retain personal-identifying information, including information from closed accounts, to comply with law, prevent fraud, collect any money owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigation, apply and enforce the rules of our contests, tournaments and prize promotions, prepare marketing and demographic studies and statistical reports, and to take any necessary or appropriate actions permitted by law. Please be aware that it is technologically impossible to remove from our servers, every record or information that you provide to us. The need for backup means that a copy of your personal information may exist in non-erasable form.
When you access the Website from your personal computer or mobile device we may install on your device a small text file that enables us to recognize your browser through your CMG Service account . Most websites typically use the following:
We install a session cookie that expires when you log off your session or if you don’t log off, then two weeks after installed. We do not otherwise install persistant cookies, web beacons or glifs.
In general, cookies, web beacons, glifs and similar technologies do not contain personally identifiable information. However, when you furnish personal information through the web site, including any text-communication facility, this information may be linked to the non-personally-identifiable information stored in cookies sent to your browser from the web site. Many browsers allow the user to block the installation of cookies. If you block cookies, you may not be able to make full use of the Website.