Collecting information provides specific benefits to our website visitors and by providing this information, our staff can contact you regarding your report for verification or follow-up if necessary.
We collect information for the following purpose(s):
- Verifying incident reports
- Website and system administration
- Research and development
- Preserving social history as governed by existing law or policy
- Users filing a Report or rebuttal may opt-in if they would be willing to be contacted by the media, a consumer advocate, lawyer, or government authority to help further their cause or to help with an investigation against the business or individual
- Who has access to the information we collect?
- Ourselves - Unless you opt-in as mentioned above, information is only shared with the operators of this website.
- Of the information we do collect, we do not provide our visitors with access to information we collect.
If you believe that our website has collected incorrect information or if you would like to dispute any information, please contact us using the address at the top of this page.
Collection of your Personal Information
NameandShame.com may collect personally identifiable information, including but not limited to, your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address. NameandShame.com may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age and gender. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Information about your computer/device hardware and software may be automatically collected by NameandShame.com. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the NameandShame.com website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through NameandShame.com's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
NameandShame.com encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from NameandShame.com so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. NameandShame.com is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the NameandShame.com website.
Use of your Personal Information
NameandShame.com collects and uses your personal information to provide, maintain, protect and improve upon its features, updates, and the operation of its website. This includes, but is not limited to, keeping records of your communication with NameandShame.com and using your e-mail address to inform you about upcoming changes or improvements to our services.
NameandShame.com may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within NameandShame.com, in order to determine what NameandShame.com services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content within NameandShame.com to members whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
NameandShame.com will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on NameandShame.com or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of NameandShame.com; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of NameandShame.com, or the public.
The NameandShame.com website may use "cookies" and other technologies to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize NameandShame.com pages, or register with NameandShame.com site or services, a cookie helps NameandShame.com to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as email addresses, and so on. When you return to the same NameandShame.com website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the NameandShame.com features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the NameandShame.com services or websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
NameandShame.com secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
Children Under Thirteen
NameandShame.com does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Disconnecting your NameandShame.com Account from Third Party Websites
As NameandShame.com evolves, and our products, services, and collaboration with other companies grow, you may be able to connect your NameandShame.com account to third party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR NAMEANDSHAME.COM ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD PARTY ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD PARTY SITES). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED INTHIS MANNER, DO NOT USE THE THIS FEATURE.
Changes to this Statement
NameandShame.com may occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. NameandShame.com will maintain the most current version of this Statement on its website, however, because notifications of Statement changes will not be sent out, it is highly encouraged that you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how NameandShame.com is protecting your information.
NameandShame.com welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that NameandShame.com has not adhered to this Statement, please contact NameandShame.com at: