Information Provided to Us
The website generally collects personally identifying information with your consent. This includes but is not limited to when you register for forums, enter a sweepstakes and/or complete a survey. In order to use select parts of our websites, you must complete a registration form. As part of this registration form, we require your email address and date of birth. Optional information may also be requested. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but you may not be able to take advantage of many of our special features.
Personal Information We Collect
Our servers may automatically collect information about your computer when you visit our websites, including without limitation your Internet Protocol (“IP”), the website that referred you and other usage and traffic information. The information is not collected in a manner that would identify you personally. Grungy Gentleman uses this statistical information to analyze trends and gather demographic information so we may provide improved web experiences to our users. We may provide statistical information, not personal information, to our partners, so that they may further understand the usage of their areas and our websites. At times, we may be legally required to provide access to our database in order to cooperate with police investigations or other legal proceedings. In those instances, the information is provided only for that purpose.
Use of Information
We may use your information: To enhance or improve user experience, the website, or service; To send e-mails about the site or respond to inquiries; To process transactions and sell, transfer, and exchange your information to a third party for their marketing purposes with no additional consent; To send e-mails about third parties’ products or services; To send e-mails about the website and other products, news, or updates for Grungy Gentleman.
Third Party Websites
Grungy Gentleman websites may link to third party websites in which we have no control over, and are not responsible for the website or their use of your personal information. We recommend that you review their privacy policies and other agreements governing your use of their website.
Third Party Access to Your Information
Grungy Gentleman may employ outside personnel or use a third party to host our material. These third party entities may have custody or access to your information. Because of this, it is necessary that you permit us to give access to your information to third parties to the same extent that you authorize us to do so. This includes granting authorization to any third party we may hire, contract, or otherwise retain the services of for the purpose of operating, maintaining, repairing, or otherwise improving or preserving our website or its underlying files or systems. You agree not to hold us liable for the actions of any of these third parties, even if we would normally be held vicariously liable for their actions, and that you must take legal action against them directly should they commit any tort or other actionable wrong against you. Additionally, we may store your information or share it with certain other third parties for reason that may or may not be related to maintenance, advertising, marketing, or other purposes related to our business.
Security of Information
We use SSL certificates to help secure our website. However, we make no representations as to the security or privacy of your information. It is in our interest to keep our website secure, but we recommend that you use anti-virus software, firewalls, and other precautions to protect yourself from security threats.
We may disclose your information to a third party where we believe, in good faith, that it is desirable to do so for the purposes of a civil action, criminal investigation, or other legal matter. In the event that we receive a subpoena affecting your privacy, we may elect to notify you to give you an opportunity to file a motion to quash the subpoena, or we may attempt to quash it ourselves, but we are not obligated to do either.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
Marketing & Communication
When registering for a Grungy Gentleman Membership and/or store account, you will be given the option to opt-in to the Grungy Gazette and promotional emails. If you would prefer to opt-out from these e-mails, you can do so at any time by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the e-mail.