As a member of Cosmo.com, you are in complete control of the use of information you provide to Cosmo.com. The bottom line is that we respect and will continue to respect the privacy of our customers who use Cosmo.com.
Because protecting your privacy is important to us, you can be assured that Cosmo.com discloses the following:
What personal information is being gathered by Cosmo.com and how is this information being used?
When you become a Cosmo.com member you provide your name, address, telephone number, email address, a unique login name, password, and password validation. This information is collected on the registration form for several reasons including: (1) personal identification; (2) to allow us to contact you for customer service, if necessary; (3) to customize the content of our site to meet your specific needs; and (4) to make product improvements to Cosmo.com. In addition, your email address is collected to send you an email message confirming your new member registration. As a member you will occasionally receive updates from us about special offers, new Cosmo.com services, and other noteworthy news items. However, you may always decline to receive these email messages. Please see our Opt Out policy described below.
Cosmo.com's newsletters (if applicable) are optional benefits for members that keep you up to date with the latest travel and entertainment news.
Cosmo.com frequently sponsors contests to give members the opportunity to win great prizes. Information collected by Cosmo.com for such contests can include contact information and survey questions. Contact information is used to notify contest winners and survey information is used to develop promotions and product improvements to Cosmo.com.
Cosmo.com values opinions and comments from members, so we frequently conduct online surveys. These surveys are entirely optional for all members. Typically, the information is aggregated and used to make improvements to Cosmo.com and to develop appealing content, features and promotions for members. Survey participants are anonymous unless otherwise stated in the survey.
Cosmo.com collects IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our servers and for system administration.
Please be aware that we have links on our site which may collect personally identifiable information about you. This Privacy Statement does not cover the information practices or policies of such Web sites.
We do not sell individual customer names or other private profile information to third parties and have no intention of doing so in the future. Occasionally, Cosmo.com will hire a third party to act on our behalf for projects such as market research surveys and contest entry processing and will provide information to these third parties specifically for use in connection with these projects. The information we provide to such third parties is protected by a confidentiality agreement and is to be used solely for completing the specific project. See "What other information should I know about my privacy?" below.
Opt Out Policy
At anytime, you can unsubscribe to Cosmo.com's newsletters through the your account links to on Cosmo.com's home page.
As a member or contest entrant you will occasionally receive email updates from us about special offers, new Cosmo.com services and other noteworthy news items. We hope you will find these updates interesting and informative. Of course, if you would rather not receive them, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cosmo.com reserves the right to limit membership to those who will accept emails. Members will be notified via email prior to any actions taken.
How can you access, update or correct your information?
At any time, you can view and/or update your Email@cosmo.com and Cosmo.com's newsletter subscriptions or your personal profile by following the your account link on our home page at Cosmo.com
What other information should I know about my privacy?
Cosmo.com contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another Web site for which Cosmo.com has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of all such sites as their policies may be materially different from Cosmo.com's Privacy Statement. Of course, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and any account information. Please be very careful, responsible, and alert with this information, especially whenever you're online.
In addition to the circumstances described above, Cosmo.com may disclose member information if required to do so by law, court order, as requested by other government or law enforcement authority, or in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable including, without limitation, to protect the rights or properties of Cosmo.com, Inc. or when we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.