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This policy was last modified on September 25, 2010

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register

  • Submit a donor insemination sucess story
  • Subscribe to our newsletter

Any information we request that is not required will be specified as voluntary or optional. Information required at various points of the site may or may not include your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, your date of birth, due date and/or your children's birth dates and genders, your gender, and other demographic information.

You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

• To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)

• To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)

• To improve customer service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)

• To send periodic emails that you have opt-in to receive. We do not send emails unless you have requested to receive them from us.

The email address you provide during member registration and/or newsletter subscriptions, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your activity on our message boards, member notifications, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, promotions, related product or service information if you have subscribed (opt-in) to receive our newsletters.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you submit a request.

These security measures include: password protected directories and databases to safeguard your information, SSL (Secure Sockets Layered) technology to ensure that your information is fully encrypted and sent across the Internet securely or Our users are given the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of having their information used for purposes not directly related to our site at the point where we ask for the information. For example, our newsletter has an ‘opt-out’ mechanism so users who do not want any marketing material, can keep their e-mail address off of our lists. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional materials from our partners may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the instructions in the email to unsubscribe in the subject line in the e-mail or e-mail us at members[at]thebabycorner[dot]com with your email address. Users of our site are always notified when their information is being collected by any outside parties. We do this so our users can make an informed choice as to whether they should proceed with services that require an outside party, or not.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information, unless you specifically request, and give us to do so (for example, if you are signing up for free baby samples). This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

If a user’s personally identifiable information changes (such as your e-mail), or if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove that user’s personal data provided to us. You may also contact us for assistance with changing personal information by contacting us using the form at http://www.dibaby.com/contactus.php.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

CAN-SPAM Compliance

We have taken the necessary steps to ensure that we are compliant with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 by never sending out misleading information.

Third Party Advertising

We use several third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you. In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique “cookie” on your browser.

Sharing

We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

We partner with another party to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services.

These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing a Unique ID for purposes of using the member features at the dibaby.com web site.

Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site. The only drawback to this is that the user will be limited in some areas of our site. For example, the user will not be able to participate in the members corner, message boards, contests or monthly drawings that take place, unless a cookie is registered. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.

Some of our business partners such as our third party advertisers use cookies on our site in order to deliver targeted advertising based on your Internet usage and interests. While dibaby.com does not have access to or control over these cookies you do have several options for opting out of having cookies placed on your computer. 

Opt-out of Cookies

If you do not wish to have dibaby.com and/or our third party advertisers place cookies on your computer, please choose one of the options below.

Option 1

Remove cookies from your computer manually using the instructions for your Internet browser below:

Mozilla Firefox 
  • Click on Tools, then Options (or Edit | Preferences on Linux)
  •  
  • Select Privacy
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  • In the Cookies panel, click on Show Cookies
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  • To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the Remove Cookie button
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  • To remove all cookies click on the Remove All Cookies button
Internet Explorer 8.x
  • Click "Safety" on the Command bar
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  • Select "Delete Browsing History"
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  • Select the option for cookies and click Delete

Alternatively, Internet Explorer 8's new InPrivate browsing feature allows users to browse the internet without recording information from visited sites (including cookies). To use InPrivate mode:

  • Click "Safety" on the Command bar
  •  
  • Select "InPrivate Browsing"
Internet Explorer 7.x
  • Exit Internet Explorer 7, and then exit any instances of Windows Explorer
  •  
  • Click Start, click Run, type inetcpl.cpl, and then press ENTER
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  • On the General tab, click Delete under Browsing History in the Internet Properties dialog box
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  • In the Delete Browsing History dialog box, click Delete Cookies
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  • In the Delete Cookies dialog box, click Yes.
For more browser instructions for deleting cookies please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=2

Option 2

Such services as provided at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp allow you   examine your computer to identify advertising companies that have placed an advertising cookie file on your computer and opt-out of receiving cookies from these companies.  

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.dibaby.com/about/terms.html.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy and our terms of use.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.


By Email: http://www.dibaby.com/contactus.php 

Privacy Policy Customer Pledge

We pledge to you, our customer, that we have made a dedicated effort to bring our privacy policy in line with the the following important privacy laws and initiatives:

  • Federal Trade Commision Fair 
  • California Online Privacy Protection Act
  • Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act
  • Privacy Alliance
  • Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act

Respectfully,
Elizabeth Keefe
President
dibaby.com
BC Interactive Media LLC




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