Privacy Policy

INTRODUCTION.

Unless otherwise defined herein, the terms contained in this Privacy Policy have the same definitions as Terms of Use. By signing up as a Member on www.manhattanscout.com and/or using the Site and/or the Services as a Member, you expressly consent to the use by Manhattan Scout (“we”/“us”) of your personal information according to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you sign up through Facebook you will be allowing us to view additional information about you that you have chosen to reveal thereon. We hereby reserve the right to use general information (not personally identifiable information) we obtain from your use of the Site and the Services including, without limitation, all statistical information. You hereby acknowledge that such information is our property and that we shall have the right to use such general information as we determine in our sole discretion. We may send you email communications containing information that we may think is of interest to you. We do not send any of your personally identifiable information to any advertisers, and your personally identifiable information will never be disclosed to any third party without your express consent.

SECURITY.

We use commercially reasonable methods to keep your personally identifiable information securely in our files and systems. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you hereby acknowledge that we cannot and do not guarantee the privacy or confidentiality of your personally identifiable information that passes over the Internet.

INFORMATION COLLECTED.

When you sign up with www.manhattanscout.com, we collect and store information that specifically identifies you including, without limitation, your name, street address and email address. We hereby reserve the right to request additional information from you in order to improve the Site and deliver personalized information to you.

If you post information on your Member profile, any personally identifiable information you choose to provide can be read, collected, or used by other Members and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit to these areas of the Site.

HOW INFORMATION IS USED.

We use your personally identifiable information for our own internal purposes and to provide updates to the Site and/or Services. We may send you email messages with informational newsletters or market trends. You may unsubscribe from these optional emails by sending an email to unsubscribe@manhattanscout.com but you may not opt-out of receiving administrative emails so long as you continue to use the Site and/or the Services.

We hereby reserve the right to disclose your information as required by law. Any personally identifiable information you provide may be received by a third party and may be stored and used by the party according to their privacy policy.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES.

We are not responsible for the content of any websites to which the Site links or which link to the Site. It is your sole responsibility to read the privacy policy of any website that you visit.

NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION.

We automatically collect information regarding your browser type and browser software version to maintain a record of your activity on the Site. We use cookies to enable you to specify preferences and to track trends and patterns of our Members. Cookies are small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a website. Cookies can be read by the website on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on a website, or a unique identification number so that the website can "remember" you on your return visit. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the website. You may disable cookies at any time via your browser preferences. If you disable cookies on your browser, please note that some parts of the Site may not function as effectively or may operate slower.

As an automatic process, we record internet protocol (IP) addresses that access the Site for system administration purposes. This information is used to diagnose server problems, monitor traffic patterns, analyze trends, administer the Site, track Member use patterns, and identify the most popular areas of the Site to deliver content most relevant to Members. IP addresses are not linked to your personally identifiable information and are only used to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use, except in the case of fraud and in connection therewith, we hereby reserve the right to share aggregated demographic information with our partners and/or advertisers provided that such information will not be linked to your personally identifiable information that identifies Members, except in the case of fraud or if we determine, in our sole discretion, that it is necessary to enforce compliance to protect the Site, the Services, our Members and others.

YOUR WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS.

You hereby warrant and represent that with respect to any personally identifiable information that you submit to the Site, you have the right and authority to submit such personally identifiable information for all purposes set forth herein.

SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING CHILDREN.

The Site is not intended for children or minors under the age of 13 without the permission of a parent or guardian. If you believe that a child has submitted personally identifiable information on or through the Site without the consent and supervision of a parent or guardian, please send an email to abuse@manhattanscout.com so that we can take appropriate action.