Last Updated: April 21, 2009
“Financial Information” means information relating to payments and billing (e.g. name, account information, billing address) provided in connection with your use of ND Site. All Financial Information collected is for billing and payment purposes only and may be protected and administered by ND and/or ND’s authorized third party partners.
“Non-Personal Information” means information that, by itself, does not specifically identify you (e.g. demographic information or usage data).
“Personal Information” means specific identifiable information about you (e.g. name, mailing address, e-mail address or phone number).
What Information Is Collected?
Information You Provide. ND may receive and store Personal Information, Financial Information and/or Non-Personal Information that you provide during the use of the ND Site. Sometimes, you will have a choice whether or not to provide information, but if you fail to provide certain information it could make some features and/or functionality of the ND Site unavailable. ND will use information you provide to respond to your requests, communicate with you, and to improve the ND Site. Here are some examples:
a) User Data. “User Data” is the information you provide when creating an account (“User Account”) and may include your name e-mail address, physical address, payment information, phone number and password.
c) Other Information. You may provide information whenever you interact with the ND Site including when you search, upload, organize, create, buy, post, participate in a contests, surveys or questionnaire, update information in your User Account or communicate with ND by phone, e-mail, or otherwise. With any of these actions, you might supply ND with information such as your name, address, phone number, and in some cases, Financial Information.
Information Collected Automatically or Through Technology. While you are able to use the ND Site and remain anonymous, ND and/or its third party service providers and partners may collect Non-Personal Information through technological means. Such information may be gathered by the following methods:
b) Metadata. Metadata is data collected and used by ND to facilitate the understanding, characteristics, and management of data arising out of or relating to the ND Site, to facilitate and monitor system usage and, in certain instances, for fraud prevention and other services. Some examples of information and metadata that ND may collect and analyze include, without limitation, the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, computer and connection information (such as browser type, version, and time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system, and platform), ND Site usage history (which ND may use to create new and improved features for the ND Site), the full Uniform Resource Locator (URL) click sequence to, through, and from the ND Site, including date and time; cookie number; and any products, services or features you use or interact with arising out of or in connection with your use of the ND Site.
c) Information from Other Sources. ND might receive information about you from ND third party service providers, or other sources such as purchase or redemption information, ND Service usage, payment information, reporting information page-view information, technical, fulfillment, advertising, search information and credit history information.
How Information Is Used, SHARED AND DISCLOSED?
ND uses Personal, Non-Personal and Financial Information, among other things, to analyze and monitor system performance, analyze internal business systems, improve the ND Site, fulfill requests for additional products and services, contact you, and conduct research. The use and protection of information from users of the ND Site is an important component of ND’s business. Except as otherwise as set forth in this section, ND will use reasonable efforts to provide you with notice when your information might be provided to third parties and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information in many cases. Examples of how ND shares and discloses your information is as follows:
d) With Your Consent. In other situations, if you provide consent with respect to the use and/or sharing of your information, ND will do so in accordance with the particular circumstances.
While no security system is completely secure, ND takes appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access or disclosure of the information it collects; this includes, but not limited to, ensuring that all Personal and Financial Information is disclosed only on a “need to know” basis and stored in physically secured environments. Additionally, all Personal and Financial Information collected by ND is done so via secured connections and protected and encrypted by industrial grade security software to guard against unauthorized access.
Despite ND’s efforts, you also play an important role in protecting against unauthorized access to your account information, password and computer. ND recommends that you always log out of your account if you leave your computer unattended and/or are using a shared computer.
Additionally, you may receive promotional and advertising e-mails from ND on behalf of our partners. In sending you these e-mails, ND will not disclose your Personal Information.
Special Notice Children Under Age 13
ND does not knowingly collect Personal Information from persons under the age of 13 or allow them to register a User Account, and if you are under the age of 13, you must not attempt to register with ND and/or submit any Personal Information to us. If it comes to ND’s attention that Personal Information has been collected from a person under the age of 13, ND will delete this information as quickly as possible. If you believe that ND may have Personal Information from or about a child under the age of 13, please contact ND at the e-mail address below.
PO Box 31332
Seattle, WA 98103