Registered or Subscribing website users who sign up to use any of our website services agree that Ross Computer Solutions LLC and its members neither endorses the contents of any Registrant websites, pages, ads, links, nor assumes responsibility for any threatening, libelous, obscene, harassing, or offensive material contained therein, ( that appear on the Registrant owned or operated website), any infringement of third party intellectual property rights arising there from or any crime facilitated thereby (through the registrants activity or any activity related to the registrants website). We have registered with the copyright infringement office in Washington, DC. Please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you feel that anyone is infringing on copyright information.
Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C (referred to as “Our, We, Us”).
User refers to “YOU” (Known as the User, Your, Participant, Registrant, Subscriber, Owner Registrant, and Non-Registrant). A user is anyone who visits our websites, or uses our websites or participates in our services.
You are NOT required to be a registered registrant user (do not have to provide personal information) for some of our websites.
REGISTRANT/SUBSCRIBER USERS AND RULES
A REGISTRANT” USER is a user who provides us information voluntarily, and/or requests us to set up an account(“ACCOUNT”)to receive access for a particular “Service”(“the Service”) and who becomes a registered account holder (“An Account Holder”)
TYPES OF REGISTRANT USERS
AN "OWNER REGISTRANT" are users of; guestbookgiant.com; these users are considered the owners of the guestbook pages and are responsible for what appears (“the Content”) on those pages at their website locations.
A GRAPHICS REGISTRANT is anyone who registers at one of our graphic related sites for a subscription to download graphics. It is any registrant or subscriber who uses any of our graphic services.
Each type of registrant or subscriber have a different set of rules, eligibility requirements, and obligations. Read this agreement, our terms of service agreement, read the "rules" if ones are posted at the website you are using the services for. Some websites have certain rules of use due to the nature of the service being provided.
An “Account Subuser” is a user who has been given permission by the Registrant User, (a.k.a Account Holder) to use the Registrant Users account and services. The Account Subuser understands, accepts and agrees to all responsibilities and liabilities of an Account Holder or Registrant when using any of the Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C owned and operated websites. Registrants are responsible for the Subusers actions, transactions, messages, postings, or any action taken on behalf of the Registrant. Account Subusers are bound by the terms and conditions of this Pirvate Policy Agreement, the Rules, and the Terms of Service Agreement posted or located on or through the Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C websites.
What Information Do We Collect
When you visit our "registrant" or "subscriber" service websites you may provide personal information you knowingly choose and voluntarily choose to disclose, that is collected on an individual basis and/or is website use information collected on an aggregate basis, as you and others browse our Website. Ross Computer Solutions LLC website collects the following information for some of our website services.
Personal Information You Choose to Provide and enter Voluntarily to use our "Registrant" or "Subscription" services
Some of the information is optional to provide in order to use our "registrant" or "subscription" services, (you will note the use of the word optional for such information)
Email Address ( if you can use html email)
Passsword Hint: (used in case you forget your password, we do not keep your password in our database.
URL: (requested for some "registrant or subscriber" services in order to set up the service you requested at a particular location)(example: the use of a guestbook)
Aggregate Information gathered through our Webserver logs:
To learn how aggregate information is collected read the information under WebServer and Cookies.
How many pages are viewed
How long a session lasted
What pages are viewed
If you choose to correspond further with us through email, we may retain the content of your email message together with your email address and our responses. We do this so that if there is follow-up needed we can review what steps have been taken to assist our users. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.
When signing up for our registrant or subscription services USERS must provide information that is valid in order for us to be able to activate an account, "this is especially so with a guestbook account". Without valid information users will not get an email confirming that their (ie:guestbookgiant account) account has been approved and is ready to be activated and you will not receive the email of instructions for activation. If any information is found to be invalid termination of Your account will be immediate.
There are certain age restrictions for children. Please read below our age restriction policy.
USE OF ADVERTISERS
Ross Computer Solutions LLC works with third parties that serves ads to this site and our registrant owner related sites; like guestbooks.
Our Advertisers make it possible for us to make our services "FREE."
Postmaster direct interest categories are displayed by a pop-up window and/or directly on website pages located throughout our websites. They provide interest based lists. A link to their privacy notice ("list privacy") is located directly on the pop-up window or below the interest category selection.
Some of our advertisers use a program whereby you may opt-out of using their service. They provide this as a feature to protect your choice of use. Read their privacy information when signing up it will help you learn about how they use your information and about their program.
We have chosen to use postmasterdirect due to their opt-out feature that provides our users with the choice for opting-out. Their services are found on many of our websites because of their commitment to protect consumer privacy. We may add other advertisers at any time.
We do not endorse, represent or defend the use of any advertiser, product or service you voluntarily sign up to use, receive, or provide information to. These service providers are your direct source for any conflict, as we have no control or knowledge of your activities with them.
Some customer aggregate information is shared with advertising companies. This helps them know what type of visitors we have and what types of advertisements to supply to our websites.
PASSWORDS FOR REGISTRANT OR SUBSCRIPTION USER ACCOUNTS
As A “Registrant User” or "Subscribing User" it is YOUR Responsibility to safeguard Your passwords. Do not give them out to anyone for it makes it possible for others to use, change or alter Your account and account information and you are solely responsible for your account. You may change Your passwords at any time to safeguard Your account. We do not recommend or permit You to share Your account with anyone, and advise You to safeguard Your passwords. If you do have subusers please advise them of the terms and conditions of use and note that it is your responsibility if they promote, display, create, or do any activity in connection with your account. If someone acts on your behalf, for your company (a subuser) we require you to inform them of their obligations to Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C and the terms and conditions set forth under our Terms of Service Agreement, this Private Policy Notice and our Rules, as you will remain the responsible party for their actions or inactions. It is your responsibility to notify Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C at email@example.com if you believe your account has been accessed without your authorization.
Your right to use the Site is not transferable. Any password or right given to you to obtain information or documents is not transferable. The ownership of the service you voluntarily sign up for cannot be transferred to another party at any time.
REGISTERED or SUBSCRIBING USERS MAY
When logging in at our Registered or Subscribing Website Locations:
1. Update Personal Information.
2. Check and Review what information they voluntarily provided.
3. Change Personal Information at any time.
4. Change Passwords at any time.
WEBSITE USE INFORMATION
Similar to other commercial websites, our website utilizes technology called “cookies” (see explanation below, “What are Cookies?”) We also use Web server logs to collect information about how our Website is used. Information gathered through cookies and Webserver logs may include as stated above the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our Website, and the Websites visited just before and just after our Websites. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated with you as an individual.
HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDED TO US?
IP Addresses Our service will electronically track your IP address to assist us in setting up your account and in order to track suspicious conduct and/or misuse of our services and for security control. Your IP address will also help us identify and diagnose problems with our server and to administrate our website. The use of your IP address is especially helpful for those registered users who sign up for our guestbook services, it helps us identify your location and set up your account.
State/CountryWe ask for your country and state so that we have an idea of where people live using our services. This will help us determine if we need to offer more languages or services based upon your location.
What are Cookies?Cookies are a feature of Web browser software that allows Web servers to recognize the computer used to access a Website. Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored by a user’s Web browser on the user’s hard drive. Cookies can remember what information a user accesses on one Web page to simplify subsequent interactions with that Website by the same user or to use the information to streamline the user’s transaction on related Web pages. This makes it easier for a user to move from Web page to Web page and to complete commercial transactions over the Internet. Cookies should make your online experiences easier and more personalized. You have the ability to disconnect your cookies see info. below on affects of cookie disconnection.
Cookies can “ONLY” be read through the site that has placed it on your browser. Cookies collect NON-Personal Information. So Ross Computer Solutions LLC cannot track your Internet travels through the cookies placed by “other” service providers, advertisers, or marketing representatives. In order to refuse a cookie certain browsers may allow you to disable or decline their use. It is important to note that by declining use of a cookie it may render our service on our “Service” provided sites dysfunctional.
How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies and Web Server Logs? We use Website browser software tools such as cookies and Web server logs to gather information about our Website users’ browsing activities, in order to constantly improve our Website and better serve our customers. This information assists us to design and arrange our Web pages in the most user- friendly manner and to continually improve our Website to better meet the needs of our users and visitors. This information helps us learn what our users like most on our website and help us identify violators, hackers, or other intruders that may misuse our websites.
Cookies may be used by some of our advertisers to collect aggregate data. They are used in conjunction with some ad banners and text links to determine marketability. We have no way to prevent the use of such cookies.
We may provide aggregate information (anonymous) to our advertisers so they can tailor our website to our visitors. You accept and agree that Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C may gather aggregate information that it is unidentifiable as to whom you are. This information may be provided to advertisers, service providers, third parties, so that they understand the type for visitors we have and can select the most appropriate ads for our users. Advertisers and Service Providers will be able to see advertising aggregate statistics such as: page impression by time, hours, days, months and years, they will be able to view the number of clicks on a text link, ad, banner etc, the URL of the Banner Ad, and the Banner Image.
Web server Logs? help us collect important business and technical statistics. The information in the cookies and Web server logs lets us trace the paths followed by users to our Website as they move from one page to another. Web server logs allows us to count how many people visit our Website and evaluate our Web site’s visitor capacity.
We work with Net Creations owners of PostmasterDirect to provide you with Interest Categories.
How it works You select topics that interest You,You voluntarily provide (by keying in)your personal information, when you hit submit your personal information that you entered goes automatically to PostmasterDirect in order for them to deliver the information You have requested. We have no control over the personal information you submit to PostmasterDirect, nor can we stop it from being transmitted to them. On all the Interest Category Forms there is a direct link on the bottom of the form called (list privacy), directly from PostmasterDirect, whereby you can read how they handle your private information before clicking the submit button and submitting your selection. PostmasterDirect offers users who request information an opt-out feature. After you submit your request you will recieve an email from PostmasterDirect that you must confirm by following the directions found in the email in order for your selection to be activated. It is a service that puts the user in control to select what they are interested in, then opt-out anytime if they are no longer interested. Submission Requests.
Sharing Information with Affiliates From time to time you may notice offers from outside companies advertised on our Websites. We take measures to select product or service providers that are responsible and afford privacy protection to their customers. However, we cannot make any representations about the practices and policies of any of these companies.
Third Parties May Provide Us With InformationAdvertisers, Sponsors, Marketing Representatives or other third parties may provide us with the information you provided to them,that may have been collected when using one of our website services. You agree and authorize that these third parties are entitled to provide us with your personal information. This may be neccesssary when or if you are in violation of any law and the courts require us to do so. And when We are required to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or other governmental request, to operate our service properly, or to protect itself, registered members or its subscribers
Notice of New Service and Changes Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our Website, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. We do this via our newsletter and email, see Newsletter on our Terms of Service Agreement and below.
Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C provides a newsletter that allows us to provide users with updated information about the services we provide. Our newsletters may provide promotional information, surveys, and information on our new sites, new services, changes in our service, updates, special events or related information about the Internet. We may post new legal information or changes in the laws that may affect users.
Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C has the sole right to post any information, data, text, and advertisements in our newsletters. By signing up for our newsletter or becoming a registrant or subscriber user, You allow us to email information to You when and at our own discretion.
Providing personal data is voluntary and under no circumstances can Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C be liable for personal data that You transmit through the Internet. We reserve the right to transmit, send, post any information in our newsletters that we feel are applicable to our service, the Internet or the WorldWideWeb or the technology Industry.
A non-registrant user can sign up to receive newsletters. You may opt-out of receiving our newsletters at any time by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or check the unsubscribe box and your account will be deleted. Make sure You state the name of the website service you signed up for a newsletter from in Your correspondence that you email to us.
NEWSLETTER MANDATORY FOR
GUESTBOOK REGISTRANTS. IF YOU OPT-OUT OF RECEIVING THE NEWSLETTER YOU WILL ALSO BE DELETING THE USE OF THE GUESTBOOK.
The newsletter is a REQUIREMENT for PARTICIPATION in this “SERVICE” (i.e.: guestbook)( guestbookgiant. We use our newsletter to email You updates, deletions, changes, corrections, and any information about the services we provide. Including and not limited to advertisements, promotions, contests, winner information and information about our new website services. You accept and agree to receive the newsletter as long as you are a participant or user in any of our Owner Registrant Service ( guestbook services).
STORAGE OF INFORMATION
You agree and accept that Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C has the right to keep in our database all identifiable information received voluntarily by you in order for us to maintain, set-up any of our website service or any of the website service you signed up to use. We also have the right to keep on file your information after cancellation of any service. We also have the right to destroy any registration information when you are no longer as active participant of our website service.
Email that you may send to us may not be secure unless we advise you that security measures will be in place prior to your transmitting the information. For that reason, we ask that you do not send confidential information such as Social Security number, passwords or account numbers to us through an unsecured email. You can contact us via regular mail at:
Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C
46 Calder Court
Marlboro, NJ 07746
How do we Protect Your Information?
Information SecurityYour information is in secure locations that we password protect. We try our best to secure information in secure locations that are password protected but unfortunately, the Internet is not free from people who try to break security channels, therefore we cannot guarantee that the security measure we put in place are impossible to infiltrate.
Employee Access, Training and Expectations Our corporate values, ethical standards, policies and practices are committed to the protection of customer information. In general, our business practices limit employee access to confidential information, and limit the use and disclosure of such information to authorized persons, processes and transactions.
How Can You Access and Correct Your Information”
You may request access to all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our database by emailing us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or the website you are using the service of. You can change your personal information at anytime when you login. It is up to you to update your personal information if any changes occur when using any of our website services.
How Can You Cancel Service?
A "registered user" or "subscriber"can choose to discontinue the use of any of services at any time. By going to the login area and follow the directions to deactivate your account. Or you can email us at email@example.com or by using the website you accessed the service at that you would like to deactivate. for example: firstname.lastname@example.org. In your request state the website domain name that you are a registered or a subscriber at,at which is named after the (a@ sign). It must be included in the body of your request so we know what service you are using and requesting deactivation from. We will also ask you specific information to validate your identity.
Do We Disclose Information to Outside Parties?
We may provide aggregate information about our customers, sales, Website traffic patterns and related Website information to our affiliates or reputable third parties.
We may provide information to delivery companies (ie: UPS, FED-EX, PARCEL POST etc.) if your make a purchase directly through "US" meaning "Ross Computer Solutions LLC", for example if we offer a CD for purchase, it will require us to provide information to delivery companies in order to secure tracking and shipping of the purchased product.
For all Postmasterdirect (Net Creations Inc.) Interest Listings See the PostmasterDirect Private Policy Statement located on the Interest Form. When submitting and selecting from the "PostmasterDirect interest categories" located on our website pages or via a pop-up window any information that you have submitted you are dealing directly with PostmasterDirect (Net Creations Inc.) and your information is automatically sent to PostmasterDirect. See their list privacy notice located below the interest list you sign up at. Note PostmasterDirect in an effort to offer you the freedom of choice has opt-out options, which enables you to cancel any interest selection you sign up for.
We also use Freeze.com who provides a privacy notice for your convenience.
What About Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information?
We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights.
What About Other Websites Linked to Our Website?
We are not responsible for the practices employed by Websites linked to or from our Website nor the information or content contained therein. Often links to other Websites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics, graphics, images, webtools, and other areas that we feel will assist our users and that may be useful to the users of our Websites.
Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C has no obligation to monitor its websites or the websites of users of guestbooks or registered website users of our services. However, you agree that Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C has the right to monitor our websites, or websites we provide registrant services to (i.e.: guestbook, banner exchanges) electronically from time to time and to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or other governmental request,in order to operate our service properly, or to protect itself, registered members or its subscribers. Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C will not intentionally disclose any private electronic-mail message unless required by law. Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C reserves the right to refuse to post and may remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that, in its sole discretion, are unacceptable, undesirable, problematic or in violation of this Agreement or our Terms of Service Agreements or Rules.
Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C may use an outside service to track the total number of visitors to each area of our websites. The information that is accumulated is piled in an aggregate form, and shows us which areas visitors enjoy most, and allows us to update and improve site content.
Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C cannot ensure or guarantee privacy for its users, when you voluntarily provide information directly to service providers or advertisers or links. It is therefore recommended that this service not be used for the transmission of "confidential" information that you deam personal. Any such use shall be at the sole risk of the user, and Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C and its affiliate and related companies shall be relieved of all liability in connection therewith.
Please remember that many of our affliates and partners offer the opt-out choice for anyone who signs up to use a service. They offer this added feature as a convenience to users.
Buying Over the Internet
When making purchases or other transactions through the abcgiant.com Site or the Internet, you be asked by the Merchant for information or from the service provider to supply certain information, including credit card or other payment mechanisms. You agree that all information you provide any merchant or information or service provider through our website will be accurate and complete. You agree to pay all charges incurred by you or other users of your account and credit card or other payment mechanisms at the prices in effect when such charges are incurred. You also will be responsible for paying all applicable taxes, if any, relating to purchases. Ross Computer Solutions L.L.C is in no way responsible for any charges you or any user of your account incurs when making purchases or other transactions in this manner. You understand that we cannot delete, change, alter or stop any transaction you have entered in and have no way of protecting the personal information you voluntarily supply to third parties. When dealing with third parties read their private policy notices and information for doing business.
We are making every effort to protect the privacy of minors, even though our websites are not targeted to children. This is because children have the freedom of using the Internet and may try to sign-up.
There are no age restrictions on our non-registrant related service sites where we DO NOT request "personal identifiable" information such as; name, email and telephone number.
For some of our age restricted sites:If you are under the age of 18 and live in the United States, under the age of 20 who live in Japan and under the age of 18 who live in any other country assessable to the Internet you cannot sign up for the "Registrant" services known as guestbookgiant.com
Our individual websites that provide subscriptions will provide a sign-in form for those services and will post restricted ages. We due this out of concern and for the privacy of minors.
Contact us via email email@example.com. if you have any questions.
Jurisdiction, Disclaimers, Indemnity, Non-endorsement, Non- warranty etc.: see under the heading of Terms of Service Agreement
SEE OUR TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENT FOR OUR INDEMNITY DISCLAIMERS, JURIDICTION, AND OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION. SEE RULES FOR INFORMATION THAT PERTAINS TO USING OUR “REGISTRANT/REGISTERED USER/SUBSCRIBER” SERVICE WEBSITES POSTED ON THE CORRESPONDING WEBSITE WHERE YOU ARE REGISTERING TO USE THE SERVICE DESCRIBED. SITES THAT REQUIRE SET-UP'S (ie: guestbookgiant.com users) WILL POST RULES.
Last updated 8/25/2002