Opinity, Inc. ("Opinity") respects the privacy and security of our users. We aim to provide you with a personalized Internet experience that delivers the information, resources and services that are most helpful and relevant to you. To achieve this goal, we will sometimes collect information during your visits to understand what differentiates you from each of our other users. Opinity is a licensee of the TRUSTe Privacy Program. TRUSTe is an independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to build users' trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the use of fair information practices.
What Information Opinity Collects and Tracks
Opinity collects information from and about its users directly from the user, from our Web server logs and with cookies.
This Web Site's registration process asks you for your contact information (such as your name and email address) by which you can be personally identified. The more accurate information you provide, the better we are able to customize your experience on this Web Site.
When you visit any web site, you disclose certain information about yourself, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address. We collect IP addresses to administer this Web Site and diagnose problems. Your IP address and usage information is also used to gather broad demographic information. Such Web Site usage information is not personally identifiable information. Personally identifiable information is data about you that distinguishes you specifically such as first name and last name, email address and postal address.
We do not target our services to children under the age of 18. We do not collect personal information from children under the age of 18 without parental consent. Minors under the age of 18 can only use our service with parental consent.
Opinity values you as a customer and works diligently to protect your information. However, you should remember that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online, your information can be collected and used by others. Although we try to protect your personal information, Opinity cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. You may choose to visit this Web Site and not provide any information. If you do not provide any information to us, we will not have any information from you other than the information that the cookies send to your computer. If your cookies are turned off, we will not have any of your information but you will not be able to use our service.
How and When Opinity Uses Information
We use the information you supply to us for purposes such as personalization and verification. We also use contact information from your registration form to contact you when necessary about issues concerning the use of our service. We collect and remember feedback that you provide to us in order to troubleshoot in the event that you contact our customer support department. We use demographic and Web Site usage information internally to improve the products and services we provide to you. Such information helps us identify which areas of this Web Site are of interest to our users. We also collect the IP addresses of our users for the purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. Opinity does not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any other purposes.
We reserve the right to also use personally identifiable information to investigate and help prevent potentially unlawful activity that threatens either Opinity, any company affiliated with Opinity or the general public. Moreover, upon the appropriate request of a government agency, law enforcement, court or as otherwise required by law, Opinity may disclose personally identifiable information.
If you choose to use our referral service or new review notification service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend's name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. We do not store this information once the email is sent.
We provide you the opportunity to 'opt-out' of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes, when we ask for this information.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at . We offer an opportunity to opt-out of certain communications on our My Account page, or you may contact us at or Customer Support, Opinity, Inc., 2391 Zanker Rd. Suite #380, San Jose, CA 95131 to opt-out.
We may use your email address to send information to you from time to time regarding improvements to services or about new benefits related to your account. Also, on occasion it may be necessary for Opinity to send out a service related announcement. For instance, if our service will be temporarily suspended for maintenance, we may send you an email to that effect. You may not opt-out of these service related communications that enable us to provide information regarding service.
How Opinity Protects Your Information
Protecting your personal information is very important to us. Opinity maintains high security measures to protect your information from loss, misuse or alteration. Information that we collect from you will be stored and backed up securely in an environmentally-controlled location. Only authorized people with user ID and password from Opinity have access to the database.
Opinity will not make personally identifiable information of yours available to any third parties without your permission. Any user statistics that we may provide to advertisers or partners regarding your usage of this Web Site will be provided in the aggregate only and will not contain any personally identifiable information about you.
Your access to some of our services is password protected. We recommend that you do not share your user name or password with anyone. In addition, you should remember to sign out of your Opinity account or service at the end of each session. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, or to or from our online services. You transmit all such information at your own risk.
Information on Co-Branded Web Sites
This Web Site may contain public forums available to users. Please remember that any information you disclose in these areas becomes public information. You should take appropriate measures to protect your personally identifiable information.
How You Can Correct Inaccuracies in Your Information
If you wish to change any of the information that you have provided to us, please enter your login and password on our home page at www.opinity.com and then access the Edit My Profile page. Here you will have the opportunity to update all of your personal information.