ProsperCity, LLC encourages our community to communicate openly and share generously. We care deeply about your privacy and make every effort to safeguard your personal data while gathering necessary information about the people who use the site to enhance the ProsperCity experience.
What information do we collect?
We collect two kinds of information:
- Information you provide directly to us, which includes information you supply when you register to use the site and/or sign up for our newsletter.
- Information that is automatically collected, such as information about how you use www.prospercity.org. We may use this information to help customize your ProsperCity experience based on your previous activities with ProsperCity services.
Information you provide directly to us:
When you register to use the ProsperCity site and/or sign up for one of our email newsletters, we may ask you to provide a unique email address, first and last name, a contact phone number, company name and other information about why you want to participate in ProsperCity’s services. You may also choose to directly send us information such as email correspondence.
At times we may offer opportunities to engage in public activities with ProsperCity services. Public activities are any actions you take that are designed to be visible to other users, including comments, conversations, recommendations and ratings. If you choose to engage in public activities, you should be aware that any personal information you submit there can be read, collected or used by other users of these areas, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages.
We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these public forums.
When you share or recommend any ProsperCity content using your Facebook or LinkedIn account, your action is governed by Facebook’s and LinkedIn’s privacy policies. Likewise, when you share or recommend any ProsperCity content through other social media outlets, your actions are governed by their privacy policies.
Information gathered automatically:
We use various technologies to understand how people interact with our services and further improve ProsperCity. We automatically collect information about your interactions with ProsperCity, including pages you visit, content you interact with, videos you watch, and links you click on our website or in emails we send. We use techniques such as cookies to connect events from the same device.
We may collect information about the computer, mobile device or other device you use to access ProsperCity services, such as IP address, geolocation information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language and other transactional information. This information may be used to offer you optimized ProsperCity experiences based on your device or location.
How do we use the information we gather?
Providing requested services:
We may use the information that we collect to fulfill your requests for services and information. For example, we may use your contact information to respond to your customer service requests, or to enable registration for one of our ProsperCity services.
Email and newsletters:
If you registered to use the ProsperCity site and/or signed up for one of our email newsletters, we will send you a newsletter once per week or less. We may also use the information we collect to send you other email communications, such as information about changes to the site or about our events. In accordance with the CAN-SPAM Act, we allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email agree to honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
We perform statistical analyses of users of the site, and their viewing and participation patterns, for product development purposes and to generally inform advertisers about the nature of our audience. Please note that we do not share contact information with our advertisers.
We may employ third parties to perform site-related services, including database management, maintenance services, analytics, marketing, billing and email distribution. These third parties have access to your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf.
We may use the information that we collect to prevent illegal activities, or as otherwise required by law. In addition to the uses identified above, we may use the information that we collect for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect your information or pursuant to your consent. Please note that third parties may independently collect data about you, including your IP address and information about the websites you visit and the links you click, through cookies, clicks on links, or other means when you visit or view ads on the site. We do not control the privacy practices of these third-party services.
Protection of your information:
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place commercially reasonable physical, technical and administrative controls to protect your information.
Children under the age of 13:
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected any personal information from a child under the age of 13 without verifiable parental consent, we will delete that information from our database as quickly as possible. If you believe that we may have collected information from a child under 13, please contact us.