WHAT TYPES OF INFORMATION AND DATA ARE COLLECTED
IME collects contact, personal and registration information via this Web site www.johncasablancasfranchise.com to support its business operations. IME may obtain such information and data from you actively and passively - as follows:
1. Actively: Information and Data Submitted by You
This Web site, www.johncasablancasfranchise.com, requests contact information (for example, your name, email and physical address) when an individual user is requesting more information regarding franchise information. This information is stored in a database and may be used subsequently to re-issue updates of the previously requested information. By submitting your information you are opting in to receive communications from IME and its affiliates and partners about franchising opportunities. IME does not require disclosure of this information and data to obtain access to any area of this Web site. This information and data will enable IME to contact you should the need arise or to respond appropriately to any request or question you have about this Web site, products or services.
2. Passively: Information Collected by this Web site’s "Cookies" Feature
IME will make use of this Web site’s "cookies" feature to help you use this Web site more easily. IME may use the information collected by this Web site’s cookies in an aggregated form to measure number of visits, average time spent on this Web site, pages viewed, and other relevant statistics. IME collects this information to measure the overall visitor traffic, use of this Web site and to improve the operation of this Web site.
A "cookie" is a small data file that this Web site can send to the Internet browser you are using, which may then be stored on the hard drive or server of the computer you are using to help this Web site remember information about you when you return to this Web site, such as your preferences for this Web site and if you desire, your account identification. This Web site's cookies do not read data from the hard drive of the computer you are using, read cookie files created by other Web sites, or track any personal information about you. You may have the option of setting the Internet browser (e.g., Google, Yahoo!, etc.) you are using to reject cookies however doing so may negatively impact upon the performance of this Web site or restrict IME in better serving your use of this Web site. The "help" portion of the toolbar on most Internet browsers will tell you how to prevent the Internet browser you are using from accepting new cookies, how to have the Internet browser notify you when a new cookie is received, or how to disable the cookie feature altogether.
CORRECTION, CHANGE AND REMOVAL OF INFORMATION
www.johncasablancasfranchise.com users have the following options for correcting, changing and removing contact and personal information from our database:
1. You may email the Webmaster at MAILTO: CLIENTSERVICES@JCASABLANCAS.COM
2. You can mail or courier the following postal address: 648 Trade Center Blvd., Chesterfield, Missouri 63005, Attn: Client Services.
IME has security measures in place to endeavor to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information collected via this Web site, www.johncasablancasfranchise.com, and maintained by IME. To accomplish this, IME uses protocols to transmit your contact information and data from the computer (including, but not limited to, a desktop or home computer, laptop, personal digital assistant (e.g., a BlackBerry), and/or portable or tablet computer) you are using to access this Web site’s server across the Internet. IME cannot and are not responsible for maintaining your privacy once you leave this Web site.
THIRD PARTY WEB SITES, ADVERTISING AND LINKS
As a convenience to users of this Web site, IME may include third party links on this Web site, HTTP://WWW.JOHNCASABLANCASFRANCHISE.COM, to third party Web sites or permit third parties Web sites to link to this Web site. IME will attempt to only post links to Web sites that share IME’ high standards and respect for the users’ privacy. If you provide any information or data to parties who operate Web sites that are linked to or from this Web site, different rules may apply to their collection, use or disclosure of your personal information and data, including information provided by you and collected by their Web sites’ cookies. IME strongly encourages you to review such other Web sites' privacy and legal policies before revealing any sensitive or personal information. Links to and/or from a third party Web site, whether provided by IME or not, does not imply any affiliation between IME and the third party’s Web site or its company, products or services, or an endorsement of such third party or its Web site. IME may cancel any third party link at any time and may remove any link from this Web site upon request from the beneficial rights owner of the linked Web sites. Such requests should be sent to this Web site’s Webmaster. IME is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such third party Web sites.
This Web site may advertise and promote the products and services of third parties. When you click on any banners or pop-ups or hyperlinks on this Web site, you must assume that information is being collected about you. IME is not responsible for the use of any information and data collected in such a manner. You must also assume that (1) information and data will be collected, (2) that cookies will usually be placed by Web sites on the hard drive of the computer you are using, (3) that IME has no control over what happens with such third party collection of your information and data, (4) that IME takes no responsibility for the third party advertisers’, sponsors’ and/or vendors’ Web sites, (5) that IME is not responsible for downloads from third party advertisers, sponsors and vendors that contain viruses or worms or other computer code that causes harm to the computer or software you are using, and (6) that IME assumes no responsibility for the information and data that is garnered from the click itself or that the third party advertiser, sponsor and/or vendor collects.
Regardless of the precautions taken by IME, IME cannot and does not ensure or warrant the security of any information and data that you submit and transmit to IME and/or is collected by this Web site’s cookies, at your own risk. Further, IME assumes no responsibility for (1) any damage to computers or software that you are using to access this Web site or (2) any damage incurred by you or any person or entity you subsequently communicate with from corrupting code or data that is inadvertently passed to their computers.
IME believes that parents and guardians should supervise their children's online activities and consider using parental control tools available from online services and software manufacturers that help provide a kid-friendly online environment. These tools can also prevent children from disclosing online their name, address, and other personal information without your permission. You should also know that it is the policy of IME that visitors under 18 years of age should not submit or post any information on our web site without parental consent.
DISCLOSURE OF AGGREGATE INFORMATION
IME may combine your personally identifying information, and information about your preferences, usage and activities, with those of all or a particular group of this Web site’s users to prepare collective profiles of this Web site’s users and their preferences, usage and activities for IME’ internal use. For example, IME may track the number of this Web site’s users who view certain pages or use certain features on this Web site or to track geographic trends. Such information and data, and other information IME derives from this Web site’s individual users' information and data, allows IME to continue to develop and provide you with quality information and data through more accurate marketing and advertising of this Web site. IME may share aggregated information concerning this Web site’s users, without attribution of personal information, to IME’ sponsors, vendors, advertisers, affiliates and other companies with whom IME conducts business.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
IME will comply with any court order or other requirement of law that requires IME to disclose or not disclose the information that you provide to IME via this Web site. Otherwise, IME may disclose your personal information that you provide or that this Web site collects via cookies such as your name, address, email address, telephone number, account numbers, etc. to third parties. IME may lease, license, sublicense, rent, transfer, disclose, disseminate or otherwise grant access to the information, and data that you provide to IME or that this Web site’s cookies collects from you, to persons outside of IME.
WHAT YOU CAN DO TO PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
Use only secure Web sites when disclosing your personally identifiable information. Secure pages generally begin with "https". Avoid easy to decode (that is, easy to figure out) access codes (e.g., your name) and/or personal ID numbers. Never respond to unsolicited requests for your social security number or your financial data. Do not disclose your passwords to this Web site (if any) or your account information to any other person or entity.
If you send a person or entity an email from this Web site, or if you email this Web site’s URL, you must assume that some data is collected about Internet Protocol address that you are using and/or your email address and that of the person or entity to whom you sent the email. You must assume that referred emails or Web site pages may appear to come from your email. You must accept full responsibility for referring emails and Web site pages to such person’s and entities agree to indemnify IME for any damages, intentional or unintentional, that result from said emails and URL referrals.