Privacy Policy

The privacy of our visitors to acadoodle.com is important to us. 

At acadoodle.com, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit acadoodle.com, and how we safeguard your information.

Log Files
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files.  The information in the log files include  your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site. 

 

Cookies and Web Beacons
We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site.  This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, such as forums.

We record certain data regarding demographics, interaction and performance. This data may be anonymised and used for research purposes.

We also use third party advertisements on acadoodle.com to support our site.  Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed.  This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security.  However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites.  This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

 

Payments made on the Website

Acadoodle uses Stripe as its online payment processor. Acadoodle does not store the credit card details on its servers. In order to process an online financial transaction, Stripe will request your credit card details as well as your name, address, email address and telephone number. This personal information will be transferred, processed and stored by Stripe on its servers which are located in the United States. Any processing of your personal information by Stripe will be in accordance with its privacy policy [https://stripe.com/us/privacy#2]. By proceeding with the financial transaction, you consent to the transfer, storing and processing of your personal information outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) in accordance with Stripe’s Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this, please do not make any purchase(s) on the Website. Stripe processes personal data that is transferred to it from the EEA in accordance with the safe harbor principles agreed between the United States Department of Commerce and the European Commission (“Safe Harbor Principles”). These principles enable US companies to satisfy the EU requirement set out in the EU Data Protection Directive that personal data transferred from the EEA to the United States be adequately protected. Stripe has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access and enforcement. Stripe’s safe harbor certification can be found at https://safeharbor.export.gov/list.aspx. Additional information about the safe harbor program and the Safe Harbor Principles is available at http://www.export.gov/safeharbor.

 

Notification of Changes

Acadoodle may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time and reserves the right to do so. Any changes will be posted to this policy. It is understood that by continuing to use the Website, you accept these changes.

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