Fooyoh Privacy Notice
Fooyoh.com ("Fooyoh") recognizes that its customers, visitors, users,
and others who use www.fooyoh.com or other web sites owned or operated
by Fooyoh (the "Fooyoh Sites") (collectively or individually "Users")
value their privacy. This Privacy Notice details important information
regarding the use and disclosure of User information collected on the
Fooyoh Sites. Fooyoh provides this Privacy Notice to help you make an
informed decision about whether to use or continue using the Fooyoh
This Privacy Notice is incorporated into and is subject to the Fooyoh
you provide on the Fooyoh Sites remains subject to the terms of this
Please note that any content posted at the direction of Users onto the
Fooyoh Sites becomes published content and is not considered personally
identifiable information subject to this Privacy Notice.
The Information Fooyoh Collects
User Provided Information: You provide certain personally identifiable
information (such as your name and email address) to Fooyoh when
choosing to participate in various activities on the Fooyoh Sites such
as reading epapers and emagazines, uploading content, posting messages
in our forums or in the comments section, entering contests or
sweepstakes, taking advantage of promotions, responding to surveys, or
subscribing to newsletters or other mailing lists.
Cookies Information: When you visit the Fooyoh Sites, we may send one
or more cookies - a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric
characters - to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser.
Fooyoh uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent
cookie remains after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be
used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent
cookies can be removed by following your web browser help file
directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you
close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all
cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some
features of the Fooyoh Sites may not function properly if the ability
to accept cookies is disabled.
Log File Information: When you use the Fooyoh Sites, our servers
automatically record certain information that your web browser sends
whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include
information such as your web request, Internet Protocol ("IP") address,
browser type, browser language, referring / exit pages and URLs,
platform type, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages
viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on
particular pages, the date and time of your request, and one or more
cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.
Clear Gifs Information: When you use the Fooyoh Sites, we may employ
"clear gifs" (a.k.a. Web Beacons) which are used to track the online
usage patterns of our Users anonymously (i.e., in a
non-personally-identifiable manner). In addition, we may also use clear
gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our Users to track which emails are
opened by recipients
The Way Fooyoh Uses Information
If you submit personally identifiable information to us through the
Fooyoh Sites, then we use your personal information to operate,
maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the
Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose
online (on discussion boards, in messages and chat areas, within your
public profile page, etc.) becomes publicly available and can be
collected and used by others. Your account name (not your email
address) is displayed to other Users when you upload content or send
messages through the Fooyoh Sites and other Users can contact you
through messages and comments. Any content that you submit to the
Fooyoh Sites may be redistributed through the internet and other media
channels, and may be viewed by the general public.
We do not use your email address or other personally identifiable
information to send commercial or marketing messages without your
consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which
you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. We may, however, use
your email address without further consent for non-marketing or
administrative purposes (such as notifying you of major Fooyoh Site
changes or for customer service purposes).
We use both your personally identifiable information and certain
non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous User usage
data, cookies, IP addresses, browser type, clickstream data, etc.) to
improve the quality and design of the Fooyoh Sites and to create new
features, promotions, functionality, and services by storing, tracking,
and analyzing User preferences and trends.
information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit
or the next time you visit the Fooyoh Sites; (b) provide custom,
personalized content and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of
our marketing campaigns; (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total
number of visitors, pages viewed, etc.; and (e) track your entries,
submissions, and status in promotions, sweepstakes, and contests.
When Fooyoh Discloses Information
We provide personally identifiable information and
non-personally-identifiable information to our subsidiaries, affiliated
companies, or other businesses or persons for the purpose of processing
such information on our behalf. We require that these parties agree to
use reasonable efforts to limit their use of such information and to
use other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
We do not share your personally identifiable information (such as name
or email address) with other, third-party companies for their
commercial or marketing use without your consent or except as part of a
specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to
opt-in or opt-out.
We do share non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous
User usage data, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform types,
number of clicks, etc.) with interested third-parties to assist them in
understanding the usage patterns for certain content, services,
advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality on the Fooyoh Sites.
We may release personally identifiable information and/or
non-personally-identifiable information if required to do so by law, or
in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with
state and federal laws or respond to a court order, subpoena, or search
Fooyoh also reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable
information and/or non-personally-identifiable information that Fooyoh
believes, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to enforce our
defend itself against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist
government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity
of our web site, and to protect the rights, property, or personal
safety of Fooyoh, our Users or others.
You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable
information through the Fooyoh Sites, in which case Fooyoh may not be
able to provide certain services to you.
may update or correct your personal profile information and email
preferences at any time by visiting your account profile page.
Please note that media files uploaded by Users to the Fooyoh Sites
To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as
requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting
you profile access or making corrections. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information at all times.
Please contact Fooyoh with any questions or comments about this Privacy
Notice, your personal information, your consent, or your opt-in or
opt-out choices using this contact form.
Third-party Advertisers, Links to Other Sites Fooyoh allows other
companies, called third-party ad servers or ad networks, to serve
advertisements within the Fooyoh Sites. These third-party ad servers or
ad networks use technology to send, directly to your browser, the
advertisements and links that appear on the Fooyoh Sites. They
automatically receive your IP address when this happens. They may also
measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and to personalize
the advertising content.
Fooyoh does not provide any personally identifiable information to
these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent or
except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have
the ability to opt-in or opt-out. However, please note that if an
advertiser asks Fooyoh to show an advertisement to a certain audience
(for example, men ages 18-34) or audience segment (for example, men
ages 18-24 who have viewed certain channels of content) and you respond
to that advertisement, the advertiser or ad-server may conclude that
you fit the description of the audience they are trying to reach.
You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party
and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web
Our Commitment To Data Security: Fooyoh uses commercially
reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve
the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot,
however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit
to Fooyoh and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your
transmission of information, Fooyoh makes commercially reasonable
efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note
that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed,
disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical,
technical, or managerial safeguards.
If Fooyoh learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to
notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective
steps. Fooyoh may post a notice on the Fooyoh Sites if a security
breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right
to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free
written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from
receiving electronic notice) you should notify us using this contact
Our Commitment To Children's Privacy Protecting the privacy of
young children is especially important. For that reason, Fooyoh does
not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information
or non-personally-identifiable information on the Fooyoh Sites from
persons under 13 years of age, and no part of our website is directed
to persons under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do
not use or access the Fooyoh Sites at any time or in any manner. If
Fooyoh learns that personally identifiable information of persons under
13 years of age has been collected on the Fooyoh Sites without verified
parental consent, then Fooyoh will take the appropriate steps to delete
In the Event of Merger, Sale, or Bankruptcy
In the event that Fooyoh is acquired by or merged with a third party
entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to
transfer or assign the information we have collected from our Users as
part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. In
the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization,
receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the
application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditorsâ€™
rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal
information is treated, transferred, or used.
Changes and updates to this Privacy Notice
This Privacy Notice may be revised periodically and this will be
reflected by the "effective date" below. Please revisit this page to
stay aware of any changes. In general, we only use your personal
information in the manner described in the Privacy Notice in effect
when we received the personal information you provided. Your continued
use of the Fooyoh Sites constitutes your agreement to this Privacy
Notice and any future revisions.
For revisions to this Privacy Notice that may be materially less
restrictive on our use or disclosure of the personal information you
have already provided to us, we will attempt to obtain your consent
before implementing such revisions with respect to such information.