Policy for SciFiDreamgirls.com and The Phoenix Group
Effective Date: January 13, 2005
Last Updated: January 05, 2013
I. Preamble and General Principles
A. The following information is designed to help you understand how
we collect, use, disseminate and safeguard the information you provide
to us while accessing and using our Site. If you do not agree with
our information practices, please do not access or use our Site.
By accessing and using our Site, you signify your assent to this
Inc, and The Phoenix Group), and all of its properties operated under
these names, hereinafter known as "SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group," collects information
from all end-users of SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group's Internet services (the "Services")
- those who access some of our Services but do not have accounts ("Visitors")
as well as those who pay fees to gain access to the Service ("Members")
- what we do with the information we collect, and the choices Visitors
and Members ("Users") have concerning the collection and use of such
II. Revisions to this Policy
A SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this policy
and our other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner.
The user should periodically check for any modifications of this
Policy by re-visiting this web page and using the "refresh" button
on the user's browser. The user should note the date of last revision
to this Policy, which appears at the top of this Policy. If the "last
modified" date remains unchanged after the user has clicked the "refresh" button
on his/her browser, the user may presume that no changes have been
made since the last reading of the policy. A changed "last modified" date
indicates that this Policy has been updated or edited, and the updated
or edited version supersedes any prior versions immediately upon
III. Personal Information SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group Collects and How It Is Used
A. SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group collects information in different ways from Visitors and
Members who access the various parts of our Services and the network
of Web sites accessible through our Service. We use this information
primarily to provide a customized experience as you use our Services
and, generally, do not share this information with third parties.
However, we may disclose personal information collected when we believe
that such disclosure is required by law.
B. Registration: Members are asked to provide certain personal information
when they sign up for our Services including name, address, telephone
number, billing information (such as a credit card number), and the
type of personal computer being used to access the Services. The personal
information collected from Members during the registration process
is used to manage each Member's account (such as for billing purposes).
This information is collected by our credit card processors, and is
not shared with third parties, unless specifically stated otherwise
or in special circumstances.
C. Online Shopping
1. At some of our Web sites, you can purchase products and services
or register to receive materials. In many cases, you may be asked
to provide contact information, such as your name, address, email
address, phone number, and credit/debit card information. If you
complete an order for someone else, such as an online gift order
sent directly to a recipient, you may be asked to provide information
about the recipient, such as the recipient's name, address, and phone
number. SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group has no control over the third parties' use of any
personal information you provide when placing such an order. Please
exercise care when doing so.
2. If you order products or services directly from SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group, we will
use the personal information you provide only to process that order.
We do not share this information with outside parties except to the
extent necessary to complete that order.
D. Online Advertisements: SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group displays online advertisements.
We are not affiliated with these third-party websites and are not responsible
for their use of information.
E. Responses to Email Inquiries: When Visitors or Members send email
inquiries to SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group's websites, the return email address is used
to answer the email inquiry we receive. SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group does not use the
return email address for any other purpose and does not share the return
email address with any third party.
F. Voluntary Customer Surveys: We may periodically conduct both business
and individual customer surveys. We encourage our customers to participate
in these surveys because they provide us with important information
that helps us to improve the types of services we offer and how we
provide them to you. Your personal information will remain strictly
confidential, even if the survey is conducted by a third party. Participation
in our customer surveys is voluntary.
G. Other Internet Data: SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group also collects IP addresses, referral
URLs, browser preferences, the user's registration forms, surveys,
and communications transmitted through site applications. This information
is used internally to track how users come to be referred to our Sites
for the purpose of compensating our affiliates, advertisers, and other
marketing entities. This information may be disclosed to third-parties.
If we choose to disclose information to third-parties, this information
shall consist of non-specific information regarding site traffic and
statistics. SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group never discloses any customer-specific information
to third parties unless it is reasonable to believe that doing so is
required by law, a binding contract, a Court Order, or other state,
local, or administrative regulation.
H. Special Cases: It is SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group's policy not to use or share the
personal information about Visitors or Members in ways unrelated to
those described above without also providing you an opportunity to
opt out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses. However, SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group
may disclose personal information about Visitors or Members, or information
regarding your use of the Services or Web sites accessible through
our Services, for any reason if, in our sole discretion, we believe
that it is reasonable to do so, including:
1. To satisfy laws, such as the Electronic Communications Privacy Act,
regulations, or governmental or legal requests for such information;
2. To disclose information that is necessary to identify, contact,
or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Acceptable
Use Policy or other user policies;
3. To operate the Services properly;
4. To protect SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group and our Members;
5. We will cooperate with law enforcement authorities, private-party
litigants, and others seeking information about our end users to the
extent required by applicable law. Examples of such cooperation include
compliance with discovery requests, subpoenas, court orders, and writs.
I. "Cookies" and How SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group Uses Them: A "cookie" is a small data
file that can be placed on your hard drive when you visit certain Web
information for statistical purposes to improve the products and services
we provide and to manage our telecommunications networks. We may use
a cookie to save your settings and to provide customizable and personalized
services to you. These cookies do not enable third parties to access
any of your customer information. Advertisers and partners may also
use their own cookies. We do not control use of these cookies and expressly
disclaim responsibility for information collected through them.
J. Company Email: SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group only sends promotional email to people
who indicate that they want to receive email. SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group does not and
will never share member or user emails with other companies or entities.
Members may indicate that they would like to receive emails during
the account registration process or by logging into account settings.
For members and users who indicate that they want to receive emails,
the email address will be stored in our database and used periodically
to send you news and promotions about our services. You can be removed
from the list by following the link contained in the email instructing
you on how to unsubscribe, or by logging into one of our sites and
clicking on the 'account' link on the very top navigation bar on the
website. The only way for a user's email address to be added to our
email list is for the user to provide this information to us and then
affirmatively take a step to notify us that you wish to be added to
the email list, either explicitly, or by acquiescing to the conditions
of an offer. Every email we send you will have a link contained therein
which will direct you to a site where you can unsubscribe. These unsubscribe
links, when clicked, will automatically remove your email address from
our database without any additional action on your part. SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group
takes all reasonable steps in order to adhere to this policy, but SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group
is not responsible for occasional technical malfunctions, which may
result in additional unwanted emails being sent to you. Should this
occur, you are instructed to direct an inquiry to SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group's Customer
Service email, which is email@example.com. SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group reserves
the right to email you at any time regarding your account, or about
any changes or problems with our services, regardless of whether you
have opted out of our email lists.
As a service to our users we sometimes provide links to various third
party web sites in our email communications. We are neither responsible
for the content on nor for the information collection practices of
such web sites, nor do we control the privacy policies of such web
sites. Their policies may be substantially different in this regard
from SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group.
At times, SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group may enter into co branding arrangements with other
companies, and if so, an opt-in or opt-out question may be present
to allow email contact from these companies as well. Their opt-in/out
features are specific to each organization, but you should not receive
email from these organizations unless you have indicated that it is
acceptable. Before consenting to receive email from third parties,
to make sure you are comfortable dealing with that company. As you
can understand, SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group can not make commitments on behalf of other
companies. All email from SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group partners who gain your permission
to send you commercial email, will include an opportunity to opt out
of future communications.
IV. Our Commitment to Children's Protection
A. Our sites are designed for adults, but not for use by anyone under
the age of 18. In light of that fact, the Children's Online Privacy
Protection Act of 1998 is not applicable to this site.
B. We have no Web pages designed for younger users. We make every effort
to ensure that our Web sites contain adequate warnings to make their
content obvious and to warn users under the age of 18 that they are
not welcome to view our Web sites, we believe that there is no substitute
for proper parental supervision of their children's internet use. Nevertheless,
we will take any steps possible to discourage those under the age of
18 from visiting our Web sites. For further information about tips,
tools, age-appropriate, or kid-friendly Web sites and how to report
online trouble, please visit www.getnetwise.org.
V. Public Forums and External Sites
A. Please remember that any information you may disclose in our Member
Directory, or other public areas of our Web sites or the Internet,
becomes public information. You should exercise caution when deciding
to disclose personal information in these public areas.
B. The Site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that
we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
We encourage our users to be aware that when they leave our Site they
should read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects
personally identifiable information.
C. If you choose to subscribe to one of SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group's websites as a "Member," your
name, email address, mailing address, credit card information, and
IP address are stored by one of our billing companies. You may read
the privacy policies on their website at Netbilling.com.
These sites are external entities, and once this information is transmitted
to them we are under no obligation to police their use of the information,
and take no steps to do so. All of the aforementioned information,
with the exception of your credit card information, is also stored
on our servers.
VI. SciFi Dreamgirls/The Phoenix Group's Commitment to Data Security
A Services and Web sites we sponsor have security measures in place
to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under
our control. While we make every effort to ensure the integrity and
security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our
security measures will prevent third-party "hackers" from illegally
obtaining this information. We take all reasonable measures to prevent
such breaches of security, but given the resourcefulness of cyber-criminals
we are unable to guarantee that our security is 100% breach-proof.
You assume the risk of such breaches to the extent that they occur
despite our reasonable security measures.
described herein, We offer live telephone customer service and support
for your peace of mind - our customer service is open 24/7. Please
give us a call at 603-465-9088.
You can also contact us via Postal Mail at The Phoenix Group, P.O.
Box 1138, W. Concord, MA USA 01724. You may also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org