Certain information other than personally identifiable information, however, is collected and recorded by Astrowow.com when you use the Astrowow.com services. This type of information is also used to provide an enhanced online experience for you. The information collected and recorded includes the type of browser, the type of operating system, and the type of computer system you are using, which assists to optimize the Web portal.
Astrowow.com does not save credit card information contained in cookies.
Astrowow.com also collects IP addresses for the purposes of system administration, to report aggregate information, and to audit the use of the Astrowow.com services. An IP address is a unique sequence of numbers that is automatically assigned to your computer system whenever you are connected to the internet using the Astrowow.com services and is used to identify your computer system. Astrowow.com does not normally link the IP address to any personally identifiable information, which means that the internet Web sites you visit or link to while using the Astrowow.com services, if any, will be collected and recorded but you will remain anonymous to us.
Some internet Web sites you visit or link to while using the Astrowow.com services, such as certain message boards, may display IP addresses along with the message poster\'s name and message. Please review such Web sites prior to using them and only use such Web sites with whom you are comfortable sharing IP addresses along with your name and message.
Astrowow.com can and will use IP addresses to identify a user if and when Astrowow.com believes that it is necessary to investigate violations of, prevent violations of, and/or enforce compliance with the Terms of Service and Accepted Use of Astrowow.com; and/or to otherwise protect the Astrowow.com services and other users of the Astrowow.com services.
Astrowow.com may use information other than personally identifiable information to review the number of users of the Astrowow.com services, but only in aggregate and in a non-personally-identifiable or anonymous form. You acknowledge and agree that Astrowow.com reserves the right to use such aggregated and anonymous data about our users as a group for any business purpose, including, but not limited to, reviewing the number of users of the Astrowow.com services, reviewing trends in usage of the Astrowow.com services, and/or seeking appropriate advertisers and partners.
Under the USA Patriot Act of 2001 (the “Patriot Act”), Astrowow.com may be required to disclose certain information concerning your use of the Astrowow.com services without advance notice to you. If Astrowow.com receives a subpoena, Astrowow.com may be required to disclose the following records:
In addition, if Astrowow.com receives a federal or state search warrant or court order, it may be required to disclose to law enforcement agencies the content of, and other records relating to, e-mail messages (including attachments to e-mail messages and records relating to your e-mail and internet use), without advance notice to you. Please also note that law enforcement agencies may, by federal or state court order, and without notice to you, obtain the right to install a device that monitors your internet and e-mail use.
The Patriot Act also allows Astrowow.com to voluntarily disclose certain information to law enforcement agencies and governmental entities in circumstances of immediate danger. If Astrowow.com reasonably believes that an emergency involving immediate danger or death or serious physical injury to any person requires disclosure of the information without delay, when permitted by law, then Astrowow.com may voluntarily disclose to law enforcement agencies, without advance notice to you, the content of your communications using the Astrowow.com services. The Patriot Act, under certain conditions, also allows the government, at Astrowow.com’s request, to intercept the communications of an unauthorized computer trespasser, without obtaining a court order or search warrant. Finally, Astrowow.com may also disclose to law enforcement agencies the contents of your internet communications using the Astrowow.com services that were inadvertently obtained and appear to pertain to the commission of crime.
Astrowow.com wants to protect the privacy of children. The Astrowow.com services are not intended for users under the age of 13, and Astrowow.com will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from users under the age of 13. Such users are expressly prohibited from submitting their personally identifiable information to Astrowow.com, any information submitted by such users will not knowingly be used, posted, or retained by Astrowow.com. By using the Astrowow.com services, you represent and warrant that you are at least 13 years of age and you acknowledge and agree that Astrowow.com is entitled to rely upon that representation.
All transactions on Astrowow.com are done through paypal, the most secured and widely accepted mode of credit card payment in the world. Paypal uses 256 bit encryption Secure Socket Layer (SSL) data encryption, which assures the security of your personal and credit card information. Astrowow.com does not store any credit card information at its end.
Users of the Web portal may choose to electronically forward a link, page, or documents to another by clicking "e-mail this to a friend". Users must provide their email address, as well as the e-mail address of the recipient. This information is used by Astrowow.com in the case of transmission errors and, of course, to let the recipient know who sent the email.
Astrowow.com may offer interactive polls to users so they can easily share their opinions with other users and see what our audience thinks about important issues. Opinions or other responses to polls are aggregated and are not identifiable to any particular user. Astrowow.com may use a system to "tag" users after they have voted, so they can vote only once on a particular question. This tag is not correlated with information about individual users.
Astrowow.com may occasionally conduct user surveys to better target its content to its audience. Astrowow.com sometimes shares the aggregated demographic information in these surveys with its sponsors, advertisers, and partners.
Astrowow.com give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such options include: