Homeowners' Association

privacy policy

The Pinery Homeowner's Association (Pinery HOA) privacy policy governs your use of the Pinery HOA's website. By accessing or using our website, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the terms of this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy was last updated on June 1st, 2012.

Information Collected By Our Website
We collect two types of information from users of our websites: personal information described below; and non-personal information such as information about user navigation and traffic patterns on our websites (which helps us evolve the site into being more user friendly and intuitive for our our users).

Personal Information
To access certain portions of our websites, we require you to register and select a user name and password. Some personal data is collected during the registration process. We may then ask for additional information, including personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information. When you make a purchase on our website, or when you enter a contest or other promotion, we may ask you for certain personal information such as your name, address, email address, or credit card number, in order to process your order. Providing personal information in these instances is solely your choice; you do not need to provide such information or make any purchases

How We Use Your Personal Information
Your privacy and personal information is of the utmost concern to us. We do not sell nor do we provide your information to any third party. We may use your information to communicate back to you, to update you on our services, and to to personalize information for you. Our website also make available to other registered users information provided by you during registration, such as your screen name. We also use your email address to provide you with weekly emails of our e-newsletter if you have specifically subscribed to receive them. We will always give you the opportunity to opt out of receiving such materials. You can remove your email address from our email list at any time by following the procedures set forth in the Opt Out Procedures section below or by clicking on the link in every the Pinery HOA's e-newsletter.

Discussions, Forums, Billboards, and Community Tools
Our websites may make chat rooms, forums, bulletin boards, news groups and other community tools available to registered users and/or visitors. Please remember that any information that is disclosed by our users in these areas becomes public information for other users to view and for the Pinery HOA to use. Please do not disclose any personally identifiable information in these publicly accessible areas of our websites. Please be considerate and respectful of others while using any chat rooms, forums or message boards to share your opinion.

Non-Personal Data
In some cases, we may collect non-personal information. Examples of this type of information include the type of internet browser you are using, the operating system you are using, and the domain name of the website from which you arrived onto our website. We also monitor the movement of users throughout our site so that we can evolve our website into a more friendly, intuitive and easy to use environment.

Cookies
Certain features on our websites utilize cookie technology. A cookie is a small data file that certain web sites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain various types of information, including a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you've visited. We may use cookies to enhance your experience on our websites, to determine user traffic patterns and for other purposes.

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies; however, you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent or you can flush your browser of cookies from time to time. (Note: you may need to consult the help area of your browser application for instructions.) If you choose to disable your cookies setting or refuse to accept a cookie, however, you may not be able to access all areas of our websites.

Opt Out Procedures
You have the option to opt out of receiving any information from the Pinery HOA at any time. This opt out messaging will appear at the bottom of every email that is sent out.

Sharing of Your Information
The Pinery HOA may share your personal information: (i) if the Pinery HOA is required by law to do so, (ii) in the event of a transfer of ownership of the Pinery HOA, merger or other similar transaction, or (iii) as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy. The following describes some of the ways that your personal information may be disclosed to third parties: We may employ other third parties to perform services or functions on our behalf in order to improve our websites, merchandising, marketing and promotional efforts, communications or other services. Those third parties may include authorized contractors, consultants and other companies working with us (collectively, "agents"). They only have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, and they may not share any personal information with others or use it for any other purpose than providing or improving the Pinery HOA's services and offerings.

We may share certain non-personal, statistical information with third parties for advertising, promotional and other purposes. For example, we may work with third party advertising companies, to serve and track our ads. These third parties may serve other cookies. Our advertising partners may use the non-personal information they collect from our website, which in turn may be used to help us better market and serve our users.

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Pinery HOA's website and does not address the practices of third parties. You may visit other websites, through links on our websites, which may collect, use and share your personal information in accordance with their own privacy policies. The information practices of those linked websites are not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we encourage you to be very cautious before you disclose your personal information to others.

The Pinery HOA may be obligated to cooperate with various law enforcement inquiries. The Pinery HOA reserves the right to disclose or transfer personal information and non-personal information about you and your activities on our website in order to comply with a legal requirement or request from law enforcement or other government officials, administrative agencies or third parties as we, in our sole discretion, determine necessary or appropriate for the administration of justice, or in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements or violations of any other law, rule or regulation, The Pinery HOA's community Terms and Conditions of Use or other rules or policies of our websites, the rights of third parties, or an investigation of any other activity that may expose us or you to legal liability, or to investigate any suspected conduct which the Pinery HOA in its sole discretion deems improper.

Security
Providing a secure site is essential for your peace of mind and trust in the Pinery HOA. We have implemented encryption protocols conforming to the Secure Socket Layers (SSL) protocol to safeguard all of the information you send and receive. All information is stored on our servers in a secure location. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. If your password is compromised, notify Customer Service immediately at support@thepinery.org.

Protection for Children
Our websites are not intended for users under the age of 18. Furthermore, we have no intention of collecting personally identifiable information from children (i.e., individuals under the age of 13). Where appropriate, we take reasonable measures to inform children not to submit such information to our websites or in response to advertisements.

Privacy Precaution Warning
Please note that no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of the information that you transmit via our online services.

Your Consent
You may have certain rights under various state and federal statutes that may apply to the personal and non-personal information collected by the Pinery HOA online. By accepting the terms of this Privacy Policy and using our websites, you are waiving all of such rights as to collection, use, disclosure and storage of your personally identifiable and non-personal information as described herein. You recognize that we are able to offer our website and services to you at our rates based upon these terms, which are an integral part of our contract for the provision of services. By using our website and providing your personal information to us, you also authorize the export of your personal information to the USA, as well as its storage and use as specified herein.

We are located in the state of Colorado, in the USA. This Privacy Policy and our legal obligations are subject to the laws of Colorado and the USA, regardless of the location of any user. Any claims or complaints must be filed in the USA in the State of Colorado. We may amend our Privacy Policy at any time, without notice to you, by posting such revised Privacy Policy on this page, so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it. Any changes will only apply to information collected after the change is posted.