PRIVACY POLICY

 

Secret Bear World is dedicated to providing a fun and more importantly, safe, website for children. Any and all personal information collected online, such as email addresses, are safeguarded according to our Privacy Policy.

Our Privacy Policy is effective as of February 8, 2012, and Secret Bear World reserves the right to change its privacy policy at its sole discretion. We will inform Secret Bear World users of any changes or revisions by posting a new Privacy Policy on the SecretBearWorld.com website.

 

 

1. INFORMATION COLLECTED

The only personal information we collect from children 12 years old and younger is a parentís or guardianís valid email address. This information is used to send a confirmation email to activate their Secret Bear World account.

For children who are 13 years and older, we request either the childís email address or their parent's/guardianís valid email address in order to activate their account.

Surveys and polls on our website help us to create new events, improve the design and content, and to offer products and contests in the Secret Bear World. For this, we may ask users to provide additional information that is not personally identifiable, such as favorite movie or favorite color.

Regarding computer stuff, our computer technology automatically collects some non-personally identifiable computer information, such as the computer operating system (for example, Windows Vista or Window XP or Mac OS), the user's IP Address, the web browser (for example, Internet Explorer), and the Internet Service Provider.

The exception to the above is when an user purchases a Gold Bear Card membership or purchases merchandise from our Secret Bear Shop. Then, we will collect personal and financial information from members in order to process payments. As usual, we respect your personal privacy, and any and all customer information is kept confidential other than for the purpose of processing payments to Secret Bear World or fulfilling/shipping your merchandise order. Secret Bear World does not store the personal and financial information that you enter to purchase a membership or to purchase merchandise from the Secret Bear Shop. Only our financial institution will have this information for the purpose of processing credit card payments made to Secret Bear World. This information is safeguarded with extremely high, bank-level security and all credit card processing is done using completely secure, above industry standard encryption to secure and encrypt your credit card transaction and other personal information.

Another exception may be when a child wins a contest on SecretBearWorld.com and we need to mail the prize to the child. We will send a bear mail to the childís mail box on SecretBearWorld.com with details of how their parent should contact us to redeem the prize.

To ensure the safety of the children playing on SecretBearWorld.com, we may disclose information when required to do so by law (for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena).

We also may disclose information to a prospective purchaser of Secret Bear World interested in purchasing all or most of the assets of Secret Bear World, to the extent permitted by law.

 

 

2. COMMUNICATION

Secret Bear World may send emails about upcoming events. To ensure the continued safety of playing on SecretBearWorld.com, we may use an userís email address to track usage and to ensure users are following the website's Terms Of Use.

Users are welcome to submit original artwork or other artistic endeavors or creative suggestions via email attachment. However, any and all artwork or creative suggestions submitted to Secret Bear World shall become legally owned by Secret Bear World, and it will be at our discretion to use and display this artwork on the SecretBearWorld.com website.

 

 

3. ADVERTISING ON THE WEBSITE

Secret Bear World may allow third-party companies to place advertising (appropriate for children) on SecretBearWorld.com.

 

 

4. COOKIES

Secret Bear World uses a computer software technology called cookies. Cookies are small text files that we place in visitors' computer browsers to store their preferences. Cookies themselves do not contain any personally identifiable information.

 

 

5. SECURITY

Secret Bear World conducts secure online transactions with confidence. When purchasing a membership, game cards, virtual gifts or merchandise, only our financial institution will have personal and financial information for the purpose of processing credit card payments made to Secret Bear World. This information is safeguarded with extremely high, bank-level security and all credit card processing is done using completely secure, above industry standard encryption to secure and encrypt your credit card transaction and other personal information. Information is protected by SSL with an encryption key length of 128 bits (the highest level commercially available) and assures online visitors that confidential information and transactions cannot be viewed, intercepted or altered.

 

 

6. FINANCIAL INFORMATION

If a parent wishes to purchases a Gold Bear Card membership for their child or purchase merchandise from the Secret Bear Shop, we will require additional information at the time of purchase. Secret Bear World does not store the personal and financial information that you enter to purchase a membership or to purchase merchandise from the Secret Bear Shop. Only our financial institution will have this information for the purpose of processing credit card payments made to Secret Bear World. This information is safeguarded with extremely high, bank-level security and all credit card processing is done using completely secure, above industry standard encryption to secure and encrypt your credit card transaction and other personal information.

 

 

7. CONTACT US

For more information regarding the above or if you have any questions, please send an email.

 


 

 

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