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Babazoobas.com is operated and presented to users in all locations by Martopia, Inc. located at 3805 Main Street, Suite H, St. Charles, Illinois 60174. This Privacy Policy covers use of information collected by Babazoobas.com.

We are committed to providing a fun, entertaining, and safe website for people of all ages. We are dedicated to safeguarding any personal information collected on the Babazoobas.com website. We ensure that our Privacy Policy and our information practices adhere to the United States Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, applicable European Union Data Protection legislation, Canadian federal and provincial privacy legislation, other applicable data privacy laws and all other applicable legislation.

To help ensure a rewarding online experience for our visitors, we provide you with this Privacy Policy that describes the information practices of the Babazoobas.com website, including how we collect, use and disclose personal information.

  1. The Information We Collect
    We do not require children to register on Babazoobas.com to participate in the fun activities we provide. Babazoobas.com occasionally posts mini online Polls (single question) that we use to poll our website visitors. The Polls feature ONE multiple choice question and we do not solicit ANY information from our visitors that will enable us to identify them.When a parent or child makes a purchase in our eStore, we collect additional personally identifiable information (“PII”) from the parent. The types of PII that may be collected at that time include the parent’s full name, email address, and credit card (or other payment method) billing information including mailing address. With the parent’s prior permission, we also may use this email address to send the parent promotional messages regarding Babazoobas. The parent may revoke their permission to receive promotional email messages regarding Babazoobas.com at any time by contacting customer service or by clicking on unsubscribe links in those emails.We may also request a name and email address when a user submits a form through the “Customer Service” portion of the Babazoobas.com website so that we may respond to the inquiry. We collect the email address for the sole purpose of responding directly on a one-time basis to a specific inquiry.Babazoobas.com periodically posts Contests on our website (for example, we might have a contest that enables entrants to submit ideas for new Babazooba episodes). For Contests – we may ask entrants to provide information that is personally identifiable, such as first name, age, city/state and email address to enable us to reward the winner. The winners will be identified only by their first name, age and state only.Babazoobas.com enables visitors to share their ideas and stories by linking to our social media pages (Facebook, YouTube, etc). If you use the social media and disclose personally identifiable information, you should be aware that such information could be read, collected or used by other users. We strongly encourage you NOT to disclose personal information (such as real name, email address, telephone number, etc.) about the user or about any third party in any online location where it is in a public domain that can be viewed by others. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these Public Forums.

    Additionally, when visitors come to our site, we may passively collect certain non-personally identifiable computer information to analyze our website traffic, such as the type of computer operating system (e.g., Windows XP or Mac OS), the user’s IP Address, the web browser (e.g., Firefox, Internet Explorer) being used, the frequency with which guests visit various parts of our sites, and information regarding the Internet service provider, in order to make our sites more interesting and useful to you and for various purposes related to our business. We or one of our contractors on our behalf may collect this non-personally identifiable information through the use of software technologies such as unique identifiers or “cookies.” Cookies are small text files that we place in visitors’ computer browsers to store their preferences. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn on/off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Firefox or Internet Explorer) settings. Please note that most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

    Finally, we collect financial information as set out in Section 5 of this Privacy Policy. We use this financial information to process payments to Babazoobas.com (eStore) when purchases are made. The financial information that you enter to purchase merchandise in the Babazooba.com eStore is not stored by Babazoobas.com, but, instead, is retained by our payments processing vendor who acts on our behalf for the purpose of processing payments made to Babazoobas.com and for fraud prevention purposes.

  1. How We Use, Disclose, and Store the Information We Collect
    We may disclose information where we are required to do so by law, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena, or where we disclose information to data processors who act on our behalf (service providers or other group companies who provide support for the operations of our website and who do not use or disclose the information for any other purpose). To the extent permitted by applicable law, we also may disclose PII in response to a law enforcement agency’s or other public agency’s (including schools or children services) request or if we feel that such disclosure may prevent the instigation of a crime, facilitate an investigation related to public safety or protect the safety of a child using our website, protect the security or integrity of our website, or enable us to take precautions against liability.If we sell all or part of our business or make a sale or transfer of our assets or are otherwise involved in a merger or business transfer, we may transfer PII to a third party as part of that transaction, to the extent permitted by applicable law.
  1. Collection of Information for Third-Party Sites and Sponsors
    We do not allow third-party companies to solicit or advertise to our users. Our intention is to keep Babazoobas.com free from any of this sort of direct advertising.
  1. Security
    The security of your personal information is important to us. We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. When you enter sensitive information, such as your credit card number, or our membership subscription form, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
  1. Financial Information
    As noted in Section 1, if a child wants to make a purchase in the Babazooba.com eStore, the parent’s full name, email address, credit card billing information including mailing address will be required at the time of purchase. That information is not stored by Babazoobas.com, and, instead, is stored by our payments processing vendor for the purpose of processing payments made to Babazoobas.com and for fraud prevention purposes. That information is safeguarded with appropriate security, and it will not be used for other purposes. Our financial institution is bound by all applicable privacy laws relating to the provision of financial services.
  1. Changes to this Privacy Policy
    From time to time, we may change this privacy policy to accommodate new technologies, industry practices, regulatory requirements or for other purposes. We will provide notice to you if these changes are material and, where required by applicable law, we will obtain your consent.
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