Welcome. At ARAnet, Inc, the company that operates DreamPlanGo.com,
we are committed to protecting the online privacy of visitors to our websites. This
Policy applies only to the information collected through DreamPlanGo.com. The purpose
of this Policy is to inform you about the types of information we gather about you
when you visit our websites, how we may use that information, and how we disclose
it to third parties. Your use of this website is also subject to our Terms and Conditions.
Changes to this Policy We may revise or update this Policy at any time. If
we make material changes, we will post the revised Policy on the Web Site and update
its "last updated" date. We encourage you to check this Policy whenever you visit
the Web Site to see if it has been updated since your last visit.
Site Not Intended for Children. Our website is intended for a
general audience and is not intended for use by children without their parent's
or guardian’s supervision. We ask that anyone under the age of 18 not submit any
personal information through our websites. We do not knowingly collect any personal
information from children under the age of 18.
Scope of this Policy
This Policy distinguishes between personally identifiable information, which we
refer to as "personal information," and "aggregate information"
and other forms of non-personally identifiable information.
- Personal information as used herein means information that personally identifies
you, such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card or
other account number, and other information that is linked to personal information
- Aggregate information is aggregated information from which we have removed individual
identities or other personal information, or information that we collect about the
Web Site or about a group or category of products, services or customers that does
not identify you personally. Aggregate data helps us understand trends and our users'
needs so that we can better consider new features or otherwise tailor our Web Site.
This policy applies to personal information collected by us on the Web Site. This
policy in no way restricts or limits our collection and use of aggregate information.
How We Collect Personal Information
- We may collect certain information that you voluntarily provide to us when you use
the Web Site. You may provide personal information to us at various locations on
the Web Site. For example, we may collect your name, billing and shipping address,
email address, telephone number, and credit card account number when you register
and set up an account, subscribe to a newsletter or other publication, or purchase
products or services on the Web Site. Personal information may also be collected
if you provide such information in connection with participating in discussion forums,
blogs, social networking services, or other interactive services on the Web Site.
In addition, we may collect personal information you provide in connection with
sending us emails or other communication through the Web Site or your participation
in or response to surveys, sweepstakes, contests, games, promotional offers, and
other activities on the Web Site. We may also collect other information about you
that we may associate with your personal information such as your interests, preferences
and demographics. For example, we may collect information about your interests in
certain lifestyle topics. We collect this personal information for example, when
you order a product, enter a contest or sweepstakes, request a catalog, or register
for a mailing list.
- We, our related web hosting providers, and our advertisers and ad serving and tracking
companies sometimes utilize "cookie" technology on the Web Sites. Cookies
are bits of data stored on your hard drive that contain no personally identifying
information but which help enhance your Web-browsing experience. Not all Web browsers
accept cookies, and those that do usually provide a preference or setting that allows
you to refuse and remove most types of browser cookies. If your browser does not
accept cookies, you may still enjoy the Web Site.
- Web Beacons. We may use, and may permit third parties to use, "Web beacons"
(also known as pixel tags, clear GIFs and web bugs) on the Web Site and in email
communications we send. We use Web beacons to monitor the effectiveness of advertising,
to track aggregate Web Site usage, and for other lawful purposes. These web beacons
do not collect personal information about you on the Web Site.
- Automatically collected information. We collect into our log files certain standard
information from your web browser—such as your IP address, browser type and language,
screen size and the time of your visit—when you visit the Web Site. This information
is used by us to analyze trends, administer the Web Site, and gather broad information
for aggregate use. We may aggregate some or all of the information we collect from
our log files to information stored on a cookie in your computer. We also collect
information about keyword searches performed by visitors on the Web Site. We do
not collect your name or email address as a result of using a search feature. We
may keep logs of all words searched to help us learn what kinds of information visitors
to the Website are seeking, and to improve our service to visitors.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Except as set forth in this Policy, we do not disclose, sell, rent, loan, trade
or lease personal information we collect on the Web Site to any third party.
We will disclose personal information in the following circumstances:
- If you consent to the disclosure of your personal information,
- We may share your personal information with our affiliates, our technical consultants,
third-party auditors and other third parties who act on our behalf, for example,
to make the Web Site available, enhance its functionality, or provide associated
services and/or who deal with you in delivering content, samples, products, and
gifts and prizes, have access to and may use this information to provide us with
- We may transfer your personally identifiable information and other information in
connection with or during negotiation of any merger, financing, acquisition or dissolution,
transaction or proceeding involving sale, transfer, divestiture or disclosure of
all or a portion of our business or assets to another company.
- We will consider, and may release, personal information to third parties: to (i)
comply with laws or to respond to lawful requests and legal process, (ii) to protect
our rights and property of those of our agents, customers, members, and others including
protect the personal safety of our employees, customers, or any person.
We may also provide aggregate statistics and deideintified data about our customers,
including traffic patterns and related site information, to reputable third parties
for their own purposes, including statistical analysis.
The Web Site may include personal profiles, discussion forums, blogs, social networking
services or other interactive areas ("Interactive Areas") in which you
or third parties may create, post or store content, messages, comments, materials
or other items on the Web Site. If you use these Interactive Areas, you should be
aware that any personal information you post on the Web Site or provide to others
through the Web Site may be read, collected and used by others and may be posted
on publicly available portions of the Web Site. Such information may be retained
indefinitely, and may be saved by caching services on the Internet. We recommend
you be cautious in giving out personal information to others in public or private
online forums. We are not responsible for personal information you chose to post
in Interactive Areas of the Web Site or the use by third parties of such personal
We are not responsible for the actions of Service Providers or other third parties,
nor are we responsible for any additional information you provide directly to Service
Providers or other third parties and we encourage you to become familiar with their
practices before disclosing information directly to them.
How We Use the Personal Information We Collect
In general, we use personal information we collect to process your requests or transactions,
to provide you with information or services you request, to inform you about other
information on events, promotions, products or services we think will be of interest
to you, to facilitate your use of, and our administration and operation of, the
Web Site, and for the purpose for which the information was provided. For example,
we may use the information we collect:
- to operate and improve the Web Site and our products and services;
- to understand you and your preferences to enhance your experience and enjoyment
using the Web Site and our products and services;
- to send you a welcoming email, to contact you about your use of the Web Site and
to provide important Web Site updates;
- to provide the services, products or information you request and to process payments
and complete any transactions in connection therewith;
- to respond to your emails, submissions, comments, requests or complaints;
- to request feedback and to enable us to develop, customize and improve the Web Site
and our publications, products and services;
- to send you surveys or questionnaires;
- to send you newsletters, including any online newsletter(s) you have requested.
- to contact you about our or a third party's services, products, activities,
special events or offers and for other marketing, informational, product development
and promotional purposes;
- for editorial purposes, such as to contact you about content you have submitted
to the Web Site or to give attribution to content you submit;
- to send a one-time email on your behalf which contains a display or link to an article,
advice or other content you have selected to share with a friend through our Email-a-Friend
service (however, we do not use the name and email address you provide us through
this feature for other purposes); and
- to notify contest/sweepstakes winners.
Choices about Our Use and Sharing of Personally Identifiable Information:
If you do not wish to receive promotional and newsletter emails from us you may
click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of those emails.
Non Personal Information and Cookies. When you visit our Site
we collect certain non-personal information from your computer. This information
is collected from your computer’s web browser and may include information such as
the following (“non-personal information”):
- the type of web browser software you use (for example, Internet Explorer)
- the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, Yahoo.com)
- the date and time you access our websites, as well as which pages were viewed
We and/or our advertisers or vendors may also place a text file called a "session
cookie" in the browser files of your computer when you visit. “Session cookies”
are not loaded onto your hard drive, and do not give us any personal information.
You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, but some parts
of our websites may not work properly for you if you do so.
We will use non-personal information to help us make our websites more useful to
visitors and for other business purposes. We may use information from cookies to
deliver content that you may find more interesting based upon the articles you have
viewed in the past. We may prepare reports and other materials using non-personal
information. We may share and use non-personal information without restriction because
it does not identify who you are.
Third-Party Advertising on the Web Site
We may also use third parties to serve ads on our Web Site. Certain third parties
may automatically collect information about your visits to this and other websites,
your IP address, your ISP, the browser you use to visit Web Site (but not your name,
address, email address or telephone number). They do this by using cookies, clear
gifs or other technologies. Information collected may be used, among other things,
to deliver advertising targeted to your interests and to better understand the usage
and visitation of the Web Site and the other sites tracked by these third parties.
This policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, cookies or clear
gifs in third party ads, and we encourage you to check the privacy policies of advertisers
Links and Advertisers on This Site. This website contains links
to other websites, including to sites operated by advertisers that are clients of
ARAnet, Inc. We provide these links for your convenience, but we do not review,
control, or monitor the privacy practices of other sites. We are not responsible
for the performance of these sites or for your business dealings with them. Your
use of other websites is subject to the terms and conditions of those sites, including
the privacy policies of those sites. Please note that we may allow third party advertisers
to place ads on our pages. Those ads may include cookies. Our advertisers' use
of cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this Policy.
Data Processed in U.S. By providing any information to us through
this website, all users, including without limitation users in the member states
of the European Union, fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection,
storage, forward transfer and processing of such information in the United States
[email protected] or send us a letter
addressed by First Class Postage Prepaid U.S. Mail or overnight courier to the following
Privacy Officer, ARAnet, Inc.
850 Fifth Street South
Hopkins, MN 55343
This Policy was last updated on May 29, 2013.