What A Pair!

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: December 17, 2009 What a Pair! (“What a Pair”, “we” “our” “us”) is a non-profit organization who owns and operates www.whatapair.org ("Site") and www.canusing.org (“Site”). This Privacy Policy covers information collected at the Site whether you access or use the Site through a personal computer, mobile device or otherwise. This Privacy Policy does not apply to any information collected at any other web site or offline by us (unless stated otherwise). This Privacy Policy explains our information collection practices such as the types of information we collect regarding visitors to the Site and how we may use that information. Please review this Privacy Policy carefully.

  • What Information Do We Collect?
    1. Information You Provide To Us Personal Information and Demographic Information. We may ask you to provide us with certain information at various places on the Site, such as: (1) personal information, which is information that could reasonably be used to identify you personally, such as your name, e-mail address, birth date, and physical address ("Personal Information"); and (2) demographic information, such as gender, zip code, high school or similar information ("Demographic Information"). If we combine Demographic Information with the Personal Information we collect, we will treat it as Personal Information under this Privacy Policy.

    2. Information We Collect As You Access and Use The Site Usage Information.
      We and our third-party service providers may use a variety of technologies that automatically collect certain information whenever you visit or interact with the Site ("Usage Information"). This Usage Information may include your browser type, operating system, the page served, the time of day, and the preceding page view, among other information. We may use Usage Information for a variety of purposes, such as to improve the Site. In addition, we may collect your IP address or some other unique identifier for the particular device you use to access the Internet (collectively referred to as a "Device Identifier”). A Device Identifier is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer or other device used to access the Internet, and our computers identify your device by its Device Identifier. Usage Information may be non-identifying or may be associated with you. Whenever we associate Usage Information or a Device Identifier with you, we will treat it as Personal Information. The methods that may be used to collect Usage Information include the following: Cookies. A cookie is a data file placed on a computer when it is used to visit the Site. Cookies may be used for many purposes, including, without limitation, tracking user preferences and web pages visited while using the Site. You may disable cookies using your browser's preferences, but some features of the Site may not function properly or may operate slowly if you disable the cookies. Web Beacons. Web beacons are small graphic images or other web programming code (also known as “1x1 GIFs” or “clear GIFs"). We may include web beacons in our web pages and e-mail messages. Web beacons may be invisible to you, but any electronic image or other web programming code inserted into a web page or e-mail can act as a web beacon. Web beacons or similar technologies may be used for a number of purposes, including, without limitation, to count visitors to the Site, to monitor how users navigate the Site, or to count how many e-mails that were sent were actually opened . Embedded Scripts. An embedded script is programming code that is designed to collect information about your interactions with the Site, such as the links on which you click. The code is temporarily downloaded onto your computer or mobile device from our web server or a third party service provider, is active only while you are connected to the Site, and is deactivated or deleted thereafter.

  • How Do We Use The Information Collected?
    We may use your Personal Information, Demographic Information or Usage Information that we collect about you (1) to provide you with information about auditions, sponsorship and volunteer opportunities; (2) to contact you with regard to your use of the Site and, in our discretion, changes to the Site and/or Site's policies; (3) for internal business purposes; and (4) for purposes disclosed at the time you provide your information or as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy. Please note that information submitted to the Site via a "contact us” or other similar function may not receive a response.

  • How and When Do We Disclose Information To Third Parties?
    We may share non-personally identifiable information, such as aggregated user statistics, with third parties. We may share the information we have collected about you, including Personal Information, as disclosed at the time you provide your information and as described below or otherwise in this Privacy Policy.

    1. Third Parties Providing Services On Our Behalf.
      We may use third party vendors to perform certain services on behalf of the Site, such as hosting the Site, designing and/or operating the Site's features, tracking Site analytics, and enabling us to send you e-mail or performing other administrative services. We may provide these vendors with access to user information, including Personal Information, to carry out the services they are performing for you.

    2. Administrative and Legal Reasons.
      We may transfer and disclose your information, including Personal Information, to third parties: (i) in the event we are required to respond to subpoenas or other legal process or if in our good faith opinion such disclosure is required by law; (ii) at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation; (iii) to protect policies applicable to the Site; or (iv) to protect the personal safety, rights, property or security of any individual. We may also use IP address or other Device Identifiers to identify users, and may do so in cooperation with copyright owners, internet service providers, wireless service providers or law enforcement agencies in our discretion. Such disclosures may be carried out without notice to you.

    3. Business Transfer.
      We reserve the right to disclose and transfer all information related to the Site, including Personal Information: (i) to a subsequent owner, co-owner or operator of the Site or applicable database; or (ii) in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of substantially all of our stock and/or assets or other corporate change, including, without limitation, during the course of any due diligence process.

    4. Sweepstakes, Contests and Promotions.
      We may offer sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions (any, a "Promotion") through the Site that may require registration. By participating in a Promotion, you are agreeing to the terms, conditions or official rules that govern that Promotion, which may contain specific requirements of you, including, except where prohibited by law, allowing the sponsor(s) of the Promotion to use your name, voice and/or likeness in advertising or marketing associated with the Promotion. If you choose to enter a Promotion, Personal Information may be disclosed to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of such Promotion, including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law or permitted by the Promotion's official rules, such as on a winners list.

  • Do Links To Third Party Sites Appear on the Site?
    The Site may contain links to third-party websites, which may provide additional information, goods, services and/or promotions, such as links to our sponsors. These third party websites are owned and operated independently of What a Pair, and may have their own separate privacy and data collection practices. What a Pair has no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the actions or policies of these independent websites.

  • How Do I Change My Communication Preferences?
    If the sign-up to receive newsletters from the Site, you may later cancel or modify your communications that you have elected to receive from the Site by following the instructions contained within the communications you have received from us. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, you should e-mail 

  • What If I Live Outside the United States?
    What a Pair operates this Site in the United States and it is intended for users located in the United States. This Privacy Policy will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California , without regard to its conflicts of laws principles and specifically will not be governed by the United Nations Conventions on contracts for the international sale of goods, if otherwise applicable.

    If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that information we collect will be transferred to and processed in the United States. The data protection laws in the United States may differ from those of the country in which you are located, and your Personal Information may be subject to access requests from governments, courts, or law enforcement in the United States according to laws of the United States. By using the Site or providing us with any information, you consent to this transfer, processing and storage of your information in the United States. Anyone using or accessing the Site from other locations does so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with United States', and local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content, if and to the extent such local laws are applicable.

  • What Should Parents Know About Children?
    The Site is a general audience web site and we do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children younger than the age of thirteen (13). We will delete any Personal Information collected that we later determine to be from a user younger than the age of thirteen (13).

  • What About Security?
    We incorporate commercially reasonable safeguards to help protect and secure your Personal Information. However, no data transmission over the Internet, wireless transmission or electronic storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please note that we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you use our Site and provide us with your information at your own risk.

  • What About Changes To The Privacy Policy?
    We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time without notice to you. Any changes will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Privacy Policy. However, we will not use your Personal Information in a manner materially different than what was stated at the time it was collected without your consent.

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