Zhura never automatically collects any information that specifically identifies Users, such as their name, address, or e-mail address. Zhura collects personally identifiable information from Users only when Users voluntarily provide it as part of the registration process ("Registration Information"). We always ask Users whenever We need Registration Information that identifies Users or allows us to contact Users. Creative contributions to projects, regardless of their content, are not considered personally identifiable information.
Zhura may collect and use personally identifiable information from Users for purposes other than Website registration, e.g., such as subscribing to a newsletter, participating in polls, surveys, and questionnaires, using tell-a-friend features, participating in contests, sweepstakes, or other promotions, or receiving technical support.
Consent and Security
It is Your choice whether or not You provide Your Registration Information to Zhura, but Registration Information is required in order for Zhura to provide You with services - namely, access to and/or participation in the Zhura projects (the "Services") and certain other features of the Website.
Use of Personally Identifiable Information
Non-personally identifying information ("Usage Information") comprises information that does not identify any particular User. Examples include: information about which of Zhura's pages are visited on an aggregate level, browser type, operating system type, or IP address of a User.
Zhura may collect other types of non-personally identifying information, e.g., age, date of birth, gender, hobbies, or other demographic information.
Use of Usage Information
Your Usage Information may be disclosed internally within Zhura and to third parties. For example, Zhura may disclose Usage Information in order to better understand which parts of the Website Users are visiting, to improve the content of the Website, and for marketing, advertising, or research purposes.
Cookies and Log Files
The Website may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of Your computer. Cookies can be used to provide You with tailored information from the Website. The cookie itself does not contain Registration Information. You can set Your browser to notify You when You receive a cookie, giving You the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. Zhura also records information that Your web browser sends whenever You visit any website, such as Your Internet Protocol address.
The Website uses a variety of technical methods for tracking purposes, including web beacons. Web beacons are small pieces of data that are embedded in images on the pages of websites. We also use these technical methods to analyze the traffic patterns on the Website, such as the frequency with which our Users visit various parts of the Website. These technical methods may involve the transmission of information either directly to us or to another party authorized by us to collect information on our behalf. We may collect information from use of these technical methods in a form that is personally identifiable.
You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through the Website, in which case Zhura may not be able to provide certain Services or features of the Website to You.
To protect Your privacy and security, We take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify Your identity before granting You profile access or making corrections. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of Your unique password and account information at all times.
If at any time You decide to remove Your personally identifiable information from our database, You may do so by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or contacting us via the following mailing address:
Upon such removal, Zhura may not be able to provide certain Services or features of the Website to You.
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Our Commitment To Data Security
Zhura uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of Your personally identifiable information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information You provide to Zhura and You do so at Your own risk. Once We receive Your transmission of information, Zhura makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
Our Commitment To Childrens' Privacy
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, Zhura does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information or non-personally-identifiable information on the Website from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of our website is directed to persons under 13. If You are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access the Website at any time or in any manner. If Zhura learns that personally identifiable information of persons under 13 years of age has been collected on the Website without verified parental consent, then Zhura will take appropriate steps to delete this information.
Special Note to International Users
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