2. Information Collected
Varsity Lounge collects and stores certain personally identifiable information about you when you provide it to us during registration (or when you update your account information), when you use or subscribe to Varsity Lounge’s products and services, including when you respond to Varsity Lounge surveys or submit content or materials to Varsity Lounge (including through the Blogs, or comments on uploaded files and blogs), or when you otherwise communicate with Varsity Lounge, such as through emails. The type of personally identifiable information collected may include your name, address, email address, Paypal email address, school, demographic information, and other personal information, depending upon the particular Varsity Lounge product or service, the information requested and provided and the category of user.
For example, a Member, as part of the registration process, will provide Varsity Lounge with the necessary and correct information to properly prove their identity for the use of the Varsity Lounge’s services. Certain information requested by Varsity Lounge during the registration process is optional. All mandatory fields are listed on the registration page. Varsity Lounge insists that you use your official email address as issued by the school you attend. We request this information to ensure the integrity of the activities on Varsity Lounge.
Varsity Lounge also collects and stores certain non-personally identifiable information about you when you visit and use the Web Site or otherwise interact with Varsity Lounge, including using Varsity Lounge’s products and services, submitting content or materials to Varsity Lounge and responding to surveys and email communications. The type of non-personal information collected may include your computer and internet connection information, including IP address and operating system, and your usage history of the Web Site and its web pages.
3. Use of Information
Varsity Lounge uses your personal and non-personal information in order to improve and personalize your use of the Web Site and its related products and services, including by tracking and monitoring traffic on the Web Site so as to enhance the performance of the Web Site and to customize your online research.
Varsity Lounge will not share any content submitted, or materials uploaded by Members with non-registered members of Varsity Lounge. Non-members cannot see nor read any blogs, comments or posts of Members.
In addition, Varsity Lounge may share some or all of your personal information with another entity in the event of a change in business structure, including merger or acquisition, as well as with the representatives of the entity to the extent required.
Except as described above, Varsity Lounge will not disclose any personal information about you to third parties without your permission.
4. General Limitations
Varsity Lounge implements reasonable steps to maintain the privacy and security of your information against unauthorized access consistent with industry standards, however, as with all online transactions, “hackers” or other third parties may intercept and misuse your personal information, including during transmission to and from the Web Site.