Grosse Pointe Shores is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology
that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy
applies to the Grosse Pointe Shores site and governs data collection and usage.
By using the Grosse Pointe Shores site, you consent to the data practices described
in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
Grosse Pointe Shores collects personally identifiable information, such as your email
address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Grosse Pointe Shores also
collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as
your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically
collected by Grosse Pointe Shores. This information can include: your IP address,
browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This
information is used by Grosse Pointe Shores for the operation of the service, to
maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use
of the Grosse Pointe Shores site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information
or personally sensitive data through Grosse Pointe Shores public message boards,
this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Grosse Pointe Shores
does not read any of your private online communications.
Grosse Pointe Shores encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites
you choose to link to from Grosse Pointe Shores so that you can understand how those
Web sites collect, use and share your information. Grosse Pointe Shores is not responsible
for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Grosse Pointe Shores
and Grosse Pointe Shores family of Web sites.
Use of your Personal Information
Grosse Pointe Shores collects and uses your personal information to operate the Grosse Pointe Shores
Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Grosse Pointe Shores also uses
your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services
available from Grosse Pointe Shores and its affiliates. Grosse Pointe Shores may also
contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services
or of potential new services that may be offered.
Grosse Pointe Shores does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Grosse Pointe Shores may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business
partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases,
your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone
number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Grosse Pointe Shores
may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send
you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All
such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to
provide these services to Grosse Pointe Shores, and they are required to maintain
the confidentiality of your information.
Grosse Pointe Shores does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such
as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
Grosse Pointe Shores keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within
Grosse Pointe Shores, in order to determine what Grosse Pointe Shores services are
the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising
within Grosse Pointe Shores to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested
in a particular subject area.
Grosse Pointe Shores Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice,
only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is
necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process
served on Grosse Pointe Shores or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or
property of Grosse Pointe Shores; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect
the personal safety of users of Grosse Pointe Shores, or the public.
The Grosse Pointe Shores Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online
experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page
server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.
Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the
domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save
you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned
to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Grosse Pointe Shores pages, or
register with Grosse Pointe Shores site or services, a cookie helps Grosse Pointe Shores
to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process
of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses,
and so on. When you return to the same Grosse Pointe Shores Web site, the information
you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Grosse Pointe Shores
features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically
accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies
if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience
the interactive features of the Grosse Pointe Shores services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
Grosse Pointe Shores secures your personal information from unauthorized access,
use or disclosure. Grosse Pointe Shores secures the personally identifiable information
you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from
unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit
card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use
of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
Grosse Pointe Shores will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect
company and customer feedback. Grosse Pointe Shores encourages you to periodically
review this Statement to be informed of how Grosse Pointe Shores is protecting your
Grosse Pointe Shores welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy.
If you believe that Grosse Pointe Shores has not adhered to this Statement, please
contact Grosse Pointe Shores at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the