The Company recognizes that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to treat it responsibly. The Company operates the websites for The Pond.
Through the other business functions of Company, such as through our newsletter requests, online forms, games, contests, sweepstakes, promotions, ticket purchases, and purchases made through The Pond Shop.
Our Services may link to third-party websites and services that are outside our control. In addition, we may have relationships with non-Company entities that distribute Company products. We are not responsible for the security or privacy of any information collected by such third parties. You should exercise caution and review the privacy statements applicable to such third parties.
Information We Collect
We may collect information about you and, if applicable, the computer or device you use to access our Services in a variety of ways:
You may provide us information directly
We may collect information about you when you use our Services or view our online advertisements.
We may collect additional information about you in accordance with applicable law.
The manner of our collection and the type of information collected may vary by jurisdiction, for example, to accommodate local legal requirements.
Information you provide us directly
We collect information directly from you when you choose to register for our Services (for example, when you sign up for an account on www.clevelandmonsters.com), sign up for a newsletter, or otherwise provide information directly to us. The following are examples of information you may provide us directly:
E-mail address, physical address and/or zip code, and phone number.
Username or password.
Age or birthdate, gender, and other demographic information.
Other information about you, your family or others.
You can choose not to provide us with certain types of information, but doing so may affect your ability to use some of the Services.
Information we collect when you use our online Services or view our online advertisements
We use standard Internet technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about your computer or device and your online activity. The following are examples of the types of information that we may collect with these technologies:
Your browser type and operating system.
IP address, MAC address, and/or device ID.
Your browsing behavior on our Services, such as the amount of time spent viewing our online Services and the links you click within our online Services.
Location information drawn from your device GPS, bluetooth signal, and/or MAC address when you use location-enabled services and/or The Pond WiFi.
Websites you visit before or after our websites.
Company e-mails you open and/or forward.
Company offers or links you connect to via e-mails.
Additional information we may collect about you
We may receive information about you from publicly and commercially available sources. In addition, we may collect other information you allow a third party to provide to us. For example, if you choose to access or use a social networking service, we may receive and store information that you allow us to receive through those services. We also may collect other information about you, your device, or your use of the Services in ways that we describe to you at the point of collection or otherwise with your consent. All of the information we collect about you may be combined to help us enhance and improve our products and services and tailor our communications to you.
Use of Information
We may use the information we collect about you:
To provide you with services, events, merchandise, or other materials you request.
To communicate with you about our services, events, and promotions.
To customize your experience with our Services, including by providing you with relevant advertising on our websites and elsewhere.
To manage and improve our products, Services and offerings, including analyzing the use of our products and services, and determining the effectiveness of our advertising.
To protect the security and integrity of our Services.
To enforce our legal rights.
Otherwise with your consent.
Sharing of Information
Company may disclose your information in the following circumstances:
Affiliates. We may share information within the Company among our various businesses, including, for example, to provide you with our service, events, and merchandise improvements.
Service Providers. We rely on third-party service providers to perform a variety of contractual services on our behalf. To do so, we may need to share your information with them.
Select Partners. From time to time we might establish a business relationship with entities whom we believe trustworthy and whom we have asked to confirm that their privacy policies are consistent with ours. These are known as our Select Partners. In such cases, we may share information about you that will enable such entities to contact you regarding products, services, or future entertainment events that may be of interest to you.
Other Parties When Required by Law or as Necessary to Protect Our Services. There may be instances when we disclose your information to other parties:
To comply with the law or respond to legal process or a request for cooperation by a government entity.
To prevent fraud or verify and enforce compliance with the policies governing our Services.
Where permitted by law, to protect the rights, property, or safety of Company, or any of our respective affiliates, business partners, customers or employees.
Other Parties In Connection With A Corporate Transaction. We may disclose your information to a third party in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of a business or our assets to a third party, such as in connection with a merger or in the event of a bankruptcy reorganization or liquidation.
Aggregated and Non-Personal Information. We also may share data that is not linkable to a particular consumer or device (for example, information that has been aggregated with other records) for general business purposes. For example, we may disclose the number of visitors to our websites or other Services.
Cookies, Web Beacons, and Other Internet Technologies
Third Parties That Provide Content or Functionality on Our Services
Some of the content and functionality on our Services may be provided by third parties that are not affiliated with us.
Consent to International Transfer of Data
Company and its service providers may collect, transfer, store and process your information outside of your country of residence, including to the United States. Please note that other countries’ data protection and other laws may not be as comprehensive as those in your country. By providing us with your information or using any Service, you consent to the transfer and processing of your information outside your country of residence.
Collection of Information From Children
We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of thirteen (13). If we learn that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with information, we will delete it in accordance with applicable law.
Your Choices & Access to Your Information
Choices. Where permitted by law, we may send you offers or promotions. However, we give you choices about how we communicate with you.
E-Mail: If you no longer wish to continue receiving commercial emails from a particular Company Website, you may follow the instructions contained in any such message. You may also contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for information about how to remove yourself from any of our mailing lists.
Postal mail: You may contact us at email@example.com to remove yourself from our mailing lists.
Please note that, despite your opt-out selections, where permitted by applicable laws, we may send you communications regarding transactions or services you have specifically requested or to inform you of important changes to our Services, products, or policies. If you have multiple accounts, you may need to opt-out separately for each account in connection with the privacy choices described above.
Access to Your Information. The accuracy of your information is important to us. Many Company online programs allow you to view or update your information online. Check the program you registered with to learn if you can view or update your information online. If information access and correction is not available where you registered and you would like to make a request to access, correct, or delete your information or otherwise object to our processing of such information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to reasonable requests in accordance with applicable law and subject to legal and contractual restrictions.
Information Security & Retention
We have in place various procedures to safeguard your information, including technical, administrative and physical procedures intended to keep your information secure. However, please note that although we take reasonable steps to protect your information, no website, Internet transmission, computer system or wireless connection is completely secure.
In addition, we take reasonable steps to ensure that we retain personal information about you only for so long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected, or as required under any contract or by applicable law.
How To Contact Us
How to Contact Us
Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44023
Phone: (440) 543-3884
Cookies, web beacons, and other Internet technologies
A cookie is a small file that may be stored on your computer or other device. A cookie enables the entity that put the cookie on your device to recognize it across different websites, services, devices, and browsing sessions.
When you use a web browser to access the Services, you may configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is sent. Click the “Help” menu of your browser to learn more about how to change your cookie preferences. The operating system of your device may contain additional controls for cookies. Please note that disabling cookies may affect your ability to access and use certain features of the Services.
Web beacons and similar technologies are small bits of code, which are embedded in web pages, ads, and e-mail, that communicate with third parties. We may use web beacons, for example, to count the number of users who have visited a particular web page, to deliver or communicate with cookies, and to understand usage patterns. We also may include web beacons in e-mails to understand whether messages have been opened, acted on, or forwarded.
There are other local storage and Internet technologies, such as Local Shared Objects (also referred to as “Flash cookies”) and HTML5 local storage, that operate similarly to the cookies discussed above in that they are stored on your device and can be used to store certain information about your activities and preferences across different services and sessions. Please note that these technologies are distinct from cookies, and you may not be able to control them using standard browser tools and settings.
How We Use These Technologies
Our websites use these technologies for the following general purposes:
Administering and improving our Services, including helping us measure and research the effectiveness of our content, features, advertisements, and other communications. For example, we measure which pages and features website visitors are accessing and how much time they are spending on our web pages. We may include web beacons in e-mails, for example, to understand whether messages have been opened, acted on, or forwarded.
Storing your sign-in credentials and preferences so that you don’t have to enter those credentials and preferences each time you log on to a Service.
Helping us and third parties provide you with relevant content and advertising by collecting information about your use of our Services and other websites.