Last updated: June 1, 2007
CreateBlog.com is an online service that allows our members to set up unique personal profiles that can be linked together through networks of friends. CreateBlog members can view each others' profiles, communicate with old friends and meet new friends on the service, share photos, post journals and comments, and describe their interests. To enrich our members' experience, we request and display some personal information to other members and visitors, which allows our users to identify each other and expand their network of friends. CreateBlog members can change their profile information at any time and can control how other members and the service communicates with them.
Information Collection and Use by Createblog.com
CreateBlog.com collects user submitted information such as name, email address, and age to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating to the CreateBlog.com service. CreateBlog.com also collects other profile data including but not limited to: personal interests, gender, age, education and occupation in order to assist users in finding and communicating with each other.
CreateBlog.com also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the site This data is used to manage the website, track usage and improve the website services. This non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services and advertisements to members. User IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes.
User Profile information including members' pictures and first names are displayed to people in order to facilitate user interaction in the CreateBlog.com social networking community. Email addresses are used for the purposes of inviting new friends to join CreateBlog, to add users to members' friends' networks, and to send notifications related to the service. With the exception of inviting friends, adding friends, and notifications, a user's email address is not shared or displayed to people within a user's personal network Users within a personal network communicate on CreateBlog.com with each other through the CreateBlog.com service, without disclosing their email addresses.
We may also use a user's email address to send updates, a newsletter or news regarding the service. Users may choose not to receive email of this type by changing their "Notification" setting to "Do not send me notification emails" in the user "Account settings".
CreateBlog members can invite friends to join the service by sending invitation emails via our automated invitation system. Createblog.com stores the email addresses that members provide so that the respondents may be added to the friend's list of the member sending the invitations, and also to send reminders of the invitations CreateBlog.com does not sell these email addresses or use them to send any other communication besides invitations, invitation reminders (up to three (3) per email address). Recipients of invitations from CreateBlog.com may contact CreateBlog.com to request the removal of their information from our database.
Chat Rooms, Blogs and Public Forums
Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post public information to Blogs and Public Forums that that information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications.
Correcting/Updating or Removing Information
CreateBlog.com users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account and accessing features such as Edit Profile and My Account.
At this time CreateBlog.com does not have an opt-out system. In the future, members who no longer wish to receive updates or notifications may choose not to by selecting "Do not send me notification emails" in the user profile "Account Settings".
Third Party Advertising
CreateBlog.com member accounts are secured by member-created passwords CreateBlog.com takes precautions to insure that member account information is kept private. We use reasonable measures to protect member information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to member information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of member account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time.
Sharing and Disclosure of Information CreateBlog.com Collects
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at: privacy AT createblog DOT com.