Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting UrbanCusp.com. Protecting your privacy is important to us. We have provided this privacy policy in order to make you aware of the information we gather on the site, how it is used, who it is shared with, and how to control information sharing.

General Statement of Privacy

Urban Cusp respects the privacy of those who visit the www.UrbanCusp.com site. Subject to the provisions of applicable laws, any information you submit to Urban Cusp will not be used in any manner to which you have not consented.

The Personally Identifiable Information We Collect

Urban Cusp does not collect Personally Identifiable Information about you on our website without your knowledge or action. Your information is collected when you sign up for a personalized member login and password for our website, post a comment or when you sign up to receive our email newsletter. This information includes, but is not limited to, your name (first and last), address, telephone number, fax number, and email address. You should be aware that if you disclose any information in any comment section or other open forum on our website, others may collect that information to send you unsolicited information from outside Urban Cusp, or for other purposes. Urban Cusp is not responsible for maintaining privacy over any information you post in any open forum on our website.

How Personally Identifiable Information is Used

Urban Cusp will not share your Personally Identifiable Information with any third parties without your permission. If you subscribe to our email newsletter list, you may also receive emails regarding our services.

The Non-Personally Identifiable Information We Collect

In addition to the information that you voluntarily submit to us, we also gather information anonymously to help us better understand how our sites are being used and how we can better serve our customers. Such information includes, but is not limited to, information automatically collected on your use and/or actions on our website (e.g. user traffic patterns, page views on the site). Urban Cusp recognizes that certain user information of a key demographic nature (e.g. race, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, income) while not personally identifiable information, is still of a sensitive nature to users. As a general matter, Urban Cusp does not collect such information about you through our website www.UrbanCusp.com. However, in the event Urban Cusp comes into possession of such information, such as through your voluntary submission of such information in response or comment to any feature on www.UrbanCusp.com, when combined with any of your Personally Identifiable Information, will itself be considered to be Personally Identifiable Information and be treated as such by Urban Cusp.

How the Information Is Used

The information is used to enhance the visitor’s experience when using the website, to display content personalized to you based on your use of the site, and possibly advertising. E-mail addresses will not be sold, rented or leased to third parties.

Visitor Options

(1) Correcting, Updating or Deleting Your Information: Our website, www.UrbanCusp.com, provides users with the option to correct, update or delete information previously provided to us by the user. Urban Cusp will however, maintain copies of your information in accordance with our website’s standard backup / archive process. In addition, you should be aware that Urban Cusp’s opt-out procedures will not remove information provided by you from any third party websites featured on our website. Urban Cusp is not responsible for ensuring the correction, removal or deletion of any information you provide to third parties.

You may make changes to your information, or opt-out of receiving information from Urban Cusp in one of the following ways:

• Send an email with your requested changes or request to opt-out of receiving future information to admin@urbancusp.com. Your request should state your name, email address, and your requested changes or request to opt out of our email list and/or be removed as a member of the website.

• If you have subscribed to our email newsletter, you may unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the opt-out link provided in the email and following the opt-out instructions provided.

(2) Use of Cookies: Our website, www.UrbanCusp.com, uses “cookies” (i.e., a small data file that our website writes to a user’s hard drive) to help track your usage of our site, including what advertising you have seen. Our website cookies do not include personal information about you, but they are unique to each user and help us to identify you when you visit. Neither our Web site, nor the cookies we write to the hard drives of our users, read any data off of your hard drive outside of our cookies. This includes not reading any cookie files created by other websites. You can refuse our cookies by turning them off in your browser (for more information on how to do this, please refer to your browser’s documentation). You do not need to have cookies turned on in your browser to use our website; however, certain of the automated functions and features of our website may not be available to you without cookies.

(3) Third Party Use of Your Information: The Urban Cusp website contains links to third party websites. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, Urban Cusp is not responsible for the privacy practices or content provided on these third party websites. Urban Cusp does not accept any responsibility or liability whatsoever for any third party website policies or content as we have no control over them.

Security

You understand and agree that perfect security does not exist anywhere including on the internet and our website www.UrbanCusp.com. Urban Cusp cannot guarantee perfect security during your use of our site, however, we do protect our site through firewalls and monitor for security.

Legal Disclaimer

The information provided on www.UrbanCusp.com is designed to provide users with news, commentary, ideas, and information on issues of importance to urban communities. Urban Cusp goes to great lengths to provide complete and accurate information through our website (www.UrbanCusp.com); however, Urban Cusp does not warrant that our website will be uninterrupted or error-free. There may be delays, omissions, website interruptions, or inaccuracies in the news or other information provided on our website. Urban Cusp is not responsible for the availability or content of any third party websites linked to through www.UrbanCusp.com. Nothing contained on www.UrbanCusp.com is intended to provide professional or other advice. The information provided on www.UrbanCusp.com is solely intended for informational, background, and educational purposes only.

You may access our privacy policy at any time at www.UrbanCusp.com/privacy-policy/. Any changes or updates to this policy can be made at any time at the sole discretion of Urban Cusp. Any such changes will be communicated to users through our website as noted above. Your use of the Urban Cusp website constitutes your agreement to the terms of this policy and your responsibility to stay up to date on any changes to the privacy policy by visiting www.UrbanCusp.com/privacy/.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or any other matter, please contact us at admin@urbancusp.com

Effective August 19, 2011