All "personal information" ("personal information"
is defined as any information that identifies or can be used
to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information
pertains) that we collect and maintain will be subject to the
from time to time at its sole discretion, and will provide notice
of material changes on the home page of the Site. If as the
result of such changes, you want to alter the ways in which
PFH is allowed to use your personal information, you can do
so by following the procedure described below in the section
titled "Updating your personal information and privacy
preferences." You will be deemed to have been made aware
by your continued use of the Site after such notice has been
posted for thirty (30) days with the following exception: If
at the time you provide personal information to PFH you are
given the opportunity (as you currently are) to limit how such
information will be used to communicate with you, either by
PFH or by third parties, PFH will not change your preference
in this regard without your express consent. However, if PFH
sells assets (or the assets of a division or subsidiary) to
another entity, or PFH (or a division or subsidiary) is acquired
by, or merged with, another entity, PFH may provide to such
entity customer information that is related to that part of
our business that was sold to or merged with the other entity
without your consent.
collecting personal information
Personal information on this Site is collected by Prout Funeral
Home, Inc.. PFH's email address is customersrvc@ProutFuneralHome.com.
may contain links to other sites at which personal information
is collected. In such instances, unless expressly provided to
the contrary, the collection and use of your personal information
your personal information.
of Personal Information
As a visitor to this Site, you can engage in many activities
without providing any personal information. In connection with
other activities, such as subscribing to the Online Office or
Obituary Forum offered on the Site or utilizing online software
applications, PFH may ask you to provide certain information
about yourself by filling out and submitting an online form.
It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities.
If you elect to engage in these activities, however, PFH may
ask that you provide us personal information, such as your first
and last name, mailing address (including ZIP code), e-mail
address, employer, job title and department, telephone and facsimile
numbers, and other personal information. Depending upon the
activity, some of the information that we ask you to provide
is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do
not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular
activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity.
use the Site, PFH or third parties authorized by PFH may also
collect certain technical and routing information about your
computer to facilitate your use of the Site and its services.
For example, we may log environmental variables, such as browser
type, operating system, CPU speed, and the Internet Protocol
("IP") address of your computer. We use these environmental
variables to facilitate and track your use of the Site and its
services. PFH also uses such environmental variables to measure
traffic patterns on the Site. Without expressly informing you
in each particular circumstance, we do not match such information
with any of your personal information.
Your Personal Information is Used
PFH collects your information in order to record and support
your participation in the activities you select. If you subscribe
to a service or register a product, for example, the information
is used to register your rights, if any, to technical support
or other benefits that may be made available to registered users.
Your personal information is also used to keep you informed
about forum upgrades, special offers, and other products and
services of PFH and selected third parties if you have so opted
to receive such communications.
collect information about the use of the Site, such as the types
of services used and how many users we receive daily. This information
is collected in aggregate form, without identifying any user
individually. PFH may use this aggregate, non-identifying statistical
data for statistical analysis, marketing, or similar promotional
Your Choices with Respect to Personal Information
PFH recognizes and appreciates the importance of responsible
use of information collected on this Site. Without your consent,
PFH will not communicate any information to you regarding forums,
services, and special offers available from PFH, although we
may find it necessary to communicate with you regarding your
use of the services on this Site. Except in the particular circumstances
your name to other companies or organizations without your consent.
other instances in which PFH may divulge your personal information.
PFH may provide your personal information if necessary, in PFH's
good faith judgment, to comply with laws or regulations of a
governmental or regulatory body or in response to a valid subpoena,
warrant, or order or to protect the rights of PFH or others.
of Your Personal Information
The personal information that you provide in connection with
registering yourself as a user of PFH products or services or
registering a PFH product is classified as Registration Information.
Registration Information is protected in several ways. Access
by you to your Registration Information is available through
a password and unique customer ID. This password is encrypted.
We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone.
In addition, your Registration Information resides on a secure
server that only selected PFH personnel and contractors have
access to via password. PFH encrypts your personal information
and thereby strives to prevent unauthorized parties from viewing
such information when it is transmitted to PFH.
information that you provide that does not constitute Registration
Information also resides on a secure server and is only accessible
to selected PFH personnel and contractors via password. Since
this information is not accessible by you, you will not be asked
to select a password in order to view or modify such information.