Except as disclosed in these Terms, Taos on the Cheap does not sell or disclose any personally identifiable information it collects about its users nor does it make it possible for third parties to contact its users directly.
Personal Information: Taos on the Cheap collects and maintains a list of email addresses, Twitter account names, forum account names, and similar information. Taos on the Cheap collects this information on a voluntary basis in order to provide its users with automatic updates of its content, and this information is not sold to or shared with other parties other than third-party services, such as Google Feedburner, which it uses to manage its subscription services. To unsubscribe, subscribers can click on the link in the email updates, delete their TaosOnTheCheap.com forum account, or adjust their subscription services at third-party websites, such as Twitter or Facebook. When posting comments on Taos on the Cheap, the site prompts users to enter a user name, email address, and optional website; the email address is not made public on the website and is used for verification purposes only. Taos on the Cheap reserves the right to disclose any and all personal information it collects both as required by law and when that disclosure is necessary to protect or defend its rights, property or users and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on Taos on the Cheap.
Public Website: Taos on the Cheap is a public website. Any information users post in its comments section or any other part of the website can and will be publicly available, unless otherwise specified in these Terms. Taos on the Cheap is not responsible for any information, personal or otherwise, users choose to submit on its website and/or any third-party contacts that result thereof.
Children: Taos on the Cheap does not intentionally gather personal information about users who are under the age of 13.
Anonymous Information: Taos on the Cheap collects non-personally identifying, aggregate information about its users, such as search engine keywords, referring/edit pages, pages visited, geographic region, operating system, browser information, date/time stamp, and hyperlinks clicked. Taos on the Cheap uses this information for a variety of purposes, such as analyzing trends, evaluating its marketing strategies, and modifying its content. The aggregate information may be shared with and/or sold to third parties in a non-identifiable way.
IP Addresses: Taos on the Cheap automatically logs each user’s IP address with each visit and use of the website. The IP address may be linked with personally identifiable information. Unless otherwise noted in these Terms or as required by law, this information is not sold to or shared with third parties. The IP address may be used to block banned users from accessing Taos on the Cheap.
Advertising: Taos on the Cheap uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit its website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
Taos on the Cheap is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.
Contests. From time to time, Taos on the Cheap will host giveaways and contests on its blog. Taos on the Cheap isn’t responsible for the accuracy of the details of each freebie or fulfillment. The organization providing the item remains fully responsible for providing its description and handling fulfillment. Contest entrants agree to hold Taos on the Cheap harmless in the event that an organization does not fulfill its obligations.
Links to Other Sites. Taos on the Cheap contains links to other “On the Cheap” Official Member Sites as well as other websites, which are neither owned nor controlled by Taos on the Cheap. All local “On the Cheap” sites are independently owned and operated. When users click on a link to an Official Member Site or any other link that takes them to another website, they have left Taos on the Cheap’s website. Taos on the Cheap is not responsible for the privacy policies of other sites. By providing links to other sites, Taos on the Cheap does not guarantee, approve, or endorse the information or products available at these sites.
Official Member Sites: Taos on the Cheap is an official member site of www.CitiesontheCheap.com.
All Official Cities on the Cheap sites choose and control their own content, advertising, and subscription management services. Owners of Official Member Sites may not plagiarize their content, accept payment for writing about a product or service, or use images without permission. Owners of Official Member Sites may accept media compensated tickets and similar items, provided that they do not promise editorial coverage in exchange.
Taos on the Cheap Content: Taos on the Cheap can and will post about freebies, deals and discounts on Taos on the Cheap. Taos on the Cheap posts the details of the deals as they find them. Neither Taos on the Cheap nor the Official Member Site owners are responsible for the accuracy of the details of each freebie, deal or discount or fulfillment. Users of Taos on the Cheap maintain sole responsibility for checking with vendors to verify the validity of each deal. All content on Taos on the Cheap is subject to the same standards as content created by Official Member Sites. Taos on the Cheap can and will, with permission and attribution, repost some or all of content that also appears on Official Member Sites. Each post’s author retains copyright to his/her respective post on Taos on the Cheap.
Affiliates. Taos on the Cheap is owned by Tania Casselle. Taos on the Cheap does not currently have any subsidiaries, joint ventures, parent company, or similar affiliates. Should another company acquire Taos on the Cheap and/or its assets, it will own any information collected as outlined in these terms, and it will assume all rights and obligations regarding the protection and use of that information. Taos on the Cheap will inform subscribers of any change of ownership through its subscription services.
Security. Taos on the Cheap relies on industry-standard security technologies and procedures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration, and/or destruction. Taos on the Cheap cannot fully eliminate security risks associated with the personal information it collects, and a breech may occur.
Jurisdiction: Taos on the Cheap is based in Taos, New Mexico, USA. As such, any information collected by Taos on the Cheap and/or voluntarily provided by Taos on the Cheap users will be subject to the laws and regulations of the United States. Should a dispute arise, Taos on the Cheap users agree that any civil action or legal proceeding shall be brought in the local, state, and federal courts of record located closest to Taos, New Mexico or resolved under the rules of the American Arbitration Association (www.adr.org).
Terms Updates. The Taos on the Cheap Terms may be changed at any time and without notice. Should Taos on the Cheap undergo a change of ownership or make a substantial change regarding its use of personal information, Taos on the Cheap will notify individual subscribers any subscription management services in place. Continued use of Taos on the Cheap’s subscription services and/or accessing its site indicates your acknowledgment of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.
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