knows that you care how information about you is used and shared,
and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly.
with TrackMyTrains.com, you are accepting the practices described
Collection and Use
TrackMyTrains.com is the sole owner of the information collected
on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information
to others in ways different from those disclosed in this statement.
TrackMyTrains.com collects information from our users at several
different points on our website.
In order to subscribe to this service, a user must first complete
the registration form. During registration, a subscriber is required
to give their contact information (such as name and email address).
This information is used to contact the subscriber about the services
on our site for which they have expressed interest.
In order to process a subscription order, we request billing information
from the subscriber on our enrollment page. A subscriber must provide
contact information (e.g., name and billing address) and financial
information (e.g., credit card number, expiration date) here. This
information is used only for billing purposes and is not retained
by TrackMyTrains.com or shared with any other party. If we have
trouble processing an order, this contact information is used to
contact the subscriber.
We may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site,
track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information
for aggregate use. This information can help us constantly improve
our system by keeping track of features popular with our customers.
IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Information about our customers is an important part of our business,
and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We share customer
information only as described below:
We may use a third-party credit card processing company to bill
users for our service. These companies do not retain, share,
store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary
purposes. They have access to personal information needed to
perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
Offers: Sometimes we may send offers to selected groups
of TrackMyTrains.com customers on behalf of other businesses.
When we do this, we do not give that business your name and
address. If you do not want to receive such offers, please adjust
the"opt-out" preferences in your Memeber Profile page.
Transfers:: As we continue to develop our business, we
might sell or buy assets. In such transactions, customer information
generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also,
in the unlikely event that TrackMyTrains.com, or substantially
all of its assets are acquired, customer information will
of course be one of the transferred assets.
of TrackMyTrains.com and Others: We release account and
other personal information when we believe release is appropriate
to comply with law; enforce or apply our Membership Agreement
and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety
of TrackMyTrains.com, our users, or others. This includes exchanging
information with other companies and organizations for fraud
protection and credit risk reduction.
Your Consent: Other than as set out above, you will receive
notice when information about you might go to third parties,
and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the
We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners
and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information
that can identify any individual person.
Because many members wish to share their collection information
with other hobbyists, TrackMyTrains.com offers a variety of
options in this regard. Sharing your collection information
is controlled entirely by the subscribing member and collection
information sharing preferences can be changed on the member
If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can
send an email to webmaster@TrackMyTrains.com.
website takes every precaution to protect our users' information.
When users submit sensitive information via the website, such
as credit card number, we work to protect the security of your
information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer
(SSL) software, the best encryption software in the industry,
which encrypts information you input.
reveal only the last five digits of your credit card numbers when
confirming an order. Of course, we transmit the entire credit
card number to the appropriate credit card company during order
- It is important
for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password
and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using
a shared computer.
We send all new members a welcoming email to verify password and username.
Established members will occasionally receive information on new services,
special deals, and a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of
our users, we present the option to not receive these types of communications.
Please see our choice and opt-out below.
Site and Service Updates
We also send user site and service announcement updates. Members are
not able to un-subscribe from service announcements, which contain
important information about the service. We communicate with the user
to provide requested services and in regards to issues relating to
their account via email or phone.
If a user's personally identifiable information (such as your zip
code) changes, or if a user no longer desires our service, we will
endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove that user's
personal data provided to us. This can usually be done at the member
profile page or by emailing our Customer Support.
Our users are given the opportunity to 'opt-out' of having their
information used for purposes not directly related to our site at
the point where we ask for the information. For example, our member
profile form has an 'opt-out' mechanism so users who subscribe to
our service, but don't want any marketing material, can keep their
email address off of our lists. Users who no longer wish to receive
promotional materials from our partners may opt-out of receiving
these communications by adjusting your "opt-out" preference
on the member profile page.
on our Homepage so our users are always aware of what information
we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any,
we disclose it. If, at any point, we decide to use personally identifiable
information in a manner different from that stated at the time it
was collected, we would notify users by way of an email. Users will
be able to choose whether we use their information in this different
under which the information was collected.