Safeguarding your privacy is very important to us. We take seriously the collection of any personally identifiable information and personal contact information ("personal information") from our visitors and are committed to protecting each visitor's privacy in accordance with these policies. We use the term "visitors" to include both registered members of the Optimum Homes' website and any other person that accesses our website at any point for any amount of time, unless designated otherwise. Please carefully review our information collection practices and privacy protections below.
Who We Are And How To Reach Us
This website is operated by CSC Holdings, Inc. ("Cablevision") which owns the Optimum Homes' website. Cablevision is the only operator of this website. You may contact us directly if you have any questions regarding the content and material on this website or if you have any questions about our privacy policies. Please contact us at:
CSC Holdings, Inc.
1111 Stewart Avenue
Bethpage, NY 11714
Attention: Customer Service Manager
Membership and Participation Eligibility
You must be eighteen (18) years of age or older to be a member of our website and receive any membership benefits. To participate in any contests, sweepstakes and/or special events, you must meet the designated minimum age requirements (for example, eighteen years of age or older) for the specific event. Please see our Terms of Usage Agreement for additional information on membership and/or participation on our website.
Collection of Personal Information
Information you Provide us: The kinds of information we collect from you will vary, depending on how you use Optimum Homes' and what information you choose to provide through your e-mail to us. It's possible to browse most sections of the Site without submitting any personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") at all. However, if you choose to take advantage of some of the offerings on the Site, you will be asked to provide Personal information including a user name and password, your full name, address, phone number and e-mail address. You can choose not to provide us with certain Personal Information, but then you may not be able to fully take advantage of certain features of the Site and we may not be able to put you in contact with the Sellers of the goods and products offered for sale on this Site.
Automatic Collection of Information: Like many Websites on the Internet, we may track certain information about you as you visit and use our Site to help us to better understand how the Site is being used and how we can enhance your overall experience on each Site and improve the information, Site functionality and the goods and products provided on this Site. This information may include your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, the URL's and Site pages you've visited, the number of times you visit each Site page, what downloads and/or search queries you have made, how long you spent on particular sections of the Site and your browser type.
Registration for Participation in Website Activities and Services
Use and Collection of Information by Optimum Homes'
To participate as a member of our Site, or in special events, contests, or sweepstakes, you may be required to provide personally identifiable information such as your name, home and e-mail addresses, and telephone number, ("personal information") and response to questions about your purchase intent and other related questions.
Non-members may also participate in Interactive Areas conducted, operated and/or managed by Cablevision after submitting their full name, e-mail address, and selecting a username and password. Interactive Areas not conducted, operated and/or managed by Cablevision may require a different registration process.
Use and Collection of Information by Contract Service and Operational Providers
Optimum Homes' provides the opportunity to be put in contact with Sellers of certain property and goods. Companies and individuals other than Cablevision, its parents, affiliates or subsidiaries handle these transactions. We call these partners our "Sellers". If you request, we will forward your personal contact information to the Seller of your choice so that they may contact you regarding a potential sales transaction. To facilitate an order or request, we will share your personal information with the Seller.
Cablevision, its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries are not responsible for the collection, use and disclosure practices of Sellers, nor is the Cablevision family responsible or liable for the products or services provided by Sellers.
Use and Collection of Information by Advertisers and Sponsors
We may use a third-party advertising company to serve ads when you visit our site. This advertising company may collect and use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to our site and other web sites not owned or operated by Cablevision, and may also combine this information with other data about your purchases and interests from other online and offline sources, in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. In addition, we may share non-personal web site usage information about visitors to this site with this company for the purpose of managing and targeting advertisements and for market research analysis on our site and other sites. For these purposes, Cablevision and our third-party advertising company may note some of the pages you visit on our site through the use of pixel tags (also called clear GIFs). In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique "cookie" on your computer.
Our Policy on Disclosing Your Information to Other Parties
We only share or disclose your personal information with companies other than Cablevision when it is required by law, you affirmatively consent, disclosure is necessary to operate the website or our website services, and/or to protect the safety of our visitors, employees or property. We reserve the right to share personal information (such as your name, address and e-mail address) with Cablevision affiliates or other entities for other marketing purposes. If you do not wish us to share your personal information please contact us at email@example.com.
When you send an e-mail to us, we will protect your e-mail address and other personal contact information. However, we may disclose the content of your e-mail to other persons. Please see our Terms of Service. We may share your personal information with the Seller(s) of goods and products advertised on this website, our operational providers or those persons, companies or agents who provide support for the internal operations of the website, such as contest fulfillment services, maintenance and technical services, and e-commerce and auction contractors.
We may provide aggregate information about our visitors to our advertisers, sponsors, promotional partners, and affiliates, such as how many persons visited a particular page or activity, the average age of our visitors on the site or page, or the likes and dislikes of our visitors, but this information does not include personal information about any individual visitor. We may obtain geographic information such as zip code clustering from other sources, but this aggregate information will not reveal any personal information about a specific visitor.
How To Add, Change, or Delete Personal Information
You will have access to your membership profile collected and maintained by our website. You may add, change or delete personal information on your profile or registration for other activities by contacting us via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Certain information fields are required and cannot be deleted for security purposes or in accordance with various laws. We encourage you to keep us informed about any changes in your membership information and e-mail address.
Our Security Procedures
We require our employees to protect the privacy of all information collected over our website. Only employees and supervisors with specific authorization have access to databases containing visitors' personal information. The databases are protected in a secure facility. If we decide to share visitor information with other members of the Cablevision family, the receiving entity will also maintain the security and integrity of personal information collected over our website.
For the convenience of our visitors, we may offer a list of helpful website links provided by other entities and/or persons. Cablevision does not endorse or recommend, nor is it liable for, the products or services of any websites not owned or operated by Cablevision. When you visit other websites you will also be subject to the privacy policies and terms of usage agreements, if any, of that website operator.
We have developed this site to appeal to visitors over the age of thirteen. Although visitors of all ages may navigate through our website, we do not knowingly collect personal information from persons under the age of thirteen. If upon notification by a parent or guardian, or discovery by other means, that a child under thirteen has improperly registered on this site by using false information, we will immediately cancel the child's membership and/or participation, and delete the child's personally identifiable information, user name and password from our records.