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ShapingEnvironments.com wants you to fully understand our privacy practices. We may ask you to provide various types of identifiable information to enhance your experience on our site. We may ask for information such as your name, business name, e-mail address, certifications, licenses, experience, and other business information. We may also ask you for other information at other times, such as when you purchase membership from us.

Our primary goal in collecting personally identifiable information is to provide you, the user, with a customized experience on our site. We may use the information provided by you to contact you regarding our Service, to identify third-party service providers or vendors, to advise you of any material changes or additions to our Service, or to advise you regarding your account status (including confirmation of registrations). We may also disclose your information to independent third party vendors who we believe are likely to offer products or services which may be of interest to you, based upon your registration at our site and your use of our Service. However, please be assured that we will only make such disclosures as requested or approved by you.

In order to provide services, we may display advertisements. We may deliver targeted advertisements on behalf of advertisers. Our advertisers, or web sites that have links on our site, may also collect identifiable information directly from you. The information practices of companies collecting data on our site or web sites linked to our site are not covered by this Privacy Policy. We do not control the privacy policies of our advertisers, sponsors or other sites or businesses to which we provide hyperlinks or access. Please visit the sites of these businesses to review their privacy policies. But again, please be assured that because of the restricted access to many areas of our site, we believe that your private information will be subject to limited access.

We may also disclose your information in very limited and special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our User Agreement or may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.

We have in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to protect the information we collect online it is our goal to use these measures to avoid (i) disclosure of information to any third party without your permission, (ii) unsolicited contact from us or advertisers, and (iii) sale of any information you have furnished to provide our service . However, as effective as these measures are, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet.

Our web servers are owned and operated by independent third parties, and automatically collect certain non-personal identifiable information, such as which pages each user visits and the domain name (e.g., Earthlink.net) of visitors. This information is used for various purposes including internal review, to tailor information to individual visitors, and for traffic audits.

Our Service may place a "cookie" on the browser of a user's computer to store and sometimes track information about you. A cookie can be used to tell when your computer has contacted a web site. We may use the information for diagnostic or marketing purposes and for other purposes such as measuring certain traffic patterns. Advertisers or vendors that serve ads into our site may also use their own cookies.

If you choose, or are provided with, a user identification code, password, or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of the User Agreement or Privacy Policy, or for any other reason, in our discretion.

NOTICE TO MINORS : Pursuant to Paragraph 2 of the User Agreement, minors are not permitted to use this Service. Minors must not send any information about themselves to us. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from minors. In the event that we learn that we have collected any personal information from a minor, we will delete that information from our database as quickly as possible.

If we need to change our policy in the future, we will post these changes as soon as they go into effect.