Updated: October 18, 2011
Policy” or "Policy") applies to all websites operated by Lumina Systems, Inc. or
its subsidiaries (the "Lumina Websites" or "Our Websites"). This Policy covers how
we collect, use, and treat personal information that you may provide through our
website (the "Website" or the "Site") or while using the Facilities on our Website
(the "Facilities"). Our Terms and Conditions of Use (the "Terms") govern your use
of the Site.
LuminaSystems.com (“Lumina”, “us”, or “we”) has developed the following Privacy
Policy to ensure that the privacy of its members who are using Our Website(s) is
protected. This Policy does not apply to any other companies' or organizations'
websites to which we link, and you should check their privacy policies when visiting
their sites. Lumina understand that the privacy of its members, visitors, Authorized
Customers, guests, subscribers (“Members”, “you” or “your”) using the Site is extremely
Lumina DOES NOT SELL, lease, or disclose any personal information collected such
as your email address and holds this information in the strictest privacy to be
used only in the intent that it was disclosed.
Information Lumina collects
During the registration process for any of the Lumina Websites, you may provide
us with certain Personally Identifiable Information. This Personally Identifiable
Information refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify,
contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including, but
not limited to, name, demographic information (like your address, city of residence
or age), phone number, fax number, and email address.
If you send Lumina Websites personal correspondence, such as emails or letters,
or if other Lumina Website users or third parties send us correspondence about your
activities, or postings or interactive style and practices on any of Lumina Websites,
we may collect such information into a file that is accessed only by authorized
Lumina personnel or representatives.
On some of Our Websites, you may choose to use our referral service to tell a friend
or friends about us. When you use this service, we will ask you for your friend's
name and email address and email your friend an invitation to visit Our Website.
We may retain this friend’s information for the sole purpose of sending email and
tracking the status of the referral. Only authorized employees have access to your
friend’s or friends’ information. Your friend or friends may contact us by email
at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that we remove their email address from our
Cookies Used on Lumina Websites
about the preferences of our Members and the services they select. Cookies are small
pieces of information that a web site places on your computer's hard drive so we
know it is you when you visit our Websites. Cookies usually do not contain any information
which is not readily available to any other site you visit or information that you
have not knowingly supplied to us. Cookies may record information a user accesses
on one webpage to simplify subsequent interactions with that website by the same
user, or to use the information to streamline the user's transactions on related
example, if a Member is logged on and the site is unused for more than 10 minutes,
we will automatically log the Member off. Most major web browsers are set up so
that they will initially accept cookies. If you are uncomfortable with this, you
can disable all cookies through your browser settings. If you choose to reject all
cookies, there are areas of Lumina Websites that may not function properly and that
will disable your ability to stay logged into the Site.
How Lumina use Personally Identifiable Information?
We may use Personally Identifiable Information to customize the Site’s content and
layout, improve our marketing efforts, make appropriate service offerings, and improve
our members’ online experience. We may use Personally Identifiable Information to
email Visitors and Members about new services, research or purchase and selling
opportunities on the Site, information related to the subject matter of the Site
or information that is targeted to our members’ interests, such as banners and promotions.
We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to contact Visitors and Members
in response to specific inquiries, or to provide requested information and other
informational updates. We may use Personally Identifiable Information to enforce
compliance with our policies, agreements, and rules governing the use of Lumina
How is Personally Identifiable Information stored?
Personally Identifiable Information collected by us is securely stored and is not
accessible to third parties or employees of Lumina except for use as indicated above.
Reviewing, Changing or Removing Your Personally Identifiable Information
We provide Visitors and Members with a mechanism to delete/deactivate Personally
Identifiable Information from the Site's database by contacting email@example.com.
However, because of backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to delete
a Visitor's and Members’ entries without retaining some residual information. An
individual who requests to have Personally Identifiable Information deactivated
will have this information functionally deleted, and we will not sell, transfer,
or use Personally Identifiable Information relating to that individual in any way
Once you register, you will be able to review and change much of your Personally
Identifiable Information including, but not limited to: Your email address; your
city, state, ZIP or other postal code, country; your password; and your profile.
Please promptly update your information by logging in to your account and following
the screen prompts. We strongly urge you to change your password periodically to
help reduce the risk of unauthorized access to your account information.
Upon your request, we will remove your credit card number and credit card expiration
date from our main databases. To make this request, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Despite the foregoing and even though you have requested us to remove information,
we will retain in our files certain data such as credit card information used to
resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, comply with credit card merchant banking
and association agreements, enhance security, reduce fraud, comply with Federal
and State law, or to enforce any agreements, policies, and rules governing your
use of Lumina Websites. Removed information also may persist in backup copies and/or
other users' caches. For example, any information exchange with other Members may
remain in their e-mail boxes, computer caches, or instant message archive. Whether
your exchanged information is kept by another Member is beyond the control of any
Lumina Websites. Any such information retained by Lumina or under its control is
not available to third parties except as provided in this Policy.
You may opt out of receiving unsolicited information from or being contacted by
us and/or our vendors and affiliated agencies by responding to emails as instructed,
or by contacting us at email@example.com
You also have the following choices to if you wish to modify or delete your Personally
Identifiable Information from our database:
- Log in with your password and modify/hold your account;
- Mail your request to: Lumina Systems, Inc.; 1123 Broadway, STE 1018; New York, NY
- By using the above contact information, you may also receive emails from third party
Lumina websites contains links to other web sites. LUMINA DOES NOT CONTROL THE PRIVACY
POLICY OF THIRD PARTIES AND HAS NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANYTHING ON ANY WEBSITE TO
WHICH YOU LINK. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are clicking
and moving to another web site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements
of these linked sites as their privacy policies may differ from ours. Lumina allows
other third- party ad servers and ad networks and other companies to serve advertisements
within Lumina websites. As these third-party advertisement servers and advertisements
networks display and place advertisements links, they automatically gain access
to gain information about the effectiveness of the advertisements’ content that
you view on the Lumina websites. As part of this information gathering practices,
the advertisers may obtain certain information about you based on your pattern of
surfing or viewing certain ads that are directed toward certain audiences based
on an age group or other demographical criteria, even though Lumina has not provided
them any information about you.
Lumina Disclosure of Your Information
We DO NOT sell or rent any of your Personally Identifiable Information to third
parties for marketing purposes without your permission. We do, however, provide
your Personally Identifiable Information to our service providers (e.g., credit
card processing companies, billing services) as reasonably necessary or appropriate
to provide services on the Lumina Websites.
We may share your Personally Identifiable Information with other companies that
we may employ to perform functions on our behalf (collectively “Site Vendors”) such
as providing services related to the Site, maintaining the Website, assuring compliance
rules, collecting data, responding to and/or sending email, providing customer assistance
and technological services or other functions necessary to our business. When necessary,
we will only share with these Site Vendors the necessary information to perform
We do disclose information in the course of providing our service to you - in the
aggregate - to advertisers and for other marketing and promotional purposes. However,
in these situations, we DO NOT disclose information in any form that could be used
to identify you personally such as your Lumina Website password, credit card number,
and bank account number.
Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information to comply with law
Lumina may disclose Personally Identifiable Information in response to compulsory
(required) governmental and/or third party inquiries, in compliance with a court
order, subpoena, and search warrant, or a request from a law enforcement agency
to release information. We expressly reserve the right to disclose your Personally
Identifiable Information when we have a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary
to protect our rights, to enforce our agreements, policies, and rules governing
your use of the Lumina website, and when necessary to protect the safety of our
Visitors and Members.
We may also share or transfer some or all of your Personally Identifiable Information
among our Lumina websites, or to one or more non-Lumina group entities that acquire
some or all of the business in which that Personally Identifiable Information is
used or maintained.
Your Use of Lumina Websites' Members' Information
You may not use another Lumina Websites' Visitors or Members' information, whether
private or not, for commercial purposes, to spam, to harass, or to make unlawful
threats. We reserve the right to terminate those who misuse other Members' information
or who otherwise violate any user agreements, policies, or rules governing the use
of any Lumina Website.
A word of caution: Do Not Disclose Your Personally Identifiable Information or Password.
Please DO NOT post, share or disclose any Personally Identifiable Information that
you wish to keep confidential from other members in public forums, e.g., webcam
or chat rooms, boards, messages etc. We encourage you to learn more about the persons
you are about to disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to. As a rule,
never disclose or share your password with anyone else. As your password provides
access to your Personally Identifiable Information, losing control of your password
could lead to your loss of vital control over your Personally Identifiable Information
and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. If your password
has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately change your password
and/or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lumina Websites use reasonable security measures designed to help protect and prevent
unauthorized access to, or disclosure of, Personally Identifiable Information that
you provide to us, and protect and prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the
information under our control. We adhere to, and exceed, commonly accepted industry
best practices for software and database and security to secure and safeguard this
information. Our security systems are structured to deter and prevent hackers and
others from accessing information you provide to us and our technical staff works
hard to help ensure your secure use of our services. All of our employees are familiar
with our security policy and practices. Only limited number of authorized employees
gains access via a password to Personally Identifiable Information of our Members.
Sensitive information, such as credit card numbers is protected by encryption protocols,
in place to protect information sent over the Internet.
Please Note that while we take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure
site, due to the nature of Internet interactive communication and continuously evolving
technologies, there is no “fail Proof Security” on the Internet, or elsewhere. As
such, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering and
break-ins, and we cannot provide, and disclaim, assurance that the information you
provide us will remain free from loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties who,
despite our efforts, obtain unauthorized access, and we will not be liable to our
Members for any such mishaps and occurrences.
Lumina reserves its right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to revise, amend,
extent permitted by law. We will let our visitors and authorized customers know
so you will be informed about our information gathering practices, how we might
use that information and whether it will be disclosed. You agree to review this
continued access or use of the site shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of
Lumina Websites are located and are hosted in the United States and are intended
for and directed to Visitors and Members in the United States. If you are visiting
or accessing Our Websites from outside the United States, from any other region
with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, you are on notice that
the data protection and other laws of the United States may not be as comprehensive
as those in your country, and through your continued use of the Lumina Websites,
you consent that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in
the United States.