Privacy Policy

UticaSquare.com (“Utica Square,” “we,” “us,” or “our”), through its website offers broad public access to and use of a wide range of information comprised of data, images, and text files. The Utica Square Privacy Policy explains how we may collect, use, share, and store information we obtain through your use of the Utica Square website. The Privacy Policy does not apply to information you provide us when you call us, write to us, or communicate with us in any manner other than through the Utica Square website.

You understand and agree that, by visiting the Utica Square website at uticasquare.com, you consent to the collection and use of information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. Read the Utica Square Privacy Policy carefully as you are agreeing to it when you agree to these Terms of Use and use and access the Utica Square website. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use and/or the Utica Square Privacy Policy, including our policies and practices, your choice is not to use the Utica Square website.

I. Children’s Privacy

Utica Square is concerned about protecting children’s personal information. The Utica Square website is not intended for and may not be used by children under the age of 13. Utica Square does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not provide any personal information on the Utica Square website or on or through any of its features, make any purchases through the Utica Square website, or provide any personal information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that personal information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at the information located here: [email protected] (?)

II. Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from and about you when you use the Utica Square website, including information by which you may be personally identified, such as your name and email address. You are not required to submit personally identifiable information to us. However, you may volunteer your personally identifiable information to us, for example, when you sign up to receive newsletters or contact us through the website.

Like many other websites, when you come to the Utica Square website, we and our service providers may automatically collect some non-personally identifiable, technical information from your computer or mobile device when you use our services or interact with us. This helps us to monitor traffic patterns and usage of the website and to modify and improve our services.

The information we may collect includes:

• IP address
• Operating system
• Device type
• Device manufacturer
• Device identifier
• Browser type
• Content viewed on the Utica Square website
• Pages viewed immediately before and after you access The Utica Square website
• Whether you open Utica Square’s electronic communications and where you click on them
• Amount of time spent on Utica Square’s pages and how many pages you viewed during your visit

Cookies and Web Beacons:

The Utica Square website may use technologies such as “cookies” and “web beacons” to improve the functionality of the Utica Square website and your experience. Cookies are small data files that are automatically sent to your browser from a Web service and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies enable us to store information about your preferences, record user-specific information on which pages you access or visit, customize Web page content based on your browser type or other information that you send via your browser. “Web beacons” are small electronic files embedded in emails or websites. Web beacons are used to determine what parts of a website you have viewed, or whether an email was successfully opened. These cookies and web beacons do not contain personal information about you; rather, they are utilized to gather information to analyze traffic to the Utica Square website, improve content and navigation, enhance marketing efforts, and personalize your experience.

You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. Most areas of the Utica Square website will function without cookies, but you may be unable to access certain parts of The Utica Square website, or certain parts of the Utica Square website may not function properly. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to the Utica Square website. For an optimal experience, we recommend that you allow cookies.

Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies:

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Utica Square website are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use the Utica Square website. The information they collect may be associated with your IP address, personal information, or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and/or to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

Utica Square does not control these third parties’ cookies, web beacons or other tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. You should consult the respective third parties’ privacy policy of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. The Utica Square website privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or websites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Please also keep in mind that the Utica Square website may contain links to other websites. You are responsible for reviewing the privacy statements and policies of those other websites you choose to link to or from the Utica Square website, so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and store your information. We are not responsible for the privacy statements, policies or content of other websites, including websites you link to or from our website. Websites containing co-branding (referencing our name and a third party’s name) contain content delivered by the third party and not us.

III. How We Use the Information Collected

Utica Square uses your personal information for our various purposes, including sharing your information with our vendors and service providers to fulfill services requested from you, for example by sending Utica Square newsletter to you. We may also use personal information provided by you to send you emails when new content is added to the Utica Square website. If you do not want to receive information, you will have the opportunity to opt out.

Please keep in mind that if you disclose personally identifiable information in a public manner, whether through collaborative postings, message boards or other public online forums, this information may be collected and used by others. We do not accept any liability associated with your voluntary disclosure of same. We may disclose personal information we maintain to our service providers to provide our website and services to you and as required by law, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such personal information in response to a specific law enforcement agency’s request. We may also disclose such personal information to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Utica Square’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Utica Square about the Utica Square website online guests, customers, members, visitors, and users is among the assets transferred.

IV. Data Security

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure; therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to us. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measure contained on the Utica Square website.

V. Notice of Privacy Rights to California Residents

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of the Utica Square website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. The request should be sent to the attention of Utica Square Staff Members to the contact information located here: [email protected] and labeled “California Customer Choice Notice.” Please allow thirty (30) days for a response. Also, please note that there is no charge for controlling the sharing of your personally identifiable information or requesting this notice.

VI. Limitations

You agree that we are not responsible for (i) any disclosure of your personal information made by you to a third party through your use of the Utica Square website; (ii) any disclosure of your personal information obtained illegally from us; or (iii) any disclosure of your personal information made by us.

VII. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is Utica Square’s policy to post any changes it makes to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat your personal information, we will notify you through a notice sent to the email address provided by you. The date the Utica Square Privacy Policy was last modified is identified at the top of the page. All changes are effective immediately when we post them, and apply to all access to and use of the Utica Square website thereafter. You are responsible for periodically visiting the Utica Square website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

VIII. Opt-Out of Email Communication

Utica Square regularly sends out emails to subscribers when new content is added to the Utica Square website, as well as to send out Utica Square newsletter. Email recipients may opt out at any time by following the “unsubscribe” instructions included in the last email message sent.

IX. Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding Utica Square’s Privacy Policy, and/or practices, please contact us at the information located here: [email protected]