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Privacy Policy

Catch The COMET Privacy Policy

Effective date: August 18, 2014

This Privacy Policy Applies to Several of our Sites and Apps

This policy describes our privacy practices for the websites where it is posted. This includes mobile websites. This policy also describes our practices on our mobile applications.

This policy does not apply to information we might collect in other situations, like offline or by email. This policy also does not apply to the practices of third parties who may provide services or features on our sites or apps.

We collect information through this application or website.

We may collect contact and personal information. For example, we might collect your name, phone number, mobile phone number, mailing address, and email address.

Account information. When you sign up for an account we collect your phone number/mobile number and account password/PIN.

Payment information. If you make purchases or create an account, we might collect your credit card and billing information.

We collect information about your device and Internet usage. If you download our application, we may collect information from your mobile device, including identifiers to help us identify your device’s hardware and operating system. Device information may be accessed using industry standard identifiers such as those approved by your device operating system manufacturer. We may also collect information about the parts of our app or website you use. We may work with third parties who collect information about you when you use our apps or website.

Other information. If you use our websites, we may collect information about the browser you are using.

We collect information directly from you, from third parties, and passively.

We collect information directly from you. We might collect information from you when you create an account or make a purchase.

We collect information from you passively. We (or vendors acting on our behalf) use common collection techniques. For example, we may collect information from your mobile device. We may also use cookies to collect information about your browser when you connect to our websites.

We use information to provide the features in our apps, websites and as described here.

We use information to respond to your requests or questions. For example, we may use your information to help you create your account, and help you access your account, or if you forget your password/PIN.

We use your information to help us improve our products and services. For example, we might use your device information to help you with bug fixes. We may also look at usage trends to make sure our sites and apps are easy to use. We may also use information to customize your browsing experience.

For security purposes. We may use information to protect our company, our customers, our websites, or our applications.

To communicate with you. For example, we may send you email or text messages. We might also send you push notifications. We might send these messages to verify your account or notify you about your account. We might also send these messages about your transactions, or pass expiration. We may also use your information to communicate with you about changes to our sites. Or we may contact you about changes to our applications, or policies. We may also combine information that we receive about you from third parties with information we already have.

As otherwise permitted by law.

For other reasons we may describe to you at the time of collection.

We may share information with third parties.

If we think we have to in order to comply with the law. For example, we will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may also share if a government agency requests. We may also share if an investigatory body requests.

With third parties providing services or functionality. For example, we may share your information with vendors who provide technology and other services on our behalf. We (or vendors on our behalf) may also share your information with payment processors to make payments or add credit to your mobile wallet account.

In the event of a change in corporate ownership. For example, if part of our business was sold, we may sell our customer list as part of that transaction.

For other reasons we may describe to you at the time of collection.

We use common tracking technologies.

We or our vendors may use several common tracking tools. These may include browser cookies. We use these tools to track our consumers and website visitors. We also use them for other business purposes, including:

To track new visitors to our sites.

To recognize past customers.

So we can better understand our audience, our customers, our website visitors, and their respective interests.

You have certain choices about our tracking tools.

You may choose to disable browser cookies. Your browser may give you the ability to control browser cookies. Certain browsers can be set to reject browser cookies. Note, however, if you set your computer to block cookies, you may not be able to use certain features on our sites.

You have other controls you can exercise. You can choose whether or not to share personal information. If you choose not to share, some parts of our sites, apps and some services may be more difficult or impossible to use.

You can uninstall a mobile application. You can stop all collection of information by one of our mobile applications easily by uninstalling the application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.

We store information in the United States.

Our sites and servers may be located in the United States. If you are outside of the U.S., your information may be sent to the United States. By using our sites and applications, and by giving us your information, you consent to such transfer. You also understand that the U.S. may not provide you with as much protections as the laws of your country.

We use standard security measures.

We, or vendors who perform services on our behalf, use standard security measures on our sites and apps. However, the internet is a public place. We cannot promise that your information will remain secure. We encourage you to use caution when sharing information. Do not share your password/PIN with other people and pick secure passwords/PIN.

This application or website is not intended for kids.

This site or app was not designed for kids, and we do not to our knowledge collect information from children under 13 on this app or site. If you are a parent or guardian and think we have information about your child, please contact us by email.

To learn more about how to protect your child online, visit the FTC’s website. You may also want to read the helpful information about kids and privacy that the FTC provides.

This app or site may have links to third party apps, sites, or services we don’t control.

Our sites and applications may contain links to third party sites. If you click on one of those links, you will be taken to sites we do not control. This policy does not apply to the practices of that site. You should read third party privacy policies carefully.

Feel free to contact us if you have more questions.

If you have additional questions you can reach us by email. You can also write to us at:


3613 Lucius Road

Columbia, SC 29201

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This page was last updated on August 18, 2014.