Information We Collect and How We Collect It
We require you to provide certain information about yourself if you register with these Sites or request products and services. We also collect information when you participate in contests and surveys, when you respond to requests for feedback, and when you submit postings to public areas of these Sites (e.g., blogs, moderated discussions, and bulletin boards). The information we collect may include information from which you may be personally identified (“Personally Identifiable Information”), such as name, postal address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address, and certain business information such as employer name, occupation, job function, job title and buying information (e.g., preferences or history). We also will collect credit card and related information when you request a product or service (including, if applicable, registering for any of the Sites) for which there is a charge. These Sites only collect Personally Identifiable Information with your knowledge.
When you visit these Sites, we may collect the IP address of your computer. We also use automatic data collection technology to record other information that identifies your computer and tracks your behavior on this Site. Methods used to collect this information may include “cookies” and “clear GIFs” (also known as “pixel tags” or “beacons”). A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Most browsers allow Users to block the receipt of cookies, but doing so may compromise your ability to use certain features of these Sites. A clear GIF is a small graphic image, typically used in connection with cookies, that is placed on a website or in an email message. A clear GIF can monitor certain user behavior, such as your usage of the website, whether you opened an email message, or whether you clicked on a URL in an email message. We do not collect Personally Identifiable Information in this way, but if you provide us with Personally Identifiable
Information, we may associate that information with the information that is collected automatically.
Some of the materials included on these Sites, including advertising, may be served by third parties. These third parties, in the course of serving such materials, may collect information regarding your use of these Sites and how you respond to e-mail communications, using methods that may include automatic data collection, and may use this information in order to present advertisements or other content that may be of interest to you on these Sites and other websites. Collection, use, disclosure, and security of information collected by third parties are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties. If you would like more information about this practice or to opt out of having this information used by certain third-party ad servers to provide targeted ads, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp.
How We Use Your Information
We use Personally Identifiable Information collected on these Sites for the following purposes:
∙ To provide you with these Sites and other products and services.
∙ To respond to your inquiries and contact you about changes regarding these Sites. ∙ To provide you with e-mail, fax and other notices (such as expiration and renewal notices) regarding your account and the products or services that you are receiving, and for billing and collection purposes.
∙ For any other purpose disclosed at the time the information is collected or to which you consent.
∙ We also may use your information to better understand our Users and to improve our Sites. For example, we may use this information to determine what portions of these Sites are most popular and the demographics of our Users generally. Cookies and other User information also enable us to customize your experiences on the Sites. We may use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our servers or to administer our Sites. We may also use IP addresses to help identify a User during a particular session and to gather data regarding use of our Sites.
∙ We may use the information you provide us to send you e-mail, fax and other communications on behalf of PANTHEON MEDIA GROUP LLC and our affiliates. These communications may include e-mail newsletters, as well as offers for other PANTHEON MEDIA GROUP LLC services. All email newsletters will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of receiving future issues of the newsletter. All promotional offers will include an opportunity to opt out of receiving future promotions from the brand whose product/service is being promoted.
∙ We also may use your information to send you e-mail and other communications on behalf of third parties. Each of these communications will include instructions for opting out of receiving future third party offers from us. You may also opt out of receiving third party offers from our Sites at any time by sending an e-mail to email@example.com with the subject line “OPT OUT – THIRD PARTY.”
Our Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose aggregated, anonymous statistics about many Users, and individual information that is not Personally Identifiable Information without restriction as long as no individual is identifiable by the information disclosed, and otherwise will not disclose your Personally Identifiable Information except as follows:
∙ Name and/or business name and title (but not information by which you may be contacted (i.e. name, postal address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address) in representative lists of our magazine circulation and/or website memberships, but not for further use or dissemination by the recipient.
∙ To third parties engaged to provide services under contractual requirement to keep Personally Identifiable Information confidential and use it only to perform the services. ∙ Portions of our Sites may be provided as “Premium” or “Sponsored” content. Premium or Sponsored content is made available to Users on the condition that we may share certain of the User’s registration information with the Premium or Sponsored content’s sponsors and advertisers and/or their service providers. We will always disclose when you are registering or being provided with Premium or Sponsored content.
∙ To other third parties (and/or to their service providers on their behalf) to market their products or services under contractual requirement to keep Personally Identifiable Information confidential and use it only to market and provide their products or services. You may opt out of such disclosures by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: “DO NOT DISCLOSE.”
To any successor pursuant to an asset sale, merger, consolidation, restructuring, reorganization, liquidation, or other similar transaction involving PANTHEON MEDIA GROUP LLC or any of our Sites.
When we believe such disclosure is required by law, regulation, or securities exchange requirement, or for the protection of persons or property.
We use reasonable safeguards to protect Personally Identifiable Information we collect on our Sites from unauthorized access, use, modification, or disclosure. However, due to the design of the Internet and other factors outside of our control, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and our servers will be free from unauthorized access by third parties.
Right to Access and Change Information
You may view and update information that you previously submitted to our Sites by visiting the newsletter or website registration page for the Site, or which you submitted to request a print publication, by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. However, a request to change
information may not be accommodated if the request would conflict with legal requirements or result in incorrect information. Requests to view or change personal information may take a few days to process.
We encourage you to refer to the privacy policies, if any, of those sites.
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