The 74 Media, Inc. (“Company”) is mindful of the importance of its users (“you”, “your”) personal privacy. This privacy policy applies to Company’s website located at www.the74million.org, its sub-domains, and all feeds and services provided therein (individually and collectively, the “Website”). This privacy policy sets forth what information Company collects and explains the choices you have about how that information is used and protected. Please read this privacy policy carefully. By using the Website, you expressly agree to the terms of this privacy policy, which are incorporated into Company’s Terms of Service (“Terms”) found at the 74million.org/page/privacy-policy. If you do not agree with this privacy policy, or the Terms, you are not granted permission to enter into or use the Website for any purpose, and you must immediately cease using and leave the Website.
This privacy policy is effective as of, and last updated on: July 13, 2015.
Collection of Information
Certain features of the Website may require you to submit information (including Personal Information, which is defined below) as a condition to use certain features of the Website. Company collects your Personal Information when voluntarily submitted by you. “Personal Information” means information that Company can use to identify or contact you, such as your name, address, telephone number, or email address. You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the Personal Information that is submitted to Company. Inaccurate information will affect your experience when using the Website and Company’s ability to contact you as described in this privacy policy.
You may choose not to submit your Personal Information to Company. While your choice not to submit Personal Information may limit your ability to use certain features of the Website, it will not normally affect your ability to take advantage of other features of the Website, including browsing certain pages of the Website.
Company may collect Non-Personal Information (defined below) about your use of the Website through the use of cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies (collectively “Cookies”). Cookies are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of users of the Website, and understanding how users use the Website. The information collected through Cookies is used to improve the Website’s content and to help Company understand how users are interacting with the Website. This information is collected for statistical analysis, to determine what information is of most and least interest to Company’s users, and to improve the utility of the content available on the Website. Cookies can also help customize the Website for users. Personal Information cannot be collected with Cookies, but if you previously provided Company with Personal Information, Cookies may be tied to such information. Company may share Non-Personal Information collected by Cookies with third parties. Company may also acquire Non-Personal Information about Company’s users from external sources. Company may allow third parties to use Cookies to gather information about your use of the Website. The information collected through Cookies is not collected for commercial marketing purposes, and the Company is not authorized to sell or otherwise disclose this information for commercial marketing purposes. “Non-Personal Information” means information that Company cannot use to identify or contact you, such as your browser type, system and device type, and geographic data.
The system and software you use to access the Website may contain software which allows you to refuse new Cookies or delete existing Cookies. Refusing or deleting these Cookies may limit your ability to use certain features of the Website.
Use of Collected Information
Company will not share or disclose your Personal Information and/or Non-Personal Information to anyone except as described in this privacy policy. Company may use your Personal Information to personalize and improve the Website and your experiences using the Website, respond to inquiries and requests from you, and for administrative purposes.
In order to provide you with the Website, Company may share your Personal Information with certain authorized third parties (“Authorized Third Parties”) who are authorized to act on behalf of the Company in connection with the Website. Company’s agreements with any such Authorized Third Parties states that they will not use any Personal Information received from Company for any purpose other than performing services on Company’s behalf.
If you do not want Company to use your Personal Information as provided in this privacy policy, you should not use any specific page, feature, tool, or application of the Website that collects Personal Information, such as forms requesting Personal Information.
Certain features of the Website may allow you to provide Personal Information to others, and any such Personal Information so provided to others may not be under Company’s control.
From time to time, Company may use Non-Personal Information to conduct online research surveys through email invitations, pop-up surveys, and online focus groups (together, “Surveys”) for our internal use. When participating in a Survey, Company may ask you to enter Personal Information. The Personal Information you submit in a Survey may be used by Company and/or Authorized Third Parties for research and measurement purposes, including to measure the effectiveness of content and features on the Website and/or other websites and other services offered by Company. When Company’s Surveys collect Personal Information, Company will not knowingly accept participants who are under the age of 13. Surveys conducted by or on behalf of Company will contain a link to this privacy policy. If your web browser is not enabled to accept Cookies, you may not be able to participate in some Surveys.
Company may use aggregated Non-Personal Information in order to improve the Website and for administrative purposes. Non-Personal Information that Company collects about you may be combined by Company with other information available to us through third parties for administrative, research, and measurement purposes, including improvement of the Website and other services offered by Company. This information from other sources may include age, gender, demographic, geographic, or other information. Company may also use or share any such aggregated information that does not contain Personal Information with third parties for any purpose.
At various times when you provide Company with Personal Information and/or when you use the Website, you will be given the option of providing Company with Personal Information in order to receive recurring informational or promotional newsletters via email from Company and/or directly from third parties (“Email Newsletters”). When you sign up for Email Newsletters, or at any time you use the Website thereafter, you can choose to opt out of receiving additional Email Newsletters from Company and/or third parties. You can unsubscribe from an Email Newsletter by following the directions included in the Email Newsletter. Company will take commercially reasonable steps to implement your opt-out and unsubscribe requests promptly, but you may still receive communications from Company for a brief amount of time as Company processes your request. Third parties may also use Cookies on their websites and software applications. The Company is not able to control any third party’s use of such technologies or how any third party manages the information gathered from such technologies. You should review the privacy policies of any such third party and make your own informed decision about whether or not to continue to share your information with such third party based upon their privacy practices.
Company may transfer Personal Information as an asset in connection with a proposed or actual merger of the Company (including any transfers made as part of an insolvency or bankruptcy proceeding) involving all or part of Company’s business or as part of a corporate reorganization or other change in control of the Company.
Emails You Send to Company
This privacy policy does not apply to documents, content, business information, ideas, concepts, inventions, or other materials, including, without limitation, any Submission as defined on the Terms (collectively, “User Materials”) that you send to Company via any means, including, without limitation, by email or other electronic communications or share with others. If you want to keep User Materials private or proprietary, do not send them to Company or share them with others.
Distribution of Information
Company will not use, sell, transfer, or otherwise disclose your information without your consent, except as follows: Company reserve the right to disclose any information in order to comply with a subpoena, court order, administrative or governmental order, or any other requirement of law, or when Company, in Company’s sole discretion, believe it is necessary in order to protect Company’s rights or the rights of others, to prevent harm to persons or property, to prevent fraud, investigate actual or suspected security breaches, and for any matter involving a claim of personal safety or litigation where Personal Information is relevant. Company may be obligated under certain applicable laws to notify you and the authorities in the event of a security breach.
Commitment to Data Security
Company is committed to protecting the information Company receives from you. Company follows commercially reasonable technical and management practices to help protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of data stored on Company’s system. While no computer system is completely secure, Company believes the measures Company has implemented reduce the likelihood of security problems to a level appropriate to the type of data involved.
Company use security measures to protect against loss or misuse of your information (including Personal Information) and to keep it secure. Additionally, only authorized employees and third parties who need access to your information in order to perform their duties are allowed such access.
Company will retain your Personal Information as long as needed to provide the Website to users and Company’s other business purposes, but Company does not guarantee that Company will retain your Personal Information for any specific period of time, except as may be required under certain applicable laws. At any time you can request removal of your Personal Information or instruct Company to remove it, please contact [email protected], but you should be aware that it is not reasonably possible to remove each and every record of the information you have provided to Company from Company’s servers.
Company’s tools that collect and store Personal Information sometimes allow you to correct, update or review information you have submitted by going back to the specific tool, logging-in and making the desired changes.
Company will also retain your Personal Information as necessary to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce Company’s agreements.
Accessing and Updating Your Personal Information and Preferences
You may access and update your Personal Information, user account settings, and your preferences to receive advertisements, Email Newsletters, Surveys, or other communications from Company by logging into the Website and/or contacting Company at [email protected] If you desire to delete any of your Personal Information you have provided to Company from Company’s systems, please log in to the Website and/or contact Company at [email protected]
Children's Privacy and Parental Controls
Company does not solicit any Personal Information from children, and no part of the Website is directed to children younger than 13 years old, unless otherwise explicitly specified on such webpage. If Company learns that Company has collected Personal Information of a child younger 13 years old, Company will take steps to delete such information from Company’s files as soon as possible. If you are a child younger than 13 years old, you should not submit any Personal Information to Company, through any feature of the Website or otherwise. Parents should be aware that there are parental control tools available from other sources on the Internet that you can use to prevent your children from submitting information online without parental permission or from accessing certain material on the Internet.
Privacy Policy Changes
Company may change or revise Company’s privacy policy at any time for any reason, with or without prior notice of such changes or revisions to you. If Company decides to change or revise Company’s privacy policy, Company will post the changed or revised privacy policy on www.the74million.org/privacypolicy so that you will always know what information Company gathers, how Company might use that information and whether Company may disclose it to anyone. Your continued use of the Website indicates your assent to the privacy policy, and the Terms, as posted and updated from time to time.
If you register to use the Website with a valid email address, Company will endeavor to notify you of significant changes or revisions to Company’s privacy policy. You will be given the opportunity to accept to the changed or revised privacy policy pursuant to the Terms. If you choose not to accept to the revised privacy policy pursuant to the Terms, the use of your Personal Information will continue to be governed by the privacy policy which was in effect at the time your Personal Information was collected. If you do not provide or maintain a valid email address, Company may not be able to provide you with any notifications of changes or revisions to the privacy policy.
Users From Outside the United States
The Website is directed to, and is for use by, only users in the United States. Use of the Website is governed by the certain laws of the United States and the State of New York, as discussed further in the Terms. If you use the Website outside of the United States, please be aware that any information Company collects, including, without limitation, Personal Information, may be transferred to, stored, and/or processed in the United States. If you use the Website outside of the United States, please be aware that any information Company collects, including, without limitation, Personal Information, may be transferred to, stored, and/or processed in the United States.
Contact Information
If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about Company’s privacy policy you may contact Company by email at [email protected] or via mail to 74 Media, Inc., 222 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, New York 10038