|PRIVACY STATEMENT - revised Oct. 15, 2009
Stephens Media LLC. care about your
forth the privacy policies of Stephens Media LLC.
We believe that protecting your personally identifiable
information, while also offering you a quality experience with
Stephens Media LLC., is among our most important tasks.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
We do not
rent, sell, or share your personal information with any third party. We may bring you selected offers from third parties, but all such offers
shall be transmitted from Stephens Media LLC., and the third party shall not have
access to your personal information. If you have given us your postal address, you may receive mailings with
information on products and services from Stephens Media LLC. or third party
vendors. If you do not wish to
receive such mailings, please email us, write us at the address below or visit
us and remove your contact information. If you have given us your telephone number, we will not call you unless
to follow up on an order you have placed.
We gather information from users of our site in two
First, our Web server recognizes automatically I.P.
(Internet Protocol) addresses from users who access the site. Users can, without registering or
providing any information, visit a pages or pages up to a specified limit,
which we may change from time to time.
Second, we may require users to voluntarily register
in order to access features of the site, become members, to request certain
features, to request subscriptions or to make purchases, such as editorial or
other archives. Users may also
volunteer information when they participate in contest and sweepstakes, chat
rooms and other interactive areas of our site. We use the information we collect to improve the content of
our site, customize content, notify users and consumers about updates to our
site and provide support for internal operations as well as contact users and consumers
for marketing purposes.
We will disclose, when legally required to do so,
information about users. We also
disclose information to verify or enforce compliance with the policies
governing our website and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized
use of our website or when use may be harmful to Stephens Media LLC.. We may combine information from many
users to determine usage patterns.
When you register with Stephens Media LLC., we will
collect personal information about you. Only individuals may register for Stephens Media LLC.. That information will include things
such as your email address, first and last name, postal or physical address,
birth date, gender, ZIP code, password prompts or security questions and
portions of our site you may be interested in. We may require additional information or payment in the
future from users to continue use of Stephens Media LLC.. We do not currently collect or store
any credit card information about users but may do so in the future,
We may set cookies on your computers. Cookies are small computer files set on
your computer that can store, and sometimes track, information about you. You can, of course, disable cookies on
your browser, but you may be required to re-enter information onto our site. Stephens Media LLC. set cookies do not
contain personally identifiable information.
In order to continue to bring you the site for free,
we place advertising on our web pages. Some of these advertisements, if clicked upon, may contain cookies, collect
information, such as your IP address and domain type. You should consult the privacy policies of any advertisers
with respect to their information gathering practices.
We may display targeted advertisements to you based
on information you have supplied to us. For instance, if you have expressed an interest in casino information,
we may supply you with advertisements from selected casino marketing
partners. They will not, however,
receive your personal information unless you volunteer it to such advertisers.
Yahoo! is an ad network partner that displays ads on our Web Site. To improve your ad experience on our Web Site and elsewhere on the Internet, we may send non-personal information to Yahoo! based on your browser's activities, such as type of pages viewed and categories of interests, so that the advertising you see is relevant to you. Yahoo! also may use information regarding its own users to select which ads to display. Click here to learn more about Yahoo!'s ad practices, including how to opt out of using anonymous information to select which ads to show you.
You can edit your account information at any
time. From time to time, we may
add new areas of interest to our preferences page. You can opt out of receiving any communications from us by
updating your information. We may
send you information relating to our service, such as announcements of outages
or administrative messages, without allowing you to opt out of receiving
them. You can delete your account
at any time.
We limit access to your personal information to those
employees who we think need to have an access to it in order to provide you
with a quality experience on our site.
We reserve the right to update this policy at any
time, with or without notice.
The Internet is an excellent learning environment for
children. Stephens Media LLC. will
not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13. Children under the age of 13 should not
send any information about themselves, including name, address, or email to
Stephens Media LLC.. Registrations
from children under 13 will be rejected. If we should collect information from children under the age of 13, we
will do so only with a verified parental consent before we collect such
information. In the event that we
learn that we have collected any personal information from a child under the
age of 13 without parental consent, we will delete that information from our
database as soon as we can.
Stephens Media LLC. operates a paid archive
system. Currently, archives are
provided free of charge for seven (7) days. Thereafter, stories must be purchased from the archive site,
which is operated by NewsBank. In
purchasing materials from NewsBank, users must provide personal information to
the NewsBank database. The
information provided to NewsBank is used to complete a credit card transaction
with NewsBank, not Stephens Media LLC.. NewsBank requires full name, street address, email address and credit
While we attempt to provide you with a safe Internet experience,
all security systems can be breached by persons engaged in willful or malicious
criminal conduct. Therefore, we do
not guarantee the security of our database, nor can we provide you with a
guarantee that information you send over the Internet will not be intercepted
enroute to Stephens Media LLC.. Should our database be breached, we will comply with all applicable state
and federal laws with respect to such computer intrusions.
When you register with us, you are agreeing that you
have provided accurate and complete information on registration pages. You agree that you have provided us
with your correct legal name and address. You also agree to accept responsibility for activities that occur using
your account or password. Members
of Stephens Media LLC. are responsible for maintaining password confidentiality. You should ensure that others do not
use your computer to access the site in your name. We do not and cannot monitor materials transmitted by users
or third parties into bulletin boards, chat rooms and the like. In such chat rooms, safe computing
should be practiced, including not divulging personal information such as phone
numbers or addresses that could be used to locate or identify you. In using chat rooms or bulletin boards
on our site, users are prohibited from posting material that is fraudulent,
deceptive or misleading. Material
that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, offensive, profane or false is also
prohibited. Users should not post
any material which violates copyright or trademark laws or infringes upon the
intellectual property rights of another. Users are not allowed to post material which violates privacy rights of third
parties or is in violation of any state, federal or local law. We reserve the right to remove any
content posted on our site and to terminate any user's access to
Stephens Media LLC. at any time for any reason.
Promotions, Contests and Link Sites
Contests and promotions that appear on
Stephens Media LLC. may be by companies other than Stephens Media LLC. or may be co-sponsored
with Stephens Media LLC.. Data
collected during contests may be made available to the sponsor. Sponsors may have their own privacy
policies and users are urged to consult such privacy policies. Stephens Media LLC. is not responsible
for actions of third parties. Some
of our online contests are sponsored by third parties. If our contests are sponsored by third
parties, we will let you know that and that your entry in the contest may be
shared with that third party. If
you do not wish to have personal information shared as a result of entering a
contest, please do not enter the contest. If you use our Click-ability service to send someone an article, we will
utilize your email address, as well as the recipient's email address. Neither your email address nor the
recipients email address or any other information contained in the
Click-ability service are stored in our systems after the message is transmitted.
Stephens Media LLC. is the sole owner of all
information collected on Stephens Media LLC websites. All information, content, services
and software displayed on, transmitted through, or used in connection with
Stephens Media LLC., is owned or licensed by Stephens Media LLC., a Nevada limited liability company. You may use such content solely for personal, non-commercial
use. If you operate a Web site and
wish to link to Stephens Media LLC., you may do so provided you agree to delete
the link upon request from us. No other use is permitted without prior written
permission. We reserve the right,
however, as part of a sale of our business, to transfer any information collected
at Stephens Media LLC. to an assignee or successor company. Customer information
is generally considered a transferred business asset in the sale of a business.
Links to Third Party Sites
Our site may contain third party content or services
from other websites and may be available to you from a link provided by
Stephens Media LLC.. Any links or
other websites not affiliated with Stephens Media LLC. are not subject to this
determine how that site protects your privacy. Stephens Media LLC. is not responsible for the content of
third party websites or actions of any third parties.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here: (http://networkadvertising.org/consumer/opt_out.asp).
We love to hear from our fans and
our critics. If you have any
questions about this privacy police, call or write us.
Stephens Media LLC,
P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125
E-mail contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone contact: (702) 387-2918