MediaVillage collects personal information when you register with MediaVillage and use our products or services. When you register we ask for information such as your name, contact information, email address, gender, zip code, occupation, industry, and personal interests. Once you register with MediaVillage and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us. MediaVillage automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, MediaVillage cookie information, and the page(s) you request. All requested information on the MediaVillage site is not required. You may choose to post additional information about yourself. Please do not post sensitive data on registration pages such as credit card numbers, social security numbers or other personal data. MediaVillage is not responsible for your disclosure of personal information on our registration form, sound offs, blogs, postings or other product offerings. You have the option to change your posted data at any time.
When you sign up for a MediaVillage Service:
We use your personal information to make the MediaVillage better for you and for everyone. That includes doing things like:
We track your interests and reading habits (e.g., the articles you read) to personalize your reading experience using technology like algorithmic recommendations and machine learning. This is how we highlight articles you might be interested in and de-emphasize articles you’ve already read.
Using your interests and subscriptions, we send you daily or weekly newsletters by email that suit you the most. By email you receive the latest news relevant for you.
You can change your subscriptions MediaVillage subscriptions.
We do not use or disclose information about your individual visits to MediaVillage or information that you may give us, such as your name, address, email address or telephone number, to any outside companies. MediaVillage may share such information in response to legal process, such as a court order or subpoena, or in special cases such as a physical threat to you or others. And we may share with our Web site partners and prospective customers aggregated statistical "ratings" information about the use of MediaVillage.
We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.
We offer a variety of commercial emails and email newsletters. You can unsubscribe from them by following the “unsubscribe” instructions near the bottom of the email. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can manage your MediaVillage subscriptions.
In some parts of the world, you have the right to:
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information based on our legitimate interest or that of a third party — unless we demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing of, or the keeping of, your personal information for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
If you’d like to exercise any of the above rights, contact us via email@example.com. In your request, please be specific. State the information you want changed, whether you’d like your information suppressed from our database or whether there are limitations you’d like us to put on how we use your personal information.
You can designate an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf. In order to do that, please provide the agent with written permission, signed by you, authorizing the agent to submit the request on your behalf. The agent must submit that written permission along with the request. We will contact you to verify your identity — and the authorized agent’s permission — before a response to the request is sent.
We’ll respond to your request in a manner consistent with applicable law.
We might need to keep certain information for recordkeeping purposes, or to complete a transaction you began prior to requesting a change or deletion (e.g., if you make a purchase or enter a promotion, you might not be able to change or delete the personal information provided until after the completion of the purchase or promotion).
If we make a significant or material change in the way we collect, use or share your personal information, we will notify you at least 30 days prior to the changes taking effect. We will do this via email or prominent notice within MediaVillage Services.
We have established procedures to ensure that every reasonable effort is made to address your concerns. If you have any questions or comments concerning this policy, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us:
Attn: Legal Department,
PO Box 649,
Salisbury, CT 06068.