Featured Media is committed to protecting the privacy of the users of this featuredmedia.com web site (this "Site"). The following policy discloses Featured Media's information gathering and dissemination practices for this Site. The purpose of Featured Media's policy is to inform you about the types of information Featured Media gathers about you when you visit this Site, information Featured Media may receive from or share with its affiliates and related entities (collectively, "Affiliates"), how Featured Media may use that information, whether Featured Media discloses it to anyone, and the choices you have regarding Featured Media's use of, and your ability to correct, the information.
Please be aware that Featured Media's affiliates, promotional partners, advertisers, sponsors, and other third-party Internet sites accessible through this Site may have their own privacy and data collection policies and practices. Featured Media is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing personally identifiable information through linked web sites.
I. Information Which Featured Media Collects, or Obtains
Anyone under the age of 14 may not use this Site or the services available on or through this Site and should not provide personally identifiable information through this Site. Featured Media will not knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 14 without first obtaining verifiable parental consent.
Like many other commercial web sites, Featured Media utilizes a standard technology called a "cookie" to automatically collect information about how this Site is used and to enhance your visit upon your return to this Site. Cookies were designed to help a web site recognize a user's browser as a previous visitor and thus save and remember any preferences that may have been set while the user was browsing the web site. You can set your browser to refuse to accept cookies, but you will be unable to register with My Hometown and save your preference settings.
II. Use of User Information
Featured Media's primary goal in collecting information is to provide you with a customized experience. Featured Media and its Affiliates use the information automatically collected from you to improve the content of this Site, to enhance users' experiences when visiting this Site and to customize the content and layout of this Site for each individual user. Featured Media and its Affiliates use information collected from server log files, such as Internet Protocol addresses and domain names, to help diagnose problems with the services offered through this Site, to administer and manage this Site, and to report and gather aggregate information about Site usage and user demographics.
Featured Media and its Affiliates use information that you voluntarily provide to Featured Media, or you provide to Featured Media's Affiliates, which such Affiliates then share with Featured Media, to respond to any request, contest, promotion, online survey or registration to use this Site, to notify you of updates to this Site, and to advise you of news related to Featured Media and its Affiliates and Featured Media's and its Affiliates' productions and services or upcoming events.
In addition, Featured Media uses a third party to assist in the management of Featured Media's database used in connection with this Site. Such third party may have access to the information you voluntarily provide to Featured Media, or you provide to Featured Media's Affiliates, which such Affiliates then share with Featured Media, in order to assist with the management of Featured Media's database.
III. Disclosure to Additional Third Parties
When you use this Site, or, in some cases, the web sites of Featured Media's Affiliates, and are asked to provide personal information, you are sharing that information with Featured Media, its Affiliates and the database management company mentioned above. If information from this Site is being collected or maintained by any other company, you will be notified prior to the time of the data collection or transfer. If you do not want your information to be shared, you can choose not to allow the transfer by not using that particular service.
You will be given an opportunity to "opt-in" to hear from Featured Media's promotional partners. If you "opt-in," Featured Media may share your personal information with its promotional partners in order for them to contact you to send you special offers and for other marketing purposes. You can decide not to participate in an advertising program if you do not want your information to be shared.
Promotions and contests that run on this Site, or on Featured Media's Affiliates' web sites, may be sponsored by Featured Media, its Affiliates, or third parties or may be co-sponsored by Featured Media and its Affiliates. Some or all of the information collected during a promotion or contest may be shared with the sponsors of the promotion or contest. If information will be shared by Featured Media with third party sponsors, you will be notified prior to the time of data collection or transfer. You can decide not to participate in the promotion or contest if you do not want your information to be shared.
Featured Media may share aggregate information regarding the users of this Site and Featured Media's statistical analysis of this Site's usage with third parties, such as advertisers and business partners as well as Featured Media's Affiliates.
Featured Media will disclose information Featured Media maintains when required to do so by law or pursuant to a legal proceeding, including without limitation, in response to a court order or a subpoena. Featured Media may also disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency's request.
IV. Accuracy of User Information, Policy Changes and Questions
In order to ensure the accuracy of your personal information, you may contact Featured Media in order to access or to change any personal information Featured Media maintains (for example, your name, postal address, email address, telephone number, financial information, user name or password) or other communications you have provided to Featured Media or its Affiliates through this Site.
1471 Route 15
PO Box 340
Avon, NY 14414
V. Security of Information.
When Featured Media collects information from Featured Media's users, Featured Media uses a secure server to gather all sensitive user information and employs reasonable security procedures to protect the security and integrity of such information. Due to the nature of electronic communications, however, Featured Media cannot assure you that the safeguards that Featured Media has put in place will prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, or correctly use the information collected.
VI. Opting-out/Data Deletion
If at any time you wish to stop receiving email from us, please follow the removal instructions located at the bottom of each email and or send an email or write to Featured Media at the address provided above. If at any time you wish to stop receiving mailings from us, please send an email or write to Featured Media at the address provided above. You may request data deletion for your information on our systems by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org with the request of data deletion.
VII. Use of Materials