Information Fostering Media Connections Collects About You and How It is Collected
Fostering Media Connections collects several types of information from and about users of the Chronicle Website, including information (i) by which you may be personally identified (“personally identifiable information”), (ii) that is about you but individually does not identify you (“non-personally identifiable information”) and/or (iii) about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access the Chronicle Website and usage details.
Fostering Media Connections collects this information: (i) directly from you when you provide it to Fostering Media Connections, (ii) automatically as you navigate through the site (which may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies and, (iii) from third parties, for example, Fostering Media Connections’ partners.
Personally identifiable information
Fostering Media Connections may collect personally identifiable information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit the site, subscribe to a newsletter, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources available on the Chronicle Website. Personally identifiable information may include name, postal address, email address, telephone number or other similar information. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number and credit card information. Users may, however, visit the Chronicle Website anonymously. Fostering Media Connections will collect personally identifiable information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Chronicle Website-related activities.
Non-personally identifiable information
Fostering Media Connections may collect non-personally identifiable information about Users whenever they interact with the Chronicle Website. Non-personally identifiable information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users’ means of connection to the Chronicle Website, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized, and other similar information.
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Information You Provide to Fostering Media Connections
You may also provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on public areas of the Chronicle Website, or transmitted to other users of the Chronicle Website or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted and transmitted to others at your own risk.
How Fostering Media Connections Uses Your Information
Fostering Media Connections may use information that we collect or that you provide to us, including any personally identifiable information for the following purposes:
- To present the Chronicle Website and its contents to you.
- To provide you with information, products or services you request from us.
- To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
- To carry out Fostering Media Connections’ obligations and enforce Fostering Media Connections’ rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and Fostering Media Connections or its affiliates, including for billing and collection.
- To notify you about changes to the Chronicle Website or any products or services we offer or provide through it.
- To aggregate data and perform statistical analysis.
- In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
- For any other purpose with your consent.
How Fostering Media Connections Protects Your Information
Fostering Media Connections utilizes commercially reasonable data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on the Chronicle Website.[Sensitive and private data exchange between the Chronicle Website and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.]
Please note that no security system or system of transmitting data over the Internet can be guaranteed to be entirely secure, and we cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.
Disclosure of Your Information
Fostering Media Connections may disclose aggregated information about its Users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction. Fostering Media Connections may disclose personally identifiable information that we collect or you provide: (i) to contractors, service providers or other third parties we use to support our business, (ii) to fulfill the purposes for which you provide it, (iii) for any other purpose disclosed by the Fostering Media Connections when you provide the information or (iv) with your consent. Fostering Media Connections may also disclose personally identifiable information if required to do so by law or if the Fostering Media Connections in good faith believes that such action is necessary to (i) comply with the law or with legal process, (ii) protect and defend Fostering Media Connections’ rights and property, (iii) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Chronicle Website, or (iv) protect the personal safety or property of Fostering Media Connections’ users or the public.
Third Party Websites
Users may find advertising or other content on the Chronicle Website that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. Fostering Media Connections does not control the content or links that appear on these sites and is not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from the Chronicle Website. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to the Chronicle Website, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies, and we recommend that you read the terms and privacy policies of each website that you visit.
Personal Information From Children
We do not knowingly solicit or collect personal information from individuals under the age of thirteen (13). If you believe that we may have collected information from an individual under the age of thirteen (13) without verifiable parental consent, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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This document was last updated on April 15, 2015.