Effective Date: 1 December, 2015
Last Updated: 1 December, 2015
INTRODUCTION: OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make links available to it on our website, tvcmn.org (“the Website”), and at points where personal information may be requested.
INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE TO TVCMN
Personal information is information that someone could use to identify you. We may request personal information about you in connection with (1) your use of, or participation in, the Website, including discussion/social networking forums, registrations, purchases, content submissions, and other information; or (2) your participation in our activities. Personal information may include name, address, email address, phone number, birth date, occupation, credit card account data and other purchasing information. You may also provide us with photographs or other video/media content that may contain personal information. Unless specifically stated, we do not require this information to obtain access to the Website. The personal information we collect is used by TVCMN for purposes, including but not limited to:
- Customer Service: On some pages our users can submit comments or ask questions. We also collect personal information when you send us emails containing questions or requests. We only save personal information associated with questions and requests in our customer service database in order to respond to those questions and requests, and to better serve you when responding to any questions or requests you may have in the future. This data does not expire, and is retained unless otherwise stated. This information is not sold to or shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.
- Discussion/Social Networking Forums: The Website may offer discussion forums, message boards, social networking opportunities, chat pages and other public forums or features in which you may provide personal information, materials and related content. If you submit personal information when using these public features, please note that such personal information may be publicly posted and otherwise disclosed and used without limitation or restriction.
- Other Uses: TVCMN may use the information it collects to operate, maintain, and improve our product; to communicate about promotions, events, and other products or services offered by TVCMN; and to promote the safety and security of the Website’s users.
- Account Information: To create an account on the Website you will be asked to provide a valid email address, username, and password at registration.
TVCMN’s web servers collect the domain names of visitors to the Website, however, they do not recognize individual email addresses. Aggregate information showing the email addresses and/or domain names of visitors, the number of visits, average time spent on the Website, pages viewed, etc. is collected and used only for internal review to measure the overall use of the Website and provide direction for its continuous improvement. This information is not sold to or shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.
SHARING OF INFORMATION
We may share your personal information under the following circumstances:
- Vendors need the information to perform necessary duties (e.g. credit card authorization); or
- Disclosure of information is required by law.
TVCMN may also disclose personally identifiable information based on a good-faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to conform to or comply with the law or that such disclosure is necessary to protect our website visitors or the general public.
The Website may contain links to other sites, and we make every effort to only link to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy. However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by other sites. TVCMN is also not responsible for privacy or security issues with other Internet websites, even if a user on the Website posts the external link to the Website.
TVCMN reserves the right to retain your account information for as long as your account remains active. All information data is retained to comply with this policy or legal obligations.
MESSAGES FROM TVCMN
TVCMN may periodically contact you by sending an email newsletter, marketing emails and emails related to new features. You will be able to opt-out of receiving these emails. If you opt out, we may still send you emails related to your account information and related to our business with you.
We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please send us any and all feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue by contacting us at:
The Veterans Community Media Network
1540 Jackson Street #115
Oakland, CA 94612