Effective Date: May 12, 2006
What Types of Information Does Smithmediafusion.com Collect From Me?
Personal Information. We collect Personal Information from you. As explained above, Personal Information is information that can be used to identify you individually, such as your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, credit card number, and financial information.
Non-Personal Information. We also collect “non-personal” information from you, such as your browser type, the URL of the previous web site you visited, your ISP, operating system, and your IP Address. This information (“Non-Personal Information”) cannot be easily used to personally identify you.
How and When Does Smithmediafusion.com Collect This Information?
Providing Information to Us. We collect Personal Information from you when you provide it to us. For example, if you purchase a product sold through a Shop, we may collect your name, mailing address, telephone number, credit card number, and email address. If you create a Shopkeeper Account, we may collect your name, tax identification number, mailing address, email address, and other information that we request in the registration process, and any information that you provide in the “about me” page. If you sign up to receive a newsletter, we will collect your email address.
Communications With Us. If you communicate with us regarding the Web Site or the Smithmediafusion.com Services, we will collect any information that you provide to us in any such communication.
Analytic and Reporting Technologies. Like the operators of most web sites, we use analytic and reporting technologies to record Non-Personal Information such as Internet domain and host names, Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser software and operating system types, clickstream patterns, and the dates and times that the Web Site and the Smithmediafusion.com Services are accessed.
How Does Smithmediafusion.com Use My Information?
Personal Information. We use Personal Information primarily for our own internal purposes, such as providing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving the Smithmediafusion.com Services and the Web Site, fulfilling requests for information, producing and shipping the products that you order, and providing customer support. For example, if you create a Shopkeeper Account, we will use the information that you provide to communicate with you and pay you any commissions that you earn. Similarly, if you sign up to receive a Smithmediafusion.com newsletter, we will use the email address you provide to send you the newsletters.
Non-Personal Information. We use non-personal information to track your use of the Web Site and the Smithmediafusion.com Services and for other internal purposes, particularly providing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving the Smithmediafusion.com Services and the Web Site.
When Will Smithmediafusion.com Disclose My Information to Third Parties?
Generally speaking, we do not intentionally disclose your information to third parties without your consent. However we reserve the right to do so because it is necessary to the operation and continued growth of our business or to protect the rights of others. These instances are discussed below:
Disclosure of Non-Personal Information. We will disclose Non-Personal Information, in aggregate form, to potential strategic partners, advertisers, investors, customers, and others. You may not “opt out” of the sharing of this information. However, it cannot be easily used to identify you personally.
What About Cookies?
Does Smithmediafusion.com Protect My Personal Information?
Personal Information. Whenever we obtain your Personal Information, we use commercially reasonable efforts to protect it from unauthorized access or disclosure. However, we are not insurers of the security of your Personal Information. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third party access or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions beyond our reasonable control.
Web Site Content. The content that you store, post, or transmit on or through the Web Site, such as message board postings, “About Me” pages, and images on your Products, may be accessed by other users, including people that you do not know. We are not responsible for the actions of others. Therefore, you should use care in communicating with other users and only disclose your Personal Information to other users that you know to be trustworthy. You should not assume that your content will be kept private.
How Can I Review and Make Changes to My Personal Information?
You can obtain a copy of and request that we correct errors in your Personal Information by emailing us at info AT Smithmediafusion.com. For your protection, you will be required to provide proof of your identity to obtain a copy of your Personal Information. If your Personal Information changes or if you no longer want to use the Smithmediafusion.com Services, you may correct, update or deactivate your Personal Information and/or your account through your account management screen. If you would like to deactivate or terminate your account you can also contact Customer Service.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about the Smithmediafusion.com Web Site, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the Web Site. We store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program. Your friend may contact our Customer Service department to request that we deactivate this information in our database.
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information such as a credit card number and/or social security number on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Can I “Opt Out” From Receiving Communications From Smithmediafusion.com?
We provide you the opportunity to opt-out of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes, when we ask for this information. For example, if you purchase a product/service but do not wish to receive any additional marketing material from us, you can indicate your preference on our order form.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at infoATSmithmediafusion DOT com. We also offer you an opportunity to opt-out of certain communications through your account management screen.
You will be notified when your Personal Information is collected by any third party that is not our agent/service provider, so you can make an informed choice as to whether or not to share your information with that party.