At SendtoNews Video Incorporated (referred to as "SendtoNews", "we", "us or "our", below), we own and operate the SendtoNews.com website (the "Website"). We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy, and we support a general policy of openness about how we collect, use and disclose your personal information.
This Privacy & Security Policy (the "Policy") informs you how SendtoNews collects, uses and discloses the personal information that you provide to us through use of our Website and subscription to our services. By subscribing to our services, visiting the Website or otherwise using any SendtoNews online service, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Policy.
We recommend that you take the time to read this Policy so that you understand how we handle and process information, including personal information. As we develop and expand our services, this Policy may also change. We will include a "last amended" date on the Policy as displayed on the Website. We strongly encourage you to refer back to the Policy periodically.
This Policy also explains how you can contact us if you have a question about our privacy practices, want to change or update your personal information or change your preferences concerning our use and disclosure of your personal information.
For the purpose of this Policy, "personal information" means information about an identifiable individual, but does not include the name, title or business address or telephone number of an employee or volunteer of an organization. SendtoNews will not collect, use or disclose your personal information in a way that is incompatible with this Policy.
Account Creation and Service Delivery
When you sign up for an account with SendtoNews—we ask for your full name, email address, employer, job title, telephone number, state/province, country, zip/postal code, and a password. We use this information to process and maintain your account request or facilitate the provision of other services you request from us.
For example, we use your email address and telephone number to answer inquiries that you send to us, and to communicate with you when necessary concerning the administration of your account and the processing of your requests. As these functions are necessary to the proper administration of your account and our related services, we do not offer an opt-out from providing your email address and telephone number for such communications.
We use your state/province, country, and zip/postal code information in order to ascertain our location and time zone, which allows us to provide information localized for your needs and interests.
Optionally, we also invite you to provide a street address, a website address, mobile telephone and facsimile numbers. We use this information to answer inquiries that you send to us, and to communicate with you when necessary. We also invite you to submit a corporate logo and / or a personal picture. However, you may elect not to provide any of this information if you would prefer not to do so.
Except as may be required by law or provided herein, we will not use this information for third party marketing or any other purpose.
Email for Marketing Purposes
As a SendtoNews user, you may receive email communications from us that inform you about new functionality or news about our site. You may opt-out of receiving such email communications by contacting us at support@SendtoNews.com. If you do not opt-out, we will use your personal information for these purposes.
Cookies and Web Logs
When you visit the Website, cookies are placed within the memory of your internet access device. A cookie is a small piece of information that a website can store via your internet access device for later retrieval. We use sessional cookies to assist in the log in to your account. We use permanent cookies to help us track use of our Website, such as the number and frequency of visits to our pages and which parts of our Website are visited.
Most browsers will allow you to disable cookies, or allow only sessional cookies to be placed. If your browser is set to allow sessional cookies only, your use of the Website will be unaffected. If your browser is set to disable sessional cookies, you will not be able to log in to the Website.
SendtoNews collects aggregate information concerning usage of the Website through automatically logged information (for example, statistics that identify our most popular pages). SendtoNews does not use any personal information while generating this information, nor does it relate any of this information to an individual member or user.
You may update or change your personal information anytime by sending an email to support@SendtoNews.com or by logging into the "Account" tab of the "Settings" menu on the website.
SendtoNews collects personal information about you only when you voluntarily provide it. Typically, we will seek consent for the use or disclosure of your personal information at the time of collection. In certain circumstances, consent may be sought after the information has been collected but before use (for example, when we want to use information for a purpose not previously identified).
The form of consent that we seek, including whether it is express or implied, will largely depend on the sensitivity of the personal information and the reasonable expectations of the individual in the circumstances.
You may withdraw consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice. If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, please contact us at support@SendtoNews.com . We will inform you of the implications of withdrawing consent.
We will not, as a condition of the supply of a product or service, require you to consent to the collection, use or disclosure of information beyond that reasonably required to fulfill the explicitly specified and legitimate purposes for which the information is being provided.
SendtoNews will not sell, license, trade or rent your personal information. SendtoNews will not otherwise disclose your personal information except as described below.
SendtoNews also reserves the right to disclose and/or transfer personal information to a third party in the event of a proposed or actual purchase, sale, lease, merger, amalgamation or any other type of acquisition, disposal or financing of all or any portion of SendtoNews or of any of the business or assets or shares of SendtoNews, PROVIDED THAT the third party represents that it will continue to use the information for the purposes set out in this Policy and in accordance with applicable privacy protection laws.
We retain your personal information, including contact, account and usage history for the period that you remain a user for the purposes described above, and following the termination or suspension of your subscription for such further periods as required by applicable laws or limitation periods and as necessary to allow us to guard against fraud. In the event you decide to suspend and then reactivate your subscription with SendtoNews, you may be prompted to confirm your personal information at that time if your personal information continues to be retained by SendtoNews for the purposes described above.
SendtoNews uses commercially reasonable efforts to protect your personal information from loss, unauthorized access, misuse or theft. Only SendtoNews staff who have a legitimate business purpose for accessing the personal information collected by SendtoNews are authorized to do so. Unauthorized access to or use of personal information by anyone affiliated with SendtoNews is prohibited and constitutes grounds for disciplinary action.
In the event that you have any questions about this Policy or if you have reason to believe that we may have failed to adhere to this Policy, you may contact us by sending an email to support@SendtoNews.com .
Last Modified: December 19th , 2011