This privacy statement was last updated on Dec 8, 2015. And has created this privacy statement in order to disclose its information gathering and dissemination practices for its Services, Product. Upon reading this privacy statement, you will be informed regarding the following:
(1) what personally identifiable information of yours or third party personally identifiable information is collected from you through the Website;
(2) the organization collecting the information;
(3) how the information is used;
(4) with whom the information may be shared;
(5) what choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of the information;
(6) the kind of security procedures that are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under PlayHit's control;
(7) how you can access and correct any inaccuracies in the information collected about you.
A?note about Website: While Website may be deemed to be a U.S. website,however, some of our Services, data centers, service providers, affiliates or operating partners and servers may be located in other countries. As such, our Products and Services may be subject to the laws of numerous countries and jurisdictions, some of which may require us to disclose certain information about our users. We are committed to keeping your information private, while still following all applicable laws.
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Third Party Websites and Applications
Not all content on our Website is owned and controlled by us. The Website may contain links to websites owned and/or operated by third parties.These third parties may drop cookies and/or use web beacons on your system, which may be used to identify your preferences or to recognize if you have previously had contact with these third parties. We do not control these websites, their content, or their information collection practices and are not responsible for their privacy policies or practices.Please direct all concerns regarding any third party website to that site's administrator or webmaster.
We may use third party advertising companies to display advertisements when you visit the Website. These companies may use general information about your visits to the Website as well as other websites to provide specialized advertisements tailored to you. If you would like more information about this practice, please direct such concerns to the advertising company's administrator or webmaster.
PlayHit may also participate in a third party affiliate programs utilizing its Products, services and Website ("Affiliate Programs"). Most of these Affiliate Programs work seamlessly with the PlayHit's Products and do not effect or interfere with your operation of Website, Products and/or Services or your user-experience, at the same time, essentially enabling PlayHit to be credited for the results of your searches and user-activity on the Website. PlayHit's participation in the Affiliate Programs enables PlayHit to enhance your enjoyment of Website, Products and/or Services, while allowing PlayHit to provide you with high quality free content that you can enjoy while visiting our Website and using our Products and Services. Please note however that such Affiliate Programs are not under PlayHit's control and subject to the applicable licenses, privacy policies and terms and conditions.
In addition PlayHit may (i) collect, analyze and receive anonymous information about your computer, Services you used or searched for, websites you visited, and pages viewed to facilitate your use of PlayHit's Products and Services; and (ii) import certain information from your Internet browser (e.g. Inertest Explore or Chrome) such as bookmarks, plug-inns and settings to help Licensor to improve its offerings to you.
Information We Collect
As a visitor to this Website, you can engage in many activities without providing any personal information as described above in Section Browsing above. In connection with other activities, such as utilizing online software applications or purchasing or downloading any of the Products and Services available on the Website, PlayHit may ask you to voluntarily supply us with certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting an online form. It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities and/or make any purchases. If you elect to engage in these activities or make purchases, however, PlayHit may ask that you provide us personal information, defined as any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including but not limited to your first and last name, mailing address (including ZIP code), e-mail address, employer, and other personal information. This information is requested in conjunction with the purchase and registration of our Products or Services. In addition, as noted below, minimum information is requested if you choose to subscribe to Product updates.
You never have to answer any questions, and you can decline this exchange of information at any time. However, if you should choose to withhold requested information, we may not be able to provide you with some of the Services or Products dependent upon the collection of this information. Depending upon the activity, some of the information that we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity or purchase, you will not be able to engage in that activity or make such a purchase. PlayHit will inform on the mandatory and/or optional character of the requested and/or required information.
PlayHit is the sole owner of the information it gathers on the Website. PlayHit will only share your information with outside parties in ways that are described in this privacy statement or if we are required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law, cooperate with law enforcement agencies, or comply with a legal process served on our Website and the subsequent legislation adopted in the United States.
When you use the Website, PlayHit or third parties authorized by PlayHit may also collect certain technical and routing information about your computer to facilitate your use of the Website and its Products and Services. When you surf the Internet, your Internet browser (such as Mozilla Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer) automatically transmits some information to PlayHit every time you access content on one of our internet domains within the Website. Examples of such information include the URL of the Web page you were just on (known as the "Refer"), the IP (or Internet Protocol) address of the computer you are using, or the browser version you are using to access our site. All of this information may be collected by PlayHit and used to help improve our offerings to you.
We use such data to facilitate and track your use of the Website and its Products and Services. PlayHit also uses such environmental variables to measure traffic patterns on the Website. Without expressly informing you in each particular circumstance, we do not match such information with any of your personal information.
You may be provided an opportunity on the PlayHit Website to subscribe to a periodic newsletter and Product or Services updates. This newsletter is a marketing tool that allows PlayHit to inform you of new Products and Services, as well as other news relevant to the company. The subscription service requires you to provide your first and last name as well as your email address. Optionally, you are asked to provide the name of the company you represent. You are given the opportunity to choose the type of information we provide to you.
When you submit personal information to PlayHit through this Website, you understand and agree that this information may be transferred across national boundaries and may be stored and processed in any of the countries in which PlayHit and its affiliates and subsidiaries maintain offices. You also acknowledge that in certain countries or with respect to certain activities, the collection, transferring, storage, and processing of your information may be undertaken by trusted vendors of PlayHit. Such vendors are bound by contract not to use your personal information for their own purposes or provide it to any third parties.
Information Relating to Children
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) was passed by the U.S. Congress in November 1998. COPPA provides parents with specific rights regarding their children's privacy. For additional information and resources on COPPA, please visit the Federal Trade Commission Web site at http://www.ftc.gov/. The PlayHit Website and any Products or Services available on that site are not directed at children under 13 years of age and, therefore, COPPA does not apply. However, we recognize that children under the age of 13 may access this Website and subscribe to the newsletter, purchase Products and Services, or download software programs. The collection of information is covered above. Parents and Legal Guardians may request from us to review, delete or stop the collection of the personally identifiable information of their child.
Securing the Transmission and Storage of Information
Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
PlayHit does use the services of third parties, such as e-mail service providers, purchase, shipping and order processing merchants and marketing companies that act as independent contractors on behalf of PlayHit. These parties are contractually prohibited from using personally identifiable information for any purpose other than for the purpose PlayHit specifies. We do provide non-personally identifiable information to certain service providers for their use on an aggregated basis for the purpose of performing their contractual obligations to us. We prohibit the sale or transfer of personal information to entities outside of the PlayHit's affiliates for their use without your approval.
In the event that all or substantially all of PlayHit's stock and/or all or substantially all assets are transferred or sold to another entity, PlayHit may transfer personally identifiable information to the acquiring entity. If, as a result of such a business transition, your personally identifiable information will be used in a materially different manner, you will be given choice consistent with our policy regarding notification of changes.
Choices available to you
You can always choose whether or not to disclose personally identifiable information and that choice will not prevent you from using the PlayHit Website. Please note, however, if you should choose to withhold requested information, we may not be able to provide you with some of the Services dependent upon the collection of this information and you will be given an opportunity to "opt-in" and make your preference choices for any items that are optional and which are not prerequisite for our rendering such Services.
You can choose at anytime to opt out of receiving emails from PlayHit or from having your personally identifiable information shared with selected companies. If you want to opt out, you can do so by editing your preferences with respect to email or the sharing of information. If you elect to "opt out" we will not, as applicable, share your personal information with third parties or send you emails. However, we may continue to use your personal information for internal purposes, to enhance your user experience or as necessary to administer the site or comply with applicable law.
We reserve the right to send a one-time registration confirmation email, and infrequent Service Alert messages to users to inform them of specific changes that may impact their ability to use a service they have previously signed up for, regardless of email contact opt-in status. We also reserve the right to contact you if compelled to do so as part of a legal proceeding or if there has been a violation of any applicable licensing, warranty and purchase agreements.
PlayHit is retaining these rights because in limited cases we feel that we may need the right to contact you as a matter of law or regarding matters that will be important to you. These rights do not allow us to contact you to market a new or existing Service if you have asked us not to do so, and issuance of these types of communications is rare.
If you wish to opt out of receiving emails, the sharing or retention of any personal identification information, or otherwise change your personal preferences, you must contact PlayHit at:[email protected]
To ensure that your request is honored, you must provide PlayHit with information sufficient for us to accurately identify and access your records. The information we require is your full name, address and the email address you provided to PlayHit when you requested Services or Products. PlayHit reserves the right to contact you to verify that we have accurately identified your record.
Our Website uses "cookie" technology. "Cookies" are short pieces of data generated by a web server that a website stores on a user's computer. Certain pages on our Website may require the use of a cookie for purposes of keeping information you enter on multiple pages together. Cookies also enable us to customize our Website and offerings to your needs and provide you with a better online experience with us. In addition, cookies are used to:
measure usage of various pages on our Website to help us make our information; more pertinent to your needs and easy for you to access;
identify and categorized the internet webpages from which the visitor came to the Website and observe the browsing patterns; and
provide functionality such as online orders, Services, Products and other functionality that we believe would be of interest and value to you.
In addition, the service providers we use to serve and host our advertisements, and/or deliver our e-mails, use session and persistent cookies, to track the number of times the Website is accessed and whether the site was accessed from an advertisement. There are no cookies in the advertisement or e-mail. A cookie is placed on your computer only if and when you click on an advertisement or open the e-mail. The cookie generated from the advertisement or e-mail does not contain any personally identifiable information and will remain on your hard drive until you delete it.
You may set your browser to block cookies (consult the instructions for your particular browser on how to do this), although doing so may adversely affect your ability to perform certain transactions, use certain functionality and access certain content on our Website.
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