II. INFORMATION WE COLLECT We may collect both “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information” about you. “Non-Personal Information” includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks. “Personal Information” includes information that can be used to personally identify you, such as your name, address and email address. In addition, we may also track information provided to us by your browser or by our mobile application when you view or use the Service, such as the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), the type of browser you use, the device from which you connected to the Service, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you. We use this information for, among other things, the operation of the Service, to maintain the quality of the Service, to provide general statistics regarding use of the Service and for other business purposes. We track this information using cookies, or small text files which include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to a user’s browser from our servers and are stored on the user’s computer hard drive. Sending a cookie to a user’s browser enables us to collect Non-Personal Information about that user and keep a record of the user’s preferences when utilizing our services, both on an individual and aggregate basis. The Company may use both persistent and session cookies; persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session and until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close your browser. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser help file directions. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Service may not work properly.
Also, We may use all of the information that we collect to:
Send you newsletters and/or other communications for which you have registered;
Provide special offers or promotional materials to you on behalf of us or third parties;
Contact you with regard to a giveaway, sweepstakes, contest or promotion in which you have participated and to track your entries in such giveaways, sweepstakes, contests or promotions;
Authorize a purchase or complete a transaction that you have requested, or otherwise confirm or fulfill an order you have made (i.e., to deliver the products or other services that you ordered, and, if necessary, to invoice you);
Monitor or improve the quality, design, functionality of the Web Site;
Administer the Web Site’s systems and for other internal business purposes;
Customize the advertising and content you see and to otherwise personalize your experience on the Web Site;
Evaluate you for a possible invitation to be a guest on The Ebony J Show or www.msebonyj.com;
Generate topics for The Ebony J Show or www.msebonyj.com; and
For other purposes disclosed when you provide your information.
monitor metrics such as unique users (actually, unique web browsers), visits and page views;
monitor traffic and conversion patterns through our various product and service offerings on the Web Site (for example, web beacons may be integrated into a merchandise product page as well as the subsequent shopping cart, transaction and verification pages);
monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns; and
determine whether or not messages were opened, links were clicked or notifications/offers were acted upon.
IV: Sweepstakes, Contests, Promotions and Giveaways
We may offer sweepstakes, contests, promotions, and other giveaways through the Web Site that may require registration. If you choose to enter a sweepstakes, contest , promotion or other giveaways, we may disclose your personal information to third parties in connection with the administration of such promotion, including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law, such as on a winners list. Also, by entering a promotion, you are agreeing to the official rules that govern that promotion, which may contain specific requirements of you, including, except where prohibited by law, allowing the sponsor(s) of the promotion to use your name, voice and/or likeness in advertising or marketing associated with the promotion.
Our Newsletters are periodically sent to users who have previously registered to receive such material. The information obtained during registration (e.g. email address) is securely stored to achieve a more tailored relationship with the Company. At any time, user can “unsubscribe” to this service.
VI. Registering and Obtaining Tickets
BY REGISTERING AND OBTAINING TICKETS TO “THE EBONY J SHOW,” YOU CONSENT TO BE PHOTOGRAPHED BY MEANS OF VIDEO RECORDING AND YOU GRANT THE PRODUCER OF THE FOOTAGE, ITS SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, CARRIER STATIONS, NETWORK STATION(S), SPONSOR(S) OF THE PROGRAM AND MARKETING AND ADVERTISING AGENTS (AS WELL AS THEIR AFFILIATED AND RELATED ENTITIES) THE RIGHT TO RECORD AND USE YOUR NAME, VOICE, AND LIKENESS WORLDWIDE IN PERPETUITY FOR ANY PURPOSE WHATSOEVER. IN ADDITION YOU RELEASE THE ABOVE PARTIES FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR LOSS OF DAMAGE TO YOUR PERSON OR PROPERTY WHILE AT OR AROUND THE PREMISES, AND YOU AGREE TO COMPLY WITH ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS OF COMPANY, THE PRODUCER AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, EBONY J MEDIA LLC .
Safety and Security
VII. HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION We implement reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices in order to protect your Personal Information and ensure that such Personal Information is not accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such precautions. By using our Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
XI. AGE OF CONSENT By using the Service, you represent that you are at least 18 years of age.
Updating Personal Information
XIV. EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS & OPTING OUT We will send you Service-related announcements on occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our Service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, or a new enhancement is released, which will affect the way you use our Service, we might send you an email. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. Based upon the Personal Information that you provide us, we may communicate with you in response to your inquiries to provide the services you request and to manage your account. We will communicate with you by email or telephone, in accordance with your wishes. We may also use your Personal Information to send you updates and other promotional communications. If you no longer wish to receive those email updates, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each update or communication.