The Information We Collect
Through Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC publications, websites and other media, you can order publications and products, and engage in various activities like entering contests or sweepstakes, playing games, taking quizzes, voting in polls or otherwise expressing an opinion, subscribing to one of our services, such as newsletters, or participating in one of our online forums or communities. Your personally identifiable information may be required to engage in these activities as well as to receive products and services that you may have requested. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at these pages and elsewhere include but are not limited to: name, address, gender, e-mail address, and telephone number, fax number and credit or debit card information.
We may also collect information about your personal or professional interests and use of or opinions about various products, programs and services. For instance, we may ask you to identify your job or industry to qualify you for free business magazines.
At some Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC sites and through certain promotions, you can submit information about other people. For example, you might recommend a place of business. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected about other people at these pages include: recipient's name, address, e-mail address and telephone number.
We may also collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit our web pages or use our applications, such as the type of browser and operating system you are using, your IP Address and your Internet service provider, and location-based information.
How We Use the Information
We may use the information you provide about yourself or others to fulfill requests for our publications, products or services, to respond to inquiries about offerings and to offer other products, programs or services that may be of interest.
We may combine information we receive with outside records and share such information with third parties to enhance our ability to market to you those products or services that may be of interest to you.
We may disclose personally identifiable information to third parties whose practices are not covered by this privacy statement (e.g., other marketers, magazine publishers, retailers, participatory databases and non-profit organizations) that want to market products or services to you.
When you request a magazine, service or other product, we will forward the information you give us to the publisher or provider for fulfillment. They may contact you with special offers of possible interest.
We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when you have won one of our contests or sweepstakes, or when we make changes to subscriber agreements, to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter or to contact you about your account.
If you choose to submit content (e.g., a "letter to our editors" or an online review), we may publish your name, screen name and other information you have provided to us.
The information we collect in connection with our online forums and communities is used to provide an interactive experience. We use this information to facilitate participation in these online forums and communities and, from time to time, to offer you products, programs or services.
We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our publications and websites, and to enable us to customize your Internet experience. We also may use this information to analyze site usage, as well as to offer you products, programs or services.
We will disclose information we maintain when required by law, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency's request.
Agents and contractors of Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC that have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC
We may transfer your personally identifiable information to other Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC offices for internal management and administrative purposes. Your personal data will be transferred to other Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC offices where necessary for the performance or conclusion of our contractual obligations to you or for your benefit. Transfers of personally identifiable information may also be made where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
Please note that if Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC or any of its subsidiaries or lines of business is sold or otherwise disposed of, including through merger of, consolidation or sale of assets, the relevant customer database, including personally identifiable information we may possess about you, may, in whole or in part, be sold, disposed of, transferred or otherwise disclosed as part of that transaction.
Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Notice. Inadvertent disclosures may result, for example, when third parties misrepresent their identities in asking the site for access to personally identifiable information about themselves for purposes of correcting possible factual errors in the data.
If you prefer not to receive traditional mail or other off-line promotions from this or any other Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC property or any companies not owned by Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you prefer not to receive e-mail marketing from this or any other Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC property or any companies not owned by Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC, please contact email@example.com.
Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC sites will not use or transfer personally identifiable information provided to us in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you with an opportunity to opt out of these unrelated uses.
Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors
Some of our sites contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. You should consult the other sites' privacy notices, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC sites sometimes may offer contests, sweepstakes, promotions, editorial features or other activities or offerings that are sponsored or co-sponsored by or presented with identified third parties. By virtue of your participation in such activities or offerings, you’re IP Address and the personally identifiable information that you voluntarily submit may be provided to both the Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC site and the third parties. Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC has no control over the third parties' use of this information.
Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC sites may use reputable third parties to present or serve advertisements, including online behavioral advertisements, that you may see on the web pages and to conduct research about the advertisements. This privacy notice does not cover any use of information that such third parties may have collected from you (e.g., type of browser, operating system, domain name, day and time of visit, page(s) visited) or the methods used by the third-parties to collect that information (e.g., cookies, web beacons and clear gifs). For more information on the use of such third-parties, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Commitment to Security
We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security and correctly use the information we collect.
How You can Access or Correct Information
To inquire about personally identifiable information that this Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC site has collected about you, or how to correct factual errors in such information, please email at email@example.com.
Special Note for Parents
The site you are visiting is not intended for use by children.
Changes to this Notice
This Notice may be changed by Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC. The revised Notice will be posted to this page so that you are aware of the information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it.
How to Contact Us If you have any questions or concerns about the Silicon Valley Local Magazine LLC Privacy Notice or its implementation please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Privacy Notice was revised 10/14/2011.