Effective 4th March 2013:
Table of Contents:
2. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
3. USE AND DISCLOSURE
5. USER ACCESS AND CONTROL
6. OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
7. CONTACT US
The Shine America Services are for a general audience and are not targeted to children.
2. Collection of Information:
Shine America and our service providers may collect the following information from and about you:
Registration Information is the information you submit to register for a Shine America Service, for example, to apply to take part in a television program, to register for a service, to create an account, post comments, receive a newsletter, or enter a contest or sweepstakes. Registration Information may include, for example, name, email address, gender, zip code and birthday.
Public Information and Posts consist of comments, content or registration details that you post to the Shine America Services and the information about you that accompanies those posts, content or forms, which may include a name, email, user name, comments, likes, status, profile information and picture. Public Information and Posts are always public, which means they are available to everyone and may be displayed in search results on external search engines.
Activity Information. When you access and interact with the Shine America Services, we may collect certain information about those visits. For example, in order to permit your connection to the Shine America Services, our servers receive and record information about your computer, device, and browser, including potentially your IP address, browser type, and other software or hardware information. If you access the Shine America Services from a mobile or other device, we may collect a unique device identifier assigned to that device, geolocation data, or other transactional information for that device.
Cookies and other tracking technologies (such as browser cookies, pixels, beacons, and Adobe Flash technology including cookies) are comprised of small bits of data that often include a de-identified or anonymous unique identifier. Websites, apps and other services send this data to your browser when you first request a web page and then store the data on your computer so the website can access information when you make subsequent requests for pages from that service. These technologies may also be used to collect and store information about your usage of the Shine America Services, such as pages you have visited, content you have viewed, search queries you have run and advertisements you have seen.
Third parties that support the Shine America Services by serving advertisements or providing services, such as allowing you to share content or tracking aggregate Shine America Services usage statistics, may also use these technologies to collect similar information. Shine America does not control these third-party technologies and their use is governed by the privacy policies of third parties using such technologies. For more information about third-party advertising networks and similar entities that use these technologies, see www.aboutads.info/consumers, and to opt-out of such ad networks’ and services’ advertising practices, go to www.aboutads.info/choices.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the "Help" section of your browser for more information. Users can manage the use of Flash technologies, with the Flash management tools available at Adobe’s website, see http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security/privacy_policy/ faq.html. Please note that by blocking any or all cookies you may not have access to certain features, content or personalization available through the Shine America Services.
Information from Other Sources. We may supplement the information we collect with information from other sources, such as publicly available information from social media services, commercially available sources and information from our Company Affiliates or business partners.
3. Use and Disclosure:
We may use the information we collect from and about you to provide the Shine America Services and features to you, including: to measure and improve those Shine America Services and features; to improve your experience with both online and off-line Shine America Services by delivering content you will find relevant and interesting, including advertising and marketing messages; to allow you to comment on content, and participate in online games, contests, or rewards programs; to provide you with customer support and to respond to inquiries. When the information collected from or about you does not identify you as a specific person, we may use that information for any purpose or share it with third parties.
We may use the information we collect from and about you for these additional purposes:
To allow service providers to assist us in providing and managing the Shine America Services. Shine America may make your information available to certain third party service providers, such as contractors, agents or sponsors, who help us manage or provide the Shine America Services.
To share with business partners. Shine America may share your information with business partners to permit them to send you marketing communications consistent with your choices.
To complete a merger or sale of assets. If Shine America sells all or part of its business or makes a sale or transfer of its assets or is otherwise involved in a merger or transfer of all or a material part of its business, Shine America may transfer your information to the party or parties involved in the transaction as part of that transaction.
Shine America uses commercially reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard information in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. However, no one can and Shine America does not guarantee the complete safety of your information.
5. User Access and Control:
If you would like to access, review, correct, update, suppress, or otherwise limit our use of your personal information you have previously provided directly to us, you may contact us as outlined in Section 7. In your request, please include your email address, name, address, and telephone number and specify clearly what information you would like to access, change, update, or suppress. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable.
You may request that we not share your personal information on a going-forward basis with Company Affiliates or unaffiliated third parties for their direct marketing purposes by sending an email to email@example.com with “Shine America Disclosure Opt-out” in the subject line. Please include your full name, email address, and postal address in the body of the email. We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable.
6. Other Important Information:
Sensitive Information. We ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive personal information (such as social security numbers, criminal background, etc.) on or through the Shine America Services or otherwise.
7. Contact Us:
Mail: Shine America
1741 Ivar Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90028