SPC PRIVACY STATEMENT
Thank you for visiting connectedworldmag.com website. This website is presented
on behalf of Specialty Publishing Company. Protecting your privacy is very important
to ("Specialty Publishing Company," "We"). We take the protection of your personal
information very seriously. This policy is intended to help you understand how Company
collects, uses and safeguards the information you provide on our website.
By using or accessing this website you signify your acknowledgment and assent to
not use this website. Company can revise this policy at any time by updating this
posting, and your use after such change signifies your acceptance of the changed
If you browse Company' website, you may generally do so anonymously without providing
any personal information. However, there are cases where we may ask you for personal
data. For example, we will occasionally conduct on-line surveys to better understand
the needs and profile of our visitors. In addition, we request personal information
when you register to receive additional information regarding our products and services
or send us a question. If you choose not to give information we request, you can
still visit most of the Company website, but you may be unable to access certain
options, offers, and services.
In case you change your mind or wish to update or delete personal information (such
as your zip code), we will endeavor to correct, update or remove the personal data
you give us. You can do this by contacting our Customer Support organization at
the contact points specified below.
We sometimes use the information to communicate with you, such as to notify you
when you have won a contest with us, or we may also wish to share information about
our products, programs, or services.
The data we collect in connection with a blog, tweet, forum, community, or wall
is used to provide an interactive experience. We use this information to encourage
participation in these communities and to offer additional products, programs, and
If you choose to submit content for publication, i.e. a letter to the editors, comments
for posting on a blog, etc., we may publish your screen name and any other information
you have provided to us and we may combine additional information that has been
provided to us as well from other sources.
When you place an order for a magazine subscription, we need to know your name,
email address, mailing address, telephone number, fax number, credit card information.
This information is required so that we can process and fulfill your order, send
an order or shipping confirmation, as well as notify you of your order status. All
Internet transactions with Company are performed on a secure server that encrypts
your credit card information to ensure it is not read by unauthorized third parties.
On occasion we might also seek information about your interests in and use of various
products, programs and services.
When you purchase products online from Company, request content information or otherwise
provide us with personal information, we automatically place you on our list to
receive email regarding product updates, special offers, important issues and new
products. If you do not wish to receive email updates, you can simply respond by
telling us that you do not want to receive any future communications or contact
our Customer Support organization at the contact points specified below.
USE OF PERSONAL DATA
Personal information provided by users who are 13 years of age or over will be used
for marketing and promotional purposes only by the Company and its subsidiaries
and affiliates. Company does not rent, sell or otherwise distribute to third parties
your personal information entered on this site. While we use all reasonable efforts
to safeguard the confidentiality of your information, Company will have no liability
for disclosure of any information obtained due to errors in transmission or the
unauthorized acts of third parties. Company also reserves the right to change or
update this policy, or any other policy or practice, at anytime, with reasonable
notice to users of its web site. Any changes or updates will be effective immediately
upon posting to the Company site.
We may share statistical or aggregated non-personal information about our users
with advertisers, business partners, sponsors and other third parties. This data
is used to customize Company website content and advertising to deliver a better
experience to our users
Company reserves the right to disclose user information in special cases, when we
have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify,
contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference
with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other Company
website users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.
We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to a legal process,
i.e. in response to a court order or subpoena. We may also provide your information
to a law enforcement agency’s request if we deem it necessary or we suspect it violates
the terms of our use, in situations involving potential threats to the physical
safety of any person, or where governing law is applicable or to respond to an emergency
We, working without service providers, and advertisers or partners may collect various
types of non-personal identifiable information when you interact us or visit our
sites. This information may be used to improve the design and content of our sites
and to personalize your Internet experience or deliver more relevant marketing messages
and advertisements. We may also use this information to analyze usage of our sites.
If for any reason you wish to not take advantage of cookies, you may have your browser
not accept them, although this may disable or render unusable some of the features
of the Company web site.
The Company website also may detect and use your IP address or domain name for internal
traffic monitoring and capacity purposes or to otherwise administer our website.
No personal information is obtained, rather just the patterns of usage of our various
users may be tracked to provide you with improved service and content based on aggregate
or statistical reviews of user site traffic patterns.
POLICIES FOR CHILDREN
Company does not knowingly collect or use any personal information from users under
13 years of age. No information should be submitted to this site by guests under
13 years of age, and guests under 13 years old are not allowed to register for our
contests, newsletter, clubs or activities.
Please be advised that our web site contains links to third-party web sites. The
linked sites are not under the control of Company, and we are not responsible for
the contents or privacy practices of any linked site or any link on a linked site.
Specialty Publishing Co.
135 E. St. Charles Rd.
Carol Stream, Il, 60188
Posted May 29, 2010