TERMS OF USE & PRIVACY POLICY

Privacy Notice

NOBLE MEDIA PRIVACY NOTICE – HEADLINES
This Privacy Notice explains the privacy practices for the websites and the desktop and mobile website operated by Noble Media, Inc. (“us,” “we” or “our”).

It describes the information we collect about you (“you” or “your”) through the Sites, and how we use and share that information. You should read this Privacy Notice thoroughly to fully understand our privacy practices.

OVERVIEW OF THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
• We collect the personal information you give us when you subscribe to our Sites or participate in Interactive Areas on our Sites such as activity that might include newsletter sign-ups, participation in our commenting sections, and saving articles, etc. Further, personal information is information that allows us to identify an individual consumer, such as a name, phone number, home address or email address.
• We collect certain other information through cookies such as the dates and times you access our Sites, your device identifier and Internet protocol address, and attributes of your browser, system or device.
• Our third party operational providers use technical information collected through cookies and other technologies to analyze site usage activity and patterns in order to help improve the Sites.
• We use your personal information to communicate with you and to fulfill your requests related to services such as newsletter sign ups.
• We may use demographic information about you (e.g., age, gender, geographic location) from third parties to serve you more relevant advertising.
We use the information we collect to tailor marketing and advertising so that it is more relevant to you.
• We may share the information we collect with operational providers that help us fulfill certain business functions, and with other third parties to comply with legal processes such as subpoenas and court orders, in connection with corporate transactions involving our companies, and when we believe in good faith that the law requires the disclosure of your personal information or its disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or interests or the rights or interests of others.

OVERVIEW – POTENTIAL THIRD PARTY ADVERTISERS AND PARTNERS
• Third party advertising networks and other companies with whom we may contract in the future may collect technical information derived from cookies and other technologies when you visit our Site.
• These companies and third party networks may combine the information they collect with information about your activities at third party websites or with demographic information.They may use this information to identify your likely interests in order to provide you with more useful and relevant advertisements.

WHAT YOU MAY REQUEST WITH THE DATA WE HAVE
• You may request that we correct, update, or remove information you provided by contacting us at [email protected]
• Additionally, you may opt out of email communications you receive from us using the opt-out links found at the bottom of each email we send.
You may set your browser to refuse cookies.

CONTACT
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about this Privacy Notice.
Contact us at:
Email: [email protected]

NOBLE MEDIA INC., PRIVACY NOTICE
Amended as of May 25th, 2018

Noble Media, Inc. (“we,” “us” or “our”) owns and operates our web and mobile site. This Privacy Notice explains our privacy practices with respect to the information we collect via those Sites.

PERSONAL INFO – DEFINITION
Personal information is information that allows us to identify an individual consumer, such as a name, phone number, home address or email address. Certain information is only personal information when it is linked to other information like your name. For example, your birth date and gender are personal information when associated with your name.

WHAT WE COLLECT AND MAY COLLECT IN THE FUTURE
To become a member of our Site or to access certain areas of the Site, such as contests or sweepstakes, you may be required to provide personal information such as your name, home and email addresses, birth date and gender. Similar information may also be required to participate in other online activities, special events or Interactive Areas. “Interactive Areas” include, when offered, comment sections on articles, message boards, chat rooms, reader photo upload areas, reader ratings and reviews, features allowing saving articles or other content on our Site, reader-created content upload areas, contact us and customer support areas, and areas that allow you to register for SMS text messaging and mobile alerts. We may also survey visitors about various topics, including events and experiences, media consumption preferences and how we can improve our Sites and services. Response to our surveys is entirely voluntary.
We collect information when you submit it for posting on our Site. Any communication you submit or that may be posted to a publicly viewable area of our Site, such as a comment on an article or a review, is a public communication and may be viewed by the general public. Therefore, you acknowledge and understand that you have no expectation of privacy or confidentiality in the content you submit to such areas via our Site, whether or not your submission includes personal information. These submissions would include newsletter sign ups and any area of our site that requires a login or registration prior to use.  If at any time you display your personal information in any communication submitted to such areas, other individuals may collect and use your personal information. We are not responsible for, nor can we guarantee the protection of, any personal information you disclose in a communication submitted to such areas for posting or contained in an email or other communication submitted to us for such posting, and thus, you acknowledge that if you disclose personal information in any such material, you do so at your own risk.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
To gauge the effectiveness of our Sites, we may collect technical information about our members and visitors, such as Internet server and browser identification, the Internet service provider used, clickstream information, the web page from which you enter our site, webpages visited, duration of visit and domain type. However, this information does not reveal your identity. We may gather this information through the use of cookies and similar devices as discussed below. We may contract with third parties to collect this information on our behalf for analytics purposes. These include companies such as Google.For more information about these companies and their privacy policies, please click the company names above and follow the links to their websites.
WHY WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION
We collect personal information for several important purposes, including to operate subscriber base, protect the security of our visitors and the Site, improve our service and Site, distribute our newsletters, to potentially notify the winners of our contests and sweepstakes, allow participation in Interactive Areas, and for future marketing, advertising and/or promotional use. We or our operational providers may associate the information we collect with other data collected from other sources, such as demographic data including age and gender, to make our marketing activities more relevant.
We may offer SMS text message mobile alerts for specific purposes. We may also offer an “Email This” feature that allows visitors to email a link to another person to inform them about an article or feature on the Site. Should we use this tool in the future we will not retain telephone numbers or email addresses collected for these purposes after sending the SMS text message or email.

Personal information may be collected in the future in connection with contests, sweepstakes and special events (collectively, “Events”). Personal information collected through our Sites in conjunction with such Events may also be used for marketing additional products, services and events by us and/or by our advertisers, sponsors, and marketing partners. Please see the rules of each individual Event and any applicable privacy policies for those Events for additional information on the choices you may exercise with respect to the use of your personal information collected in connection with that Event. To the extent there is a conflict between this privacy policy and the rules or policies applicable to a special Event, the rules and policies associated with the special Event shall govern.
COOKIES
A cookie is a small data file that contains a unique identification number that a website places on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website. The cookie is able to store a variety of information used to improve and customize your browsing experience. Session-based cookies last while your browser is open. Persistent cookies last for various periods across browser restarts. Pixels, which are also known as pixel GIFs or web beacons, are related technologies that are used to set cookies or simply collect information about a single web interaction.

OUR USE OF COOKIES
We may use cookies on our Sites, as well as third-party cookies, like Google Analytics. Some cookies are used for authentication or registration. Cookies also enable us to understand how often visitors are visiting our Sites, where they are coming from, the specific pages visited, and user preferences. We use this information to improve the Sites’ speed, functionality, and the content we provide. Other cookies may be used for estimating audience size for sponsors and advertisers, for marketing purposes to display advertising and offerings that are relevant to your interests and to control how often you see some advertising messages. They also help provide us with aggregated auditing, research, and reporting, and know when content has been shown to you.The cookies we use on the Sites do not contain any personal information.
MANAGING YOUR COOKIES
You can refuse to use cookies by turning them off in your browser. You can contact your browser software manufacturer for questions on how to disable your cookies. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use most of the content on our Sites. However, if the cookies are disabled you may find that some areas on the Sites will be slower, or may not function at all and you may not be able to participate in certain activities such as saving customized settings for activities like login and/or commenting.

COOKIES ON SITES WE LINK TO
Throughout our Sites, we link out to other websites, such as publications, affiliates, advertisers, and partners. You should review other website operators’ privacy and cookie policies to determine the type and extent of tracking devices used by these other websites.

HOW AND WHY WE MAY SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
We may share aggregate information about our visitors to our advertisers, sponsors, and promotional partners, such as how many persons visited a particular page or activity, the average age of our visitors on the Site(s) or page(s), or the likes and dislikes of our visitors, but this information does not include personal information about any individual visitor. We may obtain geographic information such as zip code clustering from other sources, but this aggregate information will not reveal any personal information about a specific visitor. We may also obtain other demographic information from third parties to improve our products and services, for marketing purposes or to display more relevant advertising. One such third-party provider is Google Analytics. If you would like to opt-out of Google Analytics tracking, please click this link: Google Analytics opt-out.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).  Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.  Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.  By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

We also contract with a third-party advertising partner to serve ads on our behalf across the internet and may on this site in the future. They will collect and use anonymous information about your visits to and interactions with our website through the use of technologies such as cookies to personalize advertisements for goods and services. To learn more, or to opt-out of receiving advertisements tailored to your interests by our third party partner, visit the Network Advertising Initiative at www.networkadvertising.org/choices.

OUR OPERATIONAL PROVIDERS
For your convenience, we may provide the opportunity to purchase certain goods, merchandise and services through the Site (including, without limitation, retail purchases, and special event tickets). Companies other than Noble Media Inc. may process these transactions. We call these companies that conduct our e-commerce operations, order and contest fulfillment and/or contract services “operational providers.” They are third parties that perform services on our behalf. If you choose to use these optional services, our operational providers will request your personal information to fulfill your order or request. The voluntary submission of your personal information to these operational providers, including your order or request, will be governed by the specific provider’s terms of use and privacy policies. To facilitate an order or request from you, we may share your personal information with the provider. The operational provider may also share your personal information and information about your purchases with us. We may store this information in our membership database. In most instances, we request that our operational providers adhere to the provisions in our Privacy Notice and that such providers only share visitors’ personal information with us, unless necessary to complete a visitor’s request or order. You must read an operational provider’s privacy policy to determine the extent of use and disclosure of your personal information collected online. We are not responsible for the collection, use and disclosure practices of operational providers, nor are we responsible or liable for their services.

OTHER REASONS TO SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION
Other than as disclosed in this Privacy Notice, we share or disclose your personal information or the content of your email when required by law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; when we believe disclosure would enhance or improve operation of the Site or when we believe disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or interests or the rights or interests of others, or the safety of our visitors.
We may disclose the content of your email to our operational providers in the event the communication is necessary for the resolution of your request or concern.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The Site may contain links, sometimes in the form of ads or links to other websites that offer information about relevant online services. This includes websites operated by other entities. These other websites may collect personal information directly from you and/or use their own tracking technologies. When you link to or visit an advertiser’s, partner’s or sponsor’s website you will be subject to the privacy policy and terms of use agreement of that website operator. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of our advertisers’, sponsors’ or any others’ websites or their businesses to which we provide hyperlinks or access. Please visit the websites of these companies to review their privacy policies.

PERSONAL INFORMATION PROTECTION
We endeavor to safeguard and protect your personal information. When you submit personal information on our Sites, we take efforts to protect such information both online and offline. Only employees and supervisors with specific authorization have access to databases containing visitors’ personal information. When you send us an email, we will reasonably safeguard your email address and other personal contact information. Should we collect any credit card information we collect or receive is transmitted via an API using encrypted technology to our operational provider for processing. Please be advised that, although we take reasonable technological precautions to protect your data, no data in storage or transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, we do not represent or warrant that your information will be absolutely secure. Any transmission of data via our Sites is at your own risk.

THE CHOICES YOU HAVE ABOUT THE PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Our Site is operated and maintained within the U.S. We make no assurances or representations of any kind that the Site is suitable for use outside the U.S. or in the country in which you reside. The information we collect is kept on servers in the U.S. and may be transferred to servers in other countries, subject to the terms of this privacy notice. We retain the information we collect for so long as we continue to have a business purpose for it.

By accessing the Site, establishing an account, subscribing to our content via print, digital, or email newsletters or making a purchase, you consent to the processing of your personal information as provided in this Privacy Notice. You may withdraw that consent by contacting us at [email protected] You are required to provide certain personal information in order to open and maintain an account, to make a purchase or to take advantage of certain features available through the Sites. Your failure to provide such information may preclude you from establishing an account or may subject your account to termination, prevent you from making a purchase or prohibit you from using certain features.

If at any point you believe the personal information we process about you is incorrect, you may access your subscription account or comment registration and modify it there, or otherwise request to see the information and to have it corrected or deleted by contacting us at [email protected]
If you wish to object to or raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal information, you may contact us at [email protected]

YOUR CHOICES
You can choose not to provide us with any personal information through the Site. If personal information you provide through our Site changes, if you no longer wish to receive a service or marketing communications from us or if you wish to inquire about the information we hold about you, please contact us using the contact information below and we will correct, update or remove your details or process your request to be removed from future communications. Additionally, you can opt out of any email communications you receive from us using the opt-out links found at the bottom of each email we send.

PRIVACY POLICY CHANGES
We may periodically modify, alter or otherwise update this Privacy Notice. We will notify you of any material changes to this Privacy Notice by posting via the Site the revised notice with the date it was revised. We encourage you to review our Privacy Notice on a regular basis to stay informed of our current data privacy practices. Your continued use of our Site constitutes your agreement to current version of this Privacy Notice.
WHAT IF NOBLE MEDIA, INC. IS SOLD OR GOES OUT OF BUSINESS?

In the event of a corporate change in control resulting from, for example, a sale to, or merger with, another entity, or in the event of a sale of assets or a bankruptcy involving Noble Media, Inc. or its affiliates, we reserve the right to transfer your personal information to the new party in control or the party acquiring our assets.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
This Is How We Protect Children’s Privacy?
We have developed our Sites to appeal to visitors over the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from persons under the age of 13. If we learn that we have personal information for a child under the age of 13, we will take steps to delete that information.

CONTACT
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy.
Contact us at:
[email protected]

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY SORT INCURRED AS A RESULT OF ANY DEALINGS WITH ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE OR MERCHANT OR OPERATOR OF SUCH A THIRD PARTY WEBSITE.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

ALL CONTENT, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES ON THE SITE, OR OBTAINED FROM A WEBSITE TO WHICH THE SITE IS LINKED (A “LINKED SITE”) ARE PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY GUARANTEES OR WARRANTY. IN CONNECTION WITH ALL CONTENT, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ON THIS SITE, NOBLE MEDIA MAKES NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, SECURITY OR ACCURACY. USE OF THE PRODUCT BY A USER IS AT THE USER’S RISK.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

NOBLE MEDIA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS AND SERVICES ON THIS SITE OR THE PERFORMANCE OF ANY ITS PRODUCTS (EVEN IF NOBLE MEDIA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES).

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