TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
1. Registration and Passwords
Registration is not required to browse the DondersteenMedia Sites. However, certain features offered on the DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products may require you to submit certain personal information, such as your name, your postal address, your e-mail address, and billing information. When you submit such information on a DondersteenMedia Site, Application or Product you represent that you are at least 18 years of age and that you have the authority to register with such site. When you register we may assign you a login ID and request that you choose a password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your login ID and password. You shall be responsible for any use of your login ID and password. In addition, you agree to pay all charges, including taxes, duties or other fees, incurred by you or anyone using your login and/or password.
2. Your Submissions and User Conduct
The DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products may invite users to communicate with one another via chat areas, social media environments, either published by DondersteenMedia or third parties, such as Facebook and Twitter among others, mobile web and application environments and bulletin boards. Some DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products may also enable users to submit materials to be viewed by or shared with other users. Any communication and/or submission(s) (collectively, "Submissions") made on any DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products, including, but not limited to, any notes, reviews, bulletin board postings, social media comments, ideas, suggestions, concepts, artwork, photographs, game mechanics, walkthroughs and sound and video files will become the property of Dondersteen Media and can be used in any manner or form throughout the world without any time or other restrictions. Dondersteen Media shall be entitled to edit such Submissions as it sees fit, and it shall have no obligation to use material submitted. You are solely and fully responsible for the content of any of your Submissions to any DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products. Your Submissions must strictly conform to the following guidelines:
Your Submissions to the DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products must originate with you and be accurate and current. Your Submissions must not infringe any third-party rights, including, but not limited to, copyright, trademark, publicity, or privacy rights.
Your Submissions must not be harmful to minors in any way.
Your Submissions must not advertise or solicit funds.
Your Submissions must not use the DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products to advocate or offer instructions as to illegal activities or to violate any applicable laws.
You may not make Submissions if you are under the age of 13.
3. Downloading Material from the Dondersteen Sites
You are permitted to download only those materials specifically available to download from any DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products for your personal use. Any material available for downloading from a DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products may not be used for any other purpose other than your personal non-commercial home use. You must not remove any notices or credits on the downloaded materials or delete, add, or otherwise modify the content of any such downloaded materials, unless you have prior written permission from Dondersteen Media to do so.
4. Ownership of Materials on the Dondersteen Sites
In addition, any of the tradenames, trademarks, service marks and logos (collectively referred to as "Trademarks") that appear on the DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products are owned by Dondersteen Media or others that have licensed their use to us. Other Trademarks will occasionally be added to the DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products. These Trademarks may not be used in any manner without the prior written consent of their respective owners.
5. Partner Sites/Linked Sites
The DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products may provide links to other websites for your convenience and enjoyment. Please note that if you access other websites through such links you do so at your sole risk. Dondersteen Media does not review, endorse, or control any content, advertising, products, services, or other materials on or available through those sites, nor is it responsible for any viruses, Trojan horses, or other items of a potentially destructive nature that they may contain. Your correspondence or business dealings with advertisers, partners, or other third parties through any DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products, including payment for and delivery of goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties, or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third parties. You agree that Dondersteen Media and the DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort arising out of any such dealings or as a result of the link to their sites on any DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products.
DONDERSTEEN MEDIA IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT FOUND ON OR THROUGH ANY OF DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ADVERTISING AND LINKS. BY USING ANY DONDERSTEEN MEDIA SITE, APPLICATION OR PRODUCT YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT SUCH USE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. YOU AGREE THAT THE CONTENT IS OFFERED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THIS EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU IN FULL.
The DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products and each of their publishers’ respective vendors, agents, licensees, officers, directors, shareholders and employees, shall not be liable for any and all injuries, actions, claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs or expenses, including reasonable outside attorneys’ fees, arising as a result of your or your child’s use of the DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products. Dondersteen Media makes no guarantee of availability of service and it reserves the right to suspend, withdraw, change or discontinue any functionality or feature of the DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products. DONDERSTEEN MEDIA WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (EVEN IF SUCH DAMAGES ARE FORESEEABLE OR IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OR HAVE CONSTRUCTIVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES).
Dondersteen Media reserves the right to monitor Submissions by those who use the DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products, but it is not obliged to do so. Dondersteen Media disclaims any responsibility for the Content submitted by users on or through any area of the DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products including, without limitation, chat areas, social media environments, bulletin boards, and e-mail. Dondersteen Media cannot and does not seek to limit the opinions and views of our users and such opinions and views, therefore, should not be taken to represent those of Dondersteen Media. Dondersteen Media does not represent that the Content and features on or offered through the DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products are appropriate or available for use in all countries. Dondersteen Media reserves the right to terminate this agreement and/or refuse service to you at any time without notice for any reason.
7. Infringement and Regulatory Complaints
Dondersteen Media is committed to respecting the intellectual property rights of others. It will cooperate with any law enforcement authorities and comply with any judicial order requesting or directing it to disclose the identity of anyone downloading or posting materials, or otherwise using DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products in violation of applicable laws. If you believe that your proprietary rights, including copyright, have been infringed by any Content posted by users of any DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products, please notify Dondersteen Media by using the appropriate link on this website. If Dondersteen Media receives such notice it will promptly respond to, remove, or disable access to, the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of any infringing activity.
When notifying Dondersteen Media of any claimed infringement, you must provide the following information:
a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner whose work you claim has been infringed;
a description of the work you claim has been infringed;
a description of the work you claim to be infringing as well as information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
your address, telephone number, and, if available, your e-mail address;
a statement of your good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
a statement that the information in the notice is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Data Protection Statement
We may use the services of third party websites and products (such as Facebook Connect and Twitter) on our DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products. We may collect information about you when you register with us through our Websites and Products, when you visit our Websites, when you use our Products, when you make a purchase, and any time you provide information to us. We are the sole owner of the information collected through our Websites and Products. We may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other third parties.
We may collect personal information from you when you
(i) submit questions or material to us,
(ii) register on a DondersteenMedia Site, Application or Product,
(iii) purchase a product from us,
(iv) e-mail us or
(v) enter one of our contests or sweepstakes.
We use such personal information collected through DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products for the purposes of:
providing a personalised service
conducting market research surveys
fulfilling product orders
running features that incorporate submissions to the site
running sweepstakes and contests and
providing you with information about, and access to, products and services we offer, either ourselves or jointly with or on behalf of other organisations.
We may post customer news and events on our Websites and Products which may contain Personally Identifiable Information. We will obtain your consent to post your name along with your news or event prior to posting the news or event. If you do not wish to receive information about our products or services, or the products or services offered jointly with or on behalf of other organisations, please check the appropriate box on the registration page, sweepstakes/contests page or other relevant form or page through which the information is collected.
We may collect non-personally-identifying information ("Non-Personal Information") about your use of our Websites and Products even if you do not register with us. We may collect your IP address, cookie information, browser information, page visitation history, crash diagnostic reports, device information, computer information, usage pattern information, operating system information, location information, timestamp information and any other anonymous information about the nature and frequency of your use of our Websites and Products. Such information does not identify any individual and will not be linked any personal information. We use such information to:
build up marketing profiles
aid strategic development
manage our relationship with advertisers and
audit usage of the site.
We may share such information, in the aggregate form only, with our affiliates, partners or advertisers, or other third parties.
We may use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. A session ID cookie enhances your ability to navigate our Websites and Products and expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser's "help" file.
Persistent cookies are set to store your passwords, so you don't have to enter your password more than once. Persistent cookies may also enable us to track and target the interests of our Users to enhance the experience, customize features and create new Websites and Products.
If you reject cookies, you may still use our Websites and Products, but your ability to use certain features, such as the shopping cart, contests or sweepstakes, will be limited.
We may utilize tracking technology to understand usage patterns, to create new features, promotions, functionality, services and for advertisement purposes. However, none of the information collected via tracking technology is Personally Identifiable Information.
We may provide you the opportunity to opt-out of having your Personally Identifiable Information used for certain purposes when we ask for this information. For example, if you purchase a product or service from us but do not wish to receive any additional marketing material from us, we may allow you to indicate your preference on our order form. If you no longer wish to receive our promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each email or communication or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please check the settings of the devices and Products that you use to set your preferences for general use and opt-out options. For example, you may opt-out of location services related to our Products by changing the settings of your device at any time. For some of our Products, you may also opt-out of sending diagnostic reports to us by changing the settings of the Product. We encourage you to review the settings of your devices and Products frequently as these options may change over time. You can stop all collection of information from our Products by uninstalling them.
Any personal information you choose to provide to us with your submissions posted to this site may appear on the site, but only to identify you as the author of the submission, unless you expressly authorise us to make further use of the information on the site.
Chat Areas/Bulletin Boards/Social Media Environments.
If you voluntarily disclose personal information on any of the DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products bulletin boards, DondersteenMedia Sites, Applications or Products social media pages, such as Facebook and Twitter among others or in the chat areas of a DondersteenMedia Site, Application or Product, that information can also be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other people.
Children under the age of 13 should not submit or post any personal information without the written consent of their parents or legal guardians. If you are a child under the age of 13 and want to submit your personal information to us, you should ask your parents to send an e-mail to email@example.com
Third Party Websites and Products
You may have the opportunity to access or interact with our Websites and Products through third party social networking websites and products such as Facebook and Twitter among others. Consequently, your Personally Identifiable Information may be shared with those third party websites and products and those third party websites and products may share your Personally Identifiable Information with us. If you click on a link to a third party website or product when using our Websites or Products, you will leave our Websites and Products and go to the third party website or product you selected. If you choose to provide your information directly to third party websites and products, your information will be governed by the policies of those third party websites and products.
We do not have any control over third party websites and products. These other websites and products may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, solicit Personally Identifiable Information from you and follow different rules regarding the use of the information you submit to them. We cannot control the activities of third parties, we have no responsibility for any use of your Personally Identifiable Information by such third parties, and we cannot guarantee that they will adhere to any privacy practices, including the ones we follow. We encourage you to read the privacy policies, statements and settings of third party websites and products prior to your interaction with them.
Security of Information
We take precautions to ensure the security of personal information submitted by users. Unfortunately, no electronic communication over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we strive to take care to protect your personal information, Dondersteen Media cannot warrant the security of any information that you submit to us, and you do so at your own risk.
Updating Personal Information
If you would like to change any contact or billing information, or if you no longer desire to receive any marketing communications from us or our partners, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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