Effective Date: July 1, 2017
This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for Spark Customer Media, LLC. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website, except where stated otherwise. It will notify you of the following:
- What information we collect;
- With whom it is shared;
- How it can be corrected;
- How it is secured;
- How policy changes will be communicated; and
- How to address concerns over misuse of personal data.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information (NPII) is information that may correspond to a particular person, account or profile, but is not sufficient to identify, contact or locate the person to whom such information pertains. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is non-public information that can be used on its own or with other information that is personally identifiable to you and obtained for us to provide you with a product or service, that can be used to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. PII may include information such as your name, address, telephone number, credit card information and other related information you provide to us. Any capitalize terms not defined here in have the same meaning as where they are defined elsewhere on our website.
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Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
If you subscribe to receive content, request additional information, or enter a sweepstakes sponsored by Spark Customer Media LLC, you must provide PII in order for us to provide you with various features and/or functionality of our website. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children under 13. We collect your PII in the following ways:
At Subscriber Registration – When you subscribe to receive content, we may collect your name, email address, physical address, phone number, and any other information listed.
Online Forms – There may be online forms used throughout our website. The information you enter into these online forms may contain PII.
Mobile Application – If you use our mobile application, you may have to provide PII in order to use it and have it function properly.
Computer Information – When you use our website, we automatically collect certain computer information through the interaction of your mobile phone or web browser with our website. Such information is typically, but not always considered NPII.
Web Beacons – We may use a technology called Web beacons to collect general information about your use of our website and your use of newsletters, content or special promotions. The information we collect by web beacons allows us to statistically monitor the number of people who open our emails. Web beacons also help us understand the behavior of our customers and visitors.
Cookies – Our website may use “Cookies.” A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to login a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our site.
- Affiliate marketing;
- Signing in and identifying you as a member or user to our website;
- Our website Analytics;
- Remarketing our products or services to you;
- Remembering your preferences and settings;
- Targeted advertising;
- Identifying the areas of our website that you have visited; and/or
- Navigating our website.
You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.
We may use the information we receive from you for the following purposes:
- Contact you with updates to our website.
- Resolve problems and disputes.
- Make improvements to a website.
- Provide our products and services.
- Provide personalized and customized content.
- Contact you with marketing and advertising that we believe may be of interest.
Email Communications – We may use the email address you provide when subscribing to communicate with you about our website. We may also send you emails with promotional information or offers from us or our affiliates. We may use your information to administer contests, sweepstakes, promotions, events, surveys or other features. You can change your contact preferences at any time by contacting us.
We may transfer your information to service providers to conduct our business. For example, they may handle data management, email distribution, market research, information analysis, and promotions management.
Your information may be transferred to a third party as a part of our business assets in a sale of a part or all of Spark. If this should happen, notice will be provided by posting to the website or other form of communication.
Legally Required Release of Data
Disclosure of your data or information may be legally required by us (e.g if disclosure is a) required by court order, subpoena, or other legal process, b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies, c) necessary to investigate violations or enforcement of our Sweepstakes Official Rules, d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties including you and/or other subscribers, and/or e) necessary to protect their legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of our company, our subscribers, employees, and affiliates).
Sharing Information with Affiliates and Other Third Parties
We do not sell your PII to third parties for marketing purposes. However, we may use your NPII for data aggregation purposes which might be sold to other parties at our discretion. Any such data aggregation would not contain any of your PII. We may provide your PII to affiliates who provides services with regard to our website (such as to administer contests, sweepstakes, promotions, events, surveys or other features).
Your Access to and Control Over Information
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about you.
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
Protecting Your Child’s Privacy
We follow the children’s online privacy protection act (COPPA). Even though our website is not designed for use by anyone under the age of 18, we realize that a child may attempt to access our website. If you are a parent or guardian to believe that your child is using our website, please contact us. We may ask for proof of identification before we remove any information to prevent malicious removal of account information. If we discover on our own that a child is accessing our website, we will delete the information as soon as we discover it, will not use the information for any purpose, and we will not disclose the information to third parties. You acknowledge that we do not verify the age of our users, nor have any liability to do so for visitors to our website. If you are a child, please seek the permission of a parent or Guardian before accessing a website.
Questions or Concerns