Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for geomusic.com (the Site). This Privacy Policy governs the use and collection of information collected from you on the Site. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information you may provide to Owner offline or through any means other than the Site, other than as specifically identified below. As used herein, we, us and our refers to Interactiv Corporation.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully so that you understand our online privacy practices. In addition, please review our Terms of Service, which also govern your use of this Site and which incorporate this Privacy Policy by reference. Your use of this Site indicates to us that you have read and accept our privacy practices, as outlined in this Privacy Policy.

What Information Is Collected?

1. Personally Identifying Information. To take advantage of certain optional features or functions of the Website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifying information. Personally identifying information is information that could reasonably be used to identify you personally (such as your full name, address, or email address), and which we may refer to here as PII. For example, you may be asked to supply your name and email address if you complete the optional registration process for the Site, if you purchase a classified ad using our online ad placement service. You can choose not to provide such information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of or participate in some features of the Site. We do not automatically collect any PII from visitors to the Site. After creating a profile, if you wish to change any of your profile information, you may do so by clicking the “Your Profile” link on the Site and then clicking the appropriate link under “Manage Your Personal Profile.” We may also combine information you have otherwise provided to us with PII you submit on the Site.

2. Children Under the Age of 13. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifying information from or about children under the age of 13. By submitting any personally identifying information, you certify that you are at least 13 years of age. If we discover that we have received any information from or about a child under 13 in violation of this statement, we will delete that information. If you believe that we have collected personally identifying information from or about a child under the age of 13, please contact us at the address provided in the “Questions” section below.

3. Non-Personally Identifying Information

a. Cookies. Like many website operators, we sometimes make use of browser “cookies.” A “cookie” is a small piece of information that we use to assign each visitor’s computer a unique, random numerical identification code that resides in a designated file on your computer. Our cookies do not automatically collect personally identifying information. We may use information collected from cookies to recognize your browser when you visit the Site, to facilitate easy login, to attempt to personalize the Site for each user, to ensure that your browser does or does not see the same ad over and over again, to sequence ads and offers in a series and to track page usage and paths, to help serve advertisements, or to facilitate your ability to navigate the Site. We may link the cookie to PII you submit or other information we collect. Separately, third party companies that serve advertisements on the Site may use cookies and other tracking information, as further detailed below, to collect information about your visits to this Site and other websites.

b. Log Files. Like most websites, we use tracking programs that collect information about log files, including browser types, internet service providers (ISPs), referring/exit pages, platform types, date/time stamps, number of clicks, and Internet protocol (IP) addresses,. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet, which web servers use to identify where to send the information your computer requests. We may use IP addresses for a number of purposes, such as system administration, to report aggregate information to our business partners, or to audit the use of the Site. We may disclose such non-personally identifying information, such as aggregated statistics, to third parties for a variety or purposes, including describing our services, marketing, and improving the experiences of visitors to the Site. The information that we collect regarding log files is not linked to personally identifying information.

c. Web Beacons (Clear GIFs/ Single-Pixel GIFs). A web beacon allows the party that set the web beacon to monitor and collect certain limited information about the movements of online Web users. No personally identifying information is collected through web beacons or web bugs. Advertisers on the Site may elect to use third party advertising companies to serve ads on the Site, and they may use such web beacons to recognize your computer each time they send you an advertisement, in order to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. In this way, they may compile information about where individuals using your computer or browser saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked. Advertisers may also place a web beacon to allow them to recognize an existing cookie on your browser if from the same service. We do not control web beacons used by such third parties.

How is the Information Collected Used, and How Can I Opt Out?

1. Personally Identifying Information. PII that you voluntarily submit may be used for the purposes authorized when it was submitted. For example, if you submit PII to request services or content, the information that you submit may be used to fulfill your request. We, our advertisers, or third parties selected by us may send you special offers and information, including by email, if you have not opted out of receiving such information and offers. If you do not wish to receive such special offers and information sent by email, you may follow the instructions for unsubscribing included within any of such special offers or informational emails.

2. Administrative Purposes. We may use PII you submit to contact you for internal administrative purposes such as site administration, troubleshooting, or processing of ecommerce transactions, or relating to your use of the Site or Content you post on the Site, or in our discretion to notify you of major changes to the Site or this Privacy Policy.

3. Service Providers and Third Parties. Personally identifying information may be shared with third parties as disclosed in this Privacy Policy or at the time you provide your information. Third parties that provide support for the operation of the Site or features thereof may also have access to such information. We may also share personally identifying information we have about our users with third parties so that the third parties can send you information and special offers, unless you choose to opt out from such sharing by clicking on the unsubscribe link included in such emails. We may also share your PII with third parties to accomplish the purposes for which it was submitted. In all cases, we will use the information only as permitted by law.

Facilitating Use of the Site and Customizing Content. We may use information collected from cookies and other tracking technology to recognize your browser when you visit the Site and to attempt to personalize the Site for each user, to sequence ads and offers in a series and to track page usage and paths. You can configure your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being set by choosing this option in the preferences or menu options in your browser. However, if you disable cookies, you may not be able to use certain optional features or functions of the Site.

Third Party Advertisements. We also use third party companies to serve advertisements on the Site. These companies may use cookies and other tracking information to collect information about your visits to this Site and other websites, so that they can measure the effectiveness of ads, and to track page usage and paths followed during visits. These companies may provide this data to us.

Statistical Analysis. We may use collected information to create aggregate statistics about activity on and visitors to the Site, including the number of return visits to the Site or our advertisers’ websites, the number of unique visitors that have viewed or “clicked” a particular ad or visited a particular web page and how much time is spent on each page of the Site. We may also create aggregate demographic statistics. We may use these aggregate statistics to measure interest in various areas of the Site, to better design the Site and to improve our marketing strategy and product offerings. We may share the aggregate statistical information with third parties.

Disclosures Required by Law.

As described above, certain uses of collected information may involve disclosure to third parties. In addition, we may disclose collected information in the good faith belief that we are required to do so by law, or when doing so is reasonably necessary to: (1) comply with the law or legal process; (2) respond to any claims; (3) protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of Owner and its affiliates, as well as our customers, users or the public; or (4) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Site. In addition, collected information may be disclosed as part of any bankruptcy, merger, sale, transfer of company assets or acquisition.

Is My Information Protected?

We use reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard personally identifying information against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. As effective as our security measures are, no security system is impenetrable. Moreover, we cannot guarantee that information that you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us. Personally identifying information may also be stored on computers of third parties that provide technical support for the operation of the Site or who otherwise have access to your PII as disclosed in this Privacy Policy. We do not control the security measures used by such third parties.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be amended or modified from time to time. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to learn about any changes in our Privacy Policy.

California Residents

Users of the Site who are California residents and who have provided PII to us may request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to legal@geomusic.com with “Request for California Privacy Information” in the subject line and in the message.

Questions

If you have any more questions, please email us at to legal@geomusic.com or write to PO Box 613104, San Jose CA 95161.


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