Respecting Your Privacy
We respect your privacy and dislike spam as much or more than you do. All of our email communications strive for 100% compliance with the 2003 CAN-SPAM Act. We will never sell, rent, lease or give away your information (name, address, email, etc.) to any third party unless you explicitly consent to this during the process of providing this information. The exception to this practice is detailed below in the section entitled "Third Party Sponsors".
If you sign-up for our email alerts service, then we will send you emails relating to the mailing list(s) or service(s) you joined, as well as marketing offers from our partners from time to time.
Financial information, such as credit card numbers and expiration dates, is used only to charge you for the service you are purchasing. This will never be given to any third party (other than our credit card authorization processor).
Protecting Your Information
In order to prevent unauthorized access, we use strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given to us. We take all reasonable precautions to ensure the security of personal data stored on our system.
Sharing of Information
Your personal information is being provided only to SMG (the publisher of this website) unless we specifically state otherwise (e.g., by indicating that a piece of content or an event is sponsored by a third party).
We will not disclose your personally identifiable information to any person or company except where you have given us permission to do so or if the law requires it, or where in good faith we believe such action is necessary to comply with a legal process. The exception to this practice is in the case of third party sponsors of content or events (see below).
We do not share or "rent" our newsletter subscriber list.
Third Party Sponsors
If you have elected to register for one of our sponsored webinars or events, or to access research or content from SMG, we may share your Information (including Personally Identifying Information) with business partner(s) and/or sponsor(s) of the webinar, event, research and/or content.
By registering for this content or these events you agree that these sponsor(s) and/or business partner(s) may use your Personally Identifying Information to contact you to provide additional information about their products or services.
Cookies are pieces of information that an interactive service (e.g., website, digital TV, etc.) transfers to your hardware (e.g., computer, mobile phone, set-top box, etc.) for record keeping purposes.
Our goal is to use to cookies to improve the quality of your visits to our websites. The information we store in our cookies is not viewable by third parties.
Non-personally Identifiable Information
The SMG Sites also collect and use information in aggregate form to track the number of visitors to each page of the Sites, the visitor's IP address and other technical information. This technical information does not by itself identify a specific individual. We use this data to understand how the SMG Sites are being used, what content is popular, what browser sizes are most common, etc.
Third-party Web Beacons
We use third-party web beacons from Yahoo!, Google and other similar software, to help analyze where visitors go and what they do while visiting our Sites. These service providers may also use anonymous information about your visits to our Sites and other websites in order to improve its products and services and provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
Opting-out of Email
If you would like to be removed from our database, please let us know. You may opt out of receiving future mailings from our mailing lists at any time. We always include a link in the footer of our emails for this purpose.
Our Sites and Services are targeted at a professional audience interested in information technology topics. We do not aim to attract children. Accordingly, we do not intend to collect Personal Information from anyone we know to be under 13 years of age. If we are made aware that information is or has been submitted by or collected from a child aged 12 or younger, we will delete this information.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of Simpler Media Group, or your dealings with us, please contact us directly. We are happy to hear from you.
If you post any personally identifiable information in a Simpler Media Group website -- for example, in a comment or a job posting -- then this information may be displayed publicly.