Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy governs each website, mobile site, application, and/or other service, regardless of how distributed, transmitted, published, or broadcast (each, a “Service”) provided by Lesbian News, its parent, subsidiaries and/or affiliates that links to this Privacy Policy. The LN is a news and information Service. By using the LN, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

The Service generally collects personally identifiable information with your specific knowledge and consent. For instance, when you enter a sweepstakes or contest, complete a survey, make a purchase, subscribe to our publication(s), register for certain services, or register and/or set up an account/profile to access, visit and/or use certain portions of the Service, or the Service as a whole, you may be provided, or required to choose, a password and/or User ID, and you may provide a credit, debit, or charge card number, or other payment information, as well as your name, telephone number(s), email and/or street address, and other personally identifiable information. Other information such as your age, gender, an avatar, and the number for your mobile or other device may also be requested. In addition, you may be asked to send us similar information via messaging (e.g., email, SMS, MMS, or other technologies). All such information shall be referred to in this Privacy Policy as your “Registration Information”.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by the LN. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the Service, to maintain quality of the Service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the the LN Service.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the LN’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

The LN encourages you to review the privacy statements of Services you choose to link to from the LN so that you can understand how those Services collect, use and share your information. The LN is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on services outside of the the LN Services.

Use of your Personal Information

The LN collects and uses your personal information to operate and deliver the Services you have requested.

The LN may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or Services available from the LN and its affiliates. The LN may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current Services or of potential new Services that may be offered.

The LN does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

The LN may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is transferred to the third party. The LN may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these Services to the LN, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Our servers may also automatically collect information about you, your online behavior and your computer, mobile or other device. The information collected may include, without limitation, the make, model, settings, specifications (e.g., CPU speed, connection speed, browser type, operating system, device identifier) and geographic location of you and/or your computer, mobile or other device, as well as date/time stamp, IP address, pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, the site(s), application(s), destination(s), and/or service(s) you arrived from, and other clickstream data.

The LN will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the LN or the Services; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the LN; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the LN, or the public.

Security of your Personal Information

The LN secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

Children Under Thirteen

The LN does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this Service.

 

Changes to this Statement

The LN will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. The LN encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how the LN is protecting your information. The date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page.

Contact Information

The LN welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that the LN has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the LN at:

LN Publishing, Inc.
P.O. Box 55
Torrence, California 90507

Email Address:
privacy@lesbiannews.com

 

Effective as of March 30, 2013