Action News Now is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Action News Now Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Action News Now website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
Action News Now collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Action News Now also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Action News Now. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Action News Now for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Action News Now Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Action News Now public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Action News Now does not read any of your private online communications.
Action News Now encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Action News Now so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Action News Now is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Action News Now and Action News Now family of Web sites.
Use of your Personal Information
Action News Now collects and uses your personal information to operate the Action News Now Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Action News Now also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Action News Now and its affiliates. Action News Now may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Action News Now does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Action News Now 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 not transferred to the third party. In addition, Action News Now may share data with trusted partners to help us 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 Action News Now, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Action News Now does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
Action News Now keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Action News Now, in order to determine what Action News Now services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Action News Now to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Action News Now Web sites 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 Action News Now or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Action News Now; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Action News Now, or the public.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, Click Here.
We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit networkadvertising.org.
The Action News Now Web site uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Action News Now pages, or register with Action News Now site or services, a cookie helps Action News Now to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Action News Now Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Action News Now features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Action News Now services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
Action News Now secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Action News Now secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
Action News Now will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Action News Now encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Action News Now is protecting your information.
Action News Now welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Action News Now has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Action News Now at contact@ActionNewsNow.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.