This Service is available to subscribers of most mobile wireless networks, such as Virgin Mobile USA, ATT, Cincinnati Bell, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, Cellular One, Centennial Wireless, Alltel, Nextel, Boost and Cricket. But those mobile network operators do not sponsor the Services in any way, and are not responsible for the promotion or any of the contents of the Services.
This privacy statement covers the site http://www. ("Site"). All capitalized terms have the meanings ascribed to them in the Site's terms & conditions.
By participating in the Service, you will receive regular messages which include content and service information. In order to participate, you must first enter your mobile number and opt-in with the personal identification number sent to your mobile phone. During registration, you are required to give your contact information (such as mobile phone and/or email). We only use this information to contact you about the services on our site in which you have expressed interest. We also from time to time use this information in order to identify and present other products and services to you that we believe may interest you. We do not share, sell, rent, or trade your personal information with third parties for promotional purposes unless expressly stated.
From time-to-time we may provide you the opportunity to participate in surveys on our site. If you participate, we will request certain demographic information from you. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes demographic information (such as age and gender). We use this information to rate our performance and help enhance user experience for our targeted audience.
We may use a third party service provider to conduct these surveys; that company is prohibited from using our users' personally identifiable information for any other purpose. We will not share the personally identifiable information you provide through the survey with other third parties unless we give you prior notice and choice.
We provide you the opportunity to participate in surveys and promotions through the Site and the Service. If you participate, we will request certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation in these surveys or auctions is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as postal code).
We use this information to notify contest winners and award prizes, to monitor site traffic, personalize the site, to send participants an email newsletter.
We use third party service providers to conduct these surveys and prize fulfillment; those companies are prohibited from using our users' personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
We will send you strictly service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email.
Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account.
We and our subscriptions servicing provider are the sole custodians of the information collected on our website. All of our employees who have access to personally identifiable information are obliged to respect the confidentiality of that information.
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as your mobile number) to register, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). [To learn more about SSL, follow this link.
We follow generally-accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can email us.
We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser or client software's "help" file.
If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of our site, such as surveys, will be limited.
We employ a software technology called clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs), that help us better manage content on our site by informing us what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user's computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on Web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We do not tie the information gathered by clear gifs to our customers' personally identifiable information.
The ads appearing on this Web site are delivered to users by a third party advertising network, such as Google or Yahoo. We share Web site usage information about users for the purpose of targeting our Internet banner advertisements on this site.
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site. We are the only ones responsible to you for complying with this Privacy Statement. You have no right, and waive any right you may otherwise have, to pursue any of our service providers or your mobile phone carrier for any violation of this Privacy Statement.