Privacy Policy

Last Updated: December 15, 2013

Your privacy is important to Social News Desk, Inc. ("SND"). This privacy policy ("Policy") applies to the Social News Desk Web sites and applications ("Sites"). This Policy explains how your personal information is collected, used, and disclosed by SND.

PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED

We collect information from you in various ways when you use our Sites and Applications. We may collect personal information you directly provide on our Sites. In addition, we may collect personal information from you as a user of our Applications. Information we may collect includes name and email address.

In addition, when you visit our Sites some information may be automatically collected. For example, it is standard for your Web browser to automatically send information to every Web site you visit including ours. That information includes your computer's Internet Protocol (IP) address, access times, browser type and language, and referring Web site addresses. We may also collect information about your computer's operating system and information about your usage and activity on our Sites. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user-base as a whole.

Cookies
We may automatically collect certain information through the use of "cookies." Cookies are small data files that are stored on your hard drive by a Web site. Among other things, the use of cookies helps us to improve our Sites and your experience. We use cookies to see which areas and features are most popular, to count the number of computers accessing our Sites, to personalize your experience, and to remember your preferences.

We link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. If your browser is set not to accept cookies or if you reject a cookie, you may not be able to access certain features or services of our Sites. The use of cookies by our service providers is not covered by our privacy statement. We do not have access or control over these cookies. Our service providers use session ID cookies to collect data in order to enable us to provide a better user experience.

Web Beacons
We and our third party partners use Web beacons that help us better manage content on our site by informing us what content is effective. Web beacons, also known as gifs, are electronic images that may be used on our Sites or in our emails. A Web beacon may be used on our Web pages to collect information, deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness, or in our emails to tell if an email has been opened and acted upon.

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We use your personal information to provide you with services, to operate and improve our Sites and Applications, to send you messages, and for other purposes described in this Policy or disclosed to you on our Sites or in connection with our services. For example, we may use the information we collect from you on our Sites and Applications:

• to register for an account with us to build an application;
• to apply to become a partner;
• to personalize and improve your experience on our Sites and with our Applications;
• to respond to comments and questions and provide customer service;
• to deliver service messages and other services and content you request and to send information related to accounts and services, including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
• to send you information about new promotions, products, and services offered by SND and our selected partners; and
• to conduct an aggregated analysis of the performance of promotions.

SND may store and process personal information in the United States and other countries.

SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

SND will co-own data that may include your name or email address and birth date. We may use aggregate data collected for internal analysis purposes.

We do not share your personal information with third parties other than as described above and as follows:

• with third party vendors, consultants and other service providers ("Service Providers") who are working on our behalf and need access to your information to carry out their work for us;
• to (a) comply with laws or respond to lawful requests and legal process, (b) to protect the rights and property of SND, our agents, members, and others including to enforce our agreements, policies and terms of use, or (c) in the good faith belief that disclosure is needed to respond to an emergency or protect the personal safety of any person; and

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

SND takes reasonable security measures to protect your personal information to prevent loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are impenetrable.

If you use a password on our Site, you are responsible for keeping it confidential. Do not share it with any other person. If you believe your password has been misused, please advise us immediately.

CHOICES ABOUT USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

You may also choose to remove the Application from your Facebook account by clicking on "Settings" in the toolbar and selecting "Application Settings" from the drop-down menu. Click the "x" next to the Application's name, then click "remove" again to confirm the deletion.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

Our Site includes links to other Web sites whose privacy practices may differ from those of SND. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any Web site you visit.

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

SND may change this Policy from time to time. SND users will be informed of any such change by us posting a new date above. As required by law, we will not use PII in ways that are materially different from the ones described in this Privacy Policy without also providing notification of such practices and obtaining consent to any such different uses.

This Privacy Policy outlines the information usage practices of SND. By accessing, browsing or using this Web site or applications, or by submitting your personal information to SND, you signify your agreement to the terms and conditions of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not submit your personal information to us.

QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS POLICY
If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us at info@socialnewsdesk.com or Social News Desk, 422 SW 140th Terr. Newberry, FL 32669.