Privacy Policy

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Privacy Policy

Protecting your privacy is important to Soitsfun Media Inc. ("Soitsfun").

This Privacy Policy explains how Soitsfun collects, uses, and discloses the personal information you may provide while using soitsfun. This Privacy Policy explains how Soitsfun collects, uses, and discloses the personal information you may provide while using soitsfun.com (the "Website") and the services provided through any of the Website. It is always your choice whether or not to provide personal information through the Website. Any personal information you provide will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
 
Information Automatically Collected
 
1. Non-Personal Information - As is typical with many other Internet sites, the Website automatically collects certain non-personal information regarding users, such as the date and time you access the Website, your IP address, the URL from which you linked to the Website, the operating system you are using, the Website pages read and images viewed, and any content you post to the Website. This non-personal information is used for Website and system administration purposes.
2. Cookies - The Website uses "cookies," a technology that stores a small amount of information on a user's computer to permit the Website to recognize future visits using that computer. Cookies enhance the convenience and use of the Website. For example, the information provided through cookies is used to recognize you as a previous user of the Website (so you do not have to enter your personal information every time), and to offer personalized content and information for your use and otherwise facilitate your Website experience.
 
Some of the banner ads displayed in the Website are provided by outside companies. These ads contain cookies. While Soitsfun uses cookies in other parts of the Website, cookies received with banner ads are collected by Soitsfun's advertisers and Soitsfun does not have access to this information. Soitsfun may engage third parties to provide cookies that collect information regarding Website use. You may choose to decline cookies generally if your browser permits, but doing so may affect your use of the Website and your ability to access certain features of the Website.
 
Personal Information You Specifically Provide:
 
  • Your Personal Information - During your use of the Website, you will be asked to voluntarily provide personal information (such as your name, e-mail address, and address) for security and communications with you. As an contributor or author you will be required to provide full bio information. If you choose not to provide certain requested personal information, you may not be able to use certain features of the Website such as add or editing features. Use of Your Personal Information - Soitsfun may use your personal information to contact and correspond with you, respond to your communications, provide services to you, facilitate and enhance your use of the Website, and as otherwise permitted by law. Additionally, Soitsfun may keep a record of all communications with you.
  • Soitsfun uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit its Website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your search queries and visits to the Website and other websites 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.
  • You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose information online (whether through Soitsfun's services or any other service available online), personal or otherwise, that information can be collected and used by others. For example, if you use forums or if you post personal information online, you may receive unsolicited messages from others. Soitsfun has no control over this use of your personal information.
  • Soitsfun allows its users to send articles or links by email to other parties who may be interested in them. Soitsfun does not retain any email addresses of either the sender or recipient of such articles or links after they are sent.
6. E-mails from Soitsfun - If you register as a Soitsfun member, then Soitsfun may send to you, from time to time, e-mail or other communications containing information about Soitsfun. Events and other matters that Soitsfun believes will interest you. At any time you may ask Soitsfun to stop sending you e-mail by sending your request by e-mail to privacy@Soitsfun .com. Also, each e-mail Soitsfun sends to you will tell you how to decline further unsolicited e-mail.
 
7. Disclosure of Your Personal Information - Soitsfun may disclose your personal information in the following circumstances and as otherwise permitted by applicable law:
a. Disclosure to Authorizing Persons - If you use the Website on behalf of another person or organization (such as your employer), Soitsfun may provide your personal information to that authorizing person/organization. Soitsfun has no control over the use of your personal information by the authorizing person/organization, and that use is not subject to this Privacy Policy.
b. Disclosure to Soitsfun Business Associates - Soitsfun does not share your personal information to its affiliated businesses, advertisers, or suppliers and service providers for use in connection with the operation of the Website. Soitsfun does not disclose your personal information to service providers who analyze website use. Soitsfun requires its affiliated businesses, advertisers, suppliers and service providers to agree to protect the privacy of your personal information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.
c. Disclosure in Business Transfers - Soitsfun may be involved in the sale or transfer of some or all of its business. As part of that sale or transfer, Soitsfun may disclose your personal information to the acquiring organization, but will require the acquiring organization to agree to protect the privacy of your personal information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. Soitsfun shall assume no liability for the acquiring organization's use and disclosure of your personal information. If at any time you do not wish Soitsfun to disclose your personal information as part of the sale or transfer of some or all of its business, please send your request by e-mail to privacy@Soitsfun .com.
d. Law Enforcement and Legal Disclosure - Soitsfun may disclose your personal information to a government institution that has asserted its lawful authority to obtain the information or where Soitsfun has reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful in the investigation of unlawful activity, or to comply with a subpoena or warrant or an order made by a court, person or body with jurisdiction to compel the production of information, or to comply with court rules regarding the production of records and information, or to its legal counsel. Soitsfun has no control over, or liability for, those persons' use and disclosure of your personal information, and that use and disclosure is not subject to this Privacy Policy.
 
8. Depersonalized Information - Soitsfun may use personal information to create non-personal information regarding the use of the Website an
d related services. Soitsfun may then disclose that non-personal information to other persons and permanently archive that non-personal information for future use.
 
9. Business Contact Information - To the extent permitted by law, the provisions of this Privacy Policy concerning "personal information" do not apply to information which enable you to be contacted at a place of business, such as your job position or title, business address, business telephone number, business fax number and business e-mail address.
 
10. Location of Information - Soitsfun will store and process your personal information in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.
 
11. Securing Your Information - To help protect the confidentiality of your personal information, Soitsfun employs reasonable security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. Nevertheless, security risks cannot be eliminated and Soitsfun cannot guarantee that your personal information will not be used or disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Policy.
 
12. Accessing Your Personal Information - You may request access to your personal information and information about Soitsfun collection, use and disclosure of that information by sending your request by e-mail to privacy@soitsfun .com. Subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law, you will be given reasonable access to your personal information within a reasonable time, and to amend it as appropriate. Soitsfun attempts to keep its records as accurate and complete as possible.
 
13. Other Websites - The Website may contain links to other sites or internet resources. When you click on one of those links you are contacting another website. Soitsfun has no responsibility or liability for or control over those other websites or their collection, use and disclosure of your personal information.
 
14. Terms and Conditions - The Soitsfun Terms and Conditions agreement contains important provisions, including provisions disclaiming, limiting or excluding Soitsfun's liability for your use of the Website and provisions determining the applicable law and exclusive jurisdiction for the resolution of any disputes regarding the Website. Each of those provisions applies to any disputes that may arise in relation to this Privacy Policy or Soitsfun's collection, use and disclosure of your personal information, and shall be of the same force and effect as if they had been reproduced directly in this Privacy Policy.
 
15. Former Users - If you stop using the Website or your permission to use the Websites is terminated, Soitsfun may continue to use and disclose your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
 
16. Policy Changes - To accommodate changes in the Website, changing technology, and legal developments, this Policy may be changed from time to time at Soitsfun's sole discretion and without any prior notice to you. New versions of this Privacy Policy will be posted here. Soitsfun 's collection, use and disclosure of personal information will be governed by the version of this Privacy Policy in effect at that time.
Your continued dealings with Soitsfun or your use of the Website subsequent to any changes to this Policy will signify your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with the changed Privacy Policy.
 
17. Your Comments - If you have any comments or questions or complaints about this Privacy Policy or your personal information, please send your comments by e-mail to privacy@soitsfun .com.
 
18. Language - The parties have expressly requested and required that this Privacy Policy and all other related documents be drawn up in the English language. Les parties conviennent et exigent expressement que ce Politique et tous les documents qui s'y rapportent soient rediges en anglais. Application Our Privacy Policy applies to all of the services offered by Soitsfun Media Inc. and its affiliates, including services offered on other sites (such as our advertising services), but excludes services that have separate privacy policies that do not incorporate this Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to services offered by other companies or individuals, including products or sites that may be displayed to you in search results, sites that may include Soitsfun services, or other sites linked from our services. Our Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices of other companies and organizations who advertise our services, and who may use cookies, pixel tags and other technologies to serve and offer relevant ads.
 
Enforcement We regularly review our compliance with our Privacy Policy. We also adhere to several self regulatory frameworks. When we receive formal written complaints, we will contact the person who made the complaint to follow up. We work with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that we cannot resolve with our users directly.
Changes: Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time according to The Laws of British Columbia and Federal Laws of Canada. We will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your explicit consent. We will post any privacy policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of privacy policy changes). We will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive for your review. Soitsfun.com (the "Website") and the services provided through any of the Website. It is always your choice whether or not to provide personal information through the Website. Any personal information you provide will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
 
Your Consent:
1. By using or submitting information to this Website, you consent to Soitsfun collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, you may not use or submit personal information to the Website.
 
Information Automatically Collected
2. Non-Personal Information - As is typical with many other Internet sites, the Website automatically collects certain non-personal information regarding users, such as the date and time you access the Website, your IP address, the URL from which you linked to the Website, the operating system you are using, the Website pages read and images viewed, and any content you post to the Website. This non-personal information is used for Website and system administration purposes.
 
3. Cookies - The Website uses "cookies," a technology that stores a small amount of information on a user's computer to permit the Website to recognize future visits using that computer. Cookies enhance the convenience and use of the Website. For example, the information provided through cookies is used to recognize you as a previous user of the Website (so you do not have to enter your personal information every time), and to offer personalized content and information for your use and otherwise facilitate your Website experience.
Some of the banner ads displayed in the Website are provided by outside companies. These ads contain cookies. While Soitsfun uses cookies in other parts of the Website, cookies received with banner ads are collected by Soitsfun's advertisers and Soitsfun does not have access to this information. Soitsfun may engage third parties to provide cookies that collect information regarding Website use. You may choose to decline cookies generally if your browser permits, but doing so may affect your use of the Website and your ability to access certain features of the Website.
 
Personal Information You Specifically Provide:
4. Your Personal Information - During your use of the Website, you may be asked to voluntarily provide personal information (such as your name, e-mail address, and address) for security and communications with you. If you choose not to provide certain requested personal information, you may not be able to use certain features of the Website.
 
5. Use of Your Personal Information - Soitsfun may use your personal information to contact and correspond with you, respond to your communications, provide services to you, facilitate and enhance your use of the Website, and as otherwise permitted by law. Additionally, Soitsfun may keep a record of all communications with you.
Soitsfun uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit its Website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your search queries and visits to the Website and other websites 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.
You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose information online (whether through Soitsfun's services or any other service available online), personal or otherwise, that information can be collected and used by others. For example, if you use forums or if you post personal information online, you may receive unsolicited messages from others. Soitsfun has no control over this use of your personal information.
Soitsfun allows its users to send articles or links by email to other parties who may be interested in them. Soitsfun does not retain any email addresses of either the sender or recipient of such articles or links after they are sent.
 
6. E-mails from Soitsfun - If you register as a Soitsfun member, then Soitsfun may send to you, from time to time, e-mail or other communications containing information about Soitsfun. Events and other matters that Soitsfun believes will interest you. At any time you may ask Soitsfun to stop sending you e-mail by sending your request by e-mail to privacy@Soitsfun .com. Also, each e-mail Soitsfun sends to you will tell you how to decline further unsolicited e-mail.
 
7. Disclosure of Your Personal Information - Soitsfun may disclose your personal information in the following circumstances and as otherwise permitted by applicable law:
a. Disclosure to Authorizing Persons - If you use the Website on behalf of another person or organization (such as your employer), Soitsfun may provide your personal information to that authorizing person/organization. Soitsfun has no control over the use of your personal information by the authorizing person/organization, and that use is not subject to this Privacy Policy.
b. Disclosure to Soitsfun Business Associates - Soitsfun does not share your personal information to its affiliated businesses, advertisers, or suppliers and service providers for use in connection with the operation of the Website. Soitsfun does not disclose your personal information to service providers who analyze website use. Soitsfun requires its affiliated businesses, advertisers, suppliers and service providers to agree to protect the privacy of your personal information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.
c. Disclosure in Business Transfers - Soitsfun may be involved in the sale or transfer of some or all of its business. As part of that sale or transfer, Soitsfun may disclose your personal information to the acquiring organization, but will require the acquiring organization to agree to protect the privacy of your personal information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. Soitsfun shall assume no liability for the acquiring organization's use and disclosure of your personal information. If at any time you do not wish Soitsfun to disclose your personal information as part of the sale or transfer of some or all of its business, please send your request by e-mail to privacy@Soitsfun .com.
d. Law Enforcement and Legal Disclosure - Soitsfun may disclose your personal information to a government institution that has asserted its lawful authority to obtain the information or where Soitsfun has reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful in the investigation of unlawful activity, or to comply with a subpoena or warrant or an order made by a court, person or body with jurisdiction to compel the production of information, or to comply with court rules regarding the production of records and information, or to its legal counsel. Soitsfun has no control over, or liability for, those persons' use and disclosure of your personal information, and that use and disclosure is not subject to this Privacy Policy.
 
8. Depersonalized Information - Soitsfun may use personal information to create non-personal information regarding the use of the Website and related services. Soitsfun may then disclose that non-personal information to other persons and permanently archive that non-personal information for future use.
 
9. Business Contact Information - To the extent permitted by law, the provisions of this Privacy Policy concerning "personal information" do not apply to information which enable you to be contacted at a place of business, such as your job position or title, business address, business telephone number, business fax number and business e-mail address.
 
10. Location of Information - Soitsfun will store and process your personal information in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.
 
11. Securing Your Information - To help protect the confidentiality of your personal information, Soitsfun employs reasonable security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. Nevertheless, security risks cannot be eliminated and Soitsfun cannot guarantee that your personal information will not be used or disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Policy.
 
12. Accessing Your Personal Information - You may request access to your personal information and information about Soitsfun collection, use and disclosure of that information by sending your request by e-mail to privacy@soitsfun .com. Subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law, you will be given reasonable access to your personal information within a reasonable time, and to amend it as appropriate. Soitsfun attempts to keep its records as accurate and complete as possible.
 
13. Other Websites - The Website may contain links to other sites or internet resources. When you click on one of those links you are contacting another website. Soitsfun has no responsibility or liability for or control over those other websites or their collection, use and disclosure of your personal information.
 
14. Terms and Conditions - The Soitsfun Terms and Conditions agreement contains important provisions, including provisions disclaiming, limiting or excluding Soitsfun's liability for your use of the Website and provisions determining the applicable law and exclusive jurisdiction for the resolution of any disputes regarding the Website. Each of those provisions applies to any disputes that may arise in relation to this Privacy Policy or Soitsfun's collection, use and disclosure of your personal information, and shall be of the same force and effect as if they had been reproduced directly in this Privacy Policy.
 
15. Former Users - If you stop using the Website or your permission to use the Websites is terminated, Soitsfun may continue to use and disclose your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
 
16. Policy Changes - To accommodate changes in the Website, changing technology, and legal developments, this Policy may be changed from time to time at Soitsfun's sole discretion and without any prior notice to you. New versions of this Privacy Policy will be posted here. Soitsfun 's collection, use and disclosure of personal information will be governed by the version of this Privacy Policy in effect at that time.
Your continued dealings with Soitsfun or your use of the Website subsequent to any changes to this Policy will signify your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with the changed.
 
Privacy Policy.
17. Your Comments - If you have any comments or questions or complaints about this Privacy Policy or your personal information, please send your comments by e-mail to privacy@soitsfun .com.
 
18. Language - The parties have expressly requested and required that this Privacy Policy and all other related documents be drawn up in the English language. Les parties conviennent et exigent expressement que ce Politique et tous les documents qui s'y rapportent soient rediges en anglais. Application Our Privacy Policy applies to all of the services offered by Soitsfun Media Inc. and its affiliates, including services offered on other sites (such as our advertising services), but excludes services that have separate privacy policies that do not incorporate this Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to services offered by other companies or individuals, including products or sites that may be displayed to you in search results, sites that may include Soitsfun services, or other sites linked from our services. Our Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices of other companies and organizations who advertise our services, and who may use cookies, pixel tags and other technologies to serve and offer relevant ads.
 
Enforcement We regularly review our compliance with our Privacy Policy. We also adhere to several self regulatory frameworks. When we receive formal written complaints, we will contact the person who made the complaint to follow up. We work with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that we cannot resolve with our users directly.
 
Changes Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your explicit consent. We will post any privacy policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of privacy policy changes). We will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive for your review.