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Privacy Policy



WEB SITE PRIVACY POLICY Effective as of November 1st, 2005

We at Rodman Media have created this Web Site Privacy Policy (this "Privacy Policy") because we know that you care about how information you provide to us is used and shared.  This Privacy Policy relates to the online information collection and use practices of the following Rodman Media web sites (the "Sites"): http://www.inkworldmagazine.com

By visiting any of our Sites, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.  In this Privacy Policy, the words "Rodman Media," "we," "us" and "our" refer to Rodman Media and its affiliates.

General

This privacy policy applies only to users of the www.inkworldmagazine.com web site (the "Website"). Ink World collects professional information only from users who register for Ink World membership, which provides access to enhanced information, features or services offered by Ink World . This privacy policy summarizes what professional information we may collect from you and how we may use this information. As used in this Policy, the term "professional information" means information that identifies you professionally, alone or in combination with other information available to Ink World . This policy also describes other important topics relating to your privacy. This privacy policy does not apply to any other activities of Ink World or its affiliates. By using the Website, you agree to be bound by the terms of this privacy policy.

Your Consent

By using the Website or providing professional information to us, you are consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of your professional information as described in this Policy. If you do not consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your professional information as described in this Policy, do not use the Website.

Professional Information Collection and Use

Ink World may collect professional information when you register for membership with Ink World , when you use certain services such as sample requests, and/or when you visit certain Ink World pages or the pages of Ink World information and service provider partners. Ink World may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from information and service provider partners in order to facilitate the provision of services. The primary use of the professional information we collect is to generate usage reports for providers of information or services to our website. Ink World may also use the information for the following additional general purposes: to fulfill your requests for products and services, contact you, customize the content you see, improve our services, and conduct research.

Sharing Professional Information

Ink World may share your professional information with companies who provide specialized or otherwise restricted product information or services for our members, companies that are affiliated with Ink World , or third parties Ink World hires to perform support services. When Ink World does so, these companies will use your information in a manner consistent with the purposes for which it was originally collected (or to which you subsequently consented) and as permitted by this Policy and any applicable agreements you have with Ink World . In certain circumstances, Ink World may share or transfer your professional information to unrelated third parties. For example, Ink World may provide your professional information to a third party: at your request; to comply with a legal requirement or court order; to investigate a possible crime, such as identity theft; in connection with the sale, purchase, merger, reorganization, liquidation or dissolution of Ink World or a Ink World business unit; for the professional safety of others, or under similar circumstances. If such an event occurs, Ink World will take appropriate steps to protect your professional information.

Limitations on Collection, Use and Sharing of Professional Information

To the extent required by applicable law, whenever Ink World collects your professional information on the Website, Ink World will:

• Disclose to you the purpose for collecting your professional information and how that information will be used;

• Collect your professional information only for the purpose for which you have disclosed that information;

• Process your professional information in a manner consistent with the purpose for which it was originally collected or to which you have subsequently consented;

• Take commercially reasonable steps to ensure that your professional information is reliable for its intended use and to prevent its loss, misuse, or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction;

• Not use your professional information for direct marketing purposes without giving you an opportunity to "opt-out" of that use; and

• Take appropriate measures, by contract or otherwise, to provide adequate protection for your professional information that is disclosed to a third party or transferred to another country, including transfers to Ink World affiliates or partners.

Non-Professional Information

Ink World collects non-professional information (that is, information that does not identify you professionally) regarding usage of the Website. Such information includes, for example, the number of visitors to the Website, the specific pages of the Website visited, and the use of links to or frames of the web sites of third parties. Ink World uses this information to monitor the usage of the Website and enhance the Website. Ink World may freely disclose this non-professional information to its affiliates, business partners or other third parties. Ink World reserves the right to aggregate your professional information with the professional information of other users of the Website and to disclose the aggregated information to third parties, provided the aggregated information is not professionally identifiable to any particular user of the Website.

Links to Third Party Sites

The Website includes links to or frames of web sites of third parties. Ink World also may host third party web site information that is linked to the Website. These links are provided as a service and do not imply any endorsement of the activities or content of these third-party sites, nor any association with their operators. If you provide any professional information while accessing any web site information that is hosted by Ink World , you may be providing this information to the provider of this content. If you provide professional information while accessing any third party web site that is linked from or framed by the Website, you may be providing this information to the third party owner of that web site. Ink World does not control and is not responsible for the content and privacy policies of the web sites of information providers or other third parties.

Web Browsers and Cookies

Ink World collects information that is sent to Ink World automatically by your web browser. This information typically includes the IP address of your Internet service provider, the name of your operating system and the name and version of your browser. The information Ink World receives depends on the settings on your web browser. Please check your browser if you want to learn what information your browser sends or how to change your settings. Ink World uses this information to create statistics that help it improve the Website and make it more compatible with the technologies used by users of the Website and to report aggregate information to Ink World 's advertisers and other third parties. Ink World uses a technology called cookies, which can be used to provide tailored information from a web site to you. A cookie is an element of data that is sent to your web browser and stored on your computer system. Some cookies (i.e., "persistent cookies") remain on your computer until you delete them. By using cookies, Ink World can assign your computer a unique identifier, enabling Ink World to create a database of your previous choices and preferences. In situations where these choices or preferences need to be collected again, they can be provided by Ink World automatically, saving you time and effort. If you do not want to accept cookies, you can refuse, restrict or erase cookies by changing the settings on your computer’s web browser. However, refusing to accept or restricting cookies may result in an inability to access and use certain web sites or the loss of functionality in connection with using those web sites.

Communications with Users of the Site

Ink World may use e-mail to communicate with you, conduct online surveys, solicit you for services offered by Ink World , or communicate with you in other ways. Ink World also may use opt-in e-mail lists from third parties to promote services offered by Ink World , its affiliates or its business partners. If you receive e-mail messages from Ink World that you do not wish to receive, you may request that you be removed from Ink World ’s email list by clicking on Contact Ink World and using the feedback feature on the Contact Ink World web page or by writing to Ink World at Ink World , Website Compliance, 70 Hilltop Road, Ramsey, NJ 07446

Security Measures

Ink World has implemented commercially reasonable security measures to prevent the unauthorized disclosure, alteration or misuse of information and materials provided by you to Ink World . However, Ink World does not warrant that these security measures will prevent unauthorized access to, or alteration or misuse of, such information or materials and hereby disclaims any an all express or implied warranties that such information or materials are protected from unauthorized access or disclosure to third parties.

Access to and Retention of Professional Information

You may review, correct and update the professional information that you provide to Ink World by clicking on Contact Ink World and using the feedback feature on the Contact Ink World web page or by writing to Ink World at Ink World , Website Compliance, 70 Hilltop Road, Ramsey, NJ 07446. Ink World retains the professional information collected on the Website as long as Ink World deems necessary to provide the services, products and information you request or as permitted by applicable law.

Children and Parents

The Website is not intended for use by persons with a non-commercial interest or persons under 18 years of age. Ink World does not knowingly solicit or collect any information from or about children on the Website. If your child has submitted any information and you would like to request that such information be deleted from Ink World ’s records, you may do so by clicking on Contact Ink World and using the feedback feature on the Contact Ink World web page or by writing to Ink World at Ink World , Website Compliance, 70 Hilltop Road, Ramsey, NJ 07446.

Questions about this Policy

If you have any questions about this Policy or Ink World’s use of your professional information, please contact Ink World by clicking on Contact Ink World and using the feedback feature on the Contact Ink World web page or by writing to Ink World at Ink World , Website Compliance, 70 Hilltop Road, Ramsey, NJ 07446.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date stated at the top of this Privacy Policy.  We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, and will post any changes on our web site as soon as they go into effect.  Please be aware that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, our use of Information is governed by the Privacy Policy in effect at the time we use the Information.  Please refer back to this Privacy Policy on a regular basis.

(b) Member agrees that during the term of this Agreement, the Member Site will have a privacy policy that (i) clearly and conspicuously notifies visitors to the Member Site that such site uses a third party to collect information on the sites, including through the use of cookies and web beacons; and (ii) where reasonable or practicable will provide a direct link to Nielsen Online’s Privacy Policy with the following (or similar) language: "Click here http://www.nielsen-netratings.com/privacy/sitecensus.htm to learn more information about how we use a third party service to collect and use information on this Web site”.

How To Contact Us

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please e-mail Rodman Media at privacy@rodmanmedia.com.