Monday, August 21, 2017

Privacy Statement

WMAA 34 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 WMAA 34 Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the WMAA 34 website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

WMAA 34 collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. WMAA 34 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 WMAA 34. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by WMAA 34 for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the WMAA 34 Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through WMAA 34 public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: WMAA 34 does not read any of your private online communications.

WMAA 34 encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from WMAA 34 so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. WMAA 34 is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the WMAA 34 and WMAA 34 family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

WMAA 34 collects and uses your personal information to operate the WMAA 34 Web site and deliver the services you have requested. WMAA 34 also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from WMAA 34 and its affiliates. WMAA 34 may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

WMAA 34 does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. WMAA 34 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, WMAA 34 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 WMAA 34, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

WMAA 34 does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

WMAA 34 keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within WMAA 34, in order to determine what WMAA 34 services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within WMAA 34 to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

WMAA 34 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 WMAA 34 or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of WMAA 34; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of WMAA 34, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The WMAA 34 Web site use "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 WMAA 34 pages, or register with WMAA 34 site or services, a cookie helps WMAA 34 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 WMAA 34 Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the WMAA 34 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 WMAA 34 services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

WMAA 34 secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. WMAA 34 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

WMAA 34 will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. WMAA 34 encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how WMAA 34 is protecting your information.

Contact Information

WMAA 34 welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that WMAA 34 has not adhered to this Statement, please contact WMAA 34 at We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

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