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We may also use your SNN Website information in order to help diagnose problems with an SNN Website. We may use all information we collect to analyze statistical use patterns and demographic data (basically, where our visitors come from and what demographic characteristics they have) and to improve our SNN Website to better serve our customers. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers and to administer our SNN Website. Your IP address is used to help identify you and your shopping cart and to gather broad demographic information. We may also prepare and keep statistical records and other data about you and other users of our site, but we do that in a way that does not identify you or any other user personally. We may hire third parties to help us collect and analyze such data and we may share such statistical data with third parties. Again, such statistical data will not specifically identify you or any other user. We use this information to help us make our SNN Websites more useful to visitors – to learn about the number of visitors to our SNN Websites, what part of the SNN Website they are interested in, how long they use the SNN Website and the types of technology our visitors use.
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Except in the limited circumstances stated in this paragraph, we do not sell, rent, license, trade or otherwise disclose the personal information of SNN Website visitors to unaffiliated third parties. We may disclose your information to service providers who assist us in operating the SNN Website or conducting our business. We may also share such information among our subsidiaries and affiliates as necessary to provide you with the information and services you request or in which you may otherwise be interested. We may disclose information about you if and when we believe it is necessary to comply with any law, rule, court order, subpoena or warrant, or to enforce our legal rights or the rules of this SNN Website, or to protect our business, property and operations, or in connection with a sale, acquisition, merger or other business combination of our business with a third party. We may also disclose non-personally identifiable visitor information to other parties for marketing, advertising or other uses.
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Since we are committed to your privacy and security, we have put in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to attempt to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security and correctly use the information we collect online. However, please remember that no transmission of data over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us or from us and you do so at your own risk. When you place an order or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. Once we receive your transmission, we use our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems.
Our SNN Website provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at the point where we request information about the visitor. You have the following options for reviewing or removing your information from our database to no longer receive communication from us. If you request your account information be deleted from our database, we may maintain information about individual sales transactions for recordkeeping and servicing.
- You can send e-mail to email@example.com; or
- You can send mail to the following postal address:
4766 Admiralty Way #13004
Marina Del Rey, California 90295
Please note that due to e-mail production schedules, you may receive an e-mail message from us after you have provided an opt-out notice.
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users of the SNN Websites who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or write us:
4766 Admiralty Way #13004
Marina Del Rey, California 90295
If any provision of this Agreement, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held invalid or unenforceable, for any reason, including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations, then such provision shall be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that matches, as closely as possible, the original provision, and the other provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. The failure of either party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Unless expressly provided otherwise, this Agreement is the entire agreement between you and SNN with respect to the use of this SNN Website and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by an authorized representative of SNN.
If you have any questions concerning this Agreement, you may send them by email to email@example.com.
You must send any official correspondence via postal mail to:
4766 Admiralty Way #13004
Marina Del Rey, California 90295
This SNN Website is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of the United States of America and is intended for enjoyment of residents of the United States. SNN makes no representation that this SNN Website is governed by or operated in accordance with the laws of other nations. By using this SNN Website and submitting any personal information, visitors from outside of the United States acknowledge that this SNN Website is subject to U.S. law, consent to the transfer of their data and information to the United States, and waive any claims that may arise under the law of their own nation.
COPYRIGHT & TRADEMARK NOTICE
Use of Intellectual Property
The SNN Website, and all of its contents, including but not limited to articles, other text, photographs, images, illustrations, graphics, video material, audio material, including musical compositions and sound recordings, software, SNN logos, titles, characters, names, graphics and button icons (collectively “SNN Intellectual Property”), are protected by copyright, trademark and other laws of the United States, as well as international conventions and the laws of other countries. The SNN Intellectual Property is owned or controlled by SNN or by third parties that have provided material to the SNN Website.
You may not, and agree that you will not, reproduce, download, license, publish, enter into a database, display, modify, create derivative works from, transmit, post, distribute or perform publicly by any means, method, or process now known or later developed, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, use on another computer-related environment, transfer or sell any SNN Intellectual Property, information, software or products obtained from or through this SNN Website, in whole or in part, without the express written permission of SNN.
Other trademarks, service marks, product names and company names or logos appearing on this SNN Website that are not owned by SNN may not be used without express permission from their owners.
Additionally, unless otherwise expressly permitted, websites may not hyperlink to any page beyond the homepage of this SNN Website, or frame any page of this SNN Website, or any web page or material herein, nor may any entity include a hyperlink to any aspect of the SNN Website in an email for commercial purposes, without the express written permission of SNN.
You may inquire about obtaining permission by writing:
4766 Admiralty Way #13004
Marina Del Rey, California 90295
In addition, you may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SNN respects the intellectual property rights of third parties, and complies with the terms of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) regarding such rights.
If you believe that your intellectual property has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, send written notification thereof, in accordance with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, to our Designated Agent, who can be reached as follows:
4766 Admiralty Way #13004
Marina Del Rey, California 90295
In addition, you may send written notification by email to email@example.com.
Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. §512(c), to be effective, such written notification must include the following:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit SNN to locate the material.
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit SNN to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an email address.
- A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
This process only relates to reporting a claim of copyright infringement. Messages related to other matters will not receive a response through this process.
PREMIUM SERVICE ADDITIONAL TERMS
You may register for any offered SNN Premium Service by reading and agreeing to this Agreement and these Premium Service Additional Terms, and by completing the registration form. If you do not will abide by this Agreement and these Premium Service Additional Terms, you may not register for the SNN Premium Service.
Member Account and Password
You are responsible for any membership name and password that is associated with your account during registration. If an SNN Premium Service does not recognize your device from a previous sign-in, you will be asked for information that will help us to identify your registration. You are responsible to maintain the confidentiality of your password, if one is established. You are responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account, and must notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Site Members. SNN may, but has no obligation, to resolve or arbitrate disputes between you and other Members.
Charges for Premium Service
SNN will provide notice of any charges, or extra charges that result from an SNN Premium Service, before you register for or enter a premium area. You are responsible for any charges for premium content incurred by your account. We are not liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, whether with or without your knowledge.
If you pay for an SNN Premium Service by credit card, you authorize us to charge your credit card account by registering for the SNN Premium Service and providing us with your credit card information. You warrant to us that the credit card information that you provide us is correct and is your account.
Limited to Personal and Non-Commercial Use
All SNN Premium Services are for your personal and non-commercial use only. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products obtained from any SNN Premium Service without our prior written consent. You may inquire about obtaining written permission from us to display or reproduce material from this SNN Website by writing:
4766 Admiralty Way #13004
Marina Del Rey, California 90295
In addition, you may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may cancel your registration to any SNN Premium Service at any time by contacting us using the contact information provided on the SNN Premium Service. If you have paid a fee to register for an SNN Premium Service, within ninety (90) days of your cancellation, we will return the unused portion of your registration fee on a 52-week pro-rated basis. We may terminate your access to this SNN Premium Service or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. Within ninety (90) days following such termination, we will return the unused portion of your registration fee on a 52-week pro-rated basis.
SNN may, from time to time, change the terms and conditions governing any SNN Premium Service. It is important that you regularly review these terms and conditions to stay informed with regard to any changes in the terms and conditions governing your use of an SNN Premium Service. Your use of an SNN Premium Service constitutes your agreement to all such terms and conditions as exist when you visit.
Unless otherwise stated, any unsolicited submissions to any SNN Premium Service are governed by the provisions of the Terms of Service Agreement.
You may email your requests for customer service through the contact information provided on the home page of an SNN Premium Service.