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Thank you for visiting the site (the "Site"). The Site is owned by Markay Media. Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this Privacy Policy explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at the Site. This Privacy Policy applies only to the Site, and covers information collected on, through, or in connection with your use of the Site.

We reserve the right to modify the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy or to change, modify, or otherwise alter any feature of the Site at our sole discretion at any time. Any modifications to this Privacy Policy will supersede the prior provisions for all activity occurring after the revised version has been made available in the manner described above. Your continued use of the Site after the revised version is made available constitutes your agreement to the revision.

The Information We Collect
In this Site, you can share content on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter, subscribe to one of our services such as our online newsletters, send us an inquiry over email, or comment on our blog. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at these pages include: name, address, and e-mail address.

We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit the Site or access the Site, such as: the type of browser you are using (e.g., Mozilla Firefox, Netscape, Internet Explorer); the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Mac or PC); the IP address of any of your Computer(s) which may be used to access the Site; certain information necessary for us to uniquely identify your Computer(s); the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., RoadRunner); referring/exit pages; date/time stamp; clickstream data; and pixel tags. In addition, when you visit the Site our servers automatically collect information describing your use of the Site, including content accessed by you, page/screen visits, length of time viewing a certain page or program, how the content is viewed, etc. You may also be asked to voluntarily rate the content you view on the Site.

How We Use the Information
We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our products, programs, and services, and to respond to your inquiries about our offerings.

We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to fulfill a request by you for information or an online newsletter, or to respond to a comment you post on our blog.

Please recognize that we and/or our vendors (such as mailing houses, or customer service vendors) may store this information, and may share this information with third parties as necessary provide access to the Site by you (?). We may also use this information for internal review and analysis of the Site, the customer service process, and consumer comments.

If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., a "submitting a comment on the Site"), we may publish your screen name and other information you have provided us.
We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of the Site and to enable us to personalize your experience in using the Site. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze Site usage, as well as to offer you products, programs, or services.

Agents and contractors of Markay Media who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for Markay Media.

Opting Out
If at any time you wish to opt out of receiving promotional materials related to the Site, we will provide an unsubscribe link at the bottom of each promotional e-mail you receive.

You should note that in some instances, certain information or services can only be provided to you if personal information is provided. If you elect not to provide such information or opt out of having your information shared, you may not be able to receive certain content or information.

Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors
The Site contains links to other sites whose information practices may be different from ours. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

We sometimes may offer content (e.g., contests, surveys, or promotions) that is sponsored by or co-branded with identified third parties. By virtue of these relationships, the third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the Site activity. We have no control over these parties' use of this information. We will notify you at the time of requesting personally identifiable information if these parties will obtain such information.

To enhance your experience with the Site, many of our web pages on the Site use "cookies." Cookies are text files we place in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, contacting us through the Site. However, once you choose to furnish the Site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.

We use cookies to understand Site usage and to improve the content and offerings on the Site.

We take information security seriously and use reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.

Of course, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure, and any message or information you send to the Site may be read or intercepted by others, so please be aware that you provide your personally identifiable information at your own risk.

Collection of Information by Children

Markay Media does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information submitted to the Site from individuals under the age of 13.

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