The Website does not knowingly collect information from any individuals under the age of 13, and all children under the age of 13 are hereby notified that they are not permitted to post any information on the Website. If we become aware of any video submissions or postings by children under the age of 13, that video/posting will be removed by the Station. Parents and guardians should carefully monitor the use of the Website by children.
Information the Website Collects
The personally identifying information the Website intentionally collects from users who submit video(s)/posting(s)/email(s) to the Website are those users' names, addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, age/date of birth and gender. Addition personal information may unintentionally be collected if such information is provided in submitted video(s)/posting(s)/email(s). Personal information included in a video(s)/posting(s) is by its nature available to the general public and no such information should be posted by any user who desires to keep it private. The Station is not responsible for any use which may be made of such information by any third party.
In addition, we have web logs which collect standard information each time we serve a page on the Website. The web logs provide us with information on our users Internet protocol addresses, the pages of the Website visited and a date and time stamp. This information allows us to administer the website and identify how it is being used.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites 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 http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
Maintenance of Information
All videos/postings/emails on the Website may be stored in our database even after the videos/postings/emails have been deleted from public display. In addition, our web logs may be stored indefinitely. Although we use customary practices to store all information received from our users in a secure operating environment that is not available to general public, no guarantee can be provided that such information might not become available to persons outside of the Station.
Disclosure of Information
All personal information collected by this Website may be disclosed as required by law, by the rules of any governmental agency of if the Station otherwise becomes legally compelled (by oral questions, interrogatories, requests for information or documents, subpoena, civil investigative demand or similar process). The Station may also disclose such information as it deems necessary to enforce its rights and to avoid the violation of any party's rights (including intellectual property rights, rights to privacy and rights not to be defamed in any way). Information may also be disclosed by the Station to law enforcement officers or others if the Station determines, in good faith, that such disclosure is necessary to protect the rights and safety of the Station's employees, users and/or the public at large.
The Website allows certain advertisements/postings which include links to other sites. The Station has no control over such other sites and is not responsible for any content on such linked sites or for the use by such other sites of any information collected by those sites.
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