* AMERICAN EXPRESS PUBLISHING is a trademark of American Express Marketing & Development Corp. and is used under limited license. Time Inc. Affluent Media Group is not affiliated with American Express Company or its subsidiaries.
Effective Date: November 11, 2013
Our sites, applications, products, publications and services are not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly solicit data online from, or market online to, children under 13 years of age.
We gather Online Information and Other Information if you:
In this policy, we also explain how we may combine Online Information and Other Information we collect from you and how we then use the combined information.
The types of information we collect depends on which product or service you use.
Sometimes you give information directly to us (or to our Service Providers). For example, you might give us your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, date of birth and credit or debit card information in order to:
At some AEP sites and through certain promotions, you can submit information about other people. For example, you might submit a person's name, mailing and/or e-mail address to send a gift or electronic greeting card. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected about other people at these pages include recipient's name, address, e-mail address and telephone number.
We (and our Service Providers or Third-Party Ad-Servers) also collect information through Cookies and Similar Technologies. Most Cookies and Similar Technologies will only collect De-Identified Information such as how you arrive at our website or your general location. However, certain Cookies and Similar Technologies do collect Personal Information. For example, if you click Remember Me when you log in to our website, a cookie will store your information.
We (and our Service Providers or Third-Party Ad-Servers) also may collect information made publicly available through third-party platforms (such as social media sites), online databases or other directories.
We may use Online Information we collect about you on its own or combine it with Other Information we have about you to:
California's "Shine the Light" law, Civil Code Section 1798.83, requires certain businesses to respond to requests from California customers asking about the businesses' practices related to disclosing personal information to third parties for the third parties' direct marketing purposes. Alternately, such businesses may have in place a policy not to disclose personal information of customers to third parties for the third parties' direct marketing purposes if the customer has exercised an option to opt-out of such information-sharing. (Note: AEP sites do not recognize the "do not track signals" that some browsers may employ.) As discussed above, if you wish to opt-out of our sharing of your information with third parties for the third parties' direct marketing purposes offline please click here, or for email please click here. To find out more about your opt-out rights, please contact us as described in the "How to Contact Us" section below.
Some Online Information and Other Information is Personal Information, which is information that can identify a person, such as name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, date of birth and credit or debit card information.
We do not share Personal Information with anyone except as described below. We may share Personal Information as required or as permitted by law, such as:
Aggregate Information or De-Identified Information does not identify you individually; it helps us to analyze patterns among groups of people. We may share Aggregate Information or De-Identified Information in several ways, for example:
We use administrative, technical and physical security measures to protect your Personal Information. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and facilities. No system can be completely secure, however, and we do not guarantee that unauthorized disclosures and access will not happen.
We will keep your Online Information and Other Information as long as necessary to deliver our products and services, unless we are required by law or regulation or for litigation and regulatory investigations to keep it for a longer period of time.
You have choices about how AEP uses your information, such as how we market to you or how we manage Cookies or Similar Technologies.
You can choose how you would like to receive direct marketing communications - whether we send them to you through postal mail, email and/or telephone. If you choose to not receive marketing communications from us, we will honor your choice. Please be aware that if you choose not to receive such communications, certain offers attached to the products or services you have chosen may be affected. We will still communicate with you in connection with servicing your account, fulfilling your requests, or administering any promotion or any program in which you have elected to participate.
Some of our sites contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. You should consult the other sites' and services' privacy notices, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties or their use of your information.
AEP sites sometimes may offer contests, sweepstakes, promotions, editorial features, or other activities or offerings that are sponsored or co-sponsored by or presented with identified third parties. By virtue of your participation in such activities or offerings, your IP address and the personally identifiable information that you voluntarily submit may be provided to both the AEP site and the third parties. AEP has no control over the third parties' use of this information.
We use reputable third parties to serve advertisements, including Online Behavioral Advertisements, that you may see on the web pages and to conduct research about the advertisements. This privacy notice does not cover any use of information that such third parties may have collected from you (e.g., type of browser, operating system, domain name, day and time of visit, page(s) visited) or the methods used by the third-parties to collect that information (e.g., cookies, web beacons and clear gifs).
We will take reasonable steps to accurately record the personal information that you provide to us and any subsequent updates.
We encourage you to review and update the personal information that we maintain about you, and you may request that we delete personal information about you that is inaccurate or incomplete by contacting us as described in the "How to Contact Us" section below. At our election, instead of deleting such information, we may retain it with your comment or correction noted in our records. Your right to review, update, correct and delete your information is subject to our records retention policies and applicable law, including any statutory retention requirements.
American Express Publishing
Attention: Consumer Affairs
3000 University Center Drive
Tampa, Florida 33612-6408
Aggregate Information - data or information relating to multiple people which has been combined or aggregated. Aggregate Information includes information that we create or compile from various sources, including subscriptions or certain data from Cookies and Similar Technologies.
American Express Publishing ("we," "our," "us"), - a division of Time Inc. Affluent Media Group. All rights reserved. AMERICAN EXPRESS PUBLISHING is a trademark of American Express Marketing & Development Corp. and is used under limited license. Time Inc. Affluent Media Group is not affiliated with American Express Company or its subsidiaries.
Time Inc. Affluent Media Group - any affiliate and subsidiary of, and any company owned or controlled by, the Time Inc. Affluent Media Group.
Business Partners - any third parties with whom we conduct business and have a contractual relationship, such as a business that advertises on our sites, applications or within our products.
De-identified Information - data or information used in a way that does not identify you to a third party. We often derive De-Identified Information from Personal Information. It includes information that we may collect from various sources, such as subscriptions or certain data from Cookies and Similar Technologies.
IP Address - a number assigned to a device when connecting to the Internet.
Service Providers - any vendor, third party and/or company that performs business operations on our behalf, such as printing, mailing, and other communications services (email, direct mail, etc.), marketing, data processing, servicing, collections, or ad management.
Targeted Advertising - Ads that we, or our Service Providers, display on our sites and outside the Time Inc. Affluent Media Group based on the preferences or interests inferred from data collected from a particular computer or device regarding web viewing behaviors over time and across different websites.
Third-Party Ad-Servers - companies that provide the technology to place ads on sites and mobile applications and track how ads perform. These companies may also place and access cookies on your computer and device. The information they collect from our sites is in a form that does not identify you personally.
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