Privacy Policy / Terms of Use

The following privacy statement covers all of the Anticlown Media websites. Please read this statement regarding our websites.

Ownership of Information
Anticlown Media is the sole owner of the information collected on the Anticlown Media websites.

Comments
In order to enhance their use of the Anticlown Media websites, users can choose to leave comments on particular articles of interest. To leave a comment, users must register with the third party comment registration system TypeKey. Anticlown Media uses this third party system to screen out users who leave comments prohibited by our terms and conditions of use. This privacy statement does not cover the use of information by TypeKey, but you can learn more about their privacy policy here.

Mailing List
Anticlown Media may launch a mailing list for some or all of the Anticlown Media websites. In order to sign up to receive regular emails from a site’s mailing list, users must submit information including a valid email address and demographic information such as location and interests. This information will be used in aggregate form only in order to assess general user interest in various internal and third party products and services, and your personal and contact information will not be passed to any other organization. Users who choose to sign up for a mailing list will receive regular emails from the site, including new articles added to the site as well as emails from third party site sponsors. If you do not wish to receive emails from third party advertisers, do not sign up for the mailing list.

Public Forums
This site makes chat rooms and message boards available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Third Party Cookies
Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, Anticlown Media has no access to or control over these cookies, once we have given permission for them to set cookies for advertising. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by Anticlown Media only and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Third Party Advertising
Anticlown Media uses third-party advertising companies including Google, among others, to serve ads when you visit our websites. Advertisers may engage in the collection of non-personally identifiable information about end users by third parties through the use of cookies and pixel tags. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites 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, or to opt out of behavioral targeting, visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

We're currently participating in the Digital Advertising Alliance's (DAA) Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising which you can read about more here: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/

Log Files
Like most standard website servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. We may use a tracking utility that uses log files to analyze user movement.

Legal Disclaimer
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, Anticlown Media may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on any of the Anticlown Media websites.

Business Transitions
In the event Anticlown Media goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of a portion of its assets, users' personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.

Links
The Anticlown Media websites contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Anticlown Media is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by Anticlown Media.

Notification of Changes
Whenever Anticlown Media changes its privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, and other places we deem appropriate.