Terms & Conditions
This site is owned and operated by PlannMedia. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At PlannMedia we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe. Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.
INFORMATION PLANNMEDIA GATHERS AND TRACKS
PlannMedia gathers two types of information about users: Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters, to participate in our message boards or forums, to email a friend, and from participation in polls and surveys:
Information PlannMedia gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to readers’ needs and to help our advertisers and sponsors better understand the demographics of our audience. Because PlannMedia derives its revenue mainly from sponsorship and advertising, providing such aggregated demographic data is essential to keeping our service free to users. Under no circumstances does PlannMedia divulge any information about an individual user to a third party. PlannMedia Gathers User Information In The Following Processes: Optional Voluntary Information We offer the following free services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users:
1. Electronic newsletters policy (Dispatches)
We will offer a free electronic newsletter to users. PlannMedia gathers the email addresses of users who voluntarily subscribe. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by following the link provided in every newsletter that points users to the subscription management page. Users can also subscribe to the newsletters at the time of registration.
2. Message boards/forums policy
Users of the site’s Message Boards and Forums must register separately for these services (both are free of charge) in order to post messages, although they needn’t register to visit the site. During registration the user is required to supply a username, password, and email address. The Forum is open for anyone that wants to join, registration is necessary for posting, and violation of terms concerning the forum will be as followed:
2.1. Obscene or improper language. Mild punish you will be banned from the forum for 15 days, if you continue your improper behavior you will have you ip banned from our forum database.
2.2. Obscene or pornographic images/videos this will terminate in an IP address being banned from our servers, pornography is extremely prohibited, as this page is built for people of any age.
2.3. Posting about illegal subjects is prohibited, such as drugs (which do not include medical drugs), illegal copies, violation of copyrights, etc unless is for informative purposes. Violation of these terms may vary depending on the gravity of the subject; these rules are easy to follow, so we encourage you not to step on them as it might end up in user account termination. These terms above are only concerning the Forum.
PlannMedia may occasionally conduct user surveys to better target our content to our audience. We sometimes share the aggregated demographic information in these surveys with our sponsors, advertisers and partners. We never share any of this information about specific individuals with any third party. The policy clause about children below is becoming more important as it is nearly impossible to tell the age of any visitor. We recommend adding this sample line to all your forms that request information. Children Consistent with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent. Usage tracking PlannMedia tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. Unionreporters.com does break down overall usage statistics according to a user’s domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user’s browser). PlannMedia sometimes tracks and catalogs the search terms which users enter in our Search function, but this tracking is never associated with individual users. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don’t like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.
USE OF INFORMATION
PlannMedia uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our network of sites, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users. As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to send out electronic newsletters and to enable users to participate in polls, surveys, message boards, and forums. We send out newsletters to subscribers on a regular schedule (depending on the newsletter), and occasionally send out special editions when we think subscribers might be particularly interested in something we are doing. Unionreporters.com never shares newsletter mailing lists with any third parties, including advertisers, sponsors or partners. When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don’t like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users. But we don’t track which terms a particular user enters.
PlannMedia creates aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns for advertisers, sponsors and partners. This allows our advertisers to advertise more effectively, and allows our users to receive advertisements that are pertinent to their needs. Because we don’t track the usage patterns of individual users, an advertiser or sponsor will never know that a specific user clicked their ad. We will not disclose any information about any individual user except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
SHARING OF THE INFORMATION
PlannMedia uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs and help our advertisers better understand our audience’s demographics. This is essential to keeping our service free. We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
PlannMedia operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.
We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:
Opting out not to register to receive our electronic newsletters.
Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users
72 Hour Cancellation Policy
Said client / clients / providers has 72 hours to cancel their order with unionreporters.com /PlannMedia and must send a letter to our support team at firstname.lastname@example.org
One Year Guarantee Policy
Unionreporters.com has a one year money back guarantee, as follows that all clients / providers must understand that PlannMedia tracks all activity on the unionreporters.com website. That includes: traffic reports, client website analytics, video views, URL links, phone calls, walk in traffic etc… unionreporters.com /PlannMedia occasionally make business calls to said providers / clients to spot check tracking. PlannMedia will take each said providers / client case by case after one year. All refunds will be determined after a full investigation of tracking is determined by PlannMedia. One year money back guarantee does not include any additional services provided by PlannMedia (additional key phrases, additional videos, video changes and revisions, etc). All additional PlannMedia sales are final. One year money back guarantee cover Union Reporter’s listing ONLY.
Credit Card Charge-Backs (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and online E-check):
All providers / clients that have made a purchase with PlannMedia or unionreporters.com will be subjected to the following terms and conditions in regards to charge-backs. All clients / providers must give prior notice within 72 hours of the date of purchase that follows the guidelines of the PlannMedia cancellation policy. Clients / Providers that charge-back their credit cards by way of reporting to their credit card company or merchant providers after the 72 hours has past will be subject to our national collection agencies that will use all legal powers to recover all funds. Clients may be asked to pay three times the face value of said purchase so that all parties involved will recover losses and damages.
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