NOTICE TO MINORS
Ascent Network aims to fully comply with all federal laws and, thus, at a minimum, you must be at least thirteen (13) years of age to use the Platforms. No one under thirteen (13) years of age may provide any personal information. Ascent Network does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13).
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
In order to use certain features of the Platforms, you will need to provide several types of personally identifiable information (the “Personal Information”). We may also collect certain non-personally identifiable, indirect, and/or aggregate information as a result of your use of the Platforms (the “Usage Information”). However, the Platforms are not directed to, and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from, persons under the legal drinking age in accordance with the laws of the territory for which you reside.
Personal Information includes, but is not limited to your name, address, social security number, credit history, e-mail address, telephone number, date of birth, credit card information, activities and product preferences, and IP address. You may choose not to provide any Personal Information that we request from time to time; however, we only ask for the Personal Information that is necessary to complete the activity you are requesting to partake in. Thus, if you choose not to provide the requested Personal Information, you may not be able to participate in the activity or enjoy the full functionality of the Platforms.
Usage Information includes certain standard web measurement and tracking technologies such as “cookies,” web server logs, or other statistical programs to collect, track, and record how you use the Platforms. This information is anonymous and does not personally identify you. Usage Information helps us measure the success of the Platforms and its features or pages in order to improve your experience. Your browser may have the option which allows you to accept cookies, reject cookies, or receive a notification when a cookie is sent, but you should note that the use of such restrictive browser settings may limit your use of the Platforms. Additionally, we may utilize web beacons to recognize you when you visit the Platforms. Ascent Network does not use spyware, adware, or any similarly intrusive software.
THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING
We may use third-party advertising companies and/or media partners to serve ads on our Platforms and/or on the places on which we advertise. Please note that these companies may use Usage Information about your visit to the applicable platform in accordance with the policies on the platform in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. In the course of serving advertisements, these companies may place or recognize a unique cookie on your system. Additionally, we may use web beacons provided by third-party advertising companies to help manage our online advertising. These web beacons enable us to recognize a browser’s cookie when a browser visits the Platforms to learn which advertisements bring users to our Platforms. To learn more about third-party advertising companies, cookies, and how to opt-out of this advertising, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
CREDIT CARD INFORMATION
If you are making a purchase on the Platforms, you may be asked to provide credit card information. We do not collect, store, or access any credit card information.
USE OF INFORMATION
Ascent Network uses your Personal Information for the following business purposes: to provide the services you request; to respond to inquiries we receive from you or in connection with a transaction you initiate; to analyze, manage, and improve the Platforms; to use it within Ascent Network for the purpose of developing and improving our services for you; to notify you of special offers, programs, news, or alerts that we believe may be of interest to you; to help us diagnose problems with our servers or other technical issues relating to the performance of the Platforms; or for any other purpose stated at the time you provide the information.
OPTING-IN AND OPTING-OUT
Ascent Network will endeavor to ask you to agree to receive communications about special offers, programs, news, or alerts from Ascent Network and/or any of our affiliate brands or partners at the time you provide your e-mail address to us (an “Opt-In”). In the event that you provide your e-mail address via a channel that does not include a mechanism for you to affirmatively Opt-In, such as by e-mail, you agree that by providing your e-mail address, you are completing an Opt-In and will be responsible for opting-out from receiving any future communications about special offers, programs, news, or alerts. You can do this by following the instructions provided in each communication (an “Opt-Out”).
Please note, certain practices are outside of Ascent Network’s control, including any tracking by Apple, Inc. and Google, Inc. or your third party telecommunications carrier of which Apps you download. We cannot and will not be held responsible for the actions of such third parties. You should always read and understand the policies of any third party provider before making any purchase or downloading any of the Apps.
From time to time, we may run certain campaigns that provide you with the ability to send a text message and provide an Opt-In to receive future text messages. Your Opt-In provides us with your mobile phone number. If you choose to Opt-In, you agree that we may send messages to the mobile device about new products, promotions, services, or offers. Your carrier may charge you for each message you receive in accordance with your communications plan. You agree that we are not responsible in any way for such charges. If you do not wish to continue receiving any messages via your mobile device, you may Opt-Out at any time.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Ascent Network may transfer your Personal Information in the event of a sale, merger, acquisition, or any other change in control, including rights acquired or transferred to third parties through a bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors.
Under the laws of some jurisdictions, you may be entitled to request disclosure regarding how we share your Usage Information with third parties for direct marketing purposes. To the extent required by applicable law, we shall provide the information to you upon your written request to Ascent Network.
Except for the reasons we have made you aware of, or make you aware of from time to time, or otherwise with your consent, we will not share your Personal Information with any third party.
Our Platforms may contain links to other websites, including social media pages, which may have different privacy policies. We are not responsible for the collection, use, or disclosure of collected information through third-party websites and expressly disclaim any liability related to such collection, use, or disclosure. We are not responsible for any information or content contained on such sites. Links to other websites are provided for convenience only. Please note that if you provide information to us via a social media page or participate in a social media page linked to the Platforms, you consent to our use of your information for any reason as if it were submitted to us directly through the Platforms.
Ascent Network takes commercially reasonable precautions and has implemented commercially reasonable technical measures intended to protect against the risks of unauthorized access to, erroneous disclosure of, and unlawful interception of Personal Information submitted via the Platforms.
However, your e-mail transmissions and/or other communications containing Personal Information may be unlawfully intercepted and/or accessed by third parties and/or the Platforms may be subject to hostile network attacks or administrative errors. We urge you to take every precaution and exercise care with the to protect your personal data and the information you share when you are on the internet and/or using the Platforms. Change your passwords often, use a combination of letters (upper and lower case), numbers, special characters, and make sure you use a secure browser. We cannot and do not guarantee the security of any information transmitted over the Internet, or other electronic means. We take steps that we believe are commercially reasonable to limit access to your Personal Information to only those whom we determine need access to provide requested products, services, offers, or opportunities that may be of interest to you. We cannot guarantee that your Personal Information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed as a result of a breach of our commercially reasonable efforts or as a result of any event beyond our reasonable control. Accordingly, we do not guarantee that your Personal Information is completely secure and safe from such risks. We expressly disclaim any representation or warranty, express or implied, with respect to ensuring, guaranteeing, or otherwise offering a definitive promise of security in connection with your Personal Information or Usage Information.
CHOICE OF LAW AND VENUE
Any claim and/or dispute that arises from your use of the Platforms shall be decided in accordance with the laws of the State of California, by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Orange County, California, United States of America. You agree that such court shall have personal jurisdiction over you and agree to submit to the jurisdiction and venue of such courts, and waive any objections based on inconvenient forum.
CHANGES AND UPDATES
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