Effective Date: August 10, 2012
- 2. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
2. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Some of the information collected may be personal information and some may not identify you as a specific person.
Registration Informationis the information required to complete an online information form or register for a Divorce Court Service, for example, to apply to be on the show, create an account, use an app, receive a newsletter or enter a contest or sweepstakes. Registration Information may include, for example, name, email address, gender, zip code and birthday.
Public Information and Postsconsist of comments or content that you post to the Divorce Court Services and the information about you that accompanies those posts or content, which may include a name, user name, comments, likes, status, profile information and picture. Public Information and Posts are always public, which means they are available to everyone and may be displayed in search results on external search engines.
Site Activity Information.When you access and interact with the Divorce Court Services, we and our service providers may collect certain information about those visits. For example, in order to permit your connection to the Divorce Court Services, our servers receive and record information about your computer, device and browser, including potentially your IP address, browser type, and other software or hardware information. If you access the Divorce Court Services from a mobile or other device, we may collect a unique device identifier assigned to that device, geolocation data, or other transactional information for that device in order to provide the Divorce Court Services to it.
Cookies and other tracking technologies (such as browser cookies, pixels, beacons, and Adobe Flash technology, including cookies), which are comprised of small bits of data that often include a de-identified or anonymous unique identifier, may also be used. Websites, apps and services send this data to your browser when you first request a web page and then store the data on your computer so the website can access information when you make subsequent requests for pages from that website or app. These technologies may also be used to collect and store information about your usage of the Divorce Court Services, such as pages you have visited, search queries you have run, and advertisements you have seen.
Third parties that support the Divorce Court Services by serving advertisements or providing services, such as allowing you to share content or tracking aggregate Divorce Court Services usage statistics, may also use these technologies to collect similar information. Monet does not control these third-party technologies and their use is governed by the privacy policies of third parties using such technologies. For more information about third-party advertising networks and similar entities that use these technologies, see www.aboutads.info/consumers, and to opt-out of such ad networks’ and services’ advertising practices, go to www.aboutads.info/choices.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the "Help" section of your browser for more information (e.g., http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies). Users can manage the use of Flash technologies with the Flash management tools available at Adobe’s website, see http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security/privacy_policy/ Please note that by blocking any or all cookies you may not have access to certain features, content or personalization available through the Divorce Court Services.
Information from Other Sources. To improve the quality of the Divorce Court Services, we and our service providers may supplement the information we collect with information from other sources, such as publicly available information from social media services and commercially available sources.
3. NOTICE AND CHOICE
4. USE AND DISCLOSURE
We may use the personal information and other information we collect from and about you for the following purposes:
To provide and manage the Divorce Court Services. We use the information we collect from and about you to provide the Divorce Court Services and features to you, including to measure and improve those Divorce Court Services and features, to personalize your experience by delivering relevant content, advertising and marketing messages, to allow you to comment on content, participate in online games, contests, or rewards programs, to provide you with customer support, and to respond to inquiries. We may also use aggregate or anonymous data about your use of and activity on the Divorce Court Services to assist us in this regard.
To allow service providers to assist us in providing and managing the Divorce Court Services. Monet may make your information available to certain third party service providers, such as contractors, agents or sponsors, who help us manage or provide the Divorce Court Services. These service providers may not use personal information for any purpose other than the specific service they are providing to you and Monet.
To contact you.Monet may periodically send promotional materials (e.g., newsletters) or notifications related to the Divorce Court Services to the email address you provided to us at registration or subscription to a Ricki Lake Service. If you want to stop receiving promotional materials from Monet, you can follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. There are certain service notification emails that you may not opt-out of, such as notifications of changes to the Divorce Court Services or policies.
To share with business partners. Monet may share your information with business partners to permit them to send you marketing communications, consistent with your choices.
To complete a merger or sale of assets. If Monet sells all or part of its business or makes a sale or transfer of its assets or is otherwise involved in a merger or transfer of all or a material part of its business, Monet may transfer your information to the party or parties involved in the transaction as part of that transaction.
When the information collected from or about you does not identify you as a specific person, we may use that information for any purpose or share it with third parties. In some instances, we may combine that information with personal information, such as combining your zip code with your name. If we combine this information with personal information, the combined information will be treated by us as personal information as long as it is combined.
Monet uses commercially reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard information in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. However, no one can guarantee the complete safety of your information.
6. USER CONTROL
If you would like to review, correct, update, suppress, or otherwise limit our use of your personal information that you have previously provided directly to us, you may contact Monet at
email@example.com. In your request, please make clear what information you would like to have changed, whether you would like to have your personal information suppressed from our database or if you have other questions about your personal information. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable.
You may request that we not share your personal information on a going-forward basis with Company Affiliates or unaffiliated third parties for their direct marketing purposes by sending an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org with “Divorce Court: Disclosure Opt-out” in the subject line and your full name, email address, and postal address in the body of the email. We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable.
7. DATA RETENTION
Remember that even after you cancel your account, copies of some information from your account may remain viewable in some circumstances – where, for example, you have shared information with Other Services. We may also retain backup information related to your account on our servers for some time after cancelation for fraud detection or to comply with applicable law or our internal security policies. Because of the nature of caching technology, your account may not be instantly inaccessible to others, and there may be a delay in the removal of the content from elsewhere on the Internet and from search engines.
8. SENSITIVE INFORMATION
We ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive personal information (e.g., social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through the Divorce Court Services or otherwise.
9. CONTACT US
Mail: Lupe Haas
Internet Privacy Contact
c/o Monet Lane Prods., Inc.
The Culver Studios
9336 West Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
Telephone: (310) 845-2574