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We will display disclaimers on all sponsored content. We may also include, in certain areas, more explanation defining sponsored content to readers. In addition, we will ensure the treatment and design of advertising and sponsored content are clearly separate from our editorial content.
We may reject or remove any sponsored content at any time that contains false, deceptive, potentially misleading, or illegal content; or is inconsistent with or may tend to bring disparagement, harm to reputation, or other damage to websites.
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The materials on our Site are provided “as is.” We make no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaim and negate all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, we do not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on our Site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this Site and others we own.
1. User Consent
Types of Data We Collect
We collect and store the information you provide to us through your use of the Site, including, for example, We may collect information from you, such as your first name, last name, and email address when you sign up to receive our emails and downloadable files.
We may collect information from you, such as your first and last name, email and mailing addresses, password, and other profile information when you create an account to log in to our platforms (an “Account”). We may also retain information on your behalf, such as files that you store using your Account.
We may collect your email address if you choose to provide us with it in an application or in connection with the use of one of our products.
We may collect information from you, such as your first and last name, email, mailing address, and reservation information, when you submit a reservation for a product.
When you order our product(s), we (and/or our third-party payment processors) will collect all information necessary to complete the transaction, including your name, credit card information, billing information, and shipping information.
If you provide us feedback or contact us via email, we will collect your name and email address, as well as any other content included in the email, in order to send you a reply.
When you participate in one of our surveys, we may collect additional profile information.
When you make postings on the message boards of our Site, the information contained in your posting will be stored on our servers and other users will be able to see it.
Information Collected Automatically via Technology
To make our Site more useful to you, we may automatically collect information from you as you browse our Site, including your browser type, operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet, which may vary from session to session), domain name, referring URL, and/or a date/time stamp for your visit.
You may opt into tracking using cookies via the banner presented on the Site on your first visit. Declining cookies will not affect the functionality of the Site for you.
Collected Information Retention Period
Personal information will be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose for which it has been collected.
Personal information collected for the purposes of Ace Media’s legitimate interests as outlined in this policy shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes.
We may be allowed to retain your personal information for a longer period whenever you have given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, we may be obliged to retain your personal information for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.
Once the retention period expires, your personal information will be deleted. The right to withdraw consent to data collection cannot be enforced after the expiration of the retention period.
Third Party Data Collection
Third parties that provide us with analytics or other services for the Site may also automatically collect some of the information described above, including, for example, IP address, access times, browser type and language, pages and products viewed, device type, device identifiers, and Wi-Fi information. Please consult individual applications’ or products’ privacy policies for more information on data collection, use, and sharing.
Subject to subsection (b) above, other third parties, including advertisers, ad measurement services, and ad networks, may also automatically collect information about you through the Site, including information about your online activities over time and across different websites, devices, online channels, and applications when you use our services. These third parties may use web beacons or cookies on our Site.
Some third parties, such as Google, may also collect information for online advertising purposes and to provide us and other statistics about users of the Site.