Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy replaces any privacy policy previously delivered to you or appearing on the IT Media website, any transaction agreement, or any other document previously delivered to you. If there are conflicts between this Privacy Policy and any other policy delivered to you by IT Media, the terms of this Privacy Policy shall control until revised. This Privacy Policy is effective as of January 16, 2015.

 

This Privacy Policy is provided to you on behalf of IT Media, who operates the website located at IT Media.com (“Website” or “Site”).  IT Media is committed to protecting the privacy of our consumers` personally identifiable information. We provide this Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") in order to explain our online information practices to Consumers and Affiliates. You agree to this Privacy Policy, in its entirety, when you:
  1. access or use our Site; and/or
  2. register on the Site to participate in the IT Media Network ("Network") as an Advertiser and/or Affiliate. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy in its entirety, you are not authorized to become an Affiliate or Advertiser ("Network Member") and/or use the Site in any manner or form whatsoever.

Personally Identifiable Information

IT Media  collects and combines personally identifiable information (“PII”) and non-personally identifiable information (“Non-PII”) through various sources, including those discussed below. For your reference, PII is data collected with an intention to specifically identify, contact or locate a person, including but not limited to social security number, first name, last name, address, Zip Code, city, state, length of stay at address, whether you rent or own, your e-mail address, driver's license or state ID number, telephone number, work telephone number, time at which you may be contacted, birth date, birth year, whether you are related to someone in the armed forces, whether you make income from job or from benefits, your employer name, duration of employment, employer's phone number, job title, frequency of compensation, your pay dates, your IP address and computer specifications, your ABA/routing number, your bank account number, nature of bank account, name of bank, bank phone number, duration with bank, whether you get paid by direct deposit, monthly net income, and loan amount desired. We may obtain Information about you from third parties such as: credit reports, information about your home and demographic information. We do not pull a credit bureau report on customers without their permission. Conversely, Non-PII is data that is not used to specifically identify, contact or locate an individual, including but not limited to Zip Code, gender, age, or IP address.

 

Children`s Privacy

This Site is a general audience website and is not specifically designed for or targeted to children. You must be 18 years of age or older to become a Network Member. IT Media does not knowingly collect, use, or share any Personally Identifiable Information from children under the age of 18.  If IT Media becomes aware that Personally Identifiable Information regarding a child under the age of 18 has been inadvertently collected at this Site, IT Media will take reasonable steps to delete it from IT Media’s records.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site; however, without cookies the user may not have access to certain features on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. All cookies served on the domain, both session and persistent are tied to the Personally Identifiable Information you provide.

Some of our business partners use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies once set on our site.

Use of Information

Subject to all applicable Federal and State laws and regulations, we may use any and all information submitted or collected on this Site to:
  1. send you IT Media updates;
  2. share with you related products and services in which you might be interested ("Email Offers"); (contact you regarding your participation as a Network Member;
  3. prevent fraud. We may also use any and all information submitted or collected on this Site for purposes for which you have given your consent, or as may otherwise be permitted by applicable laws, rules, and regulations.

 

Sharing of Information

Other than in connection with the limited exceptions set forth below, IT Media will not sell, share, or rent your Personally Identifiable Information to or with others. Notwithstanding the foregoing, IT Media may, from time to time, provide information submitted or collected on this Site to certain third-party administrative vendors for various reasons including, without limitation, billing, delivery, and payments. Any and all such third-party vendors are bound by contract to maintain the security and integrity of your Personally Identifiable Information.

 

IT Media reserves the right to share information submitted or collected on this Site :
  1. where required by law, warrant, subpoena, or legal process; or where requested by a court of competent jurisdiction, governmental authority, or quasi-governmental authority;
  2. in the event IT Media is sold or acquired;
  3. where you are, or are suspected to be, in violation of this Privacy Policy, the IT Media Terms and Conditions, the IT Media Advertiser Agreement, and/or the IT Media Affiliate Agreement;
  4. to prevent, address, or remedy fraud, security, or technical issues, which necessarily may include - without limitation - the exchange of such information with trusted third parties for fraud prevention purposes;
  5. to improve the design and content of this Site; or,
  6. where IT Media determines such disclosure is necessary to protect the rights of IT Media or a third party, or to shield IT Media from liability of any kind.

 

Patriot Act

Section 326 of the USA PATRIOT ACT requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account or changes an existing account. This federal requirement applies to all new customers and current customers. This information is used to assist the United States government in the fight against the funding of terrorism and money-laundering activities. While IT Media is not a financial institution, lenders we work with are financial institutions. What this means to you: when you submit information to IT Media, we will ask for your name, physical address, mailing address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify you.

 

Access to Personally Identifiable Information

IT Media retains the submitted or collected on this Site as needed to perform IT Media’s services, to comply with legal obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce agreements. If you wish to update or delete your Personally Identifiable Information, you may communicate your desire to do so to IT Media via email at (email) or certified mail (address)

For California Residents

On September 27, 2013, A.B. 370 was signed into law, amending the California Online Privacy Protection Act to require operators of commercial websites like IT Media to disclose:
  1. How IT Media responds to "Do Not Track” signals; and
  2. Whether third parties collect personally identifiable information (PII) about users when they visit IT Media.

IT Media does not engage in the collection of personally identifiable information (PII) about an individual consumer’s online activities over time and across third-party Web sites or online services. IT Media does not honor “do not track” signals. Users who chose to use “do not track” signals will still have access to IT Media. IT Media does not permit third parties to collect PII about an individual consumer's online activities over time and across different Web sites when a consumer uses our website.

Unsubscribing from Email Offers

You may choose to unsubscribe from receipt of Email Offers at any time. To do so, you must follow the instruction to unsubscribe at the bottom of any such E-mail Offer or contact IT Media directly expressing your desire to unsubscribe via certified mail to (address); or via e-mail to (email). All requests to unsubscribe from receipt of such E-Mail Offers from IT Media are added to IT Media’s Do-Not-Contact list within ten (10) days of receipt. Please be advised you cannot unsubscribe from IT Media updates, or e-mails regarding your participation as a Network Member.

 

GLB Act

For purposes of compliance with the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, 15 U.S.C. 6802 (the “GLB Act”), this Privacy Policy shall serve as both your initial customer relationship and annual “Privacy Notice” as defined under the GLB Act. If You would like to opt-out from the disclosure of Your personal information to any third-party for marketing purposes, please visit IT Media.com, and enter your email address and click the submit button then confirm your entry.

Third Party Links

The Site may contain links to third party websites ("Third Party Sites"). Please be advised IT Media is not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of such Third Party Sites, and this Privacy Policy does not apply to your access to and/or use of such Third Party Websites and/or third party products or services. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by IT Media. You are encouraged to exercise care when following third party links away from this Site, and to read the privacy policy of any such Third Party Site that collects Personally Identifiable Information. IT Media is not liable for your access to and use of such Third Party Sites, and your access to and use of such Third Party Sites are done at your own risk.

Notification of Changes

IT Media  reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy or any additional terms that apply to this Site or IT Media`s services. IT Media will post notice of any such modifications to this Privacy Policy and any additional terms that apply to this Site or IT Media’s services in a clear and conspicuous manner to this Privacy Policy, the websites homepage, and any other place IT Media may deem appropriate. Any such modifications shall take effect immediately. Your continued use of this Site following notification from IT Media of any such modifications constitutes your acceptance of any and all such changes in their entirety.

 

Security

We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit highly confidential information over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

 

Contact

If you have questions, comments, or concerns regarding our Privacy Statement, please write to us at:

IT Media
2800 Olympic Blvd
Ste 100
Santa Monica, CA 90404
United States