Me!Box is committed to protecting your privacy. Please read the Me!Box Online Privacy Statement below and also any supplemental information listed to the right for additional details about particular Me!Box sites and services that you may use.
This Me!Box Online Privacy Statement applies to data collected by Me!Box through its Web sites and services, as well as its offline product support services.
Collection of Your Personal InformationAt some Me!Box sites, we ask you to provide personal information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address, or telephone number. We may also collect demographic information, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. If you choose to make a purchase or sign up for a paid subscription service, we will ask for additional information, such as your credit card number and billing address, which is used to create a Me!Box billing account.
In order to access some Me!Box services, you will be asked to sign in with an e-mail address and password. As part of creating your credentials, you may also be requested to provide questions and secret answers, which we use to help verify your identity and assist in resetting your password, as well as an alternate e-mail address. Some services may require added security, and in these cases, you may be asked to create an additional security key.
We may collect information about your interaction with Me!Box sites and services. For example, we may use Web site analytics tools on our site to retrieve information from your browser, including the site you came from, the search engine(s) and the keywords you used to find our site, the pages you view within our site, your browser add-ons, and your browser's width and height. We may also use technologies, such as cookies and web beacons (described below), to collect information about the pages you view, the links you click and other actions you take on our sites and services. Additionally, we collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring Web site addresses. We may deliver advertisements and provide Web site analytics tools on non-Me!Box sites and services, and we may collect information about page views on these third party sites as well.
When you receive newsletters or promotional e-mail from Me!Box, we may use web beacons, customized links or similar technologies to determine whether the e-mail has been opened and which links you click in order to provide you more focused e-mail communications or other information.
In order to offer you a more consistent and personalized experience in your interactions with Me!Box, information collected through one Me!Box service may be combined with information obtained through other Me!Box services. We may also supplement the information we collect with information obtained from other companies. For example, we may use services from other companies that enable us to derive a general geographic area based on your IP address in order to customize certain services to your geographic area.
Use of Your Personal InformationMe!Box collects and uses your personal information to operate and improve its sites and services. These uses may include providing you with more effective customer service; making the sites or services easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information; performing research and analysis aimed at improving our products, services and technologies; and displaying content and advertising that are customized to your interests and preferences.
We also use your personal information to communicate with you. We may send certain mandatory service communications such as welcome letters, billing reminders, information on technical service issues, and security announcements. Additionally, with your permission, we may send you information about other Me!Box products and services, and/or share your personal information with Me!Box partners so they may send you information about their products and services.
Personal information collected on Me!Box sites and services may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Me!Box or its affiliates, subsidiaries or service providers maintain facilities.
Sharing of Your Personal Information Except as described in this statement, we will not disclose your personal information outside of Me!Box, its controlled subsidiaries, and its affiliates without your consent. Some Me!Box sites allow you to choose to share your personal information with select Me!Box partners so that they can contact you about their products, services or offers. Other sites do not share your contact information with third parties for marketing purposes, but instead may give you a choice as to whether you wish to receive communications from Me!Box on behalf of external business partners about a partner's particular offering (without transferring your personal information to the third party).
Some Me!Box services may be co-branded and offered in conjunction with another company. If you register for or use such services, both Me!Box and the other company may receive information collected in conjunction with the co-branded services.
We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, hosting websites, processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services. Those service providers will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are expected to maintain the confidentiality of the information. However, for credit card processing, our fraud detection vendors may use aggregate data to help improve their service. This helps them more accurately detect fraudulent uses of credit cards. We may access or disclose information about you, including the content of your communications, in order to: (a) comply with the law or respond to lawful requests or legal process; (b) protect the rights or property of Me!Box or our customers, including the enforcement of our agreements or policies governing your use of the services; or (c) act on a good faith belief that such access or disclosure is necessary to protect the personal safety of Me!Box employees, customers or the public. We may also disclose personal information as part of a corporate transaction such as a merger or sale of assets.
Accessing Your Personal Information You may have the ability to view or edit your personal information online. In order to help prevent your personal information from being viewed by others, you will be required to sign in with your credentials (username and password). The appropriate method(s) for accessing your personal information will depend on which sites or services you have used.
Some Me!Box sites or services may collect personal information. However, in such cases, you may be able to access that information through alternative means of access described by the service. Or you can write us and we will contact you regarding your request.
Communication Preferences You can stop the delivery of future promotional e-mail from Me!Box sites and services by following the specific instructions in the e-mail you receive.
You may also have the option of proactively making choices about the receipt of promotional e-mail, telephone calls, and postal mail from particular Me!Box sites or services by visiting and signing into the following pages:
Display of Advertising (Opt-Out) Many of the Web sites and online services we offer, as well as those of our partners, are supported by advertising. We may display ads on our own sites and the sites of our advertising partners.
When we display online advertisements to you, we may place a one or more persistent cookies on your computer in order to recognize your computer each time we display an ad to you. The cookies we use for advertising may have an expiration date. Because we may serve advertisements on many different Web sites, we are able to compile information over time about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw and/or clicked on the advertisements we display. We use this information to make predictions about your characteristics, interests or preferences and to display targeted advertisements that we believe may be of interest to you. We may also associate this information with your subsequent visit, purchase or other activity on participating advertisers' Web sites in order to determine the effectiveness of the advertisements.
While we may use some of the information we collect in order to personalize the ads we show you, we designed our systems to select ads based only on data that does not personally and directly identify you. For example, we may select the ads we display according to certain general interest categories or segments that we have inferred based on (a) demographic or interest data, including any you may have provided when creating an account (e.g. age, zip or postal code, gender), demographic or interest data acquired from other companies, and a general geographic location derived from your IP address, (b) the pages you view and links you click when using Me!Box's and its advertising partners' Web sites and services, and (c) information about the users you most frequently interact with through Me!Box's systems.
When we display personalized targeted ads, we may take steps designed to protect your privacy. For example, we may store page views, clicks and search terms used for ad personalization targeting separately from your contact information or other data that directly identifies you (such as your name, e-mail address, etc.). You can go to the
Network Advertising Initiative
, which offers a single location to opt-out of ad targeting from member companies.
We may allow third-party ad serving companies, including other ad networks, to display advertisements on our sites. These companies currently include, but are not limited to: 24/7 Real Media, aCerno,Inc, AdBlade, AdConion, AdFusion, Advertising.com, Bane Media, Brand.net, CasaleMedia, Collective Media, Fox Interactive, Interclick, Millennial, PrecisionClick, ROI Media, Social Media, SpecificMedia, TrafficMarketplace, Tribal Fusion, ValueClick, and YuMe. These companies may offer you a way to opt-out of ad targeting based on their cookies, and some of them are also members of the
Network Advertising Initiative
. You may find more information by clicking on the company names above and following the links to the Web sites of each company.
Security of Your Personal InformationMe!Box is committed to protecting the security of your personal information and information collected for advertising purposes. 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 (such as a credit card number or password) over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
If a password is used to help protect your accounts and personal information, it is your responsibility to keep your password confidential. Do not share this information with anyone. If you are sharing a computer with anyone you should always log out before leaving a site or service to protect access to your information from subsequent users.
Collection and Use of Children's Personal Information Many Me!Box sites and services are intended for general audiences and do not knowingly collect any personal information from children. We will not knowingly ask children under the age of 13 to provide more information than is reasonably necessary to provide our services.
Please note that if you grant consent for your child to use Me!Box services, this will include such general audience communication services as e-mail, instant messaging, and online groups, and your child will be able to communicate with, and disclose personal information to, other users of all ages. Parents can change or revoke the consent choices previously made, and review, edit or request the deletion of their children's personal information. If we change this privacy statement in a way that expands the collection, use or disclosure of children's personal information to which a parent has previously consented, the parent will be notified and we will be required to obtain the parent's additional consent. We encourage you to talk with your children about communicating with strangers and disclosing personal information online.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to store your preferences and other information on your computer in order to save you time by eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information and to display your personalized content and appropriate advertising on your later visits to these sites.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use other interactive features of Me!Box sites and services that depend on cookies, and some advertising preferences that are dependent on cookies may not be able to be respected.
If you choose to accept cookies, you also have the ability to later delete cookies that you have accepted. For example, in Internet Explorer 7, you can delete cookies by selecting "Tools", "Delete browsing history" and clicking the "Delete Cookies" button. If you choose to delete cookies, any settings and preferences controlled by those cookies, including advertising preferences, will be deleted and may need to be recreated.
Use of Web Beacons
Me!Box Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons - sometimes called single-pixel gifs - that may be used to assist in delivering cookies on our sites and allow us to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. We may include Web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or our newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
Me!Box may also employ Web beacons from third parties in order to help us compile aggregated statistics regarding the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns or other operations of our sites. We prohibit Web beacons on our sites from being used by third parties to collect or access your personal information.
Finally, we may work with other companies that advertise on Me!Box sites to place Web beacons on their sites in order to allow us to develop statistics on how often clicking on an advertisement on a Me!Box site results in a purchase or other action on the advertiser's site. Enforcement of This Privacy Statement If you have questions regarding this statement, you should contact us.
Changes to This Privacy Statement We will occasionally update this privacy statement to reflect changes in our services and customer feedback. When we post changes to this Statement, we will revise the "last updated" date at the top of this statement. If there are material changes to this statement or in how Me!Box will use your personal information, we will notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to periodically review this statement to be informed of how Me!Box is protecting your information.
Contacting Us Me!Box welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement. If you have questions about this statement or believe that we have not adhered to it, please contact us.