Terms & Conditions
What information do we collect?
We do not collect any personal information about you (such as your name or email address) from your use of this website, except where you have specifically provided us with that information (such as subscribing to our newsletter or entering a competition). If you specifically and knowingly provide any personal information to us via this website, you consent to Seeing the Lighter Side using that personal information lawfully at its sole and absolute discretion, including for the purposes of providing promotional and marketing materials by other means. You must obtain the consent of any third person whose personal information you post to this website. Whenever you use our website, or any other website, the computer on which the web pages are stored (the Web server) needs to know the network address of your computer so that it can send the requested web pages to your Internet browser. The unique network address of your computer is called its “IP address,” and is sent automatically each time you access any Internet site. From a computer’s IP address, it is possible to determine the general geographic location of that computer, but otherwise it is anonymous. Seeing the Lighter Side of does not keep a record of the IP addresses from which users access our site.
Do we disclose information about our users to anyone else?
We may share general information about the use of our site with advertisers, sponsors, content providers and other third parties. For example, we may disclose the total number of “hits” our sites receive, or how often the average user visits our site, or which terms are most often entered in our site search engine. However, we generally only disclose aggregate, anonymous information about our users and except where otherwise specifically required to do so, will not disclose any personally identifiable information to any third party without your approval. On occasions it may become necessary to release personal information, including if we are required to do so to satisfy a legal obligation. Further, as a necessary adjunct to the proper operation of our website, our staff and technical contractors, who are subject to obligations of confidentiality to us, may gain access to personal information as part of their service.
Do we keep emails we receive from you?
We receive and reply to email from users on a regular basis. For record-keeping purposes we retain copies of most email sent to us and those that we send in response. We do not anticipate that the information in the email we receive or send will be disclosed to any third party without the permission of the sender, either express or implied, unless required or necessary as specified in the previous paragraph.
Affiliated sites, linked sites and advertisements
Seeing the Lighter Side expects its partners, advertisers and affiliates to respect the privacy of our users. Be aware, however, that third parties, including our partners, advertisers, affiliates and other content providers accessible through our site, may have their own privacy and data collection policies and practices. For example, during your visit to our site you may link to, or view as part of a frame on a Seeing the Lighter Side page, certain content that is actually created or hosted by a third party. Also, through Seeing the Lighter Side you may be introduced to, or be able to access, information, web sites, features, contests or sweepstakes offered by other parties. Seeing the Lighter Side is not responsible for the actions or policies of such third parties. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing information on a feature or page operated by a third party.
You should also be aware that if you voluntarily disclose Personally Identifiable Information on message boards or in chat areas, that information can be viewed publicly and can be collected and used by third parties without our knowledge and may result in unsolicited messages from other individuals or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of Seeing the Lighter Side and this policy.
Seeing the Lighter Side does not knowingly collect or solicit Personally Identifiable Information from or about children under 13 except as permitted by law. If we discover we have received any information from a child under 13 in violation of this policy, we will delete that information immediately. If you believe Seeing the Lighter Side has any information from or about anyone under 13, please contact us at the address listed below.
Please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions, comments or would like more information concerning privacy issues.