Privacy + Legal Policy

GENERAL INFORMATION

The content on POTENT Magazine is intended for editorial use. All materials published on potentmagazine.com are protected by copyright, and owned or controlled by POTENT Magazine, or the party credited as the provider of the content.

POTENT Magazine may contain links to other websites. POTENT Magazine is not responsible for or liable for the content or practices of other websites. All external websites are accessed at the user’s own risk. Likewise, views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone and POTENT Magazine takes no responsibility for their content.


PRIVACY POLICY UPDATES & CHANGES

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which POTENT Magazine collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the www.potentmagazine.com website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by POTENT Magazine.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, subscribe to the newsletter, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

POTENT Magazine may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • – To improve our Site
    We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • – To send periodic emails
    If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Social Media

Our website uses the “Like” button from facebook.com and the “Tweet” button from Twitter.com. This service is operated by externally owned companies, not related to POTENT Magazine. The button is marked with the Facebook logo and the words “Like” or “Liked” or the Twitter logo and the words “Tweet”.

When users visit a web page on our website that contains the button, the browser connects directly with those servers. Those social media sites thus receives the information that someone has called via the corresponding page of our website. Users are logged in at this moment in parallel with those social media sites can assign the call to their respective accounts – even if the button is not clicked.

If the user clicks the “Like” or “Tweet button, the corresponding information from the user’s browser is also transmitted directly to Facebook or Twitter, and stored there. Information on the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of data by Facebook, Twitter, and your settings for the protection of privacy are explained in the privacy policies of those individual social media websites. If you do not want Facebook or Twitter to collect your personal data through our website you must log out of their sites before you visit our website.

Google Adsense

Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Analytics + Tracking

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). This analysis services use “cookies” which are text files that are stored on a user’s computer and enable analysis technology. The cookie information generated by Google for the use of this site (including the IP address) will be partially transferred to servers in the U.S. and stored there.

Users can control the data being transmitted to Google with an “opt-out browser plug-in”. Google may also transfer this information to third parties as required by law or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. The operators of the analysis tools will not associate IP addresses with other personally identifiable information. Users can prevent the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in the browser software.

Otherwise, our website tracks visits via IP address logging, for demographic purposes.

Code of Conduct

POTENT Magazine assumes that all users of this site are mature, responsible and respectful of the legal & personal rights of the publication, the author, the individuals and/or businesses features, and the users who may choose to interact with the site via user comments, etc. As such, we expect all users to engage with the site in a mature, responsible and respectful manner.

Any users who fails to do so, by posting disparaging or personally attacking comments directed either at other users or towards the author(s) of this site will be flagged. Users may post comments that disagree or differ in opinion to those published on the site; users may not post comments that are of a defamatory or libelous nature, whether directed at other users or the author (s).

Such defamatory or personally attacking comments and user interactions will be immediately removed from the website, and the user may subsequently be flagged, banned or otherwise given limited access to user menus and comment forms. Sustained or dangerous behaviour from users may result in legal action.

Changes to this privacy policy

POTENT Magazine has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page and send you an email. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:
admin@potentmagazine.com

This document was last updated on March 18, 2013.

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