Your privacy is important to Micheline Nader (“we” or “us”). To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining what information we collect, how we might use that information and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at www.michelinenader.com (the “Web site”).
The Information Collected
Our servers also may automatically collect information about you, your online behavior and your computer, mobile or other device. The information collected may include, without limitation, the make, model, settings, specifications (e.g., CPU speed, connection speed, browser type, operating system, device identifier) and geographic location of you and/or your computer, mobile or other device, as well as date/time stamp, IP address, pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads (if any) viewed, the site(s), application(s), destination(s), and/or service(s) you arrived from, and other clickstream data.
Use of the Information
We use the personally identifiable information you provide about yourself to administer your account, fulfill your requests for and provide you with access to our services, programs, and products, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other services, programs, or products that we believe may be of interest to you. We also may use this information to communicate with you when we make changes to our subscriber agreements, to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter, or to contact you about your account with us. In addition to the foregoing, we use the information you provide in connection with our social, community, and public discussion areas or as part of a User Submission to provide an interactive experience on the Web site. For example, we may use this information to write e-mails, to publish submissions, to offer suggestions to and share stories with our readers or to offer you services, programs, or products.
We will not sell, transfer or otherwise disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties, except as follows: (i) we may use third parties to perform specific functions on our behalf and we may disclose such information to help those parties perform their services; (ii) we may disclose such information in response to a legal process, order or investigation (for example, a subpoena or court order); (iii) we may disclose personally identifiable information where disclosure is necessary to protect our legal rights or to protect us or others (for example, in order to reduce the risk of fraud or illegal activities); (iv) we may sell or share such information with companies related to ours, and our affiliates, subsidiaries, business partners and advertisers for the purpose of marketing products, programs and services to you or for any other purpose related to our or their businesses; and (v) we may acquire, merge with or be acquired by another company or we might sell some or all of our assets, and, in such a case, we may sell and/or disclose your personally identifiable information to another company.
We may use the information we collect about you, your online behavior and your computer, mobile or other device to improve the design and content of the Web site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We may also use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to offer you services, programs, or products. In addition, we reserve the right to use this information, which may at times be able to identify you, for any lawful business purpose, including without limitation to help diagnose problems with our servers, to gather broad demographic information, analyze trends, track users’ movements around the Web site, and to otherwise administer the Web site. In addition to all of the foregoing, we reserve the right to use, transfer, sell, and share aggregated, anonymous data about our users as a group for any lawful business purpose, such as analyzing usage trends and seeking compatible advertisers, sponsors, and customers. Micheline Nader may combine information we receive online with outside records to enhance our ability to offer information or market to you those services or products that may be of interest to you.
In addition to Local Device Storage, we may use web beacons, web bugs, clear gifs, and similar technologies (collectively, together with Local Device Storage, the “Tracking Technologies”). We use Tracking Technologies for all or some of the same lawful business purposes we describe above for use of Local Device Storage.
Licenses and Idea Submissions
You grant to Micheline Nader a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free,
irrevocable, perpetual license, with the right to sublicense, to reproduce, sell, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any materials and other information (including, without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products or services) you submit to public areas of the Web site by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed. You hereby waive your moral rights in any such materials and information, and you hereby warrant that any such materials and information are original to you, or that you have the right to submit and license such materials and information in the manner described herein. You agree that you shall have no recourse against Micheline Nader for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communication to us.
We take precautions and have implemented certain technical measures
intended to protect against unauthorized access to, disclosure of, and unlawful interception of personally identifiable information submitted via the Web site. However, because no data transmission is completely secure, and no system of physical or electronic
security is impenetrable, we cannot guarantee the security of the information you send to us or the security of our servers, networks or databases. Your communications containing personally identifiable information may be unlawfully intercepted or accessed
by third parties and/or the Web site may be subject to network attacks or malfunctions. Accordingly, we cannot and do not guarantee that your personally identifiable information or any other information is completely secure and safe from any risk, and you
provide information to us at your sole risk. By using the Web site you agree that we are not responsible for any inadvertent loss of such information or the consequences thereof.
Links to/from Other Sites
The Web site contains links to other web sites that are operated by third parties. With prior permission, other sites may also reference or link to the Web site. To obtain permission, send an e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org. The services or products described or advertised on the Web site are generally sold by other parties on other sites. Micheline Nader is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those other sites. Micheline Nader makes no representations concerning any effort to review the content of sites to which it may be linked and has no control over information submitted to other sites. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy notices prior to submitting any information to those sites, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
Last Updated: March 21, 2016