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MY WORLD NEWS® PRIVACY POLICY


All personal information given to My World News, Inc., ("MWN") by you is kept in strictest confidence.

Your specific personal information that you provide MWN is used solely by MWN and is never sold or given to third parties for any purpose without your approval. MWN collects this information merely to enable MWN to better serve your needs, to enable you to access television station content and to alert you to news and social media stories and services that MWN's believe may be of interest to you.

MWN is strongly committed to protecting your privacy online and have taken steps to protect the information you share with MWN. To help MWN further protect your privacy, you should maintain the secrecy of your password you utilize to set up your account in connection with your participation in MWN's Distribution Software to access MWN's Customer Content.

MWN's Privacy Policy Commitment

MWN is committed to protecting the privacy of MWN's Users. MWN wants to provide a safe, secure User experience. MWN will use its best efforts to ensure that the information you submit to MWN remains private, and is used only for the purposes as set forth herein.

What This Privacy Policy Covers

This "Privacy Policy" covers MWN's treatment of personally identifiable information that MWN collects when you establish your account with MWN, when you are on the MWN Site, and when you use MWN's Services. This Policy also covers MWN's treatment of any personally identifiable information that may be required to be provided to MWN's business partners in the provisioning of Services.

This Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that MWN does not own or control, or to people that MWN does not employ or manage.

Information Collection

When you register as a User of MWN's Site, MWN asks for several kinds of personal information, such as your name, e-mail address, zip code, gender, birthday and a password for your account that is set up for you. MWN also automatically receives and records information on MWN's server logs from your browser including your Internet Protocol (IP) address, MWN cookie information, and the page you requested. MWN uses this information for three general purposes: (i) to customize the Customer Content you see, (ii) to fulfill your requests for certain news/stories and Customer Content, and eventually (a date yet to be determined) (iii) to alert you to news/stories/Services that MWN believes may be of interest to you.

Information About All MWN Users

In general, MWN gathers information about all of MWN Users collectively, such as what Customer Content, television station stories Users visit most frequently and what Customer Content, station stories Users access the most. MWN only uses such data anonymously and in the aggregate. This information helps MWN determine what is of most interest to MWN's Users, and how MWN can continually create a better overall experience for you. MWN will share this information with MWN's partners, but only in the aggregate, so that they too may understand how MWN Users use MWN's Site.

Information About You Specifically

In some instances, when you sign up to be a MWN User of MWN's Service, MWN may ask specific information about your interests and ask you for information as to your interests, your likes and dislikes regarding news/stories and Customer Content and services and MWN's Site, in an effort to deliver to you the best possible Site experience. This type of personal information is used solely by MWN.

General Information Disclosure

Except as described in MWN's Privacy Policy, MWN does not disclose personal information that you provide, such as your name, e-mail address, zip code, gender, and birthday to any outside parties, except when MWN believes it is required by law or to protect MWN. But, MWN may record and share aggregated information with MWN's partners.

MWN may contract with other companies and individuals to perform functions on MWN's behalf. Examples may include hosting MWN's web servers, and providing other services. These other companies may have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any third party.

Updating Account Information

MWN allows you to change or correct your personal information at any time. To do so, simply log into your MWN account and click the link to update your profile and you will be able to update or remove the information you have submitted.

Cookies

In order to enhance your experience at MWN, MWN uses a feature on your Internet browser called a "cookie." Cookies are small files that your web browser places on your computer's hard drive. MWN uses cookies to enable MWN's systems to recognize your browser, remember your preferences, track visits to understand User usage and behavior, and plan for increased loads. Because of MWN's use of cookies, MWN can deliver faster Service and a more personalized Site experience, as MWN's use of cookies enables MWN to measure audience demographics and trends. MWN's goal is to make your experience with MWN more convenient and fluid. You have the option of setting your browser to reject cookies. However, rejecting cookies will prevent you from being able to log into your account at MWN's Site.

Feedback

MWN has an area on MWN's Site where you can submit feedback (https://www.myworldnews.com/Contact-MWN). Any feedback that is submitted through this area becomes the property of MWN. We may use this feedback for marketing purposes, or to contact you for further feedback on the Site.

Privacy Policy Commitment Changes

If MWN decides to change MWN's Privacy Policy commitment, MWN will post those changes here so that you will always know what information MWN gathers, how MWN might use that information, and whether MWN will disclose such information to anyone. If, at any time, you have questions or concerns about MWN's Privacy Policy commitment, please feel free to e-mail MWN at privacy@myworldnews.com to submit your questions or concerns.

MWN uses reasonable precautions to keep User personal information disclosed to MWN secure. However, MWN is not responsible for any breach of security.

MWN's Privacy Policy is not intended to, and does not, create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.


Last Update: November 2012

MY WORLD NEWS® TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENT


Please read this "Terms of Service Agreement" ("Agreement") carefully. This Terms of Service Agreement creates an agreement between you and My World News, Inc., located at https://www.MyWorldNews.com ("MWN") regarding your use of MWN's Services and Distribution Software ("Services" and "Software") at MWN's "WebSite". All users of MWN's Services and Software ("Users") must agree to this Agreement before using the Services and Software. By using the Software, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, do not use the Software.

1.    Requirements for Use

To access the Services and Software, you will need your own computer and high-speed internet access.

2.    Registration

To register, you will need to provide your name, email address, zip code, gender, birthday, and submit a password ("User Registration Information"). You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your User Registration Information and for any and all activity that occurs under your account. You agree to notify MWN of any unauthorized use or breach of your account.

3.    Data, Information and Privacy

You agree that MWN may collect, use, process and store information about you and your use of the Services and Software. You acknowledge that MWN acts only as a passive conduit of such information, and that MWN will not monitor or disclose such information, except as needed to provide the Services and Software or as otherwise required by law. In addition, information that you submit to MWN in connection with the Services and Software will be handled in accordance with MWN's Privacy Policy located at: https://www.myworldnews.com/Terms-of-Service. MWN may use information collected by MWN, including technical or diagnostic information, your suggestions or feedback, to maintain, improve and enhance the Services.

4.    Your Responsibilities as a MWN User

4.1    You agree not to upload, post, email, store, transmit, or otherwise copy or disseminate any Customer Content. ("Customer Content" is defined as any text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, audiovisual combinations, interactive features, and other materials produced and uploaded by a television station to MWN's Servers.)
4.2    You agree not to upload, post, email, store, transmit, or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letter," "pyramid schemes," "affiliate links," or any other form of solicitation on MWN's WebSite.
4.3    You agree not to upload, post, email, store, transmit, or otherwise make available any content that violates copyright, trademark or other laws protecting intellectual property, or that violates an individual's publicity or privacy rights on MWN's WebSite.
4.4    You agree not to upload, download, transmit, store, or otherwise make available any code or material that harms or interferes with any device, software, network or service on MWN's WebSite.
4.5    You agree not to violate any laws or regulations in your state or country (including but not limited to laws governing intellectual property rights, online conduct or online content) with regard to MWN's Services, Software or WebSite.
4.6    You agree that you have no rights, licenses, and permissions from third parties to use, reproduce, publish, and display Customer Content belonging to third parties.
4.7    MWN is not responsible for any liability you may incur if you violate this Terms of Service and copy and share any Customer Content with others.

5.    Software

5.1    You will be required to download and install MWN's Software. MWN agrees to provide you with a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to use the Software in accordance to the terms of this Agreement.
5.2    You may not use the Software for anything other than as intended by MWN in connection with your use of the Services.
5.3    You may not use the Software with any device, program or service designed to circumvent technological measures employed to control access to, or the rights in, a Customer Content file or other work protected by copyright laws.
5.4    All rights not expressly granted by MWN are hereby reserved.
5.5    You agree not to take any action to interfere with MWN's ownership of or rights in the Software, or MWN's business partners, third party vendors and affiliates ownership of or rights in Customer Content and software.
5.6    You agree that, unless otherwise permitted in this license or by law, you will not: (i) reproduce, republish, display, frame, download, distribute, or transmit the Software; (ii) to the extent permitted under applicable law redistribute, encumber, sell, rent, lease, loan, sublicense, assign, or otherwise transfer rights to the Software; (iii) modify or create any derivative works based on the Software, including customization, translation, or localization; (iv) copy, reproduce, reuse in another product or service, modify, alter, or display in any manner any software or files, or parts thereof, included as part of the Software; (v) except to the extent expressly permitted by law, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code of the Software, or in any way ascertain, decipher, or obtain the communications protocols for accessing the Software, or the underlying ideas or algorithms of the Software; (vi) create or use any software other than as authorized by MWN to access the Software; (vii) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Software or to any account, application, platform, computer system or network associated with the Software; (viii) use the Software in any way that violates this Agreement, or any other agreements between you and MWN or its business partners, third party vendors and affiliates, or any law; and (ix) remove or alter any trademark, logo, copyright or other proprietary notices, legends, symbols or labels in or on the Software or associated with the Services.

6.    Availability of the Service

The Services and Software may not be available in all countries and may not be available for use in any particular location. You are responsible for following the laws in your state or country. MWN may make modifications to the features of the Services and Software to comply with laws and regulations. MWN owns all the proprietary rights and interests in the Services, Services websites and Software.

7.    Suspension or Termination of Your Account

7.1    You agree that MWN may suspend or terminate your access to the Services and Software without notice if: (i) MWN determines that you have violated this Agreement or (ii) MWN is required to do so by any court or government authority in any country.
7.2    MWN may, upon such termination, deactivate or delete your account and any related data, information, and files.
7.3    You agree that MWN has no obligation to monitor your use of the Services and Software but has the right to do so to ensure your compliance with this Agreement, or to comply with any law, order, or requirement of any court or government authority in any country.
7.4    You agree to comply with all sections of this Agreement, even after you are no longer using the Services and Software that would normally be interpreted to survive this Agreement.

8.    Changes to Services and Prices

MWN may discontinue the Services and Software or change the Services and Software (including adding and deleting features) without notice.

9.    Beta Services

9.1    MWN may make available a "beta" version of the Services and Software ("Beta Services") for evaluation and feedback. Beta Services are Services that are in an early development stage and not available as standard product offerings.
9.2    You are not obligated to use Beta Services, but if you elect to do so, you agree to the following additional terms: (i) Beta Services may contain bugs, errors and other problems and is provided to you "AS IS"; (ii) MWN makes no warranties and disclaims all liability with respect to the Beta Services; and (iii) you agree to respond to MWN's questions and inquiries regarding your use of the Beta Services.
9.3    You agree that MWN has not made any promises or guarantees that Beta Services will be announced or made available in the future and that MWN has no obligation to announce or introduce the Beta Services.
9.4    If you provide feedback regarding the Beta Services, you agree that MWN may use and incorporate into MWN Services and Software any suggestions, ideas, recommendations, bug reports, or other feedback that you provide to MWN without compensation.
9.5    MWN may suspend or terminate access to Beta Services at any time, without notice and without compensation.

10.  Copyright Policy Regarding Third Parties

If you believe that MWN or any of its business partners, third party vendors and affiliates or any User of MWN has violated a copyright, please contact us at: https://www.myworldnews.com/Contact-MWN for details on how to properly notify MWN of a potential copyright infringement or other intellectual property rights issue.

11.  No Warranties

11.1    TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AGREE TO USE THE SERVICES AND SOFTWARE AT YOUR OWN RISK.
11.2    YOU AGREE THAT MWN AND ITS BUSINESS PARTNERS, THIRD PARTY VENDORS AND AFFILIATES WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY HARM TO ANY DEVICE, ANY LOSS OF DATA, OR ANY OTHER HARM THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND SOFTWARE.
11.3    MWN AND ITS BUSINESS PARTNERS, THIRD PARTY VENDORS AND AFFILIATES DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND SOFTWARE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. 11.4    TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE SERVICES AND SOFTWARE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" FOR YOUR USE WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY.
11.5    MWN AND ITS BUSINESS PARTNERS, THIRD PARTY VENDORS AND AFFILIATES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, QUIET ENJOYMENT, OR NONINFRINGEMENT.
11.6    THE LAWS OF CERTAIN STATES AND JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE DISCLAIMERS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE OR JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION.

12.  Limitation of Liability

12.1    YOU AGREE THAT MWN, AND ITS BUSINESS PARTNERS, THIRD PARTY VENDORS AND AFFILIATES WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER AND WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHERS FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS OR DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES AND SOFTWARE EVEN IF MWN HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
12.2    THE LAWS OF CERTAIN STATES AND JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE OR JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION.

13.  Changes to this Agreement

MWN may change the terms of this Agreement and recommends that you review them on a regular basis. You can review the most current version of this Agreement at: https://www.myworldnews.com/Terms-of-Service. If MWN makes a change to the terms it will post the revised Agreement at the link above. You agree that your continued use of the Services and Software after this Agreement has been changed means that you have agreed to the changed terms.

14.  Other Legal Terms

14.1    Trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, and domain names of each party are considered their respective "Marks". As to MWN's Marks and the Marks of its business partners, third party vendors and affiliates, the Mark-owner retains ownership of all proprietary rights in all its Marks associated or displayed with the Services and Software. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any MWN Marks, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of MWN without MWN's express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing MWN Marks without MWN's express written consent.
14.2    You agree to comply with all laws and regulations in connection with your use of the Services and Software, including, but not limited to, with respect to personally identifiable information sent by you, all privacy laws and regulations. You agree that the use of MWN's Services and Software is subject to U.S. and local export control laws and regulations. You represent that you are not a citizen of an embargoed country or a prohibited end user under applicable U.S. or local export and anti-terrorism laws, regulations and lists. You agree not to export, re-export, divert, transfer or disclose any portion of the Services, Services websites or Software or any related technical information or materials, directly or indirectly, in violation of any applicable export law or regulation.
14.3    This Agreement, including the documents referred to in this Agreement, are the entire agreement regarding the Services and Software and completely replace any prior agreements. MWN may assign or delegate its obligations under this Agreement either in whole or in part, without your prior consent.
14.4    MWN will not be responsible for failure of performance due to causes beyond MWN's control, including but not limited to, accidents of God, labor disputes, shortage of materials, acts of terrorism, or the stability or availability of the Internet or a portion of the Internet.
14.5    You agree that if MWN does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in this Agreement, this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of MWN's rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to MWN.
14.6    If for any reason, a provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid, the remaining provisions will continue to be valid and enforceable.
14.7    This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Oregon without regard to its conflict of laws provisions.


Last Update: November 2012