Information you provide directly to Talk 4 Media Web Sites
You are not required to provide information about yourself when you visit an Talk 4 Media Web Site. Talk 4 Media Local Web Sites may ask you for different types of information when you register for certain services, access various content or features, or directly contact the Web Site, including:
- Contact information, such as name, email address, postal address, phone number, facsimile number, and mobile number;
- User name, password, and password reminder questions and answers;
- Age and date of birth;
- Other demographic information, such as gender, job information, and zip code;
- Information for a public profile, such as your interests and the address of your web site;
- Communications preferences, such as which newsletters you would like to receive;
- Search queries;
- In limited circumstances, payment and identity verification information, such as credit card number, social security number or comparable national identifiers, and driver’s license number where needed for payment, to complete a particular transaction, or to access a particular service (e.g. contests);
- Contact information about others when you provide information about others or refer a friend to a particular site or service (note: such information is used solely to facilitate the communications requested);
- Information posted in community discussions and other interactive online features;
- Correspondence you send to us; and
- Information collected about you offline (including via facsimile, mail, or in person for sweepstakes entrance forms).
Information we collect automatically on Talk 4 Media Web Sites. Talk 4 Media Web Sites may collect certain information automatically, including:
- Your browser type and operating system;
- Your Internet Protocol (IP) address, which is the number automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet and that can sometimes be used to derive your general geographic area;
- Sites you visited before and after visiting an Talk 4 Media Web Site;
- Web pages and advertisements you view and links you click on within Talk 4 Media Web Sites;
- Unique identifiers, including mobile device identification numbers, that can identify the physical location of such devices in accordance with applicable law;
- Information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies;
- Information about your interactions with audio and video content, such as the type of content listened to and viewed, and information about your interactions with email messages, such as the links clicked on and whether the messages were opened or forwarded;
- Upon request, your bandwidth speed and information about the software programs installed on your computer; and
- Standard server log information.
Information we obtain from other sources. We may collect information about you from other sources, including through interactive applications (such as mobile devices, third-party services, and embedded audio and video players), from co-branded partners, and from commercially available sources (such as data aggregators and public databases). The following are examples of information we may collect from other sources:
- Name, postal address, and telephone number;
- Demographic data, such as age, gender, and income level;
- If you access third-party services (such as Facebook Connect) through Talk 4 Media Web Site, your username and password for those services and other information available about you on those services, as described in our overview of third-party social networking services;
- Your interests and purchase behavior;
- Publicly-observed data, such as activities on blogs, videos, and other online postings; and
- Other navigation data, such as web sites visited and advertisements viewed or clicked on.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small amount of information sent from a Web server to your computer.
A cookie does not contain any personally identifying information but does allow Talk 4 Media to assign each user a unique number. This unique number allows us to enhance the user experience for the next time you visit Talk 4 Media website. Cookies do not allow Talk 4 Media to collect any additional information other than the information that was provided by you at the time of Registration.
Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but usually, you can change the configuration of your browser to prevent this from occurring. Even without a cookie, you can still take advantage of most of the features of Talk 4 Media’s website.
For more information about cookies, including how to opt-out or overwrite your unique cookie identifier, please visit www.privacychoices.org
Please note that all of the information we collect about you may be combined, including to help us tailor our communications to you and to develop rich online content and services across Talk 4 Media web sites.
Use of Information
We only use payment and identity verification information, such as credit card numbers, driver’s license numbers, social security numbers, or comparable national identifiers as necessary for completing a particular transaction or fulfilling a service (e.g., paid subscriptions or awarding prizes to contest winners) or as otherwise required by law.
We generally use other information we collect about you to:
Fulfill your requests for products, services, and information, including to send you electronic newsletters, authorize a purchase, and complete a transaction that you have requested;
Enable you to participate in features such as surveys, polls, sweepstakes, and message boards;
Provide you with special offers and promotional materials on behalf of Talk 4 Media Web Sites, companies within our corporate family, and third parties, in accordance with applicable law;
Analyze the use of Talk 4 Media Web Sites and information about visitors to our Web Sites to understand and improve our service offerings;
Customize the content you see when you visit an Talk 4 Media Web Site;
Disclosure of Information
Talk 4 Media is committed to maintaining your trust and we want you to understand when and with whom we may share information collected about you.
With your consent. You may be asked to consent to have your contact information shared with third-party business partners. For example, Talk 4 Media Web Sites sometimes run contests with prizes provided by an advertiser (e.g. a contest with a prize provided by the advertiser). When entering such a contest you may be asked if the third party may contact you to provide information about their products or services or to provide you with special promotional opportunities.
Authorized third-party service providers. We share your information with third-party vendors who help us with specialized services, including customer support, email and text message deployment, business analytics, marketing, and data processing. These third parties are allowed to use your contact information to help us provide our services and not for any other purpose.
Sweepstakes, contests, or promotions. When you choose to enter a sweepstakes, contest, or other promotion, your information may be disclosed to sponsors and to third parties who help administer the promotion, including in connection with winner selection and prize fulfillment. Your information also may be disclosed as required by law, such as on a winners list. Also, by entering a promotion, you are agreeing to the official rules that govern that promotion, including allowing the sponsors to use your name, voice, and likeness in advertising and marketing associated with the promotion in accordance with applicable law.
Talk 4 Media Web Sites and other Talk 4 Media businesses. Talk 4 Media and other business units of Talk 4 Media, our parent company, continue to expand their online presence in order to offer users rich and deep interactive experiences. We may share information we collect about you within the family of Talk 4 Media Web Sites and with other Talk 4 Media-affiliated companies, so we can provide you with information about products and services that might interest you.
Business transfers. We may share your information in connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of Talk 4 Media or any of its subsidiaries or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.
Legal requirements. We may disclose information about our users, including contact information, to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process, and other law enforcement measures, and to comply with other legal obligations, such as FCC requirements.
Disclosure to Authorities:
Further, you authorize Talk 4 Media to disclose your password, name, street address, city, state, zip code, country, phone number, email, and company as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, gray market, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity. Specifically, this includes exchanging such information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. Talk 4 Media cooperates with law enforcement inquiries and other third parties to enforce laws, intellectual property and other rights.
Protection/Security of Information
We are committed to protecting your information. We have adopted commercially reasonable technical, administrative, and physical procedures to help protect your information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, and alteration. Please note that no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We want you to feel confident using Talk 4 Media Web Sites but we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Please refer to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s web site for information on how to protect yourself from identity theft.
Privacy Protections for Children
Most Talk 4 Media Web Sites are intended for a general audience and do not knowingly collect or store contact information about children under the age of 13. Some Talk 4 Media Web Sites may ask for a birth date to ensure that they are not collecting information from children under 13 or to identify when additional steps may need to be taken in connection with information collected from children under 18. In those instances where an Talk 4 Media Web Site has actual knowledge that it collects information from children, or offers a service directed toward children, it will comply with applicable laws, including the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
Visiting from Outside the United States
Talk 4 Media is headquartered in the United States. Please be aware that information you provide to us or we obtain as a result of your use of Talk 4 Media Web Sites may be processed and transferred to the United States and be subject to United States law. The privacy and data protection laws in the United States may not be equivalent to such laws in your country of residence. By using and participating in any Talk 4 Media Site or providing us with your information, you consent to the collection, transfer, storage, and processing of information to and in the United States.
Cookies, Web Beacons, and Other Technologies
Cookies are small amounts of data that are stored in separate files within your computer’s Internet browser. Cookies are accessed and recorded by the web sites you visit, and by the companies that show advertisements on web sites, so they can recognize the same browser navigating online.
To help us recognize your browser as a previous visitor and save and remember any preferences that may have been set while your browser was visiting one of our Web Sites. For example, if you register on an Talk 4 Media Web Site, the Web Site may save your password, so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit.
To help us customize the content and advertisements you are shown while visiting Talk 4 Media Web Sites and potentially other web sites online.
To help measure and research the effectiveness of our interactive online content, features, advertisements, and other communications.
To enable access authentication, which allows web servers to facilitate account registration and login and verify the logged-in status and account. For example, if you disable cookies on your Internet browser window, you will be unable to register or log in to any accounts you may have on Talk 4 Media Web Sites or share your experience by logging in to third-party social networking sites, e.g. Facebook, Twitter, or Google+.
Web Beacons and Other Technologies
We may use standard Internet technology, such as web beacons and similar technologies, to track your use of Talk 4 Media Web Sites. Web beacons (sometimes called transparent GIFs, clear GIFs, or web bugs) are small strings of code that provide a way for us to deliver a small graphic image (usually invisible) on a web page or in an email. Web beacons can recognize certain types of information on your computer such as cookies, the time and date a page is viewed, and a description of the page where the web beacon is placed. We use web beacons to improve your experience on our Web Sites, including to provide you with content and advertising customized to your interests and to understand whether users read email messages and click on links contained within those messages so that we can deliver relevant content and offers. Our web beacons may collect some contact information (for example, the email address associated with an email message that contains a web beacon).
Talk 4 Media Web Sites may also allow third parties to place their own cookies within your browser in order to serve you with relevant advertising online, to help us measure the traffic on our Web Sites and the effectiveness of our interactive content, to provide you with access to social networking integration and functionality, and to allow us to conduct any surveys and research in which you agree to participate.
Talk 4 Media Web Sites also may include third-party web beacons. These web beacons allow third-party service providers to collect information such as your IP address, your browser type, and the web page that you visited before arriving at our Web Sites. These service providers process the information they collect for purposes of auditing, research, and reporting information about Talk 4 Media Web Sites and advertisements viewed on Talk 4 Media Web Sites.
Third-party social networking services, e.g., Facebook, Google+, and Twitter include their cookies on certain Talk 4 Media Web Sites to support social network integration and functionality.
For more information, please see our overview of third-party social networking services.
Please note that Talk 4 Media can only control the cookies that we set on your browser, not the cookies sent to you by other companies. We do not share any contact information (for example, your phone number or email address) with these third parties in connection with their use of these technologies.
Certain mobile devices contain unique identifiers that can be used, for example, to identify the physical location of such devices. Mobile devices also typically transmit caller ID data when used to transmit a telephone call or text message. Talk 4 Media Web Sites may collect, use, transmit, process, and maintain unique identifiers, caller ID data, location-based data, and similar information when you rely on mobile devices, including to provide the services you request, tell you about offers we think you will value and improve your experience on The Talk 4 Media Web Sites. Talk 4 Media Web Sites also may require collection of your mobile phone number in order for you to participate in certain services or features and that number may be associated with such information.
If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Statement, please contact us at:
Attn: Privacy Questions
Talk 4 Media
12765 W. Forest Hill Blvd.
Wellington, FL 33414
Re: Talk 4 Media Privacy Statement
Please note that the recipients of these emails will not be able, in general, to answer concerns regarding on-air programming, promotions or other non-web related issues.