This Privacy Statement discloses the privacy practices for www.plxinc.com. Use of the Website is subject to this Privacy Statement and the Terms and Conditions in effect at the time of use. This Privacy Statement is incorporated by reference in the Terms and Conditions. As used herein, “we,” “us” and “our” refers to PLX Inc.
This Privacy Statement only applies to information collected on the Website. For example, this Privacy Statement does not apply to information you may have provided when obtaining a subscription offline or when entering a sweepstakes by mail, fax or email.
II. What information Do We Collect?
A. Personally Identifying Information
We do not automatically collect any personally identifying information from visitors to the Website. To take advantage of certain optional features or functions of the Website, you may be asked to voluntarily supply certain personally identifying information such as your name, address, email address and telephone number. For example, you may be asked to supply personally identifying information if you complete the "Contact Us" process for the Website.
B. Tracking Information
1. Cookies: Like many website operators, we use “cookies” to recognize your web browser. A “cookie” is a small piece of information that is stored in a designated file on your computer. Each cookie has a unique number with no meaning outside of the Website. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information about our visitors.
We may use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. Session ID cookies terminate when you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be stored on a hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies can be removed by following directions found under “help” in your internet browser. You can configure your browser not to accept cookies however, if you do so, you may not be able to use certain optional features or functions of the Website.
2.Log Files: Like many website operators, we use tracking programs that collect information about log files, including Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser types, internet service providers (ISPs), referring/exit pages, platform types, date/time stamps and number of clicks. The information that we collect regarding log files is not linked to personally identifying information.
3.Web Beacons/Web Bugs (Clear GIFs/ Single-Pixel GIFs): Advertisements that appear on our website are sometimes delivered by third party advertisers. These third party advertisers may use web beacons or web bugs to recognize your computer each time they send you an advertisement in order to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. In this way, they may compile information about where individuals using your computer or browser saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked. No personally identifying information is gathered through web beacons or web bugs.
C. E-mail Addresses
1.When do we collect your email address?: We do not automatically collect your email address. We obtain your email address only if you choose to contact us when you complete the "Contact Us" process on our Website.
2.How do we use your email address?: If you choose to provide us with your email address, we may email you from time to time to call your attention to updates and news we believe might interest you.
3.Can you opt out of receiving emails?: If you prefer not to receive direct communications sent by us, you will be given an opportunity to decline at the time you provide any information.
4. How to opt out of emails: You can opt out of receiving emails at the time you provide your information or at any other time. When you submit personally identifying information, if the information might be used for emailing purposes, then you will be given the opportunity, at the time of submission, to decline to receive such communications. You can also choose to opt out later by clicking the “Unsubscribe” button included on the bottom of every email you receive from us.
III. HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT?
A. Purposes for Which Information Is Submitted
Personally identifying information that you voluntarily submit may be used for the purpose(s) for which it was submitted.
B. Facilitating Use of the Website and Customizing Content, Advertising and Offers
We may use information collected from cookies and other tracking technology to recognize your browser when you visit the Website and to facilitate easy login to the Website, to attempt to personalize the Website for each user, to track page usage and paths. We will not use collected information to allow editorial content and/or advertising on the Website to be targeted to groups of users for whom it is most pertinent.
C. Administrative Use and Communications Related to Your Use of the Website
We may use collected information for internal administrative purposes including site administration, troubleshooting. We may also use collected information to send you communications related to your use of the Website. This includes, when applicable, communications regarding account status, or inquiries status. We may also send you notifications about major changes to the Website and/or to the Privacy Statement.
D. Statistical Analysis
We may use collected information to create aggregate statistics about activity on and visitors to the Website, including, the number of return visits to the Website, the number of unique visitors that have viewed or “clicked” a particular section of a particular web page and how much time is spent on each page of the Website. We may also create aggregate demographic statistics.
We may use these aggregate statistics to measure interest in various areas of the Website, to better design the Website and to improve our marketing strategy.
E. Information and Offers That May Be of Interest To You
If you voluntarily supply personally identifiable information that includes contact information, we may, from time to time, contact you. When you submit personally identifying information, if the information might be used for this purpose, then you will be given the opportunity, at the time of submission, to decline to receive such communications by checking an “subscribe” box. If you decline at that time, or if you chose to opt out later, you will not receive such communications utilizing information collected from the Website. You can choose to opt out later by clicking the “Unsubscribe” button included on the bottom of every email you receive from us.
IV. THIRD PARTY COOKIES AND TRACKING
We do not use third-party companies to serve advertisements on the Website.
V. IS MY INFORMATION PROTECTED?
We use reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard personally identifying information against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. Personally identifying information may also be stored on computers of third parties that provide technical support for the operation of the Website. As effective as our security measures are, no security system is impenetrable. Moreover, we cannot guarantee that information that you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us.
As described above in Section III A, B, C, D and E, certain uses of collected information may involve disclosure to third parties. In addition, we may disclose collected information in the good faith belief that we are required to do so by law, or when doing so is reasonably necessary to: (1) comply with the law or legal process; (2) respond to any claims; (3) protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of Daily News, L.P. and its subsidiaries and affiliates, as well as our customers, users or the public; or (4) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Website. In addition, collected information may be disclosed as part of any bankruptcy, merger, sale, transfer of company assets or acquisition.
VII. THIRD PARTY SITES AND CONTENT
During your visit to the Website you may view as part of a frame that includes our content, certain content and websites that are actually created, operated, owned and/or hosted by a third party or third parties. You may also see links on the Website to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third parties. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing personally identifying information.
VIII. CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifying information from or about children under the age of 13. By submitting any personally identifying information, you certify that you are at least 13 years of age. If we discover that we have received any information from or about a child under 13 in violation of this statement, we will delete that information. If you believe that we have collected personally identifying information from or about a child under the age of 13, please contact us at the address provided in the “QUESTIONS” section below.
IX. Changes to this Privacy Statement
This Privacy Statement may be amended or modified from time to time. Any such changes will be posted here and will be effective immediately unless a later effective date is specified.
If you have any more questions, please email our webmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to:
PLX Inc. Technical Team
25 W Jefryn Blvd. Deer Park, NY 11729
Updated on April 2, 2013