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Purpose of this Privacy Policy
This privacy policy describes how Kandy Enterprises LLC, the company that publishes Kandy Magazine treats the personally identifiable information that is collected about you by kandymag.com when you visit the web site to which this policy is linked and the information collected on behalf of Kandy Magazine of the extent kandymag.com uses third-party service providers to host the website or collect information about site users.

What is Personally Identifiable Information
“Personally identifiable information” is information that we can use to identify you as an individual. Personally identifiable information includes your name, address, telephone number and any other information that is connected with you personally. For instance, when you enter a sweepstakes or contest, complete a survey, make a purchase, subscribe to our publication(s), register for certain services, or register and/or set up an account/profile to access, visit and/or use certain portions of the Service, or the Service as a whole, you may be provided, or required to choose, a password and/or User ID, and you may provide a credit, debit, or charge card number, or other payment information, as well as your name, telephone number(s), email and/or street address, and other personally identifiable information. Other information such as your age, gender, an avatar, and the number for your mobile or other device may also be requested. In addition, you may be asked to send us similar information via messaging (e.g., email, SMS, MMS, or other technologies). All such information shall be referred to in this Privacy Policy as your “Registration Information”.

Information This Privacy Policy Does Not Apply To
This privacy policy does not apply to information collected about you by anyone except kandymag.com (and its third party service providers acting on its behalf) and only applies to the kandymag.com web site. Any information you provide when you visit web sites other than those covered by this policy (including the web site to which you will be linked if you subscribe online to Kandy Magazine and including other web sites affiliated with Kandy Enterprises LLC.) or when you purchase any products or services that may be offered or advertised on our web site by companies other than Kandy Magazine is subject to the privacy policies of the third party organizations who run and/or own these web sites. This policy also does not apply to information you may provide to us offline.

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information
Kandymag.com generally collects personally identifiable information with your specific knowledge and consent. For instance, when you complete a survey, subscribe to our newsletter, or send us e-mail, you will be asked to provide information such as your e-mail address, name, age, gender and phone number. Optional information may also be requested. This information may be collected by third party service providers with whom kandymag.com contracts to host the web site or to fulfill requests for services; in that event, Kandymag.com asks such service providers to make the personal information available only to Kandy Enterprises LLC for Kandy Enterprises LLC to use in accordance with the terms of this policy and not to use the information for any other purpose.

Kandy Enterprises LLC uses this information to provide you with the service you have requested. If you elect to receive our newsletter or magazine, we may use your e-mail address to send you a confirmation notice. Similarly, if you enter online sweepstakes, we will use this information to notify you if you are a winner.

In addition, Kandy Enterprises LLC uses information you provide us through emails and in response to polls for editorial purposes. Please be advised that any such submissions become the property of, Kandy Enterprises LLC and may be used by Kandy Enterprises LLC for any lawful purpose.

Kandy Enterprises LLC may share or disclose personally identifiable information about you to other companies or individuals when:

We have your consent to share the information (you can refuse consent by deselecting the appropriate box or by notifying Kandy Enterprises LLC at noconsent@kandymag.com ); we utilize third party service providers to provide products, services or functions on our behalf (such as sending emails or processing credit cards.), and ask these service providers to agree to maintain the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information and not to use your personally identifiable information for any reason except to carry out the purpose(s) for which we hired them; the entity to whom the information is disclosed is one under control of, or under common control with kandymag.com. The entity to whom the information is disclosed is hosting web sites associated with our website in conjunction with a third party, other than those web sites covered by this policy; we need to protect our legal rights.

Kandymag.com also shares web site usage information about visitors to our web sites who have received a targeted promotional campaign with a reputable third party advertising company for the purpose of targeting future campaigns and upgrading visitor information used in reporting statistics.

Information Security and Notification
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, and by using the Service you agree to assume all risk in connection with the information sent to us or collected by us when you access, visit and/or use the Service, including without limitation your personally identifiable information or other Registration Information, and we are not responsible for any loss of such information or the consequences thereof.

Moreover, if you elect to store information, such as your personally identifiable information or other Registration Information, where others may access it, we are not responsible for any loss of such information or the consequences thereof. If you lose a computer, mobile or other device, or it is stolen, that contains your personally identifiable information or other Registration Information, it is up to you to take all the steps necessary to protect yourself

In the unlikely event that we believe that the security of your information in our possession or control may have been compromised, we may seek to notify you. If notification is appropriate, we may notify you via your computer, mobile or other device.

Cookies
Kandymag.com (or third party service providers on our behalf) may from time to time set and access cookies on your computer. A cookie is a small amount of data (often including a unique identifier), that is sent to your browser from a web site’s computers and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Kandymag.com may use cookies to understand site usage and to improve the content and offerings on our site.

Our cookies may contain personally identifiable information and such cookies may be shared with others to the same extent indicated above.
Kandymag.com (or third party service providers on our behalf) may also use cookies to collect aggregate information about web site users on an anonymous basis. We may share aggregate demographic and usage information with our prospective and actual business partners, advertisers and other third parties for any business purpose. We may work with third-party advertising networks and advertisers who help deliver these ads to you. We do not share your non-public personal information with these third parties, but we may share anonymized or aggregated information with them to improve the relevancy of the ads you see on kandymag.com. As noted above, these third-party advertising networks and advertisers may also use cookies and similar technologies to collect and track non-personally identifiable information such as demographic information, aggregated information, and Internet activity to assist them in delivering advertising that is more relevant to your interests. To find out more about third-party online advertising and to opt out of this type of advertising, visit the Network Advertising Initiative website located at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

IP Address
Your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address is usually associated with the place from which you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider, your company or your university. We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers, gather broad demographic information, and administer our website.

Third Party Service Provders
We also allow access to our database by third parties that provide us with services, such as technical maintenance or forums software or newsletter transmittals, but only for the purpose of and to the extent necessary to provide those services. And if you choose to purchase items through features on our site, we may forward your information to third parties for services such as credit card processing and order fulfillment.

Kids And Parents
The sites covered by this policy are not intended for use by children, especially those under age 13. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information or use our public discussion areas, forums, blogs, photos and video galleries, and chats. Minors between the ages of 13 and 17, inclusive, must get the permission of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) before making purchases, including subscriptions, on this Service.

If you’re worried about your children’s activities or their privacy on our site, we encourage you to e-mail Kandy Enterprises LLC at privacy@kandymag.com.

Privacy Policy Changes
Kandy Enterprises LLC may modify this Privacy Policy as necessary. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy that expand our rights to use your personal information, we will notify you to seek your consent through email or a prominent posting on the site.

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