Last Modified: April, 14th 2016
affiliate corporations, successors, and assigns (collectively referred to as “Smaaart Spot”) uses
website and any variations or successors to this website (smaaartspot.com, smaaartcenter.com,
smaaartspot.tv smaaart.tv, the “Smaaart Spot Site”), any Smaaart Spot computer software
downloadable or otherwise available from the Smaaart Spot Site (“Smaaart Spot Software”) and
any Smaaart Spot services purchased or otherwise made available from the Smaaart Spot Site
WHAT INFORMATION SMAAART SPOT COLLECTS FROM YOU
Smaaart Spot may collect two (2) types of information about you: Personal and NonPersonal.
1. “Personal Information.” Personal Information refers to information that lets Smaaart Spot
know the specifics of who you are and which may be used to identify, contact or locate you (e.g.
name, mailing address, telephone number and email address). Smaaart Spot may collect
Personal Information when you use the Smaaart Spot Properties including, without limitation,
setting up account information, filling out surveys, corresponding with Smaaart Spot, or
otherwise volunteering information about yourself.
2. “NonPersonal Information.” NonPersonal Information refers to information that, by itself,
does not identify you as a specific individual (e.g. demographic information or website
visitations). Smaaart Spot may collect NonPersonal Information through any of the methods
discussed above as well as automatically through use of industry standard technologies
described further below.
HOW SMAAART SPOT COLLECTS YOUR INFORMATION
The Personal Information practices set forth apply to all Smaaart Spots’ customers worldwide.
1. Registration. Prior to using one or more of the Smaaart Spot Properties, Smaaart Spot may
require certain Personal Information and NonPersonal Information to create an individual
account (“Account”) or to enable features or functionality of the Smaaart Spot Properties.
Failure to provide all information required by Smaaart Spot may prevent access to any or all
Smaaart Spot Properties, and failure to maintain accurate information may result in suspension
or termination of access to any or all Smaaart Spot Properties.
2. Information Collected Through Technology. While you are able to visit the Smaaart Spot Site
and remain anonymous, Smaaart Spot or its third party service providers may still collect Non-
Personal Information about your use of the Smaaart Spot Properties (e.g. your Internet browser,
operating system, IP address, connection speed, and the domain name of your Internet service
provider). Such information may be gathered by the following methods:
(a) Cookies. Cookies, including local shared objects, are small pieces of information that are
stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive which work by assigning to your computer
a unique number that has no meaning outside of the Smaaart Spot Site. Cookies do not
generally contain any Personal Information. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies,
but you can usually configure your browser to prevent this. Not accepting cookies may make
certain features of the Smaaart Spot Properties unavailable to you.
(b) IP Address. You may visit many areas of the Smaaart Spot Site anonymously without the
need to become a registered User. Even in such cases, Smaaart Spot may collect IP addresses
automatically. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer
whenever you begin Services with an Internet services provider. Each time you access the
Smaaart Spot Site and each time you request one of Smaaart Spot’s pages, the server logs
your IP address.
(c) Web Beacons. Web beacons are small pieces of data that are embedded in web pages and
emails. Smaaart Spot may use these technical methods in HTML emails that Smaaart Spot
sends to Users to determine whether they have opened those emails and/or clicked on links in
those emails. The information from use of these technical methods may be collected in a form
that is Personal Information.
(d) Tracking Content Usage. If you use the Smaaart Spot Services and you post audio visual
materials including, without limitation, text, logos, artwork, graphics, pictures, videos,
advertisements, sound and other related intellectual property contained in such materials
(collectively, “Content”) to your website or to a third party website, Smaaart Spot tracks and
captures NonPersonal Information associated with User accounts and the use of Content.
HOW SMAAART SPOT USES YOUR INFORMATION
1. System Administration. Smaaart Spot may use NonPersonal Information for the purposes of
system administration, assisting in diagnosing problems with Smaaart Spot servers, monitoring
Smaaart Spot’s system performance and traffic on the Smaaart Spot Properties and to gather
broad demographic information about Smaaart Spot’s customers.
delivering Content specific to your interests and informing you of new, relevant services or
certain third party offerings.
3. Notices to Registered Users. If you have registered for an Account, Smaaart Spot may use
your Personal Information to send emails regarding your registration, including confirmation to
verify the accuracy of any information you have provided, and instructions on how to post
Content. Smaaart Spot may also send you emails to verify your identity or to notify you if
Smaaart Spot believes your use of Smaaart Spot Properties violates any applicable agreement
for the use of the Smaaart Spot Properties.
4. Advertising. Smaaart Spot may use NonPersonal Information to assist in optimizing the
delivery of advertisements to viewers of your Content.
5. Promotional Emails. Smaaart Spot may use your Personal Information to send you emails
periodically listing promotions or events relating to the Smaaart Spot Properties or from Smaaart
Spot’s marketing partners or sponsors. You have the choice to optout of receiving such
promotional emails by sending an email to email@example.com and/or following the
instructions in such correspondence. Once Smaaart Spot has processed your optout request,
Smaaart Spot will not send you promotional emails unless you opt back in to receiving such
6. Contact Information. If you contact Smaaart Spot by telephone, email or letter, Smaaart Spot
may keep a record of your contact information and correspondence. If you report a problem with
the Smaaart Spot Properties, Smaaart Spot may collect this information in a file specific to you.
You may contact Smaaart Spot at firstname.lastname@example.org to request the removal of this
information from Smaaart Spot’s database.
HOW TO ACCESS AND CHANGE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Upon request, Smaaart Spot shall allow Users to update or correct Personal Information
previously submitted, but only to the extent such activities will not compromise privacy or
security interests. Additionally, upon request, Smaaart Spot shall delete Personal Information
from the database where such information is stored; however, it may be impossible to entirely
delete a User’s entry without some residual information being retained due to the manner in
which data backups are maintained. Requests to delete Personal Information shall be submitted
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
Without your affirmative consent (and on a casebycase basis), Smaaart Spot does not sell,
trade or rent Personal Information collected through the Smaaart Spot Properties to any third
party. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Smaaart Spot shall: (1) fully cooperate with law
enforcement agencies; and (2) may be required to disclose Personal Information upon receipt of
a court order, subpoena, or to cooperate with a law enforcement investigation.
You should understand that information you provide through the registration process or post to
the public areas of the Smaaart Spot Properties, including your “User Profile” or generally
through the use of Smaaart Spot Properties (including your name (if provided) and location
information) may be accessible by and made public through syndication programs and by
search engines, metasearch tools, crawlers, metacrawlers and other similar programs, and may
be searchable by other users of the Smaaart Spot Properties.
SAFEGUARDING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
1. Security Measures. Smaaart Spot takes appropriate security measures to protect against
unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of Personal Information. These
include, but are not limited to, internal reviews of: (a) Smaaart Spot’s data collection; (b) storage
and processing practices; (c) electronic security measures; and (d) physical security measures
to guard against unauthorized access to systems where Smaaart Spot stores Personal
Information. All Smaaart Spot employees, contractors and agents who access Personal
Information are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including
termination and criminal prosecution or unauthorized use or disclosure of Personal Information.
2. Third Party Links. The Smaaart Spot Properties may contain links to third parties who may
collect Personal Information and NonPersonal Information directly from you. Additionally,
Smaaart Spot may use third parties to provide components of the Smaaart Spot Properties. In
either case, such third parties may have separate privacy policies and data collection practices,
independent of Smaaart Spot. Smaaart Spot: (a) has no responsibility or liability for these
independent policies or actions; (b) is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of
such websites; and (c) does not make any warranties or representations about the contents,
products or services offered on such websites or the security of any information you provide to
INTERNATIONAL USERS AND INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS
If you are located outside of the United States, please note that this site is hosted on our
computer servers in the United States. Therefore, your information may be processed and
stored in the United States. As a result, United States federal and state governments, courts, or
law enforcement or regulatory agencies may be able to obtain disclosure of your information
through laws applicable in the United States. Your use of the Smaaart Spot Properties or your
submission of any Personally Identifiable Information to us will constitute your consent to the
transfer of your Personally Identifiable Information outside of your home country, including the
United States, which may provide for different data protection rules than in your country.
Furthermore, your information may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located
outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy
laws may not be as protective as those within your jurisdiction. If you are located outside of the
United States and choose to provide information to us, Smaaart Spot Properties transfers
followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer. If
you do not agree to this transfer, do not use the Smaaart Spot Properties.
Smaaart Spot may sell, divest, transfer, assign, share or otherwise engage in a transaction that
involves, some or all of our assets, including any or all of the information described in this
Policy, in the course of a corporate divestiture, merger, acquisition, joint venture, bankruptcy,
dissolution, reorganization, or any other similar transaction or proceeding.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
Smaaart Spot continually strives to implement new technologies and processes to better protect
you, your privacy and your use of the Smaaart Spot Properties. As a result, changes to this
result in the degradation of any of the security measures designed to protect you from