Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our site or by our partners, Octagon Communications Inc. may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
- First and Last Name
- Mailing Address
- E-Mail Address
- Phone Number
- Job Title
- IP Address used at Registration
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Octagon Communications Inc.’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstake or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communication with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Use of your Personal Information
Octagon Communications Inc. collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
Octagon Communications Inc. may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Octagon Communications Inc. and its affiliates.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
Octagon Communications Inc. does not sell, rent or lease its customer list to third parties.
Octagon Communications Inc. may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. Octagon Communications Inc. may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Octagon Communications Inc., and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Octagon Communications Inc. may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Octagon Communications Inc. or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Octagon Communications Inc.; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Octagon Communications Inc., or the public.
TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We may automatically track and collect the following categories of information when you visit our site:
- IP addresses
- Domain servers
- Types of computers accessing the site
- Web browsers used to access the site
Traffic data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you. We also use “cookies” to customize content specific to your interests, to ensure that you do not see the same advertisement repeatedly, and to store your password (if applicable) so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit the site. Octagon uses log files to analyze and administer our site. You remain anonymous in these Web site log files unless you have created a password or other information to access specific portion of the site.
To let you access certain parts of our site, such as signing up for our newsletters or to receive digital editions of the magazine, we require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you. This includes first and last name, e-mail address, other contact information, title, occupation, industry, place of employment, and other information necessary to provide a service that you requested. If you communicate with us by e-mail or otherwise complete online forms, any information provided in such communication may be collected as personal information.
Octagon maintains e-mail lists to keep registered persons informed about our company, and we use it to fulfill your requests or to contact you when necessary. We may also use your personal information to send you information that you requested, or to confirm service request submissions.
We may use your e-mail address to keep you informed about events or other items of interest, to notify you of recent updates to our site, or to provide you with other information. You may opt-out from our mailing lists by replying to the email message. This opt-out procedure may not be available for transactional or relationship messages, such as e-mails that are necessary to provide you with confirmation of a request or to provide notification of changes of terms of service. We may use your mailing address or telephone number to send you periodic mailings or telephone you to inform you of new products, services, or events. If you do not wish to receive such calls, you may request to be removed from the call list at the time of the call.
If you do not wish to provide us with your personal information, you will still be able to access and use the entire site except where personal information is required. If you do not wish to receive information and promotional material from us or from any third parties, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will keep your personal information private and will not share it with third parties unless we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to comply with relevant law or to respond to a court order or other legal process served on Octagon or to protect and defend our rights or property.
Your personal information is stored on secure servers that are not accessible by third parties. Any information you transmit to us is via secured and encrypted channels if you use a similarly-equipped web browser.
You must promptly notify us if your user name or password is lost, stolen, or used without permission. In such an event, we will remove that user name or password from your account and update our records accordingly.
Our Web site contains links to other Web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. Our provision of a link to any other Web site is for your convenience and does not signify our endorsement of such other Web site or its contents. We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for these Web sites or their content.
Children Under Thirteen
Octagon Communications Inc. does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian to use this website.
Disconnecting your mpdigest.com Account from Third Party Websites
You will be able to connect your mpdigest.com account to third party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR MPDIGEST.COM ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD PARTY ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD PARTY SITES). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED IN THIS MANNER, DO NOT USE THIS FEATURE. You may disconnect your account from a third party account at any time.
Users may learn how to disconnect their accounts from third-party websites by vising their “My Account” page. Users may also contact us via email.
From time to time, Octagon Communications Inc. may contact you via email for the purposes of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Octagon Communications Inc. or click on a link therein.
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Octagon Communications Inc., you may opt out of such communications by “replying STOP” or “clicking on the Unsubscribe button (or text) in the email.”
External Data Storage Sites
We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.
Changes to this Statement
Octagon Communications Inc. welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Octagon Communications Inc. has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Octagon Communications Inc. at:
Octagon Communications Inc.
385 Sylvan Avenue Suite 16
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632
Effective as of May 21, 2018