- INFORMATION WE COLLECT
In providing our Services, we and our service providers may collect the following information from you:
- Information submitted by you when you register,such as your year of birth, email address, password, your child's age and a name for your child's profile
- Information when you purchase a subscription to the Some Company Service such as your payment information, mailing address, and telephone number.
- Information that you provide in public forums or otherwise voluntarily submit through our product features.
We and our service providers may also collect information from you as you use our Services, including:
- Through your browser or device: Certain information is collected by most browsers or automatically through your device, such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type (Windows or Macintosh), screen resolution, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language, Internet browser type and version and the name and version of the Services you are using. We use this information to help ensure that the Services function properly.
- Using pixel tags and other similar technologies: Pixel tags (also known as web beacons and clear GIFs) may be used in connection with some Services to, among other things, track the actions of users of the Services (including email recipients), measure the success of our marketing campaigns and compiled statistics about usage of the Services and response rates.
- IP Address: Your IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to the computer that you are using by your Internet Service Provider. An IP address may be identified and logged automatically in our server log files whenever a user accesses the Services, along with the time of the visit and the pages that were visited. Collecting IP addresses is standard practices and is done automatically by many websites, applications and other services. We use IP addresses for purposes such as calculating usage levels, diagnosing server problems, and administering the Services. We may also derive your approximate location from your IP address.
- By aggregating information: Aggregated information does not identify you or any other user of the Services (for example, we may aggregate information to calculate the percentage of our users who have a particular telephone area code).
We collect the following categories of your personal information and may sell it to third parties: identifiers, commercial information, internet or other electronic network activity information, geolocation data, and inferences drawn from these categories.
- HOW WE USE INFORMATION
We use these types of information in the following ways: 1) To provide you with the Some Company Service and any features or services you might request (e.g., monthly subscription); 2) To send you updates about the Some Company Service (including any updates on product features or policies); 3) To communicate with you about purchases or your account; 4) To provide you with personally relevant Content or product features; 5) To send you feedback on your child's reading progress; 6) To investigate and prevent activities that may violate our policies or be illegal; and/or 7) For gathering anonymous aggregate information from all our users to improve the products and services offered through the Some Company Service.
- HOW WE SHARE INFORMATION
Your information may be disclosed:
- If you have created an account with the Some Company Service, we may publicly associate your profile (or your child's profile), including the profile name and avatar, with a User Submission (as defined in our Terms of Service) created by such profile. Please keep this in mind when you or your children create User Submissions.
- To our service providers who provide services such as website hosting, data analysis, payment processing, order fulfillment, information technology and related infrastructure provision, customer service, email delivery, auditing, and other services.
- To a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in bankruptcy or similar proceedings).
- As we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.
We may use and disclose information that does not identify or otherwise directly relate to an individual for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. For example, we may share aggregated information publicly to demonstrate growth trends related to the usage of the Some Company Service in certain areas.
- TRANSPARENCY AND CONTROLS
We understand and respect your privacy concerns at Some Company. Accordingly, we provide you with the ability to make certain choices related to our collection, use, and sharing of your information. These choices may include:
- You may edit or delete information in your user account
- You may make choices regarding subscriptions, updates, and product alerts
- You may tell us if you want to receive offers and promotions from us and/or third parties
- You may request access to the personal information that we have collected on your account and ask us to change or delete it
- CHILDREN'S PRIVACY
We do not collect personal information from children under the age of 13. Any child under the age of 13 using the Some Company Service must do so with permission from a parent. All full names, email addresses, and credit card billing information must be from a parent or guardian. We encourage parents to take an active role in their children's activities and interests on their devices. When registering your child with the Sone Company Service, we may ask a series of general questions including your child's age, interests and gender. This information is used to customize content to your child's age and interests. We do not use or disclose this information for any other purposes except to provide you with quality service. Any data that is shared is done so on an anonymous, aggregate basis among all users or is related to communicating reading behavior patterns to publishers.
- THIRD PARTY SERVICES
In circumstances where your personal information is collected, we use reasonable procedural and digital security measures that are designed to help protect against loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of information and data, such as password protection and secure socket layer. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe the security of your account has been compromised, please immediately notify us in accordance with the "Contact Us" section below
- CONTACT US
If you would like to contact us with questions or feedback, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Terms of Service
Welcome to Some Company We're glad you want to use the leading streaming service for children's eBooks and other content. Since we want to protect your rights and those of any other user or third party who interacts with us, we created these Terms of Service ("Terms").
1. You and Your Account
By registering for the Some Company Service you affirm that you are (i) 18 years of age or the applicable age of majority or older in your province, territory, or country, or (ii) an emancipated minor. You also affirm that you are fully able and competent to enter into these Terms and to abide by and comply with them.
If you register and subscribe, you agree to: (a) provide accurate and current information as prompted by the registration form; (b) maintain and update such information so that it is accurate and current at all times; (c) not share your password or unique ID or let anyone else access your account other than in those situations permitted under these Terms, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account; (d) not use a username with the intent to impersonate another person or in a manner that infringes another person's rights; (e) not use a username that is obscene or vulgar; and (f) immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or any other breach of security related to the Some Company Service.
2. Subscription Members
Although certain features and/or content of the Some Company may be available at no charge to any user, other features and/or content may only be available to who agree to pay for a subscription plan (each, a "Subscription Member"). Each subscription plan may be described in more detail in other areas of the Some Company Service. Any payment terms displayed to you in the process of becoming a Subscription Member are deemed part of these Terms.
3. Our License to You
We grant you a personal, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, world-wide, license to access and use the Some Company Service solely for personal, non-commercial purposes as permitted by these Terms and intended by us through the normal functionality of the Some Company Service. This license to you will automatically terminate if you violate these Terms. Except for the foregoing limited license, no right, title or interest is transferred to you. We may allow you to store encrypted, cached content on your tablet, smartphone or other compatible internet-connected device. You may not transfer copies of cached content to any other device.
4. Your Conduct
We would like to keep the Some Company Service as safe as possible for our users but need your help to do so. Accordingly, you agree not to use the Some Company Service to: (i) violate any local, state, national, or international law or regulation; (ii) transmit any material that is abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, pornographic, obscene, libelous, graphically violent, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable; (iii) transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation; (iv) knowingly transmit any material that contains adware, malware, spyware, software viruses, or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (v) breach or circumvent any security or authentication measures (including geo-restriction measures); (vi) attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on the Some Company Service; (vii) remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notations from any Content (as defined below) or User Submissions (as defined below) of other users; (viii) stalk, harass, or harm another individual; (ix) impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; (x) interfere with or disrupt the Some Company Service or servers or networks connected to the Some Company Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the Some Company Service; or (xi) rent or lease your account. You also agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, "robots," "spiders," "offline readers," etc., that accesses the Some Company Service in a manner that sends more request messages to the Soma Company Service servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional web browser.
5. Ownership; Restrictions On Use
All right, title, and interest in and to the Some Company Service site and services are and will remain the exclusive property of Some Company Creations and its licensors. The content on the Some Company Service, including without limitation, books, text, software, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, User Submissions (as defined below), interactive features and the like ("Content") and the "Some Company" word mark and design mark, as well as certain other of the names, logos, and materials displayed on or through the Some Company Service that constitute trademarks, tradenames, service marks or logos ("Marks") are owned by or licensed to Some Company Creations, and are subject to copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property rights under U.S. and international laws. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or exploit for any purposes the Some Company Service or any portion of the Some Company Service, including, without limitation, Content and Marks, except as authorized by these Terms or as otherwise authorized in writing by us or our applicable licensors. You also agree to view Content (including but not limited to books and videos) as made available through the Some Company Service only in geographic locations where we offer the Some company Service and have licensed such Content. The Some Company Service is provided for your personal, non-commercial use only. You must abide by all copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in or associated with any Content.
6. User Submissions
We may provide functionality that enables you to post, upload, submit or otherwise make available text (including quizzes, quiz responses, lesson plans), images, audio, video, presentations, competition entries or other content ("User Submissions") to the Some Company Service. Access to such functionality may be restricted to users above a certain age. You understand that such User Submissions may be accessible by the public and we do not guarantee any confidentiality for such User Submissions.
You retain all of your ownership rights to your User Submissions. For all User Submissions, by making those User Submissions available to the Some Company Service, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable and transferable license under all intellectual property rights to use, reproduce, distribute, display, and perform such User Submissions, in whole or in part, in connection with the Some Company Service and our (and our successors' and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Some Company Service (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels now known or hereafter, with or without attribution, and without further notice to you, in perpetuity. You also grant each user of the Some Company Service a non-exclusive license to view your User Submission through the Some Company Service, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Submission as permitted through the normal functionality of the Some Company Service and these Terms in perpetuity.
You may not submit User Submissions that are (i) defamatory, harassing, threatening, bigoted, hateful, violent, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, or otherwise offensive or that harms or can reasonably be expected to harm any person or entity, in each case whether or not such content is protected by law, or (ii) otherwise contrary to applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.
You may not submit User Submissions that contain third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights, unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally authorized to submit such content and grant us the licenses described above. You represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish the User Submissions and that the User Submissions conform to the terms described in this Section 6. You also agree not to enforce any moral rights, ancillary rights or similar rights in or to the User Submissions against us or our licensees, distributors, agents, representatives and other authorized users, and agree to procure the same agreement not to enforce from others who may possess such rights. You understand and agree that you will be solely responsible for your User Submissions and the consequences of submitting and making available such User Submissions to the Some Company Service.
We have the right but not the obligation to monitor, screen, post, remove, modify, store and review User Submissions submitted to the Some Company Service, at any time and for any reason, including to confirm that the User Submissions are consistent with these terms, without prior notice to you.
We do not endorse or guarantee the opinions, recommendations, or advice contained in any User Submission and we expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with such content.
7. Online Cancellation
If you subscribed to Some Company via the Apple App Store or iTunes, you can cancel your account anytime.
Please note that Some Company subscriptions purchased via the Apple App Store are governed and controlled by the terms and conditions established by Apple.
Your right to use the Some Company Service automatically terminates if you violate these Terms or any rules or guidelines posted in connection with the Some Company Service. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of the Some Company Service, for any reason, with or without notice.
9. Disclaimer of Warranties
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SOME COMPANY SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SOME COMPANY SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, SOME COMPANY CREATIONS, INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SOME COMPANY SERVICE (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT). We make no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of content available on or through the Some Company Service or the content of any websites linked to the Some Company Service and assume no liability or responsibility for any: (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to or use of the Some Company Service or the Content on the Some Company Service; (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/ or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein; (iv) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the Some Company Service; (v) any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through the Some Company Service by any third party; and/or (vi) for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available on or through the Some Company Service.
These Terms shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California without regard to any choice of law or conflict of laws principles, regardless of where you live. You will resolve any claim, cause of action or dispute you have with us arising out of or relating to these Terms or the Some Company Service exclusively in a state or federal court located in Santa Clara County, California. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located in Santa Clara County, California for the purpose of litigation all such claims or causes of action.
11. Additional Terms for Apple iOS Applications
The following additional terms and conditions apply with respect to our applications designed for use on an Apple iOS-powered mobile device obtained by you from the iTunes Store ("iOS App"). You agree that these Terms are solely between you and us, not Apple, and that Apple has no responsibility for our iOS App, the Some Company Service, or any Content. You agree that your use of our iOS App will be subject to the Usage Rules in Apple's then-current App Store Terms of Service. The parties agree that Apple shall have no obligation to provide maintenance and support services with respect to our iOS App. In the event of any failure of the iOS App to conform to any applicable warranty, you may notify Apple, and Apple will refund the purchase price (if any) for our iOS App to you. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Apple will have no other warranty obligation with respect to our iOS App, and any other claims, losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses attributable to any failure to conform to any warranty will be solely governed by these Terms and any law applicable to us as provider of the software. You agree that we, and not Apple, are responsible for addressing any claims of you or any third party relating to our iOS App or your possession and/or use of our iOS App, including, but not limited to: (i) product liability claims; (ii) any claim that our iOS App fails to conform to any applicable legal or regulatory requirement; and (iii) claims arising under consumer protection or similar legislation; and all such claims are governed solely by these Terms and any law applicable to us as provider of the software. You agree that, in the event of any third party claim that our iOS App or your possession and use of that iOS App infringes such third party's intellectual property rights, we, not Apple, will be responsible for the investigation, defense, settlement and discharge of such claim. The parties agree that Apple and its subsidiaries are third party beneficiaries to the Terms applicable to your use of our iOS App. Upon your acceptance of the Terms, Apple will have the right (and will be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce the Terms applicable to your use of our iOS App against you as a third party beneficiary thereof.
We may, in our sole and absolute discretion, change these Terms from time to time. If we do, we will update this posting, send you notice through the Some Company Service, or email you. Your continued use of the Some Company Service constitutes your agreement to abide by the Terms as changed. If you object to any such changes, your sole recourse will be to stop using the Some Company Service.
Apple, the Apple logo, iMac, MacBook Pro, and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.