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mlc: Privacy Policy
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Privacy Policy
by Scott Mohnkern - Monday, 26 January 2009, 01:28 PM
 
MLC Privacy Policy:

Privacy Policy

  • Non-Account Activity. Some areas of this site are available without an account. You may use those sections without am account.

  • Account-Related Activity. Certain other activities on "MLC" l require you to have an MLC account. We ask for some personal information when you create a MLC Account, including your email address and a password, which is used to protect your account from unauthorized access.

  • Usage Information. We may record information about your usage, such as when you use Classrooms, complete assignments, enter chat, etc. If you are logged in, we may associate that information with your account. We may use clear GIFs (a.k.a. "Web Beacons") in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened by recipients.

  • Content Uploaded to Site. Any personal information or video content that you voluntarily disclose online (on discussion boards, in messages and chat areas, within your playback or profile pages, etc.) becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by others.

Uses

  • If you submit personally identifiable information to us through MLC, we use your personal information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the general and personalized features and functionality of the MLC, and to process any flagging activity or correspondence you send to us.

  • Your account name (not your email address) is displayed to other Users when you upload videos or send messages through the MLC and other Users can contact you through messages and comments. Any files that you submit to the MLC may be redistributed through the internet and other media channels, and may be viewed by the general public.

  • We do not use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send commercial or marketing messages without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. We may, however, use your email address without further consent for non-marketing or administrative purposes (such as notifying you of major MLC changes or for customer service purposes).

  • We use both your personally identifiable information and certain non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous user usage data, cookies, IP addresses, browser type, clickstream data, etc.) to improve the quality and design of the MLC Site and to create new features, promotions, functionality, and services by storing, tracking, analyzing, and processing user preferences and trends, as well as user activity and communications.

  • We use cookies, clear gifs, and log file information to: (a) store information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the MLC Site; (b) provide custom, personalized content and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns; (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, pages viewed, etc.; and (e) track your entries, submissions, and status in promotions, sweepstakes, and contests.

Your Choices

  • You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through the MLC, in which case you can still view videos and explore certain areas of MLC.

  • You may update or correct your personal profile information and email preferences at any time by visiting your profile.

Third-party Advertisers, Links to Other Sites

  • MLC does not provide any personally identifiable information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out.