Privacy Policy

  1. STKR.IT, INC., AND AFFILIATED ENTITIES
  2. This document was last updated July 5, 2013

    This Privacy Policy covers STKR.IT, Inc., STORYSTICKER.com, its majority-owned affiliates and subsidiaries, and STKR.IT' divisions operating under different trade names. (collectively, "STKR.IT"). STKR.IT is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains how STKR.IT collects and utilizes your personal information when you use our products and services, including consumer software, such as the STKR.IT website and STKR.IT mobile applications.
  3. WHY DO WE COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION?
  4. STKR.IT collects personal information to improve the manner by which we operate and offer our products and services, communicate with you about those products and services, and provide effective, timely customer support when needed. We will never rent or sell any of the personally-identifiable information we collect from you to third parties, and will not share your personally identifiable information with third parties without your consent, unless such sharing is necessary for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy.
  5. WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
  6. Information gathered during the uploading or viewing process, or during access to particular products and services, may differ based on the nature of the product or service. Information that you provide when accessing STKR.IT products or services associated with your account, may include but are not limited to: location information (such as zip code or postal code and country); computer configuration (such as operating system, connection speed, and peripherals); the IP Internet (IP) address and URL of the Website that sent you to the STKR.IT registration page; the types of peripherals (including portable media players) used by STKR.IT products on your computer (to ensure that you have access to the latest fixes and patches for full compatibility with these devices); demographic information provided by you (such as language, gender and age, and, if applicable, content preferences and personalization information); and whether you logged into or out of a STKR.IT service. As of the date of this privacy policy, STKR.IT does not intentionally collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. We will not sell, rent or otherwise distribute your personally identifiable information to third parties without your consent, except as set forth below.
  7. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION SECURE?
  8. STKR.IT understands that it is a privilege to have you as a customer and is committed to protecting your personal information. We use the following controls to protect your personal information:
    • Use of secure connections using SSL to safeguard information when transmitted from your Web browser to STKR.IT;
    • Use of security controls to restrict access to databases housing personally identifying information;
    • Use of encryption for sensitive personal information,;
    • Restrict employee access to databases containing personal information and impose confidentiality requirements upon employees who do; and
    • Bind subcontractors with contractual, technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information.
  9. HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
  10. STKR.IT uses your personal information to:
    • Verify access rights to content or other access-restricted services and software, including for the purpose of supporting digital rights management software;
    • Improve our software and services by providing personalized content recommendations, language and location customization, and/or personalized help and instructions;
    • Determine if you meet the minimum system requirements to use our products, and provide information concerning compatibility and interoperability to you;
    • Ask you to participate in surveys about products, services, news and events;
    • Offer you product upgrades, content, services and games for you to purchase;
    • Provide you with content, services, instructions, and a more personalized experience based on personal information, such as your language preferences, zip/postal code, country locations, and any content or other preferences you provide;
    • Auto-update downloaded STKR.IT products;
    • Provide you with news, free newsletters, updates, targeted advertising, promotions, and special offers; and
    • Better understand how our products are used, including Web traffic patterns and what types of content are most popular with users of our products and services.
    • Assist STKR.IT licensees in determining usage, customer profiles, and customer preferences.
  11. PRIVACY ON SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES
  12. When you use a STKR.IT product on a Social Networking Site (such as Facebook, Google+, MySpace, or similar), your user ID, first and last name, profile picture, usage data for that product or game, and any other information you make publicly available may be received, stored, and viewed by STKR.IT and made viewable to other users of the Social Networking Site.
  13. WHEN AND HOW DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES?
  14. STKR.IT does not use your personal information for purposes incompatible with those listed above. STKR.IT does not sell, rent, or share your personal information to a third party unless you consent to provide such information to a third party partner or content service that is not a licensee of STKR.IT. In some cases, access to certain products and services, such as content subscription products or products distributed by third parties, may require the provision of personal information to a third party, such as a content provider or distributor. In such cases, this will be stated during the registration process, in the terms of use, through the distribution process, or in a similar manner. The third party's use of such information is governed by that party's privacy policy, and STKR.IT' use is governed by this privacy policy. Please visit the privacy policy of the content partner to make sure you understand how they use the personal information you provide to them. If you do not wish for such a transfer to take place, you should not register for the applicable product or service. Additionally, STKR.IT may be required to provide specific access and usage information to certain content providers and rights holders as a condition of content licensing and royalties. In such cases, STKR.IT may provide content usage, access, demographic and other information to the content provider. STKR.IT may disclose relevant information about our customers to our contractors (e.g. a customer service contractor or a credit card clearing service) in order for them to provide specific services for STKR.IT, and to better serve our customers. STKR.IT' contractors are bound by strict contractual requirements to keep all personal information they process strictly confidential and to use such information solely on behalf of STKR.IT. Also, STKR.IT may disclose your personal information 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; (b) comply with the order of a competent judicial authority in any jurisdiction; (c) comply with legal process served on STKR.IT; (d) protect and defend the rights or property of STKR.IT; or (e) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of STKR.IT products or the public at large. STKR.IT websites, products and services contain links to other websites, and products and services. Because STKR.IT does not manage such third party websites, products and services, they are not governed by this privacy policy. STKR.IT is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Websites or products. Please visit the privacy policies of these third party sites in order to understand their privacy policies and data collection practices.

    Obligatory or Optional Nature of the Requested Information Some of the personal information collected by STKR.IT is necessary to provide you with the STKR.IT product or service you choose and to optimize the delivery of audio and video data to your computer. STKR.IT software may include the opportunity to disable certain software features to increase your level of privacy. However, certain technical information (e.g., zip code, product id) may be automatically transmitted between networked servers to authenticate access to products and services, enable their delivery, or optimize your media delivery experience.
  15. SECURITY OF PERSONAL AND PAYMENT INFORMATION
  16. Use of Cookies Like other major Websites, we use cookies to provide you with a tailored experience when visiting our Websites and using our products. We also use cookies to understand traffic patterns on STKR.IT Websites to authorize access to certain premium or trial content and product features, and to create and monitor customized advertising. We treat any personal information that may be contained in cookies with the same level of confidentiality as other information you provide to us.

    STKR.IT does not require that you accept cookies, however, some functionality on our Websites, our product purchase check-out process, and products and services may be disabled if you decline to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it.
  17. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
  18. We frequently revise this Privacy Policy to keep it up to date with STKR.IT products, services and Web pages. You agree to review our website regularly for such updates and that such updates shall govern all uses of the website and shall be applied retroactively also. "Updated" may be used to alert users to recent changes and to the date of the last update. We also post FAQ's from time to time on specific products.
  19. NON-US CUSTOMER INFORMATION
  20. If you are a customer who is logging on from outside the United States, the personal information you submit to STKR.IT will be sent to and stored in servers in the United States. The personal information practices set out in this Privacy Policy apply to all STKR.IT' customers worldwide. If you are in the European Union and you choose to purchase STKR.IT' products and services, please be aware that payment for such products and services will be handled by STKR.IT, Inc., 153 Lincoln Place #2B, Brooklyn, NY 11217. The following data may be turned over to this company solely for the purpose of processing the payment transaction: your name, bank account, and amount to be charged. You have a right of access and rectification with regard to such data; to exercise these rights, or for other data privacy questions, please contact/send an email to contact@stkr.it.
  21. NO ERROR FREE PERFORMANCE
  22. STKR.IT does not guarantee error-free performance under this privacy policy. We will use reasonable efforts to comply with this privacy policy and will take prompt corrective action when we learn of any failure to comply with our privacy policy. STKR.IT shall not be liable for any incidental, consequential or punitive damages relating to this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy shall be governed by the laws of the United States.
  23. CONTACT US ABOUT PRIVACY
  24. If you have questions about the privacy aspects of our products or services or would like to make a complaint, please contact: contact@stkr.it.