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Groovebug understands that you may have concerns about safeguarding your privacy on-line.  The Privacy Policy that follows explains our views and practices concerning privacy, and how they may pertain to you as you make full use of our application and associated services. This statement discloses the privacy practices for all Groovebug applications and websites, including the application or website you are currently using or visiting where you are reading this Privacy Policy.

Article 1. Collection of Personal Information from Site Visitors

Groovebug automatically collects and/or tracks (1) the home server domain names, IP address, e-mail addresses, type of client computer/device, and type of Web browser of visitors to Groovebug’s Web site, (2) the e-mail addresses of visitors that communicate with Groovebug via e-mail, (3) information such as personal, financial or demographic information, knowingly provided by the visitor in on-line forms, registration forms, surveys, and sweepstakes entries, and (4) information, either in the aggregate or user specific, on what pages visitors access and the music they have on their device.

Groovebug places Internet cookies on visitors’ hard drives.  We use cookies to deliver information and content specific to your interests, and to save your password so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit our site. Internet cookies save the visitor’s name, password, user-name, screen preferences, the pages of the Groovebug’s Web site viewed by the visitor, and the advertisements viewed or clicked by the visitor.  When the visitor revisits the Groovebug’s Web site, Groovebug will recognize the visitor by the Internet cookie and customize the visitor’s experience accordingly.  Internet cookies are stored on the visitor’s hard drive and are not stored, in any form, by Groovebug.  Visitors may decline the Internet cookie by using the appropriate feature of their Web browser software, if available.

Article 2. Use of Personal Data Collected

Personal data collected by Groovebug will be used by Groovebug for editorial and feedback purposes, for marketing and promotional purposes, for a statistical analysis of users’ behavior, for future product development, for content improvement, to inform advertisers as to how many visitors have used our application, or seen or clicked their advertisements, and to customize content and layout of Groovebug’s application and website.  Names and e-mail addresses collected may be added to Groovebug’s databases and used for future e-mails regarding application or site updates, new products and services, upcoming events, and status of orders placed online. Financial information collected may be used to check the user’s qualifications for registration, to bill the user for products and services, to notify the user in the event of sweepstakes winnings, and to notify the relevant taxing and regulatory authorities regarding payments or prizes.

Demographic and profile data collected is used to tailor the visitor’s experience with our application or at our website, enabling us to present content we think they might be interested in.  We use customer contact information to send the user information about our company and promotional material from some of our partners. The customer’s contact information is also used to contact him or her in the event of a sweepstakes winning, and to notify the relevant taxing and regulatory authorities regarding payments or prizes.

Article 3. Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties

Groovebug reserves the right to share, rent, sell, or otherwise disclose data it collects in Groovebug’s application or on its website with third parties.  Any third party to which Groovebug shares, rents, sells, or otherwise discloses personal data will be carefully pre-screened by Groovebug, determined by Groovebug to be reputable, and will use the personal data for marketing products and services which Groovebug determines, in its sole judgment, that visitors might find of interest.  Groovebug may disclose to third parties information knowingly and voluntarily disclosed by visitors, or information in aggregate form.

Article 4. Opt-Out Right

We allow users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our partners at the point where we voluntary request information about the visitor. This site also allows users to remove their information from our database.  If a user removes his or her information from the Groovebug database it will no longer be used by Groovebug for secondary purposes, disclosed to third parties, or used by Groovebug or third parties to send promotional correspondences to the visitor.  Users can remove their information by writing to us via postal mail at the address below, or by sending an email requesting removal to privacy@groovebug.com.

Visitors may opt out of having their personal information collected by Groovebug, by contacting Groovebug via postal mail to the address below, or via e-mail to privacy@groovebug.com.

Article 5. Access to and Ability to Correct Personal Data 

Upon request via postal mail or e-mail, Groovebug will provide to users of our application or visitors to our website with a summary of their personal information retained by Groovebug.  Groovebug will only send personal records to the e-mail address on file for the name associated with that information. Users and visitors may modify, correct, change, or update their personal record or cause their personal record to be removed from Groovebug’s database.  Users and visitors may change or modify information previously provided by contacting Groovebug via postal mail to the address below, or via e-mail to privacy@groovebug.com.

Article 6. Collection of Personal Data from Children

The information and services provided in Groovebug’s application or at Groovebug’s web site by Groovebug, its affiliates, sponsors, and advertisers are not intended to be viewed by children under 13 years of age.  All sweepstakes offered at Groovebug are open to United States residents 18 years or older only. Groovebug will not knowingly permit a child to participate in a game, offering of a prize, or another activity.  If a child wins a sweepstakes, that child’s entry will be voided, and another winner will be drawn.

Concerning visitors to its site that it knows are children under 13 years of age, Groovebug maintains the following policies:

 Groovebug will not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age without prior parental consent, which will include an opportunity for the parent to prevent use of the information and participation in the activity. Without prior parental consent, on-line information will only be used to respond directly to the child’s request and will not be used for other purposes without prior parental consent.

 In the event a child submits information through the Groovebug application or to the Groovebug Web site, the child must provide an e-mail address for the child’s parent or guardian.  Thereafter, Groovebug will send an e-mail to the parent or guardian alerting them to the child’s registration and providing instructions on how the parent can provide consent for the child to view the contents of Groovebug, or how the parent could view or delete the child’s registration, if so desired.

 Groovebug will not knowingly distribute to third parties any personally identifiable offline contact information concerning children under 13 years of age without prior parental consent.

 No information collected from children is knowingly used for any marketing or promotional purposes whatsoever, either inside or outside Groovebug.

Article 7.  Groovebug’s Right to Contact User

Groovebug reserves the right to contact application users and site visitors regarding account status and changes to subscriber agreements, privacy policy, or any other relevant policies or agreements.

Article 8. Groovebug’s Right to Change Privacy Policy

Groovebug reserves the right to change this policy at any time by notifying visitors of the existence and location of the new or revised privacy policy.

Contacting Groovebug 

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or Groovebug’s privacy practices, you can contact:

Jeremiah Seraphine
Groovebug
1871:Groovebug
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, 12th floor
Chicago, IL 60654
312-282-0949