Effective Date: May 25, 2009
TalesFromTheTunnel.com respects and values your privacy.
Collection of Information:
Non Personally Identifiable Information (Cookies):
Personally Identifiable Information:
When you submit a story or register to receive information from TalesFromTheTunnel.com, we may require that you provide certain personally identifiable information which may include, but is not necessarily limited to:
- first and last name,
- your story, and
- email address.
We do not allow children under the age of 13 on the Site, nor do we knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from any person under the age of 13. If we are informed that personally identifiable information has been collected from a person under the age of 13, we will immediately remove the personally identifiable information that may have been inadvertently collected by TalesFromTheTunnel.com.
Use of Personally Identifiable Information:
TalesFromTheTunnel.com will use the personally identifiable information that it collects about you to contact you in response to consumer-initiated inquiries, to provide the services to you that you request, to alert you to changes in services or features, to subscribe you to our Tales From The Tunnel newsletter and other email updates, and to provide you with requested information regarding TalesFromTheTunnel.com or our services.
TalesFromTheTunnel.com may use any and all personally identifiable information that it collects about you in any manner it sees fit, at its sole discretion. We also may, from time to time, contact you about offers that we, or third parties with which we may partner, have that we believe, in our sole discretion, may interest you.
TalesFromTheTunnel.com specifically reserves the right to release current or past user information:
(a) In the event that we believe that the Site is being or has been used in violation of TalesFromTheTunnel.com’s
Terms and Conditions or to commit unlawful acts;
(b) Upon receipt of a properly authorized and authenticated governmental request for information;
(c) In response to a subpoena or a court order,
(d) To comply with relevant laws;
(e) In response to an investigation of fraud or other wrongdoing regarding a specific consumer;
(f) In an effort to safeguard the person or property of a TalesFromTheTunnel.com employee or a third party; or
(g) If TalesFromTheTunnel.com is sold or acquired.
Moreover, you hereby consent to disclosure of any record or communication to any third party when TalesFromTheTunnel.com, in its sole discretion, determines the disclosure to be appropriate including, without limitation, sharing your e-mail address with other third parties for suppression purposes in compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003, as amended from time to time.
If you no longer wish to receive emails from us which you have not specifically initiated, you may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the instructions contained in the applicable e-mail. TalesFromTheTunnel.com processes all unsubscribe requests in a prompt fashion.
Intellectual Property Rights:
You specifically agree, by submitting a story to TalesFromTheTunnel.com, to permit the owners of TalesFromTheTunnel.com to use the information and story that you have submitted in any way that they see fit, at their sole discretion.
Such use may include, but is not limited to, performance, publication, creation of derivative works and creation of compilations using your story. You agree that the owners of TalesFromTheTunnel.com shall be entitled to alter your story in any way they choose, at their sole discretion, to enable it to work for their purposes. You agree that you shall not be entitled to any compensation whatsoever for any use of the story that you submit and you agree any work created using your story shall be considered an original work by the owners of TalesFromTheTunnel.com.
You agree to forfeit any intellectual property right that you may have now or in the future have to the story that you are submitting to TalesFromTheTunnel.com. The owners of TalesFromTheTunnel.com shall be the sole and exclusive owners of any intellectual property rights to such original works.
You assert that you have the right to submit the story that you have submitted to TalesFromTheTunnel.com and that you have the right to transfer any intellectual property rights to the owners of TalesFromTheTunnel.com.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold the owners of TalesFromTheTunnel.com, its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, producers, executives, employees, owners, and authorized agents, harmless from any and all loss, liability, claims and / or demands (including reasonable attorneys’ fees, costs and settlement amounts) made by any third party due to, or arising out of, your submission of any story to the TalesFromTheTunnel.com Site.
Third Party Sites:
Storage of Information:
Although TalesFromTheTunnel.com does not release your personally identifiable information to the public and TalesFromTheTunnel.com makes a reasonable good faith effort to store your personally identifiable information in a secure operating environment, we cannot guarantee 100% security of such information due to factors beyond our control.
Access or Questions:
TalesFromTheTunnel.com may take reasonable steps to confirm your identity prior to supplying any personally identifiable information to you in order to prevent identity theft.