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SM Digital Creations Privacy Statement
Effective September 1, 2017

At SM Digital Creations ("we" or "us"), we respect and protect the privacy of our customers and others who use our websites, products and services. This privacy statement provides details about how your personal information is collected and used by us. Personal information is any information that identifies you or would enable someone to contact you, which may include your name, email address, phone number and other non-public information that is associated with such information. It does not include aggregate information, anonymous information or any other non-personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies to the SM Digital Creations website and products and services that are provided by SM Digital Creations. This privacy statement does not cover how our customers may use the data that we collect on their behalf. For information on how they use data, please contact the applicable customer directly. SM Digital Creations is located at 7350 Boston State Road, Boston, NY 14025.


Information Collection and Use by SM Digital Creations
We are the sole owner of information collected on the Sites (including any metadata), except for contact lists and content that you provide to us in connection with your use of our products and services. We collect information only as necessary to fulfill the purposes set forth in this privacy statement and we will only use this information as described in this privacy statement. We may combine any or all of this data with other information we collect about you.

In connection with your use of our products or services, when we will obtain contact lists (including email addresses and other information for your subscribers) and content (including the content of your campaigns and storefront information) that you provide to us in connection with such use we acknowledge your ownership rights in such contact lists and content. We will never sell or rent your contact lists to anyone without your permission and will never use your contact lists or content for any purpose other than as described here.

We may use any of this information to offer and improve our products and services, to provide you with requested information or technical support, to facilitate to do a better job of advertising and marketing our products and services, to diagnose problems with our servers or our products and services, in connection with our security and compliance programs, to administer our Sites, to communicate with you, to assist us in offering you a personalized experience. We may aggregate and anonymize information received to produce reports on trends and statistics, such as trends, email open rates by industry, campaign best practices or the number of users that have been exposed to, or clicked on, or purchased our products and services. Payment information that you provide to us, including credit card data, will only be used to facilitate payment for our products and services.

In the course of your use of our products or services or visit to the Sites, we may also obtain the following information about you:

Information that you provide during any voluntary or mandatory registration process (such as first and last name, company name, email address, phone number, billing address or credit card information, geographic location and industry), when you call or email us (for support or otherwise) or when you use our products or services;
Payment information that you provide to us (on our Sites or otherwise) when you purchase some of our products and services, including credit card data;
Additional information about you that we collect from other sources, such as information you provide at seminars or to our partners, information that is publicly available or that you consent to us receiving from third parties.

Your telephone conversations with us (which we may monitor or record);
Data relating to your activity on our Sites (such as your IP address, browser type and version, geographic location, pages you view, how you got to our Sites and any links you click on to leave our Sites, metadata about your use and your subscribers' use of our Sites and your emails you send (including clicks and opens), your interactions with any device or other method of communication you use to interact with the Sites, which we store in a variety of places within our infrastructure, including system log files, back end databases and analytics systems; and
If you decide to import contacts from other email accounts, we collect the username and password for the email account you wish to import your contacts from.
We may use any of this information to offer and improve our products and services, to provide you with requested information or technical support, to facilitate your movement through the Sites or your use of our products and services, to diagnose problems with our servers or our products and services, in connection with our security and compliance programs, to administer our Sites, to communicate with you

Security and Privacy
We employ reasonable technical, administrative and physical safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information. We use industry-recognized technical safeguards, such as firewalls, and have adopted and implemented security procedures to protect your information from loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration.


Sharing of Information
We will only share certain personal information with third party service providers, as required for custom applications or for legal reasons, as required by law.

We may share your name, email address and other information with certain of our partners so that they may assist you in using our products and services, contact you with offers, services or products that may be of interest to you, and provide you with their products or services.

We may also share non-personal information with any third party, including the media, industry observers, marketing and advertising partners, vendors, customers, potential customers or partners. For example, we may disclose mobile search trends, email open rates by industry, campaign best practices or the number of users that have been exposed to, or clicked on, our Sites or evaluated or purchased our products and services.

If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, a sale of all or a substantial portion of our assets, or other similar sale transaction, your information may be transferred as part of that transaction. We will notify you by email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any such transfer and any choices you may have regarding your information.

We may share your information with others within your organization (including any affiliates or any other individuals designated as users on your account).

Lastly, we may disclose your personal information to courts, law enforcement authorities and other relevant third parties, such as internet service providers, when such disclosure is necessary or advisable, in our sole discretion, to conduct an investigation, respond to a third party or law enforcement subpoena or court order, bring legal action, prevent harm to others or pursue other relief when you or a third party are or may be: violating our terms and conditions of use; causing injury or other harm to, or otherwise violating our property or other legal rights, or those of other users or third parties; or violating federal, state, local, or other applicable law. This disclosure may include transferring information to the U.S. and outside the European Economic Area. To the extent we are legally permitted to do so, we will take reasonable steps to notify you in the event that we are required to provide your personal information to third parties in connection with a subpoena.

Tracking Technologies
Technologies such as cookies, tags and scripts are used by us. These technologies may be used in many ways, including analyzing trends, administering and improving the Sites, tracking users' movements around the Sites (including point of entry), gathering demographic information about our user base, verifying login status, providing improved customer service, providing more relevant services, deterring or detecting fraud, and providing users with a customized experience. We may collect this information based on the use of these technologies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.

Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our Sites, but your ability to use some features or areas of our Sites may be limited.

We use Local Storage Objects (LSOs), such as HTML5 to, among other things, optimize screen presentation, video and other preference information.

Notwithstanding our efforts, we cannot guarantee absolute or unqualified protection of this information given the open nature and resulting instability of the Internet and World Wide Web, and we make no representations or warranties as to the effectiveness of our security and assume no liability for security breaches or any failure in the security of your computer equipment, your internet service provider or other networks and communications providers.

Choice/Opt-out for Email Communications
You have a choice about how we use your personal information to communicate with you, and you may opt out at any time by unsubscribing or changing your preferences.

Our Anti-Spam Policy tolerates only permission-based email. You always have the opportunity to opt-out of our marketing communications with you or change preferences by following a link in the footer of all non-transactional email messages sent by us or by contacting Us at 716-254-6130 or mail to PO Box 60, Marilla, NY 14102.

Some communications (for example, important account notifications and billing information) are considered transactional and are necessary for all of our customers. You must cancel your SM Digital Creations, as applicable, to unsubscribe from these communications. To cancel your SM Digital Creations please see contact at 716-254-6130, via email to contact@smdigitalcreations.net or mail to PO Box 60, Marilla, NY 14102. You may still receive marketing communications from us even after you cancel your account unless you also opt-out of our marketing communications, as described above.

Refer a Friend
If you choose to refer our services and tell a friend about our Sites or our products and services and provide your friend's email address we will retain this information for the sole purpose of sending communicating with the referred friend.

Such referrals may not be permissible in all situations or in all jurisdictions. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for compliance with any applicable laws in this regard. Your friend may contact us at contact@smdigitalcreations.net to request that we remove this information from our database.

Children
Our Sites and our products and services are not directed to persons under 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18.

If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personal information without such parent or guardian's consent, he or she should contact us. If we become aware that a child under 18 has provided us with personal information, we will delete such information from our files.

Notification of Changes
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we decide to change this privacy statement in any material way, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on www.smdigitalcreations.net so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.

For material changes in how we use personal information, we will provide advance notice by email (sent to the email address specified in your account) or by means of notice on www.smdigitalcreations.net prior to the change becoming effective. In all cases, your continued use of any Site or our products and services constitutes consideration and your binding acceptance to any such changes.

Questions and inquiries concerning your privacy may be directed by email to contact@smdigitalcreations.net or write us:

SM Digital Creations
PO Box 60
Marilla, NY 14102