SEEK OR SHOUT PRIVACY AND COPYRIGHT POLICY
Seek or Shout is owned and run by Cision ("Seek or Shout,” "SOS,” “we” or "us"). At Cision, we care about providing you with the tools and information to manage and protect your online privacy. We have, therefore, developed a policy to inform you about the types of information the SOS website collects, who may receive that information, and what we may do with the information.
Syndication with Other Social Media Sites
You may choose to use our content syndication features in order to boost the visibility of your postings to other social sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. In order to facilitate these features within our Site, we may share your information with third party providers. However, their use of your information is restricted to facilitating syndication, i.e., logging in with third-party credentials, and sending private invitations to individuals with whom you are connected on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, with your permission. Additionally, information posted as anonymous on the SOS Site will not be syndicated social media sites.
SOS collects personal information, such as name, email address, and information about online activities within SOS which can be directly linked to individual SOS users. If you register as a SOS user, we will create an account for you, at SeekorShout.com, which will contain your name, e-mail, and other identifying information. We may use the provided email address to send out the periodic emails according to your SOS user preferences, and you can modify your provided email address at any time.
Please note that your obtained personally identifiable information will be stored and processed on computers outside of the United States (e.g., Amazon services –http://aws.amazon.com/security). The laws regarding the handling of personal data in the United States may differ from the laws of other countries but, as we explain below, SOS will make every reasonable effort to ensure that your information in a safe, confidential and secure environment.
We do not obtain any financial information, such as credit card and/or bank account billing information. When purchasing any services through the Site, you will be directed to a third party vendor (e.g., PayPal) to facilitate your transaction. These third party vendors may include credit card companies and banking institutions used to process and support your transaction or activity. Use of these third party vendors is subject to the third party’s own terms and conditions, and you are responsible for reviewing and accepting such terms before using any third party website or service.
Our Use of Your Information
We use information in the files we maintain about you, and the other information we obtain from your current and past activities on the Site to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and enforce our Terms of Service. At times, we may review the data of multiple members to identify problems or resolve disputes.
You agree that we may use personally identifiable information about you to analyze your Site usage, improve our content and service offerings, and customize our content, layout, and services. These uses improve our Site and provided services and by tailoring them closer to meet your needs.
Sharing and Disclosure of Personal Information
If we are required to respond to court orders, subpoenas, or other legal process, we may share your personal information in responding. We may also share your information to investigate and/or prevent unlawful activity which may threaten other SOS users or that otherwise violates our Terms of Service.
Your information will be shared with our parent, affiliates, and/or subsidiaries. To the extent applicable, these entities will follow privacy practices no less protective of all SOS users than our practices outlined in this policy. In the event of merger or acquisition, we may share some or all of your information in order to continue to provide services. If such an event occurs, we will inform of the event and ensure that the controlling entity follows the privacy practices outlined in this policy.
Your Use of Other Users’ Information
Security & Access
We use industry standard practices to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal identifiable information. We treat data as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access. We employ many different security techniques to protect such data from unauthorized access by others inside and outside the company. We restrict access to nonpublic information to people on the SOS team who need to access that information in order to provide services to you.
Lawful Use of Site
Our Site and the SOS services may only be used for lawful purposes. Transmission of any material in violation of any U.S., state or local law, rule or regulation is strictly prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted or trademarked material; material legally judged to be threatening or obscene; material protected by trade secret; or material which violates a legally protected privacy right of an individual. Persons under the age of 18 may not access the Site.
SOS operates in full compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA). We will cooperate with local, state and federal courts and law enforcement agencies in the investigation and prosecution of claims of illegal activities when legally obligated to do so. This Site is considered an “Internet Service Provider” under the DMCA, and we maintain specific contact information provided below, including an email address, for notifications of claimed infringement regarding materials posted to this site. All notices should be addressed to the following contact person: Cision US, Inc., 332 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60604, [email address]. You may contact us for notice of a claimed infringement with details regarding the allegedly infringing posted material and we will investigate those complaints. If, in our discretion, the posted material violates applicable law or another’s third party’s rights, we will remove or disable access to the material, and we will notify the party who posted the material of such action.
In your notification to us, please provide the following DMCA-required information:
(i) Your contact information, including your email address, phone number, and mailing address;
(ii) Description of the copyrighted work that is allegedly being infringed;
(iii) Description of the infringing material and information sufficient to permit us to locate it;
(iv) Your statement that you have a good faith belief that the material is not authorized;
(v) Your statement, signed under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that you have the authority to enforce the copyrights that are claimed to be infringed; and
(vi) Signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
Failure to include all of the information listed above may result in the delay of the processing of your complaint.
We will comply with all legally enforceable subpoenas, search warrants, court orders and other forms of legal process. Under SOS’s Terms of Service, the customer agrees to indemnify and hold SOS and its, officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from any claims, liabilities and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees, resulting from the customer's use or misuse of the service which damages SOS, its officers, directors, employees and agents, as well as any user, or another party.
SOS will keep this policy current and reserves the right to change this policy at any time by amending the content of this policy. SOS will post a notice of changes on our Site, when and if the policy is amended. The policies expressed herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any customer, user, or other third party.
SeekorShout.com, Seek or Shout, and SOS are the exclusive trade names and marks of Cision US, Inc.