WBZD-FM (“STATION”) AND WBZD.com (“WEBSITE”)
Last updated: January 2, 2014
Protection and Privacy of Children
Neither this Website nor any WBZD-FM Internet Service is directed to children younger than 13 years old. We do not knowingly collect, use, store, or disclose the Personal Information of any person under the age of 13. When a user discloses Personal Information on the Website or with respect to any WBZD-FM Internet Service, he or she is representing his or her age as at least 13 years of age. If you are the parent or legal guardian of a child under 13 who may have registered in the Loyal Listeners Club (see below) or otherwise provided his or her Personal Information, please contact us as described below.
Loyal Listeners Club
You can register for the Loyal Listeners Club via the Website. To become a member of the Loyal Listeners Club, you may be required to provide certain Personal Information, including, but not limited to, first and last name, email address, age, gender, and zip code. We may request additional information about you, your interests and opinions.
WBZD-FM may retain whatever information you submit. We may use your Personal Information for operational and business purposes, including, but not limited to, learning how we can improve our Station and Website, letting you know about offers from the Station and our partners that may be of interest to you, and developing new services and features. Additionally, we may share your Personal Information with our corporate parents and affiliates for business reasons.
Once you are registered in the Loyal Listeners Club, you may receive emails or other communications from WBZD-FMconcerning programming, upcoming events and contests, the Website, WBZD-FM Internet Services, offers from WBZD-FM or its partners,and similar Station- and Website-related information (“Loyal Listeners Club Emails”). You may also receive SMS text messages on your mobile phone containing similar information (“Loyal Listeners Club Texts”). WBZD-FM itself charges no fee in connection with the Loyal Listeners Club Emails or Loyal Listeners Club Texts. Your use of these services could result, however, in charges from your service provider(s). You are responsible for all such charges, and you agree that WBZD-FM is not responsible for any such charges. Loyal Listeners Club members are sometimes automatically registered for online contests as well. We reserve the right to terminate membership in the Loyal Listeners Club at our sole discretion, with any reason or no reason, with or without notice to you.
Loyal Listeners Club Emails will contain a link that you can use to remove yourself from the Loyal Listeners Club. When you remove yourself from the Loyal Listeners Club, we will no longer send you Loyal Listeners Club Emails or Loyal Listeners Club Texts. Please note, however, that removing yourself from the Loyal Listeners Club does not necessarily result in the deletion of all your Personal Information from our records.
As part of the Loyal Listeners Club registration process, you will obtain a username and password, which you can use to review and update some Personal Information you have provided us. You will also be able to remove yourself from the Loyal Listeners Club. During the registration process, you may also be presented with an option to “opt in” to National and/or Regional content Emails based on your interests. These Emails originate from a third party partner and WBZD-FM is not responsible for the frequency or content of these Emails. All Loyal Listeners Club Emails also will contain links that you can use, along with your username and password, to review and update some Personal Information you have provided us or to remove yourself from the Loyal Listeners Club.
WBZD-FM may collect Personal Information from you in connection with various WBZD-FM contests (“Contests”).
Other Website and WBZD-FM Internet Service Features
Other features of the Website and WBZD-FM Internet Services may require you to submit Personal Information. WBZD-FM may use this information to provide service, communicate with you or improve our offerings.
Like other websites, this Website collects non-personally identifying information about your visit, such as the IP address of your computer, the date and time of your visit, and the kind of browser you are using. Such anonymous data allow us to monitor the performance of our Website, diagnose problems and make improvements.
Other Disclosures of Personal Information
WBZD-FM may additionally disclose aggregate data concerning the use of this Website and your Personal Information in the following circumstances:
- To any direct or indirect affiliate of Backyard Broadcasting, LLC.
- To defend the property and/or rights of WBZD-FM, the Website, our corporate parent(s) and/or our affiliate(s).
- At our complete discretion, when we believe it is justifiable to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or harmful activities, suspected fraud, or threats to the safety, security, and/or welfare of users, employees, any other person or property.
- With our agents, advisors, and partners for the foregoing reasons and/or for other legitimate business purposes, including, but not limited to reviewing the performance of WBZD-FM, the Website or WBZD-FM Internet Services and making improvements; and letting you know about offers from us or our partners that may be of particular interest..
- As compelled or authorized by applicable law or in connection with legal proceedings.
- To a new and/or successor entity, in the event that WBZD-FM is acquired by, transferred to, or merged with another company, in whole or in part.
While it has not been our regular practice to do so, we reserve the right to sell or rent Personal Information that we collect to third-parties. Moreover, from to time, we may share aggregated, anonymous data about Website and WBZD-FM Internet Service users with third-parties, or we may use such information internally. Such information does not contain specific Personal Information about any one visitor.
These tools allow our Website to remember you when you visit the site and are necessary for quick and efficient access to the Website and WBZD-FM Internet Services, such as membership clubs, awards programs and contests. Cookies and image tags make the Website easier for you to use, help us administer and improve the Website, and enhance current offerings.
We may use the Adobe® Flash®Player to provide special content, such as streaming audio,video and certain animations. The Adobe® Flash®Player (and other similar applications) use technologies similar to browser cookies to remember settings, preferences and usage; however, Adobe® Flash®Cookies are not generally managed through your web browser. You can access Flash®management tools directly from Adobe’s website.
We may share the information we receive from your browser, Adobe® Flash®and other cookies and image tags with third-parties and our advertisers. Such information does not itself contain Personal Information about any visitor.
You may choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie or image tag is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all such devices. This is done through your browser on your computer by turning off the setting that allows it to accept third-party cookies. If you turn cookies off in this manner, you could lose access to many Website and WBZD-FM Internet Services or they may not function properly.
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Security and Confidentiality
We implement features reasonably designed to protect the security of the Personal Information that we collect from you. We cannot, however, guaranty the security of your Personal Information, even where access to some portions of our Website are password protected.
Further, this Website, like many Internet websites, collects Personal Information via unsecured transmission. Please note that when users transmit Personal Information over an unsecured Internet connection, WBZD-FM is not responsible for the security of that transmission, and that the information you transmit might be copied or intercepted by unknown third-parties. Therefore, you understand, acknowledge, and agree that you transmit Personal Information over this Website at your own risk.
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