By using our services and providing personal information to Musical Box Society International, you are agreeing to allow us to collect and utilize this information as you use our web sites, and you are agreeing to allow us to disclose that information and details of any transactions with Musical Box Society International's offices, subsidiaries, affiliates, and payment processors. Due to the structure of the Internet, such data may pass through any country.
Collection of your Personal Data
In order to provide services, Musical Box Society International may require you to provide certain information to us, and Musical Box Society International may collect other information automatically. Common items may include, but are not limited to, your name, company name, address, email, phone number, credit card information (ie: on ecommerce sites), search preferences, and preferred password. Ecommerce and message forum offerings in particular collect a variety of user data.
Some pieces of data shall be provided optionally, and some are required as a condition for registration. Required pieces of information vary depending upon the individual web site or service requested. For the few services on our network that require payment, we request credit card or other payment account information which we may maintain on our servers.
We may combine the information you submit under your account with information from our other services or third parties in order to provide you with a better experience and to improve the quality of our services. For certain services, we may give you the opportunity to opt out of combining such information. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Musical Box Society International. When you visit any of Musical Box Society International's sites, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. This information can include: the name and address of the page you are visiting, your IP address, browser type, browser language, access times, referring website address, and one or more cookies that uniquely identify your browser. This information is used for the operation and security of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of our web sites.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Musical Box Society International's public message offerings, such as via our public message boards, forums, blogs, or encyclopedia services, this information may be collected and accessed and used by others whom we have no control over.
We store and process your information on computers located in the United States that are protected by physical as well as technological security devices.
Use of your Personal Data
Musical Box Society International collects, stores and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and to deliver the services you have requested.
Musical Box Society International may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Musical Box Society International may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Musical Box Society International and its affiliates.
Musical Box Society International may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within our network, in order to determine which Musical Box Society International services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Musical Box Society International to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
We do not share your contact information with unaffiliated third parties without your consent.
Information you provide will be used within our company, and in cases by affiliated companies, to provide you with our services.
Musical Box Society International may from time to time contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (such as e-mail address, name, mailing address, or phone number) is not transferred to the third party.
Musical Box Society International may share your data with trusted partners to help perform payment processing, security services, statistical analysis, email servicing, postal mail, customer support, surveys, direct marketing, or to arrange for deliveries. Service providers will only be provided such information as is related to their roles in assisting Musical Box Society International. Except as authorized by you, all such third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information except to provide these services to Musical Box Society International, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information.
Musical Box Society International's pages may include advertising operated and controlled by third parties, in particular Google and Yahoo. Their own privacy policies likely apply to this sponsored content.
Beyond the policies listed herein, Musical Box Society International will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Musical Box Society International or its sites; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Musical Box Society International; and (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Musical Box Society International, or the public.
Web Page Links
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Musical Box Society International series or websites you visit.
Security of your Information
Musical Box Society International works to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure in multiple ways.
Musical Box Society International's websites and the content therein are intended for use by persons age 14 and older. Musical Box Society International does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. Anyone under the age of 14 should not establish an account on our sites and should not provide any personal information to Musical Box Society International. Additionally, there are restrictions for visitors between 14 and 17 years of age. Anyone under the age of 18 should not conduct any financial transation on or through our sites, nor shall advertise for, or responsd to advertising for, any financial transaction on our site, nor should provide any financial data such as credit card numbers.
When you send email or other communications to Musical Box Society International, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests, track pending issues, and improve our services. When you sign-up for an account, we will send you a validation email that contains a link that you will need to click on before you may use your free account. Additionally, if you join one of our message forums, you have the option (not the default) of receiving notices of updates to threads you have expressed interested, and/or notices of incoming private messages from other users. If you no longer wish to receive these forum message, turn the option off on the same settings page in which you turned it on in the first place (access via the forum user control panel or clicking the opt-out link at the bottom of any subscription email). A few of our business to business web sites (such as www.efootage.com) may send out weekly (or less frequent) emails to members that have specifically requested them. Each email has a link at the bottom you can click if you no longer wish to receive these weekly newsletter.
Musical Box Society International may present links in a format that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been followed. We use this information to improve the quality of our offerings, customized content, and advertising.
E-mail and Account Management
All email sent from this system is as a result of a specific request. If you signed up on one of our sites, you will be sent a confirmation e-mail. If you do not click on the link in said email, your account will never be made active. Once made active, you may receive e-mail from us based on the preferences you selected when you signed up. To turn off any such email from one of our main sites, log in, select 'edit my account', and turn off your email settings. Additionally, any 'update' email sent out may be turned off by either the account setting page, or by clicking on the 'remove' link from the bottom of each e-mail. Lastly, by default, our message forums do not sent out email. If you have asked the system to send you email (ie: updates to threads you have posted in), and you no longer to receive such updates, you should turn them off the same way you turned them on--via account settings in the user control panel.
An account closure, initiated by either you or us, will not result in the deletion of all your data. If you are utilzing one of our sites which allow users to post personal information publicly, such as in the form of a personal profile, please feel free to make specific requests regarding working to remove any such information. We will review such requests on a case-by-case basis. Please do not ask us to delete messages in bulk that you posted to public message forum threads, as it is typically not possible to remove such messages without damaging the context of the message threads in which they appear.
Privacy and Data Department
MBSI, c/o WebMagic Inc.
87 N. Raymond Avenue, Suite 850
Pasadena, CA 91103
An email address and phone number for communicating with us about our privacy policies may be found on this Contact Us page.
While you may contact us regarding these policies via email, U.S. Mail, or phone, we do ask that whenever possible you contact us via email or U.S. mail, as it allows us to route your communication to the proper person without undue delay.
Please note that email may be get lost or caught up in spam protection measures. As such, if you do not receive an anticipated response to an email about this Policy, please feel free to contact us by postal mail.
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