– Aggregate demographic or statistical information that is not personally identifiable may be collected and shared at the discretion of WIKD.
– We do not collect personal information from children we know to be under the age of 13, and no part of our Website is directed to children under the age of 13.
What kind of information do we collect?
We collect a variety of information for a variety of purposes. We collect personal information, such as your name and email address during your visit to the WIKD Website, in connection with various events such as, but not limited to, sweepstakes or contest entry, or subscribing to receive a WIKD newsletter. Submission of personal information through the Website is voluntary in each case and will be collected once you submit it to the Website. If you download software, your name and email information will be required. We do not collect personal information from children who we know to be under the age of 13. We also collect demographic information by a number of ways. We keep track of the domains from which people visit our Website. For legal and business reasons, we may track the country or zip code of the visitor. We analyze this data for trends and statistics, and for federal export law compliance when required. This information is analyzed at an aggregate level. Finally, we collect statistical browser information on the anonymous users of our Website, including: (1) the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the user’s computer, (2) the referring URL, if any, or (3) the browser software identification (this provides the brand and version of the browser software used by the anonymous user while viewing our Website). This is not personally identifiable information.
How do we use the information collected?
WIKD uses the information collected to:
Deliver to you and bill you for WIKD products and services, and communicate with you concerning your account and customer service issues. This may include verifying authorization of credit card usage before any subscription to services or purchase of products;
Verify access rights to access-restricted services, including for the purpose of supporting digital rights management software;
Improve our software and services by providing personalized content recommendations, language and location customization, and/or personalized help and instructions;
Determine if you meet the minimum system requirements to use our products, and provide information concerning compatibility and interoperability to you;
Track content accesses, downloads and burns for the purpose of paying royalties and license fees to third party providers, such as record labels and other copyright holders and content distributors;
Ask you to participate in surveys about products, services, news and events;
Offer you product upgrades, content, services and games for you to purchase;
Provide you with content, services, instructions, and a more personalized experience based on personal information, such as your language preferences, zip/postal code, country locations, and any content or other preferences you provide;
Auto-update downloaded WIKD products;
Provide you with news, free newsletters, updates, targeted advertising, promotions, and special offers; and
Better understand how our products are used, including Web traffic patterns and what types of content are most popular with users of our products and services.
Share anonymous site usage information about visitors to the WIKD for the purpose of measuring the effectiveness of affiliate programs. None of such information shared is personally identifiable.
How do we keep your information secure?
WIKD, Inc. understands that it is a privilege to have you as a customer and is committed to protecting your personal information. We use the following controls to protect your personal information:
Use of secure connections using SSL to safeguard information when transmitted from your Web browser to WIKD;
Use of security controls to restrict access to databases housing personally identifying information;
Use of encryption for sensitive personal information, such as credit card numbers and user names;
Restrict employee access to databases containing personal information and impose confidentiality requirements upon employees who do; and
Bind subcontractors with contractual, technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information.
What do we share with third parties?
WIKD does not use your personal information for purposes incompatible with those listed above. WIKD does not sell, rent, or share your personal information to a third party unless you consent to provide such information to a third party partner or content service. WIKD may be required to provide specific access and usage information to certain content providers and rights holders as a condition of content licensing and royalties. In such cases, WIKD may provide content usage, access, demographic and other information without your personally identifiable information (your name, billing information, email address) to the content provider. WIKD may disclose relevant information about our customers to our contractors (e.g. a customer service contractor or a credit card clearing service) in order for them to provide specific services for WIKD, and to better serve our customers. WIKD contractors are bound by strict contractual requirements to keep all personal information they process strictly confidential and to use such information solely on behalf of WIKD. Also, WIKD may disclose your personal information 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; (b) comply with the order of a competent judicial authority in any jurisdiction; (c) comply with legal process served on WIKD; (d) protect and defend the rights or property of WIKD; or (e) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of WIKD products or the public at large. WIKD Websites and products contain links to other Websites and products. WIKD is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Websites or products. Please visit the privacy policies of these third party sites in order to understand their privacy policies and data collection practices.
What are some ways information is collected?