Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC 
Effective as of August, 2014

Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC understands the importance of protecting your privacy.  This Privacy Policy sets forth how Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC collects and uses the personal information you share on our site located at radiofreeamerica.com (“Site”) and in connection with the use of Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC’s services such as, but not limited to, personal profiles and original uploaded content as defined in our Terms of Use and as modified from time to time  (“Services”).
By using or accessing the Site or Services, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.  As new security technologies and business practices evolve, this Privacy Policy may change.  Please check this page regularly for modifications to this Privacy Policy, which will be effective immediately upon posting.  The top of this page will indicate the date the terms of this Privacy Policy were last revised and your continued use of Site and Services will signify your acceptance of the revised terms.  
If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy please contact our privacy staff at privacy@radiofreeamerica.com or at 550 Canyon Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico  87501
Collected Information

1) Voluntary disclosure of information by Users and Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC’s use of that information.
a.    You will knowingly disclose and provide us with certain personal information while using the Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC Site and Services.  For instance, upon registration with Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC, you may provide us with your name, email address, a password, and certain other personal or preference information. 
For online purchases, you may also provide us with credit card processing and payment information.  Similar information may be voluntarily disclosed in different areas of the Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC Site.  
b.    We may use your email address to send you important information about your account and the Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC Site and Services.  If you decide to “opt in” to any specific service offered on the site, we may also send additional information to you, for example the Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC newsletter.  At any time, you may “opt out” of this email list by editing your account information. Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC reserves the right to send you notices about your account even if you opt out of all voluntary email notifications.
c.    If you contact us with a problem or question, we may maintain copies of these communications to help us serve you better.  Additionally, the Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC Site allows you to email third parties and share information related to the Radio Free Services.  In order to provide this feature, we must maintain copies of your emailed messages.  At times (usually in cases when we receive a specific complaint), we may, in our discretion, monitor these messages to ensure they do not violate the Terms of Use.  We may also maintain a log of emails sent from and to Registered Users through the Site.
d.    We also provide community features that allow you to find music you like by sharing stations.  Any information you send or post on the Site’s community features will be public information and we cannot be held responsible for any third party use of that information.  We may monitor the community features at any time, and reserve the right to remove any inappropriate content or terminate registrations of Registered Users, in our sole discretion, as set forth in our Terms of Use.
e.    You have the opportunity to create personal pages that display personal information provided by you such as your favorite songs, genres of music, stations, and other personal information.  This information may be made available to other Registered Users and visitors to the Site.  Please be cautious with respect to the type of information you decide to provide on your personal page as it may be viewed by others. User Content (as defined in the Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC Terms of Use) is posted on the Site at your own risk.  Although privacy features may limit access to your pages, these privacy features, as with any security measures, may be penetrated and are not faultless.  It is possible that your User Content may be viewed by unauthorized persons.  Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC has no control and shall have no responsibility for the actions of third parties and other Users with whom you share your information.  We cannot guarantee, and we shall have no responsibility for, any circumvention, intentional or unintentional, of any of the privacy and security measures used in this Site.  You understand and agree that even after you terminate use of the Site, we may still retain copies of the User Content and such User Content may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if other Users have stored your User Content. 
2)  Collection of additional data by Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC and use of such data by Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC.
a.    When you enter the Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC Site, we collect your browser type and IP address. This information is gathered for all Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC visitors. 
b.     We may store certain information from your browser using "cookies." A cookie is a string of information or data that is sent by a website and stored on the user's hard drive. We may use session ID cookies to confirm that users are logged in. These cookies terminate once the user closes the browser. By default, we may use a persistent cookie that stores your login ID (but not your password) to make it easier for you to login when you come back to the Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC Site. You can remove or block this cookie using the settings in your browser if you want to disable this convenience feature.
c.    In using the Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC Site, you may set up a personal profile, form relationships, send and receive messages, participate in chat features, perform searches, add applications, and otherwise receive and transmit information through use of the Site.  We collect this information and may retain it so that we can process, validate and verify registrations, provide you with the Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC Services, provide the Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC development staff with information that may be useful in creating new features as well as personalized features, and provide advertisers with aggregate (as opposed to individual) information about the user base and usage patterns for the Site.  
d.    In our discretion, we may also use tracking software to protect the intellectual property rights of audio and audiovisual recordings, musical compositions, and/or any other material used on the Site to ensure its legal use.  This data is used only in the aggregate to pay royalties, delete unauthorized content, or otherwise protect such intellectual property rights.  The data is not tied to an individual or to your personal information.  This information may also be shared with third parties with whom we partner in order to provide you with the best services possible.   
e.    Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC may also collect information about you from other sources, such as from third parties with whom we have contractual relationships or who otherwise share your information with us.  We also may collect information about you through your use of links, purchased marketing data, newspapers, blogs, instant messaging services, and other Users of the Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC Services through the operation of the service (e.g., photo tags).  We use this information for system administration purposes and in order to provide you with more useful information and a more personalized experience.    
f.    Any misuse of information provided on Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC is a violation of the Terms of Use and should be reported to privacy@radiofreeamerica.com.
Children Under Age 13

Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC does not knowingly allow anyone under the age of 13 to register with the Site, nor do we knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13.  If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register with or provide any information to Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC.  In the event that we learn that we have unintentionally collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at privacy@radiofreeamerica.com.
Children Between the Ages of 13 and 18

Minors over the age of 13 should ask their parents to review the Site, the Terms of Use, and this Privacy Policy, and obtain express permission from their parents before registering or before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet including this Site.
Sharing Your Information with Others

Other than as set forth in this Privacy Policy, including without limitation as set forth below, we will not share your personal information with other companies.  
Advertisers:  While we may use your personal information to display advertising to you, we do not share personal information with our advertisers.   However, advertisements or sponsorships on Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC are sometimes delivered directly to Users by third parties or links, in which case the advertisers or sponsors may automatically receive your IP address. These third party advertisers or sponsors may also download cookies to your computer, or use other technologies to improve or make their advertisements more effective. In this way, the third party advertisers compile information about where individuals using your computer or browser saw or clicked on their advertisements or sponsorship banners.  Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC has no control over the cookies that may be placed on your computer by any third parties. 
Agents/Vendors:  We may share your personal information with specific companies acting as our agent in providing a service such as customer support services, technological support, credit card processing, etc.  However, these companies are authorized to use such information only for the limited purpose for which they are engaged and these companies are obligated to keep the information secure in accordance with all applicable laws. 
Third party developers may  create widgets and other third party applications  that may also be available on the Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC Services. These are small bits of software, which may be interactive, that can be installed into your profiles or shared with other Users. Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC does not control these third party developers or their applications. Please note that  when you  engage with  a third party application, you are interacting with the third party developer, not with Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC, and if you are not familiar with them, we discourage you from providing them with your personal  information.
Affiliated Entities:  If Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC merges or is sold to a third party, or in the event of bankruptcy,  Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC may disclose and transfer your personal information to that third party or as required by law in order to effectuate such transfer or merger or transaction.  However, we will notify you in advance of any such event, either via email or by posting notice on the Site.   
Disclosure Required by Law:  We will also disclose your personal information if required to do so by law.  For instance, we will disclose your information in response to a request by a law enforcement agency, in response to a court order, or in cases in which we reasonably believe disclosure is necessary to identify someone who is causing injury to Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC’s or other User’s property or rights.
Links

Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC contains links to other websites and we have no control over the privacy policy or the implementation of such policies by third party sites.  Please be aware that when you leave the Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC Site, you must be read the privacy statements and terms of use of any new sites you enter.  This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected by Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC. 


Editing and Deleting Information

You may modify, edit or delete your personal information or deactivate your account at any time by visiting your Profile page.  Deleted information may remain in backup copies but will not be made generally available to Users.  Additionally, when you communicate to other users, such as via email or chat, such communications may not be deleted. 
 

Security

Radio Free America Digital Services, LLC takes all reasonable precautions to protect your information but cannot protect against unintended disclosure due to hackers or other unpreventable circumstances. Your account information is located on a secured server behind a firewall and we encrypt sensitive information.. If you have any questions about the security of our site, please contact us at privacy@radiofreeamerica.com.