Privacy Policy

This Privacy Notice was last modified: May 17, 2010

This Privacy Notice ("Privacy Notice") applies to ELECTION CHANNEL NETWORKS, INC, its related entities, subsidiaries, whether or not wholly owned (herein known as " ELECTION CHANNEL™ ") and specifically, it outlines the types of information that ELECTION CHANNEL™ gathers about you ("User") while you are using the website or any other related website that uses a ELECTION CHANNEL™ video service now or in the future. This Privacy Notice is incorporated into and is subject to the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Terms of Use. Your use of the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Websites and any personal information you provide on the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Sites remains subject to the terms of this Privacy Notice and our Terms of Use.

Use of Website

ELECTION CHANNEL™ is firmly committed to protecting the privacy of Internet users and fostering consumer confidence in the Internet, Internet advertising and direct marketing. If you as a visitor choose to register or submit information to the ELECTION CHANNEL™ via the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Website, you agree to the use of such data in accordance with this Privacy Notice. Please note that the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Website contains links to other websites, including, without limitation, websites maintained by ELECTION CHANNEL™ and their respective affiliates, which may not be governed by this Privacy Notice. Also note that ELECTION CHANNEL™ may use third parties to host all or portions of, or to assist in maintaining, the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Website.

Please note that because of the changing nature of privacy laws, consumer needs and our business, we may modify this Privacy Notice from time to time without the consent of users by providing advance notice on the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Website before implementing such modifications. We encourage you to review our Privacy Notice periodically to become aware of any changes that may have occurred. If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Notice, or do not feel that your concerns have been addressed, please direct your questions to:

Personal Information & Information Use

Personally identifiable information submitted via the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Website is used only for limited purposes. For example, when you register to request future communications from ELECTION CHANNEL™, the information you submit may be used to respond to you, to create a personal profile to facilitate further requests or inquiries, or to personalize your web site experience. In addition, the webmasters may, where necessary, use your information for various site related tasks.

ELECTION CHANNEL™ will only collect and use customer identifiable information for purposes of providing information by way of an ELECTION CHANNEL™ e-Newsletter, or to create and inform you of products and services that better meet your needs.

Such information will not otherwise be shared with third parties unless so disclosed at the point of collection. Personally identifiable information may be transmitted internationally to third parties for the purposes identified above. This may include transfer to countries without data protection rules similar to those in effect in your country of residence. By providing information to the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Website, you are consenting to such transfers.

Where appropriate, personally identifiable information may be disclosed to law enforcement, regulatory or other government agencies, or third parties where necessary or desirable to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests or for the purposes identified above. ELECTION CHANNEL™ also reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information and/or non-personally-identifiable information that ELECTION CHANNEL™ believes, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to enforce the Terms of Use, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend itself against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Website, and to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of ELECTION CHANNEL™, our Users or others. In all cases we will treat requests to access information or change information in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Customer Choice

You may at any time request to be removed from emails or other communications generated in response to your registration on the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Website. A customer may choose not to receive direct marketing communications from ELECTION CHANNEL™ in connection with ELECTION CHANNEL™ online services. Upon such choice, ELECTION CHANNEL™ (a) will not contact that customer directly with marketing messages about ELECTION CHANNEL™ online services, and (b) will not use customer identifiable information obtained from that customer's registration for or use of an online service to contact that customer with marketing messages about any ELECTION CHANNEL™ products or services. A customer may choose not to receive such messages by e-mail, by mail, or by telephone. You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Websites, in which case ELECTION CHANNEL; may not be able to provide certain services to you.

Please contact ELECTION CHANNEL™ with any questions or comments about this Privacy Notice, your personal information, your consent, or your opt-in or opt-out choices via email to:

Usage Data

When you access the Internet, the computers that host websites that you visit (Web servers) automatically receive some anonymous information ("Usage Data"). This "usage data" may include a record of which pages a Web browser has visited. ELECTION CHANNEL™ servers receive usage data when customers visit an ELECTION CHANNEL™ Website. ELECTION CHANNEL™ may use usage data to provide advertising about goods and services that may be of interest to ELECTION CHANNEL™ customers, or to provide customized features and services. By using this Website, automatically consent to ELECTION CHANNEL™ using this information as specified herein.

Children's Privacy Protection

ELECTION CHANNEL™ understands the importance of protecting children's privacy in the interactive online world. The ELECTION CHANNEL™ Website is covered by this Privacy Notice and is not designed for or intentionally targeted at children 13 years of age or younger. It is not our ELECTION CHANNEL's policy to intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.


ELECTION CHANNEL™ has in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security designed to protect all personally identifiable information provided by visitors via the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Website from unauthorized third party access. ELECTION CHANNEL™ uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to ELECTION CHANNEL™ and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, ELECTION CHANNEL™ makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.

If ELECTION CHANNEL™ learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. ELECTION CHANNEL™ may post a notice on the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Websites if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing.

Cookies and Other Technologies

ELECTION CHANNEL™ and where applicable, its affiliate or advertisers may use various kinds of software devices to collect information about Internet use. Small files called "cookies" may be attached to your Web browser. These files identify your browser and save information so that websites can recognize you. You can set your browser to disable cookies, but some ELECTION CHANNEL™ Websites (and other websites) may not work properly if you do this. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. To ensure that the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Websites are well managed and to facilitate improved navigation within it, cookies (small text files stored in a user's browser) or web beacons (electronic images that allow ELECTION CHANNEL™ Websites to count visitors who have access? a particular page and to access certain cookies) are used on the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Website to collect aggregate data. Cookies and web beacons may be used to track information and identify categories of visitors by items such as IP address, domain, browser type and pages visited. In addition, on some websites, ELECTION CHANNEL™ and its advertisers may use small bits of code called "one-pixel gifs," or "clear gifs" embedded in some web pages, to make cookies more effective. Pixel tags also enables ELECTION CHANNEL™ to send email messages in a format that customers can read. And they tell us whether emails have been opened to assure that we're only sending messages that are of interest to our customers. This information may be used to analyze the number of visitors to different areas of the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Website.

Third Party Advertisers - Links to Other Sites.

ELECTION CHANNEL™ may use advertising companies to deliver ads on some ELECTION CHANNEL™ Websites. The advertising companies may also receive some anonymous information about ad viewing by Internet users on ELECTION CHANNEL™ Websites and other Internet sites. This information may be associated with a customer's web browser, but cannot be associated with a name or e-mail address without the customer's permission. (This means that advertising companies may know where your computer goes on the Internet, but they don't know who you are unless you tell them.) This Site may contain links to other independent third-party ELECTION CHANNEL™ Websites ("Linked Sites"). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to our Users. Such Linked Sites are not under ELECTION CHANNEL's control, and ELECTION CHANNEL™ is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of such Linked Sites, including any information or materials contained on such Linked Sites.

ELECTION CHANNEL™ allows other companies, called third-party ad servers or ad networks, to serve advertisements within the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Sites. These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to send, directly to your browser, the advertisements and links that appear on the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Sites. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. They may also use other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and to personalize the advertising content you see.

ELECTION CHANNEL™ does not provide any personally identifiable information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. However, If you go to another website, including an advertiser's Website (for example by clicking on an ad), and request information or enter a contest, be aware that you may be authorizing another company, including an advertising company, to use information you supply. ELECTION CHANNEL™ is not responsible for these other websites, it is up to the User to read their privacy policies, and choose whether to let them collect information about what you do on the Internet. Please note that if an advertiser asks ELECTION CHANNEL™ to show an advertisement to a certain audience (for example, men ages 18-34) or audience segment (for example, men ages 18-24 who have viewed certain channels of content) and you respond to that advertisement, the advertiser or ad-server may conclude that you fit the description of the audience they are trying to reach. The advertiser may also use information regarding your use of the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Sites, such as the number of times you viewed an ad (but no? any personally identifiable information), to determine which ads to deliver to you.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers or ad networks for more information on their practices and for instructions on how to opt-out of certain practices. ELECTION CHANNEL's Privacy Notice does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or ELECTION CHANNEL™ Websites.


ELECTION CHANNEL™ will not sell, trade, or disclose to third parties any customer identifiable information derived from the registration for or use of an ELECTION CHANNEL™ online service -- including customer names and addresses -- without the consent of the customer (except as required by subpoena, search warrant, or other legal process or in the case of imminent physical harm to the customer or others). When ELECTION CHANNEL™ uses other agents, contractors or companies to perform services on its behalf, ELECTION CHANNEL™ will ensure that the company protects your customer identifiable information consistent with this Notice. If ELECTION CHANNEL™ includes your name and any other customer identifiable information in a directory that ELECTION CHANNEL™ creates from information we receive as an online service provider, the company will give you the opportunity to have your information excluded from that directory. Business directories that ELECTION CHANNEL™ creates may, however, contain information obtained from other sources.

Special Note to International Users

If you are a User accessing the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Websites from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued use of the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Websites, which are governed by U.S. law, this Privacy Notice, and our Terms of Use, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to that transfer.

In the Event of Merger, Sale, or Bankruptcy

In the event that ELECTION CHANNEL™ is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information we have collected from our Users as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors' rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.

Feedback and Information

Any feedback you provide at this site shall be deemed to be non-confidential. ELECTION CHANNEL™ shall be free to use such information on an unrestricted basis.

Changes to Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice may be revised periodically and this will be reflected by the "effective date" detailed above. Please revisit this page to stay aware of any changes. In general, ELECTION CHANNEL™ may only use your personal information in the manner described in the Privacy Notice in effect when we received the personal information you provided. Your continued use of the ELECTION CHANNEL™ Websites constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Notice and any future revisions.

Please feel free to direct any questions or concerns regarding this Notice or REAL ESTATE CHANNEL's treatment of personal information by contacting us through this web site at: When we receive formal written complaints at this address, it is REAL ESTATE CHANNEL's policy to contact the complaining User regarding his or her concerns. We will cooperate with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that cannot be resolved between ELECTION CHANNEL™ and an individual.

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