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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to The Singing Machine Company, Inc. (“we” or “us”). With that in mind, we have established and implemented information handling practices for The Singing Machine Company, Inc. (www.singingmachine.com) that we believe are consistent with the highest standards and best practices of organizations doing business on the Internet. This privacy policy (“policy”) describes the practices that apply to our site, including, specifically, the information we collect about you, when and how we collect that information and what may happen to that information. We have prepared a detailed policy because we believe you should know as much as possible about our practices so that you can make an informed decision about the extent of your use of our site.

 

We will not collect personally identifiable information like your name, e-mail and mailing address and telephone number (“Personal information”) without your knowledge and permission; we will not disclose your Personal Information to third parties unless you have authorized us to do so; we will allow you to view, correct or remove your Personal Information and other information associated with your registration as a user of our site; and we will take reasonable steps to protect the security of the Personal Information we collect from you. The remainder of this policy describes our information handling practices in detail.

 

When You Are Just Visiting Us

You can always visit our site without revealing who you are or providing any Personal Information. When you visit our site or visit our site through one of our partner’s sites, we do collect usage information (“session data”), but it is anonymous and is not linked to you as an individual. We use session data to better understand things like how our site is navigated, how many visitors arrive at specific pages, the length and frequency of stays at our site, the variety of searches of our site’s database, the types of browsers and computer operating systems used by our visitors and the Internet Protocol addresses from which our visitors connect to our site. We use this information to improve our site content and ease of use.

 

Cookies

We may place a “cookie” on your personal computer. A Cookie is a small computer file that our computer sends to your computer and that your computer sends back to us each time you make a request from our site.

 

Cookies help us recognize you when you visit our site again. We use Cookies on our site to collect session data for several purposes to personalize and improve your individual viewing experiences on our site. For example, we use cookies to keep track of your use of our site, gather data to improve the content of our site, provide information that may be of interest to you and improve the security of your experience with us. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or prompt you before accepting a cookie from the sites you visit. If you decide not to accept our cookies, you will still be able to access those parts of our site that are available to the general public, but you will not be able to view some information on our site, use some features designed to enhance your experience at our site or access many of the services offered at our site.

 

Personal Information

If you decide to register with us, we will collect Personal Information about you that you voluntarily share with us. We collect Personal Information that is necessary for us to provide you with the services offered on our site. As mentioned, this Personal Information includes things like your name, e-mail and mailing address and telephone number. You will provide an e-mail address and select a password that will be required to gain access to portions of our site.

 

Additional Products and Services

We may partner with other companies to offer you additional products or services. If you sign up for any of these additional products or services, we will share your name and any other Personal Information that is necessary for these other companies to provide the products or services you have signed up for. This policy will not cover the use of your Personal Information by these other companies. We encourage you to read each other company’s privacy policy before signing up for any of its products or services.

 

Notification of Changes

We may change this policy from time to time. If we decide to change this policy in a material way (for example, a change regarding disclosure of Personal Information), we will post notice of the change on our site and notify you via e-mail at the address you have provided to us or pop-up screen at least thirty (30) days before putting the change into effect. If we decide to change our policy in a less significant way, we will simply post notice of the change on our site at least thirty (30) days before putting the change into effect. If any proposed change is unacceptable to you, you may, as discussed in the section above (Changing and Removing Personal and Other Information), request that we remove your Personal Information from our records.

 

How We Protect Your Information

We are committed to safeguarding your information. For that reason we employ a staff of security technology professionals and utilize a full range of the best security technology available. Specifically, your information is secured from unauthorized access from the Internet through market leading firewall technology. We also protect the connection between your computer and our server from eavesdropping through industry-standard encryption technology known as Secure Socket Layer (SSL). Depending on your browser, this SSL will have encryption keys of up to 128 bits. To ensure that we fulfill our commitment to safeguard your information, we continually assess new technology for protecting your information to make sure that our information handling practices are in accordance with the highest industry standards and best practices on the Internet at all times.

 

Links

Our site provides links to other sites. When you click on one of these links, you are leaving our site and entering another site that we do not control and for which we cannot be responsible. You should carefully review the privacy statements or policies on any other site that you visit because those privacy statements or policies will apply to your visit to that site and may be very different from our policy.

 

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or our Information handling practices, you may contact us at info@singingmachine.com. We will attempt to respond to your questions or concerns within five (5) business days after we receive them.

 

A Special Note about Children

Children – in fact minors (individuals under 18 years of age) – are not eligible to register for or use the services available on our site. We believe that parents should play a central role in their child’s online activities and should monitor those activities to ensure that sites visited by their child are respecting their child’s privacy. For additional information on protecting children’s privacy, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s “Kid’z Privacy” page.

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