The Legal Stuff
Terms & Conditions
1. Proprietary Rights Restrictions
All material on Nichols Media Advertising Agency web site (the "Site") including without limitation all informational text, photographs, graphics, audio, video, messages, files, documents, images or other materials (collectively, the "Materials"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, as well as all derivative works, is owned by Nichols Media, Inc. ("Nichols Media," "We" or "Us") or other parties that have licensed their material to Nichols Media, Inc., and is protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Nichols Media, Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks, service marks, logos, slogans, domain names and trade names other than its own. Trademarks, logos, images and service marks displayed on the Site are the property of either Nichols Media, Inc. or other third parties. You agree not to display or use such marks without Nichols Media, Incorporated’s, prior written permission.
The Materials on the Site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, including by e-mail or other electronic means. Any modification of the Materials, use of the Materials on any web site or networked computer environment, or use of the Materials for any purpose other than personal, non-commercial use is a violation of the copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights in the Materials and is expressly prohibited. Additionally, the use of any device, software or routine that interferes or attempts to interfere with the proper working of the Site is expressly prohibited.
2. Links to Other Web Sites
If any link is offered connecting you to a third party web site, it is as an accommodation to the respective third party site owner and without charge. Web sites linked to and from this Site are not necessarily under the control of Nichols Media, Inc. and Nichols Media, Inc. shall have no responsibilities or liabilities whatsoever for the content or privacy practices of any such linked site or any link or linking program at any time. Nichols Media, Inc. does not necessarily endorse companies (or related products or services) to or from which the Site is linked. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Site, you do so entirely at your own risk.
3. Links to Other Web Sites
The Site, and the Contents therein, are provided "As Is" and "As Available", and all Warranties, Express or Implied, are Disclaimed, including bot not limited to, any Implied Warranties of Merchantability, Quiet Enjoyment, Non-Infringement and Fitness for a praticular purpose. We are NOT responsible for damage or loss caused by errors of the Site, Content on the Site or the Internet. Additionally, the Site may be unavailable unexpectedly as a result of errors or circumstances beyond our control.
4. Further Questions
If you have any questions or comments about our Legal Notice, you can contact us at (605)-339-1841 or Toll Free at 1-(866)-642-4657.
Nichols Media, Inc. ("Nichols Media," "We" or "Us") is committed to respecting the privacy rights of visitors of Nichols Media, Inc. web site (the "Site"). While visiting the Site, We may ask You ("You" or "Your") to provide information that personally identifies You ("Personal Information") for purposes of interacting with the Site.
We will take measures to ensure that the Personal Information You submit to Us remains private, and is used only for the purposes as set forth herein. To further the protection of Your Personal Information, Nichols Media, Inc. has adopted a set of information management guidelines (outlined below) to describe the Personal Information We collect about You, why We collect it, how We use it and when We share it with third parties.
What kind of information does Nichols Media, Inc. collect from visitors?
We only collect Personal Information that You submit to Us, including but not limited to personal data (i.e., Your name, mailing address, phone number and e-mail address), for example when You request further information. Additionally, We may also collect aggregate information regarding users of the Site.
What are Cookies?
There is a technology called "cookies" which can be used to provide You with tailored information from a web site. A cookie is an element of data that a web site can send to Your browser, which may then be stored on Your computer system. This element of data is a piece of text, not a program. The Site can only access the information from a cookie sent by the Site. We cannot access other cookies sent by other web sites or the information contained therein. Additionally, We cannot learn Your e-mail address or any other information about You through the use of a cookie. The only way We would learn such information is if You specifically submit that information to Us.
Use of Personal Information [Subject to the internal policy of Nichols Media, Inc.]
Occasionally, We may make our mailing list available to independent companies that offer products and services that We think may be of interest to You. Additionally, We may share aggregate, non-personally identifiable information with our business partners and other affiliated third parties (i.e., the number of users who have visited the Site on a specific day, etc.). Nichols Media, Inc. may also match aggregated user information with third party data and disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to potential advertisers, partners and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes.
Nichols Media, Inc. does not specifically collect information about children, but is concerned about the safety of children and their use of the Internet. Therefore, in accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, We will never knowingly request or solicit personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent. In the event that We receive actual knowledge that We have collected such personal information without the requisite and verifiable parental consent, We will delete that information from our database as quickly as is practical.
Third Party Hosting
Nichols Media, Inc. contracts with one or more third parties to maintain and host the Site. Therefore, any information You submit, including Personal Information, shall be placed and stored on a computer server maintained by this third party. Your use of the Site and any provision of Personal Information You submit to the Site constitutes Your acknowledgement that such information or content could pass through and may be stored in servers outside the control of Nichols Media, Inc. You agree that Nichols Media, Inc. has no liability or responsibility for any such pass through or storage of same.
When Nichols Media, Inc. first collects information about You, We will offer You the opportunity to "opt out" of having Your Personal Information shared with parties outside of Nichols Media, Inc., unless otherwise required by law, court order, or other government or law enforcement authority. Should You not want Nichols Media, Inc. to send You e-mail or postal mail about our products and services, You also can opt out at the time of registration or information collection. If, at a later date, You choose to have Your name removed from our database, You can do so by sending an e-mail to Nichols Media, Inc. at the following address: www.nicholsmedia.com.
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