Last updated on November 10, 2010
PapaMedia.com is a licensee of the Papa Media Privacy Program. Papa Media is an organization whose mission is to build users' trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the use of fair information practices. Because this web site wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy, it has agreed to disclose its information practices and have its privacy practices reviewed for compliance by Papa Media. By displaying the Papa Media trustmark, this web site has agreed to notify you of the following:
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, please send an email to . If you do not receive acknowledgment of your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should then contact Papa Media at . Papa Media will then serve as a liaison with the web site to resolve your concerns.
Privacy & Security Statement
At PapaMedia.com, we are committed to protecting your privacy. It is also our goal to constantly improve our services to you and to keep up with rapidly changing technologies. In order to maximize our services to you, we use information collected about you while still protecting your privacy. Expecting future updates to our service, these policies are subject to change. If there are any modifications to these policies, we will post them on this page and notify you as described at the end of this policy.
I. Security Measures Concerning Your Personal Information
While transmission of information over the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be completely secure, we make every effort to provide protection for the information that we collect about you.
Your personal information is password-protected. It is our policy never to sell or share traceable information about our users to third parties without user permission. See "Use of Collected Information" below.
However, to avoid unauthorized use of your account by others, you must take steps to control your password. Furthermore, this site contains various links to other Web sites. PapaMedia.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites. You should not assume that other sites take similar steps in securing your information, and should evaluate their privacy standards before using their systems.
II.Collection of Information
When you register with PapaMedia.com, we ask that you provide your email address and create a password. If you would like to be an affiliate of our website, we require that this email address be your Paypal email address so you can receive affiliate commissions from us.
In the course of your using our site, we automatically track certain information including your IP address, and information about your use of our site in order to optimize our site usability.
II.i. Affiliate Program
If you choose to use our Affiliate Program to promote our site to others, who subsequently visit our site and complete a purchase, then at checkout we will ask them to name their referrer. At this time they may enter your email address, and you are then credited your commission for their purchase. PapaMedia.com stores this information for the sole purpose of sending the Affiliate commission to you, the referrer. You may contact us at to request that we remove this information and credit from our database.
A session ID cookie expires when you close you browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following the directions provided in your Internet browser's "help" file. We use session ID cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. At this time we do not use persistent cookies on our site.
If you reject cookies, you may still use our site without any limitation to you, the customer.
II.iii. Service Providers
We advertise our services on third-party advertising channels such as search engines. These third parties track on our site's generalized data, such as how many of the visitors they send us become actual customers. When you make a purchase through our site, we will share your IP address with the third party from whom you clicked on a link to reach our site (if applicable), so that we are able to generally quantify the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns.
When you make a purchase through our website, whether by Paypal or credit card, your transaction is processed by Paypal (www.Paypal.com), a subsidiary of the large auction site Ebay. During this time, you are no longer present on PapaMedia.com's site and are taken to Paypal's site to complete the transaction. Paypal will collect your Paypal account information and/or credit card details solely for the purpose of completing this transaction. After your transaction is complete, you will automatically return to PapaMedia.com's site.
After you make a purchase, we use third-party providers for printing postage and sending physical goods or materials through the mail. We use several postage, mail, and courier companies such as FedEx, UPS, USPS, Stamps.com, and Endicia.com. We use these companies solely for the purpose of printing appropriate postage and mailing or couriering your order to you.
All these third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose than that specified.
III. Use of Collected Information
The primary reason that PapaMedia.com collects information from its users is to facilitate business.
PapaMedia.com does not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. We use your information to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, statistically analyze site usage, and improve our site's content, offering, and layout. Your IP address may be used to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Web site, and for security needs.
We may use the information we collect to notify you about the status of your PapaMedia.com account, important functionality changes to our Web site, new PapaMedia.com services, and special offers we think you'll find valuable. We may also contact you to verify your information or ask you about your experiences with us.
Account information, including newsletter subscription/unsubscription, can be modified by logging into your homepage and clicking on the "Account" link.
PapaMedia.com may release account information to a third party as a legal disclosure when we believe, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to:
IV. Consent and Changes to This Statement
By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by PapaMedia.com If we change our privacy statement, we will post those changes on this page so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. If we make any changes to how we disclose personally identifiable information to others, we will notify you by email and provide you at least ten (10) days to object to such disclosure and to delete your registration or modify your relationship with us.