Privacy Policy

Severe Weather Alerts Privacy Policy

Updated: June 2nd 2013

Weather Notifications LLC., its affiliates, licensors and licensees, (“Weather Notifications” or “We”), are committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) applies to any Website that references this Privacy Policy and is provided by Weather Notifications (“Website”), and to those Weather Notifications owned software products (“Software) made available to you from a Website. This Privacy Policy also governs information that you provide to us or that we learn from you when you use our Websites and Software (collectively “Products”). When we collect your information from our Products, we will tell you how we may collect, use, and, in some instances, share this information.

What We Collect and Use – Cookies.
By accessing any website, Weather Notifications may place cookies on your computer. We use cookies to enable you to sign in to certain services and to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web server. Some cookies are used only to assist you with your session on a Website – such cookies expire automatically after you terminate your session. Weather Notifications also uses cookies to improve the sign-in experience on certain Websites. For example, your user ID may be stored in a cookie that will remain on your computer after you terminate your session. This cookie allows your user ID to be pre-populated, so that you will only need to type your password the next time you sign in. Finally, Weather Notifications may place a cookie on your hard disk on behalf of a sponsor when an advertisement for that sponsor is shown, so that the sponsor can measure the effectiveness of that advertisement. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies can only be accessed or read by the domain that placed them. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use certain features of a Website that depend on cookies.

User-Provided Information.
In order to utilize the services at some Websites you may be asked to provide certain personally identifiable information (“PII”), such as email address or username. Weather Notifications uses your PII to deliver the services you have requested and to communicate with you, including certain mandatory service communications such as welcome letters, billing reminders, information on technical service issues, and security announcements. We may also occasionally send you product surveys or promotional mailings to inform you of other products or services available from Weather Notifications. All such information is provided voluntarily by you. Weather Notifications does not sell, rent or lease PII to third parties.

Software.
In order to use Software, you may be asked to provide certain information. All such information is provided voluntarily by you.
Our Software product automatically collects information from you to enable the Software’s services. By installing the Software, you authorize Weather Notifications to periodically collect certain information, such as (1) keywords and portions of Website addresses or complete URLs from the Websites you visit and upload this information to our servers so that we may display targeted advertisements to you while you are connected to the Internet The Software does not collect, store, or use PII, and Weather Notifications does not receive PII, as a result of your use of this Software.
No Information from Minors.
You must be at least 18 years of age to use the Products.

IP Addresses.
Your use of the Products will involve the transmission of your Internet protocol address (“IP Address”) to Weather Notifications servers. This IP Address is necessary for communication with you via the Internet and may be used and stored on our servers. We use IP Addresses to determine the general geographic locations of our users; we do not link IP addresses to identify you personally for marketing purposes. Weather Notification does not share non-PII (pseudonymous) information with third parties.

Third Party Collection.
The Software will display to you targeted websites and/or advertisements that are hosted by third parties (“Third Party Hosted Advertisements”). These Third Party Hosted Advertisements may place cookies on your hard drive and use the cookies to tailor delivery of content to you by profiling your use of a website or advertisements that you select. These Third Party Hosted Advertisements may collect information such as your IP address, your browser type and the date and time that the targeted Third Party Hosted Advertisement was served to you. To learn about how certain of these third parties collect and use information visit http://www.networkadvertising.org.

Disclosure.
Weather Notifications may disclose your information as it believes is reasonably necessary to comply with law, regulation, or other governmental authority, or to prevent harm to yourself or others. Weather Notifications may also disclose your information upon a transfer or sale to another entity of all or substantially all of Weather Notifications stock or assets in Weather Notifications line of business to which this Privacy Policy relates or upon any other corporate reorganization.
Control of your Personal Information.
Weather Notifications offers you choices for the collection, use, and sharing of your personal information. You may choose not to receive marketing materials from Weather Notifications, and you may also stop the delivery of future promotional e-mail from Weather Notifications by following the specific instructions in the e-mail you receive. These communications choices do not apply to mandatory service communications that are considered part of certain Weather Notifications services, which you may receive periodically unless you cancel the service. You may have the ability to view or edit your personal information, and can either do so through the applicable Website or by writing to us using our Contact Us form. We will contact you within 30 days regarding your request.

Linking to Other Sites.
A link on a Website or on a Third Party website does not imply Weather Notifcations endorsement of such linked website, advertiser, or product. We do not necessarily control the websites to which we link and, in any event, assume no responsibility for their content or privacy policies. Any information that you provide to linked websites, or other third parties, is provided directly to such third party and is subject to that third party’s privacy policy. Therefore, you should carefully review the privacy policies that apply to any websites you access from the Products, and any advertisers you respond to. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by Weather Notifications.

Changes and Updates.
Weather Notifications reserves the right to change the provisions of this Privacy Policy at any time. Weather Notifications will post those changes on the privacy page of each Website so you can be aware of what information we collect and how we use it. Your use of the Products following the posting of any change to the Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of any such changes. We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy frequently to make sure that you understand how Weather Notifications collects, uses, and discloses information.

Contact Us.
If you have any questions about Weather Notifications, or any Software or related services, you should first consult the website at http://severeweatheralerts.net/ If you have further questions or concerns, please contact us at http://severeweatheralerts.net/contact-us-2/

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