- Acceptance of the Terms of Service
Should you disagree with some of the provisions herein, you can either leave the Website (although we’ll be sad to see you go!), or contact us at info@SSM.com. and we’ll be happy to hear your comments and questions.
- Changes to the Terms of Service and the Website
SSM is a work in progress, meaning that a lot will change in the near future. We reserve the right to update the Website and these Terms of Service from time to time, at our discretion. We will make sure to announce any major change in a prominent way. Your continued use of the Website following the publishing of updated Terms of Service means that you accept and agree to the changes.
- Accessing the Website, Security and Privacy
- Intellectual Property Rights and Use Guidelines.
The Website and its original content, features and functionality (including look!), are owned by SSM and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. You agree to not copy, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, any of our copyrighted material, except to the extent permitted by the Website itself. If you have doubts about whether and how to use of material on the Website, please address your concerns to: info@SSM.com
For purposes of these Terms of Service, the term “Content” includes, without limitation, information, data, text, photographs, videos, audio clips, completed audio tracks, written posts and comments, software, scripts, graphics, and interactive features generated, provided, or otherwise made accessible on or through the Website. For the purposes of these Terms of Service, “Content” also includes all User Content (as defined below).
All Content added, created, uploaded, submitted, distributed, or posted to the Website by users (collectively “User Content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person who originated such User Content. You represent that all User Content provided by you is accurate, complete, up-to-date, and in compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. You acknowledge that all Content, including User Content, accessed by you using the Website is at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage or loss to you or any other party resulting therefrom. We do not guarantee that any Content you access on or through the Website is or will continue to be accurate.
You are permitted to use the Website for your personal use, or legitimate business purposes, provided that your activities are lawful and in accordance with these Terms of Service. Prohibited uses include violation of laws and regulations, hacking the Website in any manner, or violating the Content Standards set below. No right, title or interest in or to the Website or any content on the site is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved. Any use of the Website not expressly permitted by these Terms of Service is a breach of these Terms of Service and can lead to account termination.
We encourage your feedback, in the form of reviews, comments, and suggestions or recommendations for modifications, improvements or changes to the Services or the Site that you may choose in your sole discretion to provide us from time to time (“Feedback”). When you provide Feedback, you grant us, under all right, title and interest in and to the Feedback, a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, transferable, sub-licensable, irrevocable, perpetual license to use that Feedback or to incorporate it into the Website or other products or services.
The Website may contain Content specifically provided by us, our partners or our users and such Content is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights and laws. You shall abide by and maintain all copyright notices, information, and restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Website.
- User Contributions and Content Standards. Special Disclaimer for legal content.
SSM.FM may contain user generated content, and also may contain message boards, personal web pages, forums or other interactive features that allow you to upload, post, submit, publish, display or transmit to other Users Content on or through the Website. All User Content must be lawful, not spammy, and clear of virus or other malware. SSM.FM does not support any speech that in any way supports defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable behavior. However, SSM.FM does support people’s right to express their own views. Therefore, the views and ideas expressed in content hosted on SSM.FM is solely that of its creator and in no way reflects the views of SSM.FM’s owners, investors & staff.
- Law and Copyright Infringement
We do not undertake to review all material before it is posted on the Website, and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third party. In the unlikely event we receive a disclosure request from an authorized party, we reserve the right to disclose user identities when required to do so by the law, including in response to a law enforcement request supported by a valid court order. You waive and hold harmless the Company from any claims resulting from any action taken by the Company during or as a result of its investigations and from any actions taken as a consequence of investigations by either the Company or law enforcement authorities.
If you believe that any User Content violate your copyright, please follow the procedure set forth by article 512(c) of the DMCA and provide us a written takedown notice including the following information:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
- Information reasonably sufficient for us to contact you, such as email, address, telephone number.
- A statement that you a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
The notice should be addressed to info@SSM.com,
- Disclaimer of Warranties, Limitations of Liability and Indemnification.
Your use of SSM.FM is at your sole risk. The service is provided “as is” and “as available”. We disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. We are not liable for damages, direct or consequential, resulting from your use of the Website, and you agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless from any claims, losses, liability costs and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from your violation of any third-party’s rights. You acknowledge that you have only a limited, non-exclusive, nontransferable license to use the Website. Because the Website is not error or bug free, you agree that you will use it carefully and avoid using it ways which might result in any loss of your or any third party’s property or information.
- Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms of Service and any dispute or claim arising out of, or related to them, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Delaware without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule. Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Service or the Website shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of Delaware.
- Waiver and Severability
Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The Terms of Service constitutes the entire agreement between you and SSM.FM and govern your use of the service, superseding any prior agreements (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service). If any provision of these Terms of Service is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Service will continue in full force and effect.
Our Website, ssm.fm (“Site”), and its Software Applications collect some Personal Data from its Users each, a (“User”). For traffic optimization and distribution, for visitor analytics, and for interaction with external social networks and platforms:
You, a User of the Site, may expect the following Privacy Rights, Privileges, and Protections:
- Freedom to choose what, if any, data you provide.
- You may choose not to provide Personal Identification Information.
- You may choose whether to receive or not receive our newsletters or be contacted by phone, mail, or email.
Access to and Control Over Your Data.
- You may request to know what data of yours we hold.
- You may request alteration or deletion of your data.
- You may request a list of all people with direct access to your data.
Handling and Storage of Your Data that is Reasonably Secure.
- We adopt appropriate and reasonable practices to protect your Personal Identification Information and Data.
- Notice of any Data breach. We will notify you in the event that your Personal Identification Information may have been breached.
No Exchange of Your Data with Third Parties Without Your Permission.
- We will not sell, trade, rent, or give away your Personal Identification Information to others without your express permission to do so.
In short, you’re not forced to use our site or provide any data, but if you do it’s your choice what to disclose. You can later ask us what data of yours we have, ask us to change or delete it, or tell you who has direct access to it. We’ll be careful to prevent unauthorized access to your data, but if we find your data may have been breached, we will notify you. We won’t spam you; you can opt in and out of mailing lists. We won’t give away or sell your personal data in any way to others.
Latest update: September 12, 2017
Full Privacy Agreement
Kinds of Data
The Data that may be collected by this Site are: Various types of Personal and Non-personal Identification Information, Cookie and Browsing and Usage Data.
Personal Identification Information
We may collect Personal Identification Information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Site, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. The Personal Data may be freely submitted by the User or the Data Subject, or collected automatically when using the Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect Personal Identification Information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities. The Personal Data collected may regard both the User and third parties whose data the User provides. The User assumes responsibility for the Personal Data of third parties published or shared through the Site and declares that (s)he has the right to communicate or broadcast them, thus relieving the Owner of all responsibility towards third parties. User’s date of birth is required but will never be displayed on the Site. Date of Birth is required as no one under the age of 13 is allowed to use the our Site.
Non-Personal Identification Information
We may collect Non-Personal Identification Information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-Personal Identification Information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
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How We Use Collected Data and Information
We collect and use Users’ or Data Subjects’ Personal and Non-Personal Identification Information and other Data for the following purposes:
To Personalize User Experience. We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site. For such purposes Data are collected for traffic optimization and distribution, analytics, and interaction with external social networks and platforms.
To Improve our Site. We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
To Improve Customer Service. Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
To Administer Content, Promotions, Surveys or Other Site Features. To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
To Send Periodic Emails. The email address Users provide will only be used to respond to their inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. If a User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email, or the User may contact us via our Site.
The use of Data for additional purposes by the Owner, may in some cases, and for legal purposes, require specific consent by the User or the Data Subject.
How We Protect Your Information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. In the unfortunate event of a data security breach, we will notify Users whose Personal Identification Information may have been breached.
Sharing Your Personal Information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ Personal Identification Information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any Personal Identification Information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
Third Party Websites
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to those websites’ own terms and policies.
Mode and Place of Processing the Data Obtained:
Method of Processing
The Data Controller processes the Data of the Interested Parties and Users in a lawful and proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or unauthorized destruction of the Data. Processing is carried out using computers with organizational methods and logics strictly related to the stated purposes.
In addition to the owner, in some cases, access to the Data may be available to external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies). The updated list of Managers may be requested from the Owner at any time.
The Data are processed at the headquarters of the Data Controller, unless stated otherwise in the rest of this document.
The Data are kept for the time necessary to perform the service requested by the User, and the User can always ask for their suspension or removal.
Detailed Information on the Processing of Personal Data and the Services Provided by Third Parties
Traffic Optimization and Distribution
These services allow the Site to distribute their content using servers located across different countries and to optimize their performance. Which Personal Data are processed depends on the characteristics and the way these services are implemented. Their function is to filter communications between the Site and the User’s browser. Considering the widespread distribution of this system, it is difficult to determine the locations to which the contents that may contain Personal User Information are transferred.
These services enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.
Google Analytics: Personal data collected: anonymous (ad serving domains, browser type, demographics, language settings, page views, time/date), pseudonymous (IP address) http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/
Interaction with External Social Networks and Platforms
These services allow interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the Site’s pages. The interaction and information obtained by this Site are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network. If a service enabling interaction with social networks is installed it may still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
Additional Information About Data Processing:
The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Owner of the Site in court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from its improper use or that of related services by the User.
The User’s Personal Data may be further used in ways and for purposes required for Site maintenance.
For operation and maintenance purposes, this Site and any third party services it uses may collect system logs, i.e., files that record interaction – including navigation. They may also contain personal data, such as IP addresses.
The Rights of Data Subjects
Those persons to whom the Data refer have the right, at any time, to know whether their data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to email@example.com
Your Acceptance of These Terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
Definitions and Legal References:
Personal Information or Data
Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.
Browsing and Usage Data
Information collected automatically from the Site, including the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the users who connect to the site, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the visitor, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page) and the details about the path followed within the site with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the operating system and the user’s IT environment.
An individual using the Site’s services or products.
The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refer.
The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other organization, association or organization designated by the Data Controller for the Personal Data processing system.
The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization with the right, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Site.
In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) we do not collect Personal Identification Information from any individual under age 13 without parental consent.
Notice to European Users: This privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies.
This privacy statement applies solely and exclusively to the Site and is not meant to refer to other sites whose links are possibly contained therein.