Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy
we provide this notice explaining our online information practices
and the choices you can make about the way your information is
collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it
available on our homepage and at every point where personally
identifiable information may be requested.
The Information We Collect
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on
the Lodinews.com Web site. On some pages, you can order products.
The types of personal information collected at these pages are:
• E-mail address
• Phone number
• Credit Card Information
On some pages, you can submit information about yourself or
other people. For example, if you are a couple submitting an
announcement about your wedding, you will be asked to submit some
brief biographical information. None of this information is
mandatory, but the more details you provide, the better the story
will be about your event.
In some cases, we may ask you for a telephone number or e-mail
address so that we can verify the information you submitted or
contact you if we have questions. We will not publish such
telephone numbers or e-mail addresses unless they are also the
public contact information for your event.
(A) We may now or in the future permit users to post, upload,
transmit through, or otherwise make available on the Website
(collectively, "submit") messages, text, illustrations, files,
images, graphics, photos, comments, sounds, music, videos,
information, content, and/or other materials ("User Content").
Subject to the rights and license you grant herein, you retain all
right, title and interest in your User Content. We do not guarantee
any confidentiality with respect to User Content even if it is not
published on the Website. It is solely your responsibility to
monitor and protect any intellectual property rights that you may
have in your User Content, and we do not accept any responsibility
for the same.
(B) You shall not submit any User Content protected by
copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, or other
intellectual property or proprietary right without the express
permission of the owner of the respective right. You are solely
liable for any damage resulting from your failure to obtain such
permission or from any other harm resulting from User Content that
(C) You will not submit any User Content that:
(i) violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others,
including, but not limited to, any copyright, trademark, patent,
trade secret, moral right, or other intellectual property or
proprietary right of any person or entity;
(ii) impersonates another or is unlawful, threatening, abusive,
libelous, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights,
vulgar, obscene, profane, pornographic, or otherwise
(iii) encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal
offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any
(iv) is an advertisement for goods or services or a solicitation
(v) includes personal information such as messages which
identify phone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers,
addresses, or employer references;
(vi) contains a formula, instruction, or advice that could cause
harm or injury; or
(vii) is a chain letter of any kind.
Moreover, any conduct by a user that in our sole discretion
restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the
Website will not be permitted.
(D) By submitting User Content to us, simultaneously with such
posting, you automatically grant, or warrant that the owner has
expressly granted to us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual,
irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully sublicensable, and transferable
right and license to use, reproduce, distribute, create derivative
works based upon (including, without limitation, translations),
publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, and publish the User
Content (in whole or in part) as we, in our sole discretion, deem
appropriate including, without limitation, (1) in connection with
our business; and (2) in connection with the businesses of our
successors, parents, subsidiaries, and their related companies. We
may exercise this grant in any format, media or technology now
known or later developed for the full term of any copyright that
may exist in such User Content. Furthermore, you also grant other
users permission to access your User Content and to use, reproduce,
distribute, create derivative works based upon, publicly display,
publicly perform, transmit, and publish your User Content for
personal, non-commercial use as permitted by the functionality of
(E) By submitting User Content, you also grant us the right, but
not the obligation to use your biographical information including,
without limitation, your name and geographical location in
connection with broadcast, print, online, or other use or
publication of your User Content. Notwithstanding the foregoing,
you waive any and all claims you may now or later have in any
jurisdiction to so-called "moral rights" or rights of "droit moral"
with respect to the User Content.
(F) We reserve the right to display advertisements in connection
with your User Content and to use your User Content for advertising
and promotional purposes. You acknowledge and agree that your User
Content may be included on the websites and advertising networks of
our distribution partners and third-party service providers
(including their downstream users).
(G) We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor User
Content. We have the right in our sole discretion and for any
reason whatsoever to edit, refuse to post, remove, or disable
access to any User Content.
How We Use Information
We use the information you provide about yourself when placing
an order only to complete that order. We do not share this
information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to
complete that order.
We use the information you provide about someone else when
placing an order only to ship the product and to confirm delivery.
We do not share this information with outside parties except to the
extent necessary to complete that order.
We use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mail we receive.
Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not
shared with outside parties.
We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better
design our Web site and to share with advertisers. For example, we
may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a
certain area on our Web site, or that Y number of men and Z number
of women filled out our registration form, but we would not
disclose anything that could be used to identify those
Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable
information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones
described above without also providing you an opportunity to
opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
Our Commitment to Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and
ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place
appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to
safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Our Commitment to Children's Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially
important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain
information at our Web site from those we actually know are under
13, and no part of our Web site is structured to attract anyone
How to Contact Us
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy
policies, please call us at (209) 369-2761 or send us an e-mail to