Privacy Policy
By Justin Ried, Mon Jun 19 00:00:00 GMT 2000




Applicable to the web site at the following URL/domain name:

www.thefeature.com (this "Site"), effective [10.03.2003].

BY ACCESSING THEFEATURE'S WORLD WIDE WEB PAGES (THESE "SITE PAGES") AT THE URL/DOMAIN NAME NOTED ABOVE (THIS "SITE"), YOU AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING PRIVACY POLICY (THIS "POLICY") AS STATED BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THIS POLICY, PLEASE DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF THIS SITE.


Modification of Site

TheFeature may change this Policy, or change, modify or withdraw access to, or the content on this Site, at any time, with or without notice, so you should recheck this Policy prior to each visit to or use of this Site. TheFeature has posted above the effective date of this version of this Policy for your reference.

Applicability



This Policy is applicable to this Site and not to any other site on the World Wide Web.

Visitor Identification

TheFeature uses "cookies" to monitor site usage during visits to the site. Once your visit to The Feature has ended, your "cookie" will be disabled. It will not monitor your Internet use outside of TheFeature.com. It will, however, remain on your computer so that next time you visit TheFeature your browser is automatically recognized. You can refuse "cookies" by turning them off in your browser.

You do not need to have "cookies" turned on to use TheFeature, but certain features that are dependent upon a login (member searches, recommending articles, sending articles to friends, etc.) require them.

Information Collection

Registration to TheFeature provides users complete access to the site's content and features. Registration involves revealing personal information such as your name, country of residence, field of business, email address and company contact information. This information is used for the following purposes:
to create marketing profiles
to assist strategic development
to monitor usage of the site
to provide you a personalized service.


You may be required to submit additional information, such as your mobile phone number and credit card information, in order to subscribe to certain services. This privacy policy applies to our processing of such additional information as well.

This information may be shared with our Partners in aggregate form so as not to reveal our members' identities. We do not share this information with other companies, excluding suppliers contracted to provide services that involve processing data on our behalf.

Providing TheFeature personal information does not result in you receiving offers and communication from TheFeature, unless you elect to "opt-in" to receive such information when prompted to do so during registration.

Information Transfer

Members of TheFeature may elect to share some of their personal information with other members on the site by using electronic business cards. By creating a business card, you agree that we may transfer the information thereon across international borders by making it available on TheFeature.

By subscribing to one of our fee-based services, you agree that we may transfer personal information related to your subscription across international borders, including but not limited to the United States and other countries outside the European Union, to be processed by suppliers contracted to manage payment traffic on our behalf. We use encryption technology when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information.

Discussion Forums

TheFeature makes discussion forums available to its users. Please remember that any information disclosed in these areas becomes public information. Please exercise caution when disclosing personal information in public forums.

Security

TheFeature has taken appropriate reasonable measures to prevent unauthorized access to and improper use of your personal information. TheFeature’s membership database is stored on servers located in Finland, and accessible only by an administrator-issued password.

Accuracy of collected data

TheFeature offers users the ability to change the information collected during registration at any time and as often as necessary. Additionally, TheFeature may on its own initiative, or at your request, replenish, rectify or erase any incomplete, inaccurate or outdated personal data. If you have any questions or requests concerning your personal information, please contact us at [editors@thefeature.com, P.0 Box, FIN-00045, Nokia Group].

Minors

If you are under the age of 18, you may not submit any personal information to TheFeature or subscribe to any fee-based service without the consent of your parent or legal guardian.