Last updated: July 2013
This policy describes the information collection, use and dissemination practices of Pitchfork Media Inc. ("The Dissolve") and applies to The Dissolve's collection, use, storage and disclosure of information by The Dissolve on its Website located at the URL www.thedissolve.com; URL thedissolve.com, and any other websites or URLs which redirect users to our Websites. The Dissolve is not responsible for the information collection or privacy practices of third party websites or applications. The Dissolve suggests that you read the privacy statements of each linked website to understand what, if any, personally identifiable information may be collected by those linked websites. Certain linked websites operate on different business models and practices and may use your Personal Identifiable Information ("PII") in a manner wholly different from Pitchfork, and it is up to you to understand the privacy practices of any third-party websites to which you choose to link to or visit through this Website.
CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS' PRIVACY USE
Residents of California have a right to request a detailed list of any third-party entities with which The Dissolve shares personal information for their own marketing purposes. In response to such a request by a consumer, The Dissolve must either (1) provide a list detailing the categories of information shared and the entities to which such information was provided or (2) provide a mechanism by which a consumer may opt-out of having their information shared with third parties. The Dissolve has elected the second option and you may request that your personal identifying information not be shared with third parties by sending your request including your full name, e-mail address and postal address to: Pitchfork Media Inc., 3317 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647 ATTN: Privacy Officer. California resident users are entitled to know that they may file grievances and complaints with the California Department of Consumer Affairs, 400 R Street, Suite 1080, Sacramento, CA 95814 or by phone at 916-445-1254 or 800-952-5210 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Website is operated in the United States of America. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide will be transferred to the United States. By using this Website you consent to this transfer.
Third parties who provide hosting services or other day-to-day services that make possible the operation of this Website may have access to information that you provide to the extent they require access to our databases to service the Website.
The Dissolve may sponsor contests and promotions on the Website. When you enter a contest or other promotion conducted on this Website, we may ask for your name, postal address, e-mail address and other PII so we can administer the contest/promotion and notify winners. The Dissolve may share this information with third parties serving as The Dissolve's partners in such contests or promotions.
Advertising agencies, advertising networks and other companies (collectively, "Advertisers") who place advertisements on the Website and on the Internet generally may use their own cookies, web beacons and other technology to collect information about users. The Dissolve does not control Advertisers' use of such technology and The Dissolve has no responsibility for the use of such technology to gather information about individuals. When linking to an advertiser or other third-party site, please review the
The Dissolve may, from time to time, publish a newsletter or other periodical document. In order to receive a copy of this document, The Dissolve will ask you for certain PII including, without limitation, your name, postal and e-mail addresses, and possibly other demographic, and even personal financial information. In order to discontinue receipt of the newsletter, periodical, or such other document, simply unsubscribe through the manner prescribed in the last such document you received. Notwithstanding anything contained herein to the contrary, The Dissolve reserves the right to provide this PII to third parties, and to use this information for internal purposes to measure the readership of any given newsletter or periodical.
CHILDREN AND PRIVACY
MESSAGE BOARD AND CHAT ROOMS
The Dissolve is not responsible for personally identifiable information you choose to submit, and any information you provide is voluntary.
Last updated: July 2013