Privacy Statement for SDPB Internet Services


South Dakota Public Broadcasting has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website: SDPB Online.

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site. We use cookies for other purposes.

This site contains links to other sites. SDPB Online is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Our site uses an order form for customers to request information, products, and services. We collect visitor's financial information (like their account or credit card numbers). Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services.

Our online surveys ask visitors for contact information (like their email address). The customer's contact information is used to contact the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.

We run contests on our site in which we ask visitors for contact information (like their email address). The customer's contact information is used to contact the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.

SDPB DOES NOT disclose, trade, or sell information to other entities. 

Public Forums: This site makes chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

SDPB does NOT prescreen submissions to public forums. SDPB does reserve the right to remove postings that are obscene, defamatory, or not within the stated purpose of the discussion group at any time.

Security: This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

Children's Guidelines: According to the answers that you have chosen, your Web site meets the guidelines of TRUSTe's Children's program.

NOT collect online contact information without prior parental consent or parental notification, which will include an opportunity for the parent to prevent use of the information and participation in the activity. Without prior parental consent, online information will only be used to respond directly to the child's request and will not be used for other purposes without prior parental consent

NOT collect personally identifiable offline contact information without prior parental consent

NOT distribute to third parties any personally identifiable information with out prior parental consent

NOT give the ability to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information without prior parental consent

NOT entice by the prospect of a special game, prize or other activity, to divulge more information than is needed to participate in the activity

Choice/Opt-Out: Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our partners at the point where we request information about the visitor.

This site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service. You can send email to webmaster@sdpb.org or you can call the following telephone number: 605-677-5861

Correct/Update: This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided. You can send email to email webmaster@sdpb.org or call the following telephone number: 605-677-5861

Contacting the Web Site: If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact: Larry Rohrer South Dakota Public Broadcasting 555 Dakota Street PO Box 5000 Vermillion, SD 57069 larry.rohrer@sdpb.org

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