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Last Updated: October, 2014
Last updated on September 30, 2014. Please also see our Terms of Service.
We take your privacy seriously and want you to understand how we do and don’t use information about you.
How We Collect Information
Information We Collect Automatically From Users
When you use our digital platforms, we may automatically recognize information like your IP address, operating system, what type of device you’re using, geotargeting information (what geographic area you’re in), and your user behavior (e.g., how long you stay on the website).
In addition, KEXP uses third-party vendors that provide services for our digital platforms (e.g. analytics) which may each use their own cookies and web beacons as part of our digital platforms.
Information Users Give Us Voluntarily
You may voluntarily give us information like:
- Your login information
- Your email address (e.g., when you sign up for a newsletter)
- Your responses to surveys or contests (each contest will also have its own rules that apply)
- Your content submissions (e.g., in response to a call for photos)
- Your comments on articles
- Your phone number (e.g. if you text us)
- Pledge/donation information
- Purchase information for any ticketed events or merchandise we may sell
How We Use Information
Personally Identifiable Information
We do not store users’ passwords. When we ask for personally identifiable information (like your name, address, email address, phone number or credit card information), we only use the information you give us within the KEXP family of services, except as noted below under “List Sharing,” and as described below when you submit as part of a public feature. This means, e.g., we may email you to invite you to join a new newsletter list, invite you to events, or ask you to renew your credit card when it expires, and we may share your information with third party vendors, but only for the purpose of helping us do these sorts of things (and not for their own use).
If you do not wish to be contacted based on this information, please indicate your preference by opting out on the donation form or through the opt-out information provided in the email you receive, or contact Donor Services. We will do our best to make your change in a timely manner. You should also contact Donor Services if you would like to review or correct your information.
We may also aggregate your personally identifiable information (such as your address) with others to produce non-personally identifiable information that we may use to analyze and improve what we do.
When you provide us payment information in order to process a donation or otherwise engage in a financial transaction, this information is encrypted, using reasonable, industry-standard security measures, and is used (generally by our third party vendors) only to fulfill your gift. Your payment information is only retained for the life of the active payment plan and is removed and destroyed thereafter.
Non Personally Identifiable Information
We use other information (other than personal information and payment information) for things like improving your user experience (e.g., your user history on our digital platforms may be used to provide recommendations to you and other users with similar histories), selecting third-party vendors who best meet our needs, notifying our users about our programs and events, and helping foundation and corporate funders better understand our audience. In doing this, we do share non-personally identifying information or payment information with third parties.
Please note that if you share personal information through a public feature that it may become public (e.g. if you include your email address in a comment, other users will see it, or if you include your name in a content submission, it may be read on the air or posted online to attribute the content).
Lastly, if we are required by law to share your information (including personal and payment information), we will share to the extent necessary to comply with the request.
List Sharing Policy
We may share personally identifiable information with our affiliate, the University of Washington, which acts on our behalf and at our request in fulfilling our fundraising goals. We will not share lists of such information with parties that are not similarly assisting us in our fundraising activities, on our behalf and at our request.
It is KEXP policy not to transfer or exchange personally identifiable information with any non-affiliated organization. If any situation comes up in which we would like to share email addresses or phone numbers with someone else (e.g. if we collect your email while ticketing an event, and want to share with our co-presenter), we will ask for your permission.
It is also our policy not to transfer or exchange the personally identifiable information of donors with any candidate for federal, state or local office, political committee, or political party for any purpose whatsoever, except as otherwise required by law or judicial process.
KEXP maintains active control of its donor lists, and takes all appropriate measures to ensure against unauthorized use of such lists, including requiring any third-party, including but not limited to list brokers, mail-list management companies, friends organizations, fundraising organizations, and advertising or public relations agencies, to abide by our compliance requirements, except as otherwise required by law or judicial process.
Other Sites and Services
Our digital platforms contain links to services maintained by third parties that do not necessarily follow the same privacy practices as KEXP. In some cases, we may also include certain embedded tools provided and controlled by third parties, or that permit you to submit information to third parties. These services and tools are governed by the terms and policies of those third parties. Our digital platforms also include widgets from third party services, e.g. a button that allows you to “like” an article on Facebook. All of these third party services have their own terms and policies. Please review these services’ own privacy policies for more information.
From time to time, we may offer contests that users may enter through our digital platforms. Please note that these contests may each have their own official rules, which give KEXP additional rights to use entries, and which govern your participation in the contest.
If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this Policy, please contact web@KEXP.org. Or you can send mail to: KEXP, 113 Dexter Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109
This Site, www.kexp.org, is operated by KEXP 90.3FM ("KEXP"). These Site Terms apply exclusively to your access to, and use of, our Site so please read them carefully. The do not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with us for other products or services.
We reserve the right to change or modify any of the terms and conditions contained in our Site Terms or any policy or guideline of the Site, at any time and in our sole discretion. Any changes or modification will be effective upon posting of the revisions and notice of such changes to the Site. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of its changes or modifications will constitute your acceptance of such changes or modifications. Therefore, you should frequently review the Site Terms and applicable policies from time-to-time to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Site.
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(a) copy, publish, display, publicly perform, or distribute any Materials, including reproduction on any computer network or broadcast or publications media;
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(c) systematically collect and use of any data or content including the use of any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction methods; or
(d) make derivative uses of the Site and its Materials;
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(f) use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing a KEXP name, trademark, or product name
For additional information regarding the Digital Millennial Copyright Act, see the UW DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act).
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You may not use our logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark to link to this Site without our express written permission. This limited right may be revoked at any time. We make no claim or representation regarding, and accept no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature or reliability of sites accessible by hyperlink from this Site, or sites linking to this Site. The linked sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for their content. We are providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement, or adoption by us of the site or any information contained therein. When leaving this Site, you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern, and, therefore, you should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of that site.
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Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL KEXP BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS, OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE), EQUITY OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THIS SITE OR THE MATERIALS.
Applicable Law and Venue
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington, USA without resort to its conflict of law provisions. A dispute related to your use of the site shall be brought exclusively in the state of federal courts located in King County Washington.
Member Refund Policy
Refunds of membership donations will be given upon request. Refunds will be made in the same form of payment as the contribution, within 2 weeks of member request.
Notwithstanding any of these terms and conditions, we reserve the right, without notice and in our sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the Site, and to block or prevent future access to and use of the Site. If any provision of these Site Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.