This privacy statement covers the website melaviews.com. Please read this statement carefully before proceeding to access melaviews.com. Your use of melaviews.com indicates your agreement to abide by the Terms in effect.
melaviews.com is the sole owner of the information collected on the melaviews.com. melaviews.com may collect information from our users at several different points on the melaviews.com site.
melaviews.com may launch a mailing list for the website melaviews.com, in order to provide subscribers with relevant information – breaking news, or weekly or daily round-ups, for example. In order to sign up to receive regular emails from a site’s mailing list, users must submit information including a valid email address and demographic information. This information will be used in aggregate form only in order to assess general user interest in various internal and third party products and services, and your personal and contact information will not be passed to any other organization. Users who choose to sign up for a mailing list will receive regular emails from the site. Most of the time, these will be content from the site in question, but we may occasionally send out an email from a third party sponsor. This does not represent an endorsement by melaviews.com of any products advertised therein. It will clearly be marked as advertising: please check it out, as we hope you will feel that it is relevant to you. If you do not wish to receive emails from third party advertisers, please do not sign up for the mailing list.
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Third-Party Links, Websites and Services
The Websites contain links to websites and content operated by third parties. Such links do not mean or imply that melaviews.com endorses, recommends, sponsors, or otherwise has any affiliation or relationship with any third party, and no affiliation or relationship should be presumed. melaviews.com does not control and is not responsible for any aspect of such websites and content.
Like most standard Web site servers, melaviews.com uses log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and the number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movements in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. We may use a tracking utility that uses log files to analyze user movement.
In the event melaviews.com goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of a portion of its assets, users’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, melaviews.com may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on any of the melaviews.com Sites.
Notification of Changes
These Contest Rules apply to all websites provided by melaviews.com (“melaviews.com”) and its licensees (each, a “melaviews.com Site,” and together, the “melaviews.com Sites”) and sets forth the rules, regulations, terms and conditions of all contests conducted by melaviews.com on the melaviews.com Sites (the “melaviews.com Contest.”) By participating in any melaviews.com Contest, you agree to be bound by and accept all provisions of these Contest Rules. melaviews.com reserves the right to amend or alter the Contest Rules from time to time.
In order to participate in a melaviews.com Contest, participants must be 18 years or older, and must live in the United States or the District of Columbia. Employees and officers of melaviews.com or its affiliates are prohibited from participating in any melaviews.com Contest.
Unless otherwise specified in the Contest Post, only one entry per person is permitted. Participants may withdraw from any melaviews.com Contest at any time.
Unless otherwise specified in the Contest details (the “Contest Post,”) participation in a melaviews.com Contest is free, except for postage (if entry submitted by mail) and any taxes that may be payable by a participant as a result of winning a prize.
The participant consents to the entry of their name and other personal information and authorizes melaviews.com to use, reproduce or such information. All writings, photographs and/or other materials submitted to melaviews.com in connection with a melaviews.com Contest become the sole property of melaviews.com upon transmission, and will not be returned to the participant. Such material may be copied, edited, distributed, retained or destroyed by melaviews.com at the sole discretion of melaviews.com. Participants shall not submit any material that is not original to the participant unless expressly indicated to the contrary. It is strictly prohibited to submit to melaviews.com any material that violates the copyright, publicity/privacy rights or other intellectual property rights of a third party, or that is in breach of obscenity or other civil or criminal laws.
Entries may be made via the melaviews.com Sites by clicking “submit” in the Contest Post, or by mail to the following address: and/or otherwise as specified in the Contest Post.
melaviews.com is not liable in connection with entries that are lost, damaged, or delayed in transit or via Internet delivery.
In the event of a dispute, entries submitted via the Internet will be deemed to have been made by the authorized account holder of the email address cited on the contest entry form on the date of submission.
Any intentional attempt to damage any melaviews.com Site or to undermine the legitimate operation of any melaviews.com Contest may be in violation of civil and criminal laws.
Where winner(s) are to be selected on a random basis, melaviews.com shall use an online random number generator or other neutral systems for the selection of an entry at random.
melaviews.com will notify the winner(s) by email, which will be sent to the email address indicated on the contest entry form. In order to secure a prize, a winner must respond to such email within 48 hours of receipt. Failure timely to respond to the notification, or upon request, to submit a timely affidavit of eligibility, will result in disqualification. In the event of disqualification, the prize shall be awarded to the next eligible participant.
Prizes are not transferable. melaviews.com reserves the right to substitute any prize for a prize of equal value without notice to the participant. The participant shall accept delivery of the prize or substituted prize.
All winners of melaviews.com Contests are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable federal, state and local taxes.