This document applies to Southern Cell cell phone services and websites, including, but not limited to Southern Cell and Get Paid Phone, and your information collected via such websites.
Southern Cell collects personal information concerning its members at the time they sign up for Southern Cell service. Southern Cell collects additional personal information from its members and users of the Websites in connection with registration on the Websites, additional product and service orders, your use of the Southern Cell network, downloads from the Websites, uploads to the Websites, contests, surveys and special offers. Personal information collected by Southern Cell may include, but is not limited to, your name, address, email address, telephone number and demographic information. Southern Cell does not design its Websites to attract, nor do we knowingly collect personal information from children under thirteen years of age. Ordering online products and services from Southern Cell is limited to adults.
Southern Cell takes precautions to protect your personal information against unauthorized disclosure, theft and misuse. However, when you use third party applications or some portions of the Websites such as the forums and social networking services, any personal information you share is visible to other users and Southern Cell cannot protect it. You are responsible for the protection of the personal information you choose to share on third party applications or open portions of the Websites. Please be careful when doing so.
In addition to and sometimes in connection with the collection of personal information, Southern Cell also collects non-personal information – information collected in a form that does not reflect or reference anything directly identifiable with you or any other specific individual. Non-personal information collected by Southern Cell may include occupation, language, ZIP code, area code, location, Internet activity and time zone. Southern Cell uses this information to increase its understanding of customer behavior and better serve its members. In cases where non-personal information is collected with personal information so that it can be connected to a specific individual, Southern Cell will treat the non-personal information as personal information as long as it is combined, and Southern Cell will remove any links between the non-personal and personal information before treating the separated information as non-personal information.
Southern Cell’s Websites may place or employ a unique cookie on your browser to recognize your computer and track site usage. Additionally, Southern Cell may log IP addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet. We may also include such technology in our email messages and electronic newsletters in order to count how many email messages have been opened. We may place advertisements regarding Southern Cell, its affiliates, and/or third parties on the Websites or third party websites. You can configure your Web browser to alert you when a Web Site is attempting to send a cookie to your computer and allow you to accept or refuse the cookie. You can also set your browser to disable the capacity to receive cookies or you can delete cookies previously accepted.
We may periodically contact you regarding promotions, offers, products or services from Southern Cell, its affiliates, and/or third parties via email, SMS text message and/or other methods. You may opt out of receiving communications from us as provided below in PRIVACY RIGHTS AND OPTIONS. You also have the ability to choose to remove your name from the list for receiving emails at any time by following the instructions contained within the emails. By providing your email address to Southern Cell, you agree that Southern Cell shall have the right to manage and use your email address as it sees fit, and Southern Cell may sell or otherwise provide your email address to third parties.
THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS
Southern Cell may hire other companies to perform services on our behalf including, without limitation, sending email, fulfilling purchase requests and managing the operation of the Websites. These other companies may be supplied with or have access to your personal information, including your email address and other contact information. We may also use third parties, such as third-party ad servers or ad networks, to deliver ads to you on our behalf. These third-party ad servers may be supplied with or have access to your email address. Also, we may provide them with and they may collect and use non-personal information about your visits to the Websites and links from the Websites.
Southern Cell also reserves the right to disclose personal information, including email addresses, if we are required to do so by law or legal authority, or if we in good faith believe that it is necessary to do so in order to comply with legal process or law, to protect and defend the rights or property of Southern Cell, its affiliates, its members or the public, or to protect against misuse of Southern Cell’s Websites.
PRIVACY RIGHTS AND OPTIONS
Upon request to email@example.com, Southern Cell will furnish you a copy of all information provided by you and maintained on record by Southern Cell at the time of your request in the format utilized by Southern Cell in the ordinary course of its business. This information will only be sent to you at your email or physical address as reflected by Southern Cell’s records or given to you in person at a reasonable, prearranged time during normal business hours, at which time you may be asked to present proof of your identity. Southern Cell may require you to reimburse it for the reasonable costs of researching and copying such records as a condition to providing a copy of all such information to you. You may revise your personal information maintained in connection with your Southern Cell account at any time.
You may opt-out of Southern Cell’s non-essential marketing and targeted advertising services at any time by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Southern Cell will process such requests in a timely manner.
If you have any questions or if you would like to discuss the privacy policies and practices of Southern Cell, you may contact us by email at the address below: