COPPA

Kideos.com COPPA Notice
Effective August 1, 2009

Big Purple Hippos, LLC d/b/a "Earlier Media" ("Earlier Media") takes protecting the privacy of our members very seriously. We have a formal privacy policy and have created a special process for people under the age of thirteen who are interested in becoming members of Kideos.com (the "Website"). This procedure is designed to protect the privacy of your child and to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") and related rules.

To gain access to services offered through the Website, we ask people to register to become members of the Website. The registration process begins when a person electronically indicates to us his or her age. Parents, if your child indicates that he or she is under the age of thirteen, we will ask your child to provide his or her name, email address, your name, your email address, and your phone number. Subsequently, we will email you a message with instructions regarding how to set up a Website account for your child. If you opt not to activate your child’s account, all information collected in the registration process will be purged from our system.

The Information Earlier Media Collects

At Earlier Media, we collect individually identifying information from all of our members. We use this information to help tailor our content more precisely to the needs of our Website members. Earlier Media will not require a child to disclose more information than is reasonably necessary to become a Website member. The information we actively collect includes the following:

    1.   First name
    2.   Last name
    3.   Street address
    4.   City
    5.   State or Province
    6.   Zip code
    7.   Country
    8.   Phone number
    9.   Fax number
    10. Birth date
    11. Gender
    12. Screen name
    13. Email address
    14. Password
    15. Credit card number and expiration date if the member chooses to make purchases on the website.

    The information we passively collect through the user’s traffic and cookies, which are small text files of information saved to a user's hard drive while browsing the website, includes the following:

    16. Web page user is currently viewing
    17. Last web page visited
    18. Date and time user logged on to the website
    19. User's IP address

How We Use the Information

In order to establish a more personalized relationship, we will also use member information to determine what services they truly value. Earlier Media may combine information about your child that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies. We will not, without your consent, sell our customer email address list to third parties but may use our lists to notify your child of specials and products offered by others that we think your child may find worthwhile. We will endeavor to ensure that only authorized employees of Earlier Media will have access to your child’s personal information, and all employees of Earlier Media have been required to read our security policies upon their employment whether they are authorized to access your personal information or not. For your child’s information and protection on the Website and on the internet in general, keep in mind that whenever your child voluntarily discloses personal information on message boards, through e-mail, or in chat areas, that information can be collected and used by others. Similarly, if your child posts personal information in public places, your child may receive unsolicited email messages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, Earlier Media reserves the right to disclose user information when required by law, or if we have reason to believe that someone is causing injury to, or interference with, our rights or property, or the rights and property of others. In addition, In the event Earlier Media 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. For more information, please view our privacy policy.

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

Earlier Media does not share its members’ individually identifying information with any third parties or sponsors. Although Earlier Media may provide aggregate, statistical data to advertisers and other third parties, the aggregate information does not include data from which the identities of any member can be determined.

Parental Review of Information

Parents, if you would like to review your child’s personal information, correct errors in your child’s information, or delete any of your child’s information, please log onto the Website using your child’s username and password. Once on the website, proceed to your child’s “My Profile” page. All the personal information that Earlier Media has collected from your child is listed on his or her “My Profile” page. Any changes you make to the information on the “My Profile” page will be effective immediately, and any electronic copies of the previous information will be automatically deleted from Earlier Media’s records. If you would like to delete your child’s Website account and/or refuse to allow any further collection or use of your child’s information, please contact our Privacy Manager via email, mail or telephone. If you write to Earlier Media, please be sure to include your email address and a telephone number where we can reach you. To protect your child's privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you access to the personal information that we collect and maintain about your child.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding our COPPA privacy policy and/or practices, please contact us at the following e-mail address, mailing address and telephone number:
Email: privacy@Kideos.com
Mailing Address: Big Purple Hippos, LLC
Attn: Privacy Manager
9190 W. Olympic Blvd, Suite 261
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 967-1438

Updates & Effective Date

From time to time, we may update this privacy notice. We will notify you about material changes in the way we treat personally identifiable information by placing a notice on our site. We encourage you to periodically check back and review this policy so that you always will know what information we collect, how we use it, and to whom we disclose it.

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