Privacy Policy

Sonic Mag Privacy Policy

Last Updated: October 31st, 2016

The owners of Sonic Mag understand your interest in your privacy. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy, and how it applies to the collection and use of information gathered when you visit the Sonic Mag webSite, referred to in this statement herein as “Site”. Except as specifically stated otherwise, this Privacy Policy applies to our Site and is not applicable to other web Sites or to the practices of other third party services that you may access from or through our Site. More generally, this policy does not apply to the practices of companies that advertise through 3rd party links. We do not own or control what happens when those links are clicked.

Your use of this Site represents your agreement to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you don’t agree with these terms, please stop using the Site. Our Privacy Policy may be updated and is referenced to have changed by the “Last Updated” notation at the top of this page. Each visit to the Site by you shall signify your agreement to abide by the Privacy Policy that is in existence at the time of your visit. By visiting and using the Site after an update, you signify your agreement to be bound by the updated terms, so please check this page from time to time.

Not Targeting Children

This Site is not intended for children and we currently do not knowingly collect or aggregate personally identifiable information regarding children younger than 13 years old. If you are under 13 years old, please note that you should not provide any personally identifiable information and should discontinue any use of this Site.

Cookies and Information Collected from You

Sonic Mag and/or its webSite hosting service provider(s) (hereinafter, “we” or “us”) uses cookies to receive and/or record certain non-personally identifiable information about you as you visit and navigate the Site. Non-personally identifiable information, by itself, does not reveal your identity but refers, instead, to anonymous information and can include things like your IP address and information about how you navigate through the Site.

Cookies are tiny text files that may be saved on your computer that we can read when you visit our Site. We may use session cookies to facilitate Site navigation and for other administrative and internal purposes. Session cookies and the information in them are deleted when you close out of your browser software session. It is not our policy to retain such information after your browser session is completed. Most or all Internet browsers provide a procedure for you to prevent or block the use of cookies. If you wish to generally block cookies, please consult the documentation for your browser although doing so may impact the ease of use of the Site.

Third Party Cookies and Web Beacons and Information Used for Advertising

Pages viewed on this Site may contain embedded links to files hosted and/or served by third parties such as YouTube® or Google® that link to third party web pages and/or web Sites. They may also display third party advertising served by third party Ad Server companies that We allow to serve ads. These Ad Servers may use cookies or web beacons or similar technologies to collect and/or store certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit the Site, as well as during your visits to third party Web Sites you may click through to from our Site, in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of interest to you.

When you click on any Links or Third Party Ads displayed on this Site that take you away from the Site, you will view any resulting content on a web page not controlled, maintained or operated by us. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information provided by You or collected at third party web pages. We recommend that you contact the owners of such third party web pages or Third Party Ad providers for further information on their privacy practices.

Google Analytics

We may use Google Analytics, which uses cookies to assist web Site operators in analyzing usage of their web Sites for marketing, usablility and similar purposes by compiling and making reports available concerning how visitors interact with a webSite. These cookies, placed by Google, collect and store non-personally identifiable information to measure and evaluate Your use the Web Site. For further information on Google Analytics and how it functions, please visit: https://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

We may also license our trademarks to a branded Sonic Mag store. This store may feature merchandise that we think will be of interest to our visitors. The store, however, is operated, owned and maintained by third parties with their own privacy and cookie policies that we do not control. You will visit those Sites privacy policies to learn how they intereact and collect your information.

The only personally identifiable information about you directly received by us is personally identifiable information that you voluntarily provide to us. Generally, personally identifiable information is used for the purposes for which you have provided it. This may include your name and email address, if you choose to submit it to us with article content, or other inquiries through use of our contact information. Said information may become visible, i.e. – name, if your content is shared with our Sites readers, for sake of personal copyright, or respect to work you provided.

Separately, you can submit comments on article content posted on our Site by means of Discus, or another thrid party plug-in. Once you are logged into an Discus account, you are able to comment, the content of which is completely under your control, though we may edit or remove some comments. By commenting, certain personally identifiable information about you, such as your social media screen name and/or profile picture may become visible to other Site visitors as well as to us.

We reserve the right to ban users from the Site and/or to hide or block User comments under appropriate circumstances, as set forth in our Terms of Service Agreement, including bullying, harassment or offensive terminology.

Should you choose to follow our social media pages, We may see You as a follower of Soinic Mag. By signing up to use the social media services, you are agreeing to be bound by their terms of service and their privacy policies, which are separate from those of our Site.

By subscribing to our RSS Feed, we will have access to certain non-personally identifiable information, such as your computer’s IP address, which is used to identify your computer as the computer requesting the updated RSS Feed. We use this information to deliver the updated content to your RSS reader software agent.

Sharing of Information Collected

Generally, we do not retain non-personally identifiable information recorded by us when you use the Site beyond the close of your browser session. Nevertheless, because non-personally identifiable information collected at the Site does not personally identify you, we reserve the right to share non-personally identifiable information that we may receive with any affiliates and/or other third parties, for any purpose, ex. visitor count, duration of time spent on site, most clicked links, etc. Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy we do not rent, sell, or share personally identifiable information about you with others. Nevertheless, we reserve the right to disclose any information which we may obtain, and otherwise cooperate with, any orders or process of legal authorities and/or Courts and/or subpoenas by law enforcement or similar agencies and/or lawfully issued in the context of criminal or civil litigation or other judicial, quasi judicial or other dispute resolution proceeding. We also reserve the right to disclose any information which we may obtain when we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding: illegal activities; in connection with suspected fraud, intellectual property infringement; situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person; violations of Sonic Mag’s Terms of Use Agreement; or as otherwise required or permitted by law. Additionally, we may share any information we have with any successors, joint venture partners or similar entities in the course of business.

If we have personally identifiable information of yours, such as your email address, we reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the Sonic Mag service, such as service announcements, administrative messages, newsletters, or notifications of Site updates.

Privacy Protection Measures and Opt Out Choices:

In many cases, browser settings and third party software may be used by you to limit or eliminate cookies stored on your computer. We do not implement any special safeguards for such purposes nor provide any method for You to opt out or modify any such information, other than the right to delete comments you post to the Site through use of third party plugins, as explained above.

You may consult the privacy practices of your Internet access provider with respect to any options you have concerning information collected or stored by them. You may also be able to opt out of certain third party tracking technologies used by Ad Servers by following opt out procedures offered at their websites.

Your Ability to Edit and Delete Your Personally Identifiable Information

Due to the limited nature of personally identifiable information about you that we receive, there are currently no preferences for you to select to delete personally identifiable information voluntarily provided at the Site except for the ability of users who post comments through social media to delete those comments from public view on the Site. We also do not provide for opt outs of any personally identifiable information You voluntarily provide to us by email. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to determine whether to keep emails and/or how to keep them and/or for how long to keep them.

If You are still concerned about any other information that may be collected by Your use of the Site, You should refrain from continuing to visit the Site.

Relationship of this Policy to our Terms of Use Agreement

How to Contact Sonic Mag

If you have any questions regarding this Policy, please contact us by writing to:

Attorney Mark Yeomans
9663 Santa Monica Blvd.
Box 612
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
USA