Linking and Framing
Linking to or framing of any material on this site without the prior written consent of HoustonPBS is prohibited. To inquire about linking rights, contact email@example.com
Personal Identification and Contact Information
The registration process for HoustonPBS requires you to provide personal information, such as your name and contact information. This information is collected for HoustonPBS by Convio, Inc., the company that powers this website. This information may be used by employees or members of HoustonPBS to contact you via telephone, mail or e-mail. Your e-mail address may also be used by Convio, Inc. to send you your username and password should you forget them. Convio, Inc. will not disclose, trade, rent, lease or loan your name or other personal identification information to any party other than HoustonPBS. For more information concerning exchange of HoustonPBS member lists, please visit the List Exchange Policy.
If you choose to make an on-line donation HoustonPBS, you may be asked for account or credit card billing information, including the name on the donor's card, billing address and expiration date. All of this information is encrypted using SSL, industry standard secure technology encryption that is designed to protect sensitive information. Your communication is authenticated using Verisign certificates. The account and credit card information that you provide at the time of donation is stored only for the duration of the transaction, typically a few minutes. Once the transaction is processed, the information is overwritten in order to ensure that it will be inaccessible. The account and credit card information that you provide at the time of donation is used only to process donations and will not be disclosed, sold, traded, rented or otherwise revealed to the personnel of HoustonPBS or any other third party without your consent.
An IP address is a number assigned to your computer automatically when you use the Internet. When you use the HoustonPBS website, technical information from your PC, such as IP addresses and browser version, may be communicated to Convio, Inc. This information will not be linked to anything that identifies your personally and is not used to track the activities of individual users of the site. This information may be used to help HoustonPBS improve the look and function of this website but will not be collected or aggregated into personal profiles for use or sale.
Cookies are files that Web browsers place on your computer's hard drive to tell the server whether you have visited this site previously. Our site uses persistent cookies to save your password so you do not have to re-enter it each time you log in. These cookies do not store information such as passwords and credit card numbers. If you do not wish to utilize cookies in conjunction with this website, you may choose to remove them by deactivating the "Remember Me" feature in your personal profile.
The HoustonPBS site may contain links to other sites. These links are provided to help you find information, products or services that are of interest to you. HoustonPBS and Convio, Inc. are not responsible for, and make no representation regarding, the privacy practices or content of these sites. You should check the policy statement of these others web sites to understand their policies.
Convio, Inc. offers registered users a means to de-activate their records. If, at any time after registering for information or making a donation, you change your mind about receiving information from HoustonPBS, you can deactivate your account by contacting HoustonPBS via e-mail, telephone or written letter. For legal and accounting purposes, your donation records will remain in the organization database, but your login and your e-mail address will be deactivated.
Correcting and Updating Your Information
As a registered user, you are able to update or edit your personal contact information by logging on to the HoustonPBS page and editing your personal profile.
For site management functions, information is collected for analysis and statistical purposes. This information is not reported or used in any manner that would reveal personally identifiable information, and will not be released to any outside parties unless legally required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations or other legal proceedings.
We use log analysis tools to create summary statistics, which are used for purposes such as assessing what information is of most interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.
Questions regarding this statement or the practices of this site should be directed to the HoustonPBS security administrator by e-mailing such questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.