Privacy Policy

Werner Publishing Corporation Online Privacy Policy

Effective Date: January 31, 2014

Thank you for visiting a Werner Publishing Corp. site. Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at Werner Publishing Corp. sites. Click here for a list of the Werner Publishing Corp. publications and products whose sites are governed by this Privacy Policy. By visiting this site, you agree to the terms of this policy as they may be amended from time to time. As we update and expand our services, this policy may change, so check back to this page every so often.

Collected Information

The information we collect is gathered from several sources. These include our magazine and e-Newsletter subscription forms, site registration, Werner Publishing Interactive Galleries, contest entries, website message postings, survey information and purchases via telephone, direct mail, email and other electronic sources. From these sources, we may collect postal addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers and/or demographic information for those individuals who volunteer such information. For each visitor to our websites, our web server automatically recognizes the visitor’s domain name, IP address plus geographic area, but no other identifiable information unless volunteered. In addition, we collect aggregate information on what web pages visitors access within our properties.

How We Use Collected Information

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our web pages, customize the content and layout of our pages for each individual visitor, and/or notify visitors about updates to our website. As part of a subscription, Werner Publishing Interactive Gallery usage, registration or contest entry agreement, subscribers, contest entrants and registrants (galleries and other registrants) can be contacted by us through both mail and email to communicate with them about their subscription, registration, contests and topics that may be of interest. In addition, we may use the collected information for marketing purposes. Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers online will only receive telephone contact from us with information regarding orders they have placed online.

Postal Communications

If you supply us with your postal address online, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by calling us at the number(s) provided below or writing to us at the below address.
You may receive mailings from other reputable companies. You can, however, have your name put on our do-not-share list by calling us at one of following phone numbers, depending on the title:

Digital Photo Pro 800.814.2993
Golf Tips 800.283.4640
HDVideoPro 800.333.6926
Outdoor Photographer 800.283.4410
Digital Photo 800.288.6187
Plane & Pilot 800.283.4330

email Communications

If you have registered for our products and/or services, entered a contest and have supplied an email address, you will receive emails pertaining to these types of products, services and upcoming contests. If you do not want to receive email from us in the future, please let us know by clicking on “Edit Profile” (at the bottom of all our emails) and editing your email preferences. 
From time to time, we make the email addresses of those who opt in and sign up for our e-Newsletters and contest promotions available to other reputable organizations whose products or services we think you might find interesting. If you do not want us to share your email address with other companies or organizations, please let us know by clicking on “Edit Profile” (at the bottom of all our emails) and editing your email preferences.

Werner Publishing Corp. sites sometimes may offer contests, sweepstakes or promotions that are sponsored by or co-sponsored with identified third parties. By virtue of their sponsorship, these third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the contest, sweepstakes, or promotion. Werner Publishing Corp. has no control over the third-party sponsors’ use of this information. The Werner Publishing Corp. site will notify you at the time of requesting personally identifiable information if third-party sponsors will obtain such information.

Attention, Kids

If you are under the age of 13 (12 or younger), you may not provide any information about yourself to Werner Publishing Corp. sites. While you may view content on the Site, you may not register with the Site, enter any of our sweepstakes or contests or participate in any of our chat rooms, bulletin boards or other activities that would let you enter information about yourself. If we learn that you have provided information about yourself toWerner Publishing Corp. sites, we will delete such information.

Note to Parents

Werner Publishing Corp. will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from kids under 13. If you have any concerns about our sites or its related services, wish to find out if your child is a member of one of our services or wish to cancel your child’s membership, please contact us at marketing@wernerpublishing.com.

Cookies

Werner Publishing Corp uses Google Analytics in order to gather statistics on portions of its web site. We will use the information gathered to improve the quality of our services. Google Analytics employs cookies to define user sessions, which allows for the collection of important data about how our visitors use our website. Google Analytics uses only first-party cookies for data analysis. This means that the cookies are linked to our website, and Google Analytics will only use that cookie data for statistical analysis related to your browsing behavior on Werner Publishing Corp websites. According to Google, the data collected cannot be altered or retrieved by services from other domains. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. For more information on Google Analytics, please visit Google’s web site.

Interest-Based Advertising Policy

Werner Publishing Corp. uses remarketing with Google AdWords and Analytics to display content specific advertisements to visitors that have previously visited our site when those visitors go to other websites that have the Google Display Network implemented. Werner Publishing Corp. and other third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on visitor’s past visits to our website.

Under the Google Interest Based Advertising Program Google will enable Werner Publishing Corp. to serve advertisements to Users (i) who are on Werner Publishing Corp. sites and (ii) based on Google-defined interest-categories. Using cookies, Werner Publishing Corp. may remarket using your session information. Remarketing is a way for Werner Publishing Corp. to connect with users, based upon their past interactions with Werner Publishing Corp. Third-party vendors, including Google, may show Werner Publishing Corp. ads on sites on the Internet. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies (3rd party) to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to Werner Publishing Corp.’ website. Users may opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page at:

  •  • If you choose, you can opt out by turning off cookies in the preferences settings in your browser. You can opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

You can also choose to opt out by turning off cookies in the preferences settings in your browser. For more information on Google Analytics, AdWords, please visit Google’s website.

Ad Servers

Some of the banner ads displayed in our web sites are provided by third parties. These ads contain cookies and may also contain web beacons. Cookies or web beacons received with banner ads are collected by our advertisers and we do not have access to this information. We use third parties to serve some or all of the advertisements that are placed within our sites and they may use information (not including personally identifiable information) about your visits to our sites and other sites to assist in serving advertisements to you. Third parties and web sites that have links on our site may also collect or use information about you. The information practices of other companies or people that Werner Publishing Corp. does not employ or manage are not covered by this privacy statement. DoubleClick is our primary third party ad server. If you would like to know more about their information gathering practices and "opt-out" procedures, please see http://www.doubleclick.com/us/corporate/privacy.

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future, we will post the policy changes to our website to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our website periodically. Customers may prevent their information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by following the information above.

In reference to customer subscriptions, upon request, we offer visitors the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in contact information.
Consumers can have all other, non-subscription information corrected by emailing or writing to us at the below address.

Security

We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site, and when we transfer and receive financial information, transactions are conducted through a secure server. Only designated staff members have access to this area.
REMEMBER—DO NOT DISCLOSE PERSONAL INFORMATION IN FORUMS OR ON MESSAGE BOARDS. WHENEVER YOU DO SO, ALL OF THAT INFORMATION CAN BE COLLECTED AND USED BY OTHERS. IF YOU POST PERSONAL INFORMATION IN PUBLIC PLACES, OTHERS MAY SEND YOU UNSOLICITED email MESSAGES. BE CAREFUL AND SMART WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the below addresses or phone number.

Our postal address is:
Werner Publishing Corp.
12121 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1200
Los Angeles, CA 90025
ATTN: Marketing Department

We can be reached via email at marketing@wernerpublishing.com or you can reach us by telephone at 310-820-1500.