Privacy and Information Policy
Welcome to https://www.SPLICElicensing.com (“Site”). Society of Product Licensors Committed to Excellence (SPLiCE) maintains https://www.SPLICElicensing.com as a service to our Members and the general public for educational and business purposes only and not to provide any specific advice. By accessing, browsing, or using https://www.SPLICElicensing.com, you are agreeing to comply with and to be bound by the following terms and conditions. Please review the following terms carefully. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you should not use this web site. Note that the terms “we,” “our,” and “us” used below refer to Society of Product Licensors Committed to Excellence (SPLiCE).
Like many site operators, and in order to ensure that we are focusing our efforts and developments in the appropriate direction, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit the https://www.SPLICElicensing.com (“Log Data”).
This Log Data may include, but not limited to, information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, along with other statistics.
In addition, such Log Data may require use of third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze the Log Data. Log Data is kept solely within the SPLiCE Headquarters, on its internal proprietary servers, and is not shared or disclosed without a SPLiCE Member’s, or other third parties, express permission.
Third-Party Services and Links to Other Websites
https://www.SPLICElicensing.com may allow access to or promote third-party products and/or service providers and sponsors (“Merchants”) from whom you may purchase certain goods or services. You understand that we do not operate or control the products or services offered by Merchants. Merchants are responsible for all aspects of order processing, fulfillment, billing and customer service. We are not a party to any transactions entered into between you and Merchants.
In addition, https://www.SPLICElicensing.com may contain links to websites operated by other parties. We provide these links to other websites as a convenience and use of these sites is at your own risk. The linked sites have not been reviewed or monitored by us, are not owned or operated by us, and are not under our control, and we are not responsible for the content available on the other sites or any information that you provided on such sites. Inclusion of any linked web site in https://www.SPLICElicensing.com does not imply our approval or endorsement of information or material on these web sites by us.
USE OF MERCHANTS’ AND OTHER THIRD-PARTY WEB SITES, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF TITLE, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY OR NON-INFRINGEMENT CONCERNING MERCHANT AND THIRD PARTY WEBSITES. WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONTENT, MATERIALS, ACCURACY OR QUALITY OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ON THIRD- PARTY WEB SITES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE WE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM: (A) YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF MERCHANTS’ SITES OR ANY OTHER SITE LINKED TO OUR SITE, (B) THE TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN YOU AND MERCHANTS, OR (C) ANY INFORMATION, SERVICE OR PRODUCT APPEARING ON MERCHANTS’ WEB SITES OR ANY OTHER SITE LINKED TO OUR SITE.
Links to Our Site
Unless otherwise set forth in a written agreement between you and us, you agree to the following when linking to https://www.SPLICElicensing.com:
The appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with our trademarks and names;
The appearance, position and other attributes of the link may not create the false appearance that your organization or entity is sponsored by, affiliated with, endorsed by or otherwise associated with us;
When selected by a user, the link must display this Site on full-screen and not within a “frame” on the linking web site; and
We reserve the right to revoke access to the link and the related website at any time and in our sole discretion.
Information and Press Releases
https://www.SPLICElicensing.com contains information and press releases about us. While this information was believed to be accurate as of the date prepared, we disclaim any duty or obligation to update this information or any press releases.
Information about organizations other than ours contained in the press release or otherwise should not be relied upon as being provided or endorsed by us.
We may use the information we collect for any lawful purpose, including:
To organize events, including to promote events and send communications regarding event registration and participation;
To facilitate attendance at events, including engaging speakers and exhibitors, or helping to provide housing and other event services;
For membership purposes,
To provide communications to which you subscribe or that are relevant to you;
To publish data on job boards;
To promote SPLiCE services;
To deliver publications;
To respond to your inquiries;
For fundraising purposes;
To process sponsorships;
For business purposes, such as analytics, research, marketing, recruitment, and operational purposes;
To comply with the law; and/or
As otherwise disclosed at the time information is collected.
We may share information that identifies you individually with third parties, including the following:
With third parties that perform services on our behalf, including data storage providers, technology vendors, email service providers, marketing and advertising providers, and service providers used to assist with our events and activities;
With other SPLiCE members, including through committees and forums used to connect members such as members.SPLiCEonline.com
With attendees of our events regarding information related to the event, such as exhibitor and sponsor attendance; and
With your consent; or as otherwise disclosed at the time of data collection or sharing.
We may share information that has been de-identified or aggregated, or any other technical information, without limitation.
https://www.SPLICElicensing.com may provide links to third-party websites or apps, including our social media pages. We do not control the privacy practices of those websites or apps, and they are not covered by this privacy notice. You should review the privacy notices of other websites or apps that you use to learn about their data practices.
https://www.SPLICElicensing.com may also include integrated social media tools or “plug-ins” such as social networking, photo sharing, and video streaming tools offered by third parties. If you use these tools to share personal information or you otherwise interact with social media features on https://www.SPLICElicensing.com, those social media companies may collect information about you and may use and share such information in accordance with your account settings, including by sharing such information with the general public. Your interactions with third-party social media companies and the use of their features are governed by the privacy policies of the social media companies that provide those features. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policies of any social media accounts you create and use.
Cookies are files with a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive.
Like many sites, we use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of the https://www.SPLICElicensing.com.
If we decide to change our privacy notice, we will post these changes on this page. We encourage you to visit this page periodically to learn of updates.
Updated in October 2020.