Privacy

APPS RUN THE WORLD Web site and associated sites are maintained by

APPS RUN THE WORLD Research Inc.

7172 Regional Street, Suite 328, Dublin, CA 94568

APPS RUN THE WORLD(ARTW) collects personally identifying information and data about individuals, their company, and the companies demographics (“personally identifying information and data”) including (i) when you provide information to ARTW, such as when you register or sign up for any of our media services products such as research reports, subscriptions, e-mails, newsletters, memberships, RSS Feeds, content delivery via sms text or other technologies, webcasts, White Papers, online seminars, conferences and other communications with ARTW, (ii) when you register or sign up on the ARTW site or when you register for any other APPS RUN THE WORLD Media services individually or through “auto register”, your information will be known to ARTW and (iii) from time to time we may add other information that we collect from third party sources to enhance the information that you provided to ARTW.

Below is the current policy regarding the usage of personally identifying information and data collected by ARTW. We reevaluate this policy on an ongoing basis based on feedback from readers. ARTW reserves the right to change its privacy policy. However, if there are any changes to the use of personally identifying information and data that is different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify you by posting a notice on our website.

ARTW or one of our affiliated companies, or third party partners may place a “cookie” in the browser files of a user’s computer. The cookie itself does not contain any personally identifying information, except when such information has been supplied by a subscriber or registered user.

If you have registered with ARTW, the information in your “cookie” is used to provide a more personalized experience on our Web site.

If you haven’t registered with our site, we may place a cookie on your system to help provide a more personalized experience on www.appsruntheworld.com. This cookie identifies you as a unique user by means of a tracking ID. However, if you have not registered on our site, we cannot link that user ID with personal identifying information and data about you such as your name or e-mail address.

Other cookies without personally identifying information and data are used to enable ARTW to manage the banner advertisements presented or personalized information to the user.

Browsers or third-party software can allow you to block the use of cookies while you surf our site. Or, you can use third-party “anonymizer” services to mask information in your cookies, or even general data such as your IP address. In such cases you would not be able to take advantage of most of the personalization services offered by ARTW.com.

The aggregated information we collect is used for a number of purposes including the following:

1. to improve the content and design of the ARTW Web site

2. to enable our audit bureau to verify our claims of traffic to the site

3. to help corporate sponsors, advertisers, potential advertisers or marketers assess the suitability of the site for their marketing campaigns

4. as clear GIFs, also known as pixel tags, provided by our ad-serving company to help manage online advertising. These clear GIFS let our ad-serving company recognize a browser’s cookie when a user visits our site. The information we collect and share through this technology is not personally identifiable (It does not include your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address). For more information about our ad-serving company or for your choices about not having this anonymous information used, please visit

5.ARTW may contract with DoubleClick. to serve advertising on www.appsruntheworld.com, both on the Web site itself and through its e-mail newsletters. When DoubleClick is serving ads, it recognizes certain types of non-personally identifiable information, such as a user’s IP address, browser version or type, operating system, service provider and time zone. DoubleClick also uses cookies to note the general content of the sites that users visit over time in order to serve ads on this site and other sites. Any pages a user calls up on www.appsruntheworld.com aren’t connected with personally identifiable information collected either at www.[name of publication.com or elsewhere]. For more details about the non-personally identifiable information DoubleClick collects and the opportunity to opt out of such data collection, please visit www.doubleclick.net/privacy_policy/ . We use web metric vendors to gather information to help us understand how users utilize our websites and other electronic products.

6.We may create and use aggregate customer data to understand more about the interests of our customers and may use the data to offer goods and services we believe may be of interest to our customers, on behalf of ARTW, its sister APPS RUN THE WORLD companies, or select organizations.

Postal addresses, and other personally identifying information and data will be used to promote ARTW and other APPS RUN THE WORLD companies’ products and services, and may be rented and/or licensed to selected outside firms for promotional purposes. Offers for which the personally identifying information and data are rented and/or licensed for use and the users are required to target their offers carefully.

Mobile telephone numbers that are provided to ARTW will be used to provide the products and services you’ve specifically requested, such as, but not limited to content delivery via sms text or other technologies, and for customer service related to the products and services you’ve requested. With your express consent, your mobile telephone number may be used to promote other products and services of ARTW, as well as the products and services of other APPS RUN THE WORLD companies. Further, your mobile phone number may, with your express consent, be used to promote the products and services of carefully chosen third parties. At any time you may “opt-out” of receiving communications via your mobile phone from ARTW, other APPS RUN THE WORLD companies, and third parties, by clicking the unsubscribe link of any individual message you may receive. Because many phone companies recycle phone numbers, it is possible for users who purchase a new phone to receive messages that the previous owner had subscribed to or otherwise consented to receive.

E-mail addresses of ARTW online subscribers are used for re-qualification purposes. These e-mail addresses may also be used to collect feedback by members of our editorial or research team, to promote ARTW and APPS RUN THE WORLD products and services, and they may be rented to other firms and/or licensed for promotional purposes. When you provide your email address to us, you agree to receive email from ARTW and its sister APPS RUN THE WORLD companies. We allow users to “opt-out” of receiving e-mail from outside firms, however, when e-mail information is collected and with each e-mail use of the user’s address you can individually “opt-out” of receiving further e-mail from outside firms, ARTW, its sister APPS RUN THE WORLD companies. If a user does not choose to “opt-out” at the time the e-mail address is collected, or does not respond to the questions concerning how we may use their email address, the address may be rented and/or licensed for use to outside firms. Offers for which the e-mail address is rented and/or licensed for use require the users to target their offers carefully.

Personal identifying information submitted on portions of our site developed with outside third parties may be shared with those third parties, and the information will be governed by those parties’ privacy policies as well as ARTW’s. ARTW, nor any of its parent companies or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates do not bear any responsibility for any actions or policies of such third parties. ARTW users should be aware that when they disclose personal identifying information (e.g., user name, address, company name, telephone number, demographic information, buying information, other data and E-mail address) in discussion forums, chat rooms or other areas that are publicly accessible by others, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other posters or parties. ARTW nor its parent company or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates are not responsible for any information that you provide in the above areas.

In the event that part or all of the ownership of ARTW or any of its products are sold or transferred, all lists and data which contains personally identifying information and data including for example user name, address, company name, telephone number, demographic information, buying information, other data and e-mail address, will be transferred to the new owner.

APPS RUN THE WORLD ONLINE REGISTRATION PRIVACY POLICY
Below is the current policy regarding the usage of personally identifying information and data collected by APPS RUN THE WORLD. We reevaluate this policy on an ongoing basis based on feedback from readers. APPS RUN THE WORLD reserves the right to change its privacy policy. However, if there are any changes to the use of personally identifiable information and data that is different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify you by posting a notice on our website.

About APPS RUN THE WORLD
APPS RUN THE WORLD Research Inc. is a growing collection of APPS RUN THE WORLD web sites that presently includes appsruntheworld.com.

To access restricted content on any APPS RUN THE WORLD web site you must be a member of the APPS RUN THE WORLD Research Inc. To become a member of the APPS RUN THE WORLD Research Inc., you need to provide certain information about yourself. Any of the APPS RUN THE WORLD Research Inc. sites may use this identifying information for internal analytical and business development purposes and, to send you email. However, other forms of communication, including postal mail, may be directed to you pursuant to the site’s specific privacy policy, as may be updated from time to time.

You can “opt-out” of receiving further email by clicking the appropriate links that appear at the bottom of any email you receive. If you do not want to receive other types of communication, including as applicable, postal mail, from the editor and publisher of the site, please refer to the site’s privacy policy for the procedure to follow.

The APPS RUN THE WORLD Research Inc. is intended for individuals over the age of 13 years old. Personal information may not be provided by anyone under 13 years of age. Further no one under 13 years old may participate in the forums or chat rooms or any other areas where public discussions may take place. In addition no one under that age of 18 may conduct any transactions for the purposes or purchasing or selling any items. Parents should be sure that their children are not conducting any of the above activities on the APPS RUN THE WORLD Research Inc.

If you have any questions or comments regarding the APPS RUN THE WORLD Research Inc. or its use of information please send email to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or write to us at APPS RUN THE WORLD Research Inc., 7172 Regional Street, Suite 328, Dublin, CA 94568.

Last updated June 30, 2010