Introduction
This Privacy Policy tells you how Small Raven Media (SRM) collects, uses, sells, discloses, and protects data relating to you in connection with Appalachian HorrorFest, as well as your choices regarding our collection and use of this data. We highly value your privacy. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using the https://appalachianhorrorfest.com/ Website (the “Website”) operated by Small Raven Media (“us,” “we,” “our”) as this Privacy Policy contains important information regarding your privacy and how we may use the information we collect about you.

Your access to and use of the Website is contingent upon your acceptance of and compliance with this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy applies to everyone, including, but not limited to, visitors, users, and others who wish to access or use the Website.  By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy. If you disagree with any part of the Privacy Policy, you do not have our permission to access or use the Website.

Personal Data Collected
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about a person that can be linked to that person or their device. Not all data can be linked back to you, for instance, when it becomes part of a statistical model but isn’t maintained at an individual level or when it is anonymized, meaning it still has some individual attributes, but it can’t be linked to the person they came from (e.g., a postal code, gender, and broad interest categories). We collect, use, and share both personal data and these other types of data.

We collect, use, store, and transfer the following kinds of personal data about you:

    1. Identity Data includes first name, last name, username or similar identifier, date of birth, email address, telephone number, and mailing address.
    2. Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, unique Cookie ID, Device ID, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you use to access the Service.
    3. Profile Data includes your username and password, your interests, preferences, feedback, survey responses, marital status, gender, and title.
    4. Usage Data includes information about how you use the Service and the content of comments that you post.
    5. Aggregated Data includes statistical or demographic data for any purpose.
    6. Sensitive Personal We do not intentionally collect any personal data about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health or genetic or biometric data, or information about criminal convictions and offenses. However, if you make comments using the Service that include such data about yourself, it will be publicly available and may be processed by Disqus or others.

Collection Methods
We use different methods to collect data from and about you, including:

    1. Direct interactions. This includes personal data you provide when you create an account or leave a comment.
    2. Automated technologies or interactions. As you interact with our Service, we may automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns.
    3. Cookies: Please click here for further details about the specific types of cookies we use.
    4. Log File Information: Server logs may collect Technical Data such as your IP address, browser type, and information about the number of clicks and how you interact with links on the Service, Partner Sites, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.
    5. Third parties or publicly available sources. We may obtain or receive personal data about you from analytics providers such as Google, advertising partners, third-party data brokers who sell personal data, and Identity and Contact Data from third-party connections or log-ins, for example, Facebook Connect, Google, or Twitter by “following,” “liking” or linking your account to the Service.

Cookies
A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on your device by your browser. This Website collects cookies and may use cookies for reasons including, but not limited to:

    1. Analyzing our website traffic;
    2. Analyzing your interactions with advertisements;
    3. Identifying if you are signed in to the Website;
    4. Testing content on the Website;
    5. Storing information about your preferences;
    6. Recognizing when you return to the Website.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This setting may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Website.

Children’s Privacy
The Website is not intended for use by children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect or sell personal information from children under 18 or knowingly allow such persons to register for an account on the service. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 18, we will delete it. If you believe we might have collected personal information from a child under 18, please contact us.

Analytics programs
This Website uses Google Analytics to collect information about you and your behaviors.

Information Retention
We will only retain your Personal Data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data, and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

Data Security
SRM uses commercially reasonable safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected through our websites. HRM limits the personal information we collect to only what is absolutely necessary. Any payment transactions are conducted through secure third-party websites. To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. You are responsible for maintaining your unique password and account information and keeping access to your email communications from any of our websites. AHF is not responsible for any third party’s functionality or security measures.

Sale of Personal Data
We do not and will not sell your personal information.

Your rights
Depending on the laws where you live, you may have one or more of the following rights under local laws. SRM extends these rights to all individuals, regardless of where they live, including the right to:

    1. Request a copy of the personal data we have collected about you
    2. Request that we delete data we have collected about you
    3. Request that we correct data, restrict our use of data, or delete sensitive personal data that you may have previously provided in a comment (due to technical limitations, all of these requests will be handled as requests to delete data)
    4. The right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your data.
    5. The right to request that we restrict the processing of your data.

You may exercise the rights specified above by submitting a consumer request to Small Raven Media and info@smallravenmedia.com. We will need to verify your identity prior to effectuating your request. To verify your identity, you will need to provide us with the following information with your request:

    1. Name;
    2. Postal/Shipping address;
    3. Billing address;
    4. Phone number;
    5. IP address;
    6. Email address.

Please note that we may be unable to process your request if you do not provide us with the above information. We will respond to most consumer requests within 30 days of receipt. However, some requests may take longer. We will notify you in writing if we need more time to respond. We can deny your request(s) if certain exceptions in the law apply. If we deny your request, we will provide you with the reasons for such denial.

Location of data processing
All data processing activities undertaken by us take place in Tennessee.

Third-party websites
This Website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than us. We only provide such hyperlinks for your convenience and reference. We do not control such websites and are not responsible for their contents or the privacy or other practices of such websites. It is up to you to read and fully understand their Privacy Policies. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators.

Changes to Privacy Policy
In its sole discretion, AHF may modify or update this Privacy Policy from time to time, so you should review this page periodically. When we change the policy, we will update the ‘last modified’ date at the bottom of this page. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any changes to this policy means you accept such changes.

Questions
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@smallravenmedia.com.

Last updated: May 30, 2023, 7:09 AM.