Unsolicited Ideas Submission Policy
Octagon Media (AGENCY) does not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including new or improved products or technologies, product enhancements, ideas for new advertising campaigns, new promotions, processes, materials, marketing plans or new product names.
Please do not submit any unsolicited ideas, original creative artwork, suggestions or other works (“submissions”) in any form to (AGENCY) or any of its employees.
The sole purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when (AGENCY)’s marketing strategies might seem similar to ideas submitted to (AGENCY).
If, despite our request that you not send us your ideas, you still submit them, then regardless of the contents of your letter, the following terms shall apply to your submissions:
Your submissions and their contents will automatically become the property of (AGENCY), without any form of compensation to you
(AGENCY) may use or redistribute the submissions and their contents for any purpose and in any way.
There is no obligation for (AGENCY) to review, consider or acknowledge the submission.
There is no obligation to keep any submissions confidential.
Our Commitment to Privacy
Children Under 13
Octagon Media does not knowingly collect any Personally Identifying Information (PII) from anyone under the age of 13. Prior to sending any information over the Internet about themselves (for instance, names, email addresses, and phone numbers), children should always get permission from their parents. We encourage all parents to take an active interest in their children’s online website browsing.
Information We Collect
Octagon Media and websites managed by Octagon Media only collect Personally Identifiable Information (PII) if you expressly submit information to us on our website or a website managed by Octagon Media, through email or at an event. Supplemental information may be collected through your participation in a survey, contest or promotion. Personal data does not include aggregated data or data that, by itself, does not permit the identification of an individual person. On some pages of our website, you can make requests, make a purchase and register to receive materials. The types of personal information that may be collected on these pages are:
Date of birth
Credit card information
Information Automatically Collected and Cookies
When you visit our website or a website managed by Octagon Media we collect information that is not personally identifiable and pertains to site usage. Information collected includes things such as browser settings, duration on site and what pages were visited.
How We Use Information
The information we collect allows us to provide you with a customized website experience and may determine the content and/or layout of our page for each visitor. Additionally, information may be used for the fulfillment of e-commerce transactions, to notify you about updates to our website, to contact you about news or special offers that may be of interest to you and to analyze website performance and usage.
Third-Party Service Providers
In general, Octagon Media does not share information with unrelated third parties. We do have individuals or companies perform certain functions on our behalf. Examples include sending postal mail and email, analyzing data, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. As such they may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes. We may, however, retain outside parties to advise on marketing issues related to certain aggregates of this personal information, only after these outside parties have agreed to maintain the integrity, security and confidentiality of the personal information obtained.
Our Commitment to Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place encryption technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged on the site to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Transfers of Information for Legal Purposes
Octagon Media is in the United States of America (U.S.) and will process and store your information in the U.S. As a result, U.S. governments, courts, law enforcement or regulatory agencies may be able to obtain disclosure of your information through the laws of the U.S.
Octagon Media may be required to disclose certain information to comply with a legal requirement, such as a subpoena, search warrant, law, regulation, or court order as part of a legal proceeding or a law enforcement agency request.
Links to Other Websites
Octagon Media and sites managed by Octagon Media may contain links to other sites. Octagon Media does not have control over the information-gathering practices of those sites and visitors should consult privacy policies for those sites.
How to Access to Change Your Information
You can contact us, update or make changes to your contact information (i.e., name, address, phone number) by writing us to express your request: Octagon Media P.O. Box 41172 Baton Rouge, LA 70835.
You can also unsubscribe from any email communication by using the unsubscribe link found in any email or by emailing us or mailing us at the above listed address.
To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
Your California Privacy Rights
As part of California’s “Shine the Light” law, Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, users who are residents of California are permitted to request and obtain from us, once per year, free of charge, Personal Information that may have been disclosed to third parties in the preceding calendar year for direct marketing purposes.
If you are a California resident and are interested in making this request in writing, please submit it to the following address: Octagon Media P.O. Box 41172 Baton Rouge, LA 70835.