Terms and Privacy

By using and/or visiting this website, you signify your acceptance to the Terms and Policies outlined below.

These terms and policies apply to kinkstermag.nyc (the “Site”) which is offered by BLACKOUTENDEAVORS LLC d/b/a Kinkster Brands NYC. By using and/or visiting this site, you signify your acceptance to the Terms and Policies outlined below.

Visiting and Using this Site

Our site is meant solely for entertainment purposes only. Your use of our Site is permitted solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You agree to never copy or distribute any part of the Site in any medium without prior written authorization from BLACKOUTENDEAVORS LLC. The exception is sharing and posting the Site’s articles through the normal manner to social media (definitely share!). You agree to never alter or modify any part of the Site, other than as may be reasonably necessary to use the Site for its intended purpose. You also agree to comply with the terms and conditions.

You are free to make your own observations and form your own opinions. If you choose to comment, share, or engage with our posts and articles, other users, writers, contributors and/or staff, you agree to do so with respect for others and the Site’s policies. If you do not agree and can’t treat others with respect, do not use this Site.

Personally Identifiable Information

We may collect personally identifiable information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personally identifiable information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personally Identifiable Information

We may collect non-personally identifiable information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personally identifiable information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Photo/Image & Copyright Disclaimers

Our Site is geared to gay men and the LGBTQ community. Photos and other images appearing on this site do not imply a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. Questions about an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity should be appropriately directed to that individual.

A number of photos used on Kinkster MAG were found on open, royalty free, public sites (Google, Yahoo, Tumblr, various news sites, stock photo sites, blogs, etc.).  We do our diligence to provide the proper credit. If a picture is owned by you or shows you and you want it removed from our site, please email us at info@kinksterbrands.nyc. We will then remove the photo from our site once we have confirmed the proper model and/or owner of the photo. It is never our our intention to offend anyone or infringe on any copyright.

Web Browser Cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browsers place cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Users may choose to set their web browsers to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, some parts of the Site may not function properly.

BLACKOUTENDEAVORS LLC may collect and use User’s personal information for the following purposes:

To improve customer service. Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

To personalize user experience. We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.

To improve our Site. We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.

To process payments. We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.

To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature.

To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.

To send periodic emails. We may use the email address provided to send User information and updates pertaining to their order, to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, discounts on products and services, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site or the address below.

How We Protect Your Information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures. Our Site is hosted by GoDaddy.com and is in compliance with PCI vulnerability standards in order to create as secure of an environment as possible for Users.

Sharing your Personal Information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Third Party Websites

Users will find advertising and other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our external suppliers, vendors, advertisers, sponsors, partners, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site.

In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

You expressly relieve BLACKOUTENDEAVORS LLC from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party websites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Site and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of every other website you visit.

Advertising

Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non-personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Google Adsense

Some of the ads appearing on this Site may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non-personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Compliance with children’s online privacy protection act

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.

Changes to These Policies

BLACKOUTENDEAVORS LLC has the discretion to update these policies at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review these policies periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your Acceptance of These Terms and Policies

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of these policies and terms of service. If you do not agree, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about these policies, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

Kinkster MAG
c/o BlackOutEndeavors LLC
P.O. Box 642
New York, NY 10037

This document was last updated on December 31, 2016