is dedicated to providing visitors to this site with a highly
interactive and personalized experience, while at the same
time protecting users from any unexpected use of personally
identifiable information (your name, e-mail address, snail
mail address, telephone number). Like other Web publishers,
we collect information from users in order to deliver more
individualized content and advertising, and we sometimes
permit our advertising and promotional partners to call
to your attention products, special offers and unique content
we believe might be of interest to you. In each case, we
do so only within the guidelines in this policy. Your use
of our site tells us you have read and accept the practices
outlined in this policy.
How we gather information from users.
Andromedatv.com gathers information you provide to us when
you register for access to certain portions of our site.
We also gather information you provide
to us when you participate in interactive areas of our site,
including sweepstakes and contests, voting and polling activities,
message boards and chat rooms. Also, in connection with
our current and planned electronic commerce services, you
may be asked to provide information, including credit card
information, necessary to complete a transaction you have
requested. Some of the demographic information we request
may be identified as "optional" during the registration
process. You may change or update your registration information
at any time by returning to this page, or by pointing your
Web browser at http://www.SITENAME.com/go/register.
Andromedatv.com also employs "cookie" technology to improve
your navigation through the site and to allow customization
of the site according to your individual preferences. The
technology involves a string of information (the cookie)
that is passed to your Web browser and stored on your computer.
This cookie identifies you as a unique user and holds your
preferences, as you have identified them, and other information
from your visit. For example, the cookie may store your
user name and password, sparing you from having to re-enter
that information each time you visit and granting you certain
Cookies may also be used to control the number of times
you encounter particular advertisements while visiting our
sites. You can set your browser to refuse to accept cookies,
but if you do you may be unable to access certain portions
of the site or may be asked to re-enter your user name and
password, and we will not be able to customize the site�s
features according to your preferences.
Like most Web sites, Andromedatv.com also logs IP addresses,
or the electronic location of your computer on the Internet.
What we do with the information we collect.
The information you share with us may be used in several
ways. Typically, during your visit to our sites, we will
use your registration and demographic information to deliver
targeted editorial or advertising content we think might
We may also combine information about you, your computer,
and your usage patterns with similar information obtained
from other users to create profiles of Andromedatv.com users
as a whole and to identify their preferences in content
and advertising. This aggregated information occasionally
may be shared with our advertisers and business partners
and may be used by Tribune Interactive, Inc., and other
Tribune Company affiliates.
We may also use personally identifiable information to communicate
with you about your registration and customization preferences;
our Terms of Service and privacy
policies; services and products offered by Tribune Interactive,
Inc., and other Tribune Company affiliates; and other topics.
For example, we may communicate with you from time to time
about changes and improvements to Andromedatv.com and about
sweepstakes or promotions we are conducting.
From time to time we or our advertising and promotional
partners may call to your attention products, special offers
and unique content we believe might be of interest to you.
If you prefer not to receive direct communications from
our advertisers or promotional partners, you will be given
an opportunity to decline before you provide us any information.
If you decline each time you provide us with the information,
you will not receive e-mail or other communications directly
from our advertisers utilizing information collected from
Personal information collected by Andromedatv.com may also
be used for other purposes, including but not limited to:
site administration, troubleshooting, processing of e-commerce
transactions, administration of sweepstakes and contests,
and other communications with you. We will also disclose
such information when we believe we are reasonably required
to do so by law or court order.
Affiliated sites, linked sites and advertisements.
Through Andromedatv.com, you may be introduced to, or be
able to access, information, Web sites, features, contests
or sweepstakes offered by other parties. Andromedatv.com
expects its partners, advertisers and affiliates to respect
the privacy of our users. Be aware, however, that third
parties, including our partners, advertisers, affiliates,
and other content providers accessible through our site,
may have their own privacy and data collection policies
and practices. During your visit to our site you may link
to, or view as part of a frame that includes Andromedatv.com
content, certain content that is actually created or hosted
by a third party. Andromedatv.com is not responsible for
any actions or policies of such third parties. Users should
check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties
when providing personally identifiable information on a
co-branded, affiliated, framed or linked site, or on a site
hosted by a third party.
While on our site, you may occasionally receive cookies
from advertisers, promotional partners or other third parties
whose information is displayed on our site. The placement
of cookies by third-party servers is common on the Internet.
Andromedatv.com does not control the use of these cookies
or the resulting information; therefore, these cookies are
Finally, you should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose
personally identifiable information (e.g., user name, e-mail
address, or other messages) on message boards or in chat
areas of Andromedatv.com, that information can be collected
and used by third parties without our knowledge and may
result in unsolicited messages from other individuals or
third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of
Andromedatv.com does not knowingly collect or solicit personally-identifiable
information from or about children under 13 except as permitted
by law. If we discover that we have received any information
from a child under 13 in violation of this policy, we will
delete that information immediately. If you believe Andromedatv.com
has any information from or about anyone under 13, please
contact us at the address listed below.
We can be reached by contacting:
435 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
The foregoing policy is effective as of April 1, 2000. Andromedatv.com
reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Please
check this page periodically for changes. Your continued
use of our site following the posting of changes to these
terms will mean you accept those changes. This statement
and the policies outlined herein are not intended to and
do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or
on behalf of any party.
This policy and the use of this Site are governed by Illinois
law. Any claim related to the Site or this policy shall
be brought in a federal or state court in Chicago, Illinois,
within one year after the claim arises. Users of Andromedatv.com
consent to the jurisdiction of such court as the most convenient
and appropriate for the resolution of disputes concerning