Privacy Policy

IMN is committed to your privacy and your rights as our customer. Any information gathered by IMN will be kept strictly confidential and will only be used or shared in ways for which you have specifically consented. The following statement discloses our standard practice regarding the information we collect and the information we hold on behalf of our customers.

This privacy policy only applies to the IMN website, related micro sites and iMakeNews, Inc. The privacy policy applies to information that is given offline as well as on the IMN website. The policy does not pertain to third party web sites that are accessible through IMN's website. IMN proposes that you read the privacy policies of any third party site to learn how they collect and use information that is gathered.

Information gathered online

Subscribe to the IMN Newsletter - Email address (required) and other optional data such as First and Last Name, Company or Organization and phone number are gathered when you subscribe to the IMN Newsletter.

Webinar and Free trial - First and Last Name, Company or Organization, Postal address, phone number and email address are required. Answers to questions about timing, company size and industry are also required. Title and Website are optional fields. Submission of this information enables you to participate in a Webinar and use the IMN service for 15 days.

Call Now - First and Last Name, Company or Organization, Postal address, phone number and email address are required. Answers to questions about timing, company size and industry are also required. Title and Website are optional fields. Submission of this information will notify our sales team about you interest in IMN services, and initiate follow-up contact from IMN.

Request White paper and add to mailing list - First and Last Name, Company or Organization, Postal address, phone number and email address are required. Answers to questions about timing, company size and industry are also required. Title and Website are optional fields. Submission of this information will add you to our mailing list and send you an electronic copy of our industry white paper.

IMN Reseller form - First and Last Name, Title, Company or Organization, Postal address, phone number and email address are required. Answers to questions about number of employees and markets served are also required. Website and company descriptions are optional fields.

Contact Us - You are directed to send an Email to a specific department within IMN. Through this process your Email address and comment or question are collected. This information is only used to respond to your question or suggestion.

Information Request for IMN DirectBlog™ - Name, Company, Email address and Postal address are requested when you subscribe to the IMN DirectBlog™. You are given an opportunity to opt-in to receiving information about additional services and/or an industry White Paper from IMN.

Technical Information - Upon visiting the website, IMN may collect log file data on your session. This technical information alone does not identify a specific individual. The information collected may include (but is not limited to): The URL of the site that you came from before visiting IMN's website. Your computers IP address. The browser you are using. The pages that you visit on the IMN website. Search terms that are used on the IMN website. There is no merging of technical and personal data collected on the site. Technical information is used to measure and improve the effectiveness of the IMN website and diagnose problems.

When you enter a sweepstakes or other promotional event, we may ask for your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address so we can administer the sweepstakes and notify winners.

Information gathered offline

Service Agreements - The primary vehicle for data collected offline are our service agreements. Information such as name, title, physical address, billing address (if different from physical), phone number and Email address as well as company related information might be requested. IMN may also collect a valid credit card number and expiration date for billing purposes.

Customer Data

Through the various services provided by our software we also collect and store information in a secure and private manner on behalf of our customers. This information includes, but is not limited to, email address lists, articles, survey answers, letters, and usage statistics. This information is owned by our customers and is not accessible to our partners or other customers unless the customer grants permission.

Micro site

A micro site is essentially a mini web site. IMN uses micro sites to store and display content that customer's reference in their emails. A unique URL (Uniform Resource Locator) is created and is used to connect the email with the micro site.

Use of Cookies

Our sites use cookies to authenticate the user and keep track of the user session. Cookies are used to allow you to enter the portions of the IMN website reserved for registered customers (users). IMN does not use cookies to collect any information about you. We also use cookies to govern over survey voting. All cookies, except those used for survey validation, expire within several hours after a period of idle use.

Use of Web Beacons

Web beacons are used in combination with cookies. A web beacon is an often-transparent graphic image, which is placed in an email or on a website. IMN uses web beacons to aggregate data that is used to analyze the performance of an email and related micro sites. The information collected can be correlated to individual subscribers. This data is used for internal IMN marketing purposes only. Open rates and click through rates for email content are examples of the metrics that are calculated using web beacons.

Our Partners and Third Parties

IMN does not share personal information regarding its customers with any of its partners or third parties without the prior and explicit consent of the customer.

Control and Modification of Third Parties

You remain in control of your information. When you provide your information you can select whether you want to receive further communications about our products and services or other marketing information. When you opt-in to receive marketing communications from IMN, you can opt-out whenever you want. There is an opt-out feature located in the footer of all IMN email communications. IMN wants your personal data to be accurate and complete. If you want to change any of the personal data or preferences you can email us at support@imninc.com or call 781-890-4700

Data Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Customer accounts are password-protected so that only the customer has access to his/her personal information. It is incumbent on the customer not to divulge their password to anyone. We will never ask for a customer's password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited email. Although we make every effort to ensure security of customer information, no data transmission can be guaranteed to be 100% secure over the Internet. Click here for more information.

Questions and Contact Information

If you have any questions about this privacy Policy, you can email us at support@imninc.com. Or, send correspondence to the following address:

iMakeNews, Inc.
200 Fifth Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451 USA

Changes to Privacy Policy

Changes to the privacy policy will be posted in this section. This way you will always have a clear understanding of what information is collected online and offline, how it is used, and the choices you have. Your personal information will only be used in accordance with the version of the Policy that is in place at the time that you provided your information, unless you provide your consent to do otherwise.