Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Sumner Communications is an ISP providing valuable Internet access, Cable Television, and other products and services to its subscribers and other Internet users. Through its website portal (http://www.sutv.com or http://www.sumnercomm.net) and related products and the Sumner Communications site/services, Sumner Communications provides web surfers with applications, information, and links to make the Internet experience more productive and fun. Sumner Communications respects the privacy of every individual who uses the Sumner Communications Site/Services. This Privacy Policy provides notice of the standards and terms under which Sumner Communications protects such privacy. This Privacy Policy provides notice of our information collection practices and of the ways in which your information may be used. This policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically to review this information.

Personally-Identifiable Information:

In providing services to you through the Sumner Communications Site/Services, Sumner Communications May collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. In other instances, Sumner Communications collects anonymous demographic information that is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. Sumner Communications receives personal information from users of the Sumner Communications Site/Services only when such information is provided voluntarily, such as when users login, register or enroll for services, send e-mail to us, post other communications, or provide credit card information for a purchase from Sumner Communications or a third party.

When you provide personally-identifiable information through the Sumner Communications Site/Services, it will be used to fulfill your specific request. Absent any instructions from you, Sumner Communications may use information you provide to inform you about additional services and products offered by Sumner Communications and other goods and services providers with whom Sumner Communications has relationships. Sumner Communications will not, however, sell or trade your personally identifiable information unless authorized or legally required to do so. Sumner Communications does not associate sensitive data, such as your race, religion, or political affiliations, with personally identifiable information. Sumner Communications takes precautions to segregate any sensitive data you may provide that reference your race, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity or political affiliations.

In those instances when you may provide Sumner Communications with credit card or other ordering information via the web, Sumner Communications protects and secures this information by employing commercially customary web-based security and encryption protocols, examples of which include Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and Secure Electronic Transaction (SET). On those sites where you voluntarily offer any feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas or the like, Sumner Communications will treat that portion of the information as non-confidential and non-proprietary and, except as otherwise expressed in this privacy statement, Sumner Communications assumes no obligation to protect such information from disclosure.

Although Sumner Communications takes commercially reasonable steps to protect your information, please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through communications services, such as chats, communities, instant messaging, or other services provided by Sumner Communications or third parties, this information may be collected and used by others. Sumner Communications encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to view so that you understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Sumner Communications is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content with respect to any third party websites.

Generic Information:

In general, Sumner Communications gathers some generic information automatically. Generic information does NOT reveal the identity of the visitor. It usually includes information about the Internet address assigned to your computer, the number and frequency of visitors, and the parts of the Sumner Communications Sites/Services visited or utilized. Sumner Communications gathers this information for the limited purpose of determining customer service and website needs. We accomplish this by using certain technologies, including "cookies" (a technology that can be used to provide the visitor with tailored information about Sumner Communications services). Sumner Communications does not combine information collected in this way with any personally-identifiable information. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and you can refuse it.

Sumner Communications Hosted Applications:

Information that you disclose in a public space, including on any application hosted by Sumner Communications is available to anyone else who visits that space. Sumner Communications cannot safeguard any information you disclose in these locations. Additionally, Sumner Communications websites contain links to sites that belong to third parties unrelated to Sumner Communications. Sumner Communications cannot protect any information you may disclose in these sites and recommends that you review the privacy policy statements of those sites you visit.

Exceptions and Limitations:

Notwithstanding the foregoing and in compliance with applicable laws, Sumner Communications cooperates fully with state, local, and federal officials in any investigation relating to any content (including personal or private electronic communications transmitted to Sumner Communications) or purported unlawful activities of any user of the Sumner Communications Site/Services. For the limited purposes of accomplishing such cooperation and measures and in compliance with applicable laws, Sumner Communications may be required to disclose personally identifiable information. In addition, Sumner Communications may elect to monitor the areas of communication of any kind (i) to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request; (ii) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate Sumner Communications; or (iii) to protect the rights or property of Sumner Communications or others. Sumner Communications reserves the right to sell or transfer your information (including , but not limited to name, address information, and other information you provided to Sumner Communications) to a third party that may purchase Sumner Communications’s operations or assets, provided such acquirer agrees to adhere to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.