This Notice of Privacy Practices was updated on October 25, 2016.

What our Privacy Policy Covers

This Privacy Policy covers any personal information that Unzipped Media, Inc. (also referred to in this document as “we” or “us”) obtains from you when you use: products, services, or features on the website we own, operate, and control, (“our Website”) regardless of the method of access which you use.

Changes and Updates to the Notice of Privacy Practices

Our Privacy Policy may change in the future. We invite you to check back periodically to see if we have made any changes. If we make any material changes, we will post a notice on our home page and will obtain your consent if the material changes affect the way we use the personally identifiable information we have already collected from you.

If you have any questions about this notice, please contact us:

  • By mail at: Unzipped Media, Inc. 2 North LaSalle Street, 14th Floor, Chicago, IL 60602
  • By phone at: (518) 221-8185
  • Via e-mail at:

Your access of and use of our Website means that you agree to the terms in this Notice of Privacy Practices  and our Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the terms of our Notice of Privacy Practices, you should not use For more information about our Terms of Use, please visit our Terms of Use .

Information We Collect

As a user of our Website, we may ask you to share personal information with us. Whether you choose to give Unzipped Media, Inc. information is completely up to you.  We collect personal information from you if you choose to enter such information in the form to sign up for our email list. At this time, the following are examples of the types of personal information we may collect when you visit our Website:

  • Information you provide: name, address, zip code, e-mail address, telephone number(s), mobile number(s),etc.;

We do not collect any financial information.

How We Use Information

Personal information. We may use the information we collect to send you email newsletters, to improve our Website, to enhance your experience while on our Website, to communicate with you by email, postal mail, telephone and/or mobile devices about products or services that may be of interest to you, for marketing and promotional purposes, to manage our business, to perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection, and to enforce or exercise any rights in our Terms of Use.

Financial information. We do not collect any financial information.

How We Collect Information

Information collected manually.  We have a section on our website where we invite visitors to provide us with their name and address information.  If you choose to receive emails from us, when you enter your information, it will be collected by our account at third party website,  You will need to confirm your subscription via an email you will receive from MailChimp following entry of your information.  Note that since MailChimp is a Third Party Site, we have no control over the security of information stored there in our account.  For more information, see “Third Party Sites” below.

Information collected automatically.  Our web server may automatically collect information from your browser when you visit our Website. This information includes your IP address, your browser type and language, and access time.  Note that this is saved anonymously and in aggregate rather than on a per-user basis.

Information Sharing

Personal Information: We may share your information within Unzipped Media, Inc., and its affiliates and subsidiaries.  Otherwise, we do not share your personal information with others except as indicated below or when we inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared. We may share personal information with:

Service Providers. We may share your information with third party service providers with whom we have relationship solely for the purpose of delivering the Website. For example, Unzipped Media, Inc. may share your personal information with companies that perform services for us, such as sending postal mail and e-mails, analyzing customer data, providing marketing and promotional assistance, investigating fraudulent activity, conducting customer surveys, and providing customer service. These service providers may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions but are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes.

Other Situations. We also may disclose your information, including personal information:

  • In response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us.
  • When we believe disclosure is appropriate in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our company, our users, our employees, or others; to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement; or to enforce our Website Terms of Use or other agreements or policies.
  • In connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business, a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.

Aggregated and non-personal information: We may share non-personal information we collect under any of the above circumstances. We may also share it with third parties to develop and deliver targeted advertising on our Website and on Websites of third parties, and to analyze and report on advertising you see. We may combine non-personal information we collect with additional non-personal information collected from other sources. We also may share aggregated, non-personal information with third parties, including advisors, advertisers and investors, for the purpose of conducting general business analysis.

Third Party Sites

There are a number of places on our Website where you may click on a link to access third party Websites that do not operate under this Notice of Privacy Practices. For example, if you click on an advertisement on our Website, you may be taken to a website that we do not control. This policy does not cover the privacy practices of Third Party Sites, or of companies that Unzipped Media, Inc. does not own, operate or control, or the actions of people that Unzipped Media, Inc. does not employ or manage. We encourage you to check the privacy policies of those third parties when providing personally identifiable information through Third Party Sites.

We use to collect and store personal information of users who sign up for our email list. Additionally, we may choose to work with trusted third party social network Websites like Facebook, and with application developers who specialize in social commerce so we can connect to your social networks. Other social networks we may use include but are not limited to Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. All of these companies operate Third Party Sites. We provide access to our Website by third parties and business partners so we can generate interest in our products and services among members of your social networks and to allow you to share product interests with friends in your network. The use of any features made available to you on our Website by a third party may result in information being collected or shared about you by us or by the third party. Information collected or shared through any such third party features is considered “public information” by us because the third party sites made it publicly available. If you do not want us to be able to access information about you from Third Party Sites, you must instruct third party sites not to share the information.

We cannot control how your data is collected, stored, used or shared by third party sites or to whom it is disclosed. Please be sure to review the privacy policies and privacy settings on your social networking sites to make sure you understand the information they are sharing. If you do not want a Third Party Site to share information about you, you must contact that site and determine whether it gives you the opportunity to opt out of sharing such information. Unzipped Media, Inc. is not responsible for how these third parties may use information collected from or about you. However, we do identify any areas on our Sites where third parties share information about you.

Customer Preferences and Opt-Out Choices

E-mail: To opt-out of receiving promotional or marketing e-mails from, you may:

      • use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any e-mail sent by Unzipped Media, Inc,
      • contact us by regular mail at 2 North LaSalle Street, 14th Floor, Chicago, IL 60602, or
      • contact Customer Service at (518) 221-8185 or

Note:  It may take up to 10 business days to process your request.


We want you to feel confident using our Website. However, no system can be completely secure. Therefore, although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, searches, or other communications will always remain secure. Users should also take care with how they handle and disclose their personal information and should avoid sending personal information through insecure email. Please refer to the Federal Trade Commission’s website at for information about how to protect yourself against identity theft.

Your California Privacy Rights Under California law, a California resident with whom Unzipped Media, Inc. has an established relationship has the right to request certain information with respect to the types of personal information Unzipped Media, Inc. has shared with third parties for their direct marketing purposes, and the identities of those third parties, within the immediately preceding calendar year, subject to certain exceptions. All requests for such information must be in writing and sent to:  Unzipped Media, Inc., 2 North LaSalle Street, 14th Floor, Chicago, IL 60602.  In your request, please specify that you want a “Your Unzipped Media, Inc. California Privacy Rights Notice.” Please allow 30 days for a response.

Transfer of Data Abroad

If you are visiting our Website from a country other than the country in which our servers are located, your communications with us may result in the transfer of information across international boundaries.  By visiting our Website and communicating electronically with us, you consent to such transfers.

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