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User Agreement
Last Updated: June, 24, 2010
Welcome to the web site ("Site") for Miss Diaspora Models International Pageant. This User Agreement, including our Privacy Policy, governs your use of this Site. Please read this User Agreement carefully, because by visiting or using Diaspora Models Site(s), you agree to follow its rules. From time to time we may modify these rules, and we may post a “Last Updated” date at the beginning of the Website Policies that will let you know when the site was updated last. However, this Site also reserves the right not to notify you of any changes. You as the User should check the Site often for changes. Your continued use of Miss Diaspora Models International Pageant(s) Site(s) after any modification indicates your agreement to the new terms.
Privacy Policy
Please review our Privacy Policy, which is a part of this User Agreement and describes how this Site handles any personally identifying information collected from visitors to this Site.
Copyright
Web Site Materials. Copyright on this Site and all materials included in it and all rights are reserved. You must abide by all copyright notices and restrictions contained on the Site. You may not copy, distribute, enter into a database, display, perform, create derivative works of, transmit, or otherwise use any materials from the Site (including computer programs or other code) ("Site Materials"). To use any data or any materials from this Site included but not limited to personal and non-commercial use, you must have permission from the owner.
 
Trademarks
Any Trademarks on the Site are trademarks and all rights are reserved. You may not use any of our Trademarks in connection with any product or service that does not belong to the Site, or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among users about whether our Site is the source, sponsor, or endorser of the product or service, or in any manner that disparages or discredits the Site and/ or its owner. Links, Frames, and Metatags You may link to the home page of the Site as long as the link does not cast The Site in a false or misleading light. You may not frame the content of the Site. You may not use metatags or any other "hidden text" that incorporates the Trademarks or the name of our Site, without express written consent from the owner.
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION, CONTENTS, GRAPHICS, DOCUMENTS AND OTHER ELEMENTS INCLUDED HEREIN (COLLECTIVELY THE "CONTENTS") ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. THE OWNER OF THIS SITE HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SITE CONTENTS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. EXCEPT AS MAY BE EXPRESSLY STATED ON THIS WEB SITE, NEITHER THE OWNER OF THIS SITE, NOR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES OR OTHER AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES OR OWNER(S) SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE, OR THE INFORMATION OR CONTENTS AVAILABLE FROM THIS SITE. THIS IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) COMPENSATORY, DIRECT, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF DATA, INCOME OR PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES. THE CONTENTS OF THIS SITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE CONTENTS OF THIS SITE. THE OWNER OF THIS SITE MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS, DELETIONS, CHANGES OR OTHER MODIFICATIONS TO THIS SITE, THE CONTENTS HEREOF, AND THE PRODUCTS AND SOFTWARE DESCRIBED HEREIN AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.
User Privacy Policy
Last Revised: June 24, 2010
This is the Privacy Policy for the Web site ("Site") for Miss Diaspora Models. Your privacy is very important and the owner(s) of the site is (are) committed to protecting it. We understand that you need to be in control of your personal data. This Privacy Policy explains the manner in which our Site assists in the collecting personal data from you and the purpose for that collection. This Privacy Policy is designed to ensure that you are aware of how your personal data is being used and to provide you with choices about that use. By visiting this site or submitting your personal data, ( by “Entry Form” also known as the “Application Form”) and subscribing to the newsletter, or by engaging in any of the activities mentioned in here, you accept the terms described in this Privacy Policy. From time to time we may modify these rules, without any prior notification. We might post a notice announcing these changes on our site or at the beginning of the Website Policy and/or User Privacy. Your continued use of this Site after any modification indicates your agreement to the new terms.

It is your responsibility to review carefully the Website Policy, the User Privacy Policy, and the terms for the site carefully, especially before providing any personal data through www.DiasporaModels.com and www.DiasporaModels.net sites.
Links to Other Web Sites
This Site contains links to the Web sites maintained by other individuals or other companies. The Owner of our site is not responsible for the content or accuracy of those links neither their subsidiaries. If you visit another Miss Diaspora Models Web site, be sure to read that Site’s privacy policy, so that you understand what data Miss Diaspora Models may collect from you and how it will be used.
Other Terms and Conditions:
Your access to and use of these Sites or Other Services is subject to the Terms of Service.
Information We Collect:
Personal Data: Personally Identifiable Information (“Personal Data”) is any information that can be used to identify a specific individual, such as your name, email address, home address and phone number. These Sites collect Personal Data when you interact with the Sites for example when you apply to be part of our beauty competition, when you subscribe for newsletters; participate in chat rooms, blogs or other user forums; respond to polls or surveys; register for sweepstakes, contests and other promotional opportunities. We may also obtain Personal Data from reputable third parties, such as credit agencies.

Aggregate and Anonymous Data: Aggregate and anonymous data is information that does not identify you specifically including data collected automatically through the operation of the Sites (“Data”). We may collect site usage data (such as which Site pages you visit and in what sequence) through the use of various technologies. For example, we collect IP addresses from individuals who visit the Sites. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're surfing the Web. We do not link IP addresses to any Personal Data, so although your session will be logged, you will remain anonymous to us and the Sites. During some visits, we may use software tools, to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, time spent on certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.
Use of Cookies and other similar Technologies:
Like many sites, we use "cookies" or other similar technologies to collect Data. Cookies allow the Sites to measure traffic activity on the Sites and to improve your user experience. If you have asked us to send you information about upcoming products and promotions, using cookies we collect information about which Site pages you have visited and in what order. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent, but it is possible that some parts of the Sites will not function properly if you do so.

In addition, we may use a service that collects data remotely by using so-called Pixel tags, embedded in the Site’s content. A Pixel Tag is an electronic image, often a single pixel, that is ordinarily not visible to Site visitors and may be associated with cookies on the visitors’ hard drives. This information is a type of data.
How we use your data:
Personal Data: We will use your Personal Data for the purposes for which it was provided and the information we directly collect from you is with your consent. For example, by applying to participate at any Miss Diaspora Models International Competition, or by providing Personal Data to register for a newsletter, to enter a contest or a sweepstake, we will use it to register you for or provide you with those services. We may also use your Personal Data to provide you with information about features, services and other offerings that may be of interest to you. We also may send information or offers to selected groups of Site users on behalf of other businesses. When we do this, we do not give those businesses your name or address. Under certain circumstances we may post your Personal Data on the Sites.

By applying to participate at any Miss Diaspora Models International Competitions, you may be asked to submit your name, postal address, phone number, email address, educational background, work background, and any additional information that you voluntarily decide to provide on the "Application Form" Your Application Form and/or by subscribing to our newsletter is collected and processed by the Site to which you applied. The Site then uses your Application Form information to evaluate your eligibility as a candidate in this competition and to contact you regarding your application and/ or to use your information on any Diaspora Models website for any reason, as long as will not damage your name.

Cookies and similar tools may be used to relate your use of the Site and Data to Personal Data obtained from you. If any Data is linked with Personal Data, the linked Data will then be treated as Personal Data.
Data:
We may also use Personal Data in aggregate form for purposes of research or analysis. In order to better understand and serve the users of the Sites and Other Services, Miss Diaspora Models often conducts research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on Personal Data we gather. Although this aggregated data may be based in part on Personal Data, it does not identify you personally. Miss Diaspora Models may share this type of Data with a variety of parties, including but not limited to its affiliates, agents, and current and prospective business partners.

We may use Data collected from the Sites for site administration, advertising and promotional purposes, and we may share such information with various affiliated and unaffiliated entities for such purposes. For example, IP addresses are used for the purposes of system administration and to provide Data to advertisers about the volume of use on the Sites, and Click Data and demographic Data may be shared with our advertisers and business partners. We may also enter into agreements with outside companies that possess technology that allows the Sites to customize the advertising and marketing messages you receive on the Sites. This data (including Click Data about your activities on our Sites) may be shared with these companies for this purpose.
Disclosure of Personal Data:
Disclosure to Affiliates: We reserve the right to share Personal Data with our affiliates. If you do not want us to share your Personal Data with our affiliated companies for their marketing purposes, you may opt-out of such sharing by contacting us at Info@DiasporaModels.net. (See your Choices below) Disclosure to Third Parties : We will not disclose your information with any third parties, except affiliates mentioned in these Website Policies.

Disclosure to Others: We may disclose Personal Data without providing you with a choice under the following limited circumstances to: (1) protect the legal rights, privacy or safety of Miss Diaspora Models, or its subsidiaries, affiliates or its or their employees, agents and contractors; (2) protect the safety and security of visitors to our web sites or other properties; (3) protect against fraud or other illegal activity or for risk management purposes; (4) respond to inquiries or requests from public authorities; (5) permit us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain; (6) enforce our Terms of Service; or (7) comply with the law or legal process.

If Miss Diaspora Models sells all or part of these Sites or makes a sale or transfer of assets or is otherwise involved in a merger or business transfer, we may, in our sole discretion, transfer, sell or assign your Personal Data to a third party as part of or in connection with that transaction. Upon such transfer, the Privacy Policy of the acquiring entity may govern the further use of your Personal Data.
Third-Party Advertising, Links to Other Sites and Local Pageant Sites:
These Sites may include third-party advertising. These third parties’ websites and advertisers, or the Internet advertising companies that work on their behalf, may use technology to send (or “serve”) the advertisements that appear on our Sites directly to your browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. They may also use cookies, Pixel Tags and other technologies to deliver advertisements, collect information about the effectiveness of their advertisements, and to collect anonymous information about your visits to the Site, such as the number of times you have viewed an ad (but not your name, address, or other Personal Data).

Please note that these Sites contain links to other sites that will not follow the same Privacy Policy as our Sites. For instance, clicking on an advertisement or on links or other elements on the Sites may take you to an entirely different site. Links to other sites may use our Sites’ logo or style as a result of a co-branding agreement. These sites may send their own cookies to you and may collect data and make use of that data in ways that these Sites would not. Once you've left these Sites, this Privacy Policy will no longer apply to Personal Data or any other data collected from or provided by you. We do not endorse any other website simply by linking to such website. You should check the applicable privacy policy to determine how that site will handle such data.

These Sites may contain links to the websites of pageants participating in the Miss Diaspora Models pageant,which are located in individual states or countries. These local state and country websites are run by independent parties and are not owned and controlled by us. Therefore, when accessing such local state and/or country websites, you agree that we shall not be responsible for the privacy practices of such local state and/or country pageants. You should review the privacy disclosures on such websites, or contact such pageants directly, prior to providing them with any of your Personal Data.
Your Choices:
You can use the Sites and certain Other Services without providing any Personal Data, but if you decline to provide Personal Data, you may not be able to use certain services or features. If you have previously provided Personal Data to the Site and have subscribed to one or more email newsletters or are receiving emails or other communications from the Sites and you do not want to receive such emails, please discontinue your subscriptions by selecting the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of any message or contacting us. You may opt-out of receiving offers from us and related products and services offered by third parties by contacting us at: Info@diasporamodels.net. If you ask that we stop using your Personal Data, we will honor that request. However we will retain records of your Personal Data as needed in order to comply with applicable federal, state, or local law.
Privacy for Children under 18:
We encourage parents and guardians to spend time with their children online and to be fully familiar with the sites visited by their children. At various places on the SiteS or Other Services, we might ask users for their age. By using the SiteS or Other Services you agree to respond truthfully and accurately about your age. Children under the age of 18 years of age are expressly prohibited from submitting or posting any Personal Data on the SiteS or Other Services. If we become aware that Personal Data from a child under 18 has been collected without the consent of such child’s parent or guardian, we will use all reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.
Data Security Disclaimer:
Miss Diaspora Models takes reasonable security precautions to secure the Personal Data that you choose to provide against the loss, misuse, alteration or unauthorized access of such information. Unfortunately, no transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under the control of Miss Diaspora Models to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect your Personal Data, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any Personal Data you transmit to us. Any such transmission is done at your own risk. If you believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please notify us of the problem by contacting us at
Info@DiasporaModels.net.
Exclusions:
This Privacy Policy shall not apply to any unsolicited information you provide to Miss Diaspora Models on or through this Sites or Other Services. All such Unsolicited Information shall be deemed to be non-confidential, and Miss Diaspora Models be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute such Unsolicited Information to others without limitation or attribution.
United States:
Governing Law
This site is managed from United States. By using the Sites, you freely and specifically give us your consent to export your Personal Data to the United States and to store and use it in the United States as specified in this Privacy Policy. The Site is not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than that of the United States. Please note that we do not represent or warrant that the Site is appropriate for use in any particular jurisdiction. Those who choose to access the Site do so at their own initiative and are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations.
Changes to this Privacy Policy:
From time to time, we may revise this Privacy Policy to reflect industry initiatives, changes in the law or technology, or changes in our practices regarding information collection and use. If we make revisions to the way we collect or use Personal Data, we may provide notice of those changes by either: (1) announcing the change on the home page of the Sites or (2) taking such other action as we deem appropriate under the circumstances, including without limitation, posting the revised draft of this Privacy Policy on the Sites. You can determine when this Privacy Policy was last revised by referring to the “Last Updated” legend at the top of this page. Any changes to this policy will become effective upon posting of the revised Privacy Policy on the Internet, accessible through the Sites. By continuing to use the Site following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, as it may be amended from time to time, in whole or in part, please do not continue using this Sites.
Termination
The owner(s) of the Site, reserves the right to suspend the Site or terminate this User Agreement at any time without notice for any reason, including, in the case of the User Agreement, for your violation of any of its provisions. The Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability and Governing Law sections of this User Agreement shall survive any such termination.
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