EarthCam's policy is to respect and protect the privacy of our users. EarthCam takes your privacy concerns
seriously and firmly supports protecting your privacy online. EarthCam will never deliberately reveal private
information about our users to any third party without first receiving that user's consent. EarthCam will not
sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone. Please read through this policy statement to
understand our practices regarding privacy and learn how we use the information collected from you. The
following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.
There are instances where EarthCam asks for personal information, such as name and email address, to authenticate
users and to send notifications to those users relating to EarthCam. We do this when you submit a camera site
to EarthCam, sign up for EarthCam's free newsletter, sign up for EarthCam's services, post an image to the Hall of Fame, post an image to Facebook or Twitter, and send postcards or
whenever you enter an EarthCam sweepstakes or other EarthCam promotion. The user's contact information is used
to allow the user to utilize EarthCam features; contact the user when necessary; and advise them about new services, products and/or software upgrades.
The user's Facebook and Twitter account information will only be utilized to post an image or video to the user's account as requested by the user.
may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the Choice/Opt-Out section below. If EarthCam intends to disclose
personal information in some restricted situation, this is specifically explained to you when we collect the
information in the rules of sweepstakes or other promotions.
EarthCam also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate
user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the site. This data is used to manage the website, track
usage, and improve the website services. This non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third
parties to provide more relevant services and advertisements. User IP addresses are recorded for security and
Unique identifiers are collected for use as account numbers in our record system. Demographic and profile data
is also collected at our site. We use this data to tailor the user's experience at our site and in displaying
the content according to their preferences.
EarthCam shares information about our users with advertisers, business partners, sponsors and other third
parties. We refer to our users as an entirety, not as individuals. For example, we will compare EarthCam's
audience of females vs. males with the use of variables such as x and y.
deliver content specific to your interests and to save your password so you don't have to re-enter it each time
you visit our site. EarthCam also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your
browser including your IP address, EarthCam cookie information and the page you requested. We use your IP address
to help identify you, generate our statistic logs, and to count the traffic statistics for our site.
that users are not repeatedly offered the same advertisements and to customize newsletter, advertising, and web
page content based on browser type and user profile information. We do not link the information we store in cookies
to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. You may be able to configure your browser
to accept or reject all or some cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set - each browser is different, so check
the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences - however, you must enable cookies
from EarthCam.com and MyEarthCam.com in order to use most functions on the site. Please note that EarthCam allows
third party advertisers that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on
EarthCam contains links to sites. You could be directed to other websites that are outside of our services and control.
EarthCam is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. You are responsible for
voluntarily disclosing personal information online. This information
is accessible to the public and can be collected and used by others. Keep in mind that when you visit a site, it may
Remember to be responsible and safe when online.
This site makes blogs, chat rooms, journals and web logs, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its
users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you
should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our partners at the
point where we request information about the user.
This site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database to not receive future
communications or to no longer receive our service:
1. At the bottom of all EarthCam newsletters and advisory notices regarding new services, products and/or software
upgrades, a user can elect to unsubscribe.
2. Send an e-mail to
[email protected], re: Unsubscribe.
EarthCam provides users with the ability to report a violation they find on EarthCam by filling out and submitting
the EarthCam Contact Us form.
Users who have submitted their camera for inclusion in the EarthCam database can change and/or modify the information
they have previously provided to EarthCam by sending an email documenting the necessary changes they wish to make;
and EarthCam will make its best efforts to update this within 72 hours.
Users with a My EarthCam account can change and/or modify the information they
have previously provided by logging in to their account and editing their information on the Account Management page.
User can simply make all their changes they want and then click the Submit button located on the bottom of the page.
The new information is updated instantaneously.
Ads appearing on this website may be delivered to users by EarthCam or one of our advertising partners
(http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacy/). Our advertising partners may set cookies.
These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. In
this way, ad servers may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their
advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted
EarthCam member accounts are secured by member-created passwords. EarthCam takes precautions to insure that member
account information is kept private. We use reasonable measures to protect member information that is stored within
our database and we restrict access to member information to those employees who need access to perform their job
functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff. Please note that we cannot guarantee the
security of member account information.
Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member
information at any time.
Except as otherwise described in this privacy statement, EarthCam will not disclose personal information to any
third party unless we believe that disclosure is necessary: (1) to conform to legal requirements or to respond to a
subpoena, search warrant or other legal process received by EarthCam, whether or not a response is required by
applicable law; (2) to enforce the EarthCam Terms of Service or to protect our rights; or (3) to protect the safety
of members of the public and users of the service. EarthCam reserves the right to transfer personal information to
a successor in interest that acquires rights to that information as a result of the sale of EarthCam or substantially
all of its assets to that successor in interest.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website,
you can send an or write to us:
650 East Crescent Avenue
Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458
Please check this page periodically, for we reserve the right to make changes to this policy at our
discretion at any time.