We understand how important privacy is to you and your family, which is why we are committed to
creating a safe and secure environment that family members of all ages can enjoy.
your child online through www.melissaproductions.com, www.thewunderkindfamily.com and www.
splatterandfriends.com or other online services and sites that Melissa Productions, Inc. operates and
Today, Melissa Productions, Inc. web sites do not have a registration or member area. If you would like
to receive new related information or become a fan, we ask that you subscribe to our newsletter (a link
is available on our home page, http://www.melissaproductions.com) or become a Facebook fan (http:
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about our products and services related about our company and its brands.
Some of our Services may allow you or your child to enter text and information in open fields, such as
comment sections, and message boards. If you or your child chose to participate in these public areas
of the Services, please be aware that any information submitted through these areas is public. Please
use caution in disclosing personal information in these areas. Although we moderate public forums to
keep their content appropriate for the forum's intended audience, we are not responsible for the
information you or your child submits in these open forums and public areas or for other user's actions
with respect to that information.
We generally use the information that we collect about you or your child to:
- Fulfill your or your child's requests for services and information
- Enable you or your child to participate in interactive features, such as comment boxes and forums
- Display content and information that you may be interested in
- Customize the content displayed when you or your child use the Services
- Analyze use of the Services to understand and improve our service offerings, such as
determining which pages are most popular, which browsers are most used, how long users
spend on the Services, and which websites they come from
- Otherwise support the internal operations of the Services
- For any other purposes disclosed to you or your child at the time we collect the information or
pursuant to your consent
- We may share information that is collected from you or your child in the following circumstances:
- Authorized third-party service providers. We may share information with our third-party service
providers to help us fulfill requests and perform various functions necessary to our educational
mission, including usage analytics, data processing, and account management. For example, our
service providers may provide to us and analyze on our behalf usage information so that we can
identify which of our services are most popular and how they can be improved.
- Business transfers. We may share information in connection with a substantial business
transaction, such as the sale of the Services, a merger, consolidation, asset sale, or in the
unlikely event of bankruptcy.
- Legal purposes. We may disclose information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal
process, law enforcement requests, legal claims or government inquiries, and to protect and
defend the rights, interests, property, safety, and security of MELISSA PRDOUCTIONS, users, or
- With your consent. We otherwise may share your or your child's information with your consent.
- We also may share aggregated or anonymized information with third parties, including to help us
develop content and services that we hope you or your child will find of interest or to help these
third parties develop their own products and service offerings.
collect information about your or your child's use of the Services. Cookies are small bits of
information that are stored by a computer's web browser. Web beacons are very small images or
small pieces of data embedded in images, also known as "pixel tags," "GIFs," or "clear GIFs," that
can recognize cookies, the time and date a page is viewed, a description of the page where the
pixel tag is placed, and similar information from a computer or device. Local Shared Objects
(sometimes referred to as "Flash Cookies") are similar to standard cookies except that they can
be larger and are downloaded to a computer or mobile device by the Adobe Flash media player.
We use these technologies, for example, to help us recognize your or your child's browser as a
previous user and save and remember any preferences that may have been set; to help us customize
the content shown while you or your child use the Services; to provide you or your child with content
customized to your interests and to understand whether users read e-mail messages and click on links
contained within those messages so that we can deliver relevant content and offers; and to help
measure and research the effectiveness of our Services, interactive online content, features, and other
We may allow third parties to place and read their own cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies
to collect information through the Services. For example, our third-party service providers may use
these technologies to collect information that helps us with traffic measurement, research, and analytics.
You may be able to refuse or disable cookies by adjusting your web browser settings. Because each
web browser is different, please consult the instructions provided by your web browser (typically in the
"help" section). Please note that you may need to take additional steps to refuse or disable Local
Shared Objects and similar technologies. For example, Local Shared Objects may be controlled
through the instructions on Adobe's Setting Manager page. If you choose to refuse, disable, or delete
these technologies, some of the functionality of our site may no longer be available to you or your child.
We endeavor to obtain a parent or legal guardian's consent before collecting, using, or disclosing
personal information from children. Parents or legal guardians may contact us to ask if we have
collected their child's personal account information, to review that information, if any, and request that
Melissa Productions stop collecting this information and have it deleted. Such requests are subject to
Melissa Productions verifying to our satisfaction that the requester is in fact the child's parent or legal
We are committed to protecting your and your child's information. We have adopted reasonable
technical, administrative, and physical procedures to help protect this information from loss, misuse,
and alteration. Please note that no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100%
secure. We want you to feel confident using the Services but we cannot ensure or warrant the security
of any information you or your child transmit to us. Links
If you access third-party services, such as Facebook, Google, or Twitter, through the Services to share
information about your experience on the Services with your friends and other connections, we may
collect information about you from those services. In addition, those third-party services may be able to
collect information about you, including information about your activity on the Services, and they may
notify your connections about your use of the Services, in accordance with their own privacy policies.
You may access third-party content through the Services and navigate to third-party sites and services
from links on the Services. Whether the third-party content appears within our Services (such as in an
embedded video player), or you leave our Services to view the content on another website, the third
party is in control of and independently produces, maintains, and monitors the content and third-party
sites. When you watch third-party content that is made available through the Services or navigate to
should review the privacy policies of these third-party sites for their policies and practices regarding the
collection and use of your information as their policies may differ from ours. We do not accept any
features of the Services. These changes will be effective immediately upon posting. As a result, you
continuing to use the Services after changes have been made, you agree to the changes.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding is policy, please contact us at:
Melissa Productions, Inc.