maedia terms

By using maedia LLC (the "Service") you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions ("Terms of Service"). maedia LLC reserves the right to update and change the Terms of Service from time to time without notice. Any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new tools and resources, shall be subject to the Terms of Service. Continued use of the Service after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.

Service

maedia is a news network service that provides communication tools to help users advertise, promote, network, and market their news, products, and services.

You may not use the Service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).

Purpose

The purpose of the service is to utilize our tools to distribute news and other information to networks of targeted audiences.

Distribution of Information

Everything you publish is public information on the Internet and is distributed among the maedia network accordingly.

Privacy

Information Collection And Use
We collect data about your visitors including IP address, referring URL, visits to the site, and geolocation data such as city, state, country, useragent, and device as well as information about within your news content if shortlinks are utilized, time spent on page, and unique or repeat visits in order to understand more about your campaign.

IP addresses are never publicly revealed but used to determine the aforementioned information.

Cookies & Usage Data

We use cookies to hold the information about your login from your computer. Upon log out, all cookies are cleared.
Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your usage of the service represents your agreement to our privacy policy.

Emails Opt-In & Opt-Out

With our subscription tool, any subscribers that have opted in to receive emails may also remove themselves from any of your lists.

Disclosure Of Data and Legal Requirements

maedia does not disclose data to third-parties except when necessary to use our products and services.

Analytics

Tracking visitor analytics is through maedia.co and maedia.page with our CDN analytics with visits to any of your pages in order to gather this data to display for your data usage. We do not sell this information, but use it for educational and informative purposes.

In addition to our CDN service, we use Geolocation by geoPlugin to decipher data of your users by IP address.

Payments

We use a third-party payment processor, Stripe, to charge your payment method for usage of this service. We do not retain any payment information on our servers.

Early Bird Access

A discount is offered at the time of registration and will not be available any other time. Your account must remain on a subscription plan to continue the benefits of the Early Bird Special. If you revert to the FREE plan, you will have ONE MONTH (1) or until your term expires to switch back to a subscription in order to honor your Early Bird status.

This process is irreversible.

Refunds

We do not offer any refunds but you may cancel your service at any time. Any services will not be disabled until your term is up and will simply not renew.

Account Data

Any creative works or news produced by you, saved, and published are stored on our CDN and geo-replicated throughout a global distribution network so it is available on servers across the world including Los Angeles, New York/New Jersey, San Paulo, Stockholm, London, Falkenstein, Singapore, and Sydney for fastest content delivery and availability.

Unsubscription will disable access to certain features but any published works will remain. When it comes to an account deletion request, we do our best to comply with GDPR standards but will not remove any of your published works from the maedia platform. You will need to remove these manually. If you delete your account without removing your published works, they will remain indefinitely and you will not be able to access this data in the future.

GRPR Compliance & Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to us and we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data. In an effort to ensure you maintain complete control of your data, we allow you to the Right To Be Forgotten in which you may, at any time, delete all of your data from our servers.

Changes To This Policy

We may update our Policy from time to time. You are advised to review this page periodically for any changes. Changes to this Policy are effective immediately.

Last Update: October 2022