Internet City Studios
Severna Park, Maryland, USA
Website and digital properties.
This privacy notice discloses the privacy policies for Internet City Studios and associated properties. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:
What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:
See what data we have about you, if any.
Change/correct any data we have about you.
Have us delete any data we have about you.
Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
In order to use this website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest. At your option, you may also provide demographic information (such as gender or age) about yourself, but it is not required.
We request information from you on our order form. To buy from us, you must provide contact information (like name and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we'll use this information to contact you.
We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
We share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
We use an outside shipping company to ship orders, and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes beyond filling your order.
We partner with another party to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
Our Safety and Code of Ethics is not meant to replace any other standard for safety or ethics codes you to which you might be held. Our Safety and Code of Ethics is designed to enhance and reinforce your current safety and ethics standards.
The interpretation and determination of the Producer and Show Runner concerning any breach or infraction regarding our Safety and Code of Ethics is final and without recourse.
1. Safety first or NO go – just say so! (This is derived from numerous military and NASA Safety standards and practices.) In essence, YOU are responsible for your safety and those around you. If something doesn’t look or feel right, say, “NO”
and walk away.
2. After you walk away, tell someone so that you and someone else know. Then tell someone else. (broker, owner, auctioneer)
3. Remember – safety ALWAYS. There is NO profit in an unsafe situation.
Associates agree to conduct her/himself with due regard to public conventions and morals, and agrees that she/he will not do or commit any act or thing that will tend to degrade him in society or bring him into public hatred, contempt, scorn or ridicule, or that will tend to shock, insult or offend the community or ridicule public morals or decency, or prejudice.”
1. Safety ethics first or NO go – just say so! (This is derived from numerous military and NASA Safety standards and practices as well as common sense.) In essence, YOU are responsible for your ethics and those around you. If something doesn’t look or feel right, say, “NO” and walk away.
2. After you walk away, tell someone so that you and someone else know. Then tell someone else.
3. Remember – ethics ALWAYS. There is NO profit in an unethical situation.
(Note: This Code of Ethics is a live and growing document and is not intended to replace or supersede any other Code of Ethics of which you may be bound to via your professional licenses, degrees or decrees. It is designed to enhance said additional Codes of Ethics. We obviously cannot address ALL individual concerns with this document alone. If you have any questions or concerns about the ethical nature of your relationship with Internet City Studios, please direct them to your immediate supervisor for a determination to be made.)
Code of Ethics
Internet City Studios' purpose for this ethics policy is to establish a culture of openness, trust and integrity in business practices. Effective ethics is a team effort involving the participation and support of every Internet City Studios associate. All associates should familiarize themselves with the ethics guidelines that follow this introduction.
Internet City Studios is committed to protecting Associates, partners, vendors and the company from illegal or damaging actions by individuals, either knowingly or unknowingly. When Internet City Studios addresses issues proactively and uses correct judgment, it will help set us apart from competitors.
Internet City Studios will not tolerate any wrongdoing or impropriety at anytime. Internet City Studios will take the appropriate measures act quickly in correcting the issue if the ethical code is broken. Any infractions of this code of ethics will not be tolerated.
Our purpose for authoring a publication on ethics is to emphasize the Associate’s and consumer’s expectation to be treated to fair business practices. This policy will serve to guide business behavior to ensure ethical conduct.
This policy applies to Associates, contractors, consultants, temporaries, production companies and their associates and other personnel at Internet City Studios, including all personnel affiliated with third parties.
4.1. Executive Commitment to Ethics
4.1.1. Executives from Internet City Studios must set a prime example. In any business practice, honesty and integrity must be top priority for executives.
4.1.2. Executives must have an open-door policy and welcome suggestions and concerns from Associates. This will allow Associates to feel comfortable discussing any issues and will alert executives to concerns within the work force.
4.1.3. Executives must disclose any conflict of interests regard their position within Internet City Studios.
4.2. Associate Commitment to Ethics
4.2.1. Internet City Studios Associates will treat everyone fairly, have mutual respect, promote a team environment and avoid the intent and appearance of unethical or compromising practices.
4.2.2. Every Associate needs to apply effort and intelligence in maintaining ethics value.
4.2.3. Associates must disclose any conflict of interests regard their position within Internet City Studios .
4.2.4. Associates will help Internet City Studios to increase customer and vendor satisfaction by providing quality product s and timely response to inquiries.
4.3. Company Awareness
4.3.1. Promotion of ethical conduct within interpersonal communications of associates will be rewarded.
4.3.2. Internet City Studios will promote a trustworthy and honest atmosphere to reinforce the vision of ethics within the company.
4.4. Maintaining Ethical Practices
4.4.1. Internet City Studios will reinforce the importance of the integrity message and the tone will start at the top. Every associate, manager, director needs consistently maintain an ethical stance and support ethical behavior.
4.4.2. Associates at Internet City Studios should encourage open dialogue, get honest feedback and treat everyone fairly, with honesty and objectivity.
4.4.3. Internet City Studios has established a best practice disclosure committee to make sure the ethical code is delivered to all associates and that concerns regarding the code can be addressed.
4.5. Unethical Behavior
4.5.1. Internet City Studios will avoid the intent and appearance of unethical or compromising practice in relationships, actions and communications.
4.5.2. Internet City Studios will not tolerate harassment or discrimination.
4.5.3. Unauthorized use of company trade secrets & marketing, operational, personnel, financial, source code, & technical information integral to the success of our company will not be tolerated.
4.5.4. Internet City Studios will not permit impropriety at any time and we will act ethically and responsibly in accordance with laws.
4.5.5. Internet City Studios Associates will not use corporate assets or business relationships for personal use or gain.
5.1. Any infractions of this code of ethics will not be tolerated and Internet City Studios will act quickly in correcting the issue if the ethical code is broken.
5.2. Any associate found to have violated this policy may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
5.3. Each person representing Internet City Studios as an associate or Independent Sales Representative will/has signed a contract which states:
“The associate agrees to conduct her/himself with due regard to public conventions and morals, and agrees that she/he will not do or commit any act or thing that will tend to degrade him in society or bring him into public hatred, contempt, scorn or ridicule, or that will tend to shock, insult or offend the community or ridicule public morals or decency, or prejudice Internet City Studio.
6.1. As a company of dedicated associates, we will enforce this Code of Ethics an all manners of business. This is a living and growing document and is meant to be a guide for all of our associates, independent sales agents, suppliers and all persons doing business with Internet City Studios.
6.2. Any updates to this document should be emailed to attn: Code of Ethics.
Last update: 1/2018 – DB/js