Privacy Policy

This is the Private Policy for the United States of America. Thank you for visiting (the Web site”). Your privacy is very important to us. Poised Media Group, LLC (“Poised Magazine” or “we” or “us” or “our”) is committed to keeping your personal information private. To better protect your privacy, our Privacy Policy describes how we treat the information we collect when you visit and/or register for our newsletters.

Personal Information
Although you are able to visit much of without providing any personally identifiable information, in order to become a subscriber and gain access to our open forum, we do need your personally identifiable information to provide you with such access. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected include, but are not limited to name, e-mail address and information about your interests. The information we collect in connection with our open forum is used to provide an interactive experience. We use this information to facilitate participation in this open forum. We will never sell, lease or share your personally identifiable information, including your name and e-mail address, with any third parties for marketing purposes.

We may share your personal information for the purpose of delivering our e-mail to you or as required by law, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We may also disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request.

Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy. Inadvertent disclosures may result, for example, when third parties misrepresent their identities in asking the site for access to personally identifiable information about themselves for purposes of correcting possible factual errors in the data.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information
We use the non-personally identifiable information, such as zip code, birth, occupation and gender, that we collect to improve the design and content of our newsletters and Web site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We may also share the non-personally identifiable information with others, such as advertisers interested in advertising with us in anonymous form, which means that the information will not contain any personally identifiable information about you or any other person.

Usage Information
We also may use the non-personally identifiable information in the aggregate to analyze site usage. For example, the non-personally identifiable information will tell us how much time you and other users spend on our site, from which other sites subscribers came and to what other sites subscribers visit. Most importantly, this permits us to prime our capabilities to meet our traffic demands and capably send you our  Poised Newsletter.

If at any point you wish to discontinue your subscription to, we will provide you with an option to unsubscribe your membership immediately upon request.

Third Party Advertising
Some of the ads appearing on this Web site are delivered to you by Google AdManager, our Web advertising partner. Information about your visit to their site, such as number of times you have viewed an ad (yet- none of your personal information), is used to serve ads to you.

To enhance your online experience, the Web site uses browser “cookies.” Cookies are text files we place in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering at our site. However, once you choose to furnish the site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.

Through cookies, we can readily and easily monitor your frequency as a Cheeky reader, assist your personal use and to improve our content. We will not abuse cookies in order to gain additional data from a computer that is not linked to

Third Party Tracking
In order to work with our advertisements to this site, our third-party advertisers may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser.

Links to Other Sites
Throughout our advertisements and daily content, we will create links allowing you to access third party sites. We are not responsible for the content that appears on those sites and do not sanction these sites. Please visit those sites’ individual privacy policies in order to determine how they deal with their user data, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

Right to Opt-out

  1. California & Canadian Users: Your California Privacy Rights. California’s “Shine the Light” law, Civil Code section 1798.83, requires certain businesses to respond to requests from California customers asking about the businesses’ practices related to disclosing personal information to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. Alternatively, such businesses may have in place a policy not to disclose personal information of customers to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes if the customer has exercised an option to opt-out of such information sharing. We have such a policy in place. Sections 4(d) and 5(d) explain our practices and how you can opt-out of having your information shared with third parties for the third parties’ direct or indirect marketing purposes, in accordance with such laws. In addition to reviewing Sections 4(d) and 5(d), if you wish to find out about any rights you may have under California Civil Code section 1798.83, you may notify us by contacting us at Canadian residents also have certain rights to know how their information may be shared with third parties who engage in direct marketing activities. Again, Sections 4(d) and 5(d) explain our practices and how you can opt-out of having your information shared for such purposes, in accordance with such laws. For the avoidance of doubt, these opt-out options are available for all users and are not limited to Californian and Canadian users.
  2. Mobile Opt-out. We may provide you messages, including marketing, via your wireless email address or by short message service (“SMS Service“), WAP or Mobile Services as described in Section 6. You may opt-out of these messages from us by replying “STOP” or following the instructions provided in the message.

Special Notes Concerning Children
We are a general audience site, and do not direct any of our content specifically at children under 13 years of age. We understand and are committed to respecting the sensitive nature of children’s privacy online. If we learn or have reason to suspect that a user of the Web site is under age 13, we will promptly delete any personally identifiable information in that user’s account.

Your Consent to This Privacy Policy
By using the Web site, you consent to the collection and use of information by us as specified above. We reserve the right to add to, change, update or modify this Private Policy at any point in time. without any other notice to you. Changes to the policy will be located here. It is your responsibility to review this Private Policy from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with all of its terms. Contact Us.

If you have any questions about this policy, please contact

This Privacy Policy was revised on July 2, 2014