May
2017

Vile Privacy & Legal Information

At the The Vile Plutocrat, we appreciate your readership and value your personal privacy. We respect the personal nature of the information you provide us on our web site and acknowledge the importance of protecting this information. In adopting this privacy policy, our intent is to balance our legitimate business interests in collecting and using your personal information with your reasonable expectations of privacy. The policy may be revised or updated at any time and we encourage you to check back often to ensure that you are familiar with the most recent version and the terms of our policy.

When does the The Vile Plutocrat collect my personal information?
You may provide personal information to the The Vile Plutocrat in one of four ways: (1) by sharing your e-mail address and subscribing to email newsletters or requesting site updates, (2) by sharing personal information when you provide tips to our news department, (3) by sharing personal information when you post comments on our posts or stories, or (4) by sharing contact information as a contest entrant. We may also ask for other information at other times but at no time will you be required to share any personal information to gain complete access to our site.

In addition to personal information—such as name, street and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers—we may also collect information that is in no way personally identifiable. This may include the operating system you are working on, the internet browser you are using, the domain name of your internet service provider, and the web sites you visit directly before and after your visit to the The Vile Plutocrat.

How does the The Vile Plutocrat use my personal information?
The more we know about you, the better we are able to customize our web site to suit your personal preferences and interests. The e-mail address you provide may be used by the The Vile Plutocrat for any reason, such as contacting you for editorial purposes or to advise you of any changes to our site. We may also from time to time send you messages about our marketing partners’ products.

To maintain a site that is free of charge and does not require registration, we display advertisements on our web site. We also use the information you give us to help our advertisers target the audience they want to reach. At no time does any party other than the The Vile Plutocrat have access to your personally identifiable information, and you will never be contacted by any party other than the The Vile Plutocrat. The only exceptions to the foregoing are that we may disclose personally identifiable information (i) in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order or subpoena, (ii) in response to a law enforcement agency’s request, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take actions regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of another person, violations of our terms of use, or as otherwise required by law, or (iii) in the event we are acquired by or merged with another company.

When you sign up for our updates or receive e-mail messages from the The Vile Plutocrat, you will always be given the chance to opt-out of special offers and site updates. You may change your preferences at any time and will only be contacted in manners consistent with your stated preferences.

Non-personally identifiable information (such as stated above) may be shared in aggregate form with our advertisers or marketing partners but your personally identifiable information will never be disclosed to them.

Is there anything else I should know about my privacy and The Vile Plutocrat?
Any information you disclose voluntarily on our lists, comments pages, or in any forums we may develop in the future becomes public information. We cannot control the actions of our site users and advise you to use your discretion in sharing information about yourself on the internet. All information sharing is optional and done so at your own risk. Privacy is a very personal matter and we encourage you to be careful and responsible when disclosing personal information online.

Basic Terms
  1. You must be breathing to use this site.
  2. You are responsible for any activity that occurs under your screen name.
  3. You are responsible for keeping your password secure.
  4. You must not abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate other The Vile Plutocrat users.
  5. You may not use the The Vile Plutocrat service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. International users agree to comply with all local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content.
  6. You are solely responsible for your conduct and any data, text, information, screen names, graphics, photos, profiles, audio and video clips, links ('Content') that you submit, post, and display on the The Vile Plutocrat service.
  7. The Vile Plutocrat is intended for use as an informtional and entertainment resource. We do not pretend to get all our facts 100% correct and welcome anyone to submit corrections.
  8. You must not modify, adapt or hack The Vile Plutocrat or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with The Vile Plutocrat.
  9. You must not create or submit unwanted email ('Spam') to any The Vile Plutocrat members.
  10. You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.
  11. You must not, in the use of The Vile Plutocrat, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).

Violation of any of these agreements will result in the immediate termination of your The Vile Plutocrat account. While The Vile Plutocrat prohibits such conduct and content on its site, you understand and agree that The Vile Plutocrat cannot be responsible for the Content posted on its web site and, despite our best efforts, may be exposed to such materials and that you use the The Vile Plutocrat service at your own risk.

General Conditions
  • We reserve the right to modify or terminate the The Vile Plutocrat service for any reason, without notice at any time.
  • We reserve the right to alter these Terms of Use at any time. If the alterations constitute a material change to the Terms of Use, we will notify you via an appropriate method. What is a 'material change' is at our discretion
  • We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
Copyright

We claim no intellectual property rights over any material we are referencing or linking to via external links to MSM news sources or web blogs. The Vile Plutocrat researches, aggregates and archives internet content for the purpose of educating our users about current and past events related to our core topic. We do our very best to credit all original authors and news sources for our news "excerpts".* 

If you believe in good faith that materials hosted by The Vile Plutocrat infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us an email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) requesting that the material be removed, or access to it blocked.

*Threats of legal action are not necessary, we will respond and remove copyrighted material in a timely manner. 

Photography Copyright

We claim no intellectual property rights over any of the photographic portraits used on this site. While we do our best to avoid using copyrighted work, we realize that given the generally poor documentation of photographic work on the web that we may cross this line occasionally. Please be aware that we will remove any copyrighted photographic work upon request * or work with a photographer to license photos for use on TheVilePlutocrat.com. Please contact us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and we will address your query as immediately as humanly possible.

*There is no need to threaten legal action - Please simply contact us and provide some kind of valid proof that you are indeed the owner of the work in question.

Copyright of Original Material

All original content remains the exclusive property of The Vile Plutocrat and 16toads Design, LLC. No part of this site may be reproduced without the explicit written consent of The Vile Plutocrat and 16toads Design, LLC.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. In order to protect your credit card information from theft, our website runs on a secure server that supports the secure socket layer (SSL) protocol and the RapidSSL digital certificate. If your browser supports SSL, then your credit card information will be protected whenever you submit a credit card number to us. ALL payments are processed by PayPal. We DO NOT keep your credit card number on file.

Vile Quotes

"America does not have an aristocracy or a plutocracy."
Art Pope

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Vile Comments

I seriously doubt that if Michaele was indeed a socialite she’d be employed as a
receptionist, department store clerk or makeup artist… Paris Hilton she is not….
These two are posers who don’t pay their bills and are taking this reality/celebrity train
for all its worth…They are both idiots.

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