As described in the MKISIO Terms Of Service, we do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from persons under 13 years of age. If you are under 13, please do not register for MKISIO services or subscribe to newsletters. Publishers are advised not to send subscription invitations to persons under 13 years of age. Additionally, persons between the ages of 13 and 18 are required to get parental consent to publish newsletters, subscribe to any paid publication, and further not subscribe to any newsletter that is marked "suitable for adults".
We receive and store information you knowingly provide to us. This information includes name and email address required to delivery newsletters you have subscribed to, and billing address information if you subscribe to paid publications or are a publisher paying for specific MKISIO services. Such information also includes publishers' newsletter contents, internal messages between users, and feedback provided by subscribers to newsletters. We may use this information to deliver newsletters to you, bill you for services you have purchased from MKISIO and/or publishers, and to communicate with you directly for the purpose of providing support. You may opt to receive support via internal message or by email.
MKISIO does not knowingly collect or solicit PII from children under 13 years of age, and we respectfully request any child under 13 not attempt to register for the Services or send any PII about themself to MKISIO. If we discover PII has been collected from or about a child under 13 years of age we will delete that information as soon as possible. If you believe a child under 13 has provided PII to MKISIO, we would appreciate you contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anonymized and aggregated information: We anonymize and then aggregate collected information, and may provide it to third-party service providers to ensure reliable provision of service.
Service Agents: MKISIO utilizes the products and services of other companies that requires the sharing of PII in order to provide said services. We use third party payment processors to process payments you make for MKISIO products and services as well as for newsletter subscriptions, and similar processors to provide payment to publishers for their newsletters. Payment processors may receive credit and/or debit card information, related billing addresses, as well as certain tax information required by law. We also use third-party services for enhancing email delivery; those third-party providers are, as a result of the nature of sending email, automatically provided with your email address.
Publishers: We provide certain information to publishers, including name and email address, and if registered, username. Publisher may share any information they collect themselves, subject to the PLA between you and the publisher, and we are not responsible for nor do we attest to the proper use of information by publishers under any PLA. Publishers accept responsiblility for complying with all applicable laws regarding PII. We do not allow advertisers on the MKISIO website. Publishers, however, may insert advertising into newsletter content, but any information disclosed as a result of such advertising, including but not limited to cookies, tracking pixels or other information gathering methodologies is subject to the PLA between you and the publisher.
User Profiles: User profile information is shared under limited circumstances. Your username and email address will be disclosed to other users if you have a subscriber/publisher relationship (or visa versa). Publishers' names and usernames may be disclosed to prospective subscribers if a publication is offered on an open basis or if the publisher sends a prospective subscriber an invitation to an Invite-only newsletter they control. Internal messages i.e. chat can only be exchanged between subscribers and publishers with such a relationship, or where a user has pre-existing knowledge of another user's username. In other words, there are no public directories or forums.
MKISIO Transactions: MKISIO reserves the right to purchase or divest assets, and may share and/or transfer PII in connection with the such transactions and/or the evaluation thereof. If MKISIO and/or its assets are acquired, or if we discontinue operation either volunatarily or involuntary, through private means or via the Courts i.e. bankruptcy, PII is an asset that may be included in any such transaction.
Court Orders: MKISIO reserves the right to access, decrypt, read, preserve, and/or disclose any information necessary to comply with any court order.
First, MKISIO runs on servers housed in a secure third-party data center.
Access to all MKISIO accounts is protected by passwords, stored in encrypted format. PII, including email address, name, billing address and phone number is stored in encrypted format. The body contents of all draft, final and sent newsletters is stored in encrypted format. User generated notes and templates are stored in encrypted format. Subscriber lists are stored in encrypted format. User-available logs of your activity on MKISIO, including but not limited to purchases you make, are stored in encrypted format. Internal messages are stored in encrypted format. User-submitted OpenPGP public keys are stored in encrypted format, and user-generated keypairs are stored in encrypted format.
We do not store passwords for user-encrypted subscriber lists. We do not store passwords or passphrases for user-generated OpenPGP private keys. We do not store credit or debit card information you use to pay for MKISIO services or publications. We do not store bank account information used to pay publishers for newletter subscriptions purchased at MKISIO.
As noted, we go to great lengths to protect your PII, nevertheless we do not guarantee 100% security. System failure, unauthorized third-party access or other factors may result in data compromise.
It is your responsibility to protect your account password, passwords for subscriber lists you encrypt, and passwords and/or passphrases for private keys. Additionally, it is your responsibility to limit access to computers, computing devices and internet browser software that may be used to access your account.
Register users have access and control over the following information:
It is within your rights to add, update, or delete any of the information described above, with exception for email address and password (they cannot be deleted). When you do so, we reserve the right to retain a copy of the previous versions of such information for our records, stored in the same format as previously referenced.
Other information, such as newsletter subscription offerings, MKISIO product and service offerings are subject to frequent change. However, if you have purchased a subscription, product or service that is subsequently removed, you will be immediately refunded on a pro-rata basis for such purchased, and billing for such services will cease thereafter.