Privacy Policy

STV and its family of companies (“STV”, “we”, “us”, “our”) recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of your personal information, and we have prepared this Privacy Policy to provide you with important information about our privacy practices. This Privacy Policy applies when you visit our website or other STV controlled online service (collectively, the “Site”).  By accessing our Site, you expressly agree to have read this Privacy Policy. 

Personal Information
Personal Information includes any information or personal data that can identify or be used to link an individual person. 

Information We Collect

Information You Provide Directly 
We collect information that you choose to provide us directly, through mobile and desktop applications, including when you contact us using the field “Contact Us” on the Site, apply for a job; send us your personal information that includes your name, e-mail, phone number, postal address, birthday, or any information about you that that would identify you; or enter a search query on the Site, or chat or text with us.  For example, if you send us e-mail, your email address and the contents of your message will be collected. This includes text characters and any audio, video, and graphic information formats included in the message.  If you choose to subscribe to our newsletter, we will also ask you to provide at a minimum your name and email address. You will have the option to unsubscribe through the unsubscribe mechanism at the bottom of emails, or you can contact us and request to not be emailed. 

Information We Collect Automatically
Our servers automatically stores information about your use of and visits to the Site, including through the use of cookies and similar technologies.  For example, we may collect your IP address, the type of web browser or device used, traffic data log, and operating system used to access the Site, the time and duration of your visits, and information about the content and webpages you view and the features you access on the Site.  

Information from Third Parties
We may receive additional information about you from other publicly and commercially available sources, as permitted law. Our Site may contain links to other websites or third-party applications, or social-media scripts such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram or YouTube. We may combine all of the information we collect or receive about you and use or disclose it in the manner described in this Privacy Policy. 

Use of Your Information

We use the information we collect and receive to provide and improve our Site and our other products, services, and offerings, as well as to provide you with information you request or respond to inquiries we receive from you or your company or organization.  We also may use such information to analyze how users use the Site and related analysis, research, reporting, and troubleshooting and as we believe is necessary or appropriate to protect, enforce, or defend legal rights, privacy, safety or property, whether our own or that of our employees or agents or others, and to comply with applicable law. 

Sharing Your Information

STV does not sell your personal information as part of our business practices.  Subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy, we may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.  Aggregate data relates combination or collection of information from which individual identities have been removed or de-identified in that personal data is rendered anonymous.  

To the extent consistent with applicable law, we may share your information in the following circumstances: 

  • with our subsidiaries and affiliates; 
  • with affiliated and third-party service providers, such as companies that provide us technical support, data hosting, and other services;   
  • with other parties when required by law or as necessary to provide or protect our services, products, and other offerings.  For example, we may need to disclose information with other parties to comply with the law or respond to legal process or a request for cooperation by a government entity or law enforcement; to prevent fraud or verify and enforce compliance with the policies and terms governing our Site; and to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, or any of our respective affiliates, business partners, customers or employees; 
  • in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of a business or assets to a third party, such as in connection with a merger; and 
  • when you or your company or organization consent to or request such sharing. 

The information you provide may be transferred outside your country to another country that does not have similar data protection legislation and may provide a lower level of protection for your information.  By using any of the Site or providing us with your information you consent such transfers.

Links to Other Websites and Third Parties

The Site may contain links or references to third-party owned or operated websites or online services. We are not responsible for the collection of personal information or the security or privacy of such information on any such third party sites or services. 

Cookies, Web Beacons, and Similar Technologies

The Site — as well as certain third parties that provide content and other functionality on the Site — use a variety of technologies to learn more about how people use the Site and the Internet.  This section provides more information about some of those technologies and how they work. 

Cookies are small text files used to store information about users on the users’ own computer.  Cookies may be used to recognize you as the same user across different visits to the website.  Knowing how a user is using the Site through cookies enables us to tailor our content and Site to more effectively meet visitors’ needs. It also enables us to improve the quality of your visit by making sure that the Site is properly formatted for your computer and web browser. Some Internet browsers can be configured to warn you each time a cookie is being sent or to refuse cookies completely.  Refer to your browser help menu for more information.  You can also manage cookie tracking directly through the third-party service providers that we use: 

Web Beacons. Pages of our Site and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).  We do not collect personal information automatically, but we may tie this information to personal information about you that we collect from other sources or you provide to us. 

Google Analytics 
You may prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, available at  Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this Site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Service, available at, and the Google Privacy Policy, available at To learn more about how Google collects and processes data in connection with Google Analytics, visit

Protection of Information

We use industry standard security measures to protect the information under our control, including firewalls and other security measures.  Although the inherent dangers of the Internet mean we cannot guarantee the protection of your information against loss, misuse, or alteration, STV takes steps to protect your personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy 

Due to changes in technology, legal requirements, and our Site, we may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of changes by posting changes here, or by other appropriate means.  We suggest that you bookmark this page so that you may check periodically to see if any changes have been made.

Protecting Children Under the Age of 13

Our Site is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on our Site or through any of its features, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. 

Your California Privacy Rights 

The law permits users of our Site that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties. 

To the extent applicable, if you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your personal information. To learn more about your California privacy rights, visit California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83)

Questions and Contact Information 

If you have any questions about this statement or our handling of personal information please contact us by e-mail at 

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