A German man searches for the soldier who took care of him during WWII.

Alexander, an American soldier, with Siegfried

Siegfried Laier


Americans gave supplies to German civilians

For decades, Siegfried Laier of Moerlenbach, Germany, has been searching for an American soldier.  More than half a century ago—when Siegfried was just a boy—he formed a friendship with the young GI.

It was March of 1945 … The final days of World War II.  For Germany’s civilians, it was a time of uncertainty and despair.  One of the innocent victims was young Siegfried Laier, whose neighborhood was destroyed by allied bombers.  Siegfried’s mother fled with her three youngest children.  The Laiers walked 125 miles to be with relatives in the village of Moerlenbach.  It was a tough time for Siegfried and his family:

“It was very bad.  I was four when the war ended.  There was very little food to be had.  We had to go with meal vouchers and buy food, but there wasn’t much around.”

When American troops rolled into Moerlenbach, the German citizens were afraid that the conquering army was out for revenge.  But instead, they found friendly soldiers who provided them with food and medical supplies.  According to Siegfried, one of the GIs was a young man named Alexander:

“He was sympathetic to me and friendly.  If it hadn’t been for him, perhaps I would not be alive today.  He was a guardian angel for me.”

Alexander drove Siegfried in the jeep

The “guardian angel” took it upon himself to track Siegfried down.  Alexander took a genuine interest in the Laier family, and before long, the food shortages were a dim memory.  Alexander made daily visits and over the next three months, virtually became a member of the Laier family.  According to Siegfried, their friendship transcended race, nationality, and even language:

“What he would say to me, I don’t know.  I don’t believe that he knew German and I certainly didn’t know any English.  It was just hands and feet and somehow it just felt alright.  Somehow we did communicate, because you don’t necessarily need words for communication.  You can do things with signs and it went alright.”

Often times, Alexander would invite Siegfried to tag along on routine patrols around town:

“When I was sitting in the car and the other children saw me, they were perhaps a bit jealous because I was allowed to drive and they couldn’t.  I was very proud.”

Siegfried hasn’t seen Alexander since 1945

Inevitably, the time came to say goodbye and Siegfried was left heartbroken:

“I was sad.  Perhaps I would never see him again.  As I think about it today, I was really sad.  I have always thought about how he helped us and that I should’ve helped other people.  He was not obliged to us in any way.  But he did it as a human being, out of human love.”

Today, Siegfried has only one memento of Alexander—a photograph taken in the spring of 1945.  At the time, Alexander was about 20 years old.  Siegfried does not know Alexander’s last name, but does recall that his unit marched into Moerlenbach, Germany, on March 27, 1945.  Siegfried is hopeful that he and his guardian angel will one day be reunited.

Watch this case now on Amazon Prime in season seven with Robert Stack and in season six with Dennis Farina. Also available on YouTube with Dennis Farina. Various seasons available now on Hulu.




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    Could it be possible that his last name was Alexander? It’s not uncommon for military people to refer to themselves and each other by last names, and chances are his last name was on his jacket, and even a German speaker would be able to read and recognize the name “Alexander”.


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    Noble Crisp

    I looked into Carla Haase’s tip about two Alexanders, and found a reference to an Alexander Anderson in a book entitled Patton’s Panthers: The African-American 761st Tank Battalion In World War II. I don’t quite know the historical accuracy of this book, and it is indeed written as a novel rather than a historical treatise; however it appears to be written by a fairly reputable journalist and war veteran, so I am leaning towards it being more accurate than not. This book features an excerpt where Anderson is described as having died. He is also described as being a driver, which would fit with the stories of Sebastian being brought along on I am attempting to look further into this and will update when I get further information. I hope to God that this is not the Alexander in question and that he did not in fact die, but I don’t know what to believe.


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    Julia Hai

    Has this case been solved . I just watched the story today. It’s very heart touching… I hope he’s found his little human guardian angel . Please have a happy ending ❤️


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    Correct if I am wrong so Alexander was 20 at the time he would be 93 today if he was still living. Alexander I hope you are still around and hope they can get reunited


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    Has anyone looked into the above tip? The one from that Carla Haas? Her tip seemed legit. I would love to see a ending to this story. And I miss this show, if they would bring unsolved back it would make my year.


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    Julie Turner

    Any updates at all? Just seen this episode and would love to know.


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    Carla Haase

    @Jen if you can check for Alexander Bell and Alexander Anderson. I found those names listed for the 761st tank battalion in a militay archive. Good luck, maybe there is just a mix up with the name.


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    Kelly Ryan

    A true act of charity should remain anonymous. I thank god for people like him he didn’t let all the hate for black folks bring him down. We should all try and be like him


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    Watched the program today. My heart goes out to Siegfried.
    I hope a family member will recognize and contact unsolved mysteries.
    God bless you.


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    Unsolved mysteries, please tell me this man has found that amazing guardian angel. If not at lest a family member. I would love to see a happy endin to this story. It touched my heart.


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      Hi Crystal – unfortunately this story is still unsolved.


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      me, too… just saw the episode today and was compelled to check online to see if it had been updated. so sad to see the response that it hadn’t. such a great humanitarian story. it touched my heart too, crystal…❤


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        Laura and Crystal this story was such a nice story I wish we could have gotten a final resolve to it. Our soldiers in all the wars so cared especially to the kids. God bless them and Alexander and all those children that suffer from the wars in their home lands! Wish they could have at least found a family member too for this man.


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    Unsolved Mysteries, @grrarrggh had a great idea. Have you been able to contact the National Archives to verify if Jamente is Alexander’s last name?


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    I saw this story when I was about six or seven. Still haven’t solved this. Hmmmm.


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    Oh My God That’s So Amazing Don’t Give Up Unsolved Mysteries All Of U Can Do It Have Faith In God And He Will Answer You’re Prayers God Bless You!


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    It is very possible that the man described above was my father! His name was Alexander, and he fought around that time!!


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    Blue bird

    This Is So Analyzing I Wish Someone Would Care About Me That Much!


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    Blue bird

    Do U Know What ? I Have A Freind His Name Is John Bolt And He Is A Sweet Young Man I Love Him As Much As I Love God whoever Is Looking At This Please Pray For Him Because He Needs All of The Help He Can Get! Love U JB! Take Of Your Self Love Blue Bird!


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    any updaes?

    Any updates to this story?


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    Brother Malcolm

    Hopefully this is solved after comment^^^
    Above…as a vet, this made my day before going to my appointment @ the VA..


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    James Smith

    Alexander Whitfield was his name. This was My Dad’s Friend back in the Army and they were assigned to handing out food to German Families after the fall of Nazi Germany. When you showed that picture on TV, that was Whitfield for sure. He stole Soup from the Army Mess Hall to take it to this family because he had taken a liking to little Zeigfreid’s Mother. He would find these house Frau and feed them up after knocking them up so they would think that they just got fat instead of knocked up. He died in 1991 of Cancer. But he was hosing your Mom, little Ziggy.


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    Tiffany Boyd

    I’m hoping Alexander’s family can get involved in this case, because this story is amazing. To this day Alexander is 91 years, if he’s not deceased I hope soon that this case can be solved and updated.


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    William D Alexander


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    Joe Kulik

    Although Alexander sounds like a “good man”, & although it’s quite understandable why Siegfried would want to see him again, I truly doubt that Alexander was acting solely from compassion for the German people. It seems likely to me that Alexander, as well as the other soldiers in Germany in 1945, were under orders, formal or informal, to befriend German citizens. What better way to placate a defeated country that your military is now occupying than by “bribing” them with “kindness”, which would include food. After fighting Germans for 4 years, I doubt that MOST American soldiers in Europe in 1945 had very much “love” for any German people. … joseph.kulik.919@gmail.com


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      jill barbour

      I dont believe that. A large percentage of the American soldiers fighting in WW2 had personal relationships with Jesus Christ and obeyed His command to love your fellow man. The soldiers may have been ordered to act in certain ways, however i believe they followed their orders with goodwill in their hearts- a large percentage of them, while simutaniously going about what they were commanded to do.


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      Clearly you have never spent time with any WWII vets that fought in Europe. Many of our vets befriended the ‘enemy’ for the simple fact they had no differences to exploit in to hatred they way they did with the Japanese in WWII and later the Vietcong. My father in law is Asian and fought for the US during the war in the Pacific. Even his own brothers in arms hated him for the simple fact he was different looking- too much like the enemy.

      Also a large part of the German forces were born and raised US boys. They went to Germany at the behest of their immigrant parents to fight for the ‘Fatherland’ before 1941and the US got involved in the war. Not uncommon at all.

      Many of our G.I.s in Europe brought home wives from the war. Both of my uncles fought in Europe during WWII and came home with German wives at the end of the war. Both later divorced their brides after trying to make their marriages work. One remarried a German born woman who came to the states in the 50s on her own. If my father hadn’t already been married and stationed in Hawaii during the war I’m sure he also would have brought home a bride from Europe.


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    My advice to you is to seek out information from a records keeper.. likely Mr. Alexander was part of the Buffalo Soldiers at that time as seen on his jacket in the video he must have been trained in Kansas at the training fort for these brave men. If you can find the records of the Buffalo Soldiers from Kansas you are likely to find Mr. Alexander. Happy hunting I hope you find him. Angels come in all shapes and forms. Best wishes. Ciao


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    I looked on the National Archives site and there’s no info on Alexander Jamente. If any one can suggest another name or any more details, I’m happy to research it. Although, I am guessing Mr. Laier may be deceased and likely the unknown Alexander as well.


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    David Ramsey is the actor portraying Alexander is the re-enactment, that footage is not the real Alexander.


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    Tawnya Goss

    you need to look into David Ramsey’s past family no two people look that much a like I’m going by the pic that siegfried’s has of the man. It is worth looking into. It can’t hurt to try.


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    Tawnya Goss

    I believe no two people can look so much alike without being related some how. I was watching your show. There is a actor named David Ramsey he plays on the arrow. I know this is not Alex but he has to be related some how they almost look like brothers or father and son, or grandfather. If I were you I would look into it.


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    Have you considered searching National Archive records? You could find the company by the dates and location. See if there’s an Alexander on the list or if anyone involved remembers a man like the one in this story.


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    I hope they do find each other.


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    The Unsolved Mysteries Wikipedia page claims this story was solved. Why does it say that? Do we have any more info?



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      Hi Mat – we are not connected to that wiki site, so we are unsure of what information they are referring to. We have not received any information that this case has been solved.


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    So I looked up Siegfried’s Laier phone number on a German website since u posted u lost contact and it came up with a incomplete address of 69509 morlenbach and a phone number of 0049 620 93057 don’t forget to use country code 49 after 011 to dial out. Hope it works since it looks like u have a full name for Alexander.


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    Michele Davis

    I’m so grateful that Alexander found this man when he was a small boy and showed him a better way…he very well may have saved him and his family from starvation of the body by providing food for his belly and soul. It filled his heart and it refilled mine. I can only believe that everyone touched by Alexander was enriched by his loving nature and huge heart and…this is one instance among many where Americans helped people overseas recover from war…my father fought in WWII too and his stories, while not as involved, established that American servicemen shared meager rations, and chocolate and love freely to people…I’m sure that other allied soldiers did the same. Thank you for this story and Peace to You in all you do…


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    I’ve just been touched with this story. I feel like I wished I can help.


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    I know his last name he was in my great grandfathers unit they were best friends his true name is Alexander jamente he has no record of birth


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      Thank you for your tip. Unfortunately we have been unable to locate Siegfried at this time to pass along the information.


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      Is he still alive?


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      Hey Jamente is usually a first name. Are you sure his name wasn’t Jamente Alexander?
      Someone should be able to look up that name through national archives and narrow it down to one of Patton’s 3rd Army divisions. The 761st was an all black famous tank battalion who would have been near that area towards the end of the war.


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      Would of been helpful to say what your GG’s unit was if you can find out specifically?
      I think there’s been confusion with his name too. I suspect his last name was probably Alexander. It’s more military and formal to address someone that way. Like Corporal Smith etc rather than something like Larry lol Jamente is a first name doing a quick Google search.
      Either way it was a big war and there were thousands of soldiers in that area coming and going at the end. One indisputable fact is that he was black, so that limits the job he had in whatever mystery unit he was in. Black soldiers not in a designated all black unit like the 761st tank battalion would have been in administrative/support roles. Another fact is that he had to be part of Patton’s 3rd Army as they were the occupying force in that area late March 1945. If he was in Morlenbach for three months he was likely just waiting for orders to go home when the war ended. If he had arrived late in the war he would have to wait due to low points. For instance black soldiers in the 761st tank battalion arrived in Europe several months after D-Day so they had to wait for soldiers with more time accrued to get shipped home.
      He drove a jeep in the story so perhaps a courier or supply clerk? He could have even been an officer in one of the all black units like the 761st too. Someone with experience in researching military archives should be able to solve this. 🙂


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    The story was great. I loved it.
    Awesome. 🙂


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    Hope they find him but if hes still alive, he will be at a very old age.


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    This story is beautiful!

    Sending love Alexander wherever he is.


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CMP implements commercially reasonable security measures to help protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. Except for membership directories, membership lists and registration lists, and the sharing of information as set forth in this Privacy Policy, we restrict access to Personal Data to certain companies who need the data to operate, develop, or improve our services. These individuals or partner organizations are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.


Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is fully secure. Accordingly, and despite our reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure, CMP cannot guarantee or warrant the security of the Personal Data you transmit to us, or to or from our online Sites. If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.


Certain areas of the Sites require the use of a user ID, email address, or password as an additional security measure that helps protect your Personal Data.  To help you protect your privacy, these Sites have tools to help you log in and log out.


We rely on you to update and correct your Personal Data.  If you are a user of our Sites, subscriber to [CMP product], purchaser of CMP products and services, you can review, update and correct your information directly on CMP’s website or by contacting us using the information in the “Contact Information” section below.


Typically, we retain your Personal Data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.  This may include retaining your Personal Data indefinitely, even after you are no longer a CMP member, in order to provide you with future marketing opportunities and other purposes, as well as to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce any of our agreements.  


Please note that you can request, at any time, that we delete your Personal Data.  All requests must be directed to the contact in the “Contact Information” section below.  We can decide to delete your Personal Data if we believe that the data is incomplete, inaccurate, or that our continued use and storage are contrary to our obligations to other members, individuals, or third parties.  When we delete your Personal Data, it will be removed from our active databases or anonymized so that the data is no longer identified with you, but the data may remain in our archives if CMP determines that it is not practical or possible to delete it.

Your Personal Data is processed in the United States, where privacy laws may be less stringent than the laws in your country and where the government, courts, or law enforcement may be able to access your data.  By submitting your Personal Data to us, you agree to the transfer, storage and processing of your Personal Data in the United States.

You, as the data subject, have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work, or place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of your personal data does not comply with legal requirements.

In the event we determine the occurrence of a data security incident, we will notify you by email, US mail, telephone, or other means as permitted by law.

If you have questions, comments, or complaints concerning our privacy practices or if you wish to change, access, or remove your Personal Data, please contact us as indicated below.  We will attempt, where practical, to respond to your requests and to provide you with additional privacy related information.

Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. is the owner of this Website and retains all ownership rights to the information collected at this Website. Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove provisions of this Privacy Statement. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be posted here, and we encourage you to check back from time to time. In addition, Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. will notify registered users of changes as they occur.

We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit networkadvertising.org. Your use of the site constitutes your agreement to accept cookies, beacons and third-party advertising. Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. assumes no responsibility for third-party ads.

ARTICLE 1. Personalization
1.1 We may use the contact information you give us to better tailor your Website experience to your interests, and to send you information about Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. and its services as well as promotional material on behalf of some of our partners. We may use other information that you provide to us to show you content in which you may be interested and to display the content according to your preferences. We will also share this information within Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. in order to enhance your experience on this and other Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. Websites.
1.2 In addition, we may share this information with advertisers or other third parties that are not part of the Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. family on an aggregate or other basis that does not disclose your identity or contact information.

ARTICLE 2. Online Surveys/Contests
2.1 From time to time, we may conduct online surveys and contests. These may ask you for contact information (like name or email address) and demographic information (like zip code or age).
2.2 We may use this contact information from our surveys and contests to provide you with information about our company and promotional material on behalf of some of our partners, and to contact you when necessary.

ARTICLE 3. Shopping/Commercial Services
3.1 This Website may offer shopping services, which may be offered by us or by a firm that operates a store under contract with us. If our Website offers shopping or other commercial services, you will use a customer order form to request information, products, and services. The order form will ask you to give us contact information (like name or email address), financial information (like account or credit card numbers), and demographic information (like zip code or age).

3.2 We will use the financial information that you provide to bill you for products and services. By giving our Website your credit card and related personal information, you are authorizing our store to give that information to the merchant and credit card company in order to confirm and fulfill your order.

3.3 We will use contact information from the order form to fulfill your orders. We may also use contact data to get in touch with you when necessary. We will not otherwise use or distribute your financial information without your prior approval.

ARTICLE 4. Public forums
4.1 This Website may make available chat rooms, blogs, forums, message boards, and news groups. Please remember that any information that you disclose in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Information disclosed by you or by others enters the public domain and may be freely used by any other persons or entities using the site.

ARTICLE 5. Information Sharing With Third Parties
5.1 From time to time we may enter into a special relationship with another company that is not owned by Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. to provide additional features at this Website. These special relationships may include “powered by” partners, business partners, sponsors, and co-branded sites (referred to here as “co-branded pages”). These might include, for example, pages that share our name and that of another entity. You should look for a specific privacy statement on any such co-branded page. Any personal information that you provide when signing up at one of those co-branded pages may be shared with our third party partner. You should also check our partner’s website for information regarding its privacy policies.

5.2 Also, the nature of some features of our Website may require that we share personal information about you with persons or companies outside of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. For example, this may occur at a feature that enables you, via our Website, to ask questions of persons or entities that are not part of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. By responding to those features of the site, whether by email or direct entry of information on our Website, you are consenting to our transferring that information to such persons or entities.

5.3 With respect to specific registration modules, like contests, we may disclose personal information collected, and we may post a conspicuous statement on the registration module to the effect that we will be disclosing the information collected with third parties.

5.4 Finally, we may share any of the information collected from you with these other non- Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc companies in an aggregate basis. The aggregated information is not linked to any information that can identify you.

ARTICLE 6. IP Address and Log Files
6.1 We may use your IP address to administer our Website, to help diagnose problems with our server, to analyze trends, to track users’ webpage movements, to help identify you and your shopping cart, and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

ARTICLE 7. Cookies
7.1 This Website may use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the Website. Cookies reside on your computer and help our Website to recognize your computer’s browser as a previous visitor. This information allows us to customize delivery of information. For example, our Website may use cookies to save and remember registration information or preferences that you may have set while browsing the Website, to keep track of your shopping cart, to ensure you don’t see the same ad content repeatedly, to deliver content specific to your interests, and to save your password so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit our site. We use cookies only to gather information as indicated in this policy.

7.2 In addition, on occasion our site may also set a “session cookie” which helps us administer the Website. The session cookie expires when you close your browser and does not retain any information about you after it expires.

7.3 Finally, we may also use an ad network provider to help present advertisements on this and other Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. websites. This ad network provider, like other advertising service vendors, uses cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies on the hard drive of your computer to serve you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited, and to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before and to avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. In doing so, the provider collects non-personal data such as your browser type, your operating system, web pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, and other clickstream data. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by these ad network providers is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours, and Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. assumes no responsibility for the collection or use of such information.

ARTICLE 8. Banner Advertising
8.1 We have contracted with an ad-service to place banner advertising on our Website. All of the data provided and generated by the ad-server software remains in our possession. This feature of our Website may, on occasion, set “cookies” on your computer. Any information collected or stored by the ad-service or the cookies is treated in the same manner as other information described in this statement.

ARTICLE 9. Children’s Personal Information
9.1 Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act:

9.1.1 This site does NOT collect, use, or disclose personal information (including online contact information) of children under the age of thirteen (13).

9.1.2 In the event that a child under the age of 13 attempts to register on our site, we will NOT accept the registration and will delete information received from the child.

9.1.3 In the event that a child posts personal information in a public forum such as a chat room, we will attempt to delete that information once we become aware of it.

ARTICLE 10. Security of Your Personal Information
10.1 Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. employs reasonable security measures consistent with standard industry practice, for information collected through this Website. We believe that we have adequate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of the information we collect on our Website. We also use internal protections to limit access to users’ personal information to only those employees who need the information to perform a specific job.

ARTICLE 11. Sale or Merger
11.1 If this Website is sold to, or merges with, another company not owned by Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc., you should expect that some or all of the information collected from this Website may be transferred to the buyer/surviving company. If so, CMP will seek to obligate the acquiring company to use any personal information transferred by this Website in a manner consistent with this statement, but cannot guarantee that it will be able to impose that requirement or that the acquiring company will comply.

ARTICLE 12. Legal Process
12.1 You should be aware that Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. may be required to disclose your personal information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, such as in court or regulatory proceedings.

ARTICLE 13.  Contacting the Website

13.1        If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, the practices of this Website, or your dealings with this Website, please contact us at: unsolved@unsolved.com.

ARTICLE 14.  general information

14.1        Choice of Law:  This Agreement and the Additional Terms shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California , as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such state, without regard to conflict of law principles.

14.2        Choice of Forum:  You agree that any cause of action you or Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. brings to enforce this Agreement and/or the Additional Terms, or in connection with any matters related to this Website and/or the Privacy Statement, shall be submitted to arbitration in the County of Los Angeles, State of California, United States of America in accordance with the commercial rules and regulations of the American Arbitration Association then in effect (as amended herein), provided that said arbitration shall be heard before a single arbitrator, who shall be a retired judge, selected pursuant to such rules and regulations, and shall be conducted on an expedited basis and in confidence. The arbitrator’s decision shall be controlled by the terms and conditions of this agreement and any other agreements I may enter into with you, and shall be final and binding, and shall provide for each party to bear its own costs of arbitration and attorneys’ fees.  Each party expressly waives any right to a jury.  Judgment upon the award of the arbitrator may be entered or enforced in any court of competent jurisdiction. 

14.4        If any provision of this Agreement, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held invalid or for any reason unenforceable then such provision shall be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that matches, as closely as possible, the original provision, and the other provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.  The failure of either party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.  Unless expressly provided otherwise, this Agreement is the entire agreement between you and Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. with respect to the use of this Website and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by an authorized representative of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc.

ARTICLE 15.  European Union and Other Foreign Nations

15.1        This Website is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of United States of America and is intended for enjoyment of residents of the United States.  Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. makes no representation that this Website is governed by or operated in accordance with the laws of other nations.  By using this Website and submitting any personal information, visitors from outside of the United States acknowledge this Website is subject to U.S. law, consent to the transfer of personal data to the U.S., and waive any claims that may arise under their own national laws.