A woman who’s terrified of leaving her house boards a train and vanishes.

Dottie Caylor

Missing:

Gender: Female
DOB: 1/9/44
Height: 5’9”
Weight: 190 lbs.
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Brown
Remarks: Last seen 6/12/85

CASE DETAILS

Dottie’s missing persons poster

On June 12, 1985, Jule Caylor drove his wife Dottie to a train station in Pleasant Hill, California, 18 miles from Oakland.   Dottie entered the station and purchased a ticket.   Although a simple task performed by millions each day, for Dottie Caylor, purchasing the ticket was a test of courage.   Dottie suffered from agoraphobia, an irrational and overwhelming fear of being in public places.   No one knows for sure if she actually boarded the train, because since that day, there has been no trace of Dottie Caylor.

At first, friends thought Dottie may have left to escape an unhappy marriage and start a new life in another city. But as the months and years went by, there was no word from Dottie.   Dottie’s sister, Diane Rusnak, believed Jule was to blame for Dottie’s disappearance:

“I think that Dottie could have disappeared to get even with her husband, who had disappeared on her for half of their married life.

Jule and Dottie

Dottie married Jule Caylor in 1973 and the young couple settled in the Oakland suburb of Concord.   According to Jule, as Dottie grew older, her home became a self-imposed prison:

Dottie had what doctors have called agoraphobia.   She would stay inside most of the time.   She couldn’t even apply for a job, much less hold one down.   It was a real problem.”  

Dottie and Jule’s marriage eventually deteriorated.   Dottie was often home alone, because Jule worked out of town over fifty percent of the time.   Then in November 1981, their relationship erupted in violence.   Dottie’s friend, Paula Powers, recalled Dottie’s first physical altercation with her husband:

“She told me that they got in an argument.   It escalated to the point where he finally hit her with a board or something, and… she did grab some scissors and said, you keep away from me, and protected herself.”

But according to Jule, it was Dottie who started the fight:

“She was standing over… me with those scissors swearing at me and saying, I’ll kill you, you son of a … I’ll kill you.   And I grabbed her little typing stand and hit her with it.”

Dottie had a secret PO box and bank account

In 1984, Dottie decided to join a support group called “Women in Transition.” Without ever telling Jule, she attended meetings for over a year.   Shelly Wilson, a friend of Dottie’s, noticed an immediate change in her friend:

“As time went on, I would notice she was adding a little more color to her outfits.   She cut her hair in a new style, which was a very scary thing for her.   It was as if a new Dottie were emerging.”

In addition, Dottie secretly rented a post office box to receive her mail without Jule knowing about it.   She also opened a personal bank account and transferred $5,000 into a cashier’s check.   Jule Caylor was shocked to learn of his wife’s devious behavior:

“She had secret lives, a secret existence that I knew nothing about.   And she wanted it that way… I wasn’t even aware of it.   I was just suspicious.”

Dottie’s purse was found in her car

Then, one month before Dottie’s disappearance, Jule told her he had accepted a job transfer to Salt Lake City.   He recalled Dottie’s reaction:

“Dottie had said, in the event that I got transferred, that she was not interested in going with me.   So I wasn’t expecting her to go with me.    And wouldn’t even have wanted her to, I guess.”

According to Jule, just a few days before he was to leave for Salt Lake City, he drove Dottie to the train station.   Jule was certain that Dottie had her purse, as well as her overnight bag as she walked in the train station the last time.   But he can’t be sure that Dottie ever boarded the train:

“And I dropped her off, and she walked around the corner of the station and disappeared.”

Did Dottie really leave on a train?

The next day, Jule took the train home from work.   In the train station parking lot, he was surprised to find Dottie’s Volkswagen parked next to his car:

“So I walked over and looked inside, and then I noticed her purse, and that was very, very strange.”

Shelley Wilson also found it strange that Dottie left her purse behind:

“She told me how important it was to her, to have her purse with her all the time. That’s one of the things that made me feel so terribly upset when I realized that she had not taken her purse with her.”

Over the next four days, Jule left notes on Dottie’s car, asking her to contact him.   He expressed his love for her in the notes and pleaded with Dottie to come home.   Jule waited five days to file a missing persons report.   Two weeks later, Jule moved to Salt Lake City, where he built a comfortable new life for himself:

“It was hell living with Dottie.   It was hell having her disappear the way that she did.   And yet, since I’ve gotten here, and gotten settled, and into a new job and that whole problem is behind me, things are really pretty good.”

Many years have passed and still no one knows if Dottie Caylor left to escape an unhappy marriage or if she was simply the victim of foul play.   The Concord Police Department is still treating Dottie’s disappearance as a homicide.   Police do not consider Jule Caylor a suspect but a “person of interest.”


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

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48 Comments

  1. Do it for Dottie

    I’ve noticed at least 2 comments of people stating they may personally know Dottie. Have there been any further updates? How often are stories on this site updated? Also, why aren’t more people calling the police dept and asking them what the legal hold up is? Isn’t this interview alone enough for a search warrant? Smh

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  2. Bill Blaski

    This man is 80yrs old and lives in West Jordan UT. I wonder if they were to search the house in Concord what would they find? Does he still own the CA house? I would loveto see the basement dug upor the yard Prayers to her family.

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  3. Operation Plumbob

    – Jule was married when he started seeing Dottie.
    – They fought over money. He hit her with a board over a missing checkbook. Neighbors heard the fight and called the cops. She stayed in a battered women’s shelter because of it, after being released from the hospital.
    – He was gone for half their marriage.
    – He secretly was seeing at least one woman. Dottie had evidence in a safe of other affairs.
    – Dottie was secretly attending support groups for women.
    – Two weeks before Dottie disappeared Jule proposed marriage to another woman.
    – After Dottie’s disappearance Jule told his fiancee he’d gone through “Herculean” efforts to be with her and that he would do anything for her, even kill. The combo of his wife’s disappearance and those words led to the woman breaking off the engagement permanently.
    – Jule’s story about dropping Dottie off is very suspect and full of holes.
    – Jule had access to locations where a body could be dumped and never found.
    – Jule shows textbook narcissistic personality disorder, blatantly exhibiting 7 of the 9 symptoms.
    – He was very proud that his previous life was “behind him” and has shown extreme anger whenever this disappearance comes back to haunt him.

    Dude’s guilty AF. If he didn’t kill her himself, he hired someone to do it so he could be free of her.

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  4. Ash Paladium

    Lazy cops need to put the maple bars down and do.sime real police work. Talk about piss poor detective work. There is DNA now. Why haven’t they tried to locate his old car or her car and test it or test the old house they lived at? I bet my nutsack that he snapped and killed her. Threw her in the trunk and buried her up at Mt Diablo or something. Not a stretch. It’s Concord. Where else would he do it? Winchell’s inst a stretch either. Worthless cops. Typical. Too busy making money pulling people one for bullshit like looking at your IPOD. Gay.

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  5. Alina Dawson

    Dottie got a ride to the station from her husband, why was the fact her vehicle showed up right next to his not investigated further? Why and how would her vehicle mysteriously appear? This discrepancy is the key to her disappearance.

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  6. Anonymous

    Loved that Jule dude, no way he did it or he would have done more to pose for the cameras. The woman he was married to was obviously a nag and a hag and he made no bones about wanting to get the hell away from her. Reminds me of that Hugh dude that they did a feature on, the guy whose wife disappeared with him disappearing years later as well, the witch served the guy dog food for dinner. Women are not the only sex that are sometimes saddled with having to deal with a wretched husband/boyfriend, it can happen in reverse and all the power in the world to men who separate themselves from hag bags, leave them before evil thoughts start to enter your head, their faces will never look less witch-like and they ain’t going to lose any weight.

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    • Tenarife

      This was on UM today. I kept wondering how was Dottie paying all the bills when her husband was gone for so much of the marriage because it was said she rarely left the house and didn’t work? I assume he was sending her money even though he wasn’t around. I was curious why he didn’t leave her much sooner if he split anyway. I think it’s mostly because there are some men that love needy and whiny women who can’t take care of themselves and they have to depend totally on their husbands. My cousin and his wife are that way.

      Something else I wondered about if she wanted a divorce because she didn’t want to relocate with Jule, was he going to continue to support her because they never mentioned her getting a job? I did wonder if she wouldn’t do like many women you see on Judge Judy and claim she has social phobia and other mental issues to get SSI benefits, so she wouldn’t have to get a job or another man to support her.

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    • Tenarife

      After reading through the comments I kind of agree with you that if the situation was reverse everyone would be saying it was so great she finally got the motivation to leave him. If it was the husband who didn’t work, saying he had a mental illness and she was having to support both of them, then he once came after her with scissors so she had to defend herself. People would be saying she should’ve left that lazy, psycho bum years ago, and how they can’t believe she supported him all of those years. He should’ve gotten therapy, went on medication and gotten a job. I do believe people’s reaction would be different.

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  7. Anonymous

    “Jule moved to Utah, where he planned to start a new life with a woman he’d proposed to six months before Dottie disappeared. The relationship dissolved when the woman learned about Dottie.”

    I do not believe for one second especially after watching Jule’s interview that he was leaving love notes on her car that mysteriously was parked there after he had “dropped” her off. He was engaged to be married leaving love notes on the women’s car he hated? Give me a break and someone get this guy!!

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  8. Tyrone

    It was the husband!!! Look at his beady eyes!!! You could hear the joy and smile on his face when he describe Dotty walking around the corner of the station and disappearing… finally how happy he is to leave her and the memory of it all behind… why did he wait so long to call authorities? Why does he have such beady little eyes? And why are his eyes so close together? Straight up solved this within a minute of seeing the husband… why was he engaged to another woman… I mean Christ the cops in that area musta been the dumbest bunch of Andy Griffith goners on earth

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    • Aileen Rosario

      Your commentary is exactly what I was thinking when watching Dottie’s story! The husband is so guilty, he doesnt even want to hide it! The police department in this area basically let him get away with murder *sigh*

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  9. Person

    there is a woman named Dottie Kaylor that lives by me.

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  10. Smellybelly

    This poor woman. Everyone failed her. How could they let this guy get away with her murder! Its so painfully clear he killed her. At the end of the show he talks about how his life is so good now that this problem is behind him.

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  11. secretlyme

    I think that the authorities are being very lenient on Dottie’s husband. Whatever he says about how he dropped Dottie at the station, and then how he found Dottie’s car at the train station two days later is awkward. First, if Dottie came back home to pick up her car to drive back on the train, her husband could have seen her. How did hfe open the car door? Did he have the keys to it? Did he take her purse to the authorities? Did the police searched her car to find clues? How come f all of a sudden she decided to ride the train by herself? This is in inconclusive. Dottie’s husband needs to be investigated further and arrested until evidence of his innocence is found.

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  12. Crowe

    Not having the entire case file it is hard to make a decision or rendering as to the events that transpired. However the limited knowledge that I have, I would state that the following is what happened to her. The husband omits that he was violent towards her even though he tries to put himself as the victim . This is a very common occurrence in domestic violence cases . I believe that the husband killed her possibly by accident in an altercation and dispose of the body. The reason for this is It is obvious that both parties , however intelligent , had significant issues mentally. The husband that I see as suffering from rage issues killed her and one of these domestic altercations and disposed of her body . Probably at one of the locations that he worked as an entomologist. Having a intimate knowledge of isolated locations it would’ve made it easy for him to transport her body to one of the sites and dispose of it . I also believe that it was very hard for the police at the time to get a reading on his emotions and reactions because of psychological issues that he had . If she Agoura phobia then I do not think that she would’ve been attending the classes that she was or own the car that she did . Great doubts about how severe her mental issues work. But as a psychologist I have a Concern of his. The police may have been able to get a confession from him if they had arrested him and brought him down to interrogation hostilely And let him see a female skeleton as they took him to interrogation . That ruse might have worked but I think it is too late now and the chances of finding her body after all this time and in the remote locations that he worked will be hard .

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  13. Mel

    This guy obviously murdered his wife. Why is no one checking him out. He basically got away and even said he is enjoying his life in his new home. How could the family and police not suspect him?

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  14. Katherine

    I hope she really did pull herself together and move on with her life, but her husband is so suspicious he reeks of it. He is most definitely not a good man.

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  15. Joe

    I too think he killed her. If this crime happened today there would be enough video sureveilance and other digital footprints to blow this guys story apart. Back in the 80’s I think you really needed a confession or to catch someone red handed to arrest and convict.

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  16. james

    how did her car get to the train station if he drove her? I think the husband did something with her since she planned not to go with him to Salt Lake City. He didn’t want to have to worry with her so he could start a new life. It’s almost common since. He is the one that made her disappear!

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  17. Noname

    I met a woman around 88 her name was Dottie. A name I’ve never heard before. She had problems as well. I see some resemblance. I was around 12 years old. I don’t want to say anymore on this public venue personal reasons. But I saw your show and I can’t help feel that could of been the same Dottie.

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  18. LUIS FREEH

    THE FIRST FIGHT! THAT WAS AN INDICATION THAT THAT WASN’T DOTTIE WHO HE CAME HOME TO! MORE… MORE… MORE… YEAH! “I” THINK IT’S TIME FOOR A JOB TRANSFER! GOOD RIDDIN’S TO THAT! TRANSITION GROUP! AND LEAVING HER OLD CAR TO BUY A “NEW ONE” (TRANSITIONING GOOD) “U” IN TROUBLE. SERIOUS TROUBLE!

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  19. R

    How is he not in jail? Probably because he got away with her murder. The only other explanation is she is so terrified of him, she is in hiding. I wish her family would push for his arrest, although like others mentioned- he got away with the perfect crime, he had access to places and equipment to make her body disappear. And her car being there when he dropped her off, WTH? I hope wherever she is, she is at peace.

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  20. Eric W Bohannon

    she is forsds to be a sexual victim, becase the woman, has a had a vesectame or had a sex change, something strange, the cream colord house has a rounded courner for stairs, right now I see, black, round stairs, big/wide and also, the stairs that have crem colored carpit, in the rounded corneer,, they are secret Satinic worshippers.she is a Judge. the kidd napper. please forward to the fbi out of the area

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  21. Eric W Bohannon

    I get she does not want to be found, and I see her siting on the steps and smoking a ciggirt, and is ok. I get when The Lord God had me specking healing from heaven, she was healed, it was sort of, revenge. she has a right to do so. I get in the after noon, when there are less people around, she might go out, her family, she was vilated by her dad, and a lot of screaming and balming her, for her dis order, even if she is sinning, sleeping with a lover, God says, she is like many, open and cosinat forgivness,

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  22. HeDidIt

    If you watch the show & his interview at the end where he says:
    “It was Hell living with Dottie. It was Hell having her disappear the way that she did. And yet, once I got here & got into a new job, That Whole Problem Is Behind Me” (THE WHOLE PROBLEM IS BEHIND ME???????)
    He said all that with the most callous look and tone & no sadness whatsoever. He got away with her murder & the cold case should be re-investigated with HIM as the PRIME SUSPECT

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  23. Absentminded Professor

    I’m an agoraphobe and only speaking for myself… there is no way in hell she went into a train station, bought a ticket (ALONE), boarded a train (ALONE) and started a life with no family or friends (ALONE). He probably got tired of dealing with someone with a mental illness, killed her and dumped her body in the mine he had a claim to. If he had access to any kind of explosives I doubt there is much of her left there.

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    • Tenarife

      I have social phobia also and I need a “sip” (alcohol) to get courageous enough to be around large crowds of people. I think he got tired of not only her mental illness but having to support her too, but I’m not sure if he killed her. I was thinking something that someone else had said: that he paid someone else to do it. That wouldn’t surprise me.

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  24. anonymous

    Dear People; I saw the rough sketch of the proposed burial site which was in the note
    sent from (Alabama?) Go ask any real estate broker about a builder who put a gable
    on top of the garage roof. Now at least you would know which subdivision the body
    might be buried in.

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  25. James c Thornton

    First of all how did he know that she purchased a ticket when he claimed that he last saw her entering the station and disappeared. I find it very hard that she would leave all her belongings and not tell him where she was going. Was the ticket ever recovered from the train station. Did she pay for the ticket with cash or credit card. We know domestic violence was a factor so he would have been upset about her new life.was the overnight bag ever recovered and was anything missing from her purse.knowing that he was upset about her new life why leave love notes on her car. How did the car get there when he dropped her off.why did it take so long to report her missing and why didn’t he look for her.since it was a living hell being with her he felt better two weeks later after moving away with no reward offered or any follow up with the police department. I have a very strong belief that he buried her in the back yard or somewhere close and staged the missing person angle.was the purse ever fingerprinted

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  26. D.

    I think he is responsible for her disappearance. I wonder if police searched that area Jule owned up in Concord, CA? Here is a link to a mining claim he had at the time of her disappearance. http://thediggings.com/mines/camc75600

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  27. Z

    Dottie could have staged her own disappearance, and framed her hubby in the process. If she was not agoraphobic, so much as depressed bc of the marriage and she really wanted it badly enough. Either way, he’s an idiot – for being a horrible liar and not thinking it through or for falling right for it. It’s a wonder he’s not sitting in prison.

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  28. Anon

    Her husband killed her. Why did she have a secret bank account if she wasn’t scared of him? Why would she run away and not tell friends and family where she was going? Why would she run away from her home leaving family an friends if he was leaving in two weeks for another job in another city and he said he did not expect her to have gone with him? So she would have been free of him so why would she leave her home? Is there a witness that saw her at the train station? Do they know it was definitely her who bought the ticket? Why would he leave love notes on her car when by his own admission he was leaving her to go to a new job? Definitely the husband had something to do with it but there isn’t enough evidence against him in my opionion.

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  29. richard harris

    Husband worked for the Forestry Service. He would have known dozens of places to dispose of a body. He might even have had weekend access to a wood chipper.

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  30. richard harris

    He killed her. If she was alive there is no way that she would have allowed the $5,000 certified cheque to expire.

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  31. Rebecca

    Jule dropped her off at the train station, but never waited to see if she boarded the train. Why not? Dottie suffered from agoraphobia, but she left town abruptly and on her own. Hmm. Why was Dottie car at the train station if he dropped her off as he claimed, he said he put notes on her car what for? To show the police he love his wife or to cover himself. His story does not add up. He knows exactly what happened to his wife. No one knows that he actually dropped her off at the train station, no one saw, no one was aware she was leaving town. She did not have her purse with her that is something you don’t leave behind.

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  32. anonymous

    I am sure the husband is the murderer. I am truly hundred percent sure. Why dint the police check up on him. He seems like a terrible liar

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  33. Matthew

    she could have left because of her husband. why would she leave her home if she was terrified and then board a train and leave? She might be far away in Washington

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  34. Thomas

    could have left because of the stress. Could be anywhere

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  35. Lisa

    I don’t understand why her car was at the train station if he dropped her off. Either I missed something or he’s a terrible liar.

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    • Brittlyn

      I dont understand that either, thats so weird. I wonder if its a possibility that she left, came back at some point, someone might have picked her up and they drove back together and got on the train and left? But the fact that her purse is still in the car isn’t right….

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    • john jones

      Excellent point.

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  36. Tammy Thomas

    Nobody saw Dottie at the train station. I think he (Jule) killed her. She wouldn’t have left her purse. He claims he is happy without her but he left love notes on her car- for whose benefit? It just doesn’t add up.

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Complaints about content, including complaints arising state or federal law involving the unsolved website should be made to unsolved@unsolved.com or at Unsolved Mysteries, 4303 W. Verdugo Ave., Burbank, CA  91505.  For questions regarding Unsolved’s compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act please see our DMCA policy [https://unsolved.com/dcma-agreement/]

 

PRIVACY POLICY

Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. (“CMP”) provides www.unsolved.com (the “Website”) and related services for your personal non-commercial use only and subject to your compliance with this Privacy Statement and Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. Terms of Use Agreement. Please read this Agreement carefully before using this Website. Your use of this Website constitutes your acceptance to be bound by this Agreement without limitation, qualification or change. If at any time you do not accept all the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you must immediately discontinue use of this Website. This Agreement sets forth Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. policies with respect to its operation of this Website.

Certain products or services offered by this Website may be governed by additional terms (“Additional Terms”) presented in conjunction with those products or services. You must agree to these Additional Terms before using those areas or Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. Services. The Additional Terms and this Agreement shall apply equally. In the event of an irreconcilable inconsistency between the Additional Terms and this Agreement, the Additional Terms shall control.

YOU MAY NOT USE THIS WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE THAT IS UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED BY THIS AGREEMENT AND/OR ANY APPLICABLE ADDITIONAL TERMS. YOUR ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE MAY BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY IN COSGROVE MEURER PRODUCTIONS, INC. SOLE DISCRETION, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE, IF YOU FAIL TO COMPLY WITH ANY PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND/OR ADDITIONAL TERMS, OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON, OR FOR NO REASON.

This Agreement informs you of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. practices with respect to the online collection, use, and disclosure of personal information from the Website. Personal information is information that allows us to contact you (such as email address, home address, or telephone number) or other information that, when linked to your name or contact information, allows us to personalize your visit to our Website by providing you with information that suits your interests.

DATA WE COLLECT

Personal Data
 

We collect information (whether online, by phone, or by paper) that enables CMP to identify or contact you (“Personal Data”) to carry out our business purposes.  CMP Sites collect this information for a variety of business reasons, including but not limited to, providing tips, registering for an CMP event or program, purchasing CMP products or services, or otherwise interacting with CMP.
 

The types of Personal Data we collect include, but are not limited to:
 

  • General data (e.g., names, dates of birth, home and business addresses, email addresses, Internet protocol addresses and mobile/landline business/personal telephone numbers that are provided by our members/customers)
  • Professional data (e.g., occupation and state of residence)
  • Other identification information (e.g., photographs)
  • Sensitive Personal Data (e.g., racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation and disability data) for diversity or accessibility purposes based upon information you provide us.

Personal data is not collected without your providing that information to us.
 

Non-Personal Data
 

We collect information (whether online, by phone, or by paper) that does not directly identify you as you interact with our Sites (“Non-Personal Data”). The types of Non-Personal Data we collect includes, but is not limited to:

  • Site usage (e.g., browsing history, search terms, number of clicks, referring/exit pages, date/time stamp, time on Site)
  • Products and services viewed, including advertisements for such products and services
  • Computer type, operating system and platform type
  • Internet service provider

 

HOW CMP USES YOUR DATA

In addition to the uses described above, we use your Personal Data, sometimes combined with Non-Personal Data, in a variety of ways including, but not limited to:


Personal Data
 

  • Identify you when you visit our Sites
  • Provide service communications such as invoices, order confirmations, registrations and customer service messages
  • Provide products, information and services you request or that we think you may be interested in
  • Respond to your emails or online requests for products, services, or information
  • Deliver and process surveys
  • Personalize and improve the usability of the Sites
  • Fulfill and/or deliver CMP products and services
  • Tailor content, advertising and marketing to you
  • We do not publish or aggregate credit card information or personal identification numbers such as social security numbers.


Non-Personal Data


We use Non-Personal Data to improve the usability of our Sites and for other business reasons. We or other third-party companies also use the Non-Personal Data to provide advertisements and targeted advertisements to you (ads based on the Non-Personal Data). We do not provide Personal Data to third parties with whom we share your Non-Personal Data. Please note that, when you select an advertising link or other link that takes you to sites not operated by CMP, you may be subject to the privacy policies of these third-party sites.

PERSONAL DATA COLLECTED FROM THE UNSOLVED APPLICATION

We may also obtain demographic and other personally identifiable information (such as your name, email address, password and PIN) that you voluntarily give to us when choosing to participate in various activities related to the Unsolved Application, including chat, posting messages in comment sections or in our forums, liking posts, sending feedback, and responding to surveys. 

 

If you do not turn off your phone’s location services, you may send us your geographic location.  If your camera roll is set to share, you may make your camera roll available to us.  If you have signed up to receive push notifications, you will receive those from the Unsolved Application.

 

HOW WE SHARE YOUR DATA

We share your Personal Data, sometimes combined with Non-Personal Data, in a variety of ways including, but not limited to the below:

  • Share data with third parties to fulfill service requests and to perform business functions (e.g., CMP contracts with third parties to provide services on our behalf such as customer support and consulting services; 
  • Share data with third parties as required by law or to protect CMP in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process served on the CMP; (b) protect and defend CMP’s rights or property; or (c) protect the personal safety of CMP personnel or members of the public in appropriate circumstances.
  • Share data with third parties if CMP and/or its assets (or a portion of its assets) are sold, assigned, transferred, or merged, or if CMP undergoes some other change including a change to its corporate form or as part of a bankruptcy proceeding. 
  • Share data with third parties to offer you products and services that may be of interest to you professionally or personally (e.g., apps or software).  Users can request their information to be removed from such lists by contacting us.
  • Share data with third parties under other unanticipated situations, but only with your consent.
  • Share your email address, but only as permitted by the CMP Email Policy, as follows:

Your email address will be used only by the CMP, its entities and CMP vendors performing member services, or offering products on CMP’s behalf.  CMP does not sell or rent email addresses to anyone outside the CMP, nor does CMP share email addresses to unrelated third-parties, affiliates, or CMP members.  CMP also shares your email address with third parties to enable CMP to take security measures to help protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data.  Finally, CMP shares email addresses with third parties as necessary for CMP to perform certain services on our behalf, such as packaging, mailing and delivering products and processing event registrations and to respond to your service requests.

 

HOW YOU CAN MANAGE YOUR DATA WE COLLECT

You can manage your profile and email preferences, including “opting out” of email by contacting us. If you prefer to receive hard copy mailings only from CMP, you can contact us and request to have your name and address removed from the list we provide to third parties.

 

For California residents, please consult the “California Privacy Rights” section for additional considerations. 

 

Our processing of your data is based upon your consent, contract performance (e.g., your purchase of products), legitimate business interest (e.g., direct marketing of goods and services), or compliance with law.  You have the right to object to our processing of your data or to restrict our processing of your data. In addition, if you have consented to the processing of your Personal Data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

 

CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

In addition to the rights as explained in this Privacy Policy, under California law, California residents who provide personal information (as defined in the statute) to obtain products or services for personal, family, or household use are entitled to request and obtain from us, once a calendar year, information about the personal information we shared, if any, with other businesses for marketing uses. If applicable, this information would include the categories of personal information and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we shared such personal information for the immediately prior calendar year (e.g., requests made in the current year will receive information about the prior year).

 

To obtain this information please write to us at:

 

Unsolved

4303 Verdugo Ave.

Burbank, CA  91505

 

 Attn: CMP -- California Privacy Law.

 

Please include your full name and address.

 

CANADIAN ANTI-SPAM LAW

CMP complies with the Canada Anti-Spam Law which requires you to opt-in to receive unauthorized Commercial Electronic Messages (as defined under the Canada Anti-Spam Law).

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HOW WE PROTECT PERSONAL DATA

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.

ACCESSING, CHANGING AND DELETING PERSONAL INFORMATION

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.