The Mysterious Reincarnation of Georgia Rudolph - Unsolved Mysteries

A woman believes she is the reincarnation of a girl who died in 1914.

Georgia Rudolph had visions of a past life

As a child, she drew the same pictures

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In Macon, Georgia, a 41-year-old woman named Georgia Rudolph thinks more than thirty years of reoccurring dreams could mean she is the reincarnation of a young girl who lived during the turn of the century. Georgia described one of her startling dreams:

“There’s a lot of sensation. I feel the cold. I feel the night. I smell the horses. I smell the leather. I can feel the girl. But it feels like myself climbing on this carriage and going down the road, and I can hear the sound of the horses’ hooves.” 

Georgia visited the town in her past life

The dictionary defines reincarnation as “the rebirth of the soul in a new body”.  But is reincarnation possible?  Can anyone prove that they lived a previous life? Georgia believes she can. In all of her visions, there was a little girl and an older woman. The time and place are not familiar. Sometimes, they appear as dreams, but more often as distinct memories. They describe events she hasn’t experienced, at least not in this life. According to Georgia, there never seemed to be a common denominator of what would trigger the memories, which started when she was only five years old:

“As I child, I don’t think there was a month that went by that I didn’t have either memories or dreams. I used to draw a picture of this girl. I’ve also drawn a picture of a house since I was five. And the house would go with the girl. And if I didn’t get her right, I would erase her or tear it up and start all over again. I knew exactly how this girl was supposed to look.”

As Georgia grew older, the incidents became more frequent. Often, they were no more than a quick flash. But all of her visions seemed to come from the early 1900s. There were no cars or planes. But there were repeated images of paddle-wheel steamers, which Georgia said she had never seen in her own lifetime:

“It’s not like a childhood memory. It feels different. It’s like taking a picture from my mind, projecting it on a screen and just replaying it over and over.”

Georgia saw that Sandra committed suicide

A river played a large part in Georgia’s dreams. So did a young man dressed in a brown suit and wearing a derby hat. Sometimes he was alone. Sometimes he was with the girl, and always there were the images of a horse-drawn carriage on a cold winter night.  Georgia turned to clinical psychologist, Dr. Douglas Smith, for help:

“When Georgia first contacted me, I felt it might be something like an early traumatic childhood memory that she was trying to remember or experience or possibly it could be an aspect of a multiple personality where she was imagining herself or experiencing herself to be someone different, which sometimes happens in these cases. Other than that, reincarnation was probably the last thing in my mind about what had happened to her.”

Dr. Smith began regressive hypnosis with Georgia in 1984. This type of therapy allows the patient to go back in time but still remember everything. For our story, Georgia agreed to, once again, undergo hypnosis:

“During the first session of hypnosis, he asked me a question and referred to me as ‘Georgia.’  I remember very vividly saying, ‘I don’t know who you’re talking to.’  And he said, ‘Well, if this isn’t Georgia, then who is it?  And I remember saying, ‘My name is Sandra Jean Jenkins.’”

During the hypnosis session, Georgia also revealed that Sandra was born in 1895, and had a boyfriend. She said she had brown hair and brown eyes. Dr. Smith was amazed by Georgia’s memories:

“Georgia seems to me to be a very down to earth person. And it surprised me when she came out with the amount of emotion and effect and details that she did under hypnosis.”

Georgia came to believe that the face she had drawn so many times had a name: Sandra Jean Jenkins. This was the girl in her memories and her dreams. In further sessions, Georgia filled in the details of her visions. She could now clearly see Sandra Jean on a paddle wheel steamer. One of the men on the boat was the young man in the derby hat.  His name was Tommy Hicks. He and Sandra Jean were sweethearts. The sessions also revealed that the two of them were about to be married, which shocked Georgia:

“When this came out about Sandra Jean, not only did I feel I was crazy, it scared me to death. It went against everything that I have ever been taught as far as religion goes.”

Dr. Smith believed the memories were real experiences for Georgia:

“She is very sincere in her belief that she actually subjectively experienced all of the things that she has experienced in that past life that she described. She’s not faking or pretending.”

But were the visions that haunted Georgia Rudolph for more than thirty years really proof of reincarnation? Under hypnosis, she was repeatedly drawn to the town of Marietta, Ohio. So in 1985, she decided to visit, hoping to see if there was any truth to her dreams.
Georgia arranged to meet with a reporter named Ted Bauer, a life-long resident of Marietta who had worked for the local newspaper for 32 years. According to Ted:

“When Georgia arrived in Marietta, I said, ‘I’ll take you around and show you some of the places that you talked about over the phone.’  And she says, ‘No, I’ll show you where to go.’  I couldn’t believe her knowledge of Marietta. She knew as much or more than some of the old timers knew about the town.”

At one point during their visit, Georgia stopped in front of an insurance company and began describing the interior of an ice cream parlor. The ice cream parlor had closed in 1937, eleven years before Georgia was even born. Ted was amazed:

“She described the interior almost perfectly. I checked this with the son of the man who had run it for years. In a way it seems crazy, but what do you do? She was accurate about her descriptions.  I was just baffled by her.”

Soon, Georgia realized her dreams might be reality:

“When I began to understand that I was being 100% correct, there was a fright, but there was an excitement that was starting to build in me.  It was like this is really real. I really was this girl.” 

Despite her vivid memories, Georgia could find no record whatsoever of a Sandra Jean Jenkins in Marietta. So she continued her search five miles to the north in the small farming town of Newport, Ohio. And once again, Georgia said she knew her way around the town:

“The first thing I saw when entering Newport was a big gray house. It sent chills through my body. This is my house. This is where I lived. I could see a room and I knew that that this had been her bedroom. This was the house that Sandra had lived in.”

Throughout Georgia’s life, one dream had always stood out as more haunting than all the others.  In it, she saw Sandra Jean as a young girl alone on the steps of a church.  According to Georgia:

“In the dream, I know she has to walk exactly two blocks and she’s standing in front of a cemetery. And there’s a path that goes off to the right and it curves and twists in different directions. And then the path eventually straightens out. And when she gets to the point where it straightens out, she’s on the side of hill, looking down on a grave, which I know to be her grandmother’s grave. But I’m never able to get the name off the headstone because it’s that point that I wake up.”

In Newport, Georgia found the church from her dream. She described her journey to identify the name on the headstone:

“I walked the two blocks that I knew I had to walk in my dream and I found myself in the cemetery. And I started walking this path and as I walked it, it began to dawn on me that this was the path of my dreams. And when I stopped where the dream stops, I was looking down on the grave that I knew to be my grandmother’s and it said ‘Mary Bevan Greene.’  And I finally got a name.”

The gravestone provided the missing link to the house Georgia had seen in her dream. In the early 1900s, this house had been the home of the Greene family. They had also owned a fleet of paddle wheel steamers that worked the Ohio River. Now, the story of Sandra Jean Jenkins and Tommy Hicks became clear.

Under hypnosis, Georgia recalled that just days before Sandra Jean and Tommy were to be married in 1914, he was swept overboard in a storm on the Ohio River. His body was never found. Sandra Jean Jenkins was left alone, and to her family’s dismay, she discovered she was pregnant with Tommy’s child. Georgia also evoked the memory of Sandra committing suicide by drowning in a lake and that the young girl was buried on a hill apart from her family.

Georgia was convinced that because Sandra Jean took her own life, she was buried in an unmarked grave a few feet away from her grandmother. Under hypnosis, Georgia said that from Sandra Jean’s grave you could see an angel with one arm raised up. When she looked south from Mary Greene’s grave, Georgia saw the statue of an angel with its right arm extended upward.

Georgia’s discoveries in Ohio do seem convincing, but is there any real proof that Sandra Jean Jenkins or Tommy Hicks ever existed? Georgia couldn’t find a record of Tommy, but she said she did find his parents:

“When I was under hypnosis, I had said that Tommy’s parents’ names were Tom and Jenny Hicks. The only proof that I have that Tommy existed was that in 1906, there is a farm registered to Tom and Jenny Hicks in Newport, Ohio.”

Georgia also located the Greene family’s nearest living relatives, who gave her evidence that Sandra Jean Jenkins actually existed:

“They brought out a picture taken in 1908. It’s a family reunion picture. And the girl that I call Sandra that I have drawn my entire life is standing in that picture. There was a statement made by a member of the family, ‘I don’t know this girl’s name, but I know she drowned out back of the house.’”

In the family photograph, the girl from Georgia’s dreams seems to be standing slightly apart from those around her. The photograph includes a roster of names. Every single person is identified, except the girl Georgia recognized as Sandra Jean.

Although Georgia’s findings are amazingly accurate to her memories, her clinical psychologist, Dr. Douglas Smith, still has doubts:

“Almost every culture at one time or another has had a belief in reincarnation.  Sometimes I think, in fact, that it’s a metaphor for man’s anger over the brevity of life. In terms of whether reincarnation is a real fact or not, as a scientist, I don’t know. I want proof. I’m a doubter. But as a human being, I would love to have it be the truth.”

But Georgia Rudolph:

“I believe that reincarnation is real, but I’m not sure what reincarnation is. I know there’s something to it. I have had an experience that a lot of people don’t get to have.  My logic often times will tell me now this isn’t real.  But my heart tells me, yes it is.”


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

 

27 Comments

  1. Reticent

    As stated in the post on the possible ages that young women of previous generations could have been married and starting a family , even in this supposedly modern age, it isn’t unheard of to have grandparents younger than forty. I worked over thirty years as a pediatric nurse and had a baby brought to the hospital for a serious respiratory infection at the age of four months. Her mother was fourteen, certainly Avery young teen Mom . The baby’s grandmother was at the bedside helping her daughter during the distressing hospitalization. While going through the admitting paperwork, asking the history of events bringing them to the hospital, health history and social history. It was during this part of the interview that the grandmother casually said that she wished it wasn’t the case that her daughter had her baby at fourteen since she’d been a teenage Mom with her daughter at the age of fourteen. So the quick math says grandma was twenty eight. And through both of my son’s involvement in activities outside of school during the later elementary school years I became aware of a case of of one of their peer’s “ natural curiosity” about their newfound attraction to the opposite sex, Consequently, the odds weren’t in their favor in their mutual explorations and they were to become parents. Mom-to-be was thirteen and Dad-to-be was twelve.

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  2. Bonnie Stone

    Need your help here in Michigan PLEASE three separate cases 2 friends missing daughters one from upper Michigan CamieHarding missing Leah Harding her daughter and one from Lansing missing her daughter Paige Renkowski and my friend from Howell missing her brother Frinnie Williamson. PLEASE PLEASE help us. My name is Bonnie Pillaro Stone we beg for your help.

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  3. C

    This is a very interesting story. What always bugs me is that the natural act of reproduction, carrying on the human race, is and was viewed as some vile despicable act that girls are shunned from society and feel the only options are abortion suicide or the unknown of adoption. Sickening, let the girl raise her baby and enjoy what life has to offer. It’s not all about career and houses and cars and what the idiot neighbors think.

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  4. DiLited

    I am a bit like Fox Mulder from the X-Files in that I want to believe but I won’t get excited unless the facts back it up. I read a very good book on Reincarnation by Ian Wilson who recounted a woman who when she was regressed to a former life came up with a detailed story of her life as a Roman woman living in England. When she was questioned about it afterwards she insisted that she had no interest in this subject and had no idea where the information came from. She was put under one more time and this time the doctor asked her to go back to the time she garnered all this information It turned out that one time she went to a library to study and the person sitting next to her had been studying Roman Britain and she had stored all the information unknowingly from the corner of her eye. She wasn’t trying to trick anyone but when the psychatrist had asked her to produce a previous life her brain was eager to comply and had spat out this unknown nugget of information, which is more a testament to the wonders of the human brain than devil worship!!! On the other hand whilst I would admit that Sandra may not be a common name at the turn of the century what people seem to have forgotten is that Sandra is a nickname often given to girls with the name of Alexandra which was very common at the time due to Princess Alexandra of Denmark who married the future King Edward VII of England in 1863 and became Queen Consort of England in 1901.

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  5. Anonymous

    There could be something to this and i have heard this lady’s story once before probably on tv. There is nothing that actually disproves reincarnation. None of really know for sure what comes after we die The bible thump ers like to preach and say its either heaven or hell . Even in the bible we have Lazarus rising from the dead by a miracle from Jesus. We all know the bible is open to interpretation it all depends on who is reading it !

    whether we feel the story is true or not it was her experience and interesting one. As for using Genealogy records to back up the pieces of the story i can say that after doing genealogy for ten years,you will always find pieces that do not perfectly fit whether it be birthdays off by years or ages written down in the census records wrong! Even names have been altered i have come across ancestors who’s names were spelled different on three different census records also have had ancestors who had been known by a completely different name such as one :Eliza Jane who went by Jennie her entire life . So maybe Sandra was not the legal given name and that would explain no written record of her.As for whether Sandra was common or uncommon for that time period you cant really say that either i was surprised many times finding names i thought to be strictly modern ones actually went far back in history . Such as my 3 times great grandmother Belinda i always thought of Linda to be a modern name but my Belinda/Linda was born in 1860s .
    Cool story thanks for posting this!

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  6. Inma

    Hola aoy de españa y pido ayuda por los padres de una chica que asesinaron hace años, aun no encontraron el cuerpo y no han encontrado a los o el culpable. Giorgia podrias ayudar? La chica desaparecida se llama marta del castillo

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  7. K.D.

    I was there the day the Greene family hauled out the photo albums. I heard Georgia gasp. The look on her face….unforgettable. They took the picture out, after “she” said, “That’s me!”
    When the picture was examined, everyone in it, was named. Save one. The girl Georgia had identified as being, “her”!

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    • Kim

      My questions…..the “Grandmother Greene” was born 1862. Sandra Jean was supposed to be born 1895. Do they have proof of Grandmother Greene’s daughter (Sandra Jeans Mother) Birth year and records of birth for Sandra Jean? This would mean Grandmother Greene was 33 year old grandmother….which was rare for a women in a family of wealth/upper class. They owned a fleet of steem boats?? Is that what I heard on the Unsolved Mysteries ep? Another thought….Grandmother Greene could’ve been a grandmother like/seen person of involvement with Sandra Jean….or Sandra Jean could have veen working off payment for the Greene Family paying for her import to the Americas….or another thought..
      .many would go by their middle name…sometimes they took a completely different name (some due to their own families past…for seperation). Could go so far to say she was a orphan of Native American…Irish…Scottish etc. Decent??

      To the person that refers to the “bible thumpers” The bible states some believed Jesus of being reincarnated. If taught the word correctly, some would see there is confirmation.

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    • Samantha

      There are two people: Georgia Rudolph and Georgia Ann Rudolph. As Unsolved says itself,
      “Extra Notes: The case was featured as a part of the February 14, 1990 episode.
      Georgia Rudolph is not to be confused with psychic Georgia Anne Rudolph.”
      http://unsolvedmysteries.wikia.com/wiki/Georgia_Rudolph (It does also say, ” Sadly, Georgia Rudolph died in 2013. “, but I’m not sure that wasn’t confused with Georgia Ann Rudolph, whose link you’ve posted, who died in 2013.
      I’ve yet to find, one way or another, if this Georgia Rudolph (Sandra Jean Jenkins reincarnation report) is still alive or not.

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  9. Barbara Smith

    I knew Georgia when she lived in Macon,Ga and found her very credible.Does anyone know where she is living now and how I can get in touch.Would love to talk over old times

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  10. Anonymous

    So reincarnation is imagination but a fallen angel who turned evil and set up a fiery amusement park to punish people for behaving how he wants, a man rising from the dead, creating food out of thin air, turning water into booze, walking on water and a magical sky daddy who knows all are real?

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    • Teirah25

      There is no such thing as Reincarnation. To be out of the body is to be with Christ or Hell. You have only one life and once you have lived it there is no more lives to live.

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  11. TruebelieverinChrist

    This is of Satan. Reincarnation is nothing more than people’s imagination.get your life right by going to church and allow Jesus to reveal this is totally demonic to get you off course of your true purpose in life.

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    • renee

      wow! someone is so brainwashed. Have you met Jesus? how can you be so sure that there is nothing else BUT Jesus = safe and good. and everything else is soooo evil.
      Please take your pill every morning
      Georgia is entitled to her own life, visions and memories, not yours!!!

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    • Jason

      “TruebelieverinChrist?” Maybe you’re on the wrong website, did you come to this site to spread “your” doctrine? I’m pretty sure God gave us the free will to believe as we wish. Based on your carefully chosen username, I’m sure you already knew that.

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  12. thomas davis

    yes reincarnation happens . as Sandra has found her way to the material plane . . so has tommy and the baby . perhaps Georgia has met them . this is very likely the case as there is unfinished business between energies . Georgia may find her lover in close proximity to herself . for instance tommy may be her child or cousin or mailman or hair stylist . there is typically a connection in the ‘next’ life to the energies in the ‘previous’ life. technically it is all one life or existence. our energy does not die . it is not possible to ‘kill’ energy.

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  13. pat jones

    found this on ancestry .com Georgia gave all the details which are wrote on the page check it out

    Sandra Jane Jenkins
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    Birth: 1895
    Death: 1914

    Folklore. As the story goes…

    Sandra was born into a prominent family in Newport, Ohio. Her family owned a Sternwheeler shipping business in Marietta which traveled the Ohio & Muskegon Rivers. She was a pretty girl with brown hair and brown eyes, and she loved to dance. During one riverboat trip, she met and fell in love with a local farm-boy, Thomas (Tommy) Hicks, who occassionally worked with her family’s shipping business on the sternwheelers as a crew member. As their love grew, Tommy gave her a locket as a token of his intention to marry her. However, as Tommy was working one day, he fell overboard and disappeared. His body was never recovered. Sandra was heart-broken, but her grief soon turned to fear and dread, because she’d become pregnant. She did not want to shame her family, and she spiraled into a deep depression. A few weeks later, on a cold wintery day, she walked out to the back yard where it met the river. Hesitating for a moment, she pulled the locket off her neck, and walked into the water where she was swept away. Due to her suicide, she was buried apart from other family members, in an unmarked grave. Her family never spoke again of her, and she seemed to disappear from existence. However, there is one group family photograph taken around July 8, 1908, which pictures an unidentified young woman believed to be Sandra.

    Family links:
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    Preborn Baby Jenkins Hicks (____ – 1914)*

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    • thomas davis

      click where to view images ?

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    • Cindy

      The above information was taken from a find-a-grave.com entry, which I believe someone posted after watching this episode. That’s why all the details fit. The poster doesn’t have a profile to ask questions of, so that is out of the ordinary. I also checked Ancestry.com and it is highly unlikely that Mary Bevan Greene would have been Sandra Jean’s grandmother. The tombstone shown on the episode shows that Mary was born in 1862. Supposedly Sandra was born in 1895. I don’t think she would have been her grandmother at age 33! Also Mary and her husband, James are listed on the 1900 census with 9 children, none named Sandra and all are single. Sandra would also not be a very commonly used name in the early 1900’s. I don’t know if reincarnation is possible, but the genealogical facts do not add up.

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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:
 

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:

 

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
 


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:


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.