|Last update: Jan 14, 2013
We recognize that privacy is
important. This policy applies to all parts of this website. If you
have any questions about this policy, please feel free to contact us
through our website.
Information we collect and how we use
it: We offer many web pages that do not require you to register for an
account or provide any personal information to us. In order to provide
our full range of services, we may collect the following types of
Information you provide - When you sign up for a user name (in forums)
that requires registration, we ask you for personal information (such
as your name, email address and an account password). We may combine
the information you submit to provide you with a better experience and
to improve the quality of our services.
Cookies - When you visit our web pages, we may send one or more
cookies - a small file containing a string of characters - to your
improve the quality of our service by storing user preferences and
are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser
to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.
However, some features and services may not function properly if your
cookies are disabled.
Log information - When you use the website, our servers automatically
record information that your browser sends whenever you visit any
website. These server logs may include information such as your web
request, IP address, browser type, browser language, the date and time
of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify
User communications - When you send email or other communication to
us, we may retain those communications to process your inquiries,
respond to your requests and improve our services.
Affiliated sites - We offer some of our services in connection with
other web sites. The affiliated sites may have different privacy
practices and we encourage you to read their privacy policies.
Links - We may present links in a
format that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been
followed. We use this information to improve the quality of our
website and customized content for you.
applies to web sites and services that are owned and operated by us.
We do not exercise control over the sites displayed as search results
or links from within our various pages. These other sites may place
their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or
solicit personal information from you. We only process personal
information for the purposes described above.
If we propose to use personal
information for any purposes other than those described in this
policy, we will offer you an effective way to opt out of the use of
personal information for those other purposes. We will not collect or
use sensitive information for purposes other than those described in
this policy unless we have obtained your prior consent. You can
decline to submit personal information to any of our services, in
which case we may not be able to provide those services to you.
Information sharing - We do not share
personal information with other companies or individuals except in the
following limited situations:
We have your consent. We require
opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.
We may provide such information to other trusted businesses or persons
for the purpose of processing personal information on our behalf. We
require that these parties agree to process such information based on
our instructions and in compliance with this policy and any other
appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
We have a good faith belief that
access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is
reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation,
legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce
applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential
violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud,
security or technical issues, or (d) protect against imminent harm to
the rights, property or safety, users or the public as required or
permitted by law.
If we become involved in a merger,
acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of our assets, we will
provide notice before personal information is transferred and becomes
share with third parties certain pieces of aggregated, non-personal
information, such as the number of users who visited a particular web
page, or how many users clicked on a particular advertisement. Such
information does not identify you individually.
Changes to this policy - Please note
most such changes will be minor. We will post any policy changes on
this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more
prominent notice. Each version of this policy will be identified at
the top of the page by its effective date, and we will also keep prior
any additional questions or concerns about this policy, please feel
free to contact us through this web site.