What Information is Collected About You?
We collect some information automatically from visitors to the Site. For example, through the use of “cookies” and other tracking mechanisms. We collect at least the following:
- Your domain name and host for Internet access
- The Internet address of the site from which you came
- The date and time of your access
- Your computer’s IP address and information about its operating system, browser and host
- The date and time you access the Site and the pages you visit.
For each visitor to the Site, our servers automatically collect information about which pages are visited and the IP address or domain name of visitors. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Site. Your IP address is also used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information.
You may also provide personal information when you post content or submit materials to the Site. It is always your choice, or the choice of anyone acting for you, whether to provide personal information. However, some information must be provided to participate in certain activities (such as posting to the “Infrequently Asked Questions” or User Discussion sections), so the decision not to provide information might limit or eliminate your ability to participate in those.
The kinds of personal information we will request about you typically includes only your name and email address. Other information is up to your good judgment, for example: do not provide personal information about yourself that you do not want to see published on the Site (and possibly other Sites), and do not provide personal information about others without their permission. By submitting any personal information about others, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to do so.
Our use of information
We generally do not provide to anyone else any personally identifiable information relating to Site users other than information that Site users post on interactive sections of the Site. We may use anonymous information gathered from the Site for the management and improvement of the Site.
We reserve the right to disclose all information collected via the Site, internally or to third parties, for any lawful purpose or to prevent harm to us or others. For example and without limitation, in our discretion we may disclose information to government regulators, law enforcement authorities or alleged victims of identity theft. We may dispose of information at our discretion without notice, subject to applicable law.
The cookie itself does not contain any personally identifying information, but may be used to tell us when your computer has contacted our Site. You may set your browser to reject cookies, but please understand that certain features of the Site may not be available if your browser does not accept cookies. We never use or install spyware on your computer.
- Store information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the Site.
- Monitor aggregate metrics, such as total number of visitors, pages viewed, etc.
- Track entries, submissions, and status in any interactive portion of the Site.
Children’s Privacy Issues
Our primary audience is adults and young adults. We do not intend to collect any personal information from children under the age of 13. Any use of the Site by children under the age of 13 should be conducted under the supervision of that child’s parent or guardian. Information should not be submitted to or posted at the Site by anyone under 13 years of age without the consent of his or her parent or guardian. Children can browse the Site without any personal information being collected.
Our Site contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices or the content of any websites that are linked to our Website. For more details of our policy on third party websites, please see our Website Terms and Conditions.