Last Updated: June 11, 2012
practices with respect to the collection, use, and disclosure of
personal and non-personal information provided by visitors to our Web
site. By using this site, you signify your assent to these our
privacy practices and the terms and conditions of our Web site.
If this policy is not agreeable to you, please do not use this
WHAT TYPE OF INFORMATION IS COLLECTED?
We only collect personal information from visitors to our Web site
when they voluntarily provide it to us by completing our registration
form. If you choose to register, you may provide us with information
including, but not limited to, their name, physical address, email
address, birth date, username, password, and on occasion a unique
identifier (such as their mother’s maiden name).
When visitors access our Web site, certain non-personal information
may be collected from them including, but not limited to, their
browser type (e.g., Firefox or Internet Explorer), operating system
(e.g., Windows or Macintosh), IP address, and the domain name from
which they accessed the site. In addition, we may collect information
about visitors' browsing behavior, such as the date and time they
visit the Web site, the areas or pages of our Web site that they
visit, the amount of time spent viewing the site, the number of times
the visitor returns to the site, and click-stream data. We use
transparent tracking pixels to determine the number of Web site
visitors that have been sent to us through our affiliate network. We
do not track any information about visitors once they leave our site.
computers when they access our Web site) to collect this information.
Information collected through cookies may be combined with visitors'
personal information. We may also allow unaffiliated third parties,
such as advertisers, to serve cookies to visitors of our Web site.
Visitors are always free to decline cookies, but in doing so they may
not be able to use certain features on our Web site. The "help"
segment of the toolbar on most browsers explains how to configure a
browser to not accept new cookies, how to have the browser inform a
user when they receive a new cookie, and how to erase cookies from
their hard drives.
IN WHAT WAY DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL AND NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Our goal in collecting personal information is to provide visitors
with the most personalized Web experience possible and our
advertisers with an efficient means to reach the right audience. By
knowing a little about our visitors, we are able to deliver more
relevant content and advertisements, and provide better services. We
may use information collected from visitors to our Web site for any
of the following purposes: (1) to send visitors information and
promotional materials about our company, (2) to send visitors
information and promotional materials from our marketing partners and
third parties (such as advertisers on our Web site), (3) to deliver
targeted display advertisements and offers by email (by matching
criteria provided by our advertisers with information collected from
our visitors), (4) to contact visitors to our Web site when
necessary, (5) to allow one-click purchases or access to proprietary
content by pre-populating fields, as provided by that visitor, (6) to
help diagnose problems with our server, (7) to administer our Web
site, (8) to conduct internal reviews of our site (e.g., to determine
the number of visitors to the site), (9) to help us better understand
visitors' use of our site, and (10) to protect the security or
integrity of our site. Non-personal information will be used for
purposes of conducting internal reviews of the site, monitoring the
site, and providing a greater online experience for our visitors.
DO WE DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION?
We may transfer or disclose information collected from visitors to
our Web site to our employees and independent contractors, to our
parent company, subsidiaries and affiliates, and to our consultants,
other business associates, and suppliers, if the disclosure will
enable that party to perform a business, professional, or technical
support function for us, or if required to do so by law. We may also
disclose information we collect from our site visitors to our
marketing and business partners, who may use the information in
connection with their business operations, such as to send marketing
and other communications to visitors of our site. We may also share,
rent, sell, or transfer any personal information provided by our
visitors to third parties. During the registration process, and at
certain times during any member user session, we may present
additional offers from third party service providers. Our third party
service providers have their own terms and conditions and privacy
policies. We suggest that visitors access these third party sites and
review their terms and conditions and privacy policies before
"subscribing" to any third party offer. We may also share
non-personal information we collect from visitors to our site, such
as their browsing behaviors, with third parties. For example, we may
tell a third party advertiser that a certain number of people have
visited a certain area on our Web site.
WHAT SECURITY MEASURES DO WE TAKE TO PROTECT YOUR DATA?
To help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data integrity, and
ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place
certain physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard
and secure the information we collect from visitors to our Web site.
We use SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology to protect information
you provide us. We allow access to personal information only to
persons and entities engaging in activities provided for by this
transmit to us (such as data, questions or answers, comments,
suggestions, or communications submitted) to be non-confidential. We
will not be liable or responsible if information that belongs to a
visitor is intercepted and used by an unintended recipient.
WE PROTECT CHILDREN'S PRIVACY
Protecting the privacy of children is VERY important to us. For
that reason we do not structure any part of our site to attract
anyone under the age of 18 (21 in some areas) and we do not knowingly
allow anyone under the age of 18 (21 in some areas) to register and
become a user of our Service. Our web site is not intended for
In the event of a merger, acquisition, asset or stock sale,
bankruptcy, or other asset transfer (regardless of legal formality),
any of our assets may be transferred to a third party, including
personal information collected from visitors to our Web site.
ACCEPTANCE OF PRIVACY TERMS & CONDITIONS
By visiting this Web site, you are agreeing to the practices
accept, without limitation or qualification, all terms and conditions
concerning the use of this site. We may at any time revise these
terms and conditions. You are bound by any such revisions and should
therefore periodically visit this page to review the then-current
terms and conditions to which you are bound. To the extent that any
of the third-party sites accessible through our Web site (such as our
advertisers) have different privacy practices from those stated in
collection and use of information you provide when visiting those
sites. We are not responsible for the policies, content, and
practices of other companies.
There may be times when we need to change the terms of this Privacy
Policy. To ensure that you are aware of our current privacy
practices, please bookmark this page and check back often.