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For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes the consumer's domain name and e-mail address (where possible).
We collect: the domain name and e-mail address (where possible) of visitors to our Web page; the e-mail addresses of those who post messages to our bulletin board; the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail; the e-mail addresses of those who make postings to our chat areas; aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit; user-specific information on what pages consumers access or visit; and information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations, name and address, telephone number, and payment information (e.g., credit card number and billing address).
The information we collect is used for internal review and user management; used to improve the content of our Web page; used to customize the content and/or layout of our page for each individual visitor; used to notify consumers about updates to our Web site; shared with agents or contractors who assist in providing support for our internal operations; and disclosed when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Website and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Website.
If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by managing your profile.
With respect to Ad Servers: to try and bring you offers that are of interest to you, we have relationships with other companies that we allow to place ads on our Web pages. As a result of your visit to our site, ad server companies may collect information such as your domain type, your IP address and clickstream information. For further information, consult the privacy policies of:
From Six Apart:
Third Party Advertiser Cookies and Web Beacons
- A "cookie" is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a Web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies can be used to target advertisements relevant to your interests, based on your visits to different Web sites, to provide traffic measurement and other analytics and to conduct research. A "Web beacon" is an electronic file on a Web page that allows a Web site to count users who have visited that page, to access certain cookies and to provide auditing, research and reporting for advertisers.
- When your browser requests a page that displays advertising from one of the Advertisers, the Advertiser may view, edit or set its own cookie through your browser. In addition, the Advertiser may place its own Web beacon in the page, which may be triggered by your browser's request.
Advertiser Privacy Policies
- If you would like to contact the Advertisers to learn more about their privacy policies and what options (if any) they offer to opt out of their data collection and use, please follow these links to their Web sites: Six Apart Ltd. http://www.sixapart.com/privacy
- Six Apart Media third party advertising networks and advertisers: http://www.sixapart.com/advertising/...ist/index.html
- Some of these third party advertising networks are participants in the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI"), a cooperative of online marketing and analytics companies committed to building consumer awareness and establishing responsible business and data management practices and standards. You can learn more about NAI and how you may "opt out" of targeted advertising delivered by NAI member ad networks here.
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically.
Upon request we provide site visitors with access to transaction information (e.g., dates on which customers made purchases, amounts and types of purchases) that we maintain about them, communications that the consumer/visitor has directed to our site (e.g., e-mails, customer inquiries), contact information (e.g., name, address, phone number) that we maintain about them, and/or a description of information that we maintain about them. Consumers can access this information by e-mail at the above address.
With respect to security: We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.
If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above email, The DMA's Committee on Ethical Business Practices at firstname.lastname@example.org, The Federal Trade Commission by phone at 202.FTC-HELP (202.382.4357) or electronically at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/complaint.htm.
To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit NetworkAdvertising.org
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