We gather user information to provide you with a customized experience
on our site. Your user information helps us tailor the content, services,
goods and advertising to your current and future needs. For this reason,
we may ask you to register or to provide personal information when you
post comments, enter a contest, order products, subscribe to a newsletter
and/or visit certain areas of our site. If you choose not to register
you may not have access to areas that require personal identification.
When you register, we ask for your e-mail address, a unique nickname selected
by you and other information. Once you are a registered user you can update
your profile and may be able to provide additional preferential information.
communication on the Internet takes place between pairs of IP Addresses.
Our Web servers will log the IP address that any connection is made from.
We may use these IP addresses to help diagnose technical problems or prevent
abuse of our systems or other site users. Your IP address may also be
used to gather aggregate demographic data and target advertisements accordingly.
browser has options to accept, reject, or provide you with notice when
a cookie is sent. A cookie is a small line of text that is stored with
your Web browser for record-keeping purposes and to help us provide better
format) on your machine so you don't have to re-enter it each time you
interests and track your downloads and purchases from our site.
reasons such as improving member experience and providing customized communications
to our users, we may receive information about you from third party sources
and our web logs and add it to the information that we have received from
you. Web logs automatically record anything a web server sees, which may
include e-mail addresses you enter into a form or pages viewed by a user
at a particular IP address.
We will not share your personally identifiable information with third
parties, aside from entities that perform services for us, such as fulfilling
orders or processing payment, that either are bound to comply with our
unless you have to such sharing. If you have previously opted-in to such
not you have opted-in, we may use third parties to accept and process
orders for merchandise and products, including software, and such third
parties may get access to your personal information for the purposes of
providing services or products to you on our behalf. In addition, if you
opt-out, we may share that information with third parties who send e-mails
on our behalf so that they do not e-mail you.
we may disclose information you provide if required to do so by law or
if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to comply
with the law or with legal process served on us; protect and defend our
rights or property; or act in an emergency to protect someones safety.
may request demographic information from you (for example, your age, education
level or household income) from time to time. We will not share that information
in a manner that identifies you as an individual with any other entity,
unless we let you know that at the time of collection or we have your
permission. When we share demographic information with third parties,
we will give them aggregate information only.
the event that we acquired by another company, your personal information
may be part of the assets transferred to the acquiring party.
If you provide us with your e-mail address, and do not opt-out of receiving
e-mail from us, we may e-mail you with information, including information
about selected third parties. If you do not want to receive information
from us, you may decline to receive it (or Opt-Out) either when you provide
personal information to us or you may update your profile. You may also
choose to Opt-Out from certain types of e-mail by following the unsubscribe
instructions that appear on each newsletter. You may also contact us as
provided below. Please note that there might be a brief delay between
when you submit your request to opt-out and when it is processed and reflected
in our systems; accordingly you might continue to receive e-mails from
us for a few days after you unsubscribe. We maintain records of those
users who opt-out of specific e-mail options so that we do not e-mail
them with respect to those types of e-mails, and we may share this information
with third parties who send e-mails on our behalf so that they do not
e-mail you; this information may also be contained in web logs (see above).
We have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration
of the information under our control. These include a firewall to prevent
unauthorized access to our systems and maintenance of registration information
in a separate database. Although we will exercise reasonable care in providing
secure transmission of information between your computer and our servers,
we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted
to us over the Internet and we accept no liability for any unintentional
disclosure. We will protect the transmission of credit card information
through industry standard, SSL (secure socket layer) encryption.
may offer chat, user reviews, multi-player games, bulletin board, or other
public functions and any posting by you is considered public information
You should take care to not use personal information in your screen name
or other information that might be publicly available to other users.
a user elects to use our site for informing a friend about our site or
particular features or content, we ask them for the friend's name and
e-mail address. We will automatically send the friend a one-time e-mail
inviting them to visit our site. We store this information for the sole
purpose of sending this one-time e-mail.
personal information is password-protected, and you should take appropriate
measures to protect the secrecy of your password. If you use a computer
in a public place or share a computer with others, remember to sign out
and close your browser window when you finish a session with us in order
to prevent others from accessing your personal information.
maintain archives of our web logs, database, and other systems and information.
Please note that it is possible some of this information may remain archived
after we delete the information from its active database (see above regarding
web logs). We maintain archives for disaster recovery, legal and other
You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of your profile by notifying
us when you change your address, title, phone number, or e-mail address.
If at any time you wish to update your information or stop receiving communication
from us, sign in and then select "update your profile" to change your
us as follows: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your use of our site, including any dispute concerning privacy, is subject
posting the changes on this page. Please check the revision date at the
bottom of this page to determine if the statement has been modified since
you last reviewed it. Your continued use of any portion of our Site following
of the changes.