Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

What This Privacy Policy Covers

This privacy policy covers the use of the web site located at, including how the site treats personal information that is collected and received. This policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that does not own or control, or individuals that does not employ or manage.

Information Collection and How it is Used

General Information:

* will not sell or disclose your name or email address to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this privacy policy.

* Your username, ID or alias is displayed throughout and is connected to all of your activity.

* collects personal information when you register to use services or to post content on At registration you are asked for your email address and certain other optional information.

* automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request. This data is only used in the aggregate.

* uses information for the following general purposes: products and services provisioning, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, research, and anonymous reporting. IP addresses are automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. Your IP address is stored in's user registration databases when you register with IP addresses may be used for various research purposes.

Service-related Announcements will send you a welcome/confirmation email when you sign up for's services. Receipt of this email is required for using's services. will send you service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so.

You may not opt-out of service-related communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. from the email address you signed up with.

Administrative Messages may periodically email you with administrative messages. will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. Your information may be combined with information collects from other companies and used to improve and personalize services, content and advertising. If you don't wish to receive administrative messages or participate in these programs, simply opt-out by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Newsletter Emails offers subscriptions to email newsletters. To opt-in, will ask for your email address and the newsletter(s) you wish to receive. This email address will only be used for this feature. You may change your subscription or unsubscribe at anytime by following the instructions contained in the email.


If you no longer wish to receive administrative messages, you may opt-out by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please note that if you do not wish to receive administrative messages from us, those notices will still govern your use of the website and service, and you are responsible for reviewing such notices for changes.


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. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. If you reject all cookies, you will not be able to use products or services that require you to "sign in," and you may not be able to take full advantage of the service. uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to: Access your information when you "sign in"; keep track of preferences you specify while you are using's services; display the most appropriate advertising banners, based on your interests and activity on; estimate and report's total audience size and traffic; conduct research to improve's content and services. cookies do not collect personal information, and does not combine information collected through cookies with other personal information to tell what your username or email address is or who you are.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

When you post information, events and announcements, your ID or alias is visible to other users. If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. may be required to disclose personally identifiable information under special circumstances, such as to comply with subpoenas or when your actions violate the Terms of Use. may disclose personally identifiable information to parties in compliance with Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy, as's sole discretion believes necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity. In such events, may disclose name, street address, city, state, zip code, country, phone number, email address and company name. may share aggregated demographic information with business partners. employs other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and needs to share your information with them to provide products and services to you. Examples include but are not limited to analyzing data, providing marketing assistance and providing customer service. will not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with nonaffiliated parties except as specified in this Privacy Policy to provide products or services you have requested or when has your permission. It may be necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of's Terms of Use, as specified in this Privacy Policy or as otherwise required by law. In some cases, may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, customer information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. will transfer information about you if is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, will notify you by email or by putting a prominent notice on the web site before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

As part of the community process, you may obtain another user's email address, mailing address and/or other information. Pursuant to's Terms of Use, you have a limited license to use this information. This information should only be used for communications or for transactions. has not granted you a license to use the information for unsolicited commercial messages. Without limiting the foregoing, without express consent from the user, you are not licensed to add any user to your email or physical mail list.

Without limiting the above, in an effort to respect your privacy and's ability to keep the community free from bad actors, will not otherwise disclose your personal information to law enforcement, other government officials, or other third parties without a subpoena, court order, legal process, or substantially similar legal procedure, except when believes in good faith that the disclosure of information is necessary to protect's rights, prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss, or to report suspected illegal activity.

Forums / Chat Rooms

If you use a forum or chat room on this site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by others or could be used to send you unsolicited messages. is not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.

Third Parties

Except as otherwise expressly included in this Privacy Policy, this document addresses only the use and disclosure of information collects from you. If you disclose your information to others different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the information you disclose to them. does not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable. is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of other websites on the Internet, even those linked to or from the site. encourages you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.

Editing and Deleting Account Information

You can change your Account Information (except your username), at any time. may send you certain communications relating to the service, such as service-related announcements and administrative messages that are considered part of your account. You can delete your account by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please note that your identification, billing and contact information may remain in's records for some period. limits access to personal information about you to employees who believes reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs. Your Account Information is password-protected.

If your personally identifiable information changes you may correct or update it by making the change on Your Page. You may delete or deactivate your account by emailing Customer Support at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by postal mail at the contact information listed below. will respond to your request within 10-15 business days.


 The security of your personal information is important to us. Your account information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to work to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer by signing off once you have finished using a shared computer. When you enter sensitive information for registration encrypts that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once receives it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on's Web site, you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If the privacy policy is changed, will post changes so that you are aware of those changes. reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If makes material changes to this policy you will be notified here, by email, or other places deems appropriate.


If you have questions or suggestions you can contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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