Data Collection and Use
We collect voluntary demographic information from
users directly, including, but not limited to, user name, first and last name,
e-mail address, street address, gender, and interests. We also collect
information on the pages users’ access or visit, and other information
volunteered by users, such as survey information. Additionally, for each visitor
to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes IP Addresses. We also
information, for such purposes including to ensure that visitors are not
repeatedly sent the same banner ads and to customize newsletter and Web page
content based on visitors' browser type.
This website may contain links to other websites.
Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other
websites. When leaving our website, be sure to read the privacy statements of
each website that collects personally identifiable information. Our privacy
statement applies solely to information collected on our websites.
We have security measures in place to protect the
loss, misuse, or alteration of members' information. We use industry standard
procedures and processes to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal
information, such as firewalls, encryption, token authentication, application
proxies, monitoring technology, and adaptive analysis of network traffic to
track abuse of our network and its data. Unfortunately, when you submit
information about yourself to over the Internet the information may travel over
many systems that are not under our control. To prevent unauthorized access,
maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put
in place appropriate and typical physical, electronic, and managerial procedures
to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
We are committed to protecting the integrity of
our web site and members. We will never send our members unsolicited emails. As
a member, you have the ability to sign-up for a variety of newsletters at no
cost. A member can add or remove newsletters at anytime by logging into their
account and updating their preferences. We will never rent, sell, or disclose
user information to any third parties.
A member can cancel their account at anytime by
sending an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org with “Cancel Account” in the subject line or by
entering their email address on our
unsubscribe page; your
account will be cancelled within 24 hours.
A cookie is information that a website transfers
to your computer for record-keeping purposes. Cookies are typically used to save
a user's password so that the user does not have to re-enter their password each
time they visit the same website. In addition, cookies can make the Internet
more useful by storing information about your preferences on a particular
to provide useful features for their members. Most Internet browsers are
initially set up to accept cookies. You can set your Internet browser to refuse
cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of a website if you
An IP address is a number automatically assigned
to your computer whenever you access the Internet. All computer identification
on the Internet is conducted with IP addresses, which allow computers and
servers to recognize and communicate with each other. Your IP address does not
contain your name but does provide additional demographic information. We use
your IP address to help diagnose or detect problems with our server, for
security reasons, to conduct system administration and site analysis, and to
administer our website. Any demographic information collected from your IP
address is added to your information and stored in our database.
members' privacy protection or to improve our information practices. If there
are changes made in the future, the changes will not affect information already
changes. Your continued membership will signify your unconditional acceptance to
the modified terms.