Last Modified Jan 28, 2019
information submitted and collected by This website through use of the Service in any way, but does not apply to information that may be collected
offline or collected through any other method including your use of any web
site This website's affiliated entities may operate. Moreover, this Privacy
Policy applies to the Service, but not to websites maintained by other
companies or organizations to which we may provide links. When you visit
responsible for the content or activities provided or created on such sites.
In order to give you the best experience in use of the Service, This website may obtain information from you through your Service registration, your access and participation in message boards, comments, etc on the Service; your email of a question to our customer service desk; or your purchase of a virtual product of any type. Further, we may ask you for personal information (such as name, phone number, or email address) if you choose to sign up for any particular Service we offer (such as a newsletter or reminder service). In all such cases, the information provided will not be disclosed to third parties and will be used solely for the purpose of providing you with the Service. When information is collected in this way, you may update or remove your information through the user interfaces provided within the Service.
Use of Information Collected
We collect and process personal information as allowed under applicable law, under the following legal bases:
- The consent you provide to us;
- As necessary in the performance of the contract we have with you; and
- The legitimate interests of This website, a third party or yourself where those interests do not override your fundamental rights and freedoms regarding your personal data.
The information you provide to This website will be used for the following reasons:
- to ensure that content from our site is presented to you in the most effective manner and to personalize your visit to our site;
- to enable us to continuously enhance the Service, to serve advertising, and to provide to you information, products or services which we feel may be of interest to you (which also helps keep our service free)
This website does not rent, lease, loan, sell, voluntarily distribute or redistribute your personal information to any unaffiliated third parties.
This website may use your email address or other personal
information to send you a newsletter, marketing or advertising materials, or service
pricing, changes to our online service or customer service policies, and other
related service changes. This website will not voluntarily disclose this personal
information to unaffiliated third parties for any other purpose. Information
collected from you is solely
used in the operation of the Service. For example, personal and/or demographic
information collected through one of the activities set forth above may be used for our internal
demographic studies, so we can constantly improve the online products and
services we provide you and better meet your needs. Additionally, we may use
information that we collected to enforce our rights under our Terms of Service.
No matter what method we use to collect information and no matter how we use that information, we will only collect the information deemed reasonably necessary to fulfill your online requests and our legitimate business objectives, and such information will not be provided to any third parties.
Consistent with This website's Copyright and Intellectual
Property Policy and in its sole discretion, we reserve the right to remove any
of your personal information or content from the Service if we receive a notice
of intellectual property infringement or other complaint.
Note about Message Boards
Note that whenever you give out personal information in public areas such as on our message board, that information can be collected and used by people you do not know. While we strive to protect those who wish to participate in these activities, we cannot guarantee the security and privacy of any information that you post in these areas and you acknowledge this fact.
Other Disclosure of Your Personal Information
may disclose personal information in the good faith belief that we are required
to do so by law, including but not limited to disclosure to law enforcement or
other government officials in connection with an investigation of fraud,
intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may
expose you or us to legal liability.
In addition, in the event of a merger, acquisition, reorganization, bankruptcy, or other similar event, customer information may be transferred to This website's successor or assign, if permitted by and done in accordance with applicable law.
We may also share aggregate information about our visitors to our Service. For example, we may say a particular audience is X% female and Y% male. This data is used to customize the content and advertising of our Service to deliver better experience for our visitors. It can also help to tailor our products and services to meet the needs of our customers.
Not Providing Information
If you choose not to submit personal information when requested, you may not be able to use many of the features the Service offers.
Passive Means of Information Collection (Cookies, IP addresses, etc.)
Cookies, Local Storage, and Other Similar Technologies
An Internet Protocol (IP) address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer every time you log on to the Internet. Although we do not generally collect IP addresses, we may collect and use your IP address when we feel it is necessary to protect our service, websites, customers, or others.
If you use the Service, we may collect other unique numbers associated with a computer's identity on a network.
Other information that may be passively collected by This website is in the form of logs - files that record website activity, including how many "hits" a particular web page is getting (a.k.a. "navigational data"). These entries are generated anonymously, and enable us to gather statistics about article popularity, assess overall website activity, track interest in advertised sales, and maintain website security. We also use the log file entries for our internal marketing and demographic studies, so we can constantly improve the online services we provide you. Log files are used internally only, and may be combined with data collected via cookies to help us aggregate usage patterns of registered users.
You should be aware that while you are using our Service, you may be directed to other sites that are beyond our control and for which we are not responsible. Additionally, third parties provide advertisements and offer other products and services to you when you are using our Service, which may receive your IP address or other technology such as cookies, web beacons and the like. By using the Service, or with your consent, you agree to such use by third parties of your personal information, which is subject to the privacy policies of these third parties.
You should consult the privacy policies of these third parties for more detailed information.
These cookies allow third-party advertising partners (collectively, "Advertisers") to deliver ads that may be of interest to you. Advertisers may set cookies to collect data about how you use our sites and other sites to provide interest-based advertising or other targeted content within or beyond our sites. For more details on how these Advertisers collect and use this information, please visit their respective privacy policies in the links provided below.
Google, Facebook, Amazon, AppNexus, OpenX, Media.net, Index Exchange, Conversant, Sovrn, Adloox, Aunica, Cloudflare, Criteo, Evidon, Flashtalking, gskinner, Integral Ad Science, MediaMath, Netflix, Nielsen, Oracle Data Cloud, SpotX
These cookies are necessary for basic functionality of site features. For example, if you use a feature that requires you to be logged in.SFG Media Group
Social Media Cookies
These cookies enable content sharing to third party social media platforms, in addition to other features specific to third party social media platforms. For example, when "following" one of our social media accounts. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes to remarket content to you on social media platforms and on other websites.
These cookies collect information about your use of This website and help us improve its functionality. This usage data is aggregated to provide an overview of how the site is performing and is not used to identify individuals.Google Analytics, SFG Media Group
How do I customize my cookie settings?
Most browsers default to allow cookies, however you can usually delete cookies that have been set, and reject future cookies by following the instructions in your browser's privacy settings.
For help with common browser cookie settings, and more information about cookies in general, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/
California Privacy Rights
Your California Privacy Rights
Since 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. For inquires about this issue, please email us.
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Policy Regarding Children Under 13
We do not knowingly collect personal information such as
name and email address from children under 13. From time to time, certain
portions of our Service may allow all users (including children under 13) to
disclose a limited amount of personal information without first telling us
their age or parental permission. In the event that we learn that we have
collected personal information from a child under the age of thirteen, we will
delete the information as quickly as possible.
We recognize the importance of safeguarding the privacy of children and encourage parents to check and monitor their children's use of online activities regularly.
Policy Regarding Children Over 13
We request that any person under the age of majority in their jurisdiction ask the permission of their parents before providing any information to us or anyone else over the Internet.