Privacy Policy

Revised July 21, 2014
 
About our Privacy Policy
Your privacy is extremely important to us. However it is essential for us to collect information about our visitors to further enhance your user experience and to manage the property. We strive to protect your privacy at all times within generally accepted Internet Publishing standards and subject to the conditions of our Privacy Policy which governs our data collection practices.
 
Our  Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time without notice. If you are a frequent visitor to our properties, we recommend that you regularly review our Privacy Policy. The date of the current version of our Privacy Policy is stated at the top of the page.   Use of any of our digital property expressly indicates that you accept all the terms of our Privacy Policy and assume any risks related to the use of our digital property and its content.
 
Information Collected 
Our websites collect two types of User information -  Automatic User Information and Specific Subscriber Information.
 
Automatic User Information is electronically captured every time anyone visits our digital property. This information is gathered anonymously and includes such details as the amount of visitors to a particular site, pages viewed, country of origin and a unique IP address. However it is impossible for us know any personal details about you such as your name, address and phone number.
 
Specific Subscriber Information is only collected when a person is asked to fill out an online form such as when you apply for our e-news letter or enter a contest.  At the time you will be provided with an explanation stating exactly how the required information may be used. We never collect any personal information without your knowledge and consent. You may be asked for your name, age, sex, country, city and other personal relevant details. 
 
How We Use Your Information
Automatic User Information is considered general information used to tabulate overall User logs. This data is ultimately pooled to provide us with general usage statistics. We use this information to evaluate overall traffic to our sites and to enhance your User experience.
 
General User information is routinely made available to interested parties and may be posted on our websites or published in our media kit.  Personal information is never included. General user information is often used by a third party to evaluate a strategic partnership with our property or an advertiser to evaluate the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. 
 
Specific Subscriber Information is used in two ways. Your name and contact information are only used expressly for the purpose of communicating directly with you through e-mail. This usually means that you will receive our weekly newsletter and from time to time an e-mail notice regarding special promotions or offers. If you have subscribed to a contest you will be informed through e-mail that you have won. 
Specific Subscriber Information is also used to create a more in-depth User profile. Most of the general type of Specific Subscriber Information, for example your age and sex, is anonymously pooled and used to develop more detailed User statistics. The tabulated data is routinely made available to interested parties and may be posted on our websites or published in our media kit. This information is often used by third parties to evaluate effectiveness of an advertising campaign. 
 
From time to time we may share this information with a third party who we may be partnering with  for example to bring you a special promotion. We attempt to enforce strict guidelines and requires all third parties associated with our websites to conform to certain standards. However the terms of this Privacy Policy only for our owned sites and not to any third party. 
 
Notwithstanding the above Specific Subscriber Information is sometimes made available to a third party for technical support under very specific and controlled circumstances such as maintaining or upgrading our software.  
 
We Do Not Sell Personal Information
 
Unless specifically stated at the time you provide personal information we do not sell personal subscriber email addresses or any individual personal information such as your name and address.  
 
Notice Regarding Online Behavioral Advertising
We allow third party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our Web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g. click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice visit the NAI at http://www.networkadvertising.org. To opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices.
 
Protecting Your Personal Information
Although we take reasonable precautions to protect your personal information we can not warrant the security of your information in anyway. By using a site you agree to indemnify us, and sites owned by us  from any liability from damages you may suffer as a result of interception, alteration or misuse of information that is transmitted or collected over the Internet.
 
Delicious Cookies!
Cookies are tiny bits of programming script temporarily placed on your computer. We use Cookies to help improve your User experience by making repeated tasks such as the login to view the premium content on our websites automatic and not disruptive  of your enjoyment. You may refuse to accept Cookies from us by selecting the privacy function in your Internet browser. However, if you turn off cookies from us most premium portions of our websites will not work  limiting your User experience. Most browsers provide you with an option to select which sites you wish to accept Cookies from. If you have this option enabled, please make sure our related sites are on your list of safe sites if you wish to accept our Cookies.
 
Third Party Links
Some content on our properties sites maybe be created or hosted by a third party. You may access these sites by clicking on a link or ad. Our Privacy Policy applies only to information hosted and transmitted on our website.  We attempt to enforce strict guidelines and requires all third parties associated with our websites to follow appropriate privacy policies. We do not authorize any entity to use any information supplied by us except for the purpose it was intended.  We do not retain any liability or responsibility for any misuse or actions by any third parties to whom it links. We recommend that you always review the privacy policy of any website you visit.
 
Unsubscribe/Change of email address
You may unsubscribe from our member list at any time. However you will be denied access to all Premium Content including our streaming video, photo slideshows, special features and eNewsletter. If you wish to unsubscribe open any eNewsletter received via email from us, and click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email body and follow the instructions. We reserve the right to a 72 hour timeline to remove your email successfully from our list.
 
Indemnification 
Use of any of our website constitutes your acceptance of all of the terms and conditions contained in our Privacy Policy. It also implies that you accept and agree with our use of the information you provide. You further agree to indemnify us from any damages, direct or consequential, as the result of visiting our digital properties. You fully acknowledge that you visit our digital properties at your own risk. 
 
To Contact Us Regarding Our Privacy Policy 
Feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy.
 
 

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