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Your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, share, use and protect your personal information when you visit or use this and other online services offered by and our sponsors (collectively, our “us” or “we”). Please note, however, that this Privacy Policy is not an exclusive statement of our privacy principles across all products and services. Other privacy principles or policies may apply depending on the products or services you obtain from our sponsors, our authors, and the external links on our website.   Our use of information collected in connection with this website is subject to this privacy statement. If you are located outside of the United States, you should know this website is supported by technologies located in the United States. You should also know is not intended for children and you may use our website only with the permission of a parent or legal guardian if you are under the age of 17.

We collect information about your use of this website

We collect information regarding your use of our website to better communicate with you regarding the content we offer and optimize the functionality of our website. We collect this information automatically through website technologies which generally includes:

  • the web pages you visit,
  • the website features you use,
  • the content you share and
  • information about the technologies you use to connect to our website, including your:
    • internet domain,
    • IP address,
    • device identifier,
    • internet browser and
    • operating system.

We collect information about advertisements you interact with

We collect information about you through the use internet cookies, web-beacons and similar technologies on our websites to administer our website and facilitate our marketing initiatives; including any digital advertisements about you choose to interact with on other websites. You can learn more about the information we collect, how we use these technologies and your choices regarding these technologies on our Cookies and Advertising page. To learn more about the use of these technologies and advertising techniques, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative. You can also visit the Digital Advertising Alliance to learn more about your choices regarding these technologies for advertising purposes.

We share information with other parties

We share information with third parties we retain under contract to provide services to us or on our behalf. Like many companies, we share information with third parties to facilitate our business objectives; including our marketing and advertising initiatives.

You should know that information concerning you obtained in connection with this website is not sold, transferred, licensed or otherwise traded to third parties for their marketing or advertising initiatives without your permission.

  • Our website offers you opportunities to “opt-in” or “opt-out” in connection with the our email newsletter.
  • You can “opt-out” by unsubscribing to the newsletter.  The “unsubscribe” link is in the footer of each newsletter.

You should also know our information sharing practices support our business objectives and operations; including, but not limited to, those related to:

  • our websites, networks, and systems,
  • the acquisition of information,
  • establishing and maintaining business records,
  • the protection of information and systems,
  • the marketing and advertising of and sponsor’s products and services,
  • any requests or inquires you initiate,
  • the delivery of products and services,
  • comply with the law, or
  • protect or enforce the rights and safety of, or anyone else.

You should know that third parties we engage and share information with in support of business objectives are retained under contract. Third parties must adhere to the following guidelines with respect to the information we provide to them:

  • consider it confidential and not share it with others,
  • protect and secure it using administrative, technical and physical controls,
  • use it only in accordance with our instructions and
  • not use it for their own, or anyone else’s, marketing purposes.

We work to keep information secure

We work to keep the information we receive secure through a variety of administrative, technical and physical controls. We regularly test, and seek to continuously improve, these controls as part of our standard practices. We do not, however, guarantee the security of this website, the information we collect via this website or other any other websites connected to our website that we do not own or operate.

You should know it is also important for you to protect yourself against unauthorized access to your information. You can take simple steps to protect yourself, such as:

  • signing off and logging out when you use shared devices,
  • using appropriately complex passwords and
  • not sharing your passwords and keeping them secure.

We Participate in the “Safe Harbor” Programs

Advisory for Europeans: On October 6, 2015, the European Court of Justice declared the Safe Harbor program does offer European’s adequate protection. While regulators in Europe and the United States negotiate a replacement to the Safe Harbor program, must continue its participation in the Safe Harbor program and will continue to adhere to Safe Harbor principles. and its sponsors collect, process and store personal information in the United States. We participate in the Safe Harbor programs developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce, the European Union, and Switzerland. We annually review and certify our business practices adhere to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles. For more information about the Safe Harbor program, or to view our certification status; please visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Safe Harbor website.

You should know if you live in Europe and believe we are not in compliance with the Safe Harbor principles, we invite you to let us know using any of the contact methods described herein. If you do not receive a prompt acknowledgment of your inquiry, or if your inquiry is not satisfactorily addressed, you should know you can also contact the Safe Harbor Dispute Resolution Program hosted by the Direct Marketing Association at:

Safe Harbor Line

Direct Marketing Association
1615 L Street, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20036-5624
Telephone: USA (202) 861-2445

Privacy Statement Updates

This Privacy Statement, like our Terms of Use, is updated from time to time. You should revisit our website to check for updates.

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices, please let us know:

For further information, see our Terms of Use.