Privacy Policy

This policy covers how THE SITE treats personal information that THE SITE collects and receives, including information related to your past use of THE SITE’s products and services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that THE SITE does not own or control, or to people that THE SITE does not employ or manage. In addition, certain services of THE SITE may have their own associated privacy statements.

Collecting Information

THE SITE collects personal information when you register with THE SITE, when you use THE SITE products or services, when you visit THE SITE pages or the pages of certain THE SITE partners, and when you enter promotions or sweepstakes. THE SITE may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies. When you register we ask for information such as your name, email address, birth date, gender, zip code, occupation, industry, and personal interests. Once you register with THE SITE and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us. THE SITE automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, THE SITE cookie information, and the page you request. THE SITE uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.

Cookies

THE SITE may set and access THE SITE ‘cookies’ on your computer. THE SITE lets other companies that show advertisements on some of our pages set and access their cookies on your computer. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to THE SITE’s cookies. These third-party advertising companies serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site. This includes theDoubleClick DART cookie which enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to this site and other sites on the Internet. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Your Information

We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the THE SITE’s service, such as service announcements, administrative messages, and THE SITE Newsletter, should you chose to provide your contact information. You can opt-out at anytime by contacting THE SITE.

Confidentiality and Security

We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs. We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about you.

Protecting Your Information

THE SITE does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services you’ve requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:

  • We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with THE SITE under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help THE SITE communicate with you about offers from THE SITE and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.
  • We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;
  • We believe it is 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 THE SITE’s terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.
  • We transfer information about you if THE SITE is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, THE SITE will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Policy Updates

THE SITE may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address should you chose to provide it or by placing a prominent notice on our site.