Saturday, October 23, 2010

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for the domains, and all their sub-domains.

Information that we may gather

If you browse through our websites without entering any personal data, we will gather and store certain information about your visit. This information does not identify you personally and cannot be linked back to you unless you decide at some point to identify yourself.

If you are only browsing, we collect the following information: your IP address (Internet Protocol), the type of browser and operating system used to access our sites, the date and time you access our sites, the pages you visit (click-through), and if you linked to our website from another website, the address of that website (the "Referrer"), the search terms you used for finding our web pages, as well as additional information related to your visit. If you enter search terms or other information in forms on our pages, we may gather this information. If you contact us via email, we may gather all the information received in the email, including your name and email address.

What we may do with your personally identifyable information

We will only use personally identifyable information that you provided us explicitely (such as your name and email) to communicate with you. We will not give or sell your personally identifyable information to any third-party. Note that some of the information that you enter on our pages (e.g. comments) may be captured by third-party companies. See details below.

Web cookies

We use web cookies. Web cookies are small chunks of data created by a web server, delivered through a web browser, and temporarily stored on your computer. They provide a means for websites that you visit to keep a "state" of information during a browsing cession. No personally-identifiable information is collected by or linked to any of the cookies delivered by our sites.

You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

To learn more about web cookies, visit

Web beacons

We use web beacons. A web beacon is an object that is embedded in a web page or e-mail and is usually invisible to the user but allows checking that a user has viewed the page. To learn more about web beacons, visit

Third-party advertising

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our websites. These companies may gather information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number or any personally identifyable information) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. To provide more relevant ads, advertising company use, among other things, web cookies and web beacons (to track your browsing habits), as well as your IP address (for geo-location), the search terms you used to reach our pages and the search terms you entered on our pages, and the Referrers. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, check their respective privacy policies (Google Adsense, Chitika, Clicksor, AdBrite).

Google uses the DART cookie to serve ads to our users based on their previous visits to our sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Third-party traffic analysis

We use third-party traffic analysis companies to monitor the traffic on our websites. These companies may use web cookies, web beacons and gather other information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number or any personally identifyable information) to analyse the traffic source and patterns on our sites. If you would like more information about the information being captured by those third-party traffic analysis companies, check their respective privacy policies (Google Analytics,

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is not contractual but is a statement of our current policy. We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy at any time, for any reason. Users are encouraged to check our site frequently to review the current privacy policy in effect.

This privacy policy was last updated: Feb 12, 2011.