When you visit our Site we may store information about your web session and assign you one or more “cookies”. Our Site utilizes cookies to collect for, among other things, general Site usage patterns. Information gathered from cookies may include the date and time of visits, the Site pages viewed, time spent at our Site and the websites that you visited before and after your visit to our Site. Our Site's servers also automatically identify your computer by its Internet protocol (“IP”) address, which is a unique string of numbers that is assigned to your computer by your Internet service provider. Your IP address may be used to address problems with our server, administer our Site and/or to gather broad demographic information about our users. In addition, the other websites that you visit have IP addresses, and we may collect the IP addresses of those websites and their pages.
The majority of browsers accept cookies, but the “Help” menu on your browser should give you options for preventing, accepting, or receiving notice of new cookies. However, please be aware that if you block cookies, some Site functionality may be lost. If you wish to opt-out of the display of targeted advertisements, you may do so by clicking here to visit the Network Advertising Initiative site to set preferences and opt out of third party targeting cookies used, including these vendors: Google, Turn. Please note this does not opt you out of being served advertising. You will continue to receive generic ads.
We may use the information collected to enhance our Site to make it easier, faster and more effective to use. In addition, we may use information to customize a user’s Site experience to better suit the user’s needs, and to develop our services. Additionally, cookies provide us information about how many people visit our Site, when they visit and how they use our service. Information collected may result in your viewing of particular advertising tailored to your interests based on your activities on our Site and a shopping experience customized to you in content and services.
We may share your information with our members, commercial partners and affiliates. We may share your information with third-parties that perform services on our behalf. We may also authorize third-parties to collect information on our behalf. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. We may also disclose your information: (i) to investigate, prevent or take other actions with respect to illegal or fraudulent activities; (ii) in response to subpoenas or court orders, or as otherwise required by law; and (iii) to protect or defend our property or rights, or the property and rights of others.
We secure information collected by using reasonable technical efforts to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, or accidental loss or destruction of information. Although we use all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of user data, transmissions made using the internet cannot be made absolutely secure. We have no liability for disclosure of user data due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties.
Our Privacy Policies applies only to your use of this Site. The Site contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites. Links to other websites do not imply an endorsement of the materials or policies on those websites. You should read the privacy policies of each website you visit to determine what information that website may be collecting about you, and how they use that information.
Effective December 3, 2012