The website is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that affords you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the website and governs data collection and usage. By using the website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of Your Personal Information

The website may collect by request personally-identifiable information, including but not limited to, your name, e-mail address, mailing address, and telephone number. The website may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your zip code, age, gender, preferences, and specific areas of interests.

The website may also collect information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used by The website for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to obtain general statistics regarding use of the website.

Please be advised that if you directly disclose personally-identifiable or sensitive data through The website message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

The website encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to visit via links on the website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use, and share your information.The website is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the website and/or The website family of websites.

Use of Your Personal Information

The website collects and uses your personal information to operate the website and deliver services.The website also uses your personally-identifiable information to inform you of other products or services offered by The website and its affiliates.The website may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential services that may be offered.

The website does not sell, rent, or lease its member lists to third parties.The website may occasionally contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique, personally-identifiable information will not be transferred to the third party. In addition, The website may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analyses, send email or postal mail, provide member support, or arrange for deliveries.All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The website, and are required to protect confidential information.

The website does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

The website may monitor the websites and pages our members visit within the website, in order to determine which The website services are the most prevalent and beneficial. This data may be used to deliver customized content and advertising within The website to members whose activity indicates interest in a particular subject area.

The website will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the statutes of the law or comply with legal process served on The website or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The website; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The website or the public.

Use of Cookies

The website may use "cookies" to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize The website pages, or register with the website site or services, a cookie helps The website to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. When you return to the website, certain information you previously provided can be retrieved if desired, enabling you to easily utilize the website features previously customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies, if preferred. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the website services or websites you visit.

Security of Your Personal Information

The website secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The website secures the personally-identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.

Changes to This Statement

The website may periodically update this Statement of Privacy to reflect technological advancements and member feedback.The website encourages you to revisit this statement on occasion, in order to remain informed on how The website is protecting your information.

Contact Information

The website welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that The website has not adhered to this Statement, please contact The website using the "Contact Us" page.