Dated: March 8, 2013
Personally Identifiable Information
The personally identifiable information we collect includes information you submit to us. For example, if you open an Account and subscribe to online services we offer or register for certain services with us online that require registration, make certain on-line information requests to us, or want to establish a profile for submission of User Content available to other Users, we may ask you to provide personally identifiable information such as your contact information (e.g., name, phone number, address or e-mail address) and user demographic information (e.g., gender, age, hobbies or interests). Because participation in these activities is completely voluntary, you have a choice whether or not to disclose this information.
Non-personally Identifiable Information
The non-personally identifiable information we collect includes the domain name of the site providing you with Internet access, the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, which is usually associated with the place from which you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider, your company or your university. Our service may also collect your browser type and version, the operating system your computer is running, and other site visit data such as the pages you view, the referring page that linked you to us (e.g., another Web site or a search engine), information you search for, information or ads you click on, the average time spent on our website, and the web site you visit after this web site. Much of this information is tracked through log files, which are stored on servers. As explained below, we may link this information with your Personally Indentifiable Information when we feel that it is necessary to enforce compliance with our rules and policies or User Agreement or to protect our Site, Users or others.
We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to our Site and services, such as announcements, administrative messages, and communications that are considered part of your Account, without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.
Information Collected from Children
This Site is not directed at children under the age of 13. It is a general audience site with content directed primarily at individuals 13 and over. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 without verifiable parental consent and unless expressly identified on specific pages of our Site. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide personally identifiable information of any kind whatsoever. If a child does provide us with personally identifiable information, a parent or guardian of that child may contact us by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling us at (303) 720-1424.
Upon notification, we will delete from our records any information collected from children under the age of 13.
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We do not rent, sell, or share your Personally Identifiable Information 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 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 our User Agreement, or as otherwise required by law.
- We may share information with outside contractors or agents who help us manage our information activities but only as needed to provide their services.
We may display advertisements on our Site. Advertisers may assume that people who interact with, view, or click on targeted ads meet the targeting criteria. We do not otherwise actively provide any Personally Identifiable Information to the advertiser when you interact with or view an ad.
Information Posted to Public Forums
This Site at some or all times makes User Forums, public commenting or message boards, available to its Users to post User Content. Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. We cannot accept any responsibility for ensuring the privacy of information that you choose to disclose in User Forums.
A cookie is a piece of information that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. A cookie allows us to determine that someone has visited the Site, and which pages were viewed. Cookies are not used to identify you and will not collect personal information. You can decide if and how your computer will accept cookies by configuring your preferences option within your web browser. If you choose to decline cookies, however, some of the functionality of the Site may be impaired.
If you are located outside of the United States, the information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using this Site, you consent to this transfer. You also consent to the adjudication of any disputes arising in connection with this Site through binding arbitration in, and in accordance with the laws of, the state of Colorado.
Changes to this Policy
Questions or Concerns
If you have other questions or concerns about our privacy policies or data use, or wish to change your options, please-email us.