When visiting, personally identifiable information about you is not collected unless you specifically provide it to us. For example, when you subscribe to feeds from the Website, or otherwise post a comment to any of the articles or other content on the Website, we require certain personal information, such as your name and email address.
Use of Your Personal Information
Any personally identifiable information that you submit to us will be used solely for the purpose of responding to inquiries or requests made by you. We will not disclose your personally identifiable information to others except as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, those of third parties or the public at large, and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on us regarding the Website. If you comment to any post, however, your username will be published along with your comment as part of the comment thread.
When you visit the Website, your visit is also tracked through a standard web traffic statistics program that keeps records of traffic on the site, as well as numerical counts of visitors by domain, URL, search engine, keywords used, and other standard web measurements. The Website may also use “cookies”, which are pieces of information that our Website provides to your browser. Cookies allow us to track overall site usage and determine areas users prefer. Cookies also allow us to customize your visit to this Website by recognizing you when you return. You can choose to decline cookies while visiting the Website; however, this may limit your ability to access certain areas of the Web site. Most browsers accept and maintain cookies by default. For activity on this Website, we collect information such as your IP address, browser type and version, and pages you view. We may also keep track of how you get to our sites and any links you click on to leave our sites. We use your Website activity to assist you by reducing the need to re-enter your data and to help us resolve technical support issues, so that we can optimize your interaction with the Website.
Control Over Your Personal Information
If you choose to comment on blog posts, receive emails of recent blog posts and/or related comments, you will need to provide us with certain required information, such as your name and e-mail address. This information is stored on the Website, but may also be kept in a database external to the Internet. Once published, any comments (and associated username and email address) are subject to removal only in the editor’s sole discretion. For email subscriptions, each e-mail you receive will contain information on how to unsubscribe. You can also unsubscribe at any time by sending our webmaster a message using our form here. Please include your name and e-mail address in the body of the message. We will do our best to respond to your request within five (5) business days.
Modifications to Our Policy
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at anytime, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to any of our privacy policies or practices regarding personal information, we will update our statement and post a notice on our site thirty (30) days before they take effect.
If you have questions or concerns about our collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information, please contact or write us.
Effective Date: July 30, 2010