The Information We Collect
To obtain a membership, participate in a forum, add comments, sign up for a contest, or subscribe to future correspondence from us, we may ask that you give us personally identifiable information, including but not limited to: name, address, e-mail address, phone number, credit card information, demographic information, and your specific interests and preferences.
To improve the performance of our website and help us better understand our audience, we may also collect information not tied to your identity, such as the type and version of your Internet browser, your computer’s operating system, your ISP, and other related information. This data also helps us to analyze website traffic and usage, make decisions regarding design and programming, and personalize the user experience.
How We Use the Information We Collect
The information you provide may be used to send you requested content, to communicate with you about special features or offerings, to notify you of changes to our policies, to request information from you pertaining to your account activity, or to make you aware of products, services, or companies tailored to your interests.
The information you provide in our online forums is used to further the sense of community and dialogue on our website and to encourage others to participate. We may also use this information to offer relevant products or services from time to time.
If required by subpoena or court order, we may disclose the information we collect to a court or law enforcement agency.
In the event that you receive unwanted correspondence or marketing messages from this website or one of our affiliates, you will always be given the option (within the message) to opt out of such communications. For detailed information on our opt-out process, click here.
From time to time, we may partner with other companies to offer promotions or contests. If you submit your information to enter into these events, we cannot be held accountable for how these third parties use or disseminate your information. We will include a notification within the contest’s terms and conditions if your information will be transmitted to a third party.
We use the industry’s best practices to ensure maximum security on our website, including state-of-the-art electronic encryption, physical safeguarding of servers and other equipment, and training and monitoring of employees.
Updates to Your Information
If you need to make corrections to any of the personally identifiable information we have stored in our database, please contact us. We will request that you verify your identity before we make any changes to your information.
We reserve the right to make periodic updates to this policy. When changes are made, we will post a notification on this website. In the event that such a notification is posted, we recommend that you visit this policy to review the modified information.