Privacy Statement - January 1st, 2006
We intend to give you as much control as possible over your personal
information, including any data submitted to our system. We will let each user
know how we will use the personal information derived from each user's access
to and use of this site and/or the Services.
This site will track the domains from which people visit and analyze this data
different this site owned sites may use accumulated data for different
purposes, including but not limited to marketing analysis, service evaluation
This site contains links to other websites, whether owned or controlled by
this site affiliates or unrelated third parties. this site is not responsible
for the privacy policies and practices of any linked website.
This site may employ "cookies" to provide a user with tailored information. A
"cookie" is an element of data which a Service or site, when visited by a user,
sends to that user's browser which, in turn, may store that element on the
use our Services; any cookies sent by this site will be marked so that they
his or her option and at his or her sole expense and responsibility, any user
may block or delete our cookies from his or her hard drive. However, by
disabling cookies, certain site features and functionality may no longer work
properly, or at all.
"Opt-in" Emails: Users may "opt-in" to receive site notifications, newsletters
or other information via email. Users may remove themselves from such services
at their discretion. Any email sent to an "opt-in" list will include directions
for how a user may remove him or herself from the list, or a URL where the user
may find such directions.
Other Notification: In order to implement or enforce the Terms of Service of
the relevant this site , this site may use personal information to contact
users on an individual basis.
General: In cases where users voluntarily and publicly disclose personal
information which may contain Registration Data or otherwise post personal
information in conjunction with content subject to an open source license, such
personal information necessarily will be disclosed subject to the terms of the
applicable license. An example of such a disclosure includes, but is not
limited to, a user's disclosure of personal information as part of a message
posted to a public message forum or a publicly-released software application.
At no time, unless such disclosure is required by law or a user specifically
authorizes such disclosure, will this site disclose individual user personal
information that is not publicly available to unrelated third parties.
Surveys and Resulting Information: Subject to the foregoing, this site may
conduct surveys or other studies of its customer base and usage for marketing
and planning purposes. Participation in such surveys is at the user's option;
this site does not conduct mandatory surveys.
With respect to information collected from such surveys or studies, and in the
event that responses are to be publicly disclosed, users will be notified at
the time they take the survey and this site will disclose only aggregate
information regarding its users and not personal information identifying any
specific individual. Circumstances under which this site would publicly
disclose such aggregate information include, but are not limited to, sharing
survey results with the site population, providing data to this site
advertisers on user preferences and/or demographics, and publicizing overall
usage data in press communications.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, in cases where surveys allow users to submit
written comments, and where this site advises users of the possibility of such
disclosure at the time they take the survey, this site reserves the right to
disclose text information provided by any user through such a survey, provided
that no personal information identifying that user is disclosed.
To secure site integrity, this site employs measures including but not limited
to security audits, use of encryption tools and software, and other reasonable
security measures and procedures. Internal access to users' private and
nonpublic personal information is restricted to site administrators and
individuals on a need-to-know basis.
In the event that this site becomes aware that site security is compromised or
user nonpublic information has been disclosed to unrelated third parties as a
result of external activity, including but not limited to external security
attacks, this site shall take reasonable measures which it deems appropriate,
including but not limited to internal investigation and reporting, and
notification to and cooperation with law enforcement authorities.
If this site becomes aware that a user's personal information provided to this
site shall make reasonable efforts to notify the affected user, as soon as
reasonably possible and as permitted by law, of what information has been
disclosed, to the extent that this site knows this information.
effective date on this page.