Effective September 20, 2015
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site. When subscribing or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address and other required details to create an account. You may, however, visit our site anonymously as a guest. (by logging out from the account or using anonymous mode, if enabled and available)
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
- To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
- To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
- To process transactions (your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.)
- To send periodic emails (the email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.)
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Further more, we may use your IP address to get real-time weather or location information (where available) through Yahoo! Weather news or Google Maps. So, your IP address is used to calculate your location and get weather details. But we do not share your information to any other third party for any reason.
We reserve the right to remove any member and or information posted to this site by said member for any reason. You are welcome to unsubscribe from emails or otherwise remove yourself from the community, but doing so may require you to confirm you are the account owner.
Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at Terms of Service
Strictly Necessary Cookies – These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
System Session Cookies – These cookies are used by our website to store anonymous session and login tokens. They may identify you as a single user when you move between pages, but carry no personally identifiable information and are destroyed when you close your browser, unless you actively choose to be remembered for easier login on your next visit. (e.g. session_id, pass_hash, PHPSESSID)
Basic User Settings Cookies – These cookies are stored by the site when a specified action has been triggered, to delivery best personalized experience through it. Sometimes these type cookies may stored without your consent, such as Weather Forecaster, which detects your location and stores WOEID in your cookies. (e.g. allowCookies, woeid, wcode)
Performance Cookies – These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance. We use Google Analytics to provide this service, which uses four first party cookies. The data collected is not shared with any other party. (e.g. __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, __utmv)
Functionality Cookies – These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. This category includes the social sharing buttons we place on the bottom of our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.
Facebook Cookies – We have Facebook Connect feature (if enabled) to quickly signup and login to the community. These categories have several cookies that keeps the session details and other required information from Facebook. (e.g. s, presence, fr, xs, datr, lu, c_user, act)
Google Cookies – We have a Google Analytics tracking code on the site which enables us to get a estimated info-graph of user’s usage and their behaviors. These may include your browser and device information, location, local time and other information, but not any personally identifiable information. (e.g. N_T)