Like most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. This information includes your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit this site (As in Internet Explorer, Firefox or other), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited. The information we collect is used to improve the content of our website and is then discarded.
Cookies and Web Beacons
We also use third party advertisements like Google Adsense. These advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is often used for geotargeting purposes or showing certain ads based on specific sites you have visited.
DoubleClick DART cookies
We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to deliver ads specific to your interests (”interest based targeting”). These ads will be targeted based on your browsing history. DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, like your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security number, bank account number or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites at anytime you would like by visiting http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx
You can choose to disable or turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. Just be aware that this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This may include the inability to login onto services or programs.
For more detailed information, you can consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.
Deleting cookies does not permanently opt you out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added. You can disable cookies through your individual browser options.
We collect the e-mail addresses of visitors who post messages or comment on our content, however we do not share these email addresses with any third party.