We recognize your need for appropriate protection and management of any personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) that you share with us. Personal Information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, personal profile, a home or other physical address and an email address or other contact information, whether at work or at home.
We do not require you to provide Personal Information in order to access the free public commentary, analysis and news available on the Site; however, to provide you with some of the Site’s services, we require that you create a profile, register and provide your email address, username, password and other specified information. At a later time, you may add additional Personal Information to your profile.
If you are a registered user, some actions you take (eg, replying to a topic, posting articles or comments) may subscribe you automatically to getting notifications to your email account. Some of these notifications may be enabled by default. In addition, we may use your email address to send updates, a newsletter or news regarding our services, and those of our advertisers who may have relevant offers.
Some of our Site pages utilize “cookies” and other tracking technologies. A “cookie” is a small text file that may be used, for example, to collect information about Site activity. Some cookies and other technologies may serve to recall Personal Information previously indicated by a Site user. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them.
You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies with your browser, but please note that if you choose to erase or block your cookies, you will need to re-enter certain identifying information, should we in the future require such information, to gain access to certain parts of the Site.
You may choose whether or not to provide Personal Information to us. The notices we will provide where we collect Personal Information on the Site should help you to make this choice. If you choose not to provide the Personal Information we request, you can still visit most of the Site, but you may be unable to access certain options, offers, and services that involve our interaction with you.
We have implemented suitable security policies, rules and technical measures to protect and safeguard the Personal Information under our control from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification, unlawful destruction or accidental loss. All our employees and data processors that have access to, and are associated with the processing of your Personal Information, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your information.
Our Site contains links to other sites. Other sites may also reference or link to our Site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites.
The Site is not structured to attract children. Accordingly, we do not intend to collect Personal Information from anyone we know to be under 13 years of age.