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Privacy Policy


This statement describes the privacy practices for the website.

This privacy policy notifies you of the following information:

  1. What personally identifiable information of yours or third-party personally identifiable information that is collected from you through the website
  2. The organization collecting the information
  3. How the information is used
  4. With whom the information may be shared
  5. What choices are available to you regarding collection, use, and distribution of the information

Our Privacy Philosophy

At we are firmly committed to protecting your privacy. We understand that both personal and financial information is especially sensitive. We believe you should control the amount of information we receive about you. Where possible, we allow you to give as much or as little personal information to us as you feel comfortable providing.

We hope that you will want to provide information about yourself to, because it will make your experience here more valuable to you. If you are comfortable sharing some basic information, you will receive enhanced services that are impossible to offer to anonymous users.

However you choose to interact with, you have our pledge to protect your privacy.

The Information We Gather

When you visit ("cookies")

We gather traffic patterns and site usage information such as browser type, referring URL, and IP address, to help us develop the design and layout of the site. This information is not linked to any personally identifiable information about you.

Cookies are used on the website to track advertising banner displays.

These cookies, by themselves, cannot be used to determine the identity of any user. Unless you specifically tell us, will not know who you are. In some cases and from time to time, may have arrangements with third parties who provide or track usage of sponsored links that we believe may be of value to our customers.

We have relationships with advertisers and vendors who sell products and services to customers who click from to the vendor's website. In these cases, does not collect any information about the customer, and any information provided by the customer to these vendors and service providers would fall under the privacy policy of that vendor. These are external links to the website, and therefor not under the control of

We may share aggregate statistical information regarding our customers, sales, traffic patterns, and site usage with our partners. For example, we may develop summary, not individual, reports for our advertisers or sponsors. An example of a summary report might be "8,000 people clicked on Advertisement Z today." We never tell our partners who it was that saw or clicked on their advertisements, unless you have specifically told us this is acceptable. We also may use this information in conjunction with generally available marketing databases so that we better understand our customers and can tailor our products, services and content to meet our customers' needs and preferences. This information is for use only and is not shared with third parties.

Receiving Email will contact you by email when you register for a newsletter or other opt-in information, to respond to any questions you may send us. We read every message sent in and try to reply promptly to each one. We may also file your comments to improve the site, or review and discard the information. Your personal information will not be shared with third parties without your explicit permission.

If you are interested, we can also send you email communications to provide information which we think you will find useful, including announcements about new products and services from, sales alerts and newsletters on specific topics, as well as communications on behalf of third-party companies who offer products and services we think would be of value to you. It is our policy to send such email only to customers who explicitly give us permission do so. In every such email message, we will also have instructions on how to unsubscribe so that you will not receive any such messages from in the future if you do not wish to.

Public Forums may provide public forums for our visitors to read and share information with other individuals. Disclosing personally identifiable information online through chat rooms, forums, and message boards makes the information submitted public information. Please be careful and use discretion when disclosing any information in such a public forum.

Advertising and Links to Other Sites may have arrangements with third parties who provide advertising banners or sponsored links. We do our best to only link to reliable websites. However, cannot control the activities of any third parties once a customer leaves the website. If you have questions about the privacy policies of such third parties, we suggest contacting them directly or visiting their websites to review their posted privacy policies.