Communities OnTheWeb - Privacy Statement
Last Updated: May 1, 2007
Last Reviewed: March 29, 2009
Privacy on the Internet is a serious matter. The Internet makes the world a smaller place,
which is a good thing. However, with the power of the Internet comes the ability for some
to misuse that power. Communities OnTheWeb takes your privacy very seriously. All of our
interactions with you are done with serious consideration toward protecting any and all
information you choose to provide to us.
Collection of Information
All of the information we collect from you is done at your discretion. We will never
take actions to acquire information without your knowledge and consent.
All of the information we collect from you is done so that we may provide you with
services. We will never attempt to collection information that does not directly
affect the services we are working to provide you.
Through the normal operation of web sites, information that includes your IP address,
the site you were at before you came to our site (unless that information is blocked
by your security software and hardware), what browser you are using, and your actions
on our site are logged for later analysis. Such activity log data will only be used
for the analysis of how services are used on our site so that we may improve those
services on a regular basis. This information is analyzed at the aggregate level,
and is never used to single your activity out unless requested by court order by
an authorized law enforcement agency.
We will collect identifying information from you, including your name, email address,
and any other contact information you wish to provide solely so that we may contact
you as needed, or so that we may present that information to others ONLY upon your
explicit request and consent.
We will collect financial information from you in the form of credit card information
only when you are purchasing services or products from us or a third-party vendor.
We will never share that information, and we will protect it with the best practices
toward information security.
Web pages are normally "stateless", which is to say that they can't remember
you as you move from one page to another on the same web site. However, by placing
a cookie on your computer, our web site can use that to identify you in order to
keep you logged in, remember your preferences, or keep track of any purchases you
may have made. Such cookies are called "session" cookies, and are used
simply to identify you as you move from page to page.
"Persistent" cookies are cookies placed on your computer for a longer
period of time. Such cookies are also used by our site to remember you when you
choose to be logged on automatically every time you visit our site.
the web or perform any other actions that could be considering to be spying on you.
Changes to these Policies
Any time we find it necessary to change the terms of our privacy policies, we will
post those changes along with a revision date so that you always know our current