Policies & Information
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Effective Date: February 1, 2017
Server Log FilesWhen you use our Website, the server that we use may collect non-personal information indirectly and automatically about your activities while visiting our Website. Information collected may include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider), your browser, the web request, the date & time of the request, and similar statistics. We may use such information to administer the site, to analyze trends, or to gather broad demographic information.
Information Collection, Use, and SharingWe do not collect or use any personally identifiable information through our Website. Nor do we track users of our Website.
If you email us directly, we collect and store your email address, email contents, and any personal information you provide to us such as your name. We use this information in order to reply to your email.
See the links below for the kinds of information each advertiser tracks and collects.
Links to Other SitesOur Website includes links to other (third-party) websites. We are not responsible for the activities, contents, or privacy policies of other sites. You should consult the respective privacy policies of any third-party websites you visit.
ChildrenOur Website is not directed at children under the age of 13. Consistent with the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personal information from anyone under the age of 13.
Changes to this PolicyWe may occasionally update this policy. When we do, we will also revise the Effective Date at the top of this policy. We encourage you to periodically review this policy to stay informed about the collection and use of personal information by us and our advertisers. Your continued use of our Website constitutes your agreement to this policy and any updates.
Contacting UsIf you have questions about this policy, please contact us by email at