Modified: 17 OCT 2011
The Type of Information the Website Collects
The Website generally collects personally identifying information with your specific knowledge and consent. When you register an account on the Website, you are asked to provide information such as your e-mail address, a username, and a password.
Our servers and installed third-party softward (including Google Analytics) may also automatically collect information about your computer when you visit the Website, including without limitation the type of browser software you use, the operating system you are running, the website that referred you, and your Internet Protocol ("IP") address. Your IP address is usually associated with the place from which you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider, your company or your university.
How the Website Uses Information Provided by You
When you register a username, create a password, submit an email address, or submit any other content to the Website, it is stored in our database. We use your user name and password to grant you access to and use of the Website. Your e-mail address will be used, at your request, to send you a password to replace a forgotten password. We may also use the information to communicate with you about new features, products or services, and/or to improve the services that we offer by tailoring them to your needs.
Who else has or may have access to the Website database?
We may allow access to our database by third parties that provide us with services, such as technical maintenance, but only for the purpose of and to the extent necessary to provide those services.
We may also provide access to our database to appropriate authorities in response to subpoenas, search warrants, court orders, or other legal process.
In the event that the Website is sold, the purchaser will have access to the database.
In the event that the Website is illegally attacked by third parties (for example, "crackers," sometimes called "hackers"), the privacy of the Website database may be compromised. Please see "Information and Security Notification" below.
Information Security and Notification
Because no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure, and no system of physical or electronic security is impenetrable, we cannot guarantee the security of the information you send to us or the security of our servers or databases, and by using the Website you agree to assume all risk in connection with the information sent to us or collected by us when you use the Website. In the unlikely event that we believe that the security of your information in our possession or control may have been compromised, we may seek to notify you. If notification is appropriate, we may notify you by e-mail (provided we have your e-mail address).
Protecting your Privacy
You are required to contribute to the protection of your privacy by having a unique password for this Website (i.e., a password that you do not use for any other purpose). You may not submit content to the site that reveals private information about any third party. If you use your real name as your username, or otherwise reveal your real identity, you should consider any content you submit to the site as public information.
This Website is not intended for use by children under age 13. No one under age 13 is allowed to register or to submit any personal information to the site.