1.What Information We Collect
We collect various types of information from our visitors which we use in the general administration of the Website, to improve the content and usability of the Website in order to meet our users’ needs and expectations, and to present to users of the Website more targeted advertising, products and services. Some of this information is provided to us voluntarily by the users of the Website, and other information is collected automatically through cookies or other Internet tracking technologies.
2.Information Collected Automatically
Each time you visit the Website, your browser or internet session automatically sends to us, and we automatically collect, the following types of information:
*Your browser, e.g., Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator,
*Your Internet domain, e.g., AOL, Netcom, Earthlink, etc.,
*You computer’s operating system, e.g., Windows, Macintosh, UNIX, Linux, etc.,
*Your navigation path, i.e., the URLs of where you come to our site from, which of our pages you visit, and where
*you go as your leave (sometimes called “clickstream data”),
*Your computer’s IP Address, and
*A date/time stamp.
This information is automatically stored in log files, and helps us analyze trends with regard to use of the Website so we can make the Website more useful.
For example, we use this information to track how users are finding the Website, track users’ movements around the Website, determine which pages are visited the most often, and gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. However, this information does not identify individual users.
3.Information You Provide to Us Voluntarily
In addition, when you register as a Contributor and set up an account on the Website, we collect certain personal information, such as your first and last name and e-mail address. However, even if you do not register as a Contributor, from time to time, we may collect information that you choose to provide to us. For instance, you may provide us with personal information when:
*Requesting additional information from us or our advertisers,
*Submitting questions, opinions, or other feedback regarding the Website, or
*Participating in community or interactive features that we may provide on the Website.
Examples of personally identifiable data that you may provide to us include name, address or other location information, email address, gender, age, marital status, occupation, and other similar personal information.