ALMANACK WEBSITE PRIVACY STATEMENT
Last modified December 7, 2010
at The Almanack website (also referred to herein as thealmanack.com)
respect your privacy. That's why we have created this Privacy Statement
to explain how and why we collect certain information online, and how
we use that information. This statement also explains how you can prevent
collection of certain information about yourself, if you choose. Please
take a few moments to read this Privacy Statement and be sure to review
it often. Thealmanack.com reserves
the right to modify this privacy statement without notification to
you before or after the change.
statement applies to both information we collect from visitors to thealmanack.com web
site, as well as information we collect or have access to when you
register for our vBulletin Message Board. We will not collect or maintain
your private and personally identifiable information without your consent.
Registering an account for our vBulletin Message Board constitutes
your consent to provide us with basic information about yourself. Further,
if you consent to give us your personal information, we will keep it
confidential and will not sell, license or disclose your personal information
to any third party without your consent, unless we are compelled to
do so under the law or to comply with court order.
of Information We Collect
Generally, you are free to browse thealmanack.com site without
submitting any personal information. We do not collect any of your personal
information (such as a name, address or email address) when you visit The
users who wish to participate in our vBulletin Message Board must
register. In order to register, you must provide us with a username
not have to be your real name) and a valid e-mail address.
This allows us to better protect our community from abusive postings
and provides a verifiable point of contact should legal questions arise.
At any time, you have the ability to keep your e-mail address hidden
from other users by selecting that option within your user profile.
When you register, you have the option of providing some additional
information such as occupation, interests, and homepage URL. This optional
information is made available to other message board users
to foster a sense of community. If you have any concerns about providing
this information, simply leave the fields blank and your registration
will still be processed. IF YOU ARE UNDER 13 YEARS OF AGE you
are not allowed to participate in thealmanack.com Message
Boards, or to submit any personal information on our site.
The Almanack's vBulletin Message Board software uses browser cookies to
facilitate your experience. These cookies are small sections of code that vBulletin
sends to your browser which are then stored on your hard drive. If you choose
accept these cookies, they enable the vBulletin software
to recognize that your browser has previously visited and used our site and,
based on your browser's previous visits, assist it with tailoring the information
and content you view. An example of the customization allowed by the use of
such cookies is to retain your username and password so you don't have to re-enter
them each time you wish to post a message on our boards. These cookies
do not collect, store or maintain your private, personally identifiable information.
You do not have to accept these cookies to visit or use The Almanack vBulletin
Message Board and you can choose to refuse our cookies by properly configuring
to do so. You can also delete our Board cookies from your hard
drive at any time by updating your user preferences.
on the Message Board
It is important for you to be aware that when you provide personal
information (e.g., last name, address, phone number) in a posting on
any message board, that information is available to any other person
viewing the message board, and may be used
by someone in a manner unintended by you. For that reason, we discourage
you from offering any personally identifying information within a posting
to any message board.
Whenever you post a message on The Almanack's vBulletin
Message Board, your I.P. Address is automatically logged by the vBulletin software.
Anyone who posts messages in violation of the bulletin board's rules are subject
to having their I.P. Address banned, and they will no longer be able to post
messages. Only message board administrators can view your I.P. Address, and
the information is used only to monitor who is posting on the message board.
Changing or Updating Bulletin Board Personal Information
If you would like to update or change your user profile on our message
board, you may do so at any time by logging into your personal profile,
making the desired changes, and then saving them.
and Disclosure of Your Information
We do not and
will not disclose your private, personally identifiable information to
any third party for any purpose without your prior consent. However, The
Almanack reserves the right to disclose your personal information if
required to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that such action
is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, respond to claims,
or to protect the rights, property or safety of our staff or the public.
The Almanack reserves the right to use outside ad companies to display
advertisements on this website. These advertisers may collect cookies.
by ad cookies is gathered by the ad companies, and we do not have access
The Almanack website and vBulletin Message Board contain external
links to outside websites, and also imports content provided by outside
for the content and privacy policies of these outside
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