Online privacy is a top concern at For further information or questions about privacy, email us at Your use is based on your acceptance of how operates, as indicated in this Privacy Policy. gathers user information such as name, email address, age and other facts to authenticate who you are. collects data regarding personal interests and other demographic information. We also gather information on how you use this service, which helps us, in part, to improve the site for your use.

Your User Profile Information, from pictures to your written entries, is shared with other people using the site (to the degree that you wish and indicate in your privacy settings) in order to encourage interaction among users. Communication among users takes place through the service, which doesn’€™t reveal your email address. However, your email address is used by so that we can send you updates and newsletters, if you wish.

Occasionally, or a sponsor may underwrite a promotion or sweepstakes on the site. will share your information with a sponsor if you have agreed to allow us to by €œopting in€? during the registration process. will indicate which company or sponsor is requesting the information. users who have received an invitation to participate in such a contest may opt to not be included and ask that the sponsor purge their personal information from their data base. sends out email newsletters, invitations and messages of various kinds to users, who reserve the right to block reception of such notices by sending an email to uses €œcookies€? to understand your preferences when you are using the site, allowing to customize newsletters and the like according to your preferences while also limiting exposure to advertisements of little interest to you. does, however, invite third-party advertisers on our site to set and access their cookies on your computer. Their use of cookies is covered under their privacy policy, not that of

Third-party advertisers may come from users of or an advertising partner, who can set cookies, allowing the ad server to recognize your computer each time you are sent an advertisement. Ad servers gather information about how you saw their advertisements and which ones you responded to. Advertisers then send the advertising message of most interest to you. will occasionally share user information, but not by name or any other identifying criteria, so that third-party users can learn, for example, what soft drinks are most popular at a particular school. users may edit their personal content at any time. They can also limit the amount of their content available to other users. However, if it has been captured by other users, it is impossible to receive that provided information. Members can indicate when they no longer want to receive solicitations from, such as email newsletters, by adjusting their Account Settings.

Your account is protected by a password of your creation goes to great lengths to ensure that your account information remains private. takes all precautions in protecting our databases. will not disclose personal information to any third party unless it is deemed necessary, as in the cases of: responding to legal demands or subpoenas; enforcing Terms of Use Agreement; protecting the safety of users. reserves the right to transfer personal information in the event that ownership of the site changes hands. Because email correspondence and instant-messaging is not a secure means of communication, asks that you refrain from sending us personal information in this manner. If you have any questions about your privacy while using, please contact us at

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We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit