To enhance your experience with our sites, many of our web pages use "cookies."
Cookies are text files we place in your computer's browser to store your preferences.
Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable
information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example,
registering at one of our sites. However, once you choose to furnish the site with
personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data
stored in the cookie.
our web pages (e.g., to recognize you by name when you return to our site), save
your password in password-protected areas, and enable you to use shopping carts
Use of the Information provided by you
Information provided by you may be used to meet your requests for our products and services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other products, services that may be of interest to you
The information provided by you may be used to communicate with you in the matter of changes to our Subscriber agreements, to supply you an online newsletter upon your request, or to contact you about your account with us or for any other communication concerning you.
We use the information that you provide about others to enable us to procure information about them. From time to time, we also may use this information to offer our products, programs, or services to them.
The information we collect in connection with our online forums and communities is used to provide an interactive experience. We use this information to facilitate participation in these online forums and communities and, from time to time, to offer you products, programs, or services.
If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., a "letter to our editors"), we may publish your screen name and other information you have provided to us.
We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to offer you products, programs, or services.
We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency's request.
We may on occasion combine information we receive online with outside records to enhance our ability to market to you those products or services that may be of interest to you.
Our Commitment to Security
We work hard to protect our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold. We review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures, to guard unauthorized access to systems. We restrict access to personal information to employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to process it for us and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.
Accessing or Correcting Information
To know how you can access the personally identifiable information that this site has collected about you online, or how to correct factual errors in such information, you contact the webmaster.