Your Internet privacy is very important to
The following is a summary of the measures taken by to maintain the privacy of visitors to and users of the site.

Reader Experiences
Personal experiences are frequently submitted for use on the site. When used, names are removed to preserve anonymity.

Forums and Message Boards

In public forum and message board areas, members are not required to provide information beyond their name and e-mail address. Providing a public e-mail address and using actual names is at the sole discretion of members.

Site Tracking Statistics collects extensive data on site traffic patterns and statistics. No personally identifiable information is collected. This statistical data is used to improve the structure and content of the site to further improve the visitor experience.

Cookies are used in a few areas of the site so that the system can recognize returning visitors.
This is important and necessary in order to provide customizable and personalized features and to ensure that site statistical data is as accurate as possible.
A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to a visitor's browser and stored on the visitor's hard drive. If desired, cookies can be removed or blocked by changing the settings within your browser but this will also disable the site features where cookies are used.

IP Addresses
Internet Protocol ("IP") addresses are identification numbers assigned to a user's computer by its Internet Service Provider each time the user connects to the Internet. These can be temporary numbers issued each time a user logs on or can be permanently assigned if a user has an open connection to the Internet. IP addresses are used by among other things to track geographic regions that visitors are coming from and as security for online purchases.

Credit and debit card purchases
For purchases made from the site, a credit card or debit card number and card expiration date are required. This information is entered on a third party secure site that handles credit card processing. For your security, neither nor anyone associated with the development and operation of the site, can see, store, or retrieve credit card numbers or expiration dates.

Third party sites
Within there are many links to external, third party sites. The publisher of and associates are not responsible and have no control over third party site content whether they are advertisers, linked-to sites, or sites found through search results. Be sure to check the privacy policy of any of these third party sites you may visit before disclosing any personal information to them.

Some advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on this site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information that may include your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit this site, and whether you have Flash installed along with other details.

Third party advertising companies may also collect information about other sites you have visited in order to display advertisements on this site based upon your interests.

To view Google's Privacy policy go to:

In order to operate and maintain it is necessary for contractors to access all areas of the system including personally identifiable information of users. However all contractors are required to sign a confidentiality agreement prohibiting any use of this information beyond that required to maintain, support and develop the site.

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The publisher of this site is not responsible and has no control over third party sites whether they are advertisers, linked-to sites, or sites found through search results.

The publisher does not recommend or endorse any of the products or services advertised on this site.

Refer to the terms and conditions of use for each third party site before using them.