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Last updated July 21, 2009 is committed to providing its online users with services and information in an efficient and secure manner. This privacy policy explains what personal information is collected on, how that information is used and what measures takes to safeguard its users' privacy.


What personal information is collected on may ask for and collect from you personally identifiable information at certain points throughout the Website. Depending on the information and/or services you request, you may be asked to provide your name, email address and other information. Once you provide your personal information, you are not anonymous to


How does use the information collected?

Information about individual users collected on is used for internal business purposes, including customizing services, contacting members regarding submissions, and responding to requests for information. On occasion, or one of its members or affiliates may also use this information to inform you of news, service upgrades or new services or products that may be of particular interest to you. tracks aggregate anonymous statistics regarding usage of the web sites and provides this anonymous information to members, affiliates, advertisers and for other lawful purposes.


Does provide personal information collected to third parties? does not sell, trade or rent personal information collected online and will not knowingly disclose any individual personal information to third parties except as follows:

(1) In order to provide you with requested services, may provide contact or other necessary information to affiliated companies;

(2) When disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with the rights (including property rights) or safety of other users or third parties or of; and

(3) When reasonably believes that disclosure is required by law or to comply with legal process served on


How can I change or update the information I provide to

Where user profile information is collected and stored in order to provide you with requested services, offers you the opportunity to change or update your profile information at any time by visiting and clicking on "My Profile" or "My Account".


Do the use cookies?

Yes, however only uses cookies to facilitate functions at the and does not record or store any information about your movements on the Internet outside the Please note that if you click on a link to a third-party Web site from, the linked-to site may have different policies and practices with regard to cookies and has no control over and is not responsible for such policies or practices. You should always consult the privacy policy governing any Web site you visit on the Internet for complete information about their policies and practices.


What security measures does take to safeguard its online users' privacy?

Information you submit at a Web site upon registration for specific services is password-protected so that the only parties who have access to the information besides and its agents and affiliates are the member entity and its employees.


In order to protect the integrity of the password system, members should refrain from disclosing passwords and immediately change any passwords that may have been compromised. will never ask you for your password by e-mail, so members and their employees should not respond to unsolicited e-mail requests asking for password information even if such requests appear to be from


Please be advised that no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secured. is committed to protecting users' personal information, but cannot guarantee or warrant the security of this information when it is sent to or through Transmission of such information is therefore at the risk of the user.


Usernames and Passwords

Users may register with Once usernames and passwords (the "Login Information") are issued to users (the "Authorized Users"), the Authorized Users accept full responsibility for the use of the Login Information. The Authorized User may not, under any circumstances, release their Login Information to any other person for any reason, and is required to keep the Login Information strictly confidential. If any breach of security, theft or loss, or unauthorized disclosure of the Login Information occurs, the Authorized User must immediately notify of such security breach.


Privacy policy updates

This policy will be updated from time to time as necessary to add new to its coverage or to address new services and functions. will provide you with notice of any changes or updates to this policy on the home page.