We do not require the collection of any personal information on DiscusForums.com. Under no circumstances do we collect any personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, health, or sex life.
Statistical Information About Your Visit
When you visit DiscusForums.com, our computers may automatically collect statistics about your visit. This information does not identify you personally. We may monitor statistics such as how many people visit DiscusForums.com, the visitor's IP address, which pages a visitor views, from which domains our visitors come and which browsers and browser settings visitors use.
Our uses of "cookies" are limited to the following specific situations. We may use temporary cookies in order to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. This is set upon your arrival to DiscusForums.com. We may use permanent cookies for the purpose of remembering and enabling your indicated preferences for content filtering. Your preferences are set when you change the default settings. Our third party web site analytics vendor also may send a permanent cookie in order to track click behavior and gather aggregate information, including information to define new visitors, analyze site path data, and track historical commerce information.
Most browsers can be set to notify you when you receive any cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it in each situation in which one is sent. To find more information about cookies, if you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer® as your browser, go to the Microsoft Web site at http://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.htm?RLD=291 or if you are using Netscape Navigator® as your browser, go to the Netscape Web site at http://home.netscape.com/security/basics/privacy.html#cookies
How We Use and With Whom We Share the Information We Gather
We assure you that the information we gather from you about your visit is in aggregate form and solely for the purposes of operating and improving the performance of DiscusForums.com.
Third Party Search Results and Cookies
We may use third-party companies to serve paid and unpaid search results and other content to DiscusForums.com. In the course of serving these results, these companies may place or recognize a cookie on your browser, and may use information (not including your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other web sites in order to serve content to our site, improve the services offered on our site, or measure advertising effectiveness of paid search results.
How We Put Information to Good Use
We use information about you for purposes of monitoring and improving our internal operations as well as to improve the experience of users on DiscusForums.com. For example, we may correlate Web site traffic information with data about individual users. This data helps us to determine how much our customers use parts of DiscusForums.com, allowing us to enhance it to fit the needs of as many of our participants as possible. We may also break down overall usage statistics according to participant domain names, browser types, and MIME types by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user's browser).
At DiscusForums.com, and any ADN website, the safety of children is very important to us. We are committed to protecting the online privacy of children. We will not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information about children under the age of 13 without prior parental consent. If you are under 13 and would like to purchase items from DiscusForums.com, or third-party reseller on behalf of DiscusForums.com, or provide personal information about yourself and your family, please ask a parent or guardian for assistance.
DiscusForums.com cannot prohibit minors from visiting this site. DiscusForums.com must rely on parents, guardians and those responsible for supervising children under the age of 13 to decide which materials are appropriate for such children to view and/or purchase.
Each time you visit DiscusForums.com, provide information about yourself or your family, you are representing to DiscusForums.com that you are 13 years or older.