In order for you to use our website, subscribe to our electronic newsletter and other electronic mailings, participate in our programs and promotions and participate in sweepstakes or other contests that we may sponsor, we collect personal information that you submit to us and nonpersonal information that is collected pursuant to the “cookies” definition described herein. That information may include, but not be limited to, your first and last name, postal address, telephone number, email address, date of birth and interests. We do not collect any personal information that you do not provide.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when users visit our website. These companies may use information (not including name, address, email address or telephone number) about visitors to our website in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to such visitors. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies – please contact the blog author. From time to time, we may use your personal information for internal or external marketing and promotional purposes or analytical purposes. For example, we may send you our monthly email newsletter about Political events and special offers and we may email you about promotions and surveys. Also, we may occasionally provide your contact information to our partners and affiliates who may, in turn, send you information by, for example, mail or email about their products and services. On occasion, we may offer a special promotion (such as a sweepstakes, contest or a free subscription to goods and services) on the website in conjunction with a third-party service provider, sponsor or promotional partner, and share your information with that third-party service provider, sponsor or promotional partner so that it can send you other special promotions it offers.
We safeguard your personal information by implementing reasonable security procedures to protect your privacy, but shall not be liable for any failure to safeguard such information, whether inadvertent or otherwise.
If you would like us to delete all of your personal information (except for information that we keep for record-keeping purposes) and/or remove your name and address from promotional lists (including any personal information gathered by our service providers) and place your name on our “do not contact” list, you should contact our Privacy Administrator. Please note that any requests to update your personal information may take up to 30 days for an email request and six weeks to process a postal-mail request.
“Cookies”: To help us serve you better, we collect information that does not identify you personally, but rather identifies your computer or browser. Cookies are pieces of information placed in the settings of your web browser by a website server to identify your computer when you return to a website. Whenever a site welcomes you and tailors data to your specifications, it is reading a cookie left in your browser and identifying information that you may have registered during previous visits, such as your viewing preferences.
We may also use IP addresses to analyze trends, help us administer the website, track the movement of visitors and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Aggregated Demographic Information: We may share aggregated demographic information with third parties, but this information is not linked to any personal information that can identify you or another individual person. Therefore, no personal information is disclosed in this manner.