What Information is Collected?
When a member of Affairsite.com requests webpages from Affairsite.com’s server or clicks on banners or other hypertext links, Affairsite.com will automatically collect some information or data about the member, including the member’s IP address, the information that is collected may also indicate any special preferences or requests of the member; all that information and data will be collected by Affairsite.com and included in its customer database.
If a member sends any personal communication or correspondence, by any means, to Affairsite.com, or any of its employees, agents or representatives, Affairsite.com may collect any information regarding that communication and include that information in its customer database.
Affairsite.com may also automatically collect traffic and click-through data as well as information regarding the online behavior of members – any information about members collected by Affairsite.com through the use of programming means may be included in its customer database.
Our Use of Your Information
We internally use personally identifiable information of our users to improve our marketing efforts, to statistically analyze site usage, to improve our content and product offerings as well as to customize Affairsite’s content and layout. We believe these uses allow us to improve Affairsite.com and better tailor your online experience to meet your needs.
We may also use personally identifiable information about you to deliver information to you that, in some cases, are targeted to your interests, such as targeted promotions.
Purposes for which we collect and deal with your information
The primary purpose for which we collect information about you is to provide you with Services you have requested in subscribing or signing up to use Affairsite.com. We do not store or collect any personal information of individuals residing in the European Union.
We also collect information about you to:
process your communications, your membership of and subscription to Affairsite.com and to enable your use of Affairsite.com and the Services;
provide you with an up to date, efficient and reliable Service;
provide customer care services.
open and run your account;
provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you (except where you have requested not to be contacted for such purposes);
generally run Affairsite.com and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
monitor and record telephone calls for training purposes and to improve the Service to you;
Our Disclosure of Your Information
We DO NOT sell or rent any personally identifiable information about you to any third party without your permission. We do disclose information in aggregate to advertisers and for other marketing and promotional purposes. However, in these situations, we DO NOT disclose to these entities any information that could be used to personally identify you.
In order to maintain a healthy community, we cooperate with all law enforcement inquiries and with all third parties to enforce their intellectual property or other rights.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
Can I change the information I have already given you?
You can always verify or request the removal of the personally identifiable information we have collected and change your registration information by selecting “Edit Profile” on your profile page after logging in.
Any such request may also be made by contacting AFFAIRSITE.COM by using the support page
We may collect information about your computer, including where applicable your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve Affairsite.com and to deliver a better and more personalized service. They enable us:
To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customize Affairsite.com according to your individual interests.
To speed up your searches.
To recognize you when you return to Affairsite.com.
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