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SiteExperts.com Privacy Statement|
Your privacy is very important to us. This privacy statement discloses what
information we gather and how we may use it.
SiteExperts.com gathers two types of information about our users;
data that users provide through optional site registration and
aggregated tracking information derived mainly by
analyzing the site's log files to help us better understand the
demographics of our visitors. Since SiteExperts.com's revenue is derived mostly
from advertising, this aggregate demographic data is essential to keep our
service free. We never divulge individual user information
to a third party without prior consent from the user.
SiteExperts.com gathers the following specific user information.
Anytime SiteExperts.com requests users to volunteer information, the purpose
for the request will be clearly indicated.
- Optional Community Registration
SiteExperts.com is a community-oriented site. To take part in the optional community features (posting
messages and resources) we request users to register. The registration process requires
a username, password, and e-mail address. Optionally, you can provide additional information
about your place of residence, your interests, and subscribe to various newsletters.
The only information that is displayed publically is your chosen user name. The user name
is used with messages you post and resources you submit. Optionally, you can also choose to
publish your interests by creating a user profile page. You can create and freely update your
personal profile page at any time. Your e-mail address and other information is never provided
publically or to third parties. The only exception which requires your consent is to
receive contest or sweepstake prizes.
- Contests and Sweepstakes
Occasionally SiteExperts.com offers contests and sweepstakes to our visitors.
In some cases the prizes may be shipped directly from a vendor. In these circumstances,
you will receive a notification from SiteExperts.com asking permission to release your
name and address so that you may receive the prize. Your permission must be received
before your name and address will be made available to the vendor.
Because the rules and terms of each contest can vary, we post an information
page about the contest for the duration of the event.
SiteExperts.com offers e-mail newsletters. To subscribe to a newsletter you must opt-in
at the time of registration or by supplying your e-mail address on the subscription form.
At any point, you can unsubscribe or change your subscription status by emailing
subscribing to a newsletter, you can be assured that your e-mail address will never
be used to send you unrequested promotional material.
Occasionally SiteExperts.com may conduct a user survey to gather demographic data about
our audience. The aggregate results of this data may be shared with our advertisers
and partners. We never share any information about specific individuals with any
- Usage tracking
SiteExperts.com tracks traffic patterns throughout the site.
We never correlate this information with data about individual users.
When a visitor requests a page, our server automatically recognizes the
browser version, platform, and the IP address.
The domain names and IP addresses are collected to aggregate information on what pages users
access or visit. This information is collected solely for statistical purposes and
is not used to identify individuals.
A cookie is a small file that can be written and accessed by the site
that creates them. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information
that you supply yourself.
A cookie cannot read information from your hard drive or a cookie created by another site.
- Advertisement Tracking:
SiteExperts.com delivers a cookie to track advertisement delivery. We do not associate
this information with the individual user.
- Automatic Log-on (SmartLogin):
Visitors can optionally choose to be automatically logged into the site
when visiting the home page. When this option is enabled, a cookie is saved containing
a user identifier and an encrypted password. This information is used to verify your
identity on your next visit. This cookie is only created when Smart-Login is enabled by the visitor.
- Log-in Status:
When you log onto SiteExperts.com we create a temporary cookie containing an identifier. This ensures
that the web-site knows you are logged in as you browse the site. This cookie automatically expires
after a period of time or you close your browser. This cookie is only used to keep you logged into the site
and is not associated with the pages you visit.
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