Discordian Quotes is not responsible for the information collection or privacy practices or the content of third party Web sites or applications, including the third party search engines to which your information is submitted. Also, please be aware if ads are displayed through the use of the Services, they may provided by third parties, which may collect cookies as part of the process of serving those ads. These cookies are typically used for the purpose of tracking performance of the ads. Discordian Quotes does not determine which information those third parties will collect. Please see the paragraph below regarding Third Party Services.
- Third Party Services
Discordian Quotes may use third-party advertising and analytics companies to serve ads and collect behavioral information when you visit our Web site. This third-party technology uses information about your visits to this Web site. In the course of serving these ads and information collection methods, one or more third-party cookies may be placed or recognized on your browser. In addition, we may use web beacons provided by our third-party advertising company to help manage our online advertising. These web beacons enable us to recognize a browser's cookie when a browser visits this site and to learn which advertising brings users to our Web site. To learn more about third party advertising companies, cookies and how to "opt-out" please visit this Web page: www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
- What information does Discordian Quotes collect and use and in what ways (if any) does Discordian Quotes share this information with third parties?
Discordian Quotes may collect any or all of the following types of information: (a) traffic or clickstream data, (b) cookies, (c) Internet Protocol ("IP") addresses, (d) contact information and other personally identifying information, or (e) information pertaining to the use of the Services. Our collection and use of each type of data is described below, as well as the ways (if any) in which the data may be shared with third parties.
- (a) Traffic or Clickstream Data
Data about traffic and usage, including keywords, search results, bids, time of search, time of click, browser type and default language setting, is not personally identifying or identifiable, and is not supplemented or combined with personally identifying or identifiable information. Discordian Quotes may share information it collects with certain selected third parties, but only in anonymous form. Importantly, all information collected from a search query is recorded on a non-personally identifiable basis and is kept anonymous. Discordian Quotes collects some information regarding use of the Services by observing browser functions and the resources users access. For example, our servers collect information about the most frequently searched terms to help provide the most relevant search results, information about usage to check for fraudulent behavior or other abnormalities and to ensure that our Services are technically superior. In addition to the foregoing applications, Discordian Quotes uses the information (in aggregate form) to better design and market the Services.
- (b) Cookies
- (c) IP Addresses
An Internet Protocol ("IP") address is a set of numbers that your computer has in order to connect to the Internet. When you use your web browser to request a web page from another computer on the Internet, your web browser automatically gives that computer your IP address, or that of a proxy between you and the other computer, so that the data you request can be sent to you. Through your IP address, Discordian Quotes may track your Internet usage, including identifying your geographic location, which may be disclosed to advertisers, search engines and other partners. Discordian Quotes may strip a portion of numbers from your IP address and provide such information to our third-party advertising companies. This information collected by Discordian Quotes through your IP address is not personally identifiable.
- (d) Contact Information or Personally Identifying Information
Discordian Quotes can obtain access to your name, email address and other contact or personally identifiable information when you 1) register for an account with Discordian Quotes or (2) provide comments, submit a problem, or request information from Discordian Quotes.
When you register for an account with Discordian Quotes, your contact information is used for marketing and customer care purposes as well as for the purpose of approving and enabling your participation in the Services. Contact information specifically provided in connection with problems, comments or requests is used only to respond to those problems, comments or requests. This contact information is only provided to a third party if necessary to respond to the comment, problem or request.
Discordian Quotes may also disclose the information it collects in aggregated and non-personally-identifiable form to promote and market the Services.
Discordian Quotes may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf, such as hosting and other technical services. To perform those functions, it may be necessary for these parties to obtain access to our servers that may contain personally identifying information. These parties are bound by appropriate confidentiality and security measures. Discordian Quotes may also disclose personally identifiable information to its independent auditors, consultants and attorneys, all of whom are obliged to keep such information confidential.
Discordian Quotes may also disclose the information it collects if required by law or to comply with a government agency request. In addition, as companies grow and change, we may buy and sell companies, subsidiaries and assets. In such transactions, customer information is generally one of the transferred business assets. In the event that Discordian Quotes is acquired, your information may be one of the transferred assets.
- (e) Information Pertaining to the Use of the Services
Discordian Quotes obtains and stores various information pertaining to your use of the Services, where applicable, such as your selection of user preferences and your entry of feedback, tags and comments on Service content. This information is used to enable the features of the Services to which it pertains and for customer care purposes, and may also be analyzed in aggregated, non-personally-identifiable form by Discordian Quotes or third parties.
- Is data stored by Discordian Quotes secure?
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, Discordian Quotes has put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information it collects online. However, data security is a constantly evolving art and science. You should consider any communication that you transmit to Discordian Quotes (such as data, questions or answers, comments, or suggestions) as non-confidential, and agree that Discordian Quotes will not be liable or responsible if information that belongs to you is intercepted and used by an unintended recipient.
- Does Discordian Quotes collect personally identifying information from or about children?
Discordian Quotes uses reasonable efforts not to collect, use or disclose individually identifiable information from children under the age of 13. The Services are not targeted at children, and children may not register for any portions of the Services that require registration.
- How can I access or correct any personally identifying information about me?
To request a copy of the personally identifiable information you have sent to Discordian Quotes, please send an email containing your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. You must provide your full name and the email from which the request is received (and to which the response will be sent) must match the email on file with Discordian Quotes. You may then correct or delete such information using the procedures specified in the email.
- How do I find out more about Discordian Quotes information practices?
Last Updated: May 12, 2009