Privacy Statement is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: does not read any of your private online communications. encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the and family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information collects and uses your personal information to operate the Web site and deliver the services you have requested. also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from and its affiliates. may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent. keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within, in order to determine what services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Web site use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

What “cookies” are

A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to a browser from a web server and gets saved on the hard drive of the computer that you are using (in the browser folders). Cookies collect standard information from your browser such as

  • browser type
  • browser language
  • the website address you came from when you visited our website.
  • They may also collect information about
  • your Internet Protocol (IP) address
  • your clickstream behavior – this might include
  • the pages you view
  • the links you click
  • the date and time of your visit or request
  • Cookies may uniquely identify your browser or your account, but they do not necessarily identify you personally. Cookies can also be used to help store personal information, for example where you ask us to “remember” you or keep you logged in.

There are session cookies and persistent cookies.

Session cookies only last during your session on a website – when you close your browser to end a session, the cookies end as well.
Persistent cookies last longer, and are used to remember things over time, such as your language preference or that you are a unique user who is returning to a website.
To learn more about cookies and other automatic data collection tools, please visit

Types of cookies

We use what you can think of as three different types of cookies:

Strictly necessary

When you request a service or action through our websites or applications, these cookies are strictly necessary to:

  • enable services (for example by letting you stay logged in)
  • provide information that you requested
  • allow you to use essential features

Why cookies are useful

Cookies help us remember information that makes your experience faster and more useful to you … even if we don’t know exactly who you are.

Here are a few examples of how cookies can make your experience better. The application or website you use:

  • remembers your language choice
  • keeps stuff in your shopping cart
  • shows you content that will be more likely to be useful and interesting to you
  • makes the “remember me” option work
  • helps you log in

Cookies are useful for us, too. They can let us know things like:

  • how many unique visitors visit our websites
  • whether someone is a new or repeat visitor
  • which area or content on a particular website was most viewed or downloaded

Who sets cookies

We and our service providers (acting on our behalf) set cookies.

Third parties may also set cookies that we do not control. For example, when you make purchases, our ecommerce vendors may use cookies. You can review our ecommerce vendor’s privacy policy and terms of sale at checkout to understand their practices and your choices.

In addition, we may work with one or more advertising networks (each an Ad Partner) who use cookies to facilitate interest-based advertising on third party websites. This interest-based advertising may include the remarketing of our products and services that you have viewed on our websites through ads on third party websites.

As a reminder, this privacy statement (including this cookie policy) does not apply to third party practices.

Your choices about cookies

Modify your browser settings

You can modify your browser settings to control whether your computer or other device accepts or declines cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, as noted above, you may not be able to use certain interactive features of our websites or applications.

Delete cookies from your browser

You can delete cookies from your browser; however, that means that any settings or preferences managed by those cookies will also be deleted and you may need to recreate them. Depending on your mobile device, you may not be able to control tracking technologies through settings.

Opt-out of specific cookies

When we send you emails, they might include a web beacon or similar technology that lets us know if you received or opened the email and whether you clicked on any of the links in the email. You can opt-out of marketing emails that may use web beacons.

You can also opt-out of certain functional and performance cookies that we use on our websites and applications. You will have to opt-out for each browser that you use.
eNewsletters and other Emails from

Our eNewsletter requires that you have opted-in to receive it. If you do not want to receive our newsletter you may unsubscribe by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link which is found at the bottom of the email.
Security of your Personal Information

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, and we strive to implement and maintain reasonable, commercially acceptable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information we store, in order to protect it from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure. However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and we are unable to guarantee the absolute security of the Personal Information we have collected from you. You should be aware that information transmitted over the internet is inherently insecure.

Changes to this Statement will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how is protecting your information.

Contact Information welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that has not adhered to this Statement, please contact at We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.