What information are you collecting and how are you collecting it?
Every computer connected to the Internet is given a domain name and a set of numbers, that serve as that computer's "Internet Protocol" IP address. When a visitor requests a page from any Web site within the GuitarBoard.com Network, our Web servers automatically recognize that visitor's domain name and IP address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed our site. We use this information to examine our traffic in aggregate, but do not collect and evaluate this information for individuals. Our Web servers do not record e-mail addresses of the visitors.
What are cookies?
You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings of your browser. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies, or allow your browser to show you when a cookie is being sent. If you choose not to accept these cookies, your experience at our site and other Web sites may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.
How do you use single-pixel gifs?
GuitarBoard.com and its advertisers may use single-pixel gif images, sometimes referred to as web bugs or web beacons, to count Web page accesses and gather some general statistical information. GuitarBoard.com does not gather personal information through the use of these images. Our advertisers may use single-pixel gifs that can track personal information from cookies that may have been previously placed on a user's computer by an advertiser.
What other information do you request?
We may also request your e-mail address or mailing address for the purposes of conducting a survey or to provide additional services (for example, subscriptions to e-mail newsletters, announcement lists or membership). Whenever we request the identity of a visitor, we will clearly indicate the purpose of the inquiry before the information is requested. We maintain a strict "No-Spam" policy that means that we do not intend to sell, rent, or otherwise give your e-mail address to a third-party, without your consent.
In addition, GuitarBoard.com will not send you email that you have not agreed to receive. We may from time to time send e-mail announcing new GuitarBoard.com products and services.
When you sign up for the GuitarBoard.com forum, your name or alias is recorded solely for purposes of maintaining your own account within the forums. This information is not used to monitor your activity within a forum, nor is it used to identify you outside GuitarBoard.com in any way.
When you enter a contest or other promotion, we may ask for your name, address, and e-mail address so we can administer the contest and notify winners.
Will you disclose the information you collect to outside third parties?
GuitarBoard.com will disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to:
1) Conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a legal process served on GuitarBoard.com,
2) Protect and defend the rights or property of the GuitarBoard.com network of sites, or visitors to GuitarBoard.com,
3) Identify persons who may be violating the law, the legal notice, or the rights of third parties,
4) Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities.
In case of attempts to copy our site, we reserve the right to ban you from GuitarBoard.com and other sites we own. We would like to warn anybody who tries to copy our site that we have taken measures to automatically ban you on multiple characteristics including your ip address or ip domain, browser info, e-mail address etcetera. These bans will take place when our software detects excessive use of our site and database. This software might be wrong sometimes. You can contact the webmaster if you are banned to see what he can do.
GuitarBoard.com uses reasonable precautions to keep the information disclosed to us secure. GuitarBoard.com reserves the right to transfer information in connection with the sale of all or part of GuitarBoard.com's capital stock or assets. Furthermore, we are not responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties that receive the information. GuitarBoard.com also links to a wide variety of other sites and contains advertisements of third parties. We are not responsible for their privacy policies or how they treat information about their users See below, What else should I know about my privacy when online?
What else should I know about my privacy when online?
The GuitarBoard.com network of Web sites contains many links to other Web sites. GuitarBoard.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. GuitarBoard.com does not share any of the individual personal information you provide GuitarBoard.com with the sites to which GuitarBoard.com links, although GuitarBoard.com may share aggregate data with such Web sites (such as how many people use our Site).
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online - for example through e-mail, discussion lists, or elsewhere - that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.
Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you're online.
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information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and
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your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide
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party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about
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