Privacy Policy

Visits to are monitored for the accumulation of statistical
information, including, but not limited to, the number of visits to the
site, the pages people visit, from which domains the visitors come from
and the browsers people use to visit the site. Such information is
important to allow to evaluate the effectiveness of the
services it is providing, to monitor its own performance and to make it
easier for other visitors to use the site.

What Is Covered Under This Privacy Policy?

All personal information you provide directly to is covered
under this privacy policy. This may include, but not be limited to, your
name, address, date of birth, phone number, e-mail address, other
financial information, and other personally identifying information.

Postings by users on our forum are not protected under this privacy policy
and not considered confidential information or confidential communication. shall have the right , but not the obligation, to monitor
the content of its bulletin boards, forums and chat rooms to determine
compliance with policies and terms of use and any other
operating rules established for shall have
the right in its sole discretion, and without prior notice, to edit,
refuse to post, or remove any materials submitted to or posted to its
bulletin boards, forums, or chat rooms.

Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal
information online - for example on message boards, through e-mail, or in
chat areas - 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. is not responsible for the disclosure of your information
under these circumstances and such disclosure is not covered under this
privacy policy.

Additionally, advertisers and vendors hosted on our site, or who link to
our site, may collect information about you if you click on their ads,
visit their web sites, or make a purchase from them. Information collected
by vendors or advertisers hosted on our site, or who link to our site, is
not covered under this privacy policy.

Finally, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your
passwords and/or any account information.
Please be careful and responsible whenever you're online.

What Kind of Information About Me Does Collect?

Some personal information is gathered if you register on our site for
e-mail, contests, promotions, chats, games, access to community sites or
when you register for any other reason. During registration, may require you to provide your name, date of birth,
gender, zip code, country of residence and e-mail address. Additionally, will ask you to voluntarily provide other information about
yourself. The more information you volunteer, the better able we are to
understand who our users are and the better able we are to improve and
customize our site for you. Once you register on our site for any reason,
you no longer are anonymous to

In addition to information obtained through registration,
sometimes obtains personal information about you when you make a purchase
from a store on our site. That information may include, but not be limited
to, your name, address, e-mail address and what you have purchased.

From time to time, will conduct surveys on its site for
research purposes. When you participate in a survey, the information you
provide about yourself and the responses to the questions will be
collected by

If you contact, we may keep a record of your identity and
your correspondence. also tracks and collects your computer's IP address to help
with system administration and to compile information about traffic
patterns on the site. IP addresses also may appear in outgoing web mail message headers. Your computer IP address
identifies your computer and the network or Internet service provider to
which your computer is connected.

Cookies and How Uses Them

A cookie is a small amount of data that is transferred from a web server
through your browser and stored on the hard drive of your computer. The
data in a cookie vary, depending on the reasons for the cookie. For
example, if you have a special user name and password to log into a part
of the site, such as a chat area, the cookie may contain
your user name and password so that when you log on, the web server
recognizes you. may use cookies to gather general
information about its audience and store, measure traffic patterns on the
site, and track information about you and the way you use the site. As improves its service and offers its users more ability to
customize their experience and the content they view, cookies may be used
to assist in that personalization process.

Advertisers on may also use their own cookies.

You do not have to permit the use of cookies. You can, through the options
in your web browser, choose to accept all cookies, choose to reject all
cookies or choose to receive notification when a cookie is being delivered
so that you can make a decision whether to accept each cookie on a
case-by-case basis. If you refuse all cookies, or refuse particular
cookies, you will not be able to use some of the features of, including, but not limited to, web e-mail, chats, opinion
polls, and personalized or customized features.

How Is My Information Used by

Personal information collected from you at, as well as
information about traffic patterns and user behavior on the site, is used
primarily for these purposes:

):    1. To conduct internal research. We constantly are assessing who is
using our site and how they are using it. This assists us in making
decisions about how to improve the site and to better serve our users.
Research data are aggregated and do not include data about specific
individuals. We may share aggregated research (but not individual user
information) with our advertisers or business partners. Additionally, may, at some time, use your personal information to contact
you and ask if you would be willing to participate in a focus group,
survey, or some other type of research effort.

   2. To customize or personalize your experience at As improves its service, it will offer users more
opportunities to customize content and other aspects of the site.
Personal information provided by you will be used to assist in the
customization process.

   3. To tailor advertising efforts. Most of the information and services
available to you at are free. In order to continue
providing services free of charge, sells advertising.
Advertisers prefer to target their efforts toward to audiences who
more likely will be interested in their product. Your personal
information helps us tell advertisers in general terms how many people
are using our site and the demographic attributes of the people using
different parts of our site. This helps the advertisers and make a better decision about where to most effectively
place advertising on the site. We never provide information about
individual users to advertisers. However, if you choose to make a
purchase from an advertiser on our site, that advertiser may collect
personal information about you during the purchase process.

With Whom Will You Share My Individual Information? will strive to maintain the confidentiality of all personal
user information and communications which are transmitted directly to However, reserves the right to disclose any
of your personal information under special circumstances. These
circumstances include:

1. When we believe in good faith that the law requires such disclosure.

2. When disclosing such information is necessary to identify, contact or
initiate legal action against someone violating's Terms of
Service, or someone who is causing injury to or interference with's rights or property, other users, or anyone
else who can be harmed by such activities.

   3. When we must disclose such information for administrative and other
purposes necessary to maintain and improve our product and services.

When you provide personal information on, it is being used
by alone, unless specifically stated otherwise. In some
cases, we may be providing a service to you or a promotion that is being
made available with the assistance of another company. If that is the
case, there may be instances when we must share your information with our
partner company to facilitate the co-branded service or promotion. If your
information is to be shared with a partner company, you will be notified
prior to the transfer of that information to the partner company and you
will be given the option of not permitting the transfer of your
information to that partner company.

When conducts research about the use of its site, it may
hire a professional research firm to assist in that process. Information
about you may be shared with that research firm and that firm may contact
you to ask your opinions about or to see if you are
interested in participating in a research activity for,
such as a focus group or survey. The research firm will be bound by its
contract with to use your information strictly for research purposes, to keep your information confidential,
and to adequately secure or destroy its records of your information when
the research is complete so that information cannot be obtained by others.

Once again, please be aware that advertisers and vendors hosted on our
site, or who link to our site, may collect information about you through
their own cookies if you click on their ads or if you make a purchase from
them. This includes the purchase of classified or personal advertisements.
Information collected by vendors or advertisers on our site, or who link
to our site, is not covered under this privacy policy.

Various web sites collect user information and create lists and/or
databases of this user information. These lists or databases are sometimes
sold to third parties under contractual agreements that place limits on
how the purchasing parties can reuse the information. Currently, does not sell information about its users to third parties
for any reason. If chooses to do so in the future, it will
notify users of of its intentions and give users the option
to exclude their information from any such lists or databases sold to
third parties.

Contacting The Web Site

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or the privacy
practices of this site, please contact us at We
will be happy to answer your question.