Privacy Statement for Explosm

Explosm has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site: Explosm

Information Automatically Logged

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site. Your IP address is also used to help identify you for on-line voting.

Cookies

Our Site uses cookies for the purpose of retaining user information on our forums. This information is not used for marketing purposes.

Advertisers

We use several outside ad companies to display ads on our site. These ads may contain cookies. While we use cookies in other parts of our Web site, cookies received with banner ads are collected by our ad companies, and we do not have access to this information.

Third Party Advertising

We use BUDS INC and other third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please click here.

Third Party Cookies

In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party ad server or individual advertisers may place or recognize a unique “cookie” on your browser.

Registration Forms

Our site's registration form requires users to give us contact information (like their name, email address), unique identifiers (like their email address), and demographic information (like their age).

Contact information from the registration forms is used to get in touch with the customer when necessary.

Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.

Unique identifiers (such as email address) are collected from Web site visitors to verify the user's identity, and for use as account numbers in our record system.

Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site.
This information is shared with advertisers on an aggregate basis.

Order Forms

Our site uses an order form for customers to request information, products, and services. We collect contact information (like their email address).

Contact information from the order forms is used to get in touch with the visitor when necessary.

Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.

Surveys

Our online surveys ask visitors for contact information (like email address).

Contact information from the surveys is used to identify users. The customer's contact information is also used to get in touch with the visitor when necessary.

Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.

Contests

We run contests on our site in which we ask visitors for contact information (like email address).

Contact information from the contests is used to get in touch with the visitor when necessary.

Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.

External Links

This site contains links to other sites. Explosm is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Public Forums

This site makes chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Children's Guidelines

This site DOES NOT MEET the Online Privacy Protection Act guidelines The following criteria are violated:

  1. This site has links that are unsuitable for children.

Choice/Opt-Out

Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving promotional/marketing information from our partners, and us.

  1. You can visit the following URL: http://forum.explosm.net/ and enter the UserCP to toggle mail settings.

Data Quality/Access

This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided:

  1. You can visit the following URL: http://forum.explosm.net/

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact:

matt (at) explosm.net