Privacy

Bestofmedia, LLC Privacy Policy


Bestofmedia, LLC is committed to ensuring the privacy of its readers and registered members and wants you to fully understand our terms and conditions This privacy statement describes how any personal, and anonymous, information is collected and managed and how you can request changes to any sharing of this information that may occur.


Statistical Reports


Bestofmedia, LLC's servers automatically recognize a visitor's IP address and domain name. These items do not reveal any personal information about the visitor. The information is used solely to compile statistics that enable us to examine page impression levels and numbers of unique users visiting our Web sites. This information helps us to understand the areas of our sites that people visit in order to deliver more effective content.


Cookies


Like most other Web sites, Bestofmedia, LLC uses cookies. Cookies are small data files that some Web sites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you've visited. Cookies do not tell us who you are unless you've specifically given us personally identifiable information. A cookie can't read data off your hard drive or read cookie files created by other sites.


Bestofmedia, LLC uses cookies to allow automatic logins to improve your experience with our sites. For example, we may use a cookie to identify our forums members so they don't have to re-enter a user id and password when they sign-in. Cookies can also be used to help us to better understand how visitors interact with our sites leading to the delivery of more relevant content, or they can be used to control the number of times an advertisement is served to the same visitor. Cookies may be created directly by our sites for these purposes, or by third-party companies operating on our behalf. Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers. If you choose to become a member of our forums, you must have cookies enabled to access the member related pages (i.e. Discussion Boards and Member Profile pages).


Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but allow you to modify security settings so you can approve or reject cookies on a case-by-case basis.


Pixel Tags


Bestofmedia, LLC may also use pixel tags, also known as beacons, web bugs or clear gifs, to improve our understanding of site traffic, visitor behavior, and response to promotional campaigns, as a supplement to our server logs and other methods of traffic and response measurement. Pixel tags are sometimes used in conjunction with small Javascript-based applications, also for the purpose of traffic measurement. We may also implement pixel tags provided by other companies, for the same purpose.


Online Ad Serving


When you visit our Web sites, Bestofmedia, LLC uses third-party advertising companies to serve some or all of the advertisements on our sites, and, in some cases, in our newsletters. Often, these third-party advertising companies may employ cookie and pixel tag technologies to measure the advertisements' effectiveness. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to our and other web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may interest you. As part of our relationship with such companies, we do not provide them any personally identifiable information. Tracking technology utilized by these companies is subject to their own privacy policies. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here: (networkadvertising.org).


Newsletters / Mailing Lists


Through the registration process for forums or any Bestofmedia, LLC Newsletter, we request some personal information such as your e-mail address, company information, your name, job title, etc. We will never give your personal information to any third party vendor without your prior consent. We do, however, make our email and postal lists available, on a rental basis, to carefully screened providers of related goods and services. These activities help us to pay for the daily information we provide on Bestofmedia, LLC Web sites. If you do not wish to receive information from third party vendors, please use the unsubscribe link provided in the email. If you do not wish to receive our newsletter, please use the unsubscribe link provided in the newsletter.


Bestofmedia, LLC Email Announcements


In addition, we may, from time to time, send you e-mails announcing new Bestofmedia, LLC Web site features and initiatives. If you do not wish to receive messages of this nature from Bestofmedia, LLC, please use the unsubscribe link provided in the email. Finally, if we run a contest or promotion, we may ask you for your full name and address in order to properly manage the promotion of contests and to deliver notification to winners.


Necessary Disclosure


The necessary disclosure of any of the above information to third parties will be governed by the following principles:


  1. Where Bestofmedia, LLC is required to do so by law and any order of the court.
  2. Where it is necessary to identify anyone who may be violating the rights of others or the law in general.
  3. Where Bestofmedia, LLC intends to co-operate with the investigation of any alleged unlawful activities without being required to by virtue of any court order or other legal requirement.
  4. Where it is necessary to protect the rights of Bestofmedia, LLC.

Surveys


Occasionally, Bestofmedia, LLC conducts user surveys to better understand the needs of our audience in order to improve our features. We sometimes share the aggregated demographic information in these surveys with our advertisers and partners. We never share any information about specific individuals with any third party without the user's consent.


Security


We use all reasonable precautions to securely maintain all information given to us by our registered members and we are not responsible for any breach of the reasonable security measures installed to protect the said information. We are not responsible for the private policies of any site linked to, or from, Bestofmedia, LLC.


Opt Out Policy


Bestofmedia, LLC gives users options whenever necessary, and practical. Such choices include: Opting not to receive our electronic messages, opting not to provide certain optional personal information when registering for an account.


Transfer of Information


Bestofmedia, LLC reserves the right to transfer any information accumulated as described above in the event of the sale of part or all of Bestofmedia, LLC assets and/or stock. By visiting our Web sites and by registering for forums you consent to the collection and use of information in the manner herein described.


Privacy Policy Changes


This Privacy Policy may be modified from time to time. Any modifications to our Privacy Policy will be reflected on this page. If there is a significant change, we will indicate it on our sites and provide a link to the new policy.