Privacy Policy

Information collection and use:
THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT INTENTIONALLY COLLECT ANY PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION (NAME, ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER, EMAIL ADDRESS, ETC.) FROM USERS UNLESS SPECIFICALLY REQUESTED.

PLEASE FEEL SAFE SUBMITTING CONTACT INFORMATION WHEN REQUESTING HELP OR REGISTERING, AS YOUR INFORMATION WILL NEVER BE SOLD, SHARED, OR RENTED TO OTHERS, AND WILL ONLY BE USED TO REPLY.

 

Downloads:
ALL PROGRAMS ON THIS WEBSITE ARE FREE TO DOWNLOAD.

SHAREWARE PRODUCTS REQUIRE REGISTRATION AFTER A TRIAL PERIOD. SOME FREEWARE PRODUCTS REQUIRE REGISTRATION FOR NON-PERSONAL USE, WHILE OTHERS REQUIRE NO REGISTRATION. PLEASE REFER TO EACH INDIVIDUAL PRODUCT'S WEBSITE, README, AND LICENSE AGREEMENT.

 

Registration:
WE USE 3RD PARTY CREDIT CARD PROCESSING AGENCIES TO BILL USERS FOR GOODS AND SERVICES. THESE COMPANIES DO NOT SHARE OR USE PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION FOR ANY SECONDARY PURPOSES, UNLESS TO INVESTIGATE FRAUDULENT CHARGES (AGGRESSIVELY PURSUED). YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IS HIGHLY PROTECTED BY OUR E-COMMERCE PROVIDERS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PRIVACY POLICY LINKS CAN BE FOUND ON EACH COMPANY'S HOMEPAGE.

 

Mailing List:
IF A USER WISHES TO SUBSCRIBE TO OUR MAILING LIST, WE ASK FOR CONTACT INFORMATION SUCH AS NAME AND EMAIL ADDRESS.

 

Security:
THIS WEBSITE TAKES EVERY PRECAUTION TO PROTECT USERS' INFORMATION. WHEN OUR REGISTRATION/ORDER FORM ASKS USERS TO ENTER SENSITIVE INFORMATION SUCH AS CREDIT CARD NUMBERS, THAT INFORMATION IS ENCRYPTED AND PROTECTED WITH SSL. WHILE ON A SECURE PAGE, THE LOCK ICON ON THE BOTTOM OF YOUR BROWSER INDICATES A SECURE CONNECTION.

 

Cookies:
A COOKIE IS A PIECE OF DATA STORED ON THE USER'S HARD DRIVE CONTAINING INFORMATION ABOUT THE USER. USAGE OF A COOKIE IS IN NO WAY LINKED TO ANY PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION WHILE ON OUR SITE. ONCE THE USER CLOSES THEIR BROWSER, THE COOKIE SIMPLY TERMINATES. FOR INSTANCE, BY SETTING A COOKIE ON OUR SITE, THE USER WOULD NOT HAVE TO LOG IN A PASSWORD MORE THAN ONCE, THEREBY SAVING TIME WHILE ON OUR SITE. IF A USER REJECTS THE COOKIE, THEY MAY STILL USE OUR SITE. THE ONLY DRAWBACK TO THIS IS THAT THE USER WILL BE LIMITED IN SOME AREAS OF OUR SITE. FOR EXAMPLE, THE USER WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE CERTAIN FEATURES OF OUR BULLETIN BOARD OR OTHER PARTS OF THE SITE THAT OFFER CUSTOMIZED SETTINGS. COOKIES CAN ALSO ENABLE US TO TRACK AND TARGET THE INTERESTS OF OUR USERS TO ENHANCE THE EXPERIENCE ON OUR SITE.

 

Advertisements:
THIS WEBSITE CONTAINS LINKS TO OTHER SITES. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRIVACY PRACTICES OF SUCH OTHER SITES. WE ENCOURAGE OUR USERS TO BE AWARE WHEN THEY LEAVE OUR SITE AND TO READ THE PRIVACY STATEMENTS OF EACH AND EVERY WEBSITE THAT COLLECTS PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION. THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT APPLIES SOLELY TO INFORMATION COLLECTED BY THIS WEBSITE.

 

Malicious Use:
THIS PRIVACY POLICY DOES NOT APPLY TO ANY INDIVIDUAL OR WEBSITE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PERTAINING TO OUR PRODUCTS: FRAUDULENT PURCHASES, VIOLATING PRODUCT LICENSE AGREEMENTS OR COPYRIGHT LAWS (SHARING REGISTRATION CODES, REVERSE ENGINEERING, ETC). THIS WEBSITE LOGS IP ADDRESSES, BROWSER INFORMATION, ETC SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROSECUTING SUCH INDIVIDUALS OR SITES TO THE FULL EXTENT OF THE LAW.

 

Notification of Changes:
IF WE DECIDE TO CHANGE OUR PRIVACY POLICY, WE WILL POST THOSE CHANGES HERE SO OUR USERS ARE ALWAYS AWARE OF WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT, HOW WE USE IT, AND UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES, IF ANY, WE DISCLOSE IT. IF AT ANY POINT WE DECIDE TO USE PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION IN A MANNER DIFFERENT FROM THAT STATED AT THE TIME IT WAS COLLECTED, WE WILL NOTIFY USERS BY WAY OF AN EMAIL. USERS WILL HAVE A CHOICE AS TO WHETHER OR NOT WE USE THEIR INFORMATION IN THIS DIFFERENT MANNER. WE WILL USE INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PRIVACY POLICY UNDER WHICH THE INFORMATION WAS COLLECTED.

 


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Last modified: Wednesday March 29, 2006.