Information Collection & Use
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Information Sharing and Disclosure
Non-personally identifiable (Aggregate Information) – Aggregated demographic information about TheBlueReporters user is being shared with our partners and advertisers that is does not identify individual users. It is used only to help further improve the content of the site and to provide aggregate (non-personally identifiable) data to our advertisers, such as Google AdSense, and any other advertisers on the website.
Personally identifiable information – TheBlueReporters do not share Personally Identifiable Information with Third Parties.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
We provide you the opportunity to un-subscribe of having our information delivered to you that is clearly marked on every e-mail delivery you receive from TheBlueReporters or our fulfillment agent. Alternatively, you may also e-mail us at any time at the address on the “Contact” page and we will promptly unsubscribe you.
As in most Web sites, certain information, such as internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data, are being gathered automatically and store it in log files. This information/ automatically-collected data do not identify individual users neither it is being linked to personally identifiable information, while it is only be used to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” file.
Persistent cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of our site, such as the comments section, will be limited.
Our third party advertising partners may employ a software technology called clear gifs, that help us better manage content on our site by informing us what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on Web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We do not tie the information gathered by clear gifs to our customers’ personally identifiable information. To learn more about our advertising company’s use of clear gifs, please go to the Google AdSense website at www.google.com/adsense.
Third Party Advertisers
The ads appearing on this website are delivered to users by Google AdSense, our advertising partner, and often individual companies. Non-personally identifiable website usage information is being shared about users with Google and/or any other individual advertisers for the purpose of targeting our Internet banner advertisements on this site.
For more information about our third-party advertisers, or to learn more about the choices available to you regarding this anonymous information, please click here http://www.google.com/privacy.html for Google-related information. For other companies, you should visit their own homepages.
Links to Other Sites
This website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by TheBlueReporters. Therefore, TheBlueReporters, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites and you are encouraged to be aware when leaving our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this website.
Participating on this Website
If you choose to leave comments, remarks or questions in the public areas of this website, such as the comment files on individual blog postings, you should be aware that you post information that may personally identify you at your own risk. You should exercise caution when leaving full names, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, home or business addresses or other contact or personal information. TheBlueReporters is not responsible for the consequences of leaving such information.
In the event TheBlueReporters goes through a business transition your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred. Such transitions can include a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets and other. In this case you will be notified via e-mail and prominent notice on our Web site for 30 days of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.
Changes in this Privacy Statement