This site is owned and operated by DATA DIRECT GROUP. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At DATA DIRECT GROUP, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe. Because we sometimes gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it. INFORMATION DATA DIRECT GROUP GATHERS AND TRACKS DATA DIRECT GROUP gathers two types of information about users: Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters, deals, or to contact us. Information gathered through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by analytics tags throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our site to your needs and helps us to understand the demographics of our audience. DATA DIRECT GROUP Gathers User Information In The Following Processes: Optional Voluntary Information: We offer the following free services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users: Electronic newsletters policy (Dispatches) we may offer a free electronic newsletter to users. DATA DIRECT GROUP gathers the email addresses of users who voluntarily subscribe. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by following the link provided in every newsletter that points users to the subscription management page. Users can also subscribe to the newsletters at the time of registration. DATA DIRECT GROUP may occasionally conduct user surveys to better target our content to our audience. We sometimes share the aggregated demographic information in these surveys with our partners. We will let you know if we ever disclose information about specific individuals with any third party. Children?We will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent. Usage tracking. DATA DIRECT GROUP tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. Cookies and tags?We may place a text file called a cookie in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain Personal Information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. DATA DIRECT GROUP may use cookies to track user traffic patterns (as described above). Our advertising system may deliver a one-time cookie to better track ad impressions and click rates. You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you have set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site. Privacy Policy Use How the information you gather is used if relevant. USE OF INFORMATION As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to send out electronic newsletters and to enable users to participate in polls, surveys, message boards, and forums. When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and do not like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users. But we do not track which terms a particular user enters. OPT-OUT POLICY? We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include the ability to opt-out of any mass emails we may send from time to time. YOUR CONSENT? By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by DATA DIRECT GROUP. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.