: Privacy Policy

Overall Privacy Statement

Your privacy on the Internet is of the upmost importance to us. Because we gather certain types of information about the users of network of sites and services, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather, how we use it, and how to correct or change it.




1. Information Gathers and Tracks gathers two types of information about users: data that users provide through optional, voluntary registrations on several of our sites; data gathers through aggregating tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites and click through on our newsletters. Such information enables us to better tailor our content to readers' needs and to help our advertisers better understand the demographics of our audience. Because derives its revenue mainly from advertising, providing such aggregated demographic data is essential to keeping our service free to users. gathers user information in the following processes:

  • Electronic Newsletters (Dispatches)
    All the sites offer a free electronic newsletter to users. gathers the email addresses of users who voluntarily subscribe. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list through the subscription management pages. Users can also subscribe to the newsletters at the time of registration. delivers newsletters, marketing and product offerings via email to only registered recipients from our subscription center. The email tracking system recognizes the URL that was clicked, and records some information about you and your computer, such as the email address that you provided to us, the browser, operating system and IP address. also uses the feature of your browser to set a "cookie" on your system. This allows us to measure and report the click through rate on e-mails delivered and them better determine future content.

    While aggregate counts of click through behavior are provided to advertisers, an advertiser will never know that a specific user clicked their ad. does not target advertising against specific user information. will not provide specific user information to any third party company.

  • Usage Tracking tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. sometimes tracks and catalogs the search terms that users enter in, but this tracking is never associated with individual users.

  • Cookies
    A cookie is a small data file that certain 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. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. uses cookies to track user traffic patterns (as described above), when you register as a member, and when you click an ad.

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  • Cookies
    Για να εξασφαλσουμε τη σωστ λειτουργα του ισττοπου, μερικς φορς τοποθετομε μικρ αρχεα δεδομνων στον υπολογιστ σας, τα λεγμενα «cookies». Οι περισστεροι μεγλοι ισττοποι κνουν το διο.

  • Τι εναι τα cookies;
    Τα cookies εναι μικρ αρχεα κειμνου τα οποα νας ισττοπος αποθηκεει στον υπολογιστ σας στην κινητ σας συσκευ ταν επισκπτεστε αυτν τον ισττοπο. Με τον τρπο αυτ, ο ισττοπος θυμται τις ενργεις σας και τις προτιμσεις σας (πως κωδικς σνδεσης, γλσσα, μγεθος γραμματοσειρς και λλες προτιμσεις απεικνισης) για να χρονικ διστημα, κι τσι δεν χρειζεται να εισγετε τις προτιμσεις αυτς κθε φορ που επισκπτεστε τον ισττοπο φυλλομετρετε τις σελδες του.

  • Πς να ελγχετε τα cookies
    Μπορετε να ελγχετε και/ να διαγρφετε τα cookies ανλογα με τις επιθυμες σας. Λεπτομρειες θα βρετε εδ: Μπορετε να διαγρψετε λα τα cookies που βρσκονται δη στον υπολογιστ σας, πως και να ρυθμσετε τους περισστερους φυλλομετρητς κατ τρπο που να μην επιτρπουν την εγκατσταση cookies. Ωστσο, στην περπτωση αυτ, σως χρειαστε να προσαρμζετε εσες απ μνοι σας ορισμνες προτιμσεις κθε φορ που επισκπτεστε ναν ισττοπο, και επσης ενδχεται να μην λειτουργον και μερικς υπηρεσες.

    Μπορετε εκολα να αποδχεστε να απορρπτετε τα cookies σ αυτν τον ισττοπο επιλγοντας ναν απ τους παρακτω συνδσμους: I accept cookies / I refuse cookies.


  • Registration:
    when you register, uses a cookie to store a unique, random user ID. We do not store passwords or any personal information about you. We use this ID to identify you anonymously in our database and to track the pages you visit on our site. Cookies also enable you to enter sites as a member without having to log on each time, and to visit member-restricted areas of the sites. We encrypt the user ID for added security.

  • Ads:'s advertising system delivers a one-time cookie to better track ad impressions and click rates.

    If you've set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie.

    You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use any site.

  • Opt-in Email Newsletters offers free email newsletters to users to announce various products and services. When users subscribe to a newsletter, they are given the opportunity to opt in, or join, announcement lists administered by If users choose to opt in for an announcement list, they will receive email newsletters from third parties via on topics selected by the users. Users may have their email addresses removed from the opt-in announcement lists at any time by following the instructions printed in the email newsletters. email tracking system recognizes when a URL in the newsletter is clicked, and records information about the user and the user's computer, such as the email address registered with, the browser, the operating system, and the user's IP address. Use of this information is governed by's privacy policy and the privacy policy. Personally identifiable information will not be used by or PostMasterDirect for any purpose other than to deliver the newsletters. will not provide this information to any third party.

2. Use of the Information uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our network of sites, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.

  • As stated above, uses information that users voluntarily provide in order to send out electronic newsletters and to enable users to participate in polls, contests, message boards, and auctions. We send out newsletters to subscribers on a regular schedule (daily or weekly, depending on the newsletter), and occasionally send out special editions when we think subscribers might be particularly interested in something we are doing. never shares newsletter mailing lists with any third parties, including advertisers or partners.
  • When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. does 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 as one of many measures of what interests our users. But we don't track which terms a particular user enters.
  • creates aggregrate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns for advertisers and partners. This allows our advertisers to advertise more effectively, and allows our users to receive advertisements that are pertinent to their needs.
  • Data submitted through registration for opt-in email announcement newsletters are provided to so that it can deliver the announcements requested by users. This information is never shared with third parties, including the third parties that send announcements through may use aggregated data regarding users' responses to the opt-in email announcement newsletters program to improve the service and to provide information to the companies sending the opt-in email announcements and to other advertisers.

3. Sharing of the Information uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs and help our advertisers better understand our audience's demographics. This is essential to keeping our service free. We do not share information about individual users with any third party -and then, only with a user's express consent. may make registration records and log files available on a confidential basis to third-party auditors and to select measurement and analysis firms. does not control the practices of our advertisers. If you have questions about how one of our advertisers uses information about you when you click their ad and go to their content, please contact them directly. ( will divulge information only as necessary to comply with state and federal laws.)'s partner in providing opt-in email announcement newsletters, has access to the information described in (2) above with respect to users who elect to receive opt-in email announcement newsletters. will not share any of this information with third parties, including the companies that send announcements through may use aggregated data regarding users' responses to the opt-in email announcement newsletters program to improve its services and to provide information to the companies sending the opt-in announcements.

4. Opt-out Policy gives users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:

  • Opting not to receive our electronic newsletters when registering for a site
  • Opting not to provide certain personal information when registering for a site
  • Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users

5. Correct/Update Policy offers users the ability to correct or change the information collected during registration for any site (see above). The instructions for doing this can be found in our Member Services area. Users may change this information at any time and as often as necessary. Users who are experiencing problems or who have any questions about how our services work can contact us at "info at".

6. Delete/Deactivate Policy
Users may unsubscribe to any of our electronic newsletters at any time by following the instructions contained at the end of every newsletter.

Currently, does not offer users a means by which to completely delete personal information established at the time of registration for any site.