Effective as of May 5, 2011
The privacy of our visitors to TheMMANews.com is important to us, we are committed to respecting people’s privacy online as well as providing you with a great online experience.
At TheMMANews.com, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use visit TheMMANews.com, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you fill a Comment on a story, but you may, visit our site anonymously.
Any of the information from you that we specifically collect may be used in one of the following ways: To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.
Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).
You can choose to disable or selectively turn off cookies, or third-party cookies, in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.
Third Party Advertisements
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
Third party Links
We often contain links to other websites, referencing the material we’ve collected from around the internet. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any such other website and urge you to review such practices prior to submitting any information to such websites.
We are committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. We are in compliance with the requirements of the Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act. The material on this site is not intended for, and may not be used by children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and we do not target the Sites to children under the age of 13.
Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.themmanews.com/?page_id=35595