MHSmaneline.org gathers two types of information about the site’s users:
- Non-personally identifiable information. As users access the site, MHSmaneline.org collects and aggregates information indicating, among other things, which pages were visited, the order in which they were visited, and which hyperlinks were employed. Collecting such information involves the logging of IP addresses, operating system, and browser software used by each visitor. Although such information is not personally identifiable, the MHSmaneline.org can determine from the IP address a visitor’s Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of the user’s point of connectivity. The non-personally identifiable information collected helps in diagnosing any server problems, administering the site, identifying the most popular areas of the site, and determining the effectiveness of promotional activities.
- Personally identifiable information. Certain areas of the site may require that users provide personally identifiable information (including, for example, name, e-mail address, and phone number). In addition, when registering to set up an account to use certain services on the site MHSmaneline.org may require that users provide their name and e-mail address.
MHSmaneline.org does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children (defined herein as minors younger than thirteen years of age).
MHSmaneline.org does not control the acts of this site’s members or visitors. All members and visitors should be aware that their disclosure of personally identifiable information on this website or any of its services allows other parties to send them unsolicited e-mail. In the event visitors encounter any user on this site who is improperly collecting or using information provided by the site’s members or visitors, please contact us using the feedback form at http://mhsmaneline.org/feedback.htm. It is the practice of MHSmaneline.org to remove and bar any member who knowingly violates this policy.
How MHSmaneline.org Uses/Does Not Use Gathered Information
- Use of non-personally identifiable information. MHSmaneline.org uses non-personally identifiable information in aggregate form to build higher quality, more useful online services by performing statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of the site visitors, and by measuring demographics and interests regarding specific areas of the site.
The site may contain links to other Internet Web sites. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, MHSmaneline.org is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites, including such sites’ use of any information (such as IP number, browser type, or operating system) collected when visitors to the site click through links to those sites. Even though such information might not identify the user personally, users should be familiar with the privacy practices of those other sites.
- Use of personally identifiable information. MHSmaneline.org provides notice to potential registrants of this site whose personally identifiable information will be collected during the registration process. Such notice is provided simultaneously with the user’s registration on this site; moreover, this policy itself serves as notice that such information is collected under those circumstances. Although users may not “opt out” of the registration process and still receive access to the services, users may choose to “opt out” of receiving promotional materials from MHSmaneline.org. If the user does not “opt out” of receiving such promotional materials, MHSmaneline.org reserves the right to release user’s personally identifiable registration information to third parties who provide goods or services that MHSmaneline.org believes may be of interest to the user. If the user decides to discontinue receiving promotional information from such third parties, please contact those third parties directly, or contact us using the feedback form at http://mhsmaneline.org/feedback.htm.
MHSmaneline.org limits its own e-mail contact and solicitations to those users who have not “opted out” of receiving such communications. The solicitations are limited in that they, among other things, will clearly indicate the originator of the e-mail and provide the user with a method of “opting out” of receiving future communications of a similar nature.
MHSmaneline.org reserves the right to release any and all information contained within access logs concerning any visitor when that visitor is in violation of MHSmaneline.org’s “Terms of Service” agreement or other published guidelines, or partakes (or is reasonably suspected of partaking) in any illegal activity, even without a subpoena, warrant, or other court order, and to release such information in response to discovery requests, or in response to any circumstance in which MHSmaneline.org, in its sole discretion, deems an emergency. MHSmaneline.org cooperates with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who may be using its servers or services for illegal activities. MHSmaneline.org also reserves the right to report any suspected illegal activity to law enforcement for investigation or prosecution.
Changing/Deleting Personal Information
If users would like to have personally identifiable information changed or removed from the MHSmaneline.org database, please contact us by using the feedback form at http://mhsmaneline.org/feedback.htm. Keep in mind that there will be residual information remaining within the databases, access logs, and other records, which may or may not contain such personally identifiable information. The residual information will not be used for commercial purposes; however, MHSmaneline.org reserves the right, from time to time, to re-contact former users of this site.
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