We take your privacy very seriously. In designing our site, we have taken extra care to protect your privacy. All content within your profile has a privacy option.
The Information We Collect
The Site allows you to create an online profile, provide content, and engage in other social networking activities.
In providing these offerings on the Site, we will ask you to create a username and password. In addition, we may collect your email address, information regarding what pages of our site you visit, your IP address, age, gender, zip code, other demographic information, and any other information you submit to us, such as by emailing us, filling out a user profile or posting information on the DBI website. We do not combine such demographic information with any personally identifiable information about you.
We also collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit our website, such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using (e.g., Windows 7 or Mac OS), the domain name from which you receive Internet access, and aggregate information regarding what pages consumers access or visit.
Collection Of Information By Third Party Sites, Sale Partners and Sponsors
Some portions of the Site may contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. We encourage you to consult the privacy policies of these third party sites, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected, used, or disclosed by, these third parties.
We sometimes may offer content (e.g., contests, sweepstakes, or promotions) that is sponsored by or co-branded with identified third parties. By virtue of these relationships, the third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the site activity. We have no control over these third parties’ use of this information. The site will notify you at the time of requesting personally identifiable information if these third parties will obtain such information.
Our Use of Information Collected At Our Site and Your Choices Regarding that Use
We may use the personally information that we collect to provide you with an interactive online experience, to fulfill your requests for our services, to respond to your inquiries about our services, to notify you when we make changes to our subscriber agreements, to personalize or localize your experience on our site, to allow us to make personalized recommendations of content or DBI services you may be interested in, to contact you about your account with us, or display targeted advertisements to you.
We use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to offer you products, programs, or services.
Cookies And Other Technical Information
Cookies are files that can identify you as a unique customer and store your personal preferences as well as technical information (including click through and click stream data). Cookies can either be permanent (i.e., they remain on your computer until you delete them) or temporary (i.e., they last only until you close your browser).
- store visitors’ preferences;
- record session information;
- record user-specific information, such as information on what pages users access or visit;
- alert visitors to new areas that we think might be of interest to them;
- record past activity at Site in order to improve our Site and services;
- ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, if any;
- customize Site content based on a visitor’s browser type or other information that the visitor sends.
We may also use “web beacons” that monitor your use of our Site. Web beacons are small strings of code that provide a method for delivering a graphic image on a web page for the purpose of transferring data, such as the IP (Internet Protocol) address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the web beacon appears, the URL (Uniform Resource Locator) of the page on which the web beacon appears, the time the page containing the web beacon was viewed, the types of browser that fetched the web beacon and the identification number of any cookie on the computer previously placed by that server. When corresponding with you via HTML capable e-mail, web beacons let us know whether you received and opened our e-mail.
How To Disable Cookies
You may adjust your browser to reject cookies from us or from any other web site. Additionally, by setting your web browser to display HTML e-mails as text only, you may be able to prevent the use of some web beacons. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information. However, there is certain information on our site that can only be accessed in conjunction with cookies or similar devices and you should be aware that disabling cookies or similar devices might prevent you from accessing some of our content.
Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information
We do not sell or rent your personally identifiable information. However, we may share your personally identifiable information and any information about the content you post to the Site, submit as part of your profile or otherwise share with us (collectively “your information”), with DBI subsidiaries and affiliates who may use the information for marketing, advertising, research and other purposes.
Notwithstanding the above, if you choose to post content on our Site, we may freely disclose to others that content and any other information you have agreed to allow us to disclose to third parties based on your account settings. You should note that if the content you post on our Site contains names or other personally identifiable information about you or another person, that information will be disclosed to others in accordance with your account settings. For example, if you choose to share, any visitor to the Site, whether a registered user or not, will be able to view any information it contains. You should keep this in mind when deciding what information to include in any other content you post to the Site and when setting your account settings.
In addition, we may disclose non-personally identifying demographic information and aggregate information about Site users with third parties, including marketers and advertisers.
Your Ability to Access Information We Have Collected from You
Registered users of the Site may view and amend the information we maintain about them by accessing their Site profile.
We encourage you to access your customer account and profile information by signing onto our site at this website and clicking on your user profile. You may correct that information and update your interests, preferences or other portions of your user profile by entering changes in the data fields on your profile page.
Our Commitment To Security
Despite these precautions, however, no data security safeguards are foolproof. Identity thieves, hackers and other unauthorized individuals may find ways to obtain Personal Data. Although this is unlikely, if Company learns that any of your personally identifiable information was obtained without authorization and there is a risk of fraud or identity theft, we will notify you and take steps to mitigate any harm.
How to Contact Us
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