Privacy Policy

SharkYear.com/SharkYearMagazine.com Privacy Policy

Introduction

Your privacy is of the utmost importance to SharkYear.com/SharkYearMagazine.com.

Our basic principles are:

We respect your privacy at SharkYear.com/SharkYearMagazine.com

You control your personal information,

We try to limit our collection of personal information as needed to provide and improve our services to you,

We do not disclose your personal information to third parties unless we need to do so to fulfill your requests, you expressly tell us to, we believe we are reasonably compelled to do so, or we are required to by law.

SharkYear.com/SharkYearMagazine.com services contain links to other web sites outside SharkYear.com/SharkYearMagazine.com. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices of other sites. When linking to another site a user should read the privacy policy stated on that site. This privacy policy only governs information collected on SharkYear.com/SharkYearMagazine.com.

Site Visitors

In general, you can browse parts of the site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. If you choose to use our services, we may require you to provide contact and identity information, billing information, and other personal information as indicated on forms throughout the site. Where possible, we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional. You always have the option to not provide information by choosing not to use a particular service or feature. Your failure or unwillingness to provide certain information may mean that a service or feature will not be available to you.

Browser and Other Information We May Collect

In addition to the information you choose to provide to us, SharkYear.com/SharkYearMagazine.com also collects and stores certain technical and other information about the online activities of our users-whether or not they are registered-on an aggregated (or collective) basis. This may include your IP address, browser type, and operating system. We track the number of people who view each page, and other site usage data, in order to learn which features are the most popular and thereby improve our service. We also record statistical information collected on our site to better understand our audience. This information is recorded as anonymous group statistical information and is not connected to any personal information that you provide as a member.

We, as well as the administrators of each domain, do have the ability to view your IP address if you post content within a domain on the network. We also collect the information that you provide when you make a post on one of our domains so that we can archive and display your posts. Please use caution when posting material on any domain as your posts may become immediately available to the public and may be recorded and stored by anyone.

How Information is Used

We understand that you value your personally identifiable information. We generally use your personal information to render you services and to improve our services.

We may use your personal and registration information to: improve our services; troubleshoot problems; measure consumer interest in our products and services; inform you about online and offline offers, products, services, and updates; customize your experience; protect us against error, fraud and other criminal activity; enforce our Terms of Use; and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection and in this policy. At times, we may look across multiple users to identify problems, and in particular we may examine your personal information to identify users using multiple User IDs or aliases.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Our business is about building a long-term relationship with you. To build that trust, we know that as you spend time on our site, your personal information must remain within your control. Be assured that your personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, and email address is not sold to others.

There are some situations where we may need to disclose information to organizations or entities not described in our policy here. SharkYear.com/SharkYearMagazine.com may be required to disclose your personal information: (i) if we believe it is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process (such as a court order, subpoena, search warrant, etc.) or other legal requirements of any governmental authority; (ii) would potentially mitigate our liability in an actual or potential lawsuit; (iii) is otherwise necessary to protect our rights or property; or that of others (iv) is necessary to protect the interest of other users of our web site.

Cookies

“Cookies” are small files placed on your hard drive that assist us in providing our services. We offer certain features that are only available through the use of a “cookie”. We also use cookies to allow you to enter your password less frequently during a session. Cookies can also help us provide information that is targeted to your interests.

SharkYear.com/SharkYearMagazine. uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences and to record session information for purposes including:to customize advertising and Web page content based on browser type and user profile information; to estimate and report our total audience size and traffic; and to conduct research to improve our content and services. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. You may be able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set-each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences-however, you must enable cookies from SharkYear.com/SharkYearMagazine.com in order to use most functions on the site.

Notice of Modifications

In the future, SharkYear.com/SharkYearMagazine.com may update and revise its privacy policy. We will provide conspicuous notice on our website if we decide to change our privacy policy in a way that would be materially less restrictive than this policy. At that time, you will have the opportunity to decide whether or not you would like SharkYear.com/SharkYearMagazine.com to apply the new privacy policy to your personal information or to opt out of the new policy. If you continue to use SharkYear.com/SharkYearMagazine.com, you will be accepting the new policies. If you decide to opt out of the new policy, you will no longer be able to participate as a member.

Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you’re online. The few employees who have access to personal data are trained to comply with the above privacy policy and made aware of any updates or modifications.

Questions?

If you have any questions about this privacy policy still unanswered after reviewing this policy, please do not hesitate to contact us. Use the Contact US form and include “privacy” in the subject field.