Personal Identification Information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, which includes but is not limited to when users visit our site or register on the site. In connection with other activities, features, services, or resources we make available on our site.
Users may be asked for, as appropriate, a name, or email address via a form. Users may, however, visit our site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. The User can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site activities.
Non-personal Identification Information
We may also collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they visit our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer, operating system, and technical information about Users’ means of connection to our sites, such as Internet service providers and the operating system utilized, and other similar information.
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How We Use Collected Information
www.Thegearmag.com may collect and use the User’s personal information for the following purposes: To run and operate our Site. We may need your additional information to display content on the Site correctly. To improve our customer service, the Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently. To personalize any user experience, we may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided here.
To improve our Site, we may use the feedback you provide to improve our products and services. To run a promotion, contest, survey, or other Site feature. To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them. To send periodic emails We may use the email to send Users the information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
How We Protect Your Information
We will adopt appropriate data collection, storage, and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information, and data stored on our Site.
Sharing Your Personal Information
We do not sell, trade, or rent the User’s personally identifiable information to others by any means. We may share generic aggregated demographic information with other sites not linked to any personal identifying information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates, and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
If Users decide to opt-in from our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email, or the User may contact us via our Site.
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that links to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors, and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction with any other website, including websites that have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Some of the Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies will allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non-personal identification information about you or others who use your computer.
Some of the ads on this site may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie, enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet.
Compliance With Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For this reason, we will never collect or maintain information on our Site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under the age of 13.