Privacy

PRIVACY
Effective Date: July 19, 2005
Our Privacy Policy was developed as an extension of our commitment to produce a quality magazine and services for our users. The Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our site and our products and services.

You may not provide information on this site if you are under 13. For more information, visit http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/edcams/kidzprivacy/kidz.htm.

Passive Information Collected
Our site utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” to collect information about how our site is used. Passive Information gathered may include the date and time of visits, the site pages viewed, time spent at our site, the sites visited just before and just after our site. Passive Information is collected on an aggregate basis without any association to your personal information so that you remain anonymous. If you do not wish to transmit “cookie” information about yourself, you may turn off the cookie function in your web browser; please consult the “Help” section of your browser to correctly do so. Our site’s servers also automatically identify your computer by its Internet Protocol address which is a unique string of numbers that is assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider. Your IP address may be used to address problems with our server or administer our site or to gather broad demographic information about our users.
Active Information Provided By User
In order to gain the use of this site (become a “user”), we require you to disclose the following information. You provide most of the following information when you subscribe to a magazine or purchase back issues or products. For example, you provide information when you search for back issues or a product. You also provide information when you subscribe to a magazine. As a result of those actions, you might supply us with such information as your name, address, and phone numbers; credit card information; people to whom purchases have been shipped, including addresses and phone number; people (with addresses and phone numbers); and financial information.

If you choose to post information on our site or maintain email, U.S. mail or telephone contact with us, we may retain such information also.

What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit our site you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you actively choose to disclose (“Active Information”) and use information collected, in a way not visible to you, on an aggregate anonymous basis as you and others browse our site (“Passive Information”).