BTPG Publishing Group ("BTPG") respects your right to the privacy of the personally identifiable information you provide us on our Web site. To that end, unless you agree otherwise, or we state otherwise in this policy or at the time information is collected, any personally identifying information you provide to BTPG will not be revealed to anyone outside of BTPG. The following policy is intended to explain how your personal information will be treated. This policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically.

When an individual visits BTPG’s Web sites, our servers collect some basic technical information, including, for example, the visitor's domain name, referral data (e.g., we record the address of the last URL visited prior to clicking through to BTPG’s Web sites) and browser and platform type. This is a common practice on the Internet. We also count, track and aggregate the visitor's activity into our analysis of general traffic flows at our Web site.

1.      A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. We use cookies to identify browsers that visit us, and to track usage throughout our Web sites. Cookies cannot be used to identify individuals, only machines.


2.      We reserve the right to use, without personally identifiable information, any questions, comments or other information submitted by users in books, articles, commentaries, research or similar ways.


3.      If you visit a Web site which is linked to ours, you should consult that website's privacy policy before providing personally identifiable information.


4.      BTPG may from time to time conduct voluntary surveys of visitors to the site to obtain aggregate demographic information about them. No personal details will be traceable or associated with specific individuals.


5.      We will only disclose personally identifiable information under the following limited circumstances: (1) when required to do so by law, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena; (2) to protect our Web site, our company, or our site visitors; (3) when the information is needed by certain agents and contractors of BTPG, like accountants, lawyers, and Web site hosts or developers in order to perform their work for BTPG (note that these agents and contractors may not use the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services that they are performing for BTPG); (4) to provide you with the transmission of newsletters in which you may be interested; (5) in the event that BTPG files for bankruptcy or is purchased in whole or in part by another business entity; and (6) for such other purposes which are disclosed at the time the information is given.


6.      BTPG does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.


7.      In making your decision whether to provide personally identifiable information, you should be aware of the general risks of transmitting information over the Internet. Our Website generally does not use encryption. While BTPG attempts, to prevent unauthorized persons from accessing our files or tampering with our Websites, we cannot guarantee that these efforts will always be successful.

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