Friday, June 19, 2009

Speaking of Addiction Privacy Policy

Speaking of Addiction Privacy Policy

At Speaking of Addiction, the privacy of our visitors is extremely important. Please read this privacy policy document as it outlines the type of personal information received and collected by Speaking of Addiction and how it is used.

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, Speaking of Addiction makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, and referring/exit pages. This information may be used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information to enhance the site and provide better navigation. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
Speaking of Addiction does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

    Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on Speaking of Addiction.
    Google's use of the DART cookie enables it (and partners) to serve ads to users based on their visit to Speaking of Addiction and other sites on the Internet.
    Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL -
    Users can opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies at the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.)

The third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the serve advertisements and links on Speaking of Addiction sent directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

Speaking of Addiction has no access to, or control over, the cookies used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. Speaking of Addiction's privacy policy applies only to Speaking of Addiction and subsequent pages/posts within its domain.  Our privacy policy does not apply to any other site and we cannot control the activities of other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser settings. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites and at the Network Advertising Initiative.

Other Third Party Advertisers and Affiliates

Speaking of Addiction may also use other third parties that collect cookies through your internet browser(s), or using web beacons. These third parties collect information as a result of serving an ad.

Speaking of Addiction may use third parties for affiliate marketing, including

Information Sharing

Speaking of Addiction does not sell, trade, or transfer email addresses or other personally identifiable information. In some cases, an email address may be used to reply to its originator.

Revisions to This Privacy Policy:  Speaking of Addiction reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this policy at any time and in any manner.  Notice of any revision, amendment, or modification will be posted.

For questions please contact us.