You can visit and browse a Property without providing personal information about yourself. However, your choice not to provide personal information may impact your ability to participate in or use certain features of a Property. You may choose to voluntarily disclose personal information about yourself. Personal information includes your name, postal address, telephone number, and e-mail address. You may provide us with personal information in the following ways:
i. Emails. Through various Properties, you may be given an opportunity to request to receive emails (including informational emails or newsletters) from us. We may also ask if you want to receive such emails from us during any registration process or other features on a Property. If you want to receive our emails, you may be asked to provide certain personal information and areas of interest so that we can fulfill your request. If you would like to stop receiving such emails, please refer to the opt-out provisions within the email.
iii. Contacting Us. If you contact us with a question or comment, we may ask for personal information, along with your feedback, so that we can properly address your concern.
When you visit a Property certain information about your visit may be automatically logged, including the Internet Service Provider and IP address through which you access the Internet, the date and time you access our site, the pages you access while at our website, and the Internet address of the website, if any, from which you directly accessed our site. We use this information to improve your experience, operate our site, for marketing and advertising, and for other operational purposes.
When you visit Properties, we may set a "cookie" on your browser. A cookie is a small piece of data that is set on your Web browser that allows websites to distinguish between visitors, analyze traffic patterns through our Properties, and for advertising and other purposes.
We may also use “pixels,” or transparent images, to help manage online advertising. These pixels are provided by our ad management partner. These files enable us or our partner to recognize a cookie on your Web browser, which in turn enables us to learn which advertisements bring users to our website.
Most Web browser software automatically accepts cookies, but you can change your browser setting to block cookies on your browser. How to turn off all cookies differs for each web browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Chrome, etc.) so you may wish to consult your browser's "Help" menu for additional information.
We may use the personal information you provide us for purposes including to respond to your inquires and requests, provide you with information on our products and services and those of third parties that we think may be of interest to you, and for own business purposes.We may share your personal information with third parties for purposes including:
We do not knowingly collect personal information from visitors under the age of 13. Most of our Properties are general audience websites or digital properties directed towards general audiences. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you are a parent or guardian concerned that your child may have provided personal information to us, please contact us in manner described in the “Contact Us” section below.
We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to help secure information.
Our Properties may contain links to other websites, including those of companies we have invested in and/or with which we are partnering. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies provided by other websites before you provide personal information to them.
To opt-out of receiving email messages from us (as applicable), please see the “Choice/Opt-out” section of any e-mail message or see the "Contact Us" section below. We will process your request as soon as commercially feasible. Please note that any request to “opt-out” may still result in us maintaining a copy of your personal information for archival purposes.