LAST UPDATED: June 10, 2010
USMC Hangout/Dear Military Spouse has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to protecting the privacy of our users. Your privacy is very important to us. We want to provide a safe, secure experience for all of our users. Because we gather certain types of information about users of our site, we feel you should be aware of the terms surrounding the capture and use of that information. Strong electronic privacy is an essential ingredient in the success of the Internet as an online medium. The following discloses what information we gather, how we use or disseminate it, and how you can change it.
Information We Gather
We collect statistical information such as page views and ip address on an aggregated basis. Such information allows us to find out what areas users visit most frequently and what services users access the most. It also allows us to create a better overall experience for our users. We may share this information with our partners, but only in the aggregate (unless it is feedback), so that they too may understand how Dear Military Spouse visitors use our site, so they may create a better overall experience for you, as well. Aggregated data is essential to keeping Dear Military Spouse free to users.
Feedback. USMC Hangout/Dear Military Spouse has an area on the site where you can submit feedback. Any feedback and information that is submitted through this area becomes the property of USMC Hangout/Dear Military Spouse. We may use this feedback for marketing purposes, in our newsletter, or to contact you for further feedback on the site, as well as any other use we deem appropriate. Any information you provide in this area may be available to 3rd parties.
Links. This site may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. We do not control cookies from other outside sites.
How We Use the Information
USMC Hangout/Dear Military Spouse uses your information on an aggregated basis to create traffic reports, deliver up-to-date information, and enhance user experience. This also allows us to better anticipate the needs of our users and tailor future content based on user interest.
USMC Hangout/Dear Military Spouse may, from time to time, use e-mail addresses that users voluntarily provide in order to send out electronic newsletters. We may use the mailing list to occasionally send users information on updates to the site.
How You Can Change the Information
This site follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Third Party Advertising
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
Google Adsense 3rd Party Cookie Info
As with most other websites, USMC Hangout/Dear Military Spouse collects and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.
We do not specifically collect information about or from children. We believe that children should get their parents' consent before giving out personal information. If you are concerned about your child's use of this site, we encourage you to use Web filtering technology to supervise your child's access to the site. We also encourage you to participate in your child's experience whenever they are using the Internet.
Registration is not necessary for the public to use this Web site. However, members must register in order to gain access to adding threads to the Web site. During registration, you must complete the registration form and create a user name and password. During registration you are required to give us contact information. We use this information to contact you about the services on our site in which you have expressed interest.
USMC Hangout/Dear Military Spouse is the sole owner of the information collected on this Web site.
USMC Hangout/Dear Military Spouse usmchangout.com reserves the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
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