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urban75 has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for urban75. Dated: October 2007.
Right to Change Policy
As urban75 is constantly innovating and enhancing the type of services it provides to its users, this Privacy Statement will also continue to change to match the services and features we make available. As such, we reserve the right to change this statement to match the services we provide.
If we make any material change to this statement, we will change the date at the top of this statement to reflect the effective date of the change. When you visit our site or use our services and site features, we encourage you to check the date of this Privacy Statement to ensure you are aware of any updates.
However, regardless of how this Privacy Statement may change or evolve over time, urban75 will not collect or maintain your private and personally identifiable information without your consent.
Further, if you consent to give us your personal information, we will keep it confidential and will not sell, license or disclose your personal information (email, IP addresses etc) to any third party without your consent, unless we are compelled to do so under the law, have to comply with a court order or if there are real and serious concerns about your personal health, welfare and security (e.g. suicide threats).
Types of Information We Collect
Generally, you are free to browse the urban75 site without submitting any personal information. We do not collect any of your personal information (such as a name, address or email address) when you visit the urban75, unless you register or have registered to use our message boards, or otherwise agree to submit to us such information.
Information Automatically Logged
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site.
Please note that registration in our message boards require that you specify a password for your use. This password is then encrypted by our forums automatically, which means that the staff of urban75 does not have access or knowledge of what your exact password is. This gives you ample security in case you are using the same password repeatedly in other sites (which is discouraged).
What are Cookies? Why do we use them?
urban75 uses browser cookies to facilitate your experience with our services and site features. These cookies are small sections of code that our server sends to your browser which it can then store on your hard drive.
If you choose to accept these cookies, they enable us to recognize that your browser has previously visited and used our site and its services and, based on your browser's previous visits, assist us with tailoring the information, content and technical support you will receive.
An example of the customization allowed by the use of such cookies is to retain your username and password as part of the urban75 forums on our site so you don't have to re-enter them each time you visit.
These cookies do not collect, store or maintain your private, personally identifiable information. You do not have to accept these cookies to visit or use the urban75 site or our support forums, and you can choose to refuse our cookie, delete our cookie from your hard drive or turn off the urban75 cookie at any time by updating your user profile preferences.
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Our site's registration form requires users to give us contact information (like their name, email, etc).
This site contains links to other sites. urban75 is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
This site makes chat rooms, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.
Postings on Message Boards
It is important for you to remain aware that when you provide personal information (e.g., last name, address, phone number) in a posting on any message board, that information is available to any other person or user having access and use of that message board, and may be used by someone in a manner unintended by you. For that reason, we discourage you from offering any personally identifying information within a posting to any message board.
Your Consent to this Policy
We are posting this Policy to be a good web citizen. This site operates in good faith, but on an AS-IS, AS-AVAILABLE BASIS. Any warranties of accuracy, quality, title, fitness or merchantibility are disclaimed. We are not liable for direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages. We are not liable for events beyond our direct control.
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Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can reach us through email.