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Privacy Policy

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Economiser Publications, Steve & Annette Economides and (MSF) take your right to privacy seriously and want you to feel comfortable using this website. This privacy policy deals with personally-identifiable information (referred to as “data” below) that may be collected by this site. This policy does not apply to other entities that are not owned or controlled by MSF, nor does it apply to persons that are not employees or agents of the site editor, or that are not under the site editor’s control. Please take the time to read this site’s Terms of Use.

Terms of Use

1. The collection of data Registration for an account on this site requires only a valid e-mail address and a username that has not been chosen already. You are not required to provide any other information if you do not want to. Please be aware that the username you choose, the e-mail address you provide and any other information you enter may render you personally identifiable, and may possibly be displayed on this web site intentionally (depending on choices you make during the registration process, or depending on the way in which the site is configured) or unintentionally (subsequent to a successful act of intrusion by a third party). As on many websites, the site editor may also automatically receive general information that is contained in server log files, such as your IP address, and cookie information.

2. Use of data    Data may be used to customize and improve your user experience on this site. Efforts will be made to prevent your data being made available to third parties unless (i) provided for otherwise in this Privacy Policy; (ii) your consent is obtained, such as when you choose to opt-in or opt-out for the sharing of data; (iii) a service provided on our site requires interaction with a third party, or is provided by a third party, such as an application service provider; (iv) pursuant to legal action or law enforcement; (v) it is found that your use of this site violates the site editor’s policy, terms of service, or other usage guidelines, or if it is deemed reasonably necessary by the site editor to protect the site editor’s legal rights and/or property; or (vi) this site is purchased by a third party, in which case that third party will be able to use the data in the same manner as set forth in this policy. In the event you choose to use links displayed on this website to visit other websites, you are advised to read the privacy policies published on those sites.

3. Cookies Like many websites, this web site sets and uses cookies to enhance your user experience — to remember your personal settings, for instance. Advertisements may display on this website and, if so, may set and access cookies on your computer; such cookies are subject to the privacy policy of the parties providing the advertisement. However, the parties providing the advertising do not have access to this site’s cookies. These parties usually use non-personally-identifiable or anonymous codes to obtain information about your visits to this site.

a. Personalized Display Advertising: Google Analytics and other advertisers may use your cookies to display personalized ads on pages your

b. If you want to opt-out of display advertising click here.

4. Minors The site editor will allow persons who are aged thirteen or younger to become members of this site.

5. Editing or deleting your account information You are provided with the ability to edit the information stored for your user account information during registration by visiting your user account control panel. You can request that your user account be deleted; to do so, please contact us. Content or other data that you may have provided, and that is not stored within your user account, such as articles published, may continue to remain on the site at the site editor’s discretion, even after your user account is deleted. Please see the site’s Terms of use for more information.

6. Changes to this privacy policy   Changes may be made to this policy from time to time. You will be notified of substantial changes to this policy either by through the posting of a prominent announcement on the site, and/or by a mail message sent to the e-mail address you have provided, which is stored within your user settings.

7. NO GUARANTEES While this privacy policy states standards for maintenance of data, and while efforts will be made to meet the said standards, the site editor is not in a position to guarantee compliance with these standards. There may be factors beyond the site editor’s control that may result in disclosure of data. Consequently, the site editor offers no warranties or representations as regards maintenance or non-disclosure of data.

8. Advertising & Affiliates Each web page within this site may contain advertising generated from Economiser Publications and from third-party sources.

a. Quality / Privacy: Every effort is made to screen and select advertising partners who adhere to the same standard of quality products and privacy policies that we support.

b.Compensation: Economiser Publications may receive some compensation, commissions, or promotional considerations from third-party links or ads that appear on this site. The compensation is used to keep our site available for visitors from around the world.

c. Integrity: If you discover an advertiser on this site that has known integrity or quality issues, please contact us so we can investigate. We carefully screen each advertiser, but things can change and we can miss red flags. We appreciate your input on any questionable advertisers.

9. Contact information If you have any questions about this policy or about this website, please feel free to contact us.

10. Content Ownership   All content is copyright © 2003 – 2017 by Economiser Publications, LLC. If your comments or suggestions are used on this website or in any other format; electronic, print, audio or video, we will protect your identity. We will not embarrass you or compromise your identity if in our opinion the information you share is of a personal nature. If we think your story or information may be of help to others, we will edit it in such a way as to protect your privacy — usually by using your first name and a city or state. Any submissions, comments or questions become the sole and exclusive property of Economiser Publications, LLC. and can be disseminated in any and all media types through any means available.

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