Your Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available from every page by way of the top navigator.

Google Adsense and the DoubleClick DART Cookie
Google, as a third party advertisement vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site. The use of DART cookies by Google enables them to serve adverts to visitors that are based on their visits to this website as well as other sites on the internet. To opt out of the DART cookies you may visit the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following url Tracking of users through the DART cookie mechanisms are subject to Google's own privacy policies. Other Third Party ad servers or ad networks may also use cookies to track users activities on this website to measure advertisement effectiveness and other reasons that will be provided in their own privacy policies, The PoolBum Store has no access or control over these cookies that may be used by third party advertisers.

Collection of Personal Information
The PoolBum and PoolBumGear sites collects only the information necessary to (hopefully) provide an enjoyable web experience for visitors. For instance, in order to register on the site you are asked to provide a name and a valid email address. Using your real name is optional but I appreciate a real email address. In any case, PoolBum will never provide this information to a third party. However, we might send you an occasional email such as a “welcome” email or if you have password problems an email containing a link to allow you to log in and reset your password. I may even send an occasional email to announce a new feature. If I do that, I will certainly make it possible to opt out if you don't want to receive anything from PoolBum.

Web Logs
Like most standard Web sites, PoolBum and PoolBumGear use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, referring/exit pages, platform type, etc. I use this info to analyze trends such as how many visitors from what countries are accessing which features. This data should help me figure out in general, what features visitors like and what things you don’t really care about. With this, I hope to be able to make intelligent decisions about what content to spend my time on and what stuff to ditch or make less prominent. Besides, it’s reassuring to see that there really are people spending time here. The information such as IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Links to third party Websites
I have gone to every site you find a link for within PoolBum at least once and usually multiple times. That being said, I have no control over what things go on at other sites or what information they may collect or how they use it. Basically, I’m saying that you're safe here but once you leave PoolBum, you’re on your own. This applies also to advertiser links. Just be careful and use common sense. Don’t give out any personal information that would be a serious bummer to have known publicly unless you trust the site.

Changes to this Privacy Statement
The contents of this statement may be altered at any time, at our discretion. If you have any questions regarding the privacy policy of The PoolBum Store you can email directly at [email protected]

Last updated Fri, 31 Dec 2010 06:39