Privacy

Tech Briefs respects user anonymity and the individual's right to privacy. This privacy statement discloses how we handle the information you provide us and applies to the Tech Briefs web site including its affiliated web sites.

Registration is free because it is supported by our advertisers and gives you access to all of the content on our site. Your contact information (name, phone number, mail and e-mail address, and other profile information) may be shared with suppliers/advertisers whose information you have viewed.

Tech Briefs is not responsible for actions of any third parties which receive such information.

Tech Briefs uses reasonable precautions to protect against unauthorized use of information you send us from outside parties.

Tech Briefs has links to outside resources in an effort to help individuals gather relevant information. Tech Briefs is not responsible for the content provided on these sites, their privacy policies, or how they treat information about their users.

Some links, primarily to non-profit organizations, government sites, trade shows, and associations are provided as a service to our users. Other links to suppliers are available as part of paid advertising packages.

Tech Briefs keeps track of domains from which people visit. This information is used to look for trends and compile statistical information.

Do we use "cookies"?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, you won't have access to many features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.

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