Silicon Investor is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of its user community. |
Site Usage Information
Silicon Investor gathers "site usage" information from all visitors to the Silicon Investor Web sites. Such data is used in the aggregate, to help determine general usage patterns and fine tune layout in order to ensure that our sites are as useful and enjoyable as possible. This "site usage" and statistical information may be made public information at Silicon Investor's discretion.
Please note that Silicon Investor does not control all HTML served in conjunction with its sites. Silicon Investor sites may include content from other parties that may perform user activity tracking other than that described herein. In particular, some of our partners may use "cookies" in ways that we do not.
Special Notification with respect to Children's Privacy (Users under the age of 13)
In response to concerns about protecting children's privacy online, Congress enacted the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 ("COPPA"), which sets forth rules and procedures governing the ways in which Web sites may collect, use and disclose any personal information for children under the age of 13. In accordance with Silicon Investor policy and COPPA regulations, we DO NOT:
- Request or knowingly collect personally identifiable online or offline
contact information from users under 13 years of age;
- Knowingly use or share personal information from users under 13 years of age
with third parties;
- Give children the ability to publicly post or otherwise distribute
personally identifiable contact information;
- Entice children with the prospect of a special game, prize or other activity
to divulge more information than is needed to participate in the activity.
Silicon Investor reserves the right to access and disclose individually identifiable information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate its systems properly or to protect itself or its users. Where practical, Silicon Investor will attempt to obtain the prior consent of the individual prior to disclosing individually identifiable information. As mentioned above, we reserve the right to share aggregated "site usage" information with third parties.