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Binkley Alarm Privacy
COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY
This site is owned and operated by Binkley Alarm. Your
privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us.
At Binkley Alarm, we want to make your experience online
satisfying and safe.
Because we gather certain types of information about our
users, we feel you should fully understand the terms and
conditions surrounding the capture and use of that
information. This privacy statement discloses what
information we gather and how we use it.
Definition of the Information Binkley Alarm gathers and
keeps track of.
Binkley Alarm gathers two types of information about
· Information that users provide through optional,
voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to
receive our electronic newsletters, to participate in our
message boards or forums, to email a friend, and from
participation in polls and surveys:
· Information Binkley Alarm gathers through
aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying
page views throughout our sites. This information allows
us to better tailor our content to readers' needs and to
help our advertisers and sponsors better understand the
demographics of our audience. Because Binkley Alarm
derives its revenue mainly from sponsorships and
advertising, providing such aggregated demographic data is
essential to keeping our service free to users. Under no
circumstances does Binkley Alarm divulge any information
about an individual user to a third party.
Binkley Alarm Gathers User Information In The Following
Optional Voluntary Information
We offer the following free services, which require some
type of voluntary submission of personal information by
users. Some of the services below may not yet be
1. Electronic newsletters (Dispatches)
We will offer a free electronic newsletter to users.
Binkley Alarm gathers the email addresses of users who
voluntarily subscribe. Users may remove themselves from
this mailing list by following the link provided in every
newsletter that points users to the subscription
management page. Users can also subscribe to the
newsletters at the time of registration. Registration is
done in the Binkley Store when you setup an account.
2. Message boards/forums
Users of the site's Message Boards and Forums must
register separately for these services (both are free of
charge) in order to post messages, although they needn't
register to visit the site. During registration the user
is required to supply a username, password, and email
3. "E-mail this to a friend" Service
Our site users can choose to electronically forward a
link, page, or documents to someone else by clicking
"e-mail this to a friend". The user must provide their
email address, as well as that of the recipient. This
information is used only in the case of transmission
errors and, of course, to let the recipient know who sent
the email. The information is not used for any other
We may offer interactive polls to users so they can easily
share their opinions with other users and see what our
audience thinks about important issues. Opinions or other
responses to polls are aggregated and are not identifiable
to any particular user. Binkley Alarm may use a system to
"tag" users after they have voted, so they can vote only
once on a particular question. This tag is not correlated
with information about individual users.
Binkley Alarm may occasionally conduct user surveys to
better target our content to our audience. We sometimes
share the aggregated demographic information in these
surveys with our sponsors, advertisers and partners. We
never share any of this information about specific
individuals with any third party.
Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy
Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly
request personally identifiable information from anyone
under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.
Binkley Alarm tracks user traffic patterns throughout all
of our sites. However, we do not correlate this
information with data about individual users. Binkley
Alarm does break down overall usage statistics according
to a user's domain name, browser type, and MIME type by
reading this information from the browser string
(information contained in every user's browser).
Binkley Alarm sometimes tracks and catalogs the search
terms that users enter in our Search function, but this
tracking is never associated with individual users. We use
tracking information to determine which areas of our sites
users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas.
We do not track what individual users read, but rather how
well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to
build a better service for you.
We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser
files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain
Personal Information although it will enable us to relate
your use of this site to information that you have
specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal
information a cookie can contain is information you supply
yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or
read cookie files created by other sites. Binkley Alarm
above). Our advertising system delivers a one-time cookie
to better track ad impressions and click rates.
browser. If you've set your browser to warn you before
accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message
with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned
on to use this site. However, you do need cookies to
participate actively in message boards, forums, polling
USE OF INFORMATION
Binkley Alarm uses any information voluntarily given by
our users to enhance their experience in our network of
sites, whether to provide interactive or personalized
elements on the sites or to better prepare future content
based on the interests of our users.
As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily
provide in order to send out electronic newsletters and to
enable users to participate in polls, surveys, message
boards, and forums. We send out newsletters to subscribers
on a regular schedule (depending on the newsletter), and
occasionally send out special editions when we think
subscribers might be particularly interested in something
we are doing. Binkley Alarm never shares newsletter
mailing lists with any third parties, including
advertisers, sponsors or partners.
When we use tracking information to determine which areas
of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to
those areas. We do not track what individual users read,
but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps
us continue to build a better service for you. We track
search terms entered in Search function as one of many
measures of what interests our users. But we don't track
which terms a particular user enters.
Binkley Alarm creates aggregate reports on user
demographics and traffic patterns for advertisers,
sponsors and partners. This allows our advertisers to
advertise more effectively, and allows our users to
receive advertisements that are pertinent to their needs.
Because we don't track the usage patterns of individual
users, an advertiser or sponsor will never know that a
specific user clicked their ad. We will not disclose any
information about any individual user except to comply
with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect
the personal safety of our users or the public.
SHARING OF THE INFORMATION
Binkley Alarm uses the above-described information to
tailor our content to suit your needs and help our
advertisers better understand our audience's demographics.
This is essential to keeping our service free. We will not
share information about individual users with any third
party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal
process or to protect the personal safety of our users or
Binkley Alarm operates secure data networks protected by
industry standard firewall and password protection
systems. Our security and privacy policies are
periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only
authorized individuals have access to the information
provided by our customers.
We give users options wherever necessary and practical.
Such choices include:
· Opting not to register to receive our electronic
· Opting not to participate in certain interactive
areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any
personally identifiable information from our users
By using this site, you consent to the collection and use
of this information by Binkley Alarm. If we decide to
this page so that you are always aware of what information
we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we
If you have any comments or
questions please visit our
feedback page as we
are always interested in making our site a better
experience for all who use it.
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