What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site.
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address or call sign. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
To verify copyright ownership or any other questions about any content that you may submit.
To send occasional emails
(very, very occasional. In fact, when this was written it hadn't happened, but we might some day.)
The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
How do we protect your information?
All HamStudy.org traffic takes place on a secure server. All supplied information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our database to be only accessed by those authorized with special access rights to our systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser -- if you allow -- that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information)
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information, not even to advertising partners such as Icom America. We may release your information when we believe release is required to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or to help improve study materials or question pools.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. None of the information we collect about our users is ever shared with any of these sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into the website, clicking on their username in the top right corner, and going to the 'Profile' page.
This policy was last modified on July 2, 2013