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Types of Information We Collect: The information we gather is either information (for example, your name and address) that you voluntarily supply when you register or initiate transactions, or information gathered on usage patterns and preferences as visitors navigate the website, use our services such as e-mail, or read our e-mail newsletters.
Browser Level Information and IP Addresses: Our web server automatically collects limited information about your computer configuration when you visit our website, including the type of browser you use, the operating system you are running, the resolution of your computer monitor, the website that referred you, and your IP address. Your IP address is a number that is used by computers connected to the Internet to identify your computer so that data such as the web pages you want to view can be transmitted to you. We use IP address information for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes.
Other Disclosures: We may occasionally release information about our visitors when the release is appropriate to comply with the law, to protect the rights, property or safety of visitors to our sites, the public, our customers, or our government and its employees, agents, partners, and affiliates.
Please keep in mind that our communities are public spaces, so don’t post anything that you don’t want the world to see. Credit card numbers, product keys, and other confidential information, including anything covered under a non-disclosure agreement (NDA), should not be posted to any blogs, discussions, or other public areas.