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You may provide information when you participate in sweepstakes and contests, message boards and chat rooms, and other interactive areas of the site. Like most websites, http://HowToChangeYourOwnBatteries.com also collects information automatically and through the use of electronic tools that may be transparent to visitors. For example, use cookie technology may be used to recognize you and hold information from your visit. Among other things, the cookie may store your user name and password, sparing you from having to re-enter that information each time you visit, or may control the number of times you encounter a particular advertisement.
As additional technology is adopted, information may be gathered through other means. In certain cases, you can choose not to provide information. But if you do you may be unable to access certain portions of the site or may be asked to re-enter your user name and password.
What is the collected information used for
Like other Web publishers, information is used to enhance your visit and deliver more individualized content and advertising. Your privacy is respected and your information is not shared with anyone.
Aggregated Information may be used to help enhance the site and services. Aggregated Information may be shared with advertisers and business partners. This information does not include any Personally Identifiable Information about you or allow anyone to identify you individually.
Personally Identifiable Information collected on HowToChangeYourOwnBatteries.com may be used to communicate with you about your registration, customization preferences, services, products and other topics you might find of interest.
Personally Identifiable Information may also be used for site administration, troubleshooting, processing of ecommerce transactions, administration of sweepstakes and contests, and other communications with you.
Your information will only be used as permitted by law
HowToChangeYourOwnBatteries.com expects its partners, advertisers and affiliates to respect the privacy of our users. Be aware, however, that third parties, including our partners, advertisers, affiliates and other content providers accessible through our site, may have their own privacy and data collection policies and practices. For example, during your visit you may link to, or view, certain content that is actually created or hosted by a third party. HowToChangeYourOwnBatteries.com is not responsible for the actions or policies of such third parties. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing information on a feature or page operated by a third party.
You should also be aware that if you voluntarily disclose Personally Identifiable Information on message boards or in chat areas, that information can be viewed publicly and can be collected and used by third parties without our knowledge and may result in unsolicited messages from other individuals or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of HowToChangeYourOwnBatteries.com and this policy.
HowToChangeYourOwnBatteries.com does not knowingly collect or solicit Personally Identifiable Information from or about children under 13 except as permitted by law. If we discover we have received any information from a child under 13 in violation of this policy, we will delete that information immediately.
Changes to this Policy
HowToChangeYourOwnBatteries.com reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of our site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. Information collected prior to the time any change is posted will be used according to the rules and laws that applied at the time the information was collected.