The Fan Sites Network, and its advertisers and affiliates are deeply committed to protecting the privacy of Internet users. Below is information outlining our continued support for the responsible management of consumer information.
During the process of delivering an ad to you, The Fan Sites Network does not collect any personally identifiable information about you such as name, address, phone number, or e-mail address. However, The Fan Sites Network does obtain some types of non-personally identifiable information such as the Internet Service Provider you use to connect to the Internet, your browser type, or the type of computer operating system you use (Macintosh or Windows, for example). The information collected by The Fan Sites Network is used for the purpose of targeting ads and measuring ad effectiveness on behalf of our advertisers.
If you would like additional information about the types of non-personally identifiable information that is collected by The Fan Sites Network please mail us.
In some cases, you may voluntarily provide personal information in response to a specific ad (this ad may ask you to fill out a survey or provide your zip code). If this does occur, The Fan Sites Network may collect this information on behalf of an advertiser. This information is used by an advertiser to respond to your request. In addition, The Fan Sites Network may combine this information with other users” information and review it in an aggregate form to understand the type of individuals who view a specific type of ad or visit a particular kind of website.
The Fan Sites Network Profile
The Fan Sites Network use anonymous identifiers (cookies) to collect anonymous preference and interest information. This information is provided by The Fan Sites Network and is used by The Fan Sites Network to create anonymous interest profiles on individual browsers. This information does not include any personally identifiable data (such as name, address or e-mail address) that is considered sensitive or controversial or would compromise a consumer’s privacy. The Fan Sites Network profiles are accessed by The Fan Sites Network to tailor site content, promotions and advertising, and to perform market research. The Fan Sites Network allows consumers to opt-out from these profiles at any time.
Data Collection and Opt Out
The Fan Sites Network, as well as most sites on the Internet, uses “cookies” to enhance your experience on the web. The Fan Sites Network cannot use these cookies to personally identify you in any way. What are cookies and why do we use them? A cookie is a unique number that is provided to you the first time The Fan Sites Network serves you an ad. This unique number, which is stored in a cookie file on your computer, helps The Fan Sites Network target ads to you. This cookie can help The Fan Sites Network ensure that we don”t serve you the same ad multiple times, and help our advertisers understand what you like and don”t like about their offerings so that they can cater better to your needs the next time you are interested in their products or services. While we believe that cookies enhance your Internet experience by limiting the number of times you see the same ad and delivering more relevant content to you, they are not required for The Fan Sites Network to deliver you an ad. If you do not want the benefit of cookies, there is a simple procedure to manually delete your cookies. Please consult your web browser’’s Help documentation for more information.
Opt Out Procedure
If you would like to “opt out,” that is, to prevent any data from being stored by The Fan Sites Network, please mail us. If you have any additional questions about The Fan Sites Network’’s dedication to consumer privacy, please contact us at [email protected]