April 13, 2009
I'm proud to say we don't distribute your information, and your privacy is protected here. However, that doesn't mean you don't need to still be careful. There are some third-party tools are used on this site, and these other third-party companies have their own policies regarding the privacy of your information.
A Cookie called webstyle is activated only when a user changes the theme of this site. The cookie is stored to remember what theme the user selected so that this theme will continue to display for the user. This cookie expires in 5 days from when it is set.
The default theme does not require a cookie.
A Cookie called weblang is activated only when a user changes the language of this site. The cookie is stored to remember what language the user selected so that this language will continue to display for the user. This cookie expires in 10 days from when it is set.
The default language, English, does not require a cookie.
Another optional cookie is WxCode to set your weather reports location and webunits to know to display weather in either standard or metric units.
The cookie myhtmlticker applies to the fading featured content on the main page so when you revisit that page, it will remember where it left off in the cycle of featured content.
As of April 8, 2009 Google uses the DART cookie to choose relevant ads based on other sites you have visited in the Google content network. You can opt out of the use of the DART cookie. This may cause you to see ads that are unrelated to your interests.
The e-mail you use to send an e-mail to me, to sign up for ABS Forums, or to register a username on LCIRC is protected under this policy. Your e-mail will also remain hidden from other members on the Forum.
There is an ABS mailing list, but we are not accepting any new subscribers or sending any Newsletters at this time.
If you have computer security concerns, please feel free to download free software from the Security subsection under the Download section. You will be able to remove adware, spyware and viruses that came from any website.
Here are links to the Privacy Policies of third-party companies.