This privacy statement covers the site Market-Barometer.com. Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to our users privacy, we are disclosing our policy to you so that you will know that we take your privacy seriously.
In this statement, "you" or "your" means any person or entity using the site ("users"). Unless otherwise stated, "Market-Barometer.com", "we" or "our" or "us" will refer collectively to Market-Barometer.com, the company.
1. Market-Barometer.com collects the following if you are required to register.
User Name/ Password/ 'How you found us' information/ Your e-mail address (a)
3. Market-Barometer.com, Google, Google Affiliate Network, and AddThis are the only organization authorized to collect non personally identifiable information, other than general website usage statistics which our server might collect while on our site. No other company has authority to collect your information while on our site. (b), (bb).
QuoteMedia can and will collect private identifiable information if you select QuoteStream product registration. You will be taken off our site onto QuoteMedia site for this registration. You should always view privacy policies of sites you intend to give up identifiable information. (qq).
4. We use the information collected from you for our internal use only. We use the information for internal marketing purposes and to send occasional e-mail to you for specific limited marketing use.
If you feel that your rights have been violated with regards to this privacy statement you may contact our site administrator with a complaint or any concerns you may have. Just click on this link and state your concerns. Use site Feedback form.
In order to fully use this Web site, a user may be required to complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give information (such as email address). We use this information to authenticate new users and to contact the user about services on our site for which he/she has expressed interest. Retail user and media are not required to register. (c)
Registration information collected is used to profile users for internal purposes only. No information collected by us is sold or given away to other company's or entities. (d)
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the users computer tied to information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. We can use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For the session ID cookie, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the users hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions.
We allow third party companies, including QuoteMedia(qqq), Google, Google Affiliate Network, and AddThis, to collect certain anonymous information when you visit our site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or a third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice, you can visit www.networkadvertising.org. (e), (ee).
Like most standard Web site servers we may use log files. This may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. Any information gathered by the log files are used for internal purposes only. See profile statement. (l).
Communications from the Site
Special Offers and Updates
We send all new members, if a registered member/user, a welcoming email to verify password and username. Established members will occasionally receive information on products, services, special deals.
On rare occasions it is necessary to send out a strictly service related announcement. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance we might send users an email.
In the event we go through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, users personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. Users will be notified via email and prominent notice on our Web site for 30 days prior to a change of ownership or control of their personal information.
This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.
This Web site takes every precaution to protect our users information. When users submit sensitive (only registered users) information via the Web site, their information is protected both online and off-line.
We do everything in our power to protect user-information. All of our users information is restricted to our offices, computer servers, and backups for disaster recovery purposes. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. (f)
Notification of Changes
Updated on 6/19/11- Sections updated (bb), (ee), (l), (qq).
Reviewed on 5/13/11- Administrative review. No change made.
Updated on 8/30/10- Sections updated denoted by (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), and (g).
Reviewed on 6/ 8/09- Administrative review. No change made.
Reviewed on 5/12/08- Administrative text changes [verbiage], nothing of subsidence.
Reviewed and changed on 3/31/07- Administrative text changes [verbiage], nothing of subsidence.
Reviewed on 3/27/07- Administrative review only, no change made.
Reviewed on 10/18/05- Administrative review only, no change made.
Reviewed on 3/7/05- Administrative review only, no change made.
Updated on 10/26/04- Administrative changes.
Updated on 2/17/03- Administrative changes.