Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

Privacy Policy

This site is controlled and operated by Smart satellite Incorporated found In Canada d / b / a smartwebshosting.com. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At Smart Webs Hosting, we would like to make your experience online satisfying and safe. Because we gather particular kinds of information about our users, we feel you need to fully understand the terms surrounding the capture and use of that information. This Privacy Policy, Terms and conditions and Acceptable use Policy, set out our policies applicable to your account and disclose what information we gather and how we employ it. Smart Webs Hosting gathers and keeps track of :

1. Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions manufactured by you so as to receive our electronic newsletters, to take part in our message boards or forums, to email a buddy, and from participation in polls and surveys.

2. Information Smart Webs Hosting gathers through assembled tracking information derived principally by counting page views throughout our sites. This information permits us to better tailor our content to readers ‘ needs and to help our advertisers and sponsors better understand the demographics of our audience. Because Smart Webs Hosting derives its revenue principally from sponsorships and advertising, providing such assembled demographic information is essential to keeping our service free to users. In no case does Smart Webs Hosting reveal any information about an individual user to a third party.

Smart Webs Hosting gathers information about its users as the following : OPTIONAL VOLUNTARY INFORMATION SUBMISSION Smart Webs Hosting offers the following free services, which require some kind of voluntary submission of private information by users :
  • 1. Electronic newsletters ( Dispatches ) Smart Webs Hosting offers a free electronic newsletter to users. Smart Webs Hosting gathers the emails of users who willingly subscribe to this service. At any time, users are free to remove themselves from this mailing list by following the link provided in every newsletter pointing the user to the subscription management page.
  • 2. Message Boards / Forums Users of the Smart Webs Hosting ‘s Message Boards and Forums must register separately for these services ( both are free of charge ) so as to post messages. Registration isn’t required so as to visit or otherwise use Smart Webs Hosting ‘ s other services and / or products. Nevertheless so as to register for Smart Webs Hosting ‘s Message boards and Forums, users are required to provide a user name, password, and email address.
  • 3. “E-mail this to a buddy” Service Smart Webs Hosting users can decide to electronically forward a link, page, or documents to someone else by clicking on “e-mail this to a friend”. In order to do that the user must provide his email, as well as the email address of the planned recipient. This information is used only in the case of transmission errors and, naturally, to let the recipient know the identity of the sender. The data picked up isn’t utilized for any other purpose.
  • 4. Polling Smart Webs Hosting infrequently offers interactive polls to users so as to enable the users to share their experience with other users as well as to improve Smart Webs Hosting’s services. The picked up information, including user viewpoints, testimony and other submitted information is aggregated. This information isn’t identifiable to any specific user. Nevertheless Smart Webs Hosting may employ action “tags” ( AKA single pixel gifs or web beacons ) to tag users after they have voted, so as to stop the same user from voting multiple times on the same issue. This “tag” isn’t related with the topic user’s individual information.
  • 5. Surveys Smart Webs Hosting may on occasion conduct user surveys to better target our content to our audience. We sometimes share the aggregated demographic information in these surveys with our sponsors, advertisers and partners. However, in doing this, we’ll never share specific user information with any third party.

Children

Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 ( “COPPA” ), we’ll never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anybody under the age of Thirteen without initially requesting parental consent.

Usage TRACKING

Smart Webs Hosting tracks user traffic patterns throughout its various sites. However, we don’t correlate this information with specific data about individual users. Smart Webs Hosting does break down overall use statistics according to a user’s domain name, browser type, and Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension ( “MIME” ) type by gathering such information from the browser string ( information contained in every user’s browser ).

Smart Webs Hosting sometimes tracks and catalogues the keyword phrases entered by users in our Search function. Nevertheless this tracking isn’t linked with individual users. We use tracking information to figure out which areas of our sites users like and don’t like primarily based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to improve our services for our users.

COOKIES

We may place a text file called a “cookie” in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself doesn’t contain private information, even though it will enable us to relate your utilization of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. The only private information a cookie can contain is information supplied by the user. A cookie cannot read information from the user’s hard disk or read cookie files made by other sites. Smart Webs Hosting uses cookies to track user traffic patterns ( as shown above ). Our advertising system delivers an one-time cookie to improve tracking of advertisement impressions and click rates.

You can refuse cookies by turning the cookie function off in your browser. If your browser is set to offer a warning before the cookie is accepted, you’ll receive the warning message with each cookie. You don’t need to have cookies turned on to use Smart Webs Hosting’s site. Nevertheless you’ll need to enable / accept cookies if you would like to actively take part in our message boards, forums, polling and surveys.