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We Are Committed To Your Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.
The Information We Collect From You:
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the 411Plumb.com website. The types of personal information collected when you sign up are:
- User Name: Required (We encourage you to protect your privacy by using first name only, first name & initial or a “handle” which does not divulge your full name. Protect Your Anonymity on the web!)
- E-Mail Address: Required in the space provided, your e-mail address will not be visible to anyone visiting the site. The e-mail address is however visible to the Admin of 411Plumb.com but is only used for automatic messages notifying you of a response to your comment in most cases. On rare occasions when we feel the need to ask for additional information to assist you in solving a problem or, another reason, which we feel is important to you, we will send you a personal e-mail from the site admin. We never give out your e-mail address or, attempt to spam you in any way.
- Home Page: (Optional)
- Random information that you provide: (Optional)
The Way We Use Information:
We use the information you provide about yourself when registering to verify that you have requested access to our site. We do not share this information with outside parties-EVER.
If you activate the “Personal Contact Form” in your account to allow other members to contact you via the site, your email address is not disclosed. All members (including moderators and the site owners) are limited to sending no more than three email messages per hour via the site-contact form. This three-message per hour limit is our way of protecting members from people that may try to use our site for spamming. Please Note that when you send a message to a member via their contact form, your e-mail address will be disclosed to that member in the “from” address on the e-mail.
E-Mail Address In Forum and Comment Posts:
To protect your privacy, posting of e-mail address in comments for forum posts is not permitted. All posts containing e-mail address are automatically unpublished and are either deleted or edited to remove the e-mail address before being published. We do this to protect our members from spammers that may harvest your e-mail address from our site.
Cookies, ‘Web Beacons’ and Visitor Data Tracking
411Plumb.com uses a combination of web-server logs and third-party analytical data gathering tools for the purposes of aggregate visitor traffic information, which may set a cookie on your computer. The data collected by these third-party services may include information such as your IP address, type of web-browser, and computer operating system.
Currently 411Plumb.com uses the following third-party visitor tracking tools:
- Google Analytics
- Quantcast Metrics
411Plumb.com does not use “web beacons” of any kind with the exception of third-party links or advertisers (see next section).
Third-party Advertisers, Links to Other Sites
411Plumb.com does not provide any personally identifiable information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks. The advertiser(s) may also use information regarding your use of 411Plumb.com such as the number of times you viewed an ad (but not any personally identifiable information), to determine which ads to deliver to you.
Currently, 411Plumb.com has relationships with the following third-party ad servers or ad networks:
- Google, Inc.
- Amazon, Inc.
Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to 411Plumb users based on their visit to this site and/or other sites on the Internet.
Users may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting Ads Settings.
Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Cancellation of services
You may, at any time request to cancel your account and specify that all your data be removed from our servers. Please note that all posts, comments, pictures, or replies made by you on our website become the property of 411Plumb.com and will not be removed. Upon removal from our system all posts, comments or replies made by you will be re-attributed to the user “Anonymous”.
To request cancellation or removal from our system, you may contact us via the Contact Us Form
How To Contact Us
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies you may contact us via the Contact Us Form
Our Content Policy
411Plumb.com is family website and as such, all posts made in our “open” forums and comments must remain family friendly.
In all areas of the website, the following is not permitted:
- Posts regarding illegal activity, or requests for information pertaining to anything illegal
- Posts requesting to “hack” anyone in any way
- Posts that violate the privacy or well-being of others
- Posts regarding illegal password cracking or illegally accessing any system
- Posts or content including images or video that are hateful, overly distasteful, lewd, X-rated, obscene, offensive, or pornographic
- Posts that contain any copyrighted material, including software code, Java-script code, or anything else that you do not own the right to re-distribute.
- Posting or embedding any “trackers”, or any other form of tracking system or method to collect information without the knowledge of whom it is being collected from.
- Solicitation of services in any form or “spamming”