August 2013

The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for KnowThis.com, a service operated by KnowThis LLC ("KnowThis.com"). KnowThis.com is strongly committed to maintaining the high standards of privacy for all users of our service.

USER PROVIDED INFORMATION
KnowThis.com does not sell or make available for rental to third parties any information provided by its users.

KnowThis.com requires users of certain services to provide certain information as part of the registration process for gaining access to the service.  Anyone registering must provide a username, password and email address.

For services requiring registration, information such as email address may be used to provide communication between registered users and KnowThis.com such as confirming your registration, providing reminders of registration, offering service renewal notices, occasionally sending updated information about KnowThis.com, and sending requests for feedback that are designed to improve the services provided by KnowThis.com.  Because this information is vital to operating certain services offered by KnowThis.com, an opt-out option for communication from KnowThis.com may not be available to users.

INFORMATION ON USER ACTIVITY
KnowThis.com may use the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. Additionally, we may track user activity, via server logs and search box entries, on an aggregated basis in order to understand general user trends which is designed to help us improve user’s experience with KnowThis.com.  Certain services offered by KnowThis.com  may track activity of individual members such as time of login, length of visit and activity on the site.  KnowThis.com will only use the user’s individual activity within an offered service in situations that requires maintaining quality of service levels (e.g., service access problems) and to identify and protect from potential service violators.

INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN
Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to register for services offered by KnowThis.com and do not provide any information in order to access non-registration areas of KnowThis.com.

LOGON/LOGOUT PROCEDURES
Many areas of KnowThis.com are freely accessible and do not require users login.  KnowThis.com does offer certain services that may require users to enter a username and password in order to gain access.  The user’s session will continue until the user logs out of the service.  Since access remains in place as long as the user’s web browser is open, it is important that users logoff when their session is ended.

COOKIES
KnowThis.com utilizes session cookies which are set to expire after a user's session has ended.  These cookies are used to improve the user's interaction with the site but are not used to gather user information.  KnowThis.com also uses permanent cookies that are necessary for the proper operation of our website metrics and site traffic reports supplied by Google Analytics.  This information is collected anonymously and the analytics program only looks at the collective users’ experience.  Note that permanent cookies can be removed by the user through their browser's preference or options area.

Additionally, KnowThis.com provides advertisements that are distributed by advertising networks including Google.  These advertising networks may use cookies in order to gain information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.  The information these networks use DOES NOT include any personal information (e.g., name, email address) you provide to KnowThis.com.  Users who would like more information about these practices and to know your choices about not having this information used are encouraged to contact the companies.  For information on Google’s advertising practices click on this link: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html.

PRIVACY OF LINKS
KnowThis.com contains many links to external Internet resources. KnowThis.com is not responsible for the privacy policies (or lack of) or the content of these websites. Please refer to the privacy statement on these sites for further clarification of their policies.


CONTACT INFORMATION
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, please contact us.