SMSDIRECT CC Privacy Statement Information
Because we gather information about the customers of SMSDirect CC we feel you
should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use
of that information.
Information SMSDIRECT CC gathers and tracks
SMSDirect CC gathers two types of information about users: 1) Data that users
provide through optional, voluntary registration, and 2) aggregated tracking
information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our site. Such
information enables us to better tailor our content to readers' needs and help
our advertisers better understand the demographics of our audience.
SMSDirect CC does not provide this information to any other third parties under
SMSDirect CC offers free electronic newsletters to users and gathers the e-mail
addresses of users who voluntarily subscribe. Customers may remove themselves
from any mailing list by following the instructions contained in every
newsletter. They can also subscribe to the newsletters at the time of
SMSDirect CC occasionally conducts customer surveys to better target our content
and product inventory to our audience. We never share any information about
specific individuals with any third party, except as noted previously.
SMSDirect CC tracks user traffic patterns throughout SMSDirect CC and this
information is correlated with data about individual users. Overall usage
statistics, according to a user's domain name, browser type and MIME type
gotten by reading this information from the browser string (information
contained in every user's browser), are also broken down.
SMSDirect CC also tracks and catalogs the search terms that customers enter into
our search tools, but this tracking is never associated with individual users.
A cookie is a small data file that certain Web sites write to your hard drive
when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information such including a user
ID that the site uses to track the pages you've visited. But the only personal
information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie
can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.
If you've set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will
receive the warning message with each cookie.
have cookies turned on for certain features.
Use of the information
SMSDirect CC uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance
their experience in our network of sites, whether to provide interactive or
personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on
the interests of our users.
As stated above, uses information that users voluntarily provide in order to
send out electronic newsletters and enable users to participate in polls and
message boards. We send out newsletters to subscribers on a regular schedule
(daily or weekly, depending on the newsletter) and occasionally send out special
editions when we think subscribers might be particularly interested in something
we are doing. Wnever shares newsletter mailing lists with any third parties,
including advertisers or partners.
We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and
don't like based on traffic to those areas. does not track what individual
users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us
continue to build a better service for you.
We track search terms entered in our search function as one of many measures of
what interests our users. But we don't track which terms a particular user
SMSDirect CC creates aggregrate reports on user demographics and traffic
patterns for advertisers and partners. This allows our advertisers to advertise
more effectively and allows our users to receive advertisements that are
pertinent to their needs. We never shares individual personal information with
anyone, so an advertiser will never know that a specific user clicked their ad.
SMSDirect CC uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit
your needs and help our advertisers better understand our audience demographics.
We do not share information about individual users with any third party, with
the exceptions noted previously.
SMSDirect CC.com gives users options wherever necessary and practical, such
Opting not to receive our electronic newsletters when registering for a site
Opting not to provide certain personal information when registering for a site
Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely
alleviates the need for any information from our users
Users may unsubscribe to any of our electronic newsletters at any time by
following the instructions contained at the end of each newsletter.
How To Contact Us
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