Privacy Statement for STLRacing.com including stlracingphotos.com and i55photos.com

STLRacing.com has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site: STLRacing.com - STLRacingPhotos.com - I55Photos.com

Privacy Policy

STLRacing.com believes in keeping your confidential information just that...confidential. Subject to the terms below, we will not sell to or share with anyone your personally identifiable information. We will share with potential advertisers only aggregate visitor information.

Third Party Company Advertising
We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit networkadvertising.org.

WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED

We collect a limited amount of personal information from you in certain areas of STLRacing.com for various reasons. The following is a description of what information is collected.

Registration Information

Registration is necessary to participate in the Forums and to enter contests and promotions. When you register at STLRacing.com, we ask you for a few items of personal information. We require that you provide a user name,  your e-mail address & your birth date. You are also given the option to provide information on your interests. All of this optional information is used to deliver a more personal and pertinent experience for users of STLRacing.com.

Other features of the site that are third party services and require a separate registration, you should review the applicable privacy policies of these affiliated third party sites before providing personally identifiable information. STLRacing.com is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties.

IP Addresses

An IP address is a number assigned to your computer when you connect to the Internet. As part of the protocol of the Internet, web servers can identify your computer by its IP address. In addition, web servers may be able to identify the type of browser you are using or even the type of computer.

STLRacing.com collects IP addresses and related information for the purposes of system administration, to assess the traffic to our site, to report aggregate information to our advertisers, and to maintain and improve our site. We do not link IP addresses to your personally identifiable information. We can and will use IP addresses, however, to identify a user when we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with our terms of service or to protect our service, site, customers or others.

Use Of Cookies

Cookies are small bits of information that some Web sites (including STLRacing.com) transfer to an individual's hard drive for research purposes. STLRacing.com uses cookies to analyze the traffic, such as total visitors and pages viewed on our site, and make improvements based on the data we collect. STLRacing.com never saves passwords or credit card information in cookies. The use of cookies has become a standard in the industry, especially at Web sites that provide any kind of personalized service.

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can usually set your browser to refuse cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. If you refuse cookies, you may not be able to use some of the functionality of STLRacing.com. Cookies may also be used by STLRacing.comís advertisers and partners from third party sites to which STLRacing.com links. We do not control these cookies. The use of cookies by advertisers is standard in the Internet industry.

WHO IS COLLECTING THIS INFORMATION

STLRacing.com collects this information via our web site. In the case of co-branded sites, various third parties may collect such information. You should review the applicable privacy policies of these third parties before providing personally identifiable information. STLRacing.com is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties.

While you are using STLRacing.com, you may be linked or directed to other third party sites outside STLRacing.com that are beyond STLRacing.comís control. For example, you might click on a link or banner ad that will take you off STLRacing.comís site. Each of these third parties may have a privacy policy different from that of STLRacing.com. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data or solicit personal information. You should review the applicable privacy policies of these third party sites before providing personally identifiable information. These links and banners may take you to sites of advertisers, sponsors and co-branding partners. Please review the privacy policies of these sites. STLRacing.com is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties.


HOW COLLECTED INFORMATION IS USED

STLRacing.com uses registration information to learn more about how visitors use the site and to measure areas of interest. This allows STLRacing.com to build features and functionality that will enhance your STLRacing.com experience. We also use the registration process to filter out those who post to STLRacing.comís Forums but do not comply with our User Agreement. Information collected for classified ad placement and auctions is used for business purposes to assist in the placement of ads and to ensure the integrity of the auction process. If you so choose when you register, registration information might also be used to send you e-mails about new features and services on STLRacing.com, or to send you e-mails from selected third party product or service providers. We might also use this information to respond to e-mails, provide customer support, enforce our User Agreement or other similar matters.

Aggregate information is also used to help us run and maintain our site, study traffic patterns and generally learn about the usage of our site. Some of this aggregate information may be used to help us set advertising rates, determine advertising fees, and attract advertisers and co-branding partners.

WITH WHOM THE INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED

Except for the following exceptions, we will not knowingly authorize the disclosure of your personal identifiable information (other than aggregate statistical information) to third parties without your consent. First, we may disclose user information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may have breached our User Agreement or who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) STLRacing.comís rights or property, other STLRacing.com users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. Second, we may disclose user information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.

It is important to know that you may inadvertently provide personally identifiable information to third parties through your postings to a forum or participation in a chat session. For example, while we do not make your real name available in forums, your user name is visible and may reveal information about yourself. We encourage you to give some thought to the privacy implications of your choice of a user name.

CHOICES YOU CAN MAKE ABOUT COLLECTION, USE AND DISTRIBUTION OF INFORMATION

At the time of registration, you are given a choice whether you want to receive information from STLRacing.com or from third parties. Your first choice is whether you want to receive e-mails about new features, events and special coverage on the site. Your second choice is whether you want to receive e-mails about special offers from STLRacing.com advertisers. When you register, you must click in a box if you want to receive either type of e-mail. Unless you affirmatively choose to receive these e-mails, you will not receive information of this kind.

Forum Postings: Because you can place as much or as little personal information as you want in a forum posting, we want to remind you that STLRacing.com users may read postings in forums and we have no way to limit their use of personally identifiable information you may provide. Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online (for example, in forums, message boards or chat sessions) that information can be collected and used by people you don't know. While we strive to protect our user's personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you voluntarily disclose online and you do so at your own risk.

If you want to change, correct or update your registration information and preferences to which you have previously opted-in, please login on any forum page and select "Profile" from the list on the right-hand side of the page. Make the desired revisions in your profile and save. To eliminate your registration from the STLRacing.com database e-mail your request to sitehelp@STLRacing.com. This provision applies only to registration information collected via our web site.

CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13 YEARS

In accordance with the Childrenís Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), STLRacing.com will not accept personally identifiable information from a child under the age of 13 without a parentís or guardianís prior consent. STLRacing.com will also allow the parent or guardian of a registered user under the age of 13 to review, update, change, delete or refuse to permit further collection of any and all information collected by STLRacing.com. A childís personally identifiable information will be treated with the same care and respect as an adultís information. To change, update, review, delete or refuse to permit further collection of your child's information, please send an e-mail to sitehelp@STLRacing.com.


LINKS TO OTHER SITES

While you are using STLRacing.com, you may be linked or directed to other third party sites outside STLRacing.com that are beyond our control. Each of these third parties may have a privacy policy different from that of STLRacing.com. For example, you might click on a link or banner ad that will take you off our site. These links and banners may take you to sites of advertisers, sponsors and co-branding partners. Please review the privacy policies of these sites. STLRacing.com is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data or solicit personal information. You should review the applicable private policies of these third party sites before providing personally identifiable information. STLRacing.com is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties.

HOW YOU MAY CHANGE OR CORRECT YOUR INFORMATION

If you want to change, correct or update your registration information and preferences to which you have previously opted-in, please login on any forum page and select "Profile" from the list on the right-hand side of the page. Make the desired revisions in your profile and save. To eliminate your registration from the STLRacing.com database e-mail your request to sitehelp@STLRacing.com and the necessary revision(s) will be made. This provision applies only to registration information collected via our web site.

SECURITY PROCEDURES WE USE

We are very concerned with the security of your personally identifiable information and take great care in providing secure transmission of your information from your PC to our servers. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us.

Once we receive your information, we take appropriate steps that we believe are reasonable to protect the security of your data on our system, both internally and from outsiders, and to ensure the integrity of the data we collect. We use a combination of technological and policy methods to protect this data.

Your registered account is protected with a password. You must take care not to divulge your password to anyone. STLRacing.com will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or e-mail. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and any account information.

CHANGES IN THESE TERMS

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time and will post notices on this site at the time of any material changes to this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the STLRacing.com site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

If you have questions or concerns regarding STLRacing.comís Privacy Policy, please e-mail STLRacing.com at sitehelp@STLRacing.com.