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Privacy + Security Policy

Please take a minute to read the following policy so you understand how we use the personal information you provide. As we update and expand our services, this policy may change, so please refer back to it periodically. If you use any of services provided by the Burning Rubber Weblog, you agree to these terms and conditions.

Collection and Use of Information
Burning Rubber does not directly collect or store any information from users of the website. Burning Rubber does use secure third party services to obtain information for purposes such as sales, subscriptions, statistical analysis and comments as detailed below. We will never rent or sell your name, address, email address, credit card information or personal information to any third party without your permission.

Sales + Shipping
In order to purchase products or services from Burning Rubber, you will need to provide personal information including your name, address and credit card information. All sales are handled through PayPal's secure servers and information collected by PayPal will be used exclusively for billing and shipping purposes. Burning Rubber does not store or in any way retain this information once a transaction is completed. To view PayPal's privacy and security policy, click here.

E-mail + Subscriptions
Burning Rubber offers several ways to subscribe to content from the site. You may subscribe to automatic updates through RSS, which requires no personal information and is easy to cancel at any time. You may also elect to receive email updates from the website, or subscribe to our newsletter. If you choose to subscribe via email we will ask for a valid email address for the purpose of delivering content which you have requested. Email addresses provided to us will only be used for the subscription requested. All email from Burning Rubber will contain an unsubscribe link. Requests to be unsubscribed are processed automatically and immediately.

Comment Authentification
Users must create or login to an existing TypeKey account prior, or provide a valid email address before posting a comment to blog entries. Anonymous comments will not be accepted/published. Users who leave comments may include a web address if they desire to do so. Email addresses used to authenticate users who wish to comment on entries will neither be logged, stored or published.

The Burning Rubber Weblog does not make use of cookies (small pieces of data that are sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your hard drive.) We use an outside ad company to display ads on our site. These ads may contain cookies. We use Site Meter to analyze traffic data on our site. Site Meter does not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that a user's session on Site Meter or sites using the Site Meter service will be tracked, but the user will be anonymous. Read Site Meter's privacy statement here.

Age Certification:
Some sections of Burning Rubber may require you to certify that you are at least 18 years old. All individuals under eighteen (18) years of age are strictly prohibited from using the services provided by Burning Rubber.

Except as described in this section, we will not sell, rent or disclose your personally identifying information to third parties without notifying you of our intent to share the information and giving you an opportunity to prevent your information from being shared.

We occasionally use other companies, agents or contractors to perform services necessary to our operations. For example, we have partnered with other companies to process credit card transactions, analyze customers' interaction with our site and process consumer surveys. We also provide postal addresses to the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx for mail delivery purposes. In the course of providing such services, these companies may have contact with your personally identifying information. By contractual agreement, these companies must treat your information in accordance with this Policy. We will not be liable for any damages that may result from the misuse of your personal information by these companies.

Any exceptions to this policy of sharing your name, address or e-mail address with a partner company will be done only with your permission. Burning Rubber also reserves the right to disclose information when required to do so by law. Customers should check back for updates to this policy. Burning Rubber will obtain e-mail consent from any user if the company is going to be using the information collected in a manner different from that stated when the user registered.

Security and Access
We have implemented technology and security features, as well as strict internal guidelines, to safeguard the privacy of your personal information from unauthorized access or improper use. We will continue to enhance our security procedures as new technology becomes available. While we make every effort to ensure that your information is secure on our system, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

If you have questions concerning this privacy policy, please contact us.


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