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Privacy Policy

Last Revised: July 07, 2009.

At Composite Minds LLC, we value the privacy of our members and guests. We will honor all content in this Privacy Policy unless we are required to do otherwise by law. This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date of last revision.

If there are any questions about the following Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us.

1.0 Personal and Identifying Information

Composite Minds provides many services and products that do not require the collection of personal information, such as guest website browsing and Composite Minds Magazine. For other services, we will ask you to private information such as your name, email address, and a password for service functionality and optimization.

1.1 General Accounts

General Accounts minimally require users to provide their name, email address, and a password. Other personal information may optionally be provided by the users. None of this information will be provided to a third party without the consent of the user. As all General User services are all free, financial information such as credit card numbers will not be collected by Composite Minds.

1.2 Advertisers

In addition to the person information required for General Accounts, those who choose to advertise with Composite Minds may be required to provide financial information such as a credit card number. Financial information is used for the sole purpose of obtaining payment for services and products rendered by Composite Minds for the Advertiser. Upon completion on the financial transaction, financial information will not be retained by Composite Minds without the consent of the Advertiser. Furthermore, financial information will never provided to a third party without the consent of the Advertiser.

1.3 Third Party Payment Options

Currently, Composite Minds uses the services of third party organizations (such as PayPal, Inc.) to process some financial transactions. When a user is knowingly providing information to a third party organization to complete a financial transaction with Composite Minds, the Privacy Policy of the third party organization applies.

1.4 Minors

This website's content is intended for adults and we will not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age. If you are a parent or legal guardian of a child under age 13 who you believe has submitted personal information to this site, please contact us immediately.

1.5 Cookies

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from the Composite Minds website and stored on your computer's hard drive. Composite Minds may use cookies to identify you as a repeat visitor to the website, to maintain session information for logged in users, and to track usage trends and patterns in order to better understand and improve areas of our website. Composite Minds does not use cookies or IP address tracking to retrieve personal information from your computer.

1.6 Automated Data Collection

Data is automatically collected through a server access log when a user browses, reads, or downloads information from a website. Composite Minds will not use this information to identify a user unless there is a report of abuse. This data will never be distributed for financial gain or other reasons to a third party.

1.7 Changing Private Information

At any time you may opt to change information that you have provided to Composite Minds. General Users can make changes to their site by accessing the Control Panel. Advertisers can change their private information by emailing advertise@compositeminds.com with the changes that should be made.

2.0 Legal Responsibilities

While we will do everything in our power to protect the privacy of our users, we may have to disclose user information in response to warrants, subpoenas, or other valid legal process. Any requirement of law overrides the privacy policy provided on this page.

3.0 Changes to the Privacy Policy

All Composite Minds members will be notified with a message to their Composite Minds account when changes are made to this Privacy Policy. The most recent version of the Policy will always be provided on this page.

Thank you for reading our Privacy Policy! If you have any questions, comments, or feedback, contact us or view our Terms of Use.