Security and Privacy

Personal Information and How It Is Used

Forms and Content

To create a new user account you may be required to submit an email address and other personal information. At this time our posts are not open to comments from registered users. Should they be open to comments or posts from users in the future, your address may be used to attribute comments or posts to you. If there are problems with your comments or posts, we may contact you via email as well.

If you contribute content, such as discussion comments, to any of our blogs or posts, your contribution may be publicly displayed including personally identifiable information. Display of visitor content is determined by the discretion of the site administrator.

Please keep in mind that anytime you provide personal information of any kind while on a publicly accessible forum, comments section, message board, etc., participants on these media may collect or solicit the collection of your personal information; these parties may also utilize it for purposes not authorized by, or condoned by, MSB Sports Cards.

Electronic and Server Information

IP Addresses and Referrers

We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to tailor site content and to format the site and software to user needs, and to generate aggregate statistical reports. We may use aggregate visitor data to prepare publicly displayed reports regarding the traffic on individual posts or blogs, site popularity rankings, and referrers that visitors use to access individual blogs.

Cookies

Any data submitted through, or captured by, our website will in no way be shared or sold to any third party. We may, however, send a “cookie” to your computer. A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Once placed onto your computer, the cookie will enable the website to identify you as a unique individual. A cookie cannot read data on your hard drive, nor does it damage your computer. To facilitate our registration and login functions, we may use cookies to recognize you when you return to our website or to individual posts on our site. If you do not logout of your account, these cookies allow us to keep track of your username and password, so that you do not have to resubmit the information to log into your account. Always remember to log out of your site or account so that the computer’s other users cannot access your account. We may also use this information to better personalize the content you see on our site.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can adjust your browser to prevent cookies from being stored. Users should consult their browser help files for instructions on how to refuse cookies. If you prevent cookies from being stored, you may not be able to use some features of our site.

We do collect anonymous, aggregated data for statistical purposes. We also collect computer address information only to protect our site against malicious use. We do not provide, sell or lease personally identifiable information to any third parties. As an exception however, in order to protect site visitors and the general public, we may release personal information if required to comply with applicable laws or regulatory agencies.

Disclosure of Information to MSB Sports Cards Administration and to Law Enforcement

Available log records, and all data stored on our servers may be accessed by our system administrators. The system administrators may produce these records and data to cooperate with law enforcement officials in the detection, investigation, and prosecution of unlawful activity. If we receive a warrant or subpoena for user information, we may disclose requested records to law enforcement authorities or outside parties seeking information through the legal process.

Links to Independent Websites

Posts by MSB Sports Cards may link to independently run web sites outside of the http://msbsportscards.com domain. MSB Sports Cards is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such web sites. MSB Sports Cards is not responsible for the privacy policies, content, or information collection practices of these sites, or for any damages resulting from their use..

Subscriptions to MSB Sports Cards Publications and Resources (Opt In/Opt Out)

Should you subscribe to any specific features available (a future newsletter may be available) on our web site (e.g., receiving our newsletter by e-mail, electronic event notifications) you may elect to revise or discontinue your subscription(s) at any time by notifying us at msbsportscards@gmail.com.

Additionally, by using these features of the MSB Sports Cards web site, you signify your agreement to the terms of use of this web site and the Privacy Policy outlined herein.

Changes to MSB Sports Cards’s Privacy Policy

We will post any substantive changes in this privacy policy at least 30 days prior to the change(s) taking effect. Any information collected under this current policy will remain bound by the terms of this privacy policy. After the changes take effect, all new information collected, if any, will be subject to the revised privacy policy.

4 January 2013

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