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The Information We May Gather
1. Non-personally-identifiable information.
(a) General: When users come to our Site, we collect and aggregate information indicating their home server, but not their e-mail addresses. Such information helps us identify the most popular content and portions of our Site and determine the effectiveness of our various promotional activities. We aggregate such information for internal review and thereafter it's superseded by more recent information.
(b) "Cookies": We also use "cookies" -- that is, small text files placed on your computer's hard drive -- to help you in getting faster access to this Site's contents, and to help us determine the type of content you find of interest and the sites to which you link, the length of time you spend at any particular area of this Site, and the particular Rider & Associates, Inc. services you choose to use. Cookies are only read by the server that placed them, and are unable to execute any code or virus. Cookies allow Rider & Associates, Inc. to serve you better, and to personalize your Web-browsing experience. Nevertheless, you should be able to control how and whether cookies will be accepted by your Web browser. For more information on how to do this, please refer to the documentation accompanying your browser or third party Web sites.
2. Personally Identifiable Information.
(a) General: In certain areas of this Site we require that you provide personally-identifiable information in order to be able to use the portion(s) of this Site. For instance, the names and contact information of persons who visit our Site are added to our data base so, for example, they may be contacted in the future regarding Rider & Associates, Inc. products, services or future opportunities. Such contact may occur by email, telephone or regular mail, as Rider & Associates, Inc. deems appropriate.
How We Use The Information We Gather
How We Use Non-Personally Identifiable Information: Rider & Associates, Inc. aggregates data on users' home servers for internal review purposes in order to build higher quality, more useful online services and better products, e.g., by performing statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of our users. Following internal review, such aggregated information is then superseded by more recent information.
- Rider & Associates, Inc. reserves the right to disclose information contained in our access logs concerning any user as we reasonably feel is necessary to protect our systems or business. In particular, we reserve the right to disclose such when a user is in violation of our current or later Terms of Service or other published guidelines, or initiates or participates (or is reasonably believed so) in any illegal activity, even without a subpoena, warrant, or other court order, and to disclose such information in response to court and governmental orders, civil subpoenas, discovery requests, and as otherwise required by law.
In reviewing the information above, please keep in mind that Rider & Associates, Inc. cannot and does not assume any responsibility for any actions or omissions of third parties, including other Site users, regardless of the manner in which they might use information received either from Rider & Associates, Inc. or independently.