Crypticon Seattle is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Crypticon Seattle Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Crypticon Seattle website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.


Collection of your Personal Information

Crypticon Seattle collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Crypticon Seattle also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests, and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Crypticon Seattle. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Crypticon Seattle for the operation of the service, to maintain the quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Crypticon Seattle Website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Crypticon Seattle public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Crypticon Seattle does not read any of your private online communications.

Crypticon Seattle encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Crypticon Seattle so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Crypticon Seattle is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Crypticon Seattle and Crypticon Seattle's family of Web sites.


Use of your Personal Information

Crypticon Seattle collects and uses your personal information to operate the Crypticon Seattle Website and deliver the services you have requested. Crypticon Seattle also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Crypticon Seattle and its affiliates. Crypticon Seattle may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Crypticon Seattle does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Crypticon Seattle may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Crypticon Seattle may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Crypticon Seattle, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Crypticon Seattle does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Crypticon Seattle keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Crypticon Seattle, in order to determine what Crypticon Seattle services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Crypticon Seattle to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Crypticon Seattle Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Crypticon Seattle or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Crypticon Seattle; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Crypticon Seattle, or the public.


Use of Cookies

The Crypticon Seattle Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Crypticon Seattle pages, or register with Crypticon Seattle site or services, a cookie helps Crypticon Seattle to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Crypticon Seattle Website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Crypticon Seattle features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to experience the interactive features of Crypticon Seattle services or Websites you visit.


Security of your Personal Information

Crypticon Seattle secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Crypticon Seattle secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.


Changes to this Statement

Crypticon Seattle will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Crypticon Seattle encourages you to review this Statement periodically to be informed of how Crypticon Seattle is protecting your information.


Contact Information

Crypticon Seattle welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Crypticon Seattle has not adhered to this Statement; please contact Crypticon Seattle. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to determine and remedy the problem promptly.


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