This document was last updated February 16, 2005.
Math Fact Cafe is committed to user privacy in our products and services. This policy
outlines our personal information handling practices. If you give us personal information,
we will treat it according to this policy.
Types and Uses of Personal Information
Your personal information is used in the following ways:
- User IDs and Passwords - Provide
you with access to your profile areas and to protected content.
- Account Information - Tells us more
about who you are, how to contact you, and your shipping and billing information.
Also contains any preferences you have provided, such as e-mail format and interests.
- Customer Feedback and Support - Provides
a mechanism for requesting information from Math Fact Cafe. Also used to tell us
how we can improve our products, services and site designs.
- E-mail Correspondence - Used to raise
and respond to issues and inquiries of all types. Also used to distribute information
about Math Fact Cafe, our products, and services.
- Transactions - Show which products
and services you have requested.
Math Fact Cafe also collects certain information about your computer hardware and
software. This information may include your computer's IP address, browser type,
domain names, access times, and referring Web site addresses. This information is
used by Math Fact Cafe for the operation of its services, to maintain quality of
its services, and to generate general statistics regarding use of its services.
We will only use your personal information in the ways specified when it was collected.
We will not subsequently change the way in which we use your personal information,
unless you consent to the new usage.
We protect the personal information you share
with us. For example, if you make an online purchase with us, we encrypt your credit
card number. Access to your personal information is limited to people who need it
to do their job.
We may collect and possibly share information in order to investigate, prevent,
or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving
potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Math Fact
Math Fact Cafe will not retain your personal
information longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected.
Linked Web Sites
We provide links to third-party sites.
Since we do not control these Web sites, we encourage you to review the privacy
policies posted on these (and all) third-party sites.
experience by measuring which Web site areas are of greatest interest. Math Fact
a cookie will store useful information that enables our Web site to remember you
when you return. Math Fact Cafe can only read cookies from Math Fact Cafe Web sites.
If you choose to disable cookies in your browser, you can still access most of our
We may display advertisements from third parties. Third-party ad-serving companies
control which ads are shown. These ad-serving companies may use their own cookies
to collect non-personally identifiable information from you. Advertisers use this
information to target the ads and measure their impact.
We use multiple third parties to monitor web traffic, statistics, advertisement
'click-through', and other activities on Math Fact Cafe's sites. Where authorized
files, Web beacons, and other monitoring technologies to compile anonymous aggregate
statistics on Math Fact Cafe's Web site visitors.
Current versions of Web browsers offer enhanced user controls regarding the placement
and duration of both first and third party cookies. Search for Cookies under your
Web browser's Help menu for more information on cookie management features available
Each e-mail newsletter has instructions
on how to unsubscribe.
Changes to this Statement
Fact Cafe may occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also
revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. We encourage
you to periodically review this privacy statement to stay informed about how we
are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of
Math Fact Cafe services constitutes your agreement to this privacy statement and
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