Privacy Policy And Disclosures

We at strive to maintain the highest standards of integrity and fairness in all our operations and dealings with our online visitors. This includes protecting your data and privacy on our website. This document outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. Use this document in making an informed decision about sharing personal information with us.

Use of Cookies, Web Beacons, and Other Technologies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on your computer, which your browser provides to that website each time you return to the site. We use cookies to help us identify and track visitors, their use of our website, and their website access preferences.

A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. Web beacons are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic. They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a website.

Analytics Cookies is an online service that helps us understand our visitors: how visitors to find the website, how long they spend on the site, which web pages they are most interested in, etc. We use Statcounter because a better understanding of the ways visitors are interacting with the website helps us improve the site’s content, design, and functionality and thereby allows us to offer a better online experience to our visitors.

Clicky uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on visitors and visitor activity on our website. These data may include:

  • Time and date of visit (this can help us identify and plan for busy periods on the website)
  • IP address (this is a numerical label assigned to a device by an Internet service provider to enable the device to access the Internet)
  • Browser and operating system (this can help us ensure that the website functions correctly in the browsers and operating systems used to access the site)
  • Device information, such as device type and screen size (this can help us ensure that the website functions correctly on the devices used to access the site)
  • Referring data, such as a search engine link (this can help us understand the search engines that are helping visitors find the website)

When you visit our website, a Statcounter cookie (called “is_unique”) may be placed in your browser. This cookie is used only to determine whether you are a first-time or returning visitor and to estimate unique visits to the site.

You can learn more about cookies from Clicky and how to set your browser to refuse them by clicking here.

For further details, please see the Clicky privacy policy.

Advertising Cookies

We use the third-party advertising companies,, and Skimlinks to serve ads on our website. These companies may use cookies and web beacons in their ads to ascertain how many times you’ve seen an advertisement. We share this information with these companies, but we do not provide them with any personally identifiable information for cookie or web beacon use, so they cannot personally identify you with that information from our website.

You can opt out of receiving personalized ads from (as well as other third party advertisers and ad networks who are members of NAI, the Network Advertising Initiative) by using the NAI’s opt-out tool, accessible at the link indicated in the Privacy Policy.

You can opt out of receiving personalized ads from Amazon by adjusting your Advertising Preferences at the link indicated in the Amazon Privacy Notice.

Our partner Skimlinks collects data on the basis of contract, consent, and legitimate interest in fraud prevention, affiliate links, and aggregated user insights. You can opt out of their targeted advertising by using their opt-out service, accessible at the link indicated in the Skimlinks Privacy Policy page.

You can opt out of receiving personalized ads from over 125 different ad networks by running the Consumer Choice tool by the Digital Advertising Alliance.

Affiliate Cookies

For some of the products and services linked to on, we receive an affiliate commission when a visitor clicks and makes a purchase. By clicking on a product or service link, you consent to that platform’s use of cookies as outlined at the corresponding link below.

Site Search

The site search service on is powered by When you use this search box, you leave and are directed to FreeFind’s servers, where their conditions and policies apply. FreeFind provides us with reports of search terms entered.

Social Media contains links that let you share content with your friends and followers on various social media platforms. Below are links to their respective privacy policies.

RSS (Rich Site Summary) Web Feed offers a Rich Site Summary (RSS) web feed as a way to easily follow content updates. We also provide links to Feedly and My Yahoo! as a convenient way for you to subscribe to these RSS updates. Below are links to their respective privacy policies for you to review before choosing to use either of them as an RSS reader.

Refusing Cookies

You can set your browser to accept or refuse all cookies automatically or to notify you when a cookie is being requested; consult the Help section of your browser for guidance. You may also use software to override web beacons. Taking these actions should not cause a problem with the continued use of our site. Please note, however, that if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to experience the full functionality of the website.

Personally Identifiable Information may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To run and operate the site.
  • To display content on the site correctly.
  • To improve service.
  • To help us respond to service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To personalize the user’s experience.
  • To understand how our users as a group use the services and resources provided on our site.
  • To improve the site.
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey, or other site feature.
  • To send information to users who have agreed to receive it about topics we believe will be of interest.
  • To send periodic e-mails, which may include electronic newsletters and/or autoresponder series of e-mails.
  • To respond to inquiries, questions, and/or other requests from readers. may collect personally identifiable information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit our site, register on the site, or fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features, or resources we make available on the site.


  • If you subscribe to a newsletter, we will ask for your first name and will require your e-mail address.
  • If you complete a form, we will ask for information relevant to the purpose of the form, which may include your name and/or e-mail address.
  • If you submit content to the site, we will ask for your name and e-mail address. Photos you include with your submission or details in your submission may personally identify you.
  • If you request to be notified about comments on any content you submit to the site or request to be notified when others submit content, we will ask for your first name and will require your e-mail address.

You can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information and visit our site anonymously. However, this may prevent you from engaging in certain site-related activities.

We also collect each visitor’s IP address, which helps us combat spam and fraud. We do not use IP addresses for any other purpose.

If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information, we will inform you by placing a notice on our site.

Non–personally Identifiable Information

We may collect non–personally identifiable information about you whenever you interact with our site. Non–personally identifiable information may include the browser name, the computer type, technical information about your method of connecting to our site, (such as the operating system and the Internet service provider you used), and other similar information.

Children’s Privacy Protection

This website is directed to adults. It is not directed to children under the age of 16. Anyone under the age of 16 must obtain parental consent to use this site. We do not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from anyone under 16 years of age.

Links to Other Websites contains links to other websites that may be of interest to you. Those sites are not governed by this privacy statement. As always, you should exercise caution by reviewing the privacy statement of the website in question before continuing to use it.

Release of Information

If changes ownership, the information we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale so that the service provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make.

Data Storage

Personally identifiable information and non–personally identifiable information collected by this site is stored on our host’s servers. That host is SiteSell Inc., located at 1000 Saint-Jean Boulevard Suite 702, Pointe-Claire, QC, H9R 5P1 Canada.

Updates and Effective Date reserves the right to make changes to this policy. If there is a material change in our cookie and/or privacy practices, we will indicate on our site that those practices have changed and provide a link to the updated privacy policy. We encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information we collect and how we use it.

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to’s privacy policy as posted on this website, please do not consent to the setting of cookies and the collection and storage of your personally identifiable information.

Your explicit consent indicates acceptance of this privacy policy in its entirety.

Last update: Nov 20, 2019.


All material on this website is provided for general information purposes only and does not constitute medical, legal, financial, or other professional advice on any subject matter.

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