and Financial Disclosure Statement
This policy last updated:
May 16, 2009
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site or place an order.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
• To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
• To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
• To send periodic emails
The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional
website news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log
files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet
protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Cox
Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited
throughout our site.
Cookies and Web Beacons
when you visit our site. This could include only showing you a popup once
in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, such as
the message board.
We also use third party advertisements to
support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as
cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also
send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program)
information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to
visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This
is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing Kansas real estate
ads to someone in Kansas, for example) or showing certain ads based on
specific sites visited (such as showing sporting goods ads to someone who frequents
sporting goods sites).
You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our
cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing
preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can
affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other
websites. This could include the inability to login to services or
programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or access your personal information.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
receives its funding primarily from your donations. Donations
are voluntary payments to support our work on
revenue is accrued via the sale of merchandise on the clusterheadaches.com
web store, advertising through the Google AdSense program (as mentioned
above), and full-paged advertisements which are negotiated on a
funds cover the bills, but they are in no way a primary means of
support. Those funds go first and foremost into the hosting space and
bandwidth of this site and secondly to the initial investment and
replenishment of the merchandise in the clusterheadaches.com store.
Thirdly, they go towards the various hardware and software that keeps this
site up and running.
Even though we use the word donation, like many other webmasters
who offer their work basically for free, donations are NOT tax-deductible
as we are NOT an IRS qualified 501(c)(3) organization.
revenues, donations, and expenditures regarding this site are reported to the IRS and
appropriate state agencies.
Moderators of clusterheadaches.com are chosen on an
individual basis. They take valuable time out of their schedules to
moderate the site voluntarily. They receive no compensation for the
service they provide.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by clicking on their "User CP" tab, "Profile" tab, and clicking on the "Edit Profile" link.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
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P.O. Box 9602
Wichita, Kansas 67277