Inc. Privacy Statement
Privacy is Important to Us.
Inc., publisher of U.S. Business Reporter and affiliate publications guarantees
the privacy of personal information from all visitors. You should fully understand
the information we collect and gather to make better information available to
our advertisers. This policy statement outlines information on how we gather,
collect , and process information, In addition, this information discloses information
on how you can correct or change any misinformation.
Information Gathering Process
Inc. gathers information about users through e-mail and voluntary registration
, if applicable. The company also gathers information from web site tracking software
programs. The latter data does not identify specific users but does offer information
from a specific geographic area, type of browser program, and time of day during
the access of our web site. This
type of information assists our advertising personnel in developing more targeted
advertising for specific groups of users based on geographical, time, equipment,
and url designation. Centium, Inc. divulges
information about an individual user to a third party only when a user enters
a contest or sweepstakes-- and only then under the users express consent.
may gather information in the following proceses:
subscription or registration of entering a web site, the user is required to supply
a username, password, and e-mail address. However, we do not sell e-mail
addresses to any third party.
Centium may store customer
questions and inquiries through electronic mail. This information is used exclusively
for internal company purposes ONLY. This information may be used for investigative
purposes to outside official agencies.
Centium may gather information about a user through an online
newsletter. The user supplies their name, e-mail address, and password. Centium
does not sell this information to any third party web sites unless we have
authorization from the user. A user can unsubscribe to any newsletter that Centium
publishes by sending e-mail to: http://www.usbrn.com/ccmail.htm and supplying
Centium tracks user traffic patterns
throughout our web site. However, we cannot correlate this information with data
about an individual user. Centium does not break down overall usage statistics
according to a user's domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this
information from the browser string.
is a small data file that certain Web sites write to your hard disk when you visit
them. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that a site uses
to track the pages you have visited. However, the only personal information a
cookie can contain is the information you supply yourself. A cookie cannot read
data off you hard disk drive or read cookie files created by other sites. Centium
able to use many or all features of the web site.
2. Use of Information
uses any information voluntarily given by our visitors to enhance their experience
with our network sites, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements
on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our
Centium uses tracking information
to determine which areas of our site users enjoy and like based on traffic patterns.
Centium does not track what individual users read , but rather how well each page
performs overall. This helps Centium to develop a better and more useful Web site
for all visitors.
Centium DOES NOT
track search terms entered in "Search" or "Go" as a measure
of what interests users. Further, we do not track which terms a particular user
Centium gives users the option wherever necessary
and practical to remove their name or other identify characteristics from e-mails,
newsletters, and message boards. Visitors can simply e-mail a request for removal
at : EMAIL: http://www.usbrn.com/ccmail.htm.
Centium offers users the ability to correct
or change the information collected during registration for any of our member
sites. Users may change this information at any time and as often as necessary.
Users who are experiencing problems or who have questions about how our services
work can contact us at http://www.usbrn.com/ccmail.htm