A Guide to What Personal Information We Collect
and How We Use and Protect Your Information
your privacy and safeguarding your personal information
is one of our highest priorities.
following Privacy Statement explains how Chiff.com collects
and protects your information. If you have any questions
that are not covered by this statement, please contact us
using Chiff.com Web, you give your consent to the
collection and use of certain personal information. Please
look over the following FAQ to learn more.
do we gather information?
Statistics and demographics are topics that our advertisers
want to see. That's a reality both online and off. But...
knowing who uses this site helps us provide better service
to you. We are not interested in anyone's individual information,
but if most of our visitors are nearing retirement age -
we may want to provide more in depth information on those
issues. If more visitors are college aged, financial aid
and job prospects would be more useful. Young parent's may
be concerned with saving for their kids to go to college.
You can see the connection between who you are and what
we focus on.
information do we collect? Chiff.com does not collect
personal information as you visit the site, nor does it
store or othewise record any e-mail addresses when you sign up for our free newsletter. However, we
do carry ads and other third party links that may add cookies
to your computer to obtain information.
we share the information collected with any other third
parties? We do share information with our newsletter
service, however we have reviewed their policy in regard
to client's information and it is in line with our philosophy.
In the event that their policy changes, we will find another
service or produce the newsletters in-house.
our Privacy Statement apply to the sites to which we link?
We cannot state that all of the sites we link to have the
same policies. However, one of the criteria for site selection
we look for is whether we, as consumers of their products
or information, are treated with the dignity and respect
that we deserve. It is our belief that a site with questionable
ethics cannot be trusted to provide reliable information
or to protect us from predatory advertisers. We feel it
is our responsibility to exercise our right to choose not
to sanction these activities.
about "cookies" and other tracking devices? Cookies
are actually very helpful to the consumer when they are
used ethically. Cookies allow your bank, for example, to
recognize you and allow you to set up accounts at stores
by the unethical that causes problems. If you set your cookies
to only allow those that are sent back to the originator,
it will probably offer some protection. However, misuse
of cookies and abuse of e-mail are issues that the Internet
community needs to find answers for.
As stated above, we do not set cookies. However, that does not limit our advertising and social media partners from doing so.
the event of a change in our policy, a revised Privacy Statement
will promptly be posted to this Web site. You agree to accept
posting of a revised Privacy Statement electronically on
the web site as actual notice to you. You should review
the Privacy Statement periodically to remain informed of
summary, we respect your right to privacy and will do whatever
we can to make sure that those we deal with have the same
philosophy on paper and in action.