Privacy Policy / Terms of Use


PURPOSE
Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com have created this privacy and terms of use statement in order to demonstrate a firm commitment to privacy and protection of its users.

The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for these websites: Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com, and users responsibility when surfing these sites and using the content at these sites.


LINKS
This site contains links to other sites. Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com are not responsible for the privacy practices/terms of use or the content of such websites.


IP DATA COLLECTED
In select areas of these websites (forums, polls, etc.), your IP address is collected to help diagnose problems, and to administer the websites. Addicted-to-Romance & AddictedtoRomance.com do not attempt to link this data with an individual, except where indicated in exceptions below.

Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com use Google Analytics to track and report website traffic. Google may track your IP address to determine your approximate geographic location. To visit Google's privacy policy, please click here https://policies.google.com/privacy. (Google Analytics tracking code deleted at Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com on April 28th, 2018)

Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com use FlagCounter.com to track and report website traffic. This information includes, but is not limited to, a visitor's country of origin, sometimes including the state, province, region, county or other region. This non-personal identifying information may be publicly displayed at the bottom of each page at Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com, Flagcounter.com, and on other websites owned or operated by Boardhost.com, Inc.. To visit FlagCounter's privacy policy, please click here http://s04.flagcounter.com/privacy.html. (FlagCounter tracking code deleted at Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com on April 28th, 2018)


CONTACT INFORMATION COLLECTED
A newsletter is sent from this site. Email addresses are collected using an opt-in form. Email addresses are stored with yahoogroups.com, the company used to maintain our mailing list. To visit their privacy policy, please click here http://www.yahoogroups.com/info/privacy.html.

Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com do not sell, trade, lease, or loan any personal information collected, except where indicated in exceptions below.

Contests are run from this site in which visitors are asked for contact information (name, email, snail mail address, etc.). The contact information is used to contact the visitor, and to send them their prizes, and is not shared with any third parties, except (1) where indicated in exceptions below or (2) when a prize is donated by a third party and sent directly to the winner by that third party (contest entrants are informed before entering the contest if this is the case).

Contests run from this site are restricted to those who are 18 or older. We make every effort not to collect data from minors without a parent's consent. Only the owner of Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com has access to this information, except where indicated in exceptions below.

Guest columnists appear at the site and sometimes request information from users in exchange for romantic advice. This information is not shared with Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com, nor does Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com assume any responsibility for advice dispensed by guest columnists or how guest columnists use the data collected.


CONTENT
Articles and advice presented at this site from columnists are strictly the opinion of each individual author. Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com have no input into columns from guest authors, nor takes any responsibility for said advice. Presentation of an article at this site does not represent endorsement by Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com of the advice given.

The appearance of products/services on this site does not imply endorsement of any particular product/service by Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com or its owner.


ORDERING PRODUCTS OR SERVICES
Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com are in affiliation with several product- and/or service-selling businesses and websites and receive commissions from those businessess and websites when a product/service is ordered from links provided at these sites. Select information given to the above-mentioned when ordering may be shared with Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com. This information is used to better serve visitors by identifying specific products and services of interest to those who order through Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com.

Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com do not sell any tangible products from our sites. All orders and returns are conducted by outside vendors. Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com assume no responsibility for the condition of products, nor are responsible for any conflicts/injuries that arise from the purchase or use of products sold by outside vendors.


COOKIES
Outside ad companies are used to display ads on this site. These ads may contain cookies. Cookies received with banner/text ads are collected by the ad companies, and Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com do not have access to this information.

Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com use Google Analytics to track and report website traffic. As such, Google will set a cookie on your computer, storing non-personal identifying information. To visit Google's privacy policy, please click here https://policies.google.com/privacy. (Google Analytics tracking code deleted at Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com on April 28th, 2018)

Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com use FlagCounter.com to track and report website traffic. As such, FlagCounter.com may set a cookie on your computer, storing non-personal identifying information. To visit Flagcounter's privacy policy, please click here http://s04.flagcounter.com/privacy.html. (FlagCounter tracking code deleted at Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com on April 28th, 2018)

No other cookies are used at Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com other than those described above.


PUBLIC FORUMS
These sites makes forums, message boards, chat rooms, and tip archives available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.


USERS RESPONSIBILITY
You agree not to copy, use, or reproduce in any manner any content/graphics at this site without prior written consent. You agree not to harass or otherwise pose a threat to this site or any user of this site. You agree that any information submitted to the "Tip Archives" becomes public information and the property of Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com. For further terms, see the legal statement below.


EXCEPTIONS
Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com will make an exception to confidentiality and release personal information collected if required to do so by law. If this website is threatened or the health and safety of its users are threatened, any information needed to protect this site and its users will be made public and also, when necessary, turned over to the proper authorities.


SECURITY AND CONFIDENTIALITY
For security purposes, only the owner of Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com has access to add, delete, or modify files and information stored at Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com.

Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com keep all information collected strictly confidential, except were indicated above.


CHOICE/OPT-OUT
Send email to AllRomance@aol.com to remove your information from Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com, and in order to not receive future communications from these sites.


CORRECT/UPDATE
Send email to AllRomance@aol.com to change or modify information previously provided.


LEGAL STATEMENT
By using this website, you agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Addicted-to-Romance.com & AddictedtoRomance.com from any claims, damages, losses, liabilities and all costs and expenses of defense, including but not limited to attorneys' fees, resulting directly or indirectly from your use of this website.


CONTACTING THE WEBSITE
If you have any questions about this privacy/terms of use statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact the owner and webmaster:

Ruth D. Kerce @
AllRomance@aol.com or webmaster@addicted-to-romance.com