Privacy Information and its affiliates and partners respect the privacy of its visitors. does not collect any personal information through the Web site without the knowledge of the visitor.

The following process explains our information gathering and disseminating practices at Please read this information so that you can feel comfortable about participating in our community.

Our Web server collects the IP address, operating system and browser software used by our visitors. An IP address (which is different than an email address) can tell us the user's Internet service provider and based on that, can suggest the geographic location of the connection. We also collect information about which pages they visit, the order in which they were visited, and which hyperlinks they click. This information helps us evaluate the effectiveness of various parts of the site.

For the same purposes, we use "cookies" - small text files placed on your computer's hard drive - to help track your usage of our site. Cookies don't include personal information about you, but they are unique to each user, which allows computers to distinguish between users and can save you time when you return to a part of the site and repeat an activity.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to the site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Personal Information

As a member you are required to provide certain information about yourself upon registration such as your name, address, email address, phone number, and in the instance of a purchase, your credit card information. As well, your registration information is captured in our database when you register to attend or view any of our live and archived webcasts.  If you elect to give us personal information over the Internet, we will take reasonable precautions to ensure the security of your information, including the use of SSL encryption to protect credit card information in the store.

This personal information will be used to process orders and to contact you regarding technical updates, special offers and upcoming events. All promotions are sent out through The revenue derived from these promotions sponsored by vendors enables us to supply leading-edge content, subsidize the production of our Web site and support research and development efforts.