When accessing our Website, FaultMeter.com will learn certain information about you during your visit. How we will handle information we learn about you depends upon what you do when visiting our site.
If you visit our site to read or download information on our pages, we collect and store only the following information about you:
1. The name of the domain from which you access the Internet
2. The date and time you access our site
3. The Internet address of the website you used to link directly to our site.
4. Information about your browser and/or computer platform
5. Your IP address
In addition to the information listed above, if you choose to complete the user registration process, we collect and store the following information, as provided by you.
1. Your email address
2. Your name (optional)
3. Your gender (optional)
4. Your country of residence (optional)
5. Your timezone (optional)
Your email address is for identification purposes only, and will never be displayed to the public on our site. We may send email communications to our registered users from time to time, including newsletters, site updates, and other information. User email addresses will not be disclosed in email communications.
If you choose to submit a story to our site, we may, at our discretion, display your story on our site, accompanied by your username, name, gender, country of residence, and/or timezone.
If you identify yourself by sending us an e-mail containing personal information, then the information collected will be used only to respond to your message and resolve your issue.
We collect the information listed herein for statistical purposes. FaultMeter.com may use software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, FaultMeter.com uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
FaultMeter.com will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us, nor will such information be sold or otherwise transferred to unaffiliated third parties without the approval of the user at the time of collection.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Controlling Your Privacy
Note that you can change your browser settings to disable cookies if you have privacy concerns. Disabling cookies for all sites is not recommended as it may interfere with your use of some sites. The best option is to disable or enable cookies on a per-site basis. Consult your browser documentation for instructions on how to block cookies and other tracking mechanisms.
Special Note About Google Advertising
Any advertisements served by Google, Inc., and affiliated companies may be controlled using cookies. These cookies allow Google to display ads based on your visits to this site and other sites that use Google advertising services. Learn how to opt out of Google's cookie usage. As mentioned above, any tracking done by Google through cookies and other mechanisms is subject to Google's own privacy policies.
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org