This privacy statement discloses the types of information we
gather and how we use it. These privacy practices apply to the Web site that you
were viewing when you clicked through to this policy, which is operated by SilverSpringCenter.com, its partner, or affiliate. SilverSpringCenter.comô's primary goal in collecting
personal information is to provide you with the best and most useful content and
services. Because SilverSpringCenter.comô derives its revenue mainly from
advertising, collecting information is essential to keeping our services
affordable to users.
SilverSpringCenter.comô collects personally identifiable
information when you provide it to us, such as when you register on our site,
when you subscribe for an e-mail newsletter and when you use certain services.
Certain services that we offer on our site may require registration as a
condition of use. Once you register with one of our SilverSpringCenter.comô
services, you are no longer anonymous to us.
Your Internet browser may provide anonymous information with a
feature called "cookies" which store small amounts of data on your
computer about your visit to any of our sites. However, cookies tell us nothing
about who you are unless you specifically give us personally identifiable
information. You do not need to have cookies turned on to visit most
SilverSpringCenter.comô sites, although active participation in certain areas
of our sites may require cookies. In addition, you may elect not to allow
cookies to be collected by selecting certain options on your browser.
SilverSpringCenter.comô uses the information we gather to
customize the advertising and content you see and to enhance the user experience
in our network of sites. We use tracking information to determine how well each
page performs overall based on aggregate user demographics and traffic patterns
to those pages. SilverSpringCenter.comô also will use the information to
fulfill your requests for certain products and services, such as sending out
electronic newsletters and enabling users to participate in paid services,
polls, contests, message boards, and auctions.