Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available in our footer and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested. You have no reasonable expectation of privacy regarding any communication or data transiting or stored on this information system.

Log files are maintained and analyzed of all requests for files on this web site's web servers. Log files do not capture personal information but do capture the user's IP address, which is automatically recognized by our web servers.

Our Commitment to Children's Privacy

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, we believe that protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our web site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our web site is structured to attract anyone under 13.

Cookies

This web site does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this web site are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies may be shared with third parties.

TERMS OF USE

You acknowledge and agree that these TERMS OF USE (or terms) constitute a legally binding agreement between you and the owner(s) and operators of this web site, and you represent and warrant that you have the capacity and legal right to enter into this agreement. You acknowledge and agree that this is a private web site, which is not intended or permitted for use of any kind by the general public; and you acknowledge that this website may contain content of an adult or sensitive nature. You acknowledge and agree that this web site is designed for adults only, and that it may include pictures and materials that you and other viewers may find objectionable or offensive. If you disagree with any or all of these terms, or if you are under the age of 18, or if it is illegal to view such material in your community, then please leave immediately. If you agree to all of these terms, and you wish to proceed with registration, then you are granted permission to register.

You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. We advise that you keep your username appropriate in the context of these terms. For the user account you are about to register, you agree to never provide your password to another person, except as may be requested specifically by an administrator of this web site. You also agree to never use another person's account for any reason whatsoever. We also highly recommend that you use a complex and unique password for your account, to reduce any risk of account theft or impersonation as another user. After you register and login to this web site, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to provide clear and accurate information. Any information that the website owner or staff determines in their sole discretion to be inaccurate or inappropriate will be removed in part or whole, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions further may be applied. You acknowledge that with each post, your IP address is recorded for purposes including but not limited to those to facilitate your banishment from this web site or contacting your ISP in the event of a violation of these terms.

You agree, through your use of this web site, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise in violation of any International or United States law. You agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. You agree and irrevocably assign all your rights to the material you submit, and you grant the exclusive, permanent, irrevocable unlimited license to use, publish, or re-publish the material anywhere for compensation or otherwise at the sole discretion of the web site owner. You agree that you shall not post spam, engage in flooding, issue or facilitate the issuance of chain letters, engage in pyramid schemes, and engage in solicitations. You acknowledge and agree that it is impossible for the staff or the owner of this web site to confirm the validity of submitted materials. You accept and acknowledge that we do not actively monitor the posted materials, and as such, you agree that we are not responsible for the content contained within. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information presented. The posted content expresses the views of the author and not necessarily the views of this website, its staff, its subsidiaries and associates, and this web site's owner(s). Staff members may review all material you submit, however submitted. All material you submit may be sent to third-party verification services (including, but not limited to, spam prevention services) or otherwise published to the general public. You agree that you have no expectation of any privacy whatsoever in your use of this web site. Do not submit any material that you consider to be private or confidential. If you object to posted material, you agree to notify immediately an administrator or moderator of this web site. The staff and the owners of this web site reserve the right to remove objectionable content within a reasonable time, if they in their sole discretion determine that removal is necessary or warranted. Such removal is a manual process, and you accept, acknowledge, and agree that any particular post or posts may not be able to be removed immediately. The aforementioned provisions also apply to member profile information. You agree that you remain solely responsible for the content of your submissions. You agree to indemnify and defend from and against any and all claims, costs, suits, and damages, including but not limited to attorneys fees, investigatory fees and research fees, the owner(s) of this web site and any related web sites, partners, staff, affiliates, and subsidiaries. The owner(s) of this web site also reserve the right to reveal your true legal identity or any other related information collected on this web site or elsewhere in the event of a formal complaint, legal action or potential legal action arising from any situation due to your use or another's use of this web site. You agree and certify, under penalty of perjury, that you are not an agent, active employee, consultant, or otherwise associated with or a representative of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, its subsidiaries, or any of its affiliates; further, you agree and certify, under penalty of perjury, that you are not in any way related, including through marriage, other family relationship, or otherwise, to an active employee, consultant, agent, or representative of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, its subsidiaries, or any of its affiliates; nor do you provide or cause to provide services to or for The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, its subsidiaries, or any of its affiliates. This web site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a personalized experience, as you use this web site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them, please see our privacy policy link at the footer of each page. You agree that you have read, that you understand, and that you accept all of these terms. You agree that these terms may be changed at any time without notice, and you agree to be bound by all such changed terms.