Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is concerned about the privacy
of its users and is committed to providing a secure environment for the
free flow of ideas.
page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we
use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.
No software or hardware techniques are employed to capture a
visitor's e-mail address without their knowledge. Visitors need not
register or give any personal identification to read the basic sections
of this site.
How We Handle The Data We Collect
Where visitors choose to provide TMC with their contact information in
order to receive print magazines, e-mail newsletters, or other premium
content, we may use the information for marketing and promotional
purposes by TMC and companies we believe may be of interest to you. You
may manage your e-mail newsletter subscriptions at any time, including
removing yourself from our e-mail lists, by going to www.tmcnet.com/enews/. Please note that if you are a subscriber to one of our print magazines and you do NOT want to receive magazine renewal notices via e-mail, you will need to e-mail our circulation director, Shirley Russo, directly.
You may remove yourself from our "snail mail" list by sending
a request to email@example.com.
We do collect e-mail addresses submitted in our Forums, but we will
not publish your e-mail if you elect to keep it hidden from other users.
We do not currently use e-mail addresses collected in the Forums for any
type of corporate mailings. We do not collect or in any way use the
e-mail addresses involved in our "E-mail this article to a
"Cookies" are pieces of information that a Web site transfers
to an individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. We do not use
cookies to track how non-registered members use our site. We employ a
simple count system that tells us how many visits the site receives in a
given period, but no identities or individually identifiable information
is gathered by this process.
There are a couple of exceptions to this policy:
Cookies are used in our online TMC Bookstore in order to store your
TMC Bookstore account number and to enhance your overall shopping
For your convenience and protection, TMC can utilize cookies for
premium areas of its Web sites. Registered users can choose to accept
the cookie, or they can decline it. Without the cookie, registered users
must sign in every time they access premium content. Sessions expire
after 20 minutes of inactivity and another sign in is required to access
the premium content.
No personal information is ever recorded in the cookie itself.
Instead, an encrypted key is used to identify the user. All user
information is maintained in our highly secure data storage facility.
Non-premium sections -- those that do not require registration -- do
not deposit any cookies.
Still Have Questions?
If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the privacy
practices of TMC, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.