Thank you for visiting Submissive Guide. We appreciate the opportunity to interact with you on the Internet and are committed to protecting and safeguarding your privacy. The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to inform you about the types of information we might collect about you when you visit our Site, how we may use that information and whether we disclose that information to anyone.
We recognize and respect your need for privacy and security as you visit our site. Submissive Guide makes a good faith effort to use information given to us only for the original purposes for which it was provided. We never sell, rent, or otherwise share our visitors’ personal information with third parties, although we may disclose information you have given us when required by law, in response to a subpoena, or if served with a search warrant. If appropriate, feasible, and lawful we will make reasonable attempts (via telephone or email) tell the data provider and/or data subject about any of these disclosures, either before or after they occur.
In order to use this website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give basic contact and some demographic information (such as name, email address, country, age, etc).
We send all new users a welcoming email to verify password and username. We also send the user site and service announcement updates. A user cannot opt out of receiving these communications, which contain important information about the service. Users will also occasionally receive information from other members. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option to not receive those types of communications. This option is available in the user control panel.
As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. Our Web site analytics software, uses a combination of log files, cookies and clear GIFs to provide us with analytical information that we use to improve the efficiency of our Web site, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information and we do not provide it to third parties.
We provide group, forum, chat room or blog functionality on our Web site. Some forums are public, to which any registered website visitor may have access; some forums are private and thus require additional privileges to participate. If you use any of these forums, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.
This site contains links to external sites and organizations. By linking to these sites, Submissive Guide does not endorse the sites or the sites’ content. Submissive Guide does not have control over the external sites’ privacy practices. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of all web sites you visit.