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Like many other Web sites, www.designerbenchmark.com makes use of log files. These files merely logs visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’s analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
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Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to collect information that you voluntarily give us via web forms, email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We generally do not share personally identifiable information (such as name, address, email or phone) with third parties.
If you share personal information on our website, it will be used to fulfill the request for which it was submitted. You contact information will only be displayed if you gave permission to publicly publish it on our website.
We share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
Information we collect may be stored or processed on computers located in any country where we do business. We protect this website with firewall and malware removal services. We take extra steps to protect any personal information you have shared with us from unauthorized access however we can’t guarantee protection from hackers or human error.
DesignerBenchmark.com has the right to deny a submission or remove published submissions for any reason and any time. There is no minimum time guarantee for submitted content to appear on DesignerBenchmark.com. Unacceptable content will be assessed and defined by the owners of DesignerBenchmark.com, on an individual case basis.
Content submitted to DesignerBenchmark.com (including linked websites, graphics and photography) are copyrighted by their respective owners. We, DesignerBenchmark.com, retain the copyright to all text, graphics and content that is involved in the branding and useage of this website.
DesignerBenchmark.com is not responsible for any downtime, damage, or expenses incurred by a website that is linked to from DesignerBenchmark.com. We are not responsible for any bandwidth expenses, CPU expenses, or any other type of expense or damage that may result from increased Internet traffic to your website. Contact us, as soon as possible if you would like to have your submission removed (we will take down the content and remove the link).
We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity. Designerbenchmark.com does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that www.designerbenchmark.com has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately (using the contact in the first paragraph) and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.