StockSelector.com's biggest asset is its registered members and,
therefore, it is extremely important for us to maintain your trust. So please be assured
that we will never compromise the personal information you provide us. This policy
statement tells you how we collect information from you and how we use it.
The information you provide for your personal StockSelector.com account may be shared
among the StockSelector.com Community sites, as it is our goal to make your visitors to
each of these sites easy and enjoyable. However, be assured that StockSelector.com will
not disclose your personal information to third parties. StockSelector.com may disclose
member information in special cases when we believe that disclosing this information is
necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing
injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally)
StockSelector.com's rights or property, other StockSelector.com community members, or
anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. StockSelector.com may disclose member
information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.
StockSelector.com does not give, lend, or sell individual information to others, only
aggregate information. This aggregate information about our members is shared with
advertisers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties. The data is used to
customize the StockSelector.com community and advertising to deliver a better experience
for our members.
In case you change your mind or some personal information may change (such as your zip
code), we will endeavor to provide you a way to correct, update, or remove the personal
data you give us. You can do this at the member profile page http://www.stockselector.com/userprofile.asp
or by contacting our Member Services group at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cookies are pieces of information that a web site transfers to an individual's computer
for record-keeping purposes. Cookies make web surfing easier for you by saving your
preferences while you're at our site. We never save passwords or credit card information
major web sites.
By showing how and when members us our network, cookies help us see which areas are
popular and which are not. Many improvements and updates to the site are based on such
data as total number of visitors and pages viewed. This information is most easily tracked
with cookies. We use the information from cookies to provide services better tailored to
our members needs.
automatically access your previously stored account information when you login to our site
track user trends and patterns. This helps us better understand and improve areas of the
StockSelector.com network of services that our users find valuable. Finally, our
advertising network and third-party advertising networks that serve ads on our site may
an ad. These cookies do not generally contain personal information. The use of advertising
cookies is an industry standard and StockSelector.com does not have access to those
cookies used by third-party advertising networks While each of these act ivies depend on
the use of a cookie, visitors always have the option of disabling cookies via their
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse
all cookies or indicate when a cookies is being sent. However, not that some parts of the
StockSelector.com community will not function properly or may be considerably slower if
your online portfolio or post messages in our discussion boards.
Financial or portfolio information is never maintained in a cookie.
An IP address is a number that's automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are
on the Internet. StockSelector.com collects IP addresses for the purposes of system
administration, to report aggregate information to our advertisers, and to audit the use
of our site. When members request pages from the StockSelector.com network, our servers
log the members' IP addresses. We do not normally link IP addresses to anything personally
identifiable, which means that the member's session will be logged, but the member remains
anonymous to us. We can and will use IP addresses to identify a user when we feel it is
necessary to enforce compliance with our community rules or terms of service or to protect
our service, site, customers, or others.
When you register to join the StockSelector.com community for personalized services, we
will send you information about using our community, information about various products
and services we provide, or other information we feel may interest you. Only
StockSelector.com or a member of the StockSelector.com community network will send you
these direct mailings. These e-mails are handled differently than the portfolio alerts and
newsletters we send and we provide the opportunity to opt-out of these emails at the time
of registration. If you did not opt-out of these emails at the time of registration, you
may do so at anytime by going to http://www.stockselector.com/optout.asp
or by emailing email@example.com.
We'll remove your name from our lists as soon as we can (but it may take a little while).
Information about unsubscribing from any portfolio alert or newsletter is contained in the
respective mailing and/or in the instructions sent to you after you subscribed to the
The importance of security for all personally identifiable information associated with our
members is of utmost concern to us. We exercise great care in providing secure
transmission of your information from your PC to our servers. Unfortunately, no data
transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we
strive to protect your personal information, StockSelector.com cannot ensure or warrant
the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or
services, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our
best effort to ensure its security on our systems. When credit card information is
transmitted we use industry standard, SSL (secure socket layer) encryption.
Your StockSelector.com member account is password protected so that only you can access it
and view the information relevant to the account and your portfolio. We recommend that you
do not divulge your password to anyone. StockSelector.com will never ask you for your
password in an unsolicited phone call or email. Ultimately, you are responsible for
maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and any account information.
Remember to log out of your StockSelector.com account and close your browser when you have
finished your work. This is to ensure that others cannot access your personal information
and correspondence if your computer is accessible to others or if you share a computer
with someone else or are using a computer in a public place like a library or Internet café.
Links to other sites
Our members should be aware that when you are on StockSelector.com or one of its community
sites, you might be directed to other sites that are beyond our control. There are links
to other sites from StockSelector.com's pages that take you outside our service. This
includes links from advertisers, sponsors, and partners that may use StockSelector.com's
logo as part of a co-branding agreement. These other sites may send their own cookies to
users, collect data, or solicit personal information.
Whenever you give your personal information to these sites, we cannot guarantee the
security of the information. StockSelector.com's policy does not extend to anything that
is inherent in the operation of the Internet, and therefore beyond StockSelector.com's
Special Offers will be fulfilled by the company making the Special Offer. StockSelector.com
will forward your requests for Special Offer(s), along with your e-mail and Special Offer(s)
delivery information, to the relevant companies so that they can contact you directly. Once
your information is provided to another company pursuant to your request it is not governed
each of the companies to determine how your information will be protected.
Your acceptance of these terms
you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our community of sites. Your continued
use of the StockSelector.com community following the posting of changes to these terms
will mean you accept those changes.
Last updated 9/15/05