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Privacy, cookies and disclosure policies

Privacy, cookies and disclosure policies
« on: May 22, 2012, 11:49:40 AM »
This privacy policy describes what personal information we collect on BikeMeet.net and how we use it.

Routine Information Collection

All web servers track basic information about their visitors. This information includes, but is not limited to, IP addresses, browser details, timestamps and referring pages. None of this information can personally identify specific visitors to this site. The information is tracked for routine administration and maintenance purposes.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Where necessary, we use cookies to store information about a visitor's preferences and history in order to better serve the visitor and/or present the visitor with customised content. Advertising partners and other third parties may also use cookies, scripts and/or web beacons to track visitors to our site in order to display advertisements and other useful information. Such tracking is done directly by the third parties through their own servers and is subject to their own privacy policies. Any affiliate linking from this website may be controlled through the use of cookies. We do not capture or store personal data on this website. The best user experience will not always be provided without using cookies and we cannot guarantee that you will see the same content.

Controlling Your Privacy

Note that you can change your browser settings to disable cookies if you have privacy concerns. Disabling cookies for all sites is not recommended as it may interfere with your use of some sites. The best option is to disable or enable cookies on a per-site basis. Consult your browser documentation for instructions on how to block cookies and other tracking mechanisms.

Google Advertising

Any advertisements served by Google, Inc., and affiliated companies may be controlled using cookies. These cookies allow Google to display ads based on your visits to this site and other sites that use Google advertising services. Learn how to opt out of Google's cookie usage by contacting Google or searching on the internet. Any tracking done by Google through cookies and other mechanisms is subject to Google's own privacy policies.

  • Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site.
  • Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to this and other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html


Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include Google Adsense, Chitika, Amazon, eBay, Commission Junction, Shareasale, Clickbank, Skimlinks and others.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on this site send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

This site has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. This privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

How we use cookies on our website

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user's computer for tracking and record-keeping purposes. We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies, further details of which can be obtained here. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies via your browser’s ‘clear cookie’ function. Please see allaboutcookies.org for more information about blocking cookies on your particular web browser.

Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, we will drop cookies as soon as you visit our site.

Persistent cookies enable us to track and target your interests to enhance your experience on our website and, if applicable, the Skimlinks Publisher Interface. For example, we use this data to understand how you interact with our website so we can make improvements to the information and design of our website. By agreeing to the terms of this privacy policy, you consent to the cookies referenced above being dropped onto your machine.

We may use an analytics company, which drops cookies via our website and collects non-personally identifiable information about you, so we can understand how you use our website. We do not have access to or control over these cookies, but please search for more information on these cookies. By agreeing to the terms of this privacy policy, you consent to the cookies referenced above being put onto your machine.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

Ebay advertising

Any advertisements served by Ebay or linked through to Ebay from this site may also be controlled using cookies. These cookies allow Ebay to log you in, track and count visitors or may be used for affiliate tracking. Any tracking done by them through cookies and other mechanisms is subject to Ebay's own privacy policies. We show their auction content across this website and do not attempt to offer this as our own. All auctions are between the purchaser and vendor and both parties have a responsibility laid out in Ebay's terms and conditions.

Amazon advertising

This website is a participant in the Amazon Europe S.à r.l. Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com/Amazon.co.uk/Amazon.ca/Amazon.de/Amazon.fr/Amazon.it/Amazon.jp.

Other advertising

This website may link to other online merchant sites, we encourage you to read their privacy statements. With the new EU Privacy Directive advising companies to describe how they use data collected by their service, we wanted to be open and honest about what we do with your data, and your users’ data. You can read the new Privacy Policy here and the updated Terms of Service

Registered trademarks

We are not connected with any other company mentioned in this website unless stated. We respect their individual copyright and trademarks and do not attempt to sell their products as our own.
Personal information

This website will NOT collect or retain any personal information (eg name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address) unless you choose to provide it to us. If you provide this to us, we shall only use it for our own information, never sell it on to any third party.

Contact Information

Please contact the forum administrator to get in touch with any privacy queries you may still have.

Updated May 22nd 2012
« Last Edit: May 22, 2012, 12:57:23 PM by imperialdata »