Thank you for visiting Firefox News. Your privacy is important to us and we encourage you to read and understand these guidelines in regards to what information we may record for our own use and/or release to third parties.
For the purpose of Web site design and advertising and to create the best possible user experience Firefox News compiles statistical information on users that includes, but is not limited to, the type of Web browser and operating system used, referring Web sites, the identity of your internet service provider, the length of visit on the Firefox News site and pages visited, and other information useful for site administration and site optimization. The collection of this information is a standard operating procedure for many Web sites and does not identity individual users by name, e-mail address, or using other personally identifiable information.
In some areas of the Firefox News Web site you can submit comments and opinions along with personally identifiable information such as your name or internet handle and your e-mail address. We may collect this information for our own use but we will never sell it to a third party for marketing or "spam" e-mail purposes. However, we have no control over information that any third party may collect after you submit your information to publicly viewable areas of the Web site.
Additionally, if you contact us via e-mail or submission forms on the Web site we may collect personally identifiable information for our own use. Again, we will never sell this information to a third party.
If you are a Firefox News Fan Reporter or a writer who has submitted or sold material to Firefox News we may require additional information from you for legal and tax purposes, including your real legal name, tax ID or social security number (US residents), physical mailing address, phone or fax number, and other information necessary for a business relationship. We will not release this information to any third party except as required by the laws of the State of Arizona and the United States government.
We may use information we have collected to contact you for reasons that may include, but are not limited to:
-- Contacting you for clarification of information which you have submitted to us in the form of comments, reviews, ratings, or other communications
-- To solicit articles, reviews, or other work
-- To make you aware of special offers, incentives, contests, polls, or other site activities, features, or information that we feel you may be interested in
-- To invite you to join special focus groups, forums, discussions, or other activities which we may sponsor, host, maintain, or provide
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Firefox News may sometimes take part in contests or sweepstakes which may collect personally identifiable information from you if you chose to take part. We have no control over these third parties' use of this information. Please consult their privacy notices for their policies on how they may use your information.
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