We have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate
our firm and continuing commitment to the privacy of personal information provided by miners and
others visiting and interacting with this web site. We hold the privacy of your personal information in the
highest regard. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this
We recognizes the importance of protecting your
privacy and our policy is designed to assist you in
understanding how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in
making informed decisions when using our site. This policy will be continuously assessed against new technologies,
business practices and our fellow prospectors and customers' needs.
What Information Do We
When you visit this web site you may provide us with two types of
information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose (such as your email address) that is collected
on an individual basis and Web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our
1. Personal Information You Choose to
When you register for any of our products, services or
newsletters you will provide us limited information about yourself.
If you choose to avail of our services, you may need to give personal information and authorization to obtain
information from various credit services. For example, you may need to provide the following information:
-Credit card number
-Name on credit card
-Credit card billing address
-Business and home phone number
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with
your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we
employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.
2. Web Site Use Information
Similar to other commercial Web sites, our Web site utilizes a standard technology called "cookies" (see
explanation below, "What Are Cookies?") and web server log files to collect information about how our Web site is
used. Not as cool as finding nuggets, but useful for improving GoldRushU. Information gathered through cookies and
Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our Web site, and the Web
sites visited just before and just after our Web site.
How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of
administering our business activities, providing the products and services you requested, to process your
payment, , to monitor the use of the service, our marketing and promotional efforts and improve our
content and service offerings, and customize our site's content, layout, services and for other lawful purposes. These uses improve our site and better tailor it to meet your
Furthermore, such information may be shared with others on an
aggregate basis. Personally identifiable information or business information will not be shared with parties except
as required by law.
Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to
notify you about important changes to our Website, new services, and special offers we think you will find
valuable. You may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive these offers by emailing us at the link
provided on the email or newsletter.
What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a Web
site, that site's computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive
specifically designated for cookies. Each Web site can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's
preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a Web site to access the cookies it
has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. Browsers are usually set to accept cookies.
However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you may alter the configuration of your browser to refuse
function as effectively when viewed by the users. A
cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive or pass on computer viruses.
How Do We Use Information We Collect from
conjunction with our Web server's log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Web
site and which parts of the site are most popular. This helps us gather feedback to constantly improve our Web site
and better serve our clients. Cookies do not allow us to gather any personal information about you and we do not
intentionally store any personal information that your browser provided to us in your cookies.
IP addresses are used by your computer every time you are connected to the Internet. Your IP address is a number
that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer. IP addresses are automatically collected by our
web server as part of demographic and profile data known as traffic data so that data (such as the Web pages you
request) can be sent to you.
Sharing and Selling
We do not share, sell, lend or lease any of the information that uniquely identify a subscriber (such as
email addresses or personal details) with anyone except to the extent it is necessary to process transactions or
provide services that you have requested.
How Can You Access and Correct Your
You may request access to all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our
database by emailing us at the usual address.
What About Legally Compelled Disclosure of
We may disclose information when
legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the
protection of our legal rights. We may also disclose
account information when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify,
contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Terms of Service or to protect the safety of
our users and the Public.
What About Other Web Sites Linked to Our Web
We are not responsible for the practices employed by Web sites linked to or from our Web site or the information or
content contained therein. Often links to other Web sites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics
that may be useful to the users of our Web site.
Please remember that when you use a link to go from our
web site, including web sites, which have a link on our Website, is subject to that Web site's own rules and
policies. Please read over those rules and policies before proceeding.
By using our Web site you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this
Our Commitment To Data
Please note that your information will be stored and processed
on our computers in the United States. The laws on holding personal data in the United States may be less stringent
than the laws of your Country of residence or citizenship. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the
correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to
safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
This site allows visitors to unsubscribe so that they will not receive future
messages. After unsubscribing we will discontinue sending the particular messages as soon as technically
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information from users via
surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has
a choice whether or not to 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.
A Special Note About Children
Children are not eligible to use our services
unsupervised and we ask that children (under the age of 14) do not submit any personal information to us. If you
are a minor, you can use this service only in conjunction with permission and guidance from your parents or
Acquisition or Changes in Ownership
In the event that the web site (or a substantial portion of
its assets) is acquired, your information would be considered part of those assets, and may be part of those assets
that are transferred.