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Privacy Policy

(Last Updated: August 22, 2011)

This Privacy Policy set forth the privacy practices used with respect to any information that you may share with us ("Us" or “TopicBay”), while accessing or using TopicBay's website (the "Website").

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully, and if you have any questions, feel free to contact us at support@topicbay.com. Your use of the Website is subjected to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the TopicBay Terms of Use ("Terms of Use"). If you do not agree with any of the terms under this Privacy Policy and/or Terms of Use, you should avoid using the Website.

1. General

Your privacy is important to us and, as described in this Privacy Policy, we have designed the Website to protect information about you from unauthorized disclosure to others. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use and, in certain circumstances, share your personal information.

By accessing or otherwise using the Website, you consent to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and expressly consent to the use of your personal information as outlined in this Privacy Policy. TopicBay may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, at its sole discretion. Your continued use of the Website will constitute your agreement to such changes and updates. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy whenever you visit our Website to understand how your personal information is used.

2. Personal Information Collected

While using the Website, we may collect certain personal information, including, your name, address, telephone number, electronic email address, billing information (such as credit card and bank account information) and any other information requested from you (collectively, “Personal Information”). TopicBay may use your Personal Information to establish your account, to communicate with you, to remit payments to you from time to time if and when due, or to collect any charges you make, and for ongoing record keeping.

Finally, in order to provide the best possible service and to allow Us to make certain internal reports and make recommendations, we may collect aggregate information about the use of the Website, such as internet protocol addresses, browser type, browser language, referring/exit pages and URLs, other browser.

Our Website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible in any way for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our website to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personal information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by TopicBay.

3. Cookies

You should also be aware that we may automatically collect certain information through the use of "Cookies" on your browser. Cookies are small data files that are recorded on your hard drive that identifies you as a unique user and contains certain information about your particular login session and/or your use of the Website. Among other things, the use of cookies helps us to improve the quality of our Website and your experience. We use cookies to scan which areas and features are most popular, to personalize your experience, and to remember your preferences. If your browser is set not to accept cookies or if you reject a cookie, you may not be able to access certain features or portions of our Website. As provided above, The Website may contain links to other websites. These other sites maintain their own policies regarding cookies and the collection and use of personal information. It is up to you to review those policies yourself.

4. Security

Helping you to protect your information is a vital part of our mission. It is up to you to make sure you are comfortable with the information you choose to provide Us and the information you choose to publish. TopicBay takes reasonable security measures to protect your personal information to prevent loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are impenetrable. TopicBay shall not be liable in any and will not assume any responsibility with respect to any of the above happening.

You understand that when you use our Website, certain information you post or provide through it, may be shared with other users and posted on publicly available portions of our Website. Please keep in mind that if you choose to disclose Personal Information when posting comments or other information or content through our Website, this information may become publicly available and may be collected and used by others, including people outside TopicBay. We will not have any obligations with respect to any information that you post to our Website which is available to others, and recommend that you use caution when giving out Personal Information to others in public forums or otherwise.

5. Use of Your Information

We use your personal information to provide you with services, to operate and improve the Website and for other purposes described in this Policy or disclosed to you on our Website or in connection with our services. We also use your name, email address and other information on our system to send you messages, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, support and administrative messages, service notifications, information about new promotions/products/ services offered by TopicBay and our selected partners, to conduct an aggregated analysis of the performance of our Website and to solicit your feedback and input.

You understand and agree that we may access, preserve, and disclose any information we may have about you and the contents of your account if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to avoid liability, to comply with legal process, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, or court order, or to protect our rights and property, or that of our affiliates or the public. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that such disclosure should be made for reasons of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance.

6. Transfer of Information

We reserve the right to transfer your Personal Information in the event of a transfer of ownership of TopicBay or the acquisition of substantially all the assets of TopicBay related to the business which collected such information, such as acquisition by or merger with another company.

Some of our services of our Website are presented jointly with third parties. If you choose to participate in those services or use those applications, your information may be collected and used by TopicBay and those third parties. Use of your information by those third parties for their own purposes is not controlled by TopicBay and is subject to their own terms and privacy policies. Please review each such other third party's rules and privacy policy for details.

TopicBay may disclose information about you to its partners in order to provide certain services, resolve service problems and correct errors in the Website, to communicate with you about the Website, to provide you with advertising and promotional information in connection with the Website, and to enhance your experience on the Website.

7. Termination of account

You may terminate your account with the Website at any time. However, TopicBay may (but is not obligated to) keep information about you that is on its system following your termination.

8. Minors

We do not intend to collect Personal Information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are under 18, do not enter information on this Website or engage our services. If you believe a child of yours under the age of 18 has entered Personal Information please contact support@topicbay.com to have the data removed.