PRIVACY

     We welcome you to our site. We ask that you review these Terms of Use, which are intended to constitute a binding license agreement that conditions your use of this site ("Agreement"). We have tried to avoid unnecessary legal verbiage. Our goal is to protect our rights in order to provide you with access to the free content available at this site. If you do not wish to be bound by this Agreement after you have read it, please leave the site. If you remain on this site, or return thereafter, you agree to be bound by this Agreement.

     Red Brick Guides, LLC has a firm commitment to privacy. We take your privacy concerns seriously and want to make every effort to address them as we strive to offer our site visitors a high quality, interactive and personalized experience. That is why we have adopted the following policy, which explains our position on information gathering and how we intend to use and share any information we collect. It is important to note that this policy applies only to information collected by Red Brick Guides.org and does not apply to information obtained or used by Red Brick Guides, LLC or its affiliates through other means.

WHEN DOES redbrickguides.org COLLECT MY PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION? Although we do not currently ask you to register on redbrickguides.org, once our registration is setup for other services, we will collect personally identifying information from you. During registration you are asked to provide your email address and some demographic information. The more information you provide, the better we are able to customize our services and your experience to suit your needs and preferences. In addition to registration, we may collect personally identifiable information from you when you enter contests and sweepstakes (which may be done in conjunction with site registration), participate in promotions and special programs, register for premium or customized services, make a purchase at one of our merchants or partners, subscribe to one of our print publications, or download a software product or plug-in. If you are making a purchase or enrolling in a premium service for which there is a fee, we, or a 3rd party working in partnership with us, will collect your credit card, billing address, and other verifying information. In addition, we may collect personally identifiable information from you when you provide content to us for display or use on redbrickguides.org, including but not limited to, when you participate in user surveys, post messages to bulletin boards or chat areas, or report a problem with one of our sites or services.

HOW IS MY PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION USED? Our main goal is to provide you with a customized and more relevant experience on redbrickguides.org. We review our users' preferences, demographics, traffic patterns, and other information in aggregate so that we can better understand who our audience is, and what it is you want. Tracking user preferences also helps us serve you more relevant advertising. Please note that we do not share your personally identifying information with the advertiser. We use a third party to serve ads when you visit our site. This third party ad server may use certain information about your visit to our site in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you, but they are not allowed to collect or use personally identifiable information about you for their own purposes. All credit card information is transmitted in an encrypted form, using SSL (secure socket layer) encryption, the industry standard. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.REDBRICKGUIDES.ORG assumes no liability for disclosure of data due to errors in transmission or unauthorized third parties. If you have any questions about security on redbrickguides.org, you can contact us at: http://www.redbrickguides.org/Feedback The email address provided by you at registration, or as updated, may be used by redbrickguides.org and its affiliated entities, to contact you for any reason, including: (1) Your account status (including an email confirmation of registration), (2) Major changes to the Web site, the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, (3) Participation in user surveys, asking for feedback on the Web site and (4) notifying you of existing or prospective products and services offered by us or our advertisers and partners. This information helps us to improve our Web site. To update your personal information such as name, or mailing address, you can sign into your account and visit the Update Account page. To update your newsletter subscriptions you either a) visit your newsletter subscription page in your account, or b) unsubscribe by following the instructions within the email newsletter. If you opt-in to a third party offer on this site then your relationship with the third party will be governed by their respective Privacy Policies. If you no longer wish to receive communication from the third party, then you will need to contact them directly to opt-out. When you click on existing links within our site, you will be taken directly to their site. However, if the third party is collecting information from you, the use of this information is governed by the co-branded partner's privacy policy.

WHAT OTHER INFORMATION DOES REDBRICKGUIDES.ORG COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED?

Cookies, REDBRICKGUIDES.ORG uses cookies to store and track your preferences to provide you with a more personalized user experience. A cookie is a message that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Most Internet sites use cookies. You can set your browser preferences to reject all cookies but then you will not be able to participate in most customized services, and you may be required to repeatedly log in to participate in various services, promotions, or product offerings. Cookies make your experience easier by saving your preferences and passwords. We also use cookies that contain no personal information at all. These cookies, help us estimate our audience size, determine which areas of redbrickguides.org are the most popular, and serve targeted advertising. Third party advertisers and our ad server may set and access their cookies on your computer in accordance with their own privacy policies. If you would like more information about the use of cookies by our third party ad server and your ability to opt out of receiving cookies from this third party, please click here: http://www.doubleclick.net/us/corporate/privacy Some parts of the redbrickguides.org Web site use cookies to collect information about visitors' use of the site and to facilitate return visits. Information collected about user activity may be done in partnership using a 3rd party tracking tool. The information collected from cookies is tracked to enhance security and to improve the functionality of the redbrickguides.org Web site by avoiding duplicate data entry, facilitating navigation, and increasing the relevance of content. Cookies on the site may collect the following information: a unique identifier, user preferences and profile information used to personalize the content that is shown, and membership information to access redbrickguides.org’s services. Some cookies used by redbrickguides.org may remain on the user's computer after they leave the Web site. Most browsers can be configured to reject cookies or alert you when cookies are being sent. Keep in mind that if you refuse cookies, it is possible that some portions of redbrickguides.org may not function exactly as intended.

IP Address. REDBRICKGUIDES.ORG may also collect IP addresses for the purposes of systems administration or to report information in aggregate form to our advertisers (e.g. how many visitors logged in to redbrickguides.org). An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer automatically when you use the Internet. When you visit redbrickguides.org, our servers log your IP address. Your IP address is not linked to anything personally identifiable.

WHO DOES REDBRICKGUIDES.ORG SHARE INFORMATION WITH? User information may be shared by redbrickguides.org with its affiliated entities in order to provide you with a more integrated and customized user experience. We will not disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties except (1) to the extent necessary to provide you with a requested product or service, or (2) in order to provide targeted promotional offers during the registration process. If you do not accept any of the offers, your information will not be retained by our registration offers partner. To the extent you are notified of uses of your personal information which are different from those described in this Policy Statement during your enrollment in any particular service, sweepstakes, contest or promotion, the uses of which you are specifically notified will govern that service, sweepstakes, contest or promotion. We may co-sponsor some contests on our site with other companies. If you enter one of these contests, our co-sponsor may receive the information collected. In such cases, we will tell you who the co-sponsor is and notify you the use of this information is governed by the co-sponsor's privacy policy. We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site

WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW ABOUT MY PRIVACY? You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose personal information online in a public area, that information may be collected and used by others. We do not control the actions of our visitors and registered users. If you disclose personal information in a chat room, forum, on your home page, or any other publicly accessible place on the redbrickguides.org Web site, you do so at your own risk and you understand that your submitted information may be collected and used by others to send you unsolicited messages, advertisements, or for other purposes. Please remember that protection of your privacy begins with you. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any password you use to register, and you should always be careful and responsible whenever disclosing information online. The redbrickguides.org Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by redbrickguides.org. Please be aware that we, redbrickguides.org and its affiliated entities, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Web site.

PRIVACY PROTECTION FOR CHILDREN. In compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we will not knowingly provide access to redbrickguides.org to persons under the age of thirteen (13). If redbrickguides.org later learns that any registered user is under the age of thirteen (13), we will take appropriate steps to remove the member's information from the database and we will restrict this individual from future access to redbrickguides.org. We feel strongly about protecting the privacy of children. We encourage kids to involve their parents in any interactive activity they participate in online. Except where otherwise disclosed, we will not collect or use any personal information from children we know to be under the age of thirteen without obtaining express parental consent. All general information collected from users under the age of thirteen is used only for aggregate statistical analysis. Acceptance of Privacy Policy. By using the redbrickguides.org site and its services, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree or are not comfortable with any policy described in this Privacy Statement, your only remedy is to discontinue use of redbrickguides.org. We reserve the right, to modify this Privacy Statement at any time. If we materially change how we use your personal information we will notify you either by email or through a prominent notice on this Web site. Your continued use of any portion of the redbrickguides.org Web site following notification or posting of such changes, will constitute your accept of those changes. If you have questions or concerns about our specific policies, please contact us through our feedback form at: http://www. redbrickguides.org/Feedback.

WANT MORE INFORMATION? CHECK OUT THESE HELPFUL LINKS...

Electronic Frontier Foundation - a civil liberties organization working to protect your rights online.

Electronic Privacy Information Center - established to focus public attention on emerging civil liberties issues relating to the National Information Infrastructure

Privacy Issues Page - from the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT).

Cookie Central -- dedicated to provide full information upon Internet Cookies.

Effective Date: August 30, 2007

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