2% The Two Percent Company
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Last Updated: 04/03/2009

The Two Percent Company understands that protecting the personal information that you provide to us when using the Two Percent Company Web site (the "Site") is important to you. This Privacy Policy describes how we handle user data collected during your visit to the Site, including both anonymous data and personally-identifying data.

The Two Percent Company may occasionally update this Privacy Policy. We will post any changes on this web page, so please check back periodically. If we do make material changes, we will post a notice on the front page of the Site stating that the Privacy Policy has been modified and providing a link to the revised Privacy Policy. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.
  1. Types of User Data We Collect
    We collect two types of user data: (1) anonymous data that is automatically collected from all visitors to the Site (described below under "Anonymous Data"); and (2) personally-identifiable data that you voluntarily submit to us (described below under "Personal Data").

    Anonymous Data. We automatically collect Internet Protocol (IP) addresses and domain names through our server. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our Site, analyze trends, gather broad demographic information for use in order for us to improve the Site, and deliver customized, personalized content. We also track the number and frequency of hits per page on an aggregate basis, as well as other anonymous traffic data.

    Personal Data. We may collect Personal Data that you voluntarily provide, such as your name, e-mail address, and similar information, when you participate in certain activities on the Site, including when you:
    • Post comments on the Two Percent Company's Rants;
    • Send correspondence to the Two Percent Company;
    • Opt-in to remember your information on the comments section of our Rants; or
    • Participate in any activity that requires your Personal Data.

    We do not at any time request or store any other sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers, and this information should not be voluntarily provided to the Two Percent Company or posted in public areas of the Site for any reason.

    We do not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13.

  2. Cookies
    We collect some data through the use of cookies. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive. Use of cookies makes web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords and your personal preferences regarding your use of a particular web site. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

    We use cookies when you select a "remember" option on the Site, for example the "remember me" option offered when you post a comment on our Rants. If you select these options, a cookie will be stored on your computer's hard drive solely for the purpose of automatically filling in the remembered information, for example, automatically filling in the name and e-mail address you previously specified when you elected to comment on a Rant. These "remember" options are offered only for your convenience and are completely voluntary. If you do not select a "remember" option, a cookie recording this preference may be stored on your computer's hard drive.

    Your browser may already be set to accept cookies. If you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our Site will not function properly when you view them.

  3. How We Use Anonymous Data
    The Two Percent Company uses Anonymous Data to identify the source of user traffic (for example, country of origin), but we are not able to use this data to identify individual users. We use data on which sections of the Site are most visited to evaluate the popularity of our different Web pages and to improve the Site. The Two Percent Company does not link Anonymous Data with the Personal Data you provide to us, except when you post comments on our Rants. In addition to your name and e-mail address that you provide when you choose to comment on Rants, the software powering the Rants portion of our Site automatically records the IP address associated with your comments.

  4. How We Use Personal Data
    The Two Percent Company uses the Personal Data you provide:
    • To fulfill the request for which you specifically provided the data;
    • To send you e-mail with information that you may request, or to reply to your correspondence which you send via e-mail, our Contact page, or through comments you may post on our Rants; and
    • To personalize the content that you see based on the activities that you have selected on the Site.

    The Site is hosted by servers located in the United States. Accordingly, if you are located outside of the United States, the Personal Data you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By submitting your Personal Data, you consent to its transfer and storage in the United States and its use in accordance with the purposes for which it was originally collected.

  5. Sharing With Third Parties
    Except as described in this Privacy Policy, we will not share your Personal Data with any third party unless we first notify you and offer you a choice to consent to such further use, for example, through an opt-out or opt-in request.

    We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Site. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit the advertiser websites.

    Where possible, the Two Percent Company will attempt to opt out of the collection of information on our Site for the purposes of interest-based advertising. However, even if we are able to so opt out, you may still experience interest-based advertising on our Site based on your interactions with advertisers outside of our Site, such as visits to an advertiser's website or another website on which the advertiser serves ads.

    We may disclose and use Personal Data when it is necessary to enforce our Terms of Use or this Privacy Policy, or when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires us to disclose your Personal Data to third parties.

  6. Posting Of Your Information On Our Site
    We will not post or otherwise share your full name, e-mail address or other Personal Data on our Site unless you choose to let us do so by checking the opt-in box when you provide us with your Personal Data via our Contact Page. Please note, however, that even if you do not check the opt-in box, we may still post a provided first name or nickname on our Site along with the contents of your feedback. If you do opt-in to allowing us to use your Personal Data, we may post it on our Site.

    Regardless of whether or not you have opted in to allowing us to share your Personal Data, if you provide us with Personal Data on the Site via a comment on our Rants pages, your personal information will be automatically posted in such a way as to be viewable to all visitors to the Site. The Two Percent Company cannot be held liable for the collection, use, or dissemination of your Personal Data by third parties who access your Personal Data in this way.

  7. Other Web Sites
    Our Site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another Web site for which the Two Percent Company has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may differ from ours.

  8. Data Storage and Security
    The Personal Data we collect about you is stored on your own computer via cookies. Such Personal Data is also stored on our servers. When you transmit Personal Data to the Two Percent Company, please keep in mind that no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

  9. Comments and Questions
    If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our data collection practices, you can fill out a contact form on the Two Percent Company Contact Page.

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