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Privacy Policy



Your privacy is important to us. As such, our commitment to privacy we provide this privacy statement explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at Handylore. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) covers personal information collected or stored by Handylore on its servers in relation to the Content and the User-Content. We collect and retain the least amount of personal information needed to be in compliance with Local/State and Federal Law, discloses the information that Handylore collects on the internet site Handylore.com, as well as ways in which Handylore processes and, sometimes, shares such information and how you can correct or change that information. Handylore also includes versions designed for browsing on mobile devices and the use of such devices is governed by this Privacy Policy as well.

Certain areas of Handylore contain information intended only for users who create an account, join or otherwise register to use any of the site members and Handylore reserves the right to limit these areas to Registered Users. This Privacy Policy addresses Handylore’s privacy practices relating to general use of the Site, as well as use of the Site by any Registered User(s).

Except where otherwise expressly indicated hereof or on the Site, this Privacy Policy applies only to information collected on the Site and does not apply to information collected outside of the Site. Before using or submitting information to the Site please review this Privacy Policy carefully.



General Terms

Handylore may receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with Handylore. We automatically receive and record your browser information, operating system information, IP address, cookie information and the page you requested. This information will not be stored in a manner that is personally identifiable with you. When you create or reconfigure a Handylore account, you provide some personal information, such as your name, username, password, and email address. Some of this information, for example, your name and username, is listed publicly on Handylore.

In the course of ordering products, entering contests, voting in polls or otherwise expressing an opinion, subscribe to one of our online newsletters, participate in one of our online forums, or any of these various offerings, we often require from you various forms of personal information. Examples of the types of personal information that may be collected at these pages include:

• Name
• E-mail address
• Age of birth
• Nationality
• Gender
• Address
• Telephone number
• E-mail address(s) of those who post comments, articles, photos, videos and other content on Handylore.
• Information about your interests in and use of various products, programs, and services.


Handylore may receive and store any information that you enter on our site or provide to us in any other way that would allow Handylore to identify you or contact you. The information that you provide will be used by Handylore only in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

You can choose not to provide Handylore with certain such information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of many features on the site, such as posting comments, registering to use certain restricted areas, entering a sweepstakes or contest, and participating in various promotional offers or receiving e-mail alerts or newsletters. If you are under age 13, please do not attempt to register to use Handylore or provide any personal information about yourself to us. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.



Information Collection

When visiting Handylore, we may automatically collect information, such as the numbers and frequency of users and their characteristics and information about similar groups of users, such as parents, certain age groups or users that live in a particular geographical area. This data is only used as a statistical measure and not in a manner that would identify you personally.

Handylore keeps track of the actions you take on the site, such as adding a friend, posting or replying to comments, creating a photo, sending a private message, indicating you “like” a post, or authorizing an application. In some cases you are also taking an action when you provide information or content to us. For example, if you submit an article, in addition to storing the actual content you uploaded, we might log the fact you shared it. This information generally is collected through the use of cookies as discussed below.

Cookies are text files placed in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies do not contain personal information. We use cookies to understand site and internet usage and to improve or customize the content, or advertisements on our site. We also may use cookies to help us offer you products, advertisements, or services that may be of interest to you and to deliver relevant advertising.

Handylore uses both “session” and “persistent” cookies. Session cookies are temporary bits of information that are erased once you exit your web browser or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies are more permanent bits of information that are placed on the hard drive of your computer and stay there unless you delete the cookie. Persistent cookies store information on your computer for a number of reasons, such as retrieving certain information you have previously provided (i.e., username and password).

We do not require cookies for many parts of our services such as searching and looking at public content. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by changing it's settings, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. However, some of our features may not function properly if you disable cookies.

Handylore uses a variety of third-party services to display advertisements on the site and help provide our Services, such as hosting our various User Content and articles, and to help us understand the use of our Services, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc., whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties. These third-party service providers may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request.

The Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) is a cooperative group of ad serving providers. The NAI has developed a set of privacy principles to which its members adhere. The NAI is committed to providing consumers with clear explanations of Internet advertising practices and how they affect you and the Internet generally. For more information about the NAI, third party ad servers generally and the opt-out options offered through the NAI, visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/index.asp.

User Content is also aggregated and publicly available. According to their registration and login status. Data on user contributions, such as the times at which users edited and the number of edits they have made, are publicly available via user contributions lists, and in aggregated forms published by other users.

Only raw log data is collected for general purposes, page requests do not expose a visitor's identity publicly. Sampled raw log data may include the IP address of any user, but it is not reproduced publicly. Users do not expose their IP address to the public except in cases of abuse, including vandalism or by another user with the same IP address. A user's IP address is stored on the Handylore servers for a period of time, during which it can be seen by server administrators. Editors using a company mail server from home or telecommuting over a DSL or cable Internet connection, are likely to be easy to identify by their IP address; in which case it may be easy to cross-identify all contributions to various Projects made by that IP. Using a username is a better way of preserving privacy in this situation. Depending on one's connection, this IP address may be traceable to a large Internet service provider or more specifically to a school, place of business or home. It may be possible to use this information in combination with other information, including editing style and preferences, to identify an author completely.

When receiving an email from other users through this system, one's email address is not revealed to them. The email address put into one's user account may be used by Handylore for communication. Users whose accounts do not have a valid email address will not be able to reset their password if it is lost. In such a situation, however, users may be able to contact one of the Handylore server administrators to enter a new e-mail address. A user can remove the account's email address from their profile page at any time to prevent it from being used. IRC channels are not officially part of Handylore and are not operated on Handylore controlled servers. The IP address of users who chat over such a service may be exposed to other participants. IRC users' privacy on each channel can only be protected according to the policies of the respective service and channel. Different channels have different policies on whether logs may be published.



Information Sharing and Disclosure

Handylore may disclose personal information in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency's request, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our terms of use, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our sites and applicable laws or as otherwise required or permitted by law or consistent with legal requirements. In addition, we may transfer personal information about you if we, or one of our business units, are acquired by, sold to, or merged with another entity.

We may disclose personal information to third parties whose practices are not covered by this privacy statement that want to market products or services to you. If Handylore shares personal information, we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out or block such uses either at the point of submission of your personal information or prior to any such disclosure.

Handylore administrators and web masters or developers who have access to personal information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this privacy statement and are not authorized to use the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for us. Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personal information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this privacy statement. If you have signed up to receive our e-mails and prefer not to receive marketing information from this site, follow the "unsubscribe" instructions provided on any marketing e-mail you receive from this site.

You can also permanently delete your Handylore account. If you by going to your profile page and clicking ”Edit My Profile.” Information will be updated immediately, your account will be deactivated and then deleted. When your account is deactivated, it is not viewable on Handylore.com.

If you are a Registered User and would like to review, update or delete your profile, please log in to and select the profile in which you would like to review, modify or delete information, we provide you with tools and account settings to access or modify the personal information you provided to us and associated with your account.

Handylore respects the privacy of your Personal Information. If you tell us that you do not wish to have this information used as a basis for further contact with you, we will respect your wishes. You may also send an e-mail or letter to the following e-mail or street address requesting access to or correction of your personal information. For verification purposes please include your first name, last name, e-mail address and the password you use for such service.

email: Legal@Handylore.com



Children

Handylore is a general audience site and is not intended for children under 13. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us at privacy@handylore.com. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child's account immediately.

We do not knowingly market to, solicit information, accept service or collect information from children under the age of 13. The Site may ask users for their birth dates to ensure that the Site is not collecting information from children under age 13 or to identify when additional steps may need to be taken in connection with information collected from children under age 18. When the Site has actual knowledge that it collects information from children or offers a service directed toward children, it will comply with applicable laws, including the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.



Security

Handylore tries to maintain the appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, to maintain data security, and to use correctly the information we collect online. Nevertheless, we cannot guarantee that user information will remain private. We acknowledge that, in spite of our committed effort to protect private user information, determined individuals may still develop data-mining and other methods to uncover such information and disclose it. For this reason, Handylore can make no guarantee against unauthorized access to information provided in the course of participating in our content or any related User Content.

We want you to feel confident using our site, that's why we take the necessary steps to secure your information. Handylore maintains a variety of electronic and procedural safeguards designed to protect your personal information from unauthorized access and disclosure You should be aware that Handylore has no control over the security of other sites on the internet that you might visit or with which you might interact even when a link may appear to another site. Also we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, searches or other communications will always remain secure.

In the event of a breach of the confidentiality or security of your information, including your personal information, Handylore will notify you as necessary and if possible so you can take appropriate protective steps. We may notify you under such circumstances using the e-mail address(s) that Handylore has on record. You also should carefully handle and disclose your personal information. Please refer to the Federal Trade Commission’s web site at http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/menus/consumer/data.shtm for information about how to protect yourself against identity theft.



Changes to this Privacy Policy

Handylore may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Unless stated otherwise, our current privacy policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account. If we make changes to this Privacy Policy The most current version will govern our use of your information and will it will be automatically posted here. Any changes to Handylore’s Privacy Policy will become effective upon posting of the updated policy. Use of Handylore constitutes your acceptance of the Terms of Service of this Privacy Policy.



Other Terms

By using Handylore, you consent to having your personal information transferred to and processed in the United States. "us," "we," "our," mean the same as they do in the Terms of Service. If you have any questions or concerns about the Privacy Policy or its implementation you may contact us at Privacy@Handylore.com.



This Privacy Policy was last updated on July 18, 2013.