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Third Rock Websites is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Third Rock Websites Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Third Rock Websites website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Third Rock Websites collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Third Rock Websites also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Third Rock Websites. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Third Rock Websites for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Third Rock Websites Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Third Rock Websites public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Third Rock Websites does not read any of your private online communications.

Third Rock Websites encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Third Rock Websites so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Third Rock Websites is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Third Rock Websites and Third Rock Websites family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Third Rock Websites collects and uses your personal information to operate the Third Rock Websites Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Third Rock Websites also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Third Rock Websites and its affiliates. Third Rock Websites may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Third Rock Websites does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Third Rock Websites may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Third Rock Websites may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Third Rock Websites, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Third Rock Websites does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Third Rock Websites keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Third Rock Websites, in order to determine what Third Rock Websites services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Third Rock Websites to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Third Rock Websites Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Third Rock Websites or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Third Rock Websites; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Third Rock Websites, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Third Rock Websites Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Third Rock Websites pages, or register with Third Rock Websites site or services, a cookie helps Third Rock Websites to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Third Rock Websites Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Third Rock Websites features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Third Rock Websites services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Third Rock Websites secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Third Rock Websites secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Third Rock Websites will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Third Rock Websites encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Third Rock Websites is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Third Rock Websites welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Third Rock Websites has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Third Rock Websites at We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.