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Most of this information is only used in the aggregate to create a profile of our readers and the types of content that you, as our readers, most identify with. The information collected is only shared with others if required by our terms of service/agreement with those parties, or if we are legally required to by law.
If you would like to not have your data collected by my site then please do not visit, leave a comment, or try and contact me through the site. If you really want to know what information I have that’s directly attributable to you, please contact me at email@example.com and I’ll provide a response within 24-hours.
Updates & Last Date Updated
These terms of service will be periodically reviewed and updated to reflect the current functions of the site. Please check back if you are concerned about such matters. The last update was December 3, 2015.
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