Notification of Changes to This Policy. The Runner's Web is continually improving and adding new functionality and features to this Web site and improving and adding to our existing products, services and programs. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, The Runner's Web's data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, the Runner's Web will post the changes on our Web site to notify you of the changes. We encourage you to check this page frequently. This policy was last updated on March 14, 2009.
Personal Data Collected Through the Runner's Web.com. The only personal data the Runner's Web currently collects through this Web site is the information you give us when you use our site.or when you sign up for the Runner's Web Digest or one of our Communities or Forums.
For example, you may use this site to contact the Runner's Web with your questions and comments. When you send us an e-mail using one of the forms on this site, we ask you for your name and other contact information, including, for example, your web site's name, your web site's URL, your e-mail address, and your City and Province or State.
Use of Personal Data Collected Through The Runner's Web.com. The Runner's Web uses the information you provide to respond to your e-mail, answer your question or resolve your problem. The Runner's Web uses this information to help us improve the content and functionality of our Web sites, to better understand our customers, and to improve our web site and services.
Anonymous Data Collected Through The Runner's Web.com. In addition to the information you provide when you use our Web site, the Runner's Web uses technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our Web site. For example, we use technology to track how many visitors access our Web site, the date and time of their visit, the length of their stay, and which pages they view. We also use technology to determine which Web browsers our visitors use and the address from which they accessed our site (for example, if they connected to the Runner's Web.com by clicking on one of our banner ads).
This technology does not identify you personally. It simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our site. The Runner's Web uses this anonymous data to improve the content and functionality of our Web sites, to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve our products and services.
Cookies. In order to collect the anonymous data described in the preceding paragraph, the Runner's Web may use temporary "cookies" that collect the first level domain name of the user (for example, if your e-mail address is "firstname.lastname@example.org," the cookie collects the "xyz.com" portion of your e-mail address) and the date and time you accessed this Web site. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to discover the identity of the user. A cookie is a small piece of information which is sent to your browser and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not.
Disclosure of Your Personal Data. The Runner's Web will not share any of the personal data collected through this Web site, other than in some limited circumstances in which the Runner's Web may share or transfer the personal data in our databases, for example, to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, to protect your vital interests, or in the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event.
Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our sites and other sites on the Internet.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) 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, click here.