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Privacy Policy

About Us

This is a privacy policy for The CPU Scorecard. Our homepage on the Web is located at http://www.cpuscorecard.com [EXTERNAL]. We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact us by mail at the following address:

MTek Computer Consulting
4000 Rock City Rd
Nanaimo, BC V9T 4Y8 
Canada

You may contact us by e-mail at webmaster@cpuscorecard.com. You may call us at 250 751-1297.

Dispute Resolution and Privacy Seals

We have the following privacy seals:
bulletCustomer Service: Please send an e-mail to privacy@cpuscorecard.com if you have any questions, concerns, or wish to update any contact information you may have previously provided.

Data Collection

P3P policies declare the data they collect in groups (also referred to as "statements"). This policy contains 5 data groups. The data practices of each group will be explained separately.

Group "Basic information"

We collect the following information:
bulletClick-stream data
bulletHTTP protocol elements
bulletSearch terms

This data will be used for the following purposes:

bulletCompletion and support of the current activity.
bulletWeb site and system administration.
bulletResearch and development.
bulletAnonymous user analysis.
bulletAnonymous user profiling and decision-making.
bulletHistorical preservation.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Data is collected from all Web users from our server access logs and search strings (if entered).

Group "Cookies"

At the user's option, we will collect the following data:
bulletHTTP cookies

This data will be used for the following purposes:

bulletAnonymous user analysis.
bulletAnonymous user profiling and decision-making.
The following types of entities will receive this information:
bulletOthers following different practices.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Cookies may be used by our partners for the anonymous serving and/or targeting of ads, promotions and other marketing messages. To find out more about how our advertisers manage your privacy in conjunction with serving ads on this site, please visit their respective privacy links on our advertisers' sites.

Group "Web Beacons"

We collect the following information:
bulletClick-stream data

This data will be used for the following purposes:

bulletAnonymous user analysis.
bulletAnonymous user profiling and decision-making.
The following types of entities will receive this information:
bulletOthers following different practices.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Advertisers at this site may use small pieces of code called 'Web beacons' or 'clear GIFs' to collect anonymous and aggregate advertising metrics, such as counting page views, promotion views, or advertising responses.

Group "Java & JavaScript"

We collect the following information:
bulletNavigation and click-stream data

This data will be used for the following purposes:

bulletCompletion and support of the current activity.
bulletVisitor-selected site customization.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Our web site employs JavaScript code for navigational use, to provide browser-specific page elements, and to serve banner ads of relevant interest to our visitors. Other than browser type, no other information is collected using JavaScript. Some Java applications may be employed to provide real-time content on some of our web pages. No information is collected from these Java applications except from visitors who choose to interact with them.

Group "Mailing Registration"

We collect the following information:
bulletOnline contact information

At the user's option, we may also collect the following data:
bulletPhysical contact information
bulletDemographic data
bulletPreference data

This data will be used for the following purposes:

bulletCompletion and support of the current activity.
bulletContacting visitors for marketing of services or products. The user must opt-in to this usage.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

This information is collected so that we can provide requested information that is relevant to your needs and interests.

Cookies

Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Our site makes use of cookies. Cookies are used for the following purposes:
bulletPseudonymous analysis
bulletPseudonym-based decision-making

Policy Evaluation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 will evaluate this policy's compact policy whenever it is used with a cookie. The actions IE will take depend on what privacy level the user has selected in their browser (Low, Medium, Medium High, or High; the default is Medium. In addition, IE will examine whether the cookie's policy is considered satisfactory or unsatisfactory, whether the cookie is a session cookie or a persistent cookie, and whether the cookie is used in a first-party or third-party context. This section will attempt to evaluate this policy's compact policy against Microsoft's stated behavior for IE6.

Note: this evaluation is currently experimental and should not be considered a substitute for testing with a real Web browser.

Satisfactory policy: this compact policy is considered satisfactory according to the rules defined by Internet Explorer 6. IE6 will accept cookies accompanied by this policy under the High, Medium High, Medium, Low, and Accept All Cookies settings.

The CPU Scorecard works with several third parties for the serving and/or targeting of ads, promotions and other marketing messages. To find out more about how our advertisers manage your privacy in conjunction with serving ads on this site, please visit their respective privacy links on our advertisers page...

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