OITC will not send you unsolicited information. Our site does provide for opt-in mailings at the visitor's request. These opt-in email lists are not shared with anyone. Once you opt-in, you may opt-out at any time; see the choice/opt-out section below.
OITC does not share or sell any visitor contact information to anyone.
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site. IP addresses are logged to track a user's session. This gives OITC an idea of which parts of our site users are visiting. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that a user's session will be tracked, but the user will be anonymous. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information, such as number of visitors from Europe, etc.. which may be shared with our advertisers.
Our site's submittal forms require users to give us contact information (like their name and email address) and other demographic information such as their age. The customer's contact information is used to contact the visitor when necessary.
Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site. We use this data only to tailor the visitor's experience at our site, showing them content that we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences. This data is also used to tailor our affiliations and advertisers
This site contains links to other sites. OITC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. However, we do attempt to segregate links to areas not appropriate to very young children to child protected link pages. For more information on obtaining child protection software, visit our Child Protection Store.
Our site uses forms for customers to submit entries to talk groups, request information, products, and services. We collect visitor's contact information (like their email address), financial information (such as credit card numbers for an order), and demographic information (like their zip code, and age). Contact information from an order form is used to send orders and information about our company to our customers. The customer's contact information is also used to get in touch with the visitor when necessary. Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services only. Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site. We use this data to tailor our visitor's experience at our site, showing them content that we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences.
Our online surveys may ask visitors for contact information (like their email address). We use contact data from our surveys only to contact the visitor when necessary.
We may run contests on our site in which we ask visitors for contact information (like their email address) and demographic information (like their zip code, and age). We use contact data from our contests to send users information about our site and promotional material from some of our partners. The customer's contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary. Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site. We use this data to tailor our visitor's experience at our site, showing them content that we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences.
We give users the following options for removing their information from our mailing lists to not receive future mailings.
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TOOLS FOR FAMILIES
A number of tools exist to help parents manage their children's online experience, including hardware and software programs that provide filtering options. Below are links that contain useful information on choices and levels of filtering that parents can use during family time on the Web. You can download special software or purchase specific hardware that will limit surfing to sites you deem appropriate for your household. Many of these services are free of charge; others require some form of payment.
LINKS TO FILTERING SOFTWARE
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