Privacy Policy

ContentRunner ("we", "us" or "CR") respects the privacy of the visitors to the website (whose home page is https://www.contentrunner.com) (the "Site") and the users of its services ("CR Services"). We have prepared this Privacy Policy to explain to you how the information that you provide (both personal and anonymous) is collected, protected and used. We may update this Policy from time to time; significant changes to this privacy policy will be publicized via a notice on the CR homepage.

This Privacy Policy applies only to Users of the site; it does not apply to any information about companies or organizations that use the CR Services. The Sections titled "Tracker Software" apply to you if you have downloaded Tracker. In addition, if you are a person who is only visiting the Site (a "Visitor"), the provisions titled "Consent," "This Site Contains Links to Other Sites," "Automatically Gathered Information" (applicable parts only), "Legal Requests" and "Anonymous Information" apply to you.

1. Protecting your privacy

  • We will not share your information with third parties, without your express written permission.
  • We don't share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
  • We don't engage in cross-marketing or link-referral programs with other sites.
  • We don't employ tracking devices for marketing purposes ("cookies", "web beacons," single-pixel gifs).
  • We don't send you unsolicited communications for marketing purposes.
  • We offer email anonymization and relay, to reduce 3rd party harvesting and email spam.
  • Account information is password-protected. Keep your password safe.
  • Forums use basic webserver authentication. Close your browser to log out.
  • We do not knowingly collect any information from persons under the age of 13. If we learn that a posting is by a person under the age of 13, we will remove that post.
  • CR, or people who post on CR using CR Services, may provide links to third party websites, which may have different privacy practices. We are not responsible for, nor have any control over, the privacy policies of those third party websites, and encourage all users to read the privacy policies of each and every website visited.

2. Data we collect

  • We sometimes collect your email address, for purposes such as sending self-publishing and confirmation emails, authenticating user accounts, providing subscription email services, registering for forums, etc.
  • For User accounts that involved paid CR Services, we collect contact information, such as name(s), phone/fax number(s), and address for billing purposes.
  • We sometimes collect your phone number for account authentication purposes, and may transmit it to a third party service for tele-robotic verification.
  • CR does not store credit card information. Credit card transactions are transmitted to a financial gateway, and we endeavor to protect the security of your payment information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology.
  • We may collect personal information if you provide it in feedback or comments, post it on our classifieds or interactive forums, or if you contact us directly. Please do not post any personal information on CR's forums or classifieds that you expect to keep private.
  • Our web logs collect standard web log entries for each page served, including your IP address, page URL, and timestamp. Web logs help us to diagnose problems with our server, to administer the Site, and to otherwise provide our service to you.

3. Data we store

  • All content communicated through CR Services are stored in our database, even after "deletion," and may be archived elsewhere.
  • Our web logs and other records are stored indefinitely.
  • Registered Account Users can access and update their account information through the User Account webpage.
  • Although we make good faith efforts to store the information in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public, we cannot guarantee complete security.

4. Archiving and display of ContentRunner content by search engines and other sites

Search engines and other sites not affiliated with ContentRunner may archive or otherwise make available information posted through CR Services.

5. Circumstances in which ContentRunner may release information

  • CR may disclose information about its users if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process.
  • CR may also disclose information about its users to law enforcement officers or others, in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to: enforce our Terms of Use; respond to claims that any posting or other content violates the rights of third-parties; or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of ContentRunner, its users or the general public.

6. International Users

By visiting our web site and providing us with data, you acknowledge and agree that due to the international dimension of ContentRunner we may use the data collected in the course of our relationship for the purposes identified in this policy or in our other communications with you, including the transmission of information outside your resident jurisdiction. In addition, please understand that such data may be stored on servers located in the United States. By providing us with your data, you consent to the transfer of such data.

7. Feedback

We welcome your feedback on this policy; please contact us using one of the means described in our Contact Us webpage.

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