The policies below are applicable to the MWerks.com web site. MWerks.com does not collect personal information through this website. Registration is required and information is collected in certain portions of the web site in which guests specifically and knowingly provide such information along with content submissions, community postings (i.e., chat or bulletin boards). MWerks.com may use such information to track compliance with our web site terms of use, or for editorial and feedback purposes (to the extent that is explained when guests provide the information).

Policies for Individuals

About IP Addresses

WMerks.com collects IP addresses when submitting posts to the bulletin board and for the purposes of system administration. An IP address is a number that's automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're connected to a network or connected to the Internet. When guests request pages from MWerks.com, our web servers log the guests' IP addresses. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that a user's session will be logged, but the user remains anonymous to us unless issues of security arise in which IP addresses may be turned over to local, state and national authorities.

Use of Cookies - The MWerks.com Cookies Policy

What are cookies? Cookies are pieces of information that a Web site transfers to an individual's hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies make Web-surfing easier for you by saving your passwords and preferences while you're at our site. The use of cookies is an Industry standard, and you'll find cookies at most major Web sites.

Examples of How MWerks.com Uses Cookies

The MWerks.com bulletin board uses cookies to store the following information: the last time you logged in, your username and password, and your preferred "topic view", if you set it in preferences. These cookies are stored on your browser. Cookies are not used to track your movement or perform any function other than to enhance your use of the bulletin board. If your browser does not support cookies, or you have not enabled cookies on your browser, many of these timesaving features will not work properly. Also, you need to have cookies enabled in your browser if you want to enter a private forum. MWerks.com also uses cookies to let the computer remember that you've registered, which allows us to speed up your future activities at our sites.

How MWerks.com Does Not Use Cookies

MWerks.com never uses cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent in a cookie. Except as described below, MWerks.com does not use information transferred through cookies for any promotional or marketing purposes, nor is that information shared with any third parties whatsoever.

Links to Other Sites

Users should be aware that when they are on the MWerks.com web site they could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control. There are links to other sites from MWerks.com that take users outside our service. For example, if you "click" on a banner advertisement, the "click" takes you off the MWerks.com site. This includes links from advertisers, sponsors and partners that may use MWerks.com's logo as part of a co-branding agreement. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data or solicit personal information. Always be aware of where you end up. Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online - for example, via message boards or chat - that information can be collected and used by people you don't know. While MWerks.com strives to protect its user's personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online and you do so at your own risk.

Security Policy

The importance of security for all personally identifiable information associated with our Guests is of utmost concern to us. We exercise great care in providing secure transmission of your information from your computer to our servers, utilizing encryption software. Only those employees who need access to your information in order to do their jobs are allowed access, each having signed compressive nondisclosure agreements, which provide explicit legal confidentiality protections. Any employee who violates our privacy and/or security policies is subject to disciplinary action, including possible termination and civil and/or criminal prosecution.

Your Acceptance of These Terms

By using this site, you signify your assent to the MWerks.com Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site. Your continued use of the MWerks.com site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. You can send an e-mail to info@mwerks.com with any further questions.