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Privacy Statement

Black River Fossils is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Black River Fossils Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Black River Fossils website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Black River Fossils collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Black River Fossils also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Black River Fossils. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Black River Fossils for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Black River Fossils Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Black River Fossils public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Black River Fossils does not read any of your private online communications.

Black River Fossils encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Black River Fossils so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Black River Fossils is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Black River Fossils and Black River Fossils family of Web sites.
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, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative, or NAI, at www.networkadvertising.org.

Use of your Personal Information

Black River Fossils collects and uses your personal information to operate the Black River Fossils Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Black River Fossils also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Black River Fossils and its affiliates. Black River Fossils may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Black River Fossils does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Black River Fossils may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Black River Fossils may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Black River Fossils, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Black River Fossils does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Black River Fossils keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Black River Fossils, in order to determine what Black River Fossils services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Black River Fossils to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Black River Fossils Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Black River Fossils or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Black River Fossils; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Black River Fossils, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Black River Fossils Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Black River Fossils pages, or register with Black River Fossils site or services, a cookie helps Black River Fossils to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Black River Fossils Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Black River Fossils features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Black River Fossils services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Black River Fossils secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Black River Fossils secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Black River Fossils will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Black River Fossils encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Black River Fossils is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Black River Fossils welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Black River Fossils has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Black River Fossils at ditchweezil@blackriverfossils.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

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