CDM Publishing, LLC, D.B.A. as Smart + Strong and POZ ("Smart + Strong" or "POZ") operates the POZ.com Web site.
The privacy of the users of POZ.com is important to POZ.
information (such as your name, e-mail address, physical address, and
other information about you that is not publicly available) that POZ
receives and collects in connection with your use of the POZ.com Web
site and POZ Personals, a dating service for HIV positive people, and
other services that POZ may offer, such as, bulletin boards and chat
rooms, on POZ.com (the "Service"). POZ may update this policy from time
to time by posting a notice of such update on POZ.com or by notifying
You will need to provide personally identifiable information in order to register for the Service.
Personally identifiable information will be used by POZ only as
provided below or for the following purposes: to contact you; to
fulfill your requests in connection with the Service or POZ.com, such
as for products or services; to match you with another user on POZ
Personals; to perform analyses of user behavior in order to measure
customer interest in the various areas of POZ.com; or for such purposes
as are described at the point of collection. POZ uses list services to
send out information and change notices to users. While POZ only uses
list services that it believes are responsible, it will not be liable
for any breach of security or for any other action by such list
POZ does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from a child under the age of 13.
POZ uses reasonable precautions to keep secure all personally
identifiable information that you share with us. However, e-mail is not
secure against interception. If your communication is very sensitive,
you may want to send it by postal mail instead. If we share demographic
information with third parties, we will give them aggregate information
only. POZ does not disclose, give, sell, lease or transfer personally
identifiable information to third parties, except to provide products
or services that you request, with your prior consent, or, in POZ's
sole and absolute discretion, as follows: as required by law, such as
to respond to subpoenas, or court, administrative, or governmental
orders; to protect the rights of POZ; in connection with possible
rights of third parties have been violated; or in connection with
possible illegal activity, misrepresentation, fraud or harm to any
POZ uses "cookies," pieces of data stored on users' hard drives for
record keeping purposes. Cookies can make the POZ.com Web site and the
Service more useful by storing information about the User's preferences.
Effective: March 19, 2008