I an ARG! Comic recognize that the privacy of an individuals personal information is important and does not, in anyway, attempt to extract your most personal of information from you. I am ARG on the other hand does use different data tracking utilities to efficiently evaluate advertisement campaigns, link exchanges and social network sharing (Ie. where links are coming in from, such as twitter, facebook, etc). Here is information on what types of personal information I am ARG receives and collects when you use and visit the site, and how it safeguards your information. Understand this, I DO NOT SELL OR GIVE ANY data to any third party companies what so ever; data is ONLY collected for personal market research to improve the quality of content here at I am ARG.
Just like pretty much any other website, this site collects and uses the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or AT&T), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout the site. This helps me evaluate the effectiveness of my content as far as reader interest goes.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Third party advertisements are necessary to keep the website up and running. They are the one thing keeping the website up; they essentially pay the bills! Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on the site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).
You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with I am ARG website as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.
I am ARG also uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites 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, click here http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp
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