Permissions and Reprints Policy

You may link from another site to's online content.

Personal, non-commercial use
You may download, reformat, and print a limited amount of's content for your personal, non-commercial use. You may also include excerpts or limited portions of's information in printed memos, reports, and presentations. We ask only that you attribute this information to us by including "Used with permission from, Copyright 200_. All rights reserved."

Other reproductions
Any other reproduction of content requires permission from us, and some forms of reproduction will require you to pay a licensing fee. Pricing.
Commercial use
All commercial uses of content require our permission and reproduction will require you to pay a licensing fee. Pricing.  Commerical use includes, but is not limited to the following:
Use of content in advertisements or promotions;
Use of trademarks or logos (excluding award logos);
Use of quotes, excerpts, or full text of reviews, articles, or features; does not allow the reposting of its online content (including video, audio, text, graphics, layout, and code) on a website or a public discussion board except in the case of a specific licensing agreement.
Third party content
Text, photos, graphics, audio and/or video material provided via third parties are not subject to's Permissions and Reprints policy.   Third party content is denoted by a © copyright notice or author/site details at the bottom of the article/page.  
How to get permission
Please submit an initial request using our Contact Us form.

In all cases, if permission is granted, web pages must be reproduced in their entirety, unedited, and accompanied by the following copyright statement and credit: "Used with permission from, Copyright 200_. All rights reserved."


Privacy Policy for

The privacy of our visitors to is important to us.

At, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use visit, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.

Log Files
As with most other websites, we collect and use 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 Shaw Cable), 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 our site.

Cookies and Web Beacons
We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, such as forums.

We also use third party advertisements on to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our 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 geo-targeting 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).

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site.

Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet.

Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.  Alternatively, 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 our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.