Privacy Policy

TrainRack.net is committed to protecting the privacy of our users. The following statement outlines our privacy policy.

At TrainRack.net, we do not require that our users provide us with information to use our site. If you choose to gain additional functionality and access, we require that our users provide a certain amount of personal information, such as a valid email address.

Information You Provide Us

Personally Identifiable Information

In order to maintain a TrainRack.net membership to gain additional functionality, we’ll ask you to provide the following information; your email address, and optionally, your first and last name.

Without your specific permission, TrainRack.net will NOT disclose, sell, or exchange your personally identifiable information to or with anyone, except when we believe it is absolutely necessary to disclose. The following reasons would force TrainRack.net to disclose personal identifiable information:

(1) Comply with the law or legal process
(2) Protect or defend the rights or property of TrainRack.net or others
(3) Enforce this agreement
(4) Respond to claims that the contents of any communications violate the rights of others
(5) Change in ownership of TrainRack.net

Automatic Information

Aggregated User Information that does not Identify any User Individually:

In order to measure overall demographics and interests regarding specific areas of the TrainRack.net domain and to analyze how and where to use our resources, we perform statistical analysis of the collective characteristics and behavior of our members and visitors.

We also use the aggregate data collected to inform our sponsors of the number of people who have seen and ‘clicked’ on their advertisements. In addition, at times we may compile and disclose aggregate information about its users for promotional or other purposes. For example, we might want to disclose that a certain percentage of our users are located within a particular geographical area.

Cookies and Clickstreams *

A ‘cookie’ is an element of data which a service or site, when visited by a user, sends to that user’s browser. The browser may store that element on the user’s hard drive or memory. TrainRack.net uses cookies in the following ways to better serve our users:

(1) Provide user preferences for registered users on our site.
(2) Help determine how long users view particular content
(3) Which particular content (e.g., advertising) users view
(4) Which content or sites users link to
(5) Which TrainRack.net services members and visitors use

Choices Available

Cookies: Any user may block or delete our cookies from his or her hard drive. However, by disabling cookies, certain site features and functionality may no longer work properly or at all.

‘Opt-in’ Emails: Users may ‘opt-in’ to receive site notifications, newsletters, or other information via email. Users may remove themselves from such services at their discretion. Any email sent to an ‘opt-in’ list will include directions for how a user may remove himself or herself from the list, or a URL where the user may find such directions.