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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how we treat personal information received from you or about you when you visit this Site,

What information do we collect?

We only collect information that is needed to provide you with the services and products offered by the Site, and to operate the Site.

We collect IP addresses and web site usage information from visitors to the Site. This information is used in aggregate to calculate statistics for the site, including the number and frequency of visitors and subscribers to each web page and the length of their visits.

What do we use personal information for?

We may use information in the following ways:

  • for the purposes for which you specifically provided the information; and
  • to enhance existing features or develop new features of the Software Mechanics Site and the services and products offered by the Software Mechanics Site.

We do not rent, sell, publish, exchange or otherwise disclose to any third party any personal or confidential information submitted to the Site in any raw or aggregated form.

Software Mechanics may disclose personal or confidential information submitted to the Site if such disclosure is required to comply with the law, or Software Mechanics believes in good faith that disclosure is necessary to:

  • comply with the law or legal process served on Software Mechanics;
  • protect or defend its personal and property rights (for example, to enforce the Software Mechanics General Terms and Conditions of Use); and
  • protect the personal safety of other users of the Site in an emergency.

Software Mechanics may use third party network advertisers to deliver ads to you on our behalf. These network advertisers may be supplied with or have access to your personally identifiable information solely for the purpose of providing these services to us or on our behalf.


Software Mechanics employs cookie technology to help visitors and subscribers move faster through the Site. When you subscribe to the Site or take advantage of several key features, we may pass cookies on to your computer. A cookie is a stream of information that is sent by a web site and stored on your hard drive or temporarily in your computerís memory. If you do not want a cookie, you can set your browser to deny it.

External sites linked to

Software Mechanics is not responsible in any way for the privacy or content of any external site that is linked to from this site.

Policy modifications

Software Mechanics may revise and update this Privacy Policy at any time by posting a revised Privacy Policy on the Site.

Last update

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 4 September 2010.

Contact information

If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us.