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3dprintforums.com has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to the privacy of the users of our websites. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy, and how we treat personally identifiable information collected from our visitors and users.

3dprintforums.com is a platform provided for its users. Opinions expressed on this forum are not endorsed or in any way attached to 3dprintforums.com or its partners or advertisers. We will attempt to keep the forum free from inappropriate, vulgar or pornographic content and at our discretion we reserve the right to remove and delete content or posts that we deem offensive or inappropriate.

Spirited dialog and opinions are commonly expressed among members and we encourage honest and open sharing and debate. Provided it is within the general guidelines of expressed within our forum guidelines, we will interfere or “manage” this dialog. We will not remove posts by request of another member based on disagreements or differing opinion about the accuracy or validity of the opinion expressed. This includes but is not limited to differing opinions about quality of work, products, companies, brands or any other entity.

What this Privacy Statement Covers

  • This privacy statement covers 3dprintforums.com’s treatment of personally identifiable information collected by 3dprintforums.com through a website owned and operated by 3dprintforums.com.
  • This privacy statement does not apply to the practices of companies that 3dprintforums.com does not own or control, or of persons that 3dprintforums.com does not employ or manage, including any third-party content contributors bound by contract and any third-party websites to which 3dprintforums.com’s websites link.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

  • You can visit the website of 3dprintforums.com without revealing any personal information. However, 3dprintforums.com needs certain personal information if you wish to register for a membership, receive 3dprintforums.com’s e-newsletter and news from our sponsors, or use our classified services.
  • Where required, this information may include your personal contact information. 3dprintforums.com will use this information to reply to your inquiries, to set up your membership account, to provide you with requested services, to contact you regarding new services, and to keep you up-to-date with the latest from 3dprintforums.com.
  • By accessing the services of 3dprintforums.com and voluntarily providing us with the requested personal information, you consent to the collection and use of the information in accordance with this privacy statement.

Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information

  • 3dprintforums.com automatically receives and records non-personal information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information and the page you requested. 3dprintforums.com may use this information to customize the advertising and content you see and to fulfill your requests for certain products and services. However, 3dprintforums.com does not connect this non-personal data to any personal information collected from you.
  • 3dprintforums.com uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites 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.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

  • 3dprintforums.com may disclose your personal information to third-parties who work on behalf of 3dprintforums.com to provide services requested by you. We will share personal information for these purposes only with third-parties whose privacy policies are consistent with ours or who agree to abide by our policies with respect to personal information.
  • 3dprintforums.com may otherwise disclose your personal information when:

o We have your consent to share the information for a specified purpose;

o We need to respond to subpoenas, court orders or such other legal process;

o We need to protect the personal safety of the users of our websites or defend the rights or property of 3dprintforums.com; or

o We find that your actions on our websites violate the 3dprintforums.com Terms of Use or Code of Conduct documents or any of our usage guidelines for specific products or services.

Consent

  • If you do not consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information as outlined in this statement, please do not provide any personal information to 3dprintforums.com. If you have provided personal information to 3dprintforums.com and no longer consent to its use or disclosure as outlined herein, please notify 3dprintforums.com at info@3dprintforums.com.

How to Access your Personal Information

  • 3dprintforums.com gives you the ability to edit your 3dprintforums.com Account Information and preferences at any time.

Security

  • Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be considered 100% secure. However, your 3dprintforums.com Account Information is password-protected for your privacy and security. In certain areas of our websites, as identified on the site, 3dprintforums.com uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions.
  • We also safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access, through access control procedures, network firewalls and physical security measures.
  • Further, 3dprintforums.com retains your personal information only as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes identified above or as required by law.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

  • 3dprintforums.com may at any time, without notice to you and in its sole discretion, amend this statement from time to time. Please review this statement periodically. Your continued use of 3dprintforums.com websites after any such amendments signifies your acceptance thereof.

Questions or Suggestions

If you have questions or suggestions about this privacy statement, or your own personal information, please email us at info@practicalmachinist.com.

Opting Out of Third-Party Ad Servers

  • If you want to prevent a third-party ad server from sending and reading cookies on your computer, currently you must visit each ad network’s Web site individually and opt out (if they offer this capability).
  • If you want to prevent a third-party ad server from sending and reading cookies on your computer, we recommend you block cookies using your browser privacy setting.
  • Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website.
  • Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting the ads preference manager.