Thank you for visiting TheBeardedFigTree.com (TBFT). The privacy of our visitors is important to us, since we too dislike SPAM of any kind.
Here is information regarding the types of personal information we receive or collect when you use TBFT and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.
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), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Opera) and the time and pages you visited.
Cookies and Web Beacons
DoubleClick DART cookies
We may also use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick service, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web. This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests. The ads displayed will be targeted based on your previous browsing history. DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad service by visiting the Google Advertising and privacy page.
Distribution of Information
We do not share your personally identifiable information to any third party for marketing purposes. However, we may share information with governmental agencies or other companies conducting investigation into illegal activities. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential illegal activity; or, (3) investigating any illegal activity which has already taken place.
Commitment to Data Security
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized staff of this site (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.
Comments submitted to this website are the responsibility of the commenter. We reserve the right to remove or edit comments at our discretion. Site URLs (if provided) are published along with comments. E-mail addresses are required with the submission of comments but are not disclosed, unless the commenter deliberately does so him/herself by entering the e-mail address in the main comment box in addition to the box clearly labeled for the e-mail address.
TBFT reserves the right to delete any comments that it deems not beneficial to the readership. This includes but is not limited to comments containing profanity, self promotion, harrassment, threats, or spam of any sort.
The web site contains links to other websites not owned by the owner of this website. We will not, and cannot, control how your personal information is used on these other websites. Consult the privacy policies of the linked websites to see how they use your information.