Tech-Gear is provided to give information about the latest news from around the web such as general news about websites, software, hardware and video games. Most areas can be accessed without submitting data, however there are instances in which we will request some information from you (for example, forums). We respect your privacy at all times. Any confidential information will be viewable by the administrator for website purposes only. We NEVER distribute any details to third parties. Our web statistics provide us with details of the general Internet domains from which people visit us, and of pages accessed. This data is evaluated by us, and then securely discarded.

Email Addresses
We will never give out or use your email in any other way then Tech-Gear website purposes. Spamming is against the law and any form of this act will result in maximum punishment under the law.

Our Forums
Please be careful when posting your email address to any forums, your email address can be extracted and used by mass unsolicited emailers. We do not encourage these acts nor condone this practice of “stealing” email addresses from our site. We reserve the right to remove any messages from our forums under any conditions.

Cookies
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Security
We use reasonable precautions to keep the personal information you disclose to our mailing lists and websites secure and to only release this information to third parties we believe share our commitment to privacy. However, we are not responsible for any breach of security or for the actions of these parties.

Privacy Policy Changes
We, Tech-Gear, reserve the right to change this privacy policy from time to time without notice.
Any modifications to our privacy policy will be reflected first on this page, so check back often.
If there is a significant change, we will indicate on our sites that our privacy policy has changed and provide a link to the new policy.
Please note that we do not endorse or encourage any illegal activity on this website.

Contests and Sweepstakes
Tech-Gear Inc publications and Web sites periodically conduct contests and sweepstakes. If you choose to enter, the data you provide will be subject to the official rules of the specific contest, as well as this privacy policy. Please read the contest rules carefully before you submit your data.

Co-Branded Sites and Services
When you use a co-branded service within our network of sites, or register or otherwise provide information on a co-branded site, you grant us permission to pass the information collected back to that service or site partner. Their use of your information is subject to their applicable privacy policies.

Email, Data Analysis and Other Deployment
We provide customer lists and other information to third party companies who provide specialized services, such as email message deployment, merge-purge (identifying and removing duplicate addresses) of lists, postal mailing, subscription fulfillment, customer service and telemarketing, research, statistical analysis, and other data processing. These companies work on our behalf and we do not provide our lists or other data to them for their own, permanent, use.
In order to comply with the Federal CAN-SPAM Act of 2003, we also may provide lists of customers who have opted-out of email promotion for Tech-Gear products to other companies, so they can be suppressed from mailings those companies send on Tech-Gear’s behalf. In addition, if you unsubscribe from a mailing we send to our own list on behalf of a third party, your removal instruction may also be supplied to the third party and added to their own suppression file.