When you browse the Site, BtB collects data, including but not limited to the public source IP address of the request, the domain name and host from which the user accessed the Internet (e.g., aol.com), the user’s browser software and operating system, the date and time the user accesses the Site, web pages previously visited by the user, the web site to which the user links after visiting our Site, and user queries submitted to the Site.
We use this information to generate statistics and measure Site activity, which helps us better understand our visitors and make the Site more useful to them.
In order to make any edits to the Site, including flagging offensive content, accessing offensive content, writing or editing transcriptions, posting comments to letters, and/or creating a user profile you will need to register and create an account by providing an email address, username, and password. If you create an account, you may, but you are not required to create a user profile by uploading a photo of yourself and/or providing a description of yourself. If you create an account, BtB collects and stores the email address, username, and password that you provide as well as any information you voluntarily provide in your profile. BtB also collects and stores information tied to all public content provided by users and user activity on the Site.
Available log records, account information, and all data stored on our servers may be accessed by our system administrators. BtB may need to disclose this information to law enforcement or other government officials for your protection or in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, or other activity that is illegal or may expose us or our users to legal liability, and as otherwise deemed reasonably necessary by BtB.
BtB also may provide aggregated, de-identified data or reports on user demographics and behavior to interested third parties, including but not limited to journals and academics.
Additionally, making edits to the Site is a public action, and all content may be publicly visible. Identification of all contributed content may include, but is not limited to display of your username and any other information or pictures that you provide in your profile. All content may be retained for restorative, archival, or research purposes by BtB. All unsolicited information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and BtB shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute such unsolicited information to others without limitation or attribution. Permissible distribution of your content includes but is not limited to the sending of your comments by BtB to prisoners.
You may not disclose your BtB password to any third parties nor share it with any third parties. If your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately change your password.
Effective Date of the Agreement is 2010-11-15.