User login

Do I need a user name and password? Do I need to be "logged in"?

Well, no. If you'd like to browse or search our collection of biographies, you don't need a user name or password. You can even comment on a biography that you found on our site.

But... if you'd like to add a biography, you'll need a user name and password. It's free, easy, and painless. Your email address will not be displayed anywhere on the site.

Privacy Policy

It is OldBios.com’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, OldBios.com collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.
OldBios.com’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how OldBios.com’s visitors use its website. From time to time, OldBios.com may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

OldBios.com also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses.
OldBios.com does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to OldBios.com’s websites choose to interact with OldBios.com in ways that require OldBios.com to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that OldBios.com gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a user account at OldBios.com to provide a username and email address. OldBios.com collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with OldBios.com. OldBios.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Aggregated Statistics

OldBios.com may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. However, OldBios.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

OldBios.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on OldBios.com’s behalf or to provide services available at OldBios.com’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using OldBios.com’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. OldBios.com will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, OldBios.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when OldBios.com believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of OldBios.com, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an OldBios.com website and have supplied your email address, OldBios.com may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with OldBios.com. OldBios.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns.
OldBios.com uses cookies to help OldBios.com identify and track visitors, their usage of OldBios.com website, and their website access preferences. OldBios.com visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using OldBios.com’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of OldBios.com’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on OldBios.com. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, OldBios.com may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in OldBios.com’s sole discretion. OldBios.com encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Thank you to wordpress.com for their assistance in the wording of this privacy policy.

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