Privacy Policy

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Please read this statement carefully before using proceeding to access TopSpeed.com site. Your use of TopSpeed.com site indicates your agreement to abide by the Terms in effect.

Information Collection
TopSpeed.com is the sole owner of the information collected on the TopSpeed.com site. TopSpeed.com may collect information from our users at several different points on the TopSpeed.com site.

Comments
In order to enhance their use of the TopSpeed.com site, users can choose to leave comments on particular articles of interest. To leave a comment, users must submit information including a valid email address. TopSpeed.com uses this information to screen out users who leave comments prohibited by our terms and conditions of use, and will not pass this information to any other organization.

Mailing List
In order to sign up to receive regular emails from a sites mailing list, users must submit information including a valid email address and demographic information such as location and interests. This information will be used in aggregate form only in order opt-to assess general user interest in various internal and third party products and services, and your personal and contact information will not be passed to any other organization. Users who choose to sign up for a mailing list will receive regular emails from the site, including new articles added to the site as well as emails from third party site sponsors. If you do not wish to receive emails from third party advertisers, do not sign up for the mailing list.

Discussion Group and Cookies
In order to further enhance the user experience, TopSpeed.com may launch a discussion board service where users can discuss common topics of interest. Users will have the option of signing up for this service, and to do so must submit information including a valid email address. TopSpeed.com uses this information to screen out users who leave comments prohibited by our terms and conditions of use and to pick out topics of interest to discussion board users. TopSpeed.com will not pass this information to any other organization except in aggregate form.

The discussion board service may use cookies. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. We may use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For the session ID cookie, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the user’s hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions.

By setting a cookie on TopSpeed.com, users will not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on the site discussion board. We store a cookie on each user’s machine that contains a username and encrypted password. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. If you reject all cookies, you will not be able to use TopSpeed.com products or services that require you to "sign in," and you may not be able to take full advantage of all offerings. However, not all TopSpeed.com services require that you accept cookies.

Third Party Cookies
Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, TopSpeed.com has no access to or control over these cookies, once we have given permission for them to set cookies for advertising. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by TopSpeed.com only and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Third Party Advertising
We work with third party companies to collect data and serve ads when you visit this Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, date of birth, email address or telephone number) about your visits to our Web site in order to provide advertisements on our Web site, other web sites and other forms of media about goods and services that may be 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, please click here. To opt-out click here.

Log Files
Like most standard Web site servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. We may use a tracking utility that uses log files to analyze user movement.

Legal Disclaimer
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, TopSpeed.com may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on the TopSpeed.com site.

Business Transitions
In the event TopSpeed.com goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of a portion of its assets, users’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.

Links
The TopSpeed.com site contain links to other sites. Please be aware that TopSpeed.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by TopSpeed.com.

Notification of Changes
Whenever TopSpeed.com changes its privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

Contact Information
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact TopSpeed.com using the online contact form.

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