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Privacy Information

Thank you for visiting en.ctimes.com.tw. Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to protecting your and your family's personal information. We want our services to be safe and enjoyable environments for everyone. This page aims to help you to understand what information we might collect about you and how we use it.

About Cookies

To enhance your online experience, we use "cookies" echnologies. Cookies are text files placed in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies do not contain personally identifiable information; however, once you choose to furnish a site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.

We use cookies to understand site and Internet usage and to improve or customize the content, offerings or advertisements on our sites. For example, we may use cookies to identify your ID level at our sites, save your password in password-protected areas, and enable you to use shopping carts on our sites. We also may use cookies to help us offer you products, programs, or services that may be of interest to you and to deliver relevant advertising.

The Information We Collect

At CTIMES sites, you can register to become CTIMES member to download white paper, e-books and enter contests, subscribe online newsletters. In the course of these various offerings, we often seek to collect from you various forms of personal information. Examples of the types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at these pages include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number information, and information about your interests in and use of various services.

Our third party service providers, advertisers, advertising networks and platforms, agencies, and partners may collect various types of non-personally identifiable information when you visit any of our sites. A representative list of the types of non-personally identifiable information collected may include: current Internet protocol address and type of browser you are using (e.g., Firefox, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Microsoft Windows or Mac OS), the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., Comcast, Verizon or AT&T), the web pages you have visited, sites visited before and after you visit a site on the CTIMES, the type of handheld or mobile device used to view the site (e.g., iPhone, Blackberry), location information, the content and advertisements you have accessed, seen, forwarded and/or clicked on.

When you engage with our content on or through third party social networking sites, plug-ins or applications, you may allow us to have access to certain information from your social media profile (e.g., name, e-mail address, photo, gender, birthday, location, user files like photos and videos, your list of friends, people you follow and/or who follow you, the posts or the ?´┐Żlikes??you make, etc.) to deliver the content or as part of the operation of the application. We may also obtain non-personally identifiable information (e.g., content viewed and information about advertisements within the content you have been shown or may have clicked on) from your interaction with our content.

Through some social networking sites??privacy settings, you can control what data you share. For more information about how social networking sites handle your personal information, please refer to their privacy policies.

How We Use the Information

We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our contents and services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, to offer you other contents or services that we believe may be of interest to you, to enforce the legal terms that govern your use of our sites, and/or for the purposes for which you provided the information.

We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when you have won one of our contests or when we make changes to our terms of service, to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter, or to contact you about your account with us.

If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., a letter to our editors, a posting to a blog or a discussion board), we may publish your screen name and other information you have provided to us. If you register and create a profile with our site, the screen name you select as well as other content you submit to your profile (e.g., photos, comments, video, reviews) will be displayed publicly on the Site and may be reused and redistributed by us in our discretion.

We use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our sites, to deliver more relevant marketing messages and advertisements and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information to analyze usage of our sites or content, as well as to offer you products or services.