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LIKE MOST WEBSITES, THE TOPICAL GUIDE 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. OUR PURPOSE IN COLLECTING NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION IS TO BETTER UNDERSTAND HOW THE TOPICAL GUIDEā€™S VISITORS USE ITS WEBSITE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO PUBLISH ACADEMIC RESEARCH BASED ON THIS DATA, AND PUBLISH ANY COLLECTED, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF ANY PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION.

THE TOPICAL GUIDE ALSO COLLECTS POTENTIALLY PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION LIKE INTERNET PROTOCOL (IP) ADDRESSES FOR LOGGED IN USERS. HOWEVER, WE WILL NOT UNIQUE IP ADDRESSES.

ANY ACTIVITIES USING THE WEBSITE OR OUR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES, DENIAL OF SERVICE, INTERNET SPAM, MANIPULATION OF SEARCH ENGINE RANKINGS ARE PROHIBITED. THE ABSENCE OF AN ACTIVITY FROM THIS LIST OF PROHIBITIONS SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO MEAN THAT SUCH MALICIOUS ACTIVITIES ARE PERMITTED.

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