Privacy Policy

Disclosure of Information
The Options takes the privacy of our visitors seriously. We will not sell information gathered about our visitors to third parties or others not affiliated with The Options

Usage of Information
The Options uses the information voluntarily given by our visitors to enhance their experience on the site, provide interactive or personalized elements on the site, distribute opt-in newsletters and prepare future content. The Options also uses tracking information to determine which areas of the site are the most popular with our visitors.

Information Gathered
The Options gathers three types of information about visitors:

  1. Data that visitors provide when registering for newsletters or the Discussion Center
  2. Data gathered through tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout the site.
  3. The Options will occasionally conduct visitor surveys. These surveys are optional and will be used to gather a more complete understanding of our user base and how they interact with our site.

Visitors should be aware that voluntary disclosure of personal information in the Discussion Center, along with any substantive information disclosed in a posting to the Discussion Center, might be collected and used by third parties. Such use may result in unsolicited messages from other posters or third parties not affiliated with The Options

Usage Tracking
The Options tracks visitor traffic patterns throughout the site. We track visitors according to domain name, browser type, date and time of access.

The Options uses cookies to offer personalized service to our visitors. Cookies are small text files stored on visitors’ computers that allow web servers to recognize repeat visitors, facilitate visitors’ access to sites, and allow sites to compile aggregate data to improve their content. Cookies do not damage visitors’ computers or files. If visitors do not want cookies to be accessible by The Options, most browser programs allow visitors to deny or disable the use of cookies. Please note, however, that cookies may be necessary for our site to operate properly.