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Effective Date: March 3, 2008

Gcore's Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand how we collect and use the personal information you decide to share, and help you make informed decisions when using Gcore located at Web site ("Gcore" or "Web site").

By using or accessing Gcore, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy, you should contact at

About Gcore and the Information We Collect
Gcore is an internet social networking service. When you register for Gcore, you provide us with certain "Personal Information", such as your name, your email address, your telephone number, your address, your gender and any other personal or preference information that you provide to us. As part of the registration process, each Gcore Member creates his or her own profile, which contains the Personal Information that the Member chooses to include ("Member Information"). When you create your profile, you have the option of disclosing items within your profile to the "Public", to "Friends" or to keep it private. You can update your settings at any time. If you choose to disclose items to the "Public", the information will be viewable by all visitors to the Gcore Web site. If you choose to disclose items to "Friends", the items will be viewable only by those Gcore Members who you have invited to be your Friends. If you choose the "Privacy" setting, the items will not be viewable by others. You should be aware that Member Information that is "Public" can be read, collected, or used by any visitors to the Web site, and information that is "Friends" can be read, collected or used by Friends. Therefore such information could be used improperly to send you unsolicited messages or otherwise. Gcore is not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to disclose or for the misuse of such information by Members or third parties. Any misuse or improper collection of Member Information provided is a violation of the Gcore Terms of Service and should be reported to

Each time you visit Gcore, we automatically collect your IP address and the web page from which you came. We also use cookies to keep track of your activities on the Web site and enhance your experience on the Web site. We use session ID cookies to confirm that users are logged in. These cookies terminate once the user closes the browser. By default, we use a persistent cookie that stores your login ID (but not your password) to make it easier for you to login when you come back to Gcore. Third party advertisers on the Site may also place or read cookies on your browser. You can remove or block this cookie using the settings in your browser although in that case you may not be able to use certain features on our site and you may be required to re-enter your password more frequently during a session. We, or third parties acting on our behalf, may use web beacons on our site, in our e-mails, in our advertisements on other sites, or in our advertisements in others' e-mails. A web beacon is an electronic image that can be used to recognize a cookie on your computer when you view a web page or e-mail. Web beacons help us measure the effectiveness of our site and our advertising in various ways, for example, by counting the number of individuals who visit our site from a particular advertisement or make a purchase from our site after viewing a particular advertisement as well as by telling us when a web page is viewed and providing a description of the page where the web beacon is placed. Web beacons also help us measure the effectiveness of our e-mail campaigns, for example, by counting the number of individuals who open or act upon an e-mail message, determining when an e-mail message is opened and determining how many times an e-mail is forwarded.

How We Use The Information You Disclose
We use your Personal Information to help us efficiently operate the Web site and to contact you in connection with your transactions and other activities on the Web site. We also use Personal Information to send you notifications regarding new services offered by Gcore or promotions of services that Gcore is undertaking with third parties that we think you may find valuable. We do not provide Personal Information to third party marketers without your permission. We may, however, share aggregated demographic information about our user base with our partners and advertisers. This could include third parties with whom we choose to offer joint promotions or services. This information does not identify individual users. We share your information with third parties only in limited circumstances where we believe such sharing is (1) reasonably necessary to offer the Gcore service, (2) legally required or, (3) permitted by you. To operate the Web site, including processing your transactions and supporting your activities on the Site, we may share your personal information with our agents, representatives, contractors and service providers so they can provide us with support services such as authorization of PayPal transactions, email origination, receipt or support services, customer relationship management services, order fulfillment and sweepstakes and promotional fulfillment. We require these entities not to use your information for any other purpose. By providing information to us, you acknowledge that we operate in the United States and agree to (i) permit us to transmit and use your information anywhere necessary, including across international boundaries, to effect the services and transactions provided by this Web site; and (ii) that such use by us shall be subject to the terms and conditions stated in this Privacy Statement and applicable Terms of Use. We may be required to disclose user information pursuant to lawful requests, such as subpoenas or court orders, or in compliance with applicable laws. We do not reveal information until we have a good faith belief that an information request by law enforcement or private litigants meets applicable legal standards. Additionally, we may share account or other information when we believe it is necessary to comply with law, to protect our interests or property, to prevent fraud or other illegal activity perpetrated through the Gcore service, or to prevent imminent bodily harm. This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers, agents or government agencies.

Gcore's Web site includes links to other Web sites whose privacy practices may differ from those of Gcore. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is subject to their privacy statements. Gcore's privacy policy does not apply to information you may submit to those sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site you visit.

Invite a Friend
If a Member elects to use our "Invite" feature to invite a friend to become a Member of Gcore, we ask them for the friend's email address. Gcore will automatically send the friend an email inviting them to join the site. Gcore stores this email address for the purpose of automatically adding the respondent to the friends list of the Member sending the invitation, and also to send reminders of the invitation. Gcore does not sell these email addresses or use them to send any other communication besides invitations and invitation reminders.

Other Web Site Features
From time to time, Gcore may implement new features and promotions. When we do so, we will disclose whether your participation in such features and promotions will result in your personal information being disclosed to others. We urge you to carefully review these disclosures.

Changing or Removing Information
Access and control over most personal information on Gcore is readily available through the profile editing tools. Information will be updated immediately. Members who wish to deactivate their Gcore account may do so by contacting Removed information may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time but will not be generally available to other Members of Gcore.

The Gcore account of every Member is password-protected. Gcore takes appropriate precautions to protect our Members' information. Your account information is located on a secured server behind a firewall. Unfortunately, perfect security does not exist on the internet, and therefore, Gcore makes no representations or warranties with regard to the sufficiency of these security measures. Gcore shall not be responsible for any damages that result from a lapse in compliance with this Privacy Policy because of a security breach, technical malfunction or similar problem. Always be careful and responsible regarding your personal information. Because email and instant messaging are not recognized as secure communications, we request that you not send private information to us or other Members by email or instant messaging services. If you have any questions about the security of the Gcore Web site, please contact us at

Changes in Gcore's Privacy Policy
From time to time, we may make changes to our privacy policy. If we make changes, we will post those changes on the Web site so Members and other users of the Gcore Web site are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. Non-material changes and clarifications will take effect immediately. If we are decide to change our policy about how we use Members' personally identifiable information, we will notify Members by posting a notice on our Web site 30 days prior to implementing such change.

Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us at