An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer or network when you are on the Internet. When visitors request pages from our Site, our servers log the visitor's IP address. We may collect IP addresses for a variety of internal purposes, such as system administration, or to audit the number of visits to different pages on our Site.
Anyone can read this site, including certain message forums. Only registered members can post to the forums, however. Registration requires the disclosure of certain personally identifiable information, such as a valid e-mail address. Other information may be voluntarily submitted, such as location, zip code, occupation, hobbies, etc., but such information is not required.
Any member requesting a T-shirt, will have to provide a valid mailing address, obviously, in order for the request to be fulfilled. The information provided will only be used to fulfill the request.
This Site is not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect any information from children under 13 years of age. However, if you are under 13 years of age, and you have microscopic colitis, or if you have an immediate family member who has microscopic colitis, you are welcome to join. In order to register, however, you must have a parent or guardian submit a special form, the details of which are covered in the registration process. Otherwise, do not submit any information about yourself to this Site. If we discover that a child under the age of 13 has provided the Site with personally identifiable information, we will delete that information from the database of this Site.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. If required by law, we may be obligated to share information with governmental and/or law enforcement agencies. Other than that, however, no information is provided to any companies for marketing purposes, nor to any third parties, for any purposes whatsoever.