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The Online Slang Dictionary also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. The Online Slang Dictionary does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally- identifying information, as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to The Online Slang Dictionary's website choose to interact with The Online Slang Dictionary in ways that require The Online Slang Dictionary to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Online Slang Dictionary gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, to register for an account, we ask you to provide an email address. In each case, The Online Slang Dictionary collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with The Online Slang Dictionary. The Online Slang Dictionary does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

The Online Slang Dictionary may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, The Online Slang Dictionary may monitor the most popular pages on the site. The Online Slang Dictionary may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Online Slang Dictionary does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

The Online Slang Dictionary discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally- identifying information only if required to do so by law, or when The Online Slang Dictionary believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Online Slang Dictionary or third parties. The Online Slang Dictionary will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. The Online Slang Dictionary takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


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Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, The Online Slang Dictionary may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in The Online Slang Dictionary's sole discretion. The Online Slang Dictionary encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.