Privacy Policy

Updated January 2016 knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. strives to respect and protect the privacy of individuals that visit our web sites. This notice constitutes our Privacy Policy.

By using our services, you expressly consent this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use, including our use and disclosure of your personal information in the manner described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to our Terms of Use.

No services are directed to children under 13. Federal law requires that may not collect any personally identifiable information from persons under 13 years of age. If you are under 13 years of age, you may not register for any services or provide any of your personal information to .

This Privacy Policy applies to the all of the following web sites and services of and all of its sub-domains.

What Information We Collect and For What Purposes

To most effectively offer our services, we may collect information from you in the following ways:

  • Server Log Information. Our servers automatically log certain basic technical information when a user accesses the website, which may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser’s request to the server, the date and time of the request, the language and type of browser you use, the referring web page, your computer’s operating system, and any cookies associated with your browser.
  • Communications From You to Us. If you send correspondence or email to us or otherwise communicate with us, we may retain copies of the communications to assist you or for our records.
  • Cookies. When you browse to, our system sends a small file called a “cookie” to your computer that identifies your browser. This allows us to recognize you for purposes of saving your preferences or providing personalized service. We use cookies to record session information, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, or customize Web page content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends. Since we use cookies to make your web site visit more user friendly, please be aware that refusing cookies may not allow you to take full advantage of some our web site features.
  • Demographic Data. We may access information about you from third-party sources and platforms (such as databases, online marketing firms, and ad targeting firms) including your age range, gender, location, and interests.

The only purposes for which processes personal information are those stated in this Privacy Policy, including the above, and the following purposes:

  • To assist the technical support of our system
  • To maintain and improve the quality of our services through auditing, research and analysis
  • To develop new services or enhance existing service.
  • To communicate with you or respond to a request.
  • To better understand, market to and serve our membership.
  • To protect the rights of property or safety of or its members.
  • To run contests or giveaways. We may run contests on our sites in which we ask visitors for contact information (such as their name and email address) and demographic information (such as their zip code or foreign postal area). The user’s contact information is used to contact the user when necessary, such as if they win a contest or to notify users of upcoming contests.

Information You Reveal to the or Publish or Post is Public

Any information you contribute as a “comment” to an article or feature on is public. Once you post information as a “comment,” cannot prevent others from reviewing it.


If you are a California resident under age 18 you may request remove comments previously posted by you from public view on If you’d like to request removal of a comment, please email with the following information: the URL where the content exists and the exact content you would like to remove. Please include “request for removal” in the subject of the email.

Where Information is Processed processes personal information on the secure servers of a hosting service located in the United States of America.

Sharing of Information will not share your personal information with third parties unless:

  • You give consent.
  • The information is shared on a need-to-know basis with a person or company engaged as our agent to perform, or contribute to, our services, provided such person or company complies with this Privacy Policy. The information is shared on a need-to-know basis with a person or company engaged as our agent to perform, or contribute to, our services, provided such person or company complies with this Privacy Policy. In the case of contests or giveaways that you participate in, we may share information with a third party who runs the contest, or for shipping purposes.
  • We believe in good faith that use or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to: (1) detect or prevent fraud or security issues; (2) comply with any law, regulation, legal process or government order; (3) protect the rights of property or safety of or its members; or (4) to enforce PopCarpet’s website policies or investigate potential violations thereof.

Use of Non-Personal Information may share with third parties certain pieces of aggregated demographic data that will not identify you or anyone personally, such as the number of users who viewed a particular page in a given time-period, or geographic statistics about our members. Ads appearing on this web site are displayed on your screen by either (a) one of our web advertising partners or (b) by us. Information about your visit to this site, such as the number of times you have viewed an ad, your browser, the type of computer operating system you use, and whether or not you responded to the ad delivered, (but not your name, address, phone number or other personally identifying information), is used to serve advertisements to your screen. We may use your zip code or geographical location information to serve appropriate advertisements. In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third party advertiser may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. We may also use third party advertisements placed by ad networks to support our Site. Some of these advertisers and ad networks may use your zip code or geographic location and technology including, but not limited to, cookies or web beacons when they advertise on our Site. These advertisers and ad networks may collect and use the non-personal information described above to provide you with relevant advertisements based on your online behavior, activities on our Site and other third party sites, demographic information, or information relevant to your general location so that the advertising you see on our Site more closely reflects your interests. If you would like more information about this practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, please click here.

Information Security

Any of your personal information that is stored is kept securely on servers maintained by ’s hosting provider Industry-standard encryption technologies are used when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged with our site, which encrypts information you input, except for domain name data. You are solely responsible for the confidentiality of your password, if any. We suggest you do not share your password with anyone. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk.


By clicking on any outbound links or advertisements on , you are leaving the website, and any transfers of information between your computer and the website or service you navigate to are not subject to this Privacy Policy.

Mergers or Acquisitions

If becomes involved in a merger, acquisition, or other sale of its assets, we will ensure the confidentiality of any personal information involved in the transactions and notify you before the information is transferred or becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

California Residents

It is not ’s practice to disclose your personal information to any third parties that use your information for direct marketing purposes. However, as required by California law, upon letter or email request by any California resident with whom has an established business relationship, will disclose to you each instance, if any, in the immediately preceding calendar year in which disclosed your personal information to a third party that knows or has reason to know used your personal information for direct marketing purposes. See California Civil Code § 1798.83.

Please address such requests to

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may change from time to time. Please check here for the most recent update.

Choice / Opt-Out

Users of our site may opt out of their information being (1) disclosed to third parties; or (2) used for a purpose that is incompatible with the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by a user. To opt-out, please submit your request to

Sensitive personal information will never be disclosed to third parties or used for a purpose that is incompatible with the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by a user, unless you expressly grant permission for the use.

Third Party Collection of Information

Certain third parties including, but not limited to, Facebook, whose pixels or data are used by our website, may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect or receive information from your website, and elsewhere on the internet, and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads. You can opt-out of the collection and use of your information for ad targeting by accessing and following the opt-out instructions contained there. Or you may visit


If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact