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Persian Gender Network (PGN)

Privacy Policy

UPDATED: 9/15/2011

Your privacy is important to us.

The following Privacy Policy is provided to give you a general understanding of how we collect and use personal information you provide or which is gathered by

By using (PGN), you are consenting to the terms and conditions outlined in this Privacy Policy.

You may browse without revealing any personal information. Once you provide personal information to you will no longer be anonymous, and you consent to the transfer and storage of your personal information on our servers.

What Information Does Collect?
PGN may collect and store the following information:
•  Information provided by you when you became a member, such as email address, name ….
•  Miscellaneous information based on your activities on, such as posting, blogging ...
•  Other information from your interaction with’s  services, content, and advertising, including, but not limited to, computer connection information, page view statistics, traffic to and from sites, advertising data, and standard web log information such as IP addresses.
•  Additional login verification information provided to us upon request in order to restore account access in the event that you forget your login information.

Examples of how we use this information include: responding to support requests, internal research to improve the experience, and e-newsletters.
•  We will never sell or rent your information to third parties for marketing purposes without your explicit consent. Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide users with the best experience possible.

Disclosure of Your Information may disclose your personal information when it is necessary in order to comply with legal requirements, enforce our policies, or protect anyone’s rights, property or safety. In such instances your information would be disclosed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. may also share your personal information with:
• Our service providers, including, but not limited to, marketing and/or support, and may only be used for our own intended services.

•  Law enforcement or other government officials, in response to a verified request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity. In such events, we will disclose information relevant to the investigation, such as your name, city, state, zip code, telephone number, email address, User ID history, IP address, and bidding history.  
•  Other organizations or entities, should merge with or be acquired by another entity. Should such a combination occur, we will require that the new combined entity follow this privacy policy with respect to your personal information. If your personal information will be used contrary to this policy, you will receive prior notice.

Persons under the age of 18 are not allowed or authorized to become registered users of We do not knowingly obtain personal information from anyone under the age of 18. Any account which is registered or used by anyone under the age of 18, or which provides any information for anyone under the age of 18, will be terminated immediately, and all information related to that account will be deleted. 

Security (Disclaimer) utilizes storage services and technology commensurate with or superior to industry standards which encrypts any personal information submitted to the site. However, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, and other users may abuse or misuse your personal information that they collect from the site. Therefore, although works very hard to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private.  

Cookies are small text files stored on a website that track information once they are placed on your hard drive. Like most websites, we use cookies to automatically gather information about your operating system, the type of browser used, and/or your IP address. This information is gathered for internal research and in order to personalize your experience. It is important for you to know that: 1) Certain features on are only available through the use of cookies, 2) Cookies will help identify you and maintain your signed-in status, 3) Most cookies are “session cookies,” meaning that they are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of a session, and 4) You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although doing so may interfere with your use of certain features provided by

Except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy, this Privacy Policy addresses the use or disclosure of information by only. If you provide personal information to parties other than through use of, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the information you provide to them. does not have control over the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to those third parties where applicable. You can change or delete your personal information you have provided to at any time. You can subscribe to or unsubscribe from’s e-Newsletter at any time.

Amendments to the Privacy Policy may amend this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the amended terms on this site. All amended terms automatically take effect 30 days after they are initially posted on the site.   If you have questions about our Privacy Policy, you may contact us at:  

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