Privacy Policy

Sober.com knows that you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and we take your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy. By visiting our website, you are accepting the practices outlined in this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of November 1, 2006

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What Does This Privacy Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy covers Sober.com's treatment of personal information that Sober.com gathers when you are on Sober.com's website and when you use Sober.com's services.

This policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that Sober.com does not own or control, or to individuals that Sober.com does not employ or manage.

What Personal Information About Users Does Sober.com Collect?

Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you with a friendly, customized, and efficient experience. We only collect personal information that is relevant to the purpose of our website. We do not process this information in a way that is incompatible with the purpose for which it has been collected or subsequently authorized by you. We collect the following types of information from our users:

  1. Information You Provide To Us:
    • We receive and store any information you enter on our website or provide to us in any other way. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of many of our special features.
    • Registration: In order for you to use Sober.com’s services, such as Chat, Blogs and Forums you must complete a registration form. As part of this registration form, we require your email address, basic demographic information and additional information which will help us provide additional services.
  2. Automatic Information:
    • We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. Sober.com automatically receives and records certain "traffic data" on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, Sober.com cookie information, and the page you requested. Sober.com uses this traffic data to help diagnose problems with its servers, analyze trends and administer the website.
    • Sober.com may also add on any page display the total counts that page has been viewed.
    • Profile information: Sober.com allows other users to browse your Sign In Name, location, Bio, Recent Posts, Shared Favorites and additional information supplied by you.
    • Many companies offer programs that help you to visit websites anonymously. While Sober.com will not be able to provide you with a personalized experience if we cannot recognize you, we want you to be aware that these programs are available
What About Cookies?

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and tell us how and when pages in our website are visited and by how many people. Sober.com cookies do not collect personal information, and we do not combine information collected through cookies with other personal information to tell us who you are or what your screen name or email address is.

The "help" portion of the toolbar on the majority of browsers will direct you on how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to command the browser to tell you when you receive a new cookie, or how to fully disable cookies. We strongly recommend that you leave the cookies activated, however, because cookies enable you to take advantage of some of Sober.com's most attractive features.

Some of our business partners may use cookies on our website (for example, advertisers). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.

Will Sober.com Share Any of the Information it Receives?

Information about our users is an integral part of our business. We neither rent nor sell your personal information to anyone.

Is Information About Me Secure?

Your Sober.com account information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to work to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer by logging off once you have finished using a shared computer.

Only employees who need personal information to perform a specific job (for example, a customer service representative) are granted access to it. All of our employees are kept up to date on our privacy and security practices.

What Information Can I Access?

You can access your personal information on our website and correct, amend, or delete information that is inaccurate. Upon logging in visit your user profile setting page located at: http://www.sober.com/profile/edit/

Can Children Use Sober.com's Services?

You must be 13 years and older to register to use the Sober.com website. As a result, Sober.com does not specifically collect information about children.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Sober.com may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time, at its sole discretion. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make changes to the Privacy Policy, we will notify you by posting an announcement on the Sober.com website so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances if any, it is disclosed.

Conditions of Use

If you decide to visit our website, your visit and any possible dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of Florida state law.

Opt-out policy

We offer visitors to Sober.com the ability to register online and participate on our online community. If you do not wish to receive any communication from Sober.com, any of its partners, or any other members in the Sober.com community, simply opt out by: Go to Community/Forums/ and sign in. Then Edit from the top of the web page. Finally, click on the Site Options tab. Modifications to private settings can be made at: Under Site Options, modify "Allow this site to contact me", "Allow this site's partners to contact me", or at any of the Email Configuration Options as desired. Alternatively, if you would like for us to delete your entire profile on Sober.com please email info at Sober.com with "Delete Profile" in the subject line.