About ARES.COM and Your Privacy
What We Track
Ares.com's web site does not issue tracking cookies; we track
only the number of people who visits each of our pages through
which probably does issue tracking cookies -- but they don't share
individual information with us.
We also save our web server logs, which include the IP addresses
through which we are visited (that may be your Internet Service
Provider's IP address, or your company's, for example). However,
we only use these logs for internal purposes, and we do not share
those logs with any outside companies 1.
This means that your privacy is safe from us; and that's our
The Ares Product
To use the Ares product, which you can download from our Home Page, you will have to register
it. The information you provide during registration is collected
by the company that maintains and supports Ares, a separate company.
They don't share this registration information with us. Their
Several pages on our web site contain third-party advertising;
whenever you click on an ad on our web site, you leave our site.
We have no control over what happens on that web site, including
how they treat your privacy.
Recently (April 8, 2009) Google started a new program where they
try to serve ads that are more relevant to the people who see
them. To do this they now use something they call "DoubleClick
DART cookie" (click the link for more information). This
is what they say about it:
- Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to
our users based on their visit to our sites and other sites on
- Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting
the Google ad
Another way of saying this, is:
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you
visit our website. These companies may use information
(not including your name, address, email address,
or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites
in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of
interest to you. If you would like more information about this
practice and to know your choices about not having this
information used by these companies, click here.
Please understand that this functionality is outside our control,
and nothing we do ourselves affects your privacy in any way.
If you feel these policies are inappropriate, you should contact
When You Contact Us
Whenever you contact us (by email or by filling out a form on our
website), the contents of your email or the information you place
in the form are considered a confidential communication, and will
be treated as such. Anything you write to us will be kept
private, will only be seen by those who need to, and won't be
shared any more than is necessary to properly handle your
This applies also to emails that have been sent to us by
accident, whehter by entering the wrong address in the email
or by contacting us in place of some
other company whose name contains "Ares".
1, 2 If we are presented with a valid Court order
that requires us to disclose any information we have, we expect
This page was last updated on November 19, 2009.