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Privacy Policy  

This Privacy Policy describes how and when OCRNATION collects, uses and shares your information when you use our Services. OCRNATION receives your information through our websites, email notifications, or from our partners and other third parties. For example, you send us information when you use OCRNATION from our website. When using any of our Services you consent to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. Irrespective of which country you reside in or supply information from, you authorize OCRNATION to use your information in the Canada and any other country where OCRNATION operates.

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

We value your privacy and will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. We do not share, or distribute your personal information (including email address), but it may be accessible to some staff members who administer the site and infrastructure. We may be required to share stored personal information by law.

Information Collection and Use

Information Collected Upon Registration: When you create or reconfigure an OCRNATION account, you provide some personal information, such as your name, location, date of birth, password, and email address. Some of this information, for example, your name and location, is listed publicly on our Services, including on your profile page and in search results. You date of birth will never be displayed publicly, but your age will be shown on your profile. Some Services, such as search, user profiles and viewing lists, does require a registration.

Additional Information: You may provide us with profile information to make public, such as a short biography, your occupation, your website, or a picture. We may use your contact information to send you information about a possible service outage or any other problem that may have an impact on your account. If you email us, we may keep your message, email address and contact information to respond to your request. Providing the additional information described in this section is entirely optional.

Blogs, forums, Lists and other Public Information: Our Services are primarily designed to help you share information with the world. Most of the information you provide us is information you are asking us to make public. This includes not only the messages you post on the forums, blog entries, the people you follow, the articles and many other bits of information that result from your use of the Services. Our default is almost always to make the information you provide public for as long as OCRNATION is up. Your public information is broadly and instantly disseminated. For instance, your public user profile information and your blog entries may be searchable by search engines and are immediately delivered to a wide range of users and services. When you share information or content like photos, videos, and links via the Services, you should think carefully about what you are making public.

Location Information: When you register, you must provide your location including the country, state and the city. If you want, there is no need to be precise at the city level. You may simply input one of the major city in your region. We will use this information for statistical purpose, to filter some research results as well as in other tools that may be available for you. Don’t forget that this information will appear on your profile.

Links: OCRNATION may keep track of how you interact with links across our Services, including our email notifications, third-party services, or other links by redirecting clicks or through other means. We do this to help improve our Services, to provide more relevant advertising, and to be able to share aggregate click statistics such as how many times a particular link was clicked on.

Log Data: Our servers automatically record information ("Log Data") created by your use of the Services. Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device and application IDs, search terms, and cookie information. We receive Log Data when you interact with our Services, for example, when you visit our website, sign into our Services, interact with our email notifications, OCRNATION uses Log Data to provide our Services and to measure, customize, and improve them. We will delete the log data, or remove any common account identifiers, such as your username, full IP address, or email address, after certain period of time.

Third-Parties: OCRNATION uses a variety of third-party services to help provide our Services, such as hosting our various blogs and to help us understand the use of our Services, such as Google Analytics. These third-party service providers may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or your IP address. Third-party ad partners may share information with us, like a browser cookie ID or cryptographic hash of a common account identifier (such as an email address), to help us measure ad quality and tailor ads.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Service Providers: We engage service providers to perform functions and provide services to us in the United States, Canada and abroad. We may share your private personal information with such service providers subject to confidentiality obligations consistent with this Privacy Policy. We are using the Mollom service for spam protection. This service evaluates all information sent and submitted by a form on the site to protect against spam. You can read Mollom’s privacy policy here:
For Google’s product privacy policy:

Law and Harm: Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Policy, we may preserve or disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect OCRNATION's rights or property. However, nothing in this Privacy Policy is intended to limit any legal defenses or objections that you may have to a third party’s, including a government’s, request to disclose your information.

Business Transfers: In the event that OCRNATION is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. The promises in this Privacy Policy will apply to your information as transferred to the new entity.

Modifying Your Personal Information

If you are a registered user of our Services, we provide you with tools to access or modify the personal information you provided to us and associated with your account.

Our Policy Towards Children

Our Services are not directed to persons under 13. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child's account.

Changes to this Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the policy will govern our use of your information and will always be at If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will notify you via an update or email to the email address associated with your account. By continuing to access or use the Services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.