Spot Metrix Inc. ("Spot Metrix") operates several websites including and It is Spot Metrix's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Spot Metrix collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Spot Metrix’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Spot Metrix’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Spot Metrix may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Spot Metrix also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on SpinCam posts. Spot Metrix only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Spot Metrix’s websites choose to interact with Spot Metrix in ways that require Spot Metrix to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Spot Metrix gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for an account on to provide a username and email address. In each case, Spot Metrix collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Spot Metrix. Spot Metrix does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Spot Metrix may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Spot Metrix may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Spot Metrix does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Spot Metrix discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Spot Metrix’s behalf or to provide services available at Spot Metrix’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Spot Metrix’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Spot Metrix will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Spot Metrix discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Spot Metrix believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Spot Metrix, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a Spot Metrix website and have supplied your email address, Spot Metrix may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Spot Metrix and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Spot Metrix takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Spot Metrix uses cookies to help Spot Metrix identify and track visitors, their usage of Spot Metrix's website (such as, and, and their website access preferences. Spot Metrix visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Spot Metrix’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Spot Metrix’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.


Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Spot Metrix and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Spot Metrix may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Spot Metrix’s sole discretion. Spot Metrix encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.