We ask when we need information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”). For example, we ask for your name, email address, and location when you register in our forums, and collects additional information for surveys or other promotions sponsored by Bonsai Tree Source and/or its advertising or promotional partners. We use your Personal Information to operate services, and to help identify you and gather broad demographic information. We also automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address.
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We may share non personal information with carefully selected advertisers, vendors, business partners and other organizations, which are not part of Bonsai Tree Source. These companies and organizations may use the information we share to provide special opportunities and offers to you.