As with most other websites, RateMyServer.Net collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocal) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.
Cookies and Web Beacons
We also use third party advertisements to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google AdSense, Yahoo Publisher Network, etc) information including your ISP, IP address, the browser you used to visit our site, and in certain cases, whether you have certain browser feature installed or activated. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes or showing certain advertisement based on specific sites visited.
Your IP address, ISP, or any other information is NOT shared with our in-house server banner advertisers or any sponsors. In-house server banner advertisers are those that bought advertisement banner directly on RateMyServer.Net without going through a third party agency.
You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs that you use to manage your internet security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could result in the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.