Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to the website and governs Data collection and usage. By using the website , you consent to the Data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Astar Explorer may collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Astar Explorer may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your Postal Code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

Information about your computer hardware and software also may be automatically collected by This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Astar Explorer for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive Data through public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

Astar Explorer encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Astar Explorer is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the and Astar Explorer family of websites.

Use of your Personal Information

Astar Explorer collects and uses your personal information to operate the website and deliver the services you have requested. We will also periodically send service updates to registered users.

Astar Explorer may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Astar Explorer and its affiliates. Astar Explorer may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Astar Explorer does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to unaffiliated parties.

Astar Explorer does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Astar Explorer keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within, in order to determine what services are the most popular. This Data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Astar Explorer websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Astar Explorer ; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you,and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. When you return to the same website , the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Astar Explorer services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Astar Explorer will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Astar Explorer encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Astar Explorer is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Astar Explorer welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that has not adhered to this Statement, please contact us at or:

11750 Fair Oaks Mall
Fairfax, VA 22033

(703) 459-1031