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Neither the inclusion of any photographs nor the editorial material nor quotations accompanying said photographs are to be construed as indicative of that person's sexual orientation.

Links to a particular business, organization, individual, or mention of such a party are not meant to imply that party's endorsement of or association with this site and are used pursuant to the precedents set in cases of first impression by Ticketmaster Corp. v. Tickets.Com, Inc., C.D. Calif. No. 99-7654 HLH (BQRx) (March 27, 2000) and affirmed by the U.S. District Court of the Central District of California (August 10, 2000); and by Ford Motor Company v. 2600 Enterprises, Decision of December 20, 2001, 177 F. Supp. 2d 661 (E.D. Mich. 2001).

Deep-linking is sometimes used on PCS to refer readers to particular articles or topics of interest on another site; however, PCS visitors are encouraged to visit those sites' Home Pages and review the "Terms of Use" of any sites linked to from within PCS. PCS will not deep-link to media files, photos, or direct download URLs. PCS will not use frames, inlining, or in any way attempt to present the contents of other sites as PCS' own original content. PCS will not use deep links to point to subscription-based or single-use materials for which the reader would otherwise be charged a fee.

Comments in the Business Bozos column relate to one consumer's specific experience(s) with a particular company and its agents at the location named and are used as an educational tool to inform the public of examples of poor customer service or poor management skills in business. Responses from subjects of the column are welcomed, but may or may not be printed on this site. If a company appearing in a Business Bozos column disputes a factual claim made within the column and notifies the webmaster at the e-mail address indicated on this page, then the claim will be investigated, and corrections will be made to the page if an error is found to exist.


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This site contains graphics or fonts licensed or used by permission from ClipArt.Com, Jeffrey Zeldman's Pardon My Icons page, Apple Inc., and Apostrophic Labs.

Aaron Carter photo is courtesy of Jive Records.
Beyond the Darkness photos are courtesy of D.R. Mass Communications.
Elvira photo is courtesy of Queen "B" Productions.
Friday the 13th photo is courtesy of Paramount Pictures, Sean S. Cunningham Films, and Georgetown Productions.
Green Acres photo is courtesy of CBS and Filmways Television.
Isabel Sanford photo is courtesy of CBS, Embassy TV, Ragamuffin Inc., TAT Communications Co., and The NRW Co.
Johan Paulik photo is courtesy of George Duroy.
Karen Black photo is courtesy of Dan Curtis Productions and Produzioni Europee Associati.
Larry Hagman photo is courtesy of Lorimar TV.
Madame photo is courtesy of Brad Lachman Productions and Paramount TV.
Mama's Family photos are courtesy of Joe Hamilton Productions.
Olsen twins photo is courtesy of Jeff Franklin Productions, Lorimar TV, Miller/Boyett Productions, and Warner Bros. TV.
"Speed" lyrics (from The Apple) are courtesy of NF Geria III-Produktion Munchen.
Victoria's Secret image is courtesy of Victoria's Secret Stores and Limited Brands.

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Some of this site's photos have been visually altered from the original images for creative reasons. This is not intended to affect the original copyright holders' legal rights.


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For each visitor to this website, the web server automatically collects the following information about visitors:

  • dynamic.clickstream data
  • dynamic.http data
  • dynamic.clientevents data
  • dynamic.miscdata data
Collecting your IP address, pages you visit, site Referer, and User Agent would allow us to understand why visitors are interested in the site and how we can provide the kind of content visitors want. PCS does not have the ability to exclude the collection of this information based on a "Do Not Track" HTTP header. PCS does not currently use this information; however, it may decide, in the future, to collect this information for the following reasons:
  • Website and System Administration
  • Research and Development
  • Pseudonymous Analysis
  • Individual Analysis
  • In order to understand why visitors are interested in the site and how we can provide more of the kind of content they want.
If the privacy policy of this site changes, only data on visitors which is created after the date of a policy change will be used. At that point, if you wish to opt-out of the use of your information, please notify the webmaster at the above e-mail address. No information about visitors will ever be traded or sold to third parties or used for advertising.

We keep correspondence indefinitely, but regularly delete all other information that is collected from site visitors. You may examine any information that we store about you by sending an e-mail request. Any disputes over privacy issues will be handled by our webmaster, who will promptly correct any errors.

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If you supply PCS with your postal address or telephone number, PCS will not contact you using these means unless you explicitly request it. If you send personal e-mail to PCS, it is assumed that you wish to receive an e-mail response unless you note otherwise. You will only be contacted regarding the content of your e-mail and not for any other purpose.

PCS may publish portions of any e-mails you send to PCS if its content may be of interest to other readers; however, the source of the information will remain anonymous, unless:
  • You are a representative of a business mentioned in a current or previous Business Bozos column;
  • Your e-mail pertains to a claim of copyright which seeks to remove information from this site;
  • Your e-mail is considered to be hostile; or
  • You ask for your personal information (name, address, e-mail address, location, association, etc.) to be published.
PCS respects the privacy of children, and does not collect any personal information from children online, except as submitted in e-mails sent by the user. This site is not directed at children under 13 years of age and does not ask for age-identifying information from visitors. PCS does not have any agreements with outside organizations to collect personal information at this site.

This site does not contain any obscene materials or content which would be regulated under 18 USC 2257, 18 USC 2257A, or 28 CFR 75. Although selected pages on this site may contain external links to adult content, we have provided warning notices to indicate when we believe that links may be inappropriate for audiences under the age of 18.

PCS has appropriate security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that PCS has collected from visitors to this site or that visitors have sent to PCS through e-mail.

If PCS' information practices change at some time in the future, the webmaster will post the policy changes to this webwsite to notify visitors of these changes and provide them with the ability to opt out of these new uses.


PCS never sends commercial e-mail to any address for any reason. If you receive a commercial e-mail which appears to originate from this domain, then it is a forgery. PCS uses the Sender Policy Framework and DomainKeys Identified Mail to help prevent forged e-mail; however, this feature only works if your incoming mail server supports this standard. SpamCop can assist you in determining the true sender of any forged e-mail and will allow you to report it.

It is a violation of United States federal law (the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003) and Texas state law (Texas Business & Commerce Code Title 4, Chapter 46) to send unsolicited commercial e-mail to any PCS e-mail address. Your e-mail may be blocked if it originates from particular countries or companies which have been unresponsive to resolving spamming issues.


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