What Information We Collect and How We Use It
Information We Collect
The Site collects your personal and business information when you register with the Site. We do not collect any of your personal or business information through your use of this Site unless you provide it. Therefore, if you do not want the Site to obtain personal or business information about you, please do not submit it to us.
We may track non-personal information about your visit, including the domain name and the name of the Web page from which you entered our Site, how much time you spend on each of our pages, and the IP address associated with your computer. The Site automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, Site cookie information, and the page you request. We use this information to improve the performance and operation of our Site.
When you register, we ask for information such as your name, the name of the entity on whose behalf you access or use the Site, e-mail address and mailing address. Once you register with Site, you are not anonymous to us and we protect your personal information (see Security below).
We use your information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, fulfill your requests or inquiries about the products and services, improve our services, improve availability of products, contact you, conduct research, and provide statistical reporting.
Your Ability to Edit Your Account Information and Preferences
You can edit your Site Account Information at any time. We reserve the right to send you certain communications, including marketing communications, relating to the Site service, such as announcements and administrative messages. Users who visit this Site can opt out of receiving future marketing communications or they can unsubscribe by following instructions contained in the messages they receive.
Cookies and Related Technologies
On some of the pages on our Site we may also use small bits of computer code called "one-pixel gifs," "clear gifs," or "Web beacons" embedded in Web pages to monitor the activity on our Site. Again, this technology does not capture or contain any personal information.
The Site is not designed to attract children under the age of 13 and Site does not solicit or knowingly collect personal information from or establish or maintains registrations with children on our Site. If we discover that we received personally identifiable information from an individual who indicates that he or she is, or whom we otherwise have reason to believe is, under the age of 13, we will delete such information from our records.
Third Party Advertisers and External Links
Information We Disclose To Third Parties
We may use aggregated information concerning how visitors use our Site and share such information with third parties in order to improve our Site and to help us attract advertisers and additional users. For example, we may share how many individuals visited our Site and on average how long they stayed on each page. Such use and sharing of aggregated information will not reveal any of your personal information to third parties.
- We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;
The Site does not provide any personal information to the advertiser when you interact with or view an ad.
We take your security seriously and take reasonable steps to protect your information. The information you provide will be stored securely on our servers, however, no data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make reasonable efforts to ensure security on our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any firewalls or secure server software we may employ. We continues to evaluate and implement enhancements in security technology and practices, however we can only take steps to help reduce the risks of unauthorized access. We have taken the following steps in this regard:
- The Site uses SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption when transmitting certain kinds of information, such as registration information.
- We maintain reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about you.
- We work with vendors to protect the security and privacy of user information.
- We limit access to personal and business information about you to those employees who we reasonably believe need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
- We have implemented a company-wide education and training program about security that is required of our every employee.
If we learn of a security systems breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using this Site or providing personal or business information to us you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of this Site. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving an electronic notice) you should notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you believe your Site account has been compromised, please report the incident using our contact form. In the event that you believe that your personal safety is at risk or if you believe that you may be the victim of identity theft or other illegal conduct, please contact the appropriate federal, state or local law enforcement agencies directly.
Contacting Us: Questions, Comments, & Concerns:
To be removed from future Site marketing e-mail campaigns, please e-mail email@example.com.
Effective: August 11, 2011