OUR INFORMATION VALUES
If you provide us with information about yourself or your company, we believe that you have the right to know why we are collecting that information, and how we use it. If, for any reason, you want to opt out of the marketing use of your information, we believe that we have an obligation to comply with your request.
THE INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT
"Personal information" includes any information identifiable in nature, and may include, among other things: your company information, your name, your mailing address, your e-mail address, your telephone number, your financial information (such as credit card numbers) and your employment related information (such as a resume or references). You may visit and use the Site without providing Personal Information. We will collect Personal Information only if you provide it to us. If you do not want us to have your Personal Information, please do not provide it to us.
You may provide us with Personal Information through various methods, including (without limitation):
Registration Forms - If you are offered the opportunity to enter a promotion, to become a registered user of the Site or to receive information about the Company or any affiliate, you may be required to fill out a registration form. This form may require that you provide certain Personal Information that may include, without limitation, your name, email address, postal address, telephone number, areas of interest, product usage, and/or a unique individual password.
Transactions and Activity - We may collect information about your activity on the Site and the transactions you engage in while on the Site. This information may include, without limitation, areas of the Site that you visit, transaction types, content that you view, download or submit, transaction amounts, payment, and billing information as well as the nature, quantity and price of the goods or services you exchange and the individuals or entities with whom you communicate or transact business.
Email and other voluntary communications - You may also choose to communicate with us through email, via our Site, by telephone, in writing, or through other means. We may collect the information in these communications, and such information may be personally identifiable.
Employment Related Information - We may retain Personal Information you submit because you are interested in a career with us. We will use this information only for purposes related to your potential employment with us.
Except for employment related information, which we will use only for purposes related to your potential employment with us, we may use Personal Information for various purposes, including (without limitation): helping to establish and verify the identity of Site users; opening, maintaining, administering and servicing users' accounts or memberships; processing, servicing or enforcing transactions and sending related communications; providing services and support to website users; improving the Site, including tailoring it to users' preferences; providing users with product or service updates, promotional notices and offers, and other information about the Company and its related businesses; responding to your questions inquiries, comments and instructions; maintaining the security and integrity of our systems.
When you visit our website, we may automatically collect data about the type of browser you are using, your domain name (the name of your internet service provider, or your company name), the time and length of your visit, the pages you view and the order in which you view them, and the site you last visited before coming to the Site. We may use this information only to improve the content and structure of our Site. You will remain anonymous to us unless you provide us with your Personal Information.
We may also employ the use of "cookie" technology. A "cookie" is a small file that we may place on your hard drive to identify you when you visit our website. We use this technology to provide you a more customized browsing experience, and to determine your eligibility to use certain products or services. You may set your browser to refuse the "cookie," but there may be pages on our site you will not be able to access if you do.
Certain features of our Site may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from and on our Site. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.
Pages of our Site (and potentially our e-mail communications) may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
If you elect to provide any information to be published or displayed on any public area of the Site, you will be submitting such information at your own risk. We cannot control the actions of other users of the Site with whom you may choose to share your information.
We may also collect aggregated data, which is data from which the identity of an individual cannot be determined. We may use aggregated data at our discretion.
This policy applies to the above-described information that we may collect from you. This policy does not apply to information that we may collect offline or through other means, including on any other website operated by the Company or any third party, or through any application or content that may link to, link from or otherwise be accessible from or on the Site.
Use of Personal Information and Other Information
We may use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including Personal Information, as follows: (i) to present our Site and its contents to you; (ii) to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us; (iii) to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it; (iv) to carry out our obligations, if any, and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection; (v) to notify you about changes to the Site or any products or services we offer or provide through it; (vi) to allow you to participate in any interactive features on the Site; (vii) in any other way we may describe when you provide the information; (viii) for any other purpose with your consent; and (ix) for any other purposes described in this policy.
We may engage other companies to perform a variety of functions, such as to fulfill orders, assist with promotions, provide technical assistance, among other services (collectively, "Related Companies"). Related Companies may use your information only to the extent necessary for these Related Companies to fulfill their functions, and for no other purpose. We will not make your information available to any unrelated business or activity for any reason.
We reserve the right to use or disclose any information as needed to satisfy any law, regulation or other legal request, to protect the integrity of the Site, to fulfill your requests or to cooperate in any law enforcement investigation or any other investigation related to public safety.
Disclosure of Your Information
CHOICES ABOUT HOW WE USE AND DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the Personal Information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your Personal Information.
If you do not want us to share your Personal Information with unaffiliated or non-agent third parties for promotional purposes, if you do not wish to have your e-mail address or contact information used by the Company to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, or if you do not want us to use information that we collect or that you provide to use to deliver advertisements, you can send us an email stating your request to opt-out one or all of the above, to the e-mail address in the Contact section of this policy.
We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve inter-based advertising. However, third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You may be able to opt-out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative on its website.
The Site is directed toward and designed for use only by persons aged 13 or older. We will not approve applications from, or establish or maintain registrations for any child we know to be under the age of 13. The Company does not solicit or knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If we discover that we obtained personally identifiable information from an individual who indicates that he or she is (or who we know to be) under the age of 13, we will delete such information from our systems.
This Site employs commercial firewall technology that uses Secure Socket Layer protection and 128-bit encryption to maintain the security of your information. We may assign you a login identification name and password to access our services. We will not disclose such identifying information to any individual without your authorization, except as otherwise provided in this policy. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Site. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site.
CHOICE AND CONTROL
In order to provide service to you, we may send you communications related to your transactions, security or the administration of this website. From time to time, we may also send you other messages or updates about the Company, its related businesses, our Site and promotions or other activities. If you do not wish to receive non-transaction/security related communications from the Company, please contact us where specified in the Contact section.