Type of information collected
We may gather personally identifiable information that you expressly provide when you enter information into a form on our Web site, including, without limitation, your name, e-mail address, phone number, and other unique personal identifiers (“Personal Information”). You may choose not to provide the requested Personal Information, but we may not be able to offer you personalized services that require such information.
We collect Personal Information about you to (a) provide products, programs, and services that you have requested; (b) operate and improve the features, offerings, and content presented to you by us and our affiliated companies, successors, and assigns; (c) personalize the content and advertisements provided to you; (d) communicate with you and respond to your inquiries; (e) conduct research about your use of the features, offerings, and content from us, or our parent or sister companies and partners through voluntary surveys; (f) provide product improvement; (g) “pre-populate” forms; (h) provide you with advertising targeted to your preferences; and (i) help offer you other products, programs, or services that may be of interest to you. We also collect anonymous information, which includes any information that is not tied to your Personal Information, such as your IP address (“Anonymous Information”). You are not required to register on our Web site in order for us to collect Anonymous Information about you.
In addition to the Personal Information that you provide to us, we may use third-party advertising companies to serve and track advertisements appearing on our web site. Such third-party companies may employ cookies and action tags to measure advertising effectiveness. We have no access or control of these third party cookies. To learn more about “cookies,” please see the section below titled “Cookies and Other Tracking Methods.”
How we use your information
We use your information on an aggregated basis to do such things as operate our site and enhance our site. We also use this data, both aggregated and personally identifiable, to enhance your on-site experience. We may disclose aggregated information about our site to third parties.
In some cases, we may use your personally identifiable information to provide information to you, such as to send newsletters and email that you request, or to personalize the site in accordance with your requests. We will provide you with directions in all emails and newsletters on how to be removed from our newsletter list.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe. Please see the “Opting out.” section.
We will send you strictly service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account. You may opt-out of these communications. Please see “Opting out.”
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
We provide you the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes, when we ask for this information.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter. You can also email [email protected]
Cookies & other tracking methods
We use “cookies” to identify how individuals use this site and to facilitate modifications and improvements for your benefit. This information may also be used to credit resellers that may have referred you to the site.
Links to other sites
This site may contain links to other sites not controlled by this site. Please note that such sites may have privacy policies that differ from ours. We have no control over any personal information that you provide to these sites and you should review their privacy policies before providing any personal information.
Transferability of information
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Information on this Web site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information may be changed or updated without notice. We may also make improvements and/or changes in the products and/or the services described in this information at any time without notice.