Information Collection Practices
Please note, while an ISP does not identify a user by his or her name, it may, with the cooperation of an ISP, be used to locate and identify an individual using the Web. Moreover, your IP address can reveal what geographic area from which you are connecting or which ISP you are using.
Visitor Data may include other anonymous data which will help Us understand and analyze the Internet experience and behavior of our visitors. For example, the Company may collect visitor data relating to referring domain names.
The Company uses servers and software that allows it to automatically recognize and capture Visitor Data. The Company may use Visitor Data for several reasons, including but not limited to: compiling traffic data about the types of visitors who use the Site at specific intervals (“Traffic Data”); using Traffic Data to analyze Site traffic; administer and optimize the Online Services; and, display or particularize content according to your preferences. When you provide Personal Information, We are able to use Visitor Data to identify you.
Please note, moreover, we may use Visitor Data by sharing it or selling it to business partners, affiliates, or advertisers on an aggregated or anonymous basis.
Web Beacons. We employ a software technology called clear gifs or web beacons, which is a programming code that can be used to display an image on a web page. Web beacons also can be used by Us to transfer your unique user identification to a database and associate you with previously acquired information (which could include Personal Information) about an individual in the database. This helps us track certain websites you visit, behavioral habits for marketing purposes, and referrals from partners and affiliates.
No Information from Children. We do not target or market to children. The Company will never knowingly collect any Personal Information about or from a child under the age of 13. If the Company obtains actual knowledge that it has collected Personal Information about a child under the age of 13, that information will immediately be deleted from its database. The Company, moreover, employs all reasonable measures to ensure that it markets and sells its products to consumers that are of legal age under the laws of the jurisdictions in which they reside, and Company will never knowingly collect any Personal Information about or from a consumer that is not of legal age.
Use of Information
We use information We collect from you for a host of reasons. For example, We may use your information to communicate with you, process orders, facilitate your transactions with Us or our third party affiliates and marketing partners, and inform you of offers and discounts in the future. We may also, for example, monetize and share your information, or use your information to analyze and optimize Our marketing efforts. To provide you clarity, this section sets forth how the Company currently uses or has a right to use information it collects from you.
Visitor Demographics and Targeted Advertising. Contact Data and Traffic Data are used to gather statistics about customers and visitors. We may use data collected from you, including Demographic Data, to generate collective information about our users or to identify users specifically. The Company may use collected data to target advertising to an individual, including using technology to associate an individual with that person’s Personal Information in order to show advertising for products and services in which the person has expressed an interest in surveys or otherwise indicated an interest based on the technological information.
Use of Technology Information and Storage of Personal Information. Company may use Technology Information (1) to match a person’s Personal Information and Third Party List Information to other categories of Personal Information to make and improve profiles of individuals, (2) to track a person’s online browsing habits on the Internet, (3) to determine which areas of Company’s websites are most frequently visited. This information helps Company to better understand the online habits of individuals so that Company can target advertising and promotions to them.
Company may use Personal Information to make a profile of an individual. A profile can be created by combining Survey Information and Third Party List Information with other sources of Personal Information such as information obtained from public databases.
Company stores the Personal Information in a database on its’ computers. Company computers have security measures (such as a firewall and password protections) in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under Company’s control. Notwithstanding such measures, Company cannot guarantee that its security measures will prevent its computers from being illegally accessed, and the Personal Information on them stolen or altered.
Third Party Offers. Company may provide your Personal Information to third parties with whom they have a business relationship for the purposes of securing the services and products you have requested or provide you with additional marketing materials from which you may choose additional products or services. Company may make your Personal Information available to companies or other entities not affiliated with the Company that have goods, services and offers that might be of interest to you so that they may send you these offers.
Aggregate Statistics. Company may disclose aggregate statistics regarding user behavior as a measure of interest in, and use of, our Website and e-mails to third parties in the form of aggregate data, such as overall patterns or demographic reports that do not describe or identify any individual user.
Data Summary. Company may sell or transfer non-individualized information, such as summary or aggregated anonymous information about all persons or sub-groups of persons.
Advertiser cookies and web beacons. Advertising agencies, advertising networks, and other companies who place advertisements on the websites and on the internet generally may use their own cookies, web beacons, and other technology to collect information about individuals. Company does not control the use of such technology and Company has no responsibility for the use of such technology to gather information about you.
Links. The websites sometimes contain hypertext links to the websites of third parties. Company is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other websites. Linked websites may contain links to websites maintained by third parties. Such links are provided for your convenience and reference only. Company does not operate or control in any respect any information, software, products or services available on such third party websites. The inclusion of a link to a website does not imply any endorsement of the services or the site, its contents, or its sponsoring organization.
Affiliations/Merger/Sale. Company further reserves the right to disclose, transfer or sell your Personal Information to companies who are affiliated with Company in Company’s sole discretion. If Company changes ownership through an acquisition, merger, sale or other change of business status, it reserves the right to transfer or assign the right to use your Personal Information collected from the Website.
Foreign use of the Website. To the extent that you are accessing the Website while domiciled outside of the United States, you acknowledge that the Personal Information you are providing Company is collected and stored in the United States and therefore consent to the transfer of information to and storage of the information outside of your domiciled country and in the United States.
Commitment to Data Security. We strive to make certain that Our servers and connections incorporate proper encryption and security devices. The Company stores the Person Information in a database and its computers have security measures (such as firewall and password protections) in place to safeguard and secure the information We collect. We have also implemented physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to further safeguard the information. Credit card and related information are transmitted by secure servers (SSL).
Unfortunately, no data transmission is guaranteed to be 100% secure and We therefore cannot guarantee the security of your information you transmit to or from the Site, Applications, or through the use of the Online Services. You therefore provide your information, including Personal Information, at your own risk. ACCORDINGLY, WE DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR THE THEFT, LOSS, OR INTERCEPTION OF, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR DAMAGE TO, YOUR DATA OR COMMUNICATIONS BY USING THE SITE, APPLICATIONS, AND THE ONLINE SERVICES. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND ASSUME THESE RISKS.