Our Commitment to Privacy
What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit our Web site you may provide us with two types of information:1. Web site use information collected on an aggregate basis through browsing our Web site, and
2. Personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis.
Web site Usage Information
Similar to other commercial Web sites, our Web site may use a standard technology called “cookies” (see explanation below, “What Are Cookies?”) and Web server logs that collect information about how our Web site is used. Information gathered may include the date and time of visits, pages viewed, time spent at our Web site, and Web sites visited just before and just after our Web site. This information is collected on an aggregate basis only.
How Do We Use the Information You Provide to Us?
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for administering our business activities and providing service. Occasionally, we may also use the information to notify you about important changes to our Web site, or a new service or special offer we think you will find valuable.
What Are Cookies?
Cookies are a feature of Web browser software that allows Web servers to recognize the computer used to access a Web site. Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored by a user’s Web browser on the user’s hard drive. Cookies can remember what information a user accesses on one Web page to simplify subsequent interactions with that Web site by the same user or to streamline user transactions on related Web pages.
How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?
We use software tools such as Web server logs to gather information about our browsing activities in order to constantly improve our Web site. This information assists us in designing and arranging our Web pages in the most user-friendly manner and to continually improve our Web site. Web server logs count how many people visit our Web site and evaluate our Web site’s visitor capacity. We do not use these technologies to capture your individual e-mail address or any personally identifying information about you, although they do permit us to send focused online banner advertisements or other such responses to you.
Sharing Information with Affiliates
From time to time you may notice offers from outside companies advertised on our Web site. We take measures to select product or service providers that are responsible and afford privacy protections to their customers. However, we cannot make any representations about the practices and policies of these companies.
How Do We Secure Information Transmissions?
E-mail that you may send to us, or forms that you may submit, may not be secure unless we advise you that security measures will be in place prior to your transmitting the information. For that reason, we ask that you do not send confidential information such as Social Security or account numbers to us through an unsecured e-mail or form.
Do We Disclose Information to Outside Parties?
What About Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information?
We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights.
What About Other Web sites Linked to Our Web site?
We are not responsible for the practices employed by Web sites linked to or from our Web site nor the information or content contained therein.
OUR WEBSITE IS NOT DIRECTED TO CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 18 AND NO INFORMATION SHOULD BE SUBMITTED BY USERS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF THEIR PARENT OR GUARDIAN. IF WE BECOME AWARE THAT A USER UNDER THE AGE OF 18 HAS SUBMITTED PERSONAL INFORMATION WITHOUT APPROPRIATE PARENTAL CONSENT, WE WILL REMOVE HIS OR HER PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION.WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OUR POLICY AT ANYTIME BY POSTING A REVISED POLICY.