Effective Date: April 7, 2016
Information We Collect
User-Provided Information: You provide us information about yourself, such as your name, e-mail address, and zip code if you choose to sign up for our newsletter.
Cookies Information: When you visit the Website, we may send one or more cookies - a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and helps us enhance your navigation through the Website. A cookie may also convey anonymous information about how you use the Website. A cookie does not collect personal information about you. We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Website. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the Website may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.
Log File Information: Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you access a web page. When you view our Website, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.
Clear Gifs Information: When you access the Website, we may employ clear gifs (also known as web beacons), which are used to track the online usage patterns of our users anonymously. No personally identifiable information is collected using these clear gifs. In addition, we may also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails or newsletters sent to our users to track which emails are opened by recipients. The information is used to enable more accurate reporting, improve the effectiveness of our marketing, and make the Website better for our users.
How We Use Your Information
We use the information collected through the Website to operate, maintain, and provide the features and functionality of the Website and to respond to subscription requests you have submitted to us.
By providing us your email address, you consent to our using the email address to send you Website-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. We may also use your email address to send you other messages, such as newsletters or special offers. If you do not want to receive such messages, you may unsubscribe by following the link provided in the email communication or newsletter. You may not unsubscribe from Website-related emails.
How We Share Your Information
Personally Identifiable Information: We may share your personally identifiable information with third parties solely for the purpose of providing services to you, including fulfilling newsletter subscriptions. We may store personal information in locations outside our direct control (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers).
We do not share your personally identifiable information with third-party companies for their direct marketing use. As we develop our business, we may undertake corporate divestitures, mergers, a dissolution, or other business undertakings. User email and visitor information is generally one of the transferred business assets in these types of transactions.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information: We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third parties to help them understand the usage patterns for the Website.
Your Choices About Your Information
You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through the Website, in which case we may not be able to provide certain services to you.
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, or email address. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information to or on the Website. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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