Site collects information from our users when they register on Site, when they use the tools provided by the Site, when they sign up to receive our newsletter or contact us via the website. Some of our Site’s forms may ask users to give us contact information, unique personal identifiers, subject areas of interest and/or demographic information.
Any of the information collected from you on the Site may be used in the following ways:
We sometimes aggregate demographic information, and the types of systems and browsers of users for internal purposes, so that we may better understand the user population of our Site, identify subject areas of interest, and determine whether the Site is designed to work with the computer settings of a majority of our visitors.
Site also may conduct user surveys on the Web, which usually are intended to provide Site with information on a number of areas, such as user identity, user viewing habits, whether or not users found what they were searching for, whether the Site content is relevant to user needs, and the like. Site uses the information gathered from such surveys to improve our web content, navigation, and overall visitor experience.
We will not sell, share, or rent or otherwise make available any information the user has specified to keep private to other parties, except that we may disclose the information to third parties who perform services on our behalf in connection with the Site and have a need to access the information in connection with those services.
We may release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. In addition, Site may disclose contact information for you in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information that you have posted on the Site or otherwise provided to Site. Our Site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving promotional communications from us at the point of registration. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
We may collect email addresses at the point of account registration, newsletter sign up or other use of the site, of users who wish to receive email notification of promotions and news, and of those who send us email messages. We will not, however, share any email addresses with any third party who is not an authorized user of the website. Your email address, phone number and other personal information may be shared with any party directly related to your account as indicated by the use of Site.
Additionally, we use Google Analytics cookies to track visitor behavior on our site. We may use the data stored in these cookies to apply interest-based advertising techniques, including remarketing, affinity audiences, in-market audiences, similar audiences, demographic and location targeting. Google Analytics advertising features also allow us to report on impressions of Google Display Network advertisements, such as when users view our banner advertisements and/or YouTube videos. We do not facilitate the merging of personally-identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information collected through any Google advertising products or features unless the user affirms their information by opting-in to receive communications from Site. You may opt out of interest-based ads in Google by updating your Ads Settings at www.google.com/settings/ads , or by visiting Google Analytics’ currently available opt-outs for the web.
Site has in place technological and operational security processes designed to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only authorized employees, clients, partners and contractors will have access to any data provided by you that has been specified as private by the user, and that access is limited by need. Each employee, partner or contractor having access to any personally identifiable information is obligated to maintain its confidentiality. Although we take steps that are generally accepted as industry standard to protect your personally identifiable information, Site cannot guarantee that your personally identifiable information will not become accessible to unauthorized persons.
Site is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any websites outside of our domain to which we link from this Site.
From time-to-time our site may request information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and email address), and demographic information (such as zip code). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
If a user elects to use the share, email or any other communication service available on Site we will automatically store the information in our database. A user or recipient of our communication services available through the site may contact us at any time to have personal information removed from our database. A user should not provide any confidential information that is to remain private when using the communication services available on Site.
Site complies with applicable privacy laws and regulations and may be compelled to surrender personal user or customer information to United States or other legal authorities without express user consent if presented with a court subpoena or similar legal order, or as required or permitted by the laws, rules and regulations of any nation, state or other applicable jurisdiction. Also, in the event of a violation of the terms and conditions of use of this Site or a violation of any restrictions on use of materials provided in or through this Site, we may disclose personal user information to our affected business partners or legal authorities.
This website is not designed for and does not intentionally target or solicit to children 18 years of age and younger.
Users who no longer wish to receive Site newsletters or promotional email notices may opt-out of receiving these communications by replying to the newsletter or promotional notice with “unsubscribe” in the subject line of the email, or by contacting us through the Site.