Effective Date: 03Aug2017
The Site is designed so that you can generally visit it without revealing any personal information. However, in order to receive the maximum benefits that our Site provides, such as purchasing products or registering to subscribe to one of our newsletters, we may request that you provide us with certain personally identifiable information. Such information is only collected based on affirmative actions by you to provide us with the requested information.
When you use our Properties or otherwise interact with us, you may provide us with personal information, including contact information. We may also receive personal information about you from third parties. In addition, we may collect or allow third parties to collect non-personal information including, for example, information about how you use our Properties and various information about your device such as your IP address and location data.
We may use personal and non-personal information for a variety of purposes, including to maintain security, to improve our business, to personalize your experience with our Properties, and to deliver more relevant advertising.
We may share personal information that we collect with third parties for their direct marketing or other purposes, with affiliates and service providers that help us operate our business, to comply with the law or to respond to legal inquiries, as part of a corporate change like an acquisition or merger, and in other cases.
You have the ability to review or request updates to the personal information that you have provided to us.
We may permit third-party services to collect information about your online activities over time and across different websites for various purposes, including that of providing more relevant ads to you across the Internet.
When accessing our Properties, you may voluntarily provide personal information to us during your visit or by contacting us. This information may be collected when you visit our site to read or download information, as well as when you sign up for our newsletters. We may also receive personal information about you from third parties, such as partners, affiliates, service providers, and subsidiaries. This information may be combined with the information that you provide to us.
The personal information that we collect and store may include the following information about you:
– Contact information, including your first and last name, email address, and phone number;
– Occupation information, including your company name, your title, and any other information that you provide to us directly throughour registration form.
When you use our Properties we may collect various non-personal information, including, but not limited to, the date and time you access our Properties, the website from which you linked to our Property, your IP address, Web pages visited, links clicked, your operating system and browser type, and your mobile device identifier. This type of information may be used for operating and improving our Properties, analyzing demographic and statistical research about website usage, customizing offers, and monitoring the Properties for compliance with our terms of service and the law, as well as other purposes.
Non-personal information like this may be collected through various technologies, including but not limited to cookies and web beacons. To learn more about how this information is used, please see the interest-based advertising section below.
We may also collect geolocation data pertaining to your mobile device, which may be linked to a device identifier or IP address. This information may be used by us to provide our services to you and to provide more relevant advertising content to you on our Properties. If you do not wish to provide your location to us, please use the settings available on your mobile device to limit this sharing. Please note that certain features of the mobile application may not work if you limit the sharing of geolocation data.
We may use analytics services provided by third parties, including Google Analytics. To learn more about how Google Analytics collects and processes data and the choices that Google offers to control these activities, you may visit http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/partners/.
We may also allow third parties to collect information on our Properties and combine that information with information collected on other non-affiliated websites or applications over time to personalize advertising to you. Please see below for more information about this practice and your choices.
Both personal and non-personal information may be collected from you by us for the purposes provided in this policy. Among other uses, we may use your information in the following ways
To operate, maintain, and improve our Properties, including to maintain security;
To respond to your message if you identify yourself by sending us an e-mail containing personal information;
To provide you more relevant advertising content;
For our own statistical, research, recordkeeping, and reporting purposes;
For our marketing purposes;
To personalize and improve your experience of our Properties;
To monitor our Properties for compliance with our Terms of Service; and
For any other purpose identified at the point of collection.
We may share your personal information:
With third parties, including for their direct marketing purposes (for your choices related to this sharing please see below);
With our affiliates and with service providers that help us operate our business;
With government entities as needed to provide our services and where required by law;
As part of an acquisition or merger with another company, a partial or total sale of assets, or another corporate change, including at bankruptcy;
Pursuant to a subpoena, court order, or any other legal process;
To investigate, respond to, or resolve problems or inquiries (including law enforcement requests) or protect, enforce, or defend our rights, assets and/or interests;
To prevent or respond to a violation of any law, regulation, or our Terms of Service; or
With your consent or as otherwise disclosed at the time of collection.
As noted above, we may disclose your information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. If you would prefer to opt out of such disclosures, please contact us at email@example.com. When we send email messages, we will include our address, contact information, and a link that you can use to unsubscribe from future messages. You can also go directly to your account profile in order to manage your subscription preferences.
Update Personal Information
If you wish to review or update personal information that was previously provided to us, such as your name or email address, please visit your account profile to request changes to your personal information. There is a link to your account profile in each of our newsletter emails.
Third Party Websites
When you visit our Properties, we may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads. These third-party companies may collect information about your visits to our Properties and other websites and/or apps for the purpose of providing advertisements about goods and services that are of interest to you. We may also partner with ad networks and other companies that serve ads on behalf of us and others on non-affiliated digital properties. A portion of those ads may be personalized, meaning that they are intended to be relevant to you based on the information that these ad networks collect about your visits to our Properties and other non-affiliated web sites or apps over time. We adhere to the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) Self-Regulatory Principles in connection with this activity.
You may visit www.aboutads.info/choices to gain more information about interest-based advertising and to learn how to opt-out of this form of advertising on your web browser by companies participating in the DAA self-regulatory program.
If you would like to opt-out of interest based advertising in mobile apps on your device by companies that participate in the DAA’s AppChoices app, you may download that app to your device and exercise your choice. AppChoices is available at the links below:
DAA AppChoices iOS – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/appchoices/id894822870?mt=8
DAA AppChoices Android – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.DAA.appchoices&hl=en
Ad Privacy Manager iOS – https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=551047372&mt=8
Ad Privacy Manager Android – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.truste.mobile.consumer&hl=en
You may also be able to limit third-party data collection in your mobile device settings. Please note that electing to opt out will not prevent advertising from appearing in your browser or applications. It may make the ads you see less relevant to your interests. Additionally, please note that you may need to renew your opt-out choices if you use a different browser, erase cookies from your browser, or use a different mobile device.
Our Properties are not intended to be used by children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.
We take reasonable measures to help protect the data we collect from unauthorized access and use.