What information do We collect?
Information Collected About You
"Personal information" includesinformation that can be used to identify or contact You, such as Your name,address, telephone number or email address. We may collect personal information about You:
When You sign up for Our emailnewsletters or other communications from Us You can choose to opt out ofreceiving additional promotional materials from US or Our sponsors.
You can unsubscribe from emailnewsletters or other communications by:
If You mistakenly post personalinformation in a public forum on Our Website You can send Us an email torequest that We remove it by using the Contact Us link at the bottom of everypage of Our Website. In some cases, Wemay not be able to remove Your personal information.
If You want to keep content orbusiness information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, donot send them to Us in an email or other communication or post them in a PublicVenue.
We do not collect or store yourcredit card or other personal financial information under anycircumstances. Online payments for goodsor services offered on Our Website are made via third party payment processing providerslinked on Our Website. We are notresponsible for such third party Websites or their collection or handling ofyour financial or other personal information. Please contact the appropriate third party provider directly if you havequestions about their collection or handling of your financial or otherpersonal information.
"Non-personal information" meansinformation that We cannot use to identify or contact You. We may collect "non-personal information"using Cookies, pixel tags (aka "Web Beacons"), and mobile device applications. Cookies are small data files that are storedon the hard drive of the computer or handheld device You use to access Our Website. Pixel tags are graphic image files imbeddedin a Web page used to monitor activity on that Web page and report to a server(which can belong to the host site, a network advertiser or some other thirdparty) information from Your browser, such as the IP address, the URL of thepage on which the beacon is located, the type of browser that is accessing thesite and the ID number of any Cookies on Your computer previously placed bythat server. We may also acquirenon-personal information about You from external sources.
Non-personal information Collected by Third PartiesIndependently
How do We use Your information?
We may use information We collectabout You to:
We may combine personal andnon-personal information collected about You, and may combine this informationwith information from external sources. Third parties may also use yournon-personal information in advertising that reflects the interests andpreferences of Our user community.
We may combine Personal andnon-personal information collected about You, and may combine this informationwith information from external sources. Duringregistration or at any time thereafter, You have the option of choosing whetheror not You wish to receive emails pertaining to Your interests, including news,announcements, and other communications.
Researchand Measurement Activities
What choices do You have regarding Our use of Yourpersonal information?
We advertise on third party Websites,including Google. These third party Websitesmay collect your non-personal information using Cookies or othertechnologies. We are not responsible forany of your information collected by third parties on their Websites or otherwise. Most browser software can be set to rejectCookies.
At the NetworkAdvertising Initiative Website You can opt out of Cookies for thatorganization's member advertisers. Googleprovides information on opting out of Cookies at http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/.
Youcan find additional information and resources about protecting Your privacy byvisiting the World Privacy Forum's Website.
Most browser software can be setto reject Cookies. Most browsers offerinstructions on how to reset the browser to reject Cookies. If You reject Our Cookies, certain featuresand functions of Our Website may not work properly. Note, however, that certain opt out programsof advertising organizations such as the Network Advertising Initiative requireCookies to be enabled in order to function.
Who do We share Your information with?
We do not make Your personalinformation available to third parties for their marketing purposes.
Disclosuresto Third Party Web Sites
How do We secure and retain Your information?
We employ reasonable securitymeasures (including technical, procedural and other safeguards) to protect thesecurity of Your personal information that We collect. When You enter personal information on OurWebsite We encrypt thetransmission of that information or use SSL (Secure Socket Layer) connections. Despite these efforts to protect Yourpersonal information there is always some risk that an unauthorized third partymay circumvent Our security measures or that transmissions of Your informationover the Internet may be intercepted.
We retain Your personalinformation in accordance with Our applicable records retention policy. At any time You can instruct Us to remove Yourpersonal information from Our files, but You should be aware that (1) it is nottechnologically possible to remove each and every record of the information Youhave provided to Us from Our servers; and (2) We reserve the right to retain Yourpersonal information in whole or in part as We believe may be necessary tocomply with legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce Our agreements.
Our Website is not designed orintended to attract children under the age of 13. We and Our Website do not collect personalinformation from any person We actually know is under the age of 13. A parent or guardian assumes fullresponsibility for information about its child placed on Our Website.
How can You contact Us?
You can also contact Us at:
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