Last updated on March 16, 2016
The Company is the sole owner of the information collected on the Site. The Company may collect information from our users at several different points on the Site.
In the course of using the Site, you might choose to provide the Company with personally identifiable information (that is, information about you that can be used to contact or identify you). Personally identifiable information (“personal information”) may include, but is not limited to, your name, phone number, e-mail address, home address and postal address, birth date, your preferences and your interests.
Like most website providers, the Company uses log files. These include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movements in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. We may use a tracking utility that uses log files to analyze user movement.
The Company also uses “cookies” to collect information. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer’s hard disk drive for data storage purposes. “Persistent” cookies save information from browsing session to browsing session. “Session” cookies enable certain features of the Site. Cookie use helps us better understand how you and other users use the Site. You can choose options in your browser to reject cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie. If you set your browser to reject cookies, you might not be able to use all portions of the Site or all of its functions.
Information that you provide to establish a user account to enable your posting of comments to the Site is not collected by the Company, but rather by a third party comments platform solution provider. The Company is not responsible for any information collected by third parties, even if collected for the purpose of using features and functionality of the Site. Please review the applicable third party privacy policies.
The Site is not intended for use by anyone under eighteen (18) years old, or by anyone under the legal age of majority in his or her state of residence. The Company does not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under thirteen (13) years old. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personal information without their consent, he or she should inform the Company immediately. If the Company learns that a child under thirteen (13) years old has provided us with personal information, we will delete such information from our files.
The Company uses personal information in the following ways: (i) internally, to provide and improve the Site and their features, functionality and content, (ii) to fulfill your requests or respond to your inquiries, (iii) to personalize your Site use experience, and (iv) to provide information and offers from us or from third parties that we think you might find helpful or interesting for example, marketing or promotional materials, or other information on services and products offered by us or third parties.
The Company does not sell or rent your personal information. We might share your personal information with our own corporate affiliates and staff members. We also might share your personal information with our vendors and service providers on a confidential basis for use only in connection with the services that they perform for us, and not for their own uses. We also might share your personal information with accountants, counsel or other professional advisors who have contractual or professional obligations of confidentiality to us.
The Company might from time to time share or transfer your personal information in connection with a reorganization, sale or merger of all or a part of our business.
The Company might use and share personal information in one or more aggregated forms for marketing, commercial and other purposes. In an aggregated form, your personal information cannot be tied back to you individually.
The Company also might from time to time use and share non-personal information for internal, technical, marketing, website improvement, and any other purposes.
In the unlikely event that the Company is compelled to disclose your information pursuant to lawful requests such as a subpoena or court order, or otherwise to comply with law, the Company reserves the right to do so. The Company respects your First Amendment right to comment and participate on the Site anonymously. Where permissible and feasible, The Company will try to contact you to give you the opportunity to challenge the demand for information at your sole discretion and expense.The Company cannot guarantee that it will contact you or have adequate or current information about you to do so.
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The Company uses reasonable means to protect against unauthorized use or access to your information, as transmitted by you via the Site, and as maintained by the Company or its third party service providers once received.The Company does not use encryption in connection with its transmission or storage of personal information.Please understand that the Company cannot and does not guarantee the security, secrecy or confidentiality of any data that you provide.
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