How We Collect and Use Information
We also collect and store information that is generated automatically as you navigate online through the Site. For example, we may collect information about your computer’s connection to the Internet, which allows us, among other things, to improve the delivery of our web pages to you and to measure traffic on the Site. We also may use a standard feature found in browser software called a “cookie” to enhance your experience with the Site. Cookies are small files that your web browser places on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes. By showing how and when visitors use the Site, cookies help us deliver advertisements, identify how many unique users visit us, and track user trends and patterns. They also prevent you from having to re-enter your preferences on certain areas of the Site where you may have entered preference information before. The Site also may use web beacons (single-pixel graphic files also known as “transparent GIFs”) to access cookies and to count users who visit the Site or open HTML-formatted email messages.
We use the information we collect from and about you (including without limitation your Personal Information) while you are using the Site in a variety of ways, including using the information to customize features and advertising that appear on the Site. We also may provide any information in our possession (including without limitation your Personal Information) to third parties, such as service providers, contractors, and advertisers, for a variety of purposes. We reserve the right to use, and to disclose to third parties, all of the information collected from and about you while you are using the Site (including without limitation your Personal Information) in any way and for any purpose, including without limitation, to enable us or a third party to provide you with information about products and services.
We reserve the right to release information about our visitors when release is appropriate to comply with law or to protect the rights, property or safety of users of the Site or the public or when we otherwise believe, in our sole discretion, that release is appropriate.
Third-Party Collection and Use of Your Information
The Site is not directed to children under the age of thirteen and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen through the Site. If we become aware that we have received personally identifiable information from a user under the age of thirteen through the Site, we will delete such information from our records. If we change our practices in the future, we will obtain prior, verifiable parental consent before collecting any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen through the Site.
How to Make Changes to Your Information
If you wish to view, modify, or delete Personal Information that you have submitted to us, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unless you contact us to request the deletion of your Personal Information, we will retain such information for as long as it is necessary to fulfill a legitimate business purpose or as required by law.
We employ certain physical, administrative, and technical measures in an attempt to protect your Personal Information. Although we do attempt to keep your Personal Information secure, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information. Your communications with us are subject to all of the risks associated with the Internet, including without limitation unauthorized access and use.
Questions Regarding Privacy