WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED:
If you use our websites, products and services, we may collect “Personally Identifiable Information,” including your name, mailing address, telephone number, email address or other information that can be used to contact you. For example, we collect your name and email address when you sign up for email updates. If we offer you additional features and services in the future, you may be required to submit Personally Identifiable Information if you choose to participate.
We also collect “Anonymous Information,” including your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the type of operating system and browser you use, the date and time you access our websites and the website pages that you visit.
In addition, we use “cookies” (small data files that are transferred to and stored on your computer). A cookie identifies your computer to facilitate and track your use of our websites, to help measure website traffic patterns and for other purposes. We may also use web beacons (also known as action tags or single-pixel gifs) and other technologies to measure website traffic patterns and email usage, and for other purposes.
We do not solicit or knowingly collect information, including Personally Identifiable Information, from children under 14 years of age.
HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS USED:
The Personally Identifiable Information we collect is used to provide products and services to you, to respond to your requests for information, to carry out transactions you have requested or authorized, and to communicate with you (for example, via email) about our offerings or other products and services that may be of interest to you.
The Anonymous Information we collect is used to determine how people use our websites, products and services and to make improvements to our offerings.
HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS SHARED:
We may use third parties to assist in providing products and services to you or for other reasons related to the operation of our business. When we supply Personally Identifiable Information to these third parties, we require that it be used only to perform specific functions designated by us, and that it may not be used for any other purpose. We do not share Personally Identifiable Information with unaffiliated third parties for their use in marketing products and services to you.
The Anonymous Information that we collect may be aggregated and exchanged with third parties to determine how people use our websites, products and services and to make improvements to our offerings.
At times, we may be required by law, regulation or litigation to disclose your Personally Identifiable Information, such as in response to an authorized subpoena or governmental request. We may also disclose your Personally Identifiable Information if we determine that such disclosure should be made for reasons of national security or law enforcement, or to protect our company, employees or customers from harm, loss or liability.
WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY CHOICES:
We use your Personally Identifiable Information to keep you informed about product upgrades, special offers and other products and services if you have subscribed to receive such communications. Every communication from us will include information on how to unsubscribe, allowing you to stop the delivery of that type of communication. If you choose not to receive communications, we may maintain a copy of your Personally Identifiable Information in our records.
Even if you choose not to receive communications from us, we reserve the right to communicate with you on matters we consider important, such as regarding product safety or for other important business purposes.
LAST UPDATED: March 1, 2012