Effective September 18, 2014
1. What Non-Personal Information Do We Collect about You?
A. Information Automatically Collected
When you visit our website, our web server automatically collects your Internet protocol (IP) address, which is a number assigned to your computer when you connect to the Internet. Our web server may also be able to identify things like the type of web browser and operating system you use. We may collect this information for the purpose of system administration, to assess traffic to our website and to maintain the website. We can and will use IP addresses to identify users when necessary to enforce compliance with the website.
Cookies are small bits of information that are placed on a person’s computer when that person accesses a website. Cookies are used to analyze movement on the website, such as total visitors to the site and pages viewed, for fingerprinting, site security, market analysis, site performance, and to make improvements to the site. We do not save passwords or credit card information in cookies.
Most web browsers are initially set up to receive cookies. If you do not want to receive cookies, browsers usually have a “Help” or “Internet Tools” feature that will show you how to prevent the browser from accepting new cookies and how to delete cookies from your computer.
2. How is Personal Information Used?
Generally, our company collects personal information for the following purposes:
- A To learn more about how visitors use the website and measure areas of interest, for the purpose of improving the site.
- B To deliver customized content and advertising on the site, and, potentially, on other sites.
- C To analyze data and improve the site based on that data.
3. How is Personal Information Stored and Secured?
We use reasonable physical, technical, and administrative safeguards and policy methods to protect all personal information. It is also important that you take the proper steps to maintain the privacy of your account information and secure access to your computer.
4. How is Personal Information Shared with Third Parties?
Generally, we share information related to your visit in the following circumstances:
We occasionally may subcontract or co-contract certain services, and personal information may be disclosed to these parties. The companies must also satisfy our security and privacy requirements and agree to treat the information confidentially.