and use the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in
making informed decisions when using our site and our products and services.
What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit our Web site you may provide us
with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose
to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and Web site use
information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our
Personal Information You Choose to Provide Registration
You will provide us information about yourself,
your firm or company, and your practices when you enter an alliance with
us, register or inquire for certain services, or register for email newsletters
and alerts. You may also provide additional comments on how you would
like us to service your needs and interests.
If you choose to correspond with us through email,
we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email
address and our responses.
Web Site Use Information
Similar to other commercial Web sites, our Web
site utilizes a standard technology called "cookies" (see explanation
below, "What Are Cookies?") and Web server logs to collect information
about how our Web site is used. Information gathered through cookies and
Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed,
time spent at our Web site, and the Web sites visited just before and
just after our Web site. We, our advertisers and ad serving companies
may also use small pieces of code called "web beacons" or "clear
gifs" to determine which advertisements and promotions users have
seen and how users responded to them.
How Do We Use the Information That You Provide
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for
purposes of administering and expanding our business activities, providing
customer service and making available other products and services to our
customers and prospective customers. Occasionally, we may also use the
information we collect to notify you about important changes to our Web
site, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable.
You may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive these offers
by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a very small text document, which often
includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a Web site, that
site's computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in
a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each Web
site can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences
allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a Web
site to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies
sent to you by other sites.
How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?
As you shop on our Web site, the site uses its
cookies to differentiate you from other shoppers so your shopping cart
you from seeing unnecessary advertisements or requiring you to log in
more than is necessary for security. Cookies, in conjunction with our
Web server's log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of
people visiting our Web site and which parts of the site are most popular.
This helps us gather feedback in order to constantly improve our Web site
and better serve our customers. Cookies do not allow us to gather any
personal information about you and we do not generally store any personal
information that you provided to us in your cookies.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
We may enter into alliances, partnerships or other
business arrangements with third parties who may be given access to personal
information including your name, address, telephone number and email for
the purpose of providing you information regarding products and services
that we think will be of interest to you. In connection with alliances,
partnerships or arrangements, we may also provide certain information
to third parties if we have determined that the information will be used
in a responsible manner by a responsible third party. For example, some
of our partners operate stores or provide services on our site, while
others power offerings developed by us for your use. We also use third
parties to facilitate our business, including, but not limited to, sending
email and processing credit card payments. In connection with these offerings
and business operations, our partners and other third parties may have
access to your personal information for use in connection with business
activities. As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assets or business
offerings. Customer, email, and visitor information is generally one of
the transferred business assets in these types of transactions. We may
also transfer such information in the course of corporate divestitures,
mergers, or any dissolution.
Notice of New Services and Changes
Occasionally, we may also use the information we
collect to notify you about important changes to our Web site, new services
and special offers we think you will find valuable. As our customer, you
will be given the opportunity to notify us of your desire not to receive
these offers by sending us an email request at email@example.com