Privacy Policy

Providing Visitors with Anonymous Access
You can access our web site home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data.

Personal Information We Collect
We collect personal data that you volunteer while using our blog. We ask you to provide your name and email address in a registration process that is a prerequisite to commenting on any of our web site blog entries. By posting your comments, our web site blog enables you to communicate with other visitors. Other visitors may view your name but not your email address in the event we accept your comment for posting to our web site blog.

We collect the personal data that you volunteer while using any of our surveys. We ask you to provide personal information – such as your name, email address and phone number – when you voluntarily participate and provide such information in any of our surveys. When you furnish personal information to participate in any of our surveys, other visitors may not view any of your personal information. All survey responses, including your personal information, are automatically encrypted between your computer and our servers.

Cookies
We do not use cookies to store personal data nor do we link non-personal information stored in cookies with personal data about specific individuals.

We may send one or more cookies – a small file containing a string of characters – to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. We use cookies to improve the quality of our service by storing user preferences and tracking user trends, such as how visitors use our web site. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features and services on our web site may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.

Other Data Collection
Log information – Our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit our web site. Our server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.

Links – We may present links in a format that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been followed. We use this information to improve the quality of our web site, customized content and advertising.

Purpose Specification
We use the data we collect for the following general purposes to: improve our web site; fulfill your requests for products and services; improve our services; contact you; conduct research; provide anonymous reporting (which strips all personally identifiable information from our reports); provide our products and services to users, including the display of customized content and advertising; and ensure the technical functioning of our network.

Children’s Privacy
We do not knowingly collect personal data from children.

Disclosure of Personal Information
We only provide such information to our subsidiaries, affiliated companies or other trusted businesses or persons for the purpose of processing personal information on our behalf. We require that these parties agree to process such information based on our instructions and in compliance with this Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

Confidentiality / Security
Survey responses are automatically encrypted between your computer and our servers.

We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to other organizations except as provided by this Policy or when required by law.

Access and Choices for Personal Information
You may ask our Privacy Officer to provide any personal data we may hold about you by sending an email to [email protected] or calling this telephone number (888) 315-7776. Upon request, we will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you, although we may first require proof of your identity.

We reserve the right to refuse to provide our visitors with a copy of their personal data, but will give reasons for our refusal. If we are satisfied with submitted proof of your identity, we will provide the information in approximately seven business days without any charge. We allow you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate, you may have the data erased, rectified, or amended. You may decline to submit personal information in relation to any of our services, in which case we may not be able to provide those services to you.

Privacy Compliance
In order to demonstrate that our privacy policy accords with the above privacy instrument, we are voluntarily committed to a self assessment procedure.